Articles Tagged ‘Samsung’


Samsung adds internal rewards system to Samsung Pay

November 16, 2016

Samsung, which has been trailing Apple in terms of phone manufacturers who also provide a mobile payment platform, is expanding the capabilities of Samsung Pay with the addition of an internal rewards program.

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Samsung adds local Deals to mobile payment app

November 2, 2016

In the middle of a tumultuous period, facing problems both financial and optical, Samsung is quietly plugging away at revamping its Samsung Pay system with a new local deals option.

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Mastercard taps Samsung, Google and Microsoft for strength in mobile pay

October 25, 2016

Mastercard is making a strategic step forward with its Masterpass, by integrating with established mobile pay platforms such as Android Pay and Samsung Pay.

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Mobile Minutes: Samsung’s woes, Apple’s gain; IoT security; Microsoft Surface success; Time Warner and AT&T

October 25, 2016

Today in mobile marketing – Apple hopes to benefit from Samsung smartphone woes; A new era of Internet attacks powered by everyday devices; Forget MacBook Pro competition, Microsoft’s Surface has found success; Time Warner, AT&T shares fall amid concerns over deal clearance.

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Mobile Minutes: Microsoft shares soar; Internet outages across the country; Amazon’s grocery ambitions; Samsung’s other problem

October 24, 2016

Today in mobile marketing – Microsoft shares surge past 1999 high; Internet outage swoops in and out of the US; Watch out Walmart. Amazon is coming after the grocery business; Galaxy Note 7 is not Samsung’s only problematic product.

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Mobile Minutes: First 5G modem unveiled; branded domain names; Samsung Note 7 exchange; Disney dropped Twitter bid over image

October 19, 2016

Today in mobile marketing – Qualcomm announces the world’s first 5G modem, leading the way to multi-gigabit Internet speeds on phones; Say hello to .google and other branded internet addresses; Samsung sets up Note 7 exchanges at major US airports; Report: Disney nixed Twitter bid partly over image.

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Mobile Minutes: Apple’s AI push; IBM Watson; Samsung’s new chips; Apple self-driving car

October 18, 2016

Today in mobile marketing – This mysterious chip in the iPhone 7 could be key to Apple’s AI push; IBM is counting on its bet on Watson, and paying big money for it; Samsung Elec says it started mass production of 10-nanometre chips; Will car manufacturers want in on Apple’s self-driving system?

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Mobile Minutes: Facebook’s Slack competitor; Salesforce considers Twitter acquisition; Samsung v. Apple; Galaxy Note production halted

October 11, 2016

Today in mobile marketing – Facebook rolls out workplace service to compete with Slack; Salesforce still mulls bid for Twitter as shareholders resist: sources, Samsung halts Galaxy Note 7 production as battery problems linger; Samsung, Apple headed for Supreme Court showdown.

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Mobile Minutes: Instagram Stories; Google and Facebook VR; Snap IPO; Samsung’s exploding phone problem

October 7, 2016

Today in mobile marketing – Instagram Stories, cloned from Snapchat, has 100M daily viewers; Why Google and Facebook Want to Make a New Kind of VR Headset; Report: An IPO in Snap’s immediate future?; Samsung’s exploding-smartphone nightmare is getting even worse.

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Memo to Apple: When delight becomes expectation, loyalty becomes uncertain

October 3, 2016

Every year Apple met, set or exceeded consumers’ expectations for their ideal smartphone. And doing that kept consumers loyal and the brand very profitable. QED. Quod erat demonstrandum. But then the competition reset category expectations.

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