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Warnings-for-aircraft-cybersecurity

Warnings for aircraft cybersecurity


Thursday, August 1, 2019 by

The Department of Homeland Security issued a security alert for small planes, warning that modern flight systems are vulnerable to hacking if someone manages to gain physical access to the aircraft. Engine readings, compass data, altitude and other readings “could all be manipulated to provide false measurements to the pilot,” according to the DHS alert.&nbs...


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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...


Automatic-app-monitoring-agent-operator-for-Red-Hat-OpenShift-lands

Automatic app monitoring agent operator for Red Hat OpenShift lands


Monday, May 20, 2019 by

Instana is making it easier for DevOps teams to manage orchestrated applications with its first release of agent technology as an Instana Agent Operator and has achieved Red Hat OpenShift Operator Certification. This new deployment option offers deployment flexibility to users, who can also run the agent as its own container, host process or microservice.  Insta...


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Wage inequality in the tech industry report emerges


Friday, March 29, 2019 by

Hired released an in-depth data report looking at wage inequality in the tech industry. In advance of Equal Pay Day (4/2), the report looks at how race, age, industry, roles, LGBTQ+ status, and geographies all impact wage inequality. Hired also released a new micro-documentary that offers a powerful and all-too-relatable look at the gender wage gap. This is all a part o...


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Why Citus Data is donating 1 percent equity to PostgreSQL foundations


Monday, November 26, 2018 by

The distribution model for databases is shifting to the cloud. With this shift, the economics of open source communities are changing. One of the most important issues in modern software is building sustainable open source models in the age of the cloud. A challenge with being an independent open source project, however, is financial. The PostgreSQL community is comm...


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Star Trek Timelines developer Disruptor Beam teams with Tilting Point


Monday, September 24, 2018 by

Disruptor Beam and Tilting Point announced an expanded partnership between the two companies that will enable additional growth of Disruptor Beam's hit free-to-play game, Star Trek Timelines, as well as the co-development of another IP-based character-collection RPG (CCRPG). The deal has an initial value of at least $29 million and follows on the success of an ag...


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Digital therapy app proven to reduce chronic back pain by 40 percent


Monday, September 24, 2018 by

Boston based digital therapy startup, Kaia Health, has launched a new app that uses AI and motion tracking technology to personalize treatment programs to manage and treat chronic low back pain (LBP) which has been shown in clinical studies to reduce chronic back pain by 40% - and "could save the US economy billions each year." Created by Kaia Health the mo...


Code-security-gamification-company-nabs-$3.5M-in-funding

Code security gamification company nabs $3.5M in funding


Friday, September 14, 2018 by

Secure application development platform provider Secure Code Warrior announced that it has gained US $3.5 million in funding from two strategic venture capital firms. The financing was led by Washington DC-based Paladin Capital Group, with participation from Sydney-based AirTree Ventures. The initial funding round will allow the company to further expand its rapidly gro...


US-cities-ranked-by-their-mobile-performance

US cities ranked by their mobile performance


Friday, August 17, 2018 by

The race to 5G is on, with mobile carriers beginning to lay the foundation by rolling out updated network infrastructure in major U.S. cities. But a new report from RootMetrics reveals the potential mobile performance drawbacks in bigger metro areas. While you’d expect the fastest, most reliable smartphone experience in major metros, RootMetrics U.S. Metro Rank...


App-development-strategies-from-Swish

App development strategies from Swish's CTO Jeff Whelpley


Wednesday, May 30, 2018 by

Deciding on how to get your idea to the mobile market can be a long journey. Things like building your own infrastructure vs. a managed services approach, and leveraging open source technologies to keep dev costs down are just a few of the things to consider.We had a recent discussion with the CTO of Swish (a budgeting app founded by the guys who did Get Human) on mobil...


Cloud-Foundry-Summit-North-America-2018-details

Cloud Foundry Summit North America 2018 details


Friday, February 2, 2018 by

Cloud Foundry Foundation has announced the initial schedule, including keynote speakers, for the North American Cloud Foundry Summit, April 18-20, 2018 at the Boston Convention Center. With standard pricing ending February 9, registration will increase $200 to $845.The North American Cloud Foundry Summit keynote line-up includes:Matt Curry, Director, Director of Cloud E...


