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Why do smartphone owners buy tablets?

Betanews – 2012-01-26

For a company which business depends on collecting data, Google sure was slow tabulating its report on smartphone usage. The study is available today, but the data is already outdated given strong holiday e-book reader and tablet sales and global...
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New Leadership for Apple's iAd?

AdWeek – 2012-01-05

Apple reportedly has hired Adobe exec Todd Teresi to lead its mobile iAd program. Teresi led the advertising and publishing teams at Adobe, according to his LinkedIn profile. Previous jobs include chief revenue officer at Quantcast and senior vp at...
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Gannett buys thousands of iPhones and iPads for its journalists

Guardian – 2011-12-23

Gannett, the largest US newspaper publisher, is providing its editorial staff with iPhones, iPads and netbooks.The company has told employees that it is buying thousands of devices. In the memo from Gannett's newspaper chief, Bob Dickey, he says...
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Amazon app update turns an iPad into a Kindle Fire

Poynter. – 2011-12-22

CNET Until today, people with iPads or iPhones could use Amazon’s Kindle app only to read e-books. But a newly released version 2.9 of the app adds access to the over 400 magazines and newspapers that are available on… Read more
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21st-century publishing builds on a healthy radical tradition

Guardian – 2011-12-18

Far from killing off the book, the digital age is proving a boon to innovative publishers and authors, many of whom are using new technology to breathe life back into old ideas. Here, we survey four of the most interesting venturesUnbound: the...
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Flipboard adds 1M subscribers: Good lesson for iPad apps

GigaOM – 2011-12-15

For Flipboard, making the move to the smaller screen of the iPhone seems to have been a risk well worth taking; the personalized news delivery service has already added 1 million new users since the iPhone app launched. It's a good lesson for iOS...
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Will Android apps be worth the effort for developers in 2012?

Guardian – 2011-12-14

iPhone making more money says Flurry, but fortune may favour the multi-platform braves next yearWhy are so many notable apps still only available for iPhone (and iPad) rather than Android? It's a state of affairs that has sparked controversy on our...
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Flipboard Comes to the iPhone

AdWeek – 2011-12-07

Flipboard, the popular newsreading startup, is taking its first step beyond the iPad—it announced plans to launch its iPhone app today. Normally, there's nothing unusual about a startup launching an iPhone app. Flipboard is a bit different, because...
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The pros and cons of Apple's Newsstand for newspaper publishers

Editors Weblog – 2011-12-05

Taking a bite of the Apple... Are there more rewards or dangers?Apple certainly has a lot of offer new publishers, as Editor & Publisher notes in an article published today about Apple Newsstand.The article by Tim Sohn reports that newspaper...
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Publishers need advertisers to value their online readership

Guardian – 2011-11-28

The most sophisticated products, the ones able to deliver engagement and value to advertisers, are being ignoredNewspaper publishers need to quickly solve a troublesome equation. As carbon-based readership keeps dwindling, the growing legion of...
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Andrew Rashbass: 'The biggest reason we're successful is that we are lucky'

Guardian – 2011-11-27

Economist's chief executive explains how a mistake transformed his website and why he is relaxed about losing print salesAndrew Rashbass, the chief executive of the Economist group, starts by putting it down to good fortune. That's not the financial...
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Apple starts publishing weekly iPhone and iPad apps charts in the UK

Guardian – 2011-11-23

No sales figures, but PA partnership offers a wider snapshot than dynamic App Store rankingsApple has started publishing weekly charts for paid and free apps on iPhone and iPad in the UK, through a partnership with the Press Association.The charts...
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Callaway Digital Arts talks book-apps, brands and edutainment

Guardian – 2011-11-16

Chief executive Rex Ishibashi on exploring the crossover between digital books and video gamesThe world of book-apps is a crowded place, with traditional publishers jostling with developers and startups (and sometimes collaborating with them) to...
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Does Apple have an antitrust problem?

Guardian – 2011-11-14

Apple has life and death power over the apps it harbours in its store – could this lead to the company facing antitrust issues similar to those that Microsoft had in the 90s?Will Apple face the type of antitrust issues Microsoft had to contend with...
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Redbeacon comes to iPhone to make good help easier to find

GigaOM – 2011-11-09

Redbeacon, the web marketplace that connects people with professional home service providers such as plumbers, painters, and yard workers, has launched its first native app for the iPhone. The company, which lets you search for, get bids from, and...
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Steve Jobs biography tops bestsellers

Guardian – 2011-11-02

Walter Isaacson's authorised biography of the Apple CEO ships more than 37,000 copies in first five days on sale in UKThere may not have been overnight queues of fans like those for the release of a new iPhone or iPad, but Steve Jobs produced...
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Apple Newsstand: can it crack the news market?

Guardian – 2011-10-24

The sales/subscription platform is a useful first step – but publishers must also create more imaginative tablet productsCan Apple crack the digital news market the way it did with music? The comparison might not be relevant. Here is why:• Today,...
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Apple's Newsstand Boosting Mag Sales, But Will it Last?

AdWeek – 2011-10-22

Finally, publishers have a reason to cheer Apple. In the 10 days since Apple launched its Newsstand for the iPad and iPhone, many are reporting big spikes in sales of their digital editions. Ease of discovery is a big reason for the sales increase;...
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Why Apple’s virtual Newsstand is driving a surge in magazine, newspaper iPad app subscriptions

Poynter. – 2011-10-21

A couple weeks ago I predicted that Apple’s virtual Newsstand for iPads and iPhones would provide “a little more convenience for the user, and a little more discoverability for the publisher — but nothing here is a game-changer.” I… Read more
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Trends: Digital Advertising

AdWeek – 2011-10-18

A vast array of technologies and trends are transforming online marketing. Because it’s hard to wade through the changes, we’ve whittled them down to six that are significant. The death of the click through—maybe for real this time. Advertisers...
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