Monday, April 23, 2012
  • U.S. Mobile Ad Spend To Double In 2012

    A new forecast from Strategy Analytics projects mobile ad spending worldwide will grow 85% in 2012 from $6.3 billion to $11.6 billion. In the U.S., the technology research firm predicts mobile advertising will grow even faster, more than doubling (up 128%) to just under $4.2 billion. ...Read the whole story

  • Discovery Pushes Online Video, Mobile Efforts

    Discovery Communications is touting its own online video and mobile initiatives during upfront season. With video streaming on its owned-and-operated Web properties up 70% in 2011, Discovery wants to capitalize on the growing demand for its online programming. ...Read the whole story

  • Popularity Of Mobile Devices Still High

    According to ABI research, the 25% of consumers who showed a purchase intent for a smartphone is equal to the number of people who intend to buy HDTVs, and far exceeds the number of people who intend to buy tablets (18%). ...Read the whole story

  • Netflix Ups Revenue, Subscribers

    A pair of Wall Street firms predict strong results for Netflix, which streams TV shows and movies, when the company reports results for the January-March period Monday. Credit Suisse said it expects Netflix to post an addition of 1.8 million net domestic subscribers for its online service. ...Read the whole story

  • NimbleTV Begins Beta Push For TV Everywhere Service

    With the backing of some prominent media venture capital firms, NimbleTV is looking to start as a subscription TV service. It intends to bring all cable, satellite, and telco-delivered networks to any device. ...Read the whole story

  • iOS, Android Grab Share From Troubled RIM

    Android and Apple's iOS platform both gained share of the North American smartphone market at the expense of BlackBerry, according to the latest data from mobile ad network InMobi. iOS maintained its narrow lead over Android in the first quarter, with as 36.8% share, up from 33.1% in the fourth quarter of 2011. Android came in at 34.1%. ...Read the whole story

  • Apple Launches iPhone In Business Site, Still Ranked Second For Enterprise Readiness

    Apple has opened a section of its site promoting the enterprise readiness of the iPhone. At the same time, new research still gives RIM's struggling BlackBerry OS the best marks for security and integration with business systems. ...Read the whole story