MasterCard Launches MasterPass at Mobile World Congress Monday + MORE

MasterCard is wasting no time this week as Mobile World Congress 2013 gets underway. This morning in Barcelona, MasterCard – as expected – introduced MasterPass, which is being hailed by the company as “the future of digital payments.” MasterPass is a digital service that allows consumers to use any payment card or enabled device to [...]

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Plants vs. Zombies, Oscars, The Simpsons: Tapped Out and more on this week’s top paid app chartsThe Apple App Store’s featured PopCap’s Plants vs. Zombies (which is free for a limited time) as its App of the week, propelling it to the No. 1 spot on this week’s top free iPad apps chart and to the No. 2 spot on the top free iPhone apps chart. Disney’s recently released endless runner game Monster, Inc. Run landed at the No. 3 position on iPhone and the No. 5 position om iPad…

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On Monday morning in Barcelona on the first day of Mobile World Congress 2013, Apigee released the findings of a new study showing exactly how dependent on mobile apps we’ve grown as a global community. According to the findings presented, 85% of people would rather go without water than their mobile apps. No, that wasn’t [...]

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Agenda and speakers announced for Inside Social Apps San FranciscoWant to network with like-minded peers while learning about key market trends and best practices from leading industry professionals? Join us at the Inside Social Apps Conference & Expo, June 6-7 in San Francisco. Register early and save.
The two-day event will consist of panels, presentations, and workshops led by the brightest minds in the social and mobile app arena.
Topics include:
- The Challenge of Mobile App Discovery
- Maximizing Audience Engagement with Real World Incentives
- Monetization and Payments in Games
- Trends in Social and Mobile Advertising
- International Opportunities: Asia, Europe, and the Middle East
View the full agenda…

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The Inside Network Job Board: Netflix, PageSuite Inc., SocialCode, and more

  The Inside Network Job Board, powered by Mediabistro, is dedicated to providing you with the best social media job opportunities across social and mobile application platforms. Here are this week’s highlights from the Inside Network Job Board, including positions at:  Machine Zone, Appboy, .... More »

Apple’s Mobile Web Share is Falling + MORE

Apple’s mobile web share has fallen just over 10% in the last year according to the latest data from NetApplications. As reported by Fortune this week, iOS’ share of Web usage hit an all-time low of 54.9% in August, down 11 percentage points (16.7%) from the 65.9% it held in August 2012..... More »

Twitter game Nerd Trivia gets its own iOS app

Image via Nerd Trivia The popular Nerd Trivia Twitter game has expanded in preparation of the newest season of questions. Twinkl Media has released the official Nerd Trivia game as an exclusive app on iOS, ensuring that questions will no longer get lost in the sea of “normal” tweets in a user’.... More »

Mobile apps news roundup: AppShopper returns, Rebtel publicly launches its Voice Platform and more + MORE

AppShopper returns to the Apple App Store – App discovery service AppShopper, which was pulled from the Apple App Store in December 2012 just like AppGratis recently, returned to the Apple App Store this week. The developers altered the approach of the app so that it doesn’t directly com.... More »

Spiel Studios releases single-screen auto-runner Galaxy Run on iOS + MORE

Image via Spiel Studios Spiel Studios has announced the release of its newest game on iOS, Galaxy Run, starring Rez the spaceman who wishes simply to go home. Players will guide Rez through hundreds of levels filled with hazards, and can control the game using one-touch play. Each level in Galaxy Ru.... More »

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