Navigating-funerals-with-the-FuneralNav-app

Navigating funerals with the FuneralNav app


Friday, January 5, 2018 by

Funerals are emotional roller coasters of grieving and planning, and the last thing you want to worry about is how to get to the final resting place of a loved one. That’s where a passionate founder named Joseph M. Bernaudo comes in. He has been in the funeral business for a long time, and knows how difficult it can all be. So to help make things a little easier, he cre...


Umajin-Immerse-just-launched

Umajin Immerse just launched


Monday, November 20, 2017 by

Umajin Immerse has announced the launch of Umajin Immerse, a development platform that includes 3D, Digital Agents, Augmented Reality (AR), Virtual Reality (VR), offline mapping and simplified and secure provisioning of enterprise data resources. The platform is used to drive innovation and digital transformation for enterprises, allowing rapid deployment of digital pro...


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Freemium app model remains best option for developers


Thursday, October 19, 2017 by

More than 60% of app developers recommend a “freemium” model for monetizing a mobile app, according to a new survey. With the “freemium” model, an app is downloaded for free with the option of in-app purchases and upgrades, appealing to users’ desire to test an app before buying it. The new survey findings come from Clutch, a research and reviews platform for business s...


Mobile-video-challenges-most-app-marketers-new-report-says

Mobile video challenges most app marketers new report says


Wednesday, June 28, 2017 by

If Digital Video 1.0 was characterized by the repurposing of TV content for the PC, then the current growth in Mobile Video is anything but repurposing Web or TV video content for mobile devices, according to research commissioned by mobile growth platform YouAppi.The research conducted by Dimensional Research found that 94% of the 218 global mobile marketer and agency ...


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

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...


SMS-powered-chatbots-and-the-massive-missed-opportunity

SMS-powered chatbots and the massive missed opportunity


Monday, January 30, 2017 by

There’s a lot of buzz around chatbots in the technology industry - what they are, why they’re valuable, how to build a better one, etc. Despite being popular on the tongue however, a new industry survey which polled over 1,500 mobile users in both the US and UK is acting as a wake-up call to enterprises as consumer preferences for new-age mobile communication channels, ...


Appio-is-enabling-small-business-to-compete-like-never-before

Appio is enabling small business to compete like never before


Tuesday, December 20, 2016 by

Appio, a new startup out of Boston run by parent company LaunchByte, is looking to sweeping small business owners off their feet. They have developed a product to help traditional small business owners stay afloat and thrive in the rapidly growing tech ecosystem that surrounds them.Most small business owners have a dream to be successful and branch out until they are no...


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New Cloudflare Apps platform to deliver accessibility for customers and developers


Thursday, December 15, 2016 by

Cloudflare, an internet performance and security company, has announced the acquiring of Eager Platform Co., an app platform for web property owners. The acquisition joins Cloudflare’s global network with Eager’s platform to create a next-generation app platform experience that is secure, seamless, and easy to use for customers of all technical backgrounds.The platform ...


Ashton-Kutcher-and-Guy-Oseary-just-helped-Apptopia-raise-$2.7-Million

Ashton Kutcher and Guy Oseary just helped Apptopia raise $2.7 Million


Monday, November 28, 2016 by

Apptopia has announced its second round of seed funding led by Ashton Kutcher’s and Guy Oseary’s Sound Ventures. The round of $2.7 million brings Apptopia’s total funding to $5 million and included the minds of Mark Cuban, 500 Startups, RTA Ventures, Full Tilt Capital, Telegraph Hill Capital, Expansion VC and more. Several parties, including Mark Cuban, have participate...


Why-search-has-become-the-backbone-of-mobile-apps

Why search has become the backbone of mobile apps


Thursday, November 17, 2016 by

Elasticsearch is an open source distributed full text search engine built on top of Apache Lucene. We recently connected with Gaurav Gupta, VP of Products for Elastic, the company behind Elasticsearch to chat about how search is being used to significantly boost both user adoption and improve the bottom line. He also shared with us what he believes are the thr...


