Wells Fargo has taken three mobile banking-related startups under its wing as part of its first official accelerator program.
Beyond Verbal--a startup based in Tel Aviv--is developing a technology that recognizes human emotion behind words. Innovation like this could shake things up in the enterprise.
Quick rundowns on the latest mobile IT for Friday, 2/14 including: why retailers are making a fuss over the acquisition of mobile startups, heart-rate monitors and sports devices will continue to run the wearables market, why the creator of Flappy Bird has retired his wings and his addictive game, who Verizon is targeting with its M2M initiatives and what the expected legalization of mobile gambling in U.S. states will do for the industry.
Quick takes on the latest mobile IT news for Friday, 1/10 including: poll results for e-commerce in France show an increase in online shopping, Apple's climb in enterprise and government spending, Yahoo's acquisition of startup Aviate and what that means for the enterprise, OpenPeak's cloud-based mobility tool that helps out enterprise BYOD policies and Citrix's acquisition of Framehawk to increase business app availability.
AT&T and Verizon Communications are increasingly turning to mobile startups to drive software and hardware innovation. Bloomberg reports that AT&T met with 508 startups in speed-dating