Amazon Quietly Tests Streaming Flash Videos to Kindle Fire Owners

By running the content through its own servers, Amazon hopes to eliminate a key stumbling block encountered on rival mobile devices.


What’s Next in the Mobile Browser War? Actual Revenue.

U.S. companies could learn a lot from China when it comes to mobile monetization.

Dear Brussels, You Are Fighting Last Century’s Battles

Why do European regulators spend so much time policing an aging desktop monopoly when the rest of the world has gone mobile?

Opera Buying Rival Mobile Browser Skyfire

The cash-and-stock deal calls for a $50 million initial payment and contains a variety of performance-based earn outs that could eventually make the deal worth more than $150 million.

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Aereo Adds Browser Support for TV-Over-Web Service

Aereo, the TV-over-the-Internet streaming start-up, is now offering its service on Web browsers for PCs and Macs. Aereo had previously supported the Safari browser on MacBooks, but is now adding support for Opera, Firefox and Chrome. The service also works on iPads, iPhones, Apple TVs and Roku boxes.

RockMelt Dives Into Mobile Browsing — iPad First

RockMelt’s “modern” mobile browser looks nothing like what we’re used to.

Wajam’s Clever Workaround Inserts Its Content in iOS Apps

Huhwhat? How is Wajam inserting itself into other iOS apps — much less Apple’s precious default apps?

Dominant in China, UCWeb Brings Its Mobile Browser to Silicon Valley

With 50 percent of the mobile browser market in its home market of China, UCWeb is now looking across the Pacific.

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Opera Acquires Two Mobile Ad Networks

Browser maker Opera said late Wednesday that it has acquired two mobile advertising networks: London-based 4th Screen Advertising and San Francisco-based Mobile Theory. Opera said the moves should help the company “better monetize the traffic” from its Opera Mini and Opera Mobile browsers.

Opera’s Handster Deal Could Mean Smaller Role for Appia

Opera scoops up a mobile app store vendor in a move that will eventually lead the company to using more of its own technology.

RIM Gains Mobile Browser Share

Faster, Safari! Kill! Kill!