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A-serverless-search-engine-for-Data-Scientists-and-Developers-emerges

A serverless search engine for Data Scientists and Developers emerges


Friday, March 22, 2019 by

Rockset announced the general availability of a cloud service that allows developers and data scientists to put complex data sets to use in minutes instead of weeks. Current trends in technology  -  smart devices, digital lending, fraud detection, omnichannel retail, machine learning, microservices, and real-time business dashboards - all require clean...


API-security-testing-just-got-easier-with-42Crunch

API security testing just got easier with 42Crunch's new scanner


Thursday, March 21, 2019 by

42Crunch officially released the 42Crunch API Platform, an API security cloud platform to discover vulnerabilities in APIs and protect them from attack. The 42Crunch Platform can protect SaaS, Web, or IoT APIs, as well as microservices. This follows the launch of the free API Contract Security Audit tool at APISecurity.io earlier this month. The tool helps API d...


The-10-most-in-demand-job-tech-skills-in-2019-so-far

The 10 most in-demand job tech skills in 2019 so far


Wednesday, March 6, 2019 by

Indeed (job search website), analyzed job postings from the last three months to find out which tech skills are in most demand by employers right now. Methodology: Indeed analyzed data on its job site to identify the most common tech skills by calculating the percentage of job postings that contain the skills over the last three months in the US. The list is ranke...


Using-Conversational-Analytics-to-forecast-mobile-subscriber-growth

Using Conversational Analytics to forecast mobile subscriber growth


Thursday, February 21, 2019 by

Vibes announced Conversational Analytics, a new Natural Language Processing (NLP) solution to extract deep consumer insights from the unstructured messaging content in the high volume of data and messages. The solution is a new capability within Vibes Advanced Analytics which together will help marketers see which mobile experiences provide meaningful connecti...


Snowflake-bursting-at-the-seams-as-Netflix-hops-on

Snowflake bursting at the seams as Netflix hops on


Thursday, February 14, 2019 by

Snowflake Computing announced another year of exponential growth - but it comes alongside some interesting numbers for cloud adoption as well. The company’s 2019 financial year, which ended January 31, delivered a multitude of successes and recognition from its customers, venture capital firms and industry experts. Snowflake’s unique cloud-built arch...


Kubernetes-and-AI-are-like-peas-and-carrots

Kubernetes and AI are like peas and carrots


Monday, February 11, 2019 by

Kubernetes (commonly known as k8s) started out as a small cluster management project within Google in the early 00s. Today, it’s by far the leading container management tool, with 83 percent adoption, according to the latest Cloud native Computing Foundation survey. Forrester has declared, “Kubernetes has won the war for container orchestration dominance and...


Tomorrows-AI-driven-contract-management

Tomorrows AI-driven contract management


Tuesday, February 5, 2019 by

Artificial intelligence (AI), a machine’s ability to perform human-like functions through planning, perceiving, learning, reasoning and problem solving, is poised to disrupt just about everything – or so the hype would have us believe. Businesses have begun to harness these technologies to tackle all kinds of issues. However, the reality is adoption has rais...


Who-still-clicks-on-ads-anyway

Who still clicks on ads anyway


Monday, January 21, 2019 by

New data from Clutch says that seventy-seven percent (77%) of people recognize paid search ads easily compared to what organic search results look like - and it's causing a shift in the way advertisers approach consumers. People use search engines to find answers to questions and often click paid search ads that respond to their search queries. One-third ...


Pulse-Secure-launches-new-vADC-Community-Edition

Pulse Secure launches new vADC Community Edition


Wednesday, January 16, 2019 by

Pulse Secure announced the launch of a new Community Edition of its powerful software-based virtual Application Delivery Controller (vADC) to help application developers create innovative application solutions with dramatically lower costs and time to market. Pulse vADC Community Edition integrates easily with common DevOps tools for automated provisioning and orches...


