The Week in Mobile: Ep. 5 – We’ll take mobile payments for $1 trillion Alex


The Week in MobileThis week on ‘The Week in Mobile’, we talk about how Apple may be screwing some companies that have built subscription businesses on top of iTunes and Apple mobile products, but that the business decision is probably still the right one. We contrast that to the approach Google has taken with subscriptions and their seemingly haphazard approach to their mobile store. Also, mobile transactions are set to explode — are you ready? Angry Birds was in the running for game of the year — what does that mean for the games industry and the impact mobile has had there? And we squeeze in a few other topics after beating the first couple to death =).

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This week:

  1. Apple’s new subscription fees and Google’s response
  2. Global mobile transactions to hit $1 trillion by 2014 and we think this is low
  3. What is the impact of Angry Birds almost winning game of the year
  4. Is TXT’ing going to be the biggest story of 2011 or is this the beginning of the end

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