Mobile Minutes: Nexus gets spam protection; Amazon Prime lands in India; Huawei’s smartphone sales surge; Talkshow app
July 27, 2016
Today in mobile marketing – Nexus, Android One get spam protection update from Google; Amazon launches Prime loyalty program in India; Chinese smartphone maker Huawei's H1 smartphone shipments rise 25pc on-year; Talkshow app adds Q&A feature for celebrities seeking Twitter alternative.
Mobile Minutes: Verizon buys Yahoo; Nintendo shares drop; Facebook vs. Snapchat; Clinton's gaming app
July 26, 2016
Today in mobile marketing - 5 things to know about the Verizon-Yahoo deal; Nintendo shares plummet 18 percent after Pokemon Go reality check; Morgan Stanley: It looks like Facebook is shrugging off Snapchat; Hillary Clinton iPhone app aims to drum up and reward supporters.
Mobile Minutes: Apple Watch sales; Redbox trials streaming service; Google’s museum app; Banking apps accelerate
July 25, 2016
Today in mobile marketing – Apple Watch sales fall 55pc in second quarter, IDC report says; Redbox testing new streaming service (exclusive); Google’s new app brings hundreds of museums to your phone; Banking via Web sites in decline as mobile apps take over.
Mobile Minutes: EBay raises forecast; Spotify debuts programmatic buying; Amazon eyes banking; Tinder chats up groups
July 22, 2016
Today in mobile marketing – EBay raises forecasts a year after PayPal split; Spotify launches programmatic audio ad buying globally; Amazon tip-toes into banking business; Tinder launches Social to let users hang out in groups.
Mobile Minutes: Facebook bets on lasers; Google pitches AI; Twitter verification; Phone charger sales surge
July 21, 2016
Today in mobile marketing – Facebook wants to use laser to deliver high-speed Internet; Google uses AI to lure new cloud customers; Twitter’s latest change probably wouldn’t have helped Leslie Jones; Phone charger sales are surging because of Pokemon Go.
Mobile Minutes: Tide Spin app; Square lands overseas; Facebook pays; Dwayne Johnson’s YouTube channel
July 20, 2016
Today in mobile marketing – P&G starts online subscription service for Tide Pods; Dorsey's Square starts up UK operation for first European foray; Facebook to pay Internet stars for live video; Dwayne Johnson crashes onto YouTube, latest Hollywood celeb seeking to strike digital gold.
July 19, 2016
Marriott International is shifting its mobile focus to a new group of potential clients via a site rife with inspiring imagery, quizzes and helpful tips designed to entice event planners to book a venue for their next fete, showcasing the importance of tailored content.
Mobile Minutes: SoftBank to buy ARM; Uber reaches 2B rides; Opera takeover fails; 62 bid in spectrum auction
July 19, 2016
Today in mobile marketing – SoftBank agrees to buy mobile chip giant ARM for $32B; Uber reaches 2B rides six months after hitting its first billion; Opera Software's $1.2B takeover by a Chinese group has failed; US FCC says 62 bidders make down payments in spectrum auction.
Mobile Minutes: Snapchat geofilters; Samsung Pay in Brazil; Vevo’s new app; Sainsbury trials one-hour delivery
July 18, 2016
Today in mobile marketing – Snapchat geofilter campaigns may get a boost from Yext; Samsung brings mobile payments to Brazil in time for Olympics; Vevo seeks growth with new music video app; Britain's Sainsbury's trials similar concept to Amazon's Prime Now.
Mobile Minutes: FCC releases 5G spectrum; Tech leaders on Trump; Line’s IPO debut; Twitter scores sports deal
July 15, 2016
Today in mobile marketing – US FCC votes to advance next-generation 5G networks; An open letter from technology sector leaders on Donald Trump’s candidacy for president; Japanese chat app operator Line Corp soars in New York debut; Twitter signs another live sports deal: Pac-12 to live-stream 150 events next season.
Mobile Minutes: Shyft gains traction; Planet of the Apps; In-flight entertainment; ABC streaming remains free
July 14, 2016
Today in mobile marketing – Starbucks baristas want control over their hours. There's an app for that; Apple calls for developers to star in reality show Planet of the Apps; Virtual reality and Netflix: The future of in-flight entertainment is coming; ABC relaunches free streaming service with 7 short-form originals, full seasons of 38 older shows.
July 13, 2016
Denny’s is heating up awareness for its new buttermilk pancakes with custom Snapchat filters, Facebook Live events and a mobile-optimized interactive simulator that lets consumers practice informing loved ones their pancakes come second to the brand's.
Mobile Minutes: Twitter adds more live TV; Amazon’s Prime Day issues; EU, US data pact; Ashley Madison’s new pitch
July 13, 2016
Today in mobile marketing – Twitter to live stream some Bloomberg TV programs; Amazon fixes Prime Day checkout issue; EU approves privacy shield data-transfer pact with US; Ashley Madison wants you to find your moment, not have an affair.
July 12, 2016
Reynolds Wrap aluminum foil is appearing in Martha Stewart Facebook videos as part of a new two-year partnership with Meredith Corp. that covers native and editorial custom content, including geo-targeted shopper marketing units.
Mobile Minutes: Pokemon Go surpasses Tinder; Twitter live streams conventions; Facebook and news; AI and Europe
July 12, 2016
Today in mobile marketing – Pokemon Go is already bigger than Tinder; Twitter, CBS News to live stream GOP, Democratic conventions; Face it, Facebook. You’re in the news business; Artificial intelligence is setting up the Internet for a huge clash with Europe.