Mobile Morning Coffee (01/27/12)

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


Tim Cook responds to claims of factory worker mistreatment: ‘We care about every worker in our supply chain’ (via 9to5mac)
After reading this article, make sure to also read this New York Times piece.

Apple Overtakes Samsung As World’s Largest Smartphone Vendor In Q4 (via TechCrunch)
Apple achieved 23.9% market share during Q4 2011, narrowly beating out Samsung’s 23.5% share.

What Happens When Apps Go On Sale?: Revenue Up 22% On iPhone, 29% On Android (via TechCrunch)
To examine what happens when apps go on sale, Distimo examined the 100 top grossing apps in the iPhone App Atore, iPad App Store and Android Market.

Distimo: Being Featured In The Android Market Can Boost Apps’ Rank By 172% (via TechCrunch)
Distimo outlines the other way app developers can see a significant bump in revenue.

MasterCard Emerging Payments Chief Provides More Proof Apple’s Looking Into Smartphone Contactless Payments (via Fast Company)
Ed McLaughlin kind of admits that Apple is working on PayPass support.

Android Dominates Moolah Media’s Mobile Ads (via TechCrunch)
Moolah says that certain products or services do better on certain carriers or devices, and it’s possible to target ads at that level on Android but not iPhone.

Multi-Screen iPhone Game Expands Your Playing Space (via Mashable)
For all those times that I’m not satisfied gaming with just one of my iPhones.

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