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Code Institute celebrates achievements from 2023


Friday, January 12, 2024 by

Code Institute, a provider of software development education, is thrilled to announce a series of significant successes over the past year, reinforcing its pivotal role in the tech education sector. Code Institute, the only university credit-rated coding bootcamp in the UK and Europe, has continued rapid European growth. Demonstrating its dedication to making...


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PGC London 2024 celebrates 10 year anniversary


Thursday, November 30, 2023 by

Pocket Gamer Connects will celebrate its 10th anniversary this upcoming January at Pocket Gamer Connects London 2024. Hosted at the city's familiar Brewery venue, this conference will be the ultimate knowledge-sharing and networking event for the games industry. Starting in the UK in 2014, the Pocket Gamer Connect event series has transformed from its modest...


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Forge beta launches to reward gamers for their achievments


Wednesday, October 25, 2023 by

Forge, the video game platform that connects and rewards gamers for their gaming achievements and ongoing play has opened to players in beta. The platform announced a $11 million seed funding round, led by Makers Fund, BITKRAFT Ventures, and Animoca Brands, with participation from Hashkey Capital, Polygon Ventures, Formless Capital, and Adaverse. Forge’s...


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User engagement promotion from Honeygain and JumpTask


Tuesday, October 17, 2023 by

Honeygain and JumpTask announced their most recent collaboration, "JumpTask Achievements." Aimed at promoting user engagement and participation through inventive gamified experiences, this new release is an exciting extension of their ongoing partnership. "Our collaboration with JumpTask exemplifies our mission to make every interaction count. Jum...


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Most time demanding video games revealed


Friday, May 26, 2023 by

New research has shown the top games that take the longest to complete, with many taking hundreds if not thousands of hours. The study by Cribbage Online analyzed a database of completion times of over 60,000 games across PC and all consoles in order to determine which took the longest to gather all achievements, unlocks, secrets, and collectibles resulting in 100% c...


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Idle Miner Tycoon game passes 150M downloads


Monday, September 12, 2022 by

Idle Miner Tycoon has reached a new milestone in its storied history. The title, which revolutionized the idle genre upon its release in 2016, has officially surpassed the 150 million download threshold. The downloads represent the accumulated totals from both the Google Play Store and Apple App Store and demonstrate the title’s impressive longevity in an inc...


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Ukrainian female launches self empowerment app


Tuesday, August 30, 2022 by

Breverie, a new goal-setting and personal development application for women announced today its official launch. Founded by Ukrainian tech entrepreneur Olena Mytruk, Breverie provides a unique app experience using a heart-centered approach to guide users through the process of aligning their goals and working toward creating their dream-driven impact. Female tech ent...


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Game Developers Choice Awards at GDC 2021


Monday, August 2, 2021 by

Organizers of the 21st annual Game Developers Choice Awards (GDCA) have revealed the recipients of this year’s Pioneer Award and Lifetime Achievement Award. Tom Fulp, creator of Newgrounds and trailblazer of the Macromedia Flash games that helped define a generation of indie developers, will receive the Pioneer Award, while influential game designer with 28 years ...


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Quantum computing companies face new challenges in 2021


Tuesday, February 2, 2021 by

The most substantial quantum computing achievements in 2020 were the combined demonstrations of high-quantum-volume (performance) systems available via cloud interfaces with detailed roadmaps for system growth. For instance, IBM and Google both announced plans for machines with 1000 qubits – potentially enough for near-term applications achieving quantum...


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Speakers announced for DevOps Enterprise Summit London 2020


Tuesday, February 11, 2020 by

IT Revolution announced the first round of speakers for DevOps Enterprise Summit London. The event is hosted at the Intercontinental London - the O2 from 23-25 June. It is the premier conference for technology leaders at large, complex organizations that are implementing DevOps principles and practices in the UK and Continental Europe. Blind Bird registration is availab...


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How Blockchain is making an impact in healthcare


Monday, April 23, 2018 by

Like almost any other sector, the healthcare industry has attracted the attention and interest of blockchain-based product developers in a significant and commendable way. Over the last couple of years, blockchain products aiming at leveraging the healthcare sector have mushroomed from various parts of the globe, with some making a powerful impact and growing speedily. ...


