Guest Post Now that the dust has settled and another MobileBeat has come and gone, we’re left wondering what the big lessons from the show were.
Ford’s director of technology Vijay Sankaran spends a lot of time thinking about what the “Internet of things” means — and where cars fit into that vision.
Ford’s chief technology director gave a peek at the always-connected cars of the future this week at VentureBeat’s MobileBeat conference in San Francisco.
Over 200 mobile startups applied to participate in the MobileBeat 2013 innovation showdown and just two emerged as winners.
CloudOn CEO Milind Gadekar noticed that it’s both “interesting and nonintuitive” that people regularly create full documents on their smartphone.
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.
When you use LinkedIn’s mobile apps, you might not notice the series of bounces, slides, and pops under your fingers. But you’ll definitely feel their effect, a deliberate manipulation to make the app feel delightful in your hand.
Executives from PayPal, Stripe, Braintree, and PocketChange shared what obstacles are standing between us a world where all you need to buy a beer, a diamond bracelet, or new house is your phone.
Braintree is making another move in the battle to create a digital wallet people actually use. The partnership with online bank Simple is its first direct bank integration for Venmo Touch.
The ubiquitous sensors on our mobile gadgets are both a blessing and a curse.
“The agency model is broken. Agencies don’t get mobile; clients don’t get mobile; most mobile app makers don’t even get mobile,” said Jeff Berstein, vice president at ad agency UMSF, on stage at MobileBeat.
User acquisition one of the most complicated and frustrating performance indicators (KPIs). At MobileBeat today, successful mobile startups revealed how they capture and engage their users.
The experts offer their opinions on who is getting it right when it comes to a mobile experience.
With mobile ad revenue almost reaching $9 billion in 2012, mobile is a cornerstone of any brand marketing campaign. Execs from major brands and ad agencies discuss how mobile devices have transformed how they think about reaching consumers.
Not too many years ago, Pandora and Evernote were tiny startups with uncertain futures. But these companies anticipated growth and made steps to prepare their infrastructure for rapid adoption.
VentureBeat announced its Mobile Advertising Index today, a listing of the top 10 companies helping marketers trying to reach mobile users. Here they are:
Trulia had to focus on getting its mobile experience right for both consumers and real estate agents.
It’s more than just bandwidth holding back the mobile industry.
Most of us will not consider our bank to be a hotbed of innovation. But banks are toying with various open source projects, and are rapidly developing ways to help you manage and share money from a smartphone.
Wearable computing like Google Glass is just beginning to invade our lives. Soon, it will be inside our bodies.
Yelp is rolling out a new delivery feature so consumers can not only browse for food, but order it as well.
Guest Post The smartphone arms race favors huge companies. Now just four U.S. carriers control 93 percent of the market — and consolidation is even going international.
Our sixth annual event on the future of mobile is coming up next Tuesday and Wednesday, and we’ve got over 100 big-name speakers lined up. See the full list here.
What’s a GPS-maker to do when we’re all relying on our smartphones for directions?
Guest Post Consumers have spoken and it’s clear that they expect to be able to do anything and everything on a mobile device.
We’ve got 12 deep-dive breakout sessions lined up throughout both days of MobileBeat 2013.
We’ve narrowed down the pool of 200 applicants to ten mobile startups, who will present their innovative apps/products live at MobileBeat 2013. Here they are.
Sponsored Post In this video, chief executive Milind Gadekar talks about CloudOn’s technology and mission, and hints at the collaboration features coming to the platform this summer.
Join us on July 9-10 for two days packed with high-level discussions, breakouts, exclusive announcements, and networking sessions.
Guest Post Hybrid apps, which use an HTML5 core inside a native app “wrapper,” are an increasingly attractive option — but there are still some downsides to this approach.
We’re excited to announce the following speakers at MobileBeat 2013.
Microsoft and Oracle, two enterprise titans, announced a major deal today to be more friendly when it comes to enterprise cloud services. The move could make Microsoft Azure a much stronger rival to Amazon Web Services.
New leaked pics of Apple’s new iPhone 5S show the device will likely have longer battery life, a faster A7 Apple-made processor, and a two-LED flash that should improve low-light camera performance.
Join us in July and hear from these guys on how they’re building and maintaining a fully integrated Mobile Experience.
With apps on just about every platform, Evernote knows a thing or two about app development. Here’s some wisdom from the company’s CTO.
Editor’s Pick Mobile design has never been more important than it is now, and the top enterprise app makers have taken notice.
Guest Post With the limited screen sizes and the sometimes flaky connections of smartphones, designing for mobile requires extra attention to detail. And HotelTonight is a great example of how to do one detail — error messaging – right.
MobileBeat 2013 will be the occasion for Sohn to share some of the Korean giant’s visions on the role of smartphones over the next five and 10 years.
VentureBeat has asked around to find out which ad companies offer the most compelling mobile products today and beyond.
Guest Post IDFA does away with privacy concerns. App publishers can now directly attribute advertising to ROI without running afoul of privacy regulations or user preferences.