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Report: Android lags iOS in mobile ad spend, value

The value of ads running on Google's Android-enabled devices declined sharply quarter-over-quarter, while ads for Apple's iOS-enabled devices grew, according to a new report from MoPub. In fact, devices running iOS--including the iPhone, iPad and iPod touch--control over 75 percent of ad spend share, the report said.

Apple abuses detailed in Pulitzer-Prize-winning NYT investigative series

In a series of articles that won the 2013 Pulitzer Prize for explanatory reporting this week, the New York Times accused Apple of sidestepping billions of dollars in taxes and ignoring labor abuses and hazardous working conditions at its suppliers' factories.

Spotlight: Users like Flipboard magazines--they really, really like them

Just two weeks after launching Flipboard 2.0, Flipboard announced that users have created more than half a million custom magazines since the launch.

Tablet market is fragmenting, challenging IT departments, says Forrester analyst

The tablet market is fragmenting, making it more difficult for IT professionals to determine the appropriate composition of their hardware portfolios, observed J.P. Gownder, vice president and principal analyst at Forrester Research.

Flipboard 2.0 lets you create your own magazines

The Flipboard update lets you curate content and create your own personal magazines.

Report: FAA may loosen restrictions on passenger access to iPads, Kindles

The Federal Aviation Administration may relax rules preventing airline passengers from accessing tablets and e-readers during takeoff and landing, The New York Times reports.

PayPal acquires mobile app maker Duff Research, expands Here app to iPad

PayPal is acquiring mobile software development startup Duff Research, a move to accelerate the rollout of its digital wallet efforts. Financial terms were not disclosed.

Android tablets to overtake iPad market share this year, IDC forecasts

Apple's iPad will lose its stranglehold on the worldwide tablet market this year, overcome by a wave of smaller, lower-priced devices powered by Google's Android, research firm IDC forecasts.

iPad's dominance in tablet market is over, says IDC

The iPad, the device that created the tablet market, will lose its grip as the dominant tablet this year, according to the latest prediction by research firm IDC.

BYOD... as long as it's from Apple

Investment and advisory firm Blackstone, like many companies these days, wanted to let employees use their own devices to improve productivity and morale. Given the sensitive nature of the firm's data, however, security was a prerequisite, reports Joan Goodchild at CSO magazine. Ultimately, Blackstone let workers bring their own devices as long as they were Apple devices.