Mobile Minutes: Apple’s curved iPhones; Google’s mobile ad constraints; Pinterest buys Instapaper; Pokémon Go’s decline
Apple could launch an iPhone with curved screen
Next year’s lineup of iPhones could include three different and distinct variants: a “4.7-inch model, another that will be 5.5-inches and a premium handset that will be either 5.5-inches or larger equipped with a screen bent on the two sides,” the Nikkei Asian Review reported Tuesday, citing a source familiar with Apple’s plans.
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Publishers will be penalized for mobile pop-up ads in Google search results
Websites with mobile pop-up ads, watch out. Google is cracking down on the “intrusive” advertising by knocking down those pages in its search results, the company said Tuesday.
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Pinterest acquires Instapaper to get smarter about articles
Pinterest Inc. is buying Instapaper, the app that lets you save an article to read later, as it works to understand the technology behind recommending stories for people.
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The Pokémon Go phenomenon has peaked, and is in decline
Pokémon Go rolled out a big update on Monday, and it might be just in time, because people aren’t using the app as much, according to three third-party analytics firms.
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