Gecko edge computing from Akamai takes to cloud computing
Tuesday, February 20, 2024 by Freeman Lightner
Akamai Technologies, the cloud company has unveiled plans to embed cloud computing capabilities into its massive edge network. Akamai’s Generalized Edge Compute (Gecko) advances Akamai’s strategy to be the cloud computing platform for companies that want to deliver better experiences by running workloads closer to users, devices, and sources of data.
An shun Ethereum chain developed by Neo
Friday, February 16, 2024 by Freeman Lightner
Neo announced that it has launched a bespoke Ethereum-compatible consortium chain with increased performance and security for the China-based BSN-DCC Network.
Building on the momentum of Neo’s EVM-compatible sidechain Neo X, An-shun Chain, developed to meet domestic application needs, builds on the momentum of Neo’s recently launched permissionless EVM-co...
Swarm intelligence project DISCOVER US unites US and EU researchers
Friday, February 9, 2024 by Brittany Hainzinger
Launched on 1 January 2024, the Horizon Europe DISCOVER-US project is a 30-month project set to energize EU-US collaborative research around the computing continuum, distributed computing, and swarm intelligence. It will strengthen transatlantic research efforts in this area while reinforcing Europe’s position in cloud-to-edge computing, the Internet of Things (Io...
Top data predictions for 2024 from Alluxio
Thursday, February 8, 2024 by Richard Harris
Alluxio’s Founder and CEO Haoyuan (H.Y.) Li forecasts major developments in Artificial Intelligence (AI), cloud, data and analytics, devops and storage in 2024. Data strategies will continue to require solutions that enable enterprises to manage complex data across diverse sources, optimize performance, scale in hybrid/multi-cloud environments, and operate efficie...
Low code app development and API webinars from LANSA
Tuesday, February 6, 2024 by Richard Harris
Are your development projects hitting roadblocks due to complexity or cost? The answer could lie in professional low-code!
Build custom applications and solve your most pressing business problems efficiently. Join LANSA’s upcoming webinars to learn how. Hosted in three different timezones, registration is free and you can pick the session that works best for yo...
AppDirect Capital Program receives 100M in funding
Thursday, January 11, 2024 by Freeman Lightner
AppDirect announced it has secured 100M US in funding from global investment group CDPQ. This new investment will support innovative financing options for technology advisors through the AppDirect Capital Invest program, allowing them to access flexible capital to transform and scale their business. Building upon the initial USD 80 million financing ...
Avatar cloud engine from NVIDIA debuts Gen AI models
Tuesday, January 9, 2024 by Richard Harris
NVIDIA recently introduced production microservices for the NVIDIA Avatar Cloud Engine (ACE) that allow developers of games, tools, and middleware to integrate state-of-the-art generative AI models into the digital avatars in their games and applications.
The new ACE microservices let developers build interactive avatars using AI models such as NVIDIA Omniverse ...
Tech and mobile app predictions from Inflectra for 2024
Wednesday, January 3, 2024 by Richard Harris
The year 2024 is upon us and, with it, some of the biggest changes technology has ever brought to multiple industries. Technological innovations and mobile applications promise to create seismic shifts across countless sectors, from the healthcare industry and manufacturing to military and defense.
Below are five ways developments in technology and mobile application...
Warpath 9.0 updates released from Lilith Games
Wednesday, January 3, 2024 by Freeman Lightner
Competitive military RTS Warpath ignites an all-new Theater of Conquest: Rome in its latest 9.0 update, available to play for free on PC and mobile iOS and Android devices. Lilith Games introduced a 26-day campaign with new Rome-specific Air Force units, new officers Everbloom (Infantry) and Rapier (Tank), and the new Operation Hegemon game mode, followed up by War...
Critical minerals tech hub S&T could land $40M in funding
Tuesday, January 2, 2024 by Richard Harris
As one of the nation's 31 Tech Hubs, the Critical Minerals and Materials for Advanced Energy Tech Hub, led by Missouri University of Science and Technology, will soon be considered for a range of $40 million to $70 million in federal funding.
The university is currently hosting workshops to strategize on how to make the strongest case possible.
"At our re...
Missouri STEM camps begin registration for summer 2024
Wednesday, December 27, 2023 by Freeman Lightner
Missouri University of Science and Technology opened registration for the 2024 summer camp season on Friday morning, with even more camp options for elementary, middle school and high school students.
Building on its record-breaking 2023 season, S&T is offering many new camps in 2024, including Innovations in STEM, Outdoor World: Urban vs Rural, Mining the Mind, ...
