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BizReport : April 30, 2012 Archive

April 30, 2012 Archive

Mobile Marketing | April 30, 2012

Half of all smartphones sold in Southeast Asia are Androids

Android now accounts for half of all smartphones sold in Southeast Asia, according to GfK. While not as big as other Asian regions, Southeast Asia accounts for a tenth of the world's population. >>

Mobile Marketing | April 30, 2012

Affluent consumers want luxury brand mobile apps

Listen up luxury brands - a new study from Luxury Institute and mobile marketing agency Plastic Mobile has found America's richest want to connect with luxury brands via mobile apps on their smartphones. >>

Blogs & Content | April 30, 2012

How to get a blogger to read, not ditch, your email pitch

Every day, journalists and bloggers wake to inboxes bursting at the seams with press releases and launch packs. Few of those emails will ever be acted upon, or even read. Here are five ways to make sure your email doesn't go straight from the inbox into the trash folder. >>

Internet | April 30, 2012

Report: Each 2011 data breach exposes 1 million to ID theft

Spam may have reached its lowest level in three years in December 2011, but that doesn't mean personal information is now safe online. Quite the contrary, according to Symantec's new Internet Security Threat Report because more than 230 million identities were exposed throughout 2011. >>

Mobile Marketing | April 30, 2012

Content consumption up via tablet

New data out from comScore finds Kindle Fire now accounts for just over half of the market share for Android tablets (February 2012); Fire's closest competitor is Samsung's Galaxy Tax with a 15% share. >>

Blogs & Content | April 30, 2012

How entertainment information is engaging people

For most of us, going to the movies is a treat, a time to relax and be entertained. For Flixster, the leading online destination for movie enthusiasts with over 30 million unique monthly visitors dropping in to view over 2 billion movie ratings, it is all business. In addition to their destination sites and, they also operate the leading movie applications on iPhone, Google TV, Android, Windows Phone, and BlackBerry. >>