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Crashing Apple's iOS 8 party

Mobile apps performance management company Crittercism finds iOS 8 is outcrashing iOS 7 on iPhones and iPads in a big way so far....
[ Network World | Bob Brown | September 22, 2014 ]

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iOS 8 crash rate 78 percent higher than iOS 7

iOS 8 is showing higher levels of instability compared to iOS 7, with older devices being more susceptible to crashes than the new iPhone 6....
[ ZDNet | Adrian Kingsley-Hughes | September 22, 2014 ]

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Digital Performance and Resilience at O'Reilly Velocity

O’Reilly Velocity conference in New York City has some important lessons for you...
[ Forbes | Jason Bloomberg | September 18, 2014 ]

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Report: 46% of iOS apps crash more than 1% of the time

Crittercism suggests developers working with Apple products haven't yet achieved performance that equals the Web...
[ Fierce Developer | Shane Schick | September 16, 2014 ]

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Crittercism Releases Industry-First Mobile App Experience Benchmark Report For iOS

Crittercism analyzes iOS mobile app performance in light of Apple's new device and iOS 8 release...
[ PR Newswire | September 16, 2014 ]

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Crittercism Releases iOS App Performance Report in Advance of iOS8 and iPhone 6 Launch

To help iOS mobile developers receive clarity on how apps perform across the iOS landscape, Crittercism has launched its Mobile Experience Benchmark Report – Apple Edition....
[ | Richard Harris | September 16, 2014 ]

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Crittercism Collaborates with AirWatch to Bring App Performance Management to Mobile Businesses

Crittercism Collaborates with AirWatch...
[ | September 8, 2014 ]

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Telecom company goes mobile with application monitoring

Head of IT operations Christian Dahl Nielsen discusses how he and his team selected an application monitoring tool to track customer usage of TDC's mobile offerings....
[ TechTarget | Maxine Giza | September 2, 2014 ]

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iOS 8: The four biggest opportunities (and challenges) for developers

While iOS8 doesn't have the same kind of dramatic design overhaul that came with iOS 7, here are the top four to look out for....
[ CITE World | Nancy Gohring | August 29, 2014 ]

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When Transaction Management Becomes a Business (Technical) Issue

Transaction management is not just for technical geeks; it is very much a subject that ‘business suits' should be focused on....
[ SYS-CON | Adrian Bridgwater | August 28, 2014 ]

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Days before Apple's iPhone 6 launch: The top 5 developer concerns

The big day looms, but developers have a whole raft of new features to get to grips with...
[ InformationWeek | Ben Rossi | August 28, 2014 ]

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Top five iOS 8 developer concerns

iOS 8 will brings 4,000 new APIs to Apple's mobile platform, and this means developers are going to have to work hard to both implement new features and deal with bugs rapidly....
[ ZDNet | Adrian Kingsley-Hughes | August 28, 2014 ]

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Crittercism Kills mAPM Gremlins

The mobile App Performance Management (mAPM, if you care for a new acronym) that is Crittercism has released a transaction management solution optimized for mobile and connected apps. This product defines, monitors, and manages in real time the mobile transactions....
[ Dr.Dobb's | Adrian Bridgwater | August 20, 2014 ]

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Applause Teams Up With Crittercism to Improve Mobile App Quality

Partnership Empowers Companies With Industry-Leading Testing, Analytics and Mobile App Performance Management Solutions to Drive Mobile Business Growth...
[ Marketwired | August 12, 2014 ]

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Guest View: 5 must-have skills for today's successful mobile app developers

We believe that there are five key characteristics that define good mobile developers....
[ SD Times | Andrew Levy | August 6, 2014 ]

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Crittercism Unveils The First Mobile Optimized Transaction Management Solution For Enterprises

Crittercism , the leader in mobile App Performance Management (mAPM), today unveiled the industry's first transaction management solution optimized for mobile and connected apps. Built on Crittercism's best-in-class APM platform, the new solution enables companies to define, monitor and manage in real time the mobile transactions that have the greatest impact on bottom-line growth....
[ San Francisco | August 4, 2014 ]

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Crittercism App Monitoring Tool Surfaces Most Important Business Issues First

Crittercism, a mobile app monitoring company, announced a new tool today called Transactions that lets customers monitor mobile apps and surface issues most critical to the business first....
[ TechCrunch | Ron Miller | August 4, 2014 ]

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Emerging Vendors 2014: Mobility Vendors

Congrats to "Crittercism" on making CRN's 2014 list of emerging vendors. ...
[ CRN | Rick Whiting | July 25, 2014 ]

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How app developers are sizing up the Android Wear opportunity

Some are moving quickly to get products geared for smart watches, while others wait for some alterations...
[ FierceDeveloper | Shane Schick | July 21, 2014 ]

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Your mobile app crashed. Now what?

Rob Kwok, CTO of Crittercism, discussed the emerging APM market in a session at VentureBeat’s MobileBeat 2014 event today. Kwok said APM is becoming more important, as mobile devices are taking center stage in business. Urban Outfitters, for instance, is starting to use iPads for its cash registers....
[ VentureBeat | Dean Takahashi | July 9, 2014 ]

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Crittercism Announces Support for Android Wear, Introducing Performance and Experience Management for the Internet of Things

Leader in Mobile APM empowers wearable app developers with suite of best-in-class mobile performance management solutions to fuel the next generation of smart connected devices...
[ PR Newswire | June 24, 2014 ]

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Crittercism Extends Global Reach with EUROPEAN Operations & Partner Program for App Development and Delivery Organizations

Leader in Mobile APM grows international presence to support booming mobile app market; Partners with leading app development and delivery shops including SunFuture Inc., codecentric AG and Mobiquity...
[ PR Newswire | June 16, 2014 ]

