Today the European Union signed off on Microsoft's purchase of Nokia's handset business, a transaction worth more than $7 billion. Recently, the deal was approved by Nokia's shareholders, and the United States government.
On Smartphone-Optimized Sites, Black Friday Sales Up 187%, Thanksgiving Sales Up 258% Over Last Year
Mobile's portion of online shopping continues to grow - this Black Friday, for example, smartphones drove a quarter of all online traffic, and 7.2% of all online sales, according to IBM Benchmark data.
One of the popular use cases for Dropbox, which just this month hit 200 million users, is photo storage. In addition to saving photos from your desktop to Dropbox by way of drag-and-drop, the company also added automatic photo uploads to its mobile ...
TuneIn Radio Quietly Launches Voice-Based Social Networking App “OpenMic,” Aimed At College Students
TuneIn has a good thing going with its popular online radio service, which now sees over 40 million monthly listeners, so why is the company veering into voice-based social networking? Yes, voice-based.
About every three months or so, the early adopter tech crowd fixates on a new mobile app as the hip, new thing. It’s not too similar from fashion, I’d imagine, when certain looks go in and out of style.
Deeplink.me, an open initiative which encourages app developers to embrace deep linking - that is, linking directly to content inside an application from anywhere on the web or mobile - is today rolling out support for Twitter Cards.
Back in 2008, a startup called Totlol emerged, offering parents a kid-friendly collection of video clips pulled from the YouTube platform on a single destination site. But that company, a one-man show, eventually hit a dead-end and closed up shop.
MapQuest Updates Its iPhone App With Improved Cartography And Routing To Take On Google And Apple Maps
On the iPhone, Apple Maps and Google Maps app have gotten all the headlines over the last several years, but MapQuest is still hanging in there, despite a lack of real innovation over the years. Today, the company is unveiling a huge update to its ...
SEEiT, The Feature Turning Twitter Into A Remote Control For Comcast Subscribers, Rolls Out This Week
A new feature on Twitter which will allow Comcast subscribers to tune to or record select television programs by clicking on tweets is now going live. Last month, Twitter and Comcast announced a strategic partnership to introduce “See It” button in ...
Sling Media is trying to make place-shifted content available in more places and on more devices, now launching a Roku channel that will allow customers to stream live content to another TV and control that experience with their mobile phones.