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Facebook unveiled “Facebook Home” this week, along with special Android-powered HTC smartphones. WIll the social network will change the face of mobile, or is this merely a gimmick? Plus: why some analysts think Microsoft may succeed in the mobile enterprise.
News and Insights
Home: Facebook’s Bold New Vision For Social Smartphones – Fast Company
Facebook Home isn’t quite an app, but it isn’t an OS either.
The social network’s founder on how Facebook is upping its mobile game.
Apple to Begin iPhone Production This Quarter – Wall Street Journal
Apple is reportedly working on a refreshed iPhone, as well as a cheaper model.
Retailers Leveraging Mobile to Deliver Hyper-local In-store Advertising – Mobile Commerce Daily
Retailers are using indoor location tech to learn more about their customers.
A look at how the retailer is influencing “digital word-of-mouth marketing.”
Inside Citi’s Mobile Strategy – Digiday
The financial institution unveils its mobile banking strategy for consumers.
The Top 5 Things the Mobile Enterprise Needs – VentureBeat
Industry executives voice the need for security, apps, BYOD, and more.
Four forces, CIOs say, are coming together to define the future of mobile.
The 5 Biggest Mistakes in Mobile App Marketing – KISSMetrics
Best practices in mobile app design, marketing, user retention, and more.
35% of enterprises are planning to develop apps for the Surface tablet.
Android is expected to remain the most dominant operating system.
The Mobile War is Over and the App Has Won – VentureBeat
Flurry Analytics: 80% of mobile time spent in apps, mobile web left behind.
CPG Brands Up the Mobile App Ante – eMarketer
3 out of 10 CPG companies have implemented more than 5 apps.
Sizing Up Mobile Use By Form Factor – MediaPost
Flurry Analytics analyzes at app use on tablets, phablets, and smartphones.
Over half of all Android devices are finally running Android 4.0 software or better.