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Meet Marissa Mayer's New Yahoo App

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Yahoo just rolled out an update to its mobile news app, which includes the technology from its $30 million acquisition of news summarization service Summly....
Meet Marissa Mayer's New Yahoo App

Facebook Says Growth Of Mobile Users Threatens Its Ad Revenue

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Facebook's IPO filing with the SEC states that the massive growth in users accessing the social network from mobile devices actually poses a risk to its revenue model, which is heavily dependent on advertising. The company warned in its risks section: Growth in use of Facebook through our mobile...
Facebook Says Growth Of Mobile Users Threatens Its Ad Revenue

Listen to the Engadget Mobile Podcast, live at 5PM ET!

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Another week has come and gone, and another Engadget Mobile Podcast is ready to begin. Myriam Joire, Sean Cooper and Brad Molen are ready for the latest round of weekly mobile news and will get you caught up to speed... LTE speed. Join us at 5PM ET! February 10,...
Listen to the Engadget Mobile Podcast, live at 5PM ET!

Flud 2.0 meets quirky green robot: Startup launches ‘Spotify for news’ app for Android

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If you’re not yet familiar with Flud and its nifty news reader app, maybe it’s because it’s only been available for iOS devices (iTunes link) until very recently. Earlier this morning, the company formally launched its Flud 2.0 news reading app for Android on Google Play, and it’s well worth...
Flud 2.0 meets quirky green robot: Startup launches ‘Spotify for news’ app for Android

Under pressure, Facebook to track app usage for mobile ads

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Under the gun to show that it can make big money in mobile, Facebook is reportedly planning to unveil a new product that will target ads based on the apps a consumer has on his phone. Citing people familiar with the plans, The Wall Street Journal said Friday that the recently...
Under pressure, Facebook to track app usage for mobile ads

Facebook filling the gaping hole in its mobile strategy

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It looks like Facebook wants to address the big weaknesses in its mobile business model before it has to deal with nagging questions from its investors. According to FT, Facebook is set to include sponsored posts in the news feeds of its phone and tablet apps as well as...
Facebook filling the gaping hole in its mobile strategy
Nine publishers ready to embrace Zite’s mobile news app
Facebook will put ads on mobile news feed and logout screen

Mobile Miscellany: week of June 10th, 2013

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If you didn't get enough mobile news during the week, not to worry, because we've opened the firehose for the truly hardcore. This week, the Lumia 925 touched down in Germany, a popular RSS client for Android broke free of its Google Reader shackles and BBM Channels received some...
Mobile Miscellany: week of June 10th, 2013

Finally, Yahoo does something kind of smart by buying mobile news app Summly

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We’ve beaten up on Yahoo a number of times for the company’s lack of innovation and other weaknesses, including CEO Marissa Mayer’s edict against remote working, so it’s probably fair to point out when the moribund web portal actually does something interesting — and the acquisition of news-reading app Summly...
Finally, Yahoo does something kind of smart by buying mobile news app Summly
More mobile ads headed your way as Facebook opens new ad unit to all app makers
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Facebook brings ads to mobile news feed and logout screen

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Facebook on Wednesday announced at the company’s Marketing Conference that premium ads will now appear in its mobile application. Advertisements will be displayed on mobile news feeds — much like Twitter’s “promoted” tweets — starting immediately, with desktop logout screen advertisements scheduled to roll out in April. Previously, users...
Facebook brings ads to mobile news feed and logout screen
Facebook's mobile-only user base up 24%, now 126M people

Pulse Is Getting Ready To Make Money, Is Hiring Its First Sales Executive

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Pulse, the popular free mobile news reader for iPhone, iPad and Android, could soon get ads. Until now, Pulse, which launched its first app in May 2010, was ad free and the company focused more on user acquisition than monetizing its service. A new job posting on Pulse’s site, however,...
Pulse Is Getting Ready To Make Money, Is Hiring Its First Sales Executive

Mobile Miscellany: week of April 8th, 2013

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If you didn't get enough mobile news during the week, not to worry, because we've opened the firehose for the truly hardcore. This week, we were treated to a peek at the Lumia 928 in white, Canada's upstart carriers made waves, BlackBerry users got a new free calling option...
Mobile Miscellany: week of April 8th, 2013

Betaworks' News.Me Team Is Rebuilding An All-New Digg, Launching August 1

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News updates from Fast Company.The team at News.me, a mobile news app from NYC tech incubator Betaworks, says we'll see a completely rebuilt version of Digg on August 1, built out in just six weeks by their team of 10. We already knew Betaworks was going to put the News.me...
Betaworks' News.Me Team Is Rebuilding An All-New Digg, Launching August 1

