Google was advised by the Federal Trade Commission that it would not object to the search engine's acquisition of mapping app firm Waze.
App developers might charge for updating their products in line with the upcoming iOS 7 upgrade.
Baidu Inc announced plans to acquire stakes in NetDragon Websoft Inc's 91 Wireless.
Due to Carlos Slim's mega investment, analysts believe that app developer Shazam will gain access to millions of Latin American customers.
Sway Medical announced that it received $750,000 in Series A funding.
StratusLIVE gained $2.3 million through private investors.
Quixey, a search engine for apps, said it had raised $20 million in Series B funding to fund expansion in technological capabilities.