Microsoft collaborates with leading companies to bring value to customers


ATLANTA — March 17, 2015 — At Microsoft Convergence 2015, Microsoft Corp. (Nasdaq “MSFT”) on Tuesday announced several new partnerships with industry leaders that will help businesses enable data culture within their organizations and provide critical insights to help deliver amazing experiences to their customers. Teaming up with Microsoft, Ford Motor Co. will expand connected services for customers around the world with the creation of the Ford Service Delivery Network, powered by the scalable Read more [...]

Microsoft and Samsung Electronics expand partnership to bring Microsoft services to more customers on more devices


REDMOND, Wash. — March 23, 2015 — Microsoft Corp. and Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. have expanded their global partnership to bring Microsoft mobile productivity services to more consumers and business customers. Samsung is planning to pre-install Microsoft services and apps on its portfolio of Android devices and will deliver secured mobile productivity for businesses through a new Microsoft Office 365 and Samsung KNOX Business Pack. Microsoft is committed to reinventing productivity in a mobile-first, Read more [...]

Apple Adds UnionPay Payment Option for App Store Customers in China


BEIJING—November 17, 2014—Apple® today announced that the App Store℠ has added UnionPay as a payment option for customers in China. China UnionPay is the most popular payment card in China and will provide App Store customers with a simple and more convenient way to purchase their favorite apps. Customers can easily link their Apple ID with a UnionPay debit or credit card for one-tap purchases. “The ability to buy apps and make purchases using UnionPay cards has been Read more [...]

Your customers are already mobile-first: Here’s how to convert them now


GUEST:Mollie Spilman, Chief Revenue Officer at Criteo, will be speaking at one of Mobile Summit’s fireside sessions. Taking place February 23 and 24, Mobile Summit is limited to 180 senior-level execs who tackle the most urgent mobile issues facing them in 2015. It’s not too late to apply for one of the remaining seats. In 2015, mobile won’t just be a component of your digital strategy — it will be your digital strategy. Consumers are turning to their mobile devices Read more [...]

More Than 350,000 Customers Have Asked AT&T for a Refund After Bogus Charges


Hundreds of thousands of AT&T customers have requested refunds for bogus cell phone charges since the telco reached a settlement with the Federal Trade Commission last week to reimburse consumers, an FTC official told TIME Wednesday. In total, 359,000 individuals have sent in claims to the FTC seeking refunds for unauthorized charges that appeared on their cell phone bills in a practice known as “cramming.” Through cramming, third parties are able to issue unwanted, recurring charges Read more [...]

Apple & U2 Release “Songs of Innocence” Exclusively for iTunes Store Customers


CUPERTINO, California—September 9, 2014—Apple®, Universal Music Group and legendary rock band U2 today announced the release of the album “Songs of Innocence,” which Apple is gifting to iTunes Store® customers around the world, making it the largest album release ever with over half a billion copies distributed. The album features 11 new songs from the band and charts their earliest influences from 70s rock and punk rock to early 80s electronica and soul. The album Read more [...]

AT&T and Verizon finally giving customers decent Netflix quality


Months after Comcast upgraded its subscribers' Netflix performance, AT&T and Verizon have finally followed suit. The average Netflix stream on Verizon FiOS hit 2.41Mbps in August, up from 1.61Mbps in July, Netflix said today in its monthly speed test update. AT&T's U-verse service offered average Netflix performance of 2.61Mbps in August, up from 1.44Mbps in July. Netflix recommends 5Mbps for high-definition quality, but there is a lot of lower quality Netflix content that requires less Read more [...]