Guest Post by Aaron Schlesinger, Senior Software Engineer at StackMob
Mobile app development software maker Pixate has raised $3.8 million in funding to help companies and individuals create fresh native apps without as much code.
Sometimes it pays, in wars between giants, to align with one side.
Appgyver exclusively announced to VentureBeat that it has raised $1.325M in seed funding for its toolset that developers can use to easily test and deploy apps.
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You built the app. Everyone came, and you were over the moon. But now, months later, no-one is opening your app, and you’re pulling out your hair.
Editor’s Pick The rumors were true. Five million PHP developers will now be able to design and build mobile apps for iOS, Android, Windows Phone, and BlackBerry.
“The biggest changes in technology are how mobile and cloud are converging,” says Gutmans. “Our intention is to tackle both of those head-on for our users.”
Built on data, Distimo’s AppIQ shows why “know thy enemy” can be a powerful strategy for app developers.
App development platform Trackvia raises $7.1 million
Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg didn’t mince words today about the company’s past mobile strategy.
Mobile app development company Parse is adding Cloud Code to its list of services.
Since its April launch at VentureBeat’s DEMO Spring conference, mobile app development company UppSite has raised $2.1 million, bringing its total funding to date to $2.7 million.
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We’ve got a lot of stories this Wednesday for you. Click each link below to learn more about the day’s funding news.
Malauzai Software has raised $2.3 million in funding. Founded in 2009, the company builds mobile bank apps for small community-oriented banks and credit unions. No investors were named and Malauzai will use the funding to expand its business. Full press release is below.
The Daily, which began life as Rupert Murdoch’s first stab at a tablet only newspaper, has found a new life as a custom app developer. Today it’s releasing the Android version of its guide to the much anticipated Angry Birds Space, the new game from Rovio that debuts tomorrow. I chatted with The Daily’s publisher, Greg Clayman, about the role of custom apps in his business.
Enterprise mobility startup Bitzer Mobile has raised $4.75 million in its first round of funding, with a goal of helping enterprises securely deploy mobile applications across almost every smartphone and tablet.
Leading Platform-as-a-Service provider Mendix has raised $13 million in its first round of funding, with goals of widening the scope of its app development platform and expanding its international reach, the company announced today.
George Weiss is 84, and he just may be the eldest mobile application inventor in America. His app is called Dabble – The Fast Thinking Word Game, and it is now available for iPhone, iPod touch and iPad.
Cloud9, a cloud-based app-development startup, closed a $5.5 million first round of funding from Accel Partners and Atlassian Software, the company announced today.
It looks like Digg founder Kevin Rose has found his rebound start-up after breaking up with Digg just about two weeks ago — a web application development lab called Milk.
Cabana, an online service that lets developers quickly create a mobile application for the iPhone or other mobile devices, announced today that it is coming out of beta at the Launch conference in San Francisco.
Kony Solutions, the application tool for creating mobile apps that can run on any mobile system, today announced it secured a first round of funding for $19.1 million from Insight Venture Partners. An initial $13.4 million tranche of the funding will be used to expand research and development as well as global expansion of sales and marketing.
Motorola has acquired location-based service search developer and darling of MobileBeat 2009 Aloqa for an undisclosed chunk of change to enhance its factory-shipped MOTOBLUR phone user interface with location-based push content.
SachManya is one of 70 companies chosen by VentureBeat to launch at the DEMO Fall 2010 event taking place this week in Silicon Valley. After our selection, the companies pay a fee to present. Our coverage of them remains objective.
Particle Code is one of 70 companies chosen by VentureBeat to launch at the DEMO Fall 2010 event taking place this week in Silicon Valley. After our selection, the companies pay a fee to present. Our coverage of them remains objective.
MobiCart is one of 70 companies chosen by VentureBeat to launch at the DEMO Fall 2010 event taking place this week in Silicon Valley. After our selection, the companies pay a fee to present. Our coverage of them remains objective.
Telecommunications solutions provider Alcatel-Lucent picked up a mobile app development platform that allows programmers to write apps once and produce code that runs natively on iPhones and Android devices with its acquisition of OpenPlug on Wednesday. The details of the deal were not disclosed.