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Android P developer notes


Wednesday, August 8, 2018 by

The official Android Pie release has been announced in a Google blog post which promises the rollout of some pretty substantial changes to authentication, navigation UI, task prediction, and more. With the software currently in beta and waiting for its official release, it’s important that developers get ready to start planning their next moves in order to strike ...


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Tunity launches SDK to let developers build TV audio streaming apps


Tuesday, August 7, 2018 by

Tunity announced the debut of Tunity SDK for Audio. An SDK that gives any customer-facing business, from restaurants to gyms, airports, and universities, the ability to implement a white-labeled version of Tunity’s deep learning TV audio streaming technology. This allows users to hear live audio from muted televisions directly on their existing mobile devices. Tun...


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Mobile apps are key to success in retail


Wednesday, November 29, 2017 by

Apps are the preeminent way for retailers to reach your customers. Whether you are getting consumers to your app, measuring their engagement, encouraging purchases, analyzing their sentiment or expanding to new markets, app data will fuel your mobile success and thereby your company’s success. From competitive benchmarking to international expansion, App Annie has ...


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The evolution of APMs


Wednesday, September 27, 2017 by

The World Wide Web became publicly available in August of 1991. Within a few years, PCs became an essential household item and short after it was already clear that the existing infrastructure was not made to scale. Web pages featuring "404 error" codes were a common aggravating  flow in the user experience.To help the web scale and ease user frustration, CDN (Cont...


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Health and fitness apps usage report from Flurry


Wednesday, September 13, 2017 by

As health and fitness apps have become widely popular over the past few years (usage grew by over 330% in the last three years), this industry is opening new doors for app developers and advertisers alike. Flurry Analytics has a recently released their latest analytics report on the usage of health and fitness apps. Here are a few of their findings in the report:- Many ...


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The mobile printing six best practices for developers


Monday, August 14, 2017 by

When creating apps, a developer works hard to ensure optimal functionality and a great user experience - so it's critical that an app is truly the best it can be for its audience. These days, ensuring functionality and engagement means adding mobile print to an app. Mobile printing is an unmet need in many apps: According to an InfoTrends study, 95 percent of consumers ...


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Fillr reaches 100 million monthly active users


Thursday, August 10, 2017 by

Fillr has announced that its mobile Autofill as a Service platform now reaches 100 million monthly active users worldwide. Providing one-click, accurate, and secure autofill for checkout forms, the Fillr Autofill as a Service (FAaaS) platform helps mobile digital commerce businesses take advantage of the exploding growth in mobile commerce, which claims 90 percent of mo...


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Weather apps have the highest mobile ad eCPM finds new report


Thursday, June 8, 2017 by

A new Q1 2017 report from Smaato was just released. Titled the "Global Trends in Mobile Advertising Report",  data was analyzed from 300 billion mobile ad impressions served on its exchange each month and found that mobile ad space is more valuable than ever before as global eCPMs grew almost 50 percent year-over-year.Fueled by explosive growth in the Asia-Pacific ...


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FFTF to expose Senators who are voting to allow ISP's sell your information


Tuesday, March 28, 2017 by

Digital rights group Fight for the Future, known for organizing massive protests against SOPA and for net neutrality, has announced that - if the bill passes - they will unleash billboards with the names of every member of Congress who votes to gut the FCC’s Internet privacy rules that prevent Internet Service Providers (ISPs) like Comcast and Verizon from selling their...


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Insights on push alert frequency to improve new app user retention


Monday, March 27, 2017 by

Mobile growth company Urban Airship detailed industry findings from its mobile app retention study, spanning new users’ first 90-days of app usage within retail, media, sports & recreation and utility/productivity. By analyzing the frequency of messaging users received and their corresponding retention rates, Urban Airship provides a deeper understanding that dispel...


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JBoss Fuse 6.3 integration services for Red Hat OpenShift released


Tuesday, February 21, 2017 by

Red Hat announced the latest update to the Red Hat JBoss Fuse-based integration service on Red Hat OpenShift. With the growth of the Internet of Things (IoT), cloud-based SaaS systems, and new data streams, organizations can face increasing pressure to more quickly deliver innovative new services. Traditional centralized, monolithic ESB-style integration approaches...


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Yahoo explains what communitainment is and how it's mobile's killer app


Tuesday, December 6, 2016 by

Last August, in Flurry’s app usage report, we declared that “Content is King: Again.” That report showed U.S. users’ time spent consuming media in apps had grown from 46 mins/day in 2014 to 96 mins/day in 2015, a whopping 108% year-over-year increase. Curious to clock this year’s usage, we ran the numbers again and found that time spent con...


