Fragmentation is a well-known problem on Google’s Android mobile platform. So much that developers had once decided to completely ignore the platform, or were forced to go iOS-only. Since then Google has taken a number of measures to help developers. But fragmentation isn’t completely over, not yet.
Consumers in Asia love to talk to their tablets. You can easily spot a number of users talking on their tablet devices in the public; some even hold the tablet like a phone while talking. According to a new report by research firm IDC, emerging markets in India are rapidly adopting tablets with voice call functionality.
Popular mobile app powered cab service Uber has launched its API. The company also announced a set of 11 partners at launch. Mobile app developers will be able to tap into the ever growing Uber service ecosystem, now available in multiple countries.
Lookout, mobile security provider, announced that it has completed a $150 million round of financing. Building on a base of more than 50 million consumer subscribers, including millions of paying customers, the company will use these new funds to extend its reach to large enterprises through new product development and expanded go-to-market efforts.
Amazon has launched a new mobile payment service that would allow small business owners to process credit and debit card payments using a mobile device. The service, which works similar to the ones offered by Square and PayPal, comes with a small credit card reader that can be attached to a smartphone or a tablet, and paired along with an app.
Apple’s iOS still rules when it comes to the enterprise market. According to a new report, iOS has a 67% share of the global enterprise market. In its latest Mobility Index Report, Good Technology claims that iOS accounted for around 67% of total activations in the second quarter of 2014, for enterprise users.
Mobile collaboration has been in place for some time since increase in smart phones and mobile apps for collaboration. Version One has been using the power of smart phones and made estimation easy, collaborative and if I may dare say “fun”.
NVIDIA has revealed a new 64-bit chip for Android devices under its Project Denver banner. The company revealed the architectural details of the upcoming processor. The chip will be capable of handling both general processing as well as the graphics.
SecureAuth has launched the latest version of its access control solution, SecureAuth IdP. Release 8.0 of SecureAuth IdP polishes up conventional authentication and introduces Risk Based Authentication into the access control workflow.
Apple promotes its products on the company’s website from time to time, using special pages that highlight a unique aspect of the specific product. This time around the company has done something different. Apple’s latest promotional page is about its contributions in terms of economic benefits to European countries.