Welcome!

Search Authors: Liz McMillan, Elizabeth White, Pat Romanski, Aditya Banerjee, Trevor Parsons

News Feed Item

Google vs. Yahoo, Microsoft, Facebook, and Apple in Mobile

NEW YORK, Jan. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue:

Google vs. Yahoo, Microsoft, Facebook, and Apple in Mobile

http://www.reportlinker.com/p01077726/Google-vs-Yahoo-Microsoft-Facebook...

Overview:

Mobile communications has evolved to become a complex ecosystem with many players. The wireless carriers, while dominant in core services, are not the only major players when it comes to applications, content, and commerce. Google and their major competitors, Yahoo, Microsoft, Apple, and Facebook, battle fiercely with one another in the wireless arena. They are also collectively a force to be reckoned with for the mobile network operators.This report evaluates various key areas of competition including mobile platforms, gaming, e-commerce, mobile payments and more. The report also provides SWOT (Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threats) for each company in different business development areas.

Target Audience:

Mobile network operatorsInvestment institutions of all typesThird-party managed service providersGoogle, Yahoo, Microsoft, Facebook, and AppleValue-added Service (VAS) application providers

Table of Contents:

1.0 OVERVIEW 6

1.1 CHALLENGES TO MOBILE INDUSTRY 61.1.1 NATURAL HUMAN INTERFACES 61.1.2 REAL-TIME 61.1.3 DYNAMICALLY GENERATED CONTENTS 61.1.4 INTEROPERABILITY 61.1.5 CONTENT PROTECTION 61.1.6 INTERACTIVITY 61.2 KEY PLAYERS 71.2.1 GOOGLE 71.2.2 MICROSOFT 71.2.3 YAHOO 91.2.4 FACEBOOK 91.2.5 APPLE 9

2.0 MOBILE PLATFORMS 10

2.1 ANDROID 102.1.1 SWOT ANALYSIS 112.2 IOS 122.2.1 SWOT ANALYSIS 132.3 WINDOWS MOBILE 142.4 WINDOWS PHONE 142.4.1 WINDOWS PHONE 7 142.4.2 WINDOWS PHONE 8 152.4.3 SWOT ANALYSIS 15

3.0 MOBILE MAIL 17

3.1 GMAIL MOBILE 173.2 LIVE MAIL MOBILE 173.3 YAHOO MAIL MOBILE 17

4.0 MOBILE PHOTO SHARING 19

4.1 GOOGLE 194.2 YAHOO FLICKR 194.3 FACEBOOK 19

5.0 MEDIA STREAMING 21

5.1 GOOGLE MUSIC 215.1.1 SWOT ANALYSIS 215.2 APPLE ITUNES 225.2.1 SWOT ANALYSIS 225.3 YAHOO MUSIC 235.3.1 RHAPSODY 24

6.0 MOBILE TV 25

6.1 GOOGLE TV 256.1.1 SWOT ANALYSIS 256.2 APPLE TV 266.2.1 SWOT ANALYSIS 27

7.0 MOBILE VOICE APPLICATIONS 29

7.1 GOOGLE VOICE 297.1.1 OVERVIEW 297.1.2 GOOGLE VOICE FEATURES 297.1.3 GOOGLE VOICE'S POWER 307.1.4 ABOUT AT&T 317.1.5 AT&T TO CONTROL MOBILE OPERATOR'S MARKET 317.1.6 AT&T COOPERATION WITH APPLE 337.1.7 RISING OF GOOGLE VOICE 337.1.8 GOOGLE VOICE SWOT ANALYSIS 337.1.9 PLANS FOR GOOGLE VOICE 35

8.0 MOBILE ADVERTISING 37

8.1 FACEBOOK MOBILE ADVERTISING 378.1.1 CASE STUDY: FACEBOOK MOBILE AS ADVERTISING PLATFORM 378.1.2 CASE STUDY: FACEBOOK – MOBILE OPERATORS ADVERTISING VALUE-ADDED 408.1.3 ENHANCING FACEBOOK MOBILE AD NETWORK 40

9.0 MOBILE GAMING 41

9.1 FACEBOOK MOBILE GAMING 429.1.1 CASE STUDIES FOR FACEBOOK MOBILE GAMING BUSINESS 429.2 GOOGLE VS. APPLE MOBILE GAMING 42

