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Samsung Bests Apple on Customer Satisfaction

Apple's iPhone may frequently be viewed as the leader in the smartphone category, but it's actually two Samsung devices that got the highest scores in a recent smartphone customer satisfaction study from American Customer Satisfaction Index. Specifically, Samsung's Galaxy S III and Galaxy Note II ti...

Facebook Reaches for Mobile Gaming’s Brass Ring

Ever since Zynga and Facebook parted ways last fall, there's been speculation that Facebook might launch its own gaming intiative. Sure enough, the social network this week announced its own Mobile Games Publishing platform, an effort that's designed to give more visibility to small and medium-size ...

Twitter Says ‘Our Bad’ for Posting Fake Tweets by Real Users

When a tweet goes out on Twitter that a user didn't send, the concern is usually that the account has been hijacked by a malicious user. This week, however, three users on Twitter were surprised to find out that their user names and images had been used as examples in a marketing campaign created by...

Flipboard Tests the Web Waters in Read-Only Form

After launching as a mobile-only app for tablets and smartphones, Flipboard has landed on the desktop and made its way to the Web. Originally designed for the iPad when it launched back in 2010, Flipboard lets users create their own digital magazines from stories in the news. It used to be, however,...

Cirrus Insight Gives Salesforce Users DIY Flexibility

When Cirruspath wanted to update its Cirrus Insight Gmail extension for Salesforce.com, it asked clients to draw it a picture. The result is what it calls a complete redesign that integrates lead tracking through Salesforce.com seamlessly into Gmail. First and foremost among the features in the new ...

AT&T’s New Upgrade Plan: Buy Early and Often

AT&T on Tuesday introduced AT&T Next, a plan that lets users upgrade their handsets and tablets every 12 months. Beginning July 26, the new service will let customers purchase a smartphone or tablet with no down payment and agree to pay monthly installments for the device. After 12 payments,...

AT&T’s New Upgrade Plan: Buy Early and Often

AT&T on Tuesday introduced AT&T Next, a plan that lets users upgrade their handsets and tablets every 12 months. Beginning July 26, the new service will let customers purchase a smartphone or tablet with no down payment and agree to pay monthly installments for the device. After 12 payments,...

New Databoard Lures Marketers Into Google’s Web

Anyone who's ever made a presentation with data knows that making data presentable isn't always easy. That's part of the rationale behind Databoard, a new tool from Google that's designed to help users do just that. Announced on Tuesday, Google Databoard gives users a new way to share data insights....

Mobile Ad Revenues Soar to $8.9 Billion Globally

Mobile advertising revenue skyrocketed by 82.8 percent in 2012 to reach $8.9 billion globally, according to a report released Tuesday by the Interactive Advertising Bureau Mobile Marketing Center of Excellence, IAB Europe and IHS. North America, in fact, saw an even bigger leap, with a 111 percent s...

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Investing in Fitness: The Shape of Things to Come

Browse any mobile app store and you'll find a number of apps relating to monitoring activity and tracking fitness while you work out and train. Shelf space is increasingly dedicated to fitness-related gadgets including activity monitors and other workout gear. Now there are massively multiplayer-sty...

Console Wars 2013: The Heavyweights Go Head-to-Head

The battle of the video game consoles has been going on for some time already, but this year it promises to reach new heights. Longstanding competitors Sony and Microsoft are both expected to release brand-new consoles in November, meaning holiday shoppers will have to make some difficult decisions....

Adobe Snaps Up Neolane in Marketing Automation Push

In an effort to build its cross-channel marketing capabilities, Adobe on Thursday announced that it will acquire Neolane, a provider of cross-channel campaign management technology, in a $600 million cash deal. Neolane integrates online and offline marketing data from across an enterprise, performin...

In Space, No One Can Hear PayPal Cha-Ching

It was once virtually unthinkable for a company to operate on a global scale, but if a recent move by PayPal is any indication, this small planet of ours may soon be just the beginning. In fact, PayPal on Thursday announced the launch of PayPal Galactic, an initiative that's designed to address the ...

FTC Leans on Search Engines Over Ad Labeling

The Federal Trade Commission's Bureau of Consumer Protection on Monday issued a letter to search engines including Google, Yahoo and Microsoft, advising them to provide better labeling and notification of advertising that appears alongside search results. The letter is an update to guidelines issued...

Microsoft Woos Hackers with Bounties for Bugs

Following in the footsteps of rivals including Google and Mozilla, Microsoft this week hung a figurative "Wanted" sign in its Security Response Center offering rewards up to $100,000 for those who find vulnerabilities in its software. Specifically, the software giant announced three "Bug Bounty" pro...

Sony Pulls Console-Paralyzing PS3 Update

After a routine firmware update was reported to "brick" some users' PlayStation 3 devices, Sony on Wednesday pulled the update until it is able to resolve the problem. "Hi guys, we're aware of reports that the recent PS3 update (4.45) has caused," wrote PlayStation Europe in a Wednesday tweet. "We h...

Microsoft Challenges iAd With Ad Pano

In an effort to enable rich, interactive ads for its Windows 8 platform, Microsoft on Tuesday announced Ad Pano, a brand-new advertising platform that runs across Windows 8, apps, Bing, Xbox and Skype. Debuted at the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity being held this week in France, A...

Best Buy Clears Floor Space for New Windows Shops

Microsoft is the latest product manufacturer to follow the retail trend of setting up shop within a big box store. Best Buy and Microsoft on Thursday announced plans to open the Windows Store only at Best Buy in 500 retail locations in the U.S. and more than 100 in Canada. The stores will range in s...

Pandora Fights Fees with Terrestrial Acquisition

In an effort to manage acquisition fees, Pandora Radio has acquired a terrestrial radio station based in Rapid City, S.D. The move enables Pandora to be subject to licensing fees and royalties for broadcast radio stations rather than streaming stations. Internet radio companies such as Pandora, Spot...

SAP Pulls Hybris Into Its Stable

SAP acquired Switzerland-based enterprise resource planning company Hybris last week in order to add cloud-based, next-generation e-commerce capabilities to its offerings. Hybris has developed an omnichannel commerce platform that allows businesses to incorporate Web, mobile, call center and store...

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