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Mobile Minutes: Hound takes on Siri; Facebook’s 3M advertisers; Blippar raises funds; Ad blockers make money


Do we really need another personal assistant for our phones? Siri and Google Now are already baked into Apple and Android phones respectively, but Hound thinks it can do better.
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Facebook now has 3M advertisers
Facebook now has 3 million advertisers, the majority of which are small businesses.
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App that recognizes objects with AI raises $54M
An augmented reality and artificial intelligence start-up has raised $54 million, with the investment fund of the Malaysian government jumping on board.
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Ad blockers are making money off ads (and tracking, too)
Advertising pays for a lot of what you see on the Internet.
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