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TechCrunch | Do Patents Really Matter To Startups? New Data Reveals Shifting Habits

TechCrunch | Do Patents Really Matter To Startups? New Data Reveals Shifting Habits | Media News | Scoop.it
Arguments about the value of patents have heated up over the past few years.
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TechCrunch | Please Don’t Ruin The Second Screen

TechCrunch | Please Don’t Ruin The Second Screen | Media News | Scoop.it
There are advantages and disadvantages of being one of the earlier companies in a very early market.
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TechCrunch | Buyou Is A Free Online Mall Brought Straight To Your iPad

TechCrunch | Buyou Is A Free Online Mall Brought Straight To Your iPad | Media News | Scoop.it
Shopping on the iPad is becoming one of the best ways do shop. You're sitting on your couch, comfy as a bug in a rug, swiping through dresses, and t-shirts, and shoes! Oh my!
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TechCrunch | Service As A SKU

TechCrunch | Service As A SKU | Media News | Scoop.it
The biggest ecommerce opportunity today involves taking offline services and offering them for sale online (O2O commerce). The first generation of O2O commerce was driven by discounting, push-based engagements, and artificial scarcity.
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TechCrunch | Nielsen: Smartphones Used By 50.4% Of U.S. Consumers, Android 48.5% Of Them

TechCrunch | Nielsen: Smartphones Used By 50.4% Of U.S. Consumers, Android 48.5% Of Them | Media News | Scoop.it
Nielsen today became the latest analyst house to call it for smartphones outnumbering more basic devices in the U.S.
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TechCrunch | ComScore: Samsung Widens Lead As Top Mobile Brand In U.S., Android 51% Of All Smartphones

TechCrunch | ComScore: Samsung Widens Lead As Top Mobile Brand In U.S., Android 51% Of All Smartphones | Media News | Scoop.it
Samsung doesn't break out actual unit sales figures for its mobile handset business, but among analyst houses, many are estimating that it is the brand to beat anyway.
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TechCrunch | Survey: Trust In Online Ads Grows, While Trust in Print and TV Ads Drops

TechCrunch | Survey: Trust In Online Ads Grows, While Trust in Print and TV Ads Drops | Media News | Scoop.it
It's no secret that most of us put more stock in the recommendations we get from friends than traditional forms of advertising.
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MediaPost Publications Big Tablet Sales Push Video, App Downloads 04/26/2012

MediaPost Publications Big Tablet Sales Push Video, App Downloads 04/26/2012 | Media News | Scoop.it
Big Tablet Sales Push Video, App Downloads - 04/26/2012...
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TechCrunch | Riding The Third Wave of TV Transformation

TechCrunch | Riding The Third Wave of TV Transformation | Media News | Scoop.it
Eric Elia (@ericelia) is a member of the founding team at Brightcove, and is currently the vice president of TV solutions. Brightcove, a video and app solutions provider, went public on Feb.
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TechCrunch | How Kik Survived The Group Messaging Wars And Built A Sweet Mobile App For Controlling TVs

TechCrunch | How Kik Survived The Group Messaging Wars And Built A Sweet Mobile App For Controlling TVs | Media News | Scoop.it
If a consumer mobile fad comes and goes, and you don't play consolidation musical chairs, what do you do next?

This is kind of what happened to Kik, a Canadian startup that took off with the explosive growth of its messaging app last year.
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TechCrunch | Velti Report: iOS Regains The Mobile Ad Lead, New iPad Growing Fast

TechCrunch | Velti Report: iOS Regains The Mobile Ad Lead, New iPad Growing Fast | Media News | Scoop.it
iOS edged out Android in mobile ad marketshare last month, according to a new report from mobile marketing company Velti.

