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CARU-refers-Musical.ly-to-FTC

CARU refers Musical.ly to FTC


Monday, April 30, 2018 by

The Children’s Advertising Review Unit has referred The Musical.ly Inc., operator of the Musical.ly mobile application, to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), after the company said it would not comply with CARU’s recommendations regarding children’s privacy.CARU is an investigative unit of the advertising industry’s system of self-regulation. CARU monitors websites and...


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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...


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Yahoo explains what communitainment is and how it's mobile's killer app


Tuesday, December 6, 2016 by

Last August, in Flurry’s app usage report, we declared that “Content is King: Again.” That report showed U.S. users’ time spent consuming media in apps had grown from 46 mins/day in 2014 to 96 mins/day in 2015, a whopping 108% year-over-year increase. Curious to clock this year’s usage, we ran the numbers again and found that time spent con...


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Some Advice If You Are Creating AR Games or Geolocating Kids Like Pokémon GO


Friday, July 15, 2016 by

For years, I’ve been talking about free, downloadable smartphone apps as creepware that is designed with one major purpose – to spy on you and your children. Creepware is a form of malware that spies on you for whatever reason the developer chose – either to listen in on your microphone, covertly take pictures of you and your surrounds or even worse, to ultimately steal...


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Commercial IoT Revenue on the Rise


Friday, May 20, 2016 by

The Technology Business Research 4Q15 Commercial IoT Benchmark shows that total commercial IoT revenue among 21 benchmarked companies grew 14.8% year-to-year in 4Q15, reaching $6.7 billion.TBR’s Commercial IoT Benchmark examines the trends and revenues in the commercial IoT market, geographies and use cases, and highlights leaders and laggards in each segment. The bench...


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App Usage Grows By 58 percent in 2015 and Shows No Signs of Slowing Down


Tuesday, January 12, 2016 by

The numbers are staggering. Mobile app usage last year was up 58%. Time spent on phablets grew 334% year-over-year. And the high flying mobile usage stats just keep rolling in, according to a recent report from Yahoo’s Flurry in its annual “State of Mobile” report.In the context of the 58% overall growth of app usage, Flurry defines app usage as a user opening an app an...


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The iPad IS Still Apple’s Lethal Weapon in the App Wars


Friday, May 23, 2014 by

It’s hard to believe that it’s been just four years since the iPad was launched, reinventing how we access the digital world (April 3rd, 2014 marked the four year anniversary of the iPad). Who really knew what the new innovation meant at the time?A good example is Flurry’s Simon Khalaf recent comments on a blog post on the Flurry website, “When the iPad was fi...


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People Who are Mobile Addicts Launch at least 17 Apps Per Day Says New Flurry Report


Thursday, May 1, 2014 by

We know they're out there. We know them personally and we see them shoot apps up the top of the charts. And they are the subject of a new report from Flurry Analytics in an attempt to analyze the behavior of consumers that heavily use their smartphones or tablets, a segment Flurry refers to as the “Mobile Addict.”Using data from Flurry Analytics, the company has defined...


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BlackBerry's Open Letter Could Provide App Developers Insight Into Future


Monday, October 21, 2013 by

Hey app developers, we’re still here! While BlackBerry’s open letter to the world doesn’t actually say that, it provides some insight into what BlackBerry considers its strengths moving into the future. And as we have predicted (and many others as well) BlackBerry is going to play on its strengths in the enterprise marketplace. This sentence in the opening paragraph ...


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App Developer News Weekly Roundup for The Week of August 9th, 2013


Saturday, August 10, 2013 by

From the Editors DeskHello everyone! It's been a great week in mobile and we've got lots to share with you! The August issue is here officially so be sure and check it out if you haven't already. We have been getting alot of great feedback from the developer community and it's much appreciated! Top Stories for the week of 8/10/2013Easier to Do: Find Bigfo...


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Beginning Game Programming for Teens with Python


Thursday, August 8, 2013 by

Age is no boundary when it comes to programmers, and Julian Meyer who is 13, shows everyone here how it's done. Take a look at this nicely written tutorial on writing a game using Python.There is an argument that some make about why Python is the last language you'll have to learn, and seeing how you can make a decent game so quickly here you might tend to agree.Ju...