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  • Goodbye, FuelBand: Nike reportedly fired dozens of its wearables experts

    18 April 2014, 8:23 pm by: Harrison Weber

    How can big data and smart analytics tools ignite growth for your company? Find out at DataBeat, May 19-20 in San Francisco, from top data scientists, analysts, investors, and entrepreneurs. Register now and save $200! If reports are true, it …
  • Why brand advertising is a huge opportunity in mobile — and how to seize it

    18 April 2014, 1:30 pm by: Jason Baptiste/Onswipe

    Guest Post: There is a ton of opportunity in brand advertising in mobile as the market is wide open. The problem is, it’s a tough nut to crack.
  • Trials Frontier reaches 6 million downloads in first week on iOS

    18 April 2014, 11:30 am by: Jeffrey Grubb

    The motorcycle platforming app is one of the most-downloaded iOS releases in dozens of countries.
  • HTC taps Samsung’s former marketing head, who helped build the Galaxy brand

    18 April 2014, 10:34 am by: Devindra Hardawar

    What do you do when you’re being outmarketed by a giant rival? In HTC’s case, you hire the person who helped build your rival’s brand. HTC confirmed today that it has brought on former Samsung U.S. marketing head Paul Golden …
  • That’s no spaceship over Area 51. It’s a Google balloon

    18 April 2014, 2:00 am by: Dylan Tweney

    Google is quietly testing its “Project Loon” balloons in the skies over Nevada.…
  • Yahoo’s new Flickr app adds creepily accurate search tool

    18 April 2014, 12:00 am by: Dylan Tweney

    Continuing its efforts to remain relevant in the post-Instagram world, Yahoo has unveiled updates to its Flickr app for iOS and Android. “At the heart of our Flickr apps is a powerful mobile camera that makes it easy to take …
  • Google Glass is now ‘try before you buy’

    17 April 2014, 10:20 pm by: Kia Kokalitcheva

    Google Glass's price tag is steep, and since it now has multiple styles and colors, Google is launching a "try-on at home" kit to help you decide.
  • Apple has all the ingredients to cook up a massive mobile payment system, Morgan Stanley says

    17 April 2014, 6:26 pm by: Richard Byrne Reilly

    Apple may be gearing up to build its own proprietary mobile payment system. That’s according to a study titled “Mobile Payments — Blue Paper Revisit, EMV in Focus” from Morgan Stanley’s Research group in Europe. The study was obtained by …
  • Why Feedly has stuck around on Google’s public cloud

    17 April 2014, 6:00 pm by: Jordan Novet

    Google's cloud has become more compelling to RSS reader company Feedly since an outage happened last year. Now it's looking into even greater usage of Google's cloudy infrastructure.
  • Hearthstone is the most-downloaded iPad app in 16 regions — including the U.S.

    17 April 2014, 6:00 pm by: Jeffrey Grubb

    The card battler is also one of the top 100 highest-grossing apps in 38 countries.
  • Evernote updates Skitch for iOS with better sharing, annotating, & editing features

    17 April 2014, 4:53 pm by: Harrison Weber

    Evernote released an update today to its Skitch app for iPhones and iPads. The update, version 3.1.1, brings new sharing and editing features to the annotation service on iOS. Acquired by Evernote back in 2011, Skitch users have proved difficult …
  • Optimizely’s new developer tool takes the guesswork out of building iOS apps

    17 April 2014, 3:21 pm by: Kia Kokalitcheva

    Having conquered website testing, Optimizely now sets its sights on iOS app testing.
  • From backwater to blockbuster: The lessons that games can teach mobile companies (interview)

    17 April 2014, 3:00 pm by: Dean Takahashi

    Games engage users because of minute-to-minute action and emotional engagement.
  • Facebook is now tracking your friends in the real world — for your benefit, of course

    17 April 2014, 2:57 pm by: Richard Byrne Reilly

    Facebook’s new Nearby Friends feature helps you track … well, your friends. Activate it. Find out who’s nearby. Or let friends know you’re in the area. Meet for a drink. Take in a movie. Use Nearby Friends when traveling to …
  • Mobile takes a bigger share of social casino games in the first quarter

    17 April 2014, 1:33 pm by: Dean Takahashi

    Caesars Interactive continues to lead the sector with 17.8% market share in Q1.
  • RunKeeper steps into all-day health tracking with its new Breeze app

