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Crypto-price-crash-wipes-off-billions-of-dollars-in-digital-assets

Crypto price crash wipes off billions of dollars in digital assets


Monday, November 28, 2022 by

The recent crypto price crash has wiped off billions of dollars in value of all digital assets, and non-fungible tokens are no exception. Over the past six months, the price of both NFT collections and NFT coins plunged, causing many NFT buyers to vanish from marketplaces. Still, the revenues of NFT marketplaces continued rising. According to data presented by Crypto...


Cardano-gets-largest-upgrade-in-5-years

Cardano gets largest upgrade in 5 years


Wednesday, October 19, 2022 by

The research and software development company behind Cardano, Input Output Global (IOG), has confirmed that it had last night, along with the Cardano Foundation technical team, successfully applied the much-anticipated ‘Vasil’ upgrade to the Cardano mainnet. The upgrade is set to bring increased network capacity, richer applications, and faster transactions ...


Mobile-tower-defense-game-stats

Mobile tower defense game stats


Tuesday, October 11, 2022 by

One of the most popular genres in mobile gaming is tower defense games. The mobile tower defense games market is especially popular on smartphones and tablets, where gamers can easily take them with them wherever they go. In addition, tower defense games are great for keeping people occupied on long road trips or flights, as they require little to no interaction from th...


Will-low-code-solve-developer-shortages

Will low code solve developer shortages


Thursday, September 1, 2022 by

A 2021 McKinsey survey found that 87% of US companies were seeing a developer shortage or were expecting one within the next few years, and skills and labor shortages are top on the list of CEOs' concerns. With the US Bureau of Labor Statistics predicting a 1.2 million shortfall in developers in the next four years it is clear something needs to do. However, in a ti...


App-store-revenue-increases-for-non-game-apps

App store revenue increases for non game apps


Wednesday, August 31, 2022 by

Gaming apps account for the majority of revenue on the App Store currently. However, that is to change in the coming years. According to the numbers presented by Safebettingsites.com, the user-spending on non-game apps in the App Store is set to increase by 176%, by 2026. This increase in revenue would see non-game spending from users eclipse the spending on games in th...


App-Stability-Index-of-top-mobile-apps

App Stability Index of top mobile apps


Wednesday, August 31, 2022 by

SmartBear, a provider of software development and visibility tools, has released its 2022 App Stability Index Report measuring the stability of the top 250 mobile and web apps used by Bugsnag customers worldwide. Using Bugsnag data from a 30-day period, the third annual report shows mobile apps are continuing the release trend of once per week, moving from a weekly rele...


$335B-gaming-app-market-by-2030

$335B gaming app market by 2030


Friday, August 26, 2022 by

A game engine is software that is used to generate and develop video games for personal computers, mobile phones, game consoles, and other devices. The automobile industry generates a substantial need for game engines used to develop UI and UX design. Gaming has numerous applications and is especially prevalent in academic and professional domains. The global gaming mar...


Key-drivers-of-the-metaverse-market

Key drivers of the metaverse market


Tuesday, August 23, 2022 by

Emmanuelle Rivet, Vice Chair, and US TMT & Global Technology Leader, at PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), has over 26 years of experience advising public and private tech companies on complex transactions from M&A and equity or debt offerings to system implementation and operations transformation for scale and compliance. Emmanuelle is focused on helping diverse tea...


The-metaverse-dominance-race-has-begun

The metaverse dominance race has begun


Monday, August 22, 2022 by

In a metaverse, everything is connected. Every corner of the internet is reachable and each individual user is represented by an avatar. The metaverse is a place where the physical and digital worlds collide, and it's quickly becoming the dominant platform for human interaction. This shift has huge implications for businesses, governments, and individuals. In a meta...


Celebrities-promoting-NFTS-warned-by-TINA

Celebrities promoting NFTS warned by TINA


Friday, August 19, 2022 by

An increasing number of celebrities are jumping on the NFT bandwagon, showcasing their digital assets on social media for the world to see. But are they just showing off or do they have a personal stake in the NFT and/or NFT company that they aren’t properly disclosing? Ad watchdog truthinadvertising.org (TINA.org) is seeking answers. TINA.org has sent letters ...


Using-blockchain-to-grow-your-business

Using blockchain to grow your business


Tuesday, August 16, 2022 by

By now, almost everyone who spends time in the tech space knows that blockchain technology is having a moment. It is a digital technology that has gained prominence in recent years, especially concerning the cryptocurrency industry. How you could be using blockchain to grow your business Blockchain technology is not just for tech-savvy bitcoin traders, however. Th...


Supercell-increases-stakes-in-Space-Ape-Games

Supercell increases stakes in Space Ape Games


Thursday, August 4, 2022 by

Supercell has invested an additional $37M to acquire a larger stake in mobile game developer and publisher Space Ape Games increasing its stake in the London studio from 62.6% to 75%. This is on top of their original $56.6M investment from 2017. They have also extended their line of credit by a further $50M, bringing Supercell’s total debt and equity inv...