10.0 MOBILE PAYMENT 44

10.1 FACEBOOK MOBILE PAYMENT 4410.2 MICROSOFT MOBILE WALLET 4410.2.1 SWOT ANALYSIS 4410.3 GOOGLE WALLET 45

11.0 MOBILE CLOUD COMPUTING 46

11.1 BENEFITS OF CLOUD COMPUTING FOR SMALL BUSINESSES 4611.1.1 LOWER INITIAL INVESTMENT 4611.1.2 EASIER TO MANAGE 4611.1.3 PAY-AS-YOU-GO 4611.1.4 SCALABILITY 4611.1.5 DEPLOY FASTER 4711.1.6 LOCATION INDEPENDENT 4711.1.7 DEVICE INDEPENDENT 4711.2 GOOGLE 4711.2.1 GOOGLE APPS 4711.2.2 GOOGLE APPENGINE 4811.3 MICROSOFT 5011.3.1 MICROSOFT OFFICE LIVE 5011.3.2 WINDOWS AZURE PLATFORM 52

To order this report:Payment_Processing Industry: Google vs. Yahoo, Microsoft, Facebook, and Apple in Mobile

CONTACT
Reportlinker
Email: [email protected]
US: (805)652-2626
Intl: +1 805-652-2626

 

SOURCE Reportlinker

More Stories By PR Newswire

Copyright © 2007 PR Newswire. All rights reserved. Republication or redistribution of PRNewswire content is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of PRNewswire. PRNewswire shall not be liable for any errors or delays in the content, or for any actions taken in reliance thereon.

