CEO Of StumbleUpon’s 5by Talks New Apps, Plans To ‘Take Over The Living Room’

Back in September, StumbleUpon made its first acquisition, buying video discovery service 5by. Today, they’ve launched a 5by app for both iOS and Android (beta). 5by continues to operate independently, and CEO Greg Isenberg tells WebProNews that so far there…

Facebook Tests New Mobile Ad Network For Third-Party Apps

Facebook announced that it is testing a new mobile ad platform to give developers a new way to monetize their apps. The company is contributing its targeting capabilities to the network in an effort to increase relevancy of ads in…

Jelly Reflects On Its First Week, Says A Bunch Of New Features Coming Soon

Jelly, the new mobile Q&A service from Twitter co-founder Biz Stone, has been out for a week now, and the company has put out a new blog post reflecting on how its been received, and how people have been using…

Is It Worth It To Build And Maintain A Mobile App?

If you want to make money in today’s market, you’re going to have to make a mobile app. That’s at least what it seems like when you look at financially successful apps like Angry Birds and Minecraft: Pocket Edition. As…

Snapchat Updates App, Says It’s Sorry

Snapchat announced that it has finally released an update for its Android and iOS apps, which enables users to opt out of linking their phone numbers with their user names. The news comes roughly a week after a massive security…

Jelly Users Reporting Bugs, Spam

Jelly, the new social, mobile picture-taking search app from Twitter co-founder Biz Stone, has been out for two days now. People have been reporting various bugs with the service, and even spam. As I mentioned in my initial thoughts about…

Google Acquires Bitspin, Makers Of Timely Alarm Clock

Google has acquired Bitspin, the developers of popular alarm clock app Timely. They also made an app called Tasks, which “brings the full Google Tasks experience to Android.” The Bitspin team had this to say on its site: We’re thrilled…

Bump And Flock Are Shutting Down This Month

Bump announced that it had been acquired by Google back in September. At the time, the company said that both the Bump app and its Flock photo sharing app would continue on. That is no longer the case. Bump revealed…

Mobile Gambling Industry to Thrive in Coming Years

Mobile marketplaces such as Google Play and Apple’s App Store are now filled with millions of apps, many of which are free but require players to pay small fees to enhance their experience. Though such a business model is new…

Finance App Mint Comes To Windows 8

For those of who are too lazy to keep track of our finances, Mint was a godsend when it hit iOS and Android. Now Windows 8 users can finally keep track of their finances the easy way as well. Mint…