Hopster takes off
TALKING SHOP: Nick Walters, the former boss of Viacom Russia, talks to C21 about his new venture Hopster, a preschool VoD and interactive learning service that launched on Apple's iPad in November.
Netflix explores French launch
Netflix is looking at moving into France after executives from the US online video service reportedly met French government officials to discuss a possible launch in the country.
Starz remakes Sky Italia drama
US cablenet Starz is developing a local version of popular Sky Italia crime drama Romanzo Criminale.
Asia embraces The Returned
Broadcasters across Asia have picked up hit French supernatural thriller The Returned from distributor Zodiak Rights.
Mobile Entertainment Feed
Cherry Media introduces range of design services
Adult mobile entertainment company Cherry Media – the winner of two ME Awards at our November 2013 event – has introduced a new range of Specialist Design Services. The business recently celebrated its tenth anniversary – having been kick-started by Bin...
Yahoo takes a more mobile approach with new Android interface
Yahoo – who recently acquired mobile media startup, Ptch - and Celltick have partnered to launch the next-generation Android interface, Start The Yahoo-branded screen provides intelligent and dynamic functionality enabling users to get the most out of their mobile. The...
App of the Day: The Hobbit: Kingdoms of Middle-earth
Kabam released The Hobbit: Kingdoms of Middle-earth mobile game in partnership with Warner Bros, MGM and New Line Cinema last year to coincide with the big screen release of The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey. Since then, the game has grossed...
VIDEO: Cybercriminals revel in the rise of m-commerce
An old age rule is ‘if it seems to good to be true, it probably is' – and McAfee is driving this home with the 12 scams of Christmas. Cybercriminals are taking advantage of people shopping on their tablets, smartphones,...
Mobile: Tracking From Promotion Through Purchase
In mobile marketing, data is big — and marketers can win even bigger when they build the capabilities to collect and track performance data across their campaigns from the moment the ad/promotion/perk is delivered, all the way through to the...
NEW: Mobile App Loyalty & CRM Report
Just in time for the holidays: a summary of my new Gigaom Research report, Managing The Complete Customer Experience: Encouraging Engagement With Mobile And Apps, and a special offer to collaborate with Gigaom Research, which I am extending to the...
How Mobile Powers New, Engaging Publishing Models
Mobile allows marketers to interact with people and grow their community of brand advocates. But the power of mobile is not just in its ability to reach and influence consumers every step of the journey. Mobile also bridges the digital...
Re-branding And Ready To Rumble
The last months have seen an avalanche of new activity at MobileGroove — and the re-brand to MobileGroove Media says it all! I have chosen to strike out in new directions, undertaking a raft of new projects and sharpening my...
News Scan: Samsung to launch 5 smartphones; Cross-platform mobile app development tools; more
Quick takes on mobile IT news for Thursday, 12/5 including: Samsung's plans to unveil five new phones in the first quarter, the role of cross-platform tools in mobile app development, the latest plans for Siri, the time Europe beat the...
mHealth will be top growth area in healthcare next year, says Frost
Mobile health will be a top area of growth in the healthcare market next year, according to a survey of 1,835 healthcare executives conducted by Frost & Sullivan.
BYOD demands spur 12.8% growth in enterprise WLAN market, says IDC
The BYOD trend fuels strong growth in the enterprise wireless local area network market, which increased 12.8 percent year-over-year in the third quarter, according to the latest stats from IDC.
Recent studies confirm value of mobile technology, tablets in classroom
A pair of new studies finds that mobile technology and tablet devices do indeed make a difference in the teaching and learning environment.