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Well's Social List-Making App Thinks Outside The "To-Do"

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Well, a new social and collaborative to-do list application from former Digg, Blip.fm and Rackspace engineers, is officially launching today on iPhone, web and mobile web. But according to ex-Digg engineer and Well CEO Arin Sarkissian, the focus for the application isn’t only on typical “to-do’s” which is why the app’s name doesn’t...
Well's Social List-Making App Thinks Outside The "To-Do"

Twitter Mobile Now Available In Arabic And Farsi

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Twitter just announced that its mobile Web site is now available in Arabic and Farsi. The main Twitter site has been available in those two languages, as well as Hebrew and Urdu, since March (which also marked the first time Twitter was available in right-to-left languages). At that time, Twitter...
Twitter Mobile Now Available In Arabic And Farsi

Mobile Roadie Adds iPad And Mobile Web To App Development Platform

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Mobile Roadie, which allows anyone develop and create sleek, rich media iPhone and Android apps, is launching a native iPad app creation platform and self-service mobile website product. Mobile Roadie offers a self-serve app development platform that integrates with YouTube, Brightcove, Flickr, Twitpic, Ustream, Topspin, Google News, RSS, Twitter, and...
Mobile Roadie Adds iPad And Mobile Web To App Development Platform

Mobile Internet to exceed PC access in India by the end of this year

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Use of the mobile Web is set to overtake fixed-line Internet in India by the end of the year, as the country’s mobile revolution continues at full speed. Statistics from statcounter – via Pluggdin — show that a steady depreciation in the use of Internet from PCs is coinciding with continued grow...
Mobile Internet to exceed PC access in India by the end of this year

Atomico-backed Silk launches smart search, data visualization tool in open beta

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Silk, a Web app that lets users collect, sort and consume information in a structured way, is opening up to the world after attracting 10,000 users to its private beta. Note: Silk is not to be confused with Amazon’s Silk, which is a mobile Web browser. The Amsterdam startup behind...
Atomico-backed Silk launches smart search, data visualization tool in open beta
With Ex-Yahoo CTO On Board, Yottaa Nabs $9M To Bring Affordable Mobile, Web Acceleration To SMBs

comScore: Google Sites Top Facebook On Mobile, But 4 Out Of 5 Mobile Media Minutes Spent In Apps

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Online and mobile research company comScore just released its newly rebooted and retooled Mobile Metrix report this morning, which examines mobile media usage across both apps and mobile web browsing. According to the new data, Google sites led as the top property on iOS, Android and RIM devices, reaching 96.9%...
comScore: Google Sites Top Facebook On Mobile, But 4 Out Of 5 Mobile Media Minutes Spent In Apps

Mobile now accounts for 10% of Internet usage worldwide, double that of 2010: report

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Mobile now accounts for 10 percent of all Internet usage worldwide, after the rise in demand and ownership of smartphones and tablets saw the proportional use of the mobile Web more than double over the last 18 months. Asia is the region where mobile is most active, accounting for almost 18...
Mobile now accounts for 10% of Internet usage worldwide, double that of 2010: report

Study: Arabic mobile advertising is a market wide open for the taking

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According to a study on the mobile Internet consumption habits of Middle Eastern smartphone users, there’s an Arabic-speaking market ready and waiting for more localized mobile advertising. Conducted by Plus7, the study polled over 4,000 smartphone users in the region, via their phones, giving insight into what Arab smartphone users are looking for when...
Study: Arabic mobile advertising is a market wide open for the taking
Android’s Now On Top For Mobile Browsing and Search, But Still A Challenger Elsewhere

When It Comes To Shopping, Mobile Web Trumps Apps – Led By Amazon, Says Nielsen

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There’s been lots of debate about whether mobile apps or the web have the upper hand when it comes to making content for smartphones, and when it comes to using it. Some interesting insights from Nielsen out today on how in the case of mobile shopping, for now the main...
When It Comes To Shopping, Mobile Web Trumps Apps – Led By Amazon, Says Nielsen

Lenovo begins work on $800M Chinese research center to boost mobile innovation

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Lenovo has begun work on a new China-based development center that will focus on the research, development and production of smartphones, tablets and other devices, as it bids to stay competitive in the mobile industry. The company today broke ground on the $800 million facility in Wuhan, which it says will begin operations...
Lenovo begins work on $800M Chinese research center to boost mobile innovation

Instagram Beats Twitter in Daily Mobile Users for the First Time, Data Says

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Of the 110 million current smartphone owners in the United States, users visited Instagram from their smartphones on a daily basis more frequently than they visited Twitter during the month of August, AllThingsDigital has learned, marking the first time that the massively popular photo sharing service has passed Twitter in...
Instagram Beats Twitter in Daily Mobile Users for the First Time, Data Says

Report: One-Third Of U.S. Moms Own Connected Devices, 97% Of iPad Moms Shopped From Their Tablet Last Month

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Remember when everyone in the tech industry sort of took a step back, looked at Pinterest, and said, whoa, this whole digital moms demographic might have some legs to it? Well, as it turns out, moms aren’t just out there pinning recipes and home decor to their Pinterest boards –...
Report: One-Third Of U.S. Moms Own Connected Devices, 97% Of iPad Moms Shopped From Their Tablet Last Month
Sephora Doubles Down On Tech: In-Store iPads, Revamped Website, Pinterest Tie-In

