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Mobile Digest: Streaming wars heat up as Disney snubs Netflix and Facebook launches Watch

adaptive, (Aug 14, 2017)

As cable viewership crumbles and mobile video soars, the battle for where stuff gets streamed is intensifying. Andrew Tolve reports.

Mobile First? No, Customer First

adaptive, (Jul 31, 2017)

The brand website still has a major impact on the customer experience, according to some experts. So, where does that leave mobile? Susan Kuchinskas examines the latest wisdom for mobile.

The Sexual mHealth Revolution

adaptive, (Jul 31, 2017)

The relative anonymity of mHealth is boosting its uptake among patients with STDs. Hans Klis takes a look at the longer-term implications for the tech in the private areas of sexual and personal health as well as beyond…

Mobile Digest: Alphabet targets enterprise with return of Google Glass

adaptive, (Jul 31, 2017)

Ready for Glassholes in the workplace? Google Glass is making a comeback. Andrew Tolve reports.

Cells & the City: LinkNYC Connects New Yorkers with Fast, Free Mobile Service

adaptive, (Jul 10, 2017)

A city-backed service allows New Yorkers to surf the mobile web on the streets of Manhattan for free and at higher speeds than in their homes. Hans Klis reports from the Big Apple…

18Birdies App Gamifies Golf, Settles Sidebets, & Scores Socially

adaptive, (Jul 10, 2017)

Golf app 18Birdies allows users to track and socially share golf scores among friends and for organized tournaments, as well as calculate sidebets in real time, and it offers GPS to aid on-course play. But the ambitious app puts a new spin on sports software by using gamification in a bid to boost engagement and the game of golf.

Mobile Digest: Facebook’s Internet super drone Aquila completes first test flight

adaptive, (Jul 10, 2017)

Half the world still lacks Internet connectivity. Facebook’s Aquila is poised to fix that. Andrew Tolve reports.

Chief Marketing Officers from Mastercard, Denny’s Corporation and Chobani join forces to map out the future of marketing

adaptive, (Jun 21, 2017)

Incite Group, New York (21st July 2017): Chief Marketing Officers from 8 major brands will join the Incite Brand Marketing Summit NYC for its 4th year on October 24-25th. This year the event will dig into personalization, content & storytelling, attribution and omnichannel integration.

Fintech Platforms Seek to Improve Finhabits of Minorities, Millennials

adaptive, (Jun 19, 2017)

A number of mobile investment platforms aim to improve the financial habits, and fiscal health of niche markets, targeting minorities and millennials. Hans Klis investigates the early returns…

Astro's AI Apps Now Integrated with Email, Slack, and Alexa

adaptive, (Jun 19, 2017)

We all carry around a lot of information, communicate with different people across various platforms, and many of us are setting copious reminders to try and keep our work and personal lives in sync. Astro’s email app promises to integrate it all in one place using AI and now integrates with Slack and offers voice commands courtesy of Amazon’s Alexa.

Mobile Digest: Amazon rocks grocery industry with $13.7 billion Whole Foods acquisition

adaptive, (Jun 19, 2017)

First came books. Then came retail. Can Amazon disrupt the way we shop for food next? Andrew Tolve reports.

IAB Revenue Report: Social Mobile Is the Message

adaptive, (Jun 5, 2017)

Mobile now dominates internet ad revenue, but is it the best bet? Susan Kuchinskas reports.

Mobile Digest: Skype goes social with eye on mobile

adaptive, (Jun 5, 2017)

Skype desperately wants to be cool again. Can its latest update pull it off? Andrew Tolve reports.

Greenfly Creating Buzz with Platform for Content Creation and Sharing

adaptive, (May 22, 2017)

Greenfly, a content platform with an “inside baseball” name, has grown beyond its sports roots in a bid to simplify the process of creating and sharing content.

Mobile Digest: Google brings AI to the masses with new Google Lens feature

adaptive, (May 22, 2017)

Google’s latest offering puts AI and machine learning in the palm of your hand. Andrew Tolve reports.

Open Mobile Summit Named Top Digital Marketing Conference of 2017

adaptive, (May 15, 2017)

OMS SF is designed to help professionals combat the key issues facing the mobile industry right now.

Oh, Snap: Mobile Social Spend May Help Double Mobile Ad Market by 2020

adaptive, (May 8, 2017)

Mobile advertising may more than double to $72 billion by 2020 as more ads move into the mobile-native social space. Hans Klis examines how one firm sees such exponential growth in a short period of time.

Startup Hopes to See Mobility-Retailer Rewards Program Idea "Validated"

adaptive, (May 8, 2017)

Can free parking or gratis metro rides drive retail sales at brick and mortar shops? A new app is banking that this business plan will be proven and live up to its name, Validated.

Mobile Digest: Waymo fails to deliver knock-out blow to Uber

adaptive, (May 8, 2017)

Uber’s self-driving car program is under threat after revelations of a remarkable feat of cyber espionage. Andrew Tolve reports.

Restaurant Mobile Apps Closing the Drive Through Window

adaptive, (Apr 24, 2017)

The drive-through window helped revolutionize the way consumers got take out. But as Hans Klis discovered, mobile apps allowing hungry patrons to order ahead to avoid long lines are not only altering the experience but restaurant design and the bottom line as well.