The goal is to put physical shops on a similar playing field as e-commerce stores, which already have a wealth of data about customer buying habits.
92 of the world’s top 100 brands have at least one app on Apple’s app store. 75 have at least one app on Google Play. But only 26 have an app in Amazon’s upstart app store.
Welcome to Instagram, Windows Phone owners. We can’t wait to see what your dessert looks like today.
Guest Post Here are my six tips on keeping your cool and maybe hitting it big with an app.
This morning, Distimo launched the first free and open API for app store data from almost every single app store that matters on the planet.
Guest Post Masanari Arai is founder and CEO of Kii.
Hot on the heels of an iOS launch, JumpCam has released its collaborative video application in Google Play.
We want same-day delivery. Restaurant ingredient checkers. Virtual play connectors that join us with far-away friends in real-time games. Digital assistants who analyze our performance and give advice. And in-stock detectors that will tell us if the product we want is in the store.
Guest Post Eric Bovim is Managing Director at McBee Strategic
Fresh off of a new $50 million round of funding, the mobile app search engine Quixey is releasing its first app for consumers.
Here’s one way Facebook and its Internet.org partners will help to connect the next 5 billion people.
It’s easy to say “I could have done that” when you see the success of an app like Instagram or Twitter. But most of us don’t act on our “ingenious” business ideas simply because it’s freaking hard.
New golf app aims to turn every round you play into a tournament with friends.
Google launched new cloud-based development tools for iOS developers today, enabling them to connect to cloud services simply, easily, and cheaply. So cheaply, in fact, it’s free.
What started out as an intriguing startup notion a few years ago — a mobile search engine that can find apps using natural language — has now raised a total of more than $74 million.
Now that companies are realizing mobile apps are more than just a fad, they’re keen on making sure their apps actually function well.
We scoured SEC filings and press releases for our full list of startups that gained funding today. It’s an eclectic bunch!
iOS 7 is probably the biggest change to Apple’s mobile operating system since the move from the first iPhone to the iPhone 3G with its newfangled app store. As such, developers are wondering how to update their apps, how to use it to the fullest, and how to ensure their existing apps don’t crash on iPhone owners’ fancy new iPhone 5S and 5C’s.
Apple’s iOS 7 came out Wednesday, and with it a bunch of app updates to take advantage of the flat, new interface.
After carving out a solid niche in the mobile economy with in-depth app analytics, App Annie announced today that it has scored $15 million in a third round of funding led by Sequoia Capital.
If you’ve got an older iPhone or iPod Touch, Apple hasn’t forgotten about you.
After discussing its vision of a digital payments future over the past few years, PayPal is finally making it a reality today with the launch of its new iPhone and Android apps.
Facebook edged one step closer to providing music with a neat little update to its app on Android, which offers the ability to control your music right within your app.
Android app revenues will hit $6.8 billion this year for smartphones alone, ABI Research said today. That’s almost double the total from last year.
It’s still only about 60 percent of Android rival iOS.
Google continues to hold the top spots on the iOS app store, with Google Maps and YouTube taking the first and second most-downloaded spots. And Google Earth jumped from being the 31st to the 9th most downloaded app on iOS in July.
The goal for Uversity is to help high school students make more informed decisions about colleges they apply to, and ultimately attend.
Mobile testing service StarDust released a new study today which compares total apps, publishers, rate of new apps being added, monetization details, and more about the three main global app stores: iOS, Windows Phone, and Google Play.
Occasionally, when people shout “brains!” they’re not zombies looking for a fresh meal. Sometimes they just want to help you grow and learn, and be the best you can be.
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.
BlackBerry developer “S4BB” is either an app genius or a sultan of spam.
Sponsored Post We’re about to enter an age when mobile apps and services adapt themselves to you, morphing themselves to present exactly what you need at any particular moment.
Our round-up of the startups that received funding today (and can help you get pregnant).
Sponsored Post Only about 40 percent of the apps listed in various app stores actually get used. And of those that are used, many are plagued by problems, slowdowns, or inconsistent performance. What’s a developer to do?
Sponsored Post V-Key focuses on securing native applications and mobile websites by providing security layers, rather than the device itself, providing security without annoying the end customers.
Twitter hacking may be the new phone phreaking, but with a parcel of new updates, Twitter’s making it easier to keep control of your account — and ensure no unauthorized people tweet in your name.
Pearson made the strategic investment in Voxy and intends to incorporate the language-learning technology into its existing suite of tools.
In 2011, 80 percent of apps were free. Today, 90 percent of apps are free, with monetization provided via good old we-gather-an-audience-and-sell-its-attention strategy that has worked since the dawn of modern media.
Kinvey releases a new “unconventional comparison” between the two largest software distribution outlets on the planet today: Apple’s App Store and Google Play.
If IFTTT rolls out an iPhone app, then expect much rejoicing from web addicts.
Editor’s Pick Data collected by Flurry from over a billion mobile devices shows that app usage is growing explosively, and there’s plenty more room to grow even further.