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Dan Frommer / Quartz:
Top 25 most used apps in US: Facebook on top, followed by YouTube; Google is top publisher   —  These are the 25 most popular mobile apps in America  —  In its latest mobile app report, comScore tracks the 25 most popular apps in the US.  This is an interesting slice of the App Store …
Aug 24, 2014, 5:05 AMIn context
Dan Frommer / Quartz:
Most smartphone users download zero apps per month   —  Mobile apps have skyrocketed in popularity and utility since Apple introduced the iPhone App Store in the summer of 2008.  Apps now represent 52% of time spent with digital media in the US, according to comScore, up from 40% in early 2013.
Aug 22, 2014, 9:20 AMIn context
Dan Frommer / Quartz:
Twitter now officially says your timeline is more than just tweets from people you follow   —  Many Twitter users have noticed that Twitter is now inserting tweets into their timelines that seemingly don't belong.  This is not an accident.  Twitter has updated its help document, “What's a Twitter timeline?”
Aug 19, 2014, 6:30 PMIn context
Zachary M. Seward / Quartz:
Twitter admits that as many as 23 million of its active users are automated   —  This piece has been updated to clarify the kinds of accounts in question.  —  Twitter raised eyebrows last month when it suggested that many of its active users aren't actually human.  Now we know how many.
Aug 12, 2014, 12:00 PMIn context
Dan Frommer / Quartz:
Nearly 60% of sampled mid-sized tech & media firms and 92% of sampled YC startups use Gmail   —  Google is stealing away Microsoft's future corporate customers  —  Microsoft has long dominated the corporate-software market, and its new CEO Satya Nadella has set his sights on owning all things related to productivity and the cloud.
Aug 3, 2014, 7:30 PMIn context
John McDuling / Quartz:
Pandora and Spotify face uncertain future with giants Google, Apple, and Amazon encroaching   —  An epic battle in streaming music is about to begin, and only a few will survive  —  “One thing is for sure,” declared an influential American critic and record industry analyst, Bob Lefsetz …
Jul 27, 2014, 2:05 PMIn context
Dan Frommer / Quartz:
Amazon's cloud price war with Google is starting to hurt   —  The numbers: Mixed, as always.  Amazon sales grew in the double-digits for the 52nd quarter in a row.  Revenue increased 23% year-over-year to $19.3 billion.  Operating loss reached $15 million, down from a $79 million operating profit a year ago.
Jul 24, 2014, 7:00 PMIn context
Dan Frommer / Quartz:
The Eric Schmidt email confirming Google's one-hour window to counter Facebook job offers   —  More fascinating emails continue to trickle out of the Google/Apple/Intel/Adobe wage-conspiracy case in California.  In one exchange revealed last week, former Google CEO Eric Schmidt confirmed …
Jul 14, 2014, 5:55 PMIn context
Dan Frommer / Quartz:
Marc Andreessen's tweets so far in 2014: 120 tweets/day on average, personable, links a lot   —  Marc Andreessen's first six months on Twitter were unbelievably epic  —  Marc Andreessen—co-founder of Netscape, now a venture capitalist at Andreessen Horowitz—officially registered …
Jul 12, 2014, 5:50 AMIn context
Quartz:
Following Netflix, YouTube shames ISPs delivering slow video with message underneath videos   —  YouTube, following Netflix, is now publicly shaming internet providers for slow video  —  When videos blur, buffer, or won't play altogether, YouTube is now pinning the blame on your internet service provider.
Jul 5, 2014, 3:25 PMIn context

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