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ZeroTurnaround launches XRebel Hub performance monitoring tool

ZeroTurnaround launches XRebel Hub performance monitoring tool

Friday, September 22, 2017 by

ZeroTurnaround has launched XRebel Hub, an Application Performance Management (APM) tool built for the development and testing phases of app development. Traditional APM tools focus on the production phase and are often geared to the operations function. The problem with relying solely on this traditional approach is that 80 percent of performance issues make it to prod...
Finxact expands capabilities for open Core-as-a-Service banking

Finxact expands capabilities for open Core-as-a-Service banking

Friday, September 22, 2017 by

Finxact has announced the availability of new features in its sandbox for qualified banks and ancillary service partners to begin exploring, innovating, and building novel products, mobile services, and modern banking capabilities. These new features are part of their Core-as-a-Service being launched in full-scale operations late this year.Their sandbox and Open Core AP...
App monetization and choosing the right partner

App monetization and choosing the right partner

Friday, September 22, 2017 by

The process of defining the business model for monetizing your apps and mobile games starts before even a single line of code is written. It's one of the most important considerations that'll shape your future strategy. It's the type of strategic decision that will influence your present and future development. And if you decide to monetize through advertising, choosing...
Cloudflare and Google partner to support developer innovation

Cloudflare and Google partner to support developer innovation

Thursday, September 21, 2017 by

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...
Shopping in AR is the future says Overstock

Shopping in AR is the future says Overstock

Thursday, September 21, 2017 by

Overstock.com, Inc. will be launching augmented reality (AR) within the retailer’s iOS shopping app. Shoppers using a cell phone or tablet with iOS11 can launch the AR experience directly from the retailer’s app, which features true-to-life-size 3D models, giving shoppers the most accurate representation of the product as possible so they can see exactly how it will fit...
FileMaker not for dummies

FileMaker not for dummies

Thursday, September 21, 2017 by

Organizations large and small are looking for cost-effective alternatives that will provide the agility and productivity they need on the path to digitization. Hence the growing popularity of low-code and no-code development platforms. As more vendors come to market with these platforms, it can be tempting to dismiss these as "dumbed down" or amateur app development. Th...
Freemium sales tips from an expert in SaaS

Freemium sales tips from an expert in SaaS

Wednesday, September 20, 2017 by

Does the no-sales-team approach really work? Many organizations have relied on the "viral" nature of their products to scale their businesses, all supposedly without a sales team. But there is something these multi-billion dollar companies aren't telling you - all-star sales teams sit at the core of their success.Freemium has been billed as a way to generate new revenue...
About the explosive growth of mobile video advertising

About the explosive growth of mobile video advertising

Tuesday, September 19, 2017 by

Smaato has released its Q2 2017 Global Trends in Mobile Advertising Report. Smaato conducted an in-depth analysis of the 1.5+ trillion ad impressions delivered on its platform in the second quarter of 2017, and found new data to support the massive growth of video advertising globally, and particularly in-app, which is growing faster over mobile web as a share of digita...
The impact of AI on the nearshoring market

The impact of AI on the nearshoring market

Tuesday, September 19, 2017 by

Artificial Intelligence solutions, such as machine learning and deep learning algorithms, and chatbots, are fast becoming a business necessity for organizations everywhere, helping them make data-driven predictions to improve business outcomes, enhance customer service and to improve business workflow. But as a nascent and complex technology, it's difficult for companie...
Dell releases REX-Ray V0.10 for container orchestration

Dell releases REX-Ray V0.10 for container orchestration

Monday, September 18, 2017 by

Dell Technologies announced the latest version of REX-Ray, an open source container orchestration engine. Created by {code}, formerly {code} by Dell EMC, REX-Ray v0.10 offers plugins, enabled by the Container Storage Interface (CSI), that implement a pre-release of the CSI 0.1 specification. As a result, major cloud providers and software-based platforms are immediately...
Low code does not mean simple or isolated

Low code does not mean simple or isolated

Monday, September 18, 2017 by

As automation and rapid development are increasingly becoming the order of the day, a clear pattern has begun to form between two key enterprise practices. That it is to say that low code development platforms are now often offering services for Enterprise Information Management. The new partnership between the two technologies being motivated by companies' constant dri...
Open Source as a Service platform launches

Open Source as a Service platform launches

Friday, September 15, 2017 by

Instaclustr has announced the launch of its Open Source-as-a-Service platform. This comprehensive platform offers customers across industries - and from startups to the enterprise - fully hosted and securely managed Apache Cassandra, Apache Spark, Elasticsearch, Kibana, Lucene, and Zeppelin. Each is delivered to customers in its 100% open source form, with no vendor or ...
Glispa acquires justAd to provide a better ad experience

Glispa acquires justAd to provide a better ad experience

Thursday, September 14, 2017 by

Glispa Global Group has announced that it has acquired justAd, a creative tech platform that enables brands and agencies to easily create, serve and analyze interactive ad units. justAd boosts ad results by allowing the creation of dynamic, interactive creatives at scale. These more engaging ads types enable brands and agencies to reach past “banner blindness syndrome,”...
The HTML5 killer you may not know about

