Samsung Electronics released a new software development kit enabling developers to build applications leveraging its Knox mobile enterprise security software platform.
Samsung Electronics reached an agreement to integrate NQ Mobile's NQSky mobile device management platform into its Knox mobile enterprise security software.
Samsung Electronics is poised to overhaul its flagship Galaxy S4 smartphone as well as its Galaxy S III and Galaxy Note II phablet to Google's Android 4.3 operating system, a.k.a. Jelly Bean, according a software upgrade roadmap published by French operator SFR.
Movie ticketing platform Fandango is partnering with Samsung Electronics to integrate ticket sales, showtimes and previews into the mobile device manufacturer's Here & Now content recommendation service, rolling out with its Galaxy Note 3 phablet.
Samsung Electronics' cross-platform ChatON messaging service now tops 100 million users worldwide, doubling from 50 million subscribers in May 2013, the device maker said.
Microsoft's purchase of Nokia is doing nothing to pull in app developers, at least in the short term. Developers have expressed little enthusiasm for Windows Phone, and unless Microsoft dramatically boosts device sales, that isn't changing anytime soon.
Samsung Electronics is teaming with security solutions firm Lookout to install antivirus software on all of its forthcoming smartphones running Google's Android.
Samsung Electronics and LG Electronics are in talks with South Korea's Ministry of Science, ICT and Future Planning to install an operating system-level kill switch on their upcoming smartphones and tablets, making the devices inoperable if stolen.
Facebook is teaming with Ericsson, MediaTek, Nokia, Opera Software, Qualcomm and Samsung Electronics to launch internet.org, a coalition dedicated to extending online access to developing markets via mobile devices and services.
Twenty percent of new iPhone customers during the past year switched to Apple's iOS from a smartphone running Google's Android, according to new data released by Consumer Intelligence Research Partners.