Homeis raises $12M to help immigrants across the world
Thursday, August 22, 2019 by Richard Harris
Homeis, the first digital platform for immigrant communities around the world, today announced its $12 million Series A funding round led by Canaan and Spark Capital. Since its founding in 2017, Homeis has served hundreds of thousands of immigrants in its launched communities and will expand to serve all immigrant communities in the U.S. and across the globe, starting w...
JFrog talks about Artifactory and Bintray for DevOps and developers
Wednesday, October 5, 2016 by Richard Harris
JFrog provides infrastructure for software build, management and delivery in open-source, on-premise and SaaS cloud solutions. Their technology helps enterprises accelerate software development cycles by changing the way developers and DevOps teams manage their binary artifacts. We sat down with Shlomi Ben Haim, CEO of JFrog, to find out more about the company, and to g...
Leadbolt Opens India Office in Bangalore
Monday, September 19, 2016 by Richard Harris
Leadbolt is opening offices in Bangalore (Bangaluru), aka the Silicon Valley of India. Leadbolt’s presence in India adds to the company’s global footprint with its headquarters in Sydney, Australia and locales in Los Angeles and Beijing. According to research by marketing intelligence firm IDC, India represents rapid growth in the number of smartphone users in the ...
Digital Performance Winners and Losers from the Super Bowl
Wednesday, February 10, 2016 by Stuart Parkerson
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 ...
Leadbolt's New SDK Version 5.0 is Optimized for iOS 8
Friday, September 26, 2014 by Stuart Parkerson
The release of iOS 8 with its new features and enhancements brings several new opportunities and some new code level changes for iOS App developers. Leadbolt’s new SDK version 5.0 has been optimized to take advantage of these changes in iOS 8 to help developers maximize their opportunities through the Leadbolt app discovery and monetization platformWhen designing apps a...
Leadbolt Launches Direct Deal App Marketplace For Mobile Advertising
Tuesday, July 22, 2014 by Richard Harris
Leadbolt has launched Leadbolt Connect, a mobile advertising exchange platform where app developers can connect to ad campaign offerings, view associated details and activate desired campaigns with the best fit. Both advertisers and developers can connect and run private deals in a fully-managed environment. For developers, Leadbolt Connect is a direct deal m...
Leadbolt Refreshes Dashboard To Make It Easier For You To Make Money
Monday, June 23, 2014 by Richard Harris
If you currently using Leadbolt and missed the announcement you might be in a bit of shock. They have just completely revamped their dashboard for developers from the ground ground up! The Next-gen platform streamlines the enhanced tools and features offered within the Leadbolt product set. By leveraging an extensive revamp of the developer-focused app monetiz...
App Annie Announces Two New App Analytic Services
Thursday, May 8, 2014 by Stuart Parkerson
App Annie has released its new advertising analytics platform and dashboard out of beta. The platform provides connections to more than 20 mobile advertising platforms including iAd, AdMob, Tapjoy, MdotM, TapIt, Chartboost, AdColony, InMobi, RevMob, AppLovin, Everyplay GameAds, LifeStreet Media, AppLift, Appia, Taptica, Millennial Media, LeadBolt and NativeX.&...
Spring Into Profit – The Four Money Making Models for Your Apps to Bloom
Wednesday, April 9, 2014 by Dale Carr
This Spring will no doubt inspire a new crop of budding mobile app developers possessing amazing ideas to improve our lives on the go. Developers, beware: the mobile app business is not for the faint-hearted. For one, it is a crowded marketplace, and competition to get apps discovered is fierce.
By now, the US market is reaching saturation and many mobile users alrea...
App Developers See More Enterprise Mobile Solutions, Signs of Life for BlackBerry at Apps World North America
Friday, February 7, 2014 by Richard Harris
We just finished up two days of another great event, as by
all accounts Apps World North America 2104 was bigger and better than last
Its just too big an event for us to cover every aspect of
the presentations, exhibitors and other activities, so I thought I would
present a few thoughts on the event itself and a few nuggets of interest (at
least I tho...
LeadBolt Adds Visual Bubbles to Its Mobile Ad Network
Friday, January 31, 2014 by Richard Harris
LeadBolt has introduced its new Floating Ad technology, which overlays a mobile app with highly interactive, branded “visual bubbles” containing branded messaging that float over the screen. Users are encouraged to pop the bubbles to reveal an ad message or URL, much like a game.Supported in HTML, Android, and iOS, developers can integrate these ad formats upon app...
Get and Stay Fit for 2014! Top 3 New Year’s Resolutions for Mobile App Developers
Wednesday, January 15, 2014 by Dale Carr
It’s that time of year when we look back at our accomplishments as well
as some lessons learned, and recommit to doing our best in the New Year. Mobile app developers faced industry-wide
challenges in 2013 (from stricter COPPA regulation to Google's Ban of Push Notifications ), sparking many to re-think their marketing
and monetization strategie...
LeadBolt Sees Large Increase in Mobile Downloads Over Black Friday
Tuesday, December 10, 2013 by Stuart Parkerson
Mobile users increased their app discovery efforts by almost 50% on the LeadBolt network over the three-day period beginning the day before Thanksgiving through Black Friday when compared to similar non holiday periods. Other findings seen by the company during the time period include: 31% increase in mobile app usage (determined by impression lift), compared to no...
What is an App Developer
Monday, January 7, 2013 by Richard Harris
While the mobile industry continues to grow, it's becoming increasingly obvious that some definitions of who is, and what is, have been lost. Being a mobile app developer myself I thought I would stand back and look at the shadow I cast so as to define exactly what it is I am. There is no way I could completely cover every aspect of my job or mobile app programming in g...
Leadbolt releases new SDK 4.0
Saturday, December 8, 2012 by Richard Harris
The ad network LeadBolt has released its latest SDK, version 4.0 for Android developers. They claim it's their biggest feature packed SDK ever, here are a few highlights of the new SDK.Now when you create a channel in the dashboard there are some default ad types created for you such as app walls, banners, and the new audio ad format.Audio Ads are now included, not sure...