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Google announces Web Designer, a new HTML5 content creation tool aimed at ad development ... for now

Placed Launches Placed Affiliate to Let Developers Monetize by Sharing App Location Data

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Seattle-based Placed is an analytics service that ties consumers’ smartphone behavior to brand insights, helping companies understand how their customers shop in retail locations, and showcasing to developers how users behave in their apps. Today the company is launching Placed Affiliate, a way for developers to make money by sharing information...
Placed Launches Placed Affiliate to Let Developers Monetize by Sharing App Location Data

Lucky numbers: Should you get a 7 or a 10 inch tablet?

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For as long as tablets have been a thing, the devices have ranged across a spectrum of sizes, from a too-massive 13 inches down to a dubious not-quite-sure-if-this-is-a-tablet 5 inches. Most manufacturers aren't even ashamed of the fractional inches attached to the screen size, to the point that such fractionals...
Lucky numbers: Should you get a 7 or a 10 inch tablet?
App of the Week: FlightTrack goes free with useful little app

Option XYFI is 'world's smallest' personal hotspot -- we go hands-on!

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Option's XYFI (pronounced ex-WiFi) was announced earlier this week with little fanfare but piqued our interest with its claim to being the world's smallest personal hotspot. We had an opportunity to look and discuss it at a quiet table at MWC today, a nice change from a showy booth....
Option XYFI is 'world's smallest' personal hotspot -- we go hands-on!
French fashion startup raises $1.5M to spread 'ineffable French touch' worldwide

NVIDIA outs new mobile GPU line, boasts 'every leading notebook manufacturer' support

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In NVIDIA's ongoing efforts to monopolize the technical-sounding graphics card market, the California-based components manufacturer today announced a new mobile line of GPUs aimed at notebook computing. That's five new GPUs in total, with the GeForce GT 720M and 735M making up the "mainstream" segment, while the GT 740M,...
NVIDIA outs new mobile GPU line, boasts 'every leading notebook manufacturer' support

Microsoft Rumored To Launch Bing Fund Angel Incubator Scheme

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News updates all day from Fast Company.According to well-sourced rumors, Microsoft is poised to reveal Bing Fund, a brand new angel incubator effort. It's not a typical fund, however, and as its name suggests it's actually intended to drive innovation in Microsoft's own Online Services Division (the segment of the...
Microsoft Rumored To Launch Bing Fund Angel Incubator Scheme

Nokia banks on social integration to help boost mobile phone sales

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Nokia's latest advanced feature phone, the Asha 210, comes with a physical key to access WhatsApp messaging, as well as software clients for Twitter and Facebook.The launch of the new member of the Asha family follows Nokia's announcement last week that sales of its mobile phones in the first...
Nokia banks on social integration to help boost mobile phone sales
IHS: Tablet Display Shipments To Grow 56% In 2012, Smaller Tablets Gaining Share

Barnes & Noble to stop building Nook tablets, seeks hardware partners

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Barnes & Noble has announced that it will stop manufacturing Nook tablets, but the company is not getting out of the tablet market completely. Instead of building its own, Barnes & Noble will attempt to create a co-branded line of tablets with third-party manufacturers. The announcement does not affect...
Barnes & Noble to stop building Nook tablets, seeks hardware partners

Panasonic's 2013 Q1: things are looking up with a $164 million profit

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Panasonic's financial year runs from summer to summer, so its first-quarter results for 2013 just hit the wire. The figures proudly show that the company has managed to turn around the losses it suffered so badly in the previous period -- with $23 billion in turnover generating a tidy...
Panasonic's 2013 Q1: things are looking up with a $164 million profit

The power of custom cohorting in mobile games

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This sponsored post is produced by Darren Keyes, Director of Business Intelligence at Fuse Powered. For those unfamiliar with the term, ‘cohorting’ refers to creating user segments, or technically, a group of people banded together as a group. You can segment a user base in many different ways. Some of...
The power of custom cohorting in mobile games
Study finds 85% of social gamers quit after their first day

Wary of iOS-Android duopoly, LG & Foxconn turn to Firefox

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Apple's iOS and Google's Android dominate the mobile computing segment, running on more than nine out of ten devices, but now a major Android manufacturer and a major Apple supplier are beginning to look elsewhere in order to pull away from the duopoly,    ...
Wary of iOS-Android duopoly, LG & Foxconn turn to Firefox

This Data From China Shows Why Apple Is Now Getting Its Butt Kicked In The Smartphone Market (AAPL)

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A few weeks ago came the startling news that Apple has now been reduced to a niche player in the global smartphone market, at least from a "platform" perspective. Android is now running away with the race with ~75% global market share. Apple's iPhone, meanwhile, has only ~15% share. If...
This Data From China Shows Why Apple Is Now Getting Its Butt Kicked In The Smartphone Market (AAPL)

