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Electroneum-proves-there-is-a-real-utility-for-cryptocurrency-users

Electroneum proves there is a real utility for cryptocurrency users


Friday, September 6, 2019 by

Electroneum users can now top up Claro, TIM, Vivo and Oi mobile airtime and data with ETN. This is the first time 95% of a country can top up airtime and data with ETN. Brazil currently represents the fastest-growing Electroneum community. The expansion unlocks new opportunities to partner with other major corporations, retailers, and businesses. After great success ...


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Apps that communicate best with users


Wednesday, September 4, 2019 by

Leanplum has announced the results of a new study on consumer sentiment toward brand communication. Study results show that brands primarily fail because they send too many and irrelevant notifications, yet brands like Facebook, Wells Fargo and Bank of America are the best at communicating with their users. Notification bombardment leads to app deletion. Mo...


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Gaming on mobile data says you are probably a gamer but don't admit it


Tuesday, February 26, 2019 by

Who’s a gamer? Chances are, it’s you. Most smartphone owners in the U.S. need look no further than their own mobile phone home screen for evidence that new categories of games are changing the face of modern video game players. From the early days of arcade games to the rise of Fortnite, mobile gaming - and the rise of casual games - has democratized gaming ...


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Here's why AR is not ready for industrial use


Monday, November 19, 2018 by

Retriever Communications announced the results of a study it commissioned with the University of Technology, Sydney (UTS) sharing deeper insight into the design of industrial-grade augmented reality (AR) software and hardware. The goal of the study was to identify heuristics that will aid designers and developers in the creation of hands-free technologies for field s...


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XPhone uses blockchain to make calls and send messages


Wednesday, October 10, 2018 by

Pundi X says they have created a blockchain-based OS and communication protocol for mobile devices that allows users to make calls, send messages and transmit data via a fully decentralized blockchain network. Powered by Function X, an ecosystem built entirely on and for blockchain, the new mobile phone called ‘XPhone’ runs on a new transmission...


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OPPO R17 phone releases in style


Tuesday, August 28, 2018 by

OPPO has officially released two new R series phones - OPPO R17 and R17 Pro. With the new product positioning of the R series, OPPO R17 and R17 Pro adopt a number of innovations to bring users a smartphone series that combines artistic design and elegant technologies. Brian Shen, Assistant Vice President of OPPO and Head of Marketing in China, said: “OPPO insis...


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Android P developer notes


Wednesday, August 8, 2018 by

The official Android Pie release has been announced in a Google blog post which promises the rollout of some pretty substantial changes to authentication, navigation UI, task prediction, and more. With the software currently in beta and waiting for its official release, it’s important that developers get ready to start planning their next moves in order to strike ...


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The first blockchain based smartphone coming to the US


Monday, June 18, 2018 by

An Android-based dual SIM smartphone developed by Pras Michel, in partnership with IoT device company Borqs Technologies, will be offered through a new tech platform, Blacture. The branded, 5.99 inch smartphone device - called MOTIF - will be available later in 2018 and exclusively on blacture.com. The phone features a blockchain-based platform that will be "the fi...


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EasyPark and Fortumo launch carrier billing for mobile parking


Thursday, April 12, 2018 by

EasyPark Group and mobile technology company Fortumo announced the launch of a direct carrier billing partnership. Drivers in Finland, Norway and Sweden can now conveniently charge their parking to their mobile phone bill through Fortumo.For consumers, paying with carrier billing for parking is very simple. After parking their car, they send a text message to EasyPark w...


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A Blockchain messaging platform that's unstoppable


Tuesday, April 3, 2018 by

Today’s instant messaging is about to get a violent shove forward by way of encryption, and Blockchain. Almost all messaging platforms rely on client to server communication, where a unique ID is given to a thread, and stored in a centralized database somewhere. But it’s always been volatile to censorship, network blocking, or any other form of controlled policing....


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The real story behind crypto


Saturday, March 31, 2018 by

Whilst incredible stories of financial gain and, more recently loss, have been attributed to cryptocurrencies, the real story behind crypto is the need for an overhaul of our banking system. What has driven the rise in crypto popularity is, fundamentally, the requirement for better access to banking facilities, the need for more flexibility in banking products, the expa...


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The bright future of software development


Wednesday, March 28, 2018 by

The now famous 2011 essay from  Marc Andreessen titled “Why Software Is Eating The World” has become a bit of a staple when having a conversation about business, and software, and how they work together to solve problems. In a nutshell, Marc points out that software is still in a growth period and infiltrating businesses all across the globe and that it will contin...


