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  • Mixpanel’s latest move to ‘own the enterprise on mobile': A/B testing for apps

    27 August 2014, 11:00 pm by: Kia Kokalitcheva

    Mixpanel started on desktop, but now it's all about mobile.
  • Samsung announces the Gear S, with curved glass and 3G connectivity

    27 August 2014, 10:40 pm by: Kia Kokalitcheva

    Samsung, the world’s most productive company when it comes to making smartwatches, has just announced a new model: The Gear S, its sixth smartwatch. The Gear S is quite special. It will sport a 2-inch AMOLED curved glass display, 3G connectivity (independent…
  • Poor performance means ‘game over’ for mobile gaming apps

    27 August 2014, 4:00 pm by: Sean Bowen, Push Technology CEO

    Guest Post: Gaming has gone mainstream thanks in large part to mobile devices.
  • Cotap plugs into Box to make enterprise file-sharing as easy as sending a text

    27 August 2014, 3:21 pm by: Kia Kokalitcheva

    Normally, I can’t stand to hear about yet another messaging app — how many times are we going to reinvent the wheel? — but Cotap is a little different, and it added a cool new feature today. Unlike most other messaging services, Cotap is for employees,…
  • Electronic Arts CEO Andrew Wilson to talk about game industry change at GamesBeat 2014

    27 August 2014, 2:29 pm by: Dean Takahashi

    After a year on the job, Andrew Wilson will show us the way forward.
  • Apple’s iWatch will reportedly debut alongside new iPhones in September

    27 August 2014, 2:21 pm by: Ruth Reader

    Apple fans, get excited. You might be getting an iWatch (or whatever it’s called) a month sooner than you expected. Apple may unveil its much anticipated wearable tech alongside its two new iPhone 6 models at a September 9th event, rather than a month…
  • Mobile Dota 2-like Heroes of Order & Chaos gets built-in Twitch broadcasting

    27 August 2014, 1:45 pm by: Jeffrey Grubb

    After Amazon spent $970 million on Twitch, the broadcasting platform is expanding its presence on mobile.
  • The 5 key drivers of $700 billion in mobile internet revenue

    27 August 2014, 12:33 pm by: John Koetsier, VB Insight

    Mobile internet revenue will hit $700 billion annually in less than three years, according to a new report by research firm Digi-Capital. The key drivers? Mobile commerce, mobile advertising, in-app purchases, an emerging app-as-a-service model with mainly…
  • T-Mobile ‘Music Freedom’ adds limitless data for Songza, Rdio, Grooveshark, & others

    27 August 2014, 11:48 am by: Tom Cheredar

    Hoping to keep itself more competitive than rival carriers, T-Mobile today added a handful of new services to its "Music Freedom" program.
  • Facebook now targets ads based on network speed

    27 August 2014, 10:10 am by: Ruth Reader

    Facebook is expanding globally and fast. Now its advertisers will be able to create ads that run smoothly on a feature phone with a 2G connection as well as on a smartphone on 4G.
  • Expect Labs’ voice-powered smarts heads to online shopping

    27 August 2014, 9:03 am by: Devindra Hardawar

    If you've ever wanted to search a shopping site or app with your voice, Expect Labs may have just the thing for you.
  • Kim Kardashian crushes the competition for mobile games in July

    27 August 2014, 9:00 am by: Dean Takahashi

    Disney Tsum Tsum zooms up the charts and Transformers makes a splash too.
  • The cost of acquiring mobile app users ebbs in July, but it’s still outrageously high

    27 August 2014, 8:00 am by: Dean Takahashi

    July's costs of getting mobile users fell slightly from June, but it's still up 9% from a year ago.
  • Broadcom’s WICED dev kit makes it easy to prototype new Internet of things applications

    27 August 2014, 8:00 am by: Dean Takahashi

    Broadcom wants a coalition of companies to make seamless internet of things applications.
  • BYOA: a new generation of tools

    27 August 2014, 7:00 am by: Adriaan van Wyk, CEO

    Sponsored Post: Responding to a new generation of workers who see a problem, want to fix it, and will go build or create the necessary tool themselves instead of waiting for an IT supported and “approved” application to be built for them.
  • Where are my friends going? That’s the question on WiGo’s mind

