App development shop V/One is giving away 50,000 free mobile app builds to budding LA mobile businesses

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The Los Angeles-based app development shop, V/One , is giving away 50,000 free mobile app builds through the rest of April as the company officially launches its platform for would-be, LA-based mobile app moguls.

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Mobile Game Developer Playtika Acquires Seriously Digital

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26 it was acquired by Israeli mobile game developer Playtika Ltd Venice-based Seriously Digital Entertainment announced Aug.

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Hyundai taps EV startup Canoo to develop electric vehicles

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Hyundai Motor Group said it will jointly develop an electric vehicle platform with Los Angeles-based startup Canoo, the latest startup tapped by the automaker as part of an $87 billion push to invest in electrification and other future technologies.

Mobile Game Developer Scopeley Expands Internationally

L.A. Business Journal

Scopely is expanding its footprint in Europe, more than tripling its office space in Barcelona and upgrading its existing facility in Dublin, Ireland

7 Lessons For Mobile App Developers To Beat The Odds

Startup Professionals Musings

One of the quickest ways to become an entrepreneur these days is to develop and publish a smartphone app. According to Tim Cook at Apple, there were over 20 million registered developers in 2018. Above all, don’t forget to develop a comprehensive marketing and promotion strategy.

William Morris Invests in Mobile Development Firm

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The firm as backed a mobile application development company, Chaotic Moon Studios , as part of a strategic partnership. content strategic capital venture moon chaotic development mobile hollywood endeavor morris william

Scopely Acquires PierPlay, Developer Of Scrabble Go

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Los Angeles-based mobile games developer Scopely PierPlay , the mobile game developer behind the popular game "Scrabble Go". scrabble scrabblego pierplay merger acquisition scopely videogame mobileFinancial terms of the acquisition were not announced. Scrabble Go launched in March, and is based on the Scrabble title, which was licensed from Hasbro and Mattel. Scrabble Go is PierPlay's first title. Scopely was the publisher on Scrabble Go. READ MORE>>.

ReachLocal Open Sources Mobile App Development Framework

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Woodland Hills-based ReachLocal , which offers up local, online marketing services for small and medium sized businesses, said this morning that it has released a chunk of software to the open source community, to help others develop cross-platform, mobile apps. ReachLocal said its open source framework, LigerMobile, was originally developed to power its ReachEdge mobile app for Android and iOS. reachlocal mobile development framework open source github ligermobile

March Capital Leads $4 Million Fundraise for Mobile Game Developer Knock Knock

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Santa Monica-based venture investment firm March Capital Partners led a $4 million funding round in San Francisco-based mobile game developer Knock Knock Games Inc

XPRIZE Launches $7M Literacy Prize For Mobile App Developers

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The foundation said the new Adult Literacy XPRIZE challenges mobile app developers to create a mobile app, to help bring illiterate and low-literacy adults to basic literacy within 12 months. xxprize mobile developer team award literacy reading barbara bush dollargeneralLos Angeles-based XPRIZE has launched a new, multi-million dollar prize aimed at improving adult literacy, the company said this morning.

ISBX Takes On Cross-Platform Mobile Development

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Los Angeles-based ISBX , a new startup software developer, said this week that it has launched a new, cross-platform mobile development product. Tags: isbx mobile software development startup

Mobile Healthcare Applications Development

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Thursday, March 15, 2012 -- Mobile Healthcare Applications Development. SPEAKER: David Wetherelt, mobi2Clouds This discussion will cover the process of creating Mobile Health Applications and how it encompasses end-to-end solutions that facilitate continuous access to health care information, expert advice, or therapeutic interventionenabled by remote sensing, ubiquitous telecommunications networks, and smart systems and platforms.

MindJolt Names Mobile Development Head

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Los Angeles-based MindJolt , the social gaming firm headed by former MySpace founder Chris DeWolfe, announced this morning that it has hired Ulf Waschbusch as head of its internal social mobile game development.

Esri Launches New Developer Accounts

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Redlands-based mapping software developer Esri is ramping up its efforts to reach out to third party software developers, saying Friday that it has launched a new, free developer subscription for its web, mobile, and online tools and services.

Private tech companies mobilize to address shortages for medical supplies, masks and sanitizer

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AirCo, a New York-based startup that developed a process to use captured carbon dioxide to make liquor, shifted its efforts to making hand sanitizer for donations in communities in New York City.

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Appcelerator | The Mobile Developer Platform

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For those companies looking to venture into the mobile space, there are multiple platforms in market to help accomplish the move. Allowing developers and the like to create a mobile application only once and have it running on many devices without having to switch between tools.

