In a manner similar to its growth in the smartphone arena, Google's mobile OS, Android, is gaining ground quickly on Apple's iOS, which powers the iPhone and iPad devices.
The future of Java under the stewardship of Oracle will be shaped by that company's business model, say Forrester Research analysts.
A headline-grabbing claim of the discovery of new evidence supporting Oracle's allegation that Google infringed on copyrights related to the Java Platform in its Android mobile operating system sparked a hot debate in the blogosphere over the weekend.
A demonstration of an attack against an Apple iPhone at the Black Hat Technical Security DC 2011 Conference in Arlington, Va., demonstrated that software in many GSM-based smart phones contains vulnerabilities that could open the phones to remote exploits.
Scammers have set their sights on tablets and smartphones, and away from Windows desktops, in response to rising consumer demand for mobile devices.
What has long been rumored and suspected is now a fact: Verizon customers will soon be able to get their very own iPhone.
Microsoft has revealed the first hard sales figures for Windows Phone 7.
By the end of 2010, it's likely that Android will have surpassed the iPhone in U.S. market share, becoming the second-most popular smartphone platform, and on its way to becoming No. 1 sometime next year.
Cisco has taken two significant steps in space-based communications, with the first-ever upgrade of an IP router aboard a commercial satellite while in orbit, and the first voice over IP call made from a satellite that did not require any ground-based infrastructure to route the call.
Silverlight 5 offers improvements targeted at premium media experiences and enterprise apps, according to Microsoft. The public beta is slated for the first half of 2011.
Google knows that the success of its Android mobile OS will rise or fall with the success of the applications being built for it, so earlier this month it announced some improvements.
Windows Phone 7 is officially on sale to consumers, and the early returns have to be a little disappointing for Microsoft.
Android smartphone outsold its closest rival, Apple's iPhone, by a nearly two-to-one margin in the third quarter of this year, according to NPD.
Microsoft kicked off its 2010 Professional Developers Conference (PDC) today by offering developers worldwide an update on its emerging cloud computing, Windows Phone and Internet Explorer 9 development platforms.
Popcap's director of mobile engineering talks about the pros and cons of developing its games for the three top smartphone platforms: iOS, Android and Windows Phone 7.
The new MyEclipse for Spring STS Edition is designed to allow developers to use their code anyway they want without vendor or aspects lock-in.
The New York Times reported today that the heads of Microsoft and Adobe held a secret meeting to discuss the acquisition of Adobe, among other matters.
The Wall Street Journal is reporting that Apple is finally giving up its iPhone monogamy and inviting Verizon to the dance as well.
Amazon still won't comment, but evidence is building up that a competitor to Google's Android Market is on the horizon from the Internet retailer, although developers may not like the stricter requirements.
Research in Motion (RIM) unveiled a new enterprise development platform at its annual developer conference in San Francisco this week, along with a new Web development platform, a new "social platform," an advertising service, a new set of analytics services and other tools and services.