The Quest for a Third Mobile Platform

The Quest for a Third Mobile Platform

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New Some of the world's biggest handset makers and telecom carriers are embracing alternative mobile operating systems this year in a quest to become credible challengers to smartphones run by Apple and Google....
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Chart of the day: Whose lunch has Android been eating?

'Introverted' Evernote pairs with messaging app Kakao Talk (and its 90 million users)

www.engadget.com
It's not all WhatsApp and LINE. If you're in Korea, then your messaging app of choice is most likely to be Kakao Talk, and Evernote hopes that allying with the app will expand its remit and boost its presence in Asia. The team-up looks set to bring Evernote's services...
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Apple's iOS 7 Will Ship On Time For A Preview Release In June And Full Launch In September, Report Says

techcrunch.com
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Facebook sees 751M mobile users in Q1 2013 with $375M or 30% of ad revenue coming from mobile

thenextweb.com
On the heels of Facebook announcing its first quarter earnings of 2013, the social networking company has revealed that it has 751 million mobile active users, an increase of 54 percent year over year. It has also reported ad revenue in the first quarter of $1.25 billion with 30 percent...
Facebook sees 751M mobile users in Q1 2013 with $375M or 30% of ad revenue coming from mobile

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www.geekwire.com
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Windows Phone Diary: 5 things for Microsoft to fix, and 1 for Apple to steal

DreamWorks Animation acquires teen-targeted YouTube network AwesomenessTV for $33m

thenextweb.com
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DreamWorks Animation acquires teen-targeted YouTube network AwesomenessTV for $33m

Mowbly Offers A Mobile Platform With A Single-App Approach

techcrunch.com
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Mowbly Offers A Mobile Platform With A Single-App Approach

Zut alors! French Government Says 'Non Merci' To Yahoo's Daily Motion Deal

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