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.

Orange Business join hands with Samsung

Orange Business join hands with Samsung

October 4, 2013 at 9:15 am 0 comments

Orange Business Services and Samsung Electronics have signed a strategic partnership agreement to develop the professional use of tablets and services to help companies leverage the benefits of this device. The partnership is presently limited to Orange footprint in Europe, with specific emphasis on Belgium, France, Poland and Spain. ThroughRead More

HERE India launches community mapping program

HERE India launches community mapping program

October 3, 2013 at 4:17 pm 0 comments

HERE today announced that it is launching a community mapping pilot program in India India is the first major country where HERE will combine its industrial data collection methods with a crowd mapping initiative. By balancing both its highly advanced industrial capture methods and contributions from residents of local communities,Read More

MIT builds disaster-relief mobile apps on the fly

MIT builds disaster-relief mobile apps on the fly

October 1, 2013 at 2:43 pm 0 comments

Researchers at MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory and the Qatar Computing Research Institute have developed new tools that allow people with minimal programming skill to rapidly build cellphone applications that can help with disaster relief. The tools are an extension of the App Inventor, open-source software that enablesRead More

Cisco and Portugal Telecom to collaborate on Smart+Connected solutions

Cisco and Portugal Telecom to collaborate on Smart+Connected solutions

October 1, 2013 at 8:30 am 0 comments

Cisco and Portugal Telecom (PT) today announced a strategic relationship engagement through which PT Information Services subsidiary PTSI and other PT affiliates — will collaborate on Cisco Smart+Connected solutions in several countries throughout Europe, Africa and South America. Cisco will work with PT and PTSI over the next three yearsRead More

NEC and Maestro Wireless join hands for M2M

NEC and Maestro Wireless join hands for M2M

September 30, 2013 at 6:19 pm 0 comments

NEC, a leader in IT and network integration and Maestro Wireless, a provider of M2M (machine to machine) modules have joined hands for M2M business opportunities across the globe. The partnership benefits mobile network operators and companies promoting business efficiency through end-to-end M2M solutions. NEC provides its M2M service platform,Read More

Phillipines to offer m-education program to school drop-outs

Phillipines to offer m-education program to school drop-outs

September 26, 2013 at 7:29 am 0 comments

The GSMA and Philippines government have joined hands to provide various educational programs to school drop-outs in the country through mobile platform.  The collaboration on m-education, along with the help of the telecom operators would offer the services to over one million Filipino out-of-school youths (OSYs).  The education program includes,Read More

IMImobile launches DaVinci Social

IMImobile launches DaVinci Social

September 25, 2013 at 5:53 pm 0 comments

IMImobile has launched DaVinci Social, a universal platform that provides corporate the tool to listen, contextualise, respond, publish and analyse mobile and social media customer interactions. DaVinci Social gives users a coherent, unrestricted view over the mobile and social landscape, allowing users to manage inbound and outbound content across SMS,Read More

Deutsche Telekom launches mobile app cloud service

Deutsche Telekom launches mobile app cloud service

September 25, 2013 at 10:24 am 0 comments

Deutsche Telekom has MobileFirst platform in the cloud to small and medium sized (SMB) customers in Europe. Deutsche Telekom’s developer platform – Developer Garden – has launched the new cloud service which allows developers to cost-effectively and quickly create apps for all mobile platforms and bring them to market fasterRead More

Consultation paper released on mobile banking services

Consultation paper released on mobile banking services

September 24, 2013 at 9:11 am 0 comments

Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) has released a consultation paper on ‘USSD-based Mobile Banking Services for Financial Inclusion. With large regions and populations still unbanked/under-banked in the country, it is essential that financial services are provided at an affordable cost to those who are excluded from formal financial system.Read More

Telefonica bags €1.78 bn UK smart meter (m2m) deal

Telefonica bags €1.78 bn UK smart meter (m2m) deal

September 24, 2013 at 7:57 am 0 comments

Telefonica UK has been awarded the €1.78 bn (£1.5 bn) contract to deliver smart meter communications services in the UK. The company has signed 15 year agreement with the UK Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) and represents the industry’s largest M2M contract deal. Telefonica UK has been awardedRead More