Apps that communicate best with users
Wednesday, September 4, 2019 by Richard Harris
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...
The best and worst of banking apps in 2017
Tuesday, December 12, 2017 by Christian Hargrave
It’s difficult to remember how frustrating mobile banking was for users just five years ago. Some mobile banking apps would struggle to find the nearest ATM. Depositing checks by capturing an image was considered cutting edge. It was even quite possible your bank didn’t have a smartphone app.Fast forward to today. Now, alerts from banking apps is a feature that we take ...
Hyperledger Project Moves Forward Open Source Blockchain Digital Technology
Monday, February 15, 2016 by Stuart Parkerson
The folks at the Linux Foundation have been really busy lately as they continue to launch new collaborative projects. The latest is the Hyperledger Project, an open source project to advance the blockchain digital technology (think of the Bitcoin protocol) for recording and verifying transactions.Since announcing the intent to create a formal organization in December 20...
Linux Foundation Creates New Open Source Initiative for Blockchain Technology
Thursday, December 31, 2015 by Stuart Parkerson
The Linux Foundation has announced a new collaborative effort to advance blockchain technology, which is the backbone that powers Bitcoin transactions. The goal of the project is to develop an enterprise grade, open source distributed ledger framework to help developers build industry-specific applications, platforms and hardware systems to support business transactions...
Apple Announcement Goes As Predicted With iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, New Apple Watch, iOS 8 and Apple Pay
Tuesday, September 9, 2014 by Richard Harris
As most pundits predicted, there were no shocking developments with Apple’s news announcement as the company introduced two new iPhone 6 models, a new smart-watch, dates for the availability of iOS 8 and a new payment system, Apple Pay.We’ll have more coverage of each aspect of this announcement, however here we are providing exerpts from the Apple press announcements f...
AT&T to Give Away Over $100,000 in Two Days at the AT&T Hackathon @ Super Mobility Week Code for Car and Home
Tuesday, August 26, 2014 by Richard Harris
AT&T is going to give away $100,000 during a 24-hour Hackathon as part of Super Mobility Week in Las Vegas. The Hackathon, app presentations, and judging will take place on September 6-7, and the finalist judging, awards & VIP Party will be held on September 8. There is no charge to compete, however developers are encouraged to sign up prior to the hackatho...
Opera Mediaworks Reaches One Year Anniversary
Monday, March 3, 2014 by Richard Harris
Demonstrating how dynamic the mobile industry truly is, in
one short year Opera Mediaworks has become one of the world’s larges mobile
advertising platforms. A fully-owned subsidiary of Opera Software, Opera
Mediaworks has reached a number of milestones has reached in the last year.
Opera Mediaworks revenues increased 134% from Q1 to Q4 2013...
Opera Mediaworks Announces Benchmarks in Advance of World Mobile Congress
Thursday, February 20, 2014 by Richard Harris
It has been one year since Opera Software launched its Opera Mediaworks subsidiary and brand. Since its launch the platform has seen significant growth in advertiser services -- from premium, performance and app-installs -- to creative services and publisher services that includes ad serving, ad mediation and rich media.Opera Mediaworks ran a record number of ...