Inseego Names Head Of IoT, Mobile Solutions

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San Diego-based wireless device developer Inseego said late Thursday that it has named Ashish Sharma as President of IoT and Mobile Solutions. Sharma has been the company's Executive Vice President IoT & Mobile Solutions since September of 2017, and also has been the company's Chief Marketing Officer. inseego executive ashish sharma mobile

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Ford CTO Ken Washington at TC Sessions: Mobility on July 10

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A conference dedicated to transportation and mobility wouldn’t be complete without hearing from Ford, the U.S. We’re excited to announce that Ford CTO Ken Washington will participate in TechCrunch’s inaugural TC Sessions: Mobility , a one-day event on July 10, 2019 in San Jose, Calif.,

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Eric Futoran: From Scopely To Embrace.io, The Challenges Of Mobile Development

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The world of mobile apps has added serious challenges for software developers, who don't just have to deal with crashes�they have to deal with slow performance, strange hangs, multiple carrier networks, and more. is literally built out of what my co-founders and I, and a bunch of investors in first generation mobile, first games and tools like Burstly and Testflight had seen firsthand. Software is a different beast in the mobile environment.

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LA Investor Backs Mobile App Developer Helping Taxis Fight Startups

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To help those taxi companies, a Los Angeles investor-- Craton Equity Partners --has backed a mobile app developer called Flywheel , which is helping taxi companies arm themselves for the fight against those startups. in a Series B funding round, which came from LA''s Craton Equity Partners, and also included Rockport Capital and Shasta Ventures, to help fund its mobile apps. flywheel mobile venture capital uber sidecar taxi transportation transport

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Web Second, Mobile First

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The titles were: Mobile First, Web Second. Mobile First, Web Second (continued). I know that they really impacted an entire cohort of startups because every company that was coming to pitch me businesses was (is) saying, “I’m a ‘mobile first’ company.”

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Document Your MVP for a Developer

SoCal CTO

He wanted to get input from me on what he's doing, and he wants to begin to ask developers what it would take to build his product. what format would you and the developer want that in? Conversations with a technical advisors or possible developers should be iterative.

PaeDae Debuts System To Help Mobile App Developers Find New Users

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One of the biggest issues facing mobile application developers today, is finding new users among a gigantic sea of applications. A Los Angeles-based startup, PaeDae , is looking to change that with a new platform it is calling BARTR , which it says will let mobile app developers exchange traffic and users. bartr paedae mobile development software exchange link traffic advertising

Smith Micro Adds Design and Development Service

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Aliso Viejo-based software developer Smith Micro Sofware said that it has launched a new, design and development service, which will help its customers develop their own mobile apps. According to Smith Micro, the service is aimed at B2 enterprises and startups, and help them develop iOS, Android, and Windows apps. The company said the team already has designed and launched more than thirty mobile apps for its customers.

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Mobile Software Developers Speak

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Thursday, February 18, 2010 -- CommNexus and The Mobile Software Development SIG Presents. Mobile Software Developers Speak! The discussion will specifically include an introduction to PhoneGap, a cross platform tool kit for building mobile apps, and Daily Paper, a mobile newspaper app as well as other development tools for Android (MotoDev and WebSDK). A Discussion on Android and Beyond.

Break into Mobile Development: Appy Hour with GA + Uber

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Wednesday, July 20, 2016 -- Break into Mobile Development: Appy Hour with GA + Uber. Join General Assembly and Uber for a candid discussion to learn about a day in the life of a mobile developer - from the challenges in scaling a global app to the skills companies look for in a hire, discover resources to get you started. education/break-into-mobile-development-appy-hour-with-ga-uber/los-angeles/27269.

Mattel, NetEase In Mobile Games Joint Venture

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El Segundo-based Mattel , and Chinese Internet technology and video game developer NetEase , said this morning that the two are in a new joint venture to public mobile games and education apps. According to the two, they will create a new mobile game publishing and development studio called Mattel163 , which will specifically bring new mobile games and education apps to market, inspired by Mattel's large collection of brands.

Scopely Debuts Developer Program

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Los Angeles-based social game developer Scopely announced today that it has launched a new, developer program called LeveUp, which looks to help top independent game studios co-develop titles with Scopely. The firm said it will tape a small group of partners to help develop, design, distribute, scale, and monetize their mobile games. scopely developer program videogame mobihle social

Selecting a Web Development Company

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I''ve written before about finding Web Development Firms in Los Angeles. I just got an email asking about exactly this: I''m with a new company that needs some software built, but doesn''t need (or have the resources for) a large staff of software developers.

