Monday November 29, 2021

Samsung acquires Tachyon to extend enterprise mobile device management

 Samsung’s mobile operation has taken a big hit of late, with profits plunging 30 percent in the last quarter in the wake of the Note 7 recall. But today, the company is announcing an acquisition of a wireless enterprise startup that speaks to how it wants to grow other areas of its business to offset setbacks like this, […]

SafetyCulture’s mobile safety management SaaS pulls in $23M Series B, led by Index

 SafetyCulture, the maker of a b2b inspection checklist app called iAuditor, has pulled in a $23 million Series B funding led by Index Ventures. Also participating Blackbird Ventures and Atlassian co-founder Scott Farquhar, who led its Series A round in 2014. Read More Tweet This Post

Front launches a mobile app for its inbox for teams

 Front has been around for three years, but the startup is only releasing a proper mobile app now. If you’re a Front user, it brings all the features from the desktop version to your phone so that you can manage emails and other communication protocols in multiplayer mode. Front’s basic premise is quite simple. With […]

Dashlane brings an enterprise password management tool to mobile devices

 The popular password management utility Dashlane is going after the larger enterprise market today with the announcement of a new tool that will allow mobile employees to switch access between both their personal passwords, as well as those assigned to them by their workplace, in the company’s mobile app. The tool, which is known as “Spaces,” […]

Aircall launches mobile apps for its cloud phone system for teams

 Aircall just launched its mobile apps on iOS and Android out of beta. The company announced the first beta of its mobile app at TechCrunch Disrupt in San Francisco. The startup is bringing all the core features of the service to its mobile app. Read More Tweet This Post

HeyMarket, mobile CRM for text messaging, stops you from drunk texting your customers

 Like most stories worth telling, this one begins with bad time management. The day I was set to fly out to San Francisco, I was on the road with a friend driving to Chapel Hill from Chicago. By the time I got back, I had just under an hour to pack for my new home. […]

Smartling acquires Jargon to help mobile developers ready their apps for international markets

 Smartling, the translation tech company, has acquired TechStars alumni Jargon on Crunchbase which makes tools for mobile developers who want to “localize” their apps for different international markets, and the devices and app stores that are relevant in each one. New York-based Smartling is known for its “translation management system” software, and marketplace of… Read More Tweet […]

Google’s latest mobile search algorithm update makes having a mobile-friendly site even more important

 If your site isn’t easy to use on mobile, Google penalizes it by ranking it lower on its mobile search results pages. To give publishers even more of an incentive to offer mobile-friendly pages, Google today announced that, in May, it will increase the importance of having a mobile page, and sites that are not […]

Apperian Opens APIs To Give Developers Piecemeal Access To Mobile App Management Platform

 Apperian, the Boston-based company that offers mobile app management (MAM) as a service, announced today that it was exposing the different pieces of its platform as a set of open APIs. This will allow developers to tap into the various parts of the Apperian solution and take advantage of the security, lifecycle management or distribution components Apperian has […]

Flint Mobile Payments Go Offline, Tells Customers To Use Stripe To Continue Service

 The number of startups hoping to break through into the world of payments appears to be shrinking a little bit more. Flint Mobile, a startup backed by the likes of Verizon and True Ventures, has ceased payment operations, and this week it started directing its customers to use Stripe for payments services. The shutdown has been slow and […]