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Mobile app monitoring startup Crittercism expands to London

Fresh off a new funding round of $30 million, Crittercism, a company that lets developers monitor their mobile app performance, is heading to Europe....
[ VentureBeat | Devindra Hardawar | June 16, 2014 ]

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Enterprise Apps Are Less Glitter but More Gold for Developers

With Mobile disrupting everyday life, it’s not surprising many software developers and teams looking for the next big wave are focusing on mobile app development....
[ Entrepreneur | Andrew Levy | June 6, 2014 ]

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WWDC: Apple Gets Its Groove Back

We got a glimpse of this at the recent WWDC conference, as Apple announced a plethora of new offerings. They will help the company become a big player in key markets like home automation and healthcare....
[ Forbes | Tom Taulli | June 8, 2014 ]

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Apple is the choice of techie cities, study says

Research by mobile app management firm Crittercism says Android is more popular in places such as Phoenix and Detroit....
[ CNET | Chris Matyszczyk | June 2, 2014 ]

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Apple sheds insular ways at Worldwide Developers Conference

Andrew Levy, co-founder of Crittercism, a company that provides a mobile app management performance platform, said Apple's software tools could solve a fragmentation problem that holds back the growing industry of Web-connected devices called the Internet of Things....
[ San Francisco Chronicle | Benny Evangelista | June 2, 2014 ]

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What Developers Want to Hear From Apple

Andrew Levy, the co-founder and chief executive of Crittercism, a company whose technology monitors the performance of mobile applications, said he sees signs of a new openness at Apple, a company that traditionally could teach the Kremlin a thing or two about maintaining state secrets....
[ re/code | Dawn Chmielewski | June 1, 2014 ]

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People in Techie Cities Favor Apple Devices Over Android, Study Says

People who live in tech hubs such as the Bay Area or New York tend to prefer Apple mobile devices over those running Google’s Android operating system, according to new data from Crittercism, a mobile application management company....
[ re/code | Amy Schatz | June 1, 2014 ]

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Crittercism Raises $30M More, Inks Mobile App Performance Deal With New Backer Accenture

Some big news today from Crittercism, a startup that operates a platform for companies to monitor their mobile app performance with customers including the likes of Netflix, LinkedIn, Yahoo, Pinterest, Home Depot, AT&T and a number of other Fortune 500 names....
[ TechCrunch | Ingrid Lunden | April 9, 2014 ]

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Crittercism raises $30M to monitor your app on everyone’s phone

Big web companies like LinkedIn, Netflix, Pinterest, and Yahoo rely on a company called Crittercism to track the performance of their mobile apps. Adoption among such tech-savvy outfits should make it easy for Crittercism to sell its service into more companies, but new funding should help, too....
[ VentureBeat | Jordan Novet | April 9, 2014 ]

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Crittercism targets its mobile app monitoring service at enterprises

Crittercism, which offers technology that monitors mobile apps for problems, has brought in $30 million in new funding, and will use that money in part to chase the enterprise market....
[ CITEWORLD | Nancy Gohring | April 9, 2014 ]

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More Money Pours Into The Apps Ecosystem As Crittercism Raises $30 Million

Crittercism’s pushing hard to broaden its footprint as a so-called pure-play mobile app performance management solution. Performance management is a crowded field, but CEO Andrew Levy says that his startup stands out because it focuses only on mobile....
[ Forbes | Alex Konrad | April 9, 2014 ]

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Crittercism scores $30M in funding from VMware, others to boost mobile app performance

The Series C round will fund new enterprise-focused capabilities and will help build out sales and marketing outside the U.S....
[ Gigaom | Barb Darrow | April 9, 2014 ]

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Can small firms benefit from the big data dividend?

Big data, and the analytical techniques associated with it, could help give your small business the tools it needs to grow rapidly and even go global, they say....
[ BBC News | Matthew Wall | April 24, 2014 ]

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Crittercism Releases New Integrations For Alert Center Service To Enhance Mobile App Performance Management

Leader in Mobile APM, Crittercism, Partners with PagerDuty, VictorOps and Zapier to Provide Comprehensive Suite of Alert Features...
[ San Francisco | April 24, 2014 ]

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Crittercism Announces $30 Million Funding to Accelerate Leadership in Mobile Performance Management Market

Crittercism, a leader in mobile App Performance Management (mAPM), today announced a $30 million round of funding to build out its suite of enterprise services and continue growing its presence internationally. The Series C round is led by Scale Venture Partners, with participation from InterWest Partners, and brings Crittercism’s total funding to more than $48 million. VMware, the leader in virtualization and cloud infrastructure solutions, is also participating in this investment round, underscoring the importance of this market given its recent acquisition of AirWatch, the leading provider of enterprise mobile management and security solutions. Accenture, one of the world’s leading organizations providing management consulting, technology and outsourcing services is also participating. ...
[ San Francisco, CA | April 9, 2014 ]

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Study shows which Android and iOS versions are most likely to crash apps

If you've ever argued that your new smartphone is more reliable than what you're replacing, you now have some evidence to back up your claims. Crittercism has posted a study showing that apps running in newer versions of Android and iOS (such as KitKat and iOS 7.1) are considerably less likely to crash; you're practically inviting headaches if you stick with a phone running Gingerbread or iOS 6. ...
[ engadget | Jon Fingas | March 28, 2014 ]

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Study shows iOS apps crash more than Android

Tired of apps crashing on your iPhone? A new study shows they’re about half as likely to crash on an Android device....
[ Gigaom | Alex Colon | March 28, 2014 ]

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Smartphones, the Disappointing Miracle

A report issued Thursday by Crittercism, a privately held company that claims to monitor performance on thousands of mobile applications inside one billion phones, tells both parts of the tale. For this study, Crittercism looked at three billion interactions a day with apps for one month....
[ New York Times | Quentin Hardy | March 28, 2014 ]

