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Coronavirus-takes-down-GDC-and-is-impacting-SXSW,-is-E3-next

Coronavirus takes down GDC and is impacting SXSW, is E3 next


Thursday, March 5, 2020 by

San Francisco and the tech industry felt trembles and it wasn’t an earthquake or Godzilla, it was Coronavirus flexing its muscle as the leadership at GDC announced at the end of last week that they were postponing the weeklong Game Developers Conference indefinitely, which was scheduled to kick off March 16. That means that over 30,000 people won’t be attend...


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SauceCon 2020 open call for speakers


Friday, August 9, 2019 by

Sauce Labs Inc., the provider of a testing cloud for web and mobile applications, opened the call for speakers for SauceCon 2020. Now entering its fourth year, SauceCon will return to Austin, Texas from April 28-29, 2020, with an additional day of hands-on workshops on April 27. SauceCon brings together the Sauce Labs user community and conti...


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Tech salaries in 2019 report is out


Wednesday, June 26, 2019 by

Career marketplace Hired released its fourth annual State of Salaries research report. The data looks at tech salaries in top global business hubs and analyzes how they’ve changed, how they fare when considering the cost of living, which industries pay the most, and how race and age impact compensation. Other cities are giving SF a run for its money The aver...


How-a-brain-training-app-helps-Tom-Brady-play-faster

How a brain training app helps Tom Brady play faster


Wednesday, January 30, 2019 by

Despite recurring suggestions that he has peaked and that the Brady era will soon see its final sunset, New England Patriots’ Quarterback Tom Brady keeps pulling out the critical wins. How does he do it year after year, while seeming to defy the effects of aging? Like most sports, football is a game of decision-based movements - with continuous demands for the ...


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 ...


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Enterprise IT automation framework Ansible Tower updates to 3.3


Friday, September 14, 2018 by

Red Hat has announced the general availability of Red Hat Ansible Tower 3.3, the latest version of its enterprise framework for automating and orchestrating IT operations. Red Hat Ansible Tower 3.3 includes an updated user interface, improved scaling and the ability to run Ansible Tower on Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform, Red Hat’s enterprise-grade Kuber...


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Freelance jobs are being embraced by Gen Z


Thursday, August 30, 2018 by

Upwork released new data from Gen Z respondents to Freelancing in America: 2017, a comprehensive measure of the U.S. independent workforce, conducted by independent research firm Edelman Intelligence and commissioned in partnership by Upwork and Freelancers Union. Findings show that Gen Z - the youngest segment of the adult workforce (people born between 1997-2000), ...


DeveloperWeek-2018-roundup

DeveloperWeek 2018 roundup


Thursday, March 22, 2018 by

DeveloperWeek 2018, held recently in the SF Bay Area, is part of the largest series of completely developer-focused events in the world, with conferences also held in New York and Austin. It is a testament to the fact that “software rules the world” that around 8000 developers turned up for various parts of DeveloperWeek, which included a large two-day Hackathon, a fren...


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The top 20 best cities to live if you are a gamer


Wednesday, June 21, 2017 by

With the Electronic Entertainment Expo 2017 drawing large crowds to Los Angeles until June 15 and U.S. gaming revenues expected to exceed $25 billion this year, the personal-finance website WalletHub has released its report on 2017’s Best Cities for Gamers. To determine the best places to be a serious gamer, WalletHub’s number crunchers compared the 100 l...


Stars-of-IP-party-to-rock-Austin-again

Stars of IP party to rock Austin again


Wednesday, June 7, 2017 by

Silvaco, Inc. has announced collaboration with players in the semiconductor intellectual property (IP) ecosystem to host the annual Stars of IP party at Speakeasy in Austin, Texas, on the evening of Tuesday, June 20, 2017. The event coincides with the 54th Design Automation Conference (DAC), which takes place June 18 - 21 at the Austin Convention Center.Stars of IP seek...


The-workforequity-model-as-expounded-by-Loom

The workforequity 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...


Gibson-and-Neiman-Marcus-at-SXSW-2017-brings-"New-Style-of-Sound"

Gibson and Neiman Marcus at SXSW 2017 brings "New Style of Sound"


Friday, March 10, 2017 by

Gibson Brands is partnering with SXSW and Neiman Marcus to bring its “New Style of Sound” fashion show to Austin as the official kickoff to SXSW Style on March 11, 2017. The “SXSW Style Kickoff Party Presented by Gibson Brands” will take over the Vaughn in downtown Austin with a high-energy runway event pairing innovative products from the Gibson Brands family with...


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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...


Lucktastic-helps-Hooked-On-Phonics-with-user-engagement

Lucktastic helps Hooked On Phonics with user engagement


Tuesday, March 7, 2017 by

Hooked on Phonics believes that reading is the gateway to all learning and they focus on nurturing that thirst for knowledge with products that are fun, effective, and easy to use. That’s why they’ve brought together a dedicated team of parents, leading educators, interactive designers, writers, and artists. Through collaboration, research, and testing, they continually...


