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CA says your probably missing out on the benefits of continuous testing

CA says your 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...
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...
Helium launches low-power long-range solution for IoT devices

Helium launches low-power long-range solution for IoT devices

Thursday, July 20, 2017 by

Helium, a provider of IoT connectivity, announced the launch of its latest product suite, a comprehensive low-power, long-range solution for IoT devices. The new offering streamlines the ability to prototype, deploy and scale a long-range wireless network that connects thousands of end devices, giving companies a simple way to intelligently and securely deliver data fro...
Over 90 percent of healthcare IT networks have IoT devices connected

Over 90 percent of healthcare IT networks have IoT devices connected

Thursday, July 20, 2017 by

ZingBox has released the results of its survey of IT decision-makers within the healthcare industry. The survey, fielded in early July, found that the majority of healthcare IT networks have IoT devices and that most IT departments believe that existing security solutions for laptops and servers can also protect connected medical devices.More than 90% of healthcare IT n...
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, ...
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...
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...
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...
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...
IFTTT report shows we love talking to connected devices

IFTTT report shows we love talking to connected devices

Wednesday, July 12, 2017 by

Almost everything is connected, or wants to be. Taking a stroll down the isles of any electronics store and it’s not so much about the device can do by itself anymore, but what it can do online. I can testify personally that 80% of my own home is connected now. My electric source has two amp-clamps on it that report live power usage back to me. Most of our lighting...
Introduction to Kubernetes from The Linux Foundation released

Introduction to Kubernetes from The Linux Foundation released

Monday, July 10, 2017 by

The Linux Foundation, the nonprofit advancing professional open source management for mass collaboration, has announced its newest massive open online course (MOOC) is now available. The free course, LFS158x - Introduction to Kubernetes, is offered through edX, the nonprofit online learning platform founded in 2012 by Harvard University and Massachusetts Institute of T...
Enterprises struggling to manage the chaos of mobile transformation

Enterprises struggling to manage the chaos of mobile transformation

Friday, July 07, 2017 by

Despite the exponential growth of connected devices globally, enterprises are struggling to manage the chaos of mobile transformation, especially where mobility is critical to their business. That’s according to new research from SOTI which identified the views of senior executives and remote workers around the globe. Commissioned by SOTI a global study was carried...
New Actian Zen delivers a nano database footprint solution for IoT

New Actian Zen delivers a nano database footprint solution for IoT

Thursday, July 06, 2017 by

Actian, a hybrid data management, analytics and integration company, has released Actian Zen Embedded database, a multiplatform, embeddable database for developers delivering applications to self-managed, small footprint environments. Actian Zen is suited to meet the needs of software developers and data-driven device manufacturers delivering IoT applications. Appl...
Your Unite Europe 2017 keynote briefing

Your Unite Europe 2017 keynote briefing

Monday, July 03, 2017 by

Unite Europe 2017, taking place in the beautiful city of Amsterdam, has just kicked off! Over the next two days, artists, developers, teachers, filmmakers, researchers, storytellers and anyone using Unity will come together to talk about what they love most - creating with Unity.The opening keynote has just concluded and several big announcements have came down the pipe...
Poker Night in America bets on KamaGames to make their mobile app

Poker Night in America bets on KamaGames to make their mobile app

Wednesday, June 28, 2017 by

The KamaGames Group, have announced their partnership with Poker Night in America, the high stakes poker television show, that premieres every Monday & Sunday on CBS Sports Network in North America.The partnership will see the release of a standalone branded Poker Night in America app which will leverage the KamaGames technology platform and global liquidity of play...
Study finds Android outperforms iOS in user reaction time for push alerts

Study finds Android outperforms iOS in user reaction time for push alerts

Monday, June 26, 2017 by

Accengage, a push notification technology company for Mobile Apps, Websites and Facebook Messenger, is has released the 2017 Edition of their annual Push Notification Benchmark. In addition to updating Push Notification opt-in and reaction rates for Mobile Apps on iOS & Android overall, by industry and country, the study reveals for the very first time: mobile app r...
Why runtime application self-protection is critical for app security

Why runtime application self-protection is critical for app security

Tuesday, June 20, 2017 by

Today most of us go about implementing security from the outside in. The common practice is to start by defining a perimeter and trying to defend it with various security tools. Even though perimeters have been porous for more than a decade, we still can’t give up this notion that if we build a better wall we can keep our enterprises safer.Certainly that is where most e...
Invisible payments inside mobile apps problem

Invisible payments inside mobile apps problem

Monday, June 19, 2017 by

Have you ever wondered how Uber automatically charges you for your ride without making you pull out your credit card or sign a receipt? "Invisible payments" like these are a growing trend and aside from ride sharing, the technology is now being implemented by companies with Amazon and major restaurant chains. For brands, invisible payments enhance the consumer experienc...
Wireless Gecko SoC now supports full bluetooth 5 connectivity

