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Steam-Founder-Rick-Ellis-talks-developing-mobile-real-money-games

Steam Founder Rick Ellis talks developing mobile real money games


Friday, October 29, 2021 by

Is developing mobile games that people play for real money the next big wave in game development?  Rick Ellis, lead developer and founder of the Steam platform and marketplace, and also a developer on Half-Life 2 has pivoted to mobile and he's making real-money tournament games alongside Ross Krasner, Ryu Games founder and CEO, and they have plenty to s...


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2021 Coding Week recap from industry experts


Monday, September 20, 2021 by

National Coding Week takes place during September 13 - September 19 and it is a great time to engage everyone into coding in a fun and easy way. According to an article from National Today, "92 percent of executives believe American workers are not as skilled as they need to be." National Coding Week is a perfect opportunity for improving your coding skills to...


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Female Esports initiative from Challengermode


Friday, September 10, 2021 by

Esports platform Challengermode has announced its partnership with the Super Girl Gamer Series to host tournaments across a range of Esports. This forms part of Challengermode’s initiative to support more female-led Esports initiatives to its grassroots Esports platform. Challengermode and Super Girl Gamer series partner to support a female Esports initiative ...


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Gamer's habits changed during lockdown


Monday, June 14, 2021 by

PickFu (a qualitative feedback tool), has run a series of surveys regarding the effect that Covid-19 has had on gaming behaviors. When looking at the data, they found an interesting pattern regarding the effects of Covid-19 restrictions and the hours spent gaming throughout the day. They also were able to pinpoint the main reasons why people have turned to gaming during...


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CircleCI hits 1 millionth user


Thursday, September 17, 2020 by

CircleCI celebrates nine years and the addition of their 1 millionth user to the platform. “When CircleCI started, CI/CD was a kind of niche, bleeding-edge practice. Now, we’re seeing the market accelerate like never before as companies prioritize automation and continuous delivery systems,” said Jim Rose, CircleCI CEO. “No matter what market ...


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Keep kids busy with SugarCoded by SmartGurlz


Friday, April 3, 2020 by

Are you looking for constructive ways to keep your children stimulated and engaged during the COVID-19 school shutdown? SmartGurlz founder Sharmi Albrechtsen beat out 40,000 other entrepreneurs on ABC's Shark Tank and negotiated with guest "shark" Richard Branson, before closing a deal with Daymond John on her line of groundbreaking toys that use an a...


IVR-technology-is-losing-money-from-customers-because-people-hate-them

IVR technology is losing money from customers because people hate them


Friday, September 27, 2019 by

Vonage, a global business cloud communications leader, today published new research which reveals that more than half (51%) of consumers have abandoned a business altogether because they've reached an automated menu of options, known as Interactive Voice Response (IVR), losing that company $262 per customer every year.  The 2019 Vonage IVR sur...


What-your-zodiac-sign-says-about-your-gaming-personality

What your zodiac sign says about your gaming personality


Tuesday, August 20, 2019 by

No two gamers are alike. Everyone has their own unique interests and approaches to playing their favorite mobile games. Fascinatingly, a person's zodiac sign can often point to certain traits that not only affect your personality in real life, but also your gaming style!  The folks at Fort Mason Games— the female-run mobile gaming company that brought ...


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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...


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Wage inequality in the tech industry report emerges


Friday, March 29, 2019 by

Hired released an in-depth data report looking at wage inequality in the tech industry. In advance of Equal Pay Day (4/2), the report looks at how race, age, industry, roles, LGBTQ+ status, and geographies all impact wage inequality. Hired also released a new micro-documentary that offers a powerful and all-too-relatable look at the gender wage gap. This is all a part o...


The-most-popular-gaming-platform,-and-why-cloud-gaming-sucks

The most popular gaming platform, and why cloud gaming sucks


Friday, March 22, 2019 by

Gamers spend an average of 7 hours, 7 mins each week playing (up 19% from last year), and cloud is the next frontier for video games it seems, with major tech players like Microsoft and Google teasing their cloud gaming launches at GDC 19. But getting gamers on board with these new services will require developers to create interactive games that don’t frustr...


Publishing-mobile-games-with-Gismart-now-possible

Publishing mobile games with Gismart now possible


Wednesday, March 13, 2019 by

Gismart has added an investment program for mobile app startups to its already established publishing unit. In addition to developing and publishing its own titles, Gismart also acts as a strategic partner for aspiring indie developers. The newly launched investment program highlights Gismart’s commitment to helping independent developers bring their titles to mar...


