Tapstream unifies deeplinks and deferred deeplinks, connecting mobile web and mobile apps

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6 mentions24 hours ago
Mobile user acquisition startup Tapstream has unified both deeplinks into existing apps on your phone or tablet and deferred deeplinks into a single solution, which it says will make navigating mobile apps more like navigating the web. The result, CEO Slaven Radic says, is a jump in LTV ...

Mobile Messaging Apps Overindex for Retention

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SMS is slowly dying thanks to competition from over-the-top mobile messaging services such as WeChat, and data released in March 2015 by Flurry suggests loyalty among mobile messaging users is high. According to the research, messaging app retention was higher than that of total mobile apps worldwide between ...

Mobile Messaging Apps Overindex for Retention

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SMS is slowly dying thanks to competition from over-the-top mobile messaging services such as WeChat, and data released in March 2015 by Flurry suggests loyalty among mobile messaging users is high. According to the research, messaging app retention was higher than that of total mobile apps worldwide between ...

Health care industry receives first mobile apps from Apple, IBM

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IDG News Service | Apr 1, 2015 1:05 PM PTAn enterprise mobility partnership between Apple and IBM has yielded more iPhone and iPad apps, including the first ones for the health care industry and industrial production management. Under an agreement announced last July, the two companies develop enterprises ...

What happens with data from mobile health apps?

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There is no shortage of interest in mobile health applications, which span everything from pedometers to Wi-Fi-enabled pacemakers, but what happens with all that data? The New American Foundation, a Washington think tank, waded into that debate with a pair of recent panel discussions where experts acknowledged that ...

Health care industry receives first mobile apps from Apple, IBM

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2 mentions4 hours ago
An enterprise mobility partnership between Apple and IBM has yielded more iPhone and iPad apps, including the first ones for the health care industry and industrial production management. Under an agreement announced last July, the two companies develop enterprises mobile apps together, and IBM sells and supports Apple ...

Twitch adds YouTube-style persistent player to its mobile apps, as streaming battle ramps up

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T-Mobile

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13 mentions5 hours ago
We’re fed up with AT&T’s and Verizon’s human-only approach to wireless. That’s why we’re introducing Pets Unleashed – a new family plan that includes ALL family members, even if they lack opposable thumbs. That’s right, for $5 a month, we’ll add your cat, dog, guinea pig, turtle, alpaca,

Managing Mobile Apps: Accelerating Adoption of Mobile Apps in Healthcare in Pharma

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2 mentions2 days ago
This FREE webinar was recorded on: Tuesday, March 17, 2015, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM ET Mobile apps have taken center stage within the health care and pharmaceutical industry because of the business value they provide not just for employees but for ‘extended workers’ as well, like clinicians ...

New apps to help business get in step with mobile customers

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11 mentions1 day ago
FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Nine months after Apple and IBM began working together on building mobile apps for businesses, some of the first fruits are about to appear at UK pharmacy chain Boots, which has begun equipping store employees with iPads to serve shoppers in the aisles. These customer ...

Top Classical Music Apps

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5 mentions11 hours ago
« WED. NEWS BRIEF: More TIDAL "Feedback", Bertlesmann Reports Profits, Pandora + CarPlay & More | Main In the midst of hip-hop, country and EDM, it can be nice to wind down and listen to some relaxing classical music. So, just turn on your smartphone and start drifting ...

Research Shows Mobile Medical Apps Are Good for Our Health

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Freshly published findings from a new study conducted by Research Now is providing some positive insight for those who may otherwise doubt the value of mobile medical apps being good for our health. The digital data collection provider connected with 500 healthcare professionals and 1,000 health app users ...

Modernizing enterprise apps for the mobile world

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12 mentions10 hours ago
At SaskPower, an electric utility serving the Canadian province of Saskatchewan, the IT philosophy is leverage, buy or build -- in that order. So when SaskPower wanted to make its SAP applications available on mobile platforms, officials first looked inward to see if those systems could be extended ...

