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The Verge: Apple Reportedly Considering Buying Beats for $3.2 Billion
/ May 8, 2014 3:49 pm
The Verge: Apple Reportedly Considering Buying Beats for $3.2 Billion

The Verge reports that, according to a new report from The Financial Times, Apple is reportedly negotiating the purchase of Beats for $3.2 billion. According to the report the deal would include both Beats Music, the streaming service, as well as the part of the company that produces headphones and speakers. Read More

TapSense to Support Facebook’s New Mobile Ad Network
/ May 2, 2014 12:24 pm
TapSense to Support Facebook’s New Mobile Ad Network

TapSense, the independent mobile advertising platform, announced support for Facebook’s new mobile ad network. With the inclusion of Facebook Audience Network, mobile publishers can improve their overall CPM and fill rate by gaining access to all of the world’s top ad networks. TapSense’s mediation technology also supports the recently announced Twitter ad network, Apple’s iAd, Google’s AdMob and Millennial Media. Read More

Music Video Service Vevo to the Market
/ April 30, 2014 5:49 pm
Music Video Service Vevo to the Market

VentureBeat reports that the owners of popular music video service Vevo are planning to put the company up for sale. Vevo, whose co-owners comprise Sony Music, Universal Music Group, and Abu Dhabi Media, is seen as a massively significant service for Google’s YouTube, and it is certainly a part of the reason Google contemplates consumers would be fascinated in a YouTube-branded music service. . Read More

Intel Leads EPA List of Nation’s Top 100 Green Energy Users
/ April 24, 2014 4:17 pm
Intel Leads EPA List of Nation’s Top 100 Green Energy Users

Chipmaker Intel tops the Environmental Protection Agency's newly released list of the nation's top 100 users of "green" energy. Intel, which uses 3.1 billion kilowatt hours of green power annually, topped Kohl's Department Stores (1.5 billion), Microsoft (1.4 billion), Whole Foods Market (800 million) and Google (737 million). The complete top 100 rankings are available at the link below. Read More

Google Leads Top Tech and Telecom Firms in Q1 Lobbying Spending
/ April 24, 2014 4:15 pm
Google Leads Top Tech and Telecom Firms in Q1 Lobbying Spending

Google spent $3.8 million lobbying federal lawmakers and regulators during the first quarter, making it the top spender among 15 technology and telecommunications companies analyzed by public interest group Consumer Watchdog, based on lobbying disclosure forms. The Mountain View-based search giant's figure was 14% hire than the same period a year ago. . Read More

For First Time, Android Overtakes Apple in Mobile Ad Traffic
/ April 22, 2014 5:29 pm
For First Time, Android Overtakes Apple in Mobile Ad Traffic

For the first time, Google's Android operating system has surpassed Apple's iOS for mobile ad traffic, according to a new report from Opera Mediaworks. After first overtaking Apple in terms of market share at the end of last year, Android in the first quarter jumped ahead of the company with 42.8% of traffic, compared with Apple's 38.2%. Read More

Apple and Google to Provide Exclusive Game Applications
/ April 21, 2014 4:43 pm
Apple and Google to Provide Exclusive Game Applications

The Wall Street Journal reports that Apple and Google are courting game developers to make sure that top game titles are introduced on devices run by their respective operating systems. Both the companies are attempting to entice game developers by offering to place certain games high on their app stores' features lists and home pages. . Read More

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