@ThingsExpo Stories
IoT is still a vague buzzword for many people. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Mike Kavis, Vice President & Principal Cloud Architect at Cloud Technology Partners, discussed the business value of IoT that goes far beyond the general public's perception that IoT is all about wearables and home consumer services. He also discussed how IoT is perceived by investors and how venture capitalist access this space. Other topics discussed were barriers to success, what is new, what is old, and what the future may hold. Mike Kavis is Vice President & Principal Cloud Architect at Cloud Technology Pa...
The Internet of Things (IoT) is rapidly in the process of breaking from its heretofore relatively obscure enterprise applications (such as plant floor control and supply chain management) and going mainstream into the consumer space. More and more creative folks are interconnecting everyday products such as household items, mobile devices, appliances and cars, and unleashing new and imaginative scenarios. We are seeing a lot of excitement around applications in home automation, personal fitness, and in-car entertainment and this excitement will bleed into other areas. On the commercial side, m...
Dale Kim is the Director of Industry Solutions at MapR. His background includes a variety of technical and management roles at information technology companies. While his experience includes work with relational databases, much of his career pertains to non-relational data in the areas of search, content management, and NoSQL, and includes senior roles in technical marketing, sales engineering, and support engineering. Dale holds an MBA from Santa Clara University, and a BA in Computer Science from the University of California, Berkeley.
Almost everyone sees the potential of Internet of Things but how can businesses truly unlock that potential. The key will be in the ability to discover business insight in the midst of an ocean of Big Data generated from billions of embedded devices via Systems of Discover. Businesses will also need to ensure that they can sustain that insight by leveraging the cloud for global reach, scale and elasticity.
The 3rd International Internet of @ThingsExpo, co-located with the 16th International Cloud Expo - to be held June 9-11, 2015, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY - announces that its Call for Papers is now open. The Internet of Things (IoT) is the biggest idea since the creation of the Worldwide Web more than 20 years ago.
"People are a lot more knowledgeable about APIs now. There are two types of people who work with APIs - IT people who want to use APIs for something internal and the product managers who want to do something outside APIs for people to connect to them," explained Roberto Medrano, Executive Vice President at SOA Software, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at Cloud Expo, held Nov 4–6, 2014, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA.
Performance is the intersection of power, agility, control, and choice. If you value performance, and more specifically consistent performance, you need to look beyond simple virtualized compute. Many factors need to be considered to create a truly performant environment. In his General Session at 15th Cloud Expo, Harold Hannon, Sr. Software Architect at SoftLayer, discussed how to take advantage of a multitude of compute options and platform features to make cloud the cornerstone of your online presence.
SYS-CON Media announced that Splunk, a provider of the leading software platform for real-time Operational Intelligence, has launched an ad campaign on Big Data Journal. Splunk software and cloud services enable organizations to search, monitor, analyze and visualize machine-generated big data coming from websites, applications, servers, networks, sensors and mobile devices. The ads focus on delivering ROI - how improved uptime delivered $6M in annual ROI, improving customer operations by mining large volumes of unstructured data, and how data tracking delivers uptime when it matters most.
The Internet of Things will greatly expand the opportunities for data collection and new business models driven off of that data. In her session at @ThingsExpo, Esmeralda Swartz, CMO of MetraTech, discussed how for this to be effective you not only need to have infrastructure and operational models capable of utilizing this new phenomenon, but increasingly service providers will need to convince a skeptical public to participate. Get ready to show them the money!
Cultural, regulatory, environmental, political and economic (CREPE) conditions over the past decade are creating cross-industry solution spaces that require processes and technologies from both the Internet of Things (IoT), and Data Management and Analytics (DMA). These solution spaces are evolving into Sensor Analytics Ecosystems (SAE) that represent significant new opportunities for organizations of all types. Public Utilities throughout the world, providing electricity, natural gas and water, are pursuing SmartGrid initiatives that represent one of the more mature examples of SAE. We have s...
Since 2008 and for the first time in history, more than half of humans live in urban areas, urging cities to become “smart.” Today, cities can leverage the wide availability of smartphones combined with new technologies such as Beacons or NFC to connect their urban furniture and environment to create citizen-first services that improve transportation, way-finding and information delivery. In her session at @ThingsExpo, Laetitia Gazel-Anthoine, CEO of Connecthings, will focus on successful use cases.
DevOps Summit 2015 New York, co-located with the 16th International Cloud Expo - to be held June 9-11, 2015, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY - announces that it is now accepting Keynote Proposals. The widespread success of cloud computing is driving the DevOps revolution in enterprise IT. Now as never before, development teams must communicate and collaborate in a dynamic, 24/7/365 environment. There is no time to wait for long development cycles that produce software that is obsolete at launch. DevOps may be disruptive, but it is essential.
“With easy-to-use SDKs for Atmel’s platforms, IoT developers can now reap the benefits of realtime communication, and bypass the security pitfalls and configuration complexities that put IoT deployments at risk,” said Todd Greene, founder & CEO of PubNub. PubNub will team with Atmel at CES 2015 to launch full SDK support for Atmel’s MCU, MPU, and Wireless SoC platforms. Atmel developers now have access to PubNub’s secure Publish/Subscribe messaging with guaranteed ¼ second latencies across PubNub’s 14 global points-of-presence. PubNub delivers secure communication through firewalls, proxy ser...
The industrial software market has treated data with the mentality of “collect everything now, worry about how to use it later.” We now find ourselves buried in data, with the pervasive connectivity of the (Industrial) Internet of Things only piling on more numbers. There’s too much data and not enough information. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Bob Gates, Global Marketing Director, GE’s Intelligent Platforms business, to discuss how realizing the power of IoT, software developers are now focused on understanding how industrial data can create intelligence for industrial operations. Imagine ...
The true value of the Internet of Things (IoT) lies not just in the data, but through the services that protect the data, perform the analysis and present findings in a usable way. With many IoT elements rooted in traditional IT components, Big Data and IoT isn’t just a play for enterprise. In fact, the IoT presents SMBs with the prospect of launching entirely new activities and exploring innovative areas. CompTIA research identifies several areas where IoT is expected to have the greatest impact.
The 3rd International Internet of @ThingsExpo, co-located with the 16th International Cloud Expo - to be held June 9-11, 2015, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY - announces that its Call for Papers is now open. The Internet of Things (IoT) is the biggest idea since the creation of the Worldwide Web more than 20 years ago.
The Internet of Things promises to transform businesses (and lives), but navigating the business and technical path to success can be difficult to understand. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Sean Lorenz, Technical Product Manager for Xively at LogMeIn, demonstrated how to approach creating broadly successful connected customer solutions using real world business transformation studies including New England BioLabs and more.
Connected devices and the Internet of Things are getting significant momentum in 2014. In his session at Internet of @ThingsExpo, Jim Hunter, Chief Scientist & Technology Evangelist at Greenwave Systems, examined three key elements that together will drive mass adoption of the IoT before the end of 2015. The first element is the recent advent of robust open source protocols (like AllJoyn and WebRTC) that facilitate M2M communication. The second is broad availability of flexible, cost-effective storage designed to handle the massive surge in back-end data in a world where timely analytics is e...
"There is a natural synchronization between the business models, the IoT is there to support ,” explained Brendan O'Brien, Co-founder and Chief Architect of Aria Systems, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at the 15th International Cloud Expo®, held Nov 4–6, 2014, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA.
The Internet of Things will put IT to its ultimate test by creating infinite new opportunities to digitize products and services, generate and analyze new data to improve customer satisfaction, and discover new ways to gain a competitive advantage across nearly every industry. In order to help corporate business units to capitalize on the rapidly evolving IoT opportunities, IT must stand up to a new set of challenges. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Jeff Kaplan, Managing Director of THINKstrategies, will examine why IT must finally fulfill its role in support of its SBUs or face a new round of...