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Facebook’s revised SEC filing says $1 billion Instagram acquisition may not close in Q2 2012 after all

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In its revised S-1 filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Facebook was forced to admit that as a result of an investigation by the FTC, it may face a six-month wait until it can finalise its $1 billion cash and shares deal for Instagram. The form, which was...
Facebook’s revised SEC filing says $1 billion Instagram acquisition may not close in Q2 2012 after all

Here's A Glimpse Of Yahoo's Mobile-Focused Future (YHOO)

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Marissa Mayer has set a goal for Yahoo to be dominant in mobile by 2015. She didn't give a lot of details on how the company was going to do that. But we just caught a little glimpse. Next week, Yahoo is launching a new event series called Yahoo Connections,...
Here's A Glimpse Of Yahoo's Mobile-Focused Future (YHOO)

Android Is Getting Totally Blown Out Of The Water By iOS, According To This Real Time Data (GOOG, AAPL)

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Android may have a significantly larger share of the mobile market than iOS, but when it comes to actual user engagement, Apple is leaving Android in the dust. Nearly three quarters of mobile web traffic in the U.S. in the last 24 hours came from iOS devices like the iPhone...
Android Is Getting Totally Blown Out Of The Water By iOS, According To This Real Time Data (GOOG, AAPL)

IDC: Samsung and Apple rule connected device share, those who snooze in mobile lose

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Most market share studies are broken down by individual categories that don't tell the whole story of their successes and failures. IDC has stepped forward with a more holistic look that covers PCs, phones and tablets all at once -- and paints a very different picture. Samsung and Apple...
IDC: Samsung and Apple rule connected device share, those who snooze in mobile lose

Verizon CFO says shared data plans coming mid-year

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We've already from Verizon's CEO Lowell McAdam that the carrier was planning to offer shared data plans. And leaks have indicated that the carrier is already prepping its backend system for the change. Now CFO Fran Shammo has narrowed down the time frame a bit for us, telling a group...
Verizon CFO says shared data plans coming mid-year

FTC launches competition probe into Facebook’s acquisition of Instagram

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According to the Financial Times, the FTC is launching a “competition probe” into Facebook’s recent acquisition of photo sharing app Instagram. According to the Financial Times’ sources, such an investigation could take upwards of six to twelve months, which would delay the close of the sale, which Facebook had slated...
FTC launches competition probe into Facebook’s acquisition of Instagram

Good News For Google As Hewlett Packard Adopts Android OS For Its Mobile Devices

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But the news is a sore point for HP, which is playing catch-up in the mobile sector, after its disastrous Palm acquisition in 2010. Hewlett Packard has announced that future mobile devices will run on Android software. Although the news is a big thumbs-up for Google, meaning that even...
Good News For Google As Hewlett Packard Adopts Android OS For Its Mobile Devices
Tandem, a Mobile-Centric Accelerator, Puts New Emphasis on International Startups

Mozilla CEO Kovacs Pleads For Fragmentation; Says Fate Of Our Mobile World Can't Depend On Just Two Companies

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Gary Kovacs, the CEO of Mozilla, today took aim at Apple and Google — or possibly Apple and Samsung; you can take your pick about how you parse mobile dominance — and made a impassioned for the mobile world to remain competitive. At a keynote during the Mobile World Congress...
Mozilla CEO Kovacs Pleads For Fragmentation; Says Fate Of Our Mobile World Can't Depend On Just Two Companies
Apple's iPhone business may have already peaked
Larry Page: Android is important, but not critical to Google
.Home, .Love, where’s .Sex? The most desirable domains of the ICANN land grab
Yahoo continues quest to buy top mobile talent with OnTheAir deal

The iPhone and iPad Tops for HTML5, With Google's Galaxy Nexus a Distant Second

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While many people talk about HTML5 as a potential long-term threat to Apple’s mobile dominance, it turns out that these days iOS does the best job of rendering the Web standards. A study by Spaceport.io found that Apple’s phones and tablets perform up to three times better than Android devices...
The iPhone and iPad Tops for HTML5, With Google's Galaxy Nexus a Distant Second

Friday Fifteen -- September 28, 2012

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Welcome to the Friday Fifteen: 15 GIFs, images, videos, and links that tell the story of the week that was. This week’s biggest news involved self-driving cars, an apology from Apple, and a Blackberry promo video too bad for words… 1. Self-driving cars Big news for Google this week: Its...
Friday Fifteen -- September 28, 2012

Marissa Mayer Sets 2015 Goal For Yahoo Mobile Dominance, Achieved Through Acquisition (YHOO)

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One of Yahoo's biggest problems is that it is a desktop Web company, dependent on desktop Web users, who check their desktop Web mail. By the end of this decade, more people will be connected to the Internet through their mobile devices than their desktop computers. Already, Web-based email usage...
Marissa Mayer Sets 2015 Goal For Yahoo Mobile Dominance, Achieved Through Acquisition (YHOO)

How hybrid apps will help in the $100B battle for mobile dominance

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This story is part of a series exploring the convergence of design, technology, and commerce in the mobile industry. Find out more at MobileBeat 2013, July 9-10 in San Francisco. Read the full series here. Marko Lehtimaki is CEO and founder of AppGyver. Eighty percent of mobile usage is via native...
How hybrid apps will help in the $100B battle for mobile dominance
Apple supplier sees big Q4 boost, likely a good sign for iPhone 5 demand

Tim O’Reilly: Steve Jobs Is Trying To Build A Fundamental Challenge To The Web

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This morning during his keynote talk at Web 2.0 Expo, Tim O’Reilly took a look at the State of the Internet Operating System — a term he uses to describe the intertwined web services like search, the social graph, and payments systems that power applications on the web (and increasingly, mobile...
Tim O’Reilly: Steve Jobs Is Trying To Build A Fundamental Challenge To The Web

Brian Krzanich takes the reigns at Intel today

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Today's the day, trivia fans, when "Paul Otellini" stops being the answer to the question "Who is the CEO of Intel?" A fortnight ago, after a prolonged bout of speculation, current COO Brian Krznich was anointed as the Silicon Valley giant's sixth leader -- giving him a mere two...
Brian Krzanich takes the reigns at Intel today

Apple's Rumored iPad Mini Sure Doesn't Sound Like Apple

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Apple has had an amazing run of successes: iPod, MacBook, MacBook Pro, iPhone, iPad. Next on Apple's release schedule, if rumors are to be believed, may be an “iPad Mini,” a 7-inch version of the popular tablet. Would such a device extend Apple’s mobile dominance – or end the company's winning...
Apple's Rumored iPad Mini Sure Doesn't Sound Like Apple
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