Mobile Minutes: ESPN goes OTT; Snapchat vs Instagram; White House chatbot; Mobile banking safety
ESPN to launch over-the-top sports service after Disney’s $1B investment in MLB’s BAMTech
Disney is paying $1 billion for a 33% stake in Major League Baseball’s BAMTech streaming-media unit, and with the investment ESPN is planning to launch a new “multi-sport” subscription streaming service.
Read more on Variety
Snapchat versus Instagram: Which app will rule once and for all?
There’s a battle brewing in social media. Instagram has truly shaded Snapchat.
Read more on E! Online
The White House’s new Facebook Messenger bot makes it easy to send a message to Obama
Today, the White House is releasing a Facebook Messenger bot that allows users to send notes to the president.
Read more on Fast Company
From download to deposit, mobile banking only as safe as your app
Once upon a time, depositing a check required actually visiting a bank. Now, the same task can be as simple as taking out your smartphone, opening an app and snapping a picture.
Read more on USA Today