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Who will be the iOS and Android of IoT?

IoT-Developers_FINALPut together, the announcements at Google I/O and from Apple, Samsung, Nest, Quirky and others in the past weeks paint a crystal clear picture of where the future of the Internet of Things is heading. Our latest report on the topic gives you the right tools to separate winners from losers in the IoT race. In this post, we line up the candidates in smart homes, smart cars and health.

How Samsung enlists developers to make sense of health data

Samsung Simband Health SensorsSamsung unveiled its vision on mobile health. The company wants to provide the “voice of your body” with two new intiatives: a sensor-packed Simband device for protoyping next-gen wearables, and the SAMI cloud platform that enables developers to generate insights from health data. The vision is spot-on when it comes to making software entrepreneurs the new heroes of health. Analyst Stijn Schuermans asks the question: what’s next for mHealth?

The cross-platform platform: Facebook’s developer strategy

VM_OSWars[When Facebook was first listed on the stock exchange in 2012, investors were concerned. Had the company missed the mobile wave? 5 years after the launch of the iPhone, most of Facebook’s revenues still came from desktop. Zuckerberg’s team recovered. Today mobile already represents 60% of revenues, and Facebook is about to double down. Apps will become a central part of the social network’s monetisation of mobile. Stijn Schuermans shines a light on Facebook’s new mobile developer strategy.]

Developer Economics 2013: Best practices for app development & marketing

[As we launch the Developer Economics 2013 online survey, Senior Analyst Andreas Pappas introduces Developer Economics 2013, the fourth in our series of developer research reports. This time we're benchmarking the building blocks of the app economy, from analytics tools to voice APIs. Join us in Developer Economics 2013, take our online survey and win great prizes.]

Developer Economics 2013

Back in June 2012 we launched Developer Economics 2012, the third in our series of reports that focused on app ecosystems, developer segmentation, platform economics and global app trade routes.

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