Articles Tagged ‘iPhone’


Mobile Minutes: Microsoft buys Wand Labs; Snapchat’s tech magazine; Britain’s digital scene; IPhone’s patent problem

June 20, 2016

Today in mobile marketing – Microsoft boosts its chatbot future by acquiring Wand Labs; Snapchat readies Real Life, an online tech magazine; Why leaving EU would be disastrous for UK digital scene; Apple iPhones found to have violated Chinese rival’s patent.

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Mcommerce sales on iPhone catch up to iPad for first time: report

April 15, 2016

For the first time, online sales on the iPhone – which have been growing steadily – caught up with purchases completed on the iPad during the first quarter of 2016, according to new data from Bizrate Insights.

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Mobile Minutes: Facebook Messenger shopping; Amazon Echo copycats; IPhone redesign rumors; New virtual currency

March 29, 2016

Today in mobile marketing – Facebook users may be able to shop through Messenger; Alphabet working on Echo-like product, report says; Apple could be radically redesigning the iPhone; Ethereum, a virtual currency, enables transactions that rival Bitcoin’s.

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Mobile Minutes: Amazon expands deliveries; Carriers and WhatsApp; Twitter in Japan; IPhone trade-ins

February 19, 2016

Today in mobile marketing – Amazon is expanding deliveries by its on-demand drivers; Why carriers want to delete WhatsApp; Apple offers new iPhone trade-in plan; Twitter has more users than Facebook – in Japan.

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Mobile Minutes: Replacing the iPhone; App spending; IBM’s AI group; Facebook simplifies video captioning

February 11, 2016

Today in mobile marketing – Here’s what will replace the iPhone, says Apple analyst Gene Munster; Cheap smartphones to propel app spending past $100B; Stephen Pratt, head of IBM’s new artificial-intelligence group, leaves; Facebook adds easy captioning to video ads in latest push for TV dollars.

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Mobile Minutes: Twitter’s Super Bowl play; Fashion industry and Snapchat; AI transforms search; IPhone 7

February 5, 2016

Today in mobile marketing – Super Bowl tests Twitter’s dominance in ads paired with live TV; Fashion industry scrambles to find a use for Snapchat; AI is transforming Google search. The rest of the Web is next; IPhone 7 leak reveals significant design changes.

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Mobile Minutes: NBA and Verizon; Airbnb’s San Francisco victory; Apple’s 4-inch iPhone; Etsy struggles

November 5, 2015

Today in mobile marketing – NBA teams up with Verizon on $400M marketing deal; San Francisco voters reject Airbnb Initiative; Apple to launch 4-inch iPhone in early 2016 ahead of iPhone 7 launch, leading analyst says; Etsy has an uphill battle to make artisanal mainstream.

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Mobile Minutes: Unbound Commerce buys Apptive; Facebook drains batteries; Free Google apps; Square’s addition

October 20, 2015

Today in mobile marketing – Mobile shopping firm Unbound Commerce acquires Apptive, based in Austin; Users complain Facebook is causing iPhone batteries to drain; Google offering free Apps for Work to some customers; Yahoo’s Reses leaves to join Jack Dorsey’s Square before IPO.

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Ad-blocking renders some retail sites unusable on iPhone

September 25, 2015

Ecommerce sites for major retailers are being torpedoed by iPhone ad-blockers, with content missing – in some cases, the entire site does not show up ­– broken links and non-functioning shopping carts, casting a pall over mcommerce sales just as the holiday season is heating up.

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Mobile Minutes: IPhone sales; Tablets redux; Video ads; Japan’s wireless carriers

September 15, 2015

Today in mobile marketing – Apple says iPhone on pace to beat last year’s first weekend; Why tablets are the future of computing; Shares of Japan’s top mobile carriers drop after prime minister’s comments; Are video ads worth it? About 40 percent of ad agencies say they’re not sure.

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