Mobile Minutes: Clinton’s technology agenda; China scrutinizes mobile; Line’s growth plan; smartphone media boom
Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton on Tuesday laid out a technology and innovation agenda ranging from connecting every U.S. household to high-speed internet by 2020 to beefing up cyber security and reducing regulatory barriers.
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China orders mobile app stores, providers to monitor users
More than half a billion Chinese smartphone users face increased monitoring of their mobile app usage thanks to new laws targeting operators including Apple Inc.
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Line, biggest tech IPO of the year, struggles to show its growth plan can work
In delaying its IPO by two years, Japanese messaging app company Line bought time to correct weak financial reporting controls, work on its business plan, bolster staffing — and left billions of dollars on the table as its valuation shriveled.
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Americans are watching less traditional TV as smartphone media usage booms
U.S. consumers on average still guzzle most of their media content from the TV trough, but live television viewing continues to decline as usage of smartphones and tablets to watch video and consume other media skyrockets, according to a new report from Nielsen.
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