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Android 4.x is more than twice as stable as iOS 7.1

There is a lingering stereotype that Android is a crashy mess and iOS is very stable, but some new numbers completely flip that idea on its head. We heard recently from Crittercism that iOS 7.1 is the most stable version of iOS to date, but that actually doesn't look all that great now that the company has unveiled the numbers for Android....
[ phoneArena | Michael H. | March 27, 2014 ]

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Crittercism says apps respond faster in Canada than in any other country

According to Crittercism, a Mobile Application Performance Management (mAPM) provider, Canada has the fastest app response times in the world, thanks to a combination of highly-developed, mature LTE networks and access to the fastest CDN’s (Content Delivery Networks) from the United States....
[ mobilesyrup | Daniel Bader | March 27, 2014 ]

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Android crash stats show KitKat most stable

Having device crash issues? It might just be your operating system. According to Crittercism, which just released a new report named “State of Mobile”, Gingerbread crashes the most among Android builds. The most stable? That honor goes to KitKat, Jelly Bean, and Ice Cream Sandwich....
[ ANDROID COMMUNITY | Nate Swanner | March 27, 2014 ]

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Report: Gingerbread has highest crash rate for Android, while iOS 7.1 is most stable iOS version

Crittercism, a performance monitoring company best known for crash reports, has come up with its first-ever ‘State of Mobile’ report that extrapolates data from their one billion monthly active users to show a variety of mobile app performance metrics....
[ TNW | Kaylene Hong | March 27, 2014 ]

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Report: Cloud reliability critical to app performance

Enterprises deploying and managing mobile applications for customers or employees should be just as concerned with the cloud technology that underpins their applications as they are with the actual applications, indicates a new study from Crittercism....
[ FierceMobileIT | Molly Bernhart Walker | March 27, 2014 ]

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Apps Respond The Fastest In Canada And Japan, Finds New Report By Crittercism

Engaging design, marketing, and a solid user acquisition strategy are all key to making a successful app. But an app’s reliability often depends on factors beyond its developers’ control, according to a new report by Crittercism....
[ TechCrunch | Catherine Shu | March 27, 2014 ]

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Crittercism Releases Industry First Mobile App Performance Benchmark Report

Crittercism, the leader in mobile App Performance Management (mAPM), today released its Mobile Experience Benchmark Report which establishes benchmarks for the performance of mobile apps, mobile operating systems and mobile devices across the globe. The report was generated by examining data from Crittercism's 1 billion monthly active users who use tens of thousands of apps monitored by Crittercism. Key areas of focus for the report include performance across major mobile operating systems, device type (smartphones vs. tablets), device manufacturer, and major cloud services as well as performance across geographies around the world....
[ PR Newswire | March 27, 2014 ]

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App Monitoring Firm Says Crashes Are Down Significantly With iOS 7.1

The first few days after the release of Apple’s latest iOS show that iPhone and iPad apps are crashing significantly less than in earlier versions of the mobile operating system. The crash rate of apps under iOS 7.1 is 1.6 percent, according to performance monitoring firm Crittercism. ...
[ Re/Code | Ina Fried | March 17, 2014 ]

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Android's Co-Founder is Spending Google's Billions Hunting for the Next Big Thing

Google Ventures' Rich Miner hunts for great startups at Mobile World Congress....
[ The Verge | Dan Seifert | March 6, 2014 ]

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Executive Interview: Andrew Levy, CEO of Crittercism

Andrew Levy has been co-founder and CEO of Crittercism since 2011. Prior to starting Crittercism, Andrew was the co-founder of AdThrow, a Y Combinator company that built a data processing pipeline for real-time ad targeting. Before YC, he worked at HP Software where he led teams specializing in agile programming methodologies and advocating rapid product iterations. Andrew also worked for several companies in defense and intelligence, such as Silicon Graphics Federal and Northrop Grumman. He has a B.S. in Computer Science from Johns Hopkins University. Droid Report recently interviewed Andrew Levy about his current role as CEO and discussed industry insights....
[ Droid Report | Jennifer Lynn | February 25, 2014 ]

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The Mobile Startup That Almost Shutdown Is Now On Nearly 1 Billion Devices. How Did They Do It?

For every mobile app valued at over $16B, there are hundreds if not thousands of their failed counter parts. But while some of these apps die off, some of their companies figure out a way to survive and in some cases, create real value by reinventing their businesses. Andrew Levy, Rob Kwok and Jeeyun Kim are one of the best examples of this transformation, and this is how they went from a broken mobile app to a dominant player in the mobile enterprise space. Here is a 6 part breakdown of how they went through that transition and attracted some of the best investors, customers, and ultimately achieved market penetration of nearly 1B devices worldwide (and counting)....
[ Forbes | Dan Reich | February 27, 2014 ]

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15 Reasons Why You Need APM in 2014 - Part Two

On Part Two of this list, industry experts - from analysts and consultants to users and the top vendors - demonstrate just how many impending challenges make APM an absolute necessity in 2014....
[ APMdigest | February 25, 2014 ]

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Google Ventures’ Rich Miner joins Crittercism’s board, as the app monitoring firm nears 1B devices

App performance monitoring startup Crittercism is getting a huge vote of confidence from the cofounder of Android....
[ VentureBeat | Devindra Hardawar | February 21, 2014 ]

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14 APM Predictions for 2014

In APMdigest's highly popular and well-respected annual list of APM predictions, industry experts - from analysts and consultants to users and the top vendors - offer thoughtful, insightful, and sometimes controversial predictions on how Application Performance Management (APM) will evolve and impact business in 2014....
[ APMdigest | December 17, 2013 ]

