Mobile Minutes: Moto G; US watch sales; Monthly Android fixes; Buying YouTube ads
Apple helps push U.S. watch sales to biggest drop in seven years
U.S. watch sales fell the most in seven years in June, one of the first signs Apple Inc.’s watch is eroding demand for traditional timepieces. Retailers sold $375 million of watches during the month, 11 percent less than in June 2014, according to data from NPD Group.
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Google, Samsung to issue monthly Android security fixes
Google Inc and Samsung Electronics Co will release monthly security fixes for Android phones, a growing target for hackers, after the disclosure of a bug designed to attack the world’s most popular mobile operating system.
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Google is going to limit the number of ways brands can buy YouTube ads
Google is paring down the number of ways marketers can buy ads on YouTube. By the end of this year, marketers will no longer be able to purchase YouTube ads via the DoubleClick Ad Exchange (AdX), Google’s automated digital ad exchange, according to people familiar with the matter.
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