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ALAX blockchain technology coming to over 40M users


Tuesday, March 27, 2018 by

ALAX, the blockchain-based app and games distribution platform set to hold its TGE on April 17th 2018, has today announced the signing of a Letter of Intent (LOI) with Gionee, one of China’s largest mobile phone manufacturers.The intended partnership will see the ALAX platform preinstalled on Gionee’s new smartphones, with older models moving to the ALAX platform in lin...


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Worldwide smartphone demand in 2017 totaled 1.46 billion units


Tuesday, January 30, 2018 by

The North America smartphone market saw demand jump six percent year-on-year in 4Q17, its strongest growth in over two years. Sales value increased by four percent to US $28.5 billion. As a result, sales in 2017 rose two percent compared to 2016, totaling 201.3 million units. This recent upturn is not expected to last, though; GfK forecasts demand in North America to be...


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Unlocking your phone to kill time You're not alone


Monday, November 13, 2017 by

A study of 900 mobile phone users - conducted by Phoenix Marketing International and Mobile Posse - analyzed consumer phone usage, attitudes, why and when people unlock their devices to determine their interest in “Proactive Content Discovery.” Proactive Content Discovery can be described as the automatically opening of relevant content when a phone is unlocked, making...


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Using ARKit to provide a mobile content experience


Thursday, November 2, 2017 by

With the launch of iOS 11 came a variety of new features - the most prominent being ARKit. As defined by Apple, "The basic requirement for any AR (Augmented Reality) experience - and the defining feature of ARKit - is the ability to create and track a correspondence between the real-world space the user inhabits and a virtual space where you can model visual content." A...


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Mobile mesh networking apps via new SDK from RightMesh


Wednesday, October 18, 2017 by

A big hurdle for software developers is how to reach the estimated 4 billion people, who currently lack Internet access. Without an Internet connection, huge swaths of potential users are unable to discover, download, and use their applications. The majority of these unconnected people live in developing countries, but approximately 96% of the global population live in ...


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Viaplay launches direct carrier billing with Fortumo


Friday, August 25, 2017 by

The video streaming service Viaplay and the mobile payments company Fortumo announced the launch of a direct carrier billing partnership. Users can now purchase access to both Viaplay and Viaplay Sport by charging the payment to their mobile phone bill or deducting it from their prepaid SIM card balance. The first market where the payment method has been rolled out is E...


The-future-of-the-voice-enabled-AI

The future of the voice enabled AI


Friday, August 25, 2017 by

Eventually everything you own will be commanded with text or voice in the future. But specifically we may see that voice has the advantage over it's counterpart due to a more natural feel and simplicity of use. That is why things like Amazon Alexa are starting to take off. Voice recognition has finally got on par with text, and it’s now much faster to say a command than...


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Samsung ARTIK lets you monetize the data shared by IoT devices


Monday, July 31, 2017 by

Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. just launched Samsung ARTIK Cloud Monetization for the Internet of Things (IoT), which is a  new service to monetize the data shared by IoT devices and enable an IoT data economy. For the first time since the dawn of IoT, device manufacturers and service providers can tap into an open ecosystem and create service plans that generate rev...


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Helping tackle the Iranian drug addiction with an app


Friday, June 30, 2017 by

United for Iran, a Bay-Area NGO working to promote civil liberties and civil society in Iran, is announcing the release of Haami: a new android app that is designed to provide help for recovering from addiction.Haami, which means “ally,” is a mobile health application that will aid Iranians dealing with addiction by assisting them with dialing back compulsion and offeri...


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10 years after the iPhone launch here is how people feel now


Thursday, June 29, 2017 by

To coincide with the 10th anniversary of the launch of iPhone, Axway has published results from a survey that examines the role that smartphones play in enhancing consumer lives with improved services and experiences, and how consumers would like to see the smartphone evolve in future. The survey of 1,200 U.S. consumers found that consumers value data security and priva...


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The marketing secrets of the most popular apps


Tuesday, April 11, 2017 by

Editors note: Guest submission by Stefan Benndorf, Managing Director & COO, AppLiftThe most successful apps are engaging and well-designed, but that is not the only reason why they’re popular. The Angry Birds and Pokémon GO's of the world owe much of their success to masterful marketing. Americans spend nearly 80 percent of their time on mobile phones in their three...


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Wait, the CIA can comprimise my iPhone or Android


Tuesday, March 14, 2017 by

In the largest leak of C.I.A. documents, Wikileaks disclosed the tools that C.I.A. uses to hack computers, phones and smart TVs around the world. The C.I.A.’s ability to compromise Apple and Android smartphones is especially troubling, since spies can access private information through these devices, including photos, emails, texts and videos. Further, a program ca...


