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Forecast: Google Search on tablets will generate $5B in 2013

Search activity on tablet devices will generate as much as $5 billion in Google revenues this year, according to a new report issued by Marin Software, which provides services to help brands and agencies manage their online advertising efforts.

Analyst: Google pays Apple $1B a year to remain iOS search default

Google pays Apple roughly $1 billion per year to remain the default search option on devices like the iPhone and iPad, according to analyst estimates.

Nokia, Xyo team on Windows Phone app finder

Nokia unveiled App #Switch, a new service designed to help new Lumia smartphone owners find Windows Phone-optimized versions of their favorite iOS and Android applications.

Google Now adds boarding pass support, mirroring Apple Passbook

Google is updating its Search for Android application and accompanying Google Now predictive search tool, introducing a series of new features designed to streamline holiday travel.

Yandex mulling own version of Android to topple Google's search dominance

Russian search giant Yandex is considering building its own version of Google's open-source Android mobile operating system in an effort to more effectively compete against Google's mobile services.

Yahoo 'hasn't capitalized on the mobile opportunity,' CEO Mayer admits

Hosting her first earnings call as Yahoo President and CEO, Marissa Mayer admitted Monday that the company has failed to exploit opportunities in the mobile segment, pledging dramatic changes moving forward.

Mobile search during debates up 2000% since 2008 election

Mobile search traffic related to the U.S. presidential debates has increased 2,000 percent since the 2008 campaign season, according to Google.

Apple poaches Amazon exec Stasior to lead Siri unit

Apple has hired Amazon executive William Stasior to lead its Siri software unit,  All Things D  reports. Amazon declined to comment on Stasior's exit.

Report: Apple inks iOS maps alliance with Yandex, search deal in the works

Yandex will power mobile mapping services for the Russian market when iOS 6 rolls out to the country's consumers Wednesday, and reports say Yandex could soon replace Google as Apple's default Russian mobile search partner as well.

Americans now consume more media on mobile devices than TV, PCs

Americans now spend an average of nine hours per day consuming media content, with more of that time spent on mobile devices than any other platform, according to a new study conducted by OnDevice Research on behalf of mobile ad network InMobi.