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Shoply Labs Augments ‘Hyperlocal Offerings’ with Beacon Partners

Shoply Labs Augments 'Hyperlocal Offerings' with Beacon PartnersShoply Labs is expanding its hyperlocal offerings in a move made possible through new partnerships.

This week, the company announced its strategic partnerships with leading beacon-based proximity marketing companies in the U.S.

With these partnerships, MMW is told, Shoply “expects to deliver hyper contextual content and promotions to shoppers, in the right place in the right moment.”
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Facebook Unfriends ‘Who Deleted Me’ App

Facebook Unfriends ‘Who Deleted Me' AppDo we “like” this or not? ROFL

Recently, an app was yanked due to a request made by Facebook, an app developer says. The app let users know when someone unfriended them on Facebook.

“Less than a week after an app that allowed you to see who deleted you on Facebook soared to popularity, it has been discontinued, ABC News reported,” says WCVB-TV in Boston. “The developer of “Who Deleted Me” said Facebook asked him to take it down.”

Well, when Facebook speaks, we all bow down, right?

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Websites with the Look of an Android App: Google Launches ‘Material Design Lite’

Websites with the Look of an Android App Google Launches ‘Material Design Lite’It has been the bane of websites for some time: getting websites to appear on small screen devices in something other than hideous shape.

Now Google is offering a solution.

Yes, your favorite website may soon look a lot like an Android app.

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Knowledge is Power with New In-App Analytics

Knowledge is Power with New In-App AnalyticsAhead of the weekend, MMW was briefed by the team at App Annie about the open beta launch of its newest free offering for app developers and publishers.

Meet “In-App Analytics.”

“Through an integration with Google, In-App Analytics allows users to view key usage metrics alongside data from five major app stores and 34 advertising platforms within one unified dashboard,” the company tells us. “The new additional usage data joins key performance metrics from existing App Annie products (Store and Ad Analytics), providing a holistic view into the health of an app portfolio and enabling time saving analysis and optimization.”
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GSN Grand Casino Goes Mobile, Raises the Bar

GSN Grand Casino Goes MobileThanks to a tip from mGamingWatch, we can tell you that GSN Games, a provider of social casino games, is going mobile in a very big way.

Ahead of the weekend, the company confirmed the global opening of GSN Grand Casino.

“This new, free-to-play app spins up the best social casino experience in a stylish environment where every player is a VIP,” the company said in a provided statement. “GSN Grand Casino is available on the App Store for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch devices and on Google Play for Android devices.”
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Opinion: Citizens Demand ‘Uber’ Privacy

Opinion Citizens Demand ‘Uber’ PrivacyThe following is a guest contributed post by Gary S. Miliefsky, CEO of SnoopWall Inc.

The world is waking up.  Riots in France.  Over Uber, you ask?

Yes, the app you conveniently downloaded on your smartphone to help you get a ride from where you are to where you want to go, usually at a lower cost than a taxi and more convenient in some cities than hailing a cab, is also a brilliant piece of SPYWARE.
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comScore: Apple is Top Smartphone Maker, Facebook is the Top App

comScore Apple is Top Smartphone Maker, Facebook is the Top AppA new report is out from comScore, Inc., a global leader in digital media analytics.

Data from comScore research arms MobiLens and Mobile Metrix just documented the key trends in the U.S. smartphone industry for May, 2015.

So, what do we know? First of all, Apple ranked as the top smartphone manufacturer with 43.5 percent OEM market share, while Google Android led as the number one smartphone platform with 52.1 percent platform market share.

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