• Mobile Healthcare (mHealth) News Roundup

    Traditional healthcare channels expected to take over apps distributions While online application stores still appear to be the top way to obtain and distribute m-health applications for smartphone use, the stores’ dominance could soon be shifting. Instead, traditional healthcare channels–such as hospitals, physicians, or specialized healthcare product vendors–are expected to become the predominant distribution channels, …   Read More

  • Mobile Healthcare (mHealth) News Roundup

    Virtualization, EHR-Linked Devices, Mobile to Lead Healthcare IT in 2011 As we move into 2011, the Obama administration’s meaningful-use requirements governing health care IT and EHRs (electronic health records) will continue to influence how health care companies adopt technology to improve patient care. In 2010, companies began to purchase EHR applications, but in the coming …   Read More

  • Mobile Healthcare (mHealth) News Roundup

    Home Health Monitoring Was A $10 Billion Market In 2010 The worldwide market for home health monitoring of “welfare diseases” was worth about € 7.6 billion ($10 billion) in 2010, according to Berg Insight.  The conditions most commonly treated via these remote monitoring services include diabetes, cardiac arrhythmia, sleep apnea, asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease …   Read More

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    eBay Posts Record $13M In Gross Mobile Sales On Sunday, Up 38 Percent Over Cyber Monday

    While Black Friday and Cyber Monday are traditionally the largest shopping days in terms of retail sales, eBay is proving otherwise.  The auction site said today that Sunday was the company’s largest day ever in terms of gross merchandise value (also known as GMV, the total sales dollar value for merchandise sold through eBay) via …   Read More

  • #FollowFriday These Mobile Marketing Leaders

    Today we continue our new #FollowFriday segment in which we follow the many excellent companies and individuals that make up the fast-paced mobile marketing and advertising industry.  If you have any suggestions for great companies or feel we’re leaving someone out, hit us up in...

  • Mobile World Congress Overview – Day Three Recap

    Day three at Mobile World Congress saw the launch of location-based ads (LBA) for CloudMade’s map-based platform for mobile apps and mobile Web development, along with Shazam announcing a partnership with Augme Mobile to launch an innovative “Audio Recognition Advertising” solution. Millennial Media published a...

  • Mobile World Congress Overview – Day Two Recap

    Day two at Mobile World Congress saw the launch of “Ping” from a startup called SEVEN, which aims to bring cloud-based push-messaging to smartphones and feature phones alike with its simple platform aimed squarely at wireless operators.  Continuing the focus on wireless carriers, Openwave also...

  • Mobile World Congress Overview – Day One Recap

    As part of our continued coverage of this year’s Mobile World Congress (MWC), we’re taking the opportunity to recap the day’s events, and the most important announcements, introductions and developments thus far.  Here’s a quick recap of day one: Orange expands its mobile advertising initiatives...

  • Hyatt Makes Reservation with Mobile Marketing

    Hyatt Hotels & Resorts is behind a new mobile website that makes the hospitality business a little easier to navigate for hotel-seekers. Thanks to the new mobile presence, powered by mobile web platform provider Usablenet, guests can now locate, book, or cancel hotel reservations on...

  • CTIA 2009 Day Two Roundup: Devices, Mobile Broadband

    Day two at CTIA featured more device announcements, more mobile app launches and the continued debate when it comes to mobile broadband. While both LTE and WiMax have been in the spotlight at this year’s event, the question remains of which one is superior when...