Guest Post You’ve already beaten the odds — your app is successfully gaining adoption. But now a more difficult challenge looms: You need to parlay that app success into a viable business.
Set on making video and mobile best friends, Vantrix took on a $4.5 million loan today to help your carriers and Internet service providers deal with the traffic.
Guest Post While mobile applications are one of today’s fastest growing digital sectors, many developers are continuing to struggle with finding monetary successes for their work. Here’s a few secrets on how to fix that.
But as one panelist said, “Problems with graphics tend to be solved by Moore’s Law, but problems with business models do not.”
Y Combinator startups Stripe and Parse form a partnership to make it easy for developers to integrate payments into their mobile apps.
That new Android-based smartphone from the biggest phone manufacturer in the world and the big New York launch, the massive screen, and the 13-megapixel camera? Looks like it’s pre-selling like the prototypical mobile hotcakes.
Congress is conducting a three-day series of hearings to decide how to regulate the explosion of health apps on smartphone and tablet devices.
Like New Relic? Running an iOS or Android app? Read on for the deets on how the company is taking its product mobile.
Google’s ramping up mobile monetization today with a new sponsored search result ad type, a product listing ad. It also reduces the mobile search presence of the showroomer’s biggest ally: Amazon.com.
China is a top strategic market for Apple. But Samsung claimed the country’s smartphone title in 2012 for the first time, according to new data released over the weekend.
Facebook has changed up its News Feed, and we’ve got images of the redesign you can expect to see soon.
Path has always taken a different … trail. So it’s no surprise that the private social network is laying down new tracks in an attempt to make digital communication more human.
The “world’s first internet-enabled sex toy” is shipping at the end of the month. Soon, Zeus and Hera will be able to satisfy and be satisfied, even when continents apart.
Google had its first $50 billion year in 2012. With its massive investments in mobile, someday it might make that much just on the little plastic and metal devices we carry in our pockets. Here’s how.
With 74 million daily posts, Tumblr is a big haystack to get lost in. Which is why the company is planning to monetize its mobile product the new old-fashioned way: pay-per-view. You pay, that is, and others view.
Snoop Dogg talks about the “gamification” of his music … for real.
In fact, full-size iPad display shipments seem to have disappeared, dropping by an astounding 80 percent from December to January, even as Android tablet sales have grown.
In a critical moment, Facebook fixed a huge Android flaw. Here’s why Google needs the social network to make Android the worldwide dominant platform.
Guest Post Let’s take a step back and understand the technology tools that can benefit the largest group of people who have been hardest hit by large enterprises and new technologies: the tens of millions of local merchants all over the world.
Getaround, the car sharing service backed by investors like Marissa Mayer and Google’s Eric Schmidt, hopes its new iPhone app will prompt you to consider an alternative to car ownership.
Guest Post The mobile industry has clearly shifted to the U.S., but it has also led to a rise in European mobile app development.
If you’re like me, your smartphone movies look like crap.
70 percent of North American developers are already using HTML5, as are roughly 60 percent of South American, European, and Chinese developers.
After three months of iPhone supremacy, Android is back as the top-selling mobile operating system in the U.S. And those who want Apple to produce a cheaper iPhone will know exactly why.
With this settlement, HTC must immediately stop making false promises about how it respects its customers’ privacy. It must also fire up new security measures.
Guest Post The Fishing Joy franchise, CocoaChina’s most successful title, is currently generating $4,000,000 USD of gross revenue per month, driven mostly by in-app purchases on Android devices.
That’s bad news for traditional PC vendors.
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You can sum up Forrester’s prognostications on 2013 trends for mobile in three little words.
According to the rumor, Apple’s new iPhone 5S is already in production.
Everyone knows that mobile, social, cloud, and data are big freight trains of change that are blowing up old business models and old business practices. But let’s face it: that train is in the station. What’s next?
It’s tough to be in IT these days. Everyone wants to Bring Their Own Device (or two), get the company to pay for it, and beg the front-line geeks for help when it goes on the fritz.
“This is a huge simplification to how advertisers manage and track mobile advertising campaigns,” Larry Kim, CEO of search marketing firm WordStream, told me today.
The update also includes overall bug fixes and a new way to view links from within the service.
The good news, if you’re PayPal, is that almost three quarters of Americans know about you and your digital wallet solution. The bad news is that under half of them really understand what a digital wallet is.
Almost all smartphone users are happy with their phones, according to a new survey by Skype competitor Rebtel. But, sort of like the pigs in George Orwell’s Animal Farm, some users are more happy than others.
Fab is loving mobile. The company released updates to its app today, saying it’s releasing updates every few weeks.
Apple’s app store is still bigger than Google Play and still earns much more revenue. But while Google’s app store grew revenue 200 percent in the fourth quarter of 2012, Apple’s iOS app store grew only 20 percent.