With $37 billion in assets under management, privacy equity firm Warburg Pincus is looking to invest in mobile firms in a range of industries and has tapped mobility specialist Dinesh Moorjani to identify mobile opportunities.
The latest in mobile IT news for March 6, including Alcatel-Lucent's place among small cell and carrier Wi-Fi product vendors, how T-Mobile plans to rollout its LTE services, Amazon's latest app for its sellers, how Disney's Magic Band leaves something to be desired and a revision on IDC's tablet growth forecast.
There has been a sharp rise recently in the number of hotel searches on mobile devices. Yet, many hotels have not optimized their site for mobile devices or launched a mobile marketing strategy. Here are six tips for hotels to develop and implement a successful mobile strategy.
Quick rundown on the latest mobile IT news for Wednesday, 3/5 including: new spectrum licensing paradigms become more common to help out shortage, PayPal's lead in the lackluster mobile wallet market, the reign of tablets as the main reason for the success of smart connected devices in the U.K., CommScope as top wireless DAS gear vendor and the growth of the TD-LTE RAN market.
Founded in 2011 by Bill Seibel, Mobiquity focuses on helping firms make the most out of the mobile universe. Seibel recently shared his thoughts with FierceMobileIT about where the IT world has been and where it is going, with mobility generating the next wave of technological change.
Quick rundown on the latest mobile IT stories for Friday, 2/28 including: Microsoft's decision to cut licensing fees for Windows Phone 8, how much NFC-enabled smartphone shipments will rise in the next five years, forecasts for the global wireless infrastructure market, the 46 percent increase in US tablet cellular connections and the results of the FCC's H-Block spectrum auction.
Quick rundown on the latest mobile IT news for Monday, 2/24 including: what Microsoft is doing to enhance security with next Windows Phone update, what Verizon paid to get the rest of Verizon Wireless from Vodafone, investment of mobile web/video optimization goes up, P&G's emotional strategy works in the hearts of Superbowl and Olympics viewers and the increase of product purchases via smartphones in the U.K.
Visa and MasterCard are backing host card emulation technology that will enable the credit card companies to offer cloud-based mobile payments, in effect bypassing hardware-based mobile payment initiative backed by mobile operators.
More people plan to conduct mobile commerce transactions this year than they did last year, finds research released Feb. 19 by mobile advertising company inMobi. Eighty-three percent of survey respondents worldwide, a 15 percent increase from 2013, plan to conduct mobile commerce in the next 12 months.
Quick rundown on the hottest mobile IT news for Wednesday, 2/19 including: the Asia-Pacific's strategy to put consumers first in mobile, how protection from location-tracking can be changing in the near future, Google's latest acquisition of a voice recognition startup, details on the fingerprint reader that will be available in the next Galaxy smartphone and one reporter's views on the future of BYOD.