AI game development platform modl appoints new leadership
Wednesday, January 31, 2024 by Freeman Lightner
modl.ai announced today the appointment of James Gwertzman as the new Chairman of its Board of Directors. As Chairman of the Board, Gwertzman will play a critical role in advising modl.ai through its next phase of growth and development in the AI and games industry.
"I'm thrilled to join modl.ai’s world-class team of developers and researchers. Game de...
GenAI corporate landscape transformations
Tuesday, January 30, 2024 by Freeman Lightner
The latest studies from Boston Consulting Group (BCG) and MIT Technology Review shed light on a pivotal moment in the corporate world, characterized by the swift rise of Generative AI (GenAI) and its profound impact on business operations, filmmaking, and beyond.
GenAI: Transforming the corporate landscape
According to BCG’s comprehensive survey of over 1,40...
Full stack monitoring platform New Relic appoints new CEO
Tuesday, December 12, 2023 by Freeman Lightner
New Relic, the all-in-one observability platform for every engineer, announced that Ashan Willy has been appointed as their new Chief Executive Officer.
"I have long admired New Relic as a true pioneer in the observability market, and am honored to have the opportunity to lead the company as it embarks on the next phase of its journey. The opportunity ahead of u...
Tailored AI to steal the focus from LLMs in 2024 says Harnik Shukla
Friday, December 8, 2023 by Richard Harris
In 2023, we witnessed an explosive proliferation of Large Language Models (LLMs), including ChatGPT, which made a profound impact on various industries. In less than a year, ChatGPT has garnered an astounding 100 million weekly users, while over 2 million developers have harnessed the ChatGPT API to craft innovative solutions across numerous Fortune 500 companies.
Visual regression tool Sauce Visual streamlines UI testing
Thursday, November 30, 2023 by Richard Harris
Sauce Labs, a provider of continuous testing software and quality assurance solutions, announced Sauce Visual, adding native visual regression capabilities to its robust testing platform. Sauce Visual helps QA teams and software engineers catch more bugs with less code, simplify test creation and maintenance, and run visual and functional tests in parallel. In lab ...
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,...
Virtual field trip exploring XR from Discovery and Verizon
Thursday, October 26, 2023 by Brittany Hainzinger
Discovery Education and Verizon today announced a new virtual experience 'Bridge to the Future: A Virtual Field Trip into Extended Reality' showing students in grades 6-12 the possibilities of the immersive world. This virtual field trip builds upon Discovery Education’s immersive learning suite of resources, including a multi-year partnership with Ve...
AI is here and it is working says UKG
Wednesday, October 25, 2023 by Richard Harris
Don’t call it a takeover, AI’s been here for years. A new global study from HR, payroll, and workforce management software provider UKG reveals that many people use AI daily both at home and at work, and it’s already making millions of jobs easier - employees just don’t know it. This disconnect underscores the need for greater tran...
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...
Custom AI builder HumanFirst forms alliance with Google Cloud
Thursday, August 31, 2023 by Richard Harris
HumanFirst announced a new alliance with Google Cloud to aid enterprises globally in effortlessly transforming unstructured text-based data into actionable insights and robust artificial intelligence applications. HumanFirst is designed as a collaborative platform, to assist teams in data experimentation, the discovery of insights, as well as AI and prompt performa...
Influencer platform Infuse unlocks opportunities for advertisers
Wednesday, August 30, 2023 by Brittany Hainzinger
Fluent, Inc. announced the launch of Infuse, a proprietary influencer platform designed to help brands reach incremental audiences through the trusted voices of creators.
Led by a team of influencer marketing veterans, Infuse connects brands with a growing community of creators, influencers, and affiliates eager to promote exclusive brand offers. Streamlining the par...
Bell Ringer app launches with brilliant new features
Wednesday, August 16, 2023 by Freeman Lightner
As we surge forward into the digital age, an innovative era has emerged, characterized by exciting applications that introduce unique and enjoyable experiences. A new entrant to the app world, "Bell Ringer," stands out from the crowd, dazzling users with a suite of creative features and immersive effects.
Unleashing the magic of 'Bell Ringer': A gro...
Integrated API developer suite from SmartBear
Tuesday, August 15, 2023 by Richard Harris
SmartBear released SwaggerHub Portal, SwaggerHub’s new feature to customize consumer-facing documentation that drives the adoption of APIs. The developer-centric tool allows API providers to create customizable landing pages, providing consumers with comprehensive resources for easy implementation. Portal is integrated with SwaggerHub, the popular API design and d...
