TrueNAS R30 launches from iXsystems
Friday, December 23, 2022 by Freeman Lightner
iXsystems, the company behind TrueNAS, has announced the RELEASE of TrueNAS SCALE 22.12 "Bluefin", the second major version of TrueNAS SCALE and the industry’s most powerful open source hyper-converged storage OS. Developed in true open source fashion alongside the hundreds of thousands of members in the TrueNAS Community, this storage software release f...
Speed up your Java development with kits from Vaadin
Monday, October 24, 2022 by Richard Harris
Vaadin announced the release of four Acceleration Kits designed to make it faster and easier to build and modernize Java applications for enterprise use. These new Acceleration Kits speed the integration of custom applications built with Vaadin Flow into enterprise authentication, observability, and Kubernetes environments. Vaadin Flow is a unique framework that le...
Edge computing company EDJX appoints new CEO
Monday, October 3, 2022 by Brittany Hainzinger
EDJX announced that it has hired a new CEO while simultaneously raising a seed round of funding. EDJX’s CEO Benjamin Thomas has assumed day-to-day leadership of the company and joined EDJX’s Board of Directors. Thomas is a serial entrepreneur and founder of two companies, which combined sold for over two hundred million dollars in enterprise value to strateg...
Innovations for cloud infrastructure from Cortex
Thursday, August 11, 2022 by Freeman Lightner
Cortex announced new innovations designed to give engineering teams the same levels of visibility into and control over cloud infrastructure that the platform has, since its inception, over microservices. The company’s industry-leading System of Record for Engineering, which has given engineers and SREs comprehensive microservices visibility and control, now provi...
Google Play app spending down in first half of 2022
Tuesday, July 26, 2022 by Richard Harris
The first half of 2022 has turned out to be disappointing for Android and its app store Google Play. According to the numbers presented by SafeBettingSites.com, app-spending on Google’s marketplace was down by 7.4% Y-O-Y during the first half of 2022. In the first half of 2022, Android users spent a total of $21.3 billion on apps.
Total app spending up by ...
Q1 Developer Program Benchmarking report
Thursday, June 23, 2022 by Brittany Hainzinger
The Developer Program Benchmarking Q1 2022 is now available, bringing the latest insights to help B2D businesses improve the ranking of their program across the features developers find most important, and optimize their developer program strategy while getting a good grip on their competition.
SlashData asked 18,256 developers from 163 countries to measure developer...
Kubernetes performance benchmarking from Speedscale
Thursday, June 2, 2022 by Freeman Lightner
Speedscale achieves expertise as part of Google’s Partner Advantage Program, helping SaaS companies optimize cloud price-performance ratio while scaling quality Speedscale, the Kubernetes traffic replay company that can simulate production conditions, announces it has successfully achieved expertise in cloud-native application development as part of Google’s...
Testing App for API calls lands from Speedscale
Wednesday, January 19, 2022 by Brittany Hainzinger
Speedscale, the API test-automation software company, today launches Speedscale CLI, a free observability tool that inspects detects, and maps API calls on local applications or containers. The offering underscores the importance of continued and proactive API testing to quickly detect and debug defects within a shifting array of upstream and downstream interdependencie...
Android Dev Summit highlights
Monday, October 28, 2019 by Freeman Lightner
During the 2019 Android Developer Summit, the Android team announced the future vision of Android, modern Android development experience, and more.
Android Dev Summit highlights: What modern Android development looks like
Jetpack Compose released to developer preview: First announced at I/O last year, Jetpack Compose will enable developers to easily build ...
Self serve AI platform has launched
Monday, May 20, 2019 by Richard Harris
Xnor.ai has launched AI2GO, a self-serve platform that enables developers, device creators and companies to build smart, edge-based solutions without training or background in AI. AI2GO is available now and contains more than a hundred fully-trained models optimized to run on resource-constrained devices such as mobile devices, wearables, smart cameras, remote sens...
