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Nokia dominates global Internet usage in mobile devices, but Apple is king in the US, UK

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According to a report by Web analytics firm StatCounter, global Internet use of mobile devices has nearly doubled over the past year, and has done so since 2009. The report, which excludes tablets, and found that the total percentage of worldwide browsing on devices like mobile phones has grown from 4.3% to 8.5% since...
Nokia dominates global Internet usage in mobile devices, but Apple is king in the US, UK

RSS dashboard company Netvibes acquired by Dassault Systèmes

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Netvibes, the San Francisco-based startup that allows people and brands to create personalized RSS feed dashboards, announced Wednesday evening it has been acquired by French enterprise software firm Dassault Systèmes. Financial terms of the deal are not being disclosed. The deal makes sense on a few levels, as Netvibes’ engineering...
RSS dashboard company Netvibes acquired by Dassault Systèmes

Startup takes on cloud over-provisioning

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Cloudyn, an Israeli startup, says its new SaaS service can help businesses stop buying more public cloud services than they need. As more companies put workloads on Amazon Web Services or other public cloud infrastructure, many pay for more services than they need because it’s hard to track how many...
Startup takes on cloud over-provisioning

Hadoop startup Wibidata raises $5M to power web analytics

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Wibidata, a Hadoop-based startup focused on making it easier to analyze user behavior, has raised $5 million from New Enterprise Associates. The company, formerly known as Odiago, launched in late 2011 already claiming Wikipedia and Atlassian among its early customers. Details about how, exactly, Wibidata goes about letting users do...
Hadoop startup Wibidata raises $5M to power web analytics

StatCounter: Nokia leads the way in mobile web usage

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Mobile Web usage is on the rise, with users who access the Web through mobile devices having nearly doubled every year since 2009 according to analytics firm StatCounter. Web usage on mobile devices grew to 8.5% in January of 2012, up from 4.3% in the same month a year...
StatCounter: Nokia leads the way in mobile web usage

Business Insider Is Hiring A Sales Development Associate

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Business Insider is looking for a proactive, articulate and energetic Sales Development Associate to join our sales organization in New York. The ideal candidate will have a strong understanding of digital advertising and will be comfortable working in a fast-paced environment.   Responsibilities Include: Work with sales to respond to...
Business Insider Is Hiring A Sales Development Associate
This Is Everything You Need To Know About Pinterest (Infographic)
Google+ reportedly saw 43 percent jump in US visitors during June

StatCounter finds 1366 x 768 to be most popular screen resolution for the first time

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It's had quite a run, but it looks like the old standby resolution of web designers everywhere, 1024 x 768, has finally been eclipsed by a newer, wider rival. According to web analytics firm StatCounter, use of 1024 x 768 fell from 41.8 percent in March of 2009 to...
StatCounter finds 1366 x 768 to be most popular screen resolution for the first time
Hands-On With The Newly Revamped Snip.it: Where Pinterest Meets News, And So Much More
SeeWhy Creates A Hub For Shopping Cart Recovery Tools With SeeWhy CORE
Mobile devices account for nearly 10 percent of internet traffic, according to StatCounter

Mixpanel Raises $10.25M Led by Andreessen Horowitz, Now Provides Analytics For Viddy And Path

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Y Combinator-backed analytics startup Mixpanel can now add Andreessen Horowitz to an already-impressive list of investors. Mixpanel previously raised $1.75 million from Sequoia Capital, Square COO Keith Rabois, PayPal co-founder Max Levchin, and Bebo co-founder Michael Birch. Now Andreessen Horowitz has led a $10.25 million Series A, with participation from...
Mixpanel Raises $10.25M Led by Andreessen Horowitz, Now Provides Analytics For Viddy And Path
Gmail finally blows past Hotmail to become the world’s largest email service

Chrome to take world's top browser spot for May

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Google's Chrome is about to grab the top browser spot for a full month for the first time from Microsoft's Internet Explorer, data from a Web analytics company showed....
Chrome to take world's top browser spot for May
Your mobile website demystified: ClickTale Mobile tracks every swipe, pinch and more

Report: Apple's iPad accounts for 94.64% of tablet Web traffic

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According to Web analytics firm Chitika, Apple's iPad is responsible for nearly all of the Web traffic coming from tablet devices. [Read more]...
Report: Apple's iPad accounts for 94.64% of tablet Web traffic

