• Google Expands App Developer Network

    Google quietly set out to preview the Google App Engine that allows developers to build applications for use with cloud, mobile or Web services. The company also launched Vault for Apps to support business customers. ...Read the whole story

  • CRE To Study How Mobile Impacts TV Viewing

    The Council for Research Excellence, the Nielsen-funded group looking to advance industry research, said it has issued a request for proposal for a study on how the use of mobile digital devices is affecting TV viewing behavior. Devices include tablets, smartphones and laptops. ...Read the whole story

  • Amazon App Store On Fire

    Along with Apple and Google, a third player is competing for a major share of app-generated revenue. Revenue from Amazon's Appstore is now 89% of iTunes App Store revenue, according to mobile analytics firm Flurry. ...Read the whole story

  • Mag Bag: Digital Magazine Circ Rises

    The total digital circulation of consumer magazines tracked by the Audit Bureau of Circulations has jumped from 1.4 million in the second half of 2010 to nearly 3.3 million in the second half of 2011, according to ABC figures. That's a 125% jump in one year, reflecting the growing interest in online editions and the increasing penetration of tablet devices like the iPad and Amazon's Kindle. ...Read the whole story

  • HBO Go iPad App Offers Enhanced 'Game Of Thrones' Episodes

    HBO's successful iPad app is evolving from a TV Anywhere platform to an enhanced playback tool. 'Game of Thrones' episodes in Season 2 will carry interactive elements that had been available previously only online. ...Read the whole story

  • Google Revives Morse Code and Rotary Phones For April 1

    Google couldn't help itself from engaging in a range of pranks across its own blogs on April 1. Apparently, rotary phones are a new trend and Morse code is the answer to the mobile input conundrum. ...Read the whole story

Visix, Rave Partner for Multi-Platform Campus Safety Alerts

While marketers typically fret about the optimal way to allocate their budgets across different media, when it comes to public safety there's really only one way to go: flood the zone. With that in mind, digital signage software provider Visix has partnered with Rave Mobile Safety, in effect creating a multi-platform safety alert system for college campuses that combines digital out-of-home and mobile channels. ...More