FORTUNE -- Do the rich tweet from iPhones and the poor from Androids?
Patently Apple's Jack Purcher didn't buy it. And with series of maps like the one above, he made the case Friday that when it comes to mobile operating system preferences, geography, not income, is destiny.
Who's right? You decide. With Mapbox's Web app you can zero in on any part of the world that interests you. I'm in Paris this week, and what Mapbox shows reflects what I'm seeing on the Metro: A decidedly mixed bag.
New patents support speculation that Apple has saved mobile payments for the fall.
FORTUNE -- "Mobile payments remains a future opportunity," wrote Morgan Stanley's Katy Huberty in her note to clients about Monday's WWDC keynote.
"Apple's 575 million active accounts, which is tracking ahead of our 600 million year-end 2013 estimate, is the largest credit-card linked account base, making it an obvious payments platform over time. Apple often saves new feature/service introductions MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Jun 11, 2013 8:04 AM ET
Requests "confidentiality treatment" for iPhone 4 specs even as it spills the beans on iTunes
Patently Apple has turned up a curious letter. It was sent on June 4, three days before Steve Jobs unveiled the iPhone 4, to the Federal Communications Commission -- the government agency that must certify any wireless device before it can be marketed in the U.S.
Signed by Apple's (AAPL) wireless compliance manager, it requests confidentiality for MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Jun 18, 2010 1:42 PM ET
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