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Adobe finds enterprise mobile app usage and investment are on the rise


Thursday, October 27, 2016 by

Adobe released the results of its annual Enterprise Mobile Apps Survey report on the adoption and use of enterprise mobile apps, including opportunities and challenges for businesses looking to increase productivity and leverage apps as a competitive advantage.Key findings include:- Enterprise mobile app usage and investment are on the rise: 69% of company departments a...


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Top 100 Apps Continue to See High User Engagement According Report


Sunday, August 28, 2016 by

Opera Mediaworks had released its latest quarterly mobile marketing report - Mobile First Insights (MFI) - which for the Q2 focused on the growth of brand performance including direct response tactics for Fortune 1000 brands. The findings in the report are derived from app usage statistics on the Opera Mediaworks platform.From a user standpoint, the report shows a nearl...


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Kony MobileFabric Release Offers New Microservices and Object Services Technology


Thursday, July 28, 2016 by

Kony has released the latest edition of its MobileFabric platform, the company’s mobile middleware solution designed to be used to rapidly build mobile backend applications. This release, MobileFabric 7.0, offers a new model-driven approach to mobile app development using microservices and includes object services that make it easier and cheaper to develop, maintain and...


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Four Key Considerations to Get Past App Replacement


Wednesday, July 20, 2016 by

Today, with over three million mobile apps available for consumers, app replacement - the deletion of an app due to alternative options - has become a major issue for developers looking to increase, let alone maintain, retention. In fact, according Yahoo’s research, nearly 50% of smartphone dominant users replace apps on a weekly basis. Furthermore, most apps are d...


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App User Abandonment Numbers Drop Slightly Year to Year


Friday, May 27, 2016 by

Localytics has released its fifth annual app user retention study, which measures app loyalty and abandonment across its user base of 37,000 apps.To conduct the research, Localytics measured the user retention and app abandonment. User retention was defined as the percentage of users who return to an app eleven or more times. User abandonment was defined as the percenta...


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Five Common Mobile App Security Vulnerabilities And How to Fix Them


Saturday, April 30, 2016 by

Mobile app security leaves much to be desired. That was the conclusion of a 2016 Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) study which found that a staggering 96 percent of 36,000 mobile apps failed at least one of 10 privacy checks. Three years ago, a similar HPE study found that 97 percent of 2,000 apps reviewed held insecure private information. As mobile app usage conti...


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Flurry's Insights on the "7 year itch" and What it Means to Developers


Wednesday, April 20, 2016 by

Chris Klotzbach, Director Flurry from Yahoo, reached out to us to talk about the affect of “seven year itch” on the mobile industry, focusing on how Flurry has seen mobile growth plateau over the last 7 years.ADM: At your Mobile Developer Conference in February, Flurry shared that mobile growth is plateauing. Can you elaborate on that more?Klotzbach: In 2015, overall ap...


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Microsoft Cloud App Security is Now Generally Available


Wednesday, April 13, 2016 by

The Microsoft Cloud App Security platform is now generally available offering a cloud-delivered service built for cloud apps.The platform offers two main components: (1) Discovery of cloud usage in a company using log-based traffic analysis and (2) Granular control for sanctioned apps leveraging API-based integration. With platform’s tools to help uncover Shadow IT, ass...


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Companies Are Falling Short in Meeting Consumer Mobile Expectations


Thursday, March 31, 2016 by

According to a recent research study, companies are still finding it difficult to create mobile experiences that meet consumer expectations. The study was conducted by Sitecore which polled 4,500 consumers in 11 countries about their attitudes toward mobile interactions, expectations, and experiences. We recently visited with Scott Anderson, CMO of Sitecore, to dis...


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Here's How to Maximize Your App's Potential Using Data


Monday, March 28, 2016 by

Congratulations! Development and testing are done, and your app is ready to release. Before you enter the highly competitive mobile market, you need to realize that over 2,500 apps are submitted to the 3 biggest stores daily, and 70% of apps generate less than 5,000 downloads each. In the PC era, we couldn’t update a game or any other product after its release, nor...


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SOOMLA Report Reveals Insight Into Mobile Gaming Monetization


Tuesday, March 1, 2016 by

Approximately a month ago, App Developer Magazine published an article following a Flurry report on the growth of app usage. It showed some interesting stats, including a staggering fact that app usage grew 58% in the last year alone, while time spent on phablets grew 334% year-on-year, proving to be the dominant form factor.What was left out of that report was the Game...