Occupy Sites Help Cops, Corps Track Occupiers

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Occupy Wall Street websites love adding Google, Facebook, and Twitter buttons--which could give law enforcement a handy back door to track users' actions--and identities.Big Data is everywhere. Occupy Wall Street protesters, however, are dealing with a special challenge: Online marketers and analytics firms tracing the minutiae of their lives--including their...
Occupy Sites Help Cops, Corps Track Occupiers

App Location Analytics: Placed Exits Stealth Mode With $3.4M In Its Pockets

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With the number of apps growing by the day, companies offering analytics on how they are performing have taken on a new focus, and the recent acquisition of Chomp by Apple has put the area positively on the map. Now a company is emerging, Placed, that is zoning in...
App Location Analytics: Placed Exits Stealth Mode With $3.4M In Its Pockets

Rich men love Pinterest too (infographic)

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Scrap everything you think you know about the people of Pinterest. Pinterest, the insanely buzzy invite-only digital pin-board site, has been pegged as the online place where 35 to 44 year-old Suzy homemakers congregate to swap recipes and fashion finds. That characterization may be true of members in the U.S.,...
Rich men love Pinterest too (infographic)
Facebook: See? We told you social advertising works

Stagedom: An iPhone App To Follow Updates From Your Favorite Musicians

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Shahar Nechmad, who previously founded and ran web analytics company NuComony (which was acquired by LivePerson), has a new startup whose pitch, at least, is a little more fun. Stagedom aims to be the app where people can find new music, tour dates, videos, and other updates from their favorite...
Stagedom: An iPhone App To Follow Updates From Your Favorite Musicians

SPONSOR MESSAGE: Analytics for the CMO - How best-in-class marketers harness data to drive profits

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How to integrate SEM with emerging media channels This white paper discusses: How web analytics can transform your business Becoming insight-rich through data How to create a “single version of the truth” Download now » Please visit Search Engine Land for the full article....
SPONSOR MESSAGE: Analytics for the CMO - How best-in-class marketers harness data to drive profits
Windows XP still the top OS, Windows 7 closing in

The browser wars are back!

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It’s like 1995 all over again. Again. Competition between Firefox, Google, and Microsoft for users’ time online — and especially on mobile devices — is fierce once again. FORTUNE — The long, cold war over the Internet browser is heating up again. Recent statistics from StatCounter indicate that Microsoft’s (MSFT) Internet Explorer...
The browser wars are back!

The 10 Best Chrome Extensions For Getting Things Done (GOOG)

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People like Google Chrome for its speed and simplicity. But there’s another advantage to using it: the vast array of extensions. Extensions are custom tools that integrate with Chrome or Gmail, giving you easy access to tools no matter where you are on the Web. Here at BestVendor, where we...
The 10 Best Chrome Extensions For Getting Things Done (GOOG)

Is Internet Explorer up or down? Microsoft and research firm in stat spat

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Web analytics firm StatCounter, which has been reporting a steady decline in Internet Explorer market share, has issued an extensive defense of its research techniques in an open letter to Microsoft’s Roger Capriotti, the IE product marketing director who previously challenged the research company’s statistical methods. StatCounter contends that its...
Is Internet Explorer up or down? Microsoft and research firm in stat spat
Chartbeat Reveals New Social Features, iOS app, Redesign, and $9.5 Million Series B Round

AddThis (Clearspring): What is it and what does it do?

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AddThis appeared as the seventh-biggest name in our Tracking the Trackers data. Here we find out as much as we can about what it does.For an introduction to cookies and web trackers, read our guide.What is AddThis?AddThis is a social sharing tool that appears on a lot of websites. It...
AddThis (Clearspring): What is it and what does it do?

Software Comparison Service CatchFree Acquires KISSinsights, Shifts Focus To Real-Time Customer Feedback

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Web analytics company KISSmetrics is today announcing the sale of its web-based survey tool, KISSinsights to CatchFree, a former TechCrunch Disrupt participant and the maker of a socially-infused comparison service for finding free web and mobile software solutions. Launched in 2010, and backed by $5.5 million in funding from Index Ventures,...
Software Comparison Service CatchFree Acquires KISSinsights, Shifts Focus To Real-Time Customer Feedback
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