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67% of all Google Play revenue comes from outside the U.S.

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67 percent of all revenue generated by Google Play comes from outside the U.S. according to Chris Yerga, Google’s engineering director for Google Play. Yerga shared the numbers as part of his presentation Android Apps in Google Play, during the I/O conference in San Francisco today, emphasizing how revenues have increased in countries like...
67% of all Google Play revenue comes from outside the U.S.

[GRAPHIC] Most Don't Feel Comfortable Sharing Credit Card Info On Social Networks

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Most of us still don't like giving our credit card information on social networking sites, according to a poll of 2,630 adults by Harris Interactive for Digitas. And that could mean trouble - at least for now - for Facebook and other social networks hoping to make good on predictions...
[GRAPHIC] Most Don't Feel Comfortable Sharing Credit Card Info On Social Networks
12Society: A Lifestyle Site Curated & Co-founded By Stars Like Nick Cannon, Nas And Tim Lincecum

[New Feature]: Conduct Browser-Size Analysis Within Google Analytics

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We’re pleased to announce a new tool for optimizing your site’s content: browser-size analysis, which is part of the In-Page Analytics report. Browser Size Today’s visitors to websites are using an ever-growing number of devices. Many users are on mobile platforms, and although desktop monitors are getting bigger, browsers aren’t...
[New Feature]: Conduct Browser-Size Analysis Within Google Analytics

Braintree publicly launches Venmo Touch to 'be as important for next decade of commerce as PayPal was for last'

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July 9-10, 2013 San Francisco, CA Early Bird Tickets on Sale Buying something on mobile devices is a feat of digital dexterity (see what I did there?). Payments company Braintree has publicly released Venmo Touch and made updates to its iOS software developer kit (SDK) to make mobile purchases...
Braintree publicly launches Venmo Touch to 'be as important for next decade of commerce as PayPal was for last'
Jumio bags 20 new identity and payment verification clients in US and Europe
Facebook Ads Manager add-on helps marketers get more bang for their buck

Here's The Big Problem With Facebook's New E-Commerce Effort (FB)

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Yesterday, Facebook announced that it will sell gifts users can send to their friends. Chris Dixon, a successful serial investor and one of New York's most visible startup investors is skeptical it'll work. "Getting users to switch 'modes' from online to offline (& vice versa) has historically yielded very low...
Here's The Big Problem With Facebook's New E-Commerce Effort (FB)

5 ways to get more from Google Analytics

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There are often two kinds of corporate websites. There are those that seem frozen in time, presenting stale information to visitors and languishing in disrepair-and there are sites that vibrant with life, where IT staff post frequent updates with rotating banners to display company news, rich graphics encourage Web...
5 ways to get more from Google Analytics

6 Ways To Make Freemium Work For B2B Products

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Guest author Anthony Smith is CEO of Insightly. You may have read a lot of articles last year about why the so-called "freemium" model doesn't work for most consumer-oriented companies. And it's true; offering a base-level product for free to gain visibility and marketshare and then converting a subset of...
6 Ways To Make Freemium Work For B2B Products

AgilOne Raises $10M From Mayfield And Greylock To Help Marketers Tap Into Big Data

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AgilOne, a a cloud-based predictive marketing intelligence company, has raised $10 million in Series B funding led by Mayfield Fund, with participation from Sequoia Capital. This brings AgilOne’s funding to a total of $16 million to date. AgilOne’s SaaS parses through marketing data to give companies insight and analytics into...
AgilOne Raises $10M From Mayfield And Greylock To Help Marketers Tap Into Big Data

Apigee acquires global API alliance's carrier billing technology

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API management startup Apigee has just announced it’s acquired some interesting mobile payment processing and other technologies from the Wholesale Applications Community (WAC). This deal includes a specific API for carrier billing for in-app purchases, and it plays nicely with carriers all around the globe. WAC’s technology offering is...
Apigee acquires global API alliance's carrier billing technology

An app provides Amazon affiliates with quick access to earnings reports

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Amazon’s affiliates program, Amazon Associates, is one of the most popular such programs on the web, counting some 900,000 users. Some of them must have an iPhone and may like to be able to access their stats and earnings reports while on the go. No problem – they can fire...
An app provides Amazon affiliates with quick access to earnings reports
More mobile ads headed your way as Facebook opens new ad unit to all app makers
Reframing the problems with "freemium" by charging the marketing department

How IBM Is Watching How You Shop Online

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Starting yesterday and continuing into today, computing giant IBM has been putting out quick reports on the state of online shopping. Apparently this is now a officially a thing, so here are some stats taken from the latest snapshot as of 3 pm ET, because we just know you’re not...
How IBM Is Watching How You Shop Online

