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Swrve Increases Annual Revenue by 250 Percent; Supports Three Billion Transactions per Day

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2014-11-26
SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Swrve, the leader in mobile marketing automation, today announced it has increased annual revenues in the first half of 2014 by more […]

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The position offers a unique opportunity to an energetic and enthusiastic, high calibre accountant to join a leading technology investment team. Working alongside the financial controller, this will be a permanent part time position […]

Kauffman Fellowship brings its entrepreneurial ethos to Dublin

Paul Murray, Investment Director, Atlantic Bridge. 24-11-2014.
Earlier this month I was involved in the Kauffmann Fellows European Venture Capital Summit that took place in Dublin. Not perhaps as headline grabbing as the Web Summit […]

Global brands see benefits in Augmented Reality from Atlantic Bridge-backed Metaio

Paul Murray, Investment Director, Atlantic Bridge. 14-10-2014.

It’s two years now since Atlantic Bridge invested in Metaio, a German software company that has been developing brilliant AR (Augmented Reality) solutions for over a decade. Set […]

How Swrve is recasting itself as a mobile player in the marketing ecosystem

Swrve has decided that playing nice with others is now a key part of its identity.

Today, the San Francisco-based company announced what it described as “the world’s first Open Platform for mobile marketing automation.” […]

EMC Scores a Cloud Hat-trick; Acquires Cloudscaling, Maginatics and Spanning

Today EMC Corporation EMC, +0.78% announced the acquisition of three cloud technology companies: The Cloudscaling Group, Inc., Maginatics, Inc. and Spanning Cloud Apps, Inc. Each company brings to EMC deep expertise and powerful capabilities […]

The Startups Trying to Make Searching Apps as Easy as Searching the Web

To understand just how far behind the times in-app search is, it might help to think what Web search would be like if it were in the same situation.

If that were the case, when […]

Metaio Unveils 3D Depth Sensor Support for Augmented Reality

MUNICH AND SAN FRANCISCO – A leader in Augmented Reality (AR) technology and software, Metaio, unveils support for new 3D depth sensing camera systems due to hit mobile devices this year.

According to Metaio CTO […]

Alibaba Partners With Quixey, Aims for “Deep Mobile Search” in China

Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. is intensifying its mobile push with new technology to make apps–and the information buried in them–as easy to search as websites. The move increases competition with Google Inc. and others […]

How one Irish mobile technology company made it in Silicon Valley

How did an Irish startup find itself in Silicon Valley with a French chief executive and Google as a customer? Somewhere in a back room, there are tech companies working away on mobile solutions […]

Accuris Networks Receives $15 Million Investment and Hires Wireless Industry Leader Jeff Brown as CEO

Silicon Valley, California and Dublin, Ireland – September 24, 2014 – As demand for mobile data continues to accelerate worldwide, the telecom industry is increasingly trying to meet the challenge of connecting disparate networks. […]

Mobile marketing automation firm Swrve raises $10M

Mobile marketing automation startup Swrve has raised $10 million to fuel its sales, marketing, and engineering expansion.

The second round of funding is one of the first tasks accomplished by Christopher Dean, who became chief […]

Field service management tool FieldAware gets $24M to ensure the cable guy makes it to your house on time

Who hasn’t had to stay home waiting for a cable guy to show up during a three-hour window … which is inevitably missed?

FieldAware, a cloud management solution for field service organizations, is more than aware of your problem. […]

Swrve Announces Support For iOS 8 and iPhone 6

San Francisco, CA – September 9, 2104 – Swrve, the leader in mobile marketing automation, today announced full support for both iOS 8 and the iPhone 6, ensuring that organizations using the Swrve platform […]

Banks could play role as ID assurance providers for government services, report finds

Personal data could be stored by banks and used to verify the identity of individuals that wish to use government digital services, according to a new report.03 Sep 2014

A pilot study undertaken by Lloyds […]

Swrve Delivers A/B Testing of Push Notifications, In-App Campaigns

San Francisco, Calif. – August 27, 2014 – Swrve, the leader in mobile marketing automation, today announced support for A/B testing and optimization of push notification campaigns, in-app campaigns and native app content, meaning […]

