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Google Apps passes Lotus and GroupWise in market penetration down under

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Google Apps - getting real popular down under. delimiter.com.au/2012/09/11/goo…— Amit Singh (@aksingh77) September 11, 2012 As pointed out by Google’s VP of Enterprise Amit Singh, Australian publication Delimiter reports on a study from analyst firm Telsyte that reveals Google Apps is now second to Microsoft Outlook and Exchange in the...
Google Apps passes Lotus and GroupWise in market penetration down under

Why you must bet the farm on mobile and social media

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Why you must bet the farm on mobile and social media Mitch Joel’s keynote at MarketingProfs (which is a neat evolution of a talk I saw him give at PodCamp Toronto years ago) sparked an idea in my head about how we’re communicating with customers and what it means for...
Why you must bet the farm on mobile and social media

Zimbabwe gets cashless transactions via its first Universal Electronic Payment System

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Zimbabwe has received its first ever Universal Electronic Payment System (UEPS) thanks to a local firm, SmartPay. This will now put Zimbabwe among the nations with cashless transaction systems. Most of the local financial institutions and mobile telecommunications providers only offer mobile money transfer services. Speaking to journalists about the...
Zimbabwe gets cashless transactions via its first Universal Electronic Payment System

BII REPORT: The State of Android, A Platform In Transition

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Android is currently the global market platform leader. However, platform wars are heating up. And with Android's open nature and heavy reliance on device partners, Android is in transition.  In a recent report, BI Intelligence takes a deep look into Android, detailing market penetration and market share by device type, analyzing app...
BII REPORT: The State of Android, A Platform In Transition

Mobile messaging service LINE opens new office in Taiwan to help grow its international userbase

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LINE, a cross-platform mobile messaging app with more than 160 million registered users, is doubling its efforts in Taiwan by opening a new office and kicking off a fresh recruitment drive in the region. Cindy Park, Manager of LINE Business Office, was quoted at a promotional event in Taipei by Focus...
Mobile messaging service LINE opens new office in Taiwan to help grow its international userbase

Amazon gets (more) serious about the enterprise. No kidding

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If you still don’t think Amazon is serious about winning enterprise accounts for Amazon Web Services, you need to get over it. The public cloud leader wants to be the preferred cloud for even the largest and most security-obsessed companies. In fact, attracting enterprise users — and reassuring C-level execs...
Amazon gets (more) serious about the enterprise. No kidding

Contrary to popular opinion, Android isn’t beating the iPhone

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If you regularly read technology publications on the web, then you’re familiar with the quarterly battle that rages between iPhone fans and the Android army. These happen when the latest sets of sales figures are released and proclaim which mobile platform is currently at the top of the heap. Recently...
Contrary to popular opinion, Android isn’t beating the iPhone

comScore: 4 Out Of 5 Smartphone Owners Use Device To Shop; Amazon Most Popular Mobile Retailer

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Today. comScore released a study on U.S. smartphone behavior with respect to retail and shopping. The study found that 4 in every 5 smartphone users, which represents 85.9 million U.S. users, accessed retail content on their device in July. Amazon was the top retailer with an audience of 49.6 million...
comScore: 4 Out Of 5 Smartphone Owners Use Device To Shop; Amazon Most Popular Mobile Retailer

A Brief History of the (Samsung) Galaxy

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The Samsung Galaxy S III is expected to be announced in London at an event next week. It will then be showcased to analysts and journalists at CTIA in New Orleans the week of May 7. Its predecessor, the Galaxy S II, was considered the Android device of 2011, ahead...
A Brief History of the (Samsung) Galaxy

comScore: Apple increases lead as top US smartphone maker, Samsung gains; Android down fourth month in a row

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In the US, Apple’s dominance for the first quarter of 2013 as the top smartphone OEM has spilled over into April. Samsung is gaining as well, but not quite as quickly. Rounding out the top five are HTC, Motorola, and LG, all of which lost share once again. In the...
comScore: Apple increases lead as top US smartphone maker, Samsung gains; Android down fourth month in a row
Google dominates 'most inDemand employer' list globally, considered desirable by students, software engineers, and more
Google+ tops Facebook in customer satisfaction study

Facebook IPO: The Facts

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As they come in (the technosphere looks like this right now), we will be posting short snippets of important news about the Facebook IPO here on this post. So far, here’s what we’ve got. Raising $5 billion Mark owns over 25% of the company, making him worth roughly $25 billion on paper...
Facebook IPO: The Facts

Digital: The new reality

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This is a guest post by Harald Timmer, Senior Executive at Accenture Netherlands. We are organizing our TNW CxO Summit, a four-hour conference aimed at senior executives, leading thinkers, creators and founders from the worlds of Internet, mobile, technology, media, finance and entertainment, in cooperation with Accenture. The Next Web...
Digital: The new reality

Microsoft mocks Internet Explorer, boosting its public image

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What’s lovely about that headline is that it is both factual, and funny. Anyway. Here’s the deal: with its quirky new advertising campaign for Internet Explorer, Microsoft appears to be making real strides in sharpening the market’s perception of its long maligned browser. The good folks at PC World have...
Microsoft mocks Internet Explorer, boosting its public image

