Mobile Minutes: Mobile World Congress; iPhone launch; Snapchat's contentious expansion; Uber's aggressive culture
February 24, 2017
Today in mobile marketing – Get ready for the Royal Rumble of phones at MWC; Tech breakthroughs take a backseat in upcoming Apple iPhone launch; A rapidly expanding Snapchat is angering its neighbors in L.A.; Inside Uber’s aggressive, unrestrained workplace culture.
February 23, 2017
Today in mobile marketing – Kenya's been schooling the world on mobile money for 10 years; I ignored Trump news for a week. Here’s what I learned; Uber CEO apologizes for company culture after harassment claims; Verizon to offer 5G to select customers in 11 U.S. cities.
Mobile Minutes: Fertility apps; Facebook money transfer; Verizon reaches lowered Yahoo deal; Social media risks
February 22, 2017
Today in mobile marketing – Get pregnant... or don't! Fertility apps help with both; TransferWise launches international money transfers via Facebook; Verizon reaches deal for lowered Yahoo price after hacks; PewDiePie dust-up shows risks brands take to tap into social media.
February 21, 2017
Today in mobile marketing – Project Loon, Alphabet's Wi-Fi-beaming moon shot, still flying; Samsung scion follows father's path in scandal not just business; The bright-eyed talking doll that just might be a spy; S&P downgrade warning sends Toshiba shares falling.
February 17, 2017
Today in mobile marketing – Auto union courts Tesla workers, amplifies 'buy American' message; eBay CEO: Supersmart AI will help you sell everything; Apple vowed to revolutionize television. An inside look at why it hasn’t; Snap aims for valuation of more than $20 billion in I.P.O.
February 16, 2017
Today in mobile marketing – Apple vs. FBI one year later: Still stuck in limbo; Uber gives restless employees a way to cash out; Toyota sees plug-in hybrids catching on faster than conventional hybrids; Why I still love TiVo and how a sous vide gadget rescued me.
February 15, 2017
Today in mobile marketing - Uber rider sues for $47M after wife caught him cheating in the app; Banks look to cellphones to replace A.T.M. cards; Red-hot Apple shares close at record high; The coming AI wars.
Mobile Minutes: Verizon unlimited data; Uber drivers' strike; Facebook courts music labels; Ford's AI investment
February 14, 2017
Today in mobile marketing – Verizon finally brings back the unlimited data plan; Drivers' strike paralyses Uber, Ola services in Indian capital; Facebook tries to offer music labels a YouTube alternative; Ford to invest $1 billion in artificial intelligence start-up.
Mobile Minutes: Tesla unionizer; iPhone love story; Facebook independent ad audit; Twitter struggles
February 13, 2017
Today in mobile marketing – Tesla unionizer returns fire after Elon Musk 'trashes' him; How an iPhone 4 and OkCupid led to love; Facebook to provide ad data for independent audit; Twitter struggles to capitalize on influence and posts lackluster earnings.
Mobile Minutes: Trump can't save Twitter; Snap spends big on Amazon; Low-tech activism; Airbnb acquisitions
February 10, 2017
Today in mobile marketing – Not even Donald Trump can save Twitter; Snap to spend $1 billion on Amazon cloud services; A low-tech guide to becoming more politically active; Airbnb is in talks to acquire Canada’s luxury retreats.
Mobile Minutes: Tech needs immigrants; Android wearables; Snap's user base; Facebook safety features
February 9, 2017
Today in mobile marketing – Why Silicon Valley wouldn’t work without immigrants; Google says 'Android Wear is not a hobby'; Snap's older user base slowly growing ahead of IPO: analyst; Facebook adds tools for finding help to safety check feature.
Mobile Minutes: Corporate paranoia; Microsoft AI; EU online media subscriptions; Airbnb critiques Trump
February 8, 2017
Today in mobile marketing – Corporate paranoia in the Snowden era leads to a startup boom; Microsoft AI's next leap forward: Helping you play video games; EU moves closer to removing barriers for online media subscriptions; In Airbnb’s Super Bowl ad, implied criticism of Trump’s travel ban.
Mobile Minutes: Tech employees v. Trump; Refugee sues Facebook; Super Bowl drones; Uber flying cars?
February 7, 2017
Today in mobile marketing – Tech opposition to Trump propelled by employees, not executives; Syrian refugee sues Facebook to stop fake news; Check out the drones from Super Bowl 51 halftime show; Uber hires veteran NASA engineer to develop flying cars.
Mobile Minutes: Tech boycotts Breitbart; FCC sponsored data; Uber CEO leaves Trump council; Amazon's big spending
February 6, 2017
Today in mobile marketing – Tech companies' newest cause celebre? Boycott Breitbart; FCC closes 'sponsored data' inquiries; Uber C.E.O. to leave Trump advisory council after criticism; Amazon projects spending that concerns those watching profit.
Mobile Minutes: Social media activism; FCC vote; Microsoft pushes back on Trump; Snap taps immediacy
February 3, 2017
Today in mobile marketing – Disability activists, amplified: Social media gets the job done; FCC to vote on advanced U.S. broadcast TV standards; Microsoft leads pushback against Trump immigration order; Snap’s chief taps into the ‘right now’.