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  • Why businesses can’t ignore SMS (Hint: 90% of people read a text message within the first 3…

    27 March 2015, 7:10 am by: VB Staff

    Sponsored:SMS has a vast global reach, people carry their phones with them everywhere, and people actually read text messages. No wonder SMS is now an essential communication platform for business.
  • MomentCam, with 200M downloads, wins Facebook’s first Fb Start mobile app contest

    26 March 2015, 4:40 pm by: Daniel Terdiman

    It will get $50,000 in cash and $25,000 in Facebook Ad Credit. Regional winners get $5,000 in cash and $5,000 in ad credits.
  • Net-Results’ new email builder puts responsive design first

    26 March 2015, 4:29 pm by: Stewart Rogers - VB Insight

    It isn't just the sheer number of people using mobile that drives vendors toward fully responsive emails -- responsive design leads to higher revenues and conversions.
  • Celebrity app deathmatch: Meerkat vs. Periscope

    26 March 2015, 3:53 pm by: Ruth Reader

    Whether Periscope will kill Meerkat is up for debate. Here's a breakdown of the two products -- we'll let you decide.
  • Like Vine, Twitter will make you find new followers from scratch on Periscope

    26 March 2015, 2:34 pm by: Daniel Terdiman

    Many people had assumed Periscope would have the advantage of letting users automatically stream to all their Twitter followers.
  • Oculus chief scientist says we’re all going to care about virtual reality

    26 March 2015, 1:52 pm by: Dean Takahashi

    Mike Abrash made his comments about what is real in a keynote at the Facebook F8 conference.
  • This iPad racing gadget is crazier than the Mario Kart Wii Wheel

    26 March 2015, 1:00 pm by: Dale North

    Avoid unregistered tilt with this new wheel.
  • App Marketing: the crucial line item too many app developers miss

    26 March 2015, 12:20 pm by: Debra Sharp

    VB Event:More often than not, developers are rushing to launch without a marketing plan in place and the budget to fund it.
  • Meerkat confirms $14M raise as Twitter launches competitor Periscope

    26 March 2015, 12:12 pm by: Harrison Weber

    Gaming execs: Join 180 select leaders from King, Glu, Rovio, Unity, Facebook, and more to plan your path to global domination in 2015. GamesBeat Summit is invite-only -- apply here. Ticket prices increase on April 3rd! Today fledging livestreaming…
  • Memorado raises $3.3M to become a brain-training game leader

    26 March 2015, 12:00 pm by: Dale North

    Brain-training outfit makes casual games with a serious purpose.
  • GamesBeat Summit explores the bold ideas of gaming (May 5-May 6)

    26 March 2015, 11:01 am by: Dean Takahashi

    Our small group boardroom sessions will address the decisions that gaming executives have to make today.
  • Samsung’s Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge bring better design, more power, and less clutter than…

    26 March 2015, 9:01 am by: Mark Sullivan

    We go hands-on with the Galaxy S6 and curved-screen Galaxy S6 Edge, available in the U.S. on April 10.
  • In Tree Story mobile game, you nurture virtual seedlings and plant trees in the real world

    26 March 2015, 9:01 am by: Dean Takahashi

    Zig Zag Zoom's goal is to get gamers to do good.
  • Compass Point: West is Next Games’s debut, mixes strategy, card-collecting, and cowboys

    26 March 2015, 9:00 am by: Dale North

    Next Games takes to the Wild West, cards in hand, for its first game.
  • Twitter launches its live video-streaming app Periscope for iPhone, here’s how it works

    26 March 2015, 6:26 am by: Paul Sawers

    Less than two weeks after Twitter confirmed its acquisition of live video-streaming company Periscope, the social network has introduced the first fruits of this deal, kicking off with an iOS app.
  • Google quietly launches Data Saver extension for Chrome

    26 March 2015, 1:08 am by: Emil Protalinski

    It took a few years, but the feature finally showed up on the desktop.
  • Study: Half of app makers spend $0 on security

    25 March 2015, 9:00 pm by: Subbu Sthanu, IBM

    Guest:Last week, a new study disclosed that half of large organizations, including Fortune 500 companies in the banking, retail, health and public sectors, dedicate zero budget towards securing the mobile apps they build for customers.
  • WhatsApp cofounder: Voice calling coming to iOS in a ‘couple weeks’

    25 March 2015, 8:10 pm by: Daniel Terdiman

    Although screenshots of the iOS implementation have circulated, WhatsApp has not officially said when it would be available. Until now.
  • Virtual reality without the geeky headsets: Lightweight VR for smartphones

    25 March 2015, 7:44 pm by: VB Staff

    Sponsored:When most people hear the words "virtual reality," they think of a headset like Oculus VR or Samsung Gear VR. But virtual reality can actually exist on smartphones without the headset.
  • At Facebook’s F8, Messenger Platform excites developers who see the boost it may give their apps

    25 March 2015, 6:30 pm by: Daniel Terdiman

    Developers who integrate their apps through the platform will get exposure to the 600 million users of Messenger.
  • Google Keep now lets you add labels, set up recurring reminders, and export notes to Google Docs

    25 March 2015, 5:08 pm by: Emil Protalinski

    Google Keep, meet Google Docs.
  • Facebook Messenger passes 600M monthly active users as growth keeps up with messaging leader…

    25 March 2015, 4:17 pm by: Emil Protalinski

    Facebook Messenger and WhatsApp both added 100 million users in just over four months.
  • A face-to-face demo of Facebook’s Teleportation virtual reality app

    25 March 2015, 4:00 pm by: Dean Takahashi

    It's a glimpse of where virtual reality can take livestreaming in the future.
  • UCool’s Super Bowl ad game Heroes Charge is ‘cut-and-dried’ case of copyright infringement

    25 March 2015, 3:00 pm by: Jeff Grubb

    One of a handful of games that advertised during the biggest sports event of the year caught the attention of a rival company's lawyers.
  • Everything Facebook announced during its F8 developer conference

    25 March 2015, 2:45 pm by: Harrison Weber

    In case you missed the livestream, here's a list of everything Facebook announced.
  • Facebook announces new mobile app analytics tool

    25 March 2015, 1:55 pm by: Mark Sullivan

    The free tool, expected to launch this summer, lets Facebook compete directly with Google's DoubleClick.
  • Facebook officially unveils its Messenger Platform

    25 March 2015, 1:24 pm by: Daniel Terdiman

    During its F8 developers conference keynote, Facebook unveiled its plans to make Messenger a sophisticated app platform.
  • Appboy becomes a grown-up competitor in the marketing world

    25 March 2015, 11:00 am by: Barry Levine

    The mobile marketing platform is today launching its Open Access data exchange and unveiling mobile personalization.
  • Sweden’s Stugan game accelerator takes shape

    25 March 2015, 9:00 am by: Dean Takahashi

    Stugan's mentors include developers of titles such as Candy Crush Saga and Minecraft.
  • Akamai: Global average Internet speed grew 20% year over year to 4.5 Mbps, mobile traffic jumped by…

    25 March 2015, 12:00 am by: Emil Protalinski

    The need for speed.

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