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App Developer Magazine issues we found relating to acquisition


Aug13 Issue: Can You Afford $247 Million In User Acquisition?

This issue is overflowing with genius editorials covering advanced marketing, new Coppa regulations app developers need to know, how to cash in on your app revenue with game offers, marketing with no money, phonegap, prototyping, communication lessons for developers, and tons more - you won't want to miss it!

Jan14 Issue: Customer Retention VS Acquisition - Whatts a Dev to Do?

Over 12 featured articles and tons of new product news and information inside our first issue of 2014! From app icon trademarks to what you think you know about COPPA is all inside.

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F5-Acquires-NGINX

F5 Acquires NGINX


Thursday, March 14, 2019 by

F5 Networks, Inc. and NGINX announced a definitive agreement under which F5 will acquire all issued and outstanding shares of privately held NGINX for a total enterprise value of approximately $670 million, subject to certain adjustments. “By bringing F5’s world-class application security and rich application services portfolio for improving per...


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People-based attribution gets an holistic view from AppsFlyer


Tuesday, February 19, 2019 by

AppsFlyer says it has expanded people-based attribution on its platform to provide one holistic view of the customer journey across multiple touchpoints, connected devices, digital platforms, and media channels. They are using their giant insights data collection from 8.4 billion of the world’s connected devices to advance in people-based attribution. It will...


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American dating app registrations drop almost 500 percent


Friday, February 15, 2019 by

Liftoff released its third annual dating apps research and analysis. The most comprehensive and longitudinal study of its kind, the data reveals sweeping demographic and regional changes in the world of dating apps that mobile marketers need to know to succeed in 2019. Chief among the insights are the rise of Latin America (LATAM), a drop-off in North America (NAR), and...


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Snowflake bursting at the seams as Netflix hops on


Thursday, February 14, 2019 by

Snowflake Computing announced another year of exponential growth - but it comes alongside some interesting numbers for cloud adoption as well. The company’s 2019 financial year, which ended January 31, delivered a multitude of successes and recognition from its customers, venture capital firms and industry experts. Snowflake’s unique cloud-built arch...


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Perforce to acquire Rogue Wave


Monday, January 28, 2019 by

Perforce Software backed by Clearlake Capital Group, L.P., announced it has reached a definitive agreement to acquire Rogue Wave Software, an independent provider of cross-platform software developer tools and embedded components. The combination of Perforce and Rogue Wave delivers a full suite of solutions that measurably improves developer productivity while fuelin...


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Hothead games wants to make your mobile game a hit too


Thursday, January 24, 2019 by

Hothead Games announced that it has launched a new publishing division to help third-party game developers turn their mobile games into hits. The company is currently accepting submissions and offering financial assistance for games in various stages of development that will benefit from Hothead’s expertise in analytics, marketing, monetization, and gameplay mecha...


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Game developer tips and insight for 2019


Thursday, January 24, 2019 by

2019 offers promising new opportunities for game developers to reach new markets. But how can developers best capture diverse users’ attention and loyalty? Webpals Mobile, a performance-driven mobile-app user acquisition company, recently conducted a study comparing advertising driving gaming app downloads in the United States and Asia. Drawing on insights from th...


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Subscribing to publications with carrier billing made possible


Tuesday, January 22, 2019 by

The mobile technology company Fortumo has launched PayRead which lets digital publishers identify and charge users through their SIM card, the most widely available digital identity globally. PayRead is integrated with 350 mobile operators whose users can access digital publications through their mobile account identity. Should the reader wish to pay for digital cont...


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4 predictions for hyperconverged infrastructures in 2019


Tuesday, January 22, 2019 by

Enterprise Storage in 2019 will no doubt continue to evolve as the demand for storage space continues to grow. Almost everyone agrees that hybrid cloud is going to improve, we will see more automated and intelligent storage, and containerization and server-less solutions will abound. But as reported by Forbes, we humans produce 2.5 quintillion bytes of data every day...


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Sony acquires audio engineering company AudioKinetic


Thursday, January 10, 2019 by

Sony Interactive Entertainment (SIE) and Audiokinetic, Inc., a provider of cross-platform audio solutions for the gaming and interactive media industries, announced they have entered into a definitive agreement for SIE to acquire Audiokinetic. With this acquisition, SIE will tap into Audiokinetic’s vast audio engineering expertise, adding significant value to the ...


The-benefits-of-single-page-applications-as-Adobe-sees-it

The benefits of single page applications as Adobe sees it


Thursday, January 10, 2019 by

Most people currently use a SPA every day without realizing it. Google Maps, Twitter, and Gmail are just a few examples of the abundance of SPAs in use today. While SPAs have been around for a while, technology advances have caused interest in them to soar over the past couple of years. Still, some misconceptions exist about the technology, many based on limitations in ...


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5 rules of monetizing like a mobile game developer


Wednesday, January 9, 2019 by

Mobile game developers are some of the most successful monetizers and marketers in recent history. Need proof? Mobile gaming revenue accounted for nearly 82% of all app revenue in 2017 and will surpass $100 billion by 2021. The formula for success for mobile game developers is simple: easy payments, a finely-tuned monetization strategy, and great customer support. Bu...


