Dish Network said Monday that it updated apps for Apple's iPhone and Google Android devices to allow subscribers to view video-on-demand programming. It had previously only offered VOD content through its iPad app.
Sony Music Entertainment is refusing to sign off on song skipping features integrated into Apple's iRadio, delaying the long-rumored streaming music service's commercial launch, CNet reports.
Apple has banned hookup service Bang with Friends from its App Store less than two weeks after approving the iOS application for download.
Former Intel CEO Paul Otellini expressed regret that the silicon giant did not or was not able to get its chips inside Apple's iPhone. The comments highlight Intel's current attempts to catch up in mobile--which Otellini's successor, Brian Krzanich, has pledged to do.
Samsung Electronics said that global shipments of its new flagship Galaxy S4 smartphone will hit 10 million less than a month after it went on sale, beating the sales pace of its predecessor the Galaxy S III.
DirecTV updated its app for Apple's iPhone this week to allow subscribers to use voice commands to change channels and search for content.
After seeing subscriber growth slow in the first quarter, Dish Network said it will begin offering new customers who order its multiroom DVR a free iPad 2 next week.
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.
Nearly one-third of U.S smartphone sales in the first quarter were on prepaid carriers, the highest on record, according to a report from the NPD Group. The statistic is another indication of prepaid's growing momentum in the smartphone market.
AT&T Mobility is blocking video chat features integrated into Google's new Hangouts messaging service for Android.