Is Temu safe, legit, or dangerous: Perspective from an app developer
Wednesday, July 12, 2023 by Richard Harris
Temu is a shopping website, and app chalked full of products from overseas at ridiculously dirt cheap prices. They have almost everything you can imagine too. From laser pointer slingshots to Expresso makers, the entire ecosystem is built around keeping you shopping with a gamified experience, and it gets addicting quickly.
Some of the ADM staff have placed orders an...
Pega Infinity AI capabilities announced at PegaWorld
Friday, June 16, 2023 by Freeman Lightner
Recently at PegaWorld iNspire, Pega announced the latest edition of its Pega Infinity software suite, which is enhanced with new AI and automation capabilities to help enterprises accelerate low code development, optimize processes, and enhance experiences for employees and customers.
These features will help organizations innovate faster, increase producti...
Clean dirty data with Data Prep from Versium
Friday, May 26, 2023 by Richard Harris
Research shows that bad data costs U.S. businesses more than $3 trillion per year dragging down the performance of marketing campaigns and ROI. Versium announced the launch of its new Data Prep product, a solution that empowers marketers to quickly fix massive amounts of data at scale so it can be deployed more effectively in all data-driven marketing activiti...
Q CTRL names Dave Kielpinski as Principal Quantum Control Scientist
Tuesday, May 16, 2023 by Brittany Hainzinger
Q-CTRL recently announced the addition of industry trailblazer Dave Kielpinski as Principal Quantum Control Scientist. Kielpinski has spent the last 25 years contributing to and leading research projects in uncharted territories of science. In 2002, he authored a foundational paper for quantum computing, which laid out the framework for the architecture of large-scale i...
Low code pro code features released from Domo
Wednesday, May 3, 2023 by Richard Harris
Domo announced several new features to enhance the data experience for all people across an organization, regardless of their skill level, and reach people at all stages of their data journey.
"Our focus is to make data accessible and actionable through human-first data experiences. We want to enable everyone with the ability to leverage data, no matter their ro...
The future of ChatGPT
Wednesday, March 15, 2023 by Brittany Hainzinger
ChatGPT has made waves recently garnering over 100 million users but where is the technology headed over the next year? Award-winning global tech leader Kamales Lardi shares insights on the future of AI and ChatGPT.
"It's expected that advances in machine learning and natural language processing will keep enhancing the capabilities of language models like Ch...
AppSec 2023 predictions from Oxeye Security
Wednesday, February 8, 2023 by Freeman Lightner
Oxeye, the provider of award-winning cloud-native application security, announced five predictions expected to shape enterprise security spending in 2023. The predictions follow industry-wide research which shows the industry is shifting away from legacy software infrastructure and standardizing on cloud-native applications resulting in the need for new and more ef...
AI content generation features released from Metatron
Tuesday, February 7, 2023 by Brittany Hainzinger
Metatron Inc has announced the release of new services for content generation. MetatronAI.com is a generative artificial intelligence service based on cutting-edge language processing that sets a new standard in the industry. With its advanced natural language understanding capabilities and ability to generate human-like text, art, and soon video and music, designe...
Vacation rental software solution Lodgify lands $30M
Monday, November 28, 2022 by Freeman Lightner
Vacation rental software startup Lodgify has secured $30 million in Series B funding. The investment round was led by Octopus Ventures with participation from Bonsai Partners, Aldea Ventures and ICF (Institut Català de Finances) as well as existing investors, Intermedia Vermögensverwaltung and Nauta Capital.
Lodgify will use the funds to acceler...
Crypto 401k plans from Bitwage and ForUsAll
Tuesday, November 1, 2022 by Richard Harris
Bitwage announced its partnership with ForUsAll to offer the first-ever one-stop shop for cryptocurrency 401(k) combined with cryptocurrency payroll.
The decision to introduce these products was based on overwhelming demand from customers, which was measured by a waitlist posted by Bitwage. It was clear that companies and employees desired direct access to Bitco...
Geo localized metaverse events from OVER
Monday, October 24, 2022 by Richard Harris
OVER has launched its new desktop application, OVER GATE Console. Designed to create unique geo-localized experiences that bridge the gap between the physical and digital worlds, OVER GATE Console enables users to organize, manage and customize their own live AR events worldwide across the metaverse. Leveraging sophisticated next-generation technology, OVER GATE allows ...
