5 tips for CIOs to cut the cost of mobile business apps
Many chief execs and CIOs will be shocked at the full cost of developing mobile business apps and it won’t be too surprising to hear the words "how much?" yelled across a boardroom - perhaps followed by an expletive or two - before or after the project is undertaken.
#MWC12 Round Up So Far
With Mobile World Congress kicking off to a great start, announcements of new products, services and partnerships have been spreading around the Fira Montjüic complex like wild fire. Here´s a quick round up of the big news that has hit Barcelona so far...
RIM partners with Telefonica in mobile wallet trial
A number of key players in Europe and North America are beginning to flirt with mobile wallet systems that utilise Near Field Communications (NFC) technology, bringing electronic touch payments, already well established in Asia, to Europe and North America.
Press 'APP' For Customer Service
Unlike slow cafe service there are some deals we can't just get up and walk out on. Everyone relates to the frustration of Interactive Voice Response lines, the sense of impending doom when we hear, "press 1 for sales, 2 for billing enquiries, 3 for technical..." Once you've dialled in they've got you.
iOS developers served lawsuits over IP infringement
A number of iOS developers in the US have been hit with lawsuits alleging patent infringement over Apple’s in-app purchasing features for Apps Store software.
Following a threat which gave developers 21 days to secure licenses for the sue of what it claims is patented software, Lodsys has now filed the lawsuit this week the U.S District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, a district known for providing a favourable outcome for patent holders.
UK’s First NFC Mobile Payments Service Launched
Orange and Barlaycard have launched the UK’s first contactless mobile payments system – QuickTap – allowing consumers to make purchases using their mobile phone.
The nationwide service, which has been rolled out to over 50,000 stores, allows for payments of £15 and under by tapping the mobile device against a specially designed...
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