The HTML5 killer you may not know about

Thursday, September 14, 2017 by

For years HTML has been the universal language for website construction, and it has been impressively resilient in the face of competing languages thus far. It’s been known to have the best combination of speed, security, responsiveness and compatibility of all programming languages on the market. However, the world is expanding beyond the internet browser to mobile and...
What the iPhone X and iOS 11 mean to app developers

What the iPhone X and iOS 11 mean to app developers

Tuesday, September 12, 2017 by

The excitement of Apple launch day always reminds me of the Willy Wonka “opening of the gates”, you know - where the public gets a peek inside Apple's secret factory for a brief moment. But this year the Apple event feels a bit different. Maybe it’s the recent leaks, maybe it’s because we all know Apple is facing a ceiling of innovation they have to punch through - and ...
Low-code app development considerations

Low-code app development considerations

Friday, September 08, 2017 by

Love them or hate them, low-code platforms have made some notable impacts in the enterprise mobile app software development industry. The simple ease of use and low costs of such platforms at the expense of some creative freedoms has proven to be a revolutionary practice.That's why we sat down and had a chat with the experts to learn more on how low-code fares in the pr...
Providing in-app customer support help from Helpshift

Providing in-app customer support help from Helpshift

Thursday, September 07, 2017 by

In today's hyper-competitive market, a developer must be sure to remove all potential friction points, which can irritate customers, or risk app extinction. Even the best of apps have seen this negative trend over a long period of time due directly to subjects like, customer support, scalability, and poor retention efforts.We had a chat with Abinash Tripathy, co-founder...
Mobile GPS Tracking app Chirp GPS launches 3.0

Mobile GPS Tracking app Chirp GPS launches 3.0

Monday, September 04, 2017 by

Chirp GPS, the professional mobile GPS tracking mobile app and website used by hundreds of thousands of professionals, has announced that the long awaited version 3.0 is now available for download in the Apple app store and Google play store.The update comes after a year in research and development, and through watching how users engaged with Chirp GPS in their daily li...
Build a mobile API ecosystem that is high performing and reliable

Build a mobile API ecosystem that is high performing and reliable

Saturday, September 02, 2017 by

Application Program Interfaces (API's) represent an effective way to build and manage mobile services. By using API's - a set of routines, protocols and tools for building software applications - application developers no longer have to buy technology software or hardware. Instead, they can simply plug into a growing open ecosystem of API-driven services. It is simple t...
Google ARCore SDK releases Unreal Engine support

Google ARCore SDK releases Unreal Engine support

Friday, September 01, 2017 by

Google has announced ARCore, bringing augmented reality (AR) functionality to Android smartphones. Developers can immediately get started with Google’s developer preview of ARCore, which also includes Unreal Engine support. ARCore enables AR development across Android ecosystem, giving developers the ability to make compelling AR experiences without the need for any add...
Tips for securing container deployments

Tips for securing container deployments

Friday, September 01, 2017 by

Container deployments are still susceptible to the regular threats that other types of deployments are - including DDoS and cross-site scripting attacks. In fact, hackers often take advantage of compromised containers to scan sensitive data, download malware, or privilegeunauthorized access to any of your containers, hosts or data centers.Fei Huang is the CEO of NeuVect...
Make better apps to get enterprise users engaged

Make better apps to get enterprise users engaged

Wednesday, August 30, 2017 by

Think about all the big (and little) moments that can make or break your business. Like when managers are prioritizing their spending for the coming year. Or when sales reps are pitching to your biggest client. These moments of engagement are the vital times when employees need instant access to insights that will help them make smarter decisions and perform at the top ...
When Taylor Swift crashes servers

When Taylor Swift crashes servers

Wednesday, August 30, 2017 by

Whether it be a new pop star album, release of a new season of a TV show, or a "fight of the century" style hyped up fight, we never quite think about what it takes in technological infrastructure to make all of the magic happen. In particular, with the release of Taylor Swift's latest song, "Look what you made me do," a similar situation arose which had many scrambling...
IDERA acquires Sencha to provide web developer tools

IDERA acquires Sencha to provide web developer tools

Tuesday, August 29, 2017 by

IDERA, Inc. has announced an agreement to acquire Sencha, a web application development platform. Sencha will be integrated with Embarcadero, IDERA, Inc.’s developer tools division.Sencha’s Web Application Development Platform empowers companies to design, develop and test cross-platform web applications for desktops, tablets and smartphones. IDERA also noted that "in r...
How app developers can avoid costly IP mistakes

How app developers can avoid costly IP mistakes

Tuesday, August 29, 2017 by

In the early stages of product development, app developers often pour time and resources into building a viable business, development, and marketing. And while most app developers certainly take intellectual property (IP) protection into consideration, the unfortunate reality is that many underestimate just how integral a strong IP strategy is to commercial success and ...
Building a viral app platform

Building a viral app platform

Monday, August 28, 2017 by

With the 1 year anniversary of Pokemon Go fresh in our minds, it's fair to wonder why more mobile games have not reached the same level of success. Many have made an initial splash but failed to maintain the momentum necessary to achieve viral status. One notable exception is Trivia Crack. Since it's release in 2013, the mobile gaming sensation has been downloaded more ...
OfferCraft and Swinomish Casino launch new gamified campaigns

