In an exclusive, wide-ranging interview, the Facebook chief talks to Fortune about Apple, China, and what his personal challenge is for the year.
FORTUNE -- A week before Mark Zuckerberg announced the "Facebook phone," he spoke extensively to Fortune senior writer Jessi Hempel about how he's reinvented Facebook to address the huge audience of customers who access the social network on their smartphones. (The complete story of Facebook's reboot will appear MOREJessi Hempel, writer - Apr 4, 2013 3:30 PM ET
Google remains dominant, but the big story last year was the fast rise of Facebook's mobile ads.
FORTUNE -- After several years of gloomy predictions for mobile advertising, the business is enjoying incredible growth. Precisely how incredible depends on whose numbers you look at.
Last month, Pew Research reported that revenue from mobile advertising grew by 80% in 2012, to $2.6 billion in the United States. Today, eMarketer reported that the market MOREDan Mitchell, contributor - Apr 4, 2013 1:25 PM ET
And that's a great business to be in, says the bank, as it initiates coverage with a Buy.
FORTUNE -- "We think it's time to revisit what makes Apple unique," writes Lazard Capital Market's Edward Parker in a note to clients that initiates coverage with a Buy rating and a $540 price target.
Don't think of Apple (AAPL) only as the purveyor of jewel-like devices, he suggests. Or elegant, easy-to-use software. Or MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Apr 4, 2013 12:19 PM ET
Only 31 minutes is spent surfing the Web. Apps take up the rest of that time.
FORTUNE -- The iPhone was barely a year old and Apple (AAPL) had not yet launched the App Store when Flurry Analytics began measuring mobile usage and helping developers sell ads.
Today Flurry measures the activity of more than 1 billion active mobile iOS and Android devices a month, and to celebrate its fifth anniversary Wednesday MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Apr 3, 2013 7:28 PM ET
Also: A new Nexus 7 tablet coming this July?
This morning, the music streaming startup Rdio announced Vdio, a video companion service that will let Rdio Unlimited subscribers buy, rent, and share new and old movies and TV shows. [RDIO]
The first thing you'll notice about Vdio is that it's designed to solve the "what to watch" problem. It's not just that we've got amazing content, but that the experience is now MOREJP Mangalindan, Writer - Apr 3, 2013 12:53 PM ET
Adding Internet streams of broadcast TV to the mix of options for viewers is yet another assault on cable's walled garden.
FORTUNE -- Now that Aereo has a new lease on life for its bizarre business model thanks to a court ruling Monday, the question arises: What is the company's end game?
Aereo streams broadcast television programs -- including news and sports -- over the Internet. The company argues that by creating MOREDan Mitchell, contributor - Apr 3, 2013 9:03 AM ET
Against all odds, Apple's iOS is outpacing Google's Android in Web usage.
FORTUNE -- Two data points that counter the prevailing wisdom on Wall Street -- at least as reflected in its valuation -- that Apple (AAPL) is toast.
The latest report from NetApplications, posted Monday, shows Safari's browser share of the mobile Web growing to 61.79% in March, up from 55.41% one month earlier.
The chart below from Piper Jaffray's Gene Munster MORE
So-called recommendation engines still have a long way to go.
By Daniel Roberts, writer-reporter
FORTUNE -- As you grow older and busier, it becomes more difficult to make spontaneous discoveries. Or at least that's the theory behind a bevy of so-called predictive apps purporting to know each user well enough to hand them their next favorite song, restaurant, or magazine article.
I gave these tools a test run on a recent trip MOREApr 2, 2013 6:54 AM ET
Google is archiving photographs and video of before and after the Fukushima disaster.
By Matt Vella, senior editor
FORTUNE -- Google's Street View has come to one of the most desolate spots on earth. Namie-machi, a small village in the Fukushima Prefecture, has been a ghost town since shortly after the Great East Japan Earthquake of 2011. The city was evacuated of surviving residents due to the radiation created by one MOREMar 29, 2013 2:26 PM ET
John Donahoe tells Fortune that eBay's same-day shipping service could eventually serve everyone in the U.S.
FORTUNE -- Same-day shipping is inevitable, according to eBay CEO John Donahoe.
While eBay's (EBAY) same-day shipping program, eBay Now, may be available in just three U.S. cities -- with another two coming this summer -- Donahoe foresees a day when customers can get thousands of items from partners like Target (TGT), Home Depot (HD), and Urban Outfitters everywhere within MOREJP Mangalindan, Writer - Mar 29, 2013 1:19 PM ET
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