LUNA investors show fighting spirit
Thursday, June 2, 2022 by Brittany Hainzinger
The success of Terra Luna's new token, LUNA (with the former LUNA being renamed LUNC, for Terra Luna "Classic") is a testament to the risk appetite that will always exist in crypto. The fact that this token, which comes from a project that spawned one of the biggest, if not THE biggest crypto crash in history does not seem to have put investors off. On its...
Bitcoin Latinum announces partnership with Vast Bank
Thursday, November 18, 2021 by Russ Scritchfield
Bitcoin Latinum, the secure, next-generation, insured, asset-backed cryptocurrency has announced the commencement of a strategic partnership with Vast Bank, a trusted family-owned financial institution serving customers since 1982. The partnership will focus on opportunities for collaboration, deal flow, and integration among Vast Bank, Bitcoin Latinum, and Mo...
Cryptocurrency market growth in 2021
Monday, October 18, 2021 by Brittany Hainzinger
The cryptocurrency sector is still growing, attracting more investors aiming to leverage various benefits of the industry. Additionally, the number of new cryptocurrencies joining the market is also accelerating as creators seek to leverage the benefits of blockchain technology.
Cryptocurrency market growth in 2021
According to data acquired by cryptocurrency trad...
NEM Group has launched Symbol
Tuesday, March 16, 2021 by Brittany Hainzinger
NEM Group announced the launch of Symbol, its next-generation Proof-of-Stake+ (PoS+) Public Blockchain. Boasting enterprise-grade programmability and security, Symbol from NEM brings cutting edge technical features which can be leveraged by innovative projects building fintech, healthcare and supply chain products at the heart of the new economy. With the launch co...
Cashless society growing in popularity
Monday, March 15, 2021 by Brittany Hainzinger
The argument for a cashless society has been around for a while, but the rapid rise of the Coronavirus crisis has intensified the debate again amid concerns about banknotes and coins transmitting the virus. In addition to this, the increasing decline of high street bank branches and ATMs has made the possibility of a cashless society in the next few years more likely th...
Bitcoin price prediction for 2021
Saturday, January 9, 2021 by Richard Harris
The biggest challenge for the industry in 2021 will be in regulation. There is already significant pressure from the US treasury to overly regulate Bitcoin to a point where it would lose significant utility. AML/KYC requirements will only increase in multiple jurisdictions. France for example recently came out with some stringent AML/KYC requirements.
Bitcoin price p...
Cryptocurrency during COVID19
Friday, October 9, 2020 by Richard Harris
Overbit, a Bitcoin derivatives trading platform founded in 2017 and launched in 2019, conducted a recent survey of 2,500 traders, in 90 countries, on 5 different continents. They commissioned their commercial ads and offer trading solutions for retail clients and institutions across the globe.
Overbit’s platform features low latency connectivity, superior liqui...
Blockchain based private messenger surfaces from ODIN
Tuesday, June 11, 2019 by Richard Harris
ODIN Blockchain is a platform enabling users to fully control their privacy. This claim is proven by the recent launch of ODIN.CHAT, the flagship ODIN Blockchain mobile app. ODIN.CHAT is launched in advance of upcoming ODIN products and services which enable users to privately communicate, whilst benefiting from innovative blockchain-related features on ODIN.
How Ethereum's hard fork could rebound the future of crypto
Thursday, January 17, 2019 by Richard Harris
Ethereum crypto coin speculation can be found in just about every corner of the Internet, right along with many other crypto coins. But what is it about Ethereum that intrigues so many?
According to the deVere Group, Ethereum's ending value could be $2500 sometime in 2019, and it will continue to grow through 2020, because of the use of the platform itself and th...
Developing video games that work for everyone
Monday, January 14, 2019 by Matias Nicolas Rodriguez
Video games are interactive experiences – as the player, you can live many different lives racing fast cars, fighting great creatures and going on exciting, magical adventures. For as long as video games companies have existed, the focus has been largely on games that are fun to play.
Of course, though, we’ve all had to sit out a round and wait for a free...
Universal ERC20 to ERC20 bridge releases by POA Network
Monday, December 3, 2018 by Christian Hargrave
POA Network has released a universal open-source ERC20 to ERC20 bridge. TokenBridge, the simple two-way bridge for ERC20 tokens, enables any project in the Ethereum ecosystem to seamlessly interact with any other project by exchanging ERC20 tokens within a single wallet.
Igor Barinov, POA Network Tech Lead, said: “One of POA Network’s goals is to build th...
