of app users have upgraded from a free app to a paid version, making this the most widely experienced business model.
Music video streaming startup VEVO is building an updated version of its mobile apps, which are coming soon. It also took the step to making its videos available on partner applications with plans to release software development kit for third-party developers. Read More
Now, thanks to an update of Uber’s mobile apps, passengers will never have to guess when surge pricing ends, as the company has added a field to allow them to be notified when the multiplier is turned off. According to Uber’s blog post, the update will begin rolling out to iOS users this week. Read […]
If you’re like me, you hate having to deal with your schedule. You’re really bad at making sure that you’ve entered all the information you need in your calendar to show up to meetings in the right place and on time. Magneto Calendar is launching today in an attempt to fix all of the usual […]
More than a few people were surprised when Facebook said it would pay $19 billion for messaging app startup WhatsApp, but today Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said that he believed it was actually worth more. “If we can do a good job with WhatsApp [and] grow it, it will be a huge business,” he said […]
WinZip, makers of the file compression utility first launched in the early 90′s that still sees north of 30 million downloads per year, is today making a shift to the cloud. The company is launching ZipShare, a file zipping, management, encryption, and sharing service that works with the major online file hosting platforms. Currently, ZipShare lets […]
Shopping cart abandonment is a massive problem on mobile, and the Y Combinator-backed Two Tap aims to improve this for merchants and affiliate sites. It’s no secret that mobile checkouts are broken. Not only is putting your credit card info a major hassle on mobile, but many merchants don’t even have acceptable mobile sites. As […]
It looks like 3-D virtual try-on technology will soon make an appearance on eBay. The marketplace giant is announcing the acquisition of PhiSix, a company that develops 3-D visualization and simulation technologies for clothing. The computer graphics company creates 3D models of clothing from photos, pattern files and other sources and simulates the behavior of […]