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February 11, 2013
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  Entertainment News 
  • NPD: Music is trending to mobile devices
    Consumers increasingly use mobile devices to listen to music, according to a report from NPD Group that says more than half of smartphone users and 40% of tablet owners download or stream music to the devices. The trend is seen as driving demand for listening components, with sales of wireless headphones up 34% last year. TWICE (2/11) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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  Monetizing Content 
Combating Identity Theft in a Mobile, Social World
Mobile connectivity threats extend from consumers to the business environment. But who is really responsible for securing sensitive information? Smart business leaders are becoming proactive on the matter. Learn how to get protected in this white paper. Download the white paper now.

  Integrated Marketing 
  • SwrveTalk to push in-app marketing messages to mobile gamers
    SwrveTalk is designed to narrowly target users with its in-application marketing messages to mobile gamers by employing behavioral and demographic data, according to Swrve. The app is combined with the Swrve app analytics platform to measure and hone the effectiveness of an in-app marketing campaign, the company notes. TechCrunch (2/11) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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  eBooks, Tablets and More 
  • Apple is said to be working on a wearable device
    Apple reportedly is exploring the possibility of creating a tool that would function much like a smartphone worn on the wrist. The company would be among several that are pursuing wearable devices as the smartphone market matures. Apple didn't comment on the report. The Wall Street Journal (2/10) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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The ROI of Privacy with TRUSTe Solutions
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  • Critics decry EU plan to reduce broadband investment
    The EU has approved a budget that slashes investment in broadband on the continent, with underserved areas expected to suffer the biggest hit. Critics of the measure say the budget -- which includes more than €8 billion in cuts to a fund to develop rural broadband -- threaten to undermine the EU's Connecting Europe Facility, including a plan to greatly expand access speeds through 2020. The Guardian (London) (2/11) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
  Entertainment Matters at CES 
  • DMW Music: New York City's newest music-tech conference
    Feb. 20 and 21: Digital Media Wire combines Digital Music Forum East and West into one large event named DMW Music, sponsored by the Consumer Electronics Association®. Join 500-plus of the most influential music and digital media leaders as they gather in downtown New York to socialize, share ideas, make deals and learn about new technologies and services. This year's event features a music-tech crawl, classroom style presentations, interactive Pit sessions and a Music Leadership Awards Dinner. Current speakers include executives from Myspace, Sony, Warner Music Group, Pandora, Shazam, VEVO, Clear Channel, and more. Learn more at CEA members and friends receive 15% off registration with code CEA15. LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story

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