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Snow+Rock, Runners Need & Cycle Surgery join Udozi

In time for the Spring shopping season

Stores will list all of their stock on Udozi so people can quickly and easily find lifestyle and outdoor gear in shops near them, available to buy today

Press release

April 23rd 2014. Udozi has announced that Snow+Rock, Cycle Surgery and Runners Need are the latest high street retailers to come on board the local shopping platform’s ever growing database of reputable retailers. Hot off the heels of brands like Maplin and Evans Cycles, the latest additions to the Udozi portfolio have arrived in time to coincide with the official start of British Summer Time, helping outdoor fans find the perfect gear with which to enjoy the longer, lighter evenings. Continue reading

Orange_money Orange celebrates the 10 millionth Orange Money customer

Stéphane Richard, Chairman and CEO of Orange, gave a bonus to the 10 millionth customer of Orange Money in Dakar, Senegal

Ms Kanny G, who had gone to an Orange Money outlet to open an account, was surprised to learn that she had won a smartphone with an Orange Money credit of 100,000 FCFA (€152)

Press release

April 17th 2014. “Orange Money is a revolution in terms of customer experience, and the appeal of this service is the best proof that we made the right choice when we decided to offer mobile payment services in 2008. I am very proud to be in Dakar today to meet our 10 millionth Orange Money customer. While making a strong contribution to economic and social development, mobile financial services also represent a major growth engine in Africa and the Middle East as well as in Europe for Orange,” said Stéphane Richard. Continue reading

MVSCs becoming numbers of choice - kitcher RTX launches inbound services and mobile voice short codes

RTX expands its product portfolio to include inbound voice services & mobile voice short codes for cost-effective, flexible C2B calling

Press release

April 15th 2014. RTX, the global carrier exchange for telecoms operators, has announced the launch of inbound voice services and mobile voice short codes (MVSC) to expand its growing portfolio. The new services enable convenient, cost-effective and flexible inbound consumer to business calls from fixed line and mobile numbers. Continue reading

JP Rangaswami announced as opening keynote speaker@ Enterprise Apps World

Press release

April 16th 2014. Salesforces chief data scientist, JP Rangaswami, has been announced as the headline speaker at this June’s Enterprise Apps World event in London. Enterprise Apps World is being co-hosted with Cloud World Forum on 17th-18th June[2014] at the Olympia National, UK with an expected 8,000 plus attendees over the two days. Keynote speaker JP Rangaswami will be sharing his passion for innovation and insights into what the future could look like for businesses that embrace technology. The acclaimed data scientist joined Salesforce in 2010 and has been ranked in the top five most influential people in IT last year by the UK’s Computer Weekly. Rangaswami will be delivering the opening keynote session at 10am on June 17th [2014] in the Enterprise Apps Strategies conference. Continue reading

worried about exceeding data limits - koopmans Mobile data users fear exceeding their quota, open to sponsored data plans – Citrix

Consumer survey reveals what mobile subscribers think about their data usage and mobile data services experience

Press release

April 16th 2014 . Citrix has revealed findings from a consumer survey about mobile device etiquette, sponsored data plans and the mobile user experience. The survey of adult smartphone and tablet owners, conducted by Wakefield Research on behalf of Citrix, found that, as a group, younger mobile users (millennials) are the most fearful about exceeding their mobile data limit, while, as a group, adults with children are those most likely to actually exceed their monthly data limit. Continue reading

empowered by mobile apps & responsive design - weiss Pepsi &Mitsubishi Electric discuss “Are Enterprise Apps Worth the Dirty Work?”

Press release

April 9th 2014. Open Mobile Media is hosting complimentary webinar – “Are Enterprise Apps Worth the Dirty Work?”, on April 30th [2014] from 10am -11am PST. It will feature interactive marketing and mobile enterprise experts from Fortune 500′s sharing their experiences and advice on building apps for the enterprise. Continue reading

- Neidhoefer Netbiscuits arms marketers with free mobile analytics tools to win in the new age of mobile marketing

Businesses of all sizes handed enterprise grade tools to rebuild lost customer connections
Consumers take control with 70 per cent abandoning a mobile site for poor performance
Understanding consumer behaviour and preferences is key to successful mobile marketing

Press release

April 9th 2014. Netbiscuits, are now encouraging marketers in businesses of all sizes to reconnect with consumers, by opening up its award-winning mobile analytics tools for free use. In a move which promises to demystify the mobile landscape, Netbiscuits has announced free enterprise-grade versions of its mobile analytics and device detection software, providing marketers and developers with the technology to better profile customer engagement and deliver exceptional mobile web experiences for users on every device. Continue reading

Kone_Lift Kone chooses Vodafone to take maintenance to the next level

Press release

April 9th 2014. KONE, a global leader in the elevator and escalator industry, has chosen Vodafone‘s innovative machine to machine (M2M) remote monitoring technology to create a new diagnostics service to schedule proactive maintenance tasks. The new service will help ensure the smooth running of the many thousands of lifts KONE maintains around the world, while keeping down-time to an absolute minimum. Continue reading

