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Was Flappy Bird’s removal a cash out or a cop out?

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But one thing Nguyen doesn’t have now is a lockdown on future success with his next project. His formula was so simple that tons of developers have already produced take-offs. His success was built on luck and novelty, not skill and polished craftmanship, and the meekish nature of his retreat didn’t do his brand any favors. If he wants to have another hit, he’ll have to start over again.

SXSW Mobile Standouts

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  At this year’s South by Southwest (SXSW) there are some standout apps including Highlight and Banjo – both prominently featured on Apple’s App Store. CNET has even gone so far as to declare that SXSW is Highlight’s “battle to lose.” With such positive press, what sets these two apps apart from competitors in an… Read More »

Mobile Events @ SXSWi

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  With SXSWi approaching (SXSW Interactive), we thought we’d give you a a glimpse of some of the mobile happenings – some of which you won’t find on the SXSW.com schedule. SoLoMo Redefined: Next Gen Social Local Mobile Friday 3:30pm – 4:30pm “Panelists will share their experiences with and advice on how to leverage SoMoLo data… Read More »