By Ryan Kim, Gigaom As the world increasingly goes mobile, it’s prompting a boom in mobile advertising, which is heating up and is poised for a huge year in 2012. The winners include companies such as Nexage, a real-time bidding exchange provider which told me that it hit 100 billion ads requested... more.
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By Rip Empsom, TechCrunch Not to be outdone by its southern neighbor, Canada has been hard at work on its own fleet of tech startup accelerators. Back in June, Montreal became the home to FounderFuel, Vancouver has GrowLab, and Toronto had Extreme University. Well, let’s clarify that: Back in November, Extreme Venture Partners announced... more.
Mobile commerce platform company Digby announced Digby Localpoint, which it said brings “location-based mobile marketing, analytics and commerce to branded rich apps.” Digby’s solution enables brands to create “geo-fences” around their stores and other points of interest, and embedded these into an app. It then uses its technology to measure... more.
Today WorldMate published its key usage statistics for 2011. “We have experienced phenomenal growth,” comments WorldMate’s CEO, Jean Tripier. “Our users flew nearly 12 billion miles in 2011 and we have quadrupled the number of itineraries under our management. This effectively means that WorldMate is the largest mobile itinerary management... more.
BOSTON - November 30, 2011 – Nexage, the leading provider of market liquidity in mobile advertising, today announces that Backflip Studios has selected Nexage to monetize free versions of their mobile games on Apple® iPhone® and iPad®. Mobile gaming, which drove 3.6 billion downloads in 2010, is expected to double... more.