Wireless Gecko SoC now supports full bluetooth 5 connectivity

Friday, June 16, 2017 by

Silicon Labs expands its Wireless Gecko system-on-chip (SoC) portfolio with new multiband SoCs supporting full Bluetooth 5 connectivity and more memory options. Their new EFR32xG13 SoCs offer developers greater flexibility and more capabilities for applications using a single wireless protocol or requiring more memory for multiprotocol solutions, larger customer applica...
Hazelcast updates its Jet distributed processing engine

Hazelcast updates its Jet distributed processing engine

Wednesday, June 14, 2017 by

Hazelcast, an open source in-memory data grid (IMDG), has announced the 0.4 release of Hazelcast Jet - an application-embeddable, distributed processing engine for big data stream and batch. Major new functionality in Jet 0.4 includes event-time processing with tumbling, sliding and session windowing. Using these new capabilities, users benefit from a feature-rich strea...
The mobile ad fraud pandemic and what developers should know

The mobile ad fraud pandemic and what developers should know

Tuesday, June 13, 2017 by

Mobile ad fraud is a big concern in the mobile space. Unfortunately, we have seen this before in ad tech - players looking to make a quick buck by following revenue via monetizing it in an illegal way. Mobile ad fraud has created a dark ripple in the space, resulting in a lot of mistrust. The challenge is that fraud is widespread, and fraudsters are getting more and mor...
DocuSign talks about embedding eSigning into your app

DocuSign talks about embedding eSigning into your app

Monday, June 12, 2017 by

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...
Why you should make your gameplay fast (or game over!)

Why you should make your gameplay fast (or game over!)

Monday, June 12, 2017 by

Countless mobile game publishers have tried to formulate the winning recipe for successful mobile games. Some of them seem universal and straightforward, while others are controversial or genre-specific. Not surprisingly, the indisputable ingredient that is both fundamental and critical to a mobile game’s success is simply performance. It affects every stage and each co...
IBM Watson and Sesame Workshop launches AI vocabulary learning app

IBM Watson and Sesame Workshop launches AI vocabulary learning app

Tuesday, June 06, 2017 by

IBM and Sesame Workshop have announced that Georgia’s Gwinnett County Public Schools, one of the nation’s top urban school districts, has completed an initial pilot of the industry’s first cognitive vocabulary learning app, built on the IBM and Sesame Intelligent Play and Learning Platform. The new platform, based on IBM Cloud, enables an ecosystem of software developer...
How to choose an Android HTTP Library

How to choose an Android HTTP Library

Monday, June 05, 2017 by

Today almost every Android app uses HTTP/HTTPS requests as the main transport for transferring data. Even if you're not using HTTP directly, you may be using multiple SDKs that rely on HTTP for networking, such as analytics, crash reporting and ads. So it’s fair to say that HTTP is the ubiquitous, and perhaps even obvious, choice for data transfers. But choosing HTTP in...
The Future of AR in mobile apps

The Future of AR in mobile apps

Tuesday, May 30, 2017 by

Augmented reality: the shiny new toy that every company wants to get their hands on and be a part of. Since Facebook launched its AR platform a few weeks ago at F8, augmented reality has now become the standard in which companies must reach to achieve complete consumer interaction.While there is still a lot to discover and unleash when it comes to the capabilities of AR...
Dashlane to utilize Android's new support for password managers

Dashlane to utilize Android's new support for password managers

Monday, May 29, 2017 by

Google announced native support for password managers in Android O and an early preview of Autofill with Google, which in the absence of a password manager, allows the user to use information from Chrome Sync and Google Payments to autofill apps. By offering basic functionality out-of-the-box and making it much easier for users to adopt and use a password management app...
Your SIGNAL 2017 conference briefing

Your SIGNAL 2017 conference briefing

Saturday, May 27, 2017 by

Twilio has a made a whole bunch on announcements at their SIGNAL.2017 conference this year. So if you didn't make it to the conference, here's briefing on some of the major talking points.Twilio launches Functions - A Serverless Environment for Rapidly Building on the Twilio Cloud Communications PlatformFunctions is a serverless environment that empowers developers to f...
Get mobile printing up and running: What CIOs need to know

Get mobile printing up and running: What CIOs need to know

Wednesday, May 24, 2017 by

Enterprise workplace infrastructure is changing. Gartner found that total mobile sales into the enterprise globally are greater than 200,000 per year, while PCs are half that. The PC installed base has been on a steady decline since 2014, while the mobile installed base is on the rise - meaning mobile is set to surpass the PC installed base in 2017.However, even as more...
The cloud is changing under our nose according to Packet

The cloud is changing under our nose according to Packet

Tuesday, May 23, 2017 by

We recently sat down with Zac Smith, CEO of Packet to talk about the challenges with existing cloud and infrastructure solutions for the modern app developer. As new and emerging technologies and consumer experiences including IoT, virtual/augmented reality, mobile gaming, drones, and autonomous cars become more common, developers building apps to power these things wil...
Protect against Wannacry with help from this free course

