SmartServ Strikes Deal to Sell Prepaid Mobile Applications
Jan 8, 2003, 7:00 AM by (staff)
SmartServ Online and Wireless Retail yesterday announced a program to sell prepaid wireless data application bundles at retail locations. The bundles will be available as prepaid cards sold at Wireless Retails' national network of "store-in-a-store" locations. National retailers will be able to offer their customers immediate access to wireless data applications in conjunction with the sale of a wireless device and service plan. One of the first products available will be the Mobile Fun-N-Games card for ring tones, music and games.
Powermat Shows Universal Fast Charging Ring
Feb 24, 2016
Powermat this week showed off an early version of its forthcoming universal fast wireless charging ring for public Powermat charging stations, at locations such as Starbucks. Current charging rings come in two separate versions: Lightning for iPhones, and micro-USB for all other phones.
Google Search Now Offers 'Fun Facts' for Entertainment Purposes
Feb 15, 2017
Google today made Google Search more entertaining to use with the addition of fun facts. The feature is starting small.
Google's Shopping Actions Make It Easy to Buy Stuff from Search Results
Mar 19, 2018
Google today announced its Shopping Actions program, a way for retailers to surface their products in search results and ensure those products are easy to purchase. Google is bringing Shopping Actions to Google Assistant and Google Search, which will include a universal shopping cart on mobile devices, desktops, and Google Home products.
YouTube Reimagines Its Premium Video and Music Services
May 17, 2018
YouTube today announced YouTube Premium and YouTube Music, services that replace YouTube Red and YT Music, respectively. Moving forward, YouTube Premium will be the video site's top-tier service, offering originals, ad-free play, background play, and downloads across YouTube.
Virgin Mobile USA Relaunches As An iPhone-Only Carrier
Jun 21, 2017
Virgin Mobile USA, which is owned and operated by Sprint, transformed itself today into new provider much more closely aligned with the Virgin brand. Significantly, Virgin Mobile USA is now an iPhone-only carrier, meaning Apple's iPhones are the only phones Virgin will sell moving forward.