Skyfire gets $10M to take mobile data compression global

Skyfire, which is trying to become a carrier’s best friend with its data optimization tool, has raised $10 million to expand its service to carriers in Europe and Asia. Skyfire’s Rocket Optimizer can provide 60 percent average data savings for videos and 50 percent for images.

SkyFire Aims to Tame Mobile Video Growth With Carriers

Skyfire, which has racked up millions of downloads of its mobile browser, is now poised to announce its first trials with a tier-one wireless carrier in the U.S. The test will establish how well Skyfire can help operators better manage the explosion of mobile video traffic.

Vid-Biz: Comcast-NBCU, Cord Shaving, SkyFire

Today on the Net: Due to ongoing discussions with regulatory agencies, the Comcast-NBCU merger is going to be delayed until early 2011. Also: a look at Starz’s subscriber numbers shows little evidence of cord shaving and SkyFire has released its Flash video app for the iPad.

Skyfire Reveals Demand for Flash on iOS Still Strong

Last week, the Skyfire mobile browser brought Flash to iOS, albeit imperfectly. Crushing demand on its servers caused Skyfire to pull the app from the iTunes store, but not before it sold well. Very well — Skyfire managed to make almost $1 million during its first weekend.

Skyfire 2.0 for Android Released

The Skyfire browser brings the desktop web experience to the phone, and until today Android phone owners were unable to share in that experience. Skyfire 2.0 has been released today for the Android platform, and the full Flash experience (sorry Jobs) is part of the package.

Skyfire Stops BlackBerry Development, Focusing on Android

BlackBerry owners will be the first to admit the web browser is lagging behind those on other smartphone platforms. Skyfire has dashed hopes of seeing its browser on the BlackBerry any time soon, as the company has stopped development to concentrate on Android.

Vid-Biz: Skyfire, Cinemash, VOD

Skyfire Gets a New CEO; Jeffrey Glueck joins the mobile browser company, was formerly chief marketing officer at Travelocity. (TechCrunch) Cinemash Kicks…