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PubNative launches its attempt to one-up the native-ad template

Above: PubNative cofounder Ionut Ciobotaru (left) and AppLift CEO Kaya Taner. Image Credit: PubNative / AppLift Dozens of companies are rushing to capture the emergent native-ad market, and each one is desperate to differentiate itself. PubNative’s gambit for this is mobile ad customization. Born out of mobile game-marketing startup AppLift, PubNative today announced the launch of its company, bringing yet another mobile native ad platform into the ... Read More »

AT&T’s emerging devices head: Expect ‘fully independent’ wearables this year

Above: AT&T’s president of emerging devices Glenn Lurie & strategy consultant Lisa Oshima at MobileBeat 2014 Image Credit: Mike O’Donell/VentureBeat How can you leverage mobile to increase profitability for your company? Find out at MobileBeat, VentureBeat’s 7th annual event on the future of mobile, on July 8-9 in San Francisco. There are only a few tickets left! SAN FRANCISCO — ... Read More »

Kabam COO says mobile game companies have to get serious about Asia

Above: Kent Wakefield of Kabam and Malathi Nayak of Reuters. Image Credit: Michael O’Donnell/VentureBeat SAN FRANCISCO — It’s time for North American mobile game developers and publishers to take their apps to the trade routes of Asia. Kabam‘s chief operating officer, Kent Wakeford, said at VentureBeat’s MobileBeat 2014 conference that the growth of the Asian mobile device and mobile game ... Read More »

The secret to mobile success is all about innovative ads

Above: Living Social product VP Mike Bidgoli; Apploving co-founder and CEO Adam Foroughi; VentureBeat writer Mark Sullivan at MobileBeat 2014 Image Credit: Mike O’Donnell/VentureBeat How can you leverage mobile to increase profitability for your company? Find out at MobileBeat, VentureBeat’s 7th annual event on the future of mobile, on July 8-9 in San Francisco. There are only a few tickets ... Read More »

Need directions? Yahoo software chooses the most beautiful travel routes instead of the shortest

Be prepared to surrender to computerdom more of that vanishing territory known as the uniquely human sensibility. Researchers at Yahoo Labs in Barcelona have developed software that can determine the most beautiful route you should take. Calculating the fastest route has been a key trick of computing for some time. But now a team of researchers from Yahoo and the ... Read More »

HotelTonight chief explains why we’ll enjoy keyless entry and easy check-in at hotels

Above: Hotel Tonight’s Sam Shank and Braintree’s Aunkur Arya Image Credit: Michael O’Donnell/VentureBeat SAN FRANCISCO — People have talked about keyless entry and easy-check-in at hotels for a long time — and nothing’s happened yet. But HotelTonight founder Sam Shank believes it’s coming because it’s a lot more efficient, convenient, and secure. The discussion on keyless entry focused on what ... Read More »

Funding Daily: Suspiciously rich puppy edition

Get all the tech funding news of the day delivered straight to your mailbox! Sign up for Funding Daily and never miss a deal. Here’s our round-up for all the notable funding news of the day: RetailNext, a company that specializes in providing data analysis tools to real-world retailers, has raised a $30 million late-stage round of investment. The company ... Read More »

The U.S. military just revealed numerous studies on Facebook & Twitter data

The military sees threats everywhere. That’s its job. In the last few years the military has felt increasingly threatened by social media, and social networks in particular. New reports Tuesday reveal a large research project funded by the Defense Department’s military research department (AKA Darpa) that tested how people connect, and how ideas are spread, on social sites including Facebook, Twitter, ... Read More »