Google updates its Firebase back-end-as-a-service to make app development faster

At its I/O developer conference, Google today announced a number of updates to Firebase, Google’s popular back-end-as-a-service platform. The focus here is mostly on deeper integrations with the

Digits books $65M on a $565M valuation to bring a more dynamic, automated approach to legacy accounting tools

Digits, the startup that is building a new take on accounting software through an approach that it describes as building a “Living Model” of a company’s financial activity, has broug

Stealth fintech startup Digits raises $10.5 million Series A from Benchmark and others

Stealth fintech startup Digits, from the same team that built Crashlytics to scale then sold to Twitter for more than $100 million, has raised a $10.5 million round of Series A funding, the company is

Stealthy search startup snags $2M seed wants to solve an old problem around search in the enterprise. The stealthy startup announced a $2 million seed round. Defy Partners led the round with a slew of other participants, incl

How early-stage startups can use data effectively

It's a common belief that startups can measure their way to success. Yet early-stage startups often can’t leverage data easily. This piece discusses what to (not) focus on and how to get real result

Google Firebase adds in-app messaging, JIRA integration, new reports and more

Firebase is now Google’s default platform for app developers, and over the course of the last four years since it was acquired, the service has greatly expanded its feature set and integrations

Crunch Report | Theranos’ last blood lab closed after failing inspection

A YouTube messaging feature launches in Canada, Theranos closes its last lab in Scottsdale, Arizona, DoorDash and Postmates start using Starship robotics to test robot delivery and Google buys Fabric

Twitter Gives Developers A Way To Track Their Fabric Apps On Mobile Devices

Twitter is launching a new mobile application for developers that use Fabric, its development platform, that enables them to track the health of their apps. Tracking the health of an app can be partic

Twitter’s Answers Service Gets An Update To Provide Better App Performance Tracking

Ahead of Twitter's upcoming developer conference Flight, Twitter's Answers service — which provides developers with a real-time display of events happening with their apps — is getting a big updat

Twitter Expands Its “Experiments” Beta Testing Program To iOS

In 2013, Twitter launched a beta testing program for Android which allows users to try out new builds of the Twitter application as well as test experimental features ahead of a public release. That p

Twitter’s Crashlytics Launches Cross-Platform App Beta Testing Service

Back in February, Crashlytics announced its first product since being acquired by Twitter. That product was an app beta testing platform that would allow developers to distribute test apps to users to

In Wake Of TestFlight’s Acquisition By Apple, Twitter’s Crashlytics Launches Beta Beta App Distribution Tool

Crashlytics, the testing and analytics company that was acquired by Twitter last year, is firing up a new beta distribution tool. The timing is pretty on-point as one of the major two players in the b

Splunk Acquires BugSense, A Platform For Analyzing Mobile Data

<a target="_blank" href="">Splunk</a> has acquired<a target="_blank" href=""> BugSense</a>, a mobile analytics platform used by developers to improve app

Twitter’s Mobile Crash Reporting Tool Crashlytics Arrives On Android

As promised at the time of <a href="">its acquisition by Twitter<

Twitter’s Crashlytics Enterprise Features Are Now Available To All Developers For Free

Twitter surprised some folks when it acquired a mobile analytics firm called Crashlytics, but it’s clear that Twitter has an idea of what it would like to do with the firm. Step one since acquir

Twitter Acquires Mobile Crash-Reporting Tool Crashlytics, Development Of The Product Will Continue “Unabated”

Twitter today acquired crash-reporting tool Crashlytics. Numerous companies use Crashlytics to find out when their apps crash on consumer devices, as well as what the root cause of it was. The apps c

Mobile Crash Reporting Solution Crashlytics Acquires To Expand Into Mobile Web

<a target="_blank" href="">Crashlytics</a>, a Cambridge-based startup that helps developers understand why their mobile apps are crashing, has just beat out an unnamed compe

Crashlytics, A Startup For Crash Reporting on Mobile Apps, Raises $5M From Flybridge, Baseline

Crashlytics, a Cambridge-based startup that helps developers understand how and why their mobile apps crashed, is taking another slug of funding with a $5 million round led by Flybridge and Baseline V