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VC network aims new $377M fund at Latin America
Android smartphones now have majority mobile web traffic share
Gree grows North American mobile game revenue by 38% in Q2

Movile invests $2.6 million in food delivery startup iFood to back its international expansion

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Movile is investing $2.6 million in the Brazilian food delivery platform iFood and becoming its strategic partner, the Latin American mobile publisher announced today. This series B round will help the startup expand its mobile presence and reach the 5,000-restaurant milestone by 2014. iFood is similar to US food ordering services such...
Movile invests $2.6 million in food delivery startup iFood to back its international expansion

Mobile apps news roundup: Rage of Bahamut’s printing money, RIM’s problems get worse and Amazon might launch the Kindle Fire 2 soon

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Rage of Bahamut is making tons of money on iOS and Android — Mobage’s popular social card battle title Rage of Bahamut is popular, but how much money is it making? According to Dr. Serkan Toto, the Android version of the game is bringing in $43,000 a day (excluding revenues...
Mobile apps news roundup: Rage of Bahamut’s printing money, RIM’s problems get worse and Amazon might launch the Kindle Fire 2 soon

Jim Ying joins GREE as new VP of Developer Relations and Publishing

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Today, GREE announced it hired Jim Ying as its new Vice-President of Developer Relations & Business Development. This new position will see Ying overseeing the company’s Developer Relations team; this includes business development, account management, and heading up GREE’s consulting service for developers on GREE’s new mobile platform. Ying’s a...
Jim Ying joins GREE as new VP of Developer Relations and Publishing

Google, Microsoft Dominate Forbes' List Of Tech Billionaires; Zuckerberg, Moskowitz Are The Youngest

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Forbes has today published its annual list of the world’s richest people — and once again tech and its related tentacles continue to lead the top of the list. Coming in at number-one for the fourth year in a row is Carlos Slim Helu, the Mexico-based mogul who controls Latin...
Google, Microsoft Dominate Forbes' List Of Tech Billionaires; Zuckerberg, Moskowitz Are The Youngest

InMobi: With 35% share, iOS regains lead over Android in North American mobile ad impressions

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According to InMobi’s latest Insights Report (January 2012, North America only), Apple’s iOS has regained the market lead previously held by Android with a 35 percent share in ad impressions in the US and Canada. InMobi bases it reports on data from its network, which it says serves over 93.4...
InMobi: With 35% share, iOS regains lead over Android in North American mobile ad impressions

Mobile users clam up, use more data, survey shows

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Mobile users in North America are hanging up and using email, text or social networking at a rapid pace, according to a survey by PriceWaterhouseCoopers.Postpaid subscribers, who pay a regular bill for mobile service at the end of each month, spent an average of 673 minutes per month talking...
Mobile users clam up, use more data, survey shows

Verizon's Erwin, Movile's Bloisi and Do Something's Lublin Join D:Dive Into Mobile

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The second edition of our blockbuster D:Dive Into Mobile conference hits on Oct. 29 and 30 in New York City this fall. It’s shaping up to be a great event thanks to a panel of strong and diverse speakers each bringing their own perspective to the global phenomenon of “mobile...
Verizon's Erwin, Movile's Bloisi and Do Something's Lublin Join D:Dive Into Mobile

Movile Invests $2.6 Million In Food Delivery Startup iFood To Build A GrubHub For Brazil

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In the U.S., when we’re hungry and feeling lazy and don’t want to cook, we’ve got GrubHub and Seamless to order food from online and on mobile apps, and to have that food delivered to us. In Brazil, they have iFood. The online food delivery service, which also has mobile...
Movile Invests $2.6 Million In Food Delivery Startup iFood To Build A GrubHub For Brazil
Apple's North American Mobile Web Traffic Surges Following iPhone 5 Launch

Is Cisco stacking the deck with its mobile data numbers?

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Cisco’s mobile VNI forecast (the shorthand for Visual Networking Index: Global Mobile Data Forecast), issued last week, is widely regarded as the leading source of information on how the mobile data market will evolve over the next five years.  Policymakers including the FCC use it in their decisions about how...
Is Cisco stacking the deck with its mobile data numbers?

Is Ericsson rolling out 3G using someone else’s technology?

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When Ericsson bought Nortel’s wireless business in 2009 it instantly propelled itself to the top of the North American mobile infrastructure heap, largely because the deal exposed the Swedish vendor to the dominant network technology in the U.S., CDMA. But the CDMA portfolio Ericsson bought wasn’t entirely Nortel’s own. Rather...
Is Ericsson rolling out 3G using someone else’s technology?

Movile's new mobile app PhotoFun lets you share customized pictures with your friends

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Movile has launched an iOS photo sharing app called PhotoFun, the Latin American mobile publisher announced today. It lets users quickly edit images by adding a frame and a personalized caption before sharing the result with their friends via Twitter, Facebook or email. PhotoFun’s core focus is simplicity – which...
Movile's new mobile app PhotoFun lets you share customized pictures with your friends

Sandvine: Netflix owns one-third of North American traffic at peak, has doubled its mobile share in 12 months

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Once again, broadband Internet service tracking firm Sandvine has released its latest report for North America, and once again, Netflix is ruling Internet usage. This time, however, there looks to be small indication that Netflix is gaining on the mobile Web as well. Sandvine says that the dominance of real-time...
Sandvine: Netflix owns one-third of North American traffic at peak, has doubled its mobile share in 12 months
AT&T accelerates LTE deployment, now covers 150 million Americans

Mobile game publisher MoMinis rebrands as PlayScape, says it now reaches 40 million users

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After five years in business and having recently scored another round of venture capital, Israeli-American mobile game publishing powerhouse MoMinis today announced that it’s changing its name to PlayScape and relaunching with a fresh look and more games. In short, PlayScape provides developers with end-to-end mobile gaming solutions, from development...
Mobile game publisher MoMinis rebrands as PlayScape, says it now reaches 40 million users

Asus Reportedly In Talks With Microsoft To Create Windows 8-Based Padfone Smartphone-Tablet Hybrid

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Asus may soon be the next Windows Phone 8 handset OEM partner for Microsoft, according to a new report from the Wall Street Journal today. And the company isn’t just looking to stick the operating system in any old device; per the report, it’s looking specifically at creating a version...
Asus Reportedly In Talks With Microsoft To Create Windows 8-Based Padfone Smartphone-Tablet Hybrid
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