Huawei unveils its gambit for the west with #OO global teaser campaign

Huawei unveils its gambit for the west with #OO global teaser campaign

Huawei has initiated its debut fully integrated global marketing campaign in the UK. The Asian mobile brand is teasing what it is calling an “exciting new innovation” as part of the ‘#OO’ campaign, which will roll globally across out-of-home, print, digital and social channels. It launched in London to culminate in a major announcement on […]

Microsoft to launch “cloud in cloud” services

Microsoft to launch “cloud in cloud” services

Microsoft is developing a new portable cloud solution that will use drones to offer a fully portable service. The “Cloud in the Cloud” technology will see drones fly portable cloud servers across countries, allowing localised access in any location, sources at the US giant claims. The drones, which will be be powered by a combination of […]

Snapchat Goes 2.0 with Major Messaging Revamp

Snapchat Goes 2.0 with Major Messaging Revamp

Snapchat has launched ‘Chat 2.0’, a major update for the social app’s ‘Chat’ messaging functionality. The update introduces audio calling, 200 emoji-style stickers, and short video and audio ‘notes’, looping clips which can be up to 10 seconds long. Chat’s video calling feature has also been updated to be more intuitive. These changes bring Chat closer in line with Facebook’s […]

Mobile video consumption surges with APAC leading the charge

Mobile video consumption surges with APAC leading the charge

Mobile phones and tablets now account for 46 per cent of all viewing globally, according to a report from Telstra-owned premium video specialists Ooyala, up from 34 per cent in 2014. A large part of this is being led by certain APAC markets, according to the report, with five out of 15 APAC countries outperforming […]

Tapjoy Aims to Bring Nuance to Mobile Ad Mediation

Tapjoy Aims to Bring Nuance to Mobile Ad Mediation

Monetisation platform Tapjoy has announced partnerships with a number of the industry’s leading ad mediation companies, including MoPub, Fyber and AerServ, with the aim of bringing more sophisticated user-level segmentation and predictive analytics to their platforms. The partnerships will enable app developers to leverage mediated ad demand in conjunction with advanced tools aimed at improving ROI […]

Samsung unveil Unpacked campaign ahead of Mobile World Congress

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Samsung unveil Unpacked campaign ahead of Mobile World Congress

Samsung has unveiled its Unpacked campaign, created by agency 72andSunny, highlighting how Samsung and its users have progressed through great innovation over the years, as a prelude to the Samsung event at Mobile World Congress starting February 22. The video goes through a timeline of Samsung’s most notable innovations in technology, unpacking the brick phone down […]

ZenithOptimedia Unveils 10 Key Mobile Consumer Trends for 2016

ZenithOptimedia Unveils 10 Key Mobile Consumer Trends for 2016

ZenithOptimedia has unveiled its 10 trends that show how technology will enable consumers to become increasingly mobile in their behaviour, presenting new engagement opportunities for brands. Building on ZenithOptimedia’s recent research report with GlobalWebIndex – The Mobile Imperative – which found that young people around the world will spend more time accessing the internet via […]

Peugeot claims UK first with vibrating mobile ads

Peugeot claims UK first with vibrating mobile ads

Peugeot has claimed to be the first to use haptic technology in its mobile advertising in the UK, with the launch of a new smartphone video ad that uses immersive technology to capture the experience of driving. Touch technology within the ad simulates the experience of driving a car on the user’s mobile phone. A […]

Publicis Worldwide Hong Kong brings Marriott Hotels mobile request functions to life for guests

Publicis Worldwide Hong Kong brings Marriott Hotels mobile request functions to life for guests

Publicis Worldwide Hong Kong has launched a new campaign for Marriott Hotels that highlights a new level of customer service for digital savvy Millennials across Asia Pacific. The new campaign falls under Marriott Hotels’ brand promise, “Travel Brilliantly.” The Publicis Worldwide work introduces a new chat function to Marriott’s Mobile App that allows guests to […]

Nokia unveils the fruits of its post-mobile strategy – a $60,000 VR camera for filmmakers

Nokia unveils the fruits of its post-mobile strategy – a $60,000 VR camera for filmmakers

Former mobile giant Nokia is looking to pivot its offering into Hollywood with its recently announced OZO virtual reality camera. The communications specialist, having sold its mobile production unit to Microsoft in 2014, is hoping to trump several tech start-ups working on VR capture devices with the $60,000 OZO camera. The Helsinki-based company is courting […]