Samsung Telecommunications America (Samsung Mobile), the number one distributor of mobile phones in North America, today announced that it has selected PocketGear, Inc., a leading provider of mobile content distribution and application storefront solutions, to power the Samsung Widget Store.
October 5, 2009 - PocketGear, a Durham company whose technology runs online "app" stores for mobile phone providers, signed a deal to supply the software for Samsung Mobile's new Widget Store. PocketGear has similar deals with AT&T and other partners. Landing Samsung, the No. 1 distributor of mobile phones in North America, is a coup, said founder [...]
October 5, 2009 – Samsung Telecommunications is taking aim at the Apple iPhone in the highly competitive mobile phone market, and PocketGear is an essential part of the marketing onslaught. The Durham-based startup founded and led by Jud Bowman is providing the infrastructure and storefront solution as well as application distribution for Samsung’s new “Widget Store." [...]