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More than 90% of tweets from Twitter staff are sent via Twitter-owned channels

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There are countless ways by which we can tweet today, thanks to all manner of desktop, Web-based, mobile and third party apps that make it easy to stay in touch wherever we are and whatever we do. Twitter has since clamped down on third party apps, but you can peruse...
More than 90% of tweets from Twitter staff are sent via Twitter-owned channels

Chill Heats up with $8 Million in Funding and a TMZ Content Partnership

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Social video platform Chill has added an additional $8 million in Series B financing to its war chest amid its quest to replace cable TV and YouTube as the default location for discovering and consuming video content. The latest round was led by existing Chill investor Kleiner Perkins Caufield &...
Chill Heats up with $8 Million in Funding and a TMZ Content Partnership

SugarSync releases version 2.0 beta with new UI, drag-and-drop sharing and cross-device search

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SugarSync's popular cloud sharing app just got a complete web and desktop makeover. Version 2.0 beta is now available in desktop, web and Android app flavors, bringing a handful of new features to subscribers on multiple platforms. Mac and Windows users will have direct file system access to all...
SugarSync releases version 2.0 beta with new UI, drag-and-drop sharing and cross-device search

How to preview the Retina display enhanced Apple.com in Safari on Mac or PC

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Apple's official website has been quietly updated to take advantage of the Retina display on the new iPad. Users can preview the higher-resolution site now with a simple tweak in Apple's Safari desktop Web browser....
How to preview the Retina display enhanced Apple.com in Safari on Mac or PC
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Brilliant Maneuvering Gives Marissa Mayer $4.5 Billion To Play With

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In the next week, Yahoo will finally complete the sale of a major portion of its holdings in Chinese Internet company, Alibaba. This will net the company $7 billion - $4.5 billion after taxes. Kara Swisher broke the news on the timing. Originally, Yahoo was going to return that money...
Brilliant Maneuvering Gives Marissa Mayer $4.5 Billion To Play With
Adelphic, The Mobile Ad Startup From Quattro, iAd Alums, Poaches 4Info’s Colwell As CRO
Startups struggle to keep their sites speedy on PCs, phones, and tablets
Facebook's Basic Premise Is Under Threat And It Has Hundreds Of People Working On A Solution (FB)

ShareMyPlayLists Gets A Much Needed Android Reboot

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“To be honest, it was awful”, says ShareMyPlaylists founder Kieron Donoghue on the company’s previous Android effort, which today gets a much needed reboot. The new app brings many of the Spotify community site’s best features to Google’s platform, such as its editorally-picked ‘Featured Playlists’ as well as the ‘Top...
ShareMyPlayLists Gets A Much Needed Android Reboot

Twitter hits 400 million tweets per day, mostly mobile

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Twitter CEO Dick Costolo said that mobile usage and revenue are outpacing the desktop web version, and that he doesn't concern himself about an IPO. [Read more]...
Twitter hits 400 million tweets per day, mostly mobile

Snappli Raises $1 Million To Help You Stay Under Your Mobile Data Limit

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As carriers drop unlimited data plans and throttle bandwidth the need to stay under a data limit is on more people’s minds. “The thing about web data is that no matter how bad you think it is now, it’s only going to get worse,” says Snappli co-founder Roy Tuvey. Snappli...
Snappli Raises $1 Million To Help You Stay Under Your Mobile Data Limit

Media Metrix Multi Platform

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comScore is announcing something today that I am quite excited about. It is called Media Metrix Multi Platform and comScore describes it this way in their announcement: Media Metrix Multi Platform offers unduplicated accounting of audience size and demographics that reflects today’s multi-platform digital media environment, which includes websites, apps...
Media Metrix Multi Platform

Ubuntu's full desktop OS coming to multi-core Android devices

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What the Atrix 4G first promised, it looks like the folks at Canonical may deliver. Think back to CES 2011, when Motorola showed us a future where our phone was the only computing device we would need -- only to leave us wanting when its webtop app didn't deliver...
Ubuntu's full desktop OS coming to multi-core Android devices
Swipeable tablet ads see higher engagement, Google says

SugarSync launches version two of its cloud service with a fresh interface and easier file sharing

