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Stale Gingerbread

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Stale Gingerbread: iOS and Mac developer David Smith on the latest iOS 5.1 upgrade numbers based on the data from his popular Audiobooks app: It took iOS just 15 days to get the same percentage of users on the latest OS version as are currently on any single version of...
Stale Gingerbread

"I'm super-glad we did Surface."

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"I'm super-glad we did Surface." - Steve Ballmer, talking to MIT Technology Review. Filing away... Also, read the question -- it's a non-answer. A lot of gems here. Like: All new consumer PCs are now Windows 8 based. So in that sense, I would say that here the adoption rate...
"I'm super-glad we did Surface."

Apple and Samsung remain top device manufacturers on Millennial Media's platform

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Millennial Media today released its 2012 year in review Mobile Mix Report, which showed Apple and Samsung remaining the top device manufacturers on its platform. Apple remained the No. 1 OEM manufacturer on the mobile ad network’s platform in 2012, increasing its impressions share 5 percent year-over-year from 26 percent...
Apple and Samsung remain top device manufacturers on Millennial Media's platform

Mozilla unveils the Firefox Marketplace and Facebook integration

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The release of Firefox 16 may not have been as tidy as Mozilla would have liked it to be thanks to the security flaw that was discovered soon afterwards, but apparently that didn't have much of an effect on uptake of the new browser. That's according to research firm...
Mozilla unveils the Firefox Marketplace and Facebook integration

iPhone closes in on Android in growing U.S. smartphone market

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As of February, smartphone users accounted for nearly half of all wireless subscribers in the U.S., and Apple's iPhone adoption rate saw growth while Android handset activations slipped....
iPhone closes in on Android in growing U.S. smartphone market
Firefox 16 adoption not hurt by security missteps

As Mountain Lion Crosses 3M Downloads in 4 Days, Apple Deems The OS "Most Successful OS X Release" Ever

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Despite early hiccups Apple’s latest OS X release was downloaded more than 3 million times during its first 4 days of availability. The $20 upgrade brings a host of new features to compatible Macs including Airplay Mirroring, Game Center, system-wide sharing, and beefed-up iCloud integration, which now syncs iWork documents,...
As Mountain Lion Crosses 3M Downloads in 4 Days, Apple Deems The OS "Most Successful OS X Release" Ever
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Close to you: Mobile, local and social at the London Web Summit

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I’m at the London Web Summit today and it’s set to be a packed event full of UK-centric discussion, from whether or not the Government should be helping startups to a panel that our own Robin Wauters is hosting about the future of our digital money. I too am wrangling...
Close to you: Mobile, local and social at the London Web Summit
Android projected to own the smartphone market for the next four years

Pew: Smartphones overtake feature phones among adults in the U.S.

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Pew Research Center on Thursday released a report stating smartphone owners now outnumber feature phone owners in the United States. Nearly half of adults in the U.S. own a smartphone as of February 2012, the firm said, up from 35% last May. 53% of cell phone owners indicated that their handset is...
Pew: Smartphones overtake feature phones among adults in the U.S.

THE MICROSOFT INVESTOR: Skype's User Metrics Are Pretty Impressive (MSFT)

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The Microsoft Investor is a daily report from SAI. Sign up here to receive it by email. MSFT Up With Markets   Stocks are up after a rocky morning despite Europe closing largely in the red. Shares of MSFT are up after morning lows. Catalysts for the stock include Windows...
THE MICROSOFT INVESTOR: Skype's User Metrics Are Pretty Impressive (MSFT)

Apple iOS 6 adopted at a higher clip than iOS 5

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iOS 6′s adoption rate was 1200 percent higher than iOS 5′s, based on all ad impressions served on Millennial Media’s advertising network. Based on data from the company’s latest quarterly Mobile Mix report, both iOS 5 and iOS 6 saw high adoption rates during its first month of release, with...
Apple iOS 6 adopted at a higher clip than iOS 5

Apple's iOS 6 sees record adoption rate, topping 60 percent

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Android's fragmentation issue -- where different devices are limited to different versions of the OS, and most users are dependent on their carrier to decide when or if they will get updates -- has limited adoption of the Ice Cream Sandwich (4.0) and later versions of the OS to just...
Apple's iOS 6 sees record adoption rate, topping 60 percent
Apple Continues to see Significant Growth in Greater China

