Friday, November 9, 2012

Around The Net

  • Google Free Zone For Next Million Mobile ConsumersHuffington Post

    Free Zone will allow consumers with basic mobile phones and limited Internet access to use Google products like search, email and Google+. The Google service will initially roll out in the Philippines through the local carrier Globe Telecom, according to Reuters. The news agency explains that consumers can access Web sites in Google's search results for free, but clicking through to a Web site will require a data plan subscription. ...Read the whole story

  • 'Financial Times' Bullish On Mobile ShiftMedia Week

    The Financial Times "expects to be primarily a digital mobile experience" within three to four years, according to managing director Rob Grimshaw.  "I think the switch to mobile is bigger in magnitude than the switch from print to desktop, in terms of what it means for the way people consume content, and it’s happening faster," he tells Arif Durrani. Will FT be ready for the change? Though the "brand is often credited with having managed the digital transition better than most traditional publishers," Durrani writes, Grimshaw tells him, "I would never be comfortable in saying that we are ready. But ... ...Read the whole story

  • Samsung's Galaxy S III Beats iPhone 4S In Q3 Engadget
  • Cameron Takes Government App For Spin BBC
  • Virgin Media Takes On BSkyB's Sky Go Computer Business Review
Delivering Mobile Ads Through RTB: Long Way To Go

In recent years, two important trends in digital have occurred simultaneously: real-time bidding (RTB) has taken off and revolutionized digital advertising, and the rise of mobile has forever changed the way we interact with digital content. ...More

  • Nexage Launches Nexage Connect

    Boston-based mobile ad exchange Nexage this week announced the launch of Nexage Connect. Nexage Connect will “simplify the adoption and growth of mobile advertising for buyers and sellers," according to a release. “At the very beginning, ...More

  • AT&T Lets More Subscribers Use FaceTime

    AT&T will allow more customers to use the FaceTime videochat app on its network, the company said today. Specifically, AT&T will now allow anyone on a tiered data plan, who also uses an iOS 6 device ...More