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Mobile Minutes: Mobile Web; Facebook ballots; the Apple touch; Amaazon’s shortcomings

Seventy-five percent of internet use in 2017 will be mobile: report
Seventy-five percent of internet use will be mobile in 2017, up slightly from this year, as a growing number of consumers around the world access the web on smartphones and tablets, media buying agency Zenith forecast this week.
Read more at Reuters

What’s on your ballot? Facebook will show you
SAN FRANCISCO — Facebook is making it easier for users to cast their vote with a new feature that shows them who and what will be on their ballot.
Read more at USA Today

Jony Ive talks about putting the Apple “touch” on the MacBook Pro
Jony Ive says thinking different is actually pretty easy.
I’m momentarily taken aback, given that Ive, Apple’s chief design officer since 1996, works at a company that’s long prided itself on its “think different” approach to everything from products and marketing to retail stores and watchbands.
Read more at CNETAmazon Comes Up Short on Profits, Focusing on Warehouses and Movies
SEATTLE — For the last several quarters, Amazon delighted investors by delivering something unusual for the company: a bumper crop of profits.
Read more at the New York Times