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Building secure IoT AI Blockchain apps with PiQube


Tuesday, January 8, 2019 by

NetObjex, Inc., a provider of Digital Operating Platforms for Smart Products, has announced it will be introducing a revolutionary new IoT-AI-Blockchain gateway device at the Consumer Electronics Show.  PiQube (pronounced "Pie-Cube") will be launched at the CES 2019 Event from January 8th to the 11th at the Las Vegas Convention Center, Nevada. This sta...


Implementing-AI-technology-while-overcoming-legacy-systems

Implementing AI technology while overcoming legacy systems


Friday, January 4, 2019 by

Legacy software is not great. That may not be a fair position to take on all legacy software, but it’s a fairly safe starting point for most of it. Typical legacy software is difficult for users to work with, prone to issues and glitches, and worst of all, doesn’t play nicely with other systems. Again: legacy software is not great. There are a number o...


New-app-marketing-tool-gets-smart-about-user-acquisition

New app marketing tool gets smart about user acquisition


Tuesday, December 18, 2018 by

Mobile monetization and marketing company ironSource has announced the launch of its ROAS (return on their advertising spend), Optimizer tool. The new tool enables user acquisition managers to automatically bid on dynamic CPI (cost-per-install) rates to reach the desired ROAS goal, solving one of the most painful challenges of user acquisition today of efficient and rea...


Open-source,-Kubernetes,-and-developers,-according-to-Abby-Kearns

Open source, Kubernetes, and developers, according to Abby Kearns


Monday, December 17, 2018 by

The news of IBM's pending acquisition of Red Hat and Microsoft’s acquisition of GitHub may signal more industry consolidation to come. We recently had a conversation with Abby Kearns, executive director at Cloud Foundry, about the significance of these mega deals and why she believes 2019, will be the year of consolidation. Abby has a unique perspective leadin...


Mobile-ad-campaign-company-to-be-bought-by-Adjust

Mobile ad campaign company to be bought by Adjust


Wednesday, December 12, 2018 by

Adjust has announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire data aggregation platform Acquired.io. The comprehensive SaaS solution automates and simplifies multi-channel campaign management for mobile user acquisition. Started in San Francisco in 2016 by Andrey Kazakov and Max Gannutin, Acquired.io’s SaaS solution automates multi-channel cam...


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Key insights into app performance and competition from Adjust


Wednesday, December 5, 2018 by

Adjust recently launched the second iteration of its Global Benchmarks tool - offering an overview of the mobile marketing landscape and bringing more transparency to the industry. Based on the company’s aggregated database, Adjust’s Global Benchmarks 2.0 analyzes data from over 7,000 apps and billions of installs. It allows mobile marketers to see t...


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StackCommerce celebrates $100M in payouts to creators


Wednesday, November 28, 2018 by

StackCommerce announced that it reached a financial milestone of $100 million in total payouts to its creator network comprised of publishers and brands. Founded in 2011, StackCommerce got its start by connecting niche, tech-focused content sites and their readers with highly relevant tech products through commerce content. The company expanded into the men’s l...


Mobile-marketing-benchmark-tool-by-Adjust-brings-light-to-marketers

Mobile marketing benchmark tool by Adjust brings light to marketers


Monday, November 26, 2018 by

Adjust announced the second version of its free mobile benchmarking tool - updated with even more sophisticated metrics and a wider range of data than before. Designed to empower marketers and publishers to better understand the mobile marketing landscape, the tool is the first of its kind to make specific KPIs, such as session data, publicly available. With time spent ...


Speeding-up-SaaS-deployments-with-Platform.sh

Speeding up SaaS deployments with Platform.sh


Friday, November 23, 2018 by

Organizations spend an inordinate amount of time and resources developing and maintaining infrastructure, which distracts from what should be their core focus: providing customers with valuable and engaging applications and digital experiences. Platform.sh allows companies to direct their attention towards accomplishing this primary goal by relieving them of the burden ...


Machine-learning-data-science-platform-drops-by-SnapLogic

Machine learning data science platform drops by SnapLogic


Tuesday, November 20, 2018 by

SnapLogic announced SnapLogic Data Science, a new self-service solution to accelerate the development and deployment of machine learning with minimal coding. Through SnapLogic’s drag-and-drop interface, data engineers, data scientists, and IT/DevOps teams can use SnapLogic Data Science to manage and control the entire machine learning lifecycle - including data ac...


The-subscription-based-app-model-is-working-and-here

The subscription based app model is working and here's proof


Monday, November 5, 2018 by

Liftoff released its annual Mobile App Engagement Index, describing trends in consumer app engagement and ways mobile marketers can adapt to thrive in the changing landscape. Specifically, the report reveals that mobile users are head over heels for the subscription model, with considerable momentum gained from last year. Additionally, the Index highlights a shift in ge...


