Articles Tagged ‘Samsung’


Mobile Minutes: Samsung gets ahead; Snapchat’s endurance; TSA on Messenger; Amazon charges for podcasts

July 8, 2016

Today in mobile marketing – Samsung gets ahead in handsets by not phoning it in; Snapchat’s latest feature doesn’t disappear, and that’s a big deal; TSA takes to Facebook Messenger to answer fliers’ questions; Amazon wants people to pay for podcasts.

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Cannes Lions: Virtual reality is the new luxury game-changer

June 27, 2016

CANNES, France – According to Google statistics, virtual reality has grown by nearly four times in the last year. And while this piece of tech still lacks in accessibility to the mainstream, both brands and consumers are taking the leap and embracing it.

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Mobile Minutes: Mobile VR; Twitter’s video app; Instagram’s milestone; Samsung invests in IoT

June 22, 2016

Today in mobile marketing – Mobile virtual reality breakthrough means Gear VR could soon be as powerful as Oculus Rift; Twitter launches mobile app for video creators; Instagram hits 500 million monthly users; Samsung to invest $1.2B in Internet of Things startups and research in US.

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Frontier Airlines soars through mobile transactions with tablet POS

June 20, 2016

Frontier Airlines is modernizing its in-flight services by equipping flight attendants with tablets and a mobile point-of-sale system that creates a faster and more convenient checkout process.

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Mobile Minutes: Google revs AI; Samsung buys Joyent; Apple user habits; YouTube’s free video ads

June 17, 2016

Today in mobile marketing – Google revs its AI engines; Samsung acquires cloud company Joyent; Apple’s tries to peek at user habits without violating privacy; YouTube starts producing free video ads for small businesses.

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Mobile Minutes: Snapchat video ads; Facebook 360 photos; Apple vs. Samsung; Uber’s advance scheduling

June 10, 2016

Today in mobile marketing – Snapchat says more than two-thirds of video ads play with sound on; Facebook rolls out 360 photos in newsfeed with option to view in virtual reality; Apple case against Samsung should go back to lower court: Justice Department; Uber says you can schedule a ride up to 30 days in advance.

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Mobile Minutes: Samsung’s wireless earbuds; EBay’s plans; Warner Bros. Digital Networks; Facebook’s privacy settings

June 6, 2016

Today in mobile marketing – Samsung’s new wireless earbuds let you ditch the phone; EBay CEO: The world doesn’t need an almost-as-good Amazon; Warner Bros. forms over-the-top video division; You should go check Facebook’s new privacy settings.

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Mobile Minutes: Facebook trips Cheetah Mobile; Apple woos India; Samsung and Alipay; YouTube hurts music revenue

May 23, 2016

Today in mobile marketing – Facebook tweaks algorithm, tripping Cheetah Mobile; Apple woos India to spur weakening iPhone sales; Samsung to partner with Alibaba affiliate on mobile payments in China; YouTube blamed for fall in music revenues as vinyl sales outperform video streaming.

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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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