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The Numbers Are In: iOS 7 Does Not Crash More Than iOS 6

Games and media apps are more susceptible to crashes than other app types, and Android edges iOS for app stability...
[ InfoWorld | Galen Gruman | January 24, 2014 ]

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On Smartphone-Optimized Sites, Black Friday Sales Up 187%, Thanksgiving Sales Up 258% Over Last Year

Mobile's portion of online shopping continues to grow – this Black Friday, for example, smartphones drove a quarter of all online traffic, and 7.2% of all online sales, according to IBM Benchmark data....
[ TechCrunch | Sarah Perez | December 2, 2013 ]

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internetRetailer

How Urban Outfitters Exterminated The Bugs In Its Mobile Apps

The retailer built an internal mobile team and added performance monitoring from Crittercism...
[internetRetailer | Amy Dusto | October 31, 2013]

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AllThingsD

Apps On iPhone 5s Crashing At Twice The Rate As On Other iPhone 5 Models

Whenever there is a new operating system, it's not surprising to see apps crash at a somewhat higher rate, given all the changes...
[AllThingsD | Ina Fried | October 11, 2013]

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Press Release

Crittercism Expands Senior Leadership Team With New C-Suite Appointments

Former Splunk and HP Executives Join Crittercism as Company Seeks to Further Capitalize on Explosive Growth in Mobile Apps
[San Francisco, CA | October 1, 2013]

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SDTimes

Companies To Watch: 2014

By taking on new problems facing software companies, inventing software to go along with new-fangled hardware, or even reviving a mothballed concept, these companies are worth keeping an eye on...
[SD Times Editorial Board | September 30, 2013]

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VentureBeat

Crittercism's App Monitoring Business is Exploding: Revenue Up 4x, Now on 600M Devices

Now that companies are realizing mobile apps are more than just a fad, they're keen on making sure their apps actually function well. And that's good news for Crittercism...
[VentureBeat | Devindra Hardawar | September 27, 2013]

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CITEworld

As Everybody Upgrades to iOS7, Older iOS Apps Will Crash More

While iOS 7 is a big change from past versions, 80% of users are still likely to switch within three months...
[CITEworld | Matt Rosoff | September 18, 2013]

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SiliconAngle

Still Waiting to Upgrade to iOS7? Here's What You're Missing

If you can't wait to find out what the new iOS has in store for you, these are just some (actually quite a lot) of the changes you'll notice...
[SiliconAngle | Matt Rosoff | September 18, 2013]

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TechCrunch

Apple Reinvents Its Wheel With iOS 7, Takes Developers Along For The Ride

Today brings the release of the most dramatic iOS update that Apple has ever made...
[TechCrunch | Matthew Panzarino | September 18, 2013]

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Mobile Time

Jelly Bean trava mais vezes que iOS 6, indica levantamento

Aplicativos desenvolvidos em Jelly Bean, versão mais recente do sistema operacional móvel Android, registram problemas de execução com mais frequência que aqueles feitos para iOS 6...
[Mobile Time | Fernando Paiva | August 22, 2013]

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eWeek

AWS Launches Amazon SNS Mobile Push to Empower Mobile App Devs

Amazon Web Services announced Amazon Simple Notification Service with Mobile Push to enable developers to easily send notifications to a variety of devices...
[eWeek | Darryl K. Taft | August 13, 2013]

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TechCrunch

Amazon's AWS Now Offers a Push Notification for iOS, Android, and Kindle Apps, Widening its Toolkit for Mobile Devs

Amazon continues to "push" further into the space of becoming a one-stop shop for mobile developers looking to make, host and distribute apps...
[TechCrunch | Ingrid Lunden | August 13, 2013]

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Press Release

Amazon Web Services Makes Mobile App Development Easier with Amazon SNS Mobile Push

Amazon Web Services, Inc., an Amazon.com company, today announced Amazon Simple Notification Service with Mobile Push, a fast, fully managed, cross-platform push notification service in the cloud.
[Seattle, WA | August 13, 2013]

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GCN

How's Your App Performing? Fathom Does a Deep Dive

Agencies are increasingly relying on mobile apps to accomplish their missions, and most are striving to comply with the Obama administration's directive to create their own...
[GCN | John Breeden II | July 11, 2013]

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CNet

How the App Store turned into software development's holy grail

A high ranking on Apple's App Store can translate into a quick fortune. That's why app creators are turning to ranking experts to give them any edge possible...
[CNet | Donna Tam | July 10, 2013]

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TechCrunch

Startups Compete To Win The Mobile App CRM Battle

The rapid growth of mobile device use has created major gaps in CRM capability. As smartphone adoption has exploded, companies have scrambled to launch mobile apps...
[TechCrunch | Ankur Jain | June 29, 2013]

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Mobile World Live

Crittercism touts enterprise app monitoring

App performance management player Crittercism launched a new service that allows enterprise IT departments to monitor and manage their mobile apps...
[Mobile World Live | Tim Ferguson | June 20, 2013]

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Wall Street Journal

New Relic and Rivals Ride Demand for App Insights

Many websites and apps simply don't work as well as they should. Figuring out why has become a hot business, as companies like New Relic are proving...
[Wall Street Journal | Don Clark | June 19, 2013]

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PandoDaily

Crittercism launches the Fathom Mobile Command Center to help large companies manage the shift to mobile

Crittercism, a mobile application manager that monitors apps installed on over 500 million devices, wants to help companies like Seamless figure out why their app is crashing...
[PandoDaily | Nathaniel Mott | June 19, 2013]

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CMSWire

Crittercism Launches Fathom, a Mobile App Monitoring Platform

Designed for enterprise businesses, Fathom brings together some of the company's app performance monitoring tools in a singular platform...
[CMSWire | Katie Ingram | June 19, 2013]

