Mobile Minutes: Twitter’s moment; Mobile Web risk; Uber curbs drunk driving; Nintendo’s mobile play
Twitter Inc. isn’t wasting any time making money from its newest feature, called Moments. The new product, which debuted two weeks ago as a way to track big events as they happen, will get its first advertiser this weekend.
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Mozilla: Apple and Facebook’s mobile strategies risk squeezing the open Web
Mozilla has a warning for Web users: The push by some companies to squeeze ever more Internet consumption into apps risks undermining the neutral, public Internet.
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New Jersey town first in U.S. to use Uber to curb drunken driving
A New Jersey town on track for a record-breaking number of drunken driving cases has become the first U.S. municipality to partner with ride service app Uber to keep inebriated residents from getting behind the wheel.
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Nintendo pursues next level with mobile gaming
In the classic videogames, Mario the plumber leaps across gaping chasms to try to reach the next level. Now Mario’s creator, Nintendo Co. is suspended in a similar midair moment.
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