Phunware Acquires Digby

Phunware, the pioneer of Multiscreen as a Service (MaaS), the first fully integrated services platform that enables brands to engage, manage and monetize their anytime anywhere users worldwide, today announced that it has acquired Digby, whose Localpoint platform connects digital engagement to the physical world to empower retailers with a turn-key, comprehensive solution for easily deploying the next-generation mobile shopper experience.

Digby® Unveils Next Generation Location-Based Marketing Capabilities

Digby today announced the launch of several new upgrades to Localpoint, Digby’s award-winning platform that facilitates consumer engagement in and around brick and mortar locations.

Digby Launches Localpoint

Digby announced today the launch of Digby Localpoint, a revolutionary new mobile platform that enables location-based marketing, analytics and commerce for top brands. Through powerful web-style analytics into shopping activities at a brand’s physical locations and effective, targeted location-aware mobile messaging tools, Digby Localpoint enables brands to attract, influence, understand and own the relationship with […]

China, Austin and Mobile Development

mobileTechTuesday, by Steve Guengerich Yesterday, Austin-headquartered Digby announced that, leading Chinese specialty retailer of fashionable and contemporary apparel, had selected Digby to launch a mobile optimized website for before year’s end. Digby’s partnership is a microcosm of the greater opportunity that Austin mobile developers and app makers should be thinking about with respect […]

Margaret Mead and Mobile

mobileTech Tuesday, by Steve Guengerich It’s Wednesday, not Tuesday (the holiday through me off) and this is a bit more of a pure editorial piece than my normal contribution, but bear with me.  There was as good article in a recent edition of the Sunday Statesman by Brian Gaar on the greater Austin mobile scene.  What […]

Digby Banks $8M Funding

Austin-based Digby, has been making the news today, announcing further funding which has even been picked up by TechCrunch. A leader in mobile commerce and in-store mobile engagement for more than 45 top retail brands, Digby announced today that it has raised $8 million in Series C funding led by Battery Ventures and with participation […]

Digby Lands AT&T Deal

AT&T today announced a new service, Digby Mobile Commerce from AT&T, created specifically for retailers to help them design, deploy and manage mobile commerce web sites and rich applications optimized for smartphones. It’s a big deal, and we’ve already seen coverage today on The Statesman, and TechCrunch.

Invodo and Digby Team Up

Invodo, the only full-service eCommerce video partner for online retailers, and mobile commerce leader Digby today announced that they have partnered to implement retail eCommerce product video within mobile-optimized websites and rich apps for Smartphones. Retailers such as Golfsmith are working with both companies to produce and implement eCommerce video that is optimized for viewing […]

Digby Adds Four Executives

Digby, the leader in mobile commerce solutions specifically designed for retailers, today announced the addition of four key executives including Ron Jennings, Chief Financial Officer; Eric Newman, Vice President of Client Services; Dan Lowden, Vice President of Marketing; and Curtis Hill, Vice President of Engineering. The new executives will support Digby’s rapid growth and recent […]

Digby Acquires Movaya Wireless

Digby, the leading provider of mobile commerce solutions for retailers, today announced the acquisition of Movaya Wireless, Inc., a Seattle, Washington-based mobile software company focused on building digital goods storefront applications for the iPhone, Android and mobile web platforms. Additionally, Movaya Chengdu Technology, Ltd., Movaya’s Asian operations center, will form the basis for Digby Chengdu […]