Mobile Minutes: Twitter commerce; ComScore buys Rentrak; Chromecast’s redesign; Wireless charging
ComScore to buy Rentrak creating major challenger to Nielsen
Look out Nielsen: Audience measurement power comScore just said that it has agreed to acquire Rentrak in a stock swap.
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Google redesigns Chromecast for speed and power
Google unveiled its redesigned Chromecastvideo-streaming device on Tuesday with new bells and whistles. In addition to a revamped look, the device has a “Fast Play” feature, enhanced Wi-Fi and easier content discovery.
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3 companies race to charge smartphones without wires
If this past weekend’s iPhone 6S success — to the tune of 13 million units sold — says anything, it speaks to the inevitable need for wireless charging for a technological appendage that become as invaluable as our thumbs.
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