Locket, a New York City-based startup that lets you earn money from ads on your Android phone lock screens, is aiming to use its technology for good.
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Let’s face it, the era of smartphones with physical keyboards is just about over.
Guest Post Americans are spending more time than ever consuming digital media, but we still have a lot to learn about video ads.
Among the many things the Moto X has going for it, you can now add ease of repair.
Wishful thinking isn’t enough to shake things up at Microsoft.
Leave it to Amazon to explore something beyond mere cellular networks to get its devices online.
Appcelerator’s ambitions lie far beyond its early business helping people to create mobile apps — it wants to be a key component of the mobile ecosystem for every developer.
Jimdo, a Hamburg, Germany-based company that offers tools for easy website creation, is now hitting mobile in a big way with the launch of a new iOS app.
As always, the closer we get to one of Apple’s iPhone media events, the better the leaks get.
Talk about a spectacular failure.
WikiLeaks source Bradley Manning was sentenced to 35 years in prison today for his role in leaking more than 700,000 documents to the site, a far cry from the 90-year sentence he could have received.
BlackBerry developer “S4BB” is either an app genius or a sultan of spam.
Tired of being a slave to your Netflix Instant Queue? “My List” can help.
Google’s latest YouTube updates for iOS and Android feel vaguely reminiscent of one of Samsung’s custom Android features.
Yet another example of how the very idea of surveillance affects us.
That’s not how data works, folks.
Guest Post For all the hype, smartwatches as we’re thinking of them will likely fail.
Germany may be one of the first countries to give Bitcoin an official legal and tax status, but don’t try paying your taxes with it just yet.
On the face of it, the latest iPhone rumor seems a tad boring — but it could be a huge deal for China.
Now that VentureBeat’s New York City contingent is settled into a fancy new coworking space, we’re opening up our schedules to meet with local startups and entrepreneurs that we haven’t yet talked to.
Editor’s Pick The Moto X proves you can still make a great phone even if it’s not the fastest one around.
While Apple’s smartwatch plans remain shrouded in mystery, we know a lot more about Samsung’s upcoming smartwatch.
Motorola has even more tricks up its sleeve for the Moto X.
Apsalar, maker of a mobile ad platform that lets you intelligently purchase highly profitable ads, announced today that it has raised $9 million in a second round of funding led by DCM.
Guest Post iOS 7 isn’t just another upgrade for Apple; it’s the most noteworthy iOS upgrade since the iPhone first hit the market in 2007.
A strong first quarter for Lenovo also revealed an interesting shift for the company.
You can tell if people are clicking on your mobile ads, but if that ad drives them to visit a physical store rather than your online store, how can you tell?
It’s been about two years since Nielsen noted that smartphone sales overtook feature phone sales in the U.S. — now, it seems we’ve hit that milestone on the global level.
It took almost 20 years, but Microsoft has finally developed an ergonomic keyboard you won’t be embarrassed to use.
A day after BlackBerry announced that it was considering ways to save its business, including possibly selling off the company, the company is making its most baffling product announcement yet.
Guest Post There are a number of truths in marketing today that, like the author, have existed for quite some time.
Robert Downey Jr. is Iron Man HTC’s only hope.
This move may be several years too late, but BlackBerry announced this morning that it will be exploring “strategic alternatives” for its business through a newly formed special committee.
After making the Nexus 7 a huge success, Asus may bring that same magic to its larger Nexus sibling.
Microsoft’s plan to bring Windows to low-power ARM processors, Windows RT, has struggled from the start — and now high-level partners are losing faith.
Guest Post There’s an ongoing conversation about the quality and success of mobile advertising that has struck nerve with a lot of people.
If you’ve got a few free minutes, you can finally start learning how to use Basecamp, Asana, or plenty of other online services from just about anywhere thanks to Grovo’s new iOS app.
Bill Gates doesn’t have much faith in Google’s Loon project, which aims to bring Internet access to remote regions of the world via high-altitude balloons.
In the span of a year, T-Mobile has gone from losing hundreds of thousands of customers every quarter to actually gaining 1.1 million new customers.
Just when you thought the Apple patent squabbles were over, along comes an appeal court to revive a case against Motorola Mobility.