December 13, 2012

Jibe Raises $8.5 Million for Cloud Development Platform

Four-year-old Jibe Mobile has announced that it has raised $8.5 million in venture capital from Vodafone Ventures, MTI and other investors. In the past, the firm provided a mobile app for sharing content on social networking sites. But now the company wants to develop a global cloud computing platform that

Gartner Predicts a Greater Role for Apps in 2013

As part of its predictions for 2013, research firm Gartner said that mobile apps will become increasingly important. According to the company, apps will become the primary way for consumers to interact with brands, surpassing websites, by 2016. It anticipates 45 billion app downloads for 2012, a figure that will