Easy NFT creation with Enjin
Monday, October 3, 2022 by Richard Harris
Esther Partland from Enjin discusses her journey at Enjin and how she started by volunteering and progressed into the Head of Ecosystem. Esther also identifies the key skills that led to her success at Enjin, what kind of tools Enjin provides for building Web3 infrastructures, and how businesses and individuals both can benefit from these tools. Esther goes on to e...
Provar Manager general availability released
Friday, September 2, 2022 by Brittany Hainzinger
Provar, the test solution provider, has released Provar Manager into general availability. Provar Manager, the latest addition to the Provar Quality Cloud’s suite of offerings, is a 100% Salesforce-native test management solution that helps delivery teams organize, analyze and optimize all of their end-to-end and holistic testing activities, within Salesforce...
Traceable AI and ArmorCode integration
Wednesday, August 24, 2022 by Brittany Hainzinger
ArmorCode has announced an integration with Traceable AI which will bring its data into the ArmorCode platform and improve Application Security Posture from code to cloud.
To move at the speed of business, modern applications are increasingly powered by APIs to deliver functionality. The challenge is that each new API must be secured and as the number of APIs in...
UI and UX testing report from Applitools
Friday, August 5, 2022 by Richard Harris
Applitools announced the 2022 State of UI/UX Testing Report. Testers, developers, QA managers, and UI/UX designers from nearly 1,000 companies were surveyed.
As the first-ever industry report on the user interface (UI) and user experience (UX) testing, the data shows that most organizations' current testing techniques are unable to meet the quality engineering de...
2022 software delivery report from CircleCI
Thursday, March 24, 2022 by Brittany Hainzinger
CircleCI has unveiled the 2022 State of Software Delivery Report.
Examining two years of data from more than a quarter-billion workflows and nearly 50,000 organizations around the world on the CircleCI platform, the report represents the largest analysis of developer productivity data and provides new insight into the DevOps practices being leveraged by elite softwar...
Efinity parachain launches on Polkadot
Wednesday, March 16, 2022 by Freeman Lightner
Enjin has launched its flagship parachain Efinity on Polkadot. As the first-ever NFT parachain to launch on the Polkadot network, Efinity will support CryptoBlades and its 1.1 million users, with additional commitment from over 100 games and apps.
Purpose-built to remove the barriers to entry to NFTs and decentralized gaming, Efinity simplifies the user experience an...
Intelligent IoT Network lands from Aeris
Tuesday, February 15, 2022 by Richard Harris
Aeris, the Internet of Things (IoT) solutions provider has announced the next generation of its Intelligent IoT Network, a unique suite of Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence (AI)-based capabilities that enable superior global IoT connectivity and network performance, increased security performance, and best-in-class IoT network support. The Aeris Intelligent I...
Digital workspaces and workforces predictions from Jitterbit
Monday, January 10, 2022 by Richard Harris
Manoj Chaudhary, CTO and SVP of Engineering at Jitterbit talks about why digital workspaces and workforces will take a leap forward with more productive and efficient tools than what’s currently available. He also talks about how iPaaS will evolve, why there will be a rise in business technologists, and how hyperautomation will become the norm in 2022.
Networking trends in 2022 from Itential
Wednesday, January 5, 2022 by Freeman Lightner
A recent Itential report shows that only 34% of network management professionals are completely satisfied with the tools and processes they use for network configuration management, a tumultuous setup for the year ahead. Peter Sprygada, Vice President of Product Management at Itential shares his 2022 predictions and some prominent networking trends to look out...
Walkie talkie app creator Picslo Corp lands $3.25M in funding
Tuesday, November 23, 2021 by Freeman Lightner
Picslo Corp. has announced a funding round of $3.25 million led by Heroic Ventures and followed by additional investments from TI Platform Ventures, LDV Partners, Partech, Diaspora Ventures, Breega, and Kima Ventures. Leader of one of the world’s fastest-growing audio communities, Picslo is the developer of Walkie-talkie, a popular audio-based social media app aim...
Alexa Connect Kit SDK lands from Amazon
Wednesday, October 27, 2021 by Brittany Hainzinger
Amazon has announced Alexa Connect Kit SDK (ACK SDK), a software package that enables Original Design Manufacturers (ODMs) and System Integrators (SIs) to build their own ACK-based modules and differentiated Alexa-compatible smart device solutions without having to worry about managing cloud services, building an app, or writing an Alexa skill. Since the launch of ...