Monthly Archives: February 2014

Apple just got dead serious about listening to IT – here’s what you need to know

By Ryan Faas. This week, Apple released a broad range of new web content and white papers related to iOS in enterprise and education, announced a new program that makes mass iPhone or iPad rollouts much easier for IT departments, improved the volume … Continue reading

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TestFlight Owner Burstly Acquired By Apple

By Sarah Perez. Burstly, the makers of an in-app ad management platform called SkyRocket and the parent company of popular mobile app testing platform TestFlight, has been acquired, we’re hearing. Though we’re working to get more information on this now, including deal terms, our understanding is … Continue reading

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Gaining mobile shopping traction requires retailers to think beyond payment

By Robin Arnfield. If U.S. consumers are to be persuaded to pull out their smartphones instead of credit cards, there needs to be a much greater focus on the overall mobile shopping experience, according to Brent Cohler, director of mobile product … Continue reading

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Customer Satisfaction of Airlines Taking Off with Mobile and APIs

By Chuck Freedman. A ForSee survey in 2013 found “customers using mobile apps are more satisfied with their mobile travel”. Mobile apps from Southwest, American and Delta have propelled these airlines to the top of the customer satisfaction list. A quality mobile app … Continue reading

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Enterprise Mobile Backend as a Service (MBaaS) versus API Management?

By Clare Grant. Enterprise mobile backend as a service (MBaaS) platforms are a relatively new concept as an enabler of enterprise mobile solutions. Often positioned as an alternative to the traditional mobile enterprise application platforms (MEAPs), enterprise MBaaS platforms provide … Continue reading

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How MasterCard and Visa Just Made Banks the Next Big Players in Mobile Payments

By Jason Del Ray. MasterCard and Visa announced on Wednesday a plan to endorse a new mobile payments technology that could bring the idea of using your phone to tap-to-pay for purchases back from the dead. The technology is built … Continue reading

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The Future of Enterprise Mobility

By CIO Insight. To better understand the immediate future of enterprise mobility, CIO Insight recently spoke separately with Chris Hazelton, research director of mobile and wireless technologies at 451 Research, and Chris Marsh, a principle analyst of enterprise mobility at … Continue reading

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