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Only three or four years ago, mentioning the phrase ‘cloud storage’ would produce shrugs and vacant stares from most of the general public. Oh, but how times have changed. With Apple, Google and Microsoft all entering the fray with their own homegrown services, the marketplace for cloud storage has suddenly...
SugarSync launches version two of its cloud service with a fresh interface and easier file sharing

uTest’s AppGrader Scores Mobile Apps, Helps Developers Squash Bugs

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uTest, a company known for providing a variety of testing solutions for desktop, web and mobile, is launching a new solution designed to grade mobile apps’ performance under real-world conditions, and then compare the app’s rating with that of its competition. The solution, for obvious reasons (i.e., desperate need) is arriving...
uTest’s AppGrader Scores Mobile Apps, Helps Developers Squash Bugs

Nintendo's Miiverse gets mobile access, web interface

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Littered among Nintendo's promises for the year were plans to take Miiverse, the company's social platform, to the next level. That starts today, with the company launching a web portal for the community. Wii U owners can now access their Miiverse activity feed, user menu, notifications and communities through...
Nintendo's Miiverse gets mobile access, web interface

Yahoo Axis on desktop, iOS unifies your bookmarks, makes the web visual (hands-on)

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We're all familiar with syncing bookmarks and save-for-later web services like Instapaper, but it's not often that they come with a full web component. Yahoo's hoping to hit the proverbial two birds tonight with Axis, which combines a desktop web browser extension (your choice of Chrome, Firefox or Safari)...
Yahoo Axis on desktop, iOS unifies your bookmarks, makes the web visual (hands-on)

Evernote By The Numbers: 34M Users, 1.4M Paying, And The Relative Merits Of Different Platforms

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Phil Libin, the CEO of note taking app Evernote, is sitting on a $1 billion valuation and plans for an IPO, and while it may be a while yet before it follows through on going public , today at LeWeb in London he revealed new numbers for just how much the service...
Evernote By The Numbers: 34M Users, 1.4M Paying, And The Relative Merits Of Different Platforms

Chrome for iOS hits No.1 in Apple’s App Store

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Google’s Chrome browser quickly became one of the most popular desktop Web browsers in the world, and now Google has its sites set on mobile. The app just launched for the iPhone and iPad earlier today and after a few short hours of availability, it’s already the No.1 top...
Chrome for iOS hits No.1 in Apple’s App Store

Waze CEO Noam Bardin: the future of mobile is fighting for a user's time

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Noam Bardin, CEO of Waze, just took the stage here at D:Dive Into Mobile, taking part in a wide-ranging discussion hosted by Liz Gannes. Aside from dodging questions about potential acquisitions, Bardin made no bones about how he saw the future of mobile playing out. Of course, this is...
Waze CEO Noam Bardin: the future of mobile is fighting for a user's time
Foursquare hopes new mobile apps make it a go-to local resource

Facebook’s Dilemma With Native iOS Apps: Relevance or Revenues

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Facebook revealed some healthy new stats about how it drives traffic to Apple’s iOS ecosystem at an event today in San Francisco. The platform drove people to Apple’s App Store 83 million times last month. On top of that, it sent people back to iOS apps they had already downloaded...
Facebook’s Dilemma With Native iOS Apps: Relevance or Revenues

What’s next for mobile now that adaptive design has failed?

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Analysts commenting on Facebook’s IPO have highlighted a major issue in mobile computing: that it’s incredibly difficult to monetize on mobile devices. Like many other engineering-led cultures, Facebook has embraced adaptive design, also known as responsive design, where essentially the same code can render itself down from a desktop browser...
What’s next for mobile now that adaptive design has failed?

Fact Checking: Has Mobile Traffic Really Surpassed Desktop in India?

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One of the most interesting statistics in Mary Meeker's Internet Trends presentation this week was about the Mobile Web. One of Meeker's slides stated that in India, the world's second largest Internet market, the Mobile Web surpassed the Desktop Web during May 2012. A closer analysis reveals that a) mobile...
Fact Checking: Has Mobile Traffic Really Surpassed Desktop in India?
SugarSync relaunches desktop, web, & mobile apps to simplify cloud storage
Kleiner Perkins And Sequoia Lead $6.5M Round For Ad Targeter Drawbridge
Flite Expands Its Rich Media Ad Platform To Mobile With Its Touch Ad Studio

Time Spent In Mobile Apps Is Starting To Challenge Television, Flurry Says

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Now that usage of mobile apps has overtaken browsing on the desktop web, it’s starting to challenge television, Flurry says. The San Francisco-based mobile analytics startup says that consumers are spending 127 minutes per day in mobile apps, up 35 percent from 94 minutes a day in the same...
Time Spent In Mobile Apps Is Starting To Challenge Television, Flurry Says
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