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What You Need To Know About Mobile Behavior

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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. What You Need To Know About Mobile Search Behavior (SurveyMonkey / iAcquire via Blogtreprenuer)Survey Monkey and digital marketing agency iAcquire recently joined forces to determine holistic Internet...
What You Need To Know About Mobile Behavior

North Korea set to enable 3G mobile Internet access in March

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North Korea is allowing foreign users access to the Internet over mobile devices. The ability for travelers to use the country's 3G network comes one month after the secluded country permitted the use of mobile phones by tourists, though not quite the same access will be offered to resident citizens...
North Korea set to enable 3G mobile Internet access in March

Google's CEO On The Mobile Challenge: 'We're Going To Make More Money Than We Do Now' (GOOG)

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Despite the fact that Google controls Android, the largest mobile operating system in the world, analysts still worry that the company is "challenged" in mobile. Just last week, Heather Bellini at Goldman Sachs laid out the reasons for skepticism about Google's mobile business. Here they are, briefly: Google had 70%...
Google's CEO On The Mobile Challenge: 'We're Going To Make More Money Than We Do Now' (GOOG)

Delhi-based Playcez is first GSF India grad to land funding, closes 6-figure dollar seed round

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Earlier this week we published an interview with Rajesh Sawhney – the man behind GSF India and its new accelerator program – in which he voiced his expectation that “nine or ten” of the inaugural class of 15 startups will close funding in the coming months. That first step has been taken after Delhi-based event...
Delhi-based Playcez is first GSF India grad to land funding, closes 6-figure dollar seed round

Baidu earns $1.26 per share on $859 million in revenue in Q2, beating analyst projections

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Baidu reported second quarter earnings of $1.26 per share, and revenues of $859 million. Both figures exceeded analyst expectations. This is a breaking story, please refresh for updates. What follows is the company’s full release: Second Quarter 2012 Highlights Total revenues in the second quarter of 2012 were RMB5.456 billion ($858.8 million), a...
Baidu earns $1.26 per share on $859 million in revenue in Q2, beating analyst projections

North Korea reportedly cuts 3G for tourists, restricts access to long term visitors

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It was just a month ago that North Korea started allowing mobile internet access to visitors (while still restricting it from citizens), but now a tour group says that program has ended. First reported by North Korea Tech, a post on the Koryo Group site indicates that tourists can...
North Korea reportedly cuts 3G for tourists, restricts access to long term visitors

Over 100 internet centers open in Cuba, prove time really is money

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When you're reading angry tweets about dropping to 3G in an LTE dead zone, it's easy to forget that for some people, getting online isn't even an option. In Cuba, internet access is extremely limited and out of financial reach for most, but news early this year of an...
Over 100 internet centers open in Cuba, prove time really is money

Cisco Just Published A Massive, Detailed Report Predicting The State Of Mobile In 2017

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Cisco predicts that, by 2017, smartphones and tablets will consume three times more data on service providers networks than the entire, desktop Internet. What are the ramifications for this massive adoption? Cisco answers those questions and more in its annual report on the growth of the mobile Internet.Mobile data traffic will increase 13-fold...
Cisco Just Published A Massive, Detailed Report Predicting The State Of Mobile In 2017

Of money and mobile: OpenMarket sees the future as limitless

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At the Open Mobile Summit in London, a gathering of big players in the market gathered to look at the future of movements like media and mobile payments. The practise of spending money via a mobile device is still very fragmented as technology companies work on making the process smoother...
Of money and mobile: OpenMarket sees the future as limitless

What Apple's Spectacular Earnings Mean For Phone Carriers

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This week Apple and the major carriers are announcing their latest financial figures.  This quarter saw a slight decrease from last year but the numbers are still spectacular. Verizon and AT&T sold 7.5 million iPhones combined - 64.1% of all smartphones sold.  Smartphones in the U.S. have reached an inflection...
What Apple's Spectacular Earnings Mean For Phone Carriers
GOLDMAN: Here's Why Google Is 'Challenged' In Mobile (GOOG)

How online ruined dating ... forever

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From OkCupid to Match.com, Grindr and Tinder, dating just isn't what it used to be. FORTUNE -- It was iconic 80's rocker singer Pat Benatar who popularized the phrase "love is a battlefield." But it has been the ubiquity of the mobile Internet that realized it. A few weeks ago,...
How online ruined dating ... forever
AT&T sold a record 10 million smartphones in Q4 as Android and iPhone sales hit all-time highs

BII MOBILE INSIGHTS: More Ad Money Is Going Mobile

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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. Worldwide, More Money Goes Mobile (eMarketer)Mobile ad spending around the world more than doubled last year, eMarketer estimates, and though growth will moderate this year, double-digit increases...
BII MOBILE INSIGHTS: More Ad Money Is Going Mobile

'Microsoft Is Still Searching For Its Own Identity In The Post-PC Era' (AAPL, MSFT)

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Microsoft's new Surface tablet will do nothing to slow down the iPad, says Apple analyst Brian White of Topeka Capital Markets. In a note this morning, he writes, "If imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, the compliments from Microsoft poured down like a torrential storm on Apple last night....
'Microsoft Is Still Searching For Its Own Identity In The Post-PC Era' (AAPL, MSFT)

Softbank acquires 70% stake in Sprint for $20.1 billion

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In a webcast today,  Japanese operator Softbank has acquired a 70 percent stake in US operator Sprint, financing the deal with $8 billion in new capital and shares and $12 billion in existing shares. Softbank says that it will allow the company to “establish an operating base as one of...
Softbank acquires 70% stake in Sprint for $20.1 billion

