Bastian Stein

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8 online classes that will make you smarter about business

Thankfully, educational institutions and technology are making continuing your education more convenient through online courses.<p>While there are thousands of informative and inspiring online courses you can take, here are classes you definitely should enroll in if you want to be an entrepreneur.<p>This …

Entrepreneurship

Futures of text

When the weather is bad I take a bus to work. I’m forever grateful to the person at the bus stop who informed me that you can text New York’s MTA …

In mobile, disruption comes from above

The classical description of disruption in business, and especially technology, is that a new product (method, business model etc) appears that’s not …

Mobile

New Yahoo Mobile Development Suite Seduces App Makers With Analytics, Search, Ads

Today at Yahoo’s first mobile developer conference, the tech giant unveiled its new Yahoo Mobile Development Suite that combines Yahoo App Publishing for monetization, Search In Apps, and App Marketing with its Flurry Analytics acquisition made last year. This is Yahoo’s “ads in dev’s clothing” …

Successful Mobile Teams

For the past three years, I have been in close contact with over 300 mobile app developers working for small and large companies, who are shipping …

Rethinking What We Mean by ‘Mobile Web’

Chris Dixon, in a piece titled “The Decline of the Mobile Web”, citing stats from ComScore and Flurry:<p>People are spending more time on mobile vs …

Mobile Is The Linchpin To Growing The News Business 100x

<i>The following guest post is by</i> <i>Jason Baptiste, the founder and CMO of Onswipe.</i><p>Marc Andreessen had a great piece today that turned one of his most recent “tweet storms” into a full fledged blog post about the future of the news industry. Unlike some others, it’s a really good read. I won’t go into …

Mobile Trends 2014: Von Highspeed-Internet über OS-Fragmentierung bis zu Location-based Services.

von <b>Fritz Ramisch</b> am 05.Februar 2014 in Mobile Advertising, Mobile Marketing, Mobile Payment, News, Trends & Analysen<p>Daten und Standort im Blick: Der …

Google Glass - Praxis Test deutsch | CHIP

Samsung and Intel find 36 more companies to back Tizen, their Android competitor

Open source Linux-based operating system Tizen is now in partnership with 36 companies including eBay, Konami, McAfee, Panasonic, and The Weather Channel. The deal was announced by the Tizen Association, which says it aims to broaden support for the OS.<p>The operating system is born from the ashes of …

10 ways to develop a mobile roadmap

<i>This is a guest post by mobile strategist</i> <i>Gene Signorini</i><p>Just 12 to 18 months ago, many organizations looked at their mobile initiatives very narrowly. Some wanted to create a very specific mobile application in one part of their business, while others sought guidance on mobility governance and …

Online Academy - Learn Swift & iOS Development | Make School

Join the Online Academy to access free online courses and curriculum to make your own iPhone app or game.

Curriculum Development

Purported Google Play Store 4.4 app screenshots tease changes coming with Android 4.4 KitKat

Alleged screenshots showing the next version of the Google Play Store Android app have apparently hit the web, detailing some new features that are supposedly coming soon – possibly together with the official Android 4.4 KitKat launch.<p><i>Android Police</i> has gotten its hands on the screenshots below, …

Android News

Google’s iron grip on Android: Controlling open source by any means necessary

From the archives: Android is open—except for all the good parts.<p>In light of the $5 billion EU antitrust ruling against Google this week, we started …

Supercell Dominates The Realm: Game Maker Sells A 51%, $1.53B Stake To SoftBank and GungHo Online

Another big move for Softbank into the gaming world, and a massive investment for Finnish gaming juggernaut Supercell: the company is selling a 51% stake for $1.53 billion to Japan’s SoftBank and games developer GungHo OnLine Entertainment. This strategic investment, which makes Supercell a …

Rise and shine: the daily routines of history's most creative minds

One morning this summer, I got up at first light – I'd left the blinds open the night before – then drank a strong cup of coffee, sat near-naked by an open window for an hour, worked all morning, then had a martini with lunch. I took a long afternoon walk, and for the rest of the week experimented …

Google App Engine Adds New Starter Package To Speed iOS Development

Google App Engine has added a new starter package to speed iOS development. The new service, Mobile Backend Starter for iOS, is designed to speed the development of connected mobile apps without writing server-side code.<p>The new service allows users to store data in the cloud and share it between …

Full Remote Device Lockdown Is Now Live In The Android Device Manager, Instantly Overrides Previous Lock Settings With Specified Password

In our recent APK/website teardown, we unearthed Android's upcoming remote device lock functionality through Google Play Services, and now it has …

Official News, Events & Product Releases

Facebook Shares Hit All-Time High

It took almost a year and a half, but Facebook Inc. finally hit a new high.<p>Facebook shares jumped as high as $45.09 Wednesday afternoon, surpassing the previous intraday high of $45 — set on May 18, 2012, in the first hours after it started trading. Now that it has reclaimed this level, perhaps …

Thoughts and Observations on Today’s iPhone 5C and 5S Introduction

I got this one wrong.<p>I fixed my thinking by this week, but as of a month ago, I had it wrong when I wrote “The Case for a New Lower-Cost …

Apple’s Reputation for Innovation Is Now Its Greatest Liability

Author: Marcus Wohlsen. Marcus Wohlsen Business<p>Date of Publication: 09.10.13.<p>Time of Publication: 3:03 pm. 3:03 pm<p>A year ago, Apple seemed …

Why Microsoft Had to Buy a Phone Company

Microsoft has been in the computing business for nearly four decades. For a time, it utterly dominated that business as a company that essentially sold software. But over the past several years, personal computing has evolved in a way that Microsoft had not entirely anticipated. Personal computing …

Sorry, the Future of Computing Is Not on Your Wrist

I wanted to defend Samsung’s new smartwatch, the Galaxy Gear. When I saw it announced yesterday, my initial instinct was to start trumpeting: <i>Yes!</i> …

BlackBerry Seeks a Sale by November

The Board Aims to Wrap Up Auction by November<p>Beleaguered BlackBerry Ltd., intends to run a fast auction process that could be wrapped up by November, according to people familiar with the matter.<p>The smartphone maker announced in August that it had formed a special committee of board members to …

BlackBerry