Mobile Minutes: PayPal Express Checkout; Eli Lilly buys iPads; Super Bowl and social media; Google’s VR ambitions
Mobile sales are crucial for e-commerce retailers and online shopping carts. Mobile traffic and sales revenue has exploded in recent years on both major retail websites and in web marketplaces like Amazon, not just on high-traffic days likeBlack Friday and Cyber Monday but year-round.
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Apple’s Cook: Eli Lilly bought 15,000 iPads for workers in field
Eli Lilly and Co. is participating in a secretive program with tech giant Apple Inc. to make the iPad more business-friendly.
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Facebook Super Bowl 50 sharing numbers decline despite ‘sports stadium,’ real-time push
It was not a very social Super Bowl. Conversations on Facebook and Twitter about the big game appear to have declined from 2015, the consequence, perhaps, of a limp game between two smaller-market teams.
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Imagine Google’s VR gadget without the cardboard. Google does
Google’s virtual reality ambitions leave cardboard behind.
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