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Study: Consumer Acceptance of Mobile Location-Sharing Bodes Well for Beacons

Written on
June 5th 2014
Author
Press Release

PORTLAND, Ore., June 5, 2014 (ADOTAS) – Urban Airship, the global leader in Mobile Relationship Management, today released expanded location-based marketing insights focused on consumer receptivity to sharing location information with mobile apps. Initial analysis in its latest Good Push Index (GPI) data study was expanded to more than 70 ... more...

Reaction To Apple’s IOS 7 Street Date Announcement

Written on
September 10th 2013
Author
Mike Daly

ADOTAS — Today, Apple announced a Sept. 18 street date for iOS 7, the radically redesigned operating system for the iPhone and iPad. Here’s how some industry leaders are responding to that news. “App marketers get ready! New iPhones and iOS updates historically lead to short-term surges in downloads as enthusiastic ... more...

Sybase 365 Brings Urban Airship’s Push Notifications on Board

Written on
April 25th 2012
Author
Brian LaRue

ADOTAS – Today, mobile messaging and commerce services provider Sybase 365 announced a partnership with mobile app service provider Urban Airship to deliver targeted mobile push notifications to customers and potential customers of Sybase’s enterprise clients. By incorporating Urban-supported push notification capabilities to apps, Sybase aims to help its clients ... more...

Push Notifications: Keep Mobile Users in Touch

Written on
December 29th 2011
Author
Scott Kveton

ADOTAS – Push notifications are a messaging medium that allow applications installed on any connected device to actively communicate with an end user, even if the device is inactive.  It’s called “push” because the technology enables a device to listen for messages being “pushed” to it from the application owner’s ... more...

Quick Hits: Alphabird Acquires Media Social, Urban Airship Raises $15.1 Million

Written on
November 7th 2011
Author
Gavin Dunaway

ADOTAS – Audience-targeting video syndicator AlphaBird has acquired Media Social, a pioneer in viral video development and social-based video distribution. Back in May, the company acquired PlaceVine and its Brand Integration Platform, technology that matches of agencies and marketers with video content producers for brand integrations. Mobile application enhancer Urban Airship raised $15.1 ... more...

Apple iOS5 and the Power of the Push

Written on
October 4th 2011
Author
Scott Kveton

ADOTAS – Push notifications are about to really take off, and make a lot more sense. That is the power of Apple. But what will happen first? The medium will gain momentum with the debut Apple’s iOS5, because the system’s new notification center makes push messaging more consumer friendly on iOS ... more...

Urban Airship Gives Mobile App Marketers a Push

Written on
February 18th 2011
Author
Gavin Dunaway

ADOTAS – Don’t push me — push a notification to a mobile user. Mobile app push notification infrastructure firm Urban Airship — which also enables m-commerce, in-app subscriptions and analytics – is looking to give marketers a hand with their new Push Composer and Reports tools for mobile app campaigns. The multiplatform Push Composer offers mobile ... more...

Got Funds? Urban Airship Flies Higher With $5.4 Million

Written on
November 5th 2010
Author
Gavin Dunaway

ADOTAS – Just as Verizon Wireless called it the preferred provider of smartphone push notifications for apps developed on its network, mobile apps infrastructure builder Urban Airship exited a Series B round of funding led by the Foundry Group with participation from existing investors True Ventures and Founders Co-op. The ... more...

Funding Gives Urban Airship a Push

Written on
February 16th 2010
Author
Gavin Dunaway

ADOTAS – Despite the seemingly endless parade of alerts and updates smartphone users are hit with, Scott Kveton, CEO of mobile infrastructure builder Urban Airship, doesn’t see a wave of notificaion fatigue hitting mobile users anytime soon. Rather, users are demanding more targeted notifications and ones that provide actionable data. Investors ... more...