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MasterCard nearby launched as the essential companion app for Apple Pay Users


Available on the App Store, the MasterCard Nearby App enables on-the-go consumers to easily find the more than 220,000 merchants in the United States – including Subway, Toys R’ Us, Walgreens, Whole Foods Market and all Apple Store retail locations – that accept contactless payments. Contactless technology allows consumers to make everyday purchases quickly and safely by holding their contactless-enabled card or device – like their iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus – near a contactless reader. With their iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus, users place their... Read More »

SAP and SuccessFactors help European companies engage the workforce of tomorrow at SuccessConnect 2014 Europe and HR Tech Europe 2014


SuccessConnect 2014 Europe will showcase keynotes from SuccessFactors and SAP executives, thought-leading presentations from industry visionaries and technology partners, first-hand customer experiences and innovative ideas and best practices. Programs for prospective customers that want to learn more about HR cloud and on-premise solutions from SuccessFactors and SAP are also planned. Main Conference Activities Opening Keynote with Mike Ettling and Stefan Ries – “The Future is in the Clouds for HR” Tuesday, October 21, at 1:00 – 3:00 p.... Read More »

Bosch: Optimized settings for reducing fuel costs


Save money when refueling at filling stations in Germany Choose your preferred strategy for refueling Overview of your savings at a glance Available in the Google Play Store for Android smartphones Drivers using the new Fuel Saver App from Bosch SoftTec GmbH can customize settings to help them to save money when refueling their vehicles at filling stations in Germany. The app offers drivers three different strategies – Thrift Driver, Time Watcher, or Money Collector – to choose from, depending on their own time preferences and money-sa... Read More »

MasterCard: Mobile Top App Index by MasterCard to help you shop on the go


At the World Retail Congress today, MasterCard announced the start of a unique pan-European index to map all publicly available mobile shopping apps in Europe named the Mobile Top App Index by MasterCard. The Index is set to discover the best mobile shopping apps across the diverse markets of Europe and reveal how consumers are embracing mobile technology when shopping on the go. The best mobile shopping apps in Europe from 20 categories will be announced at the Mobile World Congress in March, 2015. “As innovation goes hand in hand with grow... Read More »

DSM launches the MaxiChick™ Breeder Calculator App

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Breeder farmers around the world are struggling to achieve the genetic potential of their poultry flocks and potential gains in profitability. The MaxiChick™ Breeder Calculator App can help by evaluating the potential impact of any possible change in husbandry practice or diet on the profitability of the flock. The new app can therefore be used to support decision-making processes, feed additive evaluation and training and teaching. This user-friendly new app from DSM enables the quick calculation of the potential benefits (in terms of extra... Read More »

An app helps taxi drivers to find you


Smartaxi has been developed thanks to an EU-funded toolbox called FIWARE. It is already used by some 400 taxi drivers in Barcelona and Moscow, showing that new technology and innovation is helping their businesses, and improving the services to customers. And the more drivers use the system, the better. "The app is based on collective intelligence", explains Smartaxi CEO Federico López." Smartaxi takes that information and - combined with its technological intelligence - can forecast where to find areas with the most demand. The heat map in ... Read More »

SAP to showcase new augmented reality apps at Super Mobility Week powered by CTIA


“The new augmented reality mobile apps from SAP are intended to simplify and enhance user experience by providing access to enterprise information from anywhere while helping users stay focused on their work and environment,” said Rick Costanzo, executive vice president and general manager of Global Mobility Solutions, SAP. “The envisioned potential and use cases expand far beyond consumer applications. These planned augmented reality apps from SAP are aimed at creating efficiencies for organizations across various lines of businesses by enabli... Read More »

VivaKi launches X-Cross with for integrated moving image campaigns in TV and Online


On the other hand, it has been hard for advertisers to address their target groups with emotionally appealing moving image spots. Up to now it was often merely based on individual interpretation to determine whether net reach and campaign goals of TV spots and online video ads complement each other. Now, the Dusseldorf-based VivaKi group and, Europe’s leading specialist in digital target group marketing and brand engagement measurement, have introduced X-Cross. X-Cross allows the integrated placement of moving image ads in TV and onl... Read More »

SAP® Mobile Apps for Business Compatible with new Samsung GALAXY Tab Active Tablet


The first tablet designed with business use in mind, the new Samsung GALAXY Tab Active is compatible with mobile apps from SAP that help businesses keep their operations more productive by providing employees with anytime, anywhere access to key information and processes. Line-of-business mobile apps from SAP pre-certified for the Samsung GALAXY Tab Active tablet include: SAP Work Manager: Empowers the workforce with everything needed to efficiently install, inspect, maintain and repair assets in the field. The mobile app can also help mi... Read More »

Aviva launches health records app for International Solutions customers


The free International Solutions App provides customers with peace of mind that if they need urgent medical treatment abroad, their medical history can be quickly and safely accessed and shared from their mobile device. The app enables customers anywhere in the world to view, update and provide trusted medical professionals with tailored access to their personal medical records. With a high level of functionality, the International Solutions App allows customers to record a range of medical details including allergies, conditions, immuniz... Read More »

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