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Google apologizes for augmented reality game Nazi concentration camps

Google apologizes for augmented reality game Nazi concentration camps

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); The tech giant has apologized for featuring the locations as a part of its Ingress mobile app. Niantic Labs, the in-house startup at Google has now released an apology after it featured Nazi concentration camps as a part of the augmented reality game for which it is best known, Ingress. The AR tech based game allows players to decide to join either the Enlightened or the Resistance teams. From there, the players of the … Read entire article »

Filed under: Augmented Reality, Mobile Apps, Technology News

Provider focused mhealth wearable technology being tested by Google

Provider focused mhealth wearable technology being tested by Google

These wearables are being designed to offer researchers real time vital sign data during trials. Google is now looking toward the mhealth side of wearable technology and is developing a type of wristband that would be used in medical clinical trials as well as drug tests in order to offer research teams additional patient data based on real time vital signs including heart rates and pulse to exposure to light and noise levels. This wearable tech will … Read entire article »

Filed under: Gadgets, Health Care Industry, Technology News

Chinese firms are finding success in mobile commerce

Chinese firms are finding success in mobile commerce

Chinese companies are establishing dominance in the mobile space A new report from Morgan Stanley shows that Chinese Internet companies are showing better performance in many aspects than their counterparts in the United States. In particular, Chinese e-commerce companies are finding significant success due to their greater focus on the mobile space. Mobile commerce is beginning to become more influential throughout the world, and Chinese companies are proving that they can perform better in this sector … Read entire article »

Filed under: International, Mobile Apps, Mobile Commerce, Mobile Payments, Trends

Social media marketing through Twitter gets a boost from Google

Social media marketing through Twitter gets a boost from Google

Marketers can now take advantage of the fact that tweets will be included in the search engine’s results. A recent announcement by Google and Twitter has caused marketers and brands, alike, to take a second look at their social media marketing strategies, as their tweets are now being incorporated into search engine results. Tweets are going to begin showing up in the results that are displayed for queries made in the Google app. Tweets will also work their … Read entire article »

Filed under: Mobile Apps, Mobile Marketing, Social Media Marketing

Mobile payments set to skyrocket in the US

Mobile payments set to skyrocket in the US

Report predicts the promising future of mobile payments BI Intelligence has released a new report concerning the growth of mobile payments in the United States. The ability to make payments with mobile devices is becoming a very powerful force in the retail space. Consumers have long had the capability to shop for and purchase products online over the Internet using a mobile device, but these devices are also beginning to be used for in-store transactions. Companies … Read entire article »

Filed under: Mobile Apps, Mobile Commerce, Mobile Payments, Trends, United States

Businesses without mobile sites are facing a major challenge

Businesses without mobile sites are facing a major challenge

Mobile sites are becoming mandatory to rank high on Google’s search engine The lack of mobile websites could lead to a significant business loss for many companies. Google has made changes to its search algorithm in order to better rank websites that are mobile friendly. If websites do not meet Google’s new standards, they will be ranked lower in searches. Google is attempting to place greater focus on the mobile space, largely due to the growing … Read entire article »

Filed under: Mobile Apps, Mobile Commerce