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Brain game maker Lumos Labs gets a different brain in new CEO Steve Berkowitz

Brain game maker Lumos Labs is getting a different brain today with the appointment of new CEO Steve Berkowitz, who has been known for taking companies to the next level and selling them for a lot of money. Berkowitz succeeds Kunal Sarkar, cofounder and newly appointed chairman of the board. They will work together on the […]

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Call of Duty: Black Ops III sets record with $550M in sales in three days

Call of Duty: Black Ops III generated $550 million in worldwide sales in its first three days. That gives Activision Blizzard the biggest entertainment launch of 2015, beating out the box office from the Jurassic World film opening. Activision Publishing, the division of the Activision Blizzard parent company, said the sell-through numbers for the video […]

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Segment launches new mobile platform to let marketers test app services faster

Popular web and mobile data integration hub Segment hit the refresh button on its mobile platform today, opening it up to dozens of new mobile engagement and mobile data partners. The news for mobile publishers and marketers? You can now try more stuff faster. That means that if you’ve always wanted to try mobile marketing automation […]

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The Uber of Everything: The secret to winning on-demand mobile customers (webinar)

VB WEBINAR: Join us for this live webinar brought you by VentureBeat. Register here for free. As unreal as it may seem, we’re living in a generation where (almost) anything can be bought with a push of a button. Need to pre-order tickets for the new Star Wars movie? Just log on to Fandango. How about playing […]

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IoT drives the Bluetooth roadmap: Faster, bigger range, and mesh networking support in 2016

With the rise of ubiquitous computing and the burgeoning Internet of things (IoT) the Bluetooth Special Interest Group (SIG) has announced some big changes for Bluetooth to help support the growing demand for connectivity. The Bluetooth SIG is a membership-based organization that manages and developes Bluetooth standards. While there are different levels of membership, the […]

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Prepare to lie about your job and education on Tinder

Tinder has been accused of being an app for sourcing hook-ups, so it’s adding some substance to its platform. Starting today, the company is updating dating profiles to include information about a person’s employment and education. The new information will appear in Tinder profiles at the bottom of the screen. The company said that consumers had been asking for […]

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Target, Mondelez, Facebook, and Dunkin’ Brands marketing leaders to share success stories at Marketing.FWD Summit in NYC

VB EVENT: VentureBeat’s Marketing.FWD Summit will be held at the Westin New York at Times Square on February 22, 2016. Senior marketing leaders are invited to request an invite to this exclusive event.  VentureBeat’s Marketing.FWD Summit is bringing together visionary marketing executives to share their insights and stories around the savvy tactics they have implemented to succeed in today’s customer and […]

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