coming soon" regarding an Android version, but now they're adding more features to their current app while they continue to shun Android users.
Microsoft making fun of the ongoing Android vs iOS battle that we're all enjoying. This new Windows Phone ads goes pretty far to try and get you to switch away from Android, but I doubt it has anyone fooled. While it was highly amusing, we won't be switching anytime soon.
Google has just joined FIDO and their password authentication initiative. FIDO, the Fast IDentity Online Alliance has joined forces with Google to try and come up with a solution that could bypass passwords alltogether. Or at least strengthen the authentication systems.
Facebook has confirmed a completely redesigned mobile layout for Facebook Pages, but at first glance it looks quite a bit like Google Now - only it's on iOS.
Tumblr has been in the news quite a bit lately. Mainly for passing the 100 million blog milestone and a few app redesigns, but today we're getting some less than stellar news. Well, it's good and bad. The company has announced that they are rolling out adverts for their Android and iOS mobile apps.
Twitter can expect the type of ads they'll be seeing in their timelines to get more precise in the future with what the folks from Twitter are calling "keyword targeting in timelines." What this means is they'll be targeting words in your timeline or things you tweet, and delivering ads based on those keywords.
TeleNav has just announced a few rather interesting developments for their Android and iOS apps. It looks like Telenav Scout will be getting the popular 3D mapping technology for landmarks and major cities, along with many other useful new features. If you're still looking for an alternative to Google Maps you might want to read on below.
Twitter are getting into one more market soon. That being the music industry, which is a huge part of Twitter on a second-by-second basis. Earlier this month we reported on rumors that Twitter was planning a new music discovery and search Twitter app, and now we're hearing it will be launched this weekend.
Pulse News has been acquired by LinkedIn for the tune of around $90 million dollars in a mix of mostly stocks, as well as some cash. At first thought we were worried, but rest assured that Pulse won't be going anywhere - at least for now.