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Google’s 2nd Quarter 2013 Earnings Show Struggles With Mobile As Facebook Prospers

Google’s Second Quarter Earnings 2013 Show Problems With Mobile – Some Reasons Why On July 18, Google reported second-quarter earnings and again on they were lower than analysts expectations due to lower cost per clicks (CPCs) that fell short of analysts’ estimates.  Google, unlike Facebook is still having a hard time monetizing mobile and the
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3 Reasons Why Pandora Shares Jumped After Solid 4th Quarter Earnings Released May 2013

Pandora Shares Rise 18 Percent After 4th Quarter Earnings Released: Pandora has been shaking things up in the music business ever since they became one of the largest content streamers in the U.S.  Pandora is a free music internet radio company that specializes in fine tuning user music preferences over time.  Users create radio stations
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5 Reasons Social Mobile Gaming Is Taking Over The Traditional Console

Mobile gaming is the future, now. The rise of mobile gaming is calling into question the viability of the gaming console with traditional leaders scrambling to maintain a foothold. Microsoft and Sony are set to release the Xbox 720 in the PS4 for later this year but most of the attention in the gaming world
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Twitter Releases Instagram-Like Photo Filters Mobile App

Twitter Releases Instagram-Like Photo Filters Mobile App: Twitter has just updated its mobile app and it’s getting in tune to what users are doing nowadays.  People are using Instagram in huge numbers which is one of the reasons they were quickly acquired by Facebook.  Twitter has taken notice of this and launched its own Instagram-like
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The New Yahoo Homepage Will Have More Social Media-Mobile Feel

The New Yahoo Homepage Will Have More Social Media-Mobile Feel: Yahoo is making big changes.  Not only has the company made  changes in the executive suite by hiring Marissa Mayer as it’s new CEO, the search engine-media site will be changing the design of its homepage. The current Yahoo homepage is a hodgepodge of old
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Twitter Creates A New Way To Share Tweets From The Web

Twitter Creates A New Way To Share Tweets From The Web Coming soon, you’ll be able to share your tweets via email, directly from Twitter’s main web page. A feature already available in the mobile app, you’ll be able to send your tweet out to anyone directly from your Twitter stream or the details of
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Pandora Beats 2Q12 Earnings And Shows Social-Mobile Works

Pandora Beats 2Q12 Earnings And Shows Social-Mobile Works: Pandora got mobile users conditioned early. Pandora Media Inc. beat Wall Street expectations by posting better-than expected revenue.  Pandora is the number one online music radio service and its revenue continues to grow.  The company’s revenue increased 51 percent to $101.3 billion which was better than analysts’ expectations
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FTC Ends Investigation Of Facebook Purchasing Instagram For $1 Billion: But At The Current Stock Price, Was It A Deal?

FTC Ends Investigation Of Facebook Purchasing Instagram For $1 Billion: But At The Current Stock Price, Was It A Deal? The Federal Trade Commission announced today it was no longer investigating Facebook’s proposed deal to purchase Instagram for $1 billion dollars.  Instagram is a new mobile photo sharing application and it has grown significantly over
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Nokia’s Lumia 900 Fails To Illuminate – Despite Nicki Minaj Pitch

Nokia’s Lumia 900 Fails To Illuminate – Despite Nicki Minaj Pitch: Nokia focused more on launch than the product itself and software glitch news hit social media rapidly.  Nokia has just released the new Lumia smartphone but it isn’t helping the company gain market share in the cell phone sector.  The Lumia 900 was introduced
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Will Google’s Q1 2012 Earnings Disappoint Due To Social Media and Mobile?

Will Google’s Q1 2012 Earnings Disappoint Due To Social Media and Mobile? Google will report its earnings tomorrow and the tech community is eagerly awaiting the news.  Google disappointed in its last quarterly earnings report for the fourth quarter of 2011 and a less than expected number tomorrow will have a significant impact on the
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Google buys Katango and Apture: Acquisitions on the rise

Google buys Katango and Apture- Acquisitions on the rise: Google is buying again.  Google just acquired Katango, a company that helps users manage their social networks via segmentation.  Google has been on a shopping spree lately and also bougth Apture, which created a technology that allows users to do “in page searches”.  Katango is a
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Facebook Acquires HTML5/Mobile Company Strobe’s ‘Talent’

Facebook Acquires HTML5/Mobile Company Strobe’s ‘Talent’: Facebook has purchased a small San Francisco HTML5-focused mobile app development start-up company called Strobe founded by Charles Jolley.  Jolley is most known for helping Apple develop a strategy around HTML5 and he is also known for creating SproutCore which is an open-source framework.  Facebook has largely scooped up
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Time Out New York and Foursquare Announce new mobile social media partnership

Time Out New York and Foursquare Announce new mobile social media partnership: Time Out New York and Foursquare are linking up – Is this just a test? Time Out New York, NYC’s premier entertainment and nightlife guide is hooking up with social media giant Foursquare and they have announced a multi-platform offering.  The companies will
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Seamless Acquires Menupages: Food Is Going Mobile

Seamless Acquires Menupages: Food Is Going Mobile: Food delivery and menus online companies combine assets. On September 26th 2011 Seamless announced it was acquiring Menupages. Seamless, formerly known as SeamlessWeb is the largest online and mobile food delivery service in the U.S. processing thousands of food orders for takeout and pickup hourly with over 7,500
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