HootSuite announced yesterday that it now has almost eight million users, over 1,000 enterprise customers, 150 percent year-over-year growth, and a new partnership with social analytics expert Brandwatch.
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A Qualcomm executive who publicly dissed Apple’s 64-bit A7 chip has been quietly reassigned — and removed from the company leadership page on its website.
Carl Icahn wants Apple CEO Tim Cook to show him the money. $150 billion worth, in fact.
In a new study on mobile wallets, Javelin Research investigated the “gang of five” — Apple, Google, Facebook, Amazon, and PayPal — and their ability to win or lose the still-developing war for the mobile wallet. Interestingly, all of them would lose to consumer’s primary financial institution, their bank.
Taiwan’s Fair Trade Commission has fined Samsung $340,000 for an organized campaign of using a ”large number of hired writers and designated employees” to post good reviews and comments about its own products and criticism of competitors’ products.
In Vancouver, Canada, we’ve had the longest-running gonna-be-a-success-any-day fuel cell company in history, Ballard Power Systems, which has been touting the advantages of fuel-cell powered cars and buses for decades.
HootSuite announced this morning that is has partnered with Brandwatch, one of the leading social media monitoring and analytics platforms, to bring Brandwatch’s extensive “social business intelligence capabilities” to its users.
In yet another sign that e-commerce giant Alibaba has its sights fixed firmly on the U.S. market, the company announced this morning that it was establishing an “investment organization” in the United States.
Editor's Pick The iOS 7.03 update that Apple released today completely fixes Apple’s iPhone 5S sensor problems.
Apple updated iOS 7 today from 7.02 to 7.03, but the number of changes is vastly more than you would typically expect from a point update, with new features for security, the lock screen, search, iMessage, and much more.
You likely won’t be able to touch or taste Apple’s new iPad Air until it launches on Nov. 1, but you can view it from all imaginable angles, right here.
Almost no one’s seen it in person, handled, it, and played with it, but public reaction on Apple’s new iPad Air is massive and very positive. So, a bit surprisingly, is public sentiment around the new version of Apple’s OS X, Mavericks.
Apple just unveiled the stunning new thinner, lighter, and faster iPad Air, and already someone’s grabbed the 1080p video version of its three-minute commercial starring design guru Jony Ive.
We’ve been waiting for Apple’s new tablet for for almost exactly one year, less a day. Today in San Francisco, Apple took the wraps off its newest entrant in the global sweepstakes for control of the lucrative and growing mobile market.
Apple teased us this past June with a mini supercomputer in a lipstick-shaped black gloss case with seven teraflops of computer power, support for up to three 4K displays, and the latest of everything in RAM, CPU, and graphics cards.
Apple CEO Tim Cook announced this morning that two thirds of iPhones are running iOS 7 already. At least I think he did.
Emu understands what you’re saying and adds “smart buttons” to your text messages.
In the U.S. and Canada, there is, essentially, only one tablet. Unless you count the various models of iPad.
In the next five years, mobile advertising will grow over 300 percent from about $13 billion today to just under $40 billion, Juniper Research says in a new report. Believe it or not, that guidance sounds too conservative, and too slow.
Year-old FounderFuel graduate Openera, which I called “the Passbook of files” when it launched in November of 2012, has been bought by LiveQoS, a company focused on data stream compression and management for improved delivery of real-time applications to mobile devices over third-party networks.
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Need some lecture notes? How about an exam guide, or perhaps a video tutorial on Statistics 220 exam at the University of Toronto?
Let’s call it the Jerry McGuire strategy: Help me help you.
A PR rep who is among the first Google Explorers has created a 3D-printed shade for Google Glass that makes it easier to read — and much less obvious to observers.
Editor's Pick URBAN TxT, a Los Angeles program teach young minority kids to build iPhone apps, open-source technologies, and Facebook apps, is raising $100,000 via nonprofit crowdfunding site Razoo to help black and Latino kids avoid gangs, learn to code, and stay in school.
Facebook announced this morning that it is allowing advertisers to target mobile consumers with video ads. Yup, full-video commercials are coming to your Facebook app on both iPhone and Android.
As of this morning, Twitter has the capability to create and store up to 18 quintillion user accounts. Because, of course, 4.3 billion user accounts is just far too few.
When it was first released, Apple’s flashy flagship iPhone 5S outsold the cheaper plastic-bodied iPhone 5C by as much as 500 percent as early adopters rushed to get the latest and greatest. Now, that margin is down to just under 200 percent.
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Former Apple developer relations employee Jamie Ryan says that Apple has been mocking up Microsoft Surface-style typable keyboards for iPads, and that the company could be releasing them tomorrow at its “Apple Event” in San Francisco.
The company did title the event “more to cover.”
Apple has the prototypical good-news, bad-news scenario on its hands, with soaring sales of its flagship iPhone 5S contrasting sharply with souring sales of its “for the colorful” iPhone 5C.
The $258 million invested in on-demand car service Uber led the way this past quarter as venture capitalists poured $7.8 billion in 10,005 deals in the past three months.
Apple’s new mobile operating system iOS 7 has been one of the most successful launches in history, reaching a shocking 18 percent adoption rate in just 24 hours and rising to surpass iOS 6 within just a few days.
Peter Misek of Jefferies & Co says that Apple will be launching an iPad Mini at next week’s Apple Event in San Francisco, the “we still have a lot to cover” event.
There’s finally a fix for Apple’s faulty iPhone 5S sensors — provided by a tiny company that develops technology for iPhone developers who need accurate spatial orientation and movement data.
Google shares jumped $53 in after-hours trading after the company reported strong quarterly financials today, adding $17 billion to the company’s stock market capitalization.
Google revenues are up, slightly, from last quarter, and up about $1.5 billion from last year’s Q3 as the search engine, mobile juggernaut, and social network reported its third-quarter earnings today.
Apple and Samsung don’t share a lot, although their patent lawyers might disagree. But the two leading smartphone manufacturers shared top honors in the latest J.D. Power customer satisfaction survey, released today.
It’s not just the the NSA or FBI that today’s kids have to worry about snooping on their phones and tracking their locations. Their parents are doing a fine job of that all on their own, thank you very much.
Twitter direct messages, or DMs, are broken. But the soon-to-IPO network of the now just might fix that with a new dedicated messaging app, a la Facebook Messenger.
“The president, the NSA, and their lawyers have tried to deflect public outrage by distorting the facts and misleading the public about the process,” LIlly says.