Protect against Wannacry with help from this free course

Friday, May 19, 2017 by

Alison has released a new course to teach people about the recent WannaCry global virus threat.The “WannaCry” computer virus infected thousands of computers worldwide this past weekend. (May 12th 2017). A “Trojan Horse” virus, it maliciously gains access to computer systems, locking down and making inaccessible to you and others your private information and data, then r...
Why you should add voice and intelligence to your apps

Why you should add voice and intelligence to your apps

Friday, May 19, 2017 by

SoundHound Inc. is a voice-enabled AI and conversational intelligence provider that has turned sound (voice, music, and more) into understanding and actionable meaning, enabling humans to interact with the things around them in the same way we interact with each other: by speaking naturally to mobile phones, cars, TVs, music speakers, and every other part of the emergin...
Renesas to demonstrate IoT Sandbox at IoT World 2017

Renesas to demonstrate IoT Sandbox at IoT World 2017

Thursday, May 18, 2017 by

Renesas Electronics America Inc., a supplier of semiconductor solutions, announced that they has expanded their IoT Sandbox to shorten the prototyping process for Internet of Things (IoT) design and to simplify the path to production for small- to large-sized companies developing IoT solutions.In collaboration with Bug Labs, Medium One, and Seeed Studio, Renesas has bro...
IBM POWER and Nutanix Software bringing new workloads to hyperconverged deployments

IBM POWER and Nutanix Software bringing new workloads to hyperconverged deployments

Wednesday, May 17, 2017 by

In the technology landscape, processing real-time information is necessary but not sufficient. Being able to react in real-time used to give enterprises a competitive advantage, but this approach no longer guarantees happy customers. The value has now migrated to the ability to rapidly gather large amounts of data, quickly crunch and predict what’s likely to happen next...
Samsung has new ARTIK smart IoT platform products

Samsung has new ARTIK smart IoT platform products

Wednesday, May 17, 2017 by

Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. has announced new their new ARTIK Smart IoT platform products that will help companies get to market faster with more secure offerings and bring IoT another step closer to Samsung’s vision of intelligent things.The SAMSUNG ARTIK platform includes new end-to-end enterprise-grade security enhancements, and now enables easy-to-use, secure servi...
A DevOps framework for federal customers

A DevOps framework for federal customers

Wednesday, May 17, 2017 by

Last Thursday, President Trump signed an executive order designed to strengthen the cybersecurity of federal networks including moving all federal IT systems to the cloud. The executive order also calls for effective risk management, which includes requiring planning so that maintenance, improvements and modernization occur in a coordinated way and with appropriate regu...
Google releases new Cloud IoT Core service

Google releases new Cloud IoT Core service

Wednesday, May 17, 2017 by

Google Cloud Platform (GCP) has released their new service called Google Cloud IoT Core. Cloud IoT Core makes it easy for you to securely connect your globally distributed devices to GCP, centrally manage them, and build rich applications by integrating with our data analytics services.When used as part of a broader Cloud IoT solution, Cloud IoT Core gives you access to...
IoT training for sensor-based IoT solutions

IoT training for sensor-based IoT solutions

Wednesday, May 17, 2017 by

Telit, an Internet of Things (IoT) solutions company, has announced it is sponsoring an IoT workshop that will teach participants the fundamentals needed to help them configure, launch and maintain an IoT solution. This hands-on, interactive workshop is an extension of the Telecommunications Industry Association’s (TIA) Connectivity Jam and takes place June 8, 2017 in D...
Place your bets with some of these betting apps from the UK

Place your bets with some of these betting apps from the UK

Tuesday, May 16, 2017 by

A fully regulated and well-organized betting landscape in the UK has allowed betting operators to flourish and make important steps forward towards keeping up with the advancing mobile technology. One particular way which stands as the most prominent example and testament to UK sport betting dominance in recent years is via fully-fledged betting apps or mobile sites. UK...
Wifi vs Bluetooth vs BLE, choosing the right IoT tech

Wifi vs Bluetooth vs BLE, choosing the right IoT tech

Tuesday, May 16, 2017 by

Internet-of-Things (IoT) devices are increasing in popularity and availability - think Amazon Alexa, smart thermostats & light bulbs, Internet-connected garage door openers, GoPro cameras, and so on. One thing these products have in common is that they communicate wirelessly with either a mobile device, the Internet, or both. As these devices become smarter and gene...
Mapping the IoT sets the signals to work

Mapping the IoT sets the signals to work

Monday, May 15, 2017 by

The Internet of Things (IoT) and smart devices have created a buzz over the last few years. The reduced cost of sensors and a continued strengthening of the communications infrastructure have fueled the exponential growth of connected devices. The challenge has become less about what kinds of devices we can connect and more about what we can (and could) do with the data...
Oracle releases their API Platform Cloud Service

