Executive Viewpoint

Facial Recognition App "15 Seconds of Fame" Captures Sports Fans’ Moments of Glory

Apr 10, 2017

Many enthusiastic sports lovers enjoy seeing their team play in person, but maybe the only thing some fans like more is seeing themselves or friends on the Jumbotron scoreboard during...

NFL Mobile's Playbook for Paydirt

Jan 30, 2017

NFL Media’s drive for mobile expansion is hitting paydirt. The league has overhauled its fan-facing app and mobile website to streamline offerings for easier navigation and of course...

UNICEF Channels the Force & Kid Power to Feed Malnourished Children

Oct 3, 2016

UNICEF is harnessing the Force in a two-pronged battle against obesity and malnutrition. The U.S. arm of the United Nation’s organization is using Star Wars as part of the UNICEF Kid...

Industry Insight

Restaurant Mobile Apps Closing the Drive Through Window

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...

JLR and Shell Roll Out Mobile Payments at the Pump

Feb 27, 2017

Jaguar-Land Rover (JLR) and Shell are literally rolling out a new mobile payment system, allowing consumers in the U.K. to pay at the pump from their vehicles’ touch screen. And as...

PGA TOUR & EZLinks Tee Up Golf Industry Synergy with New Mobile Service

Feb 13, 2017

The PGA TOUR’s latest mobile venture uniquely promotes its own sport among fans and players, helps support golf courses, and generates revenue for itself and its playing partner,...

Podcasts

Mobile Digest

Mobile Digest: Facebook bets its future on augmented reality

Apr 24, 2017

Mark Zuckerberg wants to turn all reality into augmented reality, and he's launched the first mainstream AR platform for developers to make it happen. Andrew Tolve reports.

Mobile Digest: Samsung looks to regain its luster with new Galaxy S8 smartphone

Apr 10, 2017

The battery fires and costly recalls of 2016 have Samsung reeling. Can the Galaxy S8 restore the order? Andrew Tolve reports.

Mobile Digest: Uber faces its darkest hour

Mar 28, 2017

From car crashes to senior leadership departures, the mobility startup is desperate to turn the page. Andrew Tolve reports.