Merged mining partnership between Bitmain and Elastos
Tuesday, August 28, 2018 by Christian Hargrave
Elastos (ELA) announced a merged mining partnership with Bitmain Technologies. The merged mining partnership means that for miners and future users of the smart web platform, it guarantees the security of the Bitcoin network by sharing its hashpower. Merged mining allows Bitcoin (BTC) and the ELA coin to be mined simultaneously and more efficiently, and conserves energy...
Flaregames partners with MeeWow to publish Tap Empire
Friday, August 10, 2018 by Richard Harris
Mobile gaming publisher Flaregames announced the next imminent global launch in its Q3/Q4 line-up with hyper-casual idle game Tap Empire releasing 11th October on iOS and Android devices. This debut game from San Francisco studio MeeWow Games will be the third title from the Flaregames Accelerator and the second to launch in the next two months, with Super Spell Heroes,...
Blockchain gaming platform celebrates prelaunch
Thursday, April 5, 2018 by Richard Harris
The blockchain gaming development platform, Chimaera has announced the launch of their public pre-sale has begun. Coming hot off the heels of their private pre-sale, which raised an estimated $1.5 million USD or 155 Bitcoin, the Chimaera team has already raised over 40 Bitcoin in less than a week since the launch of their public pre-sale on March 23. With another estima...
Orbital 1 mobile game launches from Etermax
Monday, April 2, 2018 by Richard Harris
Etermax, the creators of Trivia Crack, announced the release of its latest strategy game: Orbital 1. The new title sets users on a 3D intergalactic journey to challenge fierce opponents in a rotating competition, shaking up the whole PvP (Player Vs Player) genre with a unique twist.“We’re very excited to diversify our ever-growing portfolio with this new IP,” said Maxim...
Bitcoin expert talks on price escalation and future implications
Sunday, December 24, 2017 by Richard Harris
Bitcoin is making waves in the investment community with its meteoric rise to prominence and crazy volatile price changes. And naturally, no one is sure what to make of it all. Is it a bubble? Will it continue to rise with uncompromising growth? Is it already too late to invest?That's why we had a chat with an expert on the matter to learn more about what's to come in t...
Most cryptocurrency mobile apps are vulnerable
Thursday, November 30, 2017 by Christian Hargrave
Over 1,300 crypto currencies exist today with over $300 Billion market capitalization. One of the most popular and oldest cryptocurrency - Bitcoin has almost reached $10,000 price after several months of fluctuation, but continuous and steady growth.A wide spectrum of mobile applications for cryptocurrencies were released during the last few years by various startups, i...
How to become a Bitcoin Miner
Sunday, October 22, 2017 by Richard Harris
Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency has become an investment phenomenon like never seen before. Early investors in Bitcoin are now millionaires. As the public hears more and more about these crypto opportunities by way of ICO’s, aka Initial Coin Offerings, the concept of crypto mining remains elusive to all but the savvy blockchain enthusiast. All that will change thanks to...
Millionaire's Run game app offers winnertakesall $1M grand prize
Monday, July 17, 2017 by Christian Hargrave
A new mobile app just launched that’s set to reimagine the running game experience for both expert and casual players. As part of the launch, the team will host a global competition in search of the app’s fastest runner over the course of the next six months, with a $1,000 cash pot for each week’s high score, and a phenomenal winner-takes-all $1 million grand prize to p...
Tapjoy partners with Atari to monetize RollerCoaster Tycoon Touch
Tuesday, June 20, 2017 by Christian Hargrave
Tapjoy has announced a partnership with Atari, one of the world's most recognized publishers and producers of interactive entertainment, to make Tapjoy one of the first providers of rewarded advertisements in Atari’s mobile games. Players of Atari’s RollerCoaster Tycoon Touch can now earn free in-app coins by watching videos and engaging with other types of ads from Tap...
An augmented reality game for DJI drone users
Tuesday, May 2, 2017 by Richard Harris
Edgybees just launched a new augmented reality (AR) mobile application that is compatible with DJI drones, including the older Phantom 3, the Phantom 4 and the new Mavic Pro. Developed using DJI’s software development kit, the 'Drone Prix' is the first ever AR mobile app created specifically for DJI’s aerial platforms, allowing users, especially new drone pilots, to mas...
Using virtual currency in your game requires compliancy too
Wednesday, February 1, 2017 by Kimberly Culp
So you’re an app developer. Maybe even a mobile, computer, or console game developer. You’ve got a great idea for a new game - an immersive experience where users will interact in a fully realized world, complete with its own economy and virtual currency. Other developers could even create content for users, get paid in virtual currency, and then cash it bac...
Friday, October 21, 2016 by Kimberly Culp
The Dark Side of 3D Printing
Tuesday, May 31, 2016 by John Hornick
The devil’s playground3D printing has the potential to transform the world in many positive ways, by simplifying manufacturing, shortening supply chains, democratizing production, creating jobs, reducing waste, customizing products to our needs, and producing radically different products. Most uses of 3D printers will be legal. But 3D printing can also be the devil...
