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Open Mobile Media: Etsy, Google, The Weather Company, CBS, TaskRabbit and New York Times: Moving from Web to Mobile-First

adaptive, (Jul 28, 2015)

The 8th annual of the Open Mobile Summit San Francisco 2015 (Nov 9-10th), will bring 500 brands to share what it takes to attract, engage and monetise customers through mobile. Leading the conversation will be those who are already winning with their mobile product and marketing strategy. These include HAVAS, The New York Times, TripAdvisor, Wells Fargo.

VenueNext: Enhancing Live Event Experiences

adaptive, (Jul 20, 2015)

VenueNext has scored big bucks from venture capital after a successful season helping fans of the NFL’s San Francisco 49ers acclimate to home games at the team’s new state of the art Levi’s Stadium. The company’s app aims to enhance live event experiences by assisting with everything from transferring tickets to finding a parking place to knowing which bathrooms and beer stands have the shortest l

Mobile Digest: Microsoft guts Nokia operation, slashes jobs and declares handset division worthless

adaptive, (Jul 20, 2015)

Tech companies take big strides toward making all devices “Wi-Fi Aware”, as Microsoft throws up its hands with its mobile handset business. Andrew Tolve reports.

mHealth Apps for Psychological Fitness

adaptive, (Jul 20, 2015)

The consumer mobile market is quickly being saturated with devices and applications to boost physical fitness and health. But as Siegfried Mortkowitz reports, solutions are now being developed to promote mental health as well.

Open Mobile Media and Western Union Presents P2P Payments on the Verge of War

adaptive, (Jul 13, 2015)

Peer-to-peer payments companies have been springing up all over for the last few years and major tech players, such as Facebook and Snapchat, now offer P2P services within their apps, this will be one of the key topics addressed at the Mobile Banking & Payments Summit (New Yorker Hotel, Oct 5-6).

Banking On Mobile

adaptive, (Jul 6, 2015)

The traditional banking model has evolved over the past two decades, but now the rate of change is moving even faster. Fewer people are visiting banks in person and talking to a teller. Most consumers now use online and mobile to check balances, send money, or even pay with checks.

Are Americans Ready to Jump on the Bandwagon?

adaptive, (Jul 6, 2015)

Taking taxis is a way of life in New York City, but are “always in a hurry” New Yorkers ready to share cabs to save time and a few bucks? Hans Klis lives in the Big Apple and has the download on whether on-demand carpooling can make it there…

Mobile Digest: Apple reimagines iTunes for mobile era with launch of Apple Music

adaptive, (Jul 6, 2015)

Google's image-recognition technology makes an unacceptable gaffe, as Apple takes its new music streaming service live with a free three-month trial. Andrew Tolve reports.

M&T Joins Wells Fargo, Barclays and Amex at the Mobile Banking and Payments Summit 2015

adaptive, (Jun 22, 2015)

Open Mobile Media today announced that Carolyn Criscitiello, Head of Innovation at M&T Bank, will join the 25 + innovators, disruptors and leaders that will present the key trends in mobile finance at the Mobile Banking & Payments Summit (New Yorker Hotel, Oct 5-6).

John Hancock Signs Up Customers in Data for Discounts Program

adaptive, (Jun 22, 2015)

Connectivity has been transforming the way we live for more than a decade, with technology transforming traditional economic sectors such as auto insurance. And as Siegfried Mortkowitz reports, health insurance is now getting a tech-based upgrade as well.

The Bakery's Recipe for Digital-Era Success

adaptive, (Jun 22, 2015)

The transformation to a digital world is moving full steam ahead and even well established brands and companies are rapidly transforming their business strategies to ensure they are going mobile enough to meet their customers where they are; and that is on their phones, tablets, wearables or other mobile devices.

Mobile Digest: Samsung security breach could impact 600 million users

adaptive, (Jun 22, 2015)

Apple unveils a new Apple Watch operating system and music streaming platform at its Worldwide Developers Conference, as researchers highlight a gaping security flaw in Samsung smartphone keyboards. Andrew Tolve reports.

Millennials are Abandoning Banks: Revolutionising Finance for the New Mobile Focused Generation

adaptive, (Jun 9, 2015)

Open Mobile Media today officially launch the Mobile Banking & Payments Summit USA (Oct 5 & 6 New Yorker Hotel). Executives from Wells Fargo, HSBC, Amex and more converge to discuss the advantages of becoming a mobile focused business and explore techniques driving consumer engagement and adoption.

Threadflip: Using Mobile to Unlock Value In Consumers’ Closets

adaptive, (Jun 8, 2015)

The so-called “recommerce” business is blossoming. Women, in particular, are emptying their closets and making some bucks or creating credits by trading in their old clothes. A number of companies have sprouted to help make the process as painless as possible, providing boxes to ship goods, offering to photograph the items, and even writing up listings for a nominal fee.

Mobile Digest: Google and PayPal set to enter mobile payments market

adaptive, (Jun 8, 2015)

Google releases a slew of new offerings at its annual I/O developers conference, as PayPal sets its sights on the mobile payments space. Andrew Tolve reports.

Shazam: Connecting Consumers with more than Music

adaptive, (Jun 7, 2015)

Daniel Danker, CPO, Shazam discusses how the company is moving beyond music. The mobile content discovery app has moved into TV and retail. Shazam CPO Daniel Danker talks about Shazam’s expansion into new areas and onto new platforms.

Vevo: Viva La Video Evolution Revolution

adaptive, (Jun 3, 2015)

Don’t call it a comeback, music videos have been here for years. But the format has certainly seen a revival in the online world some 20 years after MTV (which stands for Music Television for those who’ve forgotten) phased out the videos that launched the upstart cable network for reality TV.

Chief Digital Officer of Travelex joins Bayer, Abellio and Just Eat at The Open Mobile Summit London

adaptive, (Jun 2, 2015)

The Open Mobile Summit London (June 29th) took on new shape this week. Two new speakers were announced; the CDO of Travelex and the CEO of GiffGaff. They will join the greatest digital leaders from the traditional and digital first world for an action-packed day of workshops, presentations and of course, a good old-fashioned chin-wag over a beer or two!

Mobile Digest: Self-driving Google Car poised to be next big mobile device

adaptive, (May 26, 2015)

AT&T bets big on DIRECTV, Samsung sacks Samsung Wallet, as Google takes its Google Car prototype to the streets. Andrew Tolve reports.

Legacy Industries Going Mobile First: Transformation from the Ground Up

adaptive, (May 22, 2015)

Even time-tested brands with nearly two centuries under their belts are going for mobile-first strategies. And as Robert Gray reports, they are racing to do so with one eye on today’s competition, and the other on future industry disruptions.