Ofcom announces UK 4G auction bidders: seven networks fight it out for 250MHz of new spectrum

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Just ahead of the auction set to start in January 2013, UK regulator Ofcom has confirmed the networks gunning for next-generation spectrum. Alongside familiar names like Telefonica (O2), Vodafone, EE and Hutchison (which powers Three), Niche Spectrum Ventures (a BT subsidiary), HKT and MLL will also be looking to...
Ofcom announces UK 4G auction bidders: seven networks fight it out for 250MHz of new spectrum

U.S. to top the world in mobile ad spending for the first time

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Every year, for the past few years, marketers have been insisting that ‘this will be the year of mobile.’ Well, it looks like this year might actually be a high watermark for mobile advertising in the U.S. in some kind of quantifiable way. For the first time, the U.S. will...
U.S. to top the world in mobile ad spending for the first time

Mobile phone companies braced for Ofcom to announce 4G winners

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Ofcom will reveal whether the auction of mobile airwaves has succeeded in raising the £3.5bn, anticipated by George OsborneThe results of the 4G auction - the biggest sale of British airwaves in over a decade - will be announced on Wednesday, with mobile phone networks Vodafone, O2 and EE expected...
Mobile phone companies braced for Ofcom to announce 4G winners

Three shrugs off 4G with 1m new mobile phone customers

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The UK's smallest mobile phone network becomes the fastest growingThree, the mobile phone network owned by Hong Kong conglomerate Hutchison Whampoa, has added 1.04 million customers in the UK in a year.With 300,000 joining in the last quarter, the country's smallest network is now also the fastest growing, with 8.8...
Three shrugs off 4G with 1m new mobile phone customers

EE releases 4G tariffs as the UK moves toward October 30 launch

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EE, the network formerly known as Everything Everywhere has released the details of its pricing and plans for superfast broadband and 4G mobile services in the UK. 4G, or 4GEE as the company has dubbed it, arrives in the United Kingdom on October 30 and should provide speeds up to...
EE releases 4G tariffs as the UK moves toward October 30 launch

AT&T acquires NextWave Wireless for $25m up front, to boost mobile Internet capacity

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US telecommunications powerhouse AT&T has announced that it has agreed to acquire NextWave Wireless, which holds key licenses in the Wireless Communication Services (WCS) and Advanced Wireless Service (AWS) bands. NextWave Wireless produces mobile multimedia solutions and speculates in the wireless spectrum market. The company is perhaps most notable for...
AT&T acquires NextWave Wireless for $25m up front, to boost mobile Internet capacity

Telefónica risk-taker bets the future on digital expansion

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Matthew Key, former head of O2 in the UK, is gambling that he can make new digital and online ventures pay off for the Spanish telecoms firmMatthew Key's career has been marked by three big bets. As head of the O2 mobile network in the UK, he decided to back...
Telefónica risk-taker bets the future on digital expansion
Chinese mobile internet usage jumps 22 percent to 388 million

You Don't Need A Prototype To Raise A Seed Round

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Editor’s note: Editor’s note: Mike Hirshland is the founder of Resolute.VC, a seed-stage venture capital firm. Prior to Resolute, he was a General Partner with Polaris Venture Partners where he led the creation of Dogpatch Labs as well as Polaris’s investments in companies including Automattic (WordPress), Quantcast, KISSmetrics and Q1 Labs (IBM). Follow him on his...
You Don't Need A Prototype To Raise A Seed Round

How fast is your mobile internet? Help us crowdsource it

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4G has reached the UK, but how fast is your mobile phone's internet? Test it here and help us crowdsource it• Test your mobile speed NOWToday, to mark the arrival of 4G and cut through the marketing noise, we are asking Guardian readers to help create a mobile internet speed...
How fast is your mobile internet? Help us crowdsource it

O2 joins the portable WiFi movement with the launch of its Pocket Hotspot device

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O2 is taking on the likes of 3′s Mifi with the launch of its Pocket Hotspot today. These little devices provide WiFi access on the go wherever users have a strong enough 3G signal. O2′s offering enables up to five devices to connect simultaneously to share mobile internet access. Good news for people...
O2 joins the portable WiFi movement with the launch of its Pocket Hotspot device

Vodafone offers unlimited voice, texts, 1GB data with £29-per-month Red plan

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It's a sign of the times that as our smartphones do more, the less we use them for their intended purpose, you know, as a phone. Vodafone's seizing upon the trend by offering you unlimited calls and texts, but keeps a firm hand on the hose marked "data allocation."...
Vodafone offers unlimited voice, texts, 1GB data with £29-per-month Red plan

Mobile Hotmail Privacy Breach Shows You Someone Else’s Inbox

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When we check our email or log into social networks on our mobile phones, it’s natural that we trust it will bring us to the right place. Microsoft is reporting that some Hotmail users have been accidentally shown other users’ inboxes when using the service on their mobile. In their...
Mobile Hotmail Privacy Breach Shows You Someone Else’s Inbox

India’s leading operator Bharti Airtel unveils mobile advertising service

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Indian operator Bharti Airtel has followed up its recent deal with Qualcomm that strengthens its 4G mobile service plans, with a move into the mobile advertising space, the Times of India reports. The carrier, which saw growth from April take it to 183.3 million subscribers, unveiled its m-Advertising platform, which it says...
India’s leading operator Bharti Airtel unveils mobile advertising service
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