Mobile app-install ads, that is, ad units that direct users to download a mobile app, may drive U.S. mobile ad revenue growth over the next few years.
Mobile developer Nick Lee appears to have cracked the code for bringing Android to the Apple iPhone, and devs around the industry are intrigued.
Samsung retained its crown as the world's top smartphone vendor in the first quarter of 2016, according to IC Insights, but eight of the 12 largest smartphone companies are based in China.
Protecting its customers' privacy is clearly a matter of principle for Apple, but it's increasingly becoming a marketing strategy as well. And privacy has become a crucial battleground in its ongoing fight against Google for mobile users.
Linear OTT streaming service Sling TV unveiled 12 new Viacom channels on Monday, bringing its total available channels (for those willing to pay for every programming bundle) to more than 365. But perhaps more importantly, the Dish Network-owned service took the stage at Apple's WWDC 2016 to announce that the app is available on the fourth-generation Apple TV-- along with Siri voice integration and an updated user interface debuting on the streaming device.
As expected, Apple announced at WWDC today that it is opening access to Siri to third-party application developers, enabling them to integrate their wares with the ubiquitous personal assistant. And the move will almost surely be a big step forward for iOS.
Apple wants to empower developers to deliver a "world-changing" experience through its platforms, a mission the company promoted in its keynote address at this week's Worldwide Developers Conference in San Francisco.
Android Pay is the most popular proximity mobile payments system in the U.S., according to fresh data from Walker Sands Communications. But the high-tech space remains a very small sliver of the overall payments market.
Shipments of the iPhone will fall as much as 8.6 percent this year from 2015, according to a report from Nikkei Asian Review and picked up by 9to5Mac.
Some models of the next iPhone will include modems from Intel, according to Bloomberg, marking a long-overdue win in mobile for the chip maker.