Nokia CEO Stephen Elop came under heavy fire from shareholders, as investors weary with the Finnish vendor's failure to compete with Apple and Samsung Electronics told the company they were running out of patience with its strategy of using Microsoft's Windows Phone software.
YouTube's reported plans to let some of its channel partners sell monthly video subscriptions could be put in place within weeks, according to the Financial Times .
T-Mobile US announced it will shut down its MobileLife photo storage service June 30, and it is working to migrate the "millions of customers" of the service to Google Drive online storage.
Apple's iOS continues to generate significantly more U.S. mobile Web traffic than Google's rival Android mobile operating system, fueling the opinion that iPhone and iPad users are more engaged with their devices than consumers across other mobile platforms, investment bank Piper Jaffray reports.
The European Commission sent a preliminary antitrust complaint to Google's Motorola Mobility, alleging that the company is abusing its dominant position by seeking an injunction against Apple in Germany for infringing on its wireless standards patents.
Amazon is extending its Appstore for Android to China, becoming the first Western company to offer premium-priced Android applications to consumers in the world's largest smartphone market. Rival Google Play's Chinese efforts remain limited to free Android apps.
More devices now run Android Jelly Bean 4.1.x and 4.2.x than the previous Android Ice Cream Sandwich 4.0.x, Google reports.
Online video companies are in New York this week trying to convince marketers to spend more of their ad budgets with them. It's the second year of the Interactive Advertising Bureau's Digital NewFronts--online video's answer to the upfront ad buying season that occurs every spring in Manhattan.
Google's $12.4 billion purchase of Motorola Mobility was premised, in part, on giving Android licensees protection from patent litigation via the shield of Motorola's more than 17,000 patents--but so far that has not worked out that well for Google or its licensees.
Google is expanding its Now personal assistant service to rival Apple's iOS mobile operating system, where it will compete head to head with Apple's own Siri voice assistant technology.