Telecommunications Industry News
Google Android has overtaken Apple's iOS to become the second most popular mobile operating system among American smartphone users.
Canada's leading newspaper publisher, Postmedia Network, has launched Apple iPad apps for ten of its local papers.
Shortly after banning the popular Kik Messenger application from its mobile software store, Research In Motion has filed a patent infringement lawsuit against the developers of the app.
Kobo has released a new and improved version of its eBook reading software for Android smartphones, allowing users to read a multitude of eBooks in the popular ePub format.
Astral Media Inc., Canada's largest private sector radio broadcaster, has announced plans to make all 83 of its radio stations available on mobile devices, through a three-year deal with UBC Media Group.
Canada Post has released a free application for iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch devices, allowing users to find nearby post offices and track packages in the mail.
As the southern hemisphere enters its summer season, Cancer Council Australia has launched a free iPhone application to monitor ultraviolet rays and help users reduce their risk of developing skin cancer.
Korean consumer electronics giant, Samsung, says it is developing a new sotware platform that will power both cell phones and TV sets, potentially enabling convergence of multiple Samsung products.
As the Montreal Canadiens kick off their NHL season, Bell Mobility has launched a new smartphone app dedicated to the team.
With the first Windows Phone 7-based devices set to go on sale later this month, online auction giant eBay has pre-emptively unveiled its own software application for Microsoft's new operating system.
Faced with intense competition in the mobile operating system market, American software giant Microsoft is suing Motorola, alleging patent infringement by that company's 'Droid' smartphone.
CityTV, a broadcast television network owned by Rogers Communications, has launched its own Apple iPad application, allowing Canadian iPad users to watch a wide selection of programming, including hit shows like Biggest Loser and 30 Rock, for free.
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Edited by Jeremy Maddock