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Urban Airship announces new features for automated messaging

Urban Airship recently announced new capabilities designed to allow app developers to deliver the right message to their users at exactly the right time. Senior Vice President of Product and Engineer

Urban Airship Goes Beyond Push Notifications, Announces New Data Streaming Service For Marketers And Data Teams

Portland's Urban Airship is probably best known as a push notifications service, but it definitely has designs to go beyond this. Today, the company is launching Urban Airship Connect, a service that

Urban Airship CEO Steps Down Amid Sexual Assault Allegations

Scott Kveton, the co-founder and CEO of push notification company Urban Airship, has stepped down amid allegations of sexual assault. In a memo sent to employees, and also posted here on the Urban Air

Urban Airship Raises $25 Million As It Expands Beyond The Mobile Backend

Urban Airship, the Portland-based mobile backend-as-a-service provider which has in recent months been expanding its focus beyond the backend <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2012/12/04/urban-airs

Urban Airship Now Offering Access To PassTools API For Enterprise-Level Development Of Apple Passbook Passes

Urban Airship is moving fast to roll out the Apple Passbook tools <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2012/12/04/urban-airship-acquires-tello-maker-of-passtools-for-apples-passbook-because-not-all-b

Urban Airship Acquires Tello, Maker Of PassTools For Apple’s Passbook, Because Not All Brands Need Fully Featured Apps

A little over a year after <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2011/10/31/urban-airships-strategic-partnership-with-simplegeo-turns-into-an-acquisition/">Urban Airship's acquisition of location start

Microsoft & Urban Airship Team Up To Offer Push Messaging On Windows 8 And Windows Phone 8

Following Monday's <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2012/10/29/live-from-microsofts-windows-phone-8-event-in-san-francisco/">reveal</a> of Windows Phone 8, the most recent update to Microsoft's

A Brave New Push: Urban Airship Brings Location, Context Targeting To Mobile Notifications

At the end of October, <a href="http://urbanairship.com/">Urban Airship</a>, the startup that gives developers a simple way to build in-app purchases and push notifications into their mobile apps, acq

With SimpleGeo’s Shutdown Imminent, Parse Swoops In With A Life Preserver

Yesterday <a href="http://urbanairship.com/">Urban Airship</a> announced that it would be shutting down <a href="http://www.simplegeo.com">SimpleGeo</a> on March 31 2012, only a few months after <a hr

Urban Airship To Shutter SimpleGeo Services In March, With Factual Picking Up The Slack

Urban Airship <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2011/10/31/urban-airships-strategic-partnership-with-simplegeo-turns-into-an-acquisition/">acquired SimpleGeo at the end of October</a> for approxima

On The Heels Of Hiring Skype’s Former Strategy Boss, Urban Airship Hits 10 Billion Notifications Pushed

Urban Airship has been working pretty hard of late to plant itself firmly on the "Startups to Watch" list. The Portland and San Francisco-based startup, a platform provider that gives developers a sim

Urban Airship Says Its Push Notifications Work On Kindle Fire (Which It Found Out By Accident)

Here's a funny story: <a href="http://urbanairship.com/">Urban Airship</a>, a backend service provider for mobile developers, recently discovered that its push notifications offering works on Amazon's

Urban Airship And 4tiitoo First Startups To Capitalize On Intel’s New $100M AppUp Fund

Well, it looks like Intel is really putting its money where its mouth is when it comes to mobile. Intel's global investment and M&A branch, <a href="http://www.crunchbase.com/financial-organizatio

Urban Airship Adds To Its SimpleGeo Acquisition With $15 Million From Verizon, Salesforce

Well, it's been an interesting last few weeks for <a href="http://urbanairship.com/">Urban Airship</a>, the startup that aims to give developers a simple way to build in-app purchases and push notific

Urban Airship’s Strategic Partnership With SimpleGeo Turns Into An Acquisition

Back in November of 2009, former Digg Chief Architect Joe Stump and Social Thing founder Matt Galligan first publicly unveiled their new startup, <a href="https://simplegeo.com/">SimpleGeo</a>, which

It’s Dangerous To Go Alone: SimpleGeo And Urban Airship Partner Up For Location Notifications

Over the past couple of years, push notifications have become a vital part of the mobile picture. There are so many apps, and so much that you can do on smartphones, that you need a system to alert yo

Urban Airship Closes $5.4 Million Funding Round To Help Power Mobile Apps

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Urban Airship Brings Easy Push Notifications To Android

<a href="http://urbanairship.com/"><img class="shot2" src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/08/47529v5-max-250x250.jpeg" alt="" /></a>Push notifications, which allow you to receive alerts

Ex-Vidoop Employees Launch iPhone Development Outsourcing Service Urban Airship

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2009/06/urban-airship-201x200.jpg" width="201" height="200" /> I spoke today with Scott Kveton, a former developer with <a href="http://www.beta.tech