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Mobile Web delivers maximum reach and frequency for mobile brand advertising

April 13, 2011

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Great article by Mobile Marketer daily and Dan Butcher- How to embrace mobile Web for maximum reach and sales   (mobile marketer daily- excerpt) “Growing trends I’m seeing include continued increase in the number of users accessing the Internet via their mobile device as the dominant method of access, and continued growth in smartphone adoption, […]

Nokia pulls the plug on OVI in 27 countries

January 19, 2011

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Originally launched as competition for iTunes, Nokia is ending its subscription service for free streaming music in 27 countries. Ovi Music Unlimited will continue in a limited capacity, with 12-month subscriptions in China and India and six-month subscriptions in Brazil, Turkey, and South Africa. Nokia launched the service in the UK in 2008 but really failed […]

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 and Samsung set to launch Nexus S phone

December 7, 2010

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Out of the box, Nexus S is unlocked, so it will work with any GSM carrier. Samsung and Google are set to launch the Nexus S. Pretty cool stuff. Check out the Nexus S website for all the details Availability After December 16, Nexus S will be sold unlocked and carrier-independent initially through Best Buy […]

StatCounter- RIM Blackberry OS greater than Apple iOS in mobile web usage in the US

December 1, 2010

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Now this is an interesting release of mobile web usage information. Another example of no one being able to really predict the future of mobile form factors and consumer adoption rates. (Release) BlackBerry OS overtook Apple’s iOS for the first time in the US in November in terms of mobile internet usage according to web […]

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 […]