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Apple iOS developers report changes to App Store search results

Multiple iOS developers are reporting changes to application search results generated by Apple's App Store, suggesting the computing giant is emphasizing metrics like relevancy and user ratings over names and keywords.  

Nuance revamps Swype to combine touch and voice input

Nuance Communications unveiled a new version of its Swype mobile text input technology, adding voice recognition features.

Google integrates Zagat reviews, user recommendations into mobile search

Google (NASDAQ:GOOG) introduced Google+ Local, a recommendation engine enabling consumers to discover and share local information based on social networking insights and Zagat reviews. Google+

Yahoo unveils Axis visual search browser for Apple's iOS

Yahoo is launching Axis, a free app for Apple's (NASDAQ:AAPL) iOS platform that combines mobile search capabilities with browser-based visual results instead of conventional text links. Axis searches

Google debuts faster search app for iPhone

Google (NASDAQ:GOOG) introduced a revamped version of its free search application for Apple's (NASDAQ:AAPL) iPhone highlighted by a redesigned user interface and more efficient access to other Google

Yahoo faces uncertain mobile future after CEO Thompson resigns

Yahoo CEO Scott Thompson has resigned following controversy over misstatements on his academic record. Ross Levinsohn, who previously served as Yahoo's head of global media, will assume interim CEO

Google's Android lost money in 2010 despite $98M in Q1 revenues

Google's (NASDAQ:GOOG) Android generated a net loss for the company in all four quarters of 2010 despite bringing in revenues of $97.7 million during the first quarter of that year. U.S. District

AT&T opening Watson speech recognition APIs to developers

AT&T (NYSE:T) will launch Watson speech recognition application programming interfaces enabling third-party developers to build mobile services that integrate voice and transcription

Microsoft's Bing Translator for Windows Phone adds offline access

Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT) unveiled an updated version of its Bing Translator app for Windows Phone, introducing an augmented reality translation tool as well as offline access. The revamped Bing

FTC seeks greater role in regulating mobile business activity

WASHINGTON--The Federal Trade Commission has quietly stepped up efforts to regulate business activities on mobile devices. In a report (.pdf) to the House Appropriations subcommittee on Financial