Mobile Minutes: Obama on Snapchat; Uber and public transit; Apple’s News app; Unlimited data plans
Uber pushes into public transit with new app partnership
Transportation technology company TransLoc announced on Monday a partnership with Uber, marking a significant advancement in the ride-hailing company’s effort to ally itself with public transit agencies.
Read more on Reuters
Apple News app is off to a rocky start
Since it launched last September, Apple Inc.’s News app has attracted more than 100 publishing partners world-wide hoping to capitalize on the growing consumption of news on mobile devices.
Read more on The Wall Street Journal
Are unlimited data cellphone plans on their way back?
AT&T is once again experimenting with offering unlimited data plans to smartphone customers while promoting its DirecTV service, signaling a potential reversal of industry trends toward data caps and charges for big video watchers.
Read more on CNBC