Mobile Minutes: Google and Tag Heuer’s smartwatch; Nintendo goes mobile; Draft app; T-Mobile’s plans
Swiss watchmaker TAG Heuer is creating a smartwatch in partnership with American technology firm Google. The watch is an attempt to compete with devices by consumer-electronics makers, particularly the much-hyped watch by Apple.
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Exclusive: Nintendo CEO reveals plans for smartphones
It’s official: Mario, Donkey Kong and Zelda will appear on smartphones and tablets at last—and that’s just the start.
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It took only 3 months for this fantasy sports mobile app to raise $3.5 million
Jeremy Levine launched a mobile-first game for daily fantasy sports in December 2014. It took Levine only 3 months to raise $3.5 million in a Series A round for the mobile app that bears a very memorable title: Draft.
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T-Mobile targets business with its ‘Un-Carrier’ plans
The CEO of T-Mobile has been a disruptive force in the wireless industry the past two years, pushing such consumer-oriented “Un-Carrier” initiatives as eliminating onerous contracts and paying early-termination fees when folks switch to T-Mobile. The strategy has paid off. T-Mobile has gone from 33 million to 55 million customers during that span.
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