LimeLight Marketing Acquires Web and Mobile App Development Firm DevSquared

LimeLight Marketing announced the acquisition of DevSquared, a Pittsburg-based web and mobile app development firm that specializes in website, mobile app and software development. DevSquared brings specialization in website, mobile app and software development and a history of working with small businesses, larger corporations and educational systems. The strategic move will complement LimeLight’s current roster of clients and help scale the agency’s development capabilities in brand management, digital marketing and…

Popular B2B Mobile Applications Used by Businesses

Although the majority of benefits of a mobile application are confined to B2C businesses, B2B businesses can still benefit from mobile applications. With the right setting and strategy, a business can take advantage of on-the-go mobile applications. For businesses, the chances of running into troubles such as dealing with financing and building the workforce can be overwhelming. Additionally, the challenges with management and coordination among team members can also hamper the service quality. Adding to that, it becomes…

Bango Partners With TPAY MOBILE to Accelerate Mobile Commerce

Collaboration to boost digital access across fast-growing, mobile-first markets Bango, the data-driven commerce company, and TPAY MOBILE FZ-LLC the full-service digital payments platform for the Middle East, Africa, and Turkey, have formed a strategic partnership to increase access to digital commerce. This partnership simplifies and accelerates entry into new markets for online merchants by connecting platforms and pooling operational expertise. The Bango Platform is used by the world’s most successful online businesses,…

Martech Primer: How to Pick a Mobile CRM for Hotel Industry

Customer Experience has become the cornerstone of today’s digital marketing. A single bad online review can damage a business’ reputation to a greater extent. In fact, around 84 percent of people do no rely on adverts. Instead, they prefer third-party validation when making any digital purchase. With the world riding the digital wave, customer experience is going to be a top priority for the upcoming years. On the other side, it is the experience customers receive which makes them loyal, not loyalty, product, or price…

PlaceIQ’s Mobile Location Data Now Available On Bloomberg Enterprise Access Point

PlaceIQ, the company building a new model of consumer behavior with location data and insights, announced that its intelligence is now available to Bloomberg Data License clients via Bloomberg Enterprise Access Point. Bloomberg clients will now be able to layer in the complexities of foot traffic into their analysis for a fuller picture of consumer behavior and trends. The dataset provided by PlaceIQ will offer coverage for over 400 brands and 250+ tickers across six key verticals. Marketing Technology News: SpotX…

Button and Branch Join Hands to Help Brands Unlock Mobile Growth in the Affiliate Channel

Leading brands such as Sam's Club and Zulily benefit from the combination of Button's personalization and affiliate technology and Branch's cross-platform user experience and measurement solution Button, the leading mobile commerce technology company, announced a strategic partnership with Branch, the leading cross-platform solution for linking and measurement, to offer brands visibility into app traffic optimized by Button in their Branch dashboards. This best-in-class partnership brings mobile affiliate traffic into the…

Gartner Predicts 80% of Customer Service Organizations Will Abandon Native Mobile Apps in Favor of Messaging by 2025

Gartner Unveils Top Predictions for Customer Service and Support Leaders in 2021 and Beyond By 2025, 80% of customer service organizations will have abandoned native mobile apps in favor of messaging for a better customer experience, according to Gartner, Inc. Digital transformation for service organizations initially focused on websites for desktop users but shifted to enterprise-native mobile app experiences with the proliferation of smartphones and tablets. However, despite significant investment and promotion, most…

FTC Requires Mobile Advertising Company to Stop Misleading Users About In-Game Rewards

Tapjoy got hundreds of thousands of complaints about failure to provide rewards promised to consumers, agency alleges A California-based mobile advertising company has settled Federal Trade Commission allegations that it failed to provide in-game rewards users were promised for completing advertising offers. As part of the proposed settlement, Tapjoy, Inc., is prohibited from misleading users about the rewards they can earn and must monitor its third-party advertiser partners to ensure they do what is necessary to enable…

Mobile Ad Platform Mintegral Receives ISO 27001 Certification for Information Security Management

Mintegral, the programmatic advertising platform owned by Mobvista, announced that it has earned the ISO/IEC 27001: 2013 standard certification. By obtaining this certification, Mintegral has exhibited that their information security management and services have met these internationally-recognized standards. ISO 27001 is currently the most authoritative, rigorous and widely used information security management system (ISMS) certification. It performs a full range of assessments from the aspects of organizational…

Sayollo and Protected Media Partner to Protect Immersive Mobile Game Advertising From Sophisticated Fraud

Immersive mobile game advertising pioneer Sayollo and anti-fraud innovator Protected Media are announcing a first of its kind collaboration to turn immersive in-game advertising into a fraud-free space. By implementing Protected Media's advanced authentication and verification technology, Sayollo delivers yet again on its promise of greater ROAS on the platform and provides its clients with the transparency and trust required to profitably scale their media spend. Protected Media's patented 3-Way-Handshake cybersecurity…

