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Adcquire gamification app launched for consumer brands

Mobile marketing start-up Adcquire has launched a platform that uses gamification to enable brands to improve consumer engagement, retention, brand conversion and return on investment at the point of sale.

Games publisher Kabam signs with Tapjoy

App monetisation player Tapjoy has partnered with Kabam to support the developer's massively multi-player online and mobile games with its advertising network.

Applicasa server-side service comes to Android

Server-side tool provider Applicasa has launched a version of its platform for Android app developers

Kony debuts enterprise app management technology

Enterprise apps player Kony Solutions announced a management system it said “sets the standard for ...

Avatron spins-out custom development business

App developer Avatron Software set up a new business, The App Group, focused on providing custom development services for iOS and Android platforms.

Amazon launches Cloud Player for iPhone

Amazon’s Cloud Player music service has been launched as an app for iPhone and iPod ...

Rage of Bahamut becomes top grossing iOS game

Rage of Bahamut, a Cygames-developed title on DeNA’s Mobage platform, hit top spot on Apple ...

iZettle opens up its API to developers

iZettle, the Swedish company that enables small businesses to process payments using an iPhone or iPad, has made its API available to iOS developers so that they integrate the service into their apps.

Survey: A third of app buyers use operator billing

More than a third of smartphone users in the UK and Germany have paid for apps using direct operator billing

GSMA launches mobile intelligence portal for the developing world

GSMA has launched the Mobile and Development Intelligence (MDI) portal with the Omidyar Network with the aim of supporting business decisions as well as providing evidence of the socio-economic benefits delivered by the mobile industry in the developing world. Its initial focus is on money and health data.

Discovery threat to app store providers

The biggest long-term threat to the leading app store providers is complacency, according to analyst firm Canalys.

Gartner: enterprises need to adapt to rise of mobility

Research house Gartner said that enterprise IT leaders need to address three key implications of ...

Facebook takes on Pieceable team

The team behind Pieceable Viewer, a company which enables iOS developers to deliver their apps ...

Visa targets the mobile money market

Ashwin Raj, Visa's Senior Business Leader, Asia Pacific, Central Europe, Middle East and Africa, talks about the company's initiatives in the mobile money market.

Spotify revamps Android app

Online music services Spotify has launched a new version of its Android app with a raft of new features

Time for Apple to make its mobile payments move?

Apple has announced a number of new features for iOS 6 that will include an ...

Apples App Store hits 30 billion download mark

Apple head Tim Cook yesterday used the company’s Worldwide Developers Conference to trumpet the latest ...

Apple moves towards mobile wallet with Passbook

Apple has announced an app called Passbook as one of the new features of iOS6. The app is a means for users to hold all their loyalty cards, tickets, vouchers and coupons in a single place on their mobile device. Although not named as such, Passbook is essentially a mobile wallet minus any mention by Apple of a payment mechanism such as NFC.

Telecom Italia chairman warns on OTT apps

The fast-growing services being offered by Over-The-Top (OTT) players is starting to impact the ability ...

Report: Mobile money take-up in Haiti slower than expected

Supporters of mobile money in Haiti say take-up has been below expectations although they still ...