The cloud infrastructure startup war brewing
Tuesday, July 30, 2019 by Richard Harris
Cloud infrastructure startups have traditionally faced an uphill battle as they strive to gain footing against market leaders like AWS and Google. As a result, venture investors have tended to shy away from these startups on the assumption that the cloud platforms will eventually eradicate all competition in the market.
Eric Anderson, Principal at Scale Venture Partn...
Scaling apps against competition easier with new accelerator program
Tuesday, May 28, 2019 by Christian Hargrave
Bidalgo announced the launch of the Bidalgo Accelerator, designed to help marketers from small and mid-sized app developers combat all the major challenges faced when trying to scale their apps.
In today’s crowded mobile ecosystem, many app marketers find themselves up against the competition with significantly more resources with which to acquire new users. Th...
The difference 5G will make to your apps
Friday, January 11, 2019 by Richard Harris
Since 5G will allow for higher volumes of data to be processed at much faster speeds, new technologies like public edge platforms are emerging as necessary tools to help developers reduce latency and enable their software to function as desired. With this new era of computing, the ability for developers to deploy code securely, reliably, and quickly to the edge of the n...
Game streaming and the live streaming movement according to LiveCamp
Friday, July 13, 2018 by Richard Harris
Betaworks launched their 4th accelerator program, LiveCamp, which is now accepting submissions. This year, Camp will focus on companies looking to advance the "live" participation gaming and streaming ecosystem.
Here's how it works. Betaworks will choose 5-10 companies to build into culturally significant brands, similar to what they've ...
Built to Change Summit hosted by CA happening tomorrow
Monday, June 4, 2018 by Richard Harris
CA Technologies’ (CA) will host its second annual Built to Change Summit on Tuesday, June 5th - and we'll be there! Held at its innovation and engineering hub in Santa Clara, the event brings together influential technology media and analysts from around the world with the company’s executive team and customers to discuss how organizations can win in the next wave of in...
The 22X Fund token presale starts this week
Monday, January 22, 2018 by Richard Harris
What happens when you throw together 30 global tech startups into the hotbed of Silicon Valley during the Wild West of the crypto craze? You get 22X Fund, the first-ever token offering backed by real equity among a group of pioneering startups. The 22X Fund, announces the first-ever token launch of its kind, with token pre-sales beginning on January 26, 2018 at 07:00 ES...
$40 million genomics accelerator introduced by Helix and Illumina
Tuesday, August 22, 2017 by Richard Harris
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...
Sports and Entertainment Digital Accelerator for SportsTech launches
Tuesday, July 18, 2017 by Christian Hargrave
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...
HP Updates Vertica and Introduces Haven Startup Accelerator
Monday, August 17, 2015 by Stuart Parkerson
HP has unveiled a number of new products, services, and programs designed to help organizations leverage data and analytics to build new products and experiences.These include a new release of HP Vertica, which will feature data streaming and advanced log file text search to power high-speed analytics on Internet of Things (IoT) data. Also announced is new support for a...
Open Source Virtual Reality Platform now Supports Android
Wednesday, July 8, 2015 by Richard Harris
The Open Source Virtual Reality (OSVR), an organization working towards an open standard for virtual reality devices, has announced that OSVR software now accommodates Android devices, adding to existing distribution for Windows and Linux.To demonstrate the Android support for mobile VR enabling cross compatibility between hardware and mobile content integrated with OSV...
Boom of the healthcare apps
Thursday, December 4, 2014 by Richard Harris
If we take a look at different business verticals that go mobile, healthcare is one that you read a lot about these days. Many companies develop apps to track human body parameters or to allow virtual doctor-patient communication. There are a plethora of apps related to healthcare. But why is this booming industry among the leaders in the mobile ecosystem?
Microsoft Offers Unity Game Developers New Incentive Program to Develop Windows Apps
Saturday, February 22, 2014 by Stuart Parkerson
In an effort to continue to populate its Windows app market, Microsoft is incentivizing Unity developers to create Windows apps. Developers who qualify will receive complimentary Windows store registration, a Microsoft Windows 8 license, a Windows device (phone/tablets), a promotional package and technical assistance.Any Unity developer using Unity 4...