Google-Play-app-spending-down-in-first-half-of-2022

Google Play app spending down in first half of 2022


Tuesday, July 26, 2022 by

The first half of 2022 has turned out to be disappointing for Android and its app store Google Play. According to the numbers presented by SafeBettingSites.com, app-spending on Google’s marketplace was down by 7.4% Y-O-Y during the first half of 2022. In the first half of 2022, Android users spent a total of $21.3 billion on apps. Total app spending up by ...


SKAdNetwork-and-Private-Relay-quasi-VPN

SKAdNetwork and Private Relay quasi-VPN


Thursday, June 30, 2022 by

During Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) 2020 and 2021, Apple came out with major updates to privacy that impacted mobile marketers for years to come in the iOS space. It’s no surprise everyone was waiting with bated breath to see where Apple would take us with WWDC 2022 announcements around iOS 16. While there were certainly going to be some...


Unified-Analytics-launches-from-BigPanda-Inc

Unified Analytics launches from BigPanda Inc


Friday, June 24, 2022 by

BigPanda, Inc. has launched Unified Analytics, a revamped feature that gives IT Ops teams new self-service analytic capabilities to create new and highly interactive dashboards and reports from complex IT Ops alert data. BigPanda is the only AIOps platform that also delivers a complete library of ready-to-use operational and value dashboards that allow users to rapidly ...


App-marketing-for-subscription-apps-report

App marketing for subscription apps report


Friday, June 17, 2022 by

AppsFlyer, in partnership with Liftoff, released the State of App Marketing for Subscription Apps, an in-depth report containing key insights that detail consumer trends and help marketers understand how subscription apps are navigating the age of digital privacy. As subscription-based apps grow year-over-year (YoY), reflecting the change in consumer behavior, apps i...


Bridging-marketing-gaps-with-data-cleanrooms

Bridging marketing gaps with data cleanrooms


Friday, June 10, 2022 by

If you have been following the advertising technology (adtech) ecosystem and all things privacy, measurement, and targeting, you know that the only thing that has remained unchanged is that everything is in a state of change every 6-12 months. In the past two years, Google announced its third-party cookie news, phasing them out now in 2023. More recently, Google anno...


Gala-May-Mayhem-wrapped-up

Gala May Mayhem wrapped up


Thursday, June 9, 2022 by

Gala, and its gaming division, Gala Games, have wrapped up their second annual month-long reward event called May Mayhem. Started in 2021, the event was designed to grow Gala’s user base and to reward as many current players as possible with large prizes in GALA, the official crypto token of the Gala Games Ecosystem. Even in the midst of the largest drop in the...


NFT-marketplace-revenues

NFT marketplace revenues


Thursday, June 2, 2022 by

While the world grappled with the downsides of the COVID-19 pandemic, the crypto space registered unprecedented booms, non-fungible tokens (NFTs) in particular registered a meteoric rise in their adoption in 2021. That said, available data points to NFTs continuing to contribute a small percentage of the crypto sector’s revenues. CryptoMonday.de has been analyz...


Gaming-app-availability-going-down

Gaming app availability going down


Thursday, June 2, 2022 by

Current data from BanklessTimes.com shows that the available game apps on Google Play went down by 32.96% in Q1 of 2022. The store shed over 220,000 mobile gaming apps from the 670,447 it had in Q4 2021. In November 2021, Google began filtering apps and games, removing those not targeting an API level within two years of the most recent Android version. Gaming app...


Global-gaming-revenue-to-cross-$200B

Global gaming revenue to cross $200B


Friday, May 27, 2022 by

The video gaming industry is set to cross a significant landmark in 2022. According to the numbers presented here by SafeBettingSites.com, the gaming industry will bring in more than $200 billion in revenues for the first time in 2022. The United States and China would continue to be the biggest gaming markets and account for half of the global revenue. Asia-Pacific ...


$37B-sent-to-NFT-marketplaces-in-2022-so-far

$37B sent to NFT marketplaces in 2022 so far


Friday, May 27, 2022 by

The non-fungible token (NFT) market is a tumultuous one. At one time, it is peaking and breaking all kinds of records; at the other, it's either stagnating or falling. 2022 hasn't been any exception. January kept pace with 2021's growths that would dip in February only to start rising again in mid-April. According to CryptoMonday.de, collec...


Fastest-growing-crypto-apps-in-Europe-are-MetaMask-and-KuCoin

Fastest growing crypto apps in Europe are MetaMask and KuCoin


Friday, May 20, 2022 by

Recent data from Cryptomonday.de indicates that KuCoin and MetaMask are the Fastest Growing Crypto apps in Europe. They had a combined 3M Installs in the first quarter of 2022. KuCoin and MetaMask are the fastest growing crypto apps in Europe Cryptomonday.de CEO Jonathan Merry attributes the faster growth rate of these apps to solid user growth in Russia, Turkey, ...