Next-generation-low-code-platforms-snub-citizen-developers

Next generation low code platforms snub citizen developers


Tuesday, January 15, 2019 by

Analysts have touted the growth of high productivity application development platforms which are attractive to many enterprises unable to find the necessary digital talent. These evolving platforms, also described as no or low code, focus on increasing productivity over traditional software development by expanding the pool of talent that can deliver apps. Many professi...


Developing-video-games-that-work-for-everyone

Developing video games that work for everyone


Monday, January 14, 2019 by

Video games are interactive experiences – as the player, you can live many different lives racing fast cars, fighting great creatures and going on exciting, magical adventures. For as long as video games companies have existed, the focus has been largely on games that are fun to play. Of course, though, we’ve all had to sit out a round and wait for a free...


5-rules-of-monetizing-like-a-mobile-game-developer

5 rules of monetizing like a mobile game developer


Wednesday, January 9, 2019 by

Mobile game developers are some of the most successful monetizers and marketers in recent history. Need proof? Mobile gaming revenue accounted for nearly 82% of all app revenue in 2017 and will surpass $100 billion by 2021. The formula for success for mobile game developers is simple: easy payments, a finely-tuned monetization strategy, and great customer support. Bu...


How-to-make-testing-apps-easier-using-HeadSpin

How to make testing apps easier using HeadSpin


Tuesday, January 8, 2019 by

New device launches are exciting for consumers, but a lot happens behind the scenes. New devices mean new device-OS configurations. App developers have to scramble to understand how their apps will perform under new circumstances. This cannot be taken for granted, because a few seconds of additional app load time means millions of lost revenue. New device launches put a...


Tech-to-expect-at-CES-2019

Tech to expect at CES 2019


Friday, January 4, 2019 by

CES 2019 is almost here, but before the lights come on and the crowds begin to gather, here’s a sneak peek at what Futuresource Consulting expects will be the key tech trends to hit the global consumer electronics stage in January. Headphones will make a big noise Headphones have been making a resurgence over recent years and the category’s ascendance ...


Commercial-vs-open-source-for-app-monitoring

Commercial vs open source for app monitoring


Wednesday, January 2, 2019 by

In 2019 you might already be asking yourself, "Should we go with open source or commercial monitoring for our growing cloud application?” This question is as old as open source software itself, but with the rapid growth of cloud-native applications (software that utilizes services and infrastructure provided by cloud providers like Amazon EC2, Azure, IBM...


Industrial-IoT-platform-gets-updates-from-Pulse-Secure

Industrial IoT platform gets updates from Pulse Secure


Monday, December 17, 2018 by

Pulse Secure, a provider of Secure Access solutions to both enterprises and service providers, announced the release of Pulse Policy Secure (PPS) 9.0R3 to extend its Zero Trust Security model to IIoT devices and smart factories. The new version enables factories to streamline machinery repairs and diminish costly production downtime through IT-managed secure access...


Best-gifts-for-programmers,-developers,-and-nerds-2018

Best gifts for programmers, developers, and nerds 2018


Friday, December 14, 2018 by

Why is it so hard to buy something for techie people? It’s probably because they seem to just “get” whatever they want at the moment the need arises. Programmers, developers, and designers can be some of the worst about it too, because a lot of what we need to have just to do out jobs, falls in the category of a gift to ourselves too. Yeah - I rea...


Software-architecture-in-2019

Software architecture in 2019


Wednesday, December 12, 2018 by

Software is increasingly becoming more complex, and dealing with the changes happening in the software industry every day is something all developers, especially software architects, need to pay attention to. While software architecture isn't anything new - the speed of mobile undoubtedly has put critical elements of creating software outside of the main focus fo...


IoT-Gateway-uses-Ubuntu-Core-and-integrates-with-AWS-IoT-Greengrass

IoT Gateway uses Ubuntu Core and integrates with AWS IoT Greengrass


Monday, December 10, 2018 by

Rigado’s Cascade IoT Gateway running Canonical’s secure operating system Ubuntu Core, has integrated with the newly released Amazon Web Services (AWS) IoT Greengrass features to help give teams an easy-to-use mechanism to get Bluetooth-based data to their cloud applications. This new functionality combines the scalability of AWS IoT Greengrass edge comput...


