Uber’s API Now Lets Other Apps Add A “Ride Request Button”, Earn $5 Per Signup

Uber Developers Uber’s latest growth strategy is to colonize the mobile app landscape with its new Ride Request Button. Launching today, iOS and Android app developers can easily plug in a few lines of code to add a Ride Request Button to their apps that deep-links into Uber’s app. In exchange for the literal traffic, Uber will pay US developers $5 for each first-time rider they refer. For example,… Read More
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Atheer Acquires OnTheGo For Its Enterprise AR Platform

2015-12-01_1011 Atheer, a company that builds augmented reality glasses and software for the enterprise, today announced that it has acquired Portland’s OnTheGo Platforms (OTG). OTG has long specialized in building a gesture recognition system that can work on any mobile devices with a standard camera. The five-person company has taken funding from a number of prominent investors since it launched in… Read More
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Star Wars Dips Into Virtual Reality With “Jakku Spy,” Created In Parallel With The Force Awakens

ATFW_Cardboard Press Image (1) The Star Wars marketing blitz is on, with everything from trailers hitting the internet to cans of food donning the likeness of characters at the supermarket. ridiculous, this is. pic.twitter.com/ib1WCwcuwI — Yoda (@yoda) September 5, 2015 People are flat out excited to see this new installment, Star Wars: The Force Awakens, on December 18th. To feed that excitement, the official… Read More
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