OfferCraft and Swinomish Casino launch new gamified campaigns

Friday, August 25, 2017 by

OfferCraft has teamed up with Swinomish Casino & Lodge in Anacortes, Washington, to launch weekly gamified offers that customers can play on their website, in email and via social media. And each week, the Swinomish Team offers a live look at each game on Facebook.The games, themed around a movie series, summer holidays and casino amenities and anniversaries, have b...
Epic Games awards new Unreal Devs with $5M

Epic Games awards new Unreal Devs with $5M

Friday, August 25, 2017 by

Epic Games has announced the latest round of Unreal Dev Grants, a $5 million initiative that awards developers with no-strings-attached funding for their valuable contributions to the Unreal Engine community. Spanning a wide array of projects, including video games in development to the work of diligent community supporters, 15 recipients are receiving a total exceeding...
A poor tester blames his tools

A poor tester blames his tools

Friday, August 25, 2017 by

We've all heard that an artist is only as good as his tools. But does that ring true for app testing? The shear number of application testing products may seem overwhelming at first, but finding the most efficient environment for your app can be the difference between success and failure. Asaf Saar is the Director of Product Management at Sauce Labs, a company that deve...
Making the DevOps DNS Connection

Making the DevOps DNS Connection

Friday, August 25, 2017 by

What is DevOps and why has the DevOps model become so popular? It is an approach to development that saves money and increases efficiency. It results in faster development cycles, fewer errors, and not as many pricy code fixes post-deployment. In contrast to the previous Waterfall model, DevOps aims for continuous development and deployment. To achieve this, organizatio...
Viaplay launches direct carrier billing with Fortumo

Viaplay launches direct carrier billing with Fortumo

Friday, August 25, 2017 by

The video streaming service Viaplay and the mobile payments company Fortumo announced the launch of a direct carrier billing partnership. Users can now purchase access to both Viaplay and Viaplay Sport by charging the payment to their mobile phone bill or deducting it from their prepaid SIM card balance. The first market where the payment method has been rolled out is E...
Kony introduces us to AppPlatform V8

Kony introduces us to AppPlatform V8

Thursday, August 24, 2017 by

Businesses big and small are feeling the mounting pressure of increasing demand by their clients, employees and partners for mobile apps. Many of them struggle to meet this demand. Especially with limited budgets and lack of in-house developer skills, which seem to be the biggest hurdles.To help solve this mobile app dilemma, Kony recently launched its Kony AppPlatform ...
Immersv VR and Mobile 360 marketing firm nabs $10.5M in Series A

Immersv VR and Mobile 360 marketing firm nabs $10.5M in Series A

Wednesday, August 23, 2017 by

Immersv, an interactive advertising platform for Mobile 360 and Virtual Reality, has completed a $10.5 million Series A round of financing. The Series A financing builds on a year of significant product and market momentum for Immersv, which combines interactive 360 advertising with a programmatic real time bidding platform. The company has recently signed programmatic ...
IBM announces blockchain integration with bigbox food supply chains

IBM announces blockchain integration with bigbox food supply chains

Wednesday, August 23, 2017 by

A group of companies across the global food supply chain have announced a major blockchain collaboration with IBM intended to further strengthen consumer confidence in the global food system. The consortium includes Dole, Driscoll’s, Golden State Foods, Kroger, McCormick and Company, McLane Company, Nestlé, Tyson Foods, Unilever and Walmart, who will work with IBM to id...
Application performance monitoring and cloud migration

Application performance monitoring and cloud migration

Wednesday, August 23, 2017 by

The IT organization is becoming more and more strategic in helping companies reach their business goals. Companies are using technology as a means to not just expose new opportunities and tap into new markets but find ways to relate to their customer base and drive loyalty. As most of us are well aware, the primary choice for businesses today is to move as much of their...
Quest launches Toad Edge toolset for MySQL

Quest launches Toad Edge toolset for MySQL

Tuesday, August 22, 2017 by

Quest Software, a global systems management and security software provider, has announced the availability of Toad Edge, a new commercial database toolset that makes it easy for development teams and database administrators (DBAs) to develop and manage next-generation open source database environments. With the first release supporting MySQL, Toad Edge saves time, minim...
$40 million genomics accelerator introduced by Helix and Illumina

$40 million genomics accelerator introduced by Helix and Illumina

Tuesday, August 22, 2017 by

Helix, a personal genomics company, has announced a collaboration with Illumina Accelerator, a business accelerator focused solely on creating an innovation ecosystem for the genomics industry. Together, the organizations will partner with entrepreneurs to foster and accelerate innovation and development of DNA-driven products and insights for consumers. Interested star...
IT pros think their job will get harder in next 3 years

IT pros think their job will get harder in next 3 years

Tuesday, August 22, 2017 by

ManageEngine, a real-time IT management company and creators of ServiceDesk Plus has announced the results of its IT Service Management Future Readiness survey. The report, which was conducted in collaboration with ITSM.tools, consisted of ten questions that focused on the opportunities and challenges ITSM will see in the future. It was presented to ITSM professionals a...
Live call routing feature released by VictorOps using Twilio functions

Live call routing feature released by VictorOps using Twilio functions

Tuesday, August 22, 2017 by

VictorOps, a real-time incident management company for DevOps teams, announced the successful implementation of Live Call Routing, a new feature for critical incident management. Live Call Routing is built using Twilio Functions, a serverless environment for building and running communications applications via the Twilio Platform. With Live Call Routing, VictorOps users...
Zinnov names Aricent a leader in IoT

