Articles Tagged ‘Samsung’


Mobile Minutes: Music industry frets; Milk VR app; Microsoft’s mobile aspirations; Airbnb’s legal threats

April 13, 2016

Today in mobile marketing – Music industry frets over YouTube despite streaming revenue boost; Samsung releases Milk VR app on Google Play, makes Gear VR headset optional; How Microsoft could become a mobile player without a broadly adopted smartphone operating system; Airbnb hires general counsel as it faces growing legal threats globally.

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Mobile Minutes: Nest disables Revolv; Reddit launches app; Samsung’s profits rise; Facebook Messenger’s 900M users

April 8, 2016

Today in mobile marketing – Nest to disable Revolv hub, mulls paying back users; Reddit launches first official smartphone apps with three months of free Reddit Gold; Samsung profits are up, thanks to its Galaxy 7 smartphone; Facebook Messenger hits 900 million users, launches Snapchat-like codes.

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Mobile Minutes: Samsung reconsiders Milk Music; Apple’s e-book defeat; VR/AR funding leaps; Data revolution arrives

March 8, 2016

Today in mobile marketing – Samsung likely to shutter Milk Music service (exclusive); How Apple and big publishers pushed e-books toward failure; VR/AR nets $1.1B in VC funding since Jan. 1; The data revolution is already here, Target and Verizon CIOs say.

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Mobile Minutes: Google AMP; BuzzFeed’s video apps; Parents and Snapchat; Samsung and LG phones

February 24, 2016

Today in mobile marketing – AMP (and Google’s news carousel) speed out of beta; BuzzFeed launches free video apps; What parents don’t get about Snapchat; With their newest smartphones, Samsung and LG go back to the future.

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Big brands embrace convergence of IoT, wearables with commerce

January 12, 2016

One of the trends to emerge so far this year is the growing number of opportunities to drive sales from a myriad of smart devices in the home and elsewhere.

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Samsung Pay kicks off 2016 push with three-country expansion

January 7, 2016

Samsung Pay is starting off 2016 with a significant expansion, bringing its mobile payments solution to Singapore, Brazil and Australia in a move that highlights its decision to jockey for a leading role in commerce this year.

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Mobile Minutes: Facebook eyes Android battle; Samsung smartwatch for iOS; Messaging apps; Grindr and fashion

January 7, 2016

Today in mobile marketing – Facebook eyes an Android end run around Google; Samsung makes Gear S2 smartwatch work with Apple’s iOS; Developers of messaging apps reach fewer users, win more fans; Grindr, the gay dating app, hooks up with fashion.

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Mobile Minutes: Facebook app; NFL and Snapchat; BlackBerry blooms; Apple, Samsung face off

December 21, 2015

Today in mobile marketing – Facebook tops 2015 US app charts, Netflix app surges worldwide; NFL signs on as first Snapchat Explorer sports partner; BlackBerry earnings top expectations on software; shares rally; Apple and Samsung will launch mobile payment battle in China in 2016.

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Samsung Pay swipes in gift cards for deeper retail integration

December 11, 2015

Samsung Pay is rolling out a new gift card store enabling users to purchase digital cards from popular merchants within the application and furthering the solution’s goal of dethroning competition in the mobile payments space as holiday sales heat up.

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Mobile Minutes: Samsung investigation; Slow smartphone growth; Smart home from hell; Virtual reality breakthrough

December 7, 2015

Today in mobile marketing – South Korea investigates 9 Samsung executives on suspicion of insider trading before C&T deal; Smartphone market set for slowest ever growth; Multiple users, multiple systems, multiple devices: Is this the smart home from hell?; Penrose Studios’ Rosebud is a breakthrough for mobile virtual reality.

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