Executive Viewpoint

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...

Wilson Goes for Paydirt with Connected NFL Football

Sep 6, 2016

Wilson Sporting Goods wants to help make virtually any football fans into National Football League quarterbacks. The company, which makes the pro football league’s official game ball,...

Industry Insight

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,...

Pokémon Go Slow Down: Making Sure Apps Don’t Kill

Oct 17, 2016

Do app makers have a responsibility to make sure their apps are used safely? Susan Kuchinskas reports.

Podcasts

Mobile Digest

Mobile Digest: Mobile World Congress shines spotlight on connected living

Mar 13, 2017

Smartphones can’t carry a trade show the way they once did, but MWC 2017 made up for it with a strong focus on the Internet of Things. Andrew Tolve reports.

Mobile Digest: Google sues Uber for stealing self-driving car tech

Feb 27, 2017

Theft. Deception. Betrayal. The latest Uber-Google saga has all the makings of a Hollywood classic. Andrew Tolve reports.

Mobile Digest: Snap looks to follow in Facebook’s footsteps with massive IPO

Feb 13, 2017

Snap may be the next big money maker to emerge from Silicon Valley’s mobile renaissance. Or it may go bust. Andrew Tolve reports.