Zinnov names Aricent a leader in IoT

Friday, August 18, 2017 by

Aricent, a global design and engineering company, has announced that for the second year running, the company has been recognized among the leading players in the IoT market by Zinnov. The Zinnov Zones 2017 IoT Technology Services report classed Aricent in the leadership zone in five major industry categories that underline the company’s rich heritage in innovation and ...
Russian mobile markets showing good signs for growth

Russian mobile markets showing good signs for growth

Friday, August 18, 2017 by

With just $1.4 billion in revenues last year, the Russian gaming market looks rather modest when compared to the $24-billion Chinese market and the nearly $4-billion British market. However, a multitude of factors make the Russian market highly attractive to international investors and game publishers, says a report published by mobile marketing agency Zorka.Mobi and bu...
AR experience to be provided as New York Jets team up with Xperiel

AR experience to be provided as New York Jets team up with Xperiel

Friday, August 18, 2017 by

To kick-off the 2017-2018 NFL season, the New York Jets and Xperiel, inventor of the Real World Web (RWW) platform, are announcing a partnership to bring football fans’ favorite in-stadium activities right to their fingertips. Starting on September 24, during the home game against the Miami Dolphins, fans using the New York Jets app will be able to participate in custom...
Mobile SDKs: What they really do to your mobile app

Mobile SDKs: What they really do to your mobile app

Friday, August 18, 2017 by

Mobile SDKs; love them or hate them, they're here to stay. They provide our apps with all sorts of functionality that would be incredibly time consuming to build, and they give us another means to monetize our apps. Third party SDKs are in fact, quite popular. According to a study done by SafeDK, on average each Android app uses nearly 18 third party SDKs. That number i...
3 new tools released by Red Hat

3 new tools released by Red Hat

Friday, August 18, 2017 by

Red Hat has released all new developer tools, available on multiple platforms. This collection of tools has been assembled into an easy-to-use installer to help software developers quickly and easily put together a development environment to create containerized enterprise Java apps by installing OpenShift on their desktop. The Developer Tools Installer will automatical...
Web professionals reporting client growth says GoDaddy

Web professionals reporting client growth says GoDaddy

Wednesday, August 16, 2017 by

A survey of web developers and designers finds that the web professional industry continues to boom two decades after the emergence of the Internet. Rapid growth in clients is fueled by the retail and travel industries, according to a new global research study commissioned by GoDaddy.The industry study, conducted in the United States, Germany, United Kingdom, India, Bra...
Developers playing nice with the platform approach to making apps

Developers playing nice with the platform approach to making apps

Wednesday, August 16, 2017 by

Kumar manages travel and logistics for a large banking company. He handles the mammoth task of arranging transport for employees who work beyond regular hours, and this takes up considerable time and effort, with back-and-forth messaging and calls. His problem is compounded by the fact that many employees are restricted from carrying personal computing devices (such as ...
Codeless security integrations by Blackberry and Appdome announced

Codeless security integrations by Blackberry and Appdome announced

Tuesday, August 15, 2017 by

BlackBerry Limited and Appdome, a cloud hub for mobile app integration, announced they are enabling codeless integration of secure voice, video and messaging capabilities. Available under Appdome’s newest service category, Secure Messaging, the BBM Enterprise SDK (software development kit) offers a growing set of secure communications capabilities that mobile app develo...
Xojo 2017 cross platform tool updates are now available

Xojo 2017 cross platform tool updates are now available

Tuesday, August 15, 2017 by

Xojo, Inc., a company helping developers create native cross-platform applications, has announced the availability of Xojo 2017 Release 2. Xojo is a rapid application development tool for making apps for the desktop (macOS, Windows and Linux), web, iOS, and Raspberry Pi. In addition to over 250 improvements, this release focuses on enhancements to 64-bit support, Linux ...
Everything you need to know about DBaaS

Everything you need to know about DBaaS

Tuesday, August 15, 2017 by

With any business, there comes a constant string of decisions a start-up founder, CTO, or small business owner must make to assure that the technologies they manage are being utilized to their fullest potential. Managing such technologies may have been difficult in the past, but in today's cloud environments, which provide virtually limitless capabilities, the burden is...
Appdome integrates into the AppConfig community

Appdome integrates into the AppConfig community

Monday, August 14, 2017 by

Appdome, a cloud hub for mobile app integration, has joined the AppConfig Community, re-affirming its ongoing commitment to a secure and efficient mobile industry. AppConfig’s best practice feature-set can now be automatically integrated in apps via the Appdome platform, all without any code or coding. App Publishers (ISVs) and enterprise app developers can add AppConfi...
Veracode announced two new key integrations

Veracode announced two new key integrations

Friday, August 11, 2017 by

Veracode, a software security company acquired by CA Technologies, has announced the Veracode HPE Application Lifecycle Manager (ALM) Flaw Synchronizer Plug-in, which empowers development and QA/release engineers to fix security vulnerabilities early in the Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC). The company also announced an enhanced integration to the Veracode Applicat...
5 Agile practices to keep pace with digital transformation

