InMobi is making its biggest push so far in capturing a larger share of the $11.9 billion mobile advertising market, as it launches its new video ad platform today. The new mobile video platform also InMobi’s
PlaceIQ, a startup that uses location data for mobile advertising, is announcing that it has raised $15 million in Series C funding. The company was founded in 2010, back when most of the interest in ads
Google just ignited a firestorm of protest with yet another attempt to jumpstart its Google+ don’t-call-it-a-social network. The search giant today announced a way for Gmail users with a Google+ account
Facebook has developed a new mobile A/B testing framework, it announced today. In a post on the company’s engineering blog, engineers Ari Grant and Kang Zhang explained that when Facebook switched to development
I’m yet to find a service that can match Foursquare. I’ve never cared for the badges, but the idea of sharing my location with friends and then receiving recommendations based on my preferences is awfully
Equil's JOT smartpen made its debut back in the fall, but here at CES the $150 accessory is expanding its tool set. The company has just announced that its writing utensil now plays nice with Evernote.
Late last year, Apple outfitted 254 of its US stores with small, low-power Bluetooth transmitters. Called iBeacons, the transmitters work in tandem with iPhones running iOS 7 and the Apple Store's dedicated
We haven't seen the smart lock since June, and in that time Goji's been getting busy. It's added three new features to the "electronic deadbolt": a proximity sensor, accelerometer and Zigbee, which allows
Sure, we've seen a number of electric skateboards out there, but we certainly won't be turning down the chance to check out one more anytime soon. According to its creators, the E-Go Cruiser is the "lightest"
Fandango is announcing the first partnership that will see its movie ticketing capabilities embedded on Internet-connected TVs. Mark Young, the vice president of mobile strategy and business development
Sina Weibo, the microblogging platform often called “China’s Twitter,” has partnered up with Alipay to launch a new payment platform called Weibo Payment. Users of Sina Weibo’s iOS app can now access Payment,
FORTUNE — It’s 2014. Google (GOOG), Facebook (FB) and Twitter are kings of the world. Print media and television are dying. You’d think we’d have this marketing-with-digital media thing figured out by
Contributors: Share Tweet Share The best wearables of CES 2014 share tweet Linkedin Reddit Pocket Flipboard Email Wearable technology is in the midst of a transitional period, moving from fanciful, off-the-wall
By connecting ordinary devices to the internet, the tech world is creating the “internet of everything.” And the Wi-Fi Alliance, a collection of companies that make wireless networking devices, believes
WillCall‘s plot to reimagine nightlife goes way beyond its concert ticketing app. So it’s tackling the annoyance of buying drinks, from long bar lines to fumbling for cash to forgetting your credit card.
Ion Interactive CTO and marketing technologist Scott Brinker has released version 3.0 of his “marketing technology landscape supergraphic.” It’s certainly super. The icon-strewn graphic contains a staggering
Yahoo has launched a unified advertising solution that makes it more efficient for agencies and media buyers. The refreshed platform combines display and premium ads with native and search placements a
Uber’s revenue numbers, which were leaked to Gawker just a few weeks ago, look bold at roughly $20 million per week. But there isn’t necessarily a definitive market winner yet in the peer-to-peer space,
“Avoid saying anything negative about YouTube – leave the impression of the user experience up to them” Facebook tells its adtech partners in a leaked, confidential deck that teaches them to sell Facebook’s
In what is called collaborative consumption, the sharing economy or the peer economy, owners rent out something they are not using, such as a car, house or bicycle to a stranger using these peer-to-peer
After years of struggle and months of testing, Foursquare is finally opening up its advertising platform to its 1.5 million merchants. Last year, Foursquare was said to be on the verge of bankruptcy, to
PayPal has today scored another deal to bring its technology to more point-of-sale platforms via an integration with iPad POS solution provider, Revel Systems, a company whose business has grown by 400%
Is it over for paid mobile apps? That’s the general thinking these days, as the App Stores fill up with “good enough” alternatives to paid apps, while major publishers game the charts with free offerings
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