Key insights into app performance and competition from Adjust
Wednesday, December 5, 2018 by Richard Harris
Adjust recently launched the second iteration of its Global Benchmarks tool - offering an overview of the mobile marketing landscape and bringing more transparency to the industry.
Based on the company’s aggregated database, Adjust’s Global Benchmarks 2.0 analyzes data from over 7,000 apps and billions of installs. It allows mobile marketers to see t...
Mobile marketing benchmark tool by Adjust brings light to marketers
Monday, November 26, 2018 by Christian Hargrave
Adjust announced the second version of its free mobile benchmarking tool - updated with even more sophisticated metrics and a wider range of data than before. Designed to empower marketers and publishers to better understand the mobile marketing landscape, the tool is the first of its kind to make specific KPIs, such as session data, publicly available. With time spent ...
PagerDuty Summit 2018 brings big changes
Thursday, September 13, 2018 by Christian Hargrave
At PagerDuty's signature event, PagerDuty Summit 2018, the company has brought together an impressive list of enterprise development specialists to San Francisco, CA. And in addition to all of the speaker presentation and demos, the company has also unveiled many new company announcements targeted right at making enterprise more business aware and capable of ma...
Mobile apps are key to success in retail
Wednesday, November 29, 2017 by Richard Harris
Apps are the preeminent way for retailers to reach your customers. Whether you are getting consumers to your app, measuring their engagement, encouraging purchases, analyzing their sentiment or expanding to new markets, app data will fuel your mobile success and thereby your company’s success. From competitive benchmarking to international expansion, App Annie has ...
LevaData launches AI advisor Leva for strategic sourcing
Friday, October 27, 2017 by Christian Hargrave
LevaData announced the debut of its flagship product, Leva, an AI advisor for strategic sourcing and procurement. Leva is purpose-built for strategic supply chain and procurement professionals and uniquely combines multiple AI technologies with intelligent assistance to drive savings throughout the supply chain.Leva’s most significant and transformative innovation is in...
The report from 50 billion mobile and web events is here
Wednesday, October 25, 2017 by Richard Harris
Mixpanel, Inc. released its first Product Benchmarking Report to determine quantitative benchmark metrics for key moments in the user’s web and mobile journey while seeking to answer the question often asked by marketers and developers, “what’s the best performance standard for our industry?” The findings challenge many commonly held product performance benchmarks while...
Here's what happened at VisionMobile's Future Developer Summit
Wednesday, October 19, 2016 by Christian Hargrave
VisionMobile hosted a first of its kind, Future Developer Summit, on October 4, 2016 in Santa Clara. The event was organized in association with Catchy Agency and was hosted by Intel at their Executive Briefing Center. The Future Developer Summit is an exclusive, invite-only Director-level event where developer relations leaders gather to network, exchange program...
The Growing Benefits of Cross Platform App Development With VPlay
Saturday, August 20, 2016 by Richard Harris
We recently visited with Christian Feldbacher, co-founder and CEO of V-Play, to discuss the growing benefits of cross-platform development and how V-Play aims to make it easier than ever for developers to bring their apps to market.ADM: Who is V-Play? What does the company do?Feldbacher: V-Play provides a cross-platform development tool for mobile app and game developer...
New SoftwareDefined Networking Consortium Established
Thursday, July 14, 2016 by Stuart Parkerson
The University of New Hampshire InterOperability Laboratory (UNH-IOL), an independent provider of testing and standards conformance services for the networking industry, has created the Software-Defined Networking (SDN) Consortium to enable one-stop shopping for controller and switch interoperability, conformance and benchmark testing. The primary goal of the SDN C...
Spirent Releases new SaaS Platform for Network and Cloud Testing
Monday, May 30, 2016 by Richard Harris
Spirent Communications has released a new platform, Spirent Temeva, a Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) solution for network and cloud testing. The platform is offered in three web-based applications covering network traffic testing, Network Functions Virtualization (NFV), infrastructure benchmarking, cloud performance and capacity planning.The new Temeva platform browser-ba...
