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With Intel's Otellini phasing out, new CEO may bring fresh mobile focus

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Intel CEO Paul Otellini is getting ready to leave the company, and analysts say this could be a positive change for the world's largest chip maker....
With Intel's Otellini phasing out, new CEO may bring fresh mobile focus
Zurb releases Foundation 4, a mobile-first, 'forward-thinking dev/designer's dream'

Facebook CTO leaving company to build future start-up

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Facebook Chief Technology Officer Bret Taylor announced today that he will be leaving the company later this summer to start a new business with friend and Google App Engine founder Kevin Gibbs. Director of Engineering Mike Vernal and Director of Mobile Engineering Cory Ondrejka will continue to lead in his absence,...
Facebook CTO leaving company to build future start-up

Never mind Zynga: Facebook claims its last three months of game revenue are a record

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Facebook has revealed a snapshot of the amount of activity games receive on its platform. While it has 250 million people playing games on Facebook monthly, the more impressive statistic was the fact that Q1 2013 was the social networking company’s best three-month quarter in terms of game revenue. Not...
Never mind Zynga: Facebook claims its last three months of game revenue are a record

Google Now Coming To The Desktop, Per Chromium Builds For Windows And Chrome OS

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Google Now on Android is one of the more genuinely exciting developments for that mobile OS in recent memory, and new evidence today signals it’s on its way to the desktop, too. A new reference to Google Now support for Windows and Chrome OS in the latest Chromium backend specifically allows a...
Google Now Coming To The Desktop, Per Chromium Builds For Windows And Chrome OS

Facebook continues its mobile focus with quiet launch of Facebook Pages Manager on Android

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Ensuring that Android smartphone and tablet owners are able to enjoy the same features as their iOS counterparts, Facebook has quietly launched its Pages Manager app on Google Play, just hours after it updated its iOS and Android Messenger apps to include voice messaging. The Appside noticed the new Facebook app,...
Facebook continues its mobile focus with quiet launch of Facebook Pages Manager on Android

WOW: One Kings Lane Says 25% Of Its Total Revenue Came From Mobile Last Month

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People seem to have no problem shopping on mobile devices. For example, high-design flash-sales site Fab says more than one-third of its visits come from mobile. But home-decor site One Kings Lane says a significant chunk of its actual revenues are coming from iPads and smartphones already. CEO Doug Mack tells...
WOW: One Kings Lane Says 25% Of Its Total Revenue Came From Mobile Last Month

Groupsourced educational app Answer Underground launches verified accounts for academics

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Today groupsourced educational application Answer Underground has released a new feature today that allows academics to be verified on its platform, allowing those most qualified to be marked as such, helping students better find key information to solve their educational questions. Answer Underground, a company currently focused on the iOS...
Groupsourced educational app Answer Underground launches verified accounts for academics
Liveblogging Inside Social Apps: Social Apps for Marketers and Brands, Maximizing Audience Engagement

TNW's Daily Dose: The FTC closes its Google probe, Facebook launches Android Pages Manager, and more

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Google is all but cleared by the FTC, Spotify stops users from purchasing music downloads (for now, at least), and Facebook quietly launched a Pages Manager app for Android. It’s all in today’s Daily Dose. You can catch The Daily Dose every Monday through Friday right here on The Next...
TNW's Daily Dose: The FTC closes its Google probe, Facebook launches Android Pages Manager, and more

Foursquare finally optimizes its Android app for tablets and big smartphones

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It’s taken it a while, but Foursquare finally has an app with Android tablets in mind. The app update, released this week, comes with a browsing experience ideal for tablets and phones with large screens. In keeping with Foursquare’s ongoing efforts to give all of its products the same look, the...
Foursquare finally optimizes its Android app for tablets and big smartphones

Japanese mobile social gaming comes to London as GREE moves into Silicon Roundabout

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GREE, the Japanese social mobile games company, has established a new studio in East London’s tech district, known locally as Silicon Roundabout. GREE has already seen international growth this year. The firm revealed plans for a development studio in Vancouver, Canada just last month. The company’s new base in London will...
Japanese mobile social gaming comes to London as GREE moves into Silicon Roundabout

Kleiner Perkins Has Now Put Over $450 Million In Nearly 40 Mobile Investments

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This week, Kleiner Perkins partner Matt Murphy joined us in the TechCrunch TV studio for our Ask A VC series. As we discussed on the show, Kleiner Perkins has been making a solid bet on mobile for the past few years. In fact, we’ve confirmed with the firm that...
Kleiner Perkins Has Now Put Over $450 Million In Nearly 40 Mobile Investments

