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  • At $25M a month, DeNA ‘lowballing’ its expectations with Nintendo partnership

    1 April 2015, 4:48 pm by: Dale North

    Analysis:DeNA could be aiming higher, analysts say.
  • Otoy aims to enable developers to create cool VR imagery

    1 April 2015, 12:01 pm by: Dean Takahashi

    Light field tech lets you view 18K VR images.
  • Facebook and Google will speak on global game partnerships at GamesBeat Summit

    1 April 2015, 10:00 am by: VB Staff

    VB Event:Dan Morris, head of strategic partnerships for games at Facebook, and Jamil Moledina, games strategic partnerships lead for Google Play, will both be heading to GamesBeat Summit May 5 and 6.
  • OMsignal talks about course corrections at VB’s Montreal Roadshow tomorrow

    1 April 2015, 9:45 am by: Debra Sharp

    VB Event:Montreal’s OMsIgnal is part of the “Cambrian” startup explosion happening in the city. Early data since the company began shipping their biometric wear in January shows how easy it is to have early assumptions proven wrong.
  • Debut of Laura Saggers’ new single and video on Snapchat hints at app’s grander media ambitions

    1 April 2015, 9:42 am by: Chris O'Brien

    Snapchat is taking another step forward in demonstrating the power of Snapchat Discover, the remarkable media platform it launched earlier this year.
  • DroneDeploy tech creates aerial maps in real time, often before a drone even lands

    31 March 2015, 11:01 pm by: Daniel Terdiman

    The technology makes possible in just minutes what previously took hours.
  • Toronto and Montreal: the VB Mobile Roadshow is coming

    31 March 2015, 6:11 pm by: John Koetsier

    VB Event:A few spots are still available. Now would be a really good time to grab one of them.
  • Firefox 37 arrives with improved YouTube HTML5 playback on Windows, faster downloads on Android

    31 March 2015, 6:06 pm by: Emil Protalinski

    Firefox 37 is out.
  • GSN’s acquisition of Idle Gaming shows the state of social casino games

    31 March 2015, 6:00 pm by: Dean Takahashi

    Social casino games are in a mature stage, and the smaller companies are having a tough time.
  • Apple may let you unlock your iPhone by taking a selfie

    31 March 2015, 5:31 pm by: Mark Sullivan

    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! There’s probably no more…
  • Tapstream unifies deep links and deferred deep links, connecting mobile web and mobile apps

    31 March 2015, 4:53 pm by: John Koetsier

    VB Insight: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! Mobile user…
  • Mobile marketing: winning at ‘brandvertising’

    31 March 2015, 4:45 pm by: John Koetsier

    Can traditional brand advertising work on mobile? The answer is a definitive yes.
  • Google and Asus unveil new Chrome OS form factors: $249 Chromebook Flip convertible, $100 Chromebit…

    31 March 2015, 1:00 pm by: Emil Protalinski

    Chrome OS is no longer just about laptops.
  • At $149, Google unveils its cheapest Chromebooks yet: Haier and Hisense 11.6″ laptops, up for…

    31 March 2015, 1:00 pm by: Emil Protalinski

    Until today, the price range for Chromebooks was $199 to $999.
  • Inside ESPN’s first redesign since 2009 — it finally looks good on your phone

    31 March 2015, 11:59 am by: Harrison Weber

    For a website with up to 2.3 million visits per hour, this is a big deal.
  • Windows RT is dead

    31 March 2015, 10:26 am by: Emil Protalinski

    The final nail in the coffin.
  • The future of mobile game-player acquisition: Play before you download

    31 March 2015, 10:15 am by: Albert Lai, Big Viking Games

    Guest:While Supercell and Machine Zone paid a whopping $13.6 million collectively to advertise at this year's Superbowl, smaller- to medium-sized studios need new, achievable ways to acquire users.
  • Infinit and beyond: The ultimate file-transfer app just launched on mobile

    31 March 2015, 9:17 am by: Paul Sawers

    Having originally launched for Mac last year, Techstars alumnus Infinit arrived for Windows last month as part of its mission to create the ultimate file-sharing app. And today, the Paris-based startup has launched a version for mobile too, kicking off with…
  • Microsoft unveils Surface 3 with Windows 8.1 for $499: Preorder today in 26 countries, ships on May…

    31 March 2015, 9:00 am by: Emil Protalinski

    This is Microsoft's thinnest and lightest Surface yet.
  • How to know if your mobile game is on its way to $1M in revenues

    31 March 2015, 8:00 am by: Dean Takahashi

    There's something important about the number three in this report.
  • ProsperWorks raise $7.5 million to put CRM in your Google

    31 March 2015, 7:00 am by: Stewart Rogers - VB Insight

    ProsperWorks announced today it has raised $7.5 million to expand its customer relationship manager (CRM) built in and around Google Apps.
  • WhatsApp for Android now lets all users make voice calls

    31 March 2015, 6:46 am by: Paul Sawers

    WhatsApp's move to support voice calls is nearing completion, as news emerges that anyone on Android can now make calls in-app to other WhatsApp users.
  • Beat it! New wearable device for musicians is like a sexy, wearable metronome

    31 March 2015, 6:30 am by: Daniel Terdiman

    The Pulse aims to bring the 200-year-old metronome into the mobile app and wearable era.
  • Ericsson whines loudly; U.S. trade commission agrees to investigate Apple

    30 March 2015, 10:30 pm by: Mark Sullivan

    The ITC has the power to ban the importation of products it believes violate patents, which could have an immediate and painful effect on sales.
  • Facebook seems to be breaking the App Store rules, but Apple probably can’t stop it

    30 March 2015, 9:00 pm by: Sean Killian, Enola Labs

    Guest:Here's why Facebook's Messenger app may not be forced to adhere to the same rules and regulations everyone else in the App Store is required to follow.
  • New security report raises possibility of ‘medical zero day’ exploits

    30 March 2015, 5:39 pm by: Mark Sullivan

    Unfortunately, history has shown that if you can think of these scenarios, hackers will usually eventually make them real.
  • Gmail for Android gets All Inboxes view, threaded conversations for all accounts, better…

    30 March 2015, 2:35 pm by: Emil Protalinski

    Gmail now finally has a unified inbox.
  • Derby Games offers real-money gambling app for horse racing fans on iOS (updated)

    30 March 2015, 1:00 pm by: Dean Takahashi

    Derby Jackpot brings horse-racing betting to the iPhone in a form that will appeal to veteran gamblers and casual players alike.
  • Apple expands iPhone trade-in program to include Android, BlackBerry, Windows Phone, and PCs

    30 March 2015, 11:31 am by: Emil Protalinski

    Apple wants to make it easy for you to switch.
  • Bica Studios secures VC funding in a major boost to Portugal’s growing game industry

    30 March 2015, 6:00 am by: Dan Crawley

    Portugal Ventures is helping fund Bica Studios' growth in mobile gaming and beyond.

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