Forrester Research argued in a research report that Google and Microsoft check off the consumer, commerce, corporate and connected checkboxes to be a business digital app platform. It may make sense to throw other players into the mix too.
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This marks the first time Pinterest is opening up API access for development of consumer apps tied to the digital scrapbooking phenomenon.
Weight Watchers on the surface had a near perfect business model---recurring revenue and a large market of overweight people. Then came wearables, apps and digital competitors. Can Weight Watchers come back?
Apple suffered a widespread outage to its app and music download services, costing the company $2 million per hour.
Interestingly, one spot where Apple has some catching up to do would be streaming sports on mobile devices, according to Adobe's Digital Index survey.
The tech giant must cough up roughly half a billion after being found guilty of using Smartflash patents without permission.
The success of every department depends on the CxO's fluency of the apps and underlying cloud technology that power -- and are produced by -- organizations in the digital age.
A recent ITG research report indicates that people are adopting Apple Pay. Google Wallet is also doing better than expected and Apple's awareness of mobile payments may be helping.
Apple has escaped a potential $1bn damages bill after a jury decided an iTunes update that kept rivals' music off its iPod was a genuine product improvement.
If you're worried you're getting a little too attached to your smartphone, one telco is offering its customers an app for switching off.
For the second straight year, the company will give out the cards instead of discounting its products. All iPads will come with a $50 card, and all iMac and MacBook purchases will include a $100 card.
While it would have been tempting for Apple to just hit the iPhone with a shrink-ray and compress it down to wrist proportions, it instead decided to come up with some very novel solutions to some very fundamental problems.
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It's clear to see that technology is disruptive. This is precisely why we need to talk about digital transformation. Driven by the combination of ever-growing digitization and evolving consumer demands, digital transformation is the use of new technologies to drive significant business improvements. This includes capitalizing on new opportunities as well as effectively transforming existing business.
Apple has filed a patent in the United States for a Siri-like digital assistant interface for a desktop environment.
Want to ditch paper, text messages or plastic cards as a way of tracking or running your company's rewards program? These companies would love to help.
Nutrisystem is hoping a mobile platform called NuMi can reach DIY dieters. Aditi Gokhale, Nutrisystem's digital chief, talks shop, CRM platforms and digital strategy.
iTunes U has been updated with new tools to help teachers create lessons on the iPad.
Apple has some big product promises to live up if iTunes head Eddy Cue is telling the truth.
With 11 percent of transactions coming from its app, Starbucks is looking to boost engagement and add features like digital tipping in 50 cent, $1 and $2 increments.
Using MasterPass should be emulate a one-click (or one-touch) payments process across the entire device without having to leave an app at all.
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