This past week, the media happily announced that Echo was “all growed up.” An astounding adulthood spurt given that Echo is mainly relegated to kitchens and has the key functionality of telling you the weather and managing your Spotify account while your fingers are full of cookie dough.
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Mobile Minutes: WhatsApp’s 1B users; Apple’s shrinking impact; Google’s moon shots; AOL’s Tim ArmstrongFebruary 3, 2016
Today in mobile marketing – Facebook’s WhatsApp hits 1B users; Apple’s shrinking impact in the smartphone industry; Wait, Google’s ‘moon shots’ cost how much???; Under Verizon, AOL’s Tim Armstrong sees massive growth for mobile media, ads.
To industry pundits and casual observers, it came as a shock this week when Apple projected that growth for its iPhone sales would hit the slowest pace since 2007, the year of the iconic phone’s release.
NEW YORK – A Belk executive at the NRF 105th Annual Convention & Expo said the retailer is conducting tests in the mobile messaging space by sending relevant content and coupons to shoppers’ smartphones, showcasing the potency of beacons for department stores.
Today in mobile marketing – Snapchat’s daily mobile video views said to rival Facebook’s; Live on Twitter: Periscope streaming in tweets; Apple already owns half of smartwatch market: Research; MovieLaLa closes $1.4M seed round from Hollywood angel investors.
Today in mobile marketing – Facebook’s Messenger app passes 800 million users; Apple buys artificial-intelligence startup Emotient; This 200-year-old company wants to replace your passport with a smartphone; Phones will take a different form: BlackBerry’s Chen.
Apple experienced a jolly holiday commerce season, with customers spending more than $1.1 billion on new mobile applications and in-app purchases within a two-week period.
Mobile Minutes: Twitter’s 10,000-character limit; Apple production cut expected; Ford, Amazon partnership; Mobile chattingJanuary 6, 2016
Today in mobile marketing – Twitter considering 10,000-character limit for Tweets; Apple expected to cut iPhone 6S, 6S Plus production: Nikkei; Ford partners with Amazon to connect cars with homes; The future of mobile chatting: Commerce.
Today in mobile marketing – Facebook tops 2015 US app charts, Netflix app surges worldwide; NFL signs on as first Snapchat Explorer sports partner; BlackBerry earnings top expectations on software; shares rally; Apple and Samsung will launch mobile payment battle in China in 2016.
Mobile Minutes: Regulators eye sponsored data; Snapchat’s data deals; Apple names COO; Silicon Valley coolsDecember 18, 2015
Today in mobile marketing – Regulators want to talk to AT&T, Comcast and T-Mobile about sponsored data; Snapchat is cutting data deals to lure advertisers; Apple names Jeff Williams COO, a job once held by Tim Cook; Silicon Valley’s cash party is coming to an end.