May-Mayhem-2022-kicks-off-with-over-$4M-in-prizes

May Mayhem 2022 kicks off with over $4M in prizes


Tuesday, May 17, 2022 by

Gala, the rapidly growing Web3 entertainment company, and its gaming division, Gala Games, have officially kicked off a month-long reward event called May Mayhem. It started in 2021, the event was designed to grow Gala's user base and to reward as many current players as possible with large prizes in GALA, the official crypto token of the Gala Games Ecosystem. Ga...


Will-The-Metaverse-bubble-will-burst

Will The Metaverse bubble will burst


Monday, May 9, 2022 by

"The meta-bubble is set to burst, with a bang. There are an astonishing 160 companies currently building their own metaverses. This is an unbelievable amount of time and money pouring into unchartered territory," says Tim Frost, founder, and CEO of Yield App. "The metaverse looks set to be the next big stage on which we will see crippling los...


Web3-developer-ecosystem-is-accelerating-globally

Web3 developer ecosystem is accelerating globally


Friday, May 6, 2022 by

Rockaway Blockchain Fund (RBF), a European venture capital firm that invests in digital assets and infrastructure, has highlighted that Web3 developer activity is accelerating globally, with Europe set to become a major hub. Speaking ahead of the Gateway to Cosmos Conference and Hackathon in Prague, the VC firm outlined how Europe’s presence as a leading tech h...


JSON-form-widget-lands-from-Appsmith

JSON form widget lands from Appsmith


Monday, May 2, 2022 by

Appsmith announced the availability of its JSON Form Widget which saves developers huge amounts of time and makes it easier than ever to generate dynamic and static forms from data sets. For example, developers can create dynamic sign-up forms, making it possible to have both the 'sign-in' and 'sign-up' forms on the same page. Conditional sw...


Blockchain-gaming-organization-partners-with-Crypto-Oasis

Blockchain gaming organization partners with Crypto Oasis


Thursday, April 28, 2022 by

GamesCoin Group is a German blockchain gaming organization that has created an ecosystem for a gaming world that is more immersive and boundary-blurring than ever. Its partnership with Crypto Oasis is game-changing and exciting for the Middle Eastern crypto market because blockchain is restructuring the gaming industry, and GamesCoin Group is leading this revolution. ...


NFT-marketplace-launches-from-RMDS-Lab

NFT marketplace launches from RMDS Lab


Wednesday, April 27, 2022 by

NFTs have taken the world by storm over the past two years. The word NFT was even selected as Collins Dictionary's word of the year in 2021; however, when we think of NFTs today, we mostly think about digital art, such as collections like Bored Ape Yacht Club and Crypto Punks. These collections' rapid growth was ...


40-percent-more-companies-discussing-the-metaverse

40 percent more companies discussing the metaverse


Wednesday, April 27, 2022 by

Companies worldwide are continuing to talk about the metaverse, according to GlobalData, which found that 40% more companies mentioned 'Metaverse' in their company filings documents quarter-on-quarter. The data and analytics company's 'Company Filing Analytics' database reveals that mentions crossed the 500 mark in Q1 2022, on par with Q4 2...


Video-editing-SAAS-platform-lands-$46M-in-funding

Video editing SAAS platform lands $46M in funding


Wednesday, April 27, 2022 by

A video-editing SAAS platform formerly known as Toch.ai announced they have secured $46.8 million in Series B funding led by A91 Partners, Alpha Wave Global, and Binny Bansal, who is the former co-founder of Flipkart and a current investor in the company. Other investors include Innoven Capital, Pacific Western Bank, and Stride Ventures amongst others. Th...


Automate-mobile-app-testing-with-Native-Mobile-Grid

Automate mobile app testing with Native Mobile Grid


Wednesday, April 27, 2022 by

Applitools announced the general availability of Native Mobile Grid. It presents the next-generation mobile device cloud that allows mobile developers, Test Automation engineers, and QA engineers to instantly automate the testing of mobile apps across iOS and Android devices in the market.  As the latest expansion of Applitools Ultrafast Test Cloud, Native Mobil...


NFT-collection-raises-funds-for-environmental-initiatives

NFT collection raises funds for environmental initiatives


Monday, April 18, 2022 by

The decline in marine biodiversity has propelled activists to seek new ways to shed light on such urgent issues. Ocean Collective, a global network of filmmakers will be collaborating with blockchain partner Polygon Studios and production company Eyeforce to launch digital artwork in the form of NFTs, which depicts animals from the IUCN Red List of Endangered Species. T...


Quantum-computing-learning-platform-launches

Quantum computing learning platform launches


Monday, April 18, 2022 by

Q-CTRL announced the release of Black Opal Pro, an upgraded and expanded version of its world-first interactive quantum computing learning platform. Black Opal Pro adds new modules and features to the basic version announced in November 2021, which already has 3,000 registered users. The announcement arrives on World Quantum Day, an international initiative dedi...


Automation-software-platform-acquired-by-Perforce-Software

Automation software platform acquired by Perforce Software


Wednesday, April 13, 2022 by

Perforce Software announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Puppet, an infrastructure automation software platform that enables users to deliver, update, monitor, and secure software across physical and virtual machines. The financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed. By increasing productivity, eliminating mistakes, enhancing security...