Mobile Morning Coffee (01/20/12)

The top mobile stories from the past 24 hours, served with cream and two sugars.


Sorry HP: The Enterprise Wants iPads, Not Windows 7 Slates (via Fast Company)
Despite the enterprise’s traditional dependence on Windows, it appears businesses are becoming more and more open to finding solutions with Apple.

Why the iPad Won’t Transform Education — Yet (via Mashable)
There’s a lot of ink flying around on Apple’s newest venture in e-publishing. Here’s one take.

Android by the numbers: 11B downloads, 250M devices (via GigaOM)
Unfortunately, Google didn’t break out any specific financial data for its Android efforts, so it’s not clear how much value the platform contributes to the company’s bottom line.

Follow-Up: How France’s “Free” Cell Phones Really Did Disrupt The Industry (via Fast Company)
France’s 21st century telecom is having an immediate impact. Launches An ‘AdSense For Mobile Apps’ (via TechCrunch)
Today is launching an ad unit that publishers can embed in their mobile websites that will automatically display ads for native applications that are relevant to whatever text appears on the page.

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