Mobile Minutes: Facebook Paper, secure smartphones, tablet shipments, Twitter
By Staff reports
March 7, 2014
Facebook Paper has forever changed the way we build mobile apps
Mike Matas was sitting on an L-shaped couch inside one of the largest offices at Facebook, holding an iPhone that plugged into a Mac laptop through a long, black cord. It was the early afternoon, and he was surrounded by several Facebook colleagues, including Chris Cox, who oversees the development of new products at the social networking giant as one of the top lieutenants to CEO Mark Zuckerberg, per Wired.
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Post Snowden, secure smartphones on the rise
While there was much talk of wearable technology and large-screen smartphones at last week’s Mobile World Congress (MWC), another trend has begun to emerge: secure phones that ensure your privacy, CNBC reports.
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IDC cuts 2014 forecast for global tablet shipments
International Data Corp. reduced its 2014 forecast for global tablet shipments as consumer purchases slow from last year’s rapid pace and the base of tablet owners had expanded, particularly in mature markets, according to The Wall Street Journal.
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Why Twitter will never be a news organization
Twitters head of news Vivian Schiller spoke with TIME about Twitter, Facebook, news discovery and more in an exclusive first interview since she left NBC News and took on the role in January. A few key insights? She says retweets are underutilized, and Twitter needs to find a way to give news organizations better analytics, per Time.
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