1st anniversary of WebAR SDK
Monday, November 7, 2022 by Freeman Lightner
Blippar celebrates the first anniversary of its WebAR SDK. The powerful tool enables developers to implement key AR behaviors in products while delivering the levels of engagement, immersion, and innovation that users are seeking.
"At Blippar, we believe the power of AR needs to be in the hands of creators. We have over 100k creatives using our platforms - from ...
Tablet gaming still important in gaming industry
Thursday, August 4, 2022 by Freeman Lightner
The size of the tablet gaming industry is relatively small, but it still forms an integral part of the mobile gaming industry. According to the numbers presented by SafeBettingSites.com, Roblox Corporation was the top-earning iPad gaming publisher in June 2022. The creators of the online game platform and game creation system, Roblox, made $45.99 million through th...
GDWC 2022 prize pool over $100K
Tuesday, July 12, 2022 by Brittany Hainzinger
The Game Development World Championship 2022 (GDWC), one of the biggest game development competitions in the world will be giving out prizes and giveaways worth over $100,000 this year. This is the largest prize pool in the Championship's history.
Over $100,000 prize pool at the Game Development World Championship 2022!
Prizes are spread across multiple catego...
Bitcoin ETF trading begins
Tuesday, October 19, 2021 by Richard Harris
Bitcoin is holding above $60k following the signaled approval of a futures ETF from ProShares, but whether it touches the fabled $100k this year will depend on the next few days. If it can hold $60k and even push through the all-time high of $64,804 achieved in April this week, we may see a big Christmas present for Bitcoin investors.
Bitcoin ETF trading is approved
GameRefinery makes its iOS download and revenue data available free
Thursday, December 24, 2020 by Brittany Hainzinger
The data elves at mobile game insight and analytics specialist GameRefinery are bringing some much-needed Christmas cheer to all mobile game developers by making its download and revenue data for 100k iOS games available for free. Following its acquisition of market insight provider Reflection in early 2020, GameRefinery has been gradually integrating the data into its ...
Resilience Grant announced by App Samurai
Tuesday, May 12, 2020 by Brittany Hainzinger
App Samurai Inc announced it is launching a global Resilience Grant, supporting mobile app publishers that, in turn, support the mental, physical and emotional wellbeing of consumers throughout the on-going coronavirus pandemic.
The Resilience Grant will award up to $10,000 per start-up in advertising spend to help support their user acquisition campaigns during this...
Clubhouse user increase surpasses 100k
Wednesday, April 1, 2020 by Brittany Hainzinger
Clubhouse announced that its registered user base has increased from 30,000 to 100,000 since September 2019. Customers include the fastest-growing organizations like Dataiku, Glitch, LaunchDarkly and Scale AI.
Software project management tools are either too simple and do not scale as teams grow or they are overly complex to the point where the only choice is to adop...
Tech salaries in 2019 report is out
Wednesday, June 26, 2019 by Richard Harris
Career marketplace Hired released its fourth annual State of Salaries research report. The data looks at tech salaries in top global business hubs and analyzes how they’ve changed, how they fare when considering the cost of living, which industries pay the most, and how race and age impact compensation.
Other cities are giving SF a run for its money
Machine learning for the banking industry helps reduce criminal risk
Tuesday, August 7, 2018 by Richard Harris
Mindtree is using artificial intelligence and machine learning technology to help banks improve their ability to detect financial crimes and enhance reconciliation management. These service offerings are made possible through a partnership with Tookitaki's machine-learning-powered platform.
Banks and other financial institutions are challenged by both the rising ...
OverOps Platform helps DevOps find misbehaving code with ML
Thursday, August 2, 2018 by Christian Hargrave
Machine learning meets bug detection with the announcement that OverOps made about the release of their new platform. DevOps teams will soon be armed with net new machine data to effectively evaluate the reliability of software they promote and implement a culture of accountability within their organizations, says OverOps with the release fo their platform. At its core,...
Acumos AI Challenge sponsors to give out $100k in prizes
Thursday, July 26, 2018 by Richard Harris
AT&T and Tech Mahindra have announced that they will be sponsoring the Acumos AI Challenge, an open source developer competition that seeks innovative artificial intelligence (AI) solutions.
Working with The Linux Foundation, the companies encourage students, developers and data scientists to submit their ground-breaking AI solutions for the chance to win prize m...
The most loved and hated programming languages
Tuesday, March 13, 2018 by Richard Harris
Stack Overflow has released the Stack Overflow Annual Developer Survey results. With more than 100,000 responses from coders in 184 countries and dependent territories, it is the most extensive survey of the programmer workforce to date.The 2018 survey offers vital insights for businesses looking to understand, hire, engage, and enable the world's developers - shedding ...
Cloudflare and Google partner to support developer innovation
Thursday, September 21, 2017 by Richard Harris
Cloudflare is collaborating with Google Cloud to help support developer innovation on the Cloudflare Apps Platform. The companies will help eligible early-stage startups access the resources needed to quickly launch and scale Cloudflare Apps built on Google Cloud Platform. The Cloudflare Apps Platform enables developers to build applications and distribute them to the m...
DocuSign talks about embedding eSigning into your app
Monday, June 12, 2017 by Richard Harris
DocuSign, an eSignature startup, has a reported $3 billion valuation, more than 100+ million users, and a client roster that includes Microsoft, Salesforce, LinkedIn and SAP. Here Marie Huwe, the VP of Developer Programs and Evangelism at DocuSign, tells us about their API and how developers have influenced their growth and success to date. ADM: What is your role at Doc...
