Software and technology
Mobile Minutes: Meerkat raises funds; BlackBerry's Q4 profit; Mobile's effects on Google; Seattle passport app
March 30, 2015
Today in mobile marketing - Meerkat raises funds as Twitter debuts rival livestream app; BlackBerry reports $28 million profit in 4th quarter; Mobile alters landscape where Google operates; New passport app could help speed travelers through Sea-Tac.
Mobile Minutes: T-Mobile's Galaxy S6 offer; Twitter's Periscope app; Prime Now in Dallas; China's iPhone trade-ins
March 27, 2015
Today in mobile marketing - T-Mobile offers one free year of Netflix for buying a Samsung Galaxy S6; Twitter’s Periscope app lets you livestream your world; Amazon expands Prime Now service to Dallas; Apple plans China iPhone trade-in program with Foxconn.
Mobile Minutes: Microsoft's app-building service; BT returns to mobile market; Twitter's quality filter; 3D scanning
March 26, 2015
Today in mobile marketing - Microsoft Corp. unveils streamlined app-building service, backed by the cloud; BT returns to mobile phone market; Twitter hopes new quality filter will help hide abusive tweets; 3D scanning just might change your life.
Retailers make little headway meeting shoppers’ mobile in-store expectations: Accenture - Mobile Commerce Daily
March 26, 2015
Mobile Commerce Daily today - Retailers make little headway meeting shoppers’ mobile in-store expectations: Accenture; Target drives mobile commerce sales with flashy pictures on Instagram.
Mobile Minutes: Samsung pre-installs Office apps; Coca-Cola's cloud focus; Twitch and music; Mobile-optimized videos
March 25, 2015
Today in mobile marketing - Microsoft CEO Nadella partners with his enemy's enemy; Coca-Cola looks to secure edge for age of cloud, mobility; Twitch continues move into music with Ultra festival deal; Hulu's ex-CEO starts paid video site for YouTube stars.
March 24, 2015
Game of Thrones, the first of HBO's series to launch on the standalone streaming service HBO Now, will see its red carpet premiere streamed live on Facebook as the producers of television programming increasingly turn to social media to reach new viewers on mobile in real-time.
Mobile Minutes: Uber sells stake; Bank of America's mobile banking; Revamped Apple TV; Yik Yak's defense
March 24, 2015
Today in mobile marketing - Uber sells stake to India’s Times Group in marketing deal; Survey: BofA customers most open to paying for mobile banking; Report: Revamped Apple TV arriving this summer; Maker of controversial Yik Yak app responds to critics.
Mobile Minutes: AT&T and Cricket; Facebook expert poached; Designing on mobile; Battling cyberattacks
March 23, 2015
Today in mobile marketing – AT&T CEO vows to 'shake up' no-contract wireless with Cricket; White House poaches Facebook engineering boss as new IT director; Design gains importance as devices get more personal; U.S. must step up capacity for cyberattacks, chief argues.
Mobile Minutes: Google and Tag Heuer’s smartwatch; Nintendo goes mobile; Draft app; T-Mobile’s plans
March 20, 2015
Today in mobile marketing - Google and TAG Heuer’s smartwatch could change the game for Apple; Exclusive: Nintendo CEO reveals plans for smartphones; It took only 3 months for this fantasy sports mobile app to raise $3.5 million; T-Mobile targets business with its 'Un-Carrier' plans.
March 17, 2015
Chinese mobile Internet developer Cheetah Mobile Inc. bought mobile marketing agency MobPartner for $58 million to inject more competition in the mobile ad performance space.
Mobile Minutes: Samsung's premium products; BlackBerry's secure tablet; Facebook's government requests; Via app
March 17, 2015
Today in mobile marketing - Samsung to focus on premium products to withstand competition; BlackBerry targets businesses with high-security tablet; Facebook report shows slight rise in government requests for data; Like taking a luxury bus: Via, a ride-share app, offers Manhattan trips.
March 16, 2015
Today in mobile marketing - Meerkat's disappearing videos ride the Snapchat wave; Photobucket ropes its founder back in with app purchase; Here's what shopping with Apple Watch will look like; Device syncing: Call from computers and text from tablets.
Mobile Minutes: Apple and competitors' wearables; Alibaba invests in Snapchat; PlayStation Mobile; Samsung Gear apps
March 13, 2015
Today in mobile marketing - Apple expels more wearables from store to make room for Apple Watch next month; Snapchat is raising money from Alibaba at a $15 billion valuation; Game over for PlayStation Mobile on July 15; Samsung Gear watch apps to play on the go.
Mobile Minutes: Google to buy InMobi; Apple's Force Touch for iPhones; Kik's child protection; Google's Calendar app
March 12, 2015
Today in mobile marketing - Google in early talks to buy Indian mobile ad firm InMobi; Apple may bring 'Force Touch' to new iPhones; Kik adds tools to prevent child exploitation on messaging app; Google’s Calendar app finally arrives on the iPhone.
Mobile Minutes: Google promotes mobile future; Apple Watch's apps; Twitter's Chinese foothold; Chelsea FC app
March 11, 2015
Today in mobile marketing - Google prepares algorithm change; website owners must migrate to mobile; Apple Watch success will hinge on apps; Twitter opens Hong Kong office, gains China foothold; Chelsea FC partners with mobile app centered around soccer conversations.