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New App Marketing Report Show Big Difference Between Android and iOS App Users


Wednesday, February 17, 2016 by

In its recent State of App Marketing – H2 2015 Appsflyer analyzed more than 1.1 billion non-organic app installs and 5 billion app opens to learn when users in different parts of the world install apps and when they use them. Interestingly, there were several marked differences between Android and iOS users.Take App installs for example. While both OS versions were typi...


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Digital Performance Winners and Losers from the Super Bowl


Wednesday, February 10, 2016 by

Prior to the big game we published the article Online Performance Is as Important as In-Game Performance for the Super Bowl providing a deep dive into how digital performance management is particularly important during “spikey” events such as the Super Bowl, where digital performance can make or break a brand.    Now we are starting to ...


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Five Mobile App User Retention Tips to Kick Off 2016


Thursday, January 28, 2016 by

As app engagement significantly decreases 24 hours after initial install, today’s developers should always look for ways to reverse app removal, alleviate user dissatisfaction and combat lack of usage.This lack of longevity in app usage will be especially apparent now, after consumers’ holiday downtime has come to an end. Barry Coleman, CEO of UserCare, stresses the imp...


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20 Hot Takes on Mobile Engagement From 2015


Thursday, January 14, 2016 by

If you want to know the top 20 data points from 2015 impacting mobile usage, retention and marketing you’re in luck.Hot off the press is Localytics 2016 App Marketing Guide which provides a comprehensive overview of the mobile trends & takeaways you need to know to help you plan out your 2016 mobile user engagement strategy. The data in the report provides insi...


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Drew Burns of Adobe Weighs in on Mobile Marketing for 2016


Wednesday, January 13, 2016 by

As the app market continues to explode (see our recently published article “App Usage Grows by 58% in 2015 and Shows No Sigh of Slowing Down”) app publishers will have to continue to improve and update their app marketing tactics as competition continues to increase. We visited with Drew Burns who is the senior product marketing manager for Adobe Target and wo...


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App Usage Grows By 58 percent in 2015 and Shows No Signs of Slowing Down


Tuesday, January 12, 2016 by

The numbers are staggering. Mobile app usage last year was up 58%. Time spent on phablets grew 334% year-over-year. And the high flying mobile usage stats just keep rolling in, according to a recent report from Yahoo’s Flurry in its annual “State of Mobile” report.In the context of the 58% overall growth of app usage, Flurry defines app usage as a user opening an app an...


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Study Shows Companies Want Apps to Directly Impact Their Bottom Line


Tuesday, December 29, 2015 by

We recently visited with Mark Lorion, Chief Marketing Officer & Head of Product at Apperian, about the ramifications of the results of Apperian’s recently published the 2015 Enterprise Mobile App Trend Report, which analyzed nearly two million app deployments across hundreds of thousands of enterprise users.Lorion is the CMO and Head of Product, whose responsibility...


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What You Need to Know about BYOD Security


Wednesday, December 2, 2015 by

As employees bring their own devices to work, IT teams face an assortment of challenges, from managing mobile apps on a myriad of different devices to backing up and restoring business data. But bar none, the greatest burden for IT staff is securing business data on mobile devices.The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly (in Reverse Order)The UglyThe BYOD phenomenon has spawned ...


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The Problems Facing OTT Messaging Apps


Thursday, November 19, 2015 by

tyntec, a telecom-web convergence company, has issued the results of its international OTT (over-the-top) messaging app survey and report titled, “The challenges facing OTT messaging apps.” The findings, based on responses from smartphone owners in the US and China, uncover trends in consumer messaging app usage to evaluate the probability of OTT messaging apps one day ...


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Three Ways Video Ads Can Boost Your App Monetization Strategy


Friday, November 6, 2015 by

There’s no doubt that mobile app usage is growing quickly - Flurry from Yahoo recently reported that overall, app usage grew 76 percent in 2014. While this growth has created an incredible opportunity for mobile developers to turn their apps into successful businesses, developers often struggle to find the right balance between monetization and user experience, fearing ...


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New Windows 10 (UWP) Package Submissions Provide Advanced App Usage Info


Wednesday, October 28, 2015 by

The Windows Development Team has released a new feature that provides app usage information to developers in the Windows Dev Center. This feature is included in all new Windows 10 (UWP) package submissions and provides increased reach into app analytics.Developers can view a number of app usage statistics including user sessions, active users, session length, page views...


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Developers Need to Embrace Artificial Intelligence


Wednesday, September 23, 2015 by

Artificial Intelligence – Developers must embrace the technology, but how?Artificial Intelligence (AI) is making waves. From robots that manage your home life, a la Amazon’s Echo, to smartphones that understand our every word, AI technology is making huge technological leaps – and fast. This year alone, Qualcomm has announced the Zeroth platform, the company’s firs...