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Google Makes Changes To Local Listings On Android, iOS Google Makes Changes To Local Listings On Android, iOS

Google has made some adjustments to local search results on Android and iOS devices. Users can now see an experience that more closely resembles that of the desktop experience. “I’ll admit it, I’m a bit of a picky eater,” writes …

Yahoo: Forget Livestand, Use Axis Yahoo: Forget Livestand, Use Axis
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Yahoo thinks it can compete in the mobile browser space, and has apparently decided not to worry about competing in the tablet news reader space – at least not as directly. Actually, it would probably be more accurate to say …

Transfer Photos From Your Phone To Desktop With A Quick Bump Transfer Photos From Your Phone To Desktop With A Quick Bump

Popular iOS/Android app Bump just got a new update, allowing users to bump photos from their phone to their computer. “It’s as easy as it sounds,” a representative for Bump tells WebProNews. “Starting today, everyone who uses Bump can go …

Yahoo Axis: How It Works With iOS Yahoo Axis: How It Works With iOS

Yahoo revealed its new browser called Axis today. Well, it’s a browser for mobile, at least. On the desktop, it’s more of a browser extension. While it’s noteworthy that Yahoo would even put out a browser, it’s also noteworthy that …

Facebook International Ad Revenue Is Pretty Bad Facebook International Ad Revenue Is Pretty Bad
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The kicks just keep coming when it comes to Facebook’s advertising value. Today’s entrant: the company’s international ad revenue is the pits. Business Insider took a look at how Facebook’s advertising model is working beyond the borders of the United …

IBM: New Software Helps Enterprises with Mobile & Cloud Computing IBM: New Software Helps Enterprises with Mobile & Cloud Computing
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During the recent IBM Impact 2012 Conference, the company made several announcements. Among them were the company’s introductions of new software systems primarily focused on mobile and cloud computing.

Google Analyzes How People Use Smartphones In Different Countries Google Analyzes How People Use Smartphones In Different Countries

Earlier, we looked a new report from Adobe, indicating that the share of website visits from tablets grew ten times faster than the rate of smartphones in a two-year period. Now, Google has released some research about smartphone adoption around …

Minecraft Turns 3-Years-Old And Is Still Growing Minecraft Turns 3-Years-Old And Is Still Growing
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Who knew Minecraft, first revealed back in May of 2009, would turn into the cultural phenomenon that it is today? I sure didn’t and I’m pretty sure even the game’s creators are still floored to this day that the game …

Mobile Privacy: Who’s Responsible for the Concerns? Mobile Privacy: Who’s Responsible for the Concerns?

As smartphones become more prevalent, mobile privacy issues also become much more of a concern. The root of the issue is with the user data that the apps collect. Consumers obviously want a great user experience, but they also want their data – personal information- respected, which makes for a challenging situation.

Facebook Now on 488 Million Mobile Devices Facebook Now on 488 Million Mobile Devices

Out of the 901 million Facebook users, 488 million of those log into the social network using a mobile device. A new infographic, courtesy of the kind folks at socialbakers has revealed some interesting demographic data regarding the word’s largest …

Google Launches A Bunch Of Mobile Ad Improvements Google Launches A Bunch Of Mobile Ad Improvements

Google announced some new mobile search ad improvements today. These include: app promotion with a new Mobile App extension, richer info about mobile apps in ad units, the ability to track Android app downloads through AdWords and the addition of …

Google Launches Mobile Playbook Google Launches Mobile Playbook

With mobile internet usage skyrocketing, Google’s Mobile Ads Blog just

Facebook Launches Native Android App Discovery Facebook Launches Native Android App Discovery

Facebook just announced that it is bringing social app discovery channels to native Android apps with the latest version of the Facebook for Android app. “This update will help drive additional growth for Android apps by making it easier for …

Imgur: iPhone, Android Apps Coming This Fall Imgur: iPhone, Android Apps Coming This Fall
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Imgur is a hugely popular image hosting service, used a great deal to share images on sites like reddit, Twitter, Facebook, Digg and various blogs, forums and message boards (especially reddit). The service has been around since early 2009 and …

Bing Translator App For Windows Phone Gets Big Upgrade Bing Translator App For Windows Phone Gets Big Upgrade
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Microsoft announced a new Translator App for Windows Phone, powered by Bing. “The world is a melting pot of culture and languages,” a spokesperson for Microsoft tells WebProNews. “And now with your trusted Windows Phone, you can face new countries …

Google’s Mobile CPC Message: Give It Time Google’s Mobile CPC Message: Give It Time

Google released its Q1 earnings report on Thursday, which included another quarter of decline in cost-per-click, an area which has drawn concern from shareholders and analysts since this happened last quarter. In Q4, the decline was 8%. This time it …

Google Cost Per Click: Larry Page “Very Bullish” On Mobile Google Cost Per Click: Larry Page “Very Bullish” On Mobile

Google released its Q1 earnings report today. Average cost-per-click, the company reported (which includes clicks related to ads served on Google sites and the sites of Network members), decreased 12% over the first quarter of 2011 and 6% over the …

Google Earnings This Week: Will Mobile Be A Problem? Google Earnings This Week: Will Mobile Be A Problem?

There is concern among investors that Google is generating too many mobile ad clicks, but not enough revenue from them. Google will release its earnings report this week, and it seems Wall Street isn’t sure how much improvement to expect …

Max Payne Goes Mobile On April 12th Max Payne Goes Mobile On April 12th

One of the classic third-person shooters from the early 2000s is making its way to your mobile devices. Neo-noir classic Max Payne is coming to your iOS and Android devices this month. iOS users will be getting the game a …

Larry Page Posts Huge Letter About Google’s Direction Larry Page Posts Huge Letter About Google’s Direction
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Google CEO Larry Page has posted a new update on the company’s focus in a nice, lengthy letter on the Google Investor Relations page. On Google+,Page writes: [I]t’s been just over a year since I became CEO again. Instead of …

Facial Recognition: Cool or Creepy? Facial Recognition: Cool or Creepy?

Remember all the technology in movies such as Minority Report? At the time, it seemed so bizarre and futuristic, but some of it is beginning to seep into society. I’m talking about the phenomenon of facial recognition.