10 Ways Enterprise Mobile Apps Differ From Standard Web Apps

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Industry researcher VisionMobile last year published a report saying that despite the vast investments enterprises are putting into developing mobile apps, to date only a minority (15 percent) of independent mobile developers are actually targeting the enterprise market. This is because developers generally see the consumer market, at ...

Microsoft needs to allow other EMM vendors to manage the Office mobile apps

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3 mentions4 hours ago
It’s great that the Microsoft Office mobile apps are available all over the place, but Microsoft needs to go one step farther and allow other enterprise mobility management vendors to manage the apps. When I say all over the place, I mean it. Almost all of the Office apps have been available for iOS and Android for a while now, and on top of that soon certain Samsung and other Android devices will come with the apps pre-installed. When the apps were first released, a paid Office 365 account was ...

Massachusetts Medical Society: Ten Mobile Apps Physicians Should Know

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You’ve probably heard the phrase “There’s an app for that.” But as medical professionals, which apps do you really need to know about? Mobile health experts offered Vital Signs the following short list of apps to be aware of spanning various areas of physician work and life. “You ...

IBM helps mobile apps meet accessibility guidelines

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When creating new mobile applications, developers all too often forget taking the few additional steps to make their programs usable for those with disabilities. Now, IBM offers a testing tool for customers to ensure mobile applications are usable to the one billion people worldwide with disabilities, such as ...

Twitter tests videos that automatically play within its mobile apps

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7 mentions6 days ago
Follows fellow social networks Facebook and Instagram with trial of videos that play as they scroll onto the screen in iOS appsTuesday 24 March 2015 03.49 EDTLast modified on Tuesday 24 March 2015 03.51 EDTMobile internet army, prepare to lift up your virtual pitchforks once more: Twitter is ...

Ads in free mobile apps have hidden costs for both users and developers, study finds

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2 mentions9 hours ago
There's no such thing as free - especially with smartphone apps, according to a new study. "Ads in 'free' apps drain your phone's battery faster, cause it to run slower, and use more data," said William Halfond, co-corresponding author of the study, which will be presented at the ...

How to Avoid Wasting Money on Enterprise Mobile Apps

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3 mentions6 hours ago
Enterprise mobile apps can drive heightened employee productivity by enabling workers to get work done wherever and whenever they’re able to. But mobile apps will only generate payback if there’s a clear business case for their deployment and they’re actually used by mobile workers. To help drive ...

England’s NHS launches library for accredited mobile health apps

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17 mentions11 hours ago
Ieso Digital Health, one of the apps in the NHS’s new library. The National Health Service of England is taking steps to create a curated database of government-approved mobile health apps, starting in the area of mental health. NHS launched a library of five approved apps on its ...

The five reasons why enterprise mobile apps fail

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2 mentions1 day ago
50% of enterprise mobile apps will need to be completely rewritten or replaced in two years. With the odds of success being no better than a coin-toss, it’s imperative that enterprises are taking the right steps to mobilise their business applications. The process is complex, error-laden, and resource-rich.Having ...

Top Mobile Apps for Nurse Practitioners

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4 mentions3 hours ago
Access to evidence-based information enhances the nurse practitioner’s ability to deliver high-quality, safe, and effective care. With the breadth of information available on the Internet, clinicians can often wonder where to find the best reference tools. This blog post outlines 16 high-quality smartphone and tablet apps that will ...

Mobile Messaging Apps Overindex for Retention

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8 mentions1 day ago
SMS is slowly dying thanks to competition from over-the-top mobile messaging services such as WeChat, and data released in March 2015 by Flurry suggests loyalty among mobile messaging users is high. According to the research, messaging app retention was higher than that of total mobile apps worldwide between ...

Apple Pay, Samsung Pay, Google Wallet, and more: A guide to mobile payment apps

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2 mentions3 days ago
Security, savings, and convenience attract shoppers to 'mobile wallets,' payment apps such as Apple Pay, now available for phones and tablets. Check out these options. Mobile payment has been slow to take off. But with Apple and Samsung announcing their apps, this year is poised to be the ...

