Samsung flails as Tizen’s clock ticks

Samsung this week indefinitely delayed the release of the Samsung Z, which is expected to be the first smartphone running its Tizen OS to hit the market. The news spells trouble for a company desperate to expand beyond manufacturing and build a full-fledged mobile ecosystem.…

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Facebook and mobile: This is just the beginning

Dramatic increases in its mobile business drove another successful quarter for Facebook, sending shares soaring. And while app install ads are playing a huge role in that success, there are several other ways Facebook could build on its success in mobile ads.…

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The problem with stand-alone retailer apps

New data from Nielsen indicates U.S. consumers are spending more time than ever in mobile apps, but the number of apps they use regularly isn't increasing much. That's a problem for retailers looking to leverage mobile with their own branded apps, but it also presents opportunities for aggregators.…

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The promise and challenge of WebRTC

Web real-time communication (WebRTC) has evolved from an experimental technology to a legitimate communications platform with real mass-market potential. Whether its true potential is ever fully realized is far from clear, however…

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