A week after Google Play ousted a number of ad-blocker applications, one of the affected apps, Adblock Plus, has released an updated version that sidesteps the storefront altogether.
Beginning May 1, Apple will no longer accept iOS applications or app updates that access unique device identifiers [UDIDs] in iPhones and iPads.
Pandora Media is extending its digital music platform to devices running Microsoft's Windows Phone 8, pledging an uncapped mobile listening experience throughout the remainder of this year.
Spotify is pressing recording industry partners to consider offering consumers new ways to sample its streaming music service, contending that improving the mobile experience will increase interest in paid subscriptions.
Facebook is incorporating hashtags--a marker synonymous with rival social network Twitter--in an effort to more efficiently group conversations and drive advertising revenues, The Wall Street Journal reports.
Google has removed a number of ad-blocker applications from its Play storefront, alleging the Android apps violated the terms of its Developer Distribution Agreement.
Tumblr is expanding its fledgling advertising efforts from the desktop to its mobile applications, a move expected to help boost the social network to profitability by the end of 2013.
Amazon is rolling out its Mobile Ads API beta, enabling third-party developers to integrate display advertising into their Android applications and games.
Facebook has acquired Microsoft's Atlas Advertising Suite, a move to help marketers more effectively manage and measure campaigns across the social network's mobile and desktop properties. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed; Microsoft purchased aQuantive, the firm behind the Atlas technology, for $6.2 billion in 2007, but AdAge suggests Facebook paid out less than $100 million.
Pandora Media is imposing new monthly listening limits on its free mobile streaming music service, a measure to help the firm address mounting royalty fees.