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Twitter CEO: Unlike Facebook, We’re Naturally Suited to Mobile

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Mr. Costolo (Twitter.com) Okay, now we’re really wondering what’s up with Facebook’s mobile strategy. Because–according to CEO Dick Costolo, anyway–Twitter seems to be doing just fine making money off mobile. Reuters reports that Mr. Costolo appeared yesterday on a panel at a conference in San Francisco. Asked the difference between...
Twitter CEO: Unlike Facebook, We’re Naturally Suited to Mobile

Open secret: Rhapsody tops $35 million in quarterly revenue, gets closer to profit

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Rhapsody, the subscription music service based in downtown Seattle, has been a private company since spinning off from RealNetworks as a standalone venture. That means Rhapsody doesn’t report its quarterly numbers publicly. But Rhapsody’s financial results are actually revealed in an ongoing series of little-noticed footnotes in RealNetworks’ regulatory filings with...
Open secret: Rhapsody tops $35 million in quarterly revenue, gets closer to profit

REVEALED: The Original 'Google Phone' From 2006 (GOOG)

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As part of Oracle's lawsuit against Google over Java, the company showed off details of Google's original smartphone concept from 2006. The Verge published the designs. The so-called "Google Phone" looks a lot like BlackBerrys at the time. Google reportedly pitched the phone to T-Mobile and said it would help...
REVEALED: The Original 'Google Phone' From 2006 (GOOG)

Is it crazy to think we could we see a Yahoo! phone or mobile OS at some point?

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There is a major Internet brand in Silicon Valley that has hundreds of millions of users, significantly improving mobile apps, a position that places it between the Big 4 of Apple, Google, Microsoft and Amazon, and it may not be out of the realm of possibility that it could come...
Is it crazy to think we could we see a Yahoo! phone or mobile OS at some point?
Intel CEO Paul Otellini announces retirement in May as company's mobile strategy remains uncertain

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

The Real Story Behind Adobe’s Failed Mobile Strategy (ADBE, AAPL)

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The past weeks' events surrounding the new language in Apple's iPhone Developer Program License Agreement -- which prohibits developers from using such software as Adobe's CS5 suite for converting Flash content for the iPhone -- have exposed the San Jose software giant's shortcomings in the mobile space. Interestingly enough, these...
The Real Story Behind Adobe’s Failed Mobile Strategy (ADBE, AAPL)

Zuckerberg: Facebook Stock Drop is Disappointing; Mobile Strategy is Misunderstood

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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg says it is “disappointing” that the stock has dropped as much as it has but said that the company’s mobile strategy that will guide its growth is “misunderstood.” “The performance of the stock has obviously been disappointing,” Zuckerberg said at the TechCrunch Disrupt conference on Tuesday....
Zuckerberg: Facebook Stock Drop is Disappointing; Mobile Strategy is Misunderstood
The Nokia 301 Is An $85 Feature Phone With Smartphone-Style Camera Tricks To Nip At Android's Low End
Tailoring your mobile strategy to the "new" Millenials
A plea to HP: make your mobile products pop
Mark Zuckerberg To Speak Tomorrow At Y Combinator Startup School
Why AMD needs to kick into high gear -- or be left behind by Intel and ARM

BII MOBILE INSIGHTS: One Billion Smartphones Shipped By 2016

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Mobile Insights is the new daily newsletter from BI Intelligence that collects and delivers the top mobile strategy news. It is delivered first thing every morning exclusively to BI Intelligence subscribers. Sign up here for a free trial of BI Intelligence today. Mobile Can Lead The Way To The Rebirth Of Print Media (AdAge)Consider the smart...
BII MOBILE INSIGHTS: One Billion Smartphones Shipped By 2016

Were Facebook Investors Fooling Themselves? Psychologists Say Yes

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Despite plenty of ominous signs leading up to Facebook’s initial public offering last month, legions of small-time investors walked eargerly toward their financial doom. Why? Psychologists think they have an answer. Fairly obvious indicators that Facebook’s giant IPO might not be the bonanza originally expected included slowing revenue growth, lower-than-expected...
Were Facebook Investors Fooling Themselves? Psychologists Say Yes

Facebook updates its Messenger app with feature allowing you to provide direct feedback

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Facebook has just released an update to its iOS Messenger app. Now in the iTunes store, users will be able to use it to provide feedback about the app directly to the company. Granted, it’s not necessarily a major update that the average person might come to expect from an...
Facebook updates its Messenger app with feature allowing you to provide direct feedback