How to Design Mobile Games to Avoid Anti Gambling Statutes
Wednesday, April 6, 2016 by David S. Almeida
Big Fish Casino, Castle Clash, Double Down Casino, Game of War, Slotomania. These are just a handful of the mobile games that have come under class action scrutiny in the last 18 months as plaintiffs’ lawyers try to convince courts that popular games run afoul of state anti-gambling laws. This list makes evident that the recent lawsuits are not limited to virtual ...
Storm8 CEO Perry Tam's Insights into Holiday and Seasonal Game Updates
Friday, February 12, 2016 by Richard Harris
With the December holiday season barely behind us, and upcoming holiday’s such as Valentine's Day approaching full steam, we reached out to Perry Tam, Storm8 CEO and Co-Founder, to find out what his company’s approach was on preparing their games for holiday and seasonal dates.ADM: How do you decide which games to update and for which holiday seasons? Tam: The key...
Asia is a Gold Mine for Android App Developers and Here's Why
Wednesday, June 18, 2014 by Paolo Rizzardini
The Asian consumer and the smartphoneThe Asian market has a strong affection for smartphones, tablets and all manner of other internet-enabled devices, more so than any other region in the world. In a recent survey (Milward Brown AdReaction: “ the daily distribution of Screen-Minutes across countries” published in KPCB report) that analyzed the time consumers spend...
Developers Have a Chance to Increase Amazon App Revenues with New Free Coin Promotion in France, Spain, and Italy
Wednesday, May 14, 2014 by Richard Harris
Last year, Amazon launched Amazon Coins in the US, UK, and Germany. And now, Amazon Coins are available to even more customers in Europe as they are expanding the program to France, Spain, and Italy. With all the free coins out there, developers who have apps that appeal to this user base could see an uptick in revenues.Kindle Fire owners in these countries will receive...
Gondola Mobile Game Monetization Platform Launches at Game Developers Conference
Wednesday, March 19, 2014 by Richard Harris
White Shoe Media is Launching its new Gondola mobile game monetization platform at GDC this week. The company believes that it will succeed in the crowded analytics field because it promises to simply the use of analytics.According to Niklas Herriger, Founder & CEO, “Only actionable analytics are useful analytics. Everything else is noise. Only a tool that’s easy to...
How Game Developers Can Bank on “Found Time”
Monday, March 3, 2014 by Jon Jackson
to Nielsen Mobile, consumers spend more time using their mobile devices to play
games than anything else, and 80 percent of all mobile apps revenue generated
last year was from games.
Motivated by either a fear of missing something or found time,” consumers
pick up their phones hundreds of times a day at idle moments when they have
nothing to do...
Weekly Roundup: 1b Apps on Metaps, Apple Arrives in Brazil, HP Access Catalog, Glass Etiquette, Amazon Coins, And Mobile Privacy
Saturday, February 22, 2014 by Richard Harris
Amazon Expands the Availability of Amazon Coins for Android Devices
Wednesday, February 19, 2014 by Stuart Parkerson
Amazon has announced that customers in the US, UK and Germany can now buy, spend and earn Amazon Coins on their Android phones and tablets.Amazon users need to download the latest version of the Amazon Appstore and their existing Coins balances automatically appear. Existing Android users can upgrade to the latest version of the Amazon Appstore and new customers ca...
Amazon App Developers Say the New Developer Select Program Works
Wednesday, February 12, 2014 by Richard Harris
Amazon launched their ADS program a few months ago to try and help developers get noticed in their app store. The results are on and the latest stats from Amazon’s Appstore Developer Select program shows it's helped increase app discovery across the board, leading to more downloads and higher conversion rates since its launch last year for many app developers.Spec...
Amazon “App Store Developer Select Program” Recruits HD Optimized Apps
Wednesday, October 16, 2013 by Stuart Parkerson
Want 500,000 free mobile ad impressions? Amazon is offering just that as it continues its push to recruit app developers with its recently announced Appstore Developer Select program.
Developers who submit qualifying apps receive enhanced services including 500,000 free mobile ad impressions across the Amazon Mobile Ad Network, participation in the Amazon Coins Reward...
Fortumo Launches Payments on Windows Phone
Wednesday, March 27, 2013 by Richard Harris
SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Today mobile payments provider Fortumo launched in-app payments for Windows Phone, making it the only third-party payment provider on Microsoft platforms with support for cross-device integration of payments on Windows 8, Windows RT and Windows Phone.“Our goal is to help developers who are making the move to Windows Phone e...