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Can Apple’s vertical integration work for others in the mobile space?
Published: July 9, 2012
It is no secret that one of the keys to Apple’s mobile success is its vertical approach. While other companies are hoping to accomplish similar results with their own integration strategies, this may not be a workable solution for all.
Will Windows Phone 8 give Microsoft a seat at the table with Google, Apple?
Published: June 22, 2012
With neat features such as a built-in digital wallet and better integration with desktop and tablet devices, Microsoft’s newly revealed Windows Phone 8 mobile operating system strengthens the company’s gambit to be one of the top three mobile players.
Microsoft’s tablet play suggests it still does not get mobile
Published: June 20, 2012
While Microsoft’s entry into the tablet space brings some welcomed competition, at first glance the play does not appear to offer a compelling mobile use case.

Google takes more aggressive stance, accuses Nokia, Microsoft of collusion
Published: June 5, 2012
Fresh from closing its deal to acquire Motorola Mobility – and the numerous patents that came with it – Google appears to be taking a more aggressive stance in the ongoing mobile intellectual property wars and has alleged that Microsoft and Nokia are colluding to raise the price for mobile devices.

8pc of magazine pages contained mobile bar code in Q1: study
Published: May 15, 2012
QR codes, Microsoft Tags and other mobile action codes continue to spread through print magazines at a fast pace, with 1,356 mobile action codes printed in the first quarter of 2012, up from 352 during the same period a year ago, according to a new report from Nellymoser.

Facebook’s mobile crisis points to online business model demolition
Published: May 14, 2012
Without sounding too dramatic, Facebook’s admission last week that it was struggling to monetize mobile even as roughly half of its user base accesses the social network through non-PC devices is an issue that assuredly is keeping all Internet giants awake.
Nokia Lumia momentum grows with high-profile apps from Rovio, Groupon
Published: May 10, 2012
Some would say it has been slow going for the Nokia Lumia but the Windows Phone smartphone appears to be gaining momentum, at least when it comes to attracting big-name mobile application developers to the platform.
Barnes & Noble, Microsoft partnership a good move, but is it enough?
Published: May 1, 2012
Barnes & Noble Inc. and Microsoft are teaming up to strengthen their relative positions in the ereader and tablet markets, but the move does not automatically rewrite a competitive landscape that is dominated by Apple, Google and Amazon.
Will iPhone take a hit now that Verizon is supporting Windows Phone?
Published: April 23, 2012
With wireless carriers not making as much money from smartphones as they would like, Verizon Wireless is putting its support behind Windows Phone in hopes of spurring on greater competition with iPhone and Android.

Microsoft exec: 55pc of feature phone users consume media
Published: April 17, 2012
CHICAGO – A Microsoft Advertising executive at the Results 2012: Mobile Marketing Day conference said that although smartphones lend themselves to rich experiences, advancements in feature phones are aiming to equal the mobile advertising playing field.