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.
Isis is partnering with cashless payment services firm USA Technologies on mobile wallet loyalty program optimized for the vending machine industry.
The American Civil Liberties Union has filed a complaint with the Federal Trade Commission, urging the agency to investigate carrier efforts to offer secure consumer experiences across devices running Google's open-source Android mobile operating system.
AT&T Mobility is rolling out Google's Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean mobile operating system update to Samsung Electronics' Galaxy S II Skyrocket smartphone. Subscribers can upgrade their device by accessing the Samsung Kies software app from their PC.
Google's Android mobile operating system led U.S. smartphone sales during the three-month period ending in February 2013, buoyed by gains made by partners Samsung Electronics and Sprint Nextel, research firm Kantar Worldpanel ComTech reports.
AT&T Mobility is rolling out Google's Android 4.1 Jelly Bean mobile operating system update to Samsung Electronics' Galaxy Express smartphone.
Data now drives close to 44 percent of U.S. mobile industry service revenues and is poised to eclipse the 50 percent threshold later this year, according to new research from Chetan Sharma Consulting.
While Apple's walled-garden ecosystem has traditionally spared its iOS mobile operating system from the malware threats plaguing Google open-source Android platform, researchers say that iOS device profiles used by mobile operators could offer hackers a means to attack iPhones.
Facebook is reportedly teaming with manufacturer HTC on a new social networking-themed smartphone that pre-installs a number of popular Facebook applications.
AT&T Mobility is overhauling HTC's One X smartphone to run Google's Android 4.1, a.k.a. Jelly Bean.