Mobile Minutes: Twitter’s revenue tactics; Connected cars study; Playboy’s safe-for-work app; LG’s leather phone
How Twitter plans to make more money, in five not-so-easy steps
Twitter last month fell short on its revenue projections for the first time as a public company, spooking investors and tanking the stock. All eyes are on the sales team, led by Adam Bain, as they chart the company’s strategy for growth over the next few years.
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Not so fast: connected cars could cause data traffic jams
Traffic jams in the future could cause potentially dangerous data snarl-ups as cars packed with entertainment, safety and navigation features vie for airwaves with smartphones, tablets and networked features in other vehicles, according to a study.
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Playboy launching mobile app — sans the models
Playboy NOW — free on Google Play store and iTunes App store — takes the adult-entertainment icon into the safe-for-work content by only offering articles. This trend began with the relaunch of Playboy.com as a men’s general-interest site in August.
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LG’s G4 smartphone: What you need to know
A leather-clad smartphone may be the last thing anyone dreamed of but LG hopes customers will take to its flagship G4 smartphone. Sporting full-grain leather, the device goes on sale today in key markets around the world — however North American smartphone shoppers will have to wait.
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