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Build blockchain agnostic decentralized apps

Build blockchain agnostic decentralized apps

Monday, November 13, 2017 by

Crowd Machine has unveiled an intelligent distributed network that has embedded within it a decentralized app development and execution capability. It fully-automates the creation of blockchain and decentralized apps that should enable businesses to build and deploy apps much faster. Underpinning the Crowd Machine technology is a protocol that allows apps...

Voice to text in multiple languages for speech-enabled apps

Voice to text in multiple languages for speech-enabled apps

Monday, November 13, 2017 by

It seems that our fingertips will finally get some rest from the constant tap-tap-tap on keyboards that continue to shrink beyond recognition. Companies such as Amazon, Baidu, Google, and Microsoft are working to take us into a voice-activated future. Their speech-enabled platforms are designed to support natural language conversations with the devices, gadgets, sensors...

Bad iPhone X review: No one cares!

Bad iPhone X review: No one cares!

Friday, November 10, 2017 by

LevaData released the results of its 2017 Holiday Study. This study explores the impact of managing the volatility of supply risks and opportunities on market performance and brand reputation. The survey of more than 1,000 U.S. adults conducted on behalf of LevaData by Propeller Insights on October 12-16, 2017, determined that product delays affect brand trust - particu...

Let the machines do the work

Let the machines do the work

Friday, November 10, 2017 by

Automation is everywhere. According to research from Gartner, by 2019 “75 percent of enterprises will have more than six diverse automation technologies within their IT management portfolios.” Just three years ago, that number was fewer than 20 percent. To some, the growing trend of automation signals an industry shift away from throwing bodies at problems and toward le...

MongoDB 3.6 set to release in December 2017

MongoDB 3.6 set to release in December 2017

Thursday, November 09, 2017 by

MongoDB Inc. announced the release of MongoDB 3.6, the latest release of their NoSQL database solution. According to the company, v3.6 of the solution will be made available in early December of 2017.“MongoDB was created by developers, for developers to provide a modern database designed for today’s highly sophisticated applications. This latest release delivers key in...

SlashNext launches AI internet threat protection system

SlashNext launches AI internet threat protection system

Thursday, November 09, 2017 by

SlashNext announced the company’s broad market release of the SlashNext Internet Access Protection System to protect organizations from cross platform social engineering and phishing, malware, exploits and callback attacks. The system goes beyond first generation signature-based and second generation sandbox-based technologies and deploys artificial intelligence and cog...

Developers should welcome low-code tools

Developers should welcome low-code tools

Thursday, November 09, 2017 by

Will the proliferation of low-code tools on the market end up driving app developers into obsolescence? Or should developers welcome these resources and the “citizen developers” who use them? One part of that answer is clear: Low-code tools won’t be putting developers out of a job; on the contrary, they have the potential to help developers do better work. But that requ...

Gamemaker 2 Studio now with Amazon app store support

Gamemaker 2 Studio now with Amazon app store support

Wednesday, November 08, 2017 by

GameMaker Studio 2 from YoYo Games has signed an agreement with Amazon to enable full support of the development and publishing of games on Amazon’s Appstore. GameMaker Studio 2 allows both experienced and novice videogame developers to create the games they imagine. Pushing the engine to support Amazon’s Appstore continues to open the toolset to anyone interested in ga...

Point and click app development with Metavine GO

Point and click app development with Metavine GO

Wednesday, November 08, 2017 by

A recent report by Gartner finds that “more than 80% of top global enterprises have significant business unit development underway, much of it unseen and unsanctioned by IT, but less than 20% have a collaborative citizen development strategy in place.” (Citizen Development is Fundamental to Digital Transformation, Oct 13, 2017, Driver, Wong, Baker). To help solve t...

Chick-fil-A used visual A/B testing to improve mobile experience

Chick-fil-A used visual A/B testing to improve mobile experience

Wednesday, November 08, 2017 by

Mobile visual A/B testing is a process by which enterprises of all sizes are seeing satisfying results, all while companies are simultaneously increasing the value of their mobile presence. We sat down and talked with both Aaron Glazer, the CEO and Co-Founder of Taplytics, and Jay Ramirez, the Mobile Product Manager at Chick-fil-A Corporate, to learn about how the Chick...

