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. However not all those platforms can provide companies with all tools needed. million web developers to build native, hybrid and HTML5 mobile apps.

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.

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

Leadbolt Rolls Out New Mobile Ad Platform

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Los Angeles-based Leadbolt , the developer of mobile app discovery and monetization tools lead by Dale Carr, said Thursday that it has rolled out what it says is its next generation, mobile ad platform. According to Leadbolt, it has re-engineered the product from the ground up, providing better design, making it easier to use, adding a new developer portal, and other features. leadbolt mobile platform discovery monetization

Aclima sucks in $24M to scale its air quality mapping platform

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“So all of that work in California has really demonstrated the power of our platform — and that has really set us up to scale, and the funding round is going to enable us to take this to a lot more cities and regions and users.”

BuildFire Launches Platform For Instant Mobile App Creation

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Newport Beach-based BuildFire said yesterday that it has released a new platform, aimed at helping businesses and nonprofits to easily create native smartphone, tablet, and web apps. The company said its app creation platform--which is free--is aimed at businesses and nonprofits who want to go mobile but lack the resources to invest in design and app creation. apps native development software mobile buildfire

Phunware Gets $26.25M For Mobile App Platform

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Phunware , a developer of mobile advertising, application, analytics, and other tools for brands which has operations in both Newport Beach and San Diego, said this week that it has raised $26.25M in a Series E funding. phunware venture capital mobile advertising analytics software

StartEngine Launches Crowdfunding Platform

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Los Angeles-based StartEngine , which was launched back in 2013 as a startup incubator, has pivoted its model, and has become an online equity crowdfunding platform called StartEngine Crowdfunding. According to StartEngine--which continues to be led by Ron Miller and Howard Marks--it is initially offering up the ability to invest in two companies, Santa Monica-based mobile games publisher XREAL, and Phoenix-based alternative automobile developer Elio Motors.

Immersv Launches Virtual Reality Ad Platform

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Los Angeles-based Immersv is launching a brand new, ad platform aimed at virtual reality content, the company is announcing today. The startup--backed by Foundation Capital, Technicolor Ventures, Rothenberg Ventures, TenOneTen Ventures, CAA Ventures, All Mobile Ventures, 137Ventures, Gigi Levy, and others--says its platform is aimed at helping consumers discovery great virtual reality apps and entertainment, and also to help VR developers to monetize and distribute their content.

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.

Broadcom Debuts New LTE Platform

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Irvine-based semiconductor manufacturer Broadcom has launched a new, LTE smartphone platform, which it says is targeted at the sub-$300 smartphone market. broadcom smartphone systems semiconductor phone mobile

AdtoApp Gets $6M For Programmatic Ad Platform For Publishers

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Los Angeles-based AdtoApp , a developer of programmatic ad tools for publishers, has raised $6M in a funding round, according to the company. adtoapp programmatic platform publishing mobile advertising venture capital ecpm software advertiser publisherThe funding came from Run Capital.

Why Hopscotch Is Behind Your Favorite Mobile Sports App, with Laurence Sotsky

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Hopscotch, led by Laurence Sotsky , has built software which enables sports teams, venues, and others to rapidly create mobile apps for their fans. We caught up with Lauren to hear about Hopscotch, and why teams and schools are turning to the company to power their mobile apps. We got our start in sports, with a ton of mobile applications for sports fans. We're now the biggest provider of mobile applications in college.

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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.

CallFire Launches New Platform

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Santa Monica-based text and voice API provider CallFire has launched a new platform, saying that it now has over 200,000 users using its platform. According to the company, which is led by Dinesh Ravishanker, the new updates include an improved UI and navigation, and new developer tools. Among the updates include a new, responsive UI for better interaction with both desktop and mobile devices; better error recovery; new billing plans; and much more.

Sightly Launches Video Ad Platform

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San Diego-based Sightly , which develops video advertising technology, said Thurday that it has launched a new platform aimed at delivering personalized, video ads from local businesses to prospective customers. Sightly said its video ad platform provides micro-target audiences in hyper-local areas for advertisers. sightly video advertising technology local targeting mobile

Ford’s Autonomic Pairs With Alibaba Cloud On Mobility Hub for China

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Ford—one of the automakers competing in China’s huge car market—is now making a bid to provide China’s leading software infrastructure hub dedicated to streamlining transportation by connecting cars and riders with mobility services. Ford’s recently acquired unit Autonomic , which co-created the automaker’s Transportation Mobility Cloud (TMC), inked a deal Tuesday to partner with Alibaba Cloud, the cloud computing division of Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba.

