Facebook could buy Blackberry

Facebook could buy Blackberry
Facebook could buy Blackberry

Lately not stop rumors out what will be the next purchase of Facebook, that if in talks to acquire mobile ephemeral messaging app SnapChat, if they was interested in buying Whatsapp or Waze. Now everything seems to indicate, as did know The Wall Street Journal last week that the new owners Blackberry, Canada’s Fairfax Financial Holdings, had a meeting with Facebook for a possible acquisition. It is assumed that Facebook intended to compete with Apple and Google in the mobile market. Continue reading “Facebook could buy Blackberry”

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Advertising comes to Instagram

Advertising comes to Instagram
Advertising comes to Instagram

Instagram announced since its official blog that from now in the next two months, we begin to see an advertisement occasionally in the feed, if we are in the United States. At present, the social network to share photos retouched filter that has surpassed 150 million active users, a figure certainly interesting. Continue reading “Advertising comes to Instagram”

Upon purchasing MoPub by Twitter

Upon purchasing MoPub by Twitter
Upon purchasing MoPub by Twitter

I had like pending task, write about buying MoPub by Twitter, as occurred in September when I took the summer break. And the truth is that unlike others, was an operation that I, in part, if I was waiting for Twitter, not to buy MoPub, but any ad exchange along the lines of: Microsoft to buy AdECN, Yahoo to buy RightMedia, Google with: DoubleClick and AdMob and Facebook creating FBX, its own ad exchange. And it’s not the only one. Continue reading “Upon purchasing MoPub by Twitter”

Microsoft buys Nokia

Microsoft buys Nokia
Microsoft buys Nokia

Today has finally confirmed the purchase of Nokia by Microsoft for 3,790 billion euros. For many, this was most welcome news, since Microsoft executive, Stephen Elop went on in 2010 to become CEO of Nokia, and left his own operating system: Symbian on their phones, in favor of Microsoft’s Windows Phone. Continue reading “Microsoft buys Nokia”

Xiaomi & MIUI, how to anticipate what will come as a marketing strategy

Xiaomi & MIUI, how to anticipate what will come as a marketing strategy
Xiaomi & MIUI, how to anticipate what will come as a marketing strategy

Further to Hugo Barra’s departure of Google, one of the senior executives of Android, following the recent departure of its leader Andy Rubin and as almost all the rest of his management team, I find: Xiaomi, the company to which Hugo has gone to work.

Xiaomi is the largest company of smartphones we’ve never heard of. A Chinese company, born barely a couple of years ago and today is one of the leaders sold 7.19 million handsets in 2012, and hope to double the figure this year reaching 15 million. Continue reading “Xiaomi & MIUI, how to anticipate what will come as a marketing strategy”

Cuzz the app icon-based messaging

Cuzz the app icon-based messaging
Cuzz the app icon-based messaging

With so many mobile instant messaging apps, and Whatsapp to head in a way as outdone, it is difficult to distinguish yourself from other really offering something different. For users also seem all about the same, and not easy to try alternatives if we see not provide a differential value. But apparently there is still ground for different things, as is the case with Cuzz, the instant messaging app icon-based. Continue reading “Cuzz the app icon-based messaging”

Today is the launch of AdLemons Mobile

Today is the launch of AdLemons Mobile
Today is the launch of AdLemons Mobile

Some say that the things that are worthwhile, often made to wait, and I think this has happened with mobile bet AdLemons. A proposal that we came up some time ago, and at first was a little crazy when propose. The idea was that:

Every blog deserves its app.

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Will Whatsapp and other messaging apps replace social networks?

Whatsapp and other messaging apps will replace social networks?
Whatsapp and other messaging apps will replace social networks?

Until the arrival of the Internet all we communicated by phone, then by mobile phone, both calls and SMS, but it is limited because each call or each 140 characters had a real cost. With the Internet, and the arrival of the mail is removed the cost of written communications with the messengers entered the era of instant communication without cost, but only from PCs, and it was costing money from elsewhere. Continue reading “Will Whatsapp and other messaging apps replace social networks?”

If not admit nor advertising in a free app, you may not deserve it

If not admit nor advertising in a free app, you may not deserve it
If not admit nor advertising in a free app, you may not deserve it

Debate of ad blockers has again to the present since last week’s with Google’s decision to remove all of his tent Google Play, for violating the guidelines for use of the distribution agreement established mobile applications for Android developers. Continue reading “If not admit nor advertising in a free app, you may not deserve it”

MWC: Firefox OS as the new rival for iOS and Android

MWC: Firefox OS as the new rival for iOS and Android
MWC: Firefox OS as the new rival for iOS and Android

It seems that the world of mobile operating systems is still much to come. After the initial absolute leadership as the first iOS mobile operating system for smartphones, Android came with his irresistible opening open source, which captivated users and manufacturers overtaking iOS in number of installed devices. Continue reading “MWC: Firefox OS as the new rival for iOS and Android”