Oracle releases their API Platform Cloud Service

Monday, May 15, 2017 by

Oracle is expanding their Cloud Platform’s integration offerings with the availability of their API Platform Cloud Service. Bringing together API-first design and governance capabilities from recently acquired Apiary and API management from Oracle, the new cloud service delivers end-to-end capabilities for designing, prototyping, documenting, testing, and managing the p...
Explaining RCS and how it could kill the need for some apps

Explaining RCS and how it could kill the need for some apps

Friday, May 12, 2017 by

Throughout the past 20 years, we've become well acquainted with the traditional text message. We've seen it evolve from a method of communicating with friends and family, to a way for consumers to interact with businesses in order to receive updates and relevant information. As 4 billion people worldwide use SMS, this traditional method of communication continues to evo...
Social media intelligence platform releases premium offerings

Social media intelligence platform releases premium offerings

Thursday, May 11, 2017 by

Synthesio, a social media intelligence and social listening tool, has announced Synthesio Plus. This new update, a premium offering, will allow their customers to gain stronger qualitative and quantitative insights out of their social data through utilizing interaction analytics in all aspects of the platform."Everything that we build for our platform is designed to giv...
Demand for mobile print solutions are on the rise

Demand for mobile print solutions are on the rise

Thursday, May 11, 2017 by

Understanding the opportunity for mobile printing in the workplace first requires rejecting the notion that the enterprise has abandoned much of its need for printing and paper records. Digital forms and workflows may be reducing the amount of paperwork, yet many organizations still rely on hard-copy contracts, government forms and reports to support business processes ...
The Netflix hack: A chat about securing your company

The Netflix hack: A chat about securing your company

Wednesday, May 10, 2017 by

As the digital transformation progresses onwards, the unfortunate side effects are becoming blatantly obvious in the news. It seems like every other day that some new big box company, political party, or individual has their information compromised. But even though only the few biggest companies get the real media attention, hundreds of millions of hacking attempts are ...
The smart home effect on IIoT facilities

The smart home effect on IIoT facilities

Wednesday, May 10, 2017 by

The backbone of many science fiction plots just a few short years ago - smart machines, homes and cities - are now all around us thanks to the Internet of Things (IoT). Fitbits track and analyze physical attributes from stairs climbed to quality of sleep. By simply saying “Alexa,” Amazon Echo can deliver you with today’s weather forecast or play your favorite music as y...
Developer keyboard shortcuts that increase productivity in Postman

Developer keyboard shortcuts that increase productivity in Postman

Tuesday, May 09, 2017 by

Editor's Note: Guest submission by Postman, an API tool developerKeyboard usability is usually high on the priority list for any dev tool. For most developers, it’s a more efficient input method, requiring minimum movement and effort compared to a mouse or any other pointing device. It also saves time, and for repetitive / well-frequented tasks, this can bring about a h...
Improve mobile app security by turning it into code

Improve mobile app security by turning it into code

Monday, May 08, 2017 by

Why is application security such a pain? One of the hard problems with application security is that there are a zillion different ways that things can go wrong. Far more than any one person can be expert in. It's unfair to think that a software developer, who is already supposed to be expert in all the latest software languages, frameworks and best practices, should als...
Tools and tips for app developers in the May 2017 issue

Tools and tips for app developers in the May 2017 issue

Sunday, May 07, 2017 by

Buzz, buzz, buzz - mobile software development marches forward and we've got loads of mobile development tips, advice, and helpful commentary for you in our latest issue. A special thanks goes out to all of the contributing editors, and the leaders who sat with us to give us some great insight on the topics inside.Check out what you’ll find inside the May 2017 issue of ...
The hottest skills needed in the freelance job market to get hired

The hottest skills needed in the freelance job market to get hired

Thursday, May 04, 2017 by

Upwork has released its newest quarterly index of the hottest skills in the U.S. freelance job market. The Upwork Skills Index ranks the site’s 20 fastest-growing skills and is part of a quarterly series that sheds light on new and emerging skills freelancers are providing. According to a recent report, nearly half (49%) of hiring managers use freelancers to access skil...
Monetizing apps without alienating users: A chat with Receptiv

Monetizing apps without alienating users: A chat with Receptiv

Wednesday, May 03, 2017 by

We recently sat down with Receptiv, the company formerly known as MediaBrix, to learn more about how they work with app developers monetize their products. Receptiv is an in-app mobile video ad platform that connects brands to app users to increase ad performance. Founded as MediaBrix in 2011 and named an Adweek Top Mobile Innovator, they are available via both programm...
TrulyHandsfree technology updates its embedded AI

TrulyHandsfree technology updates its embedded AI

Friday, April 28, 2017 by

Introduced in 2009, TrulyHandsfree began offering an embedded small vocabulary speech recognition system to feature an always-listening wake word. Now, Sensory, a Silicon Valley-based company focused on improving UX and security of consumer electronics through embedded AI technologies, is announcing they will be making significant updates to the embedded AI in its Truly...
Quali's CloudShell version 8 is now generally availability