NFL-Ticket-Data-Report-and-TicketIQ-App-Launch

NFL Ticket Data Report and TicketIQ App Launch


Thursday, August 25, 2016 by

When mobile application TiqIQ was founded six years ago, it began collecting data from 500,000 historical events, 100,000 active events and over one million ticket buyers every month. All this with one goal in mind: to create true transparency in the ticket-buying marketplace. This idea of a transparent marketplace comes to reality as TiqIQ relaunches into TicketIQ, unv...


LISA-2016-Conference-Will-Provide-6-Days-of-System-Administrator-Training

LISA 2016 Conference Will Provide 6 Days of System Administrator Training


Friday, August 19, 2016 by

If you’re a system administrator, you’ll want to make plans now to go to Boston in early December to take in the LISA 2016 conference (Large Installation System Administration Conference). The event is hosted by USENIX, an association that brings together technical information and events for engineers, system administrators, scientists, and technicians to explore the mo...


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 ...


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...


Digital-Performance-Winners-and-Losers-from-the-Super-Bowl

Digital Performance Winners and Losers from the Super Bowl


Wednesday, February 10, 2016 by

Prior to the big game we published the article Online Performance Is as Important as In-Game Performance for the Super Bowl providing a deep dive into how digital performance management is particularly important during “spikey” events such as the Super Bowl, where digital performance can make or break a brand.    Now we are starting to ...


Unity-Releases-Call-for-Speakers-and-Award-Nominations-for-Unite-2015

Unity Releases Call for Speakers and Award Nominations for Unite 2015


Tuesday, June 9, 2015 by

Unity’s developer conference, Unite 2015, will take place September 21-23 in Boston at the John B. Hynes Veterans Memorial Convention Center. Unity has opened the call for speakers and those who are interested in speaking have until June 12 to submit a talk proposal. Details on topic submissions can be found on the speaker submission page. The event will also ...


Top-App-Developer-Events-for-April-and-May

Top App Developer Events for April and May


Saturday, April 4, 2015 by

When planning your event calendar there are two biggies that you’ll want to include on your list compliments of two of the biggest companies (and rivals) in tech today – Microsoft and Google. More about these events and others for April and May are included here. April- IoT Stream Conference: Defining the Stack for IoT: This event is located in Bently Reserve, San ...


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GDC Game Developers Join Train Jam for 52 Hour Coding Journey from Chicago to San Francisco


Monday, March 2, 2015 by

What do you get when you take a collection of game developers, put them on a train in Chicago and send them to GDC in San Francisco? You get Train Jam, the brainchild of Adriel Wallick, an independent game developer most currently based in the Netherlands.Adriel came up with the idea of the Train Jam in 2013 when she traveled from Boston to Seattle via Amtrak’s Empire B...


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...


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...


Arduino-IDE-1.6.0-Released-Plus-Arduino-Day-Events-to-Be-Held-On-March-27

Arduino IDE 1.6.0 Released Plus Arduino Day Events to Be Held On March 27


Wednesday, February 11, 2015 by

Arduino, an open-source electronics platform based on hardware and software interactive projects, has released IDE 1.6.0 after two years of development. The open-source Arduino Software (IDE) facilitates writing code and uploading it to Arduino board. It runs on Windows, Mac OS X, and Linux and the environment is written in Java. You can see the complete rundown of upda...


The-Right-and-Wrong-Strategies-When-Taking-Your-App-Offline

The Right and Wrong Strategies When Taking Your App Offline


Monday, February 9, 2015 by

Once there was an elevator inspector. Into an elevator shaft he climbed with his tablet, taking pictures and making notes. Twenty minutes later, he climbed down, went into the hall, and his tablet got service. His inspection app immediately tried to synchronize his notes and pictures with his company’s inspection database. After a couple of minutes, he saw an error...


App-Developer-Magazine-Definitive-Guide-to-the-Top-Mobile-App-Developer-Conferences-for-2015

App Developer Magazine Definitive Guide to the Top Mobile App Developer Conferences for 2015


Monday, January 5, 2015 by

You would think that we would be able to stop and take a breath as we close out 2014, but noooo; I’ll be on an early Southwest flight to Las Vegas to catch the first three events of the year – ATT Developer’s Conference, AppNation and CES – all the first full week of January 2105. It’s going to be a crazy year for sure!I really haven’t even thought about my conference s...