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  • Get to know your players through DeltaDNA and HP Vertica’s database research tools

    1 October 2014, 5:00 am by: Dean Takahashi

    With combined tools, customers will be able to understand gamer behavior better.
  • Mobile security player Good Technology takes $80M ahead of IPO

    30 September 2014, 6:28 pm by: Jordan Novet

    Good Technology, a company that helps big businesses enable their employees use mobile devices securely, has taken on $80 million before its upcoming IPO. In announcing the new funding today, Good didn’t say who was putting up the money. It only said…
  • For mobile marketer MobileROI, Apple Pay is the missing link

    30 September 2014, 4:00 pm by: Barry Levine

    "We're the first mobile marketing automation platform to integrate Apple Pay, with a full view online and in-store, with beacons, of the customer journey," CEO and cofounder Puneet Mehta. He added that his company's platform enables "any sensor integration,"…
  • Pebble drops prices as smartwatch competition grows, adds new health and fitness features

    30 September 2014, 2:26 pm by: Mark Sullivan

    The original Pebble watch price is dropping from $150 to $99, and the Pebble Steel is dropping from $249 to $199.
  • Act-On goes mobile — and old-school — hooking in phone calls to marketing automation

    30 September 2014, 2:16 pm by: John Koetsier, VB Insight

    Marketing automation platform Act-On and Ifbyphone announced a partnership today that integrates Ifbyphone’s call tracking with Act-On’s technology, helping marketers add good old-fashioned phone calls to their digital marketing metrics. But that’s not…
  • BloomReach launches Compass, navigates to the United Kingdom

    30 September 2014, 10:16 am by: Stewart Rogers, VB Insight

    BloomReach has made a good business out of tracking customers' intent without using cookies, surveys, or broad demographic brushstrokes.
  • Intergi Entertainment rebrands itself as Playwire Media to chase video ads

    30 September 2014, 9:00 am by: Dean Takahashi

    Playwire now reaches four billion ad views a month in 165 countries.
  • EventBoard, pushing iPads to manage conference rooms, gets $1.5M

    30 September 2014, 8:00 am by: Jordan Novet

    It's notable when a startup comes out of nowhere with a breakthrough product that competes with a Google offering.
  • Basis unveils next-generation Basis Peak fitness and sleep tracker

    30 September 2014, 7:00 am by: Dean Takahashi

    The new version will be more accurate and water resistant.
  • Nordeus and Win launch a social sports-betting game on Facebook

    30 September 2014, 5:00 am by: Dean Takahashi

    A branch of an online gambling firm and sports gamemaker team up to create Sportster -- Bet and Win on Facebook.
  • Apple announces iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 plus available in China on Oct. 17

    30 September 2014, 1:48 am by: Chris O'Brien

    Just hours after Chinese regulators said they had approved the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, Apple announced the new phones would go on sale in China starting Oct. 17. “We are thrilled to bring iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus to our customers in China on all three…
  • The car of the future doesn’t fly, it fixes your flat

    30 September 2014, 12:00 am by: Clay Benson, Mutual Mobile

    Even with a three-to-five year product cycle, there is plenty of room for the car of the future to pop up today. Here are three connected features that could and should already be available for your ride.
  • Apple is already working on the next three major updates to iOS 8

    29 September 2014, 9:00 pm by: Steven Tweedie, Business Insider

    In an odd break from tradition, Apple appears to already be hard at work on the next three major upgrades to its iOS 8 operating system for iPhones and iPads. After recently releasing iOS 8 and iOS 8.0.2, Apple is simultaneously working on the next three major…
  • With Atlas, Facebook makes an attempt to dig itself out of No. 2 ad spot

    29 September 2014, 8:05 pm by: Richard Byrne Reilly

    Facebook throws done the gauntlet with the unveiling of launch, but it still need serious work to do to catchup with Google.
  • Funding Daily: Country-western edition

    29 September 2014, 7:30 pm by: Mark Sullivan

    All the funding news that's fit to print.
  • FireChat gets embraced by Hong Kong protesters, plans for verified usernames and encryption

