Mobile Minutes: Facebook's digital assistant; Tumblr goes mobile-friendly; YouTube Gaming; Amazon's smartphone surrender
August 28, 2015
Today in mobile marketing - Facebook tests AI-based digital assistant in challenge to Siri; Yahoo’s Tumblr gets mobile-friendly in bid to lure developers, brands from Facebook, Twitter, Snapchat; YouTube Gaming launches to take on Twitch; Amazon reportedly laying off engineers after Fire phone flameout.
Mobile Minutes: Amazon's alcohol delivery; PayPal's OneTouch expansion; Apple Watch in Best Buy; TuneIn goes premium
August 27, 2015
Today in mobile marketing - Amazon launching one-hour booze delivery in Seattle; PayPal expands One Touch program to new markets in Europe, Australia; Apple Watch primed for mainstream appeal with Best Buy rollout; TuneIn adds premium option.
August 26, 2015
Today in mobile marketing - Apple shares pare loss as Cook says China growth is strong; 'Uber for kids' service Shuddle jumps into carpooling; The next version of Android will be called 'Marshmallow'; Apple to replace some iPhone 6 Plus cameras over blurry photos.
Mobile Minutes: Uber plays Cupid; Swatch adds smartwatches; Mobile ad revenue suffers; Smartphone sales decline
August 25, 2015
Today in mobile marketing - Uber courts riders by playing Cupid on Chinese Valentine's; Swatch CEO signals plans to add to smartwatch range: Swiss paper; Mobile readers abound; the ads, not so much; Smartphone sales growth slowed in second quarter.
August 24, 2015
Today in mobile marketing – Google just made its smartwatch faces actually useful; Apple raises $1.6 billion in record corporate bond deal; Uber seen reaching $10.8 billion in bookings in 2015: fundraising presentation; Oracle to acquire mobile-marketing startup Maxymiser.
August 21, 2015
Today in mobile marketing – Twitter opens up its mobile ad network, introduces video; Apple narrows gap with Samsung in global smartphone sales; What I learned when I lost my internship at Facebook; Sorry Snapchat, but you’re not winning this election.
Mobile Minutes: Facebook leads news traffic; PayPal buys Modest; Viewable mobile ads; Apple Music retention
August 20, 2015
Today in mobile marketing – Facebook has taken over from Google as a traffic source for news; PayPal continues acquisition spree, buys ecommerce startup led by former Obama campaign CTO; Advertisers only want to buy viewable mobile ads, but sellers are waiting for standards; Apple disputes MusicWatch survey numbers on streaming retention.
August 19, 2015
Today in mobile marketing – Facebook takes on Medium and LinkedIn with new Notes look; Commentary: Why federal regulators care about Kim Kardashian's Instagram feed; Twitter says to accelerate push for content partnerships in Asia; UberEats food delivery comes to San Francisco.
August 17, 2015
Today in mobile marketing – BlackBerry partnered with PayPal to enable BBM mobile payments; First look: Galaxy S6 edge+, Note5 aim to bring back Samsung's groove; Google's internal start-up Niantic Labs spins off; Smartphone shopping offers big opportunities in Indonesia.
August 14, 2015
Today in mobile marketing – WeChat’s growth shows why messaging apps attract big valuations; Mobile order & pay – the ultimate brand experience (just ask Starbucks); Anonymity working for Whisper app; With iPad sales falling, Apple pushes into businesses.
August 13, 2015
Today in mobile marketing – Will omnichannel keep Macy's ahead of Amazon?; Retailers to begin public tests of MCX mobile payment app but face hurdles; Facebook struggles to sell advertising in India; Messaging app declares war on crappy conference calls.
August 12, 2015
Under Armour is partnering with the National Basketball Association to develop a mobile-first experience that will connect fans and athletes while inspiring them to be more active and healthy.
August 12, 2015
Today in mobile marketing – Google overhaul 'shareholder friendly' but details scarce; Startups vie to build an Uber for health care; IPhone 6S expected to have improved camera; Google-backed ticket app looks to rival Ticketmaster.
August 11, 2015
Today in mobile marketing – Electronic skin sensors to control mobile gadgets; Twitter expands partnership with NFL; Apple swaps online 'store’ for 'buy’ buttons; Facebook isn’t a real threat to YouTube … yet.
August 10, 2015
Today in mobile marketing – The Moto G has everything you could want in a $180 phone; Apple helps push U.S. watch sales to biggest drop in seven years; Google, Samsung to issue monthly Android security fixes; Google is going to limit the number of ways brands can buy YouTube ads.