April 21, 2016
Today in mobile marketing – Ad blocking set for sharp rise towards epidemic; EU: Google abused mobile app market with Android; Peter Jackson: Augmented reality will be bigger than mobile; Apple to pay $24.9 million to settle Siri patent lawsuit.
Mobile Minutes: Siri as spokeswoman; China’s smartphone shakeout; New Android emojis; Facebook pulls The Shade Room
April 20, 2016
Today in mobile marketing – When is WWDC 2016? June 13-17, says Siri; China's crowded smartphone market heads for an epic shakeout; Dozens of new emojis are headed your way soon; Facebook pulls down mega-popular celeb site The Shade Room’s page for alleged copyright violations.
Mobile Minutes: 360-degree VR; Android’s antitrust problem; LinkedIn courts college students; Amazon challenges Netflix
April 19, 2016
Today in mobile marketing – YouTube adds live 360-degree VR videos; Android antitrust: Google’s big problem in Europe could result in $7.5B fine; LinkedIn's big play for students; Amazon ups the ante on streaming video, challenging Netflix.
Mobile Minutes: Apple search; Mobile VR heats up; Amazon Studios’ theatrical push; The Atlantic and Google Amp
April 18, 2016
Today in mobile marketing – Apple pursues new search features for a crowded app store; Huawei virtual reality headset will compete with Samsung Gear VR for mobile supremacy; Amazon Studios wins CinemaCon exhibitors, pledging big theatrical push; The Atlantic tests mobile ads built for Google Amp.
Mobile Minutes: Text message startups; Facebook raids Google; Gilt founder’s new gig; GoPro courts developers
April 15, 2016
Today in mobile marketing – These startups are selling vinyl records, graphic novels and Indian food via text message; Facebook raids Google for head of new lab; Gilt Groupe founder launches Project September as social app dedicated to fashion ecommerce; GoPro Cameras now work with third-party apps, accessories.
Mobile Minutes: Snapchat beats Instagram; Virtual reality slows; A slimmer Kindle; Shoppers and apps
April 14, 2016
Today in mobile marketing – Snapchat now beats Instagram among teen users; Research firm lowers projections for virtual reality sales; Amazon launches new slimmer Kindle e-reader; Shoppers flock to apps, shaking up retail.
Mobile Minutes: Music industry frets; Milk VR app; Microsoft’s mobile aspirations; Airbnb’s legal threats
April 13, 2016
Today in mobile marketing – Music industry frets over YouTube despite streaming revenue boost; Samsung releases Milk VR app on Google Play, makes Gear VR headset optional; How Microsoft could become a mobile player without a broadly adopted smartphone operating system; Airbnb hires general counsel as it faces growing legal threats globally.
Mobile Minutes: Facebook’s secret weapon; Retailers embrace virtual reality; Smartphone upgrades; In-flight Wi-Fi
April 12, 2016
Today in mobile marketing – Facebook's secret weapon to keep your attention: Not-Facebook; How retail stores are using virtual reality to make shopping more fun; People aren’t upgrading smartphones as quickly and that is bad for Apple; In-flight Wi-Fi market heats up as satellite services come online.
Mobile Minutes: Facebook's weather alerts; Samsung's smart contact lenses; Twitter's new board; BMW's ride-booking
April 11, 2016
Today in mobile marketing - Facebook is now showing people weather forecasts; Samsung’s smart contact lenses take photos in the blink of an eye; Twitter adds two board members amid struggles, lack of diversity; BMW challenges Uber in U.S. with its own ride-booking service.
Mobile Minutes: Nest disables Revolv; Reddit launches app; Samsung’s profits rise; Facebook Messenger’s 900M users
April 8, 2016
Today in mobile marketing – Nest to disable Revolv hub, mulls paying back users; Reddit launches first official smartphone apps with three months of free Reddit Gold; Samsung profits are up, thanks to its Galaxy 7 smartphone; Facebook Messenger hits 900 million users, launches Snapchat-like codes.
April 8, 2016
Mobile Commerce Daily today - Home Depot’s mobile strategy flowers for springtime home improvements; Fossil keeps store associates sharp with mobile POS.
Mobile Minutes: Millennial assisted living; Nokia cutbacks; SurveyMonkey expands; Slacking with Slack’s CEO
April 7, 2016
Today in mobile marketing – Welcome to S.F., the premier assisted living community for millenials; Nokia to cut thousands of jobs following Alcatel deal; SurveyMonkey expands with addictive mobile analytics service; Slacking with Slack CEO Stewart Butterfield.
Mobile Minutes: Twitter streams NFL; Pandora returns to roots; Apple’s services business; T-Mobile’s Binge On
April 6, 2016
Today in mobile marketing – Twitter wins rights to stream NFL Thursday night games; Music streaming service Pandora returns to its roots; Apple’s underappreciated services business could be growth engine – Credit Suisse; T-Mobile adds Amazon Prime Music, Epix, Nickelodeon to Binge On.
April 5, 2016
Today in mobile marketing – Amazon expands payments to take on PayPal; Clothing led ecommerce spending for the first time in 2015; Toyota expands Microsoft partnership in connected vehicle services; Jeff Bezos: New Kindle in the works.
Mobile Minutes: Spotify sprints ahead; Amazon’s mobile e-sport league; Sprinklr buys Postano; Fintech and bank jobs
April 4, 2016
Today in mobile marketing – Has Spotify won the music streaming wars?; Amazon’s Twitch loads Vainglory for its first mobile e-sport league; Billion-dollar marketing startup Sprinklr acquires Postano in deal to put your Tweets on billboards, Jumbotrons; Fintech start-up boom said to threaten bank jobs.