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Female gamers are an untapped market for developers


Wednesday, February 27, 2019 by

Here are some fun facts. Women gamers make up 65% of all active gamers and they also play mobile games at a higher rate than men. What's even better for app developers and publishers, is that 79% of those females are more likely to make in-app purchases. Brands want to reach this highly engaged audience, and yet, a large part of the gaming app industry's outp...


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...


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AI program is helping fight tropical diseases after Hurricane Maria


Monday, November 12, 2018 by

Wovenware is developing an AI program to help scientists at the Puerto Rico Vector Control Unit (PRVCU) research mosquitoes carrying diseases, such as Zika, Dengue, and Chikungunya, in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria. PRVCU is trying to prevent the spread of these diseases and determine why many mosquitoes have gained immunity to insecticides. Since only one type of mo...


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...


Women-Who-Tech-announces-top-10-startup-finalists

Women Who Tech announces top 10 startup finalists


Thursday, September 20, 2018 by

Women Who Tech has announced the 10 finalists for its Women Startup Challenge Europe. Hundreds of women-led startups from 35 countries competed to pitch to investors and tech leaders, including Mitchell Baker, Chairwoman and Co-Founder of Mozilla, Jean-Louis Missika, Deputy Mayor of Paris, Fatou Diagne, Partner and Cofounder at Bootstrap Europe, Julien Quintard, Managin...


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Information security event Black Hat USA celebrates 21 years


Tuesday, August 14, 2018 by

Black Hat has highlighted their 2018 event programming and new initiatives that will help make Black Hat USA 2018 its most successful show to date. The event welcomed nearly 19,000 of the most security-savvy professionals across the InfoSec spectrum - spanning academia, world-class researchers, and leaders in the public and private sectors. The event’s robust line...


A-guide-to-ad-retargeting-responsibly

A guide to ad retargeting responsibly


Tuesday, August 7, 2018 by

Browse any website with ads, then load up your favorite mobile game and you might see advertisements from the searches you did on the website you were just on, now inside your game! How is this possible? It's called ad retargeting, or behavioral retargeting, and it's gone wild everywhere digital. How does ad retargeting work? There are actually a few ...


Game-streaming-and-the-live-streaming-movement-according-to-LiveCamp

Game streaming and the live streaming movement according to LiveCamp


Friday, July 13, 2018 by

Betaworks launched their 4th accelerator program, LiveCamp, which is now accepting submissions. This year, Camp will focus on companies looking to advance the "live" participation gaming and streaming ecosystem.    Here's how it works. Betaworks will choose 5-10 companies to build into culturally significant brands, similar to what they've ...


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Get your free developer package from Pusher and SendGrid


Monday, June 4, 2018 by

Pusher released the Pusher Developer Package. This pack is aimed at developers and will offer them free access to 13 key services they need for building great applications. Pusher is joined in this project by great service suppliers like Algolia, Auth0, ButterCMS, Chargebee, Cloudflare, Codeship, DataDog, DigitalOcean, Instabug, MongoDB, Mux.com, Nexmo, and SendGrid.The...


VC-funding-favors-men-despite-proven-female-founders

VC funding favors men despite proven female founders


Wednesday, May 30, 2018 by

New data reveals that venture capital (VC) investments remain heavily biased toward men - in 2017, companies with all-female founders closed 368 VC deals, compared to 5,588 deals for all-male teams and 1,046 for mixed-gender teams. Women-led startups also received a smaller share of VC dollars, landing just $1.9 billion (2.2%) of the $85 billion in VC investments last y...


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eSports gets its very own news network


Tuesday, May 1, 2018 by

Gamer World News Entertainment (GWNe) officially debuts as an ambitious new free and independent 24/7 multi-platform network featuring eSports and gamer news, information, entertainment and original programming exclusively dedicated to professional, competitive and casual gamers. eSports revolves around competition between gamers either one-on-one or in small teams, wit...


Change-the-Game-Design-Challenge-launches-from-Google

Change the Game Design Challenge launches from Google


Wednesday, March 28, 2018 by

Of the hundreds of millions of people around the world who enjoy games on Google Play, 49% are women, yet only 23% of game developers identify as women says Google Play's Jackie Lau in a recent blog article. In the article she announced that Google will be teaming up with the organization Girls Make Games and the ESA Foundation in order to launch a new contest named the...


