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Placed Launches Placed Affiliate to Let Developers Monetize by Sharing App Location Data

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Seattle-based Placed is an analytics service that ties consumers’ smartphone behavior to brand insights, helping companies understand how their customers shop in retail locations, and showcasing to developers how users behave in their apps. Today the company is launching Placed Affiliate, a way for developers to make money by sharing information...
Placed Launches Placed Affiliate to Let Developers Monetize by Sharing App Location Data

Consumer electronics spending hits $144B in 2011

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People shop more online, are buying tablets and e-readers, and continue to purchase Apple products at an increasing rate, says market researchers....
Consumer electronics spending hits $144B in 2011

YC-Backed Survata Wants To Replace Paywalls With Research-Friendly 'Surveywalls'

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Tell me if this sounds familiar: you’re checking out what’s new on the Wall Street Journal’s website, only to be stymied by a message saying the content you want to see is only available to paying subscribers. It seems like everyone has an opinion on paywalls, and even though there’s...
YC-Backed Survata Wants To Replace Paywalls With Research-Friendly 'Surveywalls'

Wall Street Beat: 2013 IT spending forecasts look upbeat

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As the economy improves and at least some of the concerns about the so-called U.S. "fiscal cliff" are resolved, desire for new mobile, analytics and storage technology will drive IT spending this year, according to market researchers and economists....
Wall Street Beat: 2013 IT spending forecasts look upbeat

Hmmm…Software That Predicts If You Will Do Crime & Time

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The Florida State Department of Juvenile Justice says it will use predictive analytics software from IBM to foretell which of its juvenile offenders are likely to return to crime. The software, made by the SPSS division that Big Blue purchased last year, will replace Excel spreadsheets analyzed by employees. The...
Hmmm…Software That Predicts If You Will Do Crime & Time

Market Research Startup EyeTrackShop Raises $3M

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EyeTrackShop, a startup that develops eye-tracking technology for measuring ad effectiveness, has raised $3 million from Northzone. The company says its technology works through a regular webcam, allowing market researchers to gather data quickly and affordably. You can run the test before you spend money on a campaign, or test...
Market Research Startup EyeTrackShop Raises $3M

The truth about Sunday drivers - and six other driving facts

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Do men drive faster than women? Are Sunday drivers really slower? And who drives faster - rich people or poor? Data from 29,000 drivers on these questions and more.Given the frustrations of driving on the clogged roads of Britain's towns, it's no surprise - particularly just after a Bank Holiday...
The truth about Sunday drivers - and six other driving facts
Racemi nets $7M to attack booming cloud broker biz
Conversion rates up, spending habits down among social gamers
Digital lighting slowly claiming a spot in the Internet of Things
Researchers say iPhone fans wait in long lines to boost self-esteem, make friends

Tech spending expected to escape the recent doldrums

www.pcworld.com
As the economy improves and at least some of the concerns about the so-called U.S. "fiscal cliff" are resolved, desire for new mobile, analytics, and storage technology will drive information technology spending this year, according to market researchers and economists. The first batch of IT spending forecasts for the...
Tech spending expected to escape the recent doldrums

SearchMan Gives Developers At-A-Glance Info About Their Apps' "Discoverability" With New Search Visibility Scores

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The 500 Startups-backed app analytics firm SearchMan is debuting a new tool for mobile developers looking to quickly get a sense of how discoverable their application is inside App Store Search. This metric is more important than ever, following the changes to the iOS 6 App Store in September which have impacted developer rankings...
SearchMan Gives Developers At-A-Glance Info About Their Apps' "Discoverability" With New Search Visibility Scores

Nintendo's Wii U sells out after launch despite some supply hiccups

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Less than a day after Nintendo's Wii U launch in the U.S. on Sunday, the next-generation console is already sold out. Starting at $300 for a basic set with a tablet-style controller, the Wii U is the first console from any of the big three makers since the release...
Nintendo's Wii U sells out after launch despite some supply hiccups

Here's What Intel's New CEO Needs To Do To Stop Intel's Decline (INTC)

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There's no question that Intel is in a quandary. The PC business it depends on is in a free fall and the next generation of devices -- smartphones and tablets, usually use chips from Intel's competitor, ARM Holdings. Intel's new CEO, Brian Krzanich is going to need to shake things...
Here's What Intel's New CEO Needs To Do To Stop Intel's Decline (INTC)

iPad Doing to the Netbook What the Netbook Did to The Laptop [Digital Daily]

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Apple’s iPad may not be cannibalizing sales of the company’s Macs, but it’s evidently playing havok with those of the netbook. According to new research from Morgan Stanley analyst Katy Huberty, netbook sales have been on the decline ever since Apple (AAPL) officially announced its much anticipated slate device. “US...
iPad Doing to the Netbook What the Netbook Did to The Laptop [Digital Daily]

VMware's Paul Maritz Just Turned The Company Over To New CEO Pat Gelsinger (VMW, EMC)

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During the opening keynote at the VMware's customer conference in San Francisco, the outgoing CEO, Paul Maritz, officially turned the company over to the new chief executive, Pat Gelsinger. When the company announced this move last month, it came as a shock. But it may turn out to be a positive for VMware...
VMware's Paul Maritz Just Turned The Company Over To New CEO Pat Gelsinger (VMW, EMC)

Chart of the day: Apple as the world's No. 1 PC maker

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This assumes you believe that iPads and Kindle Fires are personal computers FORTUNE -- Market researchers at Canalys made headlines Wednesday when they reported that Apple (AAPL) was the world's No. 1 personal computer manufacturer in Q4 2012 with shipments of 27 million PCs -- almost twice as many as No. 2...
Chart of the day: Apple as the world's No. 1 PC maker
Hardware, chips picture looks bleak on Wall Street

Yandex.Factory Seed Funding Bears Fruit: SocialMart Launches Social Shopping With Yandex.Market

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It’s not a given that a leader in search can successfully pivot into other areas like social media — just ask Google — but a new service launching in Russia today, from that country’s search leader Yandex, shows one route a company with a lot of smarts can take to...
Yandex.Factory Seed Funding Bears Fruit: SocialMart Launches Social Shopping With Yandex.Market

The Tablet Takeover Is Ahead Of Schedule

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Back in July, market researchers NPD predicted that global tablet sales would leap above traditional laptop sales by the year 2016--a bold assertion, given that the laptop's been with us for decades and tablets are fresh on the scene. To achieve this growth, NPD guessed 121 million tablets would be...
The Tablet Takeover Is Ahead Of Schedule

Latest Tablet Shipments Forecast: Lots More

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The economic concerns troubling consumers these days don’t seem to be having much effect on tablet sales. Demand for the devices is unceasing, so much so that market researchers are adjusting their shipment forecasts upwards. IDC, which had previously been looking for global tablet shipments of 107 million for the...
Latest Tablet Shipments Forecast: Lots More
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