Kim-Mai Cutler


Facebook puts weight behind industry-wide initiative to push HTML5 forward

Facebook announced a new industrywide consortium including manufacturers like Samsung and carriers like AT&T and Verizon meant to push HTML5 forward with a single set of standards. During a keynote […]

Facebook partners with world’s largest carriers to bolster mobile web-based payments

Facebook has partnered with some of the world’s largest carriers to make the experience of paying with Credits more seamless on the mobile web. The company has done a deal […]

Facebook puts its weight behind industry-wide initiative to push HTML5 forward

Facebook announced a new industrywide consortium including manufacturers like Samsung and carriers like AT&T and Verizon meant to push HTML5 forward with a single set of standards. It also announced […]

Apple makes a stealth appearance at Mobile World Congress with iAd party

It may be beneath Apple to have a formal presence at any event that isn’t its own. But the company is making a secret appearance at Mobile World Congress, an […]

Android crosses 850,000 activations per day with 450,000 apps in the store, Andy Rubin says

The Android platform is now seeing more than 850,000 device activations per day, up from the 700,000 figured shared back in January, according to Andy Rubin, who oversees the OS […]

A big win for app search startup Chomp as it heads to Apple

In what could pave the way to a better app discovery experience in the iTunes store, Apple acquired app search startup Chomp for a reported $50 million. It’s a big […]

Claritics goes after mobile developers with overhauled analytics product

Claritics, a young startup in the analytics space, is going after mobile game developers with an overhauled set of tools launching today for tracking user acquisition and monetization. The company, […]

Chinese developer Hoolai on how half its iOS revenue got eaten by virtual currency scams last fall

After bringing its hit social game Three Kingdoms to the iPhone last fall, everything was looking up for Beijing-based developer Hoolai. The game had climbed to the top of the grossing […]

Android, iOS revenues of publicly-traded gaming companies came in between $25-75M last year

It’s that time of year again. Now that all of the gaming companies have reported earnings, we’ve made our quarterly cheat sheet for industry observers summarizing smartphone earnings and growth. We’ve also […]

Apple begins countdown to 25 billion downloads on iOS

Apple is inching closer to crossing 25 billion mark for downloads of iPhone and iPad apps. That’s up from 15 billion downloads in early July, implying that the iOS platform […]