Quali's CloudShell version 8 is now generally availability

Friday, April 28, 2017 by

OpenStack adoption in enterprises is becoming increasingly embraced as revenues grow at 35% CAGR, according to 451 Research. Adoption of OpenStack is increasing among organizations with over 1,000 employees both with on-premise and hosted OpenStack deployments. The 451 Research team predicts a growing number of use-cases across enterprise and service provider deployment...
The intersection of AR, IoT, and Apps in the legal realm

The intersection of AR, IoT, and Apps in the legal realm

Thursday, April 27, 2017 by

In 2007 the Apple gave us the iPhone and Apps became the rage. While the term “Internet for things” was first coined 1999 by Kevin Ashton (one of the founders of the original Auto-ID Center at MIT), in 2013 the Global Standards Initiative on Internet of Things defined the term as “the infrastructure of the information society.” AR, or Augmented Reality, unlike virtual r...
The ABBYY real-time recognition SDK for mobile app support

The ABBYY real-time recognition SDK for mobile app support

Wednesday, April 26, 2017 by

In a consumer driven markets, it is all about customer experience. Brands and developers who can deliver a consistently smooth and enjoyable CX have a greater chance to get ahead of the competition. That is why streamlining the input of information is so important - it makes the user’s life easier and your app’s performance - better. Bruce Orcutt, the vice president of ...
Big Nerd Ranch CEO to be featured speaker at IMPACT17

Big Nerd Ranch CEO to be featured speaker at IMPACT17

Monday, April 24, 2017 by

Big Nerd Ranch, known for its immersive application development bootcamps and app development services, announced that its CEO and founder, Aaron Hillegass, will be a featured speaker at IMPACT17 Cayman. This important internet marketing event will be help at at the beautiful Kimpton Seafire Resort, Grand Cayman.      Hillegass' lifelong interest in ...
Oracle brings database and tools to Docker store

Oracle brings database and tools to Docker store

Friday, April 21, 2017 by

Oracle announce that it is collaborating with Docker to release its flagship databases, middleware and developer tools into the Docker Store marketplace via the Docker Certification Program. Together, Oracle and Docker want to enable developers to quickly build cloud-native applications using Docker Enterprise Edition as their container platform. The Docker Certificatio...
NodeSource N|Solid for Alpine Linux

NodeSource N|Solid for Alpine Linux

Wednesday, April 19, 2017 by

NodeSource, the Node.js company, has announced the release of NodeSource N|Solid for Alpine Linux, the newest addition to its enterprise-grade Node.js platform that enables a secure, reliable and extensible platform for Node.js applications. The latest release makes it easier for teams using Docker containers with the popular Alpine Linux distribution to leverage the en...
DevOps for Big Data with Pepperdata

DevOps for Big Data with Pepperdata

Wednesday, April 19, 2017 by

Despite huge investments in big data applications, there’s still a bottleneck as developers and operators try to find effective and efficient ways to adjust and correct their big data applications’ code. As a result, companies deploying applications suffer from decreased developer productivity and cluster efficiency - a critical flaw to keep up with today’s big data inf...
How NGINX could overpower Microsoft soon

How NGINX could overpower Microsoft soon

Thursday, April 13, 2017 by

In 2016, NGINX experienced their largest gains as a web server vendor, having increased by 4.8 million active sites and 2.85 percentage points. Netcraft believes that if these trends continue in 2017, NGINX could possibly overtake Microsoft as the second largest vendor in the second half of the year.In a recent conversation with Faisal Memon, Product Marketing at NGINX,...
Taking your mobile website SEO to the next level

Taking your mobile website SEO to the next level

Wednesday, April 12, 2017 by

Editors note: Guest submission by Tom HardyWhy does SEO have to be such a moving target? As frustrating as it is, the changing landscape of telling web crawlers all about your website for discovery is always changing. From 2015 until now, there have been well over 50 unofficial changes to the "rules" that search engines look for on your website.A good mobile friend...
Battery Venture ranks top Open-Source projects in new report

Battery Venture ranks top Open-Source projects in new report

Wednesday, April 12, 2017 by

As enterprise-IT departments become more enamored with - and dependent on - open-source software, investment firm Battery Ventures has released a new index ranking open-source projects according to their user activity, popularity, ability to create jobs and traction among developers.The Battery Open-Source Software (BOSS) Index highlights the increasing reliance on free...
WiseEye IoT sensor gives your projects always-on eyeballs

WiseEye IoT sensor gives your projects always-on eyeballs

Tuesday, April 11, 2017 by

DSP Group is showing off the industry’s first battery powered intelligent always-on visual sensor specifically designed to overcome the power and cost constraints of computer vision processing for residential security and smart buildings applications. The WiseEye IoT sensor solution is purpose-built from the ground up with always-on, low power visual sensing in min...
Review: The BTS08 Wireless Speaker by iClever

Review: The BTS08 Wireless Speaker by iClever

Thursday, April 06, 2017 by

When you finally get sick of those tiny speakers on your mobile and want to listen to music, podcasts, or movie audio with better punch and volume, you undoubtedly start looking for alternatives to play sound through. And you will have no shortage of options either - just search "wireless sound" on Amazon and you'll find thousands of results!    So when we r...
NVIDIA hosts eighth annual GPU Technology Conference

