Top News: Cyber Monday sales surge | CTIA mobile rating system | Google catalogs on Android

Google, Apple still haven’t embraced CTIA’s mobile app rating system for sex, violence. Apple gives developers an early taste of iOS 5.1. It’s still a feature phone world: global smartphone penetration at 27%. RIM BlackBerry services open up to iOS, Android. Google Catalogs comes to Android tablets. Big sales jump for ‘Cyber Monday’. Online shopping can distract during work.
Google Music’s version of Cyber Monday: $1.99 albums. PayPal Cyber Monday mobile payment volume up over 500 percent. Facebook may do an IPO in the second quarter. Silver Lake consortium is said to seek Yahoo stake.

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Top News: Cyber Monday sales surge | CTIA mobile rating system | Google catalogs on Android