5 Agile practices to keep pace with digital transformation

Friday, August 11, 2017 by

Disruptive, continuous change is now the norm. Online companies like Uber, Airbnb and Netflix have transformed the transportation, hospitality and entertainment industries with disruptive technologies and services that couldn’t have been conceived just ten years ago.However, enterprise organizations have been slower to respond. While customer facing web and mobile appli...
Learn FileMaker with help from new Custom App Academy

Learn FileMaker with help from new Custom App Academy

Thursday, August 10, 2017 by

FileMaker, Inc. has announced the launch of its Custom App Academy and FileMaker Developer Conference videos designed to help individuals learn to build custom apps using their Platform.The new Custom App Academy includes video tutorials with step-by-step guidance tailored to the learner’s level:- Fundamentals: Provides an overview of their Platform and the basic naviga...
NoSQL databases can now use Hackolade's CLI

NoSQL databases can now use Hackolade's CLI

Tuesday, August 08, 2017 by

With GDPR quickly approaching, Hackolade has announced its Command Line Interface (CLI) to help companies with the pending GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) regulatory compliance (scheduled for May 25, 2018), along with overall corporate data governance needs. The CLI is currently available for the following NoSQL databases: MongoDB, Couchbase, DynamoDB, and Azu...
Kendo UI Builder v2 is now compatable with Electron Shell framework

Kendo UI Builder v2 is now compatable with Electron Shell framework

Monday, August 07, 2017 by

Progress has announced the latest version of Progress Kendo UI Builder, a responsive web UI toolkit for rapidly delivering beautiful and intuitive web experiences. The new release introduces browser compatibility with Electron Shell, an extended library of built-in templates, the ability to customize screens with Blank View and enhanced data connectivity.“Today, the ult...
iOS 11 developer tips to maximize your opportunities

iOS 11 developer tips to maximize your opportunities

Friday, August 04, 2017 by

One decade after the launch of the first iPhone, Apple is set to introduce the latest iOS. Deemed by the tech behemoth as the world's most advanced mobile operating system, iOS 11, still in public beta test, is packed with capabilities designed to help developers create cohesive and immersive user experiences. Following are new features and long-anticipated upgrades inc...
How mobile app testing has changed

How mobile app testing has changed

Friday, August 04, 2017 by

Technologies are rapidly evolving and ways of testing them are changing too. But one thing remains true - product quality must be high. Therefore, it is important to have a clear vision on how you will guarantee that your product is working as planned. Depending on the project, you can build your own testing team, hire professional consultants or do a combination of bot...
Low-code development is improving delivery speed

Low-code development is improving delivery speed

Thursday, August 03, 2017 by

New survey results from by Appian, from North American IT and executive leadership about their strategies for low-code platform implementation are out. The commissioned survey, conducted by leading independent analyst firm Forrester Consulting, shows decision-makers are leveraging low-code platforms to support three primary digital initiatives: digital process auto...
Tizen app developer growth is exploding says Hokyu Choi from Samsung

Tizen app developer growth is exploding says Hokyu Choi from Samsung

Thursday, August 03, 2017 by

Ever since Samsung released their own operating system, Tizen OS, into the market back at the beginning of 2012, Samsung has been continuously pushing for the adoption of the mobile OS on their devices. But although Android still dominates a majority share of Samsung devices in many regions, the growth of the Tizen OS is not to be overlooked and still has the potential ...
Developers are most wary of these technologies being hacked

Developers are most wary of these technologies being hacked

Wednesday, August 02, 2017 by

In a new survey by Netsparker Ltd., a provider of web applications security, developers agreed that the government and financial services are the two sectors most vulnerable to hacking and that smart home IoT is the most vulnerable technology.Propeller Insights conducted the recent survey of U.S.-based software developers for Netsparker from July 5-7, 2017.Government mo...
Game developers can now use StratusCore's Virtual Studio platform

Game developers can now use StratusCore's Virtual Studio platform

Wednesday, August 02, 2017 by

StratusCore, a content production technology company, has announced significant enhancements to its cloud-based Virtual Studio platform that allows digital artists and creative studios to create content in a more cost-effective way with on-demand access to an expanded range of software tools, compute and collaboration.StratusCore’s Virtual Studio is a pre- to post-produ...
A discussion with Oracle on chatbots

A discussion with Oracle on chatbots

Wednesday, August 02, 2017 by

With recent advancements in machine learning and the convergence of compute power and big data bringing artificial intelligence into the mainstream, intelligent bots will transform every facet of every industry and dramatically improve the customer experience. We recently had a discussion with Mr. Suhas Uliyar from Oracle to chat about how Oracle is using this transform...
PagerDuty expands into APAC regions along with new Australia IT report

PagerDuty expands into APAC regions along with new Australia IT report

Tuesday, August 01, 2017 by

PagerDuty, a provider of digital operations management, has announced the launch of its local team in Sydney, Australia. The global expansion will help the company further grow its presence in the Asia-Pacific region and address the increasing need for digital operations management software. The company also announced the appointment of David Wall, former head of APAC s...
Mobile rewarded ads help increase IAP spends shows study

Mobile rewarded ads help increase IAP spends shows study

Tuesday, August 01, 2017 by

Rewarded videos inside games and apps can be a double edge sword. Give "something" to a user for watching a video is a gamble because it's hard to decipher how users will react. It's an obvious thought to wonder if rewarded ads take revenue away from In-App Purchases (IAPs). But new data out today from Tapjoy shows that rewarded ads actually help increase IAP ...
Helpshift helping top grossing apps with their customer support