Bridg Buys Relevant Mobile

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Los Angeles-based Bridg , which develops personalized marketing software and technology, said this morning that it has acquired Relevant Mobile , a developer of mobile app, loyalty and rewards programs. Relevant Mobile's co-founders, Gerrine Pan and Dazhi Chen, will join Bridg as part of the acquisition. bridg relevant mobile marketing software technology merger acquisition

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New York Mobile Development Firm Attracted To Silicon Beach

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A New York-based provider of mobile consulting and development said Tuesday that it has opened up a new Los Angeles office, specifically to become part of the "Silicon Beach" startup scene in the area. Applico , which develops Android, iPhone, and mobile web software, said it specifically decided to open an L.A. applico mobile silicon beach jobs employment

How to Develop Your Fund Raising Strategy

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For example, if you’re looking to approach Kleiner Perkins it’s worth knowing that my friend Matt Murphy runs their iFund and therefore is the in-house expert on all things mobile. So they develop short-hand ways to qualify things better. Raising money is hard.

Image Metrics Releases SDK For Mobile App Developers

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Santa Monica-based Image Metrics , which develops computer vision and facial analysis and expression tracking software, said Wednesday that it has released a new software development kit for mobile developers. The firm said its new mobile app SDK, which runs on Apple iOS, allows developers to use its technology on augmented reality applications and games. Image Metrics did not how much it will cost developers to use the technology in their apps.

Three LA Area Firms Selected For NASA Urban Mobility Challenge

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Three Los Angeles area companies have been selected to participate in the NASA Urban Mobility Challenge , an effort to help promote the development of the use of multiple, unmanned aircraft all flying in dense urban environments. nasa urban mobility challenge vehicles communications navigation vehicle safety space aviation

SlimSurveys Looks To Connect With Developers With New API

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SlimSurveys , the new startup headed by former TweetPhoto founder Sean Callahan, has just released a new development platform and API, the company is announcing today. SlimSurveys said its first partner using the API is Realtidbits, a real-time commenting platform developer.

uSamp Courts App Developers With SDK

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Encino-based uSamp , which develops online survey and sampling technology, is courting mobile app developers with a new software development kit. usamp mobile survey sample smartphone

7 Guidelines For Funding New Research & Development

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As an advisor to new business owners, and an occasional angel investor, I see new business proposals daily, many seeking investors to fund early research and development (R&D) of a new product idea. They don’t need the long research and development cycles of a new technology.

Jam City, Disney In Mobile Gaming Partnership

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Los Angeles-based mobile game developer Jam City --which is led by former MySpace founder Chris DeWolfe--has inked a new mobile game development partnership with Disney , the two companies said this morning. According to Jam City and Disney, Jam City will take over development of Disney's existing, mobile game, Disney Emoji Blitz, and Jam City will have the right to develop new mobile games based on characters from Pixar and Walt Disney Animation Studios.

Payvia, Mobile-XL Partner On Mobile Payments

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Los Angeles-based Payvia , which is developing mobile payment technology, and Mobile-XL , which develops software for providing access to digital services to people in Africa and India, are in a partnership, the companies said this morning. According to the two companies, they are integrating Payvia''s mobile payments technology with Mobile-XL''s service, which is used to deliver news, content, games, and Internet services to emerging markets.

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AppOnboard Signs Customers For Mobile App Demo Technology

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Los Angeles-based AppOnboard , the developer of mobile app demo technology led by Jonathan Zweig, says that it now has such app developers as FoxNext Games, Game Insight, Superheart Studios, Jam City, Huuuge Games, and Simple Habit using its tools. According to the startup, those cutomers are some of the developers who are using its tools to enable Google Play Instant apps via its "App Store Demos" product, which it launched in August.

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Sencha Touch for Mobile Web App Development

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Wednesday, September 1, 2010 -- CommNexus Presents:Sencha Touch for Mobile Web App Development. Sencha Touch is a new mobile app framework based on Javascript, HTML5, and CSS3. It allows developers to create amazing experiences on Android and iOS devices like the iPad and iPhone. In this presentation, we will look at the current state of mobile development, the benefits and availability of WebKit, and some specific developer-centric features of Sencha Touch.

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SGN Launches Cross-Platform Development Tool

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Los Angeles-based social and mobile game development firm, SGN , said today that it has launched a new tool called MasterKey, which it says can be used to develop cross-platform titles. gaming development tool cross platform videogame software mobile android social facebook

Silicon Beach Report June 28: Mobile Game Developer Wonder Raises $14 Million

L.A. Business Journal

Mobile game hardware startup Wonder raises $14 million, SpaceX to launch final Falcon 9 upgrade this year and Snapchat users can create custom filters in the app