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The Share Centre launches new app to make investing simpler

The Share Centre launches new app to make investing simpler

by on August 18, 2016

The Share Centre, the retail stockbroker, has launched a new app to give people all the support, guidance and information they need to make investing easy.

The new app, created by Rufus Leonard, provides information on the top risers and fallers in the market and expert analysts’ share tips and fund recommendations. The Share Centre customers using the app can also seamlessly link through to call a broker for advice.

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Why Snapchat is here to stay

by on August 10, 2016

Conceived as a platform for pictures that expire within seconds, Snapchat’s founding premise back in 2011 was - quite literally - ephemeral. But five years on, with more than 150m+ active daily users sending snaps and content available for up to 24 hours, Snapchat is anything but. Which is why brand owners not now giving the platform serious consideration risk missing a trick.

Snapchat is now the app of choice for younger mobile users. It reaches 41% of 18 to 34 year-olds in the US compared to the 6% reached by the top 15 TV networks, Nielsen data shows. But use is growing among older users, too – half of new daily users are aged 25+, Snapchat VP of Content Nick Bell recently revealed at Advertising Week Europe.

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Sainsbury’s Entertainment on Demand launches music app

Sainsbury’s Entertainment on Demand launches music app

by on June 24, 2016

  • Long-awaited Music App available for iOS and Android
  • Customers can play their music both offline and online
  • Automatically syncs with users’ music libraries

Sainsbury’s Entertainment on Demand has today unveiled a new Music App for iOS and Android, following the relaunch of its music site in January 2016.

With access to over 30 million tracks and 3 million albums, with the Sainsbury’s Entertainment Music App customers can build and curate their own unique playlists both online and offline, downloading tracks from the Sainsbury’s Entertainment on Demand Music site.

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Copa90 launches Euro 2016 Guide on Facebook Messenger

Copa90 launches Euro 2016 Guide on Facebook Messenger

by on June 8, 2016

Copa90 has created the ultimate Euro 2016 Guide for fans as a Facebook Messenger chatbot.

The Facebook Messenger bot is a first for Copa90, and is designed to house all the key information and news that every fan needs to know during the tournament.

The Euro 2016 Guide features content from Copa Collective members, including the Euro 2016 City Guide by Mundial Magazine and Scotts Menswear. It also contains editorial and news from Kick, Panenka and other leading European football magazines. All of the content featured is optimised for mobile. Throughout the tournament, the Copa90 bot will also message users each morning with information and news about what they might have missed from the previous day. [more…]

1 in 4 UK shoppers intend to make a contactless payment with their smartphone in the next 12 months, says MasterCard

1 in 4 UK shoppers intend to make a contactless payment with their smartphone in the next 12 months, says MasterCard

by on June 6, 2016

Following the recent UK launch of Android Pay, new MasterCard figures show that one-quarter of UK shoppers intend to use their mobile to make contactless payments in the next 12 months.

Despite the relative infancy of contactless mobile payment technology in the UK, 1 in 20 people are using it once a week or more. With more mobile handsets enabled for contactless payments, reservations are slowly beginning to disappear and as many as 13% of British consumers have no reservations at all, says the study.

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Watch : Leo Burnett unveils latest ad for McDonald’s ‘good times’ campaign

by on May 18, 2016

Leo Burnett has unveiled the latest ad in the new McDonald’s ‘good times’ brand campaign. The ongoing campaign celebrates the role the brand plays in customers’ lives and brings to life the brand promise of simple, easy enjoyment. In this installment the brand highlights the ‘good times’ that are happening around us all the time.

The beautifully shot ad, directed by James Rouse, takes the form of one minute and delves in and out of the lives of the people of Britain as they enjoy their very own little ‘good times’. Some of these are McDonald’s moments, some are not, however, they are all familiar, relatable, and designed to be a reflection of the moments we enjoy in modern Britain.

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Ground breaking app means you’ll never miss a delivery again

Ground breaking app means you’ll never miss a delivery again

by on May 17, 2016

The UK's favourite parcel delivery company DPD has launched a ground breaking app that will allow customers to take complete control over their parcel delivery, [more…]

International study: 44% of leading retailers still don’t have an iPhone app

by on April 13, 2016

Despite drastic rises in mobile adoption, 44% of top international retailers still do not offer an iPhone application. That’s according to a new cross-country benchmark from Episerver, which combines research from eleven nations including the UK, US, Australia and countries across Europe.

The research, which benchmarked one hundred leading retailers around the world, also found that 46% do not provide an iPad-compatible application. Support for Android tablets is even less common, with 62% of retailers relying purely on mobile-compatible websites rather than Android-specific tablet apps.

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DARE creates Experian ‘Jangle’ app to help teach kids how to manage money well

by on February 15, 2016

App developed in partnership with Dragon’s Den entrepreneur Sarah Willingham launches this week

Experian has launched a new mobile app designed to help children learn essential money management skills while they earn the things they want. Named ‘Jangle’ after the noise coins make, the app was designed and built by digital agency DARE, a part of the OLIVER Group, and is being launched with support from Sarah Willingham, consumer champion, and entrepreneur from the BBC’s Dragons’ Den. [more…]

Research : Open data app could save commuters over 5 hours a year wasted on minor train delays

by on December 16, 2015

Open data startup, Fasteroute, @fasteroute.and the Open Data Institute research reveals the UK cities most affected by morning delays and how commuters can avoid them.

Using 11 weeks of real-time open rail data (Sept–Nov 2015), Fasteroute and the Open Data Institute (ODI) analysed the punctuality performance of morning train arrivals across 16 major cities in Britain. [more…]