Articles Tagged ‘Apple’


Mobile Minutes: Facebook Messenger’s 11K bots; Apple eyes Tidal; Spotify vs. Apple; Disney likes MLB’s streaming video

July 5, 2016

Today in mobile marketing – Facebook Messenger now has 11,000 bots on its platform; Apple in talks to acquire Jay Z’s Tidal music service; Spotify accuses Apple of stymying competition by halting app; Disney to acquire 33pc stake in MLB’s streaming-video unit valuing it at $3.5B (Report).

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Mobile Minutes: New tactics; Twitter buys Magic Pony; Walmart’s Chinese ecommerce business; Apple’s app winners

June 21, 2016

Today in mobile marketing – Advertisers try new tactics to break through to consumers; Twitter buys Magic Pony Technology to expand in machine learning; Walmart in talks to sell Chinese ecommerce business to JD.com; Meet Apple’s 12 best app winners.

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Mobile Minutes: Google revs AI; Samsung buys Joyent; Apple user habits; YouTube’s free video ads

June 17, 2016

Today in mobile marketing – Google revs its AI engines; Samsung acquires cloud company Joyent; Apple’s tries to peek at user habits without violating privacy; YouTube starts producing free video ads for small businesses.

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Mobile Minutes: Net neutrality upheld; Facebook embraces maps; Apple’s wraparound display; Google’s enterprise tools

June 15, 2016

Today in mobile marketing – FCC’s Net neutrality rules upheld by court in key legal win; Facebook to put maps in ads, measure store visits; Apple patents show future iPhone could have a wraparound display, augmented reality; Google goes after SharePoint with new enterprise tools.

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Mobile Minutes: Snapchat video ads; Facebook 360 photos; Apple vs. Samsung; Uber’s advance scheduling

June 10, 2016

Today in mobile marketing – Snapchat says more than two-thirds of video ads play with sound on; Facebook rolls out 360 photos in newsfeed with option to view in virtual reality; Apple case against Samsung should go back to lower court: Justice Department; Uber says you can schedule a ride up to 30 days in advance.

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Best Buy enables users to continue browsing with quick add-to-cart button

June 2, 2016

Best Buy is enhancing the convenience factor for shopping on its application by allowing users to add items to their cart by simply holding an icon, reflecting how retailers are looking to drive conversion rates on mobile.

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Mobile Minutes: Monetizing digital assistants; Google for GIFs; Snapchat overtaking Twitter; Automakers fear Apple

June 1, 2016

Today in mobile marketing – How Alexa, Siri and Google Assistant will make money off you; A Google for GIFs? How Giphy plans to turn GIFs into big business; Snapchat may already be bigger than Twitter, leaked data suggests; Why automakers should fear Apple, not Tesla.

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Mobile Minutes: Facebook trips Cheetah Mobile; Apple woos India; Samsung and Alipay; YouTube hurts music revenue

May 23, 2016

Today in mobile marketing – Facebook tweaks algorithm, tripping Cheetah Mobile; Apple woos India to spur weakening iPhone sales; Samsung to partner with Alibaba affiliate on mobile payments in China; YouTube blamed for fall in music revenues as vinyl sales outperform video streaming.

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Mobile Minutes: Apple and Buffet; Telemedicine showdown; France takes on social media; Facebook sells more video ads

May 17, 2016

Today in mobile marketing – Warren Buffett buys stake in Apple; As Google and Apple pursue telemedicine, US carriers struggle; Facebook, YouTube, Twitter face furor over hate speech; Facebook to sell video ads on behalf of other firms.

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Mobile Minutes: Apple invests in Didi; AI tool Parsey McParseface; Weather Channel’s Local Now; Viral ads

May 16, 2016

Today in mobile marketing – Apple investing $1B in Uber rival Didi; Google launched an AI tool that understands English…called Parsey McParseface; Weather Channel to launch app for its Local Now service: CEO; Digital publishers promise new ways to make ads go viral in the post-Web site era.

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