Amazon has been slowly building an adtech business for the past few years now. Back in 2008 I wrote about the launch of their advertising network and since then there has been a steady trickle of announcements and hires that show they are getting more and more serious about becoming a player in the [...]
I was going to write about how I’m getting on with the new Google Samsung Galaxy Nexus phone today, but I was so gob smacked when I saw this table on AllThingsD that I had to re-blog it.
It is easy today to think of Google as slightly old hat. The startup that [...]
The rise of Facebook is nothing short of meteoric. This chart was on Business Insider earlier in the week.
Last week I wrote about the beauty of the touchscreen interfaces on some native iPad apps and then in a post about HTML5 briefly explored the notion that web standards will need to evolve if web apps are going to keep pace with the user experience available in native apps on [...]
Yesterday I wrote about the emerging evidence that digital is starting to pay for the music industry and Rhitu Baria commented that it is only a matter of time before the music industry allows new technologies to permeate through, and linked to a post on her blog detailing the history of change in this [...]
Tim Bradshaw has a piece in the FT today describing how Yahoo and offline loyalty card company Nectar are teaming up to help target display ads on Yahoo’s properties:
Online advertisers will be able to target shoppers based on their high-street purchases for the first time in the UK under a [...]
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At a time when newspapers are considering how they can start charging for online content Yahoo is moving in the other direction. The FT reported this morning that Yahoo has removed the paywall from in front of their realtime stock quotes and from [...]
FactoryJoe wrote an amusing tongue in cheek piece around a month ago poking fun at the app store. He called it Steve Jobs hates the app store… As well as doing a great job of charting the problems of the app store, many of which we’ve discussed here before he also [...]