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BlackBerry maker RIM set to lay off 2,000 -- report

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The once-strong mobile company will hand out pink slips worldwide come June 1, Canada's Globe and Mail is reporting. [Read more]...
BlackBerry maker RIM set to lay off 2,000 -- report
Apple and Motorola may use arbitration to settle patent disputes

Nokia completes sales and lease-back of its Espoo, Finland HQ

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As promised, Nokia has sold its Espoo, Finland headquarters to another Finnish company, Exilion, and signed a long-term lease to stay on as principal tenant. The company reported that the property, dubbed Nokia House, sold for 170 million euros and that the deal for the 48,000 square meter property...
Nokia completes sales and lease-back of its Espoo, Finland HQ

Facebook Built A $300 Million Mobile Business -- Find Out How At IGNITION Mobile

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A little over a year ago, Facebook's mobile ad business barely existed.  But in January 2013, CEO Mark Zuckerberg described Facebook as a "mobile company" and  announced that its mobile ad business netted nearly $300 million in revenue (23% of total ad revenue) in Q4 2012 alone. How did Facebook achieve such...
Facebook Built A $300 Million Mobile Business -- Find Out How At IGNITION Mobile

Nokia plans to launch Lumia 920 on November 2, report says

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The mobile company has not confirmed that's the case, but not two reports say November is when it'll launch. [Read more]...
Nokia plans to launch Lumia 920 on November 2, report says

Want a vibrating tattoo that alerts you to a call? Nokia does

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The mobile company has filed for a patent that would let it place haptic feedback technology onto a tattoo to alert customers to a new call. [Read more]...
Want a vibrating tattoo that alerts you to a call? Nokia does

RIM's Struggles: 10 Reasons the Enterprise Is Backing Away From BlackBerry

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NEWS ANALYSIS: The enterprise is starting to turn its back on Research In Motion and its BlackBerry smartphones. And there isn't much the mobile company can do about it. - Research In Motion has been going through an exceedingly difficult time over the last several months. Its mobile market share...
RIM's Struggles: 10 Reasons the Enterprise Is Backing Away From BlackBerry

Facebook's Zuckerberg: "We're Not Going To Build A Phone"

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Facebook is a mobile company, but stop asking Mark Zuckerberg about the phone thing already. On its fourth-quarter earnings call on Wednesday, the Facebook CEO and founder may have said the word "mobile" 1.59 billion times, but that legendary Facebook phone is just a fairy tale. "People keep on asking...
Facebook's Zuckerberg: "We're Not Going To Build A Phone"

Usablenet is the Biggest Mobile Company You’ve Probably Never Heard Of

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Mr. Taylor (retail-systems.com) New York-based Usablenet is the largest provider of mobile and multiplatform services for brands, powering the mobile presences of 75 of the top 300 retailers--so why have we never heard of them? Usablenet was founded way back in the dark ages, after the 90's dotcom boom but...
Usablenet is the Biggest Mobile Company You’ve Probably Never Heard Of
Yahoo's latest redesign experiment takes a page from Windows 8 tile design

Can You Pronounce Huawei?

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Never mind that this is clearly an ad agency video; it’s clever. And smart. After all Huawei has big plans for the U.S. market. “We’re not known to the general public,” James Jiang, vice president of product and marketing for Huawei, said at CTIA last October. “We’re taking the...
Can You Pronounce Huawei?
Motorola cuts 4,000 workers, will focus on fewer products as part of Google's reinvention

CrowdStar Co-Founder and GM Jeffrey Tseng promoted to CEO

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Mobile and social game developer CrowdStar today announced that co-founder and general manager of products Jeffrey Tseng has been promoted to CEO of the company. Former CEO and co-founder Peter Relan returns to his post of executive chairman on CrowdStar’s board of directors. CrowdStar said that the change comes as...
CrowdStar Co-Founder and GM Jeffrey Tseng promoted to CEO
Kicking Nokia When It’s Down, Class-Action Suit Filed