Questions linger after Microsoft reports earnings

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We still don't know how many Surface RT tablets Microsoft sold to close out 2012. But the Windows reboot and its associated hardware helped the tech giant rake in record revenues of $21.46 billion in its fiscal second quarter which ended Dec. 31. Microsoft on Thursday reported few surprises...
Questions linger after Microsoft reports earnings
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iOS 6 Adoption Up 29% After Google Maps Hits App Store

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Google Maps was released for iOS on December 12, and in the five days after it hit the App Store, ad management platform MoPub noticed a 29 percent increase in unique iOS 6 users. The data from MoPub, which supports 12,000 apps and monitors 1 billion ad impressions daily, suggests...
iOS 6 Adoption Up 29% After Google Maps Hits App Store

iOS 6 adoption surge may be due to China -- not Google's map app

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The adoption rate by users of the mobile operating system in the U.S. and Canada the week the new app was released remained flat, according to new data. [Read more]...
iOS 6 adoption surge may be due to China -- not Google's map app
Low early Windows 8 adoption numbers sound alarm bells for Microsoft
iPhone 5 sells record 5 million units, but fails to ignite the same app marketing frenzy of the 4S

Research: $1.5 Trillion In Mobile Revenues In 2012, U.S. Accounting For 40% Of All Smartphone Sales

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The mobile industry will reel in more than $1.5 trillion in revenues in 2012, with 28 percent of that, $400 billion, attributable to mobile data, according to new research out from analyst Chetan Sharma. He notes that within the revenues expected for mobile data, non-messaging revenues led by apps, mobile...
Research: $1.5 Trillion In Mobile Revenues In 2012, U.S. Accounting For 40% Of All Smartphone Sales
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Mozilla's quick security hole patch minimizes impact on Firefox 16 adoption

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Mozilla’s quick security response has ensured the adoption of its latest Firefox release remains strong. In fact, it’s almost impossible to tell that the organization was forced to pull Firefox 16 from its download servers: This is because Firefox 16 users were never asked to downgrade their browser: only Firefox...
Mozilla's quick security hole patch minimizes impact on Firefox 16 adoption

iOS and Android device adoption rate said to be fastest in history

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According to analytics firm Flurry, the adoption rate of iOS and Android devices has now surpassed all other consumer technologies in history. Smartphones and tablets are being adopted at a rate 10 times faster than PCs from the 1980s, two times faster than the Internet in the 1990s, and...
iOS and Android device adoption rate said to be fastest in history

In A Matter Of Weeks, Facebook Has Created The World's Second Largest Mobile Advertising Business Out Of Thin Air (FB)

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Facebook posted second quarter earnings yesterday that were entirely "meh," as one analyst we spoke to put it. But there is one silver lining: an incredible mobile advertising business that has, in a matter of weeks, been created out of thin air.  At the start of 2012, Facebook was making...
In A Matter Of Weeks, Facebook Has Created The World's Second Largest Mobile Advertising Business Out Of Thin Air (FB)

How Cloud Computing Can Help A Small Business Get Out of the Recession

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Cloud computing creates enough disruptions for small businesses that it seems almost folly when we hear some of the stories we do. We heard one story about an IT department that said that the company could not afford to have more people accessing the Internet. Yes, the Internet is too...
How Cloud Computing Can Help A Small Business Get Out of the Recession

Apple Wins $30 Million iPad Contract From L.A. Unified School District

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Here’s one school district that won’t be availing itself of Microsoft’s “Surface for education limited-time offer“: L.A. Unified. On Tuesday evening, the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) awarded Apple a $30 million contract to provide its students with iPads. The deal, which was approved in a 6-0 vote by...
Apple Wins $30 Million iPad Contract From L.A. Unified School District
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Report: iOS and Android make tech history with worldwide, fast-growing adoption

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Mobile analytics firm Flurry published a new report today asserting iOS and Android handsets have experienced adoption at such a supersonic speed that their growth rate has now eclipsed all consumer technology in history. According to Flurry: The rate of iOS and Android device adoption has surpassed that of any...
Report: iOS and Android make tech history with worldwide, fast-growing adoption
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