Mobile World Congress: Metaio CEO and SAP share how users will gain unmatched situational awareness with augmented reality [Video]

Augmented Reality from SAP enhances user perception and revolutionizes the UX. Access enterprise information from anywhere while staying focused on work and environment. Experts from SAP and Metaio will share how users will gain […]

Boxing clever to capture TV show data

Two entrepreneurs have set out to change the way people find the shows they want to watch on TV. Eoin Dowling and Kevin Burkitt have set up Boxfish in Silicon Valley to develop technology […]

Hotchips 26: Myriad 2 presentation by Dave Moloney, CTO Movidius [YouTube Video]

Myriad 2 presentation by Movidius CTO Dave Moloney at Hotchips 26. Myriad 2 is the industry’s first always-on vision processor. It delivers high-performance computational imaging and visual awareness in severely power-constrained environmentshttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nIqHeG2MnPs&feature=youtu.be&t=28m

Mobile Industry Exposed #2: Swrve – “Treat your Players as Individuals”

We put the spotlight on Swrve CEO Christopher Dean. Swrve is an integrated mobile marketing automational platform that manages the customer life cycle on mobile, with in-app campaigns, push notifications, real-time responsive UX and […]

Start running your enterprise, not your backup system!

Here’s the thing – the undeniable truth is that your unstructured data is growing at an exponential rate and managing it consumes a significant amount of your time and effort unless you leverage the […]

Metaio Launches Junaio Augmented Reality Browser for Epson Moverio BT-200 Data Glasses

The world leading Augmented Reality (AR) software and solutions company, Metaio, today announced that the Junaio Augmented Reality browser is the first AR browser to be made available on the Moverio BT-200 Apps Market. […]

Project Tango chip maker Movidius touts faster second-gen visual processor

Movidius, the company that developed the image processing chip behind Google’s Project Tango, claimed that its second-generation chip will begin sampling to customers next week. Depending on how you look at it, the new […]

Mobile marketing platform Swrve gets a new tool – iBeacons

Swrve, a mobile-first marketing automation platform, is now adding a new dimension to its app-targeted campaigns. iBeacons. Using technology announced by Apple last summer, iBeacons are Bluetooth Low Energy-based transmitters in physical stores that […]

Movidius Launches Myriad 2 Platform – Video Feature

Myriad 2 is the industry’s first always-on vision processor. It delivers high-performance computational imaging and visual awareness in severely power-constrained environments. Myriad 2 exhibits a skillful balance between hard-wired and programmable elements. This gives […]

Movidius Launches Improved Version Of The Vision Processor That Powers Google’s Project Tango

Movidius isn’t exactly a household name (yet), but chances are you came across the company’s name when Google launched its Project Tango smartphones and tablets earlier this year. Those are Google’s testbeds for seeing […]

FieldAware and The American Fire Sprinkler Association Partner to Improve Fire Sprinkler Installation and Service

The American Fire Sprinkler Association (AFSA) has named FieldAware as its exclusive Endorsed Service Provider (ESP) for mobile field service management solutions. The agreement with FieldAware provides AFSA members with a best-in-class solution for […]

Maginatics Recognized by CRN as a 2014 Emerging Vendor

Maginatics Inc. today announced that today it has been recognized as one of 2014’s hottest emerging technology vendors by CRN, the top news source for solution providers and the IT channelhttp://www.marketwired.com/press-release/maginatics-recognized-by-crn-as-a-2014-emerging-vendor-1931391.htm

Mobile Developers Must Engage And Retain Users Quickly, Says Swrve’s Latest App Report

Mobile marketing firm Swrve has published data on how users interact with the applications on their smartphones. The average retention rate shows 26% of users returning to an app for a second time within […]

Datatility Deploys Maginatics for Customer Collaboration in the Cloud

Datatility’s Cloud Storage Service to Benefit From Maginatics’ Global Namespace, File Locking and Encryptionhttp://www.marketwired.com/press-release/datatility-deploys-maginatics-for-customer-collaboration-in-the-cloud-1930241.htm

