Microsoft: Windows Phone

  • Report: Microsoft To Buy Global Mobile Ad Platform InMobi

    … According to an unconfirmed report Microsoft is buying mobile ad network/platform InMobi. Based in Bangalore India the company says that its network comprises more than a billion users per month. Google and Yahoo were supposedly also in talks with the company but were not able to come to terms. Google in particular was reportedly in serious…

    Greg Sterling/ Marketing Land- 12 readers -
  • Make Love Not War Say Microsoft And Google As They End Patent Suits

    … throughout Europe.” The formal press statement issued by the companies said: Microsoft and Google are pleased to announce an agreement on patent issues. As part of the agreement, the companies will dismiss all pending patent infringement litigation between them, including cases related to Motorola Mobility. Separately, Google and Microsoft have agreed…

    Greg Sterling/ Marketing Landin Google- 16 readers -
  • Comscore: Smartphone Penetration Now Above 77 Percent In US

    … The July smartphone numbers are out this afternoon from comScore. According to the measurement firm smartphone penetration has reached 77 percent in the US market. While there are some modest shifts in share (i.e., Android slightly down) the relative positions of Apple, Google and Microsoft’s operating systems are mostly unchanged from last…

    Greg Sterling/ Marketing Land- 23 readers -
  • Microsoft CEO Nadella Rebukes Ballmer With Nokia Write-Down

    … Current Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella is very pragmatic. He’s trying to focus the company on clear growth opportunities and areas where there’s existing momentum. Hence yesterday’s memo and press release, writing down the value of the Nokia mobile devices acquisition and announcing significant layoffs: Microsoft Corp. today announced plans…

    Greg Sterling/ Marketing Land- 10 readers -
  • Report: Microsoft Mobile OS Share Drops, Will It Be Discontinued?

    … percent. This share decline, following several years of little or no growth, suggests that Microsoft could ultimately exit the mobile OS business. Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella spoke recently of “tough choices” that the company would make surrounding focus, costs and resources. In a recent internal memo obtained by GeekWire, he said the following…

    Greg Sterling/ Marketing Land- 15 readers -
  • Snapchat Displaces Google+ App From ComScore Top 15 Chart

    … On Friday comScore released its latest monthly smartphone data for the US. Over the past quarter the iPhone is the only major device that appears to have gained marketshare. Below is comScore’s data for January and April. It’s more interesting to look at data from the past four years and see how the numbers have shifted. Below is a chart I…

    Greg Sterling/ Marketing Landin SEO Google- 36 readers -
  • Smartphone Share Stabilizes In US, Competitive Only At Margins

    …, are missing in action. According to the firm’s quarterly “U.S. Consumer Device Preference Report,” nearly 57 percent (of that total 67 percent) happen on iOS devices. In other words less than 10 percent of mobile email opens happen on Android devices, if the company’s data are accurate. When it comes to apps, comScore data show that the top…

    Greg Sterling/ Marketing Land- 4 readers -
  • Live Blog: The Microsoft Windows 10 Briefing

    … Good morning! Microsoft is sharing the future of its new Window 10 operating system in a “Windows 10 Briefing” today. We’ll be live blogging the event, which begins at 9am. It’s also being live streamed here. Join your peers at Marketing Land’s SMX West conference for three days of tactical sessions, keynotes and clinics on paid search, SEO…

    Danny Sullivan/ Marketing Landin SEO- 6 readers -
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