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- Aideen Shortt: 2011, Mobile Gambling’s Tipping Point
August 22, 2011
For many industry commentators, 2011 will be seen as the year in which mobile gambling finally comes of age. Having been heralded as the ‘next big thing’ for more than 5 years now, results have fallen way short of the bold projections to date, and the real growth of this...
- Apple becomes second-biggest company in the world (for a day)
September 24, 2010
For a brief period Thursday afternoon, Apple Inc.’s $267.5B market value made it the second-biggest company in the world, behind Exxon Mobil but ahead of PetroChina. Sadly, by the end of the day, PetroChina had reclaimed the #2 spot, but not by much. Apple’s “We’re #2” bragging rights may have...
- Google’s Android set to become #2 mobile OS by year’s end
September 11, 2010
Market research firm Gartner is predicting that Google’s Android will have become the second-best-selling mobile operating system by the end of 2010, surpassed only by Nokia’s Symbian. If Gartner is correct, Android will command 17.7% of the market by the end of the year, a dramatic boost from the 3.9%...
- Oracle rejects innovation, embraces patent trolling, sues Android
August 18, 2010
Much was made earlier this month of the pledge by the multi-billionaires of the world to donate vast chunks of their personal fortunes to charitable causes. Well, we now have a possible clue as to how Oracle’s Larry Ellison expects to fund his massive donation – via proceeds from an...
- Spurned by Apple, Betdaq pins hopes on Google’s Android
July 1, 2010
Tired of being a perennial also-ran to Betfair, Irish-based betting exchange Betdaq is looking at mobile betting to get a leg up. CEO Brian O’Sullivan thinks that as in-play betting grows in popularity, mobile wagers will ultimately account for 50% of Betdaq’s transactions (from its current 5%). But while O’Sullivan...
- Mobenga launches Unibet sportsbook on Google Android
June 10, 2010
Call me a paranoid android but don't you ever find that the problem with technology is that no sooner do you get up to speed with the latest gizmoes than the next one comes along to blow it out of the water. Time, unlike your average gambling correspondent, never sits...
Betfair sponsor Juventus; Unibet sponsor Aston Villa
July 5, 2017