A Dozen Questions for Oracle President Mark Hurd

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Not everyone fully understands what the software giant Oracle does, but there’s no mistaking the fact that it’s doing it pretty well. Earlier this month, the company surprised analysts by reporting quarterly results that were better than anyone expected, and with the revelation that Oracle is now the second-largest provider...
A Dozen Questions for Oracle President Mark Hurd

Skimlinks founder talks about Pinterest affiliate link saga and “dirty secrets” of the Web

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Earlier this year, when the Web found out that Pinterest was monetizing its pinners through affiliate links, the startup sweetheart found itself under attack for the first time. Some  blogs called it a “scandal,” and news outlets criticized Pinterest quietly making money through a partnership with Skimlinks. The partnership enabled Pinterest to...
Skimlinks founder talks about Pinterest affiliate link saga and “dirty secrets” of the Web

Social Video Company Unruly Triples Annual Revenue And Opens New US Offices

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Unruly, a social video distribution platform whose technology helped power viral campaigns like Evian’s Roller Babies and Old Spice’s “Man Your Man Could Smell Like”, just released its results for the fiscal year ending on March 31. The company says it tripled revenue from £6.0 million to £17.6 million (at...
Social Video Company Unruly Triples Annual Revenue And Opens New US Offices
Much Ado about Digital Theatre's streaming of Shakespeare

KakaoTalk Partners With AdPOPcorn, Brings Ads To Its Messaging Platform As It Prepares A Facebook Home Rival Launcher

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Another move in the oh-so-hot mobile messaging space today: South Korea’s Kakao Inc, which owns the KakaoTalk cross-platform mobile messaging app, has inked an agreement with digital marketing company IGAWorks to bring its mobile ad product, adPOPcorn, to the messaging app. IGAWorks will also provide adPOPcorn to game developers whose products integrate with KakaoTalk....
KakaoTalk Partners With AdPOPcorn, Brings Ads To Its Messaging Platform As It Prepares A Facebook Home Rival Launcher
Google Play integrated with carrier billing: buy apps, pay on your phone bill
Zooz's people-first payments platform zooms off with $2M

This feedback tool lets you optimize your site by user happiness

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Usabilla, a usability startup that helps companies refine their user experience (UX) design, has just launched a new product, Usabilla Live, that collects real-time feedback from users right on your site based on how happy they are with specific aspects of any given page. The tool revolves around a feedback button...
This feedback tool lets you optimize your site by user happiness
DeNA sets new earnings record with $529M in sales and $234M in operating income during its fourth quarter

Dragonplay lands $14M in funding from top grossing Android app, looks to M&A for casino genre growth

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Live Holdem Poker Pro developer Dragonplay announced a $14 million first round of funding today led by Accel Partners. The money will go toward acquiring smaller developers to work on more card, board game and slot titles for Android, iOS and Facebook. Dragonplay’s Live Holdem Poker Pro is currently the...
Dragonplay lands $14M in funding from top grossing Android app, looks to M&A for casino genre growth

Facebook shares new documentation for local currency pricing, sets migration for Q3

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Facebook today provided updates regarding its transition from Credits to local currency pricing. The company offered new documentation for game developers and announced that migration will occur in Q3 this year. Facebook decided to phase out Credits in favor of a user’s local currency — dollars, pounds or yen, for example...
Facebook shares new documentation for local currency pricing, sets migration for Q3

Pluralis Takes A Crowdsourced Approach To Improving Your Landing Pages

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A startup called Pluralis is taking a 99 Designs-style approach to solving a fairly specific problem — improving the conversion rate on landing pages. Normally, if a business has a landing page that it thinks could be driving more user registrations (or purchases, or whatever they’re aiming for), then it has...
Pluralis Takes A Crowdsourced Approach To Improving Your Landing Pages

Gamification Platform Beintoo Secures $5 Million In Series A Funding

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Beintoo, which has a loyalty rewards and monetization platform for mobile games, apps, and sites, has secured $5 million in Series A funding led by Italian VC firm Innogest Capital. The startup won the startup competition at Le Web in Paris last year. Beintoohas managed to get itself onto –...
Gamification Platform Beintoo Secures $5 Million In Series A Funding

Blogging Inside Social Apps: iOS, Android and HTML5 app development

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We’re at the San Francisco Design center, blogging Inside Network’s third annual Inside Social Apps conference. Day two of the conference begins with “Cutting Edge Mobile App Product Development: iOS, Android, and HTML5,” moderated by Kim-Mai Cutler. She joined by Zynga’s SVP of mobile Travis Boatman, Bionic Panda Games’ CEO...
Blogging Inside Social Apps: iOS, Android and HTML5 app development
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