Mobile Apps

  • Facebook tests ads on other companies' mobile apps, to launch an ad network business 23-01-2014 09:57 AM

    San Francisco: Facebook Inc said on Wednesday that it is displaying ads from a small group of marketers on other companies' smartphone apps, the latest sign that the world's No. 1 online social network is closer to launching an ad network business. Facebook said that the test is currently limited...
  • Now, a mobile app to detect skin cancer 22-12-2013 03:07 PM

    Kolkata: A mobile phone application which can assist clinicians perform fast and accurate diagnosis of skin cancers and ailments has been developed by IIT Kharagpur students. The application 'ClipOCam-Derma' which can be used on any smartphone has been developed in the School of Medical Science and Technology at IIT, Kharagpur,...
  • Facebook expands ad service for app developers 02-10-2013 04:21 PM

    San Francisco: Facebook Inc is expanding an advertising service aimed at developers of smartphone and tablet apps, the social network's latest move to bolster its fast-growing mobile business. Facebook's so-called mobile app ads - which allow companies to promote their mobile apps to Facebook's 1.15 billion users - will include...
  • Free mobile app downloads to touch 239.95 billion globally by 2017 22-09-2013 04:14 PM

    New Delhi: The number of free mobile app downloads is expected to hit 239.95 billion by 2017, while paid-for app downloads will touch 14.78 billion mark during the same period, research firm Gartner has said. According to the data available with Gartner, free mobile app downloads stood at 57.33 billion...
  • Yahoo to focus on developing mobile Internet apps 14-07-2013 10:58 AM

    Hyderabad: With Internet users on mobile phones increasing rapidly in India, Yahoo is focusing on developing applications for this growing market, a senior company official said Saturday. Yahoo, which has its presence in almost all categories of Internet users' daily habits, plans to move its personalised experiences to mobile, said...
  • Yahoo buys moviemaking app Qwiki, aims to increase presence in smartphone world 03-07-2013 10:10 AM

    Bangalore: Yahoo Inc said that it will buy Qwiki Inc, a mobile app for creating videos in Apple Inc's iPhone, as it tries to increase its presence in the world of smartphones and tablets. The company paid about $50 million for the deal, tech blog AllThingsD cited sources as saying....
  • LinkedIn redesigns Android, iPhone apps; to experiment with ads 18-04-2013 09:53 AM

    San Francisco: LinkedIn Corp introduced revamped mobile apps on Wednesday that give greater prominence to the stream of information shared by members of the professional social network and will for the first time allow the company to show ads to smartphone users. LinkedIn will begin showing advertisements within the mobile...
  • Mobile application to combat film piracy launched 07-04-2013 09:24 PM

    Hyderabad: A mobile phone application that helps combat film piracy designed by Andhra Pradesh Film Chamber of Commerce with the support of the US Consulate General, was launched by US Ambassador to India Nancy J Powell on Sunday. The application called 'Indian Movie Cop'(IMC), available as a free download on...
  • Time spent on mobile apps exceeds web browsing 10-10-2011 11:40 AM

    Dubai: The average user now spends 9 per cent more time using mobile applications than the internet, a regional expert in mobile apps development and marketing has said, quoting mobile apps analysis firm Flurry. Shadi Hasan, the Managing Director of Flagship Projects, a leading mobile apps developer in the MENA...
  • Penguin launches free browsing mobile app 22-08-2011 04:55 PM

    New Delhi: A mobile phone application will now enable readers and book lovers to log on to the Penguin database to browse through its bookshelf for latest titles and news related to publishing. The free application, which can be downloaded from mobile phones like Apple and Nokia, will appear under...