NVIDIA hosts eighth annual GPU Technology Conference

Wednesday, April 05, 2017 by

NVIDIA will host its eighth annual GPU Technology Conference (GTC) on May 8-11, at the San Jose McEnery Convention Center. NVIDIA founder and CEO Jensen Huang will deliver a keynote on Wednesday, May 10, to an expected audience of 8,000 attendees.GTC is the largest event of the year for developers, data scientists and executives in the fields of artificial intelligence,...
Playwire and Overwolf look to tap into the eSports industry

Playwire and Overwolf look to tap into the eSports industry

Wednesday, April 05, 2017 by

Playwire Media has formed a partnership with Overwolf, a software platform for competitive PC gamers, designed to seamlessly integrate apps to any game. As part of the new agreement, Playwire Media will exclusively handle their new partners entire advertising inventory within their software application, which includes takeovers, display ads and pre-roll video ads. Overw...
HacknPlan 1.0 game developer project management tool launches

HacknPlan 1.0 game developer project management tool launches

Monday, April 03, 2017 by

HacknPlan is a collaborative project management tool tailored for game developers and producers. With HacknPlan, teams can create tasks and assign them to members, set up milestones and deadlines, create game design documentation, track the progress and generate metrics and statistics to evaluate the performance of the team. This way, game developers can avoid or minimi...
3 ways developers can stay relevant while IoT steams forward

3 ways developers can stay relevant while IoT steams forward

Friday, March 31, 2017 by

Apple watches, Nest thermostats, and Amazon’s connected inventory management systems are examples of how the Internet of Things (IoT) is revolutionizing how companies do business. It’s not going away, either; according to IDC, the IoT market could almost triple in the coming years, projecting an increase in market worth from $655.8 billion in 2014 to $1.7 trillion by 20...
Put deep learning neural network AI software from NASA in your apps

Put deep learning neural network AI software from NASA in your apps

Thursday, March 30, 2017 by

Product developers can significantly accelerate the deployment of AI applications without a team of Ph.D. researchers, an extensive evaluation of different tools or years of costly R&D with the Neurala Developers Program, announced by Neurala. Neurala makes The Neurala Brain, a deep learning neural networks platform that is making smart products like toys, cameras a...
Cloud-enabled attendant console at Enterprise Connect 2017

Cloud-enabled attendant console at Enterprise Connect 2017

Monday, March 27, 2017 by

At Enterprise Connect 2017, Enghouse Interactive has announced that its TouchPoint Attendant for Microsoft Skype for Business Online is generally available. TouchPoint Attendant is an operator console solution that natively integrates into Microsoft’s Skype for Business. This makes them one of the first consoles to market with support for Skype for Business Online and O...
Driver only operated and driverless trains

Driver only operated and driverless trains

Friday, March 24, 2017 by

The global rail industry has gone through a number of positive changes in technology and safety since 1967 when London Underground's Victoria line was the first line operated with Automatic Train Operation.Despite automation and technology being tried and tested for the last 30 years then, the issue of Driver Only Operated (DOO) - also known as One Man Operation (OMO) t...
DOD releases PostgreSQL security technical implementation guide

DOD releases PostgreSQL security technical implementation guide

Friday, March 24, 2017 by

Crunchy Data, a provider of open source PostgreSQL, has announced the publication of a PostgreSQL Security Technical Implementation Guide (STIG) by the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD), making PostgreSQL the first open source database with a STIG. Crunchy Data collaborated with the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) to evaluate PostgreSQL against the DoD’s securi...
Intent-based mobile app security: It's harder than you think

Intent-based mobile app security: It's harder than you think

Thursday, March 23, 2017 by

Recently, intent-based security has become a buzzword and a commonly used phrase in the developer community. However, this new wave of security is much more than just a catchphrase. The concept of intent-based security adds a new level of protection to applications in containerized environments, specifically by understanding what the app is intended to do and looking fo...
Canonical collaborates to with NXP to improve IoT

Canonical collaborates to with NXP to improve IoT

Wednesday, March 22, 2017 by

NXP and Canonical have collaborated to port Ubuntu Core to the LS1043A, a quad-core SoC targeted at IoT gateways and networking equipment. With this combination, device manufacturers gain a platform with which to build high throughput IoT Gateways.Ubuntu Core has been used in a variety of devices from IoT Gateways to network equipment. IoT Gateways benefit from the wide...
The first data modeling tool for Couchbase NoSQL databases is here

The first data modeling tool for Couchbase NoSQL databases is here

Wednesday, March 22, 2017 by

Hackolade has introduced the first data modeling software tool for the Couchbase NoSQL database community. This software is compatible with Couchbase versions 4.0 through the latest 4.6 release. Standard features of Hackolade, already popular with NoSQL database users, have been adapted to support the specifications of Couchbase.  Users for the new release of Hacko...
Coresystems says crowdsourcing can upend the field service industry

