Software and technology
June 30, 2015
The Atlantic and the Aspen Institute are tapping the full range of social media, from Facebook to Periscope, to promote social change through a broad exchange of ideas on mobile from participants both off site and on at the Aspen Ideas Festival.
Mobile Minutes: IPhone 6 in China; PayPal, eBay split; Samsung's Tizen inventory; Google's Oracle appeal denied
June 30, 2015
Today in mobile marketing - Apple’s iPhone 6 ends China’s cheap streak; PayPal and eBay to trade separately starting next month; Samsung Electronics plans more Tizen smartphones this year: source; Supreme Court denies Google appeal on Oracle suit.
Mobile Minutes: Siri and HomeKit; Mobile payments and tips; T-Mobile's free upgrades; Apple's Confederate flag removal
June 29, 2015
Today in mobile marketing - Here's how Apple's Siri will control your house under HomeKit program; Mobile payments are making people tip more at meals; T-Mobile offers free phone upgrades whenever you want; Apple purges online store of certain apps using Confederate flag.
Mobile Minutes: Facebook Messenger; Bacteria-free BlackBerry; Facebook's HBO premieres; Mobile designated drivers
June 26, 2015
Today in mobile marketing - Now you can use Facebook Messenger without Facebook; BlackBerry considers bacteria-free device for hospitals; HBO offers premiere episodes of two series on Facebook; Tap your phone, and a designated driver takes you (and your car) home.
Mobile Minutes: Instagram's real-time news; Facebook's Web access; Google Music's free model; Snapchat's marketing
June 25, 2015
Today in mobile marketing - Instagram gets into real-time news; Facebook to offer South African Cell C users free Web access; Google dangles free music-streaming service to lure paid subscribers; Snapchat joins Daily Mail and WPP agency in marketing venture.
June 24, 2015
Today in mobile marketing - BlackBerry shares up 8pc after first-quarter miss on earnings; Verizon now officially owns AOL; Square’s Apple Pay reader shows how we pay is still in flux; New York taxi agency passes rules on price estimates for ride-hailing apps.
Mobile Minutes: Apple Music reverses policy; Oculus and travel industry; Galaxy S6 leaks; Jott messaging app
June 23, 2015
Today in mobile marketing - Apple Music responds to Taylor: We'll pay; How Oculus and cardboard are going to rock the travel industry; Galaxy S6 Plus leaks show Samsung has learned nothing; Teens are downloading Jott like crazy.
June 22, 2015
Samsung and video-sharing platform Vimeo have partnered to create a film series centered around the theme of communication to connect with consumers through a storytelling approach on social media.
Mobile Minutes: Apple Watch 2 details; U.S. Open vs. Periscope; Twitter's live event ads; Walking and texting lanes
June 22, 2015
Today in mobile marketing - Apple Watch 2 details emerge as huge sales are reported for original; U.S. Open warns fans: Periscope and we'll kick you out; Twitter said to plan marketing campaign, ads for live events; Utah university adds texting and walking lane to its stairs.
June 19, 2015
NEW YORK – An International Data Corporation analyst at Mobile Commerce Daily's Mobile Research Summit: Data & Insights 2015 said that APIs are becoming a new form of trading currency, and urged marketers to ensure their strategies are up to par as the application market grows more saturated.
Mobile Minutes: LinkedIn's new apps; Google's app updates; Apple's Watch band profits; Data usage in 2014
June 19, 2015
Today in mobile marketing - LinkedIn is testing two new apps, plus a messaging overhaul; Google’s Nest unveils new camera, updates to app, alarm; Exclusive: Apple mines big profits from Watch band; Mobile users in US ate up 4.1 trillion megabytes of data in 2014.
Mobile Minutes: Twitter's autoplay videos; Comcast eyes T-Mobile US; Bitcoin and gift cards; Fitbit's IPO
June 18, 2015
Today in mobile marketing - Twitter finally rolls out auto-play video; Deutsche Telekom talks to Comcast about T-Mobile US sale: Manager Magazin; Why the Bitcoin blockchain could make gift cards, a consumer favorite, even more beloved; How FitBit can avoid becoming another BlackBerry after its IPO.
Mobile Minutes: Facebook's Moments app; Apple Music royalties; Texting for Ubers; Event-based photo search
June 17, 2015
Today in mobile marketing - First look: Facebook's new photo-sharing app Moments; Apple to pay common royalty rates for music service; No smartphone? Now you can hail an Uber via text message; Mobli takes on Internet giants with event-based photo and video search.
Mobile Minutes: Samsung and BlackBerry partnership; UK mobile banking; Alibaba's streaming service; HTC's stock issues
June 16, 2015
Today in mobile marketing - Would a Samsung 'Galaxy BlackBerry' be loved or hated?; Mobile banking has eclipsed branches and even the rest of the Internet; Alibaba to launch Netflix-like video streaming service in two months; One tiny number can reveal big problems at a global smartphone maker.
Mobile Minutes: BlackBerry's Android software; Microsoft's giant tablet; Vietnam's mobile upswing; Facebook eyes Oculus
June 15, 2015
Today in mobile marketing - Exclusive: BlackBerry may put Android system on new device: sources; This is Microsoft's giant, $20,000 tablet; Vietnam’s mobile revolution catapults millions into the digital age; Facebook sees its future in the Oculus Touch controller.