Mobile Minutes: Microsoft’s HoloLens; T-Mobile lures subscribers; Shazam’s $1B value; Mobile targets Latin America
T-Mobile outshines rivals in luring new subscribers
In a recent survey of mobile phone users, research firm Consumer Intelligence Research Partners (CIRP) found that T-Mobile scored the highest percentage among major carriers in terms of winning over new customers and retaining existing subscribers.
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Shazam at $1 billion valuation after investment
Shazam, a smartphone application that can identify songs, announced on Wednesday that it had raised $30 million in new funding round that valued the company at roughly $1 billion.
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Why savvy smartphone developers will follow the money and target Latin America
Just as smartphone manufacturers are turning their focus away from the saturated markets of North America and Europe to place their focus to the markets in Latin America and Asia, so should the third-party application developers.
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