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Mobile becomes a core component of AdSense

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We launched AdSense for mobile content before the smartphone revolution when everyone had a flip phone. Our goal was to help pioneering publishers monetize their mobile content. Since then, we’ve seen mobile technology advance and an increasing number of consumers are viewing content from “smarter” mobile devices. To make...
Mobile becomes a core component of AdSense
Apple will give parents iTunes credits, refunds over in-app purchases lawsuit

[Infographic] Mapping the Tools in the Mobile Development Ecosystem

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The mobile development ecosystem is a large, complicated space. There are innovative startups making tools for native and mobile Web apps along with large enterprise-grade companies that offer solutions from cloud support to frameworks and developer environments. For a mobile developer, it can be confusing to know where to turn...
[Infographic] Mapping the Tools in the Mobile Development Ecosystem

Nokia Pumps $250 Million Into Mobile Tech Startups

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Nokia finally had a profitable quarter. Now it's spending a quarter of a billion dollars investing in the future. Nokia has said it's going to invest $250 million into its own worldwide ventures effort, Nokia Growth Partners. The fund invests in mobile communications tech startups. Nokia explained the deal...
Nokia Pumps $250 Million Into Mobile Tech Startups
The Nexus 4 is a warning: If you're going Android, you're following the carriers' rules
Larry Page: More than 750M Android activations to date

Nokia Growth Partners Launches Third Fund Backed By $250M From Nokia, Expands In China

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Nokia’s venture capital arm Nokia Growth Partners (NGP), which was founded back in 2005 and invests in mobile-related ventures in the U.S., Europe and Asia, has launched its third fund — back by a further $250 million long term commitment from Nokia. The VC firm is also expanding its presence in China...
Nokia Growth Partners Launches Third Fund Backed By $250M From Nokia, Expands In China

iTunes users spend $40/year on apps, music, and digital shtuff

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July 9-10, 2013 San Francisco, CA Early Bird Tickets on Sale Apple has built a massive and fast-growing $16 billion annual revenue stream in digital content alone, Apple analyst Horace Dediu says. The company announced that quarterly iTunes revenues topped $4 billion — including $2.4 billion in content alone...
iTunes users spend $40/year on apps, music, and digital shtuff

ASO (App Store Optimization) Is The New SEO, And Here’s A Tool To Do It

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What’s the hardest thing about building a successful mobile app? If you answered “building a mobile app,” you’re wrong. It’s getting your app found. With over 600,000+ iOS applications, and now some 450,000 on Android, the real challenge for developers is having their app surfaced higher than hundreds of other competitors in...
ASO (App Store Optimization) Is The New SEO, And Here’s A Tool To Do It

Adobe Reintroduces PhoneGap, Expanding Mobile App Options

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A year ago, the mobile development community was shocked to learn that one of it favorite tools, PhoneGap, was acquired by Adobe. PhoneGap promised to give the world a wider range of mobile apps by letting developers turn Web-based HTML5 apps into native apps for iOS and Android. How would...
Adobe Reintroduces PhoneGap, Expanding Mobile App Options
Mozilla’s HTML5-based Firefox OS coming in early 2013
The BlackBerry Z10 gets at least one thing right: Repairability
Windows apps on Android? Wine could make it happen
Why carriers need to treat developers more like partners

Mozilla's First Peak Of Firefox OS Smartphones

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Top: Keon Bottom: Peak Mozilla is turning its dreams of a smartphone running its own custom-built mobile operating system into a reality. In conjunction with Geeksphone, Mozilla announced two developer preview mobile devices today, dubbed Peak and Keon. Running Mozilla's Firefox OS, neither of the phones are much to...
Mozilla's First Peak Of Firefox OS Smartphones
BII REPORT: How 4G LTE Is Transforming The Mobile Ecosystem

Facebook puts weight behind industry-wide initiative to push HTML5 forward

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Facebook announced a new industrywide consortium including manufacturers like Samsung and carriers like AT&T and Verizon meant to push HTML5 forward with a single set of standards. During a keynote address at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Facebook Chief Technology Officer Bret Taylor also announced a test suite called Ringmark, that will...
Facebook puts weight behind industry-wide initiative to push HTML5 forward

