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Google, Apple rivalry heats up

Google is the undisputed king when it comes to raking in advertising dollars on the Internet, but Apple wants the crown when it comes to ads on mobile devices.

Google rolls out new privacy policy amid howls

Google rolled out a new privacy policy Thursday allowing the firm to track users across various services to develop targeted advertising, despite sharp criticism from US and European consumer advocacy groups.

Is the new Apple ruthless at its core?

Apple's success in the digital music and mobile phone markets has transformed the company from an underdog with a cult following to a leader in the mass market. Investors recently made this change in status official, pushing ...

More car shoppers turn to mobile apps for the big purchase

If you're shopping for a car, your first stop may be your smartphone. As consumers grow increasingly comfortable buying smaller items such as clothes and concert tickets from their mobile devices, some are also using their ...

US teens love apps, not tracking

American teenagers love their smartphone apps, but many are avoiding them, due to fears about privacy and location tracking.

Smarter ads for smartphones: When they do and don't work

Brands spent $8.4 billion on mobile advertising in 2013, and that number is expected to quadruple to $36 billion by 2017, according to eMarketer. But do mobile display ads—those tiny banner ads that pop up in your smartphone's ...

Facebook plans mobile ads based on app use: report

Social networking giant Facebook plans to engage in a new type of mobile advertising based on the apps used by consumers, The Wall Street Journal reported Saturday on its website.

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