Loku thinks Web first in crafting mobile strategy

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In most cases, mobile developers are focusing on native apps, hitting iOS and Android before looking at the mobile Web. But Loku, a local discovery service, will flip the conventional wisdom on its head with plans to launch a mobile Web app before it tackles native apps. The company, based in...
Loku thinks Web first in crafting mobile strategy

Facebook's Zuckerberg Gives Zynga's Stock Price a Boost

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Mark Zuckerberg’s appearance today at TechCrunch Disrupt not only gave his own company’s stock a bump, but it also boosted shares of its close partner, Zynga. In after-hours trading, Facebook’s stock jumped 3.4 percent to close at $20.08 a share. The social games company, which has faced its own struggles...
Facebook's Zuckerberg Gives Zynga's Stock Price a Boost

BII MOBILE INSIGHTS: News Consumption Is All About Mobile Now

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Mobile Insights is the new daily newsletter from BI Intelligence that collects and delivers the top mobile strategy news. It is delivered first thing every morning exclusively to BI Intelligence subscribers. News Consumption Is All About Mobile And Social (Pew Research Center via GigaOM)A new study from the Pew Research...
BII MOBILE INSIGHTS: News Consumption Is All About Mobile Now

REPORT: The iPad Will Not Support The Super Fast 4G Wireless Networks (AAPL)

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The next iPad will not support the speedier LTE wireless network, according to Chinese tech site M.I.C. Gadget: Readers will also be pleased to know that the price has not increased either. We at M.I.C. feel that this is because the rumored LTE will not be integrated. As indicated...
REPORT: The iPad Will Not Support The Super Fast 4G Wireless Networks (AAPL)

BII MOBILE INSIGHTS: Should It Really Be Mobile First, Web Second?

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Mobile Insights is the new daily newsletter from BI Intelligence that collects and delivers the top mobile strategy news. It is delivered first thing every morning exclusively to BI Intelligence subscribers. Sign up here for a free trial of BI Intelligence today. In The Rush To Mobile, Don't Ignore The Power Of The Web (Fast Company)Fred...
BII MOBILE INSIGHTS: Should It Really Be Mobile First, Web Second?
10 Actionable Trends For Mobile Marketers In 2013

Dropbox Is Doing The Smartest Thing It Can To Protect Itself From Google: Staffing Up In Mobile (GOOG)

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Dropbox is hiring a bunch of Android, iPhone and iPad developers to regear its file-storage service for mobile devices, according to a post listing job openings on Hacker News. It looks like the company is completely remaking its mobile applications — both for consumers and for businesses. Here are some of...
Dropbox Is Doing The Smartest Thing It Can To Protect Itself From Google: Staffing Up In Mobile (GOOG)
Facebook's Zuckerberg: 'The biggest mistake we've made as a company is betting on HTML5 over native.'

Microsoft picks new Windows Phone marketing VP for revival

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Microsoft hoped to turn around its mobile strategy on Monday with word it had hired Thom Gruhler to become its Corporate VP of Windows Phone Marketing. He was leaving a position as the managing partner for technology at major ad agency McCann Worldgroup. As part of his history, he's best...
Microsoft picks new Windows Phone marketing VP for revival

Salesforce rolls out new mobile features for its Chatter social network

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Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) giant Salesforce.com is announcing new features for its Chatter social network’s Android and iOS native apps, as part of a larger effort to enhance its mobile offerings. Inside the Chatter app for smartphones and tablets, users will be able to view and edit the status of deals in...
Salesforce rolls out new mobile features for its Chatter social network

Financial Times passes 2m users for its HTML5 web app

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Mobile now driving 12% of subscriptions to the newspaper's digital offeringThe Financial Times has attracted more than 2m users to its HTML5 web-app, 10 months after its launch.The app was launched in June 2011 in response to Apple's introduction of new rules governing subscription-based iOS apps.The sticking point for the...
Financial Times passes 2m users for its HTML5 web app

YouTube launches its own iPhone application, iPad app coming next

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YouTube just went live with its own iOS app, bringing advanced features like social sharing, access to the site’s channel guide as well as tens of thousands of previously unavailable music videos to the iPhone. The application replaces a system app developed by Apple that won’t be part of iOS...
YouTube launches its own iPhone application, iPad app coming next
Marissa Mayer says Yahoo's top priority is a 'focused, coherent mobile strategy'

What a Successful Facebook Mobile Strategy May Look Like

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Even Mark Zuckerberg concedes that the biggest challenge on Facebook's plate is developing a viable mobile strategy. The question is: How? In recent announcements, the company has shown that it's thinking hard about the answer. Here are some things Facebook's mobile engineers should consider. The problem is devilish: Moving Facebook to smartphones...
What a Successful Facebook Mobile Strategy May Look Like
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