Mobile Minutes: Apple Watch sales; Redbox trials streaming service; Google’s museum app; Banking apps accelerate
Apple Watch sales fell 55 percent in the second quarter 2016, dragging the global market for such devices lower, as potential customers hold off for an update coming later this year, according to a report from market intelligence firm IDC.
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Redbox testing new streaming service (exclusive)
Redbox is officially venturing back into streaming — on a trial basis, anyway. A Redbox spokesperson told Variety Thursday that the company has started to test its new streaming service, dubbed Redbox Digital, with some customers.
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Google’s new app brings hundreds of museums to your phone
Not everyone can visit Sicily’s Valley of the Temples, home to some of the world’s oldest examples of classic Greek architecture.
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Banking via Web sites in decline as mobile apps take over
Mobile banking apps are driving growth in digital as consumers increasingly access services through apps on mobile phones rather than through internet banking websites, according to figures from the British Banking association.
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