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Amazon moves to reduce Appstore app fragmentation with new Device Targeting feature

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Recognising that developers consistently push different versions of their apps in mobile marketplaces on different platforms, Amazon has today introduced a new ‘Device Targeting’ feature, providing opportunities to push different versions of an app and reduce fragmentation on its marketplace. With Device Targeting, Amazon says developers can offer different Android APKs (the...
Amazon moves to reduce Appstore app fragmentation with new Device Targeting feature
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Walmart Is Allegedly Considering A Customer-To-Customer Delivery Service

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The world's largest retailer big-box meets the sharing economy in a new plan for a customer-to-customer delivery service. Walmart, king of big-box and the world's largest retailer by revenue, is considering a new delivery plan that would have in-store customers deliver packages to online buyers, Reuters reports. In exchange,...
Walmart Is Allegedly Considering A Customer-To-Customer Delivery Service

Turning coins into digital currency, Coinstar expands PayPal trial

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The digital and physical worlds are colliding, and Coinstar is poised to take advantage of the trend. The latest example is today’s news that the Bellevue-based coin-counting kiosk operator plans to expand a deal in which customers can convert their coins and dollars to a PayPal account, and even send...
Turning coins into digital currency, Coinstar expands PayPal trial

Microsoft Resets India Store User Passwords Following Attack, Says Credit Card Info Not Affected

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Following the attack on Microsoft’s online store in India, in which a team of (purportedly) Chinese hackers defaced the site and stole user credentials, the company is now alerting users via email that their passwords will be automatically reset on their behalf. According to the email, Microsoft also says the...
Microsoft Resets India Store User Passwords Following Attack, Says Credit Card Info Not Affected

Polaroid to launch Fotobar stores designed to print photos from our smartphones

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Photography giant Polaroid plans to open at least ten new retail stores this year focused on getting people to print and edit the photos saved on their smartphone, or uploaded to social networks such as Facebook, Instagram and Picasa. The first ‘Polaroid Fotobar’ store, which is set to open in Florida...
Polaroid to launch Fotobar stores designed to print photos from our smartphones

BII MOBILE INSIGHTS: Has The Desktop Finally Met Its Match?

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Mobile Insights is a new daily newsletter from BI Intelligence delivered first thing every morning exclusively to BI Intelligence subscribers. Sign up for a free trial of BI Intelligence today. The End Of 'Offline': Beneficial Or Bad? (ZDNet)Thanks to always-on mobile devices and the ubiquity of Internet connectivity, our lives are increasingly plugged into the network....
BII MOBILE INSIGHTS: Has The Desktop Finally Met Its Match?

Apple's 500 Million iTunes Store Accounts Offer Significant Potential for Growth in Services

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Morgan Stanley analyst Katy Huberty released an extensive new report today offering a look at how Apple's base of 500 million iTunes/App Store customers fits in with other services and how Apple can leverage that user base to drive future sales and revenue growth. Huberty notes that Apple's account base...
Apple's 500 Million iTunes Store Accounts Offer Significant Potential for Growth in Services
T-Mobile to update unlocked iPhones to LTE while Barclays tie up enables Apple Store $99 purchases

Wal-Mart Wants Store Customers To Deliver Packages To Online Shoppers

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Having just seen cases where legacy players have felt threatened by more innovative startups that take advantage of more distributed "peer-production" rather than top-down centralized systems of old, it's interesting to see a counter example. Apparently, Wal-Mart is considering a plan in which it tries to get in-store shoppers to...
Wal-Mart Wants Store Customers To Deliver Packages To Online Shoppers

Amazon App Store customers triple quarter over quarter

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Amazon just announced its 4th quarter earnings and dropped a few pieces of information pertaining to its growing Android application store. Even if it’s not your go-to Android application portal, Amazon’s App Store is worth having around just for the free app of the day and according to its latest...
Amazon App Store customers triple quarter over quarter

Apple rolls out new security measures for iTunes, App Store

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Apple has reportedly started asking iTunes and App Store customers to fill out three security questions that will be associated with their accounts in what is presumably a move to reduce fallout in the event of a breach....
Apple rolls out new security measures for iTunes, App Store

All New Kindle Fire Tablets are ad supported

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How did Amazon get such a low price points on those new Fire tablets? JR Rafael points out something way down in the fine print: Special Offers The new Kindle Fire family comes with special offers that appear on the lock screen. Examples of special money-saving offers that customers will...
All New Kindle Fire Tablets are ad supported
New Apple Online Store coming soon banner is likely meaningless to most of us
Microsoft's store site in India defaced; hackers find plain text passwords

