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COVID-19 Makes Mobile Operators, AI and Analytics as Critical as Hand Sanitizer

As the COVID-19 pandemic spreads across the world, the first thing we all did, after rushing to the store in search of masks and isopropyl alcohol, was to crawl the Internet for information.  And as the pandemic continued to grow, employees everywhere started receiving mandates to work from home, students switched to virtual learning and, in a matter of days, almost every community started to shelter-in-place or voluntary quarantine using the simplest and primordial rule of isolation. Can mobile network operators sustain…

Nrby raises a Strategic Series of Funding to Power Product Development and Expansion at Scale

Nrby, the leading provider of location intelligence platforms that revolutionize how field service, operations, and customer service teams operate today announced that they have successfully raised a significant seed round from private New England investors. The funds will be utilized to further innovation of the Nrby SaaS platform and expand into new markets at scale. The new investment round will enable Nrby to further capitalize on its position as a leader in the emerging Location Intelligence markets both in the US as…

COVID-19 Could Be Identified in Minutes via Mobile Technology

Fast testing during viral outbreaks, such as the current COVID-19, could assist to prevent its spread, saving lives and money. What if you had a handheld, battery-powered, real-time polymerase chain reaction (real-time PCR) device to take to the farm, the factory, or any site, that could fast test and relay sample data via an iPhone app - all potentially within 40 minutes. Ubiquitome, a New Zealand company, has developed that device - the Liberty 16. Initial testing of the Liberty16 using COVID-19 sequences validated…

How Mobile App Solutions Helps in Solving Problems of Manufacturing Companies

According to a Forbes article, 8 out of 10 CEOs consider mobile technology as “strategically important” to their business operations. Also, 86 percent of them have considered mobile app as the key to operational success. A manufacturing industry, by nature, can be extremely chaotic. Just consider a manufacturing plant- dozens of machinery installed in one place, a team of technicians and quality control inspectors, in tandem with thousands of items rolling off the assembly line. In order to control all the different…

GSMA: Mobile Technologies and Services Adding $191 Billion a Year of Economic Value to Middle East and North Africa

5G and IoT Adoption to Drive Economic Impact to More Than $220 Billion by 2023 The GSMA has released two new reports at the annual ‘GSMA Mobile 360 – MENA’ event happening in Dubai. These reports highlight the positive economic impact of the mobile ecosystem on markets across the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region, as well as the transformative impact of IoT technologies on regional governments’ strategic national visions. The two reports from GSMA Intelligence – ‘The Mobile Economy: Middle East and North Africa…

Trick or Treating Android Emoji Keyboard App Makes Millions of Unauthorized Purchases

$18 Million of Fraudulent Charges from the App Blocked by Malware Security Platform Secure-D A popular Android keyboard app, ai.type, downloaded more than 40 million times and included in the Google Play app store, has been caught making millions of unauthorized purchases of premium digital content, researchers at mobile technology company Upstream report. The app has been delivering millions of invisible ads and fake clicks, while delivering genuine user data about real views, clicks and purchases to ad networks. ai.type…

For the Third Year in a Row, Sabio Takes Top Honor in Best Use of Mobile Technology Category at the Pollie Awards

Sabio, the media and technology company behind App Science, a proprietary machine learning platform that pairs observations of consumer behavior to corresponding data that inform marketing decisions, announced it was recognized as the Pollie Awards Best Use of Mobile Technology category winner for the third year in a row. The Pollie Awards recognize the leaders, innovators and exceptional work within the political communications and public affairs industries. Commenting on the win, Joe Camacho, CMO of Sabio stated, "We…

For the Third Year in a Row, Sabio Takes Top Honor in Best Use of Mobile Technology Category at the Pollie Awards

Sabio, the media and technology company behind App Science, a proprietary machine learning platform that pairs observations of consumer behavior to corresponding data that inform marketing decisions, announced it was recognized as the Pollie Awards Best Use of Mobile Technology category winner for the third year in a row. The Pollie Awards recognize the leaders, innovators and exceptional work within the political communications and public affairs industries. Commenting on the win, Joe Camacho, CMO of Sabio stated, "We…

62 Percent of Restaurants Feel Unprepared for a Mobile Future

Restaurateurs Engaging Customers with Mobile Offerings Today, but Are Not Confident in Keeping Pace with the Mobile Innovations of Tomorrow A recent survey of food and beverage leaders highlights that while a large percentage feel confident in their restaurant's current use of mobile technology, only 48 percent feel prepared to capitalize on future innovations. Sixty-two percent of respondents expressed doubts over their ability to keep up with the speed of mobile technology changes. And more than half (59 percent) agreed…

Impact Launches New Solution to Optimize Mobile Partnership Experience

As Part of Its Partnership Cloud Platform, Impact’s Truelink Provides a Single Link to Intelligently Route, Deep Link and Track Events for All Types of Mobile Partnerships to Increase Accurate Attribution and Revenue for Partners and Partnership Programs Impact, the global leader in PARTNERSHIP AUTOMATION, announced TrueLink mobile technology, enhancing its Partnership Cloud platform for expanded support of traditional mobile web and in-app partnerships. Impact’s Partnership Cloud with TrueLink now offers both deep…

3 Ways Mobile Technology is Changing the Brick-and-Mortar Experience

According to a study from Forrester, 86 percent of retail sales still occur at a brick-and-mortar location with approximately 53 percent of those purchases being digitally influenced. The online shopping experience is shaping consumers’ expectations of brick-and-mortar businesses. Consumers want the convenience of e-commerce with the social and hospitable environment that they’ve come to expect from purchasing in-store. Blending offline and online shopping into a seamless experience will be a focus for businesses in the…

New Technology Firm, Boost, Launches the Most Comprehensive Mobile Learning Solution yet for the Hospitality Industry

Mobile learning platform to allow a level of management, upskilling and measurement unseen in the hospitality industry today Mobile learning solutions provider, Boost, officially launches unveiling a suite of mobile solutions designed to empower hospitality employees to provide higher guest satisfaction, improved team communications, greater productivity, and allow hotels to upskill, manage and organise their workforce more efficiently. Boost’s platform leverages mobile technology to provide a holistic team management…

VIX Rides the Surge of Massive Video Adoption Reaching Its Largest Digital Audience Ever

Platform Ranks Among the Largest Video Views, Per Nielsen’s Digital Content Ratings Report VIX, one of the largest multi-cultural video publishers globally, has announced that it currently reaches 67.5% of all multicultural and 64.8% of all millennials on Facebook (57.3 million), per Facebook’s Touchstone Report covering Q2 of 2017. Additionally, VIX ranks fourth among media brands with the largest video views, according to the latest Digital Content Ratings report from Nielsen. Read More: Dentsu Aegis Network Acquires…