New-APM-platform-uses-AI-and-runs-on-Amazon-EMR

New APM platform uses AI and runs on Amazon EMR


Monday, December 10, 2018 by

Unravel Data, the application performance management (APM) platform designed for big data workloads, has introduced a full-stack, artificial intelligence (AI)-driven solution for big data workloads running on Amazon EMR. Amazon EMR is a cloud service that enables big data processing using Spark, Kafka, Hadoop, Impala, Hive, and other big data components across dynamical...


Dynatrace-expands-AWS-visibility-and-contextual-problem-analysis

Dynatrace expands AWS visibility and contextual problem analysis


Wednesday, November 28, 2018 by

Dynatrace has announced the extension of the platform’s cloud visibility and contextual data ingestion from Amazon Web Services (AWS) with Amazon CloudWatch (CloudWatch) and AWS CloudTrail (CloudTrail). The addition of AWS metrics and events from the two services enriches the high-fidelity data that Dynatrace processes, further enhancing contextual problem identif...


New-open-source-cloud-discovery-tool-arrives-from-Twistlock

New open source cloud discovery tool arrives from Twistlock


Thursday, November 15, 2018 by

Twistlock has released a new open source Cloud Discovery tool. Cloud Discovery gives enterprise infrastructure, operations, and security teams the ability to easily understand and quantify the size of their environment, and get a birds' eye view of what cloud native services are running and where. The first release supports Amazon Web Services (AWS), Micro...


Migrating-old-Windows-2008-apps-over-to-Docker-just-got-easier

Migrating old Windows 2008 apps over to Docker just got easier


Tuesday, November 13, 2018 by

Docker has announced the Windows Server Application Migration Program that lets customers quickly and easily migrate and modernize legacy Windows applications, while driving continuous innovation across any application.   With a large percentage of Windows Server applications still running on Windows Server 2003 or 2008, companies that postpone migrating leg...


More-companies-want-fairness-to-open-source-license-enforcement

More companies want fairness to open source license enforcement


Monday, November 12, 2018 by

Red Hat, Inc. has announced that Adobe, Alibaba, Amadeus, Ant Financial, Atlassian, Atos, AT&T, Bandwidth, Etsy, GitHub, Hitachi, NVIDIA, Oath, Renesas, Tencent, and Twitter have joined an ongoing industry effort to combat harsh tactics in open source license enforcement by adopting the GPL Cooperation Commitment. By making this commitment, these 16 corporate leader...


New-game-studio-wants-to-bring-back-fantasy-based-retro-gaming

New game studio wants to bring back fantasy based retro gaming


Tuesday, November 6, 2018 by

An emerging game studio, Storytellers Entertainment, is hoping to spark a new generation of fantasy based retro gaming with the development of “Imperium Omni”, a four part serialized solo-RPG set in the vast fictional world of Aeris Pri. The game is to be released on PC with future expansion to Xbox and PS4 console platforms. The company, established by f...


The-subscription-based-app-model-is-working-and-here

The subscription based app model is working and here's proof


Monday, November 5, 2018 by

Liftoff released its annual Mobile App Engagement Index, describing trends in consumer app engagement and ways mobile marketers can adapt to thrive in the changing landscape. Specifically, the report reveals that mobile users are head over heels for the subscription model, with considerable momentum gained from last year. Additionally, the Index highlights a shift in ge...


Machine-learning,-crowdsourced-data,-and-the-birth-of-Gengo.ai

Machine learning, crowdsourced data, and the birth of Gengo.ai


Wednesday, October 31, 2018 by

The glue that holds machine learning and artificial intelligence together is data. Without the data to create complex learning algorithms from, and to create those life-like AI experiences - neither of them are worth a brass farthing. Charly Walther, the VP of product and growth at Gengo.ai, joined Gengo from Uber, where he was a product manager in Uber’s Advan...


