Are you ready for some football? Verizon Wireless says you are--and it's putting its money where its mouth is. This week the operator inked a new multi-year agreement with the National Football League to stream all regular season and playoff games to mobile phones, a deal that will kick off in tandem with the 2014 NFL season.
Mobile advertising and monetization firm Tapjoy is reshuffling its executive ranks and laying off more than 20 staffers--roughly 10 percent of its total headcount-- TechCrunch reports.
Weeks after Apple ousted AppGratis from its App Store for iOS, the mobile application discovery and deals service has resurfaced on Android, launching a free application available for download from the Google Play digital storefront.
AT&T Mobility is rolling out StarStar Me, enabling subscribers to replace their conventional 10-digit mobile phone number with a personalized shortcode incorporating their name, nickname or other unique identifier.
Apple is expanding its App Store guidelines to restrict third-party iOS applications that allow users to recommend apps to their friends, PocketGamer reports.
Verizon Wireless updated its 20 Must-Have Apps site, which is designed to help subscribers identify carrier-endorsed applications for devices running Google's Android and Apple's iOS.
Daily downloads from Apple's App Store held relatively steady in March, according to mobile user acquisition platform Fiksu.
Shazam has named former Yahoo executive Rich Riley as its new CEO, replacing longtime chief Andrew Fisher, who will transition to executive chairman duties. AllThingsD reports Shazam is making the moves to strengthen its leadership team and put itself in position "for next stage of growth and IPO."
Isis is partnering with cashless payment services firm USA Technologies on mobile wallet loyalty program optimized for the vending machine industry.
Yahoo is discontinuing a series of legacy mobile applications, shifting its focus to building newer mobile services like its revamped Yahoo Mail for Apple's iPad and Google's Android tablets and Yahoo Weather for iPhone, both introduced last week.