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Case study: FBX ads result in more sales when combined with Facebook Ads API

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E-commerce customers who were targeted with Facebook Exchange remarketing ads after first seeing a traditional Facebook ad generated 89 percent more in sales revenue than customers who entered the remarketing pool through non-Facebook channels, according to a study by Nanigans. In a four-month study of an online retailer that generated $1.2 million in...
Case study: FBX ads result in more sales when combined with Facebook Ads API

The next generation business: Data is the new platform

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When thinking about the value of the data a company collects vs. the traditional value of the product it may produce, collecting and analyzing broad categories of customer + product data is becoming equally — if not more — valuable than the product itself. And, if the data is becoming...
The next generation business: Data is the new platform

Fujitsu sells its microcontroller and analog business to flash memory maker Spansion for $175m

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US-based flash memory maker Spansion has announced that it has agreed to a deal to buy Fujitsu Semiconductor’s microcontroller and analog business for $175 million. The arrangement includes a $100 million price for the business and around $65 million for the Fujitsu Semicondictor inventory. The transaction is expected to close out...
Fujitsu sells its microcontroller and analog business to flash memory maker Spansion for $175m

Satellite TV Provider DirecTV Makes Strategic Investment In Video Ad Startup FreeWheel

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Video ad company FreeWheel is announcing this morning a big new client, which is also making a strategic investment in the firm. Satellite TV provider DirecTV has chosen the startup to improve monetization on new digital platforms, and has taken an equity stake in FreeWheel to help make it happen....
Satellite TV Provider DirecTV Makes Strategic Investment In Video Ad Startup FreeWheel

Groupon Is Buying Restaurant Reservations And Discount Provider Savored

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Groupon continues its acquisition march to beef up its service and take itself beyond daily deals. Today it announced that it would buy Savored, a restaurant reservations and discount meal provider. Financial terms o the deal were not disclosed. Savored is used by some 1,000 restaurants and gives diners discounts...
Groupon Is Buying Restaurant Reservations And Discount Provider Savored
How Google Is Throwing Sand In Apple's Face
Why early-stage investors should be pumping up their startups with data
Playstation Vita could make $2.2 billion this year, if given essential price cut

Apple's iWatch and Apple TV initiatives could drive an additional $80 billion in yearly revenue

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Arguing that the current discount on Apple shares factor in a significant deceleration in revenue and earnings growth that is unjustified in light of medium and long-term growth drivers, Morgan Stanley on Tuesday issued a fairly bullish report estimating that company could generate more than $80 billion in incremental revenue...
Apple's iWatch and Apple TV initiatives could drive an additional $80 billion in yearly revenue

Next Issue, magazines and paving media cow paths

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Newspapers get most of the press when it comes to the disruption of the mainstream media industry, but magazines are also struggling to find a digital model that works. Next Issue Media believes it has the answer — a Netflix or Hulu-style newsstand with all-you-can-read access to dozens of...
Next Issue, magazines and paving media cow paths

THE GOOGLE INVESTOR: Everything You Need To Know About Google Earnings Tonight (GOOG)

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The Google Investor is a daily report from SAI. Sign up here to receive it by email GOOG Up Ahead Of Earnings   The market is up as March PPI was flat and core inflation beat numbers. Shares of GOOG are up ahead of calendar first quarter earnings TONIGHT at...
THE GOOGLE INVESTOR: Everything You Need To Know About Google Earnings Tonight (GOOG)

Sage Software Sells Off $100M In "Non-Core CRM" Assets In Attempt To Reinvent Itself

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Sage Software, facing competition from a host of cloud providers, has sold off $100 million of its “non-CRM” assets to focus on its core ERP and accounting practices. According to IT Business in Canada, Sage has sold three products managed from Sage North America (Sage Act, Sage SalesLogix and the...
Sage Software Sells Off $100M In "Non-Core CRM" Assets In Attempt To Reinvent Itself
Yahoo strikes digital radio deal with Clear Channel

iPad or Not, Amazon Will Still Make a $1 Billion From e-Books

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The countdown to Apple’s iPad, one of the most anticipated gadgets of the year (at least from the media’s perspective), has begun. Many believe that the device will change the content industry in a meaningful way, by being a counterweight to Amazon. The iPad has helped open up fresh wounds...
iPad or Not, Amazon Will Still Make a $1 Billion From e-Books

IBM's Rometty: That Extra $20 Billion? We're So There, Almost

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Computing and services giant IBM published its annual report over the weekend, and one of the highlights was the first letter to shareholders by new CEO Ginny Rometty. And the highlight of that letter was an update on Big Blue’s progress toward meeting its growth targets for the year 2015....
IBM's Rometty: That Extra $20 Billion? We're So There, Almost

3,800 developers bought Facebook mobile app install ads driving 25M downloads

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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said on today’s first quarter earnings call that mobile app install ads were “one of most important new ad products” the company offers. COO Sheryl Sandberg pointed out that 3,800 developers used the product to drive a total of 25 million app downloads in the App...
3,800 developers bought Facebook mobile app install ads driving 25M downloads

