A&E Television Networks is introducing new Android applications spotlighting cable channels A&E, History and Lifetime, offering consumers access to full episodes of hit programs including Duck Dynasty , Storage Wars and Army Wives . Fast Company reports Comcast Xfinity cable subscribers also will be granted access to previous seasons of numerous A&E-produced series.
WhatsApp processed 27 billion messages in one day, up significantly from its previous best of 18 billion on Dec. 31, 2012.
Advertiser spending on desktop formats like search and banners is expected to reach its peak in 2014, declining in subsequent years as brands shift their focus to the mobile platform, eMarketer forecasts.
The battle for smartphone market share between Apple and Google may not be all it seems, based on some recently published research from Flurry. The San Francisco-based mobile app analytics firm said it examined four years' worth of iOS and Android mobile ownership.
Apple during its developer conference today announced it has so far paid out $10 billion to iOS developers via its App Store. "To put that into perspective, that's three times more than all other platforms combined," Apple CEO Tim Cook noted.
Google's Android will power more than two-thirds of all smartphones shipped worldwide in 2017, research firm Canalys forecasts.
Google's YouTube video unit has tripled its mobile advertising sales over the last six months, YouTube Vice President of Sales Lucas Watson told Bloomberg .
GungHo Online Entertainment's Puzzle & Dragons reigns as the top revenue-generating application worldwide across both Apple's iOS and Google's Android, app analytics firm Distimo reports.
North American consumers are on pace to spend $44 billion on in-store mobile wallet transactions in 2017, up from just $500 million in 2012, according to a new forecast issued by research firm Berg Insight.
Apple's iOS trimmed Android's U.S. smartphone market share lead during the three-month period ending April 2013, digital research firm comScore reports.