Apple has cut its commission for App Store sales and in-app purchases to 15% for businesses that earn less than $1 million per year.
Application-to-person mobile messaging specialist Mblox has published its findings from a survey of customers and businesses conducted by Millward Brown Digital. It looked at how well companies felt they were engaging with their customers via mobile devices - and how well customers felt they were being engaged with by brands.
The survey revealed a ‘care gap’ in business-to-consumer interactions: 67% of companies thought consumers were satisfied with their current methods of mobile engagement, yet only 47% of consumers said they were happy with it.
A new report about the state of 4G LTE coverage around the world has been published by UK-based business OpenSignal, which creates crowd-sourced mobile network coverage maps from its Android and iOS apps.
The report looks at two key concerns: download speeds and the proportion of time spent in an area covered by an LTE service.
MasterCard has launched a new digital payment service called MasterPass.
It combines a secure ‘digital wallet’ for online shopping with the ability to use a mobile device for payments in high-street shops.
Sony Computer Entertainment says it’ll start the full-scale launch of PlayStation Mobile in the autumn.
The service, previously named PlayStation Suite, will bring Sony PlayStation games to a variety of mobile devices. This initial launch will include Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Spain, the UK and the USA.