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Ah, the iPhone. Roughly a third of American adults use them. In fact my analytics suggests there's a better than even chance you're reading this article on one right now.

There’s a radical shift happening in the nature of what we consider “the web” today. With 1.5 billion smartphones and 6 billion worldwide expected by 2020 — we’re now more likely to be accessing the web on a device than on desktop. Mobile is such a dominant platform that according to Benedict Evans of Andreessen Horowitz, “Saying ‘mobile internet’ = saying ‘color tv’.”

Competitive gaming isn’t just for the most passionate gamers.

Chatbots are the new king of mobile

Much has been written recently about the rise of chatbots and their potential to change consumer interactions with businesses.

Any online publishers hoping ad blocking was a trend that might fade better think again.

Tokyo-based App-CM, the Japanese startup developing in-line video ads platform for smartphones, today announced that it has secured about $140 million yen (about $1.2 million) from Yeahmobi and several angel investors in a series A round. Yeahmobi is one of the world’s largest ad networks based out of China.

It makes sense when you think about it: Customers are on the move, and in order to reach them, marketers need to be on the move too.

Virtual reality enthusiasts are collectively looking forward to Oculus Rift and HTC Vive, but one research group thinks those impressive devices won’t represent the bulk of consumer spending on VR this year.

When it comes to ecommerce, mobile is picking up steam. A recent survey, conducted by the National Retail Federation, found that nearly 57 percent of online shopping traffic during this year's Black Friday season came from mobile phones. Meanwhile Walmart reported sales from mobile phones nearly doubled from 2014 to 2015.

Scaling an online business to go global is about ensuring that the same technology and best practices that have allowed you to be successful in your local market remain at the core of your global offerings.