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4 proven ways to reduce churn with a mobile app


Thursday, February 23, 2017 by

Have you read all of the 23,000 articles out there about reducing churn?There are some really great ideas about how to improve your onboarding, how to communicate better, how to segment better. Even how to save customers right before they click the “cancel” button.The underlying problem that these tactics address is the same. Users churn because they don&rsq...


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New IoT platform helps mitigate uncertainty surrounding future IoT standards


Thursday, January 5, 2017 by

More than 600 million smart home devices are expected to ship annually by 2021, compared to 40 million in 2015. Consumers can have peace of mind that devices built with Qorvo solutions will connect with future products in their home, helping to accelerate the smart home market. Why? Because they have introduced a complete an all new system on chip (SoC) for smart home d...


2017-looks-to-be-the-year-to-make-make-money-with-transportation-apps

2017 looks to be the year to make make money with transportation apps


Wednesday, November 9, 2016 by

Proxbook has released its Q3 2016 Proxbook Report, which has aggregated information from more than 350 Proximity Solution Providers and reveals latest trends, facts and figures from the global proximity industry as well as the growth and opportunity for proximity marketing in the transportation industry including airports and ground mass transit. This is the 6th edition...


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VR Developer Nanodegree Program From Udacity Launches


Friday, September 30, 2016 by

Udacity just announced a new VR Developer Nanodegree program where content creators in this space enjoy an unmatched amount of freedom to build out new ideas and applications. As a student in their new program, you will learn to design and engineer compelling immersive experiences, and discover how hardware and software combine to make these experiences possible. T...


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Samsung Teams With Sensory for Face and Voice Authentication


Wednesday, September 21, 2016 by

Samsung SDS, Samsung Group’s IT service provider is teaming up with Sensory to offer banks and enterprise customers high-security embedded face and voice biometric recognition technologies. Sensory’s TrulySecure technology will be added to Samsung’s FIDO biometric authentication offering. Samsung’s SDS FIDO Client product will use Sensory’s FIDO UAF Certified ...


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Seven Keys to Obtaining Meaningful Patent Protection for Your Mobile App


Friday, September 16, 2016 by

You’ve come up with a brilliant idea for a mobile app that will deliver disruptive technology. You’ve sketched out a rough storyboard of your user interface and user experience. You’ve outlined the algorithms and architecture you need to implement your idea and satisfied yourself that your app is technically feasible. You are ready to finalize you...


How-Yahoo!-JAPAN-Is-Solving-Indoor-Navigation-and-Search-Challenges-for-Yahoo!-Maps-Users

How Yahoo! JAPAN Is Solving Indoor Navigation and Search Challenges for Yahoo! Maps Users


Wednesday, June 22, 2016 by

It is easy to get lost in a Tokyo train station. Tokyo’s Shinjuku station, for example, handles 3.6 million passengers a day across hundreds of thousands of square meters of platforms, concourses and malls. It’s the biggest station in the world and is followed closely by three of Tokyo’s other train stations.In recent years, the stations have been redeveloped with premi...


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A Chat with Andy LeCates About FileMaker 15 Platform


Tuesday, May 24, 2016 by

We recently visited with Andy LeCates with FileMaker to discuss the latest release of the FileMaker platform.ADM: FileMaker launched its new FileMaker 15 platform on May 10. Can you tell us a little bit about what that is?LeCates: The new FileMaker 15 Platform provides stronger essentials to make unique custom apps for your business that work seamlessly across iPad, iPh...


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Vibes Releases New Mobile Transactional Messaging Platform


Tuesday, April 5, 2016 by

Vibes has launched a new transactional messaging solution to enable companies utilize automated service messaging programs across mobile channels. The company also has released its 2016 Transactional Messaging Consumer Report, which delves into consumer perceptions and preferences in service-based messaging.Vibes new Catapult platform offers transactional messaging feat...


Orasi-Extends-Expertise-to-Kony

Orasi Extends Expertise to Kony's Cross-Platform Enterprise Mobile Solutions


Monday, November 16, 2015 by

Orasi Software has partnered with Kony to expand its software, support, training and consulting services to provide a complete suite of services for the application lifecycle. With the partnership, Orasi will provide sales, implementation services, training, consulting and support for Kony’s mobile development solutions. The partnership is part of Orasi’s expansion...


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Fortumo Expands Carrier Billing Payments to 55 Million Users in Vietnam


Friday, November 13, 2015 by

Through a partnership with Viettel, the largest mobile operator in Vietnam, Fortumo is bringing direct carrier billing for Viettel subscribers providing the ability for over 36 million smartphone owners to make mobile payments and purchase digital content online by charging payments to their mobile phone bill.Direct carrier billing lets users make payments over a data c...