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Pingdom’s estimates on what happened in the internet universe in 2010

January 19, 2011

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Internet 2010 in numbers- Royal.Pingdom.com did an interesting takeoff on the actual numbers and growth in 2010 of emails, Social media, number of websites, etc, etc. Email 107 trillion – The number of emails sent on the Internet in 2010. 294 billion – Average number of email messages per day. 1.88 billion – The number […]

Groupon prepares for a a 15 billion dollar IPO potentially.

January 19, 2011

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Groupon is poised to make a splash with a $15 Billion dollar IPO. Google shot a bit low in their offer. Great work for the long established (by internet terms) social buying site. Groupon features a daily deal on the best stuff to do, eat, see and buy in more than 300 markets around the world. […]

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 […]

Mobile device OS upgrades may build brand loyalty with the device, but what about the brands that use the OS to engage customers?

November 14, 2010

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Great article by DAMON DARLIN. It illustrates how fast mobile devices and specifically their Operating Systems (OS) are changing. The one thing this writer is waiting on is data on how changes in OS reflect on churn with APP’s. new development of iPhone or Android APP’s start with a version of the OS and legacy […]

Gartner reports Android over 25% of third quarter sales in world smartphone market

November 10, 2010

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(Release) Worldwide mobile phone sales to end users totaled 417 million units in the third quarter of 2010, a 35 percent increase from the third quarter of 2009, according to Gartner, Inc. Smartphone sales grew 96 percent from the third quarter last year, and smartphones accounted for 19.3 percent of overall mobile phone sales in […]

EU to strengthen Internet privacy rules

November 5, 2010

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(NYT) PARIS — The European Commission called on Thursday for stronger protection of Internet users’ personal information, after news of data leaks at companies like Facebook and Google highlighted concerns about digital privacy. Viviane Reding, the justice commissioner, announced its intention to overhaul the European Union’s data protection rules to take account of the development […]

Zynga to launch Android based mobile games starting with Zynga Poker and not FarmVille

November 4, 2010

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(Games Beat) Social game maker Zynga said it’s launching games on Android-based mobile phones, beginning with Zynga Poker-which has about 36 million monthly and six million daily active users on Facebook. The company, which has become famous for its games on Facebook, recently launched games on Apple’s iPhone. Its support for Android is a vote […]