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Mobile devices and markets

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Arthur, C (2011), How Android swallowed the UK smartphone market in 18 months, The Guardian, Oct 31st

Booz & Co (2010a), Shoppers on the go – Winning strategies in Mobile Commerce, Booz & Company Inc.

Booz & Co (2010b), Mobile app stores for telecom operators – The next battlefield, Booz & Company Inc.

Booz & Co (2010c), The rise of mobile application stores – Gateways to the world of apps, Booz & Company Inc.

Booz & Co (2010d), The Rise of Generation C – Implications for the World of 2020, Booz & Company Inc.

Dediu, H (2011), The lives and deaths of mobile platforms, asymco, Feb 19th

Dediu, H (2012), First: Apple’s rank in mobile phone profitability and revenues, asymco, Feb 3rd

Economist (2011), Nokia at the crossroads – Blazing platforms, The Economist, Feb 12th

Ganesha, R (2010), The iPhone 4 supply chain, Operations Buzz [blog], Nov 28th

Gartner (2012), Gartner Says Worldwide Smartphone Sales Soared in Fourth Quarter of 2011 With 47 Percent Growth, Gartner Inc., Feb 15th

iCrossing (2012), 2012 Mobile Market Share, iCrossing Connect [blog], Feb 2nd

Meeker, M (2009), The Mobile Internet Report [Report], Morgan Stanley, December [pdf]

Meeker, M (2011), Internet Trends 2011, KPCB, Oct 18th

MobiThinking (2012), Global mobile statistics 2012, MobiThinking, February

Naone, E (2009), Technology Overview: Conjuring clouds, MIT/Technology Review, July/August

Ofcom (2011), International Communications Market Report 2011, Ofcom, Dec 14th [pdf]

Perez, S (2010), Mobile cloud computing: $9.5 Billion by 2014, readwriteweb, Feb

Rao, L (2012), eBay Beats The Street; Q4 Revenue Up 35 Percent To $3.4B, Net Income Up 15 Percent To $789M, TechCrunch, Jan 18th

Satariano, A and Burrows, P (2011), Apple’s Supply-Chain Secret? Hoard Lasers, BusinessWeek, Nov 3rd

Silva, C (2012), Make an App for That: Mobile Strategies for Retailers, Altimeter Group, Feb 7th

VisionMobile (2011), Mobile Platforms: The Clash of Ecosystems, VisonMobile, November [pdf]