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PubNub Takes Communication To The Next Level… And Pulls In The Cash
Apr. 11, 2012
PubNub Takes Communication To The Next Level… And Pulls In The Cash PubNub is a cloud-based real time messaging service that recently broke a record by processing over 100,000 messages in one second. Read More
TechCrunch: As Developers Seek More Interactivity, PubNub Raises $4.5M For Its In-App Messaging Solution
Mar. 21, 2012
TechCrunch: As Developers Seek More Interactivity, PubNub Raises $4.5M For Its In-App Messaging Solution One of the more popular has been the rise of real-time messaging within apps; and today, one player in that space, PubNub, has picked up $4.5 million in funding to expand that line of business even further. Read More
PubNub raises $4.5M to bring real-time messaging to apps
Mar. 20, 2012
PubNub raises $4.5M to bring real-time messaging to apps San Francisco-based startup PubNub, which provides real-time messaging to web and mobile apps, just raised a $4.5 million Series A round of financing led by new fund Relay Ventures and Silicon Valley’s TiE Angels. Read More
58 New APIs: AT&T, goMobi and Social Shopping
Mar. 18, 2012
58 New APIs: AT&T, goMobi and Social Shopping PubNub is a cloud-based, real-time messaging service that functions on mobile phones, tablets, TVs, HTML5 web browsers and game consoles. It is a Push technology intended specifically for high-message-volume applications and games. The API allows users to publish and subscribe to messages. Users can also load publishing histories. It uses HTTP calls and responses are formatted in JSON and JSONP. Read More
PubNub – A Cloud Service for Node.js
Jan. 24, 2012
PubNub – A Cloud Service for Node.js PubNub is a cloud service that allows developers to add a messaging layer without putting the load on their own Node.js environment. Instead, developers that use Node.js may deploy PubNub to scale up to billions of messages per day. Read More
Top 10 Enterprise Cloud Apps and Services of 2011
Dec. 26, 2011
Top 10 Enterprise Cloud Apps and Services of 2011 PubNub. One of the hilarious fallacies of “walled garden” service architectures is the illusion of exclusivity. By making users sign an agreement explaining exactly how they must use their services, complete with terms of use, carriers and service providers are betting that they’ll presume they can’t find some way to utilize the same (or better) functions some other way. Read More
From DevOps to NoOps: 10 Cloud Services You Should Be Using
Nov. 14, 2011
From DevOps to NoOps: 10 Cloud Services You Should Be Using PubNub offers publish/subscribe messaging as a service and supports real-time, global messaging for cloud and mobile apps. Pusher and Amazon SNS (Simple Notification Service) provide similar services, but PubNub is amazingly quick, getting as close to real-time as the web gets, and is very inexpensive, even for millions of messages. Developers can leverage the PubNub REST API, which is an asynchronous, streaming API. Read More
Client Push Services Open Up Real-Time to Everyone
Sep. 14, 2010
Client Push Services Open Up Real-Time to Everyone The number of services offering real-time APIs is slowly but surely expanding and it looks like we're going to have to add quite a few more. The real-time client push services that we know of at the moment are:
  • Beacon
  • Hookbox
  • Kwwika (disclosure: author is a founder)
  • PubNub
  • Pusher
  • WebSync
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Too bored to comment? Click Meh button on Facebook
Aug. 17, 2010
Too bored to comment? Click 'Meh' button on Facebook Todd Greene, creator of the button, says it’s a hit on many sites. “What’s great about real-time technology is that you see the results immediately, you don’t have to wait,” The New York Daily News quoted him as saying. Read More