A fight over freedom at Apple's core

Financial Times - Jonathan Zittrain - 4 Feb, 2010
In 1977, a 21-year-old Steve Jobs unveiled something the world had never seen before: a ready-to-program personal computer. ...

Researcher warns of risks from rogue iPhone apps

CNET - Elinor Mills - 4 Feb, 2010
Nicolas Seriot created a proof-of-concept "SpyPhone" app to show how easy it is to snoop on iPhone users. Lax security screening at Apple's ...

Mobile apps bank on $0.99 price tag

ZDNet Asia - Kevin Kwang - 4 Feb, 2010
Startups with little overheads have the most potential to thrive in a marketplace where mobile users are opting for low-priced ...

The 7 Best and Worst Celebrity iPhone Apps

Huffington Post (blog) - ‎Feb 2, 2010‎
What is it about celebrities that make them think they can dominate anything they touch? Their hubris now extends to iPhone and Google phone applications! ...

An App Store for Google Edu Apps, too?

ZDNet (blog) - Christopher Dawson - ‎Feb 2, 2010‎
Google announced yesterday that it would be adding a marketplace for third-party developers who wanted to leverage the Apps API and create applications to ...

Google to Launch Google Docs App Store?

PC Magazine - ‎Feb 2, 2010‎
by PCMag.com Staff Google is expected to allow third-party applications vendors access to the Google Apps framework and develop software for the technology, ...

Will Microsoft Answer Google App Store Challenge?

InformationWeek (blog) - Chris Murphy - ‎Feb 2, 2010‎
Google's considering an online store for business applications, the Wall Street Journal reports. If so, it would show Google getting more serious about ...

Google mulls biz software store to punt Apps

Register - Kelly Fiveash - ‎Feb 2, 2010‎
Mountain View is reportedly building an online store to punt business software from its partners in a move to ...

Google Software Store

ABC News - Brett Levy, Claudia Morales - ‎Feb 2, 2010‎
Google is stepping up its battle against Microsoft Office. Published reports say the search giant is preparing to launch ...

Android apps for business users

Computerworld - Peter Wayner - ‎Feb 2, 2010‎
InfoWorld - The BlackBerry may be the most popular phone in businesses today, but the openness of the Google Android platform is attractive ...

Google plans to launch store for online business software

The Hindu - ‎Feb 2, 2010‎
PTI AP According to a news report, Google Inc is preparing to launch a store selling online business software that integrates with its Web services. ...

Report: Google to launch business software hub

San Francisco Chronicle (blog) - ‎Feb 1, 2010‎
Google Inc. plans to launch a site to sell third-party business software that pairs with its online applications, the Wall Street Journal reported, ...

Report: Google to Open App Store for Business Software

PC World - Juan Carlos Perez - ‎Feb 1, 2010‎
Google may open as early as March an online store to sell third-party software that complements its Google Apps ...

Android To Reign Supreme By 2013

InformationWeek (blog) - Ed Hansberry - ‎Feb 1, 2010‎
Technically, Symbian is a smartphone though a large percentage of its users never add a single third party application to it and many don't even bother to ...

A bonanza for app developers | Philadelphia Inquirer | 02/01/2010

Philadelphia Inquirer - Carolyn Davis - ‎Feb 1, 2010‎
In the fast-moving world of mobile computing, small is all, and apps for BlackBerrys, iPhones, Droids, and other gadgets are the sultans of ...

NBC Universal's Winter Olympics Mobile Line-Up: Two New Apps; Social Media ...

MocoNews - 4 Feb, 2010
After being blown away by the amount of mobile web traffic NBC Universal (NYSE: GE) received during the Beijing Olympics, it is investing even more heavily ...

Remote wipe, other new features make Google's mobile apps more business friendly

VentureBeat - 4 Feb, 2010
Google has been working over the past year to make Google Apps, its bundle of productivity applications like Gmail, work better with smartphones. ...

Adobe updates Photoshop Mobile app for iPhone

tuaw.com (blog) - Steven Sande - 4 Feb, 2010
If you're one of the people who has, according to Adobe's John Nack, run the total number of downloads ...

Mobile Internet App Business Model Trends

ConnectedPlanet (blog) - David Deans - 4 Feb, 2010
In the legacy era of mobile internet walled-garden offerings, service providers would select from a limited number of applications for their subscribing ...

Mobile web may beat out mobile apps in the long run

MobileCrunch (blog) - Scott Merrill - 4 Feb, 2010
Taptu, the mobile search solution, has been keeping an eye on the mobile web â€" specifically what they're calling the ...

For enterprises, are mobile apps enough?

ConnectedPlanet (blog) - Rich Karpinski - 4 Feb, 2010
Everyone is app-crazy these days, so its no surprise that enterprises â€" and the vendors who serve them â€" are beginning ...

Report: 'Mobile Touch Web' will be bigger than apps

Poynter.org - Damon Kiesow - 4 Feb, 2010
Shopping and social networks will continue to be more popular on mobile Web sites than custom-built apps, according to mobile search company Taptu. ...

Taptu Launches First Ever Report Mapping the Mobile Touch Content Ecosystem

Business Wire (press release) - 4 Feb, 2010
CAMBRIDGE, UK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mobile search engine Taptu is the first company to create a comprehensive map of the mobile touch content ecosystem and has ...

Top-Grossing iPhone Apps: Rock Band Overtakes Chinatown Wars

Gamasutra - Danny Cowan - 4 Feb, 2010
Every week, sister iPhone site FingerGaming rounds up the top-grossing iPhone and iPod Touch applications, as current that day in the iTunes ...

Skyhook Wireless: Only 43 Location Apps Available Across iPhone, Android and ...

Earthtimes (press release) - 4 Feb, 2010
BOSTON - (Business Wire) Skyhook Wireless®, provider of the Core Location SDK, the patented hybrid location system, today released its February report on ...

Google plans app store for business users

Top 10 Mobile Phones - Matt Dixon - 4 Feb, 2010
Google is set to emulate Apple by creating a web-based app store aimed solely at business users, it has been reported. According to the Wall Street Journal, ...

BUMP APP NOW AVAILABLE FOR APPLE'S iPHONE

Sim Basics - Taylor Turner - 4 Feb, 2010
The Apple iPhone is famous for having cool applications that can be downloaded to the mobile, and the latest Bump app is no exception. ...

Phishing Scams Cast Net On Mobile Banking; Has Wider Implications For App Stores

Gerson Lehrman Group - Ade Bamigboye - 4 Feb, 2010
Phishing apps or those that give incorrect results or poor advice are just a few of the problems that will need to be resolved if app market places are to ...

Stay Organized With TripIt For Android and BlackBerry

GeekSugar.com (blog) - 4 Feb, 2010
Following the success of their popular iPhone app, travel site TripIt has released apps for both BlackBerry and Android phones. The apps are free, ...

The iPad Is the Ultimate Thin Client

SYS-CON Media (press release) - Bob Gourley - 4 Feb, 2010
In my earlier post, when I railed against the iPad, it was mostly personal disappointment and letdown. I was disappointed by the technical ...

 

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