Expedia has been gobbling up online travel competitors recently. It just announced an agreement to buy Orbitz for $1.34 billion, following an agreement to acquire Travelocity for $280 million in January. To what does Expedia attribute its success? For one thing, its mobile strategy, according to Jerald Singh, head of mobile products at Expedia.
Many companies are failing in their mobile marketing strategy because they are making a number of major mistakes, warns online forms provider Formstack.
As Cablevision prepares to launch its Freewheel Wi-Fi phone service, it is suing Verizon Communications for what it alleges are false claims about its Wi-Fi speeds in Verizon ads, reported WirelessWeek.
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Check out the hottest mobile IT news for Friday, Nov. 14, including IT spending on smartphones in Asia- Pacific rising, tablet users more likely to redeem mobile coupons than smartphone users, mobile marketers spend more moeny on retargeting existing customers, Mobile Movie Creator brings advanced video features to Windows Phone and PhotoShrinker app shrinks photos to free up space.
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Check out the hottest mobile IT news for Wednesday, Nov. 5, including a federal judge's orders to publicly release documents related to the bankruptcy of Apple's sapphire supplier GT, Verizon and AT&T's work for VoLTE interoperability by next year, Google and LG's long-term patent cross-licensing agreement, retailers targeting mobile promotions to capitalize on unique features of smartphones and the 49ers use Aruba Networks stadium beacon network and location-based app.