Joins The Blasting News! Get A Well-Paying Freelance Writing Job!

$3 guarantee for each article published on our site + a variable compensation, up to $500 per article!

Blasting News is a fully independent magazine based on the principle of social journalism and powered by the voices of thousands of people called Blasters.

Being part of the largest social news magazine, the 142nd most read site in the world, according to Alexa Rank, getting your news out to over 100 million active monthly users. Blasting News has just reached this size 44 months after its launch (growing faster than Facebook, which took 54 months to do the same). Registration is free!

Erwin Castro (The Techchaser) Invited You To Sign Up And Write To Get This Great Opportunity!

Blasting News

Monday, August 10, 2015

Opera Software Acquires App-Discovery And Monetization Company Bemobi

Browser maker Opera Software has acquired Bemobi, a subscription-based mobile-app-discovery service with a strong focus on the South America market. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. The deal is expected to close in the third quarter of this year.

Founded in 1995 and based in Oslo, Norway, Opera Software develops and sells web browsers for the desktop and mobile market worldwide. It offers Opera Web pass, which allows mobile operators to sell data packages namely: Opera Mini, a hosted solution; Rocket Optimizer software optimize mobile video and data for operators; and Horizon, a mobile browser extension and toolbar platform. 

In addition, Opera also offers Open Mobile Ad Exchange, an open platform that brings mobile publishers, carriers and advertisers together in a marketplace; Opera Audience Network, a business intelligence tools; Opera Mobile Store, a mobile search solution and Opera TV Store, an HTML5-based storefront of apps optimized for TV. 

Launched in 2000 and based in Brazil, Bemobi offers “Netflix-style” subscription service for premium Android apps. The company's proprietary app-wrapping technology allows smartphone owners to have access to an unlimited use of premium mobile apps. Mobile users pay for Bemobi's service through their mobile operator billing systems. Bemobi has more than 6 million subscribers. The company's distribution partners include some of the biggest names in the Latin America market- Claro, Telefonica, America Movil, Telcel and Oi. 

Opera said in a statement: “The combination of Bemobi’s industry leading service with Opera’s global footprint, existing carrier and handset manufacturer relationships and app-distribution capabilities, allows Opera to bring innovative app-discovery and monetization services across the globe and position Opera as the global leader in this space.” 

Image Credit: Opera Software

No comments:

Introducing A Great Place To Find A Job

The marketplace where tech companies compete to hire you. Meet 5 to 15 top companies in one week with salary info upfront. You’re in demand. Shouldn’t companies you love come to you with offers upfront? We think so. That’s why Hired is changing the way you find your next job with a faster, more transparent job search process built specifically for Python Programmers, RoR Developers, Java Programmers, Software Engineers, Big Data Scientists, Data Scientists, DevOps, UI/UX Designers, Product Managers, and Web Developers.

Hired is the first two-sided marketplace created specifically for Engineers, Data Scientists, Designers and Product Managers who are overwhelmed with job opportunities.

We believe recruiting should be transparent, unbiased, and that the talent should be in control. Our one week “auctions” provide upfront offers from vetted and funded companies, dedicated talent advocates, and a $2,000 signing bonus.

Our mission is to make hiring, or getting hired, less painful. Hired.com: A Whole New Recruiting Model.


THE PREMIER MARKETPLACE FOR TECH TALENT
BEGIN THE NEXT CHAPTER IN YOUR CAREER TODAY


Learn More: GET HIRED!

VMware: Virtualizing the Entire Data Center



Virtualizing the Entire Data Center by: VMware, The World's Leader in Virtualization and Cloud Infrastructure

VMware vSphere Essentials delivers the industry-leading virtualization platform for small businesses at an affordable price. Small businesses can virtualize their physical servers and centrally manage these servers, reducing hardware costs and increasing operating efficiency with a low upfront investment.
Provides cost-effective server consolidation and management for small offices

Learn more about the VMware vSphere Essentials