The report is based on data collected from 33,405 apps via the Mobclix Exchange, which Velti acquired in 2010.
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Millions of Americans Cut the TV Cord [STUDY]

Millions of Americans Cut the TV Cord [STUDY] | Media News | Scoop.it
A new report says 3.58 million people in the U.S. will have cut the TV cord by the end of 2012.
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Industry Statistics - E-commerce sales rise 14.8% in 2010 - Internet Retailer

Industry Statistics - E-commerce sales rise 14.8% in 2010 - Internet Retailer | Media News | Scoop.it
Internet Retailer - Technology/Industry Statistics - E-commerce sales rise 14.8% in 2010...
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TechCrunch | The Art of Raising Seed: You’re Either Hot, Or You Make Your Own Heat

TechCrunch | The Art of Raising Seed: You’re Either Hot, Or You Make Your Own Heat | Media News | Scoop.it
I’d started raising 3 rounds. One fell apart and the others raised $1M & $1.3M in a few weeks each.
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TechCrunch | DISH Rolls Out International Streaming Video Channels On Roku For $19.99 A Month

TechCrunch | DISH Rolls Out International Streaming Video Channels On Roku For $19.99 A Month | Media News | Scoop.it
A number of cable, satellite, and IPTV providers have introduced TV Everywhere services that let viewers watch TV content online.
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TechCrunch | Velti: In Mobile Ads, iOS Widens Its Lead Over Android

TechCrunch | Velti: In Mobile Ads, iOS Widens Its Lead Over Android | Media News | Scoop.it
Last month, mobile marketing company Velti reported that iOS had pulled slightly of Android in mobile ad impressions, after being tied at the end of last year.
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TechCrunch | New Start Up CodeNow.Com Lets You Build And Test Code In Real Time, In Your Browser

TechCrunch | New Start Up CodeNow.Com Lets You Build And Test Code In Real Time, In Your Browser | Media News | Scoop.it
Trying new APIs is tricky. You can spend hours setting things up, gaining permissions, and learning syntax before you even get to write one line of code. That's why CodeNow.com is cool.
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TechCrunch | With A Talent War In The Valley, Perhaps Romania Has The Answers?

TechCrunch | With A Talent War In The Valley, Perhaps Romania Has The Answers? | Media News | Scoop.it
This is a guest post by Maria Constantinescu, founder of Slickflickthe photo story app.

Today, in 2012, there is a talent war like no other. The Valley is abuzz with a hiring frenzy.
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TechCrunch | Nielsen: U.S., UK Couch Potatoes Love To Tap On Tablets While Watching TV

TechCrunch | Nielsen: U.S., UK Couch Potatoes Love To Tap On Tablets While Watching TV | Media News | Scoop.it
For anyone who's loved to watch Twitter reactions or a liveblog of a big event on TV, this will probably come as no surprise.
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TechCrunch | Report: 69% Of Tablet Owners Watch TV And Surf The Web Simultaneously

TechCrunch | Report: 69% Of Tablet Owners Watch TV And Surf The Web Simultaneously | Media News | Scoop.it
Just watching TV without also using a tablet or smartphone at the same time seems to be on its way out. Earlier this month, Nielsen launched the first part of its report on primetime TV viewers in the U.S.
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TechCrunch | Study: Those Social Media Logos On TV Actually Work

TechCrunch | Study: Those Social Media Logos On TV Actually Work | Media News | Scoop.it
There is hardly a program or ad on TV these days that doesn't ask its viewers to like its Facebook page or tweet about it.
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TechCrunch | The Best iOS Apps To Watch On Apple TV

TechCrunch | The Best iOS Apps To Watch On Apple TV | Media News | Scoop.it
Developers don’t have to wait for a fully baked version of Apple TV to come out to get a feel for
how their apps will play on the big screen.
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TechCrunch | Adfonic Announces TV-Style Mobile Ad Units

TechCrunch | Adfonic Announces TV-Style Mobile Ad Units | Media News | Scoop.it
London-headquartered Adfonic is getting into the video side of the mobile ad business today with the launch of its first video ad units.
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TechCrunch | Everything You Ever Wanted To Know About Convertible Note Seed Financings (But Were Afraid To Ask)

TechCrunch | Everything You Ever Wanted To Know About Convertible Note Seed Financings (But Were Afraid To Ask) | Media News | Scoop.it
We are in the golden age of seed financing.
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TechCrunch | TRUSTe Announces An Opt-Out System for Mobile Ads

TechCrunch | TRUSTe Announces An Opt-Out System for Mobile Ads | Media News | Scoop.it
It looks like there are some big challenges ahead for mobile advertising, as the industry faces increasing scrutiny from the federal regulators, and as Apple phases out the UDIDs used by advertisers and publishers to identify users.
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