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'Like' it or not, Facebook's developer program change is the right decision

According to Facebook, all app developers using its platform should be able to honestly quote a version of Sally Field's famous Oscar acceptance speech: "They 'like' me! They really, really 'like' me!"

Developers finally get a PHP SDK for Parse from Facebook

Most smartphone users will never know or care, but for app developers, the ability to work with PHP and Facebook's Parse tools is potentially a big deal.

Report: 45% of operators now offer at least one zero-rated app

Around 45 per cent of mobile operators worldwide now offer at least one zero-rated application, and the zero-rated app in 65 per cent of these cases is Facebook.

Wireless in the second quarter of 2014

How did the wireless industry perform in the second quarter of 2014? Check here throughout the second-quarter earnings report season for full earnings reports from the wireless industry's...

Report: Google, Facebook 'quiet' when it comes to net neutrality

Google and Facebook are apparently leaving start-ups on their own to wage war with proposed FCC rules that would permit Internet fast lanes.

Developers seem ready to 'favorite' Twitter's app install ad plan

It's a social media service where a large proportion of its users are coming via mobile devices, so it was not unexpected that Twitter recently began offering app install promotions and engagement ads.

Telekom Srbija mulls free access model to get round net neutrality

AMSTERDAM--Telekom Srbija is exploring fresh approaches to monetising mobile data traffic, including giving away free access to selected services, Nemanja Ognjanovic, manager of the operator's network and services planning department, said.

Facebook teases messaging app Slingshot, a possible rival to Snapchat

Facebook is preparing to launch a new application called Slingshot that features messages that disappear quickly, similar to Snapchat. The app, which Facebook initially launched and then unpublished, is the latest from the social networking giant that represents a specialized function apart from Facebook's core app.

EU sets new regional data protection rules

European politicians agreed new data protection rules for companies headquartered outside the European Union, as part of reforms of privacy laws.

Cellular's reliance on Wi-Fi offloading gained momentum, says wefi

Cellular carriers now offload data traffic to Wi-Fi in nearly 80 percent of U.S. states, an increase of 2 to 3 percent compared to results from the fourth quarter of 2013, according to wefi's latest Wi-Fi analytics report, which focused on trends from 2014's first quarter.