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News Scan: Accenture, others lead mADTMI market; Mobile search gets local;

Check out the hottest mobile IT news for April 1, including the rush for companies to get involved in mADTMI, the effect local search will have on mobile adspend, the explosion in the NFC chip market, the rapid gains in the mobile POS market and where location-based services are heading in Europe.

GM's Chevrolet tops automakers in mobile paid search

GM's Chevrolet was the top auto maker in mobile paid search based on Google impressions in January and February, followed by Chrysler's Dodge in second and Toyota in third, according to the last stats from Kantar Media's AdGooroo.

Mobile devices offer 'significant opportunities' for Australian online search, directory providers

Mobile devices offer "significant opportunities" for online search and directories providers in Australia, judges Frost & Sullivan.

Australia's mobile ad market to reach $682 million in 2018, says Frost

Australia's mobile advertising market is forecast by Frost & Sullivan to increase at a 39 percent compound annual growth rate, reaching $682 million in 2018.

Quixey app discovery engine closes $50M Series C round led by Alibaba

Mobile application discovery service Quixey (a Fierce 15 winner) has raised $50 million in Series C financing, vaulting the startup's total funding to $74.2 million. Chinese Internet giant Alibaba Group led the latest round, with existing investors Innovation Endeavors, TransLink Capital, U.S. Venture Partners Atlantic Bridge and WI Harper also participating.

Google adding cross-platform push notifications to Search app for iOS

Google is poised to add push notifications to its free Search application for Apple's iOS, enabling consumers to generate alerts across multiple device platforms.

Shazam revamps app for iOS 7, names ex-Hulu exec McGurn as chief revenue officer

Shazam is rolling out an overhauled version of its media discovery application optimized for Apple's new iOS 7, slated for release to consumers later today.

Google Chrome for Apple's iOS adds support for pronoun voice search

Google is rolling out a new version of its Chrome mobile browser for Apple's iPhone and iPad, adding support for voice search queries including pronouns.

Report: Microsoft building Siri-like personal assistant for Windows Phone

Microsoft is at work on Cortana, a voice-enabled personal assistant for Windows Phone designed to rival Apple's popular Siri feature for iOS,  ZDNet  reports.

Google Now adds car rentals, concert tickets and college football scores

Google is updating its Now personal assistant service, highlighted by support for car rentals and concert tickets.