Swrve Announces Support For Amazon Fire Phone

Swrve today announced support for the Amazon Fire Phone, bringing the power of the Swrve platform to the Amazon ecosystem, including support for targeted in-app marketing campaigns and real-time segmentation and optimizationhttp://www.swrve.com/company/press-room/swrve-announces-support-for-amazon-fire-phone

Smartwatches could be a perfect home for augmented reality from Metaio

Augmented reality is a buzz phrase still waiting for its moment to go truly mainstream. Maybe smartwatches can offer the breakthrough it needs? Metaio has today published this video of its technology running on […]

Maginatics Wins Cloud Computing Excellence Award

Maginatics Inc., an emerging leader in distributed enterprise storage solutions, today announced that TMC, a global, integrated media company, has named the Maginatics Cloud Storage Platform as a 2014 Cloud Computing Excellence Award winnerhttp://www.marketwired.com/press-release/Maginatics-Wins-Cloud-Computing-Excellence-Award-1926092.htm

Maginatics wins the TMC 2014 Cloud Computing Excellence Award

TMC, a global, integrated media company helping clients build communities in print, in person and online, today announced the winners of the 2014 Cloud Computing Excellence Award including Maginatics in the Cloud Storage Categoryhttp://news.tmcnet.com/news/2014/06/30/7902054.htm

Metaio CTO Peter Meier chosen as one of 40 most influential personalities of German IT history

Together with his Compagnon Thomas Old Peter Meier is one of the pioneers of Augmented Reality (AR) and its Munich-based company metaio with 120 employees, the world’s leading software houses in this area. But […]

Swrve’s New CEO: Christopher Dean, Former Skype and Urban Airship Exec

Mobile testing company Swrve said today that it had appointed a new CEO, Christopher Dean, who until recently was the chief revenue officer at push notification marketing firm Urban Airship; before joining Urban Airship […]

Quixey makes big move in downtown Mountain View

Quixey, the five-year-old startup that we’ve called “the Google of mobile app search,” is moving on up to bigger digs in Mountain Viewhttp://www.bizjournals.com/sanjose/news/2014/06/25/quixey-makes-big-move-in-downtown-mountain-view.html

1 in 5 Android in-app purchases found to be fraudulent

As Google I/O 2014 gets underway, new analysis from Swrve reveals some disturbing news for Android app developershttp://www.bizreport.com/2014/06/1-in-5-android-in-app-purchases-found-to-be-fraudulent.html

Metaio Unveils 6D Augmented Reality Holodeck To Developers

Metaio one of the leaders in augmented reality technology, that powers a current community of over 100,000 developers, has released its own 6D Augmented Reality Holodeck. Now our Startrek dream technology can become realityhttp://www.ubergizmo.com/2014/06/metaio-6d-augmented-reality-holodeck/

Autelan and Accuris Networks Join Forces to Deliver Secure, Seamless Wi-Fi Offload to Asia-Pacific Carriers

Underscoring the massive and still fast-growing mobile market in China and the Asia-Pacific region, Wi-Fi offload and roaming innovator Accuris Networks has formed a strategic partnership with Autelan, the biggest Chinese-based Wi-Fi infrastructure providerhttp://www.accuris-networks.com/home/news-and-events/in-the-news/660/

David Patterson, CEO of Sophia – Shares Insights

In Our ‘Profile: A Day in the Life of’ we head to Belfast, to speak with the chief executive of AI based e-commerce solution, Sophia Searchhttp://performancein.com/news/2014/06/23/david-patterson-ceo-sophia-shares-insights/

Linktel and Accuris Networks Partner to Deliver Seamless Roaming for Visitors at World Cup in Brazil

Visitors to Brazil cheering at the 2014 FIFA Soccer World Cup are also getting best-in-class, seamless, secure mobile phone connectivity to Wi-Fi networks through a new multi-phase partnership between Wi-Fi offload and roaming innovator […]