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TweakTown

Crittercism launches Fathom Mobile Command Center, puts the control of your apps in your hands

Crittercism unleashes Fathon Mobile Command Center, the first enterprise mobile app performance management solution...
[TweakTown | Anthony Garreffa | June 19, 2013]

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Internet Retailer

Analytics for apps can help speed loads and prevent crashes

A new service from Crittercism helps companies monitor app performance...
[Internet Retailer | Katie Evans | June 19, 2013]

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Broadway World

Crittercism Launches Fathom Mobile Command; Tracks App Performance and More

Crittercism, a pioneer in Mobile App Performance Management (APM), today announced the launch of Fathom Mobile Command, a new platform that helps companies improve their mobile app strategy by providing a complete view of performance throughout the application lifecycle...
[Broadway World | Geeks News Desk | June 19, 2013]

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Press Release

Crittercism Launches Fathom Mobile Command, the First Enterprise Mobile App Performance Management Solution

New Solution Reports Performance of Entire App Experience, Including Network Latency and Third-party Cloud Services
[San Francisco, CA | June 19, 2013]

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KnowYourMobile

Google Glass & The Future of Advertising

Krishna Subramanian and Andrew Levy on Google Glass, the type of apps we'll see aboard it, and what it means for advertising in general...
[KnowYourMobile | Damien McFerran | June 7, 2013]

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VatorNews

List of top Bay Area accelerators and incubators

If you want to find one, they're everywhere!...
[VatorNews | Faith Merino | May 27, 2013]

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InfoWorld

At Google I/O, developer services hogged the spotlight

Instead of focusing on consumer projects, the show honed in on further opening the company's services to developers...
[InfoWorld | Zach Miners | May 20, 2013]

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TMCnet

Crittercism is a 'Cool Vendor,' Says Gartner

Mobile Performance Management pioneer Crittercism has been recognized by Gartner as a "Cool Vendor."...
[TMCnet | Anuradha Shukla | May 2, 2013]

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Press Release

Gartner Names Crittercism as a "Cool Vendor" in Annual Report

Crittercism Uniquely Monitors Mobile Applications in Real-Time Across Over 500 Million Devices
[San Francisco, CA | April 30, 2013]

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CRN

10 Hot Tech Startups for April

Crittercism Develops APM Tools For Mobile Apps...
[CRN | Rick Whiting | April 29, 2013]

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TechCrunch

Little Eye Labs Does Mobile App Crash Testing (Before The Day Of The Big Launch)

A startup out of India's GSF Accelerator called Little Eye Labs is looking to handle crash testing before developers go into post-production...
[TechCrunch | Kim-Mai Cutler | April 18, 2013]

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Programmable Web

Crittercism API: Combatting App Errors Before They Cause Real Damage

There are great new mobile apps being developed everyday, and so the user becomes more and more spoiled for choice...
[Programmable Web | Candice McMillan | April 9, 2013]

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VentureBeat

Kiip relaunches $100K Build Fund to recruit more developers into its mobile-rewards network

Kiip announced a renewal of its $100,000 Build Fund to inspire mobile app developers to create titles for its mobile-rewards network...
[VentureBeat | Dean Takahashi | March 21, 2013]

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The Next Web

Rewards platform Kiip announces its second $100,000 Build Fund for indie developers

After seeing success with its first Build Fund last year, mobile rewards startup Kiip has decided to make it an annual affair...
[The Next Web | Josh Ong | March 21, 2013]

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TechCrunch

Mobile Rewards Startup Kiip Launches Its Second $100K 'Build Fund' With Sponsorship From Pepsi

Founder and CEO Brian Wong told me recently that the fund was supposed to be a one-off promotion, but this year, enough developers asked if he was going to do it again that, indeed, he's doing it again...
[TechCrunch | Anthony Ha | March 21, 2013]

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Social Times

Kiip Puts Down $100K for Better Designs from Indie Developers

Mobile rewards platform Kiip has announced its second annual Build Fund to give independent mobile developers the tools they'll need to build and market their apps and reward their users...
[Social Times | Devon Glenn | March 21, 2013]

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Forbes

Upstarts: Marin Software, Handshake Deals And SXSW

Here's your weekly roundup of venture capital and startup-related news, notes and analysis...
[Forbes | Tomio Geron | March 15, 2013]

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VatorNews

Funding roundup – week ending 03/15/13

Spiral Genetics, Crittercism, DeveloperAuction and Crushpath all raised funds...
[VatorNews | Steven Loeb | March 15, 2013]

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Mobile World Live

Crittercism boosted by $12M funding round

App analytics firm Crittercism secured $12 million Series B funding and unveiled a tool which enables developers to monitor the performance of cloud services and network conditions as they relate to app performance...
[Mobile World Live | Tim Ferguson | March 15, 2013]

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AllThingsD

Crittercism Nabs $12 Million in Funding to Expand Beyond Tracking Mobile App Bugs

Crittercism, a San Francisco-based company that helps mobile app developers track their performance, has raised a further $12 million from its existing investors...
[AllThingsD | Ina Fried | March 12, 2013]

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Dow Jones

Crittercism Raises $12M, Google Ventures Leads

Having already captured the hearts of developers, mobile apps performance company Crittercism Inc. has now captured fresh funding from existing investors...
[Dow Jones | Lizette Chapman | March 12, 2013]

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Fortune

Venture Capital Leads

Crittercism, a San Francisco-based provider of a mobile app performance management solution, has raised $12 million in second-round funding...
[Fortune | Dan Primack | March 12, 2013]

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TechCrunch

Crittercism Lands $12M From Google Ventures & More To Help Mobile Developers Monitor App, Network Performance

