Articles Tagged ‘Google’


Samsung, PayPal each reach for bigger mobile payments role

March 3, 2015

With Google is angling to dominate Android mobile payments, Samsung is moving quickly to make its own mark with the launch of Samsung Pay while PayPal has acquired MCX partner Paydiant, giving it access to major retailers.

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Mobile Minutes: Google’s search ads; 5G revolution; Android for Work push; Health care’s mobile moments

February 27, 2015

Today in mobile marketing – Google, reaching for revenue, will allow search ads in Play store; Mobile industry’s 5G revolution heralds the rise of the machines; Google expands push into workplace with Android for Work effort; Apps bring health care into ‘mobile moments.’

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Mobile Minutes: Google’s marketing acquisition; UberX free in Seoul; Apple’s patent payout; Pebble’s color smartwatch

February 26, 2015

Today in mobile marketing – Google acquires mobile startup that manages Facebook ads; Uber makes uberX ride-sharing service free in Seoul; Apple ordered to pay $533 million for patent infringement; Pebble watch goes color on Kickstarter.

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Mobile Minutes: Google’s mobile payments deal; Visa’s mobile security; Samsung tops Indian market; Medical wearables

February 25, 2015

Today in mobile marketing – Google makes mobile-payments deal with wireless carriers; Visa Europe plans new security that could pave way for Apple Pay; Samsung tops Indian smartphone shipments as market contracts; Top wearable tech for medical issues.

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No mobile commerce site? Your Google search rank is in jeopardy

February 23, 2015

Been putting a mobile commerce off? Getting to it later this year? OK, but be careful, because there is more at stake than just your mobile conversion rate.

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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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Mobile Minutes: Google competes with Uber; WhatsApp’s bug; IPhone prices increase; Lollipop rolls out on Galaxy S5

February 4, 2015

Today in mobile marketing – Exclusive: Google is developing its own Uber competitor; WhatsApp bug shows private pictures to strangers; Average iPhone price increases to $687 and Android decreases to $254, says report; Android 5.0 Lollipop a ‘go’ on Verizon Samsung Galaxy S5s.

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Mobile Minutes: Google’s Nexus 6 flub; Samsung mobile sales decline; Runkeeper app and Spotify; Uber in South Carolina

February 2, 2015

Today in mobile marketing – Google’s Nexus 6 inventory flub dents holiday revenue; Samsung profits hit by falling mobile sales; RunKeeper now lets users listen to Spotify songs in its mobile app; Uber cleared to operate in South Carolina.

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Reactions to Google’s mobile-friendly search changes

January 30, 2015

Google’s mobile search division recently announced upcoming algorithmic changes to the way it recognizes responsive mobile Web sites. According to the search giant’s blog, the shift is but the first step in providing mobile users with a more valuable, quality Web experience across devices.

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Mobile Minutes: Google’s wireless service; LG’s curved smartphone; Samsung drops Qualcomm chips; Microsoft’s 4K display

January 23, 2015

Today in mobile marketing – Google to sell wireless service in deals with Sprint, T-Mobile; LG to launch curved G Flex 2 smartphone next week; Samsung drops Qualcomm chip from next Galaxy smartphone; Microsoft launches its own 4K display made for Windows 10.

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