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What to Know About eCommerce Challenges in India

Aug 23rd, 2018

A recent joint study published in The Economic Times found that eCommerce in India is a rather treacherous landscape. According to the nine month-long research conducted by Google, consultants Bain & Company and philanthropic venture fund Omidyar Network, these are the following highlights:

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Lessons Learned from Mobile World Congress 2017

Mar 7th, 2017

Effective Mobile Advertising More Important than Ever

A funny thing happened at Mobile World Congress 2017. It stopped being about handsets. Proof? The biggest buzz went to Nokia’s retro 3310.

It started, instead, to be about “getting the current [advertising] ecosystem working as effectively as possible.” The advertising community has stopped holding its breath for a mobile handset to arrive or relying on network providers to introduce new breakthrough technology.

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Client Hints in the Wild

Oct 19th, 2016

Client Hints usage is growing for to help optimize images. The Mobile Overview Report 2016 Q3 (MOVR) shows 6% of images from Chrome browsers now use client hints. And both mobile and desktop usage is growing.

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MOVR Report Q3 has been Released and it was a Great Success

Nov 21st, 2014

In God we trust. All others must bring data.”
– W. Edwards Deming

Last week we announced the second episode of our Mobile OverView Report (MOVR for friends)  for Q3.

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MOVR: A Free Report that Every Mobile Stakeholder Would Better Know About

Sep 9th, 2014

A few years ago, a company called AdMob had a brilliant idea: create a freely-available report on the state of the Mobile Internet: which devices are the most popular? how do OSes and their respective versions break down across regions and countries? what browsers are users using?

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WAP DTDs are dead. Long live the WAP DTDs!

Mar 13th, 2014

To my great surprise, someone mentioned WAP DTDs again on the WMLProgramming list (this is a mailing list of historical interest still hosted at Yahoo! groups. It’s the place where WURFL was born).

And it was not simply a mention of DTDs, but rather a cry for help!

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Virtual Capabilities and Filters: Introducing WURFL API 1.5

Oct 8th, 2013

virtual  
— adjective
1.        having the essence or effect but not the appearance or form of: a virtual revolution
2.        having the form or appearance but not the essence or effect of: virtual reality
3.        (rare)  capable of producing an effect through inherent power or virtue

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Innocence vs. Experience

May 23rd, 2012

“What is the price of Experience? Do men buy it for a song?
Or wisdom for a dance in the street?”  – William Blake

 

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