The Shift to Smartphones in the Developed World

George Ou | November 30th

It’s a clear indication of mainstream smartphone adoption when even my mother is interested in getting a smartphone.  She has always been content with a basic phone – not even a feature phone – but is now...»

Brightcove App Cloud, The Rise Of Hybrid Apps

Mellisa Tolentino | November 30th

Brightcove, a top service provider for cloud content services, has released a comprehensive set uf apps with the Brightcove App Cloud, a content app platform for building and operating engaging native apps for...»

Breathing and Succeeding in the Startup Life

Tom Foremski | November 30th

Silicon Valley is like a snow cone on a hot day — the flavorless chunks of big ice at the top represent the large corporations, HP, etc; while the sweet juice has collected in the bottom

Carrier IQ Android App Caught Secretly Logging Keypresses, HTTPS Queries

Kyt Dotson | November 30th

A recent YouTube video posted Monday by Trevor Eckhart, an Android app developer, says that a particularly popular app that hides from plain view and watches everything that happens on the phone. During the video, Eckhart used a...»

Box Giving Away 50 Gigs of Free Storage to LG Android Users, Adds Offline Features and More

Klint Finley | November 30th

Box today announced a partnership with LG along with new features for its Android app. As part of the new partnership, users who log into Box for Android on any LG phone running Android 2.1 or higher...»

Adobe Acquisitions Surge as US Employees Face Job Cuts

Isha Suri | November 30th

Earlier today Adobe Systems announced it's all set to acquire Efficient Frontier, a top player in multi-channel ad buying and optimization.  They're entering into a definitive agreement to acquire the privately held Efficient Frontier,...»

How to Spend $1.25B in a Day: A Supreme Cyber Monday

Mellisa Tolentino | November 30th

Cyber Monday 2010 was a billion dollar bonanza.  If you think that number is huge, think again.  ComScore reported that Cyber Monday 2011 surpassed expectations, tallying $1.25 billion in online spending, a 22% increase...»

Google Updates Maps and Bar, Helps You Find Your Way Indoors

Mellisa Tolentino | November 30th

Google released its latest update for Google Maps on Android devices.  The update features a new service that takes Google Maps to the next level by bringing it indoors.

According to a blog post

YouTube Sees Highest Traffic to Date, Online Video Surges

Mellisa Tolentino | November 30th

Our everyday lives get so cramped that we often feel stressed by the end of the day.  And for most of us, the quickest way to relieve some of the stress is to watch something...»

BYOD Finds a Friend in Private App Stores

Cherr Aira | November 30th

There is no question that among the lucky segments of mobility, apps stores could be one of the most lucrative. Public app stores have gone wild, becoming money-making outlets for developers, and changing the way...»