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Mobile patent lawsuits #infographic

Mike Bostock visualizes mobile patent lawsuits, improving on a graphic from Thomson Reuters that wasn’t so good. Dashed lines are resolved suits and green ones are licenses to the company. via flowingdata.com View/comment on the original post at blog @cankoklu … Continue reading

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Turkish bank earns 500k fans by offering Facebook games #Akbank

by Jenny Ng, Posted Aug 16th 2011 7:15PM These days, many companies are turning to Facebook games as a way of connecting with and building their audience (e.g. Channel 4’s Beauty Town). But one pioneering company, a Turkish bank called … Continue reading

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Google to Acquire Motorola Mobility – Google Investor Relations

Google Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOG) and Motorola Mobility Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: MMI) today announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement under which Google will acquire Motorola Mobility for $40.00 per share in cash, or a total of about $12.5 … Continue reading

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LinkedIn opts 100 million users into sharing private information within advertisements – Yahoo! News

In order to opt out of social advertising, the LinkedIn user has to take four steps to escape third-party advertisements: Hover over the user name in the top right hand corner of any LinkedIn page and click ‘Settings’. On the Settings … Continue reading

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BankSimple Announces Funding & Partnerships to Launch Real-Time Banking Platform

BankSimple, the highly anticipated web-only bank being built with an emphasis on user experience and no fees, is getting closer to launching, the company said today. CEO Joshua Reich put up a blog post this afternoon announcing that BankSimple has … Continue reading

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Gartner’s Hype Cycle places #NFC at ‘Peak of Inflated Expectations’ • NFC World

ON TOP OF THE WORLD? Gartner puts NFC payments right at the top of its hype curve, facing an uncomfortable slide into consumer and industry disillusionment. Hold on tight! Click to enlarge. “Mobile technologies continue to be part of most … Continue reading

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How #Visa Plans To Dominate #Mobile #Payments, Create The Digital Wallet And More | TechCrunch

Creating the digital wallet, both on the mobile and web platforms, is no easy task. Visa has a name for itself in the credit card industry but the fact is that the brand still has to attach innovation to itself … Continue reading

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Why Most #Facebook #Marketing Doesn’t Work

A big secret of Facebook marketing is that it is easy and cheap to drive promotions using ads targeted only at your fans that link to landing tabs that deliver the offer and encourage fans to share to their newsfeed. … Continue reading

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The Changing Face of Corporate Facebook Landing Pages

As businesses get more involved in using social media, they are starting to redo their landing pages, or places where you enter their ecosystems on Facebook, Twitter et al. We were reminded by this post by my colleague Paul Gillin … Continue reading

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Older People Not Using Smartphones or Digital Media

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