Tag: mobile

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Kantar smartphone sales show Android’s continued dominance

65% of all smartphones sold in the three months to the end of July in nine key markets were running Android, according to the latest stats from Kantar WorldPanel ComTech. That’s ahead of iPhone’s 26.3% share in...
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Apple gets AlgoTrim

Apple has acquired Swedish mobile data compression firm AlgoTrim according to reports.
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Goldfrapp get their own photo-sharing app

The latest artist to explore the world of Instagram-style photo-sharing apps is Goldfrapp.
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Bandsintown owner hoping for profitability in 2014

Live-music recommendations service Bandsintown now claims to reach 30m music fans through Facebook, while its mobile app has been installed 6m times.
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Every week, 572k Americans buy their first smartphone

Mobile industry analyst Horace Dediu is impatient with analysts dropping phrases like 'everybody has got a smartphone'
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Global mobile advertising market was worth $8.9bn in 2012

The Internet Advertising Bureau (IAB) and IHS have published their latest figures on the global advertising market, including mobile.
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Kim Dotcom’s Mega gets an official mobile app

Former Megaupload mogul Kim Dotcom may be continuing to fight his battle against extradition from New Zealand to the US.
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Viki video service reaches 10.2m app downloads

Singapore-based online video service Viki says its mobile apps have been downloaded more than 10.2m times
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O2 Tracks app has attracted more than 500k users

Earlier this year, British startup MusicQubed signed a deal with O2 to launch the O2 Tracks app.
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Google takes its InVideo Programming mobile

One of the more useful features introduced by YouTube in recent times is InVideo Programming.
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Pinterest boss on why mobile is important for every business

In the near future, asking a company what its mobile strategy is will be "like asking a business today if they're a dot-com business" according to Pinterest CEO Ben Silbermann.
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Q1 financials tech roundup: Nokia, Google, Microsoft

Nokia reported sales of $7.6bn and an operating loss of $196m, a decent improvement year-on-year in the latter case, as the company sold 5.6m of its Lumia Windows Phone smartphones during the quarter.