Electronics

CEA SmartBrief

Consumer electronics news and information

CEA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Consumer Electronics Association

Funding fuels play-for-cash competitions in mobile

9/30/2014

  • Wall Street Journal (tiered subscription model), The

Skillz, a San Francisco-based startup, wants to bring play-for-cash competition to the world of mobile games, and the company has just received $3 million in equity funding and $3 million in venture d… Read More

Entertainment Matters Digital Content SmartBrief

What you need to know to stay competitive in digital entertainment

Entertainment Matters Digital Content SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Consumer Electronics Association

Developers confront monetization challenges

9/29/2014

  • GigaOm

Some application developers are finding their revenue growth is falling short of expectations, and analysts say app providers are facing declining demand in the U.S. as consumers are reluctant to pay … Read More

CTIA SmartBrief

Wireless industry news

CTIA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: CTIA-The Wireless Association

Authorities want Apple, Google to provide access to data

9/30/2014

  • Bloomberg

New privacy features on Apple and Google smartphones have law enforcement officials urging the companies to unblock access to sensitive data in the interests of national security and fighting crime. A… Read More

AT&T Emerging Devices SmartBrief

The latest news on emerging devices

AT&T Emerging Devices SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: AT&T's Emerging Devices Organization

Connected cars represent a rapidly evolving market, says AT&T exec

9/25/2014

  • Mobile World Live (U.K.)

With at least 10 million connected cars expected to be on U.S. roads in three years, AT&T Senior Vice President of Emerging Devices Chris Penrose says the sector presents an unprecedented opportunity … Read More