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.
Sprint Nextel will preload branded content from Time Inc. on select devices, offering subscribers access to entertainment, lifestyle, sports and business news.
Motricity will now operate under the Voltari mobile advertising brand after stockholders approved a reorganization plan during a special meeting Tuesday.
Operator storefronts and portals now yield just 6 percent of mobile content downloads worldwide, far behind Apple's App Store and Google Play at a combined 70 percent, Juniper Research reports.
Nokia unveiled Slam, a multimedia sharing service exclusive to its new Asha 205 and Nokia 206 phones. Slam enables consumers to share content like photos, videos and music with nearby friends in a matter of clicks.
Amazon is rolling out a new Kindle Fire HD software update giving parents greater control over how their children use the popular tablet.
Sprint Nextel introduced the Active Senior ID pack, the latest in a series of app bundles curated for specific demographic segments.
A day after unveiling its new Nook Video service, Barnes & Noble announced the launch of two new high-definition Nook tablets, also promising a revamped Nook Store highlighted by enhanced app recommendation features.
Amazon is rolling out an enhanced suite of exclusive gaming, messaging and reading features in tandem with its new Kindle Fire HD, a 8.9-inch large-screen, LTE-equipped tablet unveiled Thursday.
Amazon is reportedly developing its own branded smartphone to more effectively compete with Apple and Google in the battle for digital media supremacy.