Mobile payments company Square, which offers a plug-in card reader that enables iPhone and Android users to accept credit card payments, has received a "strategic investment" from Visa.
Square, currently only available in the USA, recently announced that it was processing more than a million dollars per day.
The Nielsen Company has revealed recent research about mobile applications in the USA.
Its survey of mobile app downloaders - people who've downloaded an app in the past 30 days - shows that 74% of these people either have an Android device or an Apple iPhone.
Canadian cloud-based calendar service Tungle has been acquired by Research In Motion.
The entire team will be joining RIM to work on the BlackBerry platform.
Following recent concerns about the use of location-based information on the iPhone - a topic we covered in today's podcast - Apple has published a set of questions and answers about its use of location data.
The company insists it is "not tracking the location of your iPhone" and has never done this.
LG Electronics has announced financial results for the three-month period ending 31st March 2011.
In a statement, the company said "stronger operating profits reflected successful cost-reduction efforts and steady performance in all four business units". It expects to see more growth thanks to its LG Optimus smartphones and its 3D televisions.