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Key-insights-into-app-performance-and-competition-from-Adjust

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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Zero latency apps gets closer to reality thanks to Redis Labs


Tuesday, November 20, 2018 by

Complex technologies like a self-driving car take in huge amounts of data from its environment, processing it and make appropriate decisions on how to respond within a few milliseconds. This is the kind of zero latency future Redis Labs is enabling, and they announced at Redis Day London, the latest release of Redis Enterprise with two key functionalities: Red...


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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...


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Amazon prime day 2018 data is out from Liftoff


Monday, August 6, 2018 by

Liftoff released new data around Amazon’s fourth annual Prime Day and how the day-and-a-half long sale affected the world of e-commerce. The data reveals a significant change this year, with Prime Day itself offering a dramatically larger lift to other mobile commerce businesses than previous years, but with a steep drop-off late in the week. Amazon Prime Day i...


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Mobile monetization benchmark report drops by SOOMLA


Tuesday, July 24, 2018 by

SOOMLA released the second part in their Monetization Benchmarks series for Q2. The report provides an in-depth comparison of Monetization levels collected from hundreds of apps and a ranking of monetization providers in the mobile industry. The majority of mobile apps already utilize advertising as a monetization channel. However most publishers only know the averag...


ironSource-expands-their-in-app-programmatic-marketplace

ironSource expands their in-app programmatic marketplace


Friday, April 27, 2018 by

ironSource has announced the expansion of its in-app programmatic marketplace, which in addition to video inventory, will now include MRAID support for interactive ads, and viewability verification through Oracle’s Moat, an analytics and measurement company.Reaching 1.5B unique consumers a month, ironSource’s in-app programmatic marketplace already includes premium in-a...


Actian-says-to-be-outperforming-Amazon-Redshift

Actian says to be outperforming Amazon Redshift


Monday, March 12, 2018 by

Actian has announced that Actian Vector analytics database running on Amazon Web Services (AWS) outperforms Amazon Redshift "by as much as 12x" in an industry benchmark conducted by McKnight Consulting Group (MCG) Global Services. In a separate MCG benchmark report, Actian Vector performs "up to nearly 10x faster" than Microsoft SQL Server.In February 2018, MCG conducte...


Expert-advice:-Tips-to-help-developers-cope

Expert advice: Tips to help developers cope


Tuesday, February 20, 2018 by

According to a forbes report, being a software developer has it’s perks. From a $168,000 a year average media salary, to being able to have your hand in crafting the Instagrams of tomorrow. But the task of creating flawless code and engineering ideas, comes with challenges.It’s good to share war stories to help each other navigate the waters, so we recently had the chan...


Mountain-Dew-taps-Immersv-for-360-video-ads

Mountain Dew taps Immersv for 360 video ads


Monday, November 27, 2017 by

Immersv has announced that Mountain Dew and its advertising agency, OMD, tapped Immersv’s Mobile 360 and VR marketing platform to drive significant consumer engagement for their ad campaign promoting the VR experience “The Professor Presents: #GotHandles.”   The ad campaign delivered exceptional results for Mountain Dew, driving 63 percent video completion rat...


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Geektastic launches to help companies find developers


Friday, November 17, 2017 by

60% of UK companies face a skills gap within their tech departments and cannot fill positions quickly enough to meet demand. To solve this major challenge, London startup Geektastic has launched a new technology platform supported by a global community of skilled software engineers, who are offering unique peer-reviewed coding challenges to evaluate developers, to suppo...


The-report-from-50-billion-mobile-and-web-events-is-here

The report from 50 billion mobile and web events is here


Wednesday, October 25, 2017 by

Mixpanel, Inc. released its first Product Benchmarking Report to determine quantitative benchmark metrics for key moments in the user’s web and mobile journey while seeking to answer the question often asked by marketers and developers, “what’s the best performance standard for our industry?” The findings challenge many commonly held product performance benchmarks while...


DeviceID-reset-fraud-is-now-top-ad-fraud-method

DeviceID reset fraud is now top ad fraud method


Wednesday, September 27, 2017 by

AppsFlyer has introduced the general availability of a holistic, integrated solution - Protect360 - that helps immunize advertisers against the cost and loss of mobile install fraud. In beta testing with select clients, Protect360 revealed DeviceID Reset Fraud was more widespread than previously known, and will cost advertisers an estimated $1.1-$1.3 billion in 2017 whi...


Tips-for-securing-container-deployments

Tips for securing container deployments


Friday, September 1, 2017 by

Container deployments are still susceptible to the regular threats that other types of deployments are - including DDoS and cross-site scripting attacks. In fact, hackers often take advantage of compromised containers to scan sensitive data, download malware, or privilegeunauthorized access to any of your containers, hosts or data centers.Fei Huang is the CEO of NeuVect...


