Urban Airship has raised another $25 million in funding to expand its mobile marketing platform to additional partners in the U.S. and abroad. August Capital led the new round, with existing investors Foundry Group, Intel Capital, True Ventures and Verizon also participating. Urban Airship has raised $46.6 million to date.
Retailers are increasingly using mobile devices as a delivery channel for coupons in an effort to drive consumers to stores and to improve consumer engagement and retention, according to a report by Juniper Research.
Square is rolling out a new mobile gift card service integrated with Apple's Passbook virtual wallet application.
Discover released an updated version of its financial services application for Apple's iOS, introducing support for Apple's Passbook virtual wallet.
Google is updating its Search for Android application and accompanying Google Now predictive search tool, introducing a series of new features designed to streamline holiday travel.
Google updated its Chrome browser for Apple's iOS, adding support for the Passbook virtual wallet application.
Apple is expanding its Passbook virtual wallet to support digital gift cards for its own Apple Store retail chain.
Apple released its iOS 6.0.1 update for the iPhone, iPad and iPod touch, addressing a series of bugs that have vexed consumers since the September launch of iOS 6.
Apple is reportedly updating the Apple Store chain's EasyPay point-of-sale system to integrate support for Passbook, the new virtual wallet application introduced with the recent iOS 6 mobile operating system overhaul.
Apple's (NASDAQ:AAPL) fledgling digital ticketing and offers system, Passbook, is already a home run with Major League Baseball fans: During a four-team trial conducted during the final two weeks...