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  • Munchery cooks up an $85M round at a $300M valuation (confirmed)

    22 May 2015, 7:53 pm by: Mark Sullivan

    Munchery joins Blue Apron and Sprig in a set of food delivery companies that have received large funding rounds in recent weeks.
  • Google’s buy button could give Amazon a run for its money

    22 May 2015, 7:00 pm by: Angelica Valentine, Wiser

    GUEST: Amazon is the undisputed leader in online retail, but Google’s introduction of its own buy button on mobile may give the eCommerce something to worry about.
  • Facebook Messenger games could goose its Payments business

    22 May 2015, 6:00 pm by: Heather Newman

    ANALYSIS: As people move off desktops, Facebook Payments revenue is stalling. Messenger-based games could be the answer.
  • Zynga Poker’s struggles hurt overall market as players flee to social casino games

    22 May 2015, 5:45 pm by: Heather Newman

    But overall social poker revenues will dip from $179 million this year to $156 million in 2017.
  • Here’s how Google’s Mobilegeddon is hitting SMBs

    22 May 2015, 5:00 pm by: Barry Levine

    EXCLUSIVE: The first data indicates that, while it's not quite the end of the world, this new mobile pecking order is hurting some businesses.
  • The ESPN moment: esports needs dedicated streaming platforms

    22 May 2015, 4:00 pm by: Ian Sharpe, Azubu CEO

    GUEST: We are entering a new era in regards to esports broadcasting and streaming.
  • PayPal’s vision for the future of digital payments

    22 May 2015, 3:17 pm by: Ruth Reader

    ANALYSIS: PayPal is plotting a future for its digital payment ecosystem ahead of its planned split from eBay. Yesterday at its Rewired event in San Francisco, the company announced a new feature that will allow users to pay with its single touch payment…
  • Fantasy sports firm FanDuel creates new department with Zynga’s laid-off employees

    22 May 2015, 1:30 pm by: Heather Newman

    Zynga Sports 365 is dead, but almost all its employees will be working on new projects at fantasy sports league company FanDuel.
  • Microsoft releases How Old face-recognition app for Windows Phone

    22 May 2015, 1:12 pm by: Jordan Novet

    One quick test suggests the underlying technology of the app has improved.
  • This guy put Windows XP on an Android smartwatch

    22 May 2015, 1:05 pm by: Emil Protalinski

  • 8 disruptive fintech startups debut at Yodlee’s Ynext Incubator Demo Day

    22 May 2015, 11:10 am by: Jeff Cain, Ynext Incubator

    SPONSORED: Ynext’s class of eight innovators will reveal their technology to the world at a Demo Day on May 27, 2015 in Palo Alto.
  • Microsoft’s cross-platform clipboard app OneClip leaks for Android, iOS, Windows, and Windows…

    22 May 2015, 11:03 am by: Emil Protalinski

    We tried it, and OneClip is awesome.
  • Chrome for Android is now ‘almost entirely open-source,’ letting anyone build a Chromium-based…

    22 May 2015, 12:30 am by: Emil Protalinski

    Until now, Chromium was largely a desktop-only affair.
  • Mobile valuations split as investments and exits diverge

    21 May 2015, 8:00 pm by: Tim Merel

    GUEST: A new analysis of mobile-related deals shows investments and exits trending in different directions, with mobile valuations splitting across sectors.
  • Google AI researcher: Creating a program than can flirt would ‘probably be quite simple’

    21 May 2015, 5:06 pm by: Jordan Novet

    The flirty mobile OS from the 2014 movie "Her" might not be all that far away.
  • New Blood Brothers 2 update adds guilds and team-based benefits

    21 May 2015, 2:30 pm by: Giancarlo Valdes

    It's better to play with others.
  • Mobile Marketing Automation: How enterprise companies are dominating (webinar)

    21 May 2015, 12:30 pm by: VB Staff

    VB WEBINAR: Learn how companies like Starbucks, Walgreens, Macy’s, and AccuWeather are dominating the mobile space with mobile marketing automation -- and the tools they're using to do so.
  • Microsoft starts rolling out massive update: New Inbox, collaboration, and calendar…

    21 May 2015, 11:16 am by: Emil Protalinski

    The new update is part of Microsoft's upgrade of to a new Office 365-based infrastructure.
  • Did Apple just accidentally unveil the iPhone 6C? Here’s the latest rumor

    21 May 2015, 10:14 am by: Harrison Weber

    This photo, according to speculative Apple fans, reveals the next iteration of Apple's iPhone 5C with Touch ID.
  • Watch the best of the 19th Annual Webby Awards

    21 May 2015, 9:30 am by: VB Staff

    SPONSORED: See the opening monologue from host Hannibal Buress, the now-famous 5-word acceptance speeches, and special achievement to ALS Ice Bucket founder Pat Quinn.
  • Video ads keep mobile gamers playing longer, AppsFlyer finds

    21 May 2015, 9:00 am by: Heather Newman

    The research firm says that video ads for games recruit more gamers that are still playing a month later.
  • Mobile trivia game QuizUp relaunches as a social media network

    21 May 2015, 8:00 am by: Dale North

    A desktop app features cross-functionality with mobile versions.
  • Disruptive digital health breaks through at GrowthBeat Summit

    21 May 2015, 7:00 am by: VB Staff

    VB EVENT: Rob Cosinuke, CMO at Athenahealth, will be speaking at GrowthBeat Summit coming up in Boston on June 1 and 2. As the marketing lead in a B2B field with a highly specialized target audience, he brings a unique perspective to the invitation-only summit…
  • Trouble for Fitbit IPO? Fitness bands losing ground to smartwatches

    21 May 2015, 7:00 am by: Chris O'Brien

    Fitbit still dominates the market for fitness bands, but that market is shrinking as consumers start to prefer smartwatches.
  • Yelp scores integration deal to appear on HTC One M9 lock screen

    21 May 2015, 4:54 am by: Chris O'Brien

    The move is part of a trend to leverage data, location, and mobile devices to create predictive services that tell people what they want before they know themselves.
  • Mobile marketer Kahuna launches app-driven retargeting on Facebook — without driving users crazy

    21 May 2015, 1:00 am by: Barry Levine

    EXCLUSIVE: Kahuna is today moving beyond mobile, by announcing a marketing tool that goes beyond Facebook’s.
  • Nobody wants your wearable

    20 May 2015, 8:02 pm by: Dylan Tweney

    ANALYSIS: The problem with wearable technology might just be that nobody particularly wants it. Not if you call it "wearable technology," that is.
  • Apple Stores will reportedly start selling Watch bands this week

    20 May 2015, 5:52 pm by: Mark Sullivan

    The bands will be in limited quantities to start out with, and most of them will be fluoroelastomer Sport Bands.
  • Screenshots of Microsoft’s Flow leak, showing off the lightweight email app for real-time…

    20 May 2015, 5:45 pm by: Emil Protalinski

    Flow is a chat app, based on email.
  • Mobile ad verification & viewability starting to be a very hot, busy space

    20 May 2015, 5:19 pm by: John Koetsier

    Ad viewability, fraud protection, and the right audience are vital to advertisers. GeoEdge is tackling that set of advertising challenges -- from the publisher side.

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