Global Mobile News Round-up – Week 21st October

Each week the MEF team curates mobile stories from around the world. Essential news, the latest market insight & data nuggets, the Global News Round-up offers an instant international mobile content and commerce snapshot.  Global News Stories Mobile privacy debate moves in-store as retailers mull Wi-Fi investments Mobile Marketer New privacy guidelines introduced this week address the tracking of mobile users’ in-store activities while also laying the groundwork for protecting consumers as retailers look for ways to engage with smartphone-wielding shoppers. Read … [Read more...]

Global Mobile News Round-up – Week 14th October

Each week the MEF team curates mobile stories from around the world. Essential news, the latest market insight & data nuggets, the Global News Round-up offers an instant international mobile content and commerce snapshot.  Global News Stories EBay pins hope on local services to drive mobile growth Mobile Commerce Daily Mobile-enabled local services played a bigger role in the mobile strategies of eBay and PayPal during the third quarter and will be a big focus for the company heading into the holidays and next year. Read More... Telefonica Takes A Strategic … [Read more...]

Global Mobile News Round-up – Week 7th October

Each week the MEF team curates mobile stories from around the world. Essential news, the latest market insight & data nuggets, the Global News Round-up offers an instant international mobile content and commerce snapshot.  Global News Stories Mobile Messaging App Line Bags 10M Users In India, Readies Bollywood Marketing Push Tech Crunch Mobile messaging app Line, which has been on a marketing push in India, has added 10 million Indian users to its registered users count in around three months, as it prepares to kick off a Bollywood actress-backed TV ad campaign in the … [Read more...]

Global Mobile News Round-up – Week 30th September

Each week the MEF team curates mobile stories from around the world. Essential news, the latest market insight & data nuggets, the Global News Round-up offers an instant international mobile content and commerce snapshot.  Global News Stories WhatsApp Suddenly Looks Like A Huge Threat To Facebook Business Insider Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has twice addressed the issue of whether the social network is losing traction among teens recently, and twice he's said that it's a non-issue. Facebook isn't seeing a decline among younger people, he says (although he admits it's not … [Read more...]

Global Mobile News Round-up – Week 23rd September

Each week the MEF team curates mobile stories from around the world. Essential news you may have missed, the latest market insight & data nuggets, the Global Mobile News Round-up offers an instant international mobile content and commerce snapshot.  Global News Stories Bogotá Is Becoming South America's Premier Tech Hub Mashable Colombia has the third biggest economy in South America and is sitting on significant deposits of minerals such as oil, gold and natural gas. Moreover, Bogotá is already a major transport hub on the continent with direct flights to almost … [Read more...]

Global Mobile News Round-up – Week 16th September

Each week the MEF team curates mobile stories from around the world. Essential news, the latest market insight & data nuggets, the Global News Round-up offers an instant international mobile content and commerce snapshot.  Global News Stories HTML5 vs. Apps: Where The Debate Stands Now, And Why It Matters Business Insider An HTML5 app is housed on the Web and runs inside a mobile browser. Unlike apps built specifically for Apple or Android devices, it does not need to be built from scratch for each operating system. The promise is that it can be "write once, run … [Read more...]

Global Mobile News Round-up – Week 9th September

Each week the MEF team curates mobile stories from around the world. Essential news, the latest market insight & data nuggets, the Global News Round-up offers an instant international mobile content and commerce snapshot.  Global News Stories Hey mobile developers — here’s one way to make your apps more privacy-friendly gigaom Excellent news for those who worry about the privacy implications of apps: MEF, a trade organization for mobile content and commerce firms, launched a privacy policy generator called AppPrivacy. I reckon it’s an important step towards developers … [Read more...]

Global Mobile News Round-up – Week 2nd September

Each week the MEF team curates mobile stories from around the world. Essential news, the latest market insight & data nuggets, the Global News Round-up offers an instant international mobile content and commerce snapshot.  Global News Stories All The Cool Things The Samsung Galaxy Gear Smart Watch Can Do Business Insider Samsung announced its first Android-powered smart watch called the Galaxy Gear today. The Galaxy Gear syncs via Bluetooth with a new smartphone Samsung announced today called the Galaxy Note III. The smart watch has a tiny, 1.6-inch touchscreen display … [Read more...]