T-Mobile

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6 mentions7 hours ago
We’re fed up with AT&T’s and Verizon’s human-only approach to wireless. That’s why we’re introducing Pets Unleashed – a new family plan that includes ALL family members, even if they lack opposable thumbs. That’s right, for $5 a month, we’ll add your cat, dog, guinea pig, turtle, alpaca,

Tech startup Kwicr aims to improve speed and quality of mobile apps

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5 mentions2 days ago
Hugh Kelly, vice president of strategy and marketing for Burlington-based Kwicr. Kwicr, a tech startup that aims to enhance the quality and accelerate delivery of mobile apps, launched out of beta Monday and aims to double its headcount to 70 in Burlington within a year. Backed by $11.5 ...

Next-generation mobile apps: Mobile 2.0

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2 mentions14 hours ago
In a previous blog post, I introduced Bluetooth low energy (BLE) and WiFi Direct and talked about how these relatively new methods of connecting devices are enabling the next wave of mobile applications. BLE and WiFi Direct allow mobile devices to quickly and efficiently set up local networks ...

Payer apps: An epic fail

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6 mentions2 days ago
There is a startling, and greatly disappointing, research report out regarding healthcare insurance companies and mobile app development. In a simple summary, this how the report describes such efforts: Epic fail. If this were 2010, or even 2012, the report's insight on how a majority of insurance companies ...

Enterprise mobile apps need to be as simple, functional and beautiful as consumer apps

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2 mentions17 hours ago
Companies that want to drive the best results from mobilising their business processes need to give their employees access to apps that are as simple, attractive, integrated and rich as the consumer mobile apps they use every day. This means organisations and their IT departments must learn from ...

Mobile Statistics

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5 mentions2 days ago
The newly released annual look at the digital world from online and mobile measurement firm comScore makes it quite clear that retailers better be putting their best foot forward in the mobile realm. Online and mobile measurement firm comScore Inc.’s newly released “U.S. Digital Future in Focus 2015” ...

Microsoft launches Azure App Service for building websites and mobile apps

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8 mentions5 days ago
Microsoft today is revealing Azure App Service, a new cloud service that bundles together several existing ones: Azure Websites, Azure Mobile Services, and Azure BizTalk Services. The idea is to give developers one place to go in the cloud when they want to build and run cross-device applications ...

Azure App Services Mobile Apps and a new One Dev Minute Video for Azure Mobile Services

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2 mentions11 hours ago
Things have been quiet recently on my blog, but things have been far from quiet in the world of Azure Mobile Services. First off, in the new Azure Portal, Mobile Services is looking a bit different… Microsoft recently unveiled a new group of Azure services, bundled collectively as ...

9 Mobile Apps for Poetry Month

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10 mentions1 day ago
With Poetry Month right around the corner, optimize the mobile tablets that are already in the hands of your students by giving them the chance to interact with poetry. Whether they become content consumers by reading their favorite poems or content creators as they write their own, iPad ...

New apps to help business get in step with mobile customers

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7 mentions2 days ago
FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Nine months after Apple and IBM began working together on building mobile apps for businesses, some of the first fruits are about to appear at UK pharmacy chain Boots, which has begun equipping store employees with iPads to serve shoppers in the aisles. These customer ...

Africa: Mobile Health Apps Bridges Delivery Gaps

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Faith Gesare was enjoying a day trip with some girlfriends in Nairobi when suddenly things turned very wrong. Her friend had slipped and hurt her leg. Stuck in the middle of nowhere, she pulled out her smartphone for help. It was not to call for help but to ...

Mobile apps are not being tested for insecure behavior

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6 mentions2 days ago
In this interview, Raj Samani, VP and CTO EMEA at Intel Security, talks about successful information security strategies aimed at the critical infrastructure, government challenges, the role of regulation, and more. Another popular Yoast Wordpress plugin has been found sporting a critical vulnerability that can be exploited by ...

