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Rivetz and PeerStream Demonstrate Secure Blockchain Applications at Mobile World Congress/4YFN

Companies to Display Their Blockchain Offerings at Premiere Mobile Event Rivetz, a leader in decentralized cybersecurity, announced it will be joined by global internet solutions provider PeerStream, at their partner pavilion at 4YFN, the sister conference to Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. The companies will be demonstrating advanced mobile security for messaging and media streaming at Booth 116 in Hall 4YFN Montjuic Hall M8, from Feb. 25-28. PeerStream has been building innovative consumer apps for 20 years, with…

The Benefits of Taking a Holistic Approach to Mobile User Acquisition and Re-targeting

In the mobile app world, marketers spend just a fraction of their budgets on re-targeting. Over the next year, that spend will increase, especially for large brands that have already acquired large user bases. There is another change on the horizon. Today, mobile app marketers set aside different budgets for user acquisition and re-targeting campaigns and approach them as entirely separate initiatives. But whether you are investing in User Acquisition (UA) or re-targeting, there is only one benchmark that really matters:…

Propelics Partners with Travel and Transport to Increase Mobile App Adoption

Partnership Brings In-Depth Knowledge and Agile Process to Dramatically Improve Mobile App for iOS and Android Propelics, an Anexinet company, and a leader in enterprise mobile strategy and world-class app development, announced that Travel and Transport, one of the largest travel management companies in the US, chose Propelics to help improve the travel company’s Dash Mobile app for iOS and Android. Pulling cross-functional teams together, Propelics facilitated its proven, fast moving, highly-effective process to refresh…

TechBytes with Holly Carter, Director, Product Marketing, Confirmit

Holly Carter Director, Product Marketing, Confirmit Advertising online to Gen Z is a hurdle that most brands have to overcome. Confirmit's recent survey has unveiled the trends in marketing to this generation. We spoke to Holly Carter, Director, Product Marketing, Confirmit, to understand the nuances of enhancing the user experience for Gen Z.Tell us about your role at Confirmit and the team/technology you handle. I am the Product Marketing Director at Confirmit. My role is to ensure researchers and corporations…

Keeping up with Everyone’s Insatiable Appetite for Visual Content

The value of visual content cannot be understated. Our preference for all things visual is a bit of a no-brainer when you figure that our brains take less than a second to process them. Images paired with written information help boost recall by up to 65 percent, and a recent HubSpot survey revealed that 81 percent of respondents have been convinced to buy a product or service by watching a brand’s video. We know too that companies that use videos in their marketing have 27 percent higher clickthrough rate and 34 percent…

TechBytes with Dan Hess, Chief Product Officer, comScore

Dan Hess Chief Product Officer, comScore 55 petabytes of data every day! That's the kind of data deluge that comScore works with, day after day, to ensure their customers, largely marketers and media companies can effectively navigate through every phase of the cross-platform advertising life-cycle. Dan Hess, Chief Product Officer, comScore provides a sense of what it feels like to be working with so much data and how they intend to demystify Mobile Advertising.Tell us about your role at comScore and the team and…

17 UX Trends That Are Better Than the Rest

Have you ever driven down a road that was incredibly uneven or bumpy? Did you ever get frustrated trying to install a piece of software on your computer? Have you ever eaten at a restaurant and had lousy food and even worse service? If you said yes, then you have been a victim of poor user experiences that you haven't forgotten. While UX is a crucial element in both the digital and physical world, it is in digital that we see the value of UX skyrocket, and that is for one reason - choice. People will often drive down a…

CleverTap Launches Automated Customer Journeys To Enable More Effective Omnichannel Marketing Campaigns

Combined Messaging Suite and Advanced Segmentation Tools Bring More Contextually-Relevant Messages That Build User Engagement Mobile customer engagement and analytics solutions provider CleverTap announced the launch of Journeys, an omnichannel campaign builder created to help marketers engage with customers along their individual paths throughout the app lifecycle. Powered by CleverTap's advanced automation and segmentation technologies, Journeys helps ensure that each customer receives relevant messages based on their…

TechBytes with Maggie Mesa, VP, Business Development–Mobile, OpenX

Maggie Mesa VP, Business Development – Mobile, OpenX Opt-in Videos could influence advertising budgets. To understand the extent of this trend and the growing role of opt-in video advertising for digital campaigns, we spoke to Maggie Mesa, VP, Business Development–Mobile at OpenX.Tell us about your role at OpenX and the team and technology that you handle. I head the mobile division at OpenX and have helped the company navigate the larger shift to mobile that we’re seeing in digital media as we have grown the company…

Interview with Robert Seo, CEO US, Buzzvil

"CMOs are seeing a record number of users opting-in for lockscreen content, and marketing strategies in turn are including that most-often used area of a device."Tell us about your journey into technology. How did a US Marine take to entrepreneurship? I joined the Marine Corps when I was 18 because I wanted to serve and to challenge myself to grow. I got what I wanted and more through my training and my time with a light armored reconnaissance unit. Since then, I’ve always been placing myself in challenging situations…