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Bitland and FoodCoin partner to fulfill promises of Blockchain


Wednesday, December 6, 2017 by

Two blockchain companies, Bitland, based in the US, and FoodCoin, based in Switzerland, are partnering to bring the tools of blockchain to local communities. Many of the communities are in developing regions of the world. The goals of both FoodCoin Ecosystem and Bitland are to offer blockchain technologies to facilitate real world interactions that improve hum...


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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...


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An augmented reality game for DJI drone users


Tuesday, May 2, 2017 by

Edgybees just launched a new augmented reality (AR) mobile application that is compatible with DJI drones, including the older Phantom 3, the Phantom 4 and the new Mavic Pro. Developed using DJI’s software development kit, the 'Drone Prix' is the first ever AR mobile app created specifically for DJI’s aerial platforms, allowing users, especially new drone pilots, to mas...


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Playwire and Overwolf look to tap into the eSports industry


Wednesday, April 5, 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...


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ApexBrasil showcases Brazil's finest at SXSW


Friday, March 10, 2017 by

The Brazilian Trade and Investment Promotion Agency (Apex-Brasil) will showcase 68 of Brazil’s most exciting companies at the 2017 SXSW Interactive Festival. As part of its mission to bring the best of Brazil to the world’s global investors and trade fairs, Apex-Brasil will share the abundance of opportunities that exist in its vibrant ecosystem with attendees at SXSW I...


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The A to Z of lowcode app development


Friday, February 10, 2017 by

As we enter 2017, we are seeing low-code app development take root across larger enterprises and smaller businesses alike. In 2016, big players like Google, Microsoft, Oracle, and Salesforce staked their claim in this market segment. Enter 2017, and we can expect the new entrants, along with incumbents such as WaveMaker, Mendix and OutSystems, to beg...


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Big Nerd Ranch doubled their profits last year


Thursday, February 2, 2017 by

According the App Annie Forecast Report, the global mobile app store downloads will reach 288.4 billion in 2020, up from 149.3 billion in 2016. That's almost double the amount of downloads in just 4 years! Information like this makes wanna-be mobile developers jump out of their seats to ask one question, "How can I do THAT?"Although some do go on to do the traditional c...


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Using virtual currency in your game requires compliancy too


Wednesday, February 1, 2017 by

So you’re an app developer. Maybe even a mobile, computer, or console game developer. You’ve got a great idea for a new game - an immersive experience where users will interact in a fully realized world, complete with its own economy and virtual currency. Other developers could even create content for users, get paid in virtual currency, and then cash it bac...


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New Salesforce App Cloud Offers Platform for Building Connected Apps


Monday, September 28, 2015 by

Salesforce has released the Salesforce App Cloud offered as a Platform as a Service (PaaS), which offers new Salesforce platform services such as Force, Heroku Enterprise and Lightning with new shared identity, data and network services to create connected apps. The new App Cloud provides the ability to build, scale and deploy mobile, web and wearable apps in a uni...


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Google Expands Player Game Analytics for Mobile Game Developers


Wednesday, September 16, 2015 by

Google is expanding its Player Analytics platform with two new analytics reports, Player Time Series Explorer and the Events Viewer, that provide developers with better visibility into time-based player activity and custom game events. There are also improvements to the player retention report.Google is also introducing a new Player Stats API to let developers tune a ga...


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NASSCOM Game Developer Conference 2015 Comes to India in November


Thursday, June 25, 2015 by

The National Association of Software and Services Companies (NGDC) will hold its annual game development conference from November 5th - 7th in Pune, India. The three day NASSCOM Game Developer Conference 2015 showcases the creative talent and upcoming industry trends in interactive entertainment in India. The NGDC has opened its call for speakers and is now providing ea...


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Google Releases Open Source Game Sample Utilizing Google Fit and Android Wear


Tuesday, May 12, 2015 by

Google has released Games in Motion, an open source game sample to demonstrate how developers can make games using Google Fit and Android Wear. Games in Motion is written in Java programming language using Android Studio. It was designed to demonstrate multiple Android technologies which include:- Android Wear bridges notifications from a phone or tablet to a paire...


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Google Play Game Services Gets New Publishing API, Updated Unity Plugin, and Leaderboard Tamper Protection


Saturday, December 27, 2014 by

The Google Play games services (GPGS) has announced several new developer tools including a new Game Services Publishing API, a revamped Unity Plugin, additional enhancements to the C++ SDK, and improved Leaderboard Tamper Protection.New Game Publishing APIAt Google I/O this past June, Google Play Developer Publishing APIs were launched to automate the configuration and...