WaveMaker Autocode aims to end development team grunt work
Wednesday, December 27, 2023 by Richard Harris
WaveMaker has been named Major Contender by the global research firm Everest, in its Low-code Application Development Platforms PEAK Matrix Assessment 2023. This validates the strategic investment by WaveMaker in upgrading its technology platform to meet the needs of customers who want to leverage the latest web and mobile technologies along with AI to rapidly mode...
Cloud native market predictions from Lightbend
Thursday, December 21, 2023 by Richard Harris
The time has again come to speculate on what we can expect regarding technology trends for 2024. While this exercise is repeated across the technology industry, I enjoy and find this a valuable yearly exercise, as it encourages us to look back on our predictions from the previous year, potentially course correct as needed, examine evolving trends and others we think wil...
Private cloud adoption to increase in 2024 says SoftIron
Wednesday, December 13, 2023 by Richard Harris
Andrew Moloney, Chief Strategy Officer at SoftIron pulled together the leadership team with decades of combined expertise to debate the evolution of IT in the year to come and beyond. Here are SoftIron's top predictions:
1. Cloud strategy moves from "fashionable to rational"
Moving from an era when proposing a full-scale migration to the public cloud...
App developer trends for 2024 according to Kochava
Tuesday, December 12, 2023 by Richard Harris
Ethan Lewis is the CTO of Kochava, the real-time data solutions company for omnichannel attribution and measurement, and Vaunt, an open-source community engagement tool that helps organizations grow their developer communities. He discusses the rapid growth of the app industry and what’s next for application developers.
What’s next for software developers...
Aragon OSx app launches on Arbitrum
Tuesday, December 12, 2023 by Richard Harris
Aragon has deployed its modular Aragon OSx DAO framework and no-code Aragon App on Arbitrum, opening the door for DAOs to interact with a thriving ecosystem of protocols, applications, and assets. Arbitrum’s rollup technology serves as a gateway to the largest Layer 1 ecosystem - Ethereum - and Aragon’s user-friendly tech stack unlocks the mass adoption of D...
Mobile gaming cross platform Pley brings games to the web
Tuesday, November 21, 2023 by Richard Harris
Pley, the cross-platform solution that makes mobile games playable on the web, announced a partnership with Tilting Point to distribute its farming simulation game Homesteads: Dream Farm. Pley’s complete solution has enabled Tilting Point and game developer Enixan to port and distribute the title on Pley’s "native web" browser platform, e...
Blockchain app builder SDK from thirdweb
Tuesday, November 14, 2023 by Richard Harris
Ava Labs and thirdweb are expanding AvaCloud’s offerings and improving time-to-market for apps that need a custom, highly performant blockchain. AvaCloud already offers fast, simple custom blockchain deployments. Thirdweb’s robust SDKs, smart contracts, and other tools enable AvaCloud builders to go beyond infrastructure and easily launch high...
Sustainable home design app from Powerhaus
Tuesday, November 7, 2023 by Brittany Hainzinger
In a move towards sustainable housing, Powerhaus Engineering recently unveiled Australia's first energy-efficiency home design app at the 2023 Australian Architecture Conference. This revolutionary app will allow architects and designers to configure the energy rating of their building plans with real-time performance feedback, making sustainable design for new hous...
Telerik and Kendo UI R3 updates from Progress
Tuesday, November 7, 2023 by Richard Harris
Progress the provider of application development and infrastructure software, recently announced the R3 2023 release of Progress Telerik and Progress Kendo UI, the
App server market size expected to reach 52B by 2030
Wednesday, November 1, 2023 by Richard Harris
The platform called an application server is typically used for cloud-based apps for mobile devices like tablets and smartphones. While allowing the right to access and the functionality of the corporate application, the application server serves as the host for the user's business logic.
The banking, financial services, and insurance (BFSI) industry are always d...
Deploy AI apps in less than 10 clicks with the Klu platform
Friday, October 27, 2023 by Richard Harris
Klu, the large language model (LLM) application platform for building, evaluating and optimizing AI applications, has raised a $1.7 million pre-seed funding round led by Firstminute Capital.
Scouts from top venture capital firms including a16z, Sequoia Capital, Craft Ventures, and Atomico also participated alongside angel investors from Superhuman, IBM, Productboard,...
Houston ConnectSmart app celebrates 1 year anniversary
Thursday, October 26, 2023 by Freeman Lightner
Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) officials announce how during its first year the Houston ConnectSmart app has made Houston more connected and less congested. Through the Houston ConnectSmart app, commuters receive tailored suggestions to improve their daily travel and have access to transportation tools and services that they cannot find anywhere else.
