Hilton’s mobile video ad lets viewers see all around them and tilt their smartphones to uncover additional perspectives. [Travel and hospitality, marketing] Full Story
Shutterfly snaps up a mobile sales record in Q1
20% of Shutterfly’s Q1 revenue stemmed from mobile sales during the quarter, a new high for the photo prints retailer. [Retail, apps]
Samsung benefits from early mobile phone release but the future is still unclear
Samsung released its Galaxy S7 early and saw a bump in first-quarter profits but what’s next in the mobile market remains unanswered. [Technology providers, devices, smartphones]
Many small businesses forgo building apps
Smaller companies often find customer loyalty features are the most valuable parts of their apps, according to a recent study. [Restaurants, trends, apps, retail]
San Francisco users of Amazon’s Prime Now mobile app now have access to food delivery
Amazon announces guaranteed one hour delivery from over 100 San Francisco restaurants using its Prime Now mobile app. [Apps, retail, trends]
Nintendo disappoints without Mario for mobile or a new console
New to the mobile game market, Nintendo Co. will introduce two titles for smartphones but not its most popular franchise. [Entertainment]
AppDynamics Performance Index
ToysRUs.com jumps five spots on the mobile index
Toys “R” Us moves up and Cleveland Clinic moves down on the 3G mobile performance index, while the top of the index remains steady. Read the full story and see how this week’s rankings played out.
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