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Apps-that-communicate-best-with-users

Apps that communicate best with users


Wednesday, September 4, 2019 by

Leanplum has announced the results of a new study on consumer sentiment toward brand communication. Study results show that brands primarily fail because they send too many and irrelevant notifications, yet brands like Facebook, Wells Fargo and Bank of America are the best at communicating with their users. Notification bombardment leads to app deletion. Mo...


Speakers-and-agenda-for-DevOps-Enterprise-Summit-2019-

Speakers and agenda for DevOps Enterprise Summit 2019


Wednesday, August 28, 2019 by

IT Revolution released its full conference agenda, and next round of business and technology leaders presenting at DevOps Enterprise Summit Las Vegas 2019. Hosted at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas from October 28-30, DevOps Enterprise Summit is an industry conference for business and technology leaders to learn how to develop and deploy software faster and to win in...


Airship-has-acquired-Apptimize

Airship has acquired Apptimize


Tuesday, August 27, 2019 by

Airship announced that it has acquired Apptimize. This move provides marketers and developers with a single solution to optimize the entire user experience across messaging channels and digital properties. Airship enables businesses to send messages at the time and place that customers will be most responsive —  whether on SMS, push notification, email, mo...


Conversational-AI-is-transforming-customer-experiences

Conversational AI is transforming customer experiences


Tuesday, August 27, 2019 by

New disruptive technologies such as Conversational Artificial Intelligence (AI) are transforming how businesses deliver enhanced, personalized consumer experiences. To enable developers to build more engaging web and mobile applications, Kony, Inc., the cloud-based digital application and low-code platform solutions company, today announced the launch of its C...


New-DevOps-Institute-program

New DevOps Institute program


Tuesday, August 13, 2019 by

DevOps Institue, a global member-based association for advancing the human elements of DevOps, revealed the introduction of its DevOps Institute Ambassador program. The program invites and acknowledges accomplished volunteers from across the globe who are committed to leading and empowering the DevOps Institute member community with the SKIL Framework to advan...


CircleCI-for-Microsoft-Windows-is-here

CircleCI for Microsoft Windows is here


Wednesday, August 7, 2019 by

CircleCI launched the general availability of support for Windows jobs. Organizations such as Angular, Samsung NEXT are able to achieve further flexibility over their development pipelines with the addition of Windows. According to Stack Overflow’s 2019 Developer Survey, nearly half of respondents reported building on Windows, yet no native Windo...


Blockstack-to-increase-monthly-payouts

Blockstack to increase monthly payouts


Wednesday, July 31, 2019 by

Blockstack PBC plans to increase monthly payouts from its developer reward program up to $1 million worth of Stacks tokens per month by May 2020. Payouts from the App Mining Program, which rewards developers who create the top-ranked applications within the Blockstack ecosystem, are set to increase gradually over time, starting in August and building up to a monthly tot...


The-future-of-AI-in-advertising-for-mobile-could-be-audio-centric

The future of AI in advertising for mobile could be audio-centric


Friday, July 19, 2019 by

Instreamatic is bringing an entirely new kind of ad type to mobile apps. The platform enables AI-backed dialogue advertising. Imagine you're listening to Pandora (who they just partnered with a few weeks ago) and you hear an ad asking if you want to learn about a brand's product. You can verbally respond to the ad - yes to get more info, or no to skip and return...


Mobile-ads-SDK-Vungle-updates-to-deliver-a-better-experience

Mobile ads SDK Vungle updates to deliver a better experience


Thursday, July 18, 2019 by

Vungle unveiled updates to its software development kit with new features including Cache Optimization, which aims to deliver Vungle's creatives faster than ever. Additionally, the company also announced support for a new medium sized rectangle (MREC) ad format that adds Vungle's quality video ad content while maintaining the in-app user experience. The ...


Fintech-and-developers-get-challenged-by-Finastra-appathon

Fintech and developers get challenged by Finastra appathon


Thursday, July 11, 2019 by

Finastra has issued a challenge to Fintechs and developers with its first-ever public appathon, inviting anyone with a good idea to build an application that solves a common pain point for North American community banks and credit unions, using its FusionFabric.cloud platform. Participants will use Finastra’s US Banking APIs, accessible for free on the FusionFa...


Low-Code-gets-AI-and-ML-from-OutSystems

Low Code gets AI and ML from OutSystems


Monday, July 1, 2019 by

OutSystems announced that it has added new artificial intelligence and machine learning capabilities to its leading low-code development platform, giving organizations the power to harness automation to create self-service portals, respond to text and voice queries, improve customer service, and much more. Gartner predicts, “By 2020, customers will manage 85% o...


