Barclays Bank continues to jockey for a meaningful role in mobile payments in Britain, most recently with plans to update the Barclaycard Android application to enable tap-and-go payments and provide services unique to the space.
Articles Tagged ‘Android’
Mobile Minutes: Angry Birds 2; Android privacy lawsuit; Facebook buys Pebbles Interfaces; Ad blockersJuly 17, 2015
Today in mobile marketing – ‘Angry Birds 2′ arrives 6 years and 3 billion downloads after first game; Google wins dismissal of Android privacy lawsuit; Facebook buys Israeli co Pebbles Interfaces for $60m; Ad blockers, Internet advertisers play cat and mouse.
Mobile Minutes: Periscope and piracy; Google’s mobile search; Android phones’ voice command; Texting and driving deviceMay 5, 2015
Today in mobile marketing – Twitter’s streaming app creates piracy of year’s biggest fight; Startups targeting Google on mobile search; Android phones can now launch some apps on voice command; A device for texting and driving. Hooray?
Zappos is making the shopping process even more streamlined for its Android customers by updating its mobile application to include a more user-friendly interface and a series of personalized widgets, proving that offering in-app recommendations based on previous purchasing behavior is a valuable strategy for mobile and online retailers.
With Google is angling to dominate Android mobile payments, Samsung is moving quickly to make its own mark with the launch of Samsung Pay while PayPal has acquired MCX partner Paydiant, giving it access to major retailers.
Google is teaming up with Softcard in the hopes of positioning Google Wallet as the leader in Android mobile payments, but it is likely to face a number of competitors.
Mobile Minutes: Google competes with Uber; WhatsApp’s bug; IPhone prices increase; Lollipop rolls out on Galaxy S5February 4, 2015
Today in mobile marketing – Exclusive: Google is developing its own Uber competitor; WhatsApp bug shows private pictures to strangers; Average iPhone price increases to $687 and Android decreases to $254, says report; Android 5.0 Lollipop a ‘go’ on Verizon Samsung Galaxy S5s.
Mobile Minutes: Cablevision’s Wi-Fi phone plan; Apple vs Android war; Mobile ‘supercookies’; Motorola’s new phonesJanuary 27, 2015
Today in mobile marketing – Cablevision to introduce Wi-Fi-based phone plan; Apple vs Android war escalates with crippled Nexus 6 blame game; Use of mobile ‘supercookies’ is seen as a threat to privacy; What Google’s wireless plans mean for Verizon, AT&T and you.
Walgreens stands out among retailers in leveraging the best features of Android’s new Lollipop software, such as interactive push notifications.
Hotels.com is enabling travelers using its mobile booking application to receive hotel notifications on their Android smart watches as a way to make traveling more seamless.