Refining the Fuel for the Mobile Marketing Engine

How Setting Fundamental Audience-Building Techniques Will Help Marketers Get a Leg up in Their Targeting Strategies Being complacent in business has never been beneficial, but when considering this through the lens of the rapidly-changing data landscape, complacency is going to cost your company now more than ever. The marketing ecosystem is transforming faster every day, and advertisers are always searching for the next big trend to get a leg up in their targeting strategies. For smart marketers, it’s all about combining…

Banner Ads: Alive and Thriving in Casual Mobile Games

Don’t believe the hype about the death of mobile banners. Banners ads are alive and well — and they are here to stay. Lately, it seems like the only mobile ad format that the industry is interested in talking about is mobile video. While mobile video certainly is the ad format with the fastest growth and development over the past year, it does not mean that standard display formats are becoming obsolete. The banner is the original mobile ad format, inherited directly from the world of desktop. Today, banners remain one…

Facebook Introduces Five New Features in Ads Manager App

Five New Features, Including the Ability to Include Overlays, Stickers, Logos, etc. in the Facebook Ads Manager App Make Building Ads on Mobile Easier Facebook recently announced in a blog that it has added five new features to its Ads Manager app, making it easier for advertisers to use creative tools using their smartphones. Now, while creating an ad on their mobile devices, advertisers can play around with tools like text overlays, stickers, logos or color filters. Facebook has also included an image cropper and a…

TechBytes with Srinivas KC, VP and GM, Video, InMobi

Srinivas KC VP and GM, Video, InMobi Programmatic has come a long way since Jimmy Kimmel called it the 'gluten of advertising'. Today, programmatic advertising is the hottest buzzword for advertisers; much of it attributed to the shining rise of 'mobile advertising'. Recently, InMobi, a leading mobile adtech provider, announced it has entered a strategic technology collaboration with Microsoft. To better understand the state of mobile adtech and it's relation to programmatic, we spoke to Srinivas KC, VP and GM, Video,…

JotForm Acquires Design News Site Noupe

JotForm's Acquisition of Noupe Will Bolster the Company's Efforts in Providing Rich and Useful Content for Its Users JotForm, a leading online form builder and data collection tool, announced that it has acquired Noupe, a website dedicated to designer and web developer news. Founded in Germany, Noupe is a media outlet that publishes content focused on designer and web developer topics. Popular categories include CSS, Ajax, JavaScript, web design, graphics, typography, advertising and more. Over the years, Noupe has…

65% of Teens Wish They Could Curb Their Smartphone Use, New Screen Education Survey Finds

The Survey Was Conducted by Screen Education with Support From EMI Research Solutions and Stark Statistical Consulting, and Involved 1,017 13- to 18-year-olds A new national survey conducted by Screen Education finds that teens are so troubled by their smartphone addiction that they want to reduce their screen time: 65% wish they were better able to self-limit the time they spend on their smartphone 68% have attempted to reduce the time they spend on their smartphone 26% wish someone would limit the time they…

TechBytes with John Whitmore, Head of Data Strategy, TiVo

John Whitmore Head of Data, TiVo Appointment viewing has now caught the advertiser's fancy. Addressing TV viewership with programmatic advertising is the new trend. We spoke to John Whitmore, Head of Data at TiVo, to understand the nuances of this trend. Tell us about your role at TiVo and the team/technology you handle. I manage the data strategy and products that TiVo builds from its anonymized raw, set-top box TV Viewership Data, as well as the team and partnerships that monetize these TV data products in the…

Cheetah Mobile Announces Management Change

President Ming Xu Will Continue to Serve as a Consultant and Help with Strategic Planning for Cheetah Mobile Cheetah Mobile Inc., a leading mobile internet company with strong global vision, announced that its President, Ming Xu, has resigned for personal reasons, effective July 21, 2018. Xu will continue to serve as a consultant and help with the Company's strategic planning. His previous responsibilities will be assumed by the Company's CEO, Sheng Fu, and Senior Vice President, Edward Mingyan Sun. Fu,…

ISG Impact Mobile App Enhances Customized, Interactive Access to Industry-Leading Insights

Online Registration Sweepstakes for ISG Impact Offer Apple Watch and Amazon Echo Prizes Information Services Group (ISG), a leading global technology research and advisory firm, announced significant updates and enhancements to ISG Impact, its first-ever mobile app for clients, that allow users to customize their ISG content feeds and features and interact with ISG advisors and the broader ISG Impact user community. Launched in February 2018, ISG Impact creates a virtual community of industry players, including buyers…

Localytics Launches a New Campaign Builder to Usher in the Next Era of Mobile Personalization

Localytics Enables Enterprise Marketers to Create Personalized, Multi-Step Campaigns That Are Triggered by User Behavior Across Channels Recently at Salesforce Connections, Localytics, the leading mobile engagement platform, announced a new Campaign Builder, built from the ground up to help enterprise marketers deliver a unique experience to each of their mobile users and build strong connective tissue between mobile and digital by factoring in user behavior across channels. The new Campaign Builder enables marketers to…