News tagged with mobile user

Facebook buys mobile gadget-focused Spool

Facebook added more mobile technology to its arsenal with the acquisition of Spool, a startup specializing in bookmarking and sharing content on smartphones or tablets.

Jul 16, 2012
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Battle is joined for Japan's e-book market

In highly-literate and gadget-loving Japan, e-books are curiously rare -- but battle for the largely-untapped and potentially hugely lucrative market is about to commence.

Jul 03, 2012
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The phone that knows where you're going

(Phys.org) -- Can mobile phones predict our behavior? Three EPFL students won the "Nokia Mobile Data Challenge" by accurately predicting the place where phone users were likely to go next. Their method could ...

Jun 22, 2012
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Mobiles surge in Asia, to overtake PCs: Google

Asia-Pacific is leading a surge in the use of mobile devices as they play a more central role in people's lives and are on track to replace conventional computers, a top Google executive said Wednesday.

Jun 20, 2012
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Google buys maker of Quickoffice mobile app

Google is escalating its rivalry with Microsoft with the purchase of Quickoffice, the maker of a widely used mobile application for working on documents created in Microsoft's programs for word processing, ...

Jun 05, 2012
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Yahoo! ditches digital newsstand for iPads

Yahoo! shuttered its fledgling digital newsstand for iPads on Friday in what it said was the start of a product purge intended to make the floundering Internet pioneer more nimble.

May 25, 2012
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