BBTV Launches New Mobile Game Offering with Fernanfloo

BBTV Holdings Inc, a media tech company that uses technology enabled solutions to help content owners become more successful, is announcing the launch of mobile gaming app, “Fernanfloo Party”, in partnership with top Latin American content creator, Fernanfloo. Fernanfloo Party features Latin America’s top YouTuber, Fernanfloo. With 38.6M YouTube Subscribers and over 8.7B all-time YouTube Views, he’s the world’s #40 top YouTuber, ahead of Ellen, Rihanna, and Billie Eilish. BBTV's first game with Fernanfloo, The…

2021 Mobile App Marketing Predictions with Adjust Martech Leaders

Customers spent close to $75 billion globally on Mobile App Marketing campaigns just to drive user installs on their devices. However, the pandemic crisis and high cost of advertising continued to plague marketers from scaling their mobile app marketing efforts. To know how to scale further in 2021, we spoke to industry leaders from the mobile martech world. Today's Martech Predictions Series is special. We have managed to get together 3 top-level executives from a leading Mobile Marketing technology company, Adjust.…

Dubber Acquires Leading UK Mobile Recording Company Speik

Dubber, the global leader in Unified Call Recording & Voice Intelligence announced it has acquired Speik - a leading UK-based provider of call recording and PCI Compliance solutions. The acquisition furthers Dubber's vision of dubbing the world's networks and communications solutions to put AI on every phone, transforming voice data into a source of value for Enterprises and Governments globally. Speik was formed in 2019 through a merger of Aeriandi Ltd (Aeriandi) and Voxygen Ltd (Voxygen). Voxygen had been…

StarNews Mobile Inks Deal with Sony Music Entertainment in Africa

StarNews partners with Sony to launch its entertainment network and promote Ivorian talent, monetize content and offer smartphone users with entertainment via its contract with MTN Group Limited operator StarNews Mobile, a Santa Monica based company and mobile video platform allowing celebrities and brands to monetize their fan bases in Africa, announced its partnership with Sony Music Entertainment to promote Ivorian artists and monetize their content. StarNews Mobile is partnered with MTN Group Limited, a South African…

imimobile Enables ŠKODA Auto to Use the Whatsapp Business API for Customer Interactions

Implementing WhatsApp will improve customer experience for a variety of automotive services Global cloud communications software and services provider IMImobile PLC, announced that ŠKODA AUTO India has integrated the WhatsApp Business API as part of their customer communication strategy. ŠKODA is now using WhatsApp to streamline the vehicle service booking process, provide breakdown support, share their COVID-19 initiatives, share product information, and more. The WhatsApp Business API enables businesses to connect with…

Fuze Enhances Mobile Experience with New Patent for Managing Communication Devices

Fuze, the leading cloud-based communications provider for the modern global enterprise, announced that it has been awarded a new patent for controlling communication devices when using a web-based unified communications platform. The patent enables Fuze users to seamlessly alternate between different devices in real-time when communicating across telephony, video, or chat on the Fuze platform. Marketing Technology News: FedEx to Acquire ShopRunner to Expand E-Commerce Capabilities The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office…

Wondershare MobileTrans 2.0 Arrives with Improved Transfer Speed and Supports More Data Types

Current users of MobileTrans can upgrade to version 2.0 for free Wondershare has launched the latest version of its mobile phone data transfer software Wondershare MobileTrans 2.0. The new version features 2-3 times faster data transfer and supports more types of WhatsApp data including group message notifications, location information, and multimedia attachments. Marketing Technology News: Zendesk Becomes First CX Platform to Join Unity’s VSP "Designed for non-tech savvy people, Wondershare MobileTrans can…

Givenchy Tested « Vertical Video », Dailymotion’s New Mobile Ad Format

Vivendi-owned video platform Dailymotion has added Vertical Video Ad format to its robust advertising offering. The format spans the full length of a user’s mobile device, addressing advertisers’ biggest pain point: finding a way to seamlessly integrate content with the user experience while successfully delivering their message. Dailymotion’s new format, which sparked high viewability and completion rates in campaigns with Givenchy, comes as fifty-three percent of brands were recently found to be leaning into vertical ad…

Cisco To Acquire IMImobile

Cisco and IMImobile PLC announced that they have reached an agreement on the terms of a recommended cash offer pursuant to which Cisco will pay 595 pence per share in exchange for each share of IMImobile, or an aggregate purchase price of approximately USD $730 million assuming fully diluted shares, net of cash and including debt. The exchange rate used for the conversion of £ into USD is 1.3438, derived from Bloomberg, as at 16:00 on 4 December 2020. Marketing Technology News: Dun & Bradstreet Launches Buyer Intent,…

Vibes Announces Record Mobile Engagement Data As Consumers Shop Throughout Thanksgiving Weekend

Mobile messaging from brands increased 14% compared to 2019; response rates jumped throughout the holiday weekend making Cyber Monday less crucial Vibes, the technology leader powering direct-to-consumer mobile engagement, delivered a record number of mobile messages on behalf of its customers during the Thanksgiving holiday weekend, including Cyber Monday. However, unlike recent years, brands found shoppers receptive to mobile marketing throughout the long weekend--including Thanksgiving Day--while engagement rates…