Mobile market share: Android extends lead in wake of iPhone 5 launch

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Google continues to remain on top in the race for dominance in the American smartphone market, commanding a majority of users, according to the latest report from comScore. Apple’s fortunes also are on the rise, driven in part by the release of the iPhone 5, which was introduced in...
Mobile market share: Android extends lead in wake of iPhone 5 launch
Windows already threatening iPhone in Southern Europe

Facebook UK loses 600,000 users in December

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Numbers dropped by 1.86% over festive period, fuelling speculation that site is reaching saturation point in core marketsThe number of Facebook's UK users dropped by 600,000 in December, according to data by social media monitoring firm SocialBakers.Though representing a typical seasonal dip in use over the Christmas period, the UK...
Facebook UK loses 600,000 users in December

So Long, 2012: Analyzing The Evolving Mobile Landscape

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As we prepare for a new year in the online marketing world, it’s interesting to reflect on where 2012 has brought us. The Web experienced another year of fantastic growth. In the US alone, over 240 million consumers now access the Web – a market penetration of 78%. This overall...
So Long, 2012: Analyzing The Evolving Mobile Landscape

Smartphones set to become the fastest spreading technology in human history

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It probably doesn’t come as a surprise, but it’s always nice to see it plotted on a graph: Smartphones might just be the fastest-spreading technology in human history. The only technologies that come close is the adoption of television between 1950 and 1953, and the recent emergence (and rapid growth)...
Smartphones set to become the fastest spreading technology in human history

Where ‘Where are you?’ is: The future of location and discovery

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Amber Case of Geoloqi (Photo by Kris Krug) “There’s a graveyard of geo experiments,” says Amber Case. She’s the CEO and co-founder of Geoloqi, a company that helps mobile developers integrate, track and measure their users’ location data, and she was a panelist at the Location & Discovery discussion at...
Where ‘Where are you?’ is: The future of location and discovery

25 percent of adult Americans own a tablet, research reveals

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The number of adult Americans who own tablet computers continues to grow, hitting 25 percent in the first eight months of 2012, according to the Pew Research Center's Internet & American Life Project. In survey results released Thursday, Pew reveals the 6 percent increase in tablet ownership over the...
25 percent of adult Americans own a tablet, research reveals

ComScore: Apple reaches No. 2 rank for the first time among top mobile OEMs

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For the first time, Apple ranked second on ComScore’s top mobile OEMs chart, with 17.8 percent marketshare — up 1.5 percent — according to the company’s latest Mobile Subscriber Market Share report. From July to October 2012, the Reston, Va.-based analytics company reported that Samsung remained the No. 1 OEM,...
ComScore: Apple reaches No. 2 rank for the first time among top mobile OEMs

Carrier IQ gives its remote smartphone diagnosing tool a global release

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Carrier IQ has let customer service reps diagnose smartphones from afar with its IQ Care software for a while, but now the solution has been given a worldwide release. By wielding IQ Care (and asking a phone owner's permission, we're assured), technicians can see device-specific stats such as a...
Carrier IQ gives its remote smartphone diagnosing tool a global release

Apple’s Call Brings Insights, From China To Appliances

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Apple Inc.’s upside surprises Tuesday showed once again that Wall Street investors and analysts don’t necessarily see the whole picture of the company’s business. The gadget maker’s shares have risen 9.2% Wednesday to $611.52 after Apple said its profits nearly doubled to $11.6 billion in its second quarter, bolstered largely...
Apple’s Call Brings Insights, From China To Appliances
Report: Android continues lead as top smartphone platform in U.S. during April

VCs will fund more software-defined networking startups as enterprises sit on the sidelines

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“Just because it’s very early in this market doesn’t mean it’s too early to start an SDN company. It’s always too early before it’s too late.” There was Shirish Sathaye, a general partner at Khosla Ventures, calling out at this year’s Open Networking Summit on Tuesday for more software-defined networking...
VCs will fund more software-defined networking startups as enterprises sit on the sidelines

Xbox 360 Gets USB Storage Support

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In documentation obtained by Joystiq and confirmed by two other sources, it appears that the Xbox 360 will get USB Mass Storage support in an upcoming 2010 update. In the document, a senior developer at Microsoft says, because of “increased market penetration of high-capacity, high throughput USB mass storage devices,...
Xbox 360 Gets USB Storage Support

You no longer need a Facebook account to sign-up for Spotify in Germany

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One of the more notable knock-on effects of Facebook’s deep integration with Spotify last September (besides making music more social) was that new users were required to have a Facebook account to sign-up for the service. If you visited the sign-up page in the wake of the new partnership, you’d...
You no longer need a Facebook account to sign-up for Spotify in Germany

Please Do Not Buy Cheap Android Phones

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Listen, I understand the pain that comes with not being able to afford nice things. I really do. But for the love of everything mighty, do not waste your money, or stand by as your loved ones waste their money, on cheap Android phones. Thanks to generous subsidies in the...
Please Do Not Buy Cheap Android Phones
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