Helpshift helping top grossing apps with their customer support

Monday, July 31, 2017 by

Helpshift, the company providing customer support through enterprise-level, in-app customer experiences, has announced that its customer support platform is used by 34 of the top 100 grossing gaming apps, including five of the top 20, as ranked on Apptopia, a provider of mobile app intelligence.“Gaming apps that provide more sophisticated in-app support are more likely ...
Samsung ARTIK lets you monetize the data shared by IoT devices

Samsung ARTIK lets you monetize the data shared by IoT devices

Monday, July 31, 2017 by

Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. just launched Samsung ARTIK Cloud Monetization for the Internet of Things (IoT), which is a  new service to monetize the data shared by IoT devices and enable an IoT data economy. For the first time since the dawn of IoT, device manufacturers and service providers can tap into an open ecosystem and create service plans that generate rev...
Adobe will be stopping updates for Flash by 2021

Adobe will be stopping updates for Flash by 2021

Friday, July 28, 2017 by

Adobe has announced its plans to stop updating and distributing Flash Player at the end of 2020. As open web standards like WebGL and HTML5 rapidly advanced to offer many of the web game development capabilities provided by Flash, it became clear that Flash's lifespan was limited.As a result, Facebook has partnered with game developers to support their HTML5 efforts, he...
Why Tricentis acquired Flood IO

Why Tricentis acquired Flood IO

Friday, July 28, 2017 by

Flood's breakthrough technology frees load testing from resource-intensive performance labs and "shifts it left" with a simplified and highly-scalable approach. Together, Tricentis and Flood are transforming load testing for today's lean, fast-paced delivery pipelines. Transforming Load Testing for DevOps and AgileFlood lets DevOps teams test how their applications...
Omni-channel insights launch for phone call analytics platform DialogTech

Omni-channel insights launch for phone call analytics platform DialogTech

Wednesday, July 26, 2017 by

DialogTech, a provider of marketing analytics for phone calls, has announced the launch of Dashboard Insights. Businesses and agencies can now access and visualize DialogTech’s call analytics data however they choose to gain the right insights into how phone calls from digital advertising, website interactions and offline marketing drive appointments, customers and reve...
Vue.js framework steamrolling at VueConf this year

Vue.js framework steamrolling at VueConf this year

Wednesday, July 26, 2017 by

VueConf, the first ever international conference dedicated solely to the Vue.js framework that took place on June 21-23, 2017 in Wrocław, was a major success. With 320 attendees flying in from 35 countries, VueConf has definitely proved that Vue is no longer just a blip on the framework map, but a mature technology adopted by leading businesses worldwide, such as Adobe ...
Checkmarx acquired Codebashing

Checkmarx acquired Codebashing

Tuesday, July 25, 2017 by

Checkmarx has acquired Codebashing, an application security education company that delivers Game-like AppSec Training for Developers.Traditional secure coding education is ineffective and cannot scale to deliver continuous and across the board secure coding knowledge. Long training courses disrupt the developer’s daily routine and don't address the specific challenge as...
New Giant Gecko MCU microcontrollers aim to help complex IoT apps

New Giant Gecko MCU microcontrollers aim to help complex IoT apps

Tuesday, July 25, 2017 by

Silicon Labs has expanded its energy-friendly EFM32 Gecko portfolio with industrial-strength microcontrollers (MCUs) delivering better performance, more features and lower power. The new EFM32GG11 Giant Gecko MCU family offers an improved feature set available in the low-power MCU market, targeting smart metering, asset tracking, industrial/building automation, wearable...
HUMANOBOT can discover non-human activities trying to commit fraud

HUMANOBOT can discover non-human activities trying to commit fraud

Tuesday, July 25, 2017 by

SecuredTouch's HUMANOBOT behavioral biometrics tech has recently fine-tuned its platform to better detect non-human activities like bots and emulators trying to commit fraud. HUMANOBOT detects non-human behavior generated by bots, malware, and automated scripts and stops fraud-focused emulators within mobile applications.The system recognizes these behaviors using advan...
Kony gauges the state of apps in the enterprise

Kony gauges the state of apps in the enterprise

Tuesday, July 25, 2017 by

More businesses are realizing the importance of mobile apps, but are discovering deploying and managing apps in their business is not as easy as they had thought. To gauge the state of apps in the enterprise, Kony, Inc., an enterprise mobility and digital applications company, partnered with Wakefield Research. The global survey of more than 1,000 line-of-business execu...
Actiance announces ISV Developer Program

Actiance announces ISV Developer Program

Monday, July 24, 2017 by

Actiance has announced its ISV Developer Program. The new partner program will expand Actiance’s compliance and archiving platform, providing customers with more powerful solutions to help them stay compliant with regulatory mandates set by FINRA, SEC, IIROC, FCA, GDPR, and MiFID II, and others, as well as gain valuable insights from the communications data they collect...
Why apps with subscription models are taking over

Why apps with subscription models are taking over

Monday, July 24, 2017 by

Anybody with a passing acquaintance with the app store, whether on iOS or Android, is fully aware of the vast quantities of apps crammed into every (digital) nook and crevice, with more being released each passing day. For Apple and Google, this competition is great - the more apps there are, the more money they make. But for app developers, more competition means that ...
STREAM from Lucktastic lets app marketers define and target US consumers

