Facebook launches its own app store

Facebook has created its own ‘App Centre’, in which it will showcase the best apps across the web, all mobile platforms and on the social network.

Mobile roaming law reaches final vote in Europe

European legislators will on Thursday vote on a comprehensive package aimed at reducing roaming charges for mobile data, voice and text messages across the continent.


Via ZDNet

Mobile firms attack ‘early 4G’ on Everything Everywhere

Three mobile operators have told the UK’s telecoms regulator that rival Everything Everywhere should be blocked from rolling out 4G mobile services before them.


Via BBC News

Carrier news dominates a quiet day 2 of CTIA

As expected, the first day of CTIA 2012 was inundated with the release of new phones ranging from companies like Kyocera to HTC. Now that the tradeshow is settling into its second day, however, most of the buzz heard around town came from carriers.



Twitter fights government subpoena demanding Occupy Wall Street protester info

Twitter has asked a New York state judge to throw out a court order requiring it to turn over three months worth of messages posted by an Occupy Wall Street protester being prosecuted for disorderly conduct.


Via Ars Technica


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