Google Admin app for Android updated w/ full mobile device management features

Mobile first is a frequent buzz phrase for newly minted startups and for the most part it is easy for them to achieve. However, for legacy companies with products designed for the web, it is often harder to cram functionality and information on a smaller screen. With that in mind, the Google for Work Admin app for Android has been updated with mobile device management features previously restricted to the full web app.

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YouTube channels with at least 1K subscribers can now officially livestream from mobile

Last month, several YouTubers below the previous 10 thousand subscription requirement noticed that the mobile app was letting them start livestreams. While nothing was confirmed by YouTube at the time, the company has now updated its website to state that any verified YouTube channel with at least one thousand subscribers can use this feature…

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Accelerated Mobile Pages will support ads in time for next month’s launch

Next month’s launch of Accelerated Mobile Pages on Google Search will support ads right out of the gate. AMP, an industry effort to speed up and improve mobile web pages, has garnered the support of many tech companies and publications. The latter will have full control over ads on AMP pages and get accompanying statistics.

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Samsung projects record earnings despite Note 7, while LG continues decline due to mobile

Despite the bad publicity and ensuing mass recall caused by the Note 7 exploding, Samsung is projecting a record profit in its guidance for Q4 2016 earnings. This is in stark contrast to LG Electronics which is on track to report its first quarterly operating loss in six years.

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Would you use Android Pay if it was baked directly into your bank’s mobile app? [Poll]

The biggest problem mobile payment platforms all share is the inability to get widespread user adoption. One way Android Pay is trying to change that up is by partnering with select banks to add some of its capabilities into the bank’s mobile applications. Would having Android Pay’s features built into your bank’s mobile app possibly get you to use the service more often?

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