Google has made a huge move in the smartphone market with today's announcement that it will be shelling out $12.5 billion in cash for phone handset maker Motorola Mobility Holdings Inc.
In the latest report by Gartner, 428.7 million new smartphones have been sold globally in the second quarter of 2011.
A top executive at Motorola suggested on Tuesday that the company is open to a deal with Microsoft on Windows.
Investing the time to apply the proper auditing and testing techniques is worth the time, according to security experts.
Two Microsoft executives are contesting earlier complaints by Google over patents relating to the Android mobile OS.
The creation of malware targeted towards Android devices has increased by a factor of five in the past 12 months.
Microsoft explained today that developers trying to access the latest 'Mango' update to Windows Phone 7 wiill receive a different build.
Microsoft's next update to Windows Phone 7, codenamed "Mango," has been released to device manufacturing partners today.
Potix Corporation has just made its ZK Studio integrated development environment (IDE) available as an Eclipse plug-in.
Attachmate, the company that acquired Novell earlier this year and then laid off virtually all members of the company's Mono team, is now partnering with Xamarin, the startup created by members of that team to continue commercial support of the Mono Project.
According to a comScore report for a three-month period ending in May, Google's Android OS devices claim 38.1 percent of all smartphones owned in the U.S.
Both a new software development kit (SDK) beta and "Mango" beta were released yesterday for Windows Phone 7 developers.
Yesterday Microsoft inked a deal with General Dynamics Itronix, a Sunrise, Fla.-based maker of sturdy computers for the public service, military, industrial market and public sectors.
The patent-holding company Lodsys, which has recently gained notoriety for threatening to sue iOS developers, continues to find itself embroiled in controversy as it broadens its reach to Android game developers.
Adobe's Flash Platform is moving aggressively into the realm of mobile development, having added the ability in its latest release to build apps for iOS and BlackBerry devices.
About 30 percent of mobile developers say they make less than $1,000 per app, according to a new study.
Microsoft yesterday released an API mapping tool for Android developers.
Apple took the wraps off of two huge initiatives at its Worldwide Developer Conference this week, both with major implications for its developers.
According to a new study, developers writing apps for Android devices face an uphill climb to make money from their efforts despite the platform's unparalleled growth.
Lodsys, a patent holder that has threatened iOS developers with legal action for "infringing" on its patent, may have expanded its targets to include Android developers.