Mobile Minutes: Snapchat and young voters; Facebook open sources AI; Apple's security upgrade; YouTube's TV app
August 26, 2016
Today in mobile marketing - Snapchat lures more campaign spending as candidates court young voters; Facebook open sources AI image recognition software; Apple upgrades iOS after spyware finding; YouTube just created a new TV app for cord-cutting viewers.
Mobile Minutes: Best Buy and virtual reality; New digital currency; Spotify's IPO plans; Facebook's political views
August 25, 2016
Today in mobile marketing - Best Buy poised to be virtual reality’s first mainstream test; Big banks plan to coin new digital currency; Spotify has a big wrinkle iron out before it goes public; Find out what Facebook thinks about your political views.
Mobile Minutes: Apple's curved iPhones; Google's mobile ad constraints; Pinterest buys Instapaper; Pokémon Go's decline
August 24, 2016
Today in mobile marketing - Apple could launch an iPhone with curved screen; Publishers will be penalized for mobile pop-up ads in Google search results; Pinterest acquires Instapaper to get smarter about articles; The Pokémon Go phenomenon has peaked, and is in decline.
August 23, 2016
Curio – A Collection by Hilton is ramping up awareness of its boutique properties by teaming up with musical artist Gavin DeGraw to create a series of mobile-optimized city guides, showcasing how hospitality brands are leveraging mobile devices as travel concierges.
Mobile Minutes: Facebook's Lifestage app; Microsoft's new bot; Google's Nougat rollout; Apple's AI medical start-up
August 23, 2016
Today in mobile marketing - Facebook launches Lifestage app for school teens; Microsoft buys Genee, maker of a virtual scheduling assistant bot; Google’s new version of Android is available for these devices now; Apple acquires AI medical start-up Gliimpse: report.
Mobile Minutes: Pandora to expand; Twitter’s Quality Filter; Disney throws a curveball; Facebook traffic to news sites
August 22, 2016
Today in mobile marketing – Pandora nears deals for on-demand streaming; Twitter rolls out quality filter feature for all users; What’s behind Disney’s $1B investment in major league baseball’s digital arm; Facebook traffic to US news sites has fallen by double digits, report says.
August 19, 2016
Ford is putting its storytelling initiatives into first gear with the rollout of a virtual reality application, which enables users to access content that showcases the manufacturer’s GT vehicle and brings the exhilarating experience of attending an auto race to mobile.
Mobile Minutes: NYT Now app shelved; Tencent overtakes Alibaba; Volvo, Uber team up; Hyundai on Alexa
August 19, 2016
Today in mobile marketing – New York Times to shelve NYT Now app; Tencent overtakes Alibaba as China's most valuable tech company; Volvo and Uber team up to develop self-driving cars; Amazon's Alexa can now boss around Hyundai Genesis cars.
Mobile Minutes: Pinterest’s video ads; Snapchat’s 360 video ad; Apple expands carrier billing; Web tracking surges
August 18, 2016
Today in mobile marketing – Pinterest starts selling video advertising, seeking to catch up; Snapchat’s first 360-degree video ad is for Sony thriller Don’t Breathe; Apple brings mobile billing to Japanese iPhone users; They really are watching you: Web tracking surges with online ads.
August 17, 2016
Today in mobile marketing – Google Duo is like FaceTime but more fun; Airbnb tests standalone app for travel guides and services; Snapchat may buy personalized search app Vurb for more than $100M; Twitter shares surge 7pc on talk of Apple TV deal.
August 16, 2016
Today in mobile marketing – Ex-Rovio CEO hired to bring Nokia phones back to market; Is Google replacing Chrome OS, Android with Fuchsia?; EU plans to extend some telecom rules to Web-based providers; GM won't comment on report of move to buy Lyft.
Mobile Minutes: Apple rehires Evan Doll; Microsoft buys Beam; Facebook humanizes algorithm; Under Armour’s new CMO
August 13, 2016
Today in mobile marketing – Apple rehires Flipboard co-founder for health software role; Microsoft acquires livestreaming service Beam; Facebook enlists humans to decide what’s informative in your news feed; Under Armour names Amazon's Andy Donkin CMO.
Mobile Minutes: Apple Pay and banks; Facebook vs Adblock Plus; Alibaba's mobile growth; Samsung Pay's security flaw
August 12, 2016
Today in mobile marketing - Apple says some banks can't use Apple Pay technology; Adblock Plus has already defeated Facebook's new ad blocking restrictions; Alibaba beats on earnings thanks to mobile growth; Samsung Pay could have a major security flaw.
August 11, 2016
Today in mobile marketing – ESPN to launch over-the-top sports service after Disney’s $1B investment in MLB’s BAMTech; Snapchat versus Instagram: Which app will rule once and for all?; The White House's new Facebook Messenger bot makes it easy to send a message to Obama; From download to deposit, mobile banking only as safe as your app.
August 10, 2016
Today in mobile marketing – P&G to scale back targeted Facebook ads; Hulu dropping free streaming option; Pokemon Go eludes cloning attempts by big game studios: executives; Yelp's quarterly revenue rise more than expected.