App Users

Getting mobile app users to stick

Most downloaded apps sit unused and are not nearly living up to their promised potential. Instead of paying dollars per download for casual users who are likely to lapse, a pennies-per-user strategy will help ensure a long-term, invested audience.

MobileBeat

Announcing the MobileBeat Innovation Showdown finalists

We received over 100 quality startup applicants to the MobileBeat Innovation Showdown, one of the highlights of VentureBeat’s seventh annual event on the future of mobile (next Tuesday and Wednesday, July 8 and July 9, in San Francisco).

bookshelf

Funding Daily: Booksnark

We get many books sent to VentureBeat, but today was the first time we had both a hardback and a paperback of the same book sent to one reporter.