Mobile Minutes: Google’s new search chief; Facebook and TV views; YouTube’s subscription service; Mobile domination
Google is putting its search engine in the hands of its artificial intelligence chief.
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Facebook claims NFL social chatter strongly linked to TV tune-in
Facebook, even as it angles to siphon money away from TV ad budgets, is trying to show networks and other media partners that it can drive consumers to the small screen.
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YouTube schedules original shows, movies for new paid service
Google’s YouTube will release the first batch of shows from a new original programming drive on Feb. 10, offering three movies and an adventure series designed to lure customers to its $9.99-a-month subscription service.
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By 2020, more people will own a phone than have electricity
The mobile phone is conquering the world.
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