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  • Ubisoft beats expectations as digital sales surge

    30 October 2014, 1:00 pm by: Jeffrey Grubb

    Digital makes up more than a quarter of Ubisoft's sales through the first half of its fiscal year.
  • Ubisoft’s Watch Dogs sells more than 9M units

    30 October 2014, 12:55 pm by: Dean Takahashi

    The city-hacking game has resonated with audiences in search of something new.
  • Facebook updates Graph API with features for managing Pages, brings versioning to Ads API

    30 October 2014, 12:55 pm by: Emil Protalinski

    Facebook today updated its Graph API and Ads API to version 2.2. The former is getting new features for apps that manage Pages and the latter is getting versioning support for the first time. The Graph API update is just an iteration for Facebook, but the Ads…
  • Bing image search now lets you filter by animated GIF

    30 October 2014, 12:26 pm by: Harrison Weber

    The Internet’s (perfectly legitimate) obsession with animated GIFs (pronounced with a hard “G”) continues today with news from Microsoft: Bing users can now search specifically for animated GIFs. This absolutely essential addition mirrors Google’s…
  • Smule adds video duets to its Sing! Karaoke mobile app

    30 October 2014, 12:00 pm by: Dean Takahashi

    Smule makes a big investment in its karaoke sing-along app.
  • Gametime releases updated app for real-time, last-minute sports-ticket buying

    30 October 2014, 12:00 pm by: Dean Takahashi

    Gametime now has real-time seat availability.
  • Robot car toy maker Anki hires Skylanders and EA veterans as key executives

    30 October 2014, 11:00 am by: Dean Takahashi

    Two new executives will put Anki into the fast lane.
  • Is Google Analytics Premium the answer to multi-channel integrated data?

    30 October 2014, 11:00 am by: -

    Sponsored Post: Google Analytics Premium gives you a unified view of your web and mobile data, and also allows you to stitch offline data to online data.
  •’s new ‘Intro’ app wants to replace the business card

    30 October 2014, 11:00 am by: Ruth Reader is releasing a new app today in the iOS app store that brings a much-needed update to the paper business card. The Intro App aims to replace the business card, that slim piece of paper you receive at conferences, bars, and meetings,…
  • Google Play Books delivers a slew of new features for non-fiction reading on Android

    30 October 2014, 11:00 am by: Tom Cheredar

    The Google Play Books Android app is getting a handful of new tools today as part of an update aimed at improving non-fiction reading. “Traditional ebook reading is great when you want to read books from start to finish — but what if you want to skim…
  • Minted gets $38M more for its designer stationary and home goods marketplace

    30 October 2014, 10:46 am by: Kia Kokalitcheva

    Asking his wife where she buys items for the family is turning out to be Norwest Venture Partners’ Jeff Crowe’s new strategy. When he first heard about Minted, an online marketplace for curated stationary, decor, and art, Crowe found out that his wife had…
  • IDC: Tablet shipments grew 11.5% in Q3 2014, but leaders Apple, Samsung, and Asus all lost market…

    30 October 2014, 9:42 am by: Emil Protalinski

    The tablet market continues to grow, albeit not as quickly as before. Q4 2013 saw 53.8 million units ship worldwide, up 11.5 percent from 47.6 million the same quarter last year. The top three tablet makers maintained their positions: Apple was first, Samsung…
  • Moving beyond virtualized MS Office, CloudOn releases a mobile-first doc creation tool

    30 October 2014, 9:30 am by: Barry Levine

    The new product is gesture-based and high-resolution, designed for small screens and social sharing, and intended to do away with the famous Microsoft Office clutter.
  • Tumblr’s video and picture posts get a little bit bigger in a new update

    30 October 2014, 9:23 am by: Ruth Reader

    After releasing a new video player last week, Tumblr is giving its dashboard a mobile-inspired makeover today. In a new update, the blogging platform is growing the size of video and image display by 40 pixels and adding a “quick compose” button for…
  • Skype for iPhone now lets you save and delete photos; gets avatar, people, and chat improvements

    30 October 2014, 9:20 am by: Emil Protalinski

    Skype today updated its iPhone app with a slew of new features and improvements based on user suggestions. You can download the new version now directly from Apple’s App Store. First off, the app now lets you save photos you received in chat to your camera…
  • Funding Daily: Today’s tech funding news, in one place

    30 October 2014, 9:10 am by: Harrison Weber

    Get all the tech funding news of the day delivered straight to your mailbox! Sign up for Funding Daily and never miss a deal. Here’s a list of today’s biggest funding stories, updated as the day unfolds. Tip us here if you have a deal to share. Gogoro…
  • Next Games acquires mobile game studio Helsinki GameWorks

    30 October 2014, 9:00 am by: Dean Takahashi

    The maker of the upcoming The Walking Dead mobile game is branching out.
  • In heartfelt Businessweek essay, Apple CEO Tim Cook says: “I’m proud to be gay”

    30 October 2014, 8:34 am by: Chris O'Brien

    Apple chief executive Tim Cook published an essay today in which he proudly declared: “I’m gay.” “Being gay has given me a deeper understanding of what it means to be in the minority and provided a window into the challenges that people in other…
  • JuiceBox Games hits 4M downloads for HonorBound and takes the mobile game to new markets

    30 October 2014, 8:00 am by: Dean Takahashi

    This popular, chart-topping role-playing game adds seven new languages.
  • Spotify updates its iPad app with a fresh redesign, new curation features

    30 October 2014, 7:59 am by: Harrison Weber

    Today streaming music startup Spotify updated its iPad app with a new look and introduced additional curation features designed to help the tablet app rival the desktop in functionality. This update arrives six months after Spotify announced its new,…
  • Capriza, your ticket to mobilizing desktop business apps, raises $27M

    30 October 2014, 7:30 am by: Jordan Novet

    Apparently it pays to provide tools to simplify enterprise software for mobile consumption. That’s how things look today, with startup Capriza announcing a $27 million funding round. The startup sells a cloud service that people can use to create mobile…
  • Techmanity launches big in Silicon Valley

    30 October 2014, 7:00 am by: -

    Sponsored Post: Silicon Valley was the site of the first ever Techmanity, and now with a successful inaugural year under their belts, the organizers are looking to go bigger yet in 2015.
  • iPads have found a solid niche in health care

    30 October 2014, 2:00 am by: Kia Kokalitcheva

    Apple has been talking a lot lately about the usefulness of the iPad in vertical markets, and the health care vertical might benefit from the device most of all.
  • Watch critic Anita Sarkeesian talk GamerGate on ‘The Colbert Report’

    30 October 2014, 12:15 am by: Jeffrey Grubb

    Colbert takes on GamerGate.
  • Flipboard’s latest update integrates Zite’s tech to make you fall in love with digital magazines

    30 October 2014, 12:01 am by: Tom Cheredar

    Popular digital magazine app Flipboard today is rolling out perhaps the biggest revamp of its service since its initial launch. The upgraded app features improved navigation, new ways to discover content, a daily news feature, revised smartphone design, and…

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