Twitter ad revenues higher than expected on strong mobile numbers -- report

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A research firm predicts that Twitter will earn nearly $1 billion in advertising revenue in 2014, largely on the strength of mobile ad sales. The figure exceeds the firm’s earlier predictions and reflects Twitter’s ongoing emergence as a force in mobile marketing. According to eMarketer, Twitter will pull in $528...
Twitter ad revenues higher than expected on strong mobile numbers -- report

Facebook 2012: A Year in Review

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When 2012 began, Facebook users were just beginning to adopt Timeline and try out Open Graph apps. Over the past 12 months, the company has run thousands of tests, launched several new products, overhauled existing ones and ramped up monetization efforts. Along the way, Facebook went public and passed 1 billion monthly...
Facebook 2012: A Year in Review

NextStories for iPad surfaces fresh articles based on the site and subject you're currently reading

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Curation, aggregation and just about any other kind -ation has become something of a well-flogged horse in the mobile news space. So it’s just as well NextStories doesn’t use either of these buzzwords in its proposition, even though aggregation is a word I would use to describe it. Earlier this...
NextStories for iPad surfaces fresh articles based on the site and subject you're currently reading

As Facebook hits 250m monthly gamers it starts rolling out a new Games feed on profiles

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Facebook has released a whole slew of new figures at the Game Developers Conference in San Francisco today, showing significant growth in the number of people playing social games and completing microtranscations. The company also revealed that it will be launching a new Timeline section later this week focused on...
As Facebook hits 250m monthly gamers it starts rolling out a new Games feed on profiles

@GoogleMobile: 'We're closing up shop'

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We’re closing up shop. From now on, tune into other product accounts (goo.gl/3ZUvr) or @android for all your Google mobile news. — Google Mobile (@GoogleMobile) August 1, 2012 This is pretty clear-cut, but Google Mobile on Twitter will discontinue tweets through the @GoogleMobile handle. The account was primarily for other...
@GoogleMobile: 'We're closing up shop'

Mobile Miscellany: week of April 16th, 2012

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Not all mobile news is destined for the front page, but if you're like us and really want to know what's going on, then you've come to the right place. This past week, Verizon announced that its LTE service now covers two-thirds of the US population, and T-Mobile dropped...
Mobile Miscellany: week of April 16th, 2012
App Install Ads Earned Facebook "Real Revenue" And Helped 3800 Developers Drive 25M Downloads

Facebook Stops Its Long-Awaited Ad Network Before It Starts (For Now)

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Looks like we’ll have wait a bit longer to see Facebook’s much-anticipated ad network. The social giant is putting the brakes on a test it launched earlier this year that that let it place its own ads on other developer’s mobile apps. And while it has also been talking to...
Facebook Stops Its Long-Awaited Ad Network Before It Starts (For Now)

Your Average Facebook Post Only Reaches 16% Of Your Friends

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You’re not unpopular, it’s just the nature of the news feed. Amongst all the business-related news at FMC, Facebook revealed that the average news feed story from a user profile reaches just 16% of their friends. Your actively shared links, photos, and status updates probably reach much higher than 16%...
Your Average Facebook Post Only Reaches 16% Of Your Friends

Facebook's Entire Brand Advertising Business Boils Down To One Number: 16%

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One secret reason why Facebook ad revenues haven't quite taken off like they should – and are, in fact, decelerating – is that for years now, brands have advertised on Facebook without paying Facebook. Here's how they've been doing it: Brands build a "page" on Facebook. Facebook users become...
Facebook's Entire Brand Advertising Business Boils Down To One Number: 16%

Summly's teenaged founder says he wants to help make Yahoo great again

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Nick D’Aloisio just agreed to sell his mobile news-reading startup Summly to Yahoo for a rumored $30 million — which wouldn’t be that unusual, except for the fact that D’Aloisio is 17 years old. But while many seem to be assuming the young entrepreneur will take his windfall and flee...
Summly's teenaged founder says he wants to help make Yahoo great again

Case study: Facebook mobile install ads take app from No. 253 to No. 5 in App Store

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Facebook advertising company Naningans ran a Facebook mobile campaign for an e-commerce app developer during the holidays, moving the app’s rank in the Apple Store from the mid-200s to the top 10 in its category, with the use of Facebook’s mobile app install ads. Within a 10-day campaign period leading...
Case study: Facebook mobile install ads take app from No. 253 to No. 5 in App Store

Mobile Miscellany: week of March 5th, 2012

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Not all mobile news is destined for the front page, but if you're like us and really want to know what's going on, then you've come to the right place. This past week, one clever individual has repackaged HTC's Beats equalizer for use on any Android smartphone, and we've...
Mobile Miscellany: week of March 5th, 2012
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