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Buddy and Gimbal partner on location and proximity data access

We are proud to announce a new partnership with Gimbal, a leader in location intelligence and proximity-based mobile engagement. Gimbal is on the front lines of the Internet of Things wave, with customers across retail, hospitality and out-of-home networks – helping them to better understand customer behavior in the physical world. With Buddy, now enterprises can gain even more insight by combining data from a number of their data sources, including Gimbal beacons, to get faster access to customer insights.

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Parse shutting down: Buddy’s got your back


Today, the Parse team over at Facebook announced that they are beginning to wind down the Parse service, with a plan to retire it in January 2017. Buddy was originally a mobile backend as a service (BaaS) that competed with Parse prior to our pivot to an Internet of Things (IoT) data management platform. However, when we pivoted the company, we never forgot our mobile BaaS roots and maintained our mobile BaaS functionality. This was important because most consumer

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Buddy Platform Investor Webinar

Happy New Year from the Buddy Platform team! We hope 2016 proves to be one of your best years yet. To help illustrate our plans for the New Year, we are hosting a webinar on Jan 05, 2016 at 11:00 AM AEDT. During this time we will review the presentation used on the investor roadshow and leave some time for Q&A. If you’re interested, email [email protected] for an invite, and we will share the registration information with you. Thanks for supporting

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It’s Official – BUD.ASX

Today, Buddy began trading on the Australian Securities Exchange under the ticker symbol BUD. There’s no question that we’re in an enviable place as 2015 ends and 2016 begins. We’ve built a product that meets the needs of a wide range of customers, in a space that is absolutely “white-hot.” And with today’s ASX listing, we’re now resourced to execute on our next phase of growth, or as I like to describe it, “we’re here to pour gas on

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The Quantified Economy

After years of anticipation and excitement, the Internet of Things (IoT) boom has finally arrived, and businesses need to be prepared for the explosion of valuable device and sensor generated data. According to Gartner, there will be close to 5 billion ‘connected things’ this year, with the number likely to increase fivefold by the end of this decade. Connected devices have become an integral part of all of our lives – sometimes visibly, sometimes in the background – helping

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Welcome to the new Buddy Platform blog

Big things are happening here at Buddy Platform, and as such we felt it would be great to make some updates to the way we look, and connect with you. It starts here with our new blog. You can rely on getting the latest here from Buddy, including breaking news, cool customer stories and a bit of the inner workings, live from the great Pacific Northwest and beautiful South Australia. Our new logo, brand feel and social stance was created to

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