Crittercism, the San Francisco-based makers of a performance management and error monitoring system for app developers, announced today that it has raised $12 million in series B financing...
[TechCrunch | Rip Empson | March 12, 2013]

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The Next Web

Crittercism raises $12m for its crash report service for mobile apps, tightens its links to Google

Crittercism, the crash report service for mobile apps, has a pulled in a $12 million Series B funding round led by Google Ventures, with participation from Shasta Ventures and Opus Capital...
[The Next Web | Jon Russell | March 12, 2013]

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VentureBeat

Crittercism raises $12M to help devs monitor app performance – adds reporting for cloud services

An app screeching to a halt may be annoying to you. But knowing when and why it happened is valuable for developers who want to make their apps perform better...
[VentureBeat | Devindra Hardawar | March 12, 2013]

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VentureBeat

Funding daily: Get healthy and crush it

The company announced today that it has received $12 million in a second round of funding led by Google Ventures...
[VentureBeat | Christina Farr | March 12, 2013]

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PC Mag

Crittercism Raises $12M, Boosts App-Monitoring Tool

Mobile app crash report service Crittercism got a $12 million boost in second-round funding — money it plans to invest in expanding app performance monitoring...
[PC Mag | Stephanie Mlot | March 12, 2013]

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SD Times

Crittercism adds network, service monitoring to APM solution

Mobile app-monitoring startup Crittercism today announced the beta availability of two new service components to its existing mobile application performance-management (APM) software...
[SD Times | Suzanne Kattau | March 12, 2013]

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VatorNews

Crittercism raises $12M to monitor app performance

Mobile support infrastructure company also adds reporting on cloud and network services...
[VatorNews | Steven Loeb | March 12, 2013]

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SF Business Times

Crittercism raises $12 million for app performance management

Crittercism has raised $12 million in Series B funding led by Google Ventures...
[SF Business Times | John Sailors | March 12, 2013]

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Pulse 2.0

App Monitoring Company Crittercism Raises $12 Million Led By Google Ventures

Crittercism is a company that helps you monitor mobile app performance. The company has raised $12 million in funding led by Google Ventures...
[Pulse 2.0 | Wesley Chan | March 12, 2013]

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SV Business Journal

Q&A: Shasta's Jason Pressman sees 'silly' rush to B2B startups

Among those startups he is invested in now are app analysis developer Crittercism — which just landed a $12 million second round on Tuesday...
[SV Business Journal | Cromwell Schubarth | March 12, 2013]

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MobilityTechzone

Mobile App Performance Management Player Crittercism Nabs $12 Million in Funding and Delivers New Cloud Monitoring Service

About five weeks ago Crittercism inked a partnership deal with Appcelerator. In our opinion this was an excellent move for both companies...
[MobilityTechzone | Tony Rizzo | March 12, 2013]

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Press Release

Crittercism Raises $12 Million In Funding

Real-Time Mobile App Performance Management Leader Introduces New Mobile Operations Solution that Reports Performance of Entire App Experience, Including Network Latency and Third-Party Cloud Services
[San Francisco, CA | March 12, 2013]

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TechCrunch

Kleiner Perkins Has Now Put Over $450 Million In Nearly 40 Mobile Investments

Kleiner Perkins Has Now Put Over $450 Million In Nearly 40 Mobile Investments...
[TechCrunch | Leena Rao | March 2, 2013]

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TechCrunch

Shasta Ventures Doubles Down On Enterprise Software Experience With New Hires

Shasta Ventures is doubling down on enterprise software experience with the additions of Zenprise CEO Jayaram Bhat as an Entrepreneur in Residence (EIR) and Issac Roth as Venture Advisor at the early-stage venture firm...
[TechCrunch | Leena Rao | March 1, 2013]

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TechCrunch

StackMob Courts The Enterprise With Launch Of New Marketplace, Added Partnerships

Mobile backend-as-a-service (MBaaS) platform StackMob is expanding upon its earlier launch of a marketplace for third-party services...
[TechCrunch | Sarah Perez | February 19, 2013]

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TechnoBloom

App crashing demystified - which mobile OS crashes more, iOS or Android?

A new study about the differences between Apple's iOS and Google's Android devices has popped up recently...
[TechnoBloom | John Sol Cruz | February 11, 2013]

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I Programmer

Insights Into Mobile App Performance

Once released into the wild, apps have to cope with whatever operating systems throw at them...
[I Programmer | Lucy Black | February 10, 2013]

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Business Insider

BII MOBILE INSIGHTS: Users Are Ditching PCs For Tablets And Smartphones

As consumers adopt more and more mobile devices, certain activities on the PC end up transitioning over...
[Business Insider | Heather Leonard | February 8, 2013]

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Press Release

Crittercism Powers Ahead Announcing Record Growth and Key Partnerships in 2012; Unveils Latest Mobile App Performance Management Trends for Q4 2012

Crittercism, the world's first Mobile Application Performance Management (APM) platform, announces hyper-growth for 2012 and unveils latest mobile app performance trends for Q4 2012.
[San Francisco, CA | February 7, 2013]

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AndroidGuys

Crittercism: "iOS apps crash more than Android apps"

Startup mobile app monitoring firm Crittercism has released a new report which is bound to get people talking about Apple vs. Android all over again...
[AndroidGuys | Scott Webster | February 3, 2013]

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SD Times

Appcelerator begins to build a mobile ALM platform

Appcelerator on Thursday announced partnerships with Crittercism and SOASTA that add needed functionality to Appcelerator Titanium 3.0, the company's development platform for mobile applications...
[SD Times | Suzanne Kattau | January 29, 2013]

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Mobile World Live

Appcelerator and Crittercism target enterprise developers

Developer tools company Appcelerator and app monitoring company Crittercism teamed up to create a mobile app development and app performance platform targeting enterprises...
[Mobile World Live | Tim Ferguson | January 28, 2013]

