Facebook is working with mobile operators to make phone-based payments easier and has launched an effort to standardize HTML5.
The Wi-Fi Alliance will launch a program to simplify the use of Wi-Fi hotspots in July, making it easier for both users and mobile operators to get off strained cellular networks.
Cisco will appeal the European Commission's approval of Microsoft's US$8.5 billion Skype acquisition, saying the agency should demand that the companies make service more interoperable with other platforms.
Cisco Systems developed its latest enterprise access point with corporate bring-your-own-device policies in mind, aiming to give tablets and smartphones strong and consistent performance.
Twitter's move to comply with government requests and block tweets in specific countries could blunt its edge as a political tool, but there may be an upside in helping to unmask censorship, some privacy experts say.
Twitter can now remove tweets from users' feeds in specific countries while keeping them visible elsewhere.
Google will be able to combine data from several Google services when a Google Accounts user is signed in, as part of a rewritten set of privacy policies that the company announced this week.
Next year will see one more regional Internet registry run out of IPv4 addresses, but 2012 will be more of a year to prepare for the inevitable shift to IPv6, according to networking experts.
T-Mobile USA will receive spectrum licenses in 128 U.S. markets and a seven-year roaming agreement, in addition to $3 billion cash, after AT&T dropped its deal to merge with T-Mobile.
The U.S. International Trade Commission will block the importation of some HTC products starting next April 19, after it found that the company infringed Apple patents.
The U.S. National Transportation Safety Board recommended on Tuesday that states outlaw the use of all electronic devices, while driving, including cellphones with hands-free kits.
PhoneFactor, an authentication system that uses mobile phones as a second factor for improved security, is now available as an app for Apple's iPhone and iPad.
Research In Motion is taking on mobile device management for Android and Apple iOS devices as well as its own products, introducing the BlackBerry Mobile Fusion product on Tuesday.
As mobile video finally starts to take off, content providers and carriers may clash over economics before they find a way to share the costs and benefits.
AT&T has pushed back the expected date of its proposed $39 billion merger with T-Mobile USA, saying now that the deal will close in the first half of 2012.