STREAM from Lucktastic lets app marketers define and target US consumers

Monday, July 24, 2017 by

Lucktastic, a free app that is crushing it with app rewards, has introduced the STREAM audience platform. STREAM gives marketers the ability to define and target mobile first US consumers using their proprietary first party data. Access to the STREAM is available immediately with the ability to apply segmentation across all of the unique native ad units within the app.“...
NERDS GONE WILD exhibit by Todd Goldman has reached New York

NERDS GONE WILD exhibit by Todd Goldman has reached New York

Saturday, July 22, 2017 by

The Ross Art Group, Inc., a popular Midtown New York gallery, has announced “NERDS GONE WILD,” as part of an exclusive exhibit of original art of Todd Goldman artworks that celebrates how the tech industry and art collide. The exhibit titled “NEVER GROW UP” showcases “art you can enjoy seven days a week and it still makes you happy every time you look at it,” Goldman ce...
This native SDK helps you boost your mobile audience

This native SDK helps you boost your mobile audience

Saturday, July 22, 2017 by

Spot.IM, a technology startup that builds global communities around the web, has announced the launch of its native Software Development Kit (SDK), enabling publishers of all sizes to significantly boost audience engagement, drive traffic, and earn meaningful revenue across mobile apps. By making Spot.IM's community solutions available to the public in a native SDK, iOS...
Motorola and AI company Neurala are going to make intelligent cameras

Motorola and AI company Neurala are going to make intelligent cameras

Friday, July 21, 2017 by

Motorola Solutions announced that it will work with artificial intelligence (AI) company Neurala to develop intelligent cameras for public safety users. The goal is to enable police officers to more efficiently search for objects or persons of interest, such as missing children and suspects.The companies will work together to integrate Neurala’s AI capabilities with Mot...
CA says you are probably missing out on the benefits of continuous testing

CA says you are probably missing out on the benefits of continuous testing

Friday, July 21, 2017 by

Results from a CA Technologies global study reveal that while 75 percent of organizations highlight continuous testing as critical or important, only a minority of survey respondents have made exceptional progress acquiring the necessary knowledge and key enablers to drive digital transformation. The 20 percent of survey respondents identified as continuous testing ‘Lea...
Appy Pie App Sheets feature

Appy Pie App Sheets feature

Friday, July 21, 2017 by

Appy Pie, a cloud-based mobile application builder platform just announced the launch of its App Sheets feature, which allows business owners to link all of their Google Spreadsheets and Forms into an app to modify in real-time. Appy Pie’s newest feature allows users to have access to their Google Spreadsheets or Forms directly from the Appy Pie app to instantly add, mo...
InnoVault lets you embed end-to-end data security encryption to apps

InnoVault lets you embed end-to-end data security encryption to apps

Friday, July 21, 2017 by

Tozny, which has built a secure, privacy-preserving and password-free mobile authentication system, has announced the launch of InnoVault, an easy-to-use toolkit allowing developers to embed end-to-end data security encryption capabilities into their websites, apps, or software. As a result, developers can now raise the level of their data security and privacy managemen...
Software developers are easy targets for hackers study finds

Software developers are easy targets for hackers study finds

Thursday, July 20, 2017 by

Netsparker Ltd., a company in the web applications security industry, has released survey results showing that most software developers make themselves easy targets for hackers, even when they are behind a corporate firewall. The primary reason is not that their web server software is out of date, however. Instead, it is largely the result of developers running vulnerab...
The first Bluetooth Mesh solution from Silicon Labs lands

The first Bluetooth Mesh solution from Silicon Labs lands

Wednesday, July 19, 2017 by

To help developers simplify the design of mesh-networked devices for the Internet of Things (IoT) and get to market faster, Silicon Labs introduced a comprehensive suite of software and hardware that supports the new Bluetooth mesh specification. The new Bluetooth mesh solution benefits from the company’s proven mesh networking expertise and includes development tools, ...
Stop masking your crappy apps

Stop masking your crappy apps

Wednesday, July 19, 2017 by

This may come as a surprise, but the “close door” button in an elevator does absolutely nothing to make the door shut faster. It’s purely a psychological ploy to ease the minds of impatient riders. It tricks them into thinking that they’re speeding up their ride when in reality it is solely designed to calm their nerves during unwanted seconds spent waiting.Developers h...
5,000 developers and professionals responded in Skill Up 2017

5,000 developers and professionals responded in Skill Up 2017

Wednesday, July 19, 2017 by

Nearly 5,000 developers and tech professionals across the world responded to Packt’s third annual Skill Up survey to share their thoughts on the latest tech tools and trends, and how they work and learn. Skill Up 2017 also investigated wider questions about the tech industry - from its status and value in organizations and industry, through to urgent issues around diver...
Lucktastic releases STREAM audience platform

Lucktastic releases STREAM audience platform

Wednesday, July 19, 2017 by

Lucktastic, a free app that is crushing it with app rewards, has introduced the STREAM audience platform. STREAM gives marketers the ability to define and target mobile first US consumers using their proprietary first party data. Access to the STREAM is available immediately with the ability to apply segmentation across all of the unique native ad units within the app.“...
Sports and Entertainment Digital Accelerator for SportsTech launches

