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When Mayer Called Yahoo's Mobile Revenue "Nascent," She Wasn't Kidding (And Here's the Actual Number She Left Out)

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On Yahoo’s recent fourth-quarter earnings call, CEO Marissa Mayer called the company’s mobile efforts a “nascent source of revenue,” a theme she reiterated in her appearance earlier this week at a Goldman Sachs’ investment conference in San Francisco. There, she said that the company was going to cut down...
When Mayer Called Yahoo's Mobile Revenue "Nascent," She Wasn't Kidding (And Here's the Actual Number She Left Out)

Chrome on iOS is sluggish, but at least it syncs

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During day two of the Google I/O conference the company moved away from the topics of Google Glass and Android to talk about its Chrome web browser and related web technologies. The Chrome web browser stole the show with the announcement that an iOS version would be available for the iPhone...
Chrome on iOS is sluggish, but at least it syncs

Verizon confirms 12-month Device Payment Plan for phones is launching April 21st

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Look: we know many on Verizon aren't happy that the carrier has revealed plans to lengthen its upgrade intervals right as smartphone update season is hitting full stride. However, there may be a consolation prize. As of April 21st, "some devices" in its smartphone range, not just the existing...
Verizon confirms 12-month Device Payment Plan for phones is launching April 21st

Offer: Sign Up Now For IGNITION And Get A Special Report On Mobile Usage

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The mania for the iPhone 5 is the latest evidence of how mobile devices are central to consumers' lives. What's next? Find out the latest market intelligence on mobile hardware, payments, publishing, and advertising at Business Insider's IGNITION: Future of Digital conference, taking place Nov. 27-28, 2012, in New York....
Offer: Sign Up Now For IGNITION And Get A Special Report On Mobile Usage

These are the devices that will soon be available on EE's 4G network

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Rebranding itself from Everything Everywhere to EE, the UK’s largest mobile operator today launched its new superfast 4G network. Sitting alongside Orange and T-Mobile, the company’s existing brands, the new network will be available in 16 cities by the end of the year. EE confirmed it will be offering a...
These are the devices that will soon be available on EE's 4G network

Multiple Usernames & Passwords No More: OneID Unveils Its Next-Gen Identity Service

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Today, our online identities are fragmented across an array of usernames, email addresses, screen names, social media accounts, passwords, and on and on. We struggle to remember our login info and passwords, so oftentimes we use a few simple passwords that are easy to remember, or find ourselves turning to...
Multiple Usernames & Passwords No More: OneID Unveils Its Next-Gen Identity Service
How Google Is Throwing Sand In Apple's Face
ETSI Formalizes The 40% Smaller 4FF Nano-SIM Standard

Microsoft smartphone rumors reemerge

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Microsoft is said to be working on its own branded smartphone, a device different in some manner from Nokia's Lumia 920 and HTC's Windows Phone 8X, as well as other models from Microsoft's hardware partners. Rumors of the new device began emerging earlier this week, but now WPcentral cites reliable...
Microsoft smartphone rumors reemerge

VLC 2.0 now available, offering faster decoding, a refreshed UI and experimental Blu-ray support

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The release candidate version slipped out a few days ago, but those waiting for the final release will be glad to know that version 2.0 of the open source VLC media player is now officially available for download. It's being dubbed a "major" release of the software, and with...
VLC 2.0 now available, offering faster decoding, a refreshed UI and experimental Blu-ray support

Here's how much in content sales turn Kindle File into a money maker

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How much in content sales does it take for Amazon to earn a 20 percent profit margin on its Kindle Fire hardware? About $10 per month, which generates $3 once Amazon takes its 30 percent cut. Senior analyst at ABI Research, Aapo Markkanen, estimated by doing the math last week,...
Here's how much in content sales turn Kindle File into a money maker

Ecosystem, Timing Work Against Canonical's Ubuntu For Smartphones

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Canonical, the makers of the Ubuntu open source operating system, first hinted that it would be making firmware for smartphones in late 2011. The technorati were dubious at the time, knowing full well that smartphone OSes are difficult to produce and that Ubuntu may be ill-suited to small form factors....
Ecosystem, Timing Work Against Canonical's Ubuntu For Smartphones
Access Denied: why Android's broken promise of unlocked bootloaders needs to be fixed

Google to appoint Dennis Woodside as Motorola Mobility CEO, replacing Sanjay Jha

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Google has replaced Sanjay Jha as Motorola Mobility’s CEO, reports Bloomberg.  The company has chosen Dennis Woodside, Google’s former Senior Vice President of Americas, to replace Jha. This move replaces Sanjay Jha in a position he has held since 2008, after being brought in to replace the outgoing Tim Armstrong....
Google to appoint Dennis Woodside as Motorola Mobility CEO, replacing Sanjay Jha

