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Mark Zuckerberg

This speech was personally important to me and I spent a lot of time writing it. Even if it's unusual for a CEO to address world issues and lay out a …

Artificial intelligence is the next major wave of computing, Android creator says

Andy Rubin, the father of Google's mobile software, also says the industry needs to start figuring out how to interact with devices that don't have a screen -- like washing machines.<p>HALF MOON BAY, Calif. -- The next major phase of computing will be artificial intelligence, the creator of Google's …

Snapchat, Twitter, and Facebook are at war over the future of news — and one of them tried to buy a media company

"I still think we should buy them," his tweet, which has since been deleted, read.<p>"He is on your schedule for December 15 or 16 -- We need to sell him. I have a plan."<p>Noto was most likely trying to send a direct message to Twitter CEO Dick Costolo. And the company he was interested in buying was …

Social Media

Shopping Apps Are Now The Fastest Growing Thing In Mobile

With Snapchat’s rise and Facebook’s$19 billion WhatsApp purchase, 2014 seemed like the year of the messaging wars.<p>Turns out, ecommerce was the real mobile star of the past year. According to mobile analytics firm Flurry, shopping app usage grew faster than any other category of apps. Sessions on …

Mobile

Mobile marketing & commerce trends from 2014 & into 2015

<b>Mobile seems to have been one of the most important trends in digital marketing and ecommerce for the past five years now.</b><p>The technology evolves and …

Mobile

The best mobile campaigns from 2014: the expert view

<b>You will have noticed a steady stream of 2014 roundup posts on the blog recently and it’s now time for another.</b>This time I’ve asked several mobile …

Mobile

Predictions For 2015: There Will Be Blood

The photo above was published in April, 2013, when Google Ventures, Andreessen Horowitz and Kleiner Perkins announced the Glass Collective, which was …

Digital Ads Will Be 22% Of All U.S. Ad Spend In 2013, Mobile Ads 3.7%; Total Global Ad Spend In 2013 $503B

Global ad spend in 2013 will see steady growth of 3.5% to reach $503 billion by the end of the year, and the amount going into internet advertising will continue to get larger, according to figures out today from Publicis-owned ad agency ZenithOptimedia. In the U.S. — disporportionately the largest …

2014: The year Facebook organic reach died

It’s been a long year for brands dancing in the Facebook fire.<p>Rewind back to December 2013 and you’ll find this batch of ‘bonus’ social media …

5 Ways Retailers Can Leverage and Own their Locations This Festive Season

Christmas seems to arrive earlier every year. This month it cranked up a gear with the John Lewis TV advert hitting our screens but the likes of …

eCommerce

Here's What Happens to Your Spine When You're Constantly Texting

Your <i>Candy Crush</i> addiction might be harming your neck more than your productivity, according to new research.<p>Looking down at your phone can add up to …

Mashable on Twitter: "One man waited 44 hours in line for an iPhone 6 to try to win back his wife: http://t.co/ktV5XVKWLb"

New conversation

Apple Employs iBeacon to Offer Personalized Shopping in Retail Stores

Apple will today launch a new, personalized shopping experience in its 254 U.S. retail stores, the <i>Associated Press</i> reports.<p>According to the report, …

Google Search for Android Now Includes App Listings

Google today announced a big update to Google Search for Android that will make it a lot easier to find what you’re looking for, even if it’s not on the Web. In short, the company has added app listings, meaning you can now get results based on information inside apps on your device as well as see …

U-Verse adds live TV streaming via web and iPad now; iPhone and Android later

Following the lead of several other TV providers, AT&T U-verse has launched internet streaming for some of the channels it carries. Subscribers can tune into up to 108 channels while at home, and about 25 while away from home either on Uverse.com or on the U-verse for iPad app. The new iPad app …

How Much Do You Care When Things Start Getting Ads?

Instagram is getting ads! Tumblr already got 'em. Snapchat probably will. Ads are starting to appear in the Android Gmail app too. Basically, …

Google smartwatch may launch this month alongside Android 4.4 KitKat

There has been almost no information on the Google smartwatch recently. It’s been shrouded in mystery with no sign of even existing. And while there …

Android News

Elliptic’s ultrasound tech will let you control your phone with a wave of your hand

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>Credit: ericazeidenberg1<p>The parade of new gesture technologies continues on with the latest being a compelling effort from …

Internet of Things

Videology's Jana Eisenstein: Video Programmatic is Big in Europe, RTB is Next

COLOGNE - While the automation of buying and selling of video inventory in Europe has become well established, the introduction of real-time bidding is still some months away, says Jana Eisenstein, Director of Publishers Services at Videology, the U.S. video adtech firm.<p>In this interview with …

BlackBerry enters agreement for $4.7 billion sale of company to consortium led by Fairfax Financial

For the second time in as many trading days, shares of BlackBerry were halted in advance of some big news from the company. Today's news is no less big. BlackBerry has just announced that it's signed a letter of intent agreement for a sale of the company valued at $4.7 billion to a consortium led …

Microsoft Surface 2 packs 1080p screen, is thinner and lighter

Unswayed by a lack of shopper interest, Microsoft is forging ahead with its Surface tablets, creating a thinner, lighter sequel to last year's …

Gear & Gadgets

Tesco Launches 7-inch Hudl Android Tablet for £119

UK supermarket retailer Tesco has launched its own budget 7-inch Android-based tablet that will retail for just £119, putting pressure on other budget tablet makers by bringing a household name to the table.<p>Core specs of the budget device include a 1.5GHz quad core processor, 7-inch (1440 x 900 …

EE has fastest UK 4G, Vodafone and O2 are similar, tests say

EE has the fastest 4G in the UK, tests suggest -- while O2 and Vodafone's speeds lag behind slightly, but are very similar to each other.<p>The data …

Mobile

Coming Soon: iPads and Kindles During Take-off and Landing

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>If all goes as expected this week, the <i>New York Times's</i> Nick Bilton will get almost everything he's …

How to Use Android and iOS Together

You don't have to fully commit yourself to either Android or iOS, and there are many of us that make use of both major mobile operating systems …

The best speaker deals for Christmas 2017: Bluetooth, multi-room and soundbars

The Christmas deals period tends to see older stock being bundled out the back door with a blanket over its head, to make way for newer, shiner …

British Gas launches Mobile Energy brand to tap into young house sharers

British Gas is attempting to build a brand called Me (Mobile Energy) around a new app that is targeting customers in their twenties who live in …

Marketing

'Innovate every day': P&G's Roisin Donnelly shares her tips for the top

Roisin Donnelly, corporate marketing director, Procter & Gamble UK and Ireland, shares her tips for reaching the top.<p>To continue reading this article …

Marketing