Mobile Game Biz to Nintendo and Sony: Seasons? What Are Those?

A double whammy for the devices that used to define “mobile gaming.”

Video Shopping Startup Joyus Raises $11.5M in Second Round, Focuses on ROI of Online Retail

Do online retailers need to make it count for merchants?
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Nate Silver Picks the San Francisco 49ers in the Super Bowl (Awaiting Karl Rove Guess)

This time, it’s personal.

Twitter Takes Big Data to School

Twitter’s big data sets come Cal.

We’re Holiday Shopping Online With iPads for iPads

That said, all I want for Christmas is my two front teeth.


More Data Beats Better Algorithms — Or Does It?

Having more data does trump a better algorithm, but it’s not that simple.

The Four Tiers of Twitter Users: Tweeters, Voyeurs, Readers and the Uncounted Masses

Twitter CEO Dick Costolo for the first time today offered precise Twitter user numbers, giving a view of usage that is more nuanced than a social network or a media site.

Viral Video: James Bond As a Lady

This is perhaps the oddest video in honor of the 100th anniversary of International Women’s Day, in which James Bond–played by actor Daniel Craig–puts on a dress. No, really.

Mobile Ad Network Millennial Media Raises $27.5 Million to Fight Apple and Google

Millennial Media has raised a new round of capital today to help it stay independent and fight the Goliaths in the space, like Apple and Google. Will it be enough?

U.S. Smartphone Race Still a Three-Way Contest, but RIM Is Fading as Android Gains

The BlackBerry, iPhone and Android-based devices roughly split the U.S. consumer market, according to Nielsen. However, Android’s growth continues to accelerate, while fewer new phone purchasers are choosing a BlackBerry. Overall, more people than ever are choosing a smartphone over less brainy devices.

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