Articles Tagged ‘Google’


Mobile Minutes: Text message startups; Facebook raids Google; Gilt founder’s new gig; GoPro courts developers

April 15, 2016

Today in mobile marketing – These startups are selling vinyl records, graphic novels and Indian food via text message; Facebook raids Google for head of new lab; Gilt Groupe founder launches Project September as social app dedicated to fashion ecommerce; GoPro Cameras now work with third-party apps, accessories.

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Mobile Minutes: Snapchat wins SXSW; On-demand economy; Google, T-Mobile compromise; Affleck show on Go90

March 18, 2016

Today in mobile marketing – How Snapchat won this year’s SXSW; No, the on-demand economy isn’t about to implode; Google finds compromise with T-Mobile’s Binge-On; Ben Affleck, Matt Damon team for Go90 competition series ‘The Runner.’

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Google tackles online travel agencies with vacation-booking tool on mobile

March 11, 2016

Google is taking the travel industry head-on with the rollout of its newest tool, Destinations on Google, which lets consumers discover and book their next vacation entirely via mobile search – a tactic that could put a dent in online travel agencies’ bookings.

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Mobile Minutes: Google opens Project Fi; Mic buys Hyper; Mobile church collection; Samsung Galaxy S7

March 9, 2016

Today in mobile marketing – Google opens Project Fi mobile network to everyone in the US; Mic acquires mobile video app Hyper; The church collection plate goes digital; Samsung Galaxy S7 review: Head of the smartphone class.

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Google tries to crack formula for invisible payments with Hands Free app

March 4, 2016

Android Pay is still hoping for takeoff, but Google already has its sights on the next generation of alternative payments with a hands-free solution being piloted by McDonald’s and Papa John’s.

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Mobile Minutes: Mobile World Congress; Google in focus; Amazon free shipping; Good Morning America

February 23, 2016

Today in mobile marketing – Mobile World Congress: Phones, virtual reality and Mark Zuckerberg’s surprise appearance; Amazon raises free shipping minimum for most orders to $49: Google ad business under scrutiny as EU said to revive probe; Good Morning America to live stream VR African safari coverage.

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Mobile Minutes: PayPal Express Checkout; Eli Lilly buys iPads; Super Bowl and social media; Google’s VR ambitions

February 9, 2016

Today in mobile marketing – PayPal’s Express Checkout has a mobile shopping problem; Apple’s Cook: Eli Lilly bought 15,000 iPads for workers in field; Facebook Super Bowl 50 sharing numbers decline despite sports stadium, real-time push; Imagine Google’s VR gadget without the cardboard. Google does.

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Mobile Minutes: Google’s new search chief; Facebook and TV views; YouTube’s subscription service; Mobile domination

February 4, 2016

Today in mobile marketing – AI chief to take over Google search engine; Facebook claims NFL social chatter strongly linked to TV tune-in; YouTube schedules original shows, movies for new paid service; By 2020, more people will own a phone than have electricity.

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Mobile Minutes: WhatsApp’s 1B users; Apple’s shrinking impact; Google’s moon shots; AOL’s Tim Armstrong

February 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.

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Mobile Minutes: Google’s password-free logins; Low-cost virtual reality; The Beatles and Spotify; T-Mobile throttles YouTube

December 24, 2015

Today in mobile marketing – Google is testing password-free logins; Virtual reality 2015: A year of low-cost options; The Beatles are streaming everywhere, but Spotify has the most to gain; YouTube says T-Mobile is throttling its video traffic.

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