Mobile Minutes: Transportation Security Administration, YouTube, Webtoon success, multi-screens aid focus
July 8, 2014
Travelers bound for U.S. asked to turn on mobile devices
U.S.-bound travelers from some overseas airports are being asked to turn on mobile phones and other devices under enhanced security measures from the Transportation Security Administration. Electronic devices that don’t power up won’t be permitted onboard the aircraft and the passenger may be subject to further screening.
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YouTube partners with Indian carrier to offer pre-paid mobile streaming from just $0.15
YouTube is focusing on mobile in India after the Google owned-video site teamed up with operator Tata Docomo to offer a new range of ‘YouTube recharge’ data plans to its 3G customers.
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Biff, bang, pow: can cartoons help chat apps bank profits?
Following the success of webtoons locally, Naver, the South Korean owner of Tokyo-based chat app operator Line Corp., recently launched a new service called “Line Webtoon” with a slew of digital cartoons that will be offered in English and Chinese.
Click here to read more on Wall Street Journal
How working on multiple screens can actually help you focus
ow that people have several devices at work—a laptop, a phone, a tablet—they’re finding their way to a similar trick, where they use each piece of hardware for a different purpose. Consider it a new way to manage all the digital demands on our attention: Instead of putting different tasks in different windows, people are starting to put them on different devices.
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