The number and total value of merger and acquisition activity in the mobile payments sector dropped significantly last year, but the sector is poised for strong growth, says Mooreland Partners.
Check out the hottest mobile IT news for April 22, including the rumored change for Nokia to Microsoft Mobile, Microsoft basing their mobile expectations on its positive security record, an acceleration in the Latin 4G LTE market, the new 'immersive' Barneys app and how mobile use is taking over TV time.
With such a wide variety of screen sizes on the mobile market, developers have been honing flexible mobile content strategies that adapt to an array of devices. There are plenty of best practices to ensure mobile content has the X- and Y-axis covered. But what about Z?
Enterprises are fueling the growth of machine-to-machine (M2M) connections as they strive to gain an advantage over competitors, improve business agility and lower operational costs, judges Godfrey Chua with Infonetics Research.
Read the latest in mobile IT news for April 21, including how Nike slashed most of its FuelBand team, why slow response times kill mobile sites, which mobile payment service was the most used, the benefits of connected trucks and vehicles and the expected growth in the wireless network security market.
Facebook is planning to launch a mobile ad network this month, Re/code reports.
HTC produces the three most popular Android smartphones vulnerable to the Heartbleed bug--the HTC Evo, One S and One X--according to data compiled by security firm Lookout from 100,000 Heartbleed Detector users.
LinkedIn is expanding its mobile app portfolio to meet the demands of increasing mobile traffic to its site, which is expected to make up a majority of its visitors by the end of the year.
BYOD programs are in place at most organizations today, and a growing number of companies are using BYOD to improve the quality of staff meetings.
Check out the hottest mobile IT news April 17, including Yahoo's plan to unseat Google in iOS, the inception of the first telco-based mobile ad exchange platform, why audio quality is more important than video quality in mobile ads, the expected surge of M2M devices in the oil and gas industry and the cautious expansion of mobile technologies in Eastern Europe.
Marketers need to adopt a mobile-unique approach to mobile advertising, rather than a mobile-first approach, advises Forrester Research.
Iusacell, Mexico's third largest mobile phone operator, is suing IBM for $2.5 billion, alleging that Big Blue made fraudulent claims that caused Iusacell to lose that amount in profits, Reuters reports.
Check out the hottest mobile IT news for April 16, including Facebook's expanding mobile payment presence in Ireland, just how much Western European healthcare providers are shelling out this year for clinical mobility, fitness wearables driving big data adoption by healthcare organizations, the strong performance by U.S. wireless carriers in Q4 and the predicted growth of the mobile education market.
Smartphone innovation is slowing, as evidenced by Samsung's Galaxy S5 smartphone, judges Lawrence Lundy, an information and communications technology consultant with Frost & Sullivan.
The company really needs to explore new markets, such as launching a smartwatch worthy of the Apple name. Otherwise, the views of Wall Street analysts will win out in terms of the firm's stock price, which ultimately has an impact on the resources it has to innovate.
The proliferation of mobile applications and growing dependence on services built on application programming interfaces, or APIs, are driving a sea change in enterprise architecture, says one industry executive.
New research reveals that if retailers want to lure the cream-of-the-crop shoppers, they'd better arm sales associates with mobile devices.
The Heartbleed flaw, a hole in the OpenSSL software that enables two-thirds of websites to encrypt data, is also present in millions of Android devices, reports Ars Technica.
Check out the hottest mobile IT news April 15, including Zebra's acquisition of Motorola Solutions, what mobile shoppers really want from an app, the expected jump in smart connected appliances, Italy at the forefront of mobile shopping and the mobile display revenue surpasses TV display revenue.