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

Bitmo Finds $3M For Mobile Gifting App

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San Diego-based Bitmo , a startup developing a mobile gifting and payment app, has raised $3M in a seed funding round, the company said on Thursday afternoon. According to the company, its mobile gifting software allows users to gift from a mobile wallet, split and exchange card values from store gifts cards, and more. startup sandiego smartphone capital venture longboard everplus gift gifting mobile bitmo

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Build Cross Platform Mobile Apps Rapidly

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Wednesday, September 14, 2011 -- Build Cross Platform Mobile Apps Rapidly. After the dot com era if there is anything which grew as rapidly in a short span of time, it is the mobile app market. Recent report says that 1 billion people will own smartphones by 2013 and the mobile app market will grow to $30 billion by then. SCQAA.

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).

More investors are betting on virtual influencers like Lil Miquela

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Meanwhile, new venture-backed companies like the superstealthy Shadows, SuperPlastic and Toonstar are all developing virtual characters that will launch via social media channels like Snap and Instagram, or on their own platforms.

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.

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.

Impact Rolls Out New Deep Linking Support For Mobile Affiliates

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Santa Barbara-based Impact , which develops software used by brands to manage partnership and affiliate programs, has launched a new product to help those companies with managing mobile linking. According to IMpact, it has added "deep linking" to specific product pages in apps, and tracking of in-app clicks and conversions for "partner attribution", in and enhancement to its platform. impact affiliate marketing software mobile deep linking partnership brands

CallFire Launches Their New Cv3 Platform & New Look

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CallFire creates simple text and voice platforms for businesses to use to reach their customers. CallFire’s growth has been tremendous: surpassing the 200,000 user mark, reaching the 200 million campaign mark for executing calls and texts campaigns, and a 100% growth in the past 12 months.

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.

Sense360 Connects App Developer With New Sensor API, Toolkit

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Culver City-based Sense360 , the new, smartphone sensor platform developer led by startup veteran Eli Portnoy, has just launched its program, saying that it is looking to make it easier for app developers to leverage sensor data from smartphones. sense360 sensor toolkit context smartphone developer sofware mobile

Spreeify Launches New Mobile Ad Product

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Los Angeles-based Spreeify , the developer of display ad technology which is led by Ruben Dua, has rolled out a new product aimed at the mobile market. server advertising technology display network mobile spreeify

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Sense360 Gets $2.75M To Unlock Mobile Sensors

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Los Angeles-based Sense360 said this morning that it has raised $2.75M in a funding round, to go towards its development of a platform to help developers pull together information and make sense of all the data being generated by smart phone sensors. Portnoy says that Sense360 is developing software which is able to pull data from the eleven to fourteen different sensors now found in mobile phones, and make them accessible to developers in an intelligent way.

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Sense360 Connects App Developers With New Sensor API, Toolkit

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Culver City-based Sense360 , the new, smartphone sensor platform developer led by startup veteran Eli Portnoy, has just launched its program, saying that it is looking to make it easier for app developers to leverage sensor data from smartphones. mobile sofware developer smartphone context toolkit sensor sense360

Burstly Opens Skyrocket To All App Developers

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Santa Monica-based app testing and anlytics developer Burstly has opened up access to its mobile monetization platform, extending access to its SkyRocket product via a self-serve offering. Burstly announced the move this morning, in addition to reorganizing its corporate structure around its multiple mobile app services. monetization application mobile flightpath testflight burstly

Journey Platform To Build Data Gathering Mobile Apps | Co-founder Interview Conrad Hofmeyr

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Journey is a platform to build data gathering mobile apps much faster than would traditionally have been possible. That is the problem Embark Mobile is set to solve across the world beginning in Africa. Journey has its roots in the mobile health industry.

AT&T Developers Summit at CES 2014

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AT&T held their 6th annual developers summit in Las Vegas this year at CES 2014. The AT&T Developers program provides APIs, SDKs and developer news. Members might also get invited to cool events such as this Developers Summit. AT&T Developer Summit Hackathon.

AppOnboard raises $15 million to let Android users try before they buy apps on Google Play

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Pitching app developers with a new way to convert app browsers into actual customers, AppOnboard has raised $15 million in a new round of funding, the company said. And the company is in talks with other platforms, like the Apple Store, he said.

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