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Facebook stocks up on mobile ad success reports

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Facebook's ongoing efforts to monetize its ever-growing mobile user base may be paying off, as shares in the company were up today on reports that Facebook is further along in its mobile efforts than many expected. Facebook shares rose more than two percent today when a research report from Wedge...
Facebook stocks up on mobile ad success reports

Orange Rolling Out Facebook To All Phones In Africa

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Mobile phone users in Africa may be saying, “Orange you glad we can get on Facebook now?” France Telecom’s Orange service provider announced that the social network will soon available on any phone within its footprint across the continent, potentially giving Facebook’s mobile user count a huge boost. Orange, which...
Orange Rolling Out Facebook To All Phones In Africa

UK mobile users hoard their old phones to the tune of £6.86 billion

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A study out this morning says that the UK is a nation of phone hoarders. The numbers, based on research by One Poll and presented by the mobile and tablet recycling site SellMyMobile, calculate that £6.86 billion ($10.7m) worth of phones are unused around the UK and that the average mobile...
UK mobile users hoard their old phones to the tune of £6.86 billion

15 Startups Invade Fab's Old Headquarters And Gear Up For DreamIt's Summer Accelerator Program

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DreamIt Ventures, which has produced startups like ShowMe and Adaptly, has selected 15 companies selected for its summer accelerator program. They will be demoing on August 8 in New York City. Until then, the startups are working out of the old Fab office on 330 West 38th Street. Here's the...
15 Startups Invade Fab's Old Headquarters And Gear Up For DreamIt's Summer Accelerator Program

SoundHound passes 100 million users of its smartphone and tablet app

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SoundHound, the music search and discovery service has announced that more than 100 million smartphone and tablet users have downloaded its app and used it to identify songs or learn more about artistes. The service aims to provide an immersive experience for music fans by providing a simple way to...
SoundHound passes 100 million users of its smartphone and tablet app
Google+ login button launches across hundreds of partner sites

Which activities are preferred on tablets vs phones? Keynote tells all

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There’s not only a large amount of overlap in activities between smartphones and tablets, but owners of both device types also agree they want a faster mobile web experience. The data comes from Keynote’s Mobile User Survey (PDF), which the company published on Monday after surveying 5,388 people who owned...
Which activities are preferred on tablets vs phones? Keynote tells all

Airbnb Acquires A Fellow Y Combinator Startup, DailyBooth

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Airbnb has acqui-hired DailyBooth, TechCrunch reports. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. DailyBooth helps users tell the story of their lives through pictures. The DailyBooth team is led by CEO Brian Pokorney, and Airbnb will use its design and engineering talent to improve its mobile user experience. About 20%...
Airbnb Acquires A Fellow Y Combinator Startup, DailyBooth
BII REPORT: Why Mobile Video Is Set To Explode
Instagram & me: Love at first sight
How Miniclip went from web portal to 100M mobile downloads
Facebook rolls out carrier billing for mobile purchases
Spoof-proof location authentication to help legitimize mobile gambling

John Paczkowski: ‘Palm WebOS Designer Matias Duarte Joining Google’

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John Paczkowski: Mobile user interface master Matias Duarte has left Palm and evidently hired on at the most obvious of places: Google. Duarte, who led development of Palm’s webOS UI as the company’s senior director of human interface and user experience, has jumped ship, Palm confirms. And while the company...
John Paczkowski: ‘Palm WebOS Designer Matias Duarte Joining Google’

EFF publishes mobile user privacy bill of rights

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Speakers at privacy event warn developers that regulation will come if they don't shape up. [Read more]...
EFF publishes mobile user privacy bill of rights

Media Metrix Multi Platform

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comScore is announcing something today that I am quite excited about. It is called Media Metrix Multi Platform and comScore describes it this way in their announcement: Media Metrix Multi Platform offers unduplicated accounting of audience size and demographics that reflects today’s multi-platform digital media environment, which includes websites, apps...
Media Metrix Multi Platform
T-Mobile Android phones to come with Lookout Mobile pre-installed
BII REPORT: Why Mobile Video Is Set To Explode

Mobile barcode breakthrough means we may soon see them everywhere

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Mobile barcodes seem to be about to go mainstream, with Nokia and Sony Ericsson pre-installing barcode readers on many of their handsets. Barcodes in mobile are generally used to retrieve web content. For example a barcode on a poster can be scanned and used to retrieve a web page where...
Mobile barcode breakthrough means we may soon see them everywhere
Now 200M Users Strong, Viber Launches Desktop App With Video Calling In Version 3.0

The phone is poised to usurp the PC’s throne

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No one disputes the transformative change that desktop and mobile computing platforms have had on human communication in recent years. While the hierarchy of these devices is continuously evolving, phones are increasingly replacing desktops and laptops as the primary computing device in our digital lifestyle. Google found that more people have...
The phone is poised to usurp the PC’s throne
Mobile User Privacy Bill of Rights lays down guidelines for app developers

Instagram surges past Twitter in mobile user race

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Instagram has seen a huge spike in popularity among mobile device users over the past six months, pushing it past Twitter for the first time....
Instagram surges past Twitter in mobile user race

Detroit's LevelEleven gets $1M of local funding to gamify sales organizations

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At the beginning of the last century, Detroit was America’s “Silicon Valley.” That is to say, it was the center of innovation, entrepreneurship, and job creation. The last decade has been particularly brutal on the Motor City, but in fairness its decline was long in the making as entrenched conglomerates...
Detroit's LevelEleven gets $1M of local funding to gamify sales organizations

Nokia TV coming to Lumia smartphones in Finland

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ESPOO, Finland - You may have seen some excitement online about a new TV service from Nokia for our Lumia smartphones. We are very pleased to be able to confirm that Nokia TV, the latest Lumia entertainment offering from Nokia following Nokia Music and Nokia Reading, will be introduced in...
Nokia TV coming to Lumia smartphones in Finland

Green Dot acquires location-based services pioneer Loopt for $43.4 million in cash

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In a move straight out of left field, Green Dot, a provider of prepaid debit cards, has acquired Loopt for total consideration of $43.4 million in cash. The press release is below, we’re updating this post. Green Dot to Acquire Loopt Loopt is a pioneer in mobile user interface design,...
Green Dot acquires location-based services pioneer Loopt for $43.4 million in cash
App Install Ads Earned Facebook "Real Revenue" And Helped 3800 Developers Drive 25M Downloads

Hitwise: Google Has Top Mobile Website And 5 Of The Top 10

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Experian Marketing Services (Hitwise) announced Hitwise Mobile today, which offers traffic and related data about mobile user behavior. As part of the announcement the company showcased some of its data. For the week ending February 23, Google had the top mobile site overall in the US. It also had... Please visit Marketing Land for...
Hitwise: Google Has Top Mobile Website And 5 Of The Top 10

Twitter upgrades its mobile search experience by building a hybrid stream of tweets, users, and photos

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Today Twitter announced changes to its mobile user interface. The company is revamping its mobile search technology to better allows users on the go to find the content and information useful to them, by expanding what sort of data can be surfaced. The updated interface will include, in a single stream, photographs,...
Twitter upgrades its mobile search experience by building a hybrid stream of tweets, users, and photos
CHART OF THE DAY: Facebook Has Another Impressive Mobile Quarter
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