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  • Techmanity summit asks Silicon Valley’s big new questions

    16 September 2014, 7:00 am by: -

    Sponsored Post: Techmanity's not your average tech conference. It offers an important opportunity to reflect, consider and debate the great changes catalyzed by our unrelenting new technologies. Or simply put, how technology impacts humanity.
  • Flipboard fuses interactive mobile ads into its personalized magazines

    15 September 2014, 11:01 pm by: Richard Byrne Reilly

    Flipboard, an app that lets people read and create personalized mobile magazines, launched a pilot program Monday that incorporates fully interactive video ads into its pages.
  • Ex-EA boss John Riccitiello: ‘Anyone who cares about games won’ the console wars

    15 September 2014, 9:31 pm by: Miguel Concepcion

    The former Electronic Arts CEO believes today's digital entertainment ecosystems make it a great time to be a gamer.
  • Long before acquiring Twitch, Amazon wrote a press release to help it decide if the move would make…

    15 September 2014, 9:10 pm by: Jeffrey Grubb

    Amazon used a gimmick to help it decide its future, and it led to a $970 million acquisition.
  • Driven from San Francisco, MonkeyParking app developer now sees himself as a disrupter

    15 September 2014, 8:45 pm by: Richard Byrne Reilly

    MonkeyParking chief Paolo Dobrowolny ruminates on the global firestorm his parking app ignited, especially in San Francisco, and why that's a good thing.
  • Western mobile gaming is ‘years behind China’

    15 September 2014, 7:06 pm by: Jeffrey Grubb

    Rick Thompson of Signia Venture Partners says Western gaming can capture Chinese-level success by focusing on fun.
  • Flurry chief: Mobile gaming still has plenty of opportunity

    15 September 2014, 6:42 pm by: Jordan Novet

    And women now spend more time and money than men in mobile games, Simon Khalaf said.
  • Google recognizes that its plan for gaming domination hinges on how people pay

    15 September 2014, 3:44 pm by: Jeffrey Grubb

    Google doesn't have years of credit card information like iTunes, so it's investing in new ways to pay.
  • Lionsgate exec: ‘We’re looking at our games business as the third leg of the stool’

    15 September 2014, 3:20 pm by: Jordan Novet

    By building on the success of titles based on its franchises, like The Hunger Games, Lionsgate intends to go much deeper into the game business.
  • The Backed Pack: A slick AA battery phone charger & a cheap fitness band

    15 September 2014, 3:00 pm by: Backerjack Staff

    Each week, our friends at Backerjack bring us updates on some of the most successful gadget crowdfunding campaigns. Oivo Mobile chargers that save the day come in all shapes and sizes, but they all need to be charged themselves, a problem to which Oivo is the…
  • Michael Pachter: Microsoft is preparing for life after the Xbox

    15 September 2014, 2:45 pm by: Mike Minotti

    Michael Pachter doesn't see why we need consoles anymore.
  • Unity CEO hopes Clash of Clans ‘drops like a fly’

    15 September 2014, 2:15 pm by: Jeffrey Grubb

    Unity's David Helgason explains his disappointment that the same companies continue to dominate mobile.
  • Why the saturated and fragmented messaging market is ripe for disruption

    15 September 2014, 12:37 pm by: Hillel Fuld

    Guest Post: We all know that messaging apps are the new photo-sharing apps, which were the new social networking apps, which were the new … In other words, everyone is making one and very few are succeeding. Why is that? The truth is that if we take a bit…
  • TapSense unveils an e-book with 5 tips for monetizing mobile games with ads

    15 September 2014, 12:00 pm by: Dean Takahashi

    The ebook describes how to get started monetizing with ads, and it has five tips to make more money with your game.
  • The app evolution: leaner, faster, cheaper

    15 September 2014, 11:29 am by: VentureBeat Staff

    Sponsored Post: Gone are the days of spending hundreds of thousands of dollars and nine months to get an app out. Just as WordPress et al. introduced the ability to build cost-effective websites, now third-party mobile platform providers are doing the same for…
  • Final additions to GamesBeat 2014 speaker line-up: Total World Domination starts today, September 15

    15 September 2014, 10:54 am by: VentureBeat Staff

    GamesBeat 2014 is upon us. The speaker line-up has been filling up since our last post.
  • Tango scores a hit with 10M downloads for its Road Riot mobile game

    15 September 2014, 10:00 am by: Dean Takahashi

    The company says this success proves that its network can be good for game developers.
  • Google launches Android One in India, its plan to bring quality smartphones to everyone

    15 September 2014, 9:20 am by: Devindra Hardawar

    Android’s future lies not in expensive, feature-packed smartphones for the tech elite. Instead, it’s all about getting smartphones to the rest of the world. Google today officially launched Android One, its initiative for cheap-yet-high quality smartphones…
  • Apple sold over 4M of its newest iPhone generation in 24 hours

    15 September 2014, 8:43 am by: Ruth Reader

    This morning Apple announced it took more than 4 million pre-orders for the iPhone 6 and the iPhone 6 Plus in the 24 hours after they went on sale. This is a new sales record for the company. By comparison, in 2012 Apple sold 2 million in pre-orders of its…
  • Retargeting and iOS 8: Thriving in a time of change

    14 September 2014, 1:20 pm by: Craig Palli, Fiksu

    Guest Post: Up to 75 percent of iOS users are likely to be reevaluating their apps in the first 10 days iOS is available. App makers should retarget users during that time.
  • Meet the respectable (and wacky) emcees for GamesBeat 2014

    14 September 2014, 1:00 pm by: Dean Takahashi

    See them all at our upcoming gaming-industry conference. Get your tickets before they sell out.
  • Zynga’s social slots chief leaves for a stealth start-up (exclusive)

    14 September 2014, 12:00 pm by: Dean Takahashi

    Maytal Olsha served as Zynga's real-money gambling head and then ran the social slots business.
  • Is the Apple Watch the beginning of the end for the enterprise?

    13 September 2014, 7:35 pm by: Somrat Niyogi, Stitch

    Guest Post: Do we really want to look at our watches every five minutes while at work?
  • New source says Apple originally planned sapphire-screened iPhone 6

    12 September 2014, 7:11 pm by: Mark Sullivan

    Apple bailed on its plans when the glass failed standard drop tests late in the development process.
  • Adtile is disrupting mobile ad technology. Here’s why you should care

    12 September 2014, 4:16 pm by: Richard Byrne Reilly

    Adtile is changing the paradigm of boring mobile advertising. Here's how they're doing it.
  • GamesBeat University has the tips and tricks you need to run a modern game business

    12 September 2014, 1:00 pm by: Dean Takahashi

    Talks will include how to get featured by Apple and dealing with online harassment.
  • The DeanBeat: How to achieve total world domination and make a trillion dollars in games

    12 September 2014, 11:00 am by: Dean Takahashi

    Editor's Pick: If you dominate games, that's a springboard for dominating entertainment.
  • Can’t decide between the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus? Here are some tips

    11 September 2014, 9:54 pm by: Devindra Hardawar

    When it comes to choosing which new iPhone model to get, confusion reigns across the land.
  • Pandora signs deal with BMG to stream hits

    11 September 2014, 9:00 pm by: Mark Sullivan

    The music industry and music rights holders are trying to come to terms with online consumption of music.
  • AppLovin ‘deep linking’ mobile ad experiment pulled by OpenTable

    11 September 2014, 6:00 pm by: Richard Byrne Reilly

    An "experiment" in mobile advertisement goes sideways. Why this will actually help the industry grow.

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