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T-Commerce Trends At IGNITION West 2013 With AmEx, One King’s Lane, @Walmart Labs, And More

[credit provider=”Daniel Goodman / Business Insider” url=”http://www.businessinsider.com.au/author/daniel-goodman”] The fast-changing retail experience – in-store, online, mobile, and now social –  will be a hot topic at Business Insider’s second-annual IGNITION West conference on March 26, 2013, in San Francisco.Mobile disruption is the theme of this year’s event. Executives from American Express Ventures, […]
T-Commerce Trends At IGNITION West 2013 With AmEx, One King’s Lane, @Walmart Labs, And More
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IT’S HERE: Announcing IGNITION WEST 2013 With Facebook, GroupMe, Instacart and Stripe

From the newest apps to the most established platforms, mobile is in constant motion.”Showrooming” is alternately feared and adopted, as retailers experiment with adding mobile to the shopping experience. App design is increasingly accessible. Tablet sizes are shrinking. International usage is exploding. Mobile is fragmenting. The HTML5 debate rages on.
IT’S HERE: Announcing IGNITION WEST 2013 With Facebook, GroupMe, Instacart and Stripe
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THE FUTURE OF APPS [SLIDE DECK]

[credit provider=”Flurry” url=”http://www.flurry.com”] Last week, we hosted our IGNITION WEST: Future of Mobile conference in San Francisco.One of the best presentations from the show was a deck on the current trends in mobile apps, put together by Flurry, a company that helps mobile developers monetise.
THE FUTURE OF APPS [SLIDE DECK]
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Google’s Don Dodge: The Smartphone War Isn’t Really A War

[credit provider=”Boonsri Dickinson, Business Insider”] Technology companies are often positioned as winners and losers, but that’s not really the case, according to Google’s developer advocate Don Dodge.For instance, Amazon’s Kindle can have a great future without killing tablets from Apple and Google, he said. 
Google’s Don Dodge: The Smartphone War Isn’t Really A War
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Super Angels Agree: Bleeding Edge Innovation Is Not Where It’s At

[credit provider=”Boonsri Dickinson, Business Insider”] While “most groundbreaking innovation” may conjure up images of self driving cars and Minority Report, the most important innovation coming from Silicon Valley is more mundane.Expect apps to be so usable that you’ll never need to read a manual, and for normal things around the […]
Super Angels Agree: Bleeding Edge Innovation Is Not Where It’s At
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Some YouTube Partners Are Making Tens of Millions Of Dollars A Year

[credit provider=”Boonsri Dickinson, Business Insider”] YouTube is becoming more like TV — and that means it’s going having high paid stars, too.Recently, YouTube redesigned its site to cater to more original programming — which basically turned parts of YouTube into channels that you’d traditionally see on TV.
Some YouTube Partners Are Making Tens of Millions Of Dollars A Year
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Instagram’s Kevin Systrom: You Have To Go Through False Starts

[credit provider=”Boonsri Dickinson, Business Insider”] Popular photo sharing site Instagram may have 27 million users, but it originally started out as a check-in app called Brbn.Pando Daily’s Sarah Lacy interviewed Kevin Systrom, the CEO at Instagram, at IGNITION West. Speaking on-stage, Systrom hinted at the company’s big business plans and talked about […]
Instagram’s Kevin Systrom: You Have To Go Through False Starts
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Yelp Mobile Will Tell You Where To Go For Dinner And What To Order

[credit provider=”Yelp”] While Mike Ghaffary, director of business at Yelp, can’t comment on the future direction of Yelp due to the quiet period following its IPO, he did speak to us about what he’s seeing in mobile consumption.We caught up with Ghaffary today at IGNITION West.
Yelp Mobile Will Tell You Where To Go For Dinner And What To Order
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Zynga Mobile Chief Explains Why They Bought OMGPop

[credit provider=”Boonsri Dickinson, Business Insider”] Zynga acquired OMGPop today for about $180 million.Speaking at IGNITION West, Zynga’s mobile chief Travis Boatman said that the OMGPop team was a cultural fit and the game Draw Something brings in a whole number of players into its network.
Zynga Mobile Chief Explains Why They Bought OMGPop