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Facebook Buys Parse To Offer Mobile Development Tools As Its First Paid B2B Service

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Facebook has just acquired Parse, marking its entry into a whole new business category: paid tools and services for developing mobile apps. The company is buying the mobile-backend-as-a-service startup (yes, the industry acronym is mBaaS) in a deal that we’ve heard is worth $85 million. Neither company is commenting on...
Facebook Buys Parse To Offer Mobile Development Tools As Its First Paid B2B Service
Launch this year: Ooomf launches social guide to help you launch your app in 2013

London's Onefinestay Nabs Plum District VP Jackson Hull: File It Under 'Silicon Valley Comes To London For The Realism'

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Last year European startup Songkick got bragging rights for bagging a new CTO by luring Dan Crow away from Google’s London office, now London-based ‘unhotel’ startup, onefinestay, has bagged a West Coast exec as its CTO, convincing him and his family to relocate all the way from the Valley to rainy old London. In case...
London's Onefinestay Nabs Plum District VP Jackson Hull: File It Under 'Silicon Valley Comes To London For The Realism'

Y Combinator-Backed Noodle Labs Launches Everyday.me, An "Evernote For Your Life"

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Noodle Labs, the mobile development startup that’s part of Y Combinator’s summer batch, launches today with its newest product: An iPhone and web app called Everyday.me. Co-founders Yu-Kuan Lin (a former Googler who worked on Maps, specifically for China) and Weiting Liu (already a YC alum) describe their new app...
Y Combinator-Backed Noodle Labs Launches Everyday.me, An "Evernote For Your Life"

Wow. Former Windows phone exec to head Amazon's mystery mobile project

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Which is odder: That Amazon, the Kindle company, hired a guy named Kindel to head up a new stealth mobile development project? Or that Amazon hired a Windows phone guy to head a mobile project? That’s what’s happened.  As Geekwire reported on Monday — and yes it dispensed with the...
Wow. Former Windows phone exec to head Amazon's mystery mobile project

Zuckerberg's first interview post-IPO, "It's not about fun anymore, but mission".

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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg gave his first interview since the company’s IPO at TechCrunch Disrupt SF event today. Besides talking about mobile development, the Facebook co-founder spoke on a number of topics varying from the disappointing IPO performance recruitment/retention, search and the future of the social network. IPO Going public...
Zuckerberg's first interview post-IPO, "It's not about fun anymore, but mission".

Now In Search Of Its Second Cohort, AcceleratorHK Wants To Boost Hong Kong's Nascent Startup Scene

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Hong Kong’s startup scene is still in its infancy, but the founders of AcceleratorHK, the city’s first accelerator program, have high hopes that it will become one of Asia’s leading tech hubs. AcceleratorHK, which is sponsored by Telerik, is now seeking the second batch of startups from within and outside...
Now In Search Of Its Second Cohort, AcceleratorHK Wants To Boost Hong Kong's Nascent Startup Scene

Xamarin raises $12 million to promote cross-platform mobile development

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With a talent war in Silicon Valley for the best developers going strong it’s common knowledge that finding good mobile developers is a problem. Xamarin, a company founded last May, has found that building open-source software development tools for people write code for mobile is a good bet. The Boston-based startup plans...
Xamarin raises $12 million to promote cross-platform mobile development

6waves is bringing Ravenwood Fair to mobile

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6waves is taking its Facebook hit Ravenwood Fair to mobile. The game quietly appeared in the Canadian iTunes App Store last week, when it was soft-launched on June 29. Although the game’s App Store listing credits Ravenwood Fair Mobile to 6waves alone, the game was actually developed by New York-based...
6waves is bringing Ravenwood Fair to mobile
Bandsintown now telling five million users when their favorite bands are... yep, you guessed it

Tech and media events you should be attending [Discounts]

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Every two weeks, The Next Web helps you keep track of interesting technology events around the globe, by updating our list of upcoming tech conferences, meetups & get-togethers. As the end of the year approaches, you might be interested in attending a few of these global events. For most of...
Tech and media events you should be attending [Discounts]

After all-night hackathon, Facebook rings opening bell

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Can Facebook hold on to its hacker culture as it becomes a public company? In the buildup to the social network’s closely watched IPO today, the people who work at the company seem to be doing everything they can to stay true to their roots. After giving Mark Zuckerberg...
After all-night hackathon, Facebook rings opening bell
The Future Of Mobile Development: HTML5 Vs. Native Apps [SLIDE DECK]
Mobile: Masterminds Behind PHP Tackle Mobile Development

Why Facebook Is Sending Its People to Mobile Coding Camp (And Not Just Engineers)

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Do me a favor — listen to Facebook’s next earnings call and count the number of times CEO Mark Zuckerberg says the word “mobile.” If you played it as a drinking game, you’d be blotto before CFO David Ebersman even got on the line. That’s no mistake (obviously). It’s the...
Why Facebook Is Sending Its People to Mobile Coding Camp (And Not Just Engineers)

