Editor’s Pick Cloud-based developer tooling is still a very new and highly volatile marketplace. Here’s how we decided who’s on the rise, who’s on the downswing, and who’s capturing the future of development.
Editor’s Pick Did you know that Azure is one of the most popular tools around? It’s also one of the most disliked. The undisputed favorite among devs is Github, with Heroku and New Relic coming in a distant second and third.
Editor’s Pick With this list, we’ll name and keep track of 10 cloud-based, XaaS (everything as a service) companies that boast not only innovative products but also market momentum, cross-platform capabilities, and a forward-looking vision.
Just because you walk by a hot dog stand, doesn’t mean you’re craving a hot dog. This example illustrates how location-based advertising is not enough.
Urban Airship aims to fix one of the biggest problems with digital wallets right now.
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Guest Post For developers, this annual Mecca event sets the agenda for the next several months, and it’s safe to say we’ll all be busy again innovating for the Apple ecosystem.
We’re only a few weeks away from our next Mobile Summit, and it’s shaping up to be a memorable meeting. We’ve just added speakers from ESPN Mobile, Urban Airship, Pandora, Facebook, and more.
Urban Airship’s shifting focus to brands is already winning over investors.
After building a significant business around making push messages easier to use, Urban Airship is now aiming to do the same with Apple’s Passbook with the acquisition of Tello.
If you could bottle the essential startup advice of some of the best founders and VCs in the world, what would it look like? Pretty much like this.
Urban Airship partners with GamesAnalytics to better target push notifications and in-game messaging. Apps will now be able to predict which users are likely to respond to prompts to spend money, and which users this will annoy.
The mobile industry is at an exciting stage: There are enough smartphone customers that there’s a huge field of opportunity for device makers, carriers, and app makers, but the market is still fragmented enough that no one company dominates. In this kind of frothy market, the risks are high, but the potential payoffs are huge, too.
One of the great things about Onavo, the hot mobile app that compresses your iPhone’s data, is that most of its magic happens in the background. But while that makes Onavo a breeze to use, it also makes it easy for users to forget that they’re receiving the benefits of the app.
[vimeo http://www.vimeo.com/32172079 w=500&h=281] Urban Airship, a platform-as-a-service company for mobile developers, has soft-launched a new MMS-style notification feature called “Rich Push” to help app makers better engage mobile users.
Urban Airship, a mobile development platform, announced a $15.1 million third round of funding led by strategic investors Salesforce.com and Verizon Wireless.
The rumors are true: Urban Airship has acquired SimpleGeo.
There’s got to be a better way to use location data for mobile technologies, and Urban Airship and SimpleGeo say they’re rolling it out this fall.