Application-performance-monitoring-and-cloud-migration

Application performance monitoring and cloud migration


Wednesday, August 23, 2017 by

The IT organization is becoming more and more strategic in helping companies reach their business goals. Companies are using technology as a means to not just expose new opportunities and tap into new markets but find ways to relate to their customer base and drive loyalty. As most of us are well aware, the primary choice for businesses today is to move as much of their...


Mobile-SDKs:-What-they-really-do-to-your-mobile-app

Mobile SDKs: What they really do to your mobile app


Friday, August 18, 2017 by

Mobile SDKs; love them or hate them, they're here to stay. They provide our apps with all sorts of functionality that would be incredibly time consuming to build, and they give us another means to monetize our apps. Third party SDKs are in fact, quite popular. According to a study done by SafeDK, on average each Android app uses nearly 18 third party SDKs. That number i...


How-mobile-video-load-time-affects-ad-delivery

How mobile video load time affects ad delivery


Monday, June 19, 2017 by

Ask any mobile app developer, and they’ll tell you that one of the greatest challenges in monetizing their apps through video ads isn’t finding the right demand or knowing when to run the videos; it’s figuring out how to present video ads without slowing down their apps. I’m sure every developer at some point has done a Google search for something like, “Which ad networ...


The-mobile-ad-fraud-pandemic-and-what-developers-should-know

The mobile ad fraud pandemic and what developers should know


Tuesday, June 13, 2017 by

Mobile ad fraud is a big concern in the mobile space. Unfortunately, we have seen this before in ad tech - players looking to make a quick buck by following revenue via monetizing it in an illegal way. Mobile ad fraud has created a dark ripple in the space, resulting in a lot of mistrust. The challenge is that fraud is widespread, and fraudsters are getting more and mor...


How-to-choose-an-Android-HTTP-Library

How to choose an Android HTTP Library


Monday, June 5, 2017 by

Today almost every Android app uses HTTP/HTTPS requests as the main transport for transferring data. Even if you're not using HTTP directly, you may be using multiple SDKs that rely on HTTP for networking, such as analytics, crash reporting and ads. So it’s fair to say that HTTP is the ubiquitous, and perhaps even obvious, choice for data transfers. But choosing HTTP in...


Mobile-video-ads-install-the-most-apps-new-survey-says

Mobile video ads install the most apps new survey says


Wednesday, May 31, 2017 by

AdColony has released their Spring 2017 App Install Marketing Survey. The survey is the 7th of its kind since 2013 and will provide insights, benchmarks, and trends from the top 250 grossing app developers. Respondents primarily represented mobile game developers (75%), with a minority making non-gaming apps (21%). A small number (4.0%) represented mobile publishers who...


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Vungle mobile video ads platform hits $300 million in annual revenue


Wednesday, February 15, 2017 by

Following a year of significant global expansion and customer momentum, Vungle, a marketing platform for in-app video ads, has announced record company growth, reaching a $300 million annual revenue run rate (ARR), a milestone very few companies have reached in the ad-tech industry. The company has also significantly increased adoption of its software development kit (S...


Bugsee-emerges-from-stealth-to-make-finding-bugs-in-mobile-apps-easier

Bugsee emerges from stealth to make finding bugs in mobile apps easier


Tuesday, January 24, 2017 by

New bug fixing tool allows app developers to spend more time improving functionality and user experience and less time logging, explaining and fixing buggy apps.Bugsee announced its corporate launch and the general availability of its bug reporting and crash analytics tool for mobile app developers. Bugsee is the only bug reporting solution that continuously captures vi...


New-study-finds-consumers-prefer-opting-in-to-mobile-ads

New study finds consumers prefer opting-in to mobile ads


Wednesday, January 18, 2017 by

Nielsen Media Labs study commissioned by Jun Group finds opt-in mobile advertising preferred nearly 2-1 over other formats; Nielsen Digital Brand Effect study shows opt-in mobile advertising delivers a significant lift in brand awareness and purchase intent.Findings from a new Nielsen Media Labs study commissioned by Jun Group found that consumers prefer opt-in mobile a...


Mobbo-released-a-new-report-on-the-state-of-mobile-SDK

Mobbo released a new report on the state of mobile SDK's


Thursday, December 15, 2016 by

Mobbo just released its Power Index, which offers app publishers and marketers robust benchmarks of mobile app SDK components, helping them to make informed decisions about the best technology stacks. The report sheds light on the scale and performance of popular SDK components and tracks the movers and shakers in the mobile industry. Key Findings in the report:- 80% of...


You-will-pay-22-percent-more-to-acquire-users-in-swing-states-right-now

You will pay 22 percent more to acquire users in swing states right now


Wednesday, November 2, 2016 by

Liftoff just released new benchmarks examining the mobile behaviors of Republicans and Democrats by state. The data highlights the key differences in mobile marketing trends across red (Democratic-leaning), blue (Republican-leaning) and swing states (those with support for both parties) to underline the mobile divide between parties. Most notably, the data indicate...


