Apps

News on various apps being launched. We track apps for various platforms including android, iOS and Windows. Also, we cover apps for enterprises as well as consumers. Besides tracking news and developments around various apps, we also review and offer consumer feedback on these apps.

Mobile app stores to reach 102 bn downloads

Mobile app stores to reach 102 bn downloads

September 21, 2013 at 3:29 pm 0 comments

Mobile app stores will reach 102 billion downloads in 2013, up from 64 billion in 2012. Total revenue in 2013 will reach $26 billion, up from $18 billion in 2012. Free apps will account for 91 percent of total downloads in 2013. Gartner said that in-app purchases (IAPs) will accountRead More

Google announces Calico, focused on health

Google announces Calico, focused on health

September 20, 2013 at 6:45 pm 0 comments

Google has announced Calico, a new company that will focus on health and well-being, in particular the challenge of aging and associated diseases. Arthur D Levinson, chairman and former CEO of Genentech and chairman of Apple, will be chief executive officer and a founding investor. Announcing this new investment, LarryRead More

Orange Business Services signs Ericsson for M2M

Orange Business Services signs Ericsson for M2M

September 20, 2013 at 2:16 pm 0 comments

Orange Business Services and Ericsson announced today that the companies have entered into a strategic agreement to better serve the growing global M2M market and to respond to multi-domestic needs. Orange chose Ericsson’s Device Connection Platform delivered as a service to enrich its existing M2M products and solutions portfolio toRead More

Suneet Singh Tuli, CEO, Datawind

Datawind ties up with TES India for educational content

September 17, 2013 at 4:37 pm 0 comments

Datawind has signed a strategic partnership with TES India, world’s largest and oldest online community by the teachers for the teachers. With this strategic partnership Datawind would be able to offer a huge library of 500,000 ready-to-use teaching material to its end users. Teachers and institutions can choose to teachRead More

New ITU standards on cloud computing security

New ITU standards on cloud computing security

September 17, 2013 at 7:40 am 0 comments

ITU members have agreed to new international standards outlining security considerations essential to cloud computing. Recommendation ITU-T X.1600 “Security framework for cloud computing”, having reached first-stage approval and now undergoing a final review, describes security threats in the cloud computing environment and, through a framework methodology, matches threats with theRead More

Etisalat to host M2M Forum

Etisalat to host M2M Forum

September 16, 2013 at 1:31 pm 0 comments

Etisalat Group, the leading telecom operator in the Middle East, Africa and Asia has pioneered machine-to-machine (M2M) technology and is now gearing up to showcase M2M Forum. Khalifa Al Shamsi, chief digital services officer, Etisalat said, “Having launched a major M2M control centre in the UAE and taken a leadingRead More

Train ticket booking now through Windows phone

Train ticket booking now through Windows phone

September 13, 2013 at 4:42 pm 0 comments

Indian Railway Catering & Tourism Corporation (IRCTC), a public sector undertaking of the Ministry of Railways has launched a new app for booking train tickets through Windows phone. The new app would be available for Windows Phone and Windows 8 devices to facilitate users with new ways of booking e-ticketsRead More

HERE partners with Mercedes-Benz, Magneti Marelli and Continental

HERE partners with Mercedes-Benz, Magneti Marelli and Continental

September 10, 2013 at 9:42 am 0 comments

HERE, a Nokia business, today announced that it has partnered with the Mercedes-Benz and two of the world’s leading automotive system integrators, Continental and Magneti Marelli. These partners are building on the HERE Connected Driving framework to offer individual connected products and services that go beyond navigation to meet theirRead More

Mahindra Comviva extends partnership with Vantrix

Mahindra Comviva extends partnership with Vantrix

August 26, 2013 at 5:27 pm 0 comments

Mahindra Comviva, the global leader in providing mobile solutions beyond VAS, today announced that it has extended its partnership with Vantrix, a pioneer in mobile video optimization and delivery solutions. Through this extended association, Mahindra Comviva will effectively manage, optimize and monetize the explosive growth of video traffic that serviceRead More

Vodafone and ICICI to bring M-Pesa across India in 12-18 months

Vodafone and ICICI to bring M-Pesa across India in 12-18 months

August 22, 2013 at 7:03 am 0 comments

Vodafone India, India’s second largest service provider and ICICI Bank, India’s largest private sector bank have announced to launch M-Pesa across India in the next 12-18 months. Speaking to TeleAnalysis, Rajiv Kohli, operations director – north, Vodafone Mobile Services said, “We plan to launch M-Pesa across India in the nextRead More