Apple & Yahoo reportedly in talks about deeper iPhone & Siri integration

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July 9-10, 2013 San Francisco, CA Early Bird Tickets on Sale Apple’s already offers Yahoo weather and finance data pre-loaded on the iPhone, but Yahoo and Apple are reportedly in talks to get more cozy, according to the Wall Street Journal. Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer came on to the...
Apple & Yahoo reportedly in talks about deeper iPhone & Siri integration
After high-end struggles, Nokia may announce more cheap phones next week

Gartner: PCs to grow just 4.4% in 2012 as tablets keep hold

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PC sales won't significantly bounce back in 2012, Gartner estimated on Thursday. Analysts saw shipments growing just 4.4 percent this year over last, to 368 million units, as PC builders played "catch-up" to tablets and other mobile hardware in interesting features. Research lead Ranjit Atwal didn't share the optimism of...
Gartner: PCs to grow just 4.4% in 2012 as tablets keep hold

Ping Is Dead. Long Live Apple's New Social Strategy

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Ping, the pseudo-social network once proudly baked into iTunes, will be no more by the end of the month, Apple announced on Thursday. It's a smart (if overdue) move, but now the company needs to get more serious about integrating established social networks into its products.    Amid celebrated hardware launches,...
Ping Is Dead. Long Live Apple's New Social Strategy

Samsung snaps up mSpot, teases a boost to media cloud efforts

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Talk of a Samsung cloud service might not have panned out at the Galaxy S III event, but that doesn't mean the Korean electronics giant isn't interested in the space. Samsung has just acquired mSpot, best known for its cloud music storage and its earlier movie streaming tie-ins with...
Samsung snaps up mSpot, teases a boost to media cloud efforts

Google's updated security roadmap details increased friction, reliance on hardware

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A lot has changed in the security realm since 2008 -- remember Alicia Keys' recent attempt to convince us her Twitter account was hacked, when we all know she still uses an iPhone even as BlackBerry's Creative Director? Pranks aside, the consumer world alone has been overrun with mass...
Google's updated security roadmap details increased friction, reliance on hardware

Microsoft to build its own Windows Phone, reports

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Rumors of a Microsoft-made phone have resurfaced, with three new reports claiming the Redmond-based company has mobile hardware ambitions. Boy Genius Report and China Times both claim that Microsoft is working on its own Windows Phone hardware, but neither publication names any sources. WPCentral also reports that Microsoft has...
Microsoft to build its own Windows Phone, reports

How Apple Gets All the Good Apps

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[ See post to watch video ] Apple tightly controls its software and hardware, and is fiercely competitive in battling its rivals, especially in the mobile market. And yet, while the company never creates apps for anyone else’s mobile system or device, each of its major mobile-platform foes—Google, Amazon and...
How Apple Gets All the Good Apps
In conversation with David Karp, CEO & Founder of Tumblr
PlayStation Mobile titles go on sale October 3rd, Sharp and Fujitsu join as hardware partners

Kno launches a free tool for publishers to turn boring files into an interactive ebook

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Ed-tech company Kno has the support of Silicon Valley venture capitalists, but it has struggled to find its niche, until today. Kno’s CEO Osman Rashid is confident about a product that can turn a boring PDF into an interactive ebook in “minutes.” This new publishing toolwas originally called “Evolve,”...
Kno launches a free tool for publishers to turn boring files into an interactive ebook

Amazon Needs To Buy Zynga (AMZN, ZNGA)

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If anyone is going to buy Zynga, it's Amazon. Not Yahoo. Not Facebook. Amazon. Zynga's continued struggles just make the case for the deal more urgent. Amazon wants to get into the games business. Just as Amazon didn't wait around for digital music and movies to kill its CD and...
Amazon Needs To Buy Zynga (AMZN, ZNGA)

Ahead Of Droid Razr HD Launch, Verizon Slashes Prices Of Motorola's Droid Smartphones

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Motorola has a big push coming. We have an invite for September 5 to a some secret event, and even more evidence of a Droid Razr HD has hit the web, confirming that Google’s mobile hardware team is ready to go toe-to-toe with the Samsung Galaxy S III in a...
Ahead Of Droid Razr HD Launch, Verizon Slashes Prices Of Motorola's Droid Smartphones

Remember MeeGo? It's Coming Back This Year in Two New Phones

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Led by numerous ex-Nokia officials, Finnish startup Jolla aims to create its own mobile hardware and MeeGo-based OS....
Remember MeeGo? It's Coming Back This Year in Two New Phones
Kno Expands Beyond College, Partners With Houghton Mifflin To Bring Digital Textbooks To K-12
Which Apps Got Screwed By iOS 6?
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