How daily deals can target the mobile space

Groupon and LivingSocial dominate the burgeoning market for email daily deals, but the landscape could change quickly as those models expand to the much more complex world of mobile. Here’s what coupon distributors need to keep in mind as they target mobile users.…

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Smartphones Are Local Search and Shopping Devices

There's a reason why search companies, advertisers and local merchants are so interested in smartphones. It's because they're turning out to be a powerful tools for people looking to search locally, act quickly and improve their shopping, according to a smartphone user study commissioned by Google.…

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U.S. Mobile Web Usage a Win-Win for Google

Google Android continues to gain mobile browser share in the U.S. as all other platforms, including Apple's iOS, are declining. Thanks to smart partnerships on other platforms, Google has had the mobile search market sewn up for years. And with Android, that's not likely to change.…

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Why Buzz.com Could Give AT&T's Mobile Presence a Boost

AT&T is developing a Yelp-like site to offer user reviews and recommendations. While it's late to the social recommendation party, and as such faces a small army of competitors, AT&T has the relationships and massive scale to help make its Buzz.com service a success.…

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Google: The Mobile Web Could Be Better Than the PC Web

Google did well in the fourth quarter, giving the company runway to talk about its next wave of initiatives. Executives said mobile should lead growth in the next year, with significant revenue to accompany widespread uptake of mobile devices that can handle data.…

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