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Marketplace Tech for Wednesday, January 15, 2014
Jan 15, 2014

Marketplace Tech for Wednesday, January 15, 2014

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One piece of news that maybe won't blow your mind is that our mobile use around the world is way, way up. In 2013, it grew a 115 percent over the previous year. That's according to mobile analytics firm Flurry. Why? Well here's the interesting part: A lot of things drove growth. Music and other media, games, news all played a role. But the big kahuna of mobile usage last year? Messaging. Simply: The new ways in which we communicate.

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Mobile messaging is more popular than ever. But not TEXT messaging.

Jan 15, 2014
Messaging is driving a huge spike in mobile use. But text messaging has actually decreased. So what gives?

Why does the NSA spy?

Jan 15, 2014
The National Security Agency says it never shares intelligence with US businesses. Or does it?

One piece of news that maybe won’t blow your mind is that our mobile use around the world is way, way up. In 2013, it grew a 115 percent over the previous year. That’s according to mobile analytics firm Flurry. Why? Well here’s the interesting part: A lot of things drove growth. Music and other media, games, news all played a role. But the big kahuna of mobile usage last year? Messaging. Simply: The new ways in which we communicate.

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