Check out the hottest mobile IT news for July 22, including Yahoo's latest mobile move, where Google has a leg up on Apple, the potential drawbacks to wearables according to TechNavio, a new COO for BlackBerry and the newest service expected to explode in Malaysia.
While mobile users spend much of their time with mobile apps, when they do use the mobile web to search, they are very proactive.
In response to feedback, Microsoft's Xbox One will enable users to remotely purchase games and add-on content using Xbox SmartGlass--a companion app for Windows, iOS and Android mobile devices--or on Xbox.com.
British telecom carrier BT is launching its cloud-based One Phone product, which enables a small business to streamline its communications system by linking an employee's multiple phone numbers and services to one mobile handset using a SIM card.
Yahoo announced its acquisition of mobile and online video streaming company RayV Friday, the latest example of the tech giant's move to become a content provider. The company faces an uphill battle as it tries to break into the mobile video space where Netflix, YouTube and others are firmly entrenched.
Low-cost Irish airline Ryanair has joined the ranks of airlines offering mobile boarding passes. On Monday, it launched a mobile app for Android phones and iPhones that enables passengers to use their smartphones as boarding passes.
Amazon is launching a number of cloud-based products that it hopes will enable to dominate the mobile backend as a service market.
Most consumers agree that making an online payment is easy, but 40 percent don't take advantage of mobile payments, according to PayPal's latest study. One of the biggest hindrances? Security.
Check out the hottest mobile IT stories for Wednesday, July 9, including a survey stating patient preference to communicate with doctors using smartphones, statistics rise on mobile app use in smartphone users, the takeoff of cloud app development and management platforms, mobile broadband traffic drives operator use of CSCR platforms and the strong demand for enterprise mobile solutions to drive U.S. and European sales.
Check out the hottest mobile IT news for Wednesday, July 2, including Microsoft joining Qualcomm in an IoT standards group, Telefonica's E-Plus buy approved by European Commission, firms outsourcing mobile marketing efforts due to lack of in-house talent, increase of mobile broadband traffic and China's fastest growing Android phone maker Xiaomi reports 271 percent sales increase.