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Best practices for push notifications: Focus on quality, not quantity

Portland-based Urban Airship, a leading provider of mobile push notifications, released its latest Good Push Index report today, which examines the impact of push notification use on the company’s customers. The key takeaway from the company’s data is that, for mobile app developers, push notifications provide tremendous value when it comes to retaining users. That… Read More

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Amazon debuts cloud-based push notification system for Kindle Fire developers

Today Amazon launched Amazon Device Messaging API, its own cloud-based push notification platform for Kindle Fire apps on Amazon’s cloud. Amazon already has a system called SNS which offers push notifications for web apps, but the new beta system features a uniform way for developers to offer push notifications for apps on the Kindle Fire tablets…. Read More