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Supercuts’ New Mobile Features Make You ‘Ready to Go’

Supercuts New Mobile Features Make You Ready to GoThe folks at Supercuts have made some new upgrades to their online presence in addition to creating a mobile app. The new features now let customers make appointments online and to check-in upon arrival. The app even allows customers to manage same day service.

Along with the check-in option, Supercuts, like some other popular hair salons, has added a hot towel treatment.

“Supercuts has introduced a new complimentary Hot Towel Refresher as a finishing touch to every haircut,” the company says. “At the end of each cut, an expert Supercuts stylist uses a hot towel infused with soothing tea-tree oil to wipe away hairs from the guest’s hairline and neck so guests feel clean and ready to go.”

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U.S. Money Prepaid Card Goes Mobile for iOS and Android

U.S. Money Prepaid Card Goes Mobile for iOS and AndroidAccording to an announcement shared with MMW, this week marks the launch of U.S. Money Prepaid Mobile.

In short, we’re talking about a new app that allows U.S. Money Prepaid Card customers account access on the go.

The new app features account history; card-to-card money transfers; a reload location finder; FAQs; and more.

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Google Play ‘Supercharges’ Games with New Data, Ad Features at MWC 2015

Google Play ‘Supercharges’ Games with New Data, Ad Features at MWC 2015Google knows gaming is big business. In fact, according to a recent blog post at the Google developer website, the company notes that “of the one billion Android users in more than 190 countries, three out of four of them are gamers.”

Now Google wants to put some premium gas in its gaming tank.

Google has announced new features for Google Play Games and AdMob to facilitate better measurement metrics as well as increased monetization opportunities.

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ABBYY Unveils Live Social Networking Service at MWC 2015

ABBYY Lingvo Live ScreenshotABBYY, a provider of document recognition, data capture and linguistic technologies and services, is in Barcelona this week to show off Lingvo Live, a social networking service for speakers and students of different languages.

According to marketing materials provided to MMW, the service provides a free online environment for language translation, knowledge sharing, language practice and more.

It is accessible via the Web and through free client applications for iOS and Android.
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MWC 2015: Google to Challenge Apple Pay

MWC 2015 Google to Challenge Apple PayGoogle made big news in Barcelona on Monday, as the Internet search giant looked to make waves right out of the gate at Mobile World Congress 2015.

Speaking to his company’s latest announced plans, Sundar Pichai says Android Pay is on the horizon and will serve as a mobile payments offering to challenge Apple Pay, the hugely popular mobile money platform launched by the iDevice maker last year.

But can Android Pay make up for the epic failure of Google Wallet?
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Report: LTE Drives Up Cellular Data Consumption

Report LTE Drives Up Cellular Data ConsumptionOn Tuesday, Mobidia Technology Inc., along withe the folks at Ovum, published new research and the latest update to its white paper series, the latest of which offers insights into 2014 LTE and Wi-Fi usage trends from an extended analysis of the top LTE markets worldwide.

In just six years since its release, LTE has become one of the fastest-growing mobile technologies in history, with a total of half a billion global subscribers expected this year, Mobidia reports.

The firm’s latest analysis of LTE subscribers reveals a “continued positive impact for the hundreds of mobile operators that have invested in LTE technology, and subscribers clearly value these faster speeds.”
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Mobile Apps: Home is Where the Hazards Are

Mobile Apps Home is Where the Hazards AreThe No. 1 source for malicious and highly risky mobile applications that target iOS and Android devices is the U.S.

That’s the latest — and infinitely unsettling news — from Marble Security, Inc.

On the list of nation’s with the most malicious apps, the U.S. handily leads the world, followed by China, India, Korea and Taiwan.
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