Amazon is upping the ante in the streaming-video competition with downloadable videos.
Facebook on Wednesday began testing a Messenger app virtual assistant that the leading social network said goes beyond artificial intelligence programs already on the market.
Microsoft said Monday its Cortana virtual assistant software was available to users of Android mobile devices.
Google is introducing a low-priced smartphone in six African countries where most people still can't afford an Internet-connected device.
As fierce competition leads to rapid innovation in the smartphone market, hackers have pounced on cracks in defenses of developments on devices at the heart of modern lifestyles, experts say.
A multimedia text could be the vessel that cripples as many as 950 million Android phones around the world, a mobile security expert warned in a Forbes article on Monday.
Smartphone sales may be slowing for some tech companies, but not for Apple.
Russia's most popular social network VK has launched a photo-sharing mobile application to rival Facebook's popular Instagram service.
Android phone owners can now use an updated version of Microsoft's Office tools for writing, spreadsheets and slideshows.