    17 April 2014, 1:30 pm by: Devindra Hardawar

    If you’re interested in dabbling in health tracking, but aren’t ready to commit to a dedicated fitness gadget, RunKeeper’s newest app could be just what you need. The free Breeze app, launching on the iPhone 5S today, tracks your steps …
  • Android device owners, now you can control your desktop from across the room — or the world

    17 April 2014, 11:17 am by: Eric Blattberg

    Google yesterday released its Chrome Remote Desktop app for Android, enabling the Android crowd to access their Mac or PC from afar.
  • Twitter follows Facebook in selling ads that push mobile app installs

    17 April 2014, 10:57 am by: Devindra Hardawar

    Soon you’ll be one tap away from downloading an app on Twitter. The company today announced a new mobile app promotion suite, which seems very similar to Facebook’s own app promotion offering. The new suite will allow advertisers to promote …
  • Nokia halts Lumia 2520 tablet sales in Europe due to shock risk

    17 April 2014, 9:47 am by: Devindra Hardawar

    European owners of Nokia’s Windows RT tablet are in for a shock. Nokia announced today that it’s suspending sales of the Nokia Lumia 2520 tablet in the U.K., Denmark, Germany, Finland, and other European countries after discovering an issue with …
  • Everything you need to know about MDM in 2014 (eBook)

    17 April 2014, 7:00 am by: -

    Sponsored Post: The MDM industry is quickly becoming the new standard for IT. Providers with holistic solutions--that fit not only into existing technology platforms, but into their end users’ lives--will thrive in 2014.
  • Eyefi launches cloud-based photo storage so you can instantly view pics on all your gadgets

    17 April 2014, 5:00 am by: Dean Takahashi

    Eyefi extends its photo-sharing service to the cloud so you can access great photos from any device.
  • Ampush chief Jesse Pujji on mobile: ‘Your client is your god’

    17 April 2014, 12:00 am by: Richard Byrne Reilly

    Editor's Pick: Jesse Pujji launched Ampush with his own cash and connected it to Facebook in 2010. Now Facebook accounts for nearly 90 percent of the company's revenue.
  • WeChat ramps up m-commerce offerings with a flight booking service

    16 April 2014, 10:56 pm by: Tracey Xiang, TechNode

    After purchasing a ticket, you’ll be able to receive flight status notifications or other information by subscribing to LV’s WeChat official account.
  • Biz Stone: Mega-wealth ‘amplifies who you are’

    16 April 2014, 8:00 pm by: Richard Byrne Reilly

    Editor's Pick: The Twitter founder talks about who he is now, after leaving Twitter, watching the rise of the smartphone, and dealing with massive amounts of money.
  • Yahoo may be scheming to take over search on your iPhone

    16 April 2014, 7:08 pm by: Harrison Weber

    Yahoo’s search engine market share continues to decline, but chief executive Marissa Mayer is on a mission to drastically boost its relevance. The CEO is reportedly trying to convince Apple to make Yahoo Search the default search engine on iOS …
  • Google: The Play market is helping developers around the world

    16 April 2014, 7:00 pm by: Jeffrey Grubb

    As consumers flood the app and digital-content market, developers around the world are seeing larger revenue-sharing payouts.
  • Brave new wearable world: Crowdsourcing health, and the coming battle of bio-signals

    16 April 2014, 5:41 pm by: Stéphane Marceau

    Guest Post: In the words of Aldous Huxley: “There is only one corner of the universe that you are certain of improving and that is your own self.” Wearables are THE tool for self-improvement, or as we like to call it, self-mastery.
  • Texting might make Apple’s wallet app Passbook worth a damn

    16 April 2014, 2:57 pm by: Harrison Weber

    Text messaging may be the secret to getting tech-shy brands and users interested in Passbook's potential.
  • Apple, Samsung, Google & others back universal anti-theft tools agreement

    16 April 2014, 10:30 am by: Tom Cheredar

    The world’s biggest smartphones makers all agree on at least one thing: it’s time to find a new way to protect the personal data on your device. Apple, Google, Microsoft, and several others have decided to build an anti-theft tool …
  • Samsung’s love/hate Android relationship continues: Plans Tizen phone, Android Wear watch for this…

    16 April 2014, 9:30 am by: Devindra Hardawar

    How can big data and smart analytics tools ignite growth for your company? Find out at DataBeat, May 19-20 in San Francisco, from top data scientists, analysts, investors, and entrepreneurs. Register now and save $200! Just as Samsung is planning …

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