Coresystems says crowdsourcing can upend the field service industry

Monday, March 20, 2017 by

Coresystems has introduced the Project Management Module, a significant new enhancement to its field service software platform. With the new offering, Coresystems is enabling customers to crowd source their field service operations through their “crowd service” delivery model, in order to reduce operational expenditure and risk and increase customer satisfaction and rev...
What's happening at IBM Interconnect 2017

What's happening at IBM Interconnect 2017

Monday, March 20, 2017 by

At IBM Interconnect, IBM’s largest cloud computing event of the year, they have announced a whole laundry list of new news items - like client adoption, tech breakthroughs and work they are doing to arm the next gen of cognitive developers. Here's a brief overview on what you might be missing at their latest event:IBM Cloud announcementsNew software and services designe...
The Orange Pi community gets a snap store

The Orange Pi community gets a snap store

Monday, March 20, 2017 by

Orange Pi maker Shenzhen Xunlong Software is launching an app store in partnership with Canonical to foster an active community of developers and users. Through this app store, developers gain a simple mechanism to share their applications, projects and scripts between themselves and with their wider community. Applications in the store are formatted as snaps, the ...
Micrium launches Enhances OS and new platform builder

Micrium launches Enhances OS and new platform builder

Thursday, March 16, 2017 by

Micrium OS, the latest evolution of the embedded µC/OS real-time operating system (RTOS), is now available. Micrium OS comes with an optimized RTOS kernel, communication stacks, file system and graphical user interface. The new Platform Builder tool simplifies development by automatically resolving dependencies and configuring startup order once developers select the co...
The work-for-equity model as expounded by Loom

The work-for-equity model as expounded by Loom

Wednesday, March 15, 2017 by

Critics of companies offering the “work-for-equity” model accuse them of being exploitative; in their minds, “work-for-equity” = work for free. Supporters of the model point to its opportunities for developers to gain a more significant business stake in something they believe in. No matter where you stand, there’s something everyone can agree on: the issue is polarizin...
Dataguise released DgSecure for Google Cloud Storage

Dataguise released DgSecure for Google Cloud Storage

Tuesday, March 14, 2017 by

Dataguise has said that DgSecure Detect now supports sensitive data discovery on Google Cloud Storage (GCS). Integration with GCS extends the range of platforms supported by DgSecure and helps data-driven enterprises move to the cloud with confidence by providing precise sensitive data discovery across the enterprise and in the cloud. With their platform, organizations ...
The biggest delays in digital transformation initiatives

The biggest delays in digital transformation initiatives

Tuesday, March 14, 2017 by

We recently caught up with Robert Reeves, co-founder and CTO of Datical, a provider of database release automation solutions, on the findings of a recent survey - conducted by IDG and commissioned by Datical - that reveal the biggest delays in digital transformation initiatives. ADM: When on the road to digital transformation, what causes the biggest speed bumps?Reeves:...
NVIDIA releases GPU accelerator to improve AI

NVIDIA releases GPU accelerator to improve AI

Friday, March 10, 2017 by

As innovation progresses, more and more processing is being offloaded to the cloud to do the heavy lifting. But how much cloud usage is too much for cloud providers to handle efficiently? That is the answer that many companies hope never to have to answer as they ramp up their cloud usage exponentially. That’s where NVIDIA and Microsoft look to make big changes in the w...
Making IT professionals play nice with low-code developers

Making IT professionals play nice with low-code developers

Thursday, March 09, 2017 by

With the Department of Labor predicting a shortage of professional developers by 2020, more citizen developers are taking matters into their own hands, building sophisticated enterprise apps with capabilities ranging from task management to automating workflows. A recent survey from Appian fielded over 500 Information Technology Decision Makers to understand challe...
IBM speech recognition becoming as accurate us humans

IBM speech recognition becoming as accurate us humans

Wednesday, March 08, 2017 by

On average, according to IBM, humans tend to misunderstand or mishear up to 5 to 10% of all words they hear from other human beings in a typical conversation. Although that might seem like a lot, our minds can compensate for this quite well and so we don’t tend to even notice that much. But just like humans, computers also have similar issues with mishearing words. This...
deepstreamHub launches real-time apps platform

deepstreamHub launches real-time apps platform

Wednesday, March 08, 2017 by

The Berlin-based startup deepstreamHub officially launches its platform for developing real-time apps. The platform gives app developers access to all the necessary functions to build reliable and scalable apps with real-time functionality from the ground up. These features include - among others - collaboration, chat and messaging tools; VR, IoT and location tracking a...
How to integrate business priorities into the DevOps process

How to integrate business priorities into the DevOps process

Wednesday, March 08, 2017 by

The business case for enterprise mobile applications is in crisis. Enterprises increased their spend on mobile application development to more than 10% of their overall budgets in 2016, yet fewer than 1% of mobile apps are successful, according to research firm, Gartner.To address this disturbing trend, enterprises are re-envisioning their mobile application development...
Mozilla partners with BrowserStack to test mobile websites