Spike in Bluetooth technology penetration in hub devices leads to increased Bluetooth smart adoption

Mobile phones, PCs, Tablets rely on Bluetooth for wireless connectivity, set the stage for in-home automation hubs

Press release

April 8th 2014. From Bluetooth World 2014, the flagship connectivity conference from the Bluetooth SIG, IHS released details of its latest forecasts for the IHS Technology Connectivity in Consumer, Mobile and IT Market Tracker. The report puts Bluetooth penetration at 90 per cent in 2014 for all mobile phones (not just smartphones), growing to 96 per cent by 2018. Mobile phones serve as the hub for the Internet of My Things – the connectivity of the devices all around you – Bluetooth Smart enabled fitness, health, sleep monitors, proximity tags, and even toothbrushes. Continue reading

optimising facebook proves most lucrative - palli Fiksu boosts success for SimplePrints app via/on Facebook

SimplePrints experiences 70% growth in first five months

Press release

April 3, 2014 – Fiksu, developer of award-winning app marketing technologies, has shared its success with SimplePrints, an app that provides a fast and easy way to turn your photos into a printed photo book. By using Fiksu’s programmatic technology and Facebook’s mobile app install ads, SimplePrints saw significant growth, acquiring large volumes of high quality users during the busy holiday periods. Continue reading

Telefónica to provide M2M connectivity for Tesla electric vehicles across major European markets

The solution will power Tesla’s Model S telematics and infotainment services
Connectivity provided by Telefónica and its M2M World Alliance partners

Press release

April 2nd 2014. Telefónica has announced an agreement with Tesla, the world’s leading electric vehicle (EV) manufacturer, to provide its Machine-To-Machine (M2M) connectivity for the Tesla Model S in Europe. Telefonica and its M2M World Alliance partners will provide connectivity for Model S across multiple countries in Europe, including in Germany and the United Kingdom on Telefonica’s O2 network, in Spain on Movistar, and in the Netherlands on KPN. Continue reading

expanding at a  phenomenal rate -uhari Goodspeed delivers low cost international data roaming in Asia and Australia

Low-cost data roaming coverage now available in 11 new destinations across Asia
Goodspeed now covers 56 countries including USA, Canada, Latin America, Russia, China and Europe
A transparent daily flat rate spells the end to data roaming bill shock for businesses worldwide

Press release

April 1st 2014. Uros has announced that it now provides low cost, high speed, secure mobile internet connectivity through its mobile Wi-fi hotspot Goodspeed , in 11 new destinations across Asia. These new regions include Australia, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Japan, Macau, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan and Thailand. The Goodspeed service is now available in 56 key business destinations across the globe, including the USA, Canada, Latin America, Russia, China and Europe. Continue reading

intrinsyc_logo Intrinsyc announces availability of mobile development platform based on a Qualcomm Snapdragon 805 Ultra HD processor

Provides early access to Qualcomm Snapdragon 805 processor featuring the 400-series Adreno GPU and hardware-based HEVC (H.265) video decoding

Press release

March 31st 2014. Intrinsyc Software International , a leading developer of mobile and embedded devices, has announced general availability of its Mobile Development Platform Tablet (MDP/T), based on a Qualcomm Snapdragon 805 processor from Qualcomm Technologies, a wholly owned subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated. Intrinsyc’s MDP/T is designed to provide application developers and device manufacturers with early access to a high-performance mobile platform, for developing, testing, optimising and showcasing next-generation apps and games. Continue reading

believers in app ecosystem - segerstrale Mobile app development platform AppGyver receives $2.5m in ‘Super Angel’ funding

More capital investment for the company that helps developers create native app demos for iOS and Android

Press release

March 27th 2014. AppGyver, a provider of innovative tools for rapid mobile app development, has announced an extended seed super – angel investment of $2.5 million. AppGyver’s take on making mobile app development a fun experience for novice and seasoned developers alike attracted multiple investors, led by Initial Capital and Open Ocean Capital. The new funds will be deployed for sales and marketing, as well as new development efforts and R&D to develop new integration with cloud services. Continue reading

apple's dominance not guaranteed - o'sullivan Apple devices dominate global web browsing while Android gains ground

New dotMobi research reveals which devices are used to browse the web across the world

Press release

March 25th 2014. Despite the growing popularity of Android devices and low-cost smartphones, Apple’s global grip on mobile device browsing remains impressive in many major global markets. New data from dotMobi reveals that Apple’s iOS is the dominant platform for web browsing on mobile devices in many countries, particularly in first world nations. The findings revealed in dotMobi’s Global Device Traffic Index, show that Apple’s iOS-based devices are most used by mobile browsers in the UK, the US, Australia, Canada, and many parts of Europe including France, Italy, Scandinavia and the Benelux countries. Continue reading