Deliver different: Walmart plans to crowdsource package deliveries to online shoppers

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Here’s an interesting thought: what if the stuff you buy online gets delivered quicker because a store customer brings it to your place rather than the retailer in question? Forget same-day delivery: that computer screen you just bought online could be on your desk in an hour or two. According...
Deliver different: Walmart plans to crowdsource package deliveries to online shoppers
Cities offer free rent, other incentives to bring in an Apple Store
App Store briefly plagued with bug that prevented all app downloads

Tim Cook on Mobile Payments: 'It's In Its Infancy'

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Tim Cook was asked during today's earnings call about his feelings regarding the mobile payments market. While he didn't address the topic directly, he did note that the mobile payments were "just getting started" and still "in its infancy." In a different part of the call, Cook said Apple would...
Tim Cook on Mobile Payments: 'It's In Its Infancy'

Marks and Spencer gambles on bringing internet age to the shop floor

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As online shopping grows, the high street retailer is testing a 'multichannel' approach, using touchscreens and Wi-Fi at a massive new concept storeBronwyn - proudly patting herself down and establishing that under her clothes and smart, hot-pink anorak it's just the "bra and knickers" that have been bought at her...
Marks and Spencer gambles on bringing internet age to the shop floor
Apple announces 50 billionth app download winner, awards $10,000 App Store gift card

Apple to Launch Personal Pickup for iPhone 5 Tonight

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9to5Mac reports that Apple is planning to launch Personal Pickup for new iPhone 5 orders starting tonight at 10:00 PM Eastern. The program allows users to place and pay for orders online in advance and then pick up their items at an Apple retail store.Customers can use the Apple Store...
Apple to Launch Personal Pickup for iPhone 5 Tonight

Intuit Acquires Mobile Payments Company AisleBuyer, Will Integrate Into GoPayment, POS Solutions

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AisleBuyer, makers of a virtual shopping assistant app that lets in-store customers bypass checkout lines by paying directly on their mobile phone, has been acquired by Intuit. The Boston-based startup will be joining Intuit’s payments team, where their technology will be used to transition Intuit’s existing point-of-sale solutions as well...
Intuit Acquires Mobile Payments Company AisleBuyer, Will Integrate Into GoPayment, POS Solutions

Walmart crowdsourcing scheme may use customers as delivery drivers

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Crowdsourcing initiative, subject to legal approval, could see Walmart customers deliver food packages to online buyersWalmart is considering a radical plan to allow customers to deliver packages to online buyers in a shakeup of delivery services that could allow the supermarkets group it to better compete with Amazon.Tapping in-store customers...
Walmart crowdsourcing scheme may use customers as delivery drivers
Microsoft warns that financial info 'may have been exposed' in Microsoft Store India hacks

25 billionth app downloaded, Where’s My Water? Free, was downloaded by Chunli Fu of Qingdao, China

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On Friday Apple officially announced the App Store had hit 25 billion downloads. We knew that the person to download the 25 billionth app would receive a $10,000 iTunes Gift Card, and today Apple announced Chunli Fu of China as the winner. Full press release after the break. We’d like to thank...
25 billionth app downloaded, Where’s My Water? Free, was downloaded by Chunli Fu of Qingdao, China

Apple Announces A New Version Of iBooks (AAPL)

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Apple CEO, Tim Cook, just announced some fantastic updates to the company's iBooks app. Over 1.5 million books have been downloaded in Apple's iBooks store. Customers have downloaded 400 million books since inception of store. Today there are some new changes coming to the app. iBooks users can now enjoy:...
Apple Announces A New Version Of iBooks (AAPL)

Google To Update YouTube App For Google TV, Apple's Patent Fight Includes Galaxy Nexus, Microsoft India Online Store Hacked

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Breaking news from your editors at Fast Company, with updates all day. Google Updates YouTube App For Google TV. Google has announced an update to the YouTube app for the Google TV, due to show up ready to download from the Android Market in the next few days. New features...
Google To Update YouTube App For Google TV, Apple's Patent Fight Includes Galaxy Nexus, Microsoft India Online Store Hacked

eBay changed commerce, and now it's doing it again with mobile

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The way that we purchase consumer goods has definitely changed since the days of going to a store and paying cash for it. No longer are people driving hours to a store, finding that what they wanted no longer exists, and leaving unsettled because the item isn’t available anywhere else...
eBay changed commerce, and now it's doing it again with mobile

Walmart to tap in-store customers to deliver to your home?

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The company says that it's currently in the early planning stages, but it would pay shoppers to deliver goods to online customers' homes. [Read more]...
Walmart to tap in-store customers to deliver to your home?
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