Women-worth-more-than-men-in-mobile-F2P-games

Women worth more than men in mobile F2P games


Thursday, December 21, 2017 by

New data released today from deep-data analytics and player marketing platform, deltaDNA, reveals that while the gender split within mobile Free to Play (F2P) games has now reached a parity (from 60% female in 2015), women on-average are 36% more valuable than their male counterparts.Based on data from more than nine million players, the study found that when looking at...


This-is-how-much-dating-apps-make-every-minute

This is how much dating apps make every minute


Wednesday, December 6, 2017 by

There’s no denying the huge impact dating apps have had on our romantic lives, with 49 million Americans having participated in online dating at least once. With so many people now looking for love online, just how much money are our favorite dating apps making?Tech buy-back site Decluttr has crunched the numbers, looking at just how much money apps like Tinder, Bumble ...


About-the-explosive-growth-of-mobile-video-advertising

About the explosive growth of mobile video advertising


Tuesday, September 19, 2017 by

Smaato has released its Q2 2017 Global Trends in Mobile Advertising Report. Smaato conducted an in-depth analysis of the 1.5+ trillion ad impressions delivered on its platform in the second quarter of 2017, and found new data to support the massive growth of video advertising globally, and particularly in-app, which is growing faster over mobile web as a share of digita...


Apps-with-subscriptions-should-read-this-report-about-pricing

Apps with subscriptions should read this report about pricing


Thursday, August 17, 2017 by

Liftoff, a mobile app marketing and retargeting company, has released a report dedicated entirely to trends around subscription apps. The surprising data shows that setting subscription costs too low might actually lose otherwise-loyal app users. Additionally, the report looks into which price group converts users fastest, and highlights untapped potential in the male s...


STREAM-from-Lucktastic-lets-app-marketers-define-and-target-US-consumers

STREAM from Lucktastic lets app marketers define and target US consumers


Monday, July 24, 2017 by

Lucktastic, a free app that is crushing it with app rewards, has introduced the STREAM audience platform. STREAM gives marketers the ability to define and target mobile first US consumers using their proprietary first party data. Access to the STREAM is available immediately with the ability to apply segmentation across all of the unique native ad units within the app.“...


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Lucktastic releases STREAM audience platform


Wednesday, July 19, 2017 by

Lucktastic, a free app that is crushing it with app rewards, has introduced the STREAM audience platform. STREAM gives marketers the ability to define and target mobile first US consumers using their proprietary first party data. Access to the STREAM is available immediately with the ability to apply segmentation across all of the unique native ad units within the app.“...


VMware-CodeHouse-increases-the-representation-of-women-in-tech

VMware CodeHouse increases the representation of women in tech


Monday, July 17, 2017 by

VMware CodeHouse is a three-day coding experience where the brightest female engineering students from top universities across the U.S. come together to harness the power of collective thought and compete to develop the strongest solutions for increasing the representation of women in technology. We recently spoke with Laura Greenwald, VMware's Global Head of Talent Acq...


10-years-after-the-iPhone-launch-here-is-how-people-feel-now

10 years after the iPhone launch here is how people feel now


Thursday, June 29, 2017 by

To coincide with the 10th anniversary of the launch of iPhone, Axway has published results from a survey that examines the role that smartphones play in enhancing consumer lives with improved services and experiences, and how consumers would like to see the smartphone evolve in future. The survey of 1,200 U.S. consumers found that consumers value data security and priva...


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Five women who are destroying gender stereotypes in the gaming world


Sunday, November 13, 2016 by

The online gaming industry has largely been dominated by men as there were very few women playing the game competitively. Today, all that has changed with the entry of women in the gaming arena who have been open to experimenting with all forms of gaming. New research shows that women prefer to play online slots machines games. We take a look at the top five w...


Shopping-apps-that-target-women-will-see-better-profits-says-new-report

Shopping apps that target women will see better profits says new report


Wednesday, October 12, 2016 by

Liftoff has released its annual Mobile App Engagement Index, highlighting trends in how consumers engage with apps and mobile marketers acquire new users. The report highlights gender differences in mobile shopping and gaming in-app purchase behavior, plus other general findings such as seasonality trends. The major takeaway from the data in Liftoff’s App Engagement Ind...


SSPs-are-NOT-dead

SSPs are NOT dead


Wednesday, September 28, 2016 by

In light of many folks in the industry considering SSP’s to be extinct, Andrew Gerhart, COO of AerServ, a mobile-first video mediation platform believes that a full service SSP can offer additional services such as viewability measurement, fraud and ad quality measurement. He contends that many individuals focus on irrational negatives, and ignore the positives SSP’s br...