Articles Tagged ‘Apple’


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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Mobile Minutes: Apple’s secret watch lab; Imgur app; FDA’s drug shortage app; Toronto’s parking payment app

March 9, 2015

Today in mobile marketing – Apple’s secret lab lets Facebook fine-tune apps before the Watch’s debut; The most addictive site on the Internet is coming to your iPhone; FDA launches drug shortages mobile app; Smartphone app offers a way to pay for parking, even far away.

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Mobile Minutes: Apple’s iPad delay; Miami airport’s customs app; Shazam for objects; Wireless charging data

March 6, 2015

Today in mobile marketing – Apple to delay production of larger iPads; MIA pushes mobile passport control app; Music app Shazam to add sights to sounds; Wireless charging: a surprising new way to track you.

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Mobile Minutes: PayPal buys Paydiant; Apple’s smartwatch; Google backtracks on Android encryption; Apple’s Photos app

March 4, 2015

Today in mobile marketing – Why Paydiant is selling to PayPal; Apple’s looming watch spurs frenzy of upgrades for Android timepieces; Disappointed much? Google backs down on Android encryption promise; How to test Apple’s new Photos app for Mac.

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Mobile Minutes: Ericsson sues Apple; Galaxy S6 unveiling; YouTube Kids app; Samsung’s wage freeze

March 2, 2015

Today in mobile marketing – Ericsson sues Apple for telecom patent infringement; Samsung’s Galaxy S6 is mainly a showroom for what’s inside; YouTube Kids: What parents need to know about the new app; Samsung freezes salary increases as it prepares for mobile war.

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Visually driven retailer apps should jump on Apple, Pinterest initiative

February 17, 2015

Retail mobile applications are likely to gain an advantage in product promotion through Pinterest’s new Apple partnership for suggesting apps to Pinners, reflecting how the social pin board is seeking to better serve users through search and commerce tactics.

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