Adobe Reintroduces PhoneGap, Expanding Mobile App Options

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A year ago, the mobile development community was shocked to learn that one of it favorite tools, PhoneGap, was acquired by Adobe. PhoneGap promised to give the world a wider range of mobile apps by letting developers turn Web-based HTML5 apps into native apps for iOS and Android. How would...
Adobe Reintroduces PhoneGap, Expanding Mobile App Options

This week’s headlines from across Inside Network

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A roundup of all the news Inside Network brought you from Jan. 30 to Feb. 4. Inside Mobile Apps Tracking the convergence of mobile apps, social platforms and virtual goods.  Monday, Jan. 30 Pocket Gems’ Zombie Takeover for iOS provides undead fun in very short bursts Emerging top paid iOS...
This week’s headlines from across Inside Network

6waves Lolapps Sheds Most Of Its Development Team To Focus on Publishing Games

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6waves Lolapps, the social gaming company that was formed out of a merger just half a year ago, shed most of its employees on the development side today to focus on publishing other studios’ titles. The decision today seems to undo some of what that merger agreement created last July...
6waves Lolapps Sheds Most Of Its Development Team To Focus on Publishing Games
Google I/O: The Developers Guide Of What To Expect
Facebook: Follow us to the mobile Web
Icenium taps the cloud for cross-platform hybrid app development

Announcing The ReadWriteWeb Mobile Summit

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Today ReadWriteWeb is announcing our second event, the ReadWriteWeb Mobile Summit 2010. It will take place May 7, 2010, in Mountain View, California. The ReadWriteWeb Mobile Summit will be an exploration of the latest Mobile development trends, both the technology and the emerging business applications. Registration is now open, at...
Announcing The ReadWriteWeb Mobile Summit
Xamarin debuts iOS and Android app development inside Visual Studio for C# programmers

Windows Phone 8 revealed: Microsoft’s eight new features for mobile

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Microsoft performed its first Windows Phone 8 striptease this morning at a glitzy developer and press event in San Francisco, revealing eight key features for the Windows Phone 8 platform. While the announcements were developer-centric, they also reveal a lot about Microsoft’s plan to wow consumers. From NFC to...
Windows Phone 8 revealed: Microsoft’s eight new features for mobile

Intel Capital Leads $9 Million Round in Mobile App Firm FeedHenry

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Intel Capital has led a $9 million investment round in FeedHenry, a provider of cloud-based mobile applications aimed at the enterprise with offices in Carriganore, Ireland and Burlington, Mass. Other investors in the round include Kernel Capital and ACT Venture Capital, two Irish VC firms, and Enterprise Ireland, a government-backed...
Intel Capital Leads $9 Million Round in Mobile App Firm FeedHenry

Autodesk to roll out Scaleform for mobile development

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Autodesk today announced new versions of its Scaleform middleware targeted at mobile developers. Scaleform provides a means of producing user-interface environments as well as 2D games. The new software provides a Flash-based gaming and application platform and plugs into the Unity game engine, allowing designers to develop once and distribute...
Autodesk to roll out Scaleform for mobile development

The Candy Crush Saga of Korea: SundayToz's Anipang generating $500,000 a day

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While the eyes of the mobile development community at the 2013 Game Developers Conference in San Francisco are set on King’s Candy Crush Saga, SundayToz’s match-3 puzzler Anipang has silently been tearing up the Korean market on mobile for quite some time, the same way Candy Crush Saga is in...
The Candy Crush Saga of Korea: SundayToz's Anipang generating $500,000 a day

Intel banks on enterprise mobile app development again, leading $9M FeedHenry round

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The Irish mobile app development and deployment outfit FeedHenry (which was one of GigaOM’s Mobilize Launchpad finalists a couple years back) has just scored a respectable $9 million, Intel-led funding round. VMware was already an investor along with Kernel Capital and Enterprise Ireland, and all three have participated in the...
Intel banks on enterprise mobile app development again, leading $9M FeedHenry round

Facebook product manager talks Facebook for iOS & retooling the mobile development process

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Facebook has been doing a lot of work recently to improve its mobile experiences, most notably the release of a faster, rebuilt native Facebook for iOS app back in August, and more recently the promise of timed release cycles for its mobile apps. Today, Facebook product manager Michael Sharon took...
Facebook product manager talks Facebook for iOS & retooling the mobile development process

Facebook Picks Up The Mobile Development Team From Pieceable

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How many mobile acquisitions and team hires can Facebook do in one month? Too many to count, apparently. There was mobile commerce startup Karma, then they hired the team from Android developer shop Lightbox. Now the developers from Pieceable, which created an easy way for publishers to build their apps...
Facebook Picks Up The Mobile Development Team From Pieceable
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