Guest Post Everywhere you look, mobile commerce’s star is rising.
Guest Post Unless you spend all of your time in a cave, you’ve probably been photographed without your knowledge.
Chris Pouliot spent the past five years leading the data science team at Netflix. He has masters degrees from MIT and Stanford; spent six years in the U.S. Navy; worked as a statistician at Google; and currently serves on the boards of multiple e-commerce startups.
Juniper released its top 10 tech trends for 2014 today. And if the research firm is right, our cities are going to get smarter, our money is going digital, and we’ll be printing a lot more products at home.
Flurry raises more funding as it expands beyond traditional analytics.
Jackthreads, like most online retailers, has seen the light when it comes to mobile.
Thanksgiving is apparently the time to open apps as well as eat Turkey.
Tooth decay is 5 times more common than asthma and 4 times more common than early childhood obesity. No-one wants their kids’ teeth to rot and fall out, but its often not easy getting them to floss and brush.
Guest Post Here’s five important lessons on how to acquire users with effective mobile marketing.
Apple’s recent product launches and the Thanksgiving/Christmas shopping season may be coming together in one giant perfect storm — the good kind. Cantor Fitzgerald analyst Brian White says the company’s sales performance in November was very likely the strongest in history.
If you’d like to catch a glimpse of the future of retail shopping today, just head to an Apple store with an iOS 7 device.
Will the game be bigger than its predecessor, which saw 300 million downloads?
Foursquare released a new iPhone app today for iOS7 with an updated design and push notifications that offer helpful information and tips for places near you.
Instagram is the best platform for brands, according to a new study that reviewed all brands on social with over 25 fans on each of four major social platforms: Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Google+.
Market-research firm IDC and app-tracking company App Annie have a report on mobile and handheld gaming for Q3 2013.
Twitter launched retargeted advertising today in mobile via an ad product the company calls “tailored audiences.” The product had been in private beta for three months, but is now available globally to any advertisers.
On Nov. 5, BitTorrent Sync, the free “private cloud” solution to syncing files between your desktop, laptop, and mobile devices, hit one million users. Today, the company announced that it has hit two million users.
In a milestone for social mobile game companies, Kabam sponsor’s the football field at Cal.
China Mobile is Apple’s great white whale. And just as Captain Ahab tried and tried and tried to bag that particular beast, Apple has been trying for years — without success — to land China Mobile as an iPhone carrier. Today, the company is one step closer.
The Nexus 5 says “to hell” with glitz and glamour.
Just about anybody can be a game developer with Createrria on the iPad.
At a gathering to talk about his new health care legislation, President Barack Obama casually revealed to the crowd that he wasn’t allowed to upgrade his smartphone to Apple’s iPhone due to “security reasons,” reports Reuters.
Samsung’s involvement is a big endorsement for Fingerprint Digital’s safe app portal for kids.
This app, which shows people what is happening in their immediate vicinity, has surpassed 10 million users, with over 1 million users joining every month.
Update: several credible sources have told me they believe iJailbreak Pro is a scam. I have removed the link.
Facial-recognition technology has received scrutiny from plenty of privacy experts. Now something much bigger — and much more powerful — is taking a look at this oft-controversial technology: the federal government.
OK, so first it was condoms. Then it was same-day cat delivery service. And now, on-demand car service Uber is offering Christmas tree deliveries.
On-demand car service Uber, which took in $258 million in funding this past quarter, may be blowing its projected revenue and growth numbers out of the water.
Hey, you, shouting into your phone about last night’s drunken escapades: Please stop. Everyone else is trying to work — and we are annoyed.
Spil wants to pay for development, marketing, and more for any studio with an HTML5 game (that it deems worthy) that needs publishing.
Tomorrow a Silicon Valley startup named Knightscope will unveil the K5, a 5-foot tall, 300-pound robot that just might take away the traditional security guard job in America.
NaturalMotion says its autonomous virtual character is taking off in all territories, with fans that cross all age groups and genders.
Chris Anderson left Wired to make commercial drones. Now he’s got $30M altogether for 3D Robotics.
Sponsored Post In the 40 years since the introduction of the mobile phone, its influence has grown more than its size has shrunk. And it’s not longer about just making calls. For many, it’s nothing less than the center of their digital lives. And now it is also central to safeguarding that digital life.
Asian-themed casinos are sprouting in Las Vegas.
So Amazon is experimenting with drones that will deliver its goods via “Prime Air” — its “octocopter” robotic aircraft that will deliver packages up to 10 miles from Amazon’s warehouses. And UPS, unwilling to be left completely out of the consumer orgy hype cycle, says it has been testing and evaluating delivery drones as well. TechCrunch thinks drones should be used to rent stuff instead of buying it, and CNN is investigating how they would work.
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Juniper Research released a report today which said that by 2018, 164 million people will either place a bet, visit a mobile casino, or buy a lottery ticket on their phone or tablet.
Mobile shoppers spent a lot of money on Black Friday as the consumer frenzy spreads to mobile.