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Here's what happened at VisionMobile's Future Developer Summit


Wednesday, October 19, 2016 by

VisionMobile hosted a first of its kind, Future Developer Summit, on October 4, 2016 in Santa Clara. The event was organized in association with Catchy Agency and was hosted by Intel at their Executive Briefing Center.  The Future Developer Summit is an exclusive, invite-only Director-level event where developer relations leaders gather to network, exchange program...


Apteligent-and-Twin-Prime-Wants-to-Help-You-Speed-up-Your-Apps

Apteligent and Twin Prime Wants to Help You Speed up Your Apps


Thursday, August 11, 2016 by

Apteligent is working with Twin Prime to utilize its mobile app acceleration technology that provides the ability to provide a faster, more effective mobile experience. The Twin Prime platform offers capabilities to analyze network performance and establish alternate content delivery strategies to combat network latency, which is often a cause of app slowness and source...


Latin-American-App-Users-Up-for-Grabs-by-Android-Developers-and-Hardware-Makers

Latin American App Users Up for Grabs by Android Developers and Hardware Makers


Friday, August 5, 2016 by

Editors note: Contributed by Chris Klotzbach, Director at Flurry from Yahoo and Lali Kesiraju, Marketing and Analytics Manager With the 2016 Rio Olympics starting today, we decided to take a look at smartphone and app growth in Latin America. Though the region has been slower to adopt mobile apps in years past, largely a result of limited high-speed data connectivi...


Why-You-Should-Be-Using-Push-Notifications

Why You Should Be Using Push Notifications


Monday, June 27, 2016 by

Provided in the infographic provided here, the insights from the study provide mobile marketing benchmarks of the performance of push notification campaigns in terms of opt-in rates (% of users who accept to receive Push Notifications) and reaction rates (% of users who click on the notifications), in order to evaluate how to provide industry comparison. Added in this e...


The-Challenge-of-User-Experience

The Challenge of User Experience


Thursday, April 28, 2016 by

In the past year or so, user experience (UX) has been completely dominating the conversation around app development, pushing aside more traditional discussions. That’s not surprising, given user expectations - and the nature of mobile devices in particular. Yet, every day, thousands if not millions of users can’t complete  tasks because they weren’t intuitive ...


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Android N Developer Preview 2 Includes New Vulkan 3D Rendering API


Tuesday, April 26, 2016 by

Among the top new features of the recently released Android N Developer Preview 2 is Vulkan, a new 3D rendering API which Google helped to create as a member of the Khronos Group.  Vulkan is a new generation graphics and compute API that provides high-efficiency, cross-platform access to modern GPUs used in a wide variety of devices from PCs and consoles to mobile ...


Apteligent-Releases-Platform-Tracking-Global-Device-OS-and-Device-Trends

Apteligent Releases Platform Tracking Global Device OS and Device Trends


Friday, March 25, 2016 by

Apteligent has introduced a new global device directory of Android and iOS devices by geography. The new service is calculated from over 8 billion app launches with data from over 175 countries offering information such as global device/OS adoption trends and app performance stats. The company has tracked more than 300 terabytes of data per month over the past 3 ye...


Leveraging-Mobile-Gameplay-Analytics-and-User-Psychology-For-Retention

Leveraging Mobile Gameplay Analytics and User Psychology For Retention


Friday, March 25, 2016 by

Ever since Apple introduced its App Store in 2008, game developers have been lining up for their share of the now almost $50 billion dollar industry. However, designing games that stand out from the rest of the crowd can be extremely difficult and is now just as much art as it science. With over 2,000 new apps being added to the App Store and Google Play daily, dev...


How-PHP-7-Fits-into-SaaS-App-Development-Goals

How PHP 7 Fits into SaaS App Development Goals


Saturday, February 27, 2016 by

PHP 7 introduces significant performance improvements that will save you infrastructure dollars and improve your users’ wait time, but it also comes with some breaking changes on a range from obvious to subtle. Given the tradeoffs, how should you prioritize a stack update?  While PHP 7 promises incredible speed improvements, the best path to optimizing app per...


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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...


Mendix-Launches-New-Cloud-Based-Application-Quality-Monitor-Service

Mendix Launches New Cloud Based Application Quality Monitor Service


Tuesday, December 29, 2015 by

Mendix has released its new Application Quality Monitor (AQM), a cloud service designed to help companies monitor the maintainability of Mendix applications. The Mendix Application Quality Monitor provides the ability to monitor software quality proactively on a daily basis. The cloud service is powered by SIG, which performs a static analysis of Mendix application...