Marissa Mayer Leads First Investor Call As Yahoo CEO With Emphasis On Hiring & Culture, Call For More Mobile Focus

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In what is arguably her largest major public speaking appearance since taking over the CEO role at Yahoo this past summer, Marissa Mayer kicked off the third quarter conference call with investors and analysts this afternoon by digging into a decidedly non-technical topic: People. In particular, Mayer utilized the first...
Marissa Mayer Leads First Investor Call As Yahoo CEO With Emphasis On Hiring & Culture, Call For More Mobile Focus

Lenovo S920 and S820 leak, could pack Android 4.2.1, quad-core CPUs and dual-SIM slots

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Lenovo's still far from a boldfaced name when it comes to Android smartphones. Its Clover Trail+-packing K900 aside, the company's mobile focus tends to skew towards the lower-end. And so it seems the company's prepping two new Jelly Bean handsets for the Asian market, the purported S920 and S820,...
Lenovo S920 and S820 leak, could pack Android 4.2.1, quad-core CPUs and dual-SIM slots

Facebook boosts mobile with Osmeta acquisition

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Taking on more than a dozen new engineers -- some with Android know-how -- the social network deepens its mobile focus. [Read more]...
Facebook boosts mobile with Osmeta acquisition

Responsive Design Framework Foundation 4 Goes Mobile-First, Switches From jQuery To Zepto

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Product design company ZURB just launched the fourth version of Foundation, its responsive design framework that directly competes with Bootstrap. The new version, ZURB tells us, has been completely rewritten from a mobile-first perspective. The company says this “empowers a designer to reverse their thinking ” and lets you “design for...
Responsive Design Framework Foundation 4 Goes Mobile-First, Switches From jQuery To Zepto

ZURB launches Foundation 4: A responsive, front-end framework with emphasis on 'mobile-first'

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Product design firm ZURB, the creator of tools like Notable and Verify, has just released Foundation 4, the latest iteration of its open-source, front-end, responsive framework, which serves as an alternative to frameworks like Bootstrap. With this release, ZURB touts that its code-base has been “completely rewritten [to be] mobile-first,” and that its Foundation framework has...
ZURB launches Foundation 4: A responsive, front-end framework with emphasis on 'mobile-first'

Post-Facebook IPO: What VCs Are Looking For In The Next Great Social Network

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Editor’s note: Joe Medved, a partner at SoftBank Capital, focuses on early-stage consumer and enterprise mobile, social marketing, gaming, and commerce investments. He serves on the boards of BestVendor, CrowdTwist, Jump Ramp Games and Thumb. SoftBank Capital’s other investments include BuzzFeed, Buddy Media, The Huffington Post and Omgpop. You can...
Post-Facebook IPO: What VCs Are Looking For In The Next Great Social Network
Sheryl Sandberg on Facebook's mobile focus, Google Glass, and being 'bossy'

LinkedIn mobile: Joff Redfern Q&A

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LinkedIn's head of mobile products Joff Redfern discusses monetisation, discoverability and screen convergence ahead of his talk at the Mobile Business SummitMobile is the word on everybody's lips - what are you building and how are you planning for a future in which mobile surpasses desktop?Early last year the percentage...
LinkedIn mobile: Joff Redfern Q&A

At Y Combinator’s Biggest Demo Day Yet, Mobile Is Taking Over

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There are plenty of observations to be made about Y Combinator‘s Demo Day. It’s the biggest ever, with 66 companies in this winter class. It’s more diverse than past years, with many companies being led by women and people of color. And the audience, packed in at the Computer History...
At Y Combinator’s Biggest Demo Day Yet, Mobile Is Taking Over

Apple and Yahoo in Talks to Expand iPhone and Siri Access to Yahoo Sports, News Data

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Apple and Yahoo are believed to be discussing a closer partnership for the iPhone, iPad and Siri that would open up more of Yahoo’s data, such as sports and news, The Wall Street Journal reports. While sources told the paper that the deal wasn’t imminent, they did note that talks...
Apple and Yahoo in Talks to Expand iPhone and Siri Access to Yahoo Sports, News Data

BII MOBILE INSIGHTS: Mobile-First Isn't A Strategy

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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. Forget Mobile-First: Solution-First Is The Only Way (Econsultancy)Mobile-first, in and of itself, isn't a strategy. And for all of the impressive mobile statistics that are used to...
BII MOBILE INSIGHTS: Mobile-First Isn't A Strategy
API manager Apigee gets $20M for mobile focus
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