Sports and Entertainment Digital Accelerator for SportsTech launches

Tuesday, July 18, 2017 by

Built.io, provider of a Digital Fan Experience Platform, and BeyondCurious, a digital transformation consultancy, has announced a joint offering for the SportsTech world: the Sports & Entertainment Digital Accelerator. The Digital Accelerator program helps sports teams transform their venue, team and fan experiences through innovative use of digital technology.Under...
Blueprint now integrates with CA Agile Requirements Designer

Blueprint now integrates with CA Agile Requirements Designer

Tuesday, July 18, 2017 by

Blueprint has announced the integration of its Blueprint solution with CA Agile Requirements Designer (CA ARD) from CA Technologies. Blueprint Storyteller is an agile planning solution for large-scale enterprise transformation, and Agile Requirements Designer is an end-to-end requirements design, test design automation, and automated test case design tool. The integrati...
Amos Ben Yaacov hired as PacketZoom's General Manager EMEA

Amos Ben Yaacov hired as PacketZoom's General Manager EMEA

Tuesday, July 18, 2017 by

PacketZoom, a leader in mobile application acceleration, announced today that it has expanded to Europe to help accelerate mobile app performance in the region. The company has hired industry veteran Amos Ben Yaacov as its new General Manager EMEA to oversee growth throughout Europe and bring PacketZoom’s proprietary app analytics, controls and acceleration technology t...
Cloud native app firewall Twistlock 2.1 launches

Cloud native app firewall Twistlock 2.1 launches

Monday, July 17, 2017 by

Twistlock, a provider of cloud container security solutions, has announced the availability of Twistlock 2.1. The latest release of their flagship product includes a first of its kind cloud native app firewall, vulnerability risk ranking that uses knowledge of an enterprise’s unique environment to prioritize what to fix first, a brand new dashboard and integrated secret...
Avocarrot Unified SSP for mobile is launched from Glispa

Avocarrot Unified SSP for mobile is launched from Glispa

Monday, July 17, 2017 by

Following the announcement of its fourth strategic acquisition, Glispa Global Group, a mobile ad tech company, unveils its newest product offering, Avocarrot, the full-service monetization platform which serves all types of mobile in-app advertising, both programmatic and performance-based. The new platform offers full transparency, control, and ease of use to boost and...
Millionaire's Run game app offers winner-takes-all $1M grand prize

Millionaire's Run game app offers winner-takes-all $1M grand prize

Monday, July 17, 2017 by

A new mobile app just launched that’s set to reimagine the running game experience for both expert and casual players. As part of the launch, the team will host a global competition in search of the app’s fastest runner over the course of the next six months, with a $1,000 cash pot for each week’s high score, and a phenomenal winner-takes-all $1 million grand prize to p...
IIoT gets Lightning ML from FogHorn Systems

IIoT gets Lightning ML from FogHorn Systems

Monday, July 17, 2017 by

FogHorn Systems has announced the availability of Lightning ML, the newest version of its edge intelligence software platform for the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT). Lightning ML is an IIoT software platform with integrated machine learning capabilities and universal compatibility across all major IIoT edge systems.Accenture predicts that IIoT can add $14.2 trilli...
Postman app version 5.0 allows access to popular Postman Pro features

Postman app version 5.0 allows access to popular Postman Pro features

Friday, July 14, 2017 by

Postman has announced a major update to its free Postman app, version 5.0. Starting immediately, users of 5.0 will have limited-quantity access to many of the paid features of their Pro offerings, intended to support small and individual development projects.With this product release, all API developers can leverage the full power of Postman, with support at every stage...
Open Source Summit North America announces additional keynote speakers

Open Source Summit North America announces additional keynote speakers

Friday, July 14, 2017 by

The Linux Foundation has announced additional keynote speakers for Open Source Summit North America, taking place September 11-14 in Los Angeles, CA.The Linux Foundation Open Source Summit is the premier open source technical conference in North America, gathering 2,000 developers, operators and community leadership professionals to collaborate, share information and l...
Unity 2017.1 goes subscription based

Unity 2017.1 goes subscription based

Friday, July 14, 2017 by

Unity Technologies announced that Unity 2017.1 is now available to download from their Store. The update is the start of a new cycle that will evolve their popular game engine. 2017.1, which is the company’s first fully subscription-based product, focuses on helping teams work together more collaboratively by equipping artists and designers.“Unity 2017.1 is a one-stop c...
Box Elements for developers powers content experiences in their apps

Box Elements for developers powers content experiences in their apps

Friday, July 14, 2017 by

Box, Inc., a cloud content management company, has introduced Box Elements, a new set of tools for businesses of all sizes to bring their content experience into any application built with their Platform. The first set of tools, UI Elements, is generally available and includes four pre-built, customizable components of their user interface. The company also announced th...
Atlassian JIRA gets a new exploratory testing tool

Atlassian JIRA gets a new exploratory testing tool

Thursday, July 13, 2017 by

Tricentis has released an exploratory testing tool available as a native add-on for Atlassian JIRA. The Tricentis session-based exploratory testing tool simplifies the planning, documentation, and reporting of exploratory testing directly within the JIRA environment - with full traceability between exploratory test results and the associated JIRA issues. Explorator...

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