Mobile Apps

People will spend 3.5 trillion hours on mobile apps by 2021

<b>If you thought people were glued to their smartphones already, just wait:</b> App Annie projects that the total number of hours spent using mobile apps …

Apps

American Airlines Moving Website, Mobile App to IBM Public Cloud

‘When you’re picking some of the most critical apps and moving them to cloud, you remove any concern or doubt that other apps can move,’ American exec says<p>American Airlines Group Inc. is moving its website, customer-facing mobile application and network of check-in kiosks to International Business …

Apps

A small segment of users called "ad whales" are driving most mobile app ad revenue

<i>This story was delivered to BI Intelligence Apps and Platforms Briefing subscribers. To learn more and subscribe, please click here.</i><p>More than 80% of mobile app ad revenue is generated by just 20% of app users, according to a study by in-app payments company Soomla.<p>These users, often referred to as …

Mobile Marketing

New Mercury VesselView Mobile App

The VesselView Mobile app places the boat’s SmartCraft digital data in the palm of the boater’s hand.<p>An interesting alternative to a complete …

Apps

The 6 Marketing Channels You Should Be Personalizing

It isn’t enough to master your marketing communications through one channel if your current or prospective customers engage with you in many …

Customer Experience

Can AI make your health insurance better?

Using machine learning, along with basic information and history about customers, health insurance carriers can up their game.<p>Healthcare and …

Health Care

Facebook fleshes out video tab in mobile app by testing out categories

Why it matters to you<p>If you're watching increasingly more videos on the Facebook app these days, changes to the video tab going forward could improve …

Facebook

From Web Pages to Journeys: How to Prioritize Customer Pathways

Gartner predicts 30 percent of web browsing sessions will be done without a screen by 2020. I’d be surprised if it takes that long. Your customers …

Customer Experience

YouTube’s mobile app will soon better display all video formats, add messaging

On the heels of a major redesign of its desktop site which delivered an overall cleaner look-and-feel and a “dark mode” for nighttime watching, YouTube this week announced it will soon roll out an update to its mobile app, as well. The new app will better support video shot in other formats and …

Technology

Facebook: Here’s How to Add a Bio to Your Profile

Did you know Facebook allows you to add a short Bio to your profile to help users learn more about you? The Bio can contain up to 101 characters, and …

Advertising Industry

YouTube’s mobile app will soon adapt any videos to fill the screen

This week, VidCon, the annual gathering of online video creators and fans, is being held in Anaheim, California. Naturally, YouTube is using the event to make a number of big announcements. One of them centered on an upcoming update for the mobile YouTube apps that will allow users to fill the …

Apps

YouTube’s mobile app will adjust to display videos of any size

YouTube is having a pretty busy week. The Google-owned video site announced six new shows for its new Red Originals program, its YouTube TV initiative expands to ten new metropolitan markets in the US and its new VR180 technology aims to change the way you watch your videos both in and out of VR. …

Apps

How Yolande Piazza at Citi FinTech is ‘breaking glass’

The CEO of Citi’s innovation group says she and her staff of industry outsiders are driving change within the 215-year-old bank.

FinTech

Mobile App Myths: Do You Still Believe Them?

Gone is the time when business incubators undergo the mind process, whether to have an app for the business or not.<p>Any business or any industry, what you need for growth is no more a secret. The mobile app is the current success quotient and the future necessity for any business. The Ubiquitous use …

Apps

It’s not just you: Your iPhone storage isn’t going as far as it used to

Nearly every iPhone owner's been there: you're snapping pictures or getting ready to download a new game, and you get that dreaded message warning you that your storage is almost full.<p>So much for watching that movie on the plane.<p>If you feel like your storage is filling up faster than it used to, …

Apps

8i lets you superimpose holographic characters into photos with Holo mobile app

Holographic tech startup 8i is launching its Holo mobile app, which enables you to add 3D holograms of people and animated characters into your real-world photos and videos. You can, for instance, take a hologram of Spider-Man and add him into the background of one of your smartphone photos. You …

Augmented Reality

Nielsen Extends Measurement Deal For The YouTube Mobile App

After the recent rollout of its YouTube TV service -- featuring live streaming of traditional TV networks -- the video platform has extended its …

Advertising

Cheap mobile app from China lets you secretly watch private moments of real people live

A Chinese software company has developed a cheap mobile app that allows users to watch private moments of people live.<p>Webcams allow us to interact …

Apps

As the iPhone Turns 10, CEOs Assess Its Effect on Business

The iPhone has not only had a dramatic effect on consumers, but on companies as well. Six CEOs share how Apple's phone has made an impact on …

Enterprise Tech

SafeDK: Analytics and advertising are the most popular SDKs in free Android apps

SafeDK, a marketplace that monitors the use of software development kits (SDKs) in 150,000 free Android apps, found in a recent report that analytics SDKs are still the most popular form of third-party software SDKs in mobile apps.<p>Analytics SDKs are found in 82 percent of apps, according to the …

Apps

3 ways your company’s app can drive in-store purchases

In 2011, 35% of Americans reportedly owned a smartphone of some kind, but by the end of 2016 that number skyrocketed to nearly 80%. Americans over the age of 50, the low-income population, and — of course — younger generations are now all mobile enabled.<p>As the mobile marketing automation platform …

eCommerce

Podcast: Trends in the mobile app landscape

In this interview, Peggy discusses what it is that app companies, developers and enterprises need to be aware of and doing to succeed in the mobile …

Apps

#SocialSkim: Apple's Business Chat, Twitter's Major Redesign: 11 Stories This Week

Apple's Business Chat vs. Messenger; Twitter's big redesign; why Yahoo's grand social media Tumblr plan failed; Facebook's paid news subscriptions, …

Marketing

6 Follow-On Ideas to Take Your App or Website to the Next Level

You’ve all but finished up a project that you posted on Upwork: The last milestone was met, the deliverables were delivered, and that’s a wrap. …

Web Design

Subway Looks to Fix Its Sales Slump With Tech Upgrades - Bloomberg

Subway Restaurants, facing one of the worst slumps in its history, is hoping to win back customers by losing its low-tech image.<p>The sandwich chain is …

Trends

How Developers Can Make Mobile Apps Futuristically Marketable

What creates a lasting impression in people? There is aThe post How Developers Can Make Mobile Apps Futuristically Marketable appeared first on …

Apps

Why Target Is Consolidating Its Mobile Apps

, Contributor<p>Target (NYSE: TGT) recently announced that it plans to consolidate its two discrete apps, the Target app and savings app Cartwheel, into one app later this summer. Target also plans to significantly upgrade the Target app with an indoor map that shows your location in the store, along …

Apps

NDC Oslo - Building Connected & Disconnected Mobile Apps

Demos: https://github.com/jamesmontemagno/app-coffeecups<p>https://github.com/jamesmontemagno/app-realm-quickjournal<p>Creating a great connected experience across multiple platforms is an essential element of great mobile applications. However, what happens when there is little to no connectivity, such …

Apps

iDice ICO: Why Investors love iDice Tokens

The iDice ICO has already raised $360,000 in the first 2 days since its ICO went live. Currently, iDice is giving investors 30% bonus tokens for …

Bitcoin

Google wants to speed up image recognition in mobile apps

Cloud-based AI is <i>so</i> last year, because now the major push from companies like chip-designer ARM, Facebook and Apple is to fit deep learning onto your smartphone. Google wants to spread the deep learning to more developers, so it has unveiled a mobile AI vision model called MobileNets. The idea is …

Machine Learning