Unity-Unite-conference-series-focused-on-bridging-developers-and-artists

Unity Unite conference series focused on bridging developers and artists


Friday, January 27, 2017 by

Unity Technologies just announced its worldwide Unite conference series. Focused on bringing developers and artists the knowledge and networking they require for success, Unity is holding eight Unite conferences globally in 2017. Creators will be able to attend them in Amsterdam, Austin, Beijing, India, Melbourne, Seoul, Singapore and Tokyo. Unite events are unique oppo...


Why-Nearshoring-is-the-solution-to-retaining-your-DevOps-team

Why Nearshoring is the solution to retaining your DevOps team


Tuesday, November 15, 2016 by

DevOps used to be in the domain of Silicon Valley innovators. But now the concept, which emphasizes tight integration between software developers and IT infrastructure professionals, has exploded into the mainstream. In fact, Gartner predicts approximately 25 percent of Global 2000 companies will have adopted DevOps in 2016, meaning more and more teams are now...


RealVNC-just-launched-VNC-Connect-with-cloud,-direct,-and-hybrid-options

RealVNC just launched VNC Connect with cloud, direct, and hybrid options


Wednesday, November 2, 2016 by

RealVNC, the original developer and provider of VNC remote access and control software, has just announced the release of a major new remote access product called VNC Connect.  Launched at the SpiceWorld IT Conference in Austin, Texas, VNC Connect combines the convenience of a cloud service with the flexibility of direct connections, giving organizations the abilit...


Amazon-Lumberyard-opens-new-Austin-location

Amazon Lumberyard opens new Austin location


Tuesday, October 25, 2016 by

Amazon has been working on Lumberyard over the last couple of years, and assembled a team of industry veterans who are inspired to build a AAA game engine that uses the vast compute and storage of the cloud to help you build otherwise-impossible player experiences, and engage massive communities of fans. In fact, the typical developer on the team has over 10.8 years of ...


Xojo-2016-Release-3-Ships-With-Loads-of-New-Features-for-Making-Apps

Xojo 2016 Release 3 Ships With Loads of New Features for Making Apps


Wednesday, September 14, 2016 by

Austin based Xojo, Inc. has announced Xojo 2016 Release 3. With built-in support for graphics, database servers, internet protocols and more, anyone can build just about anything they can imagine with Xojo. The latest release adds compiler optimization options and refactoring features for the IDE and Code Editor, along with more than 90 total improvements and 11 new fea...


Creator-of-LureDeals-Talks-About-Capitalizing-on-Pokemon-Go-Traffic

Creator of LureDeals Talks About Capitalizing on Pokemon Go Traffic


Saturday, August 27, 2016 by

Britt White is a former hog wrestling world champion, but most recently gained notoriety for Lure Deals, which provides marketing opportunities for Pokémon GO. He has been a part of the Austin tech community for a few years now and runs TKM Labs, a digital agency and virtual reality firm focused on tackling industry specific issues utilizing VR and AR across areas like ...


Hired.com-Expands-Developer-Hiring-Platform-to-France

Hired.com Expands Developer Hiring Platform to France


Thursday, June 30, 2016 by

Hired.com, which connects developers with job offers from top companies, has announced that is has officially expanded to Paris, France following its acquisition of Paris-based alternative recruitment start-up Breaz earlier this year. The move represents Hired.com’s first entry in a non-English speaking market and the integration of the Breaz team has provided a smooth ...


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Swift's Move to Enterprise An Interview with IBM


Friday, June 24, 2016 by

A recent conversation with John Ponzo, IBM Fellow and Chief Technology Officer for Mobile, revealed some pretty interesting insights into the progression of Swift for the enterprise and what to expect in the coming months.ADM: Tell us a little bit about IBM’s work with Swift. What is the goal in bringing Swift to the cloud?Ponzo: At IBM, we’ve seen the value of Swift as...


The-Top-Twenty-Emerging-Cities-for-Tech-Jobs

The Top Twenty Emerging Cities for Tech Jobs


Tuesday, June 7, 2016 by

Homes.com recently released the New Tech City Index 2016 report which ranks cities with the best option for technology employment and living expenses based on metrics including industry wages, employment levels, and average house price.The report used a number of factors to calculate the rankings. This included analyzing data from the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, incl...


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Micron Accelerated Solutions Launched with VMware, Supermicro and Nexenta


Monday, April 18, 2016 by

Micron Technology had launched Micron Accelerated Solutions, a set of purpose-built, scale-out solutions for open source and software-defined data centers. The first suite of Micron Accelerated Solutions are designed and developed in collaboration with enterprising software and hardware companies including VMware, Supermicro and Nexenta.   Micron Accelerated Solu...


