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Here’s What Facebook’s App Center Looks Like On iOS Here’s What Facebook’s App Center Looks Like On iOS
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The Facebook App Center is set to launch any time now, if recent reports are to be believed. The company announced the App Center early last month and said that it would become available in the “upcoming weeks.” Yesterday we …

Google Integrates AdMob With AdWords, Previews New Interface Google Integrates AdMob With AdWords, Previews New Interface

Google announced today that it is integrating AdMob into AdWords, enabling its over a million AdWords advertisers to run campaigns across over 300,000 mobile apps running AdMob ads on over 350 million mobile devices. Of course, it can all be …

IAB: Mobile Ad Market Was $5.3 Billion Last Year IAB: Mobile Ad Market Was $5.3 Billion Last Year

The Interactive Advertising Bureau and the IHS Screen Digest have sized up the mobile ad market, and have concluded that it was valued at $5.3 billion in 2011. By region, it breaks down like this: North America 31.4%; Europe 25.9%; …

Schemer Adds Google Offers To Your To-Do List Schemer Adds Google Offers To Your To-Do List

Google Schemer, Google’s most recent answer to Foursquare, is now being used to bring you Google Offers. Who would have thought? “We have been pilot-testing this Google Offers integration for the past few weeks and have received wonderful feedback from …

Facebook App Center Launching Any Time Now [REPORT] Facebook App Center Launching Any Time Now [REPORT]

Early last month Facebook announced the App Center which, unsurprisingly, mirrors various other app hubs out there by allowing users to find and download apps. At the time, Facebook said that the App Center would launch on the Web, iOS, …

Facebook Turns Mobile Web App Payments Into Two-Step Process Facebook Turns Mobile Web App Payments Into Two-Step Process

Back at the Mobile World congress in February, Facebook said that they were working to better monetize mobile users and help developers build on the mobile web. One of the arenas that make developing on the mobile web difficult involve …

Facebook Will Lose Dominance and “Disappear” Before 2020, Says Analyst Facebook Will Lose Dominance and “Disappear” Before 2020, Says Analyst
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The catastrophe better known as Facebook’s falling stock prices is a strong foreboding of the company’s relatively imminent exit from the internet’s grownup table, according to one analyst. Today, Ironfire Capital’s Eric Jackson told CNBC’s Squawk on the Street that …

Facebook Advertisers Can Now Buy Mobile-Only Sponsored Stories Facebook Advertisers Can Now Buy Mobile-Only Sponsored Stories
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You know how everyone is worried about Facebook’s ability to monetize their mobile platform in this tenuous post-IPO period? Today, they might have just taken a significant step in at least moving in the direction of assuaging some of those …

Facebook News Feed Redesign Puts More Emphasis On Photos Facebook News Feed Redesign Puts More Emphasis On Photos

Last month, Facebook updated the news feed on their iOS and Android apps to give photos more prominence. The mobile news feed now boasts photos that are three times larger than they were before, as well as larger text accompanying …

Is Mark Zuckerberg To Blame For Facebook’s IPO Fiasco? Is Mark Zuckerberg To Blame For Facebook’s IPO Fiasco?
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Despite all the hype leading up to Facebook’s IPO, the circumstances abruptly changed after the company’s public debut. The stock was priced at $38 per share, which valued the company at $104 billion. At this rate, Facebook became the third largest public offering in the history of the United States, behind General Motors and Visa.

Are Data Caps Bad, Or Are They Justifiable? Are Data Caps Bad, Or Are They Justifiable?
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How do you feel about data caps? I think it’s safe to assume that most people aren’t in favor of them, which is why many public interest groups are speaking out against them. Several of these groups have reached out to lawmakers and the FCC asking that they investigate data caps.

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
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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 …