Software and technology
Mobile Minutes: Microsoft courts Android app makers; Tencent's mobile gaming; Mobile news' rise; Apple Watch and tattoos
May 1, 2015
Today in mobile marketing - Microsoft courts iOS, Android app makers for Windows; Tencent pushes further in U.S. gaming with Glu Mobile stake buy; Mobile news on the rise as print decline continues; Tattoos may stop Apple Watch from working.
Mobile Minutes: Samsung bets on S6; T-Mobile adds subscribers; Future of smartwatches; LG's profit sinks
April 30, 2015
Today in mobile marketing – Samsung counts on S6 to revive its mobile business; T-Mobile adds subscribers, threatens to pass Sprint; Google designer says you don’t need a smartwatch, and that’s OK; LG Electronics says 1Q profit sinks nearly 60 percent.
April 29, 2015
Twitter’s partnership with Google’s DoubleClick platform and its acquisition of a marketing technology firm are aimed at strengthening the social network’s direct response business amid a weak performance from newer products in the space.
Mobile Minutes: Facebook's video calling; Uber delivers food; Tencent's smartphone software; Huawei's budget phone
April 29, 2015
Today in mobile marketing - Facebook adds video calling to Messenger mobile app; Uber says it can deliver food in NYC in 10 minutes; Tencent challenges Google, Alibaba with own smartphone software; Huawei releases new Honor budget smartphone, to be sold online.
Mobile Minutes: Nepal and Facebook; Nokia's phone manufacturing; Social media and UK election; Location data
April 28, 2015
Today in mobile marketing - Nepal earthquake: Facebook 'Safety Check' helps families locate loved ones; Nokia denies return to phone manufacturing; How social media is defining the UK election; Location is your most critical data, and everyone’s watching.
Mobile Minutes: Twitter's Highlights feature; Nasdaq and social; Apple Watch app store; Samsung teases smartwatch
April 27, 2015
Today in mobile marketing - Twitter launches Highlights, to help users cut through the chaff; This time social media sending Nasdaq to brink of 2000 high; As first watches ship, Apple opens app store for new device; Samsung hints at new smartwatch on Apple Watch launch day.
Mobile Minutes: Facebook's Hello app; Twitter's Swirl venture; Galaxy vs. iPhone; O'Hare airport app
April 24, 2015
Today in mobile marketing - Facebook ‘Hello’ will get you talking on the phone again; Twitter ventures backs micro-location startup Swirl in $18M round; Cost of Galaxy's battle against iPhone on the rise; Mobile app could speed O'Hare passport lines.
April 23, 2015
Facebook’s shift to providing ways for brands to use its data to more effectively target consumers on mobile is being repaid with swelling mobile ad revenue figures as usage grows.
Mobile Minutes: Google's wireless service; BlackBerry's security offering; Yahoo's mobile ads; WhatsApp and calls
April 23, 2015
Today in mobile marketing - Google set to unveil wireless service; BlackBerry introduces security offering for IoT devices; Yahoo shows growth in mobile advertising, but results miss estimates; Facebook’s WhatsApp will be how the world makes phone calls.
Mobile Minutes: Verizon tops estimates; Android Wear update; Google's search update; India's Uber prices
April 22, 2015
Today in mobile marketing - Verizon tops analysts’ first-quarter profit estimates; Just in time for rival Apple Watch, Android Wear update; Google’s search update will remake the Web in its own image; India, your Uber ride just got a bit pricier.
Mobile Minutes: Sony's flagship phone; Lilly for Target app trouble; Wearables for babies; Google's smartwatch hack
April 21, 2015
Today in mobile marketing - Sony unveils flagship phone despite mobile pain; Target website, apps overwhelmed by demand for Lilly Pulitzer; 'Connected' babies = more sleep for you; Google’s smartwatches now let you leave your phone at home.
Mobile Minutes: Google's mobile search; Yahoo, Microsoft search partnership; Google's phone location; Twitter makeover
April 20, 2015
Today in mobile marketing - Google embraces ‘mobile-friendly’ sites in search shake-up; With eye on mobile, Yahoo revises its search partnership with Microsoft; You can now ‘Google’ your lost Android phone; Twitter gives its home page a makeover to grab new users.
Mobile Minutes: Facebook’s sidebar status; Meerkat buzz fades; Apple acquires LinX; Verizon’s mobile video service
April 17, 2015
Today in mobile marketing - Facebook testing "sidebar status" for iOS, Android; Meerkat learns buzz doesn't always mean business; Apple hints at implementing DSLR-like features into future iPhones by acquiring LinX; Verizon adds college sports to mobile video service.
Mobile Minutes: Galaxy S6's strong start; Panasonic’s airline Wi-Fi; Line app on Apple Watch; Google’s shopping woes
April 16, 2015
Today in mobile marketing - Apple Watch may be winning the hype battle, but Samsung's Galaxy S6 is off to a strong start; Panasonic eyes doubling of airline Wi-Fi installation to meet demand; Apple Watches to include Line messaging app; Europe charges Google with market abuse in online shopping.
Mobile Minutes: Periscope and privacy; Facebook's video apps; Mobile app for airport rides; App sharing economy
April 15, 2015
Today in mobile marketing - Twitter’s Periscope responds to ‘Game of Thrones’ piracy reports; Facebook makes messaging quirky with video apps, plays to young users; Wingz raises $2M to book airport rides for people who plan ahead; Sharing economy poised to explode, PwC survey declares.