Blue-University-LIVE-Provides-IoT-Bluetooth-Technology-Training-for-Developers

Blue University LIVE Provides IoT Bluetooth Technology Training for Developers


Thursday, April 14, 2016 by

The Bluetooth Special Interest Group (SIG) has announced the 2016 dates for its Blue University LIVE, a global series of full-day training sessions for developers new to Bluetooth technology. Blue University LIVE provides the opportunity for developers to learn how to build and connect Bluetooth enabled products. The in-person training sessions gives developers the...


Dell-World-2015-Leads-Software-Events-for-October

Dell World 2015 Leads Software Events for October


Wednesday, September 30, 2015 by

There is no better place to enjoy the crisp fall weather than Austin, Texas in October. So it makes sense that Dell is capitalizing on the great weather plus the funky Austin vibe as it hosts Dell World 2015. Paying homage to Austin’s music heritage, the event will kick off on October 20 with an opening reception and concert with food, beverages and live music from...


APIStrat-Conference-to-Examine-New-API-Economy-in-November

APIStrat Conference to Examine New API Economy in November


Monday, August 31, 2015 by

The API Strategy & Practice Conference (APIStrat) will be held in held in Austin, Texas at the Sheraton Austin Hotel At The Capitol, November 18 – 20. The event focuses on the API sector allowing participants to discuss successes and challenges they face while executing an API strategy. The event will include talks, panels and keynotes with over 80 speakers covering...


Open-Source-Virtual-Reality-Platform-now-Supports-Android

Open Source Virtual Reality Platform now Supports Android


Wednesday, July 8, 2015 by

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...


Don’t-Turn-Off-Your-Users:-Spammy-App-Marketing-Do’s-and-Don’ts

Don’t Turn Off Your Users: Spammy App Marketing Do’s and Don’ts


Monday, June 1, 2015 by

If it looks like a duck, swims like a duck, and quacks like a duck - its probably a duck. And if it looks and feels like spam, its probably spam and we all know what happens to spam. We’ve had a long time to experience email spam on our computers and in that time our conditioning has been well engrained – we react negatively – ignoring or immediately hitting the de...


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ApacheCon Apache Open Source Conference Will Be in Austin April 13 17


Thursday, March 19, 2015 by

ApacheCon North America brings developers and users together to explore issues and provide educational experiences for building open source solutions. The Apache community is among the most robust in open source with hundreds of thousands of applications deploying Apache Software Foundation (ASF) products and code contributions by more than 3,500 committers from around ...


Hired.com-Expands-Its-Technology-Employment-Platform-to-Boston

Hired.com Expands Its Technology Employment Platform to Boston


Saturday, February 28, 2015 by

On the heals of its expansion to Washington, DC in January, Hired.com has announced that it has officially expanded to the Boston, Massachusetts technology market.In advance of the official announcement, Hired.com has been working with a number of Boston’s top tech companies and has already introduced over 500 developers, designers, and data scientists to these companie...


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SWSX Interactive Gaming Expo March 13 thru 15


Thursday, February 26, 2015 by

If a week long GDC gaming throwdown does not provide enough of the gaming industry for you, you can still you’re your gaming juices going as game developers, manufacturers and others in the gaming community converge on the SWSX Gaming Expo which offers a diverse range of events combining elements of geek culture with the cross-console video game world all packaged toget...


App-Developers-Alliance-to-Offer-Workshops-on-Starting-an-App-Publishing-Business

App Developers Alliance to Offer Workshops on Starting an App Publishing Business


Friday, February 13, 2015 by

The Application Developers Alliance is reaching out to developers to help them learn more about creating an app publishing business through its App Strategy Workshop: Fundamentals series. These workshops are held in local settings to help mobile app developers, startups, and small app publishers learn about business basics and strategy fundamentals. During each eve...


Hired.com-Reinvents-the-Recruiting-Process-for-Software-Developers-and-DevOps-Engineers

Hired.com Reinvents the Recruiting Process for Software Developers and DevOps Engineers


Thursday, February 12, 2015 by

It sounds like a simple idea - matching top developer talent with top companies - curating both sides so that each is assured that they are getting exactly the match they are looking for. And it’s interesting that no-one has come up with an approach in the way that Hired.com has done. So what is unique about their platform? Before discussing how Hired.com matches c...


App-Developer-Event-Planning-Guide-for-February-and-March-2015

App Developer Event Planning Guide for February and March 2015


Tuesday, February 10, 2015 by

If you’re a developer looking for a event to attend the next couple of months, you are in luck! This part of our ongoing series highlighting events focuses on conferences available in February and March. If you want to see our suggestions for the top conferences to attend for 2015, check out the list here.February 2015- DeveloperWeek 2015: As we reported earlier th...