Google's Android continues to dominate U.S. smartphone sales but the platform is experiencing slower growth than both Apple's iOS and Microsoft's Windows Phone, research firm Kantar Worldpanel ComTech reports.
AT&T introduced AdWorks Blueprint, an audience-targeting initiative that combines anonymous data from the operator's mobile, online and TV users with insights from third-party data providers to help advertisers deliver more relevant messages.
AT&T Mobility pledged to offer cellular network support for preloaded video chat applications like Google's new Hangouts by the end of 2013.
AT&T Mobility is blocking video chat features integrated into Google's new Hangouts messaging service for Android.
AT&T Mobility is welcoming rival nationwide operators Verizon Wireless, Sprint Nextel and T-Mobile US to the ranks of its 'It Can Wait' campaign to end texting while driving. More than 200 other organizations are also throwing their weight behind the It Can Wait effort, AT&T said.
Consumers aren't exactly putting out the welcome mat for Facebook Home: Roughly a month after the social networking giant rolled out the alternative Android homescreen, there's mounting evidence to suggest the concept is a dud.
Nokia is rolling out Microsoft's stopgap Windows Phone 7.8 mobile operating system update to AT&T Mobility's Lumia 900 smartphone. Subscribers can download the update via the Zune for PC application or the Windows Phone Connector app for Mac.
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.
AT&T Mobility is updating Samsung Electronics' original 5.3-inch Galaxy Note phablet to run Google's Android 4.1.2, a.k.a. Jelly Bean. The update is available through Windows and Mac computers via the Samsung Kies content sync and software application.
Microsoft's Windows Phone fueled 5.6 percent of smartphones sold in the U.S. during the first quarter of 2013, up from 3.7 percent in the year-ago quarter, narrowing the gap on Google's Android and Apple's iOS, research firm Kantar Worldpanel ComTech reports.