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Look out, Zynga; China's online game giants are coming to America

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Chinese internet users go crazy for online games. From casual playthings to massively multi-player online worlds, Chinese game half-year revenue rose 16.9 percent from last year to 23.5 billion yuan ($3.7 billion), according to International Data Corp (via Shanghai Daily), with 71.6 percent earned at home. Now some of China’s leading...
Look out, Zynga; China's online game giants are coming to America

Zuckerberg says mobile is good for Facebook, shuts down phone rumors and talks about Instagram acquisition

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In his first interview since the IPO, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg told the audience at TechCrunch Disrupt that mobile is “good” for the social network. He addressed mobile advertising and app performance issues, dispelled rumors of a Facebook phone and shed light on the Instagram acquisition. “Over the next three...
Zuckerberg says mobile is good for Facebook, shuts down phone rumors and talks about Instagram acquisition

Here's What Facebook's Next 3 Ad Products Will Look Like (FB)

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Facebook is continuing to roll out more new ad products, keeping up a dizzying pace of new features, tweaks and opportunities for the thousands of clients who spend about $1 billion per quarter in paid media on the site. Facebook has been under fire recently from advertisers who are unhappy...
Here's What Facebook's Next 3 Ad Products Will Look Like (FB)

eBay Unveils A Pinterest-Inspired Redesign And Launches eBay Now, A Same Day Delivery Service

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At today’s New York press event, eBay set the bar high by stating that it would unveil “the new eBay” today. The company introduced eBay Now, the same day delivery service they have been testing, a completely redesigned website with a better search experience and item pages. It looks a...
eBay Unveils A Pinterest-Inspired Redesign And Launches eBay Now, A Same Day Delivery Service
2013 Internet Trends Report: Mobile Growth Soars, Tablet Shipments Surpass PCs in 3 Years

Smartphone security in the workplace a tough issue with BYOD

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The "Bring Your Own Devices" trend has a dual-personality problem on its hands. How can corporate data and personal data exist on a single smartphone? Companies don't want their deep secrets to get out, while employees don't want to be told how to use their precious mobile gadgets that...
Smartphone security in the workplace a tough issue with BYOD

Unified communications still fragmented

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The technology may get a big push from mobile adoption, but integration among multiple UC components is still a tough slog....
Unified communications still fragmented

Months After They Developed a Number One Game, Zynga Reportedly Shutters New York Office

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Mr. Pincus (Photo: Wikipedia) Perhaps Zynga New York employees running into traffic was a harbinger of terrible things to come: AllThingsD reports that the social gaming company intends to lay off 520 people–about 18 percent of its total staff–and permanently shutter its New York, Los Angeles and Dallas offices. The...
Months After They Developed a Number One Game, Zynga Reportedly Shutters New York Office

The Mobile Enterpise: 4 Steps To Keeping It Secure [Infographic]

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Guest author Vijay Dheap is a Mobile Security Strategist at IBM. Security is a balancing act, especially when it comes to emerging technologies that promise to unlock massive business potential. Each new wave of change requires an enterprise to adapt its security posture, or risk being left behind - or...
The Mobile Enterpise: 4 Steps To Keeping It Secure [Infographic]

Surprising Findings About Mobile Worker Collaboration

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The last few months have seen a spate of end of year surveys and forward-looking prediction reports that examine the workplace ‘digital transformation’ to a more collaborative work environment with greater worker mobility. Below, I have captured some of the report highlights, providing links to the studies that can be...
Surprising Findings About Mobile Worker Collaboration

Forrester: 66% Of Employees Use 2 Or More Devices At Work, 12% Use Tablets

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Another dispatch from the post-PC era: Forrester’s latest report on mobile adoption in the enterprise found that 66% of employees now use two or more devices every day, including desktops, laptops, smartphones and tablets. A smaller, but notable 12% percent said they now use tablets at work. That’s still far...
Forrester: 66% Of Employees Use 2 Or More Devices At Work, 12% Use Tablets

Facebook files for IPO, $1 billion in profit from $3.7 billion revenue, 845 million active users

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Facebook has filed their IPO (initial public offering) registration and, in the process, revealed some rather astounding numbers related to users, revenues, and profit margins. Since Facebook is one of the most popular apps on iPhone and iPad, and a lot of those users are also iOS users, needless...
Facebook files for IPO, $1 billion in profit from $3.7 billion revenue, 845 million active users
The Mobile Industry Matured In 2012 - And Grew Like Crazy
Think Mobile Is Big Now? Here's Proof That It's Just Getting Started

BII MOBILE INSIGHTS: Mobile Drives Double-Digit Growth In Social Media Engagement

