In iOS news this week big numbers dominated with Apple's latest quarterly results, Microsoft Office has a big number of downloads on iOS and Android, and lots of apps available for Apple Watch at launch.
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In Android this week we had news of Cyanogen teaming up with Microsoft, Google will let searchers install Android apps from within search results, and Verizon says Android security is not very good.
Chinese search-engine giant Baidu has officially launched the advertising campaign for its Android-based smartwatch OS, which supports various devices including the Sony SmartWatch 3, Moto 360, and LG G Watch.
Apple, Google, and Microsoft have all admitted that they are being audited by the Australian Taxation Office.
Some conservative estimates based on reported AppleCare+ pricing for Apple's new smart watch suggest a solid new stream of revenue for the company.
In a relatively quiet week in iOS, news surfaced that Android owners are switching to iOS in big numbers, Apple Watch apps are pouring into the app store, and Amazon Prime members can now stream music on iOS.
Chinese Apple Watch lookalikes, which are mostly priced below $100, claim to offer even better functionality, including supporting independent SIM cards, memory cards, and photo taking.
Ahead of the Apple Watch's full unveiling, executives dished out updates on the company's financial figures, sales and shipments, and other numerical nuggets.
Alipay, the e-payment arm of Chinese technology giant Alibaba Group, announced on Tuesday that more than 100 million people participated in sending lucky money, or Hongbao in Chinese, via mobile apps during the past Chinese New Year holiday.
Chinese hardware manufacturer Lenovo has come under fire for allegedly shipping consumer Windows laptops with software that hijacks secure website connections, as well as inserting ads into search results.
The Cupertino-based technology giant will open five new retail stores in China before Chinese Lunar New Year, set for February 15 this year, taking its total number of official outlets to 20 in the country.
Alibaba Group has joined SoftBank Group and Tiger Global in a $600 million funding round for Travice Inc, the Chinese operator of taxi app Kuaidi Dache.
Workers in Chinese factories making Apple products are being poorly treated, undercover investigations by the BBC claims.
Ahead of the Christmas break, Google has rolled out a slew of Drive updates that improve file format support, file sharing and document search.
WhatsApp may have received all the attention thanks to its acquisition by Facebook, but today it is Tencent's WeChat that is making waves around the world.
Websites and apps should load faster from Google search for users of Chrome for Android following moves to prioritise slow-loading resources.
Chinese developers are now able to make money by selling their apps on the Google Play Store, with the internet giant announcing that it is extending its app store merchant support to the country.
Apple's anticipated smartwatch is due for release early next year, according to a senior executive.
Apple has provided a lesson in browser security after hackers hijack connections to iCloud.com in China.
Ahead of the iPad announcement, Apple's event keynote included some updates to the company's financial figures, sales and shipments, and other numerical nuggets.
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