Seventy-five days after launching, over-the-top chat application MessageMe reports that its registered userbase already tops 5 million worldwide.
Google's Android engineering team said it is working diligently to ensure that mobile operating system updates are rolled out in a more efficient manner, reducing the fragmentation that has plagued the fast-growing platform since its inception.
Worldwide consumer spending on mobile games optimized for Apple's iOS has eclipsed total spending on titles for dedicated gaming handhelds like the Sony PSP and Nintendo 3DS, according to a new report issued by researcher IDC and mobile analytics firm App Annie.
Devices running Google's Android generated 52 percent of all mobile advertising impressions across the Millennial Media network during the first quarter of 2013, jumping from 49 percent in the year-ago quarter.
Microsoft's Windows Phone posted the largest year-over-year shipment gains of any smartphone operating system, eclipsing BlackBerry in the race to challenge marketplace leaders Android and iOS, research firm IDC reports.
Square is now processing more than $15 billion in payments on an annualized basis, up from $10 billion six months ago. The figure excludes transactions completed by coffeehouse chain Starbucks, which began allowing consumers to pay for purchases via the Square Wallet application for iOS and Android late last year.
Close to 75 percent of all smartphones purchased during the first quarter of 2013 run Google's Android mobile operating system, Gartner reports.
Close to three-fifths of all smartphones, tablets and notebooks shipped worldwide during the first quarter of 2013 run Google's Android mobile operating system, independent analyst firm Canalys reports.
Annual revenues generated from content delivered to mobile phones and tablets are on pace to surge roughly $25 billion over the next three years, reaching $65 billion worldwide by 2016, Juniper Research forecasts.
Apple's iOS continues to generate significantly more U.S. mobile Web traffic than Google's rival Android mobile operating system, fueling the opinion that iPhone and iPad users are more engaged with their devices than consumers across other mobile platforms, investment bank Piper Jaffray reports.