Tech giant Apple added app testing platform maker Burstly, owner of mobile app testing tool TestFlight, for an undisclosed amount, according to sources.
Washington, US-based e-commerce giant Amazon is scheduled to launch its Android-run TV set-top box in March to gain traction over some of its rivals in the digital media sector, according to a report by Re/Code.
Depop, a social mobile shopping startup based in the UK, has rolled out its app on Android in order to expand its footprint in the marketplace, TechCrunch reported.
Andrew Bocking, the Executive Vice President of BBM, exited Ontario, Canada-based smartphone and enterprise software maker BlackBerry, with the said division to be folded into Global Enterprise Solutions under the leadership of John Sims.
Soon-to-be Microsoft-owned mobile phone maker Nokia will reportedly launch its first Android phone code named Normandy, which could be powered by Microsoft and Nokia, on February 24 in Barcelona, Spain.
New Mexico, US-based app design and development startup ByteWare Apps launched Superflat, its first iPad gaming app, which is a supplement to the construction-based computer game Minecraft.
Hanoi, Vietnam-based game developer Don Nguyen of dotGears took down the top-ranking mobile game Flappy Bird from both iOS and Google Play app stores today, reportedly due to the various criticisms he had been receiving in connection with the game.
New York City, US-based smart flight finding mobile app Hit List exited the beta phase and is currently raising around $500,000 in its seed funding round.
Security researcher Jamie Sanches has discovered and exposed a weakness within California-US-based photo messaging app Snapchat that could allow hackers to freeze and crash a user's phone.
London, UK-based startup Togethera closed $250,000 in a seed funding round led by European and American angel investors to roll out its private family photo sharing app on Android.
Stockholm, Sweden-based mobile phone community Truecaller grabbed $18.8 million in a Series B financing round led by Sequoia Capital to help identify unknown phone callers and block spam calls.
San Francisco, California-based mobile video advertising startup Vungle snagged $17 million in a Series B funding round led by Thomvest Ventures to build monetization tools for developers of mobile apps.
Social media giant finally rolled out its Graph Search feature to mobile devices one year after it was introduced, to give users an easier way to mine data and achieve cleaner results from a random set of words used in the search.
Rain Rannu, the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Fortumo, said in his guest post at VentureBeat that more Android app users would pay if local payment options and not just credit cards would be offered.
Sunnyvale, US-based GPS app maker Telenav acquired Berlin, Germany-based navigation startup Skobbler in a deal valued at approximately $24 million in a combination of cash and common stock.
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