Tag: mobile phones

by Leandro Oliva

According to research produced by Nielsen, as of 2012 the majority of phone owners in the U.S. now operate smartphones. Accordingly, the growth in app markets for Apple and Android continues unabated, and 2012 brought users a strong list of powerful news and content browsing options. Click here to read the entire series Publishers, in […] more »

by Leandro Oliva

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Leandro Oliva. 1. Tweeting fake news in a crisis — illegal or just immoral? (GigaOM) 2. How news sites knocked out by Hurricane Sandy got back online (NBC) 3. Vimeo launches tips jar for content creators (PandoDaily) 4. Google introduces new emergency resources in response to Sandy (Bits […] more »

by Leandro Oliva

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Leandro Oliva. 1. What news brand has the most pull on Twitter? (paidContent) 2. Student journalists take debate reporters to school on social media (Nieman Lab) 3. Globe and Mail publisher Phillip Crawley on the paper’s pay wall plans (paidContent) 4. Google launches disavow links tool (Search Engine Land) 5. […] more »

by Mark Glaser

There are two converging trends: 1) people are tired of seeing advertising everywhere, and 2) cell phones are becoming an entry place to the mobile web, meaning more ads are coming. Yet, even as our smartphones give us more features, we’d prefer to have no ads and not have to pay for apps. At some […] more »

by Mark Glaser

Here’s the latest 4MR audio report from MediaShift. In this week’s edition, I look at Apple’s plan to enter mobile advertising with its new iAd platform. Apple has been known for hardware and software but has never handled ad sales before, and now finds itself squarely in competition with Google and AdMob in that arena. […] more »

by Katrin Verclas

Mobile phones are everywhere. They have long surpassed the Internet in number of users, and in some parts of the world, mobile phones now rival television in reach. The mobile tech economy (at least until recently) was booming with telcoms and handset manufacturers fiercely competing in emerging markets, and software giants like Microsoft and Google […] more »