A Search Engine for the Era of Apps

A company called Quixey is now dedicating its 150 employees and $74 million of investment funding to changing that. In an old appliance store across town from Google‚Äôs sprawling headquarters in Mountain View, California, […]

Thermal Camera Turns Many Things into Interactive Surfaces

The augmented-reality company Metaio is experimenting with a wholly different method called Thermal Touch: it detects the traces of heat left behind when you touch something, which could enable you to use all kinds […]

Metaio Reaches 100,000 Developers

In 2011 Metaio’s CEO Thomas Alt dubbed 2014 to be the year that augmented reality would exist on every smartphone, and so far it has been an incredibly exciting year turning that statement into […]

Movidius Redefines Computer Vision

You’ve heard about the Movidius Myriad 1 vision processing unit (VPU) inside Google’s Tango prototype — a handset that, for one thing, can map 3D spaces just by walking through them. But what about […]

Saran-Entec Chooses Maginatics for Fast and Secure Collaboration Among Distributed Engineering Teams

Maginatics Inc. announced that Saran-Entec, an engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) company based in Istanbul, Turkey has deployed the Maginatics Cloud Storage Platform (MCSP) to enable fast, reliable, and secure collaboration among engineering and […]

Metaio at the Augmented World Expo 2014

Last week was the Augmented World Expo and of course Metaio showed up in full force. Here’s a brief overview of everything that happened during the expo..http://augmentedblog.wordpress.com/2014/06/05/metaio-at-the-augmented-world-expo-2014/

FieldAware Releases Mapping by Latitude/Longitude for Remote Oilfield Applications

FieldAware has added mapping by latitude/longitude to its mobile solution to chart remote places where geographic coordinates are the only means for locating them. In addition, FieldAware’s mobile apps bring productivity, safety and OSHA […]

How Ambient E-commerce Might Make People Say ‘Yes’

The globalization of e-commerce and the opportunities it offers consumers, retailers and marketers (among others) has long been recognized. I still think it‚Äôs wonderful that I can go online, search for and buy a […]

Swrve And AppsFlyer Team Up To Deliver Full Reporting and Personalization Based On Acquisition Source

Swrve, the world’s leading mobile marketing automation platform, today announced a full integration with AppsFlyer, the leader in mobile app installation and conversion tracking. This integration makes it possible to accurately determine ROI on […]

Boxfish and Other Leading Companies Back [itvt]’s tvot^ Hackathon 2014

, the most widely read and trusted news source on multiplatform interactive and social TV, today announced it is bringing its highly-acclaimed tvot^ Hackathon back to San Francisco on June 7-8. Advanced television innovators […]

Augmented world takes center stage at expo

Think of it as the Consumer Electronics Show of the future. The increasingly near future. Augmented World Expo kicks off here Wednesday with some 200 exhibitors of virtual reality-focused tech, a doubling in size […]

What is Ambient Ecommerce?

Ten or fifteen years ago, a wonderful new world was promised for digital mankind. Futurologists and preachers of the web, internet and digital media revolutions all confidently asserted that a paradise was beckoning in […]

Metaio’s Thermal Touch And The Future Of Augmented Reality User Interfaces

Metaio is demoing a new possible future in the evolutionary path for input control of wearable computing devices and it should be no surprise that Augmented Reality plays a role. The Metaio engineers have […]

Drone equipped with Google’s 3D-sensing phone won’t be deterred

Google wants to put its Project Tango handsets in orbit, but researchers from the GRASP Lab at UPenn are keeping things on the down-low with one of their already-clever quadrotors. If you’ll recall, Tango […]

Metaio Thermal Imaging Could See Action In Future AR Headsets

Metaio, a name that many are familiar with when it comes to Augmented Reality (AR) actually merges both thermal imaging alongside augmented reality. Calling it the ‚ÄúThermal Touch‚Äù interface, a video of it in […]

Golgi Raises $5M To Kill Mobile’s Spinning Wheels

According to a recent study, more than 80% of users expect that apps should load within… three seconds or less. It’s brutal. But there are smart entrepreneurs trying to solve the problem, like Golgi […]