Sam

Sam's Club Now is opening with no cashiers and putting mobile first


Monday, October 29, 2018 by

Sam's Club has said they are real close to opening a new store centered around mobile and scan-and-go technology in Texas - it's called Sam's Club Now. It aims to be a mobile-first shopping experience, similar to Amazon Go stores, powered by the new Sam’s Club Now mobile app, where your entire shopping experience from browsing to pa...


DesignCon-2019-is-coming

DesignCon 2019 is coming


Monday, October 29, 2018 by

DesignCon announced its 2019 conference schedule, which will feature more than 100 sessions across 15 tracks covering the most important topics within the high-speed communications and semiconductor communities. DesignCon 2019 takes place January 29-31, at the Santa Clara Convention Center. DesignCon’s conference content is curated by 99 seasoned engineers a...


IBM-is-buying-Red-Hat:-What-they-want-you-to-know

IBM is buying Red Hat: What they want you to know


Monday, October 29, 2018 by

IBM announced plans to acquire Red Hat, the world’s leading provider of open source technology for approximately $34B.  According to Mergermarket data, this is the second-largest computer software deal ever recorded globally, which dates back to 1998. As IBM’s most significant acquisition, and the most significant tech acquisition of 201...


Open-source-smart-contracts-platform-Qtum-is-now-an-AWS-partner

Open source smart contracts platform Qtum is now an AWS partner


Sunday, October 21, 2018 by

Amazon Web Services' (AWS) China division is partnering with public blockchain project Qtum. The partnership sees the on-demand cloud computing giant working with a cryptocurrency project with a $325 million market capitalization, making it the 29th largest cryptocurrency, to develop blockchain-as-a-service (BaaS) solutions for enterprises and developers. The ...


Data-warehousing-company-Snowflake-garners-$450M-in-funding

Data warehousing company Snowflake garners $450M in funding


Tuesday, October 16, 2018 by

Snowflake Computing says it has closed $450 million in additional growth funding led by Sequoia Capital. The remainder of Snowflake’s existing investors also participated: Altimeter Capital, Capital One Growth Ventures, ICONIQ Capital, Madrona Venture Group, Redpoint Ventures, Sutter Hill Ventures and Wing Ventures. New investor Meritech Capital also joined t...


Alexa-will-soon-be-featured-on-the-Amazon-Kindle-Fire-HD-8

Alexa will soon be featured on the Amazon Kindle Fire HD 8


Friday, September 28, 2018 by

The new Fire HD 8 has been announced by Amazon and comes equipped with always-ready, hands-free access to Alexa. With hands-free mode, Alexa is always ready to respond - Alexa can start a video call with family, play music, launch games, read Audible books, and more. The Fire HD 8 also includes an HD 720p front-facing camera and up to 10 hours of mixed use battery life....


AI-digital-voice-assistants-stops-listening-as-much-thanks-to-Sensory

AI digital voice assistants stops listening as much thanks to Sensory


Friday, September 28, 2018 by

Sensory announced that it has made significant upgrades to the embedded AI in its sixth generation of TrulyHandsfree, boosting the technology’s wake word performance and accuracy by more than 65 percent. Additionally, TrulyHandsfree boasts improved deep-neural network training that allows for even better near- and far-field speech recognition performance in all ro...


Legacy-system-gridlock-overcome-in-OutSystems-11

Legacy system gridlock overcome in OutSystems 11


Friday, September 28, 2018 by

OutSystems announced the release of OutSystems 11, a low-code solution to address one of the biggest issues facing IT teams - legacy system gridlock. Building on its low-code platform for web and mobile apps, OutSystems 11 delivers new advanced capabilities to help organizations modernize legacy systems and replace large application portfolios.  “The legac...