Articles Tagged ‘Android’


Mobile Minutes: High-tech Super Bowl; Facebook’s sports platform; IBM buys Ustream; Android generates $31B

January 25, 2016

Today in mobile marketing – Super Bowl 50 puts tech in its starting lineup; Facebook launches real-time sports platform; IBM acquires Ustream, launches cloud video unit; Google’s Android generates $31 billion revenue, Oracle says.

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Android’s great untapped marketing potential

January 20, 2016

Many still consider ad networks to be in an amateur state, and mobile marketing in its infancy. Over the coming years, the marketing community will be able to leverage greater value from information gleaned from users’ mobile devices, enabling more precise and effective marketing than ever before.

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Mobile Minutes: Facebook eyes Android battle; Samsung smartwatch for iOS; Messaging apps; Grindr and fashion

January 7, 2016

Today in mobile marketing – Facebook eyes an Android end run around Google; Samsung makes Gear S2 smartwatch work with Apple’s iOS; Developers of messaging apps reach fewer users, win more fans; Grindr, the gay dating app, hooks up with fashion.

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TCF Bank swipes in Android Pay for broad mobile payments play

December 22, 2015

TCF National Bank is enabling its debit cardholders to complete transactions with Android Pay, underscoring the need for financial institutions to cater to non-iOS customers seeking to leverage mobile payments.

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Forever 21’s Android app is shopping, inspiration and discovery hub

December 3, 2015

Affordable fashion retailer Forever 21 has launched its first Android shopping application, offering features such as horizontal swiping to move between products, Scan & Shop, one-page checkout and social integration.

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Mobile Minutes: Android to subsume Chrome; LinkedIn’s mobile boost; T-Mobile is streaming friendly; Twitch expands

November 2, 2015

Today in mobile marketing – Google said to blend Chrome operating system into Android mobile; LinkedIn gets boost from mobile, overseas users; T-Mobile may let you stream video without gobbling up your data; Twitch moves beyond game-only streams, launches Twitch Creative.

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Mobile Minutes: Google accelerates mobile pages; Android crushes iOS; Facebook tackles home repair; FanDuel

October 8, 2015

Today in mobile marketing – Google tests mobile instant publishing service to rival Facebook, Apple; Apple’s iOS is still getting crushed by Android in the US; Facebook plunges into home repair matchmaking service; FanDuel bans employees from playing daily fantasy contests for money.

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Barclays differentiates contactless payments offering with speed, card replacement

September 21, 2015

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.

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Mobile Minutes: Angry Birds 2; Android privacy lawsuit; Facebook buys Pebbles Interfaces; Ad blockers

July 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.

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Mobile Minutes: Periscope and piracy; Google’s mobile search; Android phones’ voice command; Texting and driving device

May 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?

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