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  • In one tweet, here’s why Apple will be happy to watch the iPhone 6 kill the iPad Mini

    24 July 2014, 11:00 pm by: Jay Yarow, Business Insider

    Apple's tablets are getting smaller and its phones are getting bigger.
  • New Explore button on Google Maps instantly localizes user experience

    24 July 2014, 5:14 pm by: Murry Shohat

    Google is going hyperlocal.
  • Former Flurry exec lands at another mobile ad startup

    24 July 2014, 4:40 pm by: Richard Byrne Reilly

    Premium brands are getting the gist of moving quickly into the mobile ad ecosystem.
  • Madefire finally launches an Android app, begins selling ‘print’ comics (update)

    24 July 2014, 4:01 pm by: Tom Cheredar

    NOTE: GrowthBeat tickets go up $200 this Friday at 5pm Pacific. VentureBeat is gathering the best and brightest in modern digital marketing to help declutter the landscape, simplify the functions, clarify the goals, and point the way to success. Get the full…
  • Visa invests in LoopPay, mobile payments that work with old credit-card hardware

    24 July 2014, 2:49 pm by: Kia Kokalitcheva

    In-store mobile payments are still a challenge, and even companies like PayPal are taking their time carefully figuring out how to combine software, hardware, and customers’ smartphones. However, it looks like Visa is putting its money behind LoopPay, a…
  • Foursquare’s check-in app Swarm is launching on Windows Phone

    24 July 2014, 1:27 pm by: Harrison Weber

    NOTE: GrowthBeat tickets go up $200 this Friday at 5pm Pacific. VentureBeat is gathering the best and brightest in modern digital marketing to help declutter the landscape, simplify the functions, clarify the goals, and point the way to success. Get the full…
  • Pirate Bay launches Mobile Bay so you can browse torrents on your smartphone

    24 July 2014, 12:37 pm by: Ruth Reader

    To the delight and dismay of many, The Pirate Bay will live on to spread pirated material, and this update just means the organization is exploring new ways to do it.
  • Google Coordinate now ships with every Maps Engine Pro subscription

    24 July 2014, 12:30 pm by: Mark Sullivan

    NOTE: GrowthBeat tickets go up $200 this Friday at 5pm Pacific. VentureBeat is gathering the best and brightest in modern digital marketing to help declutter the landscape, simplify the functions, clarify the goals, and point the way to success. Get the full…
  • 5 lessons from MobileBeat: Move beyond mobile tactics, invest in the experience first

    24 July 2014, 10:16 am by: Jeff Fagel, G/O Digital

    Guest Post: NOTE: GrowthBeat tickets go up $200 this Friday at 5pm Pacific. VentureBeat is gathering the best and brightest in modern digital marketing to help declutter the landscape, simplify the functions, clarify the goals, and point the way to success.…
  • Here’s why the Internet of things just became very interesting

    24 July 2014, 9:30 am by: Michael Stiller, Rayner Turley, & Mark Krivis; NASDAQ OMX

    Guest Post: Experts are heralding the Internet of Things (IoT) computing phase as the next industrial revolution, estimating 50 billion connected devices and IoT solutions reaching $7.1 trillion by 2020. While we won’t refute these arguments, a focus on…
  • Facebook’s future is now: Most member growth is coming from outside U.S., Europe

    23 July 2014, 6:28 pm by: Mark Sullivan

    The social networking giant reported a gain of only 7 percent in new daily users from the U.S. and Canada.
  • Confirmed: Facebook Messenger will eventually do payments

    23 July 2014, 6:13 pm by: Kia Kokalitcheva

    NOTE: GrowthBeat tickets go up $200 this Friday at 5pm Pacific. VentureBeat is gathering the best and brightest in modern digital marketing to help declutter the landscape, simplify the functions, clarify the goals, and point the way to success. Get the full…
  • Uber teams up with Microsoft to launch a Windows Phone app

    23 July 2014, 5:17 pm by: Jordan Novet

    Now Uber works as a native mobile app, not just a web service, on Windows Phone.
  • Mobile saves the day: Facebook surpasses revenue expectations

    23 July 2014, 4:25 pm by: Ruth Reader

    Facebook had a pretty great quarter thanks mostly to mobile.
  • EXCLUSIVE: Apple, Swatch working together on an ‘iWatch’