Where's the money for telcos? Mobile broadband and cloud, says Ovum

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How are the next few years looking for telcos? Not so hot overall, according to a new forecast from Ovum. That said, the analysts do highlight one or two silver linings – the main one, by far, being mobile broadband. First, a look at the overall picture. Ovum estimates that...
Where's the money for telcos? Mobile broadband and cloud, says Ovum

Vocal Apple investors may be getting what they want: higher dividend, lower-priced iPhone

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David Einhorn isn’t the only Applel investor who thinks Apple is doing it wrong. As its stock activity has shown over the past several months, shareholders are worried Apple is losing its way, isn’t innovating enough to compete with challengers like Samsung and isn’t being thoughtful enough about its huge cash pile....
Vocal Apple investors may be getting what they want: higher dividend, lower-priced iPhone

Guest Post: Will the Nexus 7 stand the test of time?

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Editor’s Note: This guest post comes from Ryan Weber, the co-founder and senior vice president of product management of the user acquisition and monetization company W3i.  He received his B.S. in Computer Science from St. Cloud State University, and was honored with the University’s 2007 Alumni Award for the Graduate of the Last Decade. You...
Guest Post: Will the Nexus 7 stand the test of time?

Report: Amazon Moves One Step Closer To Its Own In-App Payment System For Appstore

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When we interviewed Ray Anderson, the CEO of mobile payments company Bango last month and asked him when we would see one of its key customers, Amazon, roll out its own mobile payment service, his cool answer was “in due course.” A report out today from Bloomberg points to the...
Report: Amazon Moves One Step Closer To Its Own In-App Payment System For Appstore
The New York Times Reports a Digital Success Story
Morgan Stanley: Apple could triple China market share with 'iPhone mini'

As Rhapsody expands into Europe, why should you choose it over the competition?

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As we recently reported , music streaming service Rhapsody has acquired Napster International, allowing it to expand into the UK and Germany – its first European presence. At Midem in Cannes today, I caught up with Rhapsody president Jon Irwin to find out how the company plans to differentiate itself...
As Rhapsody expands into Europe, why should you choose it over the competition?

iPad Sales Hurt Mac Sales, But That's Actually Good Thing For Apple (AAPL)

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Tim Cook admitted in an earnings call last month that there has been "some cannibalization" of Macs by the iPad, but one noted Apple analyst argues this may actually be a good thing for the company. Piper Jaffray analyst Gene Munster wrote in a research note Wednesday that the trend...
iPad Sales Hurt Mac Sales, But That's Actually Good Thing For Apple (AAPL)

Dell Software Head Swainson Aims For $5 Billion in Software Sales

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Here’s one big step on the road to transformation at computer giant Dell: $5 billion in software sales. That’s how much the company’s new head of its software division says he wants to report in the coming years. John Swainson, (pictured) president of Dell’s Software Groupwhose hiring I covered last...
Dell Software Head Swainson Aims For $5 Billion in Software Sales

How To Use Regression Analysis To Estimate Incremental Revenue Opportunities

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My previous article was about estimating the potential for growth for those paid search campaigns capped due to insufficient budget. This was definitely the easy part since the logic behind the assumptions involved in the calculation was fairly simple. Now, we can address those paid search... Please visit Search Engine...
How To Use Regression Analysis To Estimate Incremental Revenue Opportunities

OnStar Family Link: Real-time tracking of teens and errant spouses

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OnStar Family Link does it all: The $4-a-month add-on to OnStar helps mom and dad know where their teens are when Travis or Amanda are out driving an OnStar-equipped vehicle. The same technology lets you see the location of the car used by your spouse who says he’s working late...
OnStar Family Link: Real-time tracking of teens and errant spouses

Europe’s ‘OpenTable’ Livebookings Eats Up Another $24M From Balderton, Wellington, Ekstranda

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Livebookings, the restaurant booking and marketing service that competes with services like OpenTable, is announcing today that it has picked up another $24 million (£15 million) in funding to continue growing its business in Europe and beyond. The news highlights two trends we’ve seen emerging recently around here: companies dedicated...
Europe’s ‘OpenTable’ Livebookings Eats Up Another $24M From Balderton, Wellington, Ekstranda

Bronfman: Spotify is a real and growing revenue stream

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Warner Music Group Chairman Edgar Bronfman, Jr. is a big fan of Spotify. In fact, at the D:Dive Into Media conference, the music mogul touted the music streaming service as a complementary service on top of other sales channels. In what is likely his final interview before leaving Warner Music,...
Bronfman: Spotify is a real and growing revenue stream

Hey Publishers: Find Out The Best Business Models At IGNITION

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Google's worldwide ad revenue now tops ad revenue from all US print publishers combined, according to Statista's new graph, which is causing ripples in the media world. To some publishers, however, this data may feel less like news and more like "no, duh." Advertising revenue has been a (sinking) target...
Hey Publishers: Find Out The Best Business Models At IGNITION
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