When Canonical introduced its new Ubuntu Unity interface, a major design element was a global, universal menu that all apps would use. Things have changed. Canonical is switching back to local app menus.
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Microsoft is rolling out some user interface changes to its Office Web Apps, including the addition of a new 'Tell Me' help field to assist with command navigation.
Aruba is looking to combine its enterprise Wi-Fi technology with Meridian's location services to provide context about users and devices.
Paid apps, in-app purchases and subscriptions help boost revenue growth among top four global app stores operated by Apple, Google, Microsoft and BlackBerry, to US$2.2 billion in the first quarter of 2013.
The European Satellite Navigation Competition is looking for ideas to help commercialise the Galileo satellite navigatoin system by creating new technologies based around satellite data.
In late February, the cloud apps giant held its first global partner summit, signaling its heightened investment in integrators and VARs that can help businesses make the cloud migration.
One of India's most successful Apple developers, Robosoft, which earns US$1,000 a day from one of its apps, believes global startup success for the country is imminent.
We all have our Instagrams: the apps that make the platform for us. Mine just happens to be a GPS app I've used since the Pocket PC days. Now it's coming back to Windows Phone 8.
Transport for NSW has given the green light to three apps to use its GPS tracking of buses to better inform passengers.
Google boasts that its new API will enable apps to support vector-based maps that load quicker and also support navigation in 2D and 3D viewing.
Echoing Nokia's move a couple of days previously, TomTom has invited developers of Android apps to plug into its mapping and navigation data. Meanwhile, Google is reportedly polishing up its new iOS Maps app.
The note-taking service provider will look to its new Taiwan office to collaborate with local developers to create new services and apps, as it aspires to be a global company whose products are made worldwide.
East Asia to account for largest share in global mobile entertainment revenue, driven by games and infotainment apps amid strong growth of tablet devices, says report.
Singapore's Land Transport Authority looking at global positioning system to improve country's Electronic Road Pricing infrastructure and planning to introduce new portal to push mobile apps to commuters.
Apple has emerged from a nine-hour global iTunes maintenance period to reveal new pricing for Australian apps, which brings Australian prices in line with those in the US.
Government sets aside US$1.7 million over two years in bid to further build up Web and mobile skills necessary for Malaysia to create apps for global marketplace.
Before Windows Phone 7 came out, we repeatedly asked Microsoft if app developers would be able to create turn-by-turn GPS navigation apps - not only are they useful (we drive everywhere in the US and UK using CoPilot, now on iPhone instead of Windows Mobile) but they're a good test of how much access to the platform a developer gets.
After launching their Ovi store in 2009, Nokia has introduced operator billing with app prices and payment in Rupees instead of Euros. The update doesn't mean much for Nokia's global presence but might attract developers to code more local apps.
Global SIs are dragging cloud applications into the same mire as traditional enteprise apps. Perhaps a crowdsourced, community approach will at last bring much-needed cloud models into implementation and lifecycle management processes.
HCL Technologies sets up first global facility in Singapore dedicated to help enterprises leverage mobile technologies to create "innovative" apps.
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