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More people than ever are browsing the Web on mobile, so advertisers are making the move to mobile too. Google has noticed, so it’s announcing a refresh of its AdWords content to reflect this.
Unveiled during an AdWords event today ,these ads are more interactive, based on swiping navigation rather …Google
A new chapter starts today for Elance-oDesk, a platform where 4 million businesses connect with 10 million knowledge worker freelancers to fill contract jobs. More than a year after the two competitors merged to form one freelancer powerhouse, and five months after raising $30 million, it is …Slack
RebelMouse founder and CEO Paul Berry joined us at Disrupt NY to talk about how the company has evolved from its early days as a social media aggregator.
“The product was always headed where we are now,” Berry said. He added that the company has built “an enterprise class CMS that’s solving for …Dodo
This morning at TechCrunch Disrupt NY, Yik Yak founders Brooks Buffington and Tyler Droll spoke as to why they believe their anonymous social app has soared while others in the space have instead folded. A sort of hyperlocal anonymous Twitter, Yik Yak initially grew in popularity with a younger …Anonymity
NEW YORK (The Street) -- So much has been said about Israel as a hub of innovation there is no reason to bore you with the statistics about how the …Startups
QR codes have been a laughing-stock for years now. The gangly square bar codes were slapped on posters and magazine pages, and heralded as an easy way to open URLs or bonus content.
Instead they became a frustrating symbol of over-engineering.
You often needed a special QR code reader app which might …Barcodes
One of the companies in the frame as a potential buyer of Nokia’s Here mapping division has quietly inked a deal with the Finnish company to power mobile maps. Facebook is now using Here maps for its mobile web version, and it is also running a test for Here to power location in native apps like …Facebook
Google+, the company’s social networking service that allows users to share posts and photos with family, friends and the broader public, has been sometimes criticized for being too much like competitor Facebook in terms of feature set. But today, Google+ is taking inspiration from another source: …Google
Meerkat is distancing itself from Twitter. The live-streaming service now works with Facebook, thanks to an update to the iOS app released this weekend. That means that you can now publish Meerkat alerts directly to Facebook, and, more importantly, new users can sign into Meerkat without a Twitter …Facebook
Live video streaming app Meerkat beat Twitter’s own Periscope to market on iOS, and now it’s available on Android for all, with no Periscope app for Google’s mobile OS to be seen. The Meerkat app for Android carries a “Beta” label, as did a previous version that was locked down only to a select …Google
Microsoft has confirmed the acquisition of pen technology used in the Surface Pro 3 and Surface 3, from supplier and longtime partner N-trig. The Israeli company is a key patent-holder for digital stylus and writing recognition tech, as well as the supplier behind the pen input technologies used by …Microsoft Surface
Ahead of its annual WWDC developer conference in June, Apple has opened up beta access to a new mobile app analytics service aimed at iOS developers. Simply called “Apple’s App Analytics,” an announcement inviting developers to request early access to the service appeared today on the iTunes …WWDC
Amazon has answered a long-standing request with an update to Amazon Instant Video that delivers streaming of HD resolution content, and allows streaming over cellular connections, rather than just Wi-Fi. The new 3.0 update also lets you beam the Amazon Instant Video library of movie and TV shows …Amazon
Jive Software announced the general release of Jive Chime today, a real-time messaging app that could well be a buzz across Slack’s bow — and an attempt to modernize an aging platform
When Jive announced its business app strategy earlier this year, CTO Matt Tucker said it was about giving customers …Chime
Wire, the communications app backed by Skype co-founder Janus Friis which launched late last year, is now expanding its service to the web with the launch of Wire for Web. Envisioned as a modern-day take on Skype, had it been built today, the new addition to Wire will allow users on Chrome, Firefox …Skype
Marissa Mayer has Yahoo working on two messaging apps, we've learned from sources.
One is for group messaging. One source described it as an app replacement for Yahoo's old desktop product, Yahoo Groups.
The other app is more traditional in the sense that it is built for one-to-one communication. A …Yahoo
Slow Ventures, previously run by early Facebook employees Dave Morin and Kevin Colleran, has raised a new $65 million fourth fund.
Sam Lessin, another former Facebook employee who left in August last year, will be joining as a partner. The fund has made investments in many of the closest-watched …Venture Capital
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Users may see more Tweets in future updates to iOS and OS X. According to Twitter CEO Dick Costolo, Twitter is working with Apple on injecting Tweets into the Spotlight feature on iPhones, iPads, iPod touches, and Macs. Costolo made the comments as part of yesterday’s Twitter quarterly earnings …Twitter
Nailing mobile video is a major goal for marketers this year, as exemplified at this week's Digital Content NewFronts presentations. And as Snapchat …Advertising
Content curation and content marketing are hot terms today. Curation involves weeding through the vastness of the Web to find the information your …Blog Marketing
Signpost is announcing that it has raised $20.5 million in Series C funding.
The company offers consumer marketing tools; it manages customers’ presence on sites like Yelp, and it uses data from things like credit card transactions and social media to send targeted marketing messages that drive …Startups
Apple has a new patent, granted today by the USPTO, that details how wireless devices like iPhones and iPads might become context-specific remote input gadgets for use with creative desktop apps like Final Cut Pro, Logic or even Photoshop. Using the tech described, your iPhone 6 Plus could become a …Patents
Facebook has added video calling to its Messenger app, in a move designed to challenge Skype and Apple FaceTime
Facebook users in the UK can now have face-to-face conversations with friends and family around the world via the Messenger mobile app.
In a move designed to challenge Skype and Apple …Facebook
Windward, which provides maritime data and analytics, has raised $10.8 million in funding led by Horizons Ventures, with participation from returning investor Aleph.
This brings the company’s total raised so far to $15.8 million.
The startup’s products currently include MARINT, which tracks vessel …Startups
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If you’re familiar with Gett, you probably know it as a service akin to Uber, enabling users to request rides via black cars on-demand. Pretty soon, however, it wants to be known as a platform for ordering all sorts of “essential” products and services via mobile app.
Founded as GetTaxi in 2010, the …Transportation
It’s not polite to call someone out of the blue anymore. Best to text them first. That’s why Facebook thinks video calling will live naturally inside Messenger. Today, Messenger is launching free VOIP video calling over cellular and wifi connections on iOS and Android in the U.S., Canada, UK, and …Facebook