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FierceMobileIT

Enterprises expect number of new mobile applications to surpass desktop applications

Enterprises expect the number of new mobile applications to surpass the number of new desktop applications, according to a survey of 770 C-level executives and IT professionals conducted by Appcelerator, a mobile app development platform provider...
[FierceMobileIT | Fred Donovan | January 25, 2013]

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MobilityTechzone

Appcelerator and Crittercism Partner on Integrated Enterprise Mobile App Development and App Performance Platform

Mobile development platform vendor Appcelerator and Crittercism have joined forces to offer enterprises an integrated mobile development and app performance management capability...
[MobilityTechzone | Tony Rizzo | January 25, 2013]

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Press Release

Appcelerator And Crittercism Partner To Deliver First Integrated Mobile App Development and App Performance Platform to the Enterprise

New integration and distribution agreement brings Crittercism's Mobile App Performance Platform to Appcelerator's enterprise customers
[San Francisco, CA | January 24, 2013]

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TechCrunch

With Customers Like LinkedIn On Board, Bugsnag Launches To Bring Realtime Bug Tracking To Your Web & Mobile Apps

Crittercism, for example, focuses on helping developers pinpoint and solve performance issues in iOS, Android and HTML5 apps...
[TechCrunch | Rip Empson | January 17, 2013]

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TechCrunch

AngelPad's 62 Companies Raised $56 Million In 2012; Round Size Grew Year-Over-Year

AngelPad, the startup accelerator program founded back in 2010 by ex-Googler Thomas Korte, is today releasing new data about the progress its companies have made to date...
[TechCrunch | Sarah Perez | January 14, 2013]

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Daily Tekk

The Ultimate Lifehack for 2013: 200+ Incredible Sites & Services

Culled from nearly 30 top 100 lists, this exclusive roundup represents the top 10 Editor's Choice selections from our most popular lists of last year...
[Daily Tekk | Founder & Editor | January 8, 2013]

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VC Dispatch

VC in 2013: Shasta Ventures' Tod Francis on 'Real Businesses' Separating From the Pack

Francis speaks about how companies with strong business models have fared well in the past year...
[VC Dispatch | Tod Francis | January 7, 2013]

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TMCnet

Crittercism and Helpshift Join Forces to Increase Mobile Customer Retention

Crittercism and Helpshift have entered into a partnership to help app developers gain greater visibility into the customer experience, increase app ratings, and improve retention across Android, iOS and HTML5 platforms...
[TMCnet | Sujata Garud | December 19, 2012]

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Press Release

Crittercism Partners With Helpshift To Increase Mobile Customer Retention

Crittercism, the world’s first Mobile App Performance Management (APM) platform, and Helpshift, the customer service help desk for mobile apps, today announced a partnership...
[San Francisco, CA | December 18, 2012]

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TMCnet

Crittercism, UserVoice Provide Inclusive Customer Communication Platform

Crittercism, in association with UserVoice, will offer an all-inclusive customer communication platform especially for mobile app developers...
[TMCnet | Carolyn J Dawson | December 11, 2012]

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Cloud Computing Today

UserVoice and Crittercism Partner To Deliver Comprehensive Mobile App Customer Feedback Solution

Crittercism and UserVoice today announced a partnership that delivers a comprehensive infrastructure which empowers developers to obtain customer feedback and monitor the performance of their mobile applications...
[Cloud Computing Today | Arnal Dayaratna | December 10, 2012]

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The Next Web

UserVoice partners with Crittercism, brings customer service and crash reporting to mobile developers

UserVoice has partnered with Crittercism in a move that will give companies the ability to not only incorporate customer feedback and help desk features into their applications, but also now mobile app crash reporting...
[The Next Web | Ken Yeung | December 10, 2012]

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VatorNews

Crittercism and UserVoice announce new partnership

Mobile support infrastructure provider Crittercism and customer service solution company UserVoice announced Monday that they will be bringing their areas of expertise together...
[VatorNews | Steven Loeb | December 10, 2012]

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VatorNews

AngelPad's 5th Demo Day presents 12 promising startups

Meet the dozen startups chosen out of 2,000 applicants...
[VatorNews | Bambi Francisco Roizen | November 29, 2012]

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Dr Dobb's

Crash Report Diagnostics From Crittercism

Modules include analytics, API integration, advertising, and commerce...
[Dr Dobb's | Adrian Bridgwater | November 19, 2012]

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MobilityTechzone

Crittercism and StackMob Unite

Crittercism, a mobile app performance management (APM) platform, is partnering with StackMob to create a mobile app for StackMob developers to handle crashes and run diagnostics...
[MobilityTechzone | Brittany Walters-Bearden | November 15, 2012]

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Inside Mobile Apps

Stackmob eliminates API transaction feeds, launches Marketplace with members including Apsalar and More

Stackmob is also launching a mobile marketplace for API modules, which brings together proprietary StackMob modules and third-party modules...
[Inside Mobile Apps | Scott Reyburn | November 13, 2012]

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TechCrunch

StackMob Ratchets Up The Competition: Makes API Calls Free, Launches A Marketplace For Third-Party Mobile Services

StackMob, an end-to-end development platform for mobile applications, is today announcing the launch of the StackMob Marketplace for third-party services...
[TechCrunch | Sarah Perez | November 13, 2012]

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AppAdvice

Exclusive: Crittercism Joins Forces With StackMob

Crittercism, the world's first Mobile App Performance Management (APM) platform, has announced a new partnership with StackMob...
[AppAdvice | Bryan M. Wolfe | November 13, 2012]

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AllThingsD

Google Venture Arm Wants Its Hand in More Mobile Deals

Venture capitalist Rich Miner knows a thing or two about the mobile market...
[AllThingsD | Ina Fried | November 8, 2012]