For Mobile Monetization, Choose Android for Ads and Apple For In-App Purchases

Mobile marketing company Swrve has released their report on ‘App Monetization and Engagement’. Using a ‘like for like’ comparison in April, the San Francisco based company looked at the respective retention rates, engagement levels, […]

InsideAR Goes Global: Metaio to Host Augmented Reality Conferences in Munich, Tokyo and Beijing

Metaio, the world leader in Augmented Reality (AR) software and solutions invites the international community to join them at any of three major AR events held in Germany, Japan and China. The second InsideAR […]

EY Entrepreneur of the Year – Emerging finalists: Movidius Profile

Movidius is a fabless semiconductor company headquartered in California, with design centres in Dublin and Timisoara, Romania. The company was founded in Dublin in October 2005 by Sean Mitchell and David Moloney… Finalist for […]

2014 Is the Year of the Deep Link

We’ve all been in the position of looking for fun places to go and good things to eat with friends, family, or colleagues. And we’ve all used our smartphones to find the hidden gems […]

FieldAware’s Mobile Field Service SuiteApp Achieves ‘Built for NetSuite’ Verification

FieldAware, a leader in made-for-mobile, cloud-based field service automation solutions, today announced that its Field Service SuiteApp has achieved the ‘Built for NetSuite’ verification. The new SuiteApp, built using NetSuite’s SuiteCloud Computing Platform, provides […]

Metaio Releases New Beta Version of Augmented Reality SDK Providing Enhanced Game Development Capabilities

Metaio’s newest Beta version of its augmented reality SDK has now been optimized for wearable computing devices like the Epson Moverio BT-200. Instead of utilizing a camera view, Metaio’s technology allows the user to […]

24 businesses shortlisted for EY Entrepreneur of the Year award

Twenty-four companies have been shortlisted across three categories for the 2014 EY Entrepreneur of the Year award. Representing the full spectrum of industries, the 24 finalists employ 6,000 people and generate annual revenues of […]

Maginatics Integrates Cloud Storage Platform With EMC’s ViPR

Distributed enterprise storage provider Maginatics launched Cloud Storage Platform (MCSP) version 3.0, targeted at enterprise and service provider customers. New features include enhancements to the Maginatics Virtual Filer, or MVF, and the introduction of […]

Movidius Appoints Computer Vision Pioneer to Technical Advisory Board

Movidius, the leader in mobile vision processor technology for connected devices, today announced that it had appointed Professor Takeo Kanade to its Technical Advisory Board. One of the world’s foremost researchers in computer […]

Epson and Metaio Get Us Back On Track For Wearable Augmented Reality

Epson announced that their new Moverio BT-200 glasses are now shipping. Instead of having a small screen you look at for content like Google Glass, these glasses project content up onto the see-through lenses […]

Metaio and Toywheel Launch Global “AR Toys Competition”

Metaio, the worldwide leader in augmented reality (AR) software and solutions, and Berlin development studio Toywheel today announced the launch of the first global augmented reality development competition for toys and children’s games..http://www.metaio.com/press/press-release/2014/metaio-and-toywheel-launch-global-ar-toys-competition/

Maginatics Announces Version 3.0 Of The Maginatics Cloud Storage Platform

Maginatics Inc. today announced the market launch of the Maginatics Cloud Storage Platform (MCSP) version 3.0. The launch of MCSP v3.0 brings an exciting range of new functionality and features to further enhance the […]

Swrve is marketing automation for in-app monetization — 75 billion mobile actions a month

The hottest new frontier for developers is mobile, but most the of the 30-plus vendors in the marketing automation space are missing the boat by totally ignoring it, according to Hugh Reynolds, the CEO […]

Ten Irish start-ups raising big money

Movidius: This Dublin-based designer of ultra high-power smartphone chips raised Euro12.3m last July and recently teamed up with Google. Boxfish: Dublin and California-based start-up will make your TV and your Sky or cable box […]

Most Mobile Game Players Quit After One Day

The audience for mobile free-to-play games is cheaper and more transient than previously thought, according to a new report out today from app testing firm Swrve..http://recode.net/2014/04/09/most-mobile-game-players-quit-after-one-day-exclusive/