Facebook's Aim for 2013: Mobile Experiences That Just Can't Be Done on a PC

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For much of its timeline, mobile has been an afterthought for Facebook. Last year the company aimed to move to be more of a “mobile first” company. In 2013, the company’s goal is to create services and features that aren’t even possible on a PC. “So many things are unlocked...
Facebook's Aim for 2013: Mobile Experiences That Just Can't Be Done on a PC
BlackBerry appoints former Sony Ericsson CEO and an ex-Verizon exec to its board of directors

Palm Smartphones Come To AT&T, Hope To Avoid Mistakes Made At Verizon (PALM, T)

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Palm's Pre and Pixi smartphones are going to be available at AT&T for $149 and $50 each, AT&T announced today. The good news for Palm is that the second largest mobile company in the country is going to stock its phones. The bad news is that AT&T probably won't be...
Palm Smartphones Come To AT&T, Hope To Avoid Mistakes Made At Verizon (PALM, T)

As Fantasy Football Servers Fumble on Game Day, Yahoo Rolls Out More Homepage Tests Ahead of December Launch

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Yahoo’s new CEO Marissa Mayer is continuing her tweaking of the critical homepage of the Silicon Valley Internet giant. New “bucket tests” of various iterations rolling out today to small sets of users across the service, as the company zeros in on launching it widely in the December 7...
As Fantasy Football Servers Fumble on Game Day, Yahoo Rolls Out More Homepage Tests Ahead of December Launch

Mobile app roundup: Google victorious, malware fines and Because We May

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Google victorious in Oracle patent suit — After months of legal dealings, a jury has ruled Google did not violate Oracle’s Java patents in the development of its Android operating system, the Verge reports. Social networking ties with gaming for smartphone usage – Mobile analytics company Flurry is reporting that consumers now spend...
Mobile app roundup: Google victorious, malware fines and Because We May

Facebook revenues up 40%

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Social networking company performs better than expected thanks to surge in people accessing site via mobileFacebook beat Wall Street's expectations on Wednesday, announcing fourth-quarter earnings of $64m (£40.5m) on revenues up 40% to $1.59bn, and announced that mobile revenue had doubled and mobile users exceeded desktop ones. But its shares...
Facebook revenues up 40%
Booting Up: Looks Like Notorious Club Kid Mark Zuckerberg Was at a Rave

iPhone and Android are different, so stop trying to compare them

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Another trends report. More rabble-rousing about which is better. The fanboys fighting the fanboys. Can it be over already? Since both devices stepped on the block, there has been endless comparisons between iPhone and Android. Researchers conduct countless “head-to-head” data analyses, polls and measurements to find out which is the...
iPhone and Android are different, so stop trying to compare them
For The First Time, Facebook's 680M Mobile DAUs Surpassed Web DAUs -- Zuck Says It's Now A "Mobile Company"
Scoble on Apple-Samsung: "this is actually a sizable win for Samsung"

GM drives back into Facebook's arms with new mobile-only ad campaign

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For General Motors, all advertising roads lead back to Facebook. Almost a year ago, GM, the U.S’s second-largest advertiser, publicly parted ways with Facebook, arguing that the social network’s display ads were ineffective. This was just days ahead of Facebook’s less-than-stellar IPO, so the timing couldn’t have been worse. Now,...
GM drives back into Facebook's arms with new mobile-only ad campaign
Marissa Mayer says Yahoo's top priority is a 'focused, coherent mobile strategy'
The Jolla 'Other Half' is the Nokia version of an Android smartphone, sort of
RIM kills off its cheapest BlackBerry PlayBook

Angry Birds, fat pigs and the future of television

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Rovio’s Angry Birds games have been downloaded more than 1.7 billion times, and are played by more than 263 million active users per month. The company is now targeting those hundreds of millions of players with a weekly animated show called Angry Birds Toons, which launched in mid-March. Rovio has...
Angry Birds, fat pigs and the future of television

Marissa Mayer Will "Talk About Where She Is Taking Yahoo" in First Media Interview Since Becoming CEO

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Marissa Mayer — the typically press-loving Silicon Valley exec who has avoided much media interaction since she took over as CEO of Yahoo — will be doing her first sit-down interview at the end of the month at a Fortune magazine event. In the chat, according to an invite...
Marissa Mayer Will "Talk About Where She Is Taking Yahoo" in First Media Interview Since Becoming CEO
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