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Vserv.mobi launches advertising SDK for Windows Phone; announces $100,000 challenge on DVLUP

Vserv.mobi launches advertising SDK for Windows Phone; announces $100,000 challenge on DVLUP

Vserv.mobi, the mobile advertising company focused on emerging markets, has announced its Windows Phone 8 SDK to enable advertising based monetization for Windows Phone developers. The service includes a downloadable SDK that allows developers and multi-app publishers to integrate over 10 mobile ad formats. It also enables premium full screen launch, exit ads, global hybrid mediation,...

Abhishek Baxi 11
Skype halts development for Windows Phone 7, sets course for Windows Phone 8

Skype halts development for Windows Phone 7, sets course for Windows Phone 8

Skype not planning to release further updates for Windows Phone 7.x The Skype team today has taken to their blog to further outline some of their plans for mobile going forward.  In the article, they highlight how Windows Phone 8 was the first OS to receive mobile HD video calling and feature the new Modern UI. They also mentioned that “the vast majority of our Windows Phone base and...

Daniel Rubino 168
Microsoft announces the Windows Phone store in more markets, added another billion transactions

Microsoft announces the Windows Phone store in more markets, added another billion transactions

Microsoft's Todd Brix announced yesterday new developer tools to further expand the opportunity for those who wish to produce content for Windows Phone. As well as new capabilities for developers, the official blog post also goes into detail about new payout markets, as well as expanded payment options and how the store is growing. If you're considering whether or not Windows Phone is...

Rich Edmonds 36
Microsoft's newest series takes us behind the scenes - learn where Windows sounds come from

Microsoft's newest series takes us behind the scenes - learn where Windows sounds come from

Microsoft has launched a new web series, “On the Whiteboard”, to take you behind the scenes of where and how technology mixes with culture. The first episode follows our host, Pamela Woon, speaking to Oscar winner, Randy Thom, about the importance of sound in technology. Randy Thom has contributed to famous films including The Incredibles, Return of the Jedi, and Forest Gump. Randy...

Michael Archambault 30
Microsoft expands payout market coverage for developers, adds more billing connections

Microsoft expands payout market coverage for developers, adds more billing connections

Microsoft has announced on its official Windows Phone Blog that a substantial increase in app downloads and revenue has been experienced by developers. The company has continuously expanded developer support and store coverage since the platform launched back in 2010. Not only are we looking it added reach, but it's reported that app downloads is up by more than 100 percent, while paid...

Rich Edmonds 41
Unity 4 early access program for Windows Store apps begins, Windows Phone still on the horizon?

Unity 4 early access program for Windows Store apps begins, Windows Phone still on the horizon?

The Unity team (behind the Unity video game engine that powers a number of popular titles) has announced on the official blog that the Windows Store apps early access programme is kicking off. With Unity 4.2, developers will be able to create games for computers and tablets running Windows 8 and RT, publishing them on the Windows Store. This opens up the floodgates for both developers...

Rich Edmonds 16