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Google is said to be near a deal to acquire Groupon- for like 6 Billion big ones!

November 30, 2010

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Google rumoured to be in the market for Groupon, the online discounter, for about 6 Billion bucks. Before you read the details from this article, this commentator thought it would be interesting to post a list of the acquisitions Google has made, for they are making more deals than any other company or fund out […]

eBay Black Friday mobile results double 2009 and in line to triple last years total results.

November 29, 2010

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eBay mobile results from Black Friday- double last years volume and in line to treble last years performance. Guess what, the year of mobile is, well- THIS YEAR. eBay Black Friday General Shopping Data in the United States: eBay.com peak buying hours on Black Friday were 6-8pm MST (7pm MST was the peak) The first […]

Mobile banking users an emerging and significant group, world wide, in the mobile space

November 29, 2010

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This article just reinforces what we know about mobile in emerging technology countries.  We also see the same adoption rates among demographics that previous to mobile had no real entry point to the internet- in the US; latino and urban demographics. And there is real money in those groups- the mobile device simply enables them. […]

iPad most wanted gift for the 6 to 12 year old crowd.

November 24, 2010

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New info released from The Nielsen Company showing purchase intent for the younger crowd (6 to 12 and 13+). Interesting intel, showing the iPad as the number one most wanted product for the 6 to 12 year old group. What this writer found interesting was where the iPhone fell in relationship to other smartphones and […]

Gen Y users prefer Mobile Web to Desktop or Laptop access to internet

November 24, 2010

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(Release) Most 18-27 year-old Opera Mini users use their mobile phones to browse the Web more often than they use a desktop or laptop computer for the same purpose, according to the results from a survey released today by Opera. In Nigeria, South Africa, and Indonesia, over 90 percent (%) of so-called Generation Y users said […]

A jury has awarded Oracle $1.3 billion in damages in its corporate theft lawsuit against SAP

November 24, 2010

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Be careful where you get your software from! This is a lot of dough and SAP should pay- probably more. IDG News Service – A jury has awarded Oracle $1.3 billion in damages in its corporate theft lawsuit against SAP. The award is a blow to the German applications vendor, which had argued it should […]

Black Ops generates $650M in 5 days smashing previous records

November 19, 2010

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Gotta love computer games! (NYT) The latest first-person shooter video game, Call of Duty: Black Ops, continues to break records worldwide after going on sale late last week. According to Activision, its publisher, just five days after its release the game has generated more than $650 million in worldwide sales, beating out Call of Duty: Modern Warfare […]