CBS-partners-with-Unity-to-provide-an-AR-ad-solution

CBS partners with Unity to provide an AR ad solution


Monday, July 1, 2019 by

CBS Interactive has partnered with Unity Technologies to offer advertisers the ability to build and scale augmented reality campaigns across a wide range of CBS Interactive’s mobile apps, including CBS Sports, CBS News, CNET, GameSpot and TV Guide. “Through the introduction of new ad formats like AR, we are continuing to create meaningful moments for CBS ...


Mobile-web-capture-SDK-announced-by-ABBYY

Mobile web capture SDK announced by ABBYY


Monday, June 24, 2019 by

ABBYY launched ABBYY Mobile Web Capture, a new SDK enabling developers to add real-time image and data capture to their mobile web-based onboarding scenarios. Suitable for iOS and Android, the SDK will help companies to dramatically accelerate onboarding processes, decrease client dropout rates caused by manual data entry, and create a better customer experience. Tod...


Why-AR-advertising-is-hard

Why AR advertising is hard


Friday, June 21, 2019 by

To mark the second day of Cannes Lions Advertising Festival of Creativity 2019, Unity Technologies, the company powering more than 60% of all AR and VR content and serving more than 11B ads each month, has revealed the results of an independent research project on the state of the Augmented Reality (AR) advertising and marketing market in 2019. Unity surveyed approximat...


Watson-Ads-Builder-announced-from-IBM

Watson Ads Builder announced from IBM


Wednesday, June 12, 2019 by

IBM announced the launch of Watson Ads Builder, a self-service advertising solution that harnesses artificial intelligence (AI) designed to empower creative agencies and developers to help them build engaging, one-on-one conversations between brands and consumers across any digital property. Watson Ads Builder is designed to enable agencies and developers to ingest a...


Mobile-app-ad-pricing-and-performance-report-shows-what-converts-best

Mobile app ad pricing and performance report shows what converts best


Monday, June 3, 2019 by

Smaato, in partnership with Liftoff, published a new study on in-app ad pricing and performance. Buyers can use the data and insights to optimize their in-app ad campaigns by pinpointing the specific ad formats that will allow them to maximize engagement rates and drive conversions. The report analyzes activity across three trillion ad requests on the Smaato platform in...


Women-are-using-financial-apps-more-than-men-says-Liftoff-report

Women are using financial apps more than men says Liftoff report


Friday, April 12, 2019 by

Liftoff released a new report in partnership with Leanplum uncovering new insights into the world of mobile finance. Specifically, it found that women are more engaged than ever with finance apps, meaning it’s prime time for marketers to double-down on investments in the traditionally underserved demographic. The report also shows the Asia-Pacific region (APAC) co...


How-and-why-to-use-feature-flags

How and why to use feature flags


Friday, April 12, 2019 by

Some of the world’s most successful and best-known tech companies, including Netflix, Instagram and Facebook, use product experimentation and feature flagging to capture accurate data about customers and product ideas and gain intelligence on market trends. Split CEO and co-founder Adil Aijaz says organizations that embrace feature flagging and experimentation ...


iOS-12-notifications-did-not-change-user-behavior-report-says

iOS 12 notifications did not change user behavior report says


Monday, March 25, 2019 by

Urban Airship, a digital engagement platform, looked at the iOS 12 notification (push alerts) adoption rates in the first six months of its availability and came across some interesting findings. You might remember that a key pillar of the iOS 12 update was the introduction of quiet notifications and group notifications - well, it didn't matter says their findings. ...


Ahead-of-GDC-2019,-Google-drops-new-app-advertising-solutions

Ahead of GDC 2019, Google drops new app advertising solutions


Monday, March 18, 2019 by

Google has announced new mobile app advertising solutions ahead of the Game Developers Conference 2019. The new tools aim to help developers carve out better revenue and build a better app business, especially those developers making games. There are new tools in most sections of the software lifecycle, including pre-launch, launch, and even post-launch. ...


Push-notification-value-increases-with-intensity

Push notification value increases with intensity


Monday, March 4, 2019 by

Marfeel has released the results of an extensive study that measured the value of push notifications to publishers and identified optimized strategies for increasing the value of push notifications by up to 40 percent. The research defined a new metric, Subscriber Lifetime Value, or SLTV, to evaluate push notification strategies for customers using Marfeel’s au...