Only 170 Million Of Twitter's 500 Million Accounts Seem To Be Active

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Semiocast, a European analytics company, says its data on Twitter shows only 170 million of Twitter's 500 million+ accounts are active. That's about 27%, and the 500 million number includes a lot of spam bots. The US isn't the leader in active Twitter. According to Semiocast, 33% of active Twitter...
Only 170 Million Of Twitter's 500 Million Accounts Seem To Be Active

Spanish mobile ad network TAPTAP Networks taps $4.5 million in Series A funding

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Spanish mobile advertising startup TAPTAP Networks has landed $4.5 million in funding from early-stage investment firm Nauta Capital, The Next Web has learned. Founded in 2010 by Alvaro del Castillo, the Madrid-based startup operates what it says is the leading premium mobile advertising network in Spain. Its network includes some...
Spanish mobile ad network TAPTAP Networks taps $4.5 million in Series A funding

Opera Mini Now Has 169 Million Users, 56% Of Them Only Use The Mobile Web

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On the desktop, Opera‘s browser is only a minor player compared to Internet Explorer, Firefox, Chrome and Safari, but as a mobile browser, Opera competes head-to-head with Apple and Google. Worldwide, depending on which statistics you believe, it is either just ahead of the competition or a close runner-up. In...
Opera Mini Now Has 169 Million Users, 56% Of Them Only Use The Mobile Web
The mobile web finally gets an easy, secure payment system for in-app shopping
Replacing iOS 6 Maps: Hands-on with MapQuest, Bing, Waze, Google, Nokia

UCWeb, Browser To China and India's Millions, Seeks a Foot in Western Markets

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Not a household name quite yet in Western markets, China’s UCWeb — a mobile browser that has attracted a whopping 200 million monthly active users mostly in Asia — is looking to become one on this side of the Pacific. And it may be eyeing an IPO in a year...
UCWeb, Browser To China and India's Millions, Seeks a Foot in Western Markets

iPhone Internet Access Abroad: Amazing And Getting Cheaper

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After using a smartphone for years, the mobile Internet becomes so engrained in your life that you don't realize how much you rely on it until it's not there. Business and pleasure travel overseas, for example, are prime occasions where mobile web access can even be more useful than at home....
iPhone Internet Access Abroad: Amazing And Getting Cheaper

Android overtakes Opera to become the most popular mobile Web browser

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Android has already become the most dominant mobile device on the planet, and now the Google-owned operating system is the owner of the mobile Web’s most used browser, according to data from StatCounter. Figures from the online measurement service show that February saw use of Android’s Robot browser overtake Opera...
Android overtakes Opera to become the most popular mobile Web browser

Social gifting app Wrapp lands in the UK with big merchant partners in tow, heading to the US next

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Wrapp, the Swedish social gifting app maker co-founded by former Spotify CTO Andreas Ehn, is making its debut in the United Kingdom today. The service was previously available only in Sweden, even though has Wrapp has offices in Stockholm, London and Silicon Valley. A U.S. launch is up next, followed...
Social gifting app Wrapp lands in the UK with big merchant partners in tow, heading to the US next

AppStack Raises $1.5M From Eric Schmidt, Google Ventures, Gary Vee And Others

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Mobile web and ad optimization startup AppStack has just closed a $1.5 million seed round from Google Ventures, Eric Schmidt’s Tomorrow Ventures, Gary Vee, Don Dodge, and Punchbowl founder Matt Douglas. It’s not a huge surprise that Google Ventures and Eric Schmidt are involved in the financing, as AppStack is Google’s biggest...
AppStack Raises $1.5M From Eric Schmidt, Google Ventures, Gary Vee And Others

The BBC rolls out new ‘responsive’ mobile site, tailoring news layout to suit multiple devices

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The BBC has been slowly rolling out updates and overhauls across its digital services over the past year or so, and today it launched the latest iteration to BBC News for mobile devices. The broadcaster may have native mobile apps for Android and iOS, but there are some who access...
The BBC rolls out new ‘responsive’ mobile site, tailoring news layout to suit multiple devices

Google Maps to insert Street View into mobile Web app

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In what will most likely attract iPhone users disgruntled with Apple's map app, the tech giant plans to announce this week the addition of Street View to its Google Maps Web app. [Read more]...
Google Maps to insert Street View into mobile Web app

Use This App to Create Anonymous, Disposable Email Addresses

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Email addresses are the keys to the kingdom of all our personal data. It's too bad we had to relearn this lesson last week when Wired's Mat Honan had the crap hacked out of him. A foolproof way to limit your exposure to such attacks is to sign up to...
Use This App to Create Anonymous, Disposable Email Addresses

Official Olympics numbers: online engagement was mostly mobile

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Now that the Olympic Games is over, Alex Balfour, the Cricinfo co-founder who has spent the last six years as head of London 2012 new media, has compiled these slideshow stats summarising engagement through with the local organising committee’s 77 digital products. We have already reported strong mobile figures from...
Official Olympics numbers: online engagement was mostly mobile

Nielsen: US smartphones have an average of 41 apps installed, up from 32 last year

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The growing ubiquity of smartphones in the US is helping to drive the surge in app downloads, but as Nielsen reports the average number of apps per device has also increased significantly over the past year. The data measurement and research company notes that this time last year, 38% of...
Nielsen: US smartphones have an average of 41 apps installed, up from 32 last year
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