LiveRail Will Expand to Include Display Ads For Mobile Apps

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9 mentions6 days ago
Among the myriad announcements that Facebook crammed into its hour-long F8 Developer Conference keynote was an update on its video ad monetization scheme. The company announced that LiveRail, its ad tech platform for publishers’ video, will soon support display ads in mobile apps alongside video. The plan was ...

Hearsay Social Unveils New Mobile Apps for iPhone and Android

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Hearsay Social, provider of the Predictive Social Suite for financial advisors and insurance agents, last week announced the launch of new mobile applications for iPhone and Android. Further enhancing Hearsay Social’s focus on social, Web, and mobile technology, these applications enable financial professionals to use the new Predictive ...

Survey: Doctors and Patients See Benefits in Mobile Apps

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4 mentions6 days ago
Nearly half (46 percent) healthcare professionals say that they will introduce mobile apps to their practice in the next five year, according to the Plano, Tex.-based Research Now Group. The survey included 500 healthcare professionals and 1,000 health app users in the U. S. Healthcare professionals were asked ...

3 Mobile Apps to Help Keep Children Safe

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You don’t have to be a mom, dad or caretaker to take an active role in preventing childhood injuries. With millions of children injured in and around the home each year, everyone should take part in spreading the word about child safety. Simply sharing tips and tools amongst ...

Enterprise mobile apps should be as simple and functional as their consumer equivalents

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3 mentions4 days ago
Companies that want to drive the best results from mobilising their business processes need to give their employees access to apps that are as simple, attractive, integrated and rich as the consumer mobile apps they use every day. This means organisations and their IT departments must learn from ...

Marketers can't keep up on updating their mobile apps

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Companies' user-facing mobile apps are not being updated enough, according to a report released by Forrester Research on the state of mobile app development by "e-business professionals," meaning those who develop applications for marketing and customer-facing reasons. The e-business professionals surveyed find the pace of app enhancement challenging,

South Africa taps emocha for tuberculosis-fighting mobile apps

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Johns Hopkins-affiliated health IT startup emocha is marking World TB Day with the launch of a new system in South Africa. The system uses three apps to take patients with multi-drug resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB) — a more deadly form of TB — through the process of getting care.

The 5 mobile apps where you spend 80 per cent of your time

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3 mentions2 days ago
You may have page after page of apps on your smartphone, but new data from Forrester Research shows that most people spend 80 per cent of their time with five key apps. Based on a survey of U.S. smartphone users over 18, these are the top five mobile ...

The evolution of mobile apps for asthma: an updated systematic assessment of content and tools

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Keep up to date with the latest news and content from BMC Medicine and BioMed Central. Kit Huckvale1*, Cecily Morrison1, Jing Ouyang1, Aseem Ghaghda1 and Josip Car12* *Corresponding authors: Kit Huckvale c.huckvale@imperial.ac.uk - Josip Car josip.car@imperial.ac.uk 1 Global eHealth Unit, Imperial College London, Reynolds Building, St Dunstan¿s Road, London W6 8RP, UK2 Health Services and Outcomes Research Programme, LKC Medicine, Imperial College ¿ Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, SingaporeBackground Interest in mobile apps that support long-term conditions such as asthma is matched by recognition of the importance of the quality and ...

Survey Finds Strong Provider Interest in Mobile Health Apps

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Nearly half of health care professionals would like to incorporate smartphone applications into their practices within five years, according to a new Research Now survey, MobiHealthNews reports. For the survey, the researchers polled 1,000 mobile health app users and 500 health care professionals. The researchers defined a health ...

Why Mobile Messaging Apps Could Be the Next Big Thing for Gaming

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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- As the number of smartphones users worldwide is expected to surpass 2 billion by the end of 2015, there's a growing opportunity for game developers to directly market games to messaging app users. Popular apps such as Line, WeChat, Tango, Facebook's(FB - Get Report) ...
 

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