    23 July 2014, 4:01 pm by: Mark Sullivan

    Editor's Pick: Instead of selling one or two "iWatches," Apple and its partners will offer a family of smartwatches to suit all tastes "from geek to chic."
  • Tango deal lets employees sell $8M in stock

    23 July 2014, 4:00 pm by: Dean Takahashi

    New private offering permits employees sell some of their holdings.
  • Sentimental postings on social media are turning out to be pure gold for advertisers

    23 July 2014, 2:38 pm by: Richard Byrne Reilly

    Consumers and their sentimental postings on social media have become a treasure trove for advertisers and their mobile ad campaigns.
  • The voice renaissance: Why Amazon and Apple are returning to the roots of mobile

    23 July 2014, 2:30 pm by: Eric Holmen, Invoca

    Guest Post: NOTE: GrowthBeat tickets go up $200 this Friday at 5pm Pacific. VentureBeat is gathering the best and brightest in modern digital marketing to help declutter the landscape, simplify the functions, clarify the goals, and point the way to success.…
  • Dell, Expedia, US Air Force to explore mobile app security in a BYOD organization

    23 July 2014, 12:30 pm by: VentureBeat Staff

    Join us for an upcoming webinar on August 7 at 10 am Pacific where we’ll be diving deep on mobile app security with top execs from Dell, Expedia, the US Air Force, and Forrester. In the next three years, 75 percent of mobile security breaches will be the…
  • Mobile games revenue will double by 2017 as growth spreads worldwide (exclusive)

    23 July 2014, 12:00 pm by: Dean Takahashi

    Asia Pacific stands out as the biggest revenue generator for mobile games by far.
  • Yahoo’s Flurry deal will kick mobile-ad buyout frenzy into high gear

    23 July 2014, 11:05 am by: Richard Byrne Reilly

    Editor's Pick: Big IT companies buying mobile analytic and ad outfits will likely be accelerated across the ecosystem because of the Yahoo-Flurry deal Monday.
  • Another location sharing app launches in App Store, but PlaceUs might actually be useful

    23 July 2014, 10:54 am by: Ruth Reader

    Just when you thought location sharing had jumped the shark, another app asking you to share your whereabouts has launched — but it may prove useful.
  • Microsoft’s new Lumia 530 is its cheapest Windows Phone yet

    23 July 2014, 9:12 am by: Devindra Hardawar

    NOTE: GrowthBeat tickets go up $200 this Friday at 5pm Pacific. VentureBeat is gathering the best and brightest in modern digital marketing to help declutter the landscape, simplify the functions, clarify the goals, and point the way to success. Get the full…
  • After two years, KakaoGame hits 20M monthly active users

    23 July 2014, 6:42 am by: Dean Takahashi

    Mobile messaging networks like KakaoGame are making mobile games more viral.
  • Apple CEO Tim Cook responds to declining iPad sales (again)

    22 July 2014, 5:39 pm by: Devindra Hardawar

    He doesn't seem too concerned.
  • Nokia adds $1.9B to Microsoft’s revenue in Q4 but cuts into firm’s profit

    22 July 2014, 5:16 pm by: Barry Levine

    Nokia: a lead weight for Microsoft?
  • Microsoft’s Surface tablets brought in $409M in revenue last quarter

    22 July 2014, 5:12 pm by: Kia Kokalitcheva

    NOTE: GrowthBeat tickets go up $200 this Friday at 5pm Pacific. VentureBeat is gathering the best and brightest in modern digital marketing to help declutter the landscape, simplify the functions, clarify the goals, and point the way to success. Get the full…
  • Accuracy measurements put Google Now slightly ahead of Siri

    22 July 2014, 4:43 pm by: Murry Shohat

    NOTE: GrowthBeat tickets go up $200 this Friday at 5pm Pacific. VentureBeat is gathering the best and brightest in modern digital marketing to help declutter the landscape, simplify the functions, clarify the goals, and point the way to success. Get the full…
  • Nadella’s first full quarter at Microsoft barely beats revenue predictions, but profits slip

    22 July 2014, 4:07 pm by: Jordan Novet

    But changes are coming. ...
  • Amazon Appstore exec paints one vision of gaming’s future: wearables, cars, and, of course, Fire…

    22 July 2014, 3:00 pm by: Dean Takahashi

    Amazon exec says games will go multiplatform and take advantage of new hardware like virtual reality. There must be an evil master plan in here somewhere.

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