Mobile Minutes: Note 7 banned; Pokemon GO's let-down; Salesforce will not bid on Twitter; Sprint mascot
October 17, 2016
Today in mobile marketing – US to ban all Samsung Galaxy Note 7s from flights; Back to reality: The 'Pokémon GO' craze didn't really help local businesses; Salesforce CEO says company will not bid for Twitter; With Sprint, former Verizon actors says, you can hear him just fine.
October 15, 2016
Sephora is natively blending its ads into the flow of magazine and blog content ahead of its holiday sales event within the application Flipboard, which is known to keep in line with the beauty retailer's audience.
Mobile Minutes: Twitter's Explore tab; Yahoo hack; Pinterest grows with men; Periscope's Producer mode
October 14, 2016
Today in mobile marketing – Twitter tests replacing Moments with a new ‘Explore’ tab on mobile; Yahoo hack gives Verizon pause in $4.8B deal; Pinterest reaches 150 million monthly users, boosts engagement among men; Periscope debuts 'Producer' for sharing TV-style video.
October 13, 2016
Today in mobile marketing – Snapchat said to pick Morgan Stanley, Goldman Sachs to lead IPO; YouTube records 124M views for second presidential debate, Amazon's full on-demand streaming music service launches today; Vera Bradley says payment system hacked, delaying website upgrade.
Mobile Minutes: Google Assistant hits roadblock; Free Sprint service; FCC slams Comcast; Samsung's troubles
October 12, 2016
Today in mobile marketing – Google’s plan to spread its AI Assistant hits Samsung roadblock; Sprint to offer 1 million students free mobile devices; FCC hits Comcast with record cable company fine over billing practices; Samsung's snafu is Google's golden opportunity.
Mobile Minutes: Facebook's Slack competitor; Salesforce considers Twitter acquisition; Samsung v. Apple
October 11, 2016
Today in mobile marketing – Facebook rolls out workplace service to compete with Slack; Salesforce still mulls bid for Twitter as shareholders resist: sources, Samsung halts Galaxy Note 7 production as battery problems linger; Samsung, Apple headed for Supreme Court showdown.
Mobile Minutes: Amazon's free books; Orange Leaf's drone deliveries; Sony VR reviews; Silicon Valley's EU troubles
October 10, 2016
Today in mobile marketing – Amazon adds free books to the ever-growing list of Prime benefits; Orange Leaf successfully delivers frozen yogurt by drone; Sony PlayStation VR review: The best of an early crop; Data-heavy Silicon Valley deals may land in EU firing line.
Mobile Minutes: Instagram Stories; Google and Facebook VR; Snap IPO; Samsung's exploding phone problem
October 7, 2016
Today in mobile marketing – Instagram Stories, cloned from Snapchat, has 100M daily viewers; Why Google and Facebook Want to Make a New Kind of VR Headset; Report: An IPO in Snap's immediate future?; Samsung's exploding-smartphone nightmare is getting even worse.
Mobile Minutes: Yahoo email scanning; Shopify and Messenger; Amazon's social data; Facebook's Secret Conversations
October 6, 2016
Today in mobile marketing - Yahoo email scanning prompts European ire; Shopify lets merchants sell items through Facebook Messenger; Bullishness on Amazon is surging: Social media data; Facebook finally rolls out end-to-end encryption for Messenger called Secret Conversations.
Mobile Minutes: Yahoo Newsroom app; Apple Pay's new market; WhatsApp's image doodling; Twitter's ad deals
October 5, 2016
Today in mobile marketing - Yahoo Newsroom: Yet another spin on the newsfeed; Apple Pay is debuting in its 10th market this week; WhatsApp adds new Snapchat-style image doodling features; Twitter gets upfront advertising deal with CW and Ford.
October 4, 2016
Today in mobile marketing - Facebook Marketplace wants to be the new Craigslist; Google set to launch branded smartphones; Apple might launch a smaller iPad Pro next spring — with a headphone jack; Sky launches VR app with sports, ballet and Disney videos.
Mobile Minutes: HTC's virtual reality app store; Google's Uber competitor; Amazon Alexa Prize; Salesforce's probe
October 3, 2016
Today in mobile marketing - HTC just launched a virtual reality app store with $1 content; Google is giving Uber another reason to worry; Amazon's 'Alexa Prize' will give college students up to $2.5M to create a socialbot; Salesforce urges Microsoft-LinkedIn probes amid AI concerns.
September 30, 2016
Today in mobile marketing - Facebook at Work to start doing the business next month; Citigroup teams up with rival banks to fight Venmo; Spotify debuts in Japan, complete with karaoke lyrics; Facebook, Google, Amazon, IBM and Microsoft join forces on AI ethics.
Mobile Minutes: BlackBerry quits smartphones; YouTube Go app; Samsung Pay's coupons; Meerkat's new venture
September 29, 2016
Today in mobile marketing - BlackBerry stops making phones; Google announces YouTube Go, a new app for saving and sharing videos offline; Samsung brings gifts to mark Samsung Pay's first birthday; Meerkat lives on as live group video chat app Houseparty.
Mobile Minutes: Amazon product searches; Twitter's buyout price; Facebook and WhatsApp data; Snapchat's milestone
September 28, 2016
Today in mobile marketing - More than 50pc of shoppers turn first to Amazon in product search; Twitter’s final buyout price might be lower than you think; Facebook to appeal German order on WhatsApp data; Snapchat passes 60 million daily users in the U.S. and Canada.