    26 August 2014, 9:30 pm by: Barry Levine

    Users name where they are going, but the app doesn't list addresses or detect coordinates. If you don't know where "Tailgate Party" is, you must use WiGo's built-in chat function to find out.
  • Snapchat hits a huge $10B valuation with Kleiner Perkins’ investment (report)

    26 August 2014, 7:54 pm by: Mark Sullivan

    Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers will invest up to $20 million in the (temporary) messaging service Snapchat, reports today say, giving the startup — which has virtually no revenue — a valuation of $10 billion. Snapchat has been making the rounds, looking…
  • Navigating the Shift to Digital and Mobile Video

    26 August 2014, 4:00 pm by: -

    Sponsored Post: Why are so many brand marketers still struggling to shift budget away from traditional TV into digital and mobile –especially when consumers are spending 33 minutes per day consuming mobile video and that number is set to grow by 50%?
  • Return of the ‘iPad Maxi’ rumor: Apple reportedly readying 12.9″ tablet for 2015

    26 August 2014, 3:33 pm by: Devindra Hardawar

    Remember those big iPad rumors from last year? Well, they’re back. Apple is reportedly gearing up to release a 12.9 inch iPad early next year, according to Bloomberg. That’s a big step up from the iPad’s 9.7 inch screen, and it could be a way for Apple…
  • The Mobile Silo: Why your mobile marketing dollars rarely take off

    26 August 2014, 11:00 am by: -

    Sponsored Post: A lot of marketers incorrectly look at mobile as a silo rather than in relation to other marketing channels. A cross-channel approach will help you better understand consumer behavior on and off mobile to ultimately lead to purchase.
  • GamesBeat 2014 Innovation Showdown deadline extended until Sept. 1

    26 August 2014, 11:00 am by: Dean Takahashi

    We're extending the deadline so we can get the highest-quality candidates for our best game-startup contest.
  • Big-spending players stage boycott in Kabam’s Dragons of Atlantis: Heirs of the Dragon mobile game

    26 August 2014, 10:00 am by: Dean Takahashi

    Longtime players who have spent a lot of money are voicing their complaints to Kabam.
  • There’s no hope for Amazon’s Fire Phone

    26 August 2014, 9:41 am by: Devindra Hardawar

    Two months after it launched, it's clear that Amazon's first smartphone foray is a failure.
  • Livescribe meets Moleskine. Techie hipsters rejoice

    26 August 2014, 9:00 am by: Dean Takahashi

    Smartpen meets geek notebook.
  • Spotify launches free, ad-supported music streaming on Windows Phone

    26 August 2014, 8:27 am by: Harrison Weber

    Spotify today announced a major update to its Windows Phone app, finally introducing a free music streaming option to the platform more than eight months after doing so on iOS and Android. Previously, only premium Spotify subscribers could use the…
  • Do you really know who’s using your app? You should!

    26 August 2014, 7:00 am by: Irfan Mohammed, Personagraph

    Sponsored Post: If you're an app developer with few users, or conversely, have plenty of users but not enough revenue, or your users go dormant, you might be missing the right kind of data.
  • California smartphone ‘kill switch’ bill signed into law

    26 August 2014, 12:14 am by: Gregory Ferenstein

    California will require any smartphone sold in the state to include a "kill switch" that would render the phone useless to thieves.
  • Mozilla’s first low-cost Firefox OS phone for India hits the market

    25 August 2014, 10:10 pm by: Kia Kokalitcheva

    In June, Google declared India as the new smartphone battlefield as it announced Android One, a set of Android-based platforms for low-cost phones that will head first to India. Today, Firefox, another smartphone operating-system player, announced in a blog…
  • Microsoft unveils Age of Empires: Castle Siege for Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8

    25 August 2014, 8:53 pm by: Dean Takahashi

    Age of Empires comes back via the PC and mobile devices.
  • France’s Asmodee Group acquires ‘Ticket to Ride’ board-game maker Days of Wonder

    25 August 2014, 3:00 pm by: Dean Takahashi

    Asmodee will move into global markets and exploit Days of Wonder's digital and board-game design team.

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