Mobile Messaging

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What businesses need to consider when pushing mobile messages to customers

Customers have no hesitation in opting out of useless mobile messages from companies, and most do. Digital business professionals need to reevaluate their mobile messaging efforts if they want to engage customers, according to a new report by Forrester Research.

Google could be focusing on a better mobile messaging app, chat bots during I/O 2016

Google may be ready to seriously upgrade its mobile messaging platform at its 2016 I/O conference, if rumors prove true.

Spotlight: YouTube tests mobile messaging feature with smartphone app

Google's YouTube has begun tests of a mobile messaging feature in its smartphone app to enable users to share and discuss videos without have to use a third-party messaging service, the AP reported.

Beekeeper raises $5M to keep the desk-less connected

Beekeeper, a startup providing an instant communication platform for blue-collar and service-oriented workers, has raised $5 million in a funding round led by Fyrfly Venture Partners.

Despite lack of iPhone support, RCS will become dominant messaging technology by 2021, says ABI

Even though Apple's iPhone does not support it, rich communication services, or RCS, is forecast by ABI Research to become the dominant messaging technology by 2021.

Regulated firms could run afoul of US law if they let employees use consumer messaging apps

Companies in regulated industries could run afoul of legal requirements if they let their employees use third-party consumer mobile messaging apps to communicate. That was one finding of a study released Monday by Infinite Convergence Solutions, a provider of secure mobile messaging for enterprises.

Report: Google developing mobile messaging app with AI to answer search queries

Google is developing a mobile messaging app that uses artificial intelligence and chatbot technology to provide answers to search queries, according to the Wall Street Journal, citing people familiar with the matter.

OpenMarket launches mobile messaging platform geared to high-tech firms

Most high-tech firms are looking to messaging to help them leverage mobility. To address their needs, OpenMarket launched on Thursday a suite of mobile messaging products designed for high-tech companies.

Convo unveils updated mobile app for its revised collaboration platform

Enterprise mobile messaging and collaboration firm Convo unveiled Tuesday mobile iOS and Android versions of its collaboration platform.

Infographic: Managing mobile security threats in the enterprise

Secure mobile messaging firm Neon SMS has put together an infographic that examines the proliferation of mobile security threats by platform and some strategies firms can use to lessen risks.