TV data startup Boxfish raises $7 million to make your cable box smarter

Forget browsing your TV guide by show names ‚Äî how about you look for the topics that everyone is talking about right now instead? TV data startup Boxfish, which just raised $7 million, believes […]

Swrve Launches World’s First Real-time Personalization Engine For Mobile And Tablet Apps

Mobile marketers can now react immediately to user behaviors and adapt user experience based on consumer intent. New pricing tiers see launch of "Swrve for all" campaign..https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qe10ExwzCqk

Hotspot 2.0 Wi-Fi network helps MWC to hit terabyte high

Delegates at this year’s Mobile World Congress generated more than 19.1 terabytes of traffic through the venue’s Wi-Fi network, which was one of the first large scale deployments of Hotspot 2.0 technology. Cisco, AT&T […]

Sophia launches Ambiance™, the world’s first ambient e-commerce platform

Ambiance™ is an artificial intelligence (AI) based e-commerce solution that solves the problem of online ad blindness by associating web content with products people want to buy. It eliminates the need to invade consumer […]

Project Tango [Video] – Movidius partners with Google

At the core of Google’s freshly announced experimental Project Tango smartphone platform is a vision processor called the Myriad 1, manufactured by chip startup Movidius and its CEO Remi El-Ouazzane. The chip is being […]

Only 0.15 percent of mobile gamers account for 50 percent of all in-game revenue (exclusive)

The group of gamers responsible for half of all in-game revenue in mobile titles is frightening because it is so narrow, according to a survey by Swrve, an established analytics and app marketing firm. […]

Only 0.15 percent of mobile gamers account for 50 percent of all in-game revenue

The group of gamers responsible for half of all in-game revenue in mobile titles is frightening because it is so narrow, according to a survey by Swrve, an established analytics and app marketing firm. […]

Semantic App Search Engine Quixey Now Digs Into Apps Themselves To Serve You Direct Results

Quixey — the semantic app search engine that has raised some $74.2 million from the likes of Alibaba, Eric Schmidt’s Innovation Endeavors and others — is raising the bar again in its bid to […]

Leviathan – A Whale of a Tale

LEVIATHAN was originally inspired by the steampunk universe of the Scott Westerfeld novel of the same name- an alternate universe where the British empire genetically engineers wondrous whale-like beasts that soar amid hot-air-balloon jellyfish. […]

Movidius Joins the Global Semiconductor Alliance

Movidius, the leader in vision processor technology for mobile and portable devices, today announced that it has joined the Global Semiconductor Alliance (GSA), the voice of the global semiconductor industry..http://www.movidius.com/gsa/

Digicel Selects Wi-Fi Offload and Roaming Solution from Accuris Networks to Deliver Seamless Connection to Customers

Wi-Fi innovator Accuris Networks today announced that its award-winning Wi-Fi offload and roaming platform, AccuROAM, has been chosen by Digicel Group, which will make the technology available to its subscribers in 31 markets in […]

Atlantic Bridge and West Summit launch $100 million Fund, Summit Bridge Capital

Atlantic Bridge Capital and WestSummit Capital today announced the launch of Summit Bridge Capital to manage the $100 million China Ireland Technology Growth Capital Fund.

Metaio to integrate 3D Augmented Reality into Intel® RealSense™ Computing SDK

Metaio, the world leader in augmented reality (AR) software and solutions, today announced at the 2014 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) the planned integration of their patented 3D augmented reality tracking software with the Intel® […]

Metaio Leads Next-Gen Augmented Reality On Wearables at CES 2014

Metaio, the world leader in augmented reality (AR) software and solutions, will be the main augmented reality exhibitor and participant in this year’s Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Nevada. Metaio showcase next-generation consumer […]

New $100m Ireland-China fund aims to capture a further $200m for Irish tech firms

Summit Bridge Capital, a joint venture between NPRF and Chinese sovereign wealth fund, to invest in Irish exporters

Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore  with Raymond Yang, managing director of WestSummit Capital, and Elaine Coughlan, a general partner […]