Mozilla partners with BrowserStack to test mobile websites

Friday, March 03, 2017 by

Mozilla, the maker of Firefox, and a pioneer and advocate for the Web for more than 15 years has announced a partnership with BrowserStack to enable developers to test mobile websites on both iOS and Android devices to ensure sites run flawlessly in Firefox.BrowserStack is a mobile and web testing platform that is trusted by more than 36,000 companies globally including...
Docker for the Enterprise launched with a Certification Program

Docker for the Enterprise launched with a Certification Program

Friday, March 03, 2017 by

Docker has announced their Enterprise Edition (EE), a new commercial platform for enterprise development and IT ops teams that build, run, and operate business-critical applications in production at scale across the software supply chain. Comprised of a container runtime, with integrated and multi-tenant orchestration, security and management in addition to an ecosystem...
Smart Card Alliance 2017 Payments Summit coming end of March

Smart Card Alliance 2017 Payments Summit coming end of March

Thursday, March 02, 2017 by

What are the latest trends in U.S. payments? What is the status of the U.S. EMV migration? What does the future hold for mobile and contactless payments? How will the Internet of Things (IoT) impact the payments landscape? Top-level payments executives from the EMV, mobile, transportation and IoT industries will answer these questions and more at the Smart Card Alliance...
What works best with IoT devices: hardware vs software presentation

What works best with IoT devices: hardware vs software presentation

Thursday, March 02, 2017 by

Icon Labs, a provider of security solutions for IoT and edge devices, has announced Icon Labs President Alan Grau has been selected to present at Embedded World Show Europe. Alan’s presentation will provide engineers, product managers and executives with an overview of the available security technologies for the IoT and IIoT, and a framework to start building secur...
Tips for success in today's app market: A chat with Sean Galligan of Yahoo

Tips for success in today's app market: A chat with Sean Galligan of Yahoo

Wednesday, March 01, 2017 by

As consumers continue to spend more time using mobile apps, app developers and marketers want to better understand this behavior and how to stand out in the crowd. That's why we had a chat with Sean Galligan, Vice President and Industry Lead for the technology, media and telecom categories at Yahoo to share his insights on how marketers can drive adoption of their ...
Mobile and IoT security gets a boost from new PN80T chipset

Mobile and IoT security gets a boost from new PN80T chipset

Tuesday, February 28, 2017 by

NXP Semiconductors N.V. has unveiled its new PN80T embedded Secure Element (SE) and NFC solution. It is the Industry’s first 40nm SE and is designed to ease development and implementation of an extended range of secure applications for any platform including smartphones, wearables, and the Internet of Things (IoT).A user experience built around NFC use casesThe new PN80...
IT departments continue to struggle says new report

IT departments continue to struggle says new report

Tuesday, February 28, 2017 by

BigPanda, the Algorithmic Event Management Platform that transforms high volumes of IT alerts into actionable insights, announced the release of its 2017 “State of Monitoring” report. The company’s annual survey is designed to evaluate the current IT monitoring landscape, including a review of the most popular tools for monitoring, deployment, and tick...
12 interesting uses for WebRTC

12 interesting uses for WebRTC

Friday, February 24, 2017 by

Editor's note: Guest submission by Sherwin Sim, CTO of Temasys CommunicationsIf you’re new to Web Real Time Communication (WebRTC), you may be under the impression that this technology is similar to Microsoft Skype - a free, Web-based chat service.It’s more than that. WebRTC is actually a far different animal, altogether.Unlike Skype, WebRTC is an open source proje...
All eyes on Mobile World Conference 2017

All eyes on Mobile World Conference 2017

Wednesday, February 22, 2017 by

As all eyes turn to the Mobile World Conference (MWC) in Barcelona this month (27 February - 4 March, 2017), Ovum’s analyst team have gathered their views regarding what they expect to see at the world’s largest and most highly regarded mobile industry event.A key theme, which recurs throughout the report is the belief that MWC 2017 will mark a further shift in the evol...
OneRun platform now includes app re-engagement

OneRun platform now includes app re-engagement

Tuesday, February 21, 2017 by

YouAppi has announced it has expanded its OneRun Platform to now include Re-engagement. According to data from YouAppi's initial re-engagement campaigns, between 20-40% of inactive users re-engaged with their apps, which is greater than standard industry re-engagement rates. Most apps lose a majority of their users on the day they are installed. That's why YouAppi'...
OPPO announces unveiling 5X smartphone photography tech

OPPO announces unveiling 5X smartphone photography tech

Tuesday, February 21, 2017 by

OPPO is set to announce its latest achievement at the Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2017, a 5x smartphone photography technology that with give users unprecedented ability to capture highly detailed images.Sky Li, OPPO Vice President and Managing Director of International Mobile Business, said, “OPPO’s relentless pursuit of perfection without compromise has given birth to...

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