Hail Mary

By David Murphy Every year, Mary Meeker, an analyst (in the same way Michelangelo was ‘a painter’) at VC firm Kleiner, Perkins, Caufield, Byers), produces her Internet Trends report, looking at how the web and usage of it are evolving. And every year, the industry breathes a huge sigh of relief because it knows it […]

Path Acquired by Kakao Talk

By Tim Maytom Photo-sharing service Path has been acquired by Daum Kakoa, the company behind the popular Kakao Talk messaging app, for an undisclosed sum. While created by a US-based firm, Path and Path Talk, it’s messaging app, have never become popular in America or Europe, instead finding an audience in Asia, in particular Indonesia, […]

AppLift Buys Bidstalk

By David Murphy Koschella: “Bidstalk’s technology is in a league of its own” App marketing platform AppLift has acquired Bidstalk, a self-service, white-label, mobile DSP (Demand Side Platform), based in Singapore, for an undisclosed sum. Bidstalk’s proprietary programmatic offering enables marketers to buy RTB-traded mobile inventory on a self-serve basis. The acquisition gives AppLift’s clients […]

Harman Kardon Launches Android SDK for Omni Wirless System

By David Murphy Audio, visual, infotainment and enterprise automation group Harman International has released an Android SDK for the Harman Kardon Omni Wireless HD (high definition) home audio system. The SDK enables third-party developers to create home audio and IoT (Internet of Things) experiences for Android users with high-fidelity sound. It will enable developers to […]