Unleashing the European app economy

GigaOM Research is teaming up with the Digital Enterprise Research Institute at NUI Galway and the European Commission to better understand the potential European opportunity, and to identify potential bottlenecks to growth that EC policies might address. We're kicking off the project with a workshop in Brussels on June 14.…

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Measuring the impact of Facebook’s new initiatives

Facebook’s big “f8” developer event dominated the news, but most coverage focused on individual announcements and missed the big picture. Its revamped platform coupled with new discovery techniques could have a big impact on content and media usage, and just might launch a lifestyle apps market on the same scale as social gaming.…

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Why Browsers Don’t Matter

You may have heard, a company called RockMelt announced a browser last week, even calling it a “social browser.” Thanks in part to Marc Andreessen's VC firm funding it, the product got a lot of media attention. Big deal. Browsers don’t matter anymore. Here's why not.…

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Why Browsers Don’t Matter Anymore

You might have heard, a company called RockMelt announced a browser last week. The even called it a “social browser.” It got a lot of media attention, partly because Marc Andreessen’s VC firm funded it. Big deal. Browsers don’t matter anymore. Here's why not.…

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