By Louis Columbus on August 27, 2012
Google’s top advertising customers are pushing for convergence of mobile and video quickly, which is turning into a strong catalyst of growth of the global mobile video market. With their largest advertising customers wanting greater flexibility in bringing video to mobile devices, Google will make significant strides this year to make that happen. During their latest earnings call, Google execs said that Android, [...]
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By James Governor on May 15, 2011
So a lot of smart people have already written up the news from Google I/O this week – notably our very own Stephen O’Grady in a piece entitled Google I/O: The Android Story. So I decided to look at something different. To try and provide some industry context, if you like. In case you [...]
Monday’s Musings: Mastering When and How High End Brands Should Use Daily Deal Sites Such As Groupon
By R "Ray" Wang on April 4, 2011
Daily Deal Sites Claim To Bring New Customers Chicago, Illinois based Groupon, is a consumer oriented commerce site that brings consumers looking for the ultimate deal to businesses seeking new customer bases. Local based targeting, fun cheeky copy, and a reach in almost 600 cities powers the frenzy behind the “daily deals”. Customers pay upfront. [...]
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By Chris Selland on November 17, 2010
Wondering if (and hoping) Facebook’s new messaging offering will help tilt the balance of power away from the marketers and back toward consumers – because my Inbox desperately needs it.
By Chris Selland on March 25, 2010
Quick thoughts on the $GOOG Nexus One after using it for a week
By Chris Selland on March 7, 2010
What does the Flash vs. HTML5 debate – over the future of web video – mean to Adobe’s future?
By Chris Selland on February 21, 2010
Tech is poised for growth in 2010 but it’s increasingly looking like a much better year for the well-established and well-respected tech companies, and a challenging environment for the second-tire companies.
By Chris Selland on January 29, 2010
Image by Getty Images via Daylife First I should get my opinion on the $AAPL iPad out of the way. Yes, I want one – but I will probably get rid of my iPhone if I do. Lack of multitasking and a keyboard drives me nuts. I want a $GOOG Android phone. iPad is cool media [...]
By Chris Selland on December 22, 2009
This is by no means a comprehensive list – it’s admittedly biased toward the tech sectors I follow most closely (software and wireless) – but here are a few companies I’ll be keeping an eye on as we move into the new year – some as short-term opportunities, others with a longer time horizon. If, [...]
By Chris Selland on November 5, 2009
Lively debate going on this morning regarding whether it’s time for $RIMM to find a buyer, as Dan Frommer argues that they have become an enterprise dinosaur in an increasingly consumer-driven market. So should they sell?
As I argued here recently, $GOOG is rapidly ascending and $AAPL has quickly become the leader in attention if not [...]