Mobile Morning Coffee (02/09/12)

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


Google Wants a 2.25% Cut of Every iPhone Sale (via Mashable)
Yeah, Google definitely bought Motorola for its patents.

Path: We’ve Deleted All Address Book Data (via TechCrunch)
It looks like Path has heeded the words of investor Michael Arrington. You can find our thoughts on the matter here.

Nokia on smartphone strategy: We don’t have a Plan B (via BGR)
Doubting Nokia’s commitment to Windows Phone? ”Plan B is that Plan A is to succeed,” Nokia manager Victor Saeijs is said to have told Swedish financial newspaper Dagens Industri.

Is your smartphone a good investment? If it’s an iPhone, yes (via GigaOM)
After owning a smartphone for 18 months, iPhone owners can resell theirs for 53 percent of the original price, Android owners for 42 percent and BlackBerry owners for 41 percent of the original price.

Hipster CEO Also Apologizes For Address Book-Gate, Calls For “Application Privacy Summit” (via TechCrunch)
See? We told you Path wasn’t the only one.

Facebook As A Mobile Platform: 60 Million Mobile Users Visit Third-Party Apps Each Month (via TechCrunch)
And this isn’t just once a month apiece — this is 320 million times total per month, which means an average of five times per user.

Foursquare Rolls Out New Version Of “Explore” On Mobile With Filters & Improved Search (via TechCrunch)
Did we mention that we’re doing a three part interview series with Foursquare this week? Thought you might want to know that.

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