Check out the hottest mobile IT stories for Wednesday, June 25th, including Microsoft's attempts to solve the app compatibility issue for Windows RT, Opera's acquisition of mobile video ad platform AdColony, rates of mobile app retention and engagement on the up and up, the EU's rule on Apple's $3B Beats acquisition due by July 30 and the creation of better materials spurs growth of touch sensor market.
Mobile video stalling and buffering continues to be a problem, with stalling rates that range between 40 percent and 73 percent of all videos played in the U.S., Brazil, Russia, India and Indonesia, according to a study by web browser firm Opera, OpenSignal and On Device Research.
Microsoft, Mozilla and Opera have followed Google's lead and revoked rogue digital certificates issued by a subordinate certificate authority of the French cybersecurity agency, Computerworld reports.
Developing websites for desktops just got easier this week with the release of Opera 15, the first web browser from Opera Software that incorporates the open-sourced WebKit rendering engine.
Opera Software is rolling out the finalized version of its WebKit-based mobile browser for Google's Android operating system.
A Mozilla exec said that the Firefox browser will not be available for iPhones and iPads until Apple loosens its browser restrictions.
Opera Software introduced Oupeng, a new mobile browser developed for the enormous Chinese subscriber market. In addition to leveraging Opera's signature data compression technology, which increases
A new scorecard, featured on sister publication FierceCIO:TechWatch, shows how the top five web browsers compare on a variety of metrics. As the battle for users grows more intense, the browsers have
Security researcher and blogger Joshua Long has charged Apple's (NASDAQ: AAPL) Mac App Store with putting the computer security of users at risk due to its slow pace of updates. Citing the example of