Top-ranking-mobile-games-earn-10X-what-other-games-do

Top ranking mobile games earn 10X what other games do


Monday, October 29, 2018 by

A report from Mobvista-owned GameAnalytics has shown yet again just how competitive the mobile games industry is, with a minority of top-performing titles capturing a disproportionate slice of the $70 billion forecast to be spent on mobile games in 2018. The report, titled "Mobile Gaming Benchmarks", is GameAnalytics’ second global anal...


IBM-is-buying-Red-Hat:-What-they-want-you-to-know

IBM is buying Red Hat: What they want you to know


Monday, October 29, 2018 by

IBM announced plans to acquire Red Hat, the world’s leading provider of open source technology for approximately $34B.  According to Mergermarket data, this is the second-largest computer software deal ever recorded globally, which dates back to 1998. As IBM’s most significant acquisition, and the most significant tech acquisition of 201...


Mobile-testing-platform-Perfecto-Mobile-is-acquired-by-Perforce

Mobile testing platform Perfecto Mobile is acquired by Perforce


Wednesday, October 10, 2018 by

Perforce Software backed by Clearlake Capital Group, L.P., announced it has reached a definitive agreement to acquire Perfecto Mobile. The acquisition augments Perforce's software portfolio with additional capabilities for enterprise DevOps teams to achieve continuous testing at scale across web, mobile and IoT applications. The acquisition is expected to close this...


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Measuring mobile ad revenue on the user level


Thursday, October 4, 2018 by

ironSource announced the launch of User Ad Revenue (UAR), a unique product giving app developers the ability to accurately measure ad revenue on the user level, and link that data to the marketing channel which brought in that specific user. By revealing how much in-app advertising revenue each individual user generates across all networks, and attributing that reven...


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Star Trek Timelines developer Disruptor Beam teams with Tilting Point


Monday, September 24, 2018 by

Disruptor Beam and Tilting Point announced an expanded partnership between the two companies that will enable additional growth of Disruptor Beam's hit free-to-play game, Star Trek Timelines, as well as the co-development of another IP-based character-collection RPG (CCRPG). The deal has an initial value of at least $29 million and follows on the success of an ag...


Golden-rules-for-an-agile-reporting-structure

Golden rules for an agile reporting structure


Thursday, September 13, 2018 by

For the majority of organizations adopting Scrum, they are moving from a traditional team-based model to a Scrum-based approach. Traditional team models vary for every organization, but normally have the following elements: A project manager responsible for ensuring the project delivers   A line manager who individuals in the team report to. That person d...


Atlassian-acquires-OpsGenie-plus-launches-new-Jira-Ops-product

Atlassian acquires OpsGenie plus launches new Jira Ops product


Tuesday, September 4, 2018 by

Today is an exciting day for Atlassian. At their annual European user conference, Summit Europe, they announced two major pieces of news: the acquisition of OpsGenie and the launch of their latest product, Jira Ops. These two announcements help to demonstrate their strategic focus on the IT market. As IT is being transformed by software, it presents a major opportunity ...


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VMworld 2018 developer highlights


Wednesday, August 29, 2018 by

VMworld 2018 has launched from the dock, debuting a ton of new cloud technology that ranges from multi-cloud operations to relational database services. To celebrate the company’s 20th year anniversary, Pat Gelsinger, VMware CEO, and Ray O’Farrell, VMware CTO acquaint the audience with what superpowers it takes to make it in the world of technology. The d...


Mobile-game-spending-is-dominated-by-women-says-Liftoff

Mobile game spending is dominated by women says Liftoff


Wednesday, August 22, 2018 by

Liftoff released a data report exploring the booming world of mobile gaming. Since last year, Liftoff has detected a golden age of mobile game marketing with acquisition costs at all stages of the funnel decreasing and post-install conversion rates increasing. And as multi-platform gaming sensations like Fortnite bring high-quality play experiences to smartphones, more ...


Mobile-publisher-Gismart-teams-up-with-Appodeal

Mobile publisher Gismart teams up with Appodeal


Friday, August 17, 2018 by

Gismart partners up with Appodeal to support mobile apps and games chosen for publishing with global monetization reach. Strategic cooperation between companies will allow indie developers to benefit from Appodeal’s ad monetization platform and Gismart’s publishing expertise by improving the application, bringing their mobile product to millions of players, ...


Mobile-game-developer-help-is-coming-to-Barcelona

Mobile game developer help is coming to Barcelona


Thursday, August 16, 2018 by

Tilting Point has opened a studio in Barcelona to better serve Europe’s robust mobile game development community, "as part of its mission to help quality games reach their potential scale." The move builds on the company’s momentum on the heels of its recent commitment to invest $132M annually to help developers scale great games to success. The Ba...


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New app helps you buy and sell powersports equipment


Tuesday, August 14, 2018 by

RumbleOn announced a new app for mobile on both iOS and Android, alongside a revitalized website experience. RumbleOn is transforming the way pre-owned powersports vehicles are bought and sold by providing users with an efficient, timely, transparent, and trustworthy acquisition and distribution experience. The new RumbleOn website and mobile app include signifi...