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Good news: all those new tablets you see reported on these pages aren't being stolen by elves; they're entering the human population at large and -- most Christmassy of all -- they're displaying ads. Google told TechCrunch that its AdMob platform saw eight billion ad requests from tablets during

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We know how it is, you want to be a hotshot developer, but all that coding sounds like daunting work. Never mind, Apple's got your back with its new iAds producer, which automates all the HTML5 and CSS3 stuff into the background and leaves you to focus on the crucial task of picking out templates a

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We'd previously heard rumors that Quattro Wireless was Apple's consolation prize after a deal with bigger mobile advertising rival AdMob fell through, and Steve Jobs confirmed it on no uncertain terms at the Q&A session following today's iPhone OS 4.0 event: \"we tried to buy a company called Ad

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If you were wondering exactly what Apple had in mind with its acquisition of Quattro Wireless a few months back, the picture gets a little clearer today with the announcement of the iAd mobile ad platform alongside iPhone OS 4.0 today with the company saying that iPhone devs have a billion \"ad oppo

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Following up on last evening's rumor, Apple has pulled the trigger and made its acquisition of mobile ad network Quattro Wireless official. A sale price wasn't disclosed -- $275 million is the popular number being thrown around -- but the company's CEO Andy Miller has been immediately elevated to A

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Now that everyone and their mother's got a smartphone, you've got a pile of sweaty capitalists pounding on the door trying to find every last conceivable way to turn the trend into cold, hard cash. One of the most obvious -- quality apps from a central clearinghouse -- is proving fruitful through co

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We've certainly seen mobile-activated bus stop ads before, but the cool factor on this one was just too impressive to overlook. Tryvann Winter Park, a ski resort that sits just 15 minutes away from downtown Oslo, was searching high and low for ways to better market itself to residents of the bustlin

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We've certainly seen mobile-activated bus stop ads before, but the cool factor on this one was just too impressive to overlook. Tryvann Winter Park, a ski resort that sits just 15 minutes away from downtown Oslo, was searching high and low for ways to better market itself to residents of the bustlin

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Third Screen Media has been making bigger inroads to the mobile advertising scene in recent years as mainstream news properties and companies realize the simple arithmetic of having more mobile screens in use compared to even TV sets. Fox, not one to miss the trend, has agreed to partner with Third

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As cellphone hardware margins dwindle downwards (ask Motorola about this), Nokia has tried to get its revenue diversified beyond just that phone you may have holding in your hand right now (unless you are typing). The world's largest handset maker has said that it will be entering the mobile adverti

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In the ever-expanding world of mobile searches, we knew it was simply a matter of time before revenue-hungry mega corporations dug in and gave the impulse caller in us all one more irresistible temptation. While Google's AdWords have already landed on mobile search screens, Ingenio has now inked a d

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