Articles Tagged ‘Apple’


Mobile Minutes: Streaming music payments; Verizon teams with Vice; Apple’s profits; Nokia’s mobile return

July 15, 2015

Today in mobile marketing – Your streaming music payments are going where?; Vice shows to air on Verizon Mobile Internet TV service; Apple doesn’t sell all the phones. But it makes all the money; Nokia’s return to mobile is ‘complicated.’

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Apple emulates Starbucks with Wallet, Samsung plans NFC-supported watch

June 9, 2015

Apple and Samsung Electronics, the world’s two largest smartphone makers, are heating up the mobile payments space with Apple changing Passbook to Wallet and Samsung said to be planning to introduce a Samsung Pay-equipped smartwatch.

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Fox launches new app to profit from flash deals

May 29, 2015

Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment launched a new Movie of the Day application to capitalize on the convenience of mobile and the added pressure to purchase in a timely manner through time-sensitive deals.

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Mobile Minutes: Apple’s music service; Amazon’s advertising platform; Walmart challenges Amazon; Uber lures Google exec

May 15, 2015

Today in mobile marketing – Leak: Apple’s new streaming music service will resurrect the biggest Apple flop in years; Amazon unveils advertising platform for mobile-app developers; Walmart challenges Amazon with unlimited shipping service for $50 per year; Uber lures top Google executive and shifts David Plouffe’s duties.

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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.

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Are apathetic retailers killing Apple Pay in-store payments?

April 3, 2015

Checkout problems stemming from insufficient equipment investment and a lack of employee training in Apple Pay have raised questions about the technology’s long-term viability in mobile in-store payments, notwithstanding the buy-in it has received from a growing number of financial institutions, card networks and software companies.

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What Apple’s new patent application for product packaging means

April 2, 2015

Apple wants to completely remove high-friction manual steps and replace them with one tap.

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Jamba Juice squeezes Apple Pay to deliver more consumer convenience

March 12, 2015

Jamba Juice, continuing its effort to streamline the customer experience, has integrated its operations with Apple’s mobile payments solution, providing an easy, secure and private way for consumers to pay for their fresh juices, smoothies and energy bowls.

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Ad agencies, consultancies react to the Apple Watch

March 10, 2015

Four leading ad agencies and consultancies react to the Apple Watch released yesterday. Will it put other wearables out of business or drive a stake through the luxury watch sector?

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Zappos integrates Touch ID for significant improvement to mobile shopping

March 9, 2015

Amazon’s Zappos, already a leader in mobile shopping convenience, continues to focus on streamlining the experience even more, which is why it is the latest retailer to make Apple’s Touch ID technology available to its application users.

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