New IT Salary Research Shows Most DevOps Practitioners Earn $100K or More
Tuesday, September 6, 2016 by Stuart Parkerson
Puppet recently released its 2016 DevOps Salary Report which indicates that most DevOps practitioners in the United States earn $100,000 or more in annual salary. The annual report also found that 43 percent of IT managers earn $150,000 or more, up from 26 percent last year. The salary report is based on data gathered from more than 4,600 respondents to the survey.In th...
Unity Makes Updates to Recent Pricing Changes
Friday, June 17, 2016 by Richard Harris
As we reported earlier this June, Unity released a new subscription-based pricing model which will include all Unity platforms and iOS/Android add-ons.The company has now announced adjustments to the new pricing model based on input from customers.Specifically the changes respond to these two situations:- The cost for customers who had previously made use of upgrade dis...
Unity Releases New Subscription Pricing Models for Game Developers
Wednesday, June 1, 2016 by Stuart Parkerson
Unity has released new subscription-based pricing models which will include all Unity platforms, iOS and Android add-ons. The new pricing levels are: - Unity Personal: (Free) Includes all platforms to anyone with funding or revenues of less than $100,000 USD per year. Includes Unity Ads through a revenue stream plus base-level analytics feature.- Unity Plus: ($35/m...
An Interview with InMobi's Anshul Srivastava Reveals Her Perspective as a Female Developer
Tuesday, January 19, 2016 by Richard Harris
We recently visited with Anshul Srivastava who is a senior software engineer at InMobi, to get her perspective on app development. Anshul Srivastava joined InMobi 2012 and has helped build and implement algorithms for the programmatic unified marketplace.
Anshul has also built an Android app called 'Paintastic' under her developer alias 'Creativity Unlimi...
Developers Win Over $100K in Connect Ability Challenge
Friday, August 7, 2015 by Stuart Parkerson
AT&T and New York University’s ABILITY Lab, through the Connect Ability Challenge, have awarded over $100,000 in prizes to developers of high-tech solutions to improve the lives of people living with disabilities. The Connect Ability Challenge was a three month long technology challenge to spur innovation for people with physical, social, emotional and cogniti...
Monday, March 16, 2015 by Stuart Parkerson
The job market for developers continues to sizzle as companies ramp up hiring to meet expanding needs for a number of growing markets. Each week the Hired.com platform, which connects developers with job offers from top companies, analyzes the results of company engagement with developers on its platform. Due to the large number of companies actively recruiting on ...
AMASE Analogy: This Is What a Profitable App Looks like
Monday, January 19, 2015 by Josh Cline
Mobile-app development, marketing, and monetization are all extremely difficult to do well – it’s why very few mobile apps end up being successful.In this article from The Cline Group (I’m the President and CEO), my goal is to provide end-to-end insights into the mobile-user lifecycle. Let’s start by defining a successful mobile app as one that has achieved sustained pr...
APPNATION VI @ CES and AT&T Developers Conference See Record Crowds as Developers Look to New Technologies, IoT and Connected Devices for 2015
Tuesday, January 6, 2015 by Stuart Parkerson
I arrived in Vegas just in time Sunday afternoon to catch the tail end of the AT&T Developer Hackathon where over $100k in prizes were given away. I caught the AT&T Developer Conference opening keynote at the Palms and then swung over to the Cosmopolitan for APPNATION VI @ CES.By the time I got to APPNATION the event was already in full swing. By noon it was a p...
Parse Now Offers Push Experiments to Allow App Developers the Ability to AB Test Push Notification Marketing Campaigns
Friday, November 7, 2014 by Stuart Parkerson
Parse is launching Push Experiments, a new feature to help developers evaluate push messaging ideas to create the most effective notifications for an app. With Parse Push Experiments, developers can conduct A/B tests for push campaigns, then use the app’s realtime Parse Analytics data to help decide on the best variant to send.For each push campaign sent through the Par...
App Developer's Salaries Blow Past $100k: Your Future’s So Bright, You’ll Have to Wear Shades
Saturday, September 27, 2014 by Richard Harris
In 1986, one hit wonders Timbuk3 released the song “The Future's So Bright, I Gotta Wear Shades,” its ode to young tech grads. The lyrics included:I gotta job waiting for my graduationFifty thou a year will buy a lotta beerThings are going great, and they're only getting betterI'm doing all right, getting good gradesThe future's so bright I gotta wear shadesYes, $50K a ...
Using Location Analytics To Help Target Mobile Ads = More Money
Thursday, August 21, 2014 by Stuart Parkerson
Mobile technology has provided the opportunity to engage customers like never before. Serving the right information, at the right time, in the right place is now possible. I say possible, because having the opportunity and actually understanding how to leverage the opportunity are two separate things.If you’re dealing with one user, then sure it would be easy. But 50k, ...
Android App Developers Need to Check Their Apps for Heartbleed Vulnerability
Thursday, April 24, 2014 by Stuart Parkerson
A report from FireEye, a company that provides a virtual machine-based software security platform protecting companies against cyber attacks, has found that 150 million downloads of Android apps contain OpenSSL libraries vulnerable to Heartbleed.Heartbleed allows attackers to steal sensitive information from vulnerable websites by sending crafted SSL heartbeat mess...
Corona Announces Corona Starter build cross platforms app for free!
Thursday, April 4, 2013 by Richard Harris
Corona (LUA based App Building SDK) is now offering a completely free version of their SDK to allow anyone to signup, and start building apps, it's called Corona Starter. In previous years you could sign up and use the SDK but you couldn't actually publish your app. But now they allow the use of the SDK, and publishing into iOS, Android, Kindle, and Nook stores - all fo...
App Developer Magazine hits 100k Twitter followers
Friday, March 29, 2013 by Richard Harris
Shouting out to all of our Twitter followers, thanks for helping us grow to almost 100,000 followers and almost 10,000 Facebook likes!If you aren't following us yet please help us hit that 100k mark :) and stay in touch with daily news, and events in mobile app development....