Is Mobile Commerce Ready?

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The Global Mobile Internet Conference in Beijing, China included a panel discussing the state of mobile commerce. These were the participants: Moderator: WANG Yuquan, Founder, Open Application Alliance TAO Ning, COO, Innovation Works […] Related posts: Mobile Commerce in Asia: Insights and Trends Mobile commerce is growing rapidly in Asia. To gain consumer…

The Mobile Internet in Emerging Markets

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At the Global Mobile Internet Conference in Beijing, there was a discussion on the development of the mobile internet in emerging markets around Asia. Here are some selected highlights. Participants: Daniel Morton, CFO, […] Related posts: The Road Towards a Mobile Internet IPO Keynote: Road for mobile internet IPO Michael Song said that… The Future of Mobile Internet Surfing In …

Google Edges Bing For Visual Attention

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The top three paid positions on Google attract more visual attention than the top three links on Bing, according to a new report from research firm User Centric. Study outcomes showed a comparable number of participants viewing top sponsored links (~90 percent) across both search engines. However, these participants spent 22 percent more time looking at Google’s top sponsored links …

Rumor Ties Facebook, Twitter To SEC Inquiry

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Don’t look for employees at these companies to break out shredders – or even break a sweat – quite yet, but the Securities and Exchange Commission might be curious about certain details related to Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, and Zynga.  Unconfirmed rumors indicate the SEC is looking into their privately traded stock. Peter Lattman reported, "The agency has sent information requests …

FRIDAY POLL: How Did You Celebrate Twestival?

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Yes, it’s that time once again, folks — time for the Weekly Poll! Yesterday, thousands of people in more than 175 cities got together to celebrate the second annual Twestival, an event that has (at the time of this posting) raised $311,696 for Concern Worldwide, an organization that works to provide an education to millions of children without access to …