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Mobile Insights is a daily newsletter from BI Intelligence delivered first thing every morning exclusively to BI Intelligence subscribers. Sign up for a free trial of BI Intelligence today. Mobile Web And Apps Driving Social Media Growth (Nielsen via MarketingProfs)Consumers continue to spend an insane amount of time on social networks. Roughly 20 percent of users'...
BII MOBILE INSIGHTS: Mobile Drives Double-Digit Growth In Social Media Engagement

Finnish BYOD Startup, Miradore, Raises €1.2 Million Series B, Backed By Inventure, For Global Sales Push

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Another BYOD-focused investment to add to the pile: Miradore, a Finnish mobile device management startup, has announced it’s just closed a €1.2 million Series B funding round, with new backers including Finnish VC firm Inventure and Belgian ICT executive Willem Hendrickx. Hendrickx, currently SVP EMEA at Riverbed Technology, has served as...
Finnish BYOD Startup, Miradore, Raises €1.2 Million Series B, Backed By Inventure, For Global Sales Push

Unnatural Acts And The Rise Of Mobile

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Editor’s note: Keith Teare is General Partner at his incubator Archimedes Labs and CEO of recently funded just.me. He was a co-founder of TechCrunch. As all predatory, or formerly predatory, men and women know, if you’re at a party and still by yourself at 2 a.m., and the drinks have been flowing,...
Unnatural Acts And The Rise Of Mobile
CHART OF THE DAY: Here's The Next Group Of U.S. Smartphone Buyers (AAPL, GOOG, MSFT)

Cellrox Secures $4.7M Led by Runa Capital For Its BYOD Virtualization Solution

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Investors can’t seem to get enough of the BYOD trend of late. Today sees another ‘bring your own device’ startup receive funding — Tel Aviv-based Cellrox, which claims to be a leader in BYOD ‘multi-persona’ solutions for mobile devices, has raised a $4.7 million series A round led by Runa...
Cellrox Secures $4.7M Led by Runa Capital For Its BYOD Virtualization Solution

Nielsen Report: Mobile Adoption Is Driving Social Network Growth

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Americans spend about a third of their mobile web time using social media. Remember when we thought 88 billion minutes was a lot of time for Americans to spend on social networks in one month? That was so July 2011. This July, we spent 37 percent more time on...
Nielsen Report: Mobile Adoption Is Driving Social Network Growth
Not Just for Mobile: You Can Now Browse Your Instagram Feed on the Web
Why Andrew Mason is still wrong about Groupon’s prospects

PayPal sees 195% increase in mobile payment volume on Cyber Monday 2012

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PayPal has announced its first batch of mobile payment numbers from Cyber Monday, and it has seen a 195% increase from the 2011 numbers. PayPal’s Claudia Lombana says that “this year marks a huge shift in online shopping behaviors as more and more shoppers are using their mobile devices to...
PayPal sees 195% increase in mobile payment volume on Cyber Monday 2012

Mary Meeker Re-Imagines Nearly Everything

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Today at the D10 Conference, star analyst Mary Meeker gave her latest presentation of Internet Trends. You can download the whole presentation here (PDF) and it's well worth spending time perusing. Here are the main takeaways, along with selected screenshots. Get ready for lots of re-imagining and proof of rapid...
Mary Meeker Re-Imagines Nearly Everything

eBay And PayPal Expect To Do $20 Billion Each In 2013 Mobile Commerce

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eBay reported strong earnings today, thanks to growth in mobile adoption as well as improved performance in the marketplaces business. The company also released its mobile commerce numbers for the year, which blew past original estimates. And in 2013, eBay expects each to exceed a whopping $20 billion. PayPal and...
eBay And PayPal Expect To Do $20 Billion Each In 2013 Mobile Commerce

Microsoft Releases Windows Phone 8 SDK

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Microsoft has released the Windows Phone 8 SDK for the Build developer conference, now taking place on the Redmond campus. The SDK is described as an environment “for building apps and games for Windows Phone 8 and Windows Phone 7.5.” That’s pretty obvious but why 7.5? That’s the odd thing...
Microsoft Releases Windows Phone 8 SDK

Mary Meeker's Awesome Mobile Internet Presentation

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Mathew Ingram at GigaOm recently reminded everyone about Morgan Stanley analyst Mary Meeker's thesis that mobile is the next major wave of computing innovation. Happily, each wave has been vastly larger than the one the preceeded it, so there's good stuff in store. Mary spoke in detail about the...
Mary Meeker's Awesome Mobile Internet Presentation
Making money from mobile audiences

Airbnb Acqui-Hires Brian Pokorny And The Batch/DailyBooth Team To Boost Mobile Adoption

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Airbnb has grown dramatically over the last year, announcing last month that it topped 10 million total nights booked, with more than 200,000 active properties listed on its site. But one area where it expects huge growth is on mobile, which is fast becoming a key focus for the company....
Airbnb Acqui-Hires Brian Pokorny And The Batch/DailyBooth Team To Boost Mobile Adoption
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