Mobile

Flying Solo? App Lets You Chat With Perfect Strangers on Flights
Marketing Bootcamp

Flying Solo? App Lets You Chat With Perfect Strangers on Flights

Travel app Quicket is hoping its new social check-in feature will help passengers spark a bit more in-depth conversation than a simple 'hello' and 'what are you reading?'
Nina Zipkin
Here Are All the Phones Confirmed to Get Google's Massive Android Update, 'Lollipop'
Android

Here Are All the Phones Confirmed to Get Google's Massive Android Update, 'Lollipop'

We still don't know exactly when Android 5.0 will be released for every phone, but here's a roundup of what we know so far.
Lisa Eadicicco
Taco Bell Now Lets You Order and Pay Ahead by Smartphone
Mobile Payments

Taco Bell Now Lets You Order and Pay Ahead by Smartphone

Taco Bell is now the first fast-food chain to offer nationwide mobile ordering and payments for both drive-thru and dining room orders.
Kate Taylor
Amazon Reports $170 Million Writedown Due to Unsold 'Fire' Phones
Earnings Reports

Amazon Reports $170 Million Writedown Due to Unsold 'Fire' Phones

Writedown also includes supplier commitment costs related to the phone.
The 15 Best Productivity Apps for Getting Things Done
Productivity Tools

The 15 Best Productivity Apps for Getting Things Done

With these tools, it's never been easier to sketch out an idea, take detailed notes, or stay in touch with your team.
Apple, Embattled Supplier, Strike Deal to Unseal Info
Bankruptcy

Apple, Embattled Supplier, Strike Deal to Unseal Info

GT Advanced Technologies can now begin the shutdown of key Arizona operations, and shed some more light on why the former stock market darling abruptly filed for bankruptcy this month.
As Wearables Get Hot, These 6 Industries Are Poised to Capitalize
Wearables

As Wearables Get Hot, These 6 Industries Are Poised to Capitalize

The wearables revolution is coming. Here are the top industries that will cash in on the skyrocketing trend, according to a new report from PricewaterhouseCoopers.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Starbucks to Give Away Free Coffee for Next 30 Years in New Holiday Contest
Marketing Bootcamp

Starbucks to Give Away Free Coffee for Next 30 Years in New Holiday Contest

The coffee giant continues to prove itself a master of buzz.
Kate Taylor
Like HBO, CBS Cuts the Cord and Launches a Digital Subscription Service
Streaming

Like HBO, CBS Cuts the Cord and Launches a Digital Subscription Service

The move comes a day after HBO's announcement of an Internet-only subscription service.
Nina Zipkin
Here Comes the Newest Version of Android: Lollipop
Android

Here Comes the Newest Version of Android: Lollipop

Google is calling Lollipop its 'largest, most ambitious' Android release yet.
Jillian D'Onfro
Skip Waiting in Long Food Lines With New Apps
Apps

Skip Waiting in Long Food Lines With New Apps

Tired of waiting in line for a cup of coffee or lunch? These new mobile tools can help.
Tis the Season to Be Savvy: 6 Ways to Optimize Brand Marketing
Marketing Bootcamp

Tis the Season to Be Savvy: 6 Ways to Optimize Brand Marketing

Get your brand marketing in the holiday spirit with these six tips.
Erik Huberman
5 Ways to Prepare Your Website for Cyber Monday
Ecommerce

5 Ways to Prepare Your Website for Cyber Monday

Before ecommerce's big day, retailers have much to do, from checking design features to prepping for traffic.
Mike Azevedo
Google to Unveil 'Shamu'-Sized Smartphone of Its Own Later This Month
Mobile

Google to Unveil 'Shamu'-Sized Smartphone of Its Own Later This Month

A size contest seems to have erupted among today's leading smartphone manufacturers.
Geoff Weiss