Articles Tagged ‘Apple’


Mobile Minutes: Facebook app; NFL and Snapchat; BlackBerry blooms; Apple, Samsung face off

December 21, 2015

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.

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Mobile Minutes: Regulators eye sponsored data; Snapchat’s data deals; Apple names COO; Silicon Valley cools

December 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.

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Mobile Minutes: Facebook and Uber; Apple shuts Topsy; Amazon’s thank you notes; wearables disappear

December 17, 2015

Today in mobile marketing ­– Facebook partners with Uber for ride-hailing service via Messenger; Apple shuts Twitter-analytics firm Topsy; Amazon beefs up gift receipt service with automated thank you notes; 2016 will be the year wearables disappear, says VC.

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Mobile Minutes: Virtual reality investment; Samsung Galaxy S7; Pandora’s Thumbprint station; IPhone 5S discounted

December 15, 2015

Today in mobile marketing – In virtual reality headsets, investors glimpse the future; Samsung adding pressure-sensitive display, high-speed charging port to Galaxy S7; Pandora station converts your thumbs-ups into its playlist; IPhone 5S price cut by half in India: Can Apple Inc. dominate world’s fastest-growing smartphone market?

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Mobile Minutes: Apple taps carrier billing; Facebook expands live streaming; YouTube seeks streaming rights; Amazon Fire

December 4, 2015

Today in mobile marketing – Apple takes mobile phone billing to Russia; Facebook Inc. updates live video streaming for all users in US test; YouTube seeks streaming rights to TV shows, movies; Amazon launches Fire tablet in China.

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Mobile Minutes: Apple’s iOS programming language; Mobile-only bank Atom; Mobile-only Black Friday; Beacons still not big

November 25, 2015

Mobile Minutes – Apple’s Swift iOS programming language could soon be in data centers; We can be as disruptive as Uber: Mobile-only bank; Some hot Black Friday deals mobile only; Apple’s failed retail revolution: Beacons still won’t be big on Black Friday.

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Mobile Minutes: Google, Facebook team up; Apple’s audiobooks probe; In-flight Wi-Fi; Marissa Mayer

November 17, 2015

Today in mobile marketing – Google gets surprise ally in mobile-app search push: Facebook; German watchdog probes Apple and Amazon audiobooks agreement; Airplane Wi-Fi should soon be somewhat less awful; Marissa Mayer could leave Yahoo soon: SunTrust’s Bob Peck.

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How Apple could shake up mobile person-to-person payments

November 13, 2015

With no one company currently dominating person-to-person payments on mobile, Apple is reportedly hoping to extract the significant value that exists in this area for the right player.

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Mobile ad blocking: Shifting the advertising paradigm

November 13, 2015

While Apple’s iOS9 ad-blocking feature presents quite the conundrum for advertising industry players, it is a long-overdue opportunity to impress customers.

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Mobile Minutes: Apple stumbles; Flipkart’s app-like site; Facebook Messenger embraces facial recognition; Amazon’s delivery service expands

November 11, 2015

Today in mobile marketing – Apple shares tumble on iPhone demand worries; With a mobile Web site like an app, Flipkart takes a swipe at Apple; Facebook brings face recognition to Messenger to speed up sharing; Amazon expands restaurant delivery service to Los Angeles.

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