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YouTube's mobile advertising takes off

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Google's video service may have generated as much as £226m from mobile ads in the first quarter of 2013 aloneYouTube has tripled its mobile advertising revenues in the last six months, and the key factor may have been the removal of the YouTube app from Apple's iOS software.The growth stat...
YouTube's mobile advertising takes off

The End Of YouTube's Deal With Apple Created A Staggeringly Big Mobile Ad Business For Google (AAPL, GOOG)

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YouTube has tripled its mobile advertising revenues in the last six months, and the key factor may have been the removal of the YouTube app from Apple's iOS software. The growth stat comes from a Bloomberg interview with YouTube's vice president of sales Lucas Watson. "The commercial business has exploded,"...
The End Of YouTube's Deal With Apple Created A Staggeringly Big Mobile Ad Business For Google (AAPL, GOOG)
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Despite controversy, Huawei is making strides in the South Pacific

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Chinese telecommunications firm Huawei doesn’t have many friends in major developed markets.  Last October, US Congress labeled Huawei a national security threat, in fear that granting the firm access to US telecom infrastructure will allow easy access for Chinese spies. Canada and parts of Europe have also enacted similar measures.  Australia...
Despite controversy, Huawei is making strides in the South Pacific
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Festicket raises $680,000 to expand its platform for music festival packages across Europe

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Festicket, an online platform that offers a single place for booking music festival tickets, nearby hotel rooms and transport links, has announced the closure of a €520,000 ($680,000) funding round today. The investment came from early-stage investment fund KIMA Ventures, as well as Windcrest Partners and Jacques-Antoine Granjon, CEO of Vente-Privee....
Festicket raises $680,000 to expand its platform for music festival packages across Europe
Opscode nets $19.5M in new funding, adds Connors to board

Lenovo to split into Lenovo Business Group and Think Business Group, effective in April

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Lenovo's done pretty well since its acquisition of IBM's personal computer business in 2005, but in an internal e-mail earlier today, CEO Yang Yuanqing admitted that despite some attempt, the Lenovo brand is still only effective in the mainstream and low-end markets; whereas the Think brand is his company's...
Lenovo to split into Lenovo Business Group and Think Business Group, effective in April
Thanks to native, ad-free Youtube app removal from iOS, Google triples its mobile ad revenue

AMD Sales Chief Ghilardi Leaves

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The perplexing reconstruction of chip maker Advanced Micro Devices continued today with the departure of its chief sales officer, Emilio Ghilardi. The company announced the departure just after the close of trading on the New York Stock Exchange. CEO Rory Read will handle Ghilardi’s sales responsibilities in the interim while...
AMD Sales Chief Ghilardi Leaves
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As Finland drops TV licence fees for a means-tested tax, what does the future hold for other nations?

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For some people, TV licence fees represent an archaic throwback to some prehistoric age when televisions were little more than bulky, black-and-white boxes. For others, however, a state-enforced fee helps ensure quality, impartial, ad-free public service broadcasts. Naturally, your viewpoint on the above will likely be colored by a number...
As Finland drops TV licence fees for a means-tested tax, what does the future hold for other nations?
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