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Expedia credits mobile strategy for success over rivals

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.

Infographic: If your mobile strategy isn't working, this might be why

Many companies are failing in their mobile marketing strategy because they are making a number of major mistakes, warns online forms provider Formstack.

Spotlight: Cablevision sues Verizon over Wi-Fi claims

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.

News Scan: Amazon shutters Wallet app; Google updates mobile productivity apps; more

Check out the hottest mobile IT news for Jan. 21, including the shutdown of Amazon's wallet app, updates for Google's productivity apps, SITO Mobile's takeover of Hipcricket, what companies are driving the semiconductor business and how biometric authentication app downloads will see a surge.

News Scan: Google shuts down Glass Explorer program; Marriott ends personal Wi-Fi blocking; more

Check out the hottest mobile IT news for Jan. 15, Google Glass explorer program shut down, Marriott stands down in war on Wi-Fi, the increase in global SIM card shipments, the effect of interactive ads at Time and the latest executive hire at Kony.

News Scan: 5 ways to get the most from mobility; BBM now supports latest OS; more

Check out the hottest mobile IT stories for Monday, Dec. 15, including 5 ways to get the most from mobility, BBM's support for Windows Phone, increase in smartphone sales, mobile ad startup The Mobile Majority taking off and BYOD implementation fueling WLAN security market growth.

News Scan: 5G standards process just beginning; Yahoo battles Twitter as 3rd largest mobile ad platform; more

Check out the hottest mobile IT news for Monday, Dec. 8, including the standards process for 5G technology, a wireless charging system for larger devices, Yahoo's battle with Twitter as third largest mobile ad platform, one-eighth of 4G subs will use LTE-A next year and Mobile DRAM market growth through 2019.

News Scan: Asia-Pacific IT spending on smartphones growing; Tablet users are more frugal; more

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.

News Scan: Uber could raise $25B in next funding round; Coupons.com inks mobile coupon deal with Samsung; more

Check out the hottest mobile IT news for Monday, Nov. 10, including Uber funding, a deal between Coupons.com and Samsung, Australia's commercial vehicle telematics market to grow 25 percent annually, carrier Wi-Fi to reach $8 billion in revenue by 2019 and 17 percent of marketers have fully integrated mobile into their strategies.

News Scan: Judge orders documents released in GT bankruptcy; Verizon, AT&T work on VoLTE interoperability; more

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.