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BII REPORT: Why Mobile Commerce Is Set To Explode

IBM: Apple's iOS dominated holiday shopping, 330% greater than Android

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Holiday shoppers weren't just buying lots of Apple gear this year; they were buying with Apple gear, with iOS users shopping more than three times as much as mobile users on Android....
IBM: Apple's iOS dominated holiday shopping, 330% greater than Android

AOL Reader hands-on: An unexciting but solid Google Reader replacement to rival Feedly

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We knew AOL was planning its own replacement to the soon-expiring Google Reader, and now we’re able to share a complete look at the upcoming service. Pitching with the slogan “all your favorite websites, in one place,” AOL’s Reader came as a surprise to us at first, but when you consider...
AOL Reader hands-on: An unexciting but solid Google Reader replacement to rival Feedly
Zillow's Marketplace revenue nearly doubles in a strong Q4
Kinect in a smartphone? Amazing Cirque du Soleil Chrome experiment reveals the future of web browsers

LifeStreet Media pays developers more than $125 million in ad revenues

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Advertising technology company LifeStreet Media today announced its mobile advertising revenue is growing at an annualized rate in excess of 250 percent, and that to date it has has paid out more than $125 million in ad revenues to publishers and developers. LifeStreet also reported that it has driven...
LifeStreet Media pays developers more than $125 million in ad revenues

The MLB's Passbook ticketing experiment pays off

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The day after Apple released iOS 6, I was at a Giants game in San Francisco, trying out the Passbook integration ginned up by the MLB and Tickets.com. I loved it. It was a seamless experience, and you could tell that there was a ton of thought put into how...
The MLB's Passbook ticketing experiment pays off

Driven By Apps, Fab's Mobile Sales Leapt On Thanksgiving Day (AAPL, FB)

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Fab, the high-design e-commerce site, did 40 percent of its Thanksgiving Day sales through mobile devices, CEO Jason Goldberg reports. The trend highlights two things: the explosive growth of mobile commerce overall, and the increasing importance of gatekeepers who can drive shoppers to apps. It also reflects shifting consumer behavior....
Driven By Apps, Fab's Mobile Sales Leapt On Thanksgiving Day (AAPL, FB)
Apple iPhone Users Most Likely To Research Products, Buy And Bank On Their Devices

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

Facebook adds free calling to iOS app

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The social network is giving even more of its mobile users a free way to reach friends through voice over IP. [Read more]...
Facebook adds free calling to iOS app
Chartboost's Kiosk program creates new revenue opportunities for mobile game developers
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Nuance's 'Nina' to add Siri-like features to customer service apps on iOS and Android

There's A Major Flaw In Zynga's Plan To Fix Itself (ZNGA)

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Zynga has a plan to fix itself that involves becoming a more mobile-focused company and putting more resources behind the "With Friends" brand, Shayndi Raice at the Wall Street Journal reports. It has no choice but to figure out mobile. Zynga's mobile users are growing three times faster than its...
There's A Major Flaw In Zynga's Plan To Fix Itself (ZNGA)

Facebook revenues up 40%

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Social networking company performs better than expected thanks to surge in people accessing site via mobileFacebook beat Wall Street's expectations on Wednesday, announcing fourth-quarter earnings of $64m (£40.5m) on revenues up 40% to $1.59bn, and announced that mobile revenue had doubled and mobile users exceeded desktop ones. But its shares...
Facebook revenues up 40%

Mobile users clam up, use more data, survey shows

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Mobile users in North America are hanging up and using email, text or social networking at a rapid pace, according to a survey by PriceWaterhouseCoopers....
Mobile users clam up, use more data, survey shows
Keek snags $7M for social video service
Chinese mobile internet usage jumps 22 percent to 388 million
An over-abundance of apps isn't the same as app burnout

Don't fret: There's another mobile RSS reader for you out there yet

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It’s been a bit of an interesting week for Android users. On the one hand, Samsung, the world’s biggest Android handset manufacturer, just announced the next iteration of its very popular smartphone, and on the other, Google announced the impending shut down of Reader, which will inevitably impact mobile...
Don't fret: There's another mobile RSS reader for you out there yet

After a 20-month suspension, Google reopens paid app sales in Taiwan

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After more than 20 months without access to paid apps on Google Play, Taiwanese Android devices users will finally be able to download their favourite premium titles, after Google ended its dispute with the Taipei City Government over longer app trials. Ealier today, Google told Focus Taiwan that it was “pleased...
After a 20-month suspension, Google reopens paid app sales in Taiwan

IRIScan Anywhere 3 portable scanner unveiled

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Optical character recognition pioneer I.R.I.S has announced the availability of IRIScan Anywhere 3, a cordless, battery-powered, portable scanner enabling mobile users to digitize documents, receipts, and photos without a connected computer.......
IRIScan Anywhere 3 portable scanner unveiled

Qualcomm wants you to say its name

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The chip maker got out of the consumer device business long ago. It's now realizing that it can no longer afford to take a back seat, even if it doesn't sell directly to mobile users. FORTUNE -- Anyone who witnessed Qualcomm's opening keynote at the recent Consumer Electronics Show in Las...
Qualcomm wants you to say its name

Telly video discovery app now optimized for Android tablets

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Social discovery applications are becoming more and more popular amongst mobile users, and Telly's certainly one that's leading the way in this category. Today, in an effort to get on as many devices as possible, the video-focused service has released a new version of its app which is vastly...
Telly video discovery app now optimized for Android tablets

Facebook's Android Event Leads To Speculation That It's Launching Its Own Smartphone

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HTC is rumored to be the partner here. An invitation to an event next week has reignited the Facebook smartphone rumor again. Entitled "Come see our new home on Android", the launch is taking place at Facebook HQ in Menlo Park on Thursday 4 April, and has 9to5Google claiming...
Facebook's Android Event Leads To Speculation That It's Launching Its Own Smartphone

Onebip mobile payment releases single-click purchasing feature for in-browser buying

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Mobile users who buy on the fly should watch their pockets as Onebip, the mobile payment business unit of global mobile commerce company Neomobile, has released its new single-click purchase feature for its Onebip Mobile Browser. This means that brands, mobile companies and digital and online merchants can use the new...
Onebip mobile payment releases single-click purchasing feature for in-browser buying

BII REPORT: The Current State of Mobile Gaming

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Gaming is one of the fastest-growing usage categories in mobile, with huge growth seen in Apple's iOS and Google's Android platforms. In particular, social mobile gaming, enabled by always-connected smartphones and the "freemium" revenue model, is particularly strong. BI Intelligence has produced a new report on Mobile Gaming, taking a look at the size of the mobile...
BII REPORT: The Current State of Mobile Gaming

How situationally intelligent apps are tackling the scourge of lateness

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I’m no punctuality Nazi but I appreciate the effort that goes into showing up on time. And most days, I allot plenty of time to get to my appointments though when I do show up late, it can be by a lot. But increasingly, mobile users have fewer excuses for...
How situationally intelligent apps are tackling the scourge of lateness
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