Articles Tagged ‘Google’


Can OTAs upstage Google’s travel updates and reclaim mobile customers?

July 25, 2016

Google’s recent travel updates include consumer-friendly booking tools such as hotel smart filters and enhanced flight price tracking, but threaten to overshadow airlines’ and travel providers’ own mobile platforms unless they leverage more predictive analytics and real-time inventory changes.

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Mobile Minutes: Apple Watch sales; Redbox trials streaming service; Google’s museum app; Banking apps accelerate

July 25, 2016

Today in mobile marketing – Apple Watch sales fall 55pc in second quarter, IDC report says; Redbox testing new streaming service (exclusive); Google’s new app brings hundreds of museums to your phone; Banking via Web sites in decline as mobile apps take over.

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To move forward, Snapchat must look to Instagram

July 25, 2016

Snapchat is a marketer’s dream, with users watching 8 billion videos per day and spending an average of 30 minutes inside the application. With such a prominent influence – ranking as the fastest-growing social network among millennials – there is ample talk about how Snapchat will monetize, especially given its ephemeral nature.

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Mobile Minutes: Facebook bets on lasers; Google pitches AI; Twitter verification; Phone charger sales surge

July 21, 2016

Today in mobile marketing – Facebook wants to use laser to deliver high-speed Internet; Google uses AI to lure new cloud customers; Twitter’s latest change probably wouldn’t have helped Leslie Jones; Phone charger sales are surging because of Pokemon Go.

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Big mistakes that app marketers make daily

July 20, 2016

If you are a marketer or retailer with applications, I have some bad news for you.

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Target drives in-store patio furniture sales with local inventory ads: Google

July 15, 2016

For stores where Target is running Google local inventory ads for patio furniture so mobile users can see what is available nearby, patio revenues are significantly outpacing locations that do not have the ads.

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Mobile Minutes: Alexa for Prime; Snapchat sued; Messenger tests encryption; Google buys Anvato

July 11, 2016

Today in mobile marketing – Ask Amazon’s Alexa for Prime Deals and get $10 off your first order; Snapchat sued for being too sexy for minors; Facebook testing end-to-end encryption on Messenger; Google buys startup to stuff more video into its cloud.

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Mobile Minutes: Wimbledon live on Twitter; Rio Olympics in VR; Google buys Moodstocks; MTA’s ticketing app

July 7, 2016

Today in mobile marketing – Twitter goes Live with Wimbledon stream; NBC and Samsung team up to broadcast 2016 Rio Olympics in virtual reality; Google buys sneaker-scanning machine learning company Moodstocks; MTA speeds up app rollout for mobile tickets on Metro-North, LIRR.

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EBay bets on Google’s AMP for faster mobile Web browsing

July 6, 2016

Recognizing the increasingly important role that mobile search plays in the shopping journey, eBay is leveraging Google’s Accelerated Mobile Pages framework to deliver simple, accessible and fast browsing experiences when shoppers click on a link in an external platform.

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Mobile Minutes: Uber, Pandora partner; Twitter adds stickers; Amazon Dash expands; Google’s smartphone

June 28, 2016

Today in mobile marketing – Uber and Pandora partner to offer music to drivers; Twitter’s new stickers are Snapchat filters, but for tweets; Amazon to add dozens of brands to Dash buttons, but do shoppers want them?; Google is building a phone for this year, says unlikely report.

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