New-low-code-platform-for-the-enterprise-emerges-from-Turbo-Systems

New low-code platform for the enterprise emerges from Turbo Systems


Friday, March 1, 2019 by

Turbo Systems just launched its universal, no-code engagement platform for the enterprise. Led by Hari Subramanian, Co-Founder and former CTO of ServiceMax, Turbo provides an easy way for businesses to instantly create rich applications to extend the capabilities of all existing systems of record, including ERP, CRM, and HRIS systems. “The systems of record mak...


Personalize-your-marketing-for-better-results-says-Adobe

Personalize your marketing for better results says Adobe


Monday, February 25, 2019 by

According to Adobe’s 2019 Consumer Content Survey, 83 percent of consumers say they’ve received content from brands that aren’t personalized, with more than one-third of consumers saying this happens constantly or frequently. For brands, this is a huge opportunity missed. Especially considering approximately half of those consumers say they’re mo...


Using-Conversational-Analytics-to-forecast-mobile-subscriber-growth

Using Conversational Analytics to forecast mobile subscriber growth


Thursday, February 21, 2019 by

Vibes announced Conversational Analytics, a new Natural Language Processing (NLP) solution to extract deep consumer insights from the unstructured messaging content in the high volume of data and messages. The solution is a new capability within Vibes Advanced Analytics which together will help marketers see which mobile experiences provide meaningful connecti...


SendBird-raises-$52M

SendBird raises $52M


Tuesday, February 19, 2019 by

SendBird announced the closing of a $52 million series B round of fundraising led by ICONIQ Capital and joined by existing investors, Shasta Ventures, August Capital, Y Combinator, and Funders Club. SendBird will use the funding to rapidly scale the company to fully address today’s $4.2 billion service addressable market for user-to-user messaging services. SendBi...


American-dating-app-registrations-drop-almost-500-percent

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...


In-app-mobile-ad-spending-is-taking-a-quarter-of-media-budgets

In app mobile ad spending is taking a quarter of media budgets


Tuesday, February 5, 2019 by

A new study from PubMatic and Forrester reveals that media professionals opt for programmatic buys, via programmatic direct and open exchange, over direct buys for in-app inventory. Buyers also cite targeting capabilities and inventory quality as the top criteria for choosing programmatic in-app publishing partners. The report was a commissioned study conducted by Fo...


Old-school-banner-ads-outperforming-video

Old school banner ads outperforming video


Monday, February 4, 2019 by

Liftoff has unveiled its first Creative Ad Index report of the year. Released the same year when mobile is projected to eclipse television in consumer attention, effective mobile advertising has never been more important. Key findings that could change the way mobile advertisers allocate their spend in 2019 include: the one major mistake marketers make when it comes to ...


Game-developer-tips-and-insight-for-2019

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...


Who-still-clicks-on-ads-anyway

Who still clicks on ads anyway


Monday, January 21, 2019 by

New data from Clutch says that seventy-seven percent (77%) of people recognize paid search ads easily compared to what organic search results look like - and it's causing a shift in the way advertisers approach consumers. People use search engines to find answers to questions and often click paid search ads that respond to their search queries. One-third ...


The-Kin-Foundation-wants-more-app-developers

The Kin Foundation wants more app developers


Tuesday, January 15, 2019 by

The Kin Foundation, the nonprofit governance body for the cryptocurrency Kin, has announced the second Kin Developer Program, an initiative that awards Kin and fiat currency to select developers who successfully launch Kin-powered features in consumer apps. Through the program, up to 100 consumer app developers will have the opportunity to integrate Kin using the new...


Developing-video-games-that-work-for-everyone

Developing video games that work for everyone


Monday, January 14, 2019 by

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...


Augmented-reality-app-creation-made-simple-with-PlugXR

Augmented reality app creation made simple with PlugXR


Thursday, January 10, 2019 by

PlugXR, Inc., an Augmented Reality / Virtual Reality/Mixed Reality Silicon Valley startup based in San Jose, California (USA), has announced its flagship AR Authoring Platform, PlugXR Creator (Beta), the Fastest and First-of-its-kind AR App Creator for Android/iOS mobiles to develop powerful AR apps in Minutes. "We expect to expand the XR market starting with AR...


5-rules-of-monetizing-like-a-mobile-game-developer

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...


Mobile-app-ad-spending-predicted-to-hit-$64B-by-2020

Mobile app ad spending predicted to hit $64B by 2020


Thursday, December 20, 2018 by

The app advertising market is poised to grow at a rapid pace over the coming years, surging 136% from $27.1 billion in 2017 to $64.1 billion in 2020, according to a new market research study by AppsFlyer, the leading mobile attribution company. The new report projects that mobile app marketing spend will grow at an average year-over-year rate of 34%. Growth is foreca...