Executive Viewpoint

Startup Hopes to See Mobility-Retailer Rewards Program Idea "Validated"

May 8, 2017

Can free parking or gratis metro rides drive retail sales at brick and mortar shops? A new app is banking that this business plan will be proven and live up to its name, Validated.

NextVR CEO on the NBA, Samsung's Galaxy Note 7, and Beyond

Apr 24, 2017

Mobile-based virtual reality experiences are slipping into the mainstream after Santa delivered a sack full of headsets to early adopters. One area that is offering compelling...

The NFL’s L.A. Rams Engage & Enfranchise Fans in First Social Media Uniform Vote

Mar 28, 2017

The NFL’s Los Angeles Rams hit paydirt with a first-of-its-kind social media campaign that not only engaged fans, but also enfranchised them with a stake in the team's decision...

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...

BMW: Driven to Make a Mobile Platform Play

Feb 27, 2017

With technology and demographics making the future of auto sales murky, BMW moves into ride sharing. Can a carmaker morph into a mobile platform provider? Susan Kuchinskas investigates.

Ever-present Emojis Sell Safe Sex, Tacos, and More to Millennials

Feb 13, 2017

Emojis are ubiquitous: on smartphones, tchotchkes, and even a forthcoming film. They are also increasingly a preferred method of communicating, especially by millennials on mobiles....

Podcasts

Mobile Digest

Mobile Digest: Demise of Pebble and Motorola smartwatches cast dark cloud over wearables

Dec 12, 2016

Remember when wearables were the next BIG THING? With the loss of trailblazer Pebble, the luster has fully worn off. Andrew Tolve reports.

Mobile Digest: Samsung hemorrhages billions as it terminates Galaxy Note 7

Oct 17, 2016

The Galaxy Note 7 debacle has finally come to an end. Will Samsung rebound? Andrew Tolve reports.

Mobile Digest: FAA launches commercial-drone era with new Part 107 Rule

Jun 27, 2016

YouTube introduces live streaming on its mobile app, as the FAA sets new rules for commercial drone operation. Andrew Tolve reports.