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Mobile users are willing to pay more for in-app features than mobile apps

Mobile users are more likely to spend more on in-app purchases than pay outright for a mobile app, according to a new online survey by Gartner.

Spotlight: European regulators file antitrust charges against Google over Android

The European Commission has filed formal antitrust charges against Google for loading up its Android operating system with Google apps and other alleged anticompetitive actions.

With new Chrome for Android feature, Google 'gets physical' with the Web

Google is adding native Bluetooth beacon support for its latest Chrome for Android update as part of its Physical Web initiative, the company said in a blog post.

Startup Toast receives $30M in funding to expand mobile POS platform business

Point-of-sale startup Toast today announced $30 million in new funding to expand and grow the business surrounding its Android-based platform, according to a press release from the company.

IBM wants to help sports venues cater to mobile fans

IBM unveiled Thursday two initiatives that aim to revitalize the fan experience at sports venues through mobile and Web engagement.

Skype founders launch startup to deliver packages by 'grounded' robots

Ahti Heinla and Janus Friis, the founders of Skype, are working on a Starship robot that can be used by retailers and grocery stores to deliver two bags worth of products to a customer's home within 30 minutes of an order, much like Amazon's plans for drone delivery, but on the ground.

North America leads global mobile industry, says GSMA study

GSMA released a new study Tuesday that shows North America is the world leader in the adoption of new mobile technology like 4G and LTE networks, mobile commerce, Internet of Things and wearable devices.

Infographic: B2B mobile commerce taking off

While much of the focus on mobile commerce has been on the consumer market, the business-to-business mobile commerce market is also going strong, according to data collected by Usablenet.

AppFigures, Adobe Analytics come together to provide mobile app data for developers, marketers

Users of appFigures and Adobe Analytics will be able to view data from both platforms from within Adobe Analytics, thanks to an integration of the platforms that's now available. 

Infographic: Travelers browse on mobile, book on desktops

While mobile traffic to travel sites are on the rise, most travelers choose to actually book their travel using a desktop computer, according to data compiled by Spring Metrics.