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Is the Mobile App Already Dead? comScore Says We’re Nearing “Peak App” (INFOGRAPHIC)

Barring Facebook, Messenger, Instagram and other hugely successful names, many apps are actually rarely used or even downloaded by mobile device owners. Yet many businesses spend considerable time and resources creating apps to engage customers. A new study from comScore now says we’re nearing the “Peak App” moment, which suggests businesses should revisit their mobile app strategy. Highlights of the comScore ... Read More »

7 Things to Consider When Starting a Mobile App Company

The rise of online DIY app builders has made it easy for business minded people to enter the mobile market. White label app building platforms give entrepreneurial minded individuals all the tools they need to start their own mobile app company without the need to add expensive developers to the payroll. White label is by far the simplest way to ... Read More »

The Future of Mobile Marketing: Smartphones and Augmented Reality

With each new year, marketers continue to say that mobile marketing is going to be huge. Has the time already come, or are there more developments in mobile marketing and technology yet to be seen? Mobile is one of the most innovative technology platforms out today, and with about 50% of mobile users (and 70% of affluent customers) owning a ... Read More »

Mobile Marketing Will Generate $400 Billion in Sales by 2015

If you sell directly to U.S. customers or provide marketing services to clients who do, pay attention. A recent report says a growing mobile market is already generating billions in U.S. sales. And businesses are also spending billions to market to customers via mobile channels. The Mobile Marketing Association, a global trade association for the mobile marketing industry, says those numbers ... Read More »

Samsung Pay Adds Russia, Malaysia and Thailand to Mobile Payment Service

Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. (KRX:005930) recently announced a new partnership with Russian bank Sberbank to bring its Samsung Pay service to three more countries: Russia, Malaysia and Thailand. The new partnership offers opportunities for small businesses here in the U.S. too. Samsung Pay Mobile Payment System Samsung Pay is a mobile payment system launched last year that uses a compatible ... Read More »

Acer Swift 7 and Spin 7 Seem Useful for Mobile Business — If You Don’t Mind the Price

When Apple launched the MacBook Air, it introduced a new level of portability in computing with a very slim form factor and functionality that got everyone’s attention. Although it has taken a while, Acer (TPE:2353) has one upped Apple with the announcement of its new laptop and a two-in-one, called the Swift 7 and Spin 7 respectively, at the IFA ... Read More »

Uh Oh, Apple iOS 9 May Be a Mobile Ad Killer

At its early-June Worldwide Developers Conference, Apple revealed, among other things, that the newest version of its iOS 9 operating systems will roll out this fall, free of charge. What Apple didn’t discuss, however, is the fact that its new iOS 9 mobile operating system, used in the company’s popular iPhone, may ultimately prove to be quite costly to small ... Read More »

HTML5-based mobile apps vulnerable to cross-site scripting attacks: Experts

HTML5-based mobile apps vulnerable to cross-site scripting attacks: Experts As you are busy sending SMSs, reading emails or listening to music on your smart phone, do you realise that these simple things can get your smart phone infected with ‘worms’ that can not only steal personal information from your phone, but also infect your friends’s phones? Sound scary? You can ... Read More »

Centre Asks States to Allow Mobile Towers on Government Buildings

Centre Asks States to Allow Mobile Towers on Government Buildings The central government has written to chief ministers of all states to allow mobile towers on government buildings within their jurisdiction to check the problem of ‘call drop’ plaguing mobile communication networks, Union Communications and IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said on Wednesday. “Our ministry has written to all chief ... Read More »