Cyber Monday Sales Jump 19%
Online shopping gains broke records and put the retail sector on track to reach a predicted 11% growth over 2009.
Windows Phone Crushed By Android
Microsoft has not shared sales figures for its newly launched Windows Phone 7 platform, but one retailer says Android is out-selling WP7 15 to 1.
White House Names Top Mobile Apps
Services for learning about NASA missions, finding government jobs, or the nearest U.S. embassy are among the administration's top picks.
Kids Want iPads
Nielsen asked a bunch of kids want they are interested in acquiring at some point in the next six months. Thirty-one percent said the Apple iPad.
Asus Launches Notepad E-Reader
Asus's Eee Note EA800 combines an e-book reader with the ability to take notes and draw sketches on the device's touch screen.
Acer To Release Android Tablets
Competing with Apple's iPad and shifting from netbooks, the PC maker next year will roll out two Android-based tablets and a Windows system.
RIM Kicks Kik Out Of App World
Research In Motion said that award-winning Kik violated contractual obligations and pulled Kik's application from BlackBerry App World.
iOS 4.3 To Include 'Daily' Newspaper App Code
News Corp has confirmed that it is working with Apple to deliver an iPad-only digital newspaper called "The Daily." New reports suggest that Apple will need to perform a system update to make it work.
LaCie Continues USB 3 Rollout, Includes Macs
Over the past few weeks, the storage vendor has introduced several new systems that support the new, faster peripheral connection standard, including a pocket drive. LaCie has also made it possible for some Mac users to take advantage of the increased speeds.
GSMA Plans Embedded SIM Cards
Wireless association aims for 2012 deployment for machine-to-machine apps and services like near field communication.
Nokia Touts Ovi Store Growth
Nokia says that downloads from its Ovi mobile application storefront have surpassed the rate of 3 million per day.
Dell Shutters Mobile Unit
Division head Ron Garriques will leave the company; wireless device marketing will be spread across its main business groups.
Motorola To Maintain Android Focus
With company breakup looming, Mobility unit will keep developing devices based on Google's cell platform while iDEN business tackles declining revenue.