Tag: mobile app developers

Mobile payments firm partners with mobile gaming company

mopay makes a deal with Chukong Technologies.

International mobile entertainment platform company, Chukong Technologies, recently signed a global carrier billing contract with international mobile payments platform, mopay, which will enable the Beijing-based company to offer its consumers the option of paying for digital goods and services through the consumer’s telecommunication’s company invoice.

Chukong gives app developers the ability to develop, publish and monetize their content.

Developers of mobile entertainment around the world can benefit from the innovative Chukong mobile entertainment platform. The company offers developers a complete set of solutions and services that give them the ability to develop popular content, publish it, and monetize it with ease, so they can give mobile users an extremely engaging mobile gaming experience.

Now, among the different services and solutions it offers, according to the Business Wire press release, Chukong “has decided to integrate mopay’s Android software development kit (SDK) solution as an essential element in the overall billing module for game developers worldwide. The mopay interface will serve as Chukong’s Android default solution for a consumer that wants to pay for digital goods and services via carrier billing.”

The Chinese company has chosen mopay’s Android carrier billing solution to serve customers who want to pay thorough their mobile phone bills. Integrated into Chukong’s general billing module, mopay supports the regional billing methods that are the most popular for every one of its publishing territories.

Mobile payments - carrier billingmopay CEO Ingo Lippert said that the company is proud to be the carrier billing partner that was chosen by one of the most successful and innovative mobile app firms in Asia.

mopay is a worldwide leader in ground-breaking online and mobile payments solutions.

The company’s platform allows sellers of physical, virtual and digital goods to directly bill charges to a customer’s mobile phone and/or landline account. Operating in over 80 countries throughout the world, the company serves more than 4.3 billion consumers.

Chukong Technologies is striving to become a top digital distribution company and is presently working on growing its partnerships and infrastructure to improve its business opportunities. For leading Chinese mobile content developers, the company has become a trusted publishing partner. Last year, in China, it was responsible for publishing three of the top four mobile games. The new mobile payments partnership is only likely to benefit the company’s goals further.

Mobile apps testing company re-launches under new name

uTest is back but has changed its name to Applause.

The software testing company recently updated and in addition to announcing its name change from uTest to Applause, the company also revealed that it has acquired the German company Testhub, which specializes in crowd-testing and gives Applause the ability to make the most of real-world testing of desktop, web and mobile apps.

Applause and Testhub have a collective total of seven years experience in crowd-testing.

Furthermore, they have worldwide access (including 200 countries and territories) to more than 140,000 testers, combined. This will help Applause’s goal to provide companies with mobile tools and analytics to help them achieve “360° app quality”.

Both firms have produced more than one million test reports and have done business with thousands of companies, including big names like Amazon, Netflix, Google and USA Today. Over the course of six years, Applause has raised $80 million in funds by itself and has expanded its business across Europe and North America. Testhub will become Applause EU and will be the company’s base of operations in Europe.

In-the-wild testing for mobile apps and desktop and web applications will enable developers to test their apps in real-life scenarios.

Applause’s real-world testing services allow their clients to test their products beyond a lab. They can conduct testing on localization, usability of software, as well as conduct security and load checks for customer privacy.Mobile Apps testing

Moreover, they provide their clients with a mobile SDK that will report bugs and crashes, as well as collect valuable feedback from Android, iOS and Windows Phone app users. Additionally, developers can monitor their mobile applications throughout all of the chief app stores by using the company’s Mobile Analytics dashboard, which gives a full view of their app’s progress starting at the development stage.

According to Applause CEO Doron Reuveni, “Modern app quality is no longer just a developer or QA problem; it’s a CIO problem, a marketing problem, a sales problem and a CEO problem. As Applause, we bring together a range for testing services and app quality tools to enable companies to achieve this.”

Developers of mobile apps can select the Applause products and services they need, allowing them to customize their experience instead of having to buy what they do not require.