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