Articles Tagged ‘iPhone’


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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Why Airbnb did not just duplicate its iPhone app for Apple Watch

September 4, 2015

When Airbnb set out earlier this summer to create an Apple Watch application, it initially tried to simply port over its iOS app but quickly discovered this did not provide the best-possible user experience.

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Mobile Minutes: Instagram to print; Apple’s stores; Twitter reorganizes; IPhone company

September 4, 2015

Today in mobile marketing – Street Dreams magazine flips the script, bringing Instagram to print; Apple stores are about to change in this huge way; Twitter shuffles product team amid CEO search; The iPhone company.

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Mobile Minutes: Sprint and iPhone; IBM’s rodent brain; Successful apps; Samsung’s advantage

August 18, 2015

Today in mobile marketing – Sprint tries out an easy-upgrade iPhone pitch; IBM’s ‘Rodent Brain’ chip could make our phones hyper-smart; Revealed: Secret strategies of world’s most lucrative apps; Samsung’s new mobile payment system has one big advantage over Apple Pay.

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Citi addresses demands for easier mobile access with redesigned app

July 2, 2015

Citi’s brand-new iPhone application takes a significant step forward in further streamlining mobile banking with the integration of Touch ID and Apple Watch.

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