Brands, how would you like to know exactly where and when your competitors advertise? Publishers, how would you like to know exactly which brands are advertising at competing publications -- and who sold them those ads?
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China is a top strategic market for Apple. But Samsung claimed the country's smartphone title in 2012 for the first time, according to new data released over the weekend.
When you're holding your mobile phone in one hand, you generally have a thumb on the front for scrolling, typing, and tapping, and four fingers clamped more or less uselessly around the edge. But perhaps not for long.
Facebook's database of you, your friends, and the entire world is going grow as a result, as will the degree of intelligence built into the social network. And yes, so will Facebook's monetization options.
Google already has five of the six most popular apps in America, with Google Maps, Search, Gmail, YouTube, and Google Play. But that is apparently not enough for the search-and-mobile-and-everything giant.
“Luckily for the plaintiffs, Apple has provided more than enough evidence itself to suggest to the court that it has not fully complied with the court’s order,” Grewal wrote. “In light of Apple’s performance in this case, the court cannot rely on its representations that this time it really has or will produce all responsive documents.”
Facebook just announced its new News Feed, but your Facebook looks just the same as it did yesterday. How come?
Facebook just released its new news feed and marketers should be happy: Facebook is providing a rich canvas on which to display their wares. But it'll be best for social marketing experts.
A billion product recommendations a day is a significant milestone, and with 73 percent revenue growth and 43 percent customer growth in the past year to go with it, RichRelevance is hiring a new president to help increase growth.
In six months under Mayer, Yahoo's stock price has jumped from $15 to $23, adding over $17 billion in market value to the still-slumbering purple giant.
Path has always taken a different ... trail. So it's no surprise that the private social network is laying down new tracks in an attempt to make digital communication more human.
The "world's first internet-enabled sex toy" is shipping at the end of the month. Soon, Zeus and Hera will be able to satisfy and be satisfied, even when continents apart.
Google Play turned one today, and in honor of the birthday, Google is celebrating by giving gifts. Gifts for you, that is, and your Android device.
Guest Post In the age of Skype, Google Docs, Dropbox and oDesk (where I work) these are pretty stunning pronouncements from one of the industry’s most progressive companies, and from Marissa Mayer, one of Silicon Valley’s most closely watched working Moms.
Remember what Michael Dell said when he was asked back in 1997 -- when Steve Jobs returned to Apple -- what he'd do if he were Jobs?
"I'd shut it down and give the money back to the shareholders."
Editor's Pick Automattic, the company behind Wordpress.com and its 3.6 billion monthly pageviews, is testing a new native advertising monetization option with its massive blogging community: promoted posts.
Microsoft Research is always working on cool new features, and based on a video Microsoft just released, it seems clear that the next version of Kinect will be able to better recognize hands, hand positioning, and hand gestures, effectively letting you control your Xbox -- and your PC -- with just the equipment god gave you, right out of the box.
Guest Post Folks, Twitter marketing just got serious.
The latest U.S. census data says that working from home for at least one day a week grew 34 percent, and this comes just a couple of weeks after CEO Marissa Mayer famously killed Yahoo's telecommuting policy.
Google had its first $50 billion year in 2012. With its massive investments in mobile, someday it might make that much just on the little plastic and metal devices we carry in our pockets. Here's how.