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Boom in bulk SMS in Turkey
10/30/2014 5:21:12 PM
To text or not to text?   With an increasing number of data based messaging that provide people with an alternative form of P2P-communication, it seems to be the end of traditional text messaging via SMS as we know it. Or maybe not? In Turkey they are experiencing a boom in bulk SMS, and the Danish company Netfors is trying to keep up with the demand.   According to …
SPINDING - The Mobile Advertising Platform, Announces The Launch Of Its New Mobile Marketing Blog
SPINDING - The Mobile Advertising Platform, Announces The Launch Of Its New Mobile Marketing Blog
10/30/2014 8:19:44 AM
Today SpinDing, LLC unveiled its new mobile marketing blog written for retailers and brands who are interested in utilizing mobile platforms to increase loyalty, establish enhanced communications channels with customers, and reduce their annual ad spend. The blog, which is located at http://www.spindingblog.com, provides information on the mobile landscape, trends in mobile …
UpWest Labs Hits Major Milestone of $50M in Follow-On Funding As Its Latest Batch of Ambitious Startups Gets Underway
UpWest Labs Hits Major Milestone of $50M in Follow-On Funding As Its Latest Batch of Ambitious Startups Gets Underway
10/29/2014 4:37:41 PM
UpWest Labs, the leading U.S. accelerator that brings aspiring Israeli early-stage companies to Silicon Valley, today revealed impressive momentum for its fund thus far in 2014. UpWest Labs recently reached $50 million in follow-on funding for its portfolio startups, bolstered by recent Series A rounds for  Honeybook ($10M) and SentinelOne ($12M). Funding has been culled …
Linaro announces Spreadtrum Communications as latest Club Member
10/29/2014 1:02:47 PM
Linaro Ltd, the not-for-profit engineering organization developing open source software for the ARM® architecture, today announced that Spreadtrum Communications (Shanghai) Co., Ltd. has joined Linaro as a Club Member. Spreadtrum has been at the forefront of bringing competitively priced mobile platforms based on Android operating systems to the market since 2012, and most …
Truecaller Launches New App Truedialer to Replace the Outdated Smartphone Dial Pad
10/29/2014 12:41:01 PM
Truecaller , an app that helps people take the right call, is announcing today the global launch of Truedialer on Google Play . Truecaller’s 85 million users trust the app’s service to provide them with the contact information they need and protect them from unwanted calls.   Today, the company is using its expertise to replace smartphones’ standard bare-bones dialing …
Gemalto dramatically simplifies global rollout for Swiss connected watch
10/29/2014 11:42:46 AM
Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 GTO), the world leader in digital security, has been selected by Limmex, a Swiss provider of personal safety solutions, to enable M2M connectivity for a revolutionary emergency watch in a pilot project with leading mobile operator Swisscom. The Limmex watch supports people with particular care or security needs such as children, VIPs, lonely …
SoftBank Telecom Offers AirWatch Enterprise Mobility Management Solutions
10/29/2014 11:36:26 AM
SoftBank Telecom Corp. (SoftBank Telecom) announced today that it will offer the AirWatch® Enterprise Mobility Management™ solution in partnership with AirWatch® by VMware , the leading enterprise mobility management provider, beginning Oct. 29, 2014. AirWatch enables organizations to manage applications, email, content and other information on smartphones, tablets and …
Nir Eyal to provide a Special Session on Habit-Forming Products at the 2015 iDate Dating Industry Conference in Las Vegas
Nir Eyal to provide a Special Session on Habit-Forming Products at the 2015 iDate Dating Industry Conference in Las Vegas
10/28/2014 8:00:00 AM
New York, NY--Ticonderoga Ventures, Inc. announces that Nir Eyal will provide a special session for the dating industry at 40th international iDate Dating Industry Conference ( http://www.idate2015.com ) on January 20-22, 2015 at the Tropicana Hotel in Las Vegas.
