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Yahoo M&A/HR Head (and No-Telecommuting Hammer) Reses Gets New Title

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While some — well, I do — like to refer to her as the “Yahoo exec who wrote that doozy of an anti-telecommuting memo,” Jackie Reses, Yahoo’s EVP of people and development, now has the title of Chief Development Officer. While BusinessWeek reported that this lofty new moniker means she...
Yahoo M&A/HR Head (and No-Telecommuting Hammer) Reses Gets New Title

Chinese giant Baidu launches mobile browser to keep up with Chinese mobile explosion

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Smartphones are kind of a big deal in China, and Baidu, one of the PRC’s largest web companies, has just launched a new mobile web browser to take advantage of that fact. Currently, China sees more smartphone sales than the U.S., and in March 2012, the PRC also passed...
Chinese giant Baidu launches mobile browser to keep up with Chinese mobile explosion
An LTE iPhone could be the most disruptive thing in the UK mobile market since the original

Jeff Bezos says patent fights may 'stifle innovation'

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Amazon CEO, Jeff Bezos The smartphone patent wars are impacting nearly every technology giant, from Samsung to Google to Microsoft to Apple. Now, Amazon.com’s Jeff Bezos is sharing a few thoughts on the matter, telling the U.K. news publication Metro that the lawsuits “might start to stifle innovation.” “Governments may...
Jeff Bezos says patent fights may 'stifle innovation'
Intel Might Start Manufacturing Mobile Chips For Apple (INTC, AAPL)

Facebook Just Opened Up Its Mobile-Only Ad Market (FB)

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Facebook has added its mobile-only "Sponsored Stories" ads to the list of ad products buyers can purchase via the ads API and Power Editor, without going through its sales force, the company announced. The move makes buying ads on Facebook easier and quicker for clients interested in only targeting users...
Facebook Just Opened Up Its Mobile-Only Ad Market (FB)

Why Are So Many Black People On Twitter?

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There are a lot of black people on Twitter. The numbers, taken from the annual report on Twitter by Edison Research, don’t lie. While black people make up about 12% of the general population, they account for 25% of the population of users on Twitter. I always felt like this...
Why Are So Many Black People On Twitter?

Kara and Walt Talk Mobile, Gates-Jobs Interview and How They Met -- Blame AOL -- on "Charlie Rose" Show (Video)

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Last week, while in New York for our D:Dive Into Mobile conference — Walt Mossberg and I went on the “Charlie Rose” show to talk about the fast-growing mobile arena and where it was headed next. But Rose also asked about our memorable joint interview with Microsoft’s Bill Gates...
Kara and Walt Talk Mobile, Gates-Jobs Interview and How They Met -- Blame AOL -- on "Charlie Rose" Show (Video)
Windows Phone 8 Will Have 46 Of Top 50 Mobile Apps, Including One Year Of Ad-Free Pandora
Move over, consoles — mobile is the future
Nokia Lumia 920, Lumia 820 To Hit AT&T Shelves In November

Google's plan to dominate mobile

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It's dominant in mobile ads and its Android makes up half of smartphone traffic. Now, it wants to goad more businesses onto the mobile web. By Sierra Jiminez, reporter FORTUNE — Google launched a new service today allowing companies to transform their websites for viewing on smartphones. The search engine...
Google's plan to dominate mobile
Bill Gates admits Microsoft made 'a mistake' in mobile strategy
QuestionPro gobbles up PollBob to bolster mobile offerings

HP Forms Mobility Global Business Unit, Proving Again HP Needs A New Business Naming Unit

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Will the TouchPad ride again? HP apparently just internally announced a new division focused on mobile within the Personal Systems Group. This new team, named in HP’s traditional nonsensical speak, Mobility Global Business Unit, is essentially responsible for getting HP back in the tablet fight. Details are still a bit...
HP Forms Mobility Global Business Unit, Proving Again HP Needs A New Business Naming Unit

Korean startup NextApps builds on hit mobile gaming brand with Booooly sequel

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Timing can be everything in a new market. While making a successful app in today’s mobile arena is a difficult feat due to the heated competition of companies with similar products, only a few years ago a popular app could take your company a long way. Korean startup NextApps has...
Korean startup NextApps builds on hit mobile gaming brand with Booooly sequel
LinkedIn’s surprisingly sexy new iPad app proves this company gets mobile

Activision taps Swrve for mobile game analytics and A/B testing

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Activision is taking mobile games as seriously as major console titles, and it’s proving that today by licensing Swrve’s technology for analytics and A/B testing for mobile apps. Activision has already integrated Swrve’s technology into the recent hit mobile title Skylanders Cloud Patrol. The company will rely on Swrve...
Activision taps Swrve for mobile game analytics and A/B testing

Facebook Posts A Loss But Ups Revenue By A Third

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Yesterday was a good day to bury news of the less-than-stellar variety. So hats off to Facebook for announcing their Q3 2012 results yesterday. And, although the firm posted a loss, revenue was up, which meant that Facebook's stock soared by the close of trading yesterday. The secret is in...
Facebook Posts A Loss But Ups Revenue By A Third

Apple Wishes It Knew How To Quit Google's Money

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How much would you pay to be the default search engine in the iOS mobile operating system? According to a report at TechCrunch today, the magic figure that Google will be paying Apple for the privilege could be a whopping $1 billion dollars. That's because Google and Apple, while enemies...
Apple Wishes It Knew How To Quit Google's Money

This Week in MarissYa: iPhones for All, Flickr Love and Management Musical Chairs

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Even with all the swirl around the worrisome stock declines at Facebook, Groupon and Zynga, along with happier expected new product launches from Apple and Amazon, don’t think things aren’t cooking over in the land where Marissa Mayer reigns. In fact, the new CEO of Yahoo remains busy-busy-busy, as...
This Week in MarissYa: iPhones for All, Flickr Love and Management Musical Chairs

HTC Sues Apple For Patent Infringement

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HTC Corporation has taken legal action against Apple Inc., filing a complaint with the United States International Trade Commission (ITC) to halt the sale and importation of the iPhone, iPad and iPod in the United States. This is coming on the heels of Microsoft going after most of the mobile...
HTC Sues Apple For Patent Infringement

Samsung Shipped 1 Million Galaxy Note Phablets A Month

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As much as I love Samsung hardware, I’ve felt for a long while now that the Galaxy Note was a bit of a mistake. The screen size is just too big for me to wield the device comfortably, and I see no real value in the S-Pen other than having...
Samsung Shipped 1 Million Galaxy Note Phablets A Month

Upside of Google's Mobile Ad Push

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Google is making a fraction of the money from mobile ads as it does from online ads viewed on personal computers. But the Internet company is still performing better than many of its peers in the mobile arena....
Upside of Google's Mobile Ad Push
Besieged by a changing market, Intel chooses new CEO from the inside

No Plan B? The fallacies and risks of Microsoft's all-in Windows gambit

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You don't expect to hear shocking news coming out of the annual Goldman Sachs Technology and Internet Conference. Sure, the biggest names in technology put in regular appearances at the conference--the CEOs of Apple and Yahoo among them, this year--but no one ever says anything close to controversial. You...
No Plan B? The fallacies and risks of Microsoft's all-in Windows gambit
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