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Devops Angle

Developers May Need New PCs to Use New Windows Phone 8 SDK

Microsoft unveiled the new Windows Phone SDK 8.0 and it's already getting mixed reviews...
[Devops Angle | Mellisa Tolentino | November 8, 2012]

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InfoWorld

Developers praise Windows Phone 8 SDK, but virtualization and upgrades rankle

Tools vendors like greater capabilities SDK brings to smartphone apps, even if new PCs are needed to test code...
[InfoWorld | Paul Krill | November 5, 2012]

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Dr Dobb's

New Windows Phone 8 Crash Report Service

Windows Phone 8 and Windows 8 APM product from Crittercism...
[Dr Dobb's | Adrian Bridgwater | November 2, 2012]

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Social Times

Crittercism launches crash reporting service for Windows Phone 8 and Windows 8

Crittercism today announced a new crash reporting service for Windows Phone 8 and Windows 8...
[Social Times | Devon Glenn | October 30, 2012]

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SYS-CON

Kevin Benedict's What's New in HTML5 – Week of October 15, 2012

Mobile app performance management platform Crittercism, has launched a new mobile app crash reporting service for HTML5...
[SYS-CON | Kevin Benedict | October 18, 2012]

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TechCrunch

5 Ways To Manage App Development On The Android Platform Without Going Nuts

The fractured state of the Android platform can make it difficult to manage app development...
[TechCrunch | Alex Williams | October 7, 2012]

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TMCNet

Crittercism Unveils First Ever Mobile App Crash Reporting for HTML5

For developers of mobile apps, crashes could mean a serious dent in their business...
[TMCNet | Raju Shanbhag | October 7, 2012]

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App Advice

Crittercism Offers Developers Real-Time Performance Monitoring No Matter Where The App Resides

Crittercism has launched a mobile app crash report for HTML5, mobile Web, and hybrid apps...
[App Advice | Bryan M. Wolfe | October 4, 2012]

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Tricks Machine

Why Do Mobile Apps Crash? Solutions for Proactive Users

Why Do Mobile Apps Crash? Apps are prevalent everywhere in the plugged-in world today...
[Tricks Machine | Vishal Gaikar | September 27, 2012]

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Daily Tekk

100 Terrific Tools For Coders & Developers

This post is #26 in DailyTekk’s famous Top 100 series which explores the best startups, gadgets, apps, websites and services in a given category...
[Daily Tekk | Founder & Editor | September 24, 2012]

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Mobile World Live

Crittercism redies iOS6 crash reporting

App monitoring company Crittercism has said that its free crash reporting platform will support Apple's recently-announced iOS6 mobile OS...
[Mobile World Live | Tim Ferguson | September 14, 2012]

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GigaOM

Crittercism improves dev tools with real-time alerts, Android NDK support

Crittercism, which just raised $5.5 million last month, is beefing up its toolset for mobile developers with the ability to handle real-time dynamic alerts for application performance management...
[GigaOM | Ryan Kim | July 19, 2012]

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IBTimes

Google I/O 2012:

Companies Scheduled To Present New Android Apps And Services...
[IBTimes | Lisa Eadicicco | June 27, 2012]

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TechCrunch

Kiip, The Mobile Ad Rewards Network, Rumored To Raise Another $8-10M To Conquer Games and Beyond

We've been kiiping an eye on Kiip - a platform that replaces straight display ads with rewards and contests from brands in mobile apps...
[TechCrunch | Ingrid Lunden | June 21, 2012]

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The Next Web

Kiip has picked its Build Fund winners, and they're building more than just games

As a quick reminder before we share the winners, here's what the companies get for being a part of the first Kiip Developers Fund...
[The Next Web | Drew Olanoff | June 19, 2012]

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TMCnet

Crittercism Offers Real-Time Global View of Apps

App management is going through a fundamental transformation. It is time for a new way to monitor and manage apps...
[TMCnet | Meenakshi Shankar | June 4, 2012]

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Fortune

Venture capital deals

Crittercism, a San Francisco-based provider of a mobile app performance management solution, has raised $5.5 million in Series A funding...
[Fortune | Dan Primack | June 4, 2012]

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SF Business Times

Crittercism raises $7.2 million

Crittercism Inc., a startup that monitors performance of mobile applications, has raised $7.1 million...
[SF Business Times | Patrick Hoge | June 1, 2012]

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TechCrunch

With $5.5M From Google Ventures, Opus, Crittercism Launches An App Performance Management Solution

Today, the startup has received further validation for its diagnostic and management tools for mobile developers, as Opus Capital, Shasta Ventures and Google Ventures have all re-upped...
[TechCrunch | Rip Empson | June 1, 2012]

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VentureBeat

Crittercism gets funding to send real-time crash reports to app developers

The adorably named startup Crittercism wants to make sure app developers can stay on top of crash reports as they happen...
[VentureBeat | Sarah Mitroff | June 1, 2012]

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VentureBeat

Funding daily: Don't let your app crash and burn

Crittercism cuts down on crash reports with new funding...
[VentureBeat | Sarah Mitroff | June 1, 2012]

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The Next Web

Google Ventures - backed Crittercism lands $7.2M, offers support infrastructure for mobile apps

Crittercism, a fledgling company that offers a scalable, real-time crash reporting and customer support software development kit (SDK) for iOS and Android apps, has raised roughly $7.2 million according to an SEC filing...
[The Next Web | Robin Wauters | June 1, 2012]

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Mashable

7 Tools for Getting Started on Mobile App Development

Thousands of apps are launched and streamed through the App Store and Google Play every day — how do you stand out?...
[Mashable | Christine Erickson | May 7, 2012]

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