BlackBerry 10 hands-on (video)

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Like any good show pony, BlackBerry 10's been trotting around the world, strutting the fairly limited elements of its known UI in an effort to court developers. The platform, without question the nail upon which RIM's fate and fortune hangs, had its big coming out party this past May...
BlackBerry 10 hands-on (video)

LG Q2 2012 earnings show a loss on cellphones, but higher profits overall thanks to home theater

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LG has released its earnings statement for the Q2 2012 period, the claim of "turning a corner" in Q1 has just managed to hold up as it registered net profits of $138 million, up 46 percent from the same period last year. Revenues, while higher than Q1, were actually...
LG Q2 2012 earnings show a loss on cellphones, but higher profits overall thanks to home theater

First impressions of Dell’s XPS 13 – A defining piece of hardware for the Ultrabook segment

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Every time that a new laptop lands on my doorstep, I’m faced with the fact that I’m going to have to give up my beloved MacBook Pro for a testing period with the new device. Generally speaking this is a slight feeling of dread, but Dell’s promises with the XPS...
First impressions of Dell’s XPS 13 – A defining piece of hardware for the Ultrabook segment
The Queen's Christmas Message will be broadcast in 3D

Hollywood Bending Over Backwards To Appease China

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For decades, we've been hearing complaints from the entertainment industry about just how evil China was, and how rampant "piracy" was in China and how the country needed to crack down... blah, blah, blah. But a funny thing happened on the way to the Great Wall, it seems that Hollywood...
Hollywood Bending Over Backwards To Appease China

$110B in the bank and other monster numbers

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Apple has just announced during its Q2 2012 earnings call that it currently has $110 billion in cash reserves up from $81.5 billion in September of 2011. Apple was also up in every other segment with $10.1 billion in short-term marketable securities (up form $16.1 billion), and long-term marketable securities...
$110B in the bank and other monster numbers

Name that Tech Tune: Chance to win a Roku 2 XS

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We’ve got another great prize up for grabs this week in our Name that Tech Tune contest — a Roku 2 XS 1080p streaming player for accessing all sorts of Internet content (Netflix, Amazon Instant Video, HBO Go, etc.) and games on your television. This is courtesy of Roku and...
Name that Tech Tune: Chance to win a Roku 2 XS

iPad Keeps Apple No. 1 in Mobile PC Sales

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The mobile PC business is booming, and thanks to exploding iPad sales, Apple remains its undisputed leader. According to NPD, Apple during the first quarter of 2012 shipped 17.2 million mobile PCs* worldwide, enough to capture a 22.5 share of the market — more than double that of its closest...
iPad Keeps Apple No. 1 in Mobile PC Sales

Kontagent gives mobile app makers the tools to track and increase the lifetime value of a user

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Kontagent, a company that provides enterprise-level mobile in-app analytics to companies that build and distribute mobile applications, today announced two new features to its platform that should allow companies to better segment their user base and track revenue per user over individual accounts. The new capabilities allow for the following: user groups can...
Kontagent gives mobile app makers the tools to track and increase the lifetime value of a user

Why Mozilla believes Firefox on Windows RT is a bust

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Mozilla could bring Firefox to Windows Metro, but without access to system services that IE10 gets, it would be hobbled, and Mozilla would be shut out of a new PC segment. [Read more]...
Why Mozilla believes Firefox on Windows RT is a bust

Can Kia's gamification change the way we drive our cars?

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One of the most difficult things that any developer can do is to try to change user behavior. So difficult is the task, in fact, that’s it’s commonly understood that you simply don’t attempt it. But what if changing behavior is the only option that remains? That’s the task that...
Can Kia's gamification change the way we drive our cars?

Apple's Smartphone Marketshare Expected To Peak At 22% In 2013, Says ABI Research

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iPhone-maker Apple’s share of the smartphone market will peak this year — at just over a fifth (22 per cent) of the global market, says analyst ABI Research. Apple’s share will then remain flat through to 2018 as mobile maker Samsung continues to dominate.  The prediction comes from ABI’s latest Mobile...
Apple's Smartphone Marketshare Expected To Peak At 22% In 2013, Says ABI Research

Toshiba announces Q3 earnings: revenues down, posts $136 million loss

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The economy may be starting to look up, but that doesn't mean the suffering is over. Toshiba is just the latest company to announce that it had a rough quarter to close out the calendar year 2011. The quarter ending December 31st of 2011, saw the company pull in...
Toshiba announces Q3 earnings: revenues down, posts $136 million loss

Behavioral Data Bank Demdex Raises $6 Million Series A

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Data is the lifeblood of the Web, but when it comes to advertising some of the most valuable data ends up all over the place. New York City startup Demdex captures behavioral data on behalf of Websites and advertisers and stores it in a “behavioral data bank.” The 14-employee...
Behavioral Data Bank Demdex Raises $6 Million Series A
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