Google is introducing a new version of its Chrome browser for Android, adding new touch gestures letting users more quickly navigate open tabs and access the menu.
Mozilla released the latest update of its Firefox for Android Beta browser, highlighted by a new guest browsing option enabling users to share their smartphone or tablet with others.
Sixty-three percent of U.S. mobile subscribers use their phone to go online, up from 55 percent a year ago and surging from 31 percent in 2009, according to a new survey conducted by the Pew Research Center's Internet & American Life Project.
Google is rolling out a new version of its Chrome mobile browser for Apple's iPhone and iPad, adding support for voice search queries including pronouns.
Yahoo now welcomes 800 million monthly active users worldwide (excluding traffic across its Tumblr social networking platform), up 20 percent since former Google executive Marissa Mayer took over as CEO in July 2012.
Opera Software introduced Coast, a Web-browsing application optimized for Apple's bestselling iPad tablet.
Facebook is teaming with Ericsson, MediaTek, Nokia, Opera Software, Qualcomm and Samsung Electronics to launch internet.org, a coalition dedicated to extending online access to developing markets via mobile devices and services.
Amazon is rolling out a refreshed version of the Kindle Fire tablet's Silk browser, promising a faster, more responsive user experience.
Yahoo continued its acquisition spree by scooping up social browsing startup Rockmelt. Financial terms were not announced, although AllThingsD reports the deal is valued between $60 million and $70 million.
Sprint is teaming with mobile browser maker Skyfire to launch Lumen Toolbar, which enables marketers and application developers to promote their products via ads displayed within the smartphone browser.
Facebook is rolling out new functionality allowing users to reply to posts by inserting photos. While Facebook has not yet formally announced the upgrade, the social network confirmed to The Verge that the new commenting feature allows desktop and mobile Web users to upload and share JPEG and PNG image files in response to status updates.
Google plans to implement new search ranking changes designed to punish websites that are not optimized for smartphone screens.
Opera Software is rolling out an overhauled version of its popular Opera Mini mobile browser, promising a more advanced, feature-rich Web experience for low-priced phones.
Amazon introduced Login with Amazon, a new service enabling its 200 million-plus active customers to efficiently and securely sign in to applications, games and websites. According to Amazon, the service will enable its developer partners to slash consumer sign-in friction, in turn driving engagement and purchase conversion.
Google is rolling out a new version of its Chrome Beta for Android, adding the built-in translation bar first introduced via the desktop of the browser.
Opera Software is rolling out the finalized version of its WebKit-based mobile browser for Google's Android operating system.
Dylan Casey is exiting his post as head of product management at mobile social networking app Path to join Yahoo, All Things D reports.
Google is rolling out a new content recommendation engine designed to help mobile websites deepen reader engagement and loyalty.
Nokia unveiled an updated version of its low-cost Asha platform, promising developers an open, standards-based environment for creating applications targeting consumers in emerging markets.
Google is rolling out a new API enabling consumers to access Web content in iOS applications via its Chrome browser instead of Apple's own default browser Safari.