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Google Delivers In-App Payments to Android Today

Mobile Burn: Developers will now be able release apps that use the in-app billing feature.

Froyo Most Android OS Among Mobile Devices

Mobile Burn: Android Developers finds Android 2.2 Froyo by far most popular version of platform, Honeycomb least.

Developers: Start Your Moto Xoom Engines

The Inquirer: Tweet indicates Motorola will open up its tablet PC, which ships with Android 3.0 Honeycomb OS, to other platforms.

RIM Flips Switch on App World 2.1

Revamped mobile app store now includes support for in-app payments, an improvement that will be particularly appreciated by gaming app developers.

Over Half Android Smartphones Run Froyo

Mobile Burn: Android 2.2 Froyo is now installed on 51.8 percent of all Android smartphones.

Mobile App Developers Favor Android Over Apple iOS: Survey

IDC and Appcelerator survey finds that app developers believe Google's mobile operating system has better long-term prospects than Apple's iOS.

Apple Cuts iOS Mobile App Developers Some Slack

The iPhone and iPad maker relaxes restrictions to its iOS Developer License and now says it will let developers create mobile applications using any tool they want as long as the new app doesn't download any code.

CES 2010: Nokia's Push to Democratize the Smartphone

Nokia CEO Olli-Pekka Kallasvuo is offering a $1 million investment prize to anyone who can develop a smartphone application that improves the lives of people making less than $5 a day.

Mobile App Market Complex for Developers

Various mobile OS formats provide lots of choices for consumers and steer clear of monopolistic platform battles -- like for the desktop in the 1990s -- but they give software developers a headache.