Wireline is seeking applications for its developer fund

Wireline is seeking applications for its developer fund

Tuesday, November 07, 2017 by

Wireline is now opening applications for its open source developer fund. The fund will be investing in developers crafting applications to power the next generation of the cloud. It is the first time that funds from a token sale will be used to support open source software development.With global IT spend approaching US$1.5 trillion, there is huge potential for open sou...

NXP releases their HomeKit SDK for Apple IoT

NXP releases their HomeKit SDK for Apple IoT

Tuesday, November 07, 2017 by

NXP Semiconductors announced that its Apple HomeKit Software Development Kit (SDK) offers full support for home automation applications using HomeKit, delivering exceptional performance, advanced security, while supporting all connectivity options, including BLE, Wi-Fi, Ethernet, and remote access over iCloud.HomeKit is a framework in iOS that lets accessories connect s...

About Universal App campaigns and getting installs

About Universal App campaigns and getting installs

Tuesday, November 07, 2017 by

Universal App Campaigns (UAC) allows developers to promote their apps across Google’s top properties like Search, Google Display Network (GDN), AdMob, YouTube and Google Play. UAC advertisements are automatically distributed across Google’s channels and using machine learning ads are automatically rotated and bids are adjusted to get the most events to meet campaign’s o...

Developing in AR with Thyng

Developing in AR with Thyng

Monday, November 06, 2017 by

Augmented reality (AR) has gotten a lot of attention of late, with Apple and Google respectively launching ARKit and ARCore to help mobile app developers embrace AR. Well-known brands like Ikea and Strava have deployed ARKit apps, and many app developers are contemplating building AR elements into existing apps or coding new AR apps from scratch.In Chicago, startup Thyn...

Learning ARKit for the average iOS developer

Learning ARKit for the average iOS developer

Monday, November 06, 2017 by

Augmented Reality is not new and developers already have tools to create augmented reality (AR) apps. But with Apple’s brand-new ARKit, we’re going to see a massive shift in the landscape as this new framework simplifies the process of building AR experiences for iPhone and iPad. With ARKit in their arsenal, developers are presented with a golden opportunity a...

Gem4me messaging app is picking up steam

Gem4me messaging app is picking up steam

Saturday, November 04, 2017 by

Messaging app users have no shortage of options nowadays. Finding an app for comfortable communication with friends and relatives, out of the dozens of various messengers available on the market can be trial and error. Enter Gem4me, a messenger that offers a variety of unique functions apart from the main functionality of the ordinary messaging app. Alreading reaching 3...

Free Machine learning solutions via the Acumos Project

Free Machine learning solutions via the Acumos Project

Friday, November 03, 2017 by

The Linux Foundation has introduced the Acumos Project, a new project that is still in formation and aims to make artificial intelligence (AI) available to everyone by providing a common framework and platform for the free exchange of machine learning solutions.The founding organizations include AT&T and Tech Mahindra, a company specializing in digital transformatio...

NVIDIA teaching developers about the power of AI

NVIDIA teaching developers about the power of AI

Friday, November 03, 2017 by

NVIDIA has announced a broad expansion of its Deep Learning Institute (DLI), which is training tens of thousands of students, developers and data scientists with critical skills needed to apply artificial intelligence. “The world faces an acute shortage of data scientists and developers who are proficient in deep learning, and we’re focused on addressing that need,” sai...

The battle of biometric security coming in 2018

The battle of biometric security coming in 2018

Friday, November 03, 2017 by

Fingerprint sensors first appeared in smart devices in 2007 and then gained momentum as a 4-digit PIN code replacement in 2013's Apple iPhone 5S. Hailed as the future of authentication by some, fingerprint's security weaknesses were quickly exposed by the children of sleepy dads, cats' paws and gummy bears. Still, the lure of convenience today and the promise of securit...

IBM sponsors Scrum conference in Dublin

IBM sponsors Scrum conference in Dublin

Thursday, November 02, 2017 by

Scrum Alliance announced that its European Global Scrum Gathering has kicked off in Dublin with IBM as its top sponsor.“Reshaping the company in fundamental ways to fuel a culture of collaboration, IBM has embarked on an Agile journey that focuses on their customers’ needs,” said Scrum Alliance interim CEO Lisa Hershman. “We are thrilled to have IBM as our title sponsor...

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