Juniper: Mobile Malware Increased 155% in 2011

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Malware permeated the mobile ecosystem in 2011. The issue is not going away either. Smartphones have an unprecedented amount of personal data that malicious hackers are drooling to obtain. Everyday they are coming up with more sophisticated attacks and scheming ways on how to infiltrate that data trove in your...
Juniper: Mobile Malware Increased 155% in 2011

Over $1 billion in big brand budget on stage at MobileBeat 2013

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July 9-10, 2013 San Francisco, CA Tickets On Sale Now It’s becoming more and more evident to the mobile ecosystem that the” big money” is coming from established brands looking to connect, engage, and sell like never before. Our sixth annual MobileBeat event — July 9-10 in San Francisco...
Over $1 billion in big brand budget on stage at MobileBeat 2013

T-Mobile could become the good guy carrier you've always wanted

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If you’re thinking of making the switch to a new carrier, T-Mobile is making a good case for what it should be the one you choose. The self-described “un-carrier” will start rolling out its LTE network later this month, and with it, is activating the LTE functionality in the Galaxy Note II, which...
T-Mobile could become the good guy carrier you've always wanted

Apple reportedly turns to Taiwan's TSMC for make next A7 chip

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An unconfirmed report suggests that Apple has turned to Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. to produce its upcoming A7 processor for mobile devices. The Taiwanese contract manufacturer is the largest foundry, or maker of chips that are designed by other companies. DigiTimes reported that the company is expected to tape...
Apple reportedly turns to Taiwan's TSMC for make next A7 chip
How Google's game services API will convince devs to make better games
Mobile Search: How Smartphones Are Disrupting The Internet's Biggest Business

We’ve got 50 passes to #GenMobile at Google I/O

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VentureBeat has long been a supporter and facilitator of the ‘mobile’ discussion. In fact, we’re holding our fifth annual MobileBeat event in just over two weeks, where we’ll be exploring the enormous role that design is playing across the mobile ecosystem. Outside of our own events, we’re always eager...
We’ve got 50 passes to #GenMobile at Google I/O

Android Has Won — Time for Chrome OS to Move Along?

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Google with its annual developer conference, Google I/O, dominated the technology conversation last week. Whether it was taking jabs at Apple, launching a competitor to H.264 video technology or simply offering its own version of Amazon S3, the Big G didn’t disappoint its fans (though some remain skeptical of certain...
Android Has Won — Time for Chrome OS to Move Along?
Mozilla’s Boot To Gecko Becomes Firefox OS, Scores Support From Sprint, Deutsche Telekom, ZTE, And More

News Reading Shifts To Tablets

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Mobile Insights is a daily newsletter from BI Intelligence that collects and delivers the top mobile industry news. It is delivered first thing every morning exclusively to BI Intelligence subscribers. News Readers Spend As Much Time on Tablets as Print (Journalism.co.uk) Consumers in the U.S., Germany, and France are spending as much time reading news on...
News Reading Shifts To Tablets
How Location-Based Services Are Transforming The Mobile Industry

Samsung's new Wallet app looks suspiciously like Apple's Passbook

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Samsung gets a lot of flack for aping Apples’ hardware design, but it does its share of copying on the software end, too. The company is taking the wraps off of Wallet, its ticket management app that’s almost painfully reminiscent of Apple’s Passbook, which was announced last June. Like Passbook, Wallet...
Samsung's new Wallet app looks suspiciously like Apple's Passbook

Privacy in the mobile age? You're doing it wrong, say EU regulators

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Everyone knows how finicky the European Union is when it comes to data protection in the cloud, but until now there hasn’t been much noise regarding the humble smartphone app. Now a group of privacy regulators from across Europe has published its opinion on that subject, and the result may...
Privacy in the mobile age? You're doing it wrong, say EU regulators
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