Aurasma Augmented Reality Marketing Platform Updates Released by HP
Wednesday, March 16, 2016 by Richard Harris
HP Software has released a number of updates to its HP Aurasma augmented reality (AR) marketing platform. The company also has announced that it now has more than 200,000 companies creating augmented reality experiences with the platform.With HP Aurasma, companies can leverage any object, image, or place to offer app users the ability to view AR marketing and othe...
Priori Data Introduces Google Play App Store Analytics Platform
Wednesday, January 27, 2016 by Stuart Parkerson
Priori Data, a Berlin-based app store intelligence startup, has released its Google Play app store analytics platform. The new platform is titled Priori Data PRO for Google Play and it offers support for strategic decision-making with app market data and competitive intelligence tools.Priori Data PRO enables Android app publishers to track global market movements, local...
86 Percent of PHP Based Applications Contain at Least One CrossSite Scripting Vulnerability
Tuesday, December 8, 2015 by Stuart Parkerson
Veracode is reporting that its analytics show 86 percent of PHP-based applications contain at least one Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) vulnerability and 56 percent have at least one SQL injection (SQLi) when initially assessed by Veracode. The analysis is part of a supplement to Veracode’s “2015 State of Software Security: Focus on Application Development”, which is a repor...
Criteo Open Sources One Terabyte Machine Learning Dataset
Tuesday, June 23, 2015 by Stuart Parkerson
Criteo is releasing to the open source community an anonymized machine learning dataset with more than four billion lines totaling over one terabyte in size, built through Criteo’s advertising click prediction dataset. Criteo’s terabyte dataset is hosted on Microsoft Azure, and details on how to access, utilize and download it can be found at the Criteo Labs websit...
Applause Releases Updates to Its Mobile App Analytics Tool
Monday, April 13, 2015 by Stuart Parkerson
Applause has announced updates to its user sentiment tool mobile app analytics tool which crawls user reviews and star ratings from more than 30 million apps and 500 million app reviews in iOS and Android app stores across eight countries. The platform uses this information to offer competitive benchmarking, comparative analysis and more to provide a gauge of how a...
Embedded Linux Conference (ELC) 2015 March 23rd to 25th
Wednesday, March 4, 2015 by Richard Harris
The Linux Foundation is sponsoring the Embedded Linux Conference (ELC) 2015 on March 23 - 25 at the San Jose Marriott in San Jose, California. The ELC is a vendor-neutral technical conference for companies and developers using Linux in embedded products. This year’s event will expand to include tracks on Automotive Linux, IoT and Drones.Highlighted ELC Sessions include:...
Fortumo Launches New Quarterly Emerging Markets Mobile Payments Index
Monday, March 2, 2015 by Richard Harris
Mobile payments company Fortumo has created a new quarterly Emerging Markets Payment Index intended to be used by web, game and app developers for benchmarking their revenue in markets with high smartphone growth and low credit card penetration. The Emerging Markets Payment Index focuses on top smartphone markets that have been predicted for growth by value in 2015...
Mitek Puts Up $1 Million Seed Investment for App Developers to Develop Apps Using Its Mobile Imaging Platform
Wednesday, February 26, 2014 by Richard Harris
Mitek is extending the use of its Mobile Imaging Platform to developers interested in creating new mobile applications using the smartphone or tablet camera. Even better, Mitek is also prepared to make multiple seed investments totaling up to $1 million US in developers who can identify substantial market opportunities using the mobile imaging platform.Through the ...
The Secret to a Successful Mobile Game Launch
Monday, February 3, 2014 by Rick Evans
As a mobile
game developer, analytics are without a doubt one of the most important tools
to help you launch your game. Not only do analytics help you understand the
early performance of your game, but they also provide the context necessary to
guide future product developments and optimize your marketing efforts.
launching your mobile ga...