Mobile

Realtor.com rentals join Zumper network

  Zumper, one of the most engaging content and research providers in the rental industry, is now “officially”  sharing Zumper Pro rental listings on Realtor.com via the Zumper Leads Network, though we picked up on the team-up a few weeks back. With the introduction of the new Zumper Pro Android app property managers and agents who are Zumper Pro subscribers will have another...

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Niche-y automotive marketplaces launch

While niche-y new marketplaces abound in the other classified verticals, new automotive marketplaces are far less prevalent. We did find a couple start-ups worth note, however. This content is available to Classified Intelligence Report clients. Want to know more about becoming a client? Click...

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Elisabeth Barrie: the face behind Schibsted’s new app

At Schibsted mobile development is top priority. That much we heard in no uncertain terms from CEO Rolv Erik Ryssdal during his presentation of Schibsted’s Q2 results last Friday (read our report here). Elisabeth Barrie (photo), a Schibsted veteran with ten years service in the company, is product director and leader of the team developing Schibsted’s new apps. The first new app has...

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Dubizzle launches property app and guide

As the region’s mobile industry evolves, the mobile application is becoming an important tool to connect to users of classified sites in the local community. Beside the Dubizzle UAE and Dubizzle Egypt mobile apps, a third app was launched this year called the Dubizzle Real Estate app. It was designed to enhance the real estate search experience of UAE residents with a map search, mobile...

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Carmudi launches one Android app for 20 countries

Every research survey projects that mobile is the future of business globally. Several other studies also project that smartphone usage in emerging economies will increase 33 percent compared to seven percent in the developed world. So, it’s easy to see why Rocket Internet’s emerging-market focused auto site Carmudi launched an Android app to optimize its chances in this mobile...

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Ryssdal unpacks Schibsted’s new app and mobile strategy

At the presentation of the Q2 results, Schibsted CEO Rolv Erik Ryssdal emphasized that mobile development was a top priority in the company. He said Schibsted now has a 49.9-percent stake in the app-only general classifieds site Shpock, and a path to full control. “The app-only Shpock site shows promising development in Germany and Austria, and has now also been launched in… This content...

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