Apps news & analysis
Microsoft is refreshing its Xbox console brand for the first time in eight years with the launch of Xbox One, which the company claims will use cloud technology to provide an "all in one" home entertainment system.
AKQA was awarded Digital Agency of the Year, Topshop won Digital Brand of the Year, and SCA's 'Bodyform: The Truth' viral scooped the Grand Prix at this year's Rev Awards.
The video capabilities of Skype are being used by Specsavers to launch its annual 'Spectacle Wearer of the Year' competition.
Tech City, the UK's technological hub, is having its growth held back by a lack of skilled workers, according to research firm GfK.
Only brands that are serious about creating valuable experiences will succeed in a crowded app market, writes Matt Dyke (below), founder & strategy partner at digital agency AnalogFolk.
BlackBerry plans to launch its BlackBerry Messenger (BBM) instant messenger service for free on the iOS and Android platforms this summer.
The Department for Education has forced BlackBerry to take action over the problem of children "sexting" each other using the brand's instant messenger service.
Online retailer Net-a-Porter has partnered luxury hotel firm Dorchester Collection to create its first "micro app" for a commercial partner.
Tesco hopes to create a "digital campus" with the opening of a number of offices in North London, as it seeks to benefit from the growing number of tech start-ups in the capital.
Pizza Hut is launching an app for Microsoft's Xbox games console that will allow players to order food using their controller.
Problem-solving, rather than novelty, innovations were the order of the day at Mobile World Congress 2013. By James Connelly.
Marketers must prepare for stricter regulations covering data privacy following the publication of draft reforms.
Mozilla is taking aim at Google, Apple, BlackBerry and Microsoft with the launch of a mobile operating system (OS) that will see the firm branch out from its core web browser business.
Audi is launching its first augmented-reality (AR) ad campaign in the UK, to promote its R8 V10 plus "supercar" model.
Yves St Laurent is attempting to drive sales of its Radiance cosmetics range with a Facebook app that allows users to upload and beautify photos of themselves.
Publishers should welcome an app that turns stories for adults into stories for children, Jeremy Lee writes.
Paramount has been reprimanded by the ad watchdog after a trailer for horror movie 'Paranormal Activity 4' aired in the Angry Birds and Draw Something mobile games.
Nokia is taking aim at Spotify with the introduction of a premium paid-subscription service as part of its free-streaming mobile music offering.
Seat, the Volkswagen-owned car marque, is launching an augmented reality app for visitors to its showrooms, to discover more about the new Leon.
Zeebox, the TV companion app part-owned by BSkyB, is to integrate a Shazam-style audio-recognition feature, so that the second-screen experience on the app can synchronise with what is showing on TV.
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