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Aerospike's Impressive New Google Benchmark


Monday, December 8, 2014 by

Google recently featured Aerospike in its new benchmark on its blog announcing the Aerospike In-Memory NoSQL database is now available with Click-to-Deploy on Google Compute Engine. Sunil Sayyaparaju, Director of Product & Technology at Aerospike blogged on Google about the company seeing Ivan Santa Maria Filho, Performance Engineering ...


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Android Developers Receive Expanded Google Play Games Management API for Testing


Friday, November 14, 2014 by

Android game developers with gaming apps on Google Play will find it easier to test games with a newly expanded suite of Management APIs to facilitate game development and testing, with better support for alpha and beta groups.The Google Play Management API is a set of tools that enable developers to do things like manage tester data and clean up bad leaderboard score s...


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Google Play Game Services Offers Game Developers Updated Cross Platform Tools


Monday, October 13, 2014 by

Google Play Game Services is offering mobile game developers updated developer tools to provide: a more consistent set of game services across platforms; a refreshed UI based on material design; and new tools to give better visibility into what users are doing in games.The new features include:Real-time Multiplayer in the Play Games cross-platform C++ SDKTo make it easi...


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What Mobile Developers Need to Know About UK Free to Play Regulatory Focus


Thursday, September 4, 2014 by

The online and app-based games industry has exploded in recent years. Many gaming companies have developed games which follow a free-to-play (F2P) format. The most common F2P model adopted is the freemium model.The growth of freemium games has undoubtedly entertained millions of gamers and has been a profitable route to market for many gaming companies. Consumer complai...


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GameSalad Acquires Together Games Asynchronous Multiplayer Game Server Platform


Tuesday, July 29, 2014 by

Earlier this year GameSalad integrated the Together Games asynchronous multiplayer game server platform and now they have announced they have purchased Together Games entirely.This acquisition allows GameSalad to offer managed server hosting for all of their users that want to put asynchronous multiplayer into their apps. This feature is currently available in...


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New Services for App Developers and Publishers Announced at Google IO


Thursday, June 26, 2014 by

One of the new services announced at Google I/O was the Google Play Developer Publishing API to help scale release operations. The new API will let developers upload APKs, manage in-app products and localized store listings. There will also be the ability to integrate publishing operations with release processes and toolchain through a RESTful API. This the Go...


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Amazon Releases Research on Success of Developers on the Amazon Appstore Platform


Monday, June 16, 2014 by

Amazon is trumpeting its success in convincing developers to utilize its platform with its latest announcement of an IDC study saying that developers are having positive results from the Kindle Fire platform. According to the IDC survey commissioned by Amazon, 65% of developers building apps and games for Kindle Fire are making at least as much money on t...


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Analyzing an App’s Potential Using App Annie


Tuesday, June 3, 2014 by

Questions such as “How do I find a profitable app” and “How much profit does an app bring” are key when investors are making a decision about adding new apps to their portfolio. The fact is, there is no way to figure out how much income an app makes directly, unless you have access to the app’s sales numbers. In this article, we will show you the best way to get in...


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Amazon Developer Program Adds New Features To GameCircle for Player Engagement and Retention


Friday, April 11, 2014 by

GameCircle is designed to increase player engagement, improve retention, and enhance the customer experience when playing mobile games on iOS, Android, or Fire OS. Amazon has added new features to GameCircle designed to help developers increase engagement through player Achievements, Leaderboards, and game data synchronization.The two new features are: (1) expanded play...


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New Google Play Services Are Rolling Out for Game App Developers


Monday, March 17, 2014 by

With GDC at full steam already this week, Google has kicked off the week announcing new services for its Google Play developer program including the new game gifts incentive program and enhanced engagement and discovery options.Highlights of the New Offerings- Google is introducing game gifts, a new service that lets players send virtual in-game obje...


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Amazon Expands the Availability of Amazon Coins for Android Devices


Wednesday, February 19, 2014 by

Amazon has announced that customers in the US, UK and Germany can now buy, spend and earn Amazon Coins on their Android phones and tablets.Amazon users need to download the latest version of the Amazon Appstore and their existing Coins balances automatically appear. Existing Android users can upgrade to the latest version of the Amazon Appstore and new customers ca...