    29 September 2014, 6:46 pm by: Devindra Hardawar

    As pro-democracy protesters flood Hong Kong streets, one app in particular is getting plenty of attention: FireChat, a mobile chat app that can work even without an internet connection.
  • ‘Stalker app’ company CEO arrested, faces federal charges of conspiracy and spyware marketing

    29 September 2014, 6:25 pm by: Mark Sullivan

    StealthGenie was "expressly designed for use by stalkers and domestic abusers," say the Feds.
  • Tango dives into standalone apps with Music Pix, which lets you combine photos with music

    29 September 2014, 12:58 pm by: Devindra Hardawar

    Flush with a huge $280 million funding round and over 200 million users for its mobile messaging app, Tango is branching out into new territory: Standalone apps.
  • Gamesbeat’s Nest featured some of the best under 10M

    29 September 2014, 12:36 pm by: VentureBeat Staff

    Sponsored Post: A chance to see some of the most disruptive companies under 10M in funding is the idea behind Gamesbeat’s Nest. Brand new this year, we can now share with you two of the awesome companies that wowed Gamesbeat audiences.
  • Samsung launches a curved LED monitor to immerse you in entertainment

    29 September 2014, 9:00 am by: Dean Takahashi

    The company's new 27-inch screen is great for applications like gaming.
  • Mobile Apps 2015: 5 Predictions of How Apps Will Change

    29 September 2014, 7:00 am by: VentureBeat Staff

    Sponsored Post: Mobile apps have become tablestakes both for B2B and B2C. Yet, just because apps are now seen as essential to any digital strategy, it doesn’t mean we can get comfortable.
  • 4 reasons why marketers should love the iPhone 6 & iPhone 6 Plus

    28 September 2014, 12:00 pm by: Dwayne De Freitas

    With 10 million devices sold in just three days, the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus launch is a record-breaking success. Apple reported four million pre-orders and on top of that, thousands of the Apple Faithful (and those who profit off of Apple’s fans in global grey…
  • iPhone 6 bending: Common sense for an uncommon problem

    28 September 2014, 9:58 am by: Ross Rubin

    In the high-stakes smartphone market, exceptional durability is one of the key requirements for success.
  • AT&T promotion doubles data allotment on upper-tier mobile plans

    27 September 2014, 8:30 pm by: Mark Sullivan

    The carrier's 15-gigabyte plans become 30-gigabyte plans, and its 50-gigabyte plans become 100-gig plans.
  • After iOS 8’s shakey start, Apple blocks the road back to iOS 7

    27 September 2014, 7:13 pm by: Mark Sullivan

    If you have doubts about the stability of iOS 8, or have already grown sentimental about iOS 7, well, in the words of the 70s rock group Boston, "don't look back."
  • Consumer Reports tests suggest iPhone 6 ‘bend-gate’ a bit overblown

    27 September 2014, 2:52 pm by: Mark Sullivan

    The tests showed that the two new iPhones withstood significantly more stress than Apple requires before giving its stamp of approval.
  • How to go jogging with the iPhone 6 Plus

    27 September 2014, 12:58 pm by: Alyson Shontell, Business Insider

    At 5.5 inches, the iPhone 6 Plus is significantly larger than any phone Apple has ever created.
  • HealthKit is finally live: Here’s how it (really) works

    26 September 2014, 3:23 pm by: Mark Sullivan

    And Apple itself has done very little to promote or educate the public about how its HealthKit data platform will work, but its true power and importance will begin to emerge in 2015.
  • Yahoo will shut down Qwiki, the iOS video app it bought last year

    26 September 2014, 12:14 pm by: Jordan Novet

    More than a year after acquiring Qwiki, Yahoo has changed its mind about keeping the service around. It's getting cut on Nov. 1.
  • The DeanBeat: Tearing down barriers to games and building them back up

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

    In this new era of gaming, the barriers to success have changed.

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