Sprint and Google are announcing a new partnership which allows Sprint to sell Google's Apps for Business services to its enterprise customers starting next month. This partnership has been done by Google in a move to add value for business clients and retain more customers.
Google wants to take back some of the market share it has lost to Apple in terms of the enterprise mobile market. Back in June, the company announced its new program titled Android Work which is likely to take care of just that. It is going to be Google’s turning point in business usage for Android for the time to come.
The Paper app on iOS is one of the most well designed apps on a mobile platform. The creator of the app, FiftyThree, has now launched an SDK that will allow third-party developers to create apps that make use of the company’s Pencil stylus hardware.
Xiaomi, dubbed as the Apple of China, announced its new flagship smartphone — Mi 4 — packed with obvious hardware improvements, in a metallic case, topped with a sugary price tag. Xiaomi’s CEO Lei Jun launched the smartphone at an event for the members of the press, and select audience. The company also announced its first fitness band at the event.
Yahoo is just about to make one of the smartest acquisitions it has ever made in the mobile space. The company formally announced that it plans to acquire the mobile analytics company Flurry. This confirms recent speculations which pointed towards Yahoo being interested in the mobile analytics market. Flurry seems to be the perfect choice for Yahoo right now.
After Europe, the Finnish smartphone maker Jolla is now looking towards India. The company has reportedly signed up an exclusive deal with a local online store to sell its Jolla smartphones in a country where pricing makes all the difference.
Appcelerator, a privately held mobile technology company based in Mountain View, California has launched the Appcelerator Platform with new capabilities to the company’s category-defining mobile engagement platform, making it smarter, more connected and more flexible than ever.
We all saw this coming, but no one expected a sudden sharp U turn. After announcing a massive layoff affecting 18,000 employees this year, Microsoft came out with a new strategy for its Windows Phone offerings. The company is going to pull the plug on Nokia’s feature phones and Android powered phones with immediate effect.
Amazon Web Services announced a number of new capabilities for mobile developers that will allow them to easily build, deploy, and scale mobile apps. These new features include Amazon Cognito, Mobile Analytics, and the new unified Mobile Software Development Kit.
Chinese mobile company Xiaomi, otherwise known as the Apple of China, is now all set to enter India. Xiaomi is known for selling its huge inventory in a matter of minutes in China. The company’s USP is simple — high specifications combined with a small price tag. Xiaomi is entering India with its all new flagship device, the Mi 3.