   In an age of ever-increasing distractions, quickly creating customer habits is an important …
Sygic Helps Parents and Trick-or-Treaters Stay Safe for Halloween 2014
Sygic Helps Parents and Trick-or-Treaters Stay Safe for Halloween 2014
10/28/2014 6:00:00 AM
It’s that time of year again: supermarkets are stocking bite-sized candy galore, you are hunting for the perfect face paint for your little gals and ghouls, and orange decorations are springing up throughout your neighborhood each day. It’s Halloween!   According to the latest U.S. Census figures, the U.S. is home to approximately 41 million potential trick-or-treaters aged …
Mobile Advertising Gets An Upgrade from SpinDing, A New Mobile Platform Positioned to Build Foot Traffic And Sales for Merchants and Brands
Mobile Advertising Gets An Upgrade from SpinDing, A New Mobile Platform Positioned to Build Foot Traffic And Sales for Merchants and Brands
10/25/2014 5:35:13 PM
SpinDing , LLC has announced its new mobile application called the “ SpinDing Game ” that is designed to drive retail consumer traffic to client destinations and increase consumer loyalties with back end reporting and communications tools. The Game is built around a geo-targeted database platform that allows advertisers to create campaigns that drive traffic to a …
Feeding America San Diego Partners With foodtweeks™ To Help End Hunger
Feeding America San Diego Partners With foodtweeks™ To Help End Hunger
10/24/2014 9:05:48 AM
foodtweeks ™, a free app that combines healthy choices with feeding the hungry, today announced that  Feeding America San Diego , the largest hunger-relief organization in San Diego County, California has joined the ranks of foodtweeks™-affiliated hunger-relief organizations. foodtweeks™ makes it possible for health-conscious consumers to be “heroes” who serve their …
Zimperium Appoints Shridhar Mittal as New CEO and Zuk Avraham as Chairman
10/23/2014 12:08:57 PM
SAN FRANCISCO – October 23, 2014 – Zimperium , the leader in mobile threat defense, today announced it appointed Shridhar Mittal as the company’s new CEO. Zuk Avraham, founder, will assume the role of chairman and CTO, and will continue to drive the organization’s technical vision. Shridhar joins Zimperium from CA Technologies , where he served as general manager of the …
Canada Takes Futuristic Advertising To A Whole New Level With Richard Branson’s Nod Of Approval
Canada Takes Futuristic Advertising To A Whole New Level With Richard Branson’s Nod Of Approval
10/23/2014 11:00:00 AM
Vancouver, Canada based tech startup, Disrupted Logic Interactive , just floored the competition in the first round of this years’ Extreme Tech Challenge and with good reason.  The small firm is making more than big waves in advertising technology, they’re crushing it like a tsunami. Richard Branson fronts Extreme Tech Challenge which is the world’s most advanced startup …
Vint, The App For On-Demand Personal Workouts, Debuts Unlimited Sessions For The Cost of a Daily Latte
Vint, The App For On-Demand Personal Workouts, Debuts Unlimited Sessions For The Cost of a Daily Latte
10/22/2014 6:07:19 PM
Vint, the new on-demand personal fitness app available on iOS and Android, today announces a new offering designed to take the friction out of working out, called Vint Unlimited. Now, with Vint Unlimited, members can sign up and book as many small group or personal, 1-on-1 fitness sessions per month for just $4 per day -- the price of a latte. With 60 friendly athlete …
Behind The Smile Launch Brand New App
Behind The Smile Launch Brand New App
10/22/2014 5:34:24 AM
Ever sat in a dentist chair and been told you might need a filling/dentures/crown? Well at the touch of a button you can have all the information you need about many types of cosmetic dentistry procedures including the risks benefits and average costs. Completely free and easy to use, just download the app and you have all the information you need to make the right choice at …
Saavn Brings Bollywood and More to Sonos
10/21/2014 2:08:51 PM
Saavn , the world’s leader in digital streaming for Indian music, is bringing HiFi sound into homes this fall with a highly-anticipated integration with Sonos , the Wireless HiFi System, available in beta today.   Saavn has made its streaming products available on the wireless speaker system for its Pro subscribers, in response to high demand from Saavn’s listener base.  …
MotionSavvy Announces Crowdfunding Campaign to Build UNI, the First Device That Allows Both Deaf and Hearing Communities to Naturally Communicate with Each Other
10/21/2014 1:56:48 PM
ALAMEDA, Calif. -- October 21, 2014 - - Can you imagine being held back in your career or having a hard time meeting new people because you were unable to talk to those around you? For the Deaf community this is an everyday struggle. That’s why today, MotionSavvy is officially launching its pre-order campaign for UNI, the world’s first mobile device that enables the Deaf …
40th International iDate Dating Industry Super Conference will be in Las Vegas January 20-22, 2015 at the Tropicana
40th International iDate Dating Industry Super Conference will be in Las Vegas January 20-22, 2015 at the Tropicana
10/21/2014 8:00:00 AM
New York, NY--Ticonderoga Ventures, Inc. announces the 40th international iDate SuperConference (http://www.idate2015.com/) will take place January 20-22, 2015 at the Tropicana in Las Vegas.       For 12 years, C-level executives gather for the January iDate Dating Industry Conference , the industry’s largest event of the year in the dating business.  Known as “iDate,” over …
Code18 Interactive Is Now Offering Mobile App Design
10/19/2014 3:22:51 PM
Code18 Interactive, a boutique digital agency that combines thoughtful design, technology & UX strategy to help national consumer & media brands build engaging websites, is now bringing those same skills to mobile app design. The agency has recently launched new work for Unisom sleep-aids, Gold Bond Ultimate lotions and creams, Algonquin Books, Graywolf Press, Mana …
M2M solutions increase operational efficiency of retail organisations
10/16/2014 10:20:35 AM
Marketing Release - The operational efficiency of a retail organisation can be increased by putting focus on the daily monitoring of the supply chain using Machine-to-Machine (M2M) solutions, states Vodafone.   Retail supply chains are seeing greater pressures due to the rise in energy costs and shifts in shopping habits. One way of overcoming these problems is by …