September 29, 2014
Today in mobile marketing - Los Angeles and San Francisco threaten ride-sharing firms; Amazon takes a big step toward finally making its own deliveries; Apple CEO Cook goes from record sales to iPhone stumbles; BlackBerry reports smaller-than-expected loss; revenue falls.
Mobile Minutes: iOS update pulled; Facebook's WhatsApp bid greenlit; Apple, Twitter bet on start-up; High-fashion Apple
September 26, 2014
Today in mobile marketing - Apple pulls iOS 8 software update after iPhone problems; Exclusive: EU regulators to approve Facebook's $19 billion bid for WhatsApp; Apple, Twitter bet on twenty-somethings' billion dollar company; Apple Watch mashups hint at how the company could go high-fashion.
Mobile Minutes: BlackBerry embraces square; PayPal and Bitcoin; Mobile-TV ratings; Instagram goes analog
September 25, 2014
Today in mobile marketing - BlackBerry launches square-screen Passport in turnaround push; PayPal takes baby step toward Bitcoin, partners with cryptocurrency processors; Qualms set in on mobile-TV ratings; Instagram goes analog with its first photo exhibit.
September 24, 2014
As the proliferation of iOS devices continues, Walgreens is addressing the challenge with a universal mobile application intended for both iPhone and iPad users.
Mobile Minutes: Mastering mobile ads; Apple unclear on Beats plans; Google+ eases requirements; New app for the blind
September 24, 2014
Today in mobile marketing - How to master mobile advertising; Months after buying beats, Apple’s plans for its music service remain unclear; Google eases up on requiring Google+ during account sign-ups; New smartphone app gives sight to the blind.
Mobile Minutes: Alibaba vs. high profit margins; iPhone 6 sales skyrocket; Line Corp not listing; Death of iPod
September 23, 2014
Today in mobile marketing - Can Alibaba keep growing without sacrificing high profit margins?; Sales of iPhone 6 and 6 Plus top 10 million in first weekend; Naver says no 2014 float for Line, clouding deal outlook; iPod mastermind Tony Fadell on the death of the iPod: "You can't get too nostalgic."
Mobile Minutes: US lags in mobile payments; Samsung prepares Tizen; Apple losing cool factor; T-Mobile best for travel
September 22, 2014
Today in mobile marketing - Why the U.S. lags the world in mobile payments; Samsung hopes third time’s the charm for Tizen; Some consumers say Apple is losing its 'cool' factor; For travelers with phones, T-Mobile is best bet, home and abroad.
Mobile Minutes: Yelp settles suit; Bango, Amazon win app deal; Apple hires Chinese data manager; Visa vs. Apple Pay
September 19, 2014
Today in mobile marketing - Yelp settles U.S. suit over collecting data on children; Bango and Amazon win German mobile app deal; Apple hiring manager to handle China government data requests; As Apple Pay hits, Visa signals hopes to be mobile payment player.
Mobile Minutes: Sony sees losses; Paypal attacks Apple; Ecommerce firm Alibaba rises; IAC offers to buy Perion
September 18, 2014
Today in mobile marketing - Sony sees $2.1B loss for fiscal year as mobile woes take a toll; PayPal’s attack ad shows Apple’s power to inspire fear and loathing; Three reasons to be terrified of Alibaba; IAC offers more than $500 million to buy Israel's Perion: media.
Mobile Minutes: FCC ponders net regulations; Apple shuns trading data; Germany lifts Uber ban; Facebook resurges Surge
September 17, 2014
Today in mobile marketing - Wireless fight as FCC ponders net neutrality regulations; Apple CEO Tim Cook: Your data is not our business; German court lifts injunction banning Uber; How a Facebook group persuaded Coca-Cola to rerelease Surge.
September 16, 2014
Coca-Cola is boosting its mobile social community with a new second-screen strategy that integrates the brand’s online marketing with television content for deeper customer insights.
Mobile Minutes: Google's $105 Android One; iPhone 6 breaks records; Tech vs. schools; Mobile operators toss wave and pay
September 16, 2014
Today in mobile marketing - Google launches $105 Android One; eyes low-price smartphone boom; Apple hits new record with over 4 million iPhone 6 preorders; With tech taking over in schools, worries rise; Mobile operators abandon joint 'wave and pay' project as Apple looms.
Mobile Minutes: Facebook wants YouTube?; Government vs. Yahoo; Mobile apps' privacy; Parisian mobile guide
September 15, 2014
Today in mobile marketing - Facebook tries to muscle in on YouTube; Government’s threat of daily fine for Yahoo shows aggressive push for data; Privacy lapses riddle majority of mobile apps, data protection authorities find; Mobile app guides to visiting Paris.
Mobile Minutes: Apple's smartwatch play; Improving IT relationships; SAP, Ericsson team up; Facebook tests posts
September 12, 2014
Today in mobile marketing - Apple’s smart smartwatch play: Let developers find the killer app; What marketers can do today to improve their relationship with IT; SAP, Ericsson team up for mobile management and apps; Facebook is testing self-destructing posts.
September 11, 2014
Today in mobile marketing - Microsoft revamps MSN for a mobile-first world; Q&A: Kabam CEO on mobile game partnership with Alibaba; What top designers think of Apple's new smartwatch; A lesson in crisis communications, courtesy of DiGiorno.