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: BrightRoll, CrowdFlower, High 5 Games and more

The Inside Network Job Board 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: BrightRoll, CrowdFlower, High 5 Games and more. Brigh.... More »

Reddit Defines Harassment and How to Report It + MORE

As social sites grow, there’s a drive to clean up their image. Twitch clamped down on copyright infringement before its acquisition, and many sites like Tumblr and Reddit have been trying to cut down on adult content. Harassment is another big problem that sites try to tackle, and for the first ti.... More »

Pearl’s Peril: Wooga brings Facebook hidden object game to iPad + MORE

Image via Wooga After a successful launch on Facebook earlier this year, social and casual game developer Wooga has announced the release of Pearl’s Peril on iPad. Over 15 million people on Facebook have played the hidden object game, with the iPad version supporting those players with syncing of .... More »

Closed Captioning Comes to Smartphone, Tablet Screens + MORE

Unicorn Media has shared with MMW details of its latest endeavor. A well-respected market leader in Internet video solutions that allow publishers to insert video ads on IP-enabled devices, Unicorn on Tuesday confirmed that is now supports multi-screen closed captions in compliance with expanding FC.... More »

‘Greedy’ is Good for Online, Mobile Philanthropy + MORE has emerged as Canada’s first fundraising site that uses promotions from “socially responsible brands” to encourage customers to donate to worthy causes. Reminiscent of the classic line from 1987′s “Wall Street,” in which Michael Douglas proclaimed tha.... More »

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