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Samsung planning mobile ad platform to rival Google and Apple

April 4th, 2012

Samsung on Tuesday confirmed that it is teaming up with OpenX Technologies to create a mobile ad platform that will rival Google and Apple, The Wall Street Journal reported. The service will be called Samsung AdHub Market and will enable companies to place advertisements on Samsung phones and tablets beginning in the second half of …

Facebook brings ads to mobile news feed and logout screen

February 29th, 2012

Facebook on Wednesday announced at the company’s Marketing Conference that premium ads will now appear in its mobile application. Advertisements will be displayed on mobile news feeds — much like Twitter’s “promoted” tweets — starting immediately, with desktop logout screen advertisements scheduled to roll out in April. Previously, users would only see ads in the …

FTC to formally investigate Apple's iPhone policies

June 12th, 2010

According to a new report, the Department of Justice and the Federal Trade Commission have come to an agreement that the latter will open a formal investigation into Apple’s iPhone policies. The investigation will look into whether or not Apple’s prohibiting developers from using cross-compilers is anti-competitive. It is unclear whether or not the FTC …

Feds taking a close look at Apple's mobile advertising policies

June 10th, 2010

Surprise! The U.S. government is once again going to throw Apple under the microscope and investi alleged anti-competitive practices, this time for the new language Apple is using in section 3.3.9 of its developers agreement which appears to be directed straight at Google’s AdMob. This information comes to us by way of The Financial Times. …

AdMob's founder criticizes Apple

June 9th, 2010

In a post on his blog this morning, AdMob founder Omar Hamoui lambasted Apple for anti-competitive behavior pertaining to the most recent changes to section 3.3.9 of the iOS developers agreement. According to Hamoui, if Apple should chose to enforce what is written in the agreement, Apple would be erecting “artificial barriers to competition” which “hurt users …

Google formally completes its acquisition of AdMob

May 27th, 2010

Six months after it first put in a bid of $750 million, Google today formally completed its acquisition of mobile ad giant AdMob. This news comes one week after the FTC finally gave Google the go ahead after completing a lengthy investigation into the purchase. So what’s next for Google? Other than preparing for an …

AdMob: iPhone OS outnumbers Android 2:1 in the US

May 27th, 2010

According to AdMob’s April 2010 Mobile Metrics Report, the number of iPhone OS devices in the US outnumber the amount of Android devices by a ratio of 2:1. AdMob estimates that for all of the 8.7 million Android smartphones in the US, there are 10.7 million iPhones and 18.3 million iPads and iPod touches. Worldwide, …

Schmidt candid about AdMob, Apple on the eve of I/O 2010

May 19th, 2010

On the eve of I/O 2010, Google CEO Eric Schmidt made some pretty interesting comments to Reuters. First and foremost on his mind was AdMob, the mobile advertising giant that Google has been trying to acquire since November of last year. The $750 million deal is currently on hold as the FTC looks into whether …