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The future of travel: Q&A with Will Daugherty

A few years back, UpTop worked on an innovative travel project with Seattle’s Will Daugherty, who was then president of Expedia’s Destination Services & Expedia Local Expert division. Daugherty is now SVP & GM of DoubleDown Interactive, a social and mobile game company. When we touched base with him recently, we asked for his thoughts […]

New (temporary) digs

With our company growing, UpTop needs more space. So while our new offices are being designed, we’ve moved to a temporary spot in downtown Seattle. We are truly up top these days, enjoying a stellar Seattle view:

App-solutely great news

Our latest update to Diptic, our award-winning photo collaging app, is getting high marks: Update Brings iOS 7 Friendly Design, Dropbox Integration And More   GifMill, our iPhone and iPad app that lets you create animated gifs with your videos or photos, was recently featured as a Staff Pick in Macworld.

The future of telecom

UpTop CEO John Sloat recently checked in with Kim Baker, Area Vice President-Global Accounts, CenturyLink Business Solutions Group, for his thoughts about the future of telecom. The future of telecommunications: What do you see in your crystal ball? I see further consolidation of players (providers) in the market over time, with the dominant players having […]

Diptic is one of Jimmy Kimmel’s favorite apps!

In an interview with USA Today, late night comic Jimmy Kimmel listed our Diptic app as one of his favorite/go-to apps: Can’t ask for a better endorsement than that!  Kimmel, host of Jimmy Kimmel Live on ABC, is known for his savvy use of technology, and he talked to USA Today about the secrets for a great viral […]

Best mobile strategy? Ask the right questions first.

If you’ve been slow to create mobile-friendly versions of your website – or go one step farther and create a standalone app – the stats that keep rolling out about the predominance of smart phones and tablets are likely to tip the scale for you. How much time, effort and money you pour into your mobile […]