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This Week in Mobile: 80 Million iPhones, Foursquare Rebrand and Sleep Sense
Fueled, a design and development company based in New York and London, is obsessed with everything that happens in mobile
Here at Fueled, a design and development company based in New York and London, we are obsessed with everything that happens in mobile, be it rumors of iPhone hardware, delectable Android updates or new apps we love.
Every Friday, we’d like to help you top up your weekly knowledge of the mobile industry so you can keep your finger on the pulse.
80 Million iPhones
According to the Wall Street Journal, Apple is ordering huge quantities of the new 4.7 inch and 5.5 inch versions of the iPhone 6. An unnamed supply chain source claims that Apple has ordered 70 million to 80 million iPhones to be produced by the end of the year. via Business Insider
Yahoo Buys Flurry
Yahoo has closed in on a deal to potentially boost its role in the mobile world: the company is buying Flurry, a mobile app analytics and advertising startup for $200 - $300 million. via TechCrunch
Foursquare revealed a grand redesign and rebranding plan. The company recently pulled the traditional check-in app into a new, standalone app called Swarm. The new Foursquare rebrand is... interesting. via The Next Web
Google announced this week a new version of Google Maps for Android and iOS. Now, Google Maps comes with an Explore feature that allows users to discover interesting locations around them, like a restaurant or park. Watch out, Foursquare. via VentureBeat
The tech world couldn't stop talking about Sense this week, a smart sleep sensor. A Kickstarter campaign was launched this week in support of the device. The project is co-founded by James Proud, a former Thiel fellow. The project raised over $120k on Kickstarter in just a few hours. via TechCrunch
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