Square has updated its Cash app to add free money transfer by using text messages along with several other improvements. The latest update also brings a new user interface that greatly reduces any little friction users faced while using the app.
Pivotal offers solutions that intersect cloud, big data and agile development, creating a framework. The company announced an expansion of services to its enterprise platform-as-a-service (PaaS), Pivotal CF, through the availability of Pivotal CF Mobile Services.
Fragmentation is a well-known problem on Google’s Android mobile platform. So much that developers had once decided to completely ignore the platform, or were forced to go iOS-only. Since then Google has taken a number of measures to help developers. But fragmentation isn’t completely over, not yet.
Consumers in Asia love to talk to their tablets. You can easily spot a number of users talking on their tablet devices in the public; some even hold the tablet like a phone while talking. According to a new report by research firm IDC, emerging markets in India are rapidly adopting tablets with voice call functionality.
Popular mobile app powered cab service Uber has launched its API. The company also announced a set of 11 partners at launch. Mobile app developers will be able to tap into the ever growing Uber service ecosystem, now available in multiple countries.
Lookout, mobile security provider, announced that it has completed a $150 million round of financing. Building on a base of more than 50 million consumer subscribers, including millions of paying customers, the company will use these new funds to extend its reach to large enterprises through new product development and expanded go-to-market efforts.
Amazon has launched a new mobile payment service that would allow small business owners to process credit and debit card payments using a mobile device. The service, which works similar to the ones offered by Square and PayPal, comes with a small credit card reader that can be attached to a smartphone or a tablet, and paired along with an app.
Apple’s iOS still rules when it comes to the enterprise market. According to a new report, iOS has a 67% share of the global enterprise market. In its latest Mobility Index Report, Good Technology claims that iOS accounted for around 67% of total activations in the second quarter of 2014, for enterprise users.
Mobile collaboration has been in place for some time since increase in smart phones and mobile apps for collaboration. Version One has been using the power of smart phones and made estimation easy, collaborative and if I may dare say “fun”.