Nancy GohringWriter, IDG News Service

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Nancy Gohring is a freelance journalist who started writing about mobile phones just in time to cover the transition to digital. She's written about PCs from Hanover, cellular networks from Singapore, wireless standards from Cyprus, cloud computing from Seattle and just about any technology subject you can think of from Las Vegas. Her work has appeared in the New York Times, Computerworld, Wired, the Seattle Times and other well-respected publications.

Nokia Focuses on Appealing to Developers

Nokia pitched its Windows Phones as the best bet for operators and app developers, and to prove it, announced partnerships for new apps with brands including...

Google Once Considered Issuing Currency

Google thought about issuing its own currency, to be called Google Bucks, company Chairman Eric Schmidt told the Mobile World Congress Tuesday.

Mozilla Dropped Android From Boot-to-Gecko Project

Mozilla managed to avoid using any parts of Android in the development of its Boot-to-Gecko mobile Web project.

ManageEngine Adds IOS to Device Management Service

ManageEngine, the IT management software arm of Zoho, is adding iOS devices to those supported in its Desktop Central management service.

Thousands of Android Apps Available on PlayBook, Says RIM

Research In Motion said that "thousands" of Android apps are already in the Android player launched one week ago as part of the PlayBook OS 2.0 update.

Telefonica Plans Q2 Launch for Virtualized Phones

Telefonica expects to start selling virtualized Samsung Galaxy S II phones with VMware technology in Spain, starting in the second quarter.

Thousands of Apps Won't Work on New Low-end Windows Phones

Microsoft said it has found 5 percent of Windows Phone apps that won't work on devices that adhere to the new system requirements the company released for...

Fixmo Will Block Corporate Apps on Compromised Mobiles

Fixmo, a company that started out developing tools for the U.S. National Security Agency, is offering a new product that will automatically shut down corporate...

Carrier IQ Hopes Customers Will Come Back After Scandal

Carrier IQ said it hopes that operators, some of which have disabled its software after a privacy uproar late last year, are now realizing how valuable the data...

Mozilla, Telefónica Collaborate on Web Phone

Telefónica and Mozilla said they are collaborating on building a new mobile phone architecture based entirely on HTML5.

Nokia Launches Low-end Windows Phone and a 38-megapixel Camera Phone

Nokia focused on its low-end phone offerings at Mobile World Congress on Monday, a year after announcing it would try to boost its smartphone sales by giving up...

OK Labs, LG Working on Secure, Virtualized Phones for DoD

Government workers might not be best known for their sense of style, but some Defense Department workers may soon be carrying Prada - the phones, that is.

Enterproid Makes It Easier to Add Apps With Box Deal

Enterproid is hoping to make it easier for enterprises to offer applications using its secure framework without having to re-write the app, through a new...

New HTC Phones Offer High Quality Photo, Audio Features

HTC kicked off its new strategy of offering fewer but more differentiated phones in 2012 with the launch on Sunday of the HTC One series of phones, emphasizing...

Sony Adds Two New Phones to Xperia NXT Line

Sony on Sunday introduced two Android new phones into its NXT series, following the first phone in the series that it launched at CES earlier this year.