Telefónica Digital has announced a deal with Samsung Electronics in a move that many are hailing as the most significant carrier billing agreement to date as it unites one of the world's largest operators with the world's biggest handset maker.
Microsoft is offering $1 billion to acquire the digital assets of Nook Media, its joint venture with bookseller Barnes & Noble, TechCrunch reports.
The value of ads running on Google's Android-enabled devices declined sharply quarter-over-quarter, while ads for Apple's iOS-enabled devices grew, according to a new report from MoPub. In fact, devices running iOS--including the iPhone, iPad and iPod touch--control over 75 percent of ad spend share, the report said.
Nearly 60 per cent of mobile users in France, Germany, Italy, Spain and the UK (the EU5) owned a smartphone in the three-month average ending December 2012, according to a comScore's report.
The Federal Aviation Administration may relax rules preventing airline passengers from accessing tablets and e-readers during takeoff and landing, The New York Times reports.
Apple's iPad will lose its stranglehold on the worldwide tablet market this year, overcome by a wave of smaller, lower-priced devices powered by Google's Android, research firm IDC forecasts.
Barnes & Noble swung to steep quarterly losses stemming from declines in Nook tablet and e-reader sales during the holiday season.
Barnes & Noble plans to move away from engineering and building Nook e-readers and tablets in favor of licensing its digital content to other device manufacturers, The New York Times reports....
Microsoft is leaving billions of dollars on the table by not offering a full version of its Office productivity suite optimized for Apple's iPad, according to a new estimate from Morgan Stanley analyst Adam Holt.
Search activity on tablet devices will generate as much as $5 billion in Google revenues this year, according to a new report issued by Marin Software, which provides services to help brands and agencies manage their online advertising efforts.