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Sleepy Giant and Ninja Metrics team up on game analytics and mobile backend services

Above: Ninja Metrics Katana service Image Credit: Ninja Metrics Sleepy Giant and Ninja Metrics are forming an alliance that will make it easier for game developers to run their mobile games and make money from them. The combination is another example of the force for consolidation in mobile-game services as customers say they want more cohesion among the fragmented service ... Read More »

MediaTek Chooses Red Bend FOTA Software to Update #Wearables

Check out our press release hub, powered by Business Wire. It’s a one stop shop for industry announcements to help you stay on top of the latest technology and investment trends. Get the scoop here. WALTHAM, Mass. & TAIPEI, Taiwan–(BUSINESS WIRE)–July 1, 2014– Red Bend Software, the market leader in Mobile Software Management with more than 2 billion Red Bend-Enabled™ devices deployed, announced today that ... Read More »

Uber cuts courier prices & expands, now handles ‘thousands of deliveries’ per week

Above: Promotional image for Uber’s UberRush courier service Nearly three months after launching its “UberRUSH” courier service in New York, Uber has quietly cut prices and expanded the initiative beyond Manhattan. In an update on its blog, Uber shares that it now offers flat rate deliveries to “Brooklyn or Queens.” And in an email to spurn adoption, Uber announced price cuts ranging between 20 ... Read More »

Tinder lawsuit alleges a horrific story of sexual harassment and sex discrimination

Above: An alleged text message between Tinder’s former VP of marketing and Tinder’s CMO Justin Mateen Image Credit: Whitney Wolfe lawsuit against Tinder Tinder’s former VP of marketing, Whitney Wolfe, has filed a lawsuit against the company for the “sexual harassment and sex discrimination” she faced before she was allegedly forced out of the company and stripped of her cofounder status. ... Read More »

Google announces end of Quickoffice app

Google will pull Quickoffice from app stores over the coming weeks, it’s been announced. The free app, which serves to allow Microsoft Office document viewing and editing on mobile devices, has only been available on Android and iPhone for a little over a year. Meanwhile, Google removed its £15 pro price back in September. However, in a small post on ... Read More »

How WebRTC is changing the way we connect with businesses

Today there is a new open standard for real-time communications, and it has the potential to change the way we connect with businesses as email once did. WebRTC, an API definition authored by Google and now being drafted by the World Wide Web Consortium, allows for plugin-free, peer-to-peer audio, video, and data transfer between browsers. For the non-technical, let’s walk ... Read More »

24 million Internet-connected TV Sets Sold in China in 2013: iResearch Report

Image Credit: dailin / In 2013, 23.97 million Internet-connected TV sets were sold in China, according to the latest report released by Chinese research firm iResearch. The Internet-connected TV sets include both smart TVs installed with an operating system and traditional TVs that can get connected to Internet-enabled devices and display the contents from those devices. iResearch estimates that Internet-enabled ... Read More »

Good news, iOS Spotify listeners: You can now search for tracks while offline

Image Credit: VentureBeat/RicardoBilton Well, it was about time: You can finally search downloaded music on Spotify’s iOS apps while offline. While not a seemingly huge update, anything adding to the mobile experience is a win when it comes to Spotify. Rumors that the company was finally making music streaming available on mobile to its free listeners surfaced this past December, and it finally ... Read More »