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Apple has pioneered the commercial digital market with its iTunes music download store 10 years ago. However, recently, the US internet search company–Google has just stolen a march on Apple with the launch of a subscription music service that represents a breakthrough in its relations with a core part of the traditional entertainment industry.
The success [...]
Five months after the launch of 4G superfast mobile services by UK’s largest operator–EE, about 400,000 mobile customers are now using the service in the UK.
According to EE, it was announced that the initial take-up of next generation mobile services, which was broadly in line with expectations, helped underpin a rapid uptake of smartphones at [...]
According to a draft agreement with the EU’s top competition authority, the internet giant–Google is now bowing for the very first time to legally binding constraints on how the company actually presents the search results.
According to several people closed to the case, it was indicated that Google will revamp its results page to include prominent [...]
Currently, Facebook is testing adverts in the newsfeeds of its members that are tied to their behaviour on other websites. This move will bring one of the most effective forms of advertising over the Internet into the core of its social network.
According to analysts, it was revealed that the experiment could turn into one of [...]
The Shenzhen based Tencent Holdings Ltd introduced a mobile instant-message application which is called WeChat two years ago. Now, the application already has 200 million users. According to Tencent, it is expected that the number of WeChat’s users could double to 400 million within three years, providing the opportunities for Tencent, which is China’s biggest [...]
According to statistic s from Alibaba, it was shown that the annual transaction amount of juhuasuan.com, the group buying website under Alibaba Group, has more than doubled in last year from 2011.
Alibaba also claimed that it occupied about half of group buying market share in China and juhuasuan.com owns an average unique visitor number of [...]
Instagram has seized its contract with Twitter Cards. The mobile photo application stopped using a Twitter feature that allows Instagram’s photos to appear in the Twitter feed. The move puts Instagram’s visual content more firmly in Facebook’s realm of control.
The shift of Instagram underscores a growing tension between the two dominant social networks–Facebook and Twitter, [...]