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The unlikely contender to Facebook’s social throne could see success in as little as three years, a new report suggests.
TweetDeck has now been formally dissolved, but the retirement party for its Android and iPhone clients has been postponed.
Samsung’s latest campaign shies away from the social media big boys to ensure it targets a more relevant community in a more effective way.
Zuckerberg reveals that mobile web is the action is, with more users accessing Facebook by a mobile web browser than by iOS and Android apps combined
Hot on the heels of a retail sales report from the Commerce Department showing a third straight month of declining sales, the latest Retail Online Index from IBM shows that total online sales were down by more than 2% from the last quarter.
That’s one of the big findings for a new digital jobs report that’s just been released. For the second straight quarter demand for search engine optimization specialists, those crafty Google-juicing pros, is vanishing faster than a 404 link. Who’s winning the digital jobs battle? There’s a major shift, surprise, surprise to mobile developers with Apple specialists beating out Android.
It’s June, and summer has arrived (although if you’re in the UK you’ll have to take the Met Office’s word for that). This means the start of festival season and long weekends spent cavorting around fields covered in UV paint and making friends with strangers called ‘River’. If you can’t bear to leave your Smartphone in the safe, mud-less confines of home, make sure you at least check out the latest festival apps designed to make your weekend one to remember (or not, depending on your hedonistic inclinations).
The fast-moving impact of mobile on the digital economy is now so influential that old-school economists are looking at it as one of the few growth drivers in an otherwise rough macroeconomic climate. Last week, it was confirmed in Mary Meeker’s annual digital trends report that mobile is lifting online commerce and, soon to come, advertising as well. With that in mind, here are some more figures that drill down into the growth rate of mobile in Europe and the U.S.
Mary Meeker’s annual state of the digital world address, delivered earlier this week under the name the “2012 Internet Trends” report, is yet again a must-read for anyone trying to get their head around what to prioritize investment-wise going forward. There’s a lot here, but the big summary is: mobile is a driving force in consumer digital uptake. The only problem is: when will it pay off?
Summer’s a comin’, and even torrential rain-stricken Blighty is beginning to feel optimistic about the forthcoming season – probably because many Brits are planning on hot-footing it abroad. In the spirit of the summer vacation, then, we look at the must-have apps for the keen traveler.