The data company said that between the first and third quarters of 2012, smartphones grew from 49 percent to 56 percent market share. Android leads the list for operating systems and Apple for manufacturers.
DiGiorno garnered attention from Buzzfeed and the LA Times when it started sending snarky tweets during the live Sound of Music show. The company’s brand manager says it was a spontaneous decision, not preplanned. [Source: Ad Age]
According to SEC documents, promoted tweets only raked in less than 10 percent of Twitter’s revenue in Q3. This may explain why Twitter has been focusing on other products, as well as features within users’ timelines. [Source: TechCrunch]
Google has given its News reader on iOS and Android an updated look. In addition, it’s added a few new features including the ability to change font size, story card size, and to go between the light and dark themes. [Source: Search Engine Land]
The Supreme Court has agreed to look at a case that questions whether computer code is entitled to patent protections. This issue has had the tech community divided over whether companies are entitled to patented software or if stricter patent laws will inhibit future software innovation. [Source: Digits]
December 6, 2013
“We’re not really focusing on longterm fantasies. We’re focusing on things that will change consumers’ experience today.”