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  • Udacity launches Nanodegree program for iOS developers

    5 March 2015, 10:00 pm by: Daniel Terdiman

    Enrollment is open until March 10, and the 6 month-to-12 month program costs $200 a month.
  • Vainglory is no longer just on Apple devices — mobile arena battler preps for Android beta

    5 March 2015, 7:57 pm by: Jason Wilson

    Super Evil Megacorp is preparing for a closed beta.
  • No Nexus 6, no Google wireless service for you, claims report

    5 March 2015, 7:34 pm by: Daniel Terdiman

    Google confirmed this week it will offer the service, but has not said which devices it will work on.
  • Facebook beefs up its recommendations for mobile games

    5 March 2015, 7:15 pm by: Dean Takahashi

    Social networking giant will use GameRanking and post-install data to make game recommendations.
  • Google’s mobile network is a science project, not a threat to Big Telco

    5 March 2015, 7:00 pm by: Mark Sullivan

    Analysis:Google likes the idea of running small-scale "skunkworks" projects within the company that attempt to disrupt a given industry.
  • The planets are aligning for cable company mobile service

    5 March 2015, 4:32 pm by: Mark Sullivan

    Analysis:They have massive Wi-Fi networks, they have fiber infrastructure, and now they have to possibility of using unlicensed spectrum. So what's the holdup?
  • Quip’s spreadsheets get row freezing, conditional formatting, and table mode

    5 March 2015, 2:38 pm by: Jordan Novet

    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 March 6 Pacific! Quip, a startup with mobile…
  • DeNA releases first-person shooter Protocol Zero for Samsung Gear VR

    5 March 2015, 1:55 pm by: Mike Minotti

    Protocol Zero is a virtual reality first-person shooter for Samsung Gear VR.
  • Google Drive for Android gets drag and drop support, new PDF viewer, performance and design…

    5 March 2015, 1:48 pm by: Emil Protalinski

    The PDF viewer can also be downloaded as a standalone app.
  • Games dominate App Annie’s annual list of top-grossing app publishers

    5 March 2015, 1:05 pm by: Heather Newman

    Every app publisher in the top 10 was at least partially a game company.
  • Big data, meet dumb data: How CMOs are driving value from data (report)

    5 March 2015, 12:30 pm by: VB Staff

    VB Insight:Much as you may love big data, larger data sets don't always translate to better insights. To help CMOs make better sense of big data, VB Insight’s latest report takes an in-depth look at the best tools and practices that help marketers turn big…
  • Zynga’s Dawn of Titans features thousands of soldiers fighting on an iPad screen

    5 March 2015, 9:00 am by: Dean Takahashi

    Preview:I saw a battle with 7,000 soldiers fighting each other on an iPad screen.
  • Wikiwand arrives on iPhone to help make Wikipedia beautiful

    5 March 2015, 6:37 am by: Paul Sawers

    Wikiwand, the startup funded to the tune of $600,000 to build a beautiful alternative to the main Wikipedia app, has launched its first native mobile client, kicking off on iPhone.
  • Branch Metrics comes up with gold at Mobile World Congress startup showdown

    5 March 2015, 6:07 am by: Mark Sullivan

    Branch provides a platform that lets app developers and marketers link mobile users into a specific place in an app, instead of simply launching the front door.
  • In the race between Google and Facebook over global connectivity, everyone is winning

    5 March 2015, 3:44 am by: Chris O'Brien

    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 March 6 Pacific! BARCELONA, Spain – There…
  • Unlicensed LTE could rock the mobile space in the coming years

    5 March 2015, 3:05 am by: Mark Sullivan

    New wireless services that will run on free, unlicensed spectrum could change the mobile services industry in ways that might help consumers and open up new opportunities for startups.
  • Imgur relaunches its iOS app on its sixth birthday

    4 March 2015, 11:00 pm by: Ruth Reader

    Tonight as Imgur celebrated its sixth birthday, CEO Alan Schaaf took to the stage to announce the launch of an official Imgur mobile app.
  • Two-thirds of consumers say they’d like to shop using Oculus

    4 March 2015, 6:53 pm by: Daniel Terdiman

    Shopping in virtual reality can be a great way to see a product without going anywhere.
  • Amazon comes to Mobile World Congress looking for more gaming love from developers

    4 March 2015, 5:00 pm by: Chris O'Brien

    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 March 6 Pacific! BARCELONA, Spain —…
  • Apple starts 2015 by slipping to 41.3% U.S. smartphone share, Samsung stays flat at 29.3%

    4 March 2015, 4:36 pm by: Emil Protalinski

    LG was the real winner.
  • VB Insight: VentureBeat is studying email marketing systems and needs your help

    4 March 2015, 3:54 pm by: Jon Cifuentes

    VB Insight:Email is frequently cited among the most effective ways (i.e., ROI-driven) companies engage customers. But it’s often thought as low on the innovation scale compared to other marketing technology used to engage customers. With respect to the 60+…
  • Microsoft Remote Desktop for Windows Phone comes out of preview over a year after Android and iOS…

    4 March 2015, 12:58 pm by: Emil Protalinski

    It only took 17 months.
  • Facebook’s Zuckerberg says he’d only hire someone he’d work for

    4 March 2015, 12:46 pm by: Daniel Terdiman

    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 March 6 Pacific! Speaking publicly from…
  • Hands-on: BlackBerry Leap is all business, with some cool productivity tricks

    4 March 2015, 12:27 pm by: Mark Sullivan

    The Leap phone, BlackBerry says, is targeted at people who are relatively new to the workforce -- young people who have grown up with touchscreens, not physical keyboards.
  • 10 Microsoft mobile apps that don’t yet exist on Windows Phone

    4 March 2015, 12:11 pm by: Paul Sawers

    Feature:Microsoft strives to make much of its software available cross-platform, but it also builds quite a few mobile apps specifically for the competition. Here's 10 of those.
  • InMobi’s Appographic Targeting takes personalized marketing to a new level

    4 March 2015, 12:00 pm by: Dean Takahashi

    Appographic targeting categorizes people into at least 200 interest-based segments for better app advertising.
  • Monument Valley takes the top honors at mobile game awards

    4 March 2015, 9:00 am by: Dean Takahashi

    Vainglory takes the prize for People's Choice Award.
  • Microsoft strikes Deutsche Telekom deal to help sell Lumia smartphones in Europe

    4 March 2015, 5:06 am by: Paul Sawers

    Microsoft has announced a tie-up with Germany's Deutsche Telekom for "mobility and cloud services" in Europe. This means Deutsche Telekom will help push Lumia phones and related services, including OneDrive and Office 365.
  • Urban Airship adds in-app message campaigns, enriched profiles, and Apple Watch support

    4 March 2015, 4:00 am by: Barry Levine

    Director of communications Corey Gault told us that the new “in-app messages, interactive notification buttons, landing page authoring, deep linking, dynamic segment tag collection, and native social-sharing capabilities" are all built-in and ready to be…
  • The rise of ‘unknown OS’ in global smartphone markets

    4 March 2015, 4:00 am by: Marco Veremis, Upstream

    Guest:To be truly successful globally, organizations must look beyond Android and iOS, as the third largest OS market share globally — particularly in growth markets – is emerging as ‘unknown OS.’

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