Facebook’s VPN app puts spotlight on kids’ consent

Facebook could face fresh scrutiny in Europe following a TechCrunch report on its use of a VPN app to monitor people’s smartphone activity — including teenagers as young as 13. The Irish

App Tester uTest/Applause Acquires German’s Testhub To Grow Its Presence In Europe

The crowdsourced app testing startup formerly know as uTest, which is rebranding to Applause and earlier this year took in a $43 million Series E funding injection led by Goldman Sachs, has just spent

App Crowdtesting Startup, Testbirds, Closes €2.1M Series A, Gunning To Become The uTest Of Europe

Munich, Germany-based mobile and web app crowdtesting startup, Testbirds, which lets companies outsource their app testing to its sizeable network of testers, has closed a €2.1 million ($2.9 million

Rainforest Launches On Demand Service That Uses API To Spin Up QA Testers For Web Sites And Apps

<a target="_blank" href="https://www.rainforestqa.com">Rainforest</a>, a Y Combinator company, has developed an on-demand service that runs functional tests against a crowd of people through Mechani

Comparing Yammer And Salesforce Chatter With Deep Analytics From Applause

<a target="_blank" href="http://www.applause.com/">Applause</a> is a new service that analyzes data from top app stores to help businesses understand how their mobile apps compare across user reviews

uTest Launches Applause, An iOS And Android Mobile App Analytics Dashboard With A Klout-Like Score

Boston-based <a target="_blank" href="http://www.utest.com/">uTest</a> just announced a new product, <a target="_blank" href="http://www.applause.com/">Applause</a>. It's a mobile app analytics servic

UTest Acquires Apphance In 7-Figure Deal As Mobile Developer Tools Consolidate

Some consolidation in the area of companies that offer tools to mobile developers, specifically in the area of quality testing -- a must-have for developers working in the highly fragmented world of s

uTest Helps Developers Build Better Software, Raises $17 Million

<a href="http://www.crunchbase.com/company/utest">uTest</a>, which provides software developers with a variety of <a href="http://www.utest.com/overview">testing services</a> for their Web, desktop an

uTest Lands $13 Million For Software Testing Marketplace

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/09/release_09_13_10-pdf-page-1-of-2.png" class="shot2">Software testing marketplace <a href="http://www.utest.com/">uTest</a> has raised $13 mill

uTest Finds 908 Bugs In Web And Mobile Apps Of Major U.S. TV Networks

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/03/utest.gif" class="shot2" />Software testing marketplace <a href="http://www.utest.com/">uTest</a> today announced the results of its so-called

uTest Bug Battle: Which Social Network Is The Buggiest?

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2009/03/bugbattle-215x144.png" width="215" height="144" /> <a href="http://www.utest.com">uTest</a>, a startup that allows companies to <a href="http

uTest Raises $5 Million More For Crowdsourced Bug Testing

<a href="http://www.utest.com"><img src="https://techcrunch.com/wp-content/uploads/2008/12/utestlogo.png" class="shot2" /></a> <a href="http://www.utest.com">uTest</a>, the crowdsourcing QA startup t

uTest Now Open for Business: Get Paid to Find Software Bugs

It’s open bug hunting season over at uTest which is rolling out its QA marketplace and community. The startup is trying a crowdsourcing approach to testing software bugs. Anyone can sign up to t

uTest Gets $1.7M for Crowd-Sourced Quality Assurance

Boston-based uTest has raised $1.7M to bring to market a crowd-sourced quality assurance (QA) marketplace and community. The service has begun recruiting testers in anticipation of its official launch