Kubernetes optimizations land from PerfectScale
Wednesday, October 25, 2023 by Richard Harris
PerfectScale announced that they have successfully closed $7.1 million in seed funding, led by Blumberg Capital with participation from Upwest, Prelude Ventures, K2 Access Fund, Inner Loop Capital, Triangle Tweener Fund, and Firestreak Ventures. The latest investment brings the company’s total funding to nearly $10 million, since its founding in March, 2022.
Galactic Acres mobile game anticipated to launch early 2024
Monday, October 23, 2023 by Freeman Lightner
Good Gaming, Inc. has announced its first mobile game from its strategic partnership with ViaOne Services. Galactic Acres represents a definitive leap forward for our company. With addictive gameplay, community-building initiatives, and cutting-edge Web3 experiences, Galactic Acres aims to revolutionize the mobile gaming landscape. We will offer a plethora of ...
GraphQL API launches from Point One Navigation
Thursday, October 19, 2023 by Richard Harris
Point One Navigation announced the public launch of its GraphQL API, delivering instant integration and unprecedented observability into precision location for GNSS-powered devices.
The GraphQL API radically simplifies development, eliminating the need for vendor libraries, intermediate data stores, or working with convoluted networks of REST endpoints. Developers bu...
App security threat report results from Digital Ai
Thursday, October 19, 2023 by Richard Harris
Digital.ai announced the results of its 1st annual Application Security Threat Report, illuminating and quantifying the risks to applications in the wild. The results reveal that 57% of all monitored apps are under attack, with gaming (63%) and FinServ (62%) the most likely to be attacked. The study found no correlation between an app’s popularity and likelihood o...
Web3 ID to boost online security from Concordium
Wednesday, September 13, 2023 by Brittany Hainzinger
Concordium has announced the release of Web3 ID, a blockchain-native identity platform with programmable privacy for individuals and organizations. Web3 ID allows digital identity holders to issue Zero-Knowledge-Proofs to dApps while allowing dApps to seamlessly request proof of user identity. This empowers individuals and businesses with complete control over thei...
No code guide to app development
Friday, September 1, 2023 by Freeman Lightner
Remember when crafting an app felt like climbing Mt. Everest in flip-flops? Those days are behind us! No longer do you need years of coding lessons or deep pockets to hire a dev team. In this beginner's guide to building apps without writing code, we'll first explain what low-code and no-code platforms are. We'll introduce the platforms available to you, gui...
Accelerate development environments by 10x with AI
Friday, August 25, 2023 by Richard Harris
We recently caught up with Rod Cope from Perforce and chatted about the 10x environment mindset for AI and how new AI tools like generative AI are increasing the efficiency and speed of developers and improving visual effects for animation pros. Even more, he explains how Perforce came up with the 10x concept, the opportunities that exist for incorpo...
JSON RPC Hedera integration brings EVM tools and wallets
Monday, August 21, 2023 by Richard Harris
JSON-RPC is now openly accessible and ready for in-production application use on the Hedera network, the open-source, leaderless proof-of-stake public network. By incorporating JSON-RPC support, Hedera fosters increased interoperability and greater EVM equivalence, streamlining the Web3 development experience for developers and infrastructure providers. As an open-sourc...
Top programming languages of 2023
Friday, August 18, 2023 by Richard Harris
With generative AI, machine learning, and big data processing taking the world by storm, a number of associated languages and tools have gained in popularity this year. CircleCI has revealed the top programming languages for 2023.
3D social app Peer is available now
Wednesday, August 16, 2023 by Brittany Hainzinger
Peer Inc. has announced the launch of a new social app that the company describes as the ultimate global launchpad for next-generation digital experiences. The Peer app, now available for iOS, is built on a proprietary ecosystem that promises to offer new ways to create, interact and explore.
"All the world’s a game and Peer makes everyone a player. Get re...
Detect hard coded secrets with new capabilities from Cycode
Thursday, August 10, 2023 by Freeman Lightner
Cycode announced the expansion of its hard-coded secrets detection in cloud-based workplaces, as well as a collaboration with Azure DevOps pipelines to ensure end-to-end supply chain integrity and a new IDE plug-in for seamless integration with VS Code.
Building upon its existing code-to-cloud coverage, Cycode now extends its secrets scanning capabilities to encompas...
Emergence web3 SDK for game developers from Crucible
Tuesday, August 1, 2023 by Richard Harris
Crucible continues to create new standards and essential tools for developers with the launch of Emergence SDK. The software development kit, developed with the Open Meta Association, is available to developers building on Unreal Engine. This new and innovative set of tools has already been downloaded over 33,000 times and adopted by 3% of total active Unreal developers...