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Mobile-app-development-post-COVID-19

Mobile app development post COVID-19


Thursday, July 2, 2020 by

In a very short period of time, the world went from being mobile to being stationary. The majority of individuals, with the exception of front-line workers, have been sheltering at home. Given the economic hardship facing a slew of industries, and uncertainty the continued uncertainty brought on by COVID-19, it seems reasonable to assume that the mobile app developme...


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Visual AI from Applitools reaches one billion images analyzed


Tuesday, June 23, 2020 by

Applitools announced its Visual AI technology has surpassed one billion images analyzed since launching commercially and is projected to double year over year. Each of the one billion images analyzed includes AI enhancing data from over 130 different browser and version combinations, viewport information, and direct user feedback on defects, dynamic content, and more. T...


Businesses-and-end-users-experiencing-app-fatigue

Businesses and end users experiencing app fatigue


Thursday, June 18, 2020 by

When I began drafting this article, it was before COVID-19 really took hold and spurred the “2 years of digital transformation in 2 months”, as Microsoft’s Satya Nadella has said. With that context, everything that I believed was amplified 100x. The lasting effects of the pandemic are going to change the way that many businesses operate, where we work ...


Why-you-should-pace-yourself-with-application-modernization

Why you should pace yourself with application modernization


Wednesday, June 17, 2020 by

In business and in life, it’s natural to set goals. Like many of us, you probably establish goals based on what you can accomplish in the short term, while gauging what it will take in terms of resources, assets and time.  But you may also embrace the idea of stretch goals, which help with motivation and permission to be ambitious, sometimes enabling us to...


AppsFlyer-released-its-first-retargeting-report

AppsFlyer released its first retargeting report


Friday, June 12, 2020 by

AppsFlyer released its first retargeting report; The State of App Retargeting 2020 Edition. As app stores become increasingly crowded, and app marketers find it more difficult to gain the attention of users and drive conversions, retargeting has proven to be a reliable engagement tactic, growing even faster than user acquisition. Globally, 30% of apps now run retargetin...


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Increase in app development since start of COVID-19


Friday, May 29, 2020 by

Appy Pie observed a dramatic 198% increase in application development since the outset of the COVID-19 pandemic. Since February 2020, Appy Pie has experienced a 198% jump in the number of total apps created and a 241% jump in the total app subscriptions. It is this believed that this increase is driven by two separate demands: 1) Companies that unexpectedly faced wor...


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Zappar computer vision libraries now available as SDKs


Wednesday, May 27, 2020 by

Zappar announced that their computer vision libraries are now available as SDKs for a wide variety of platforms and languages. The innovation enables developers to create compelling AR for both app and web environments using Unity, JavaScript, Three.js, A-Frame, and C/C++, further democratising access to the technology.  "The release of Universal AR is...


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The agents of transformation COVID-19 edition from AppDynamics


Wednesday, May 27, 2020 by

AppDynamics released a special COVID-19 edition of The Agents of Transformation, a report conducted to understand in greater detail how technology professionals and IT departments are grappling with surging demand and mounting pressures to accelerate digital transformation strategies in response to the way we are working during COVID-19. The comprehensive study surve...


Results-from-2020-Quarterly-Mobile-Index-report

Results from 2020 Quarterly Mobile Index report


Tuesday, May 19, 2020 by

PubMatic announced findings from their Q1 2020 Quarterly Mobile Index report, which shows that mobile advertising was much less affected by the coronavirus pandemic when compared to desktop advertising during the first three months of the year. With an accelerated shift to mobile, PubMatic advises publishers to take the current environment as an opportunity to review th...


Resilience-Grant-announced-by-App-Samurai

Resilience Grant announced by App Samurai


Tuesday, May 12, 2020 by

App Samurai Inc announced it is launching a global Resilience Grant, supporting mobile app publishers that, in turn, support the mental, physical and emotional wellbeing of consumers throughout the on-going coronavirus pandemic. The Resilience Grant will award up to $10,000 per start-up in advertising spend to help support their user acquisition campaigns during this...


Anvil-extends-web-app-development

Anvil extends web app development


Wednesday, May 6, 2020 by

Software startup Anvil announced a major extension of its powerful web app development environment, which makes it simple for Python developers to quickly design, build and ship web apps in minutes. By making its runtime engine open source, any of the 8 million developers worldwide who know the Python language can now choose to deploy their apps on their own machines...


Humio-joins-IBM-Edge-Ecosystem

Humio joins IBM Edge Ecosystem


Tuesday, May 5, 2020 by

Already a member of IBM’s Cloud Pak for Multicloud Management ecosystem, Humio is pleased to announce it is now part of the IBM Edge Application Manager Ecosystem, a platform designed to remove the complexity of the scale and variability of edge deployments, an initiative designed to  help enterprises capture the opportunities of edge computing with a variety...


Postal.io-redefines-offline-B2B-marketing

Postal.io redefines offline B2B marketing


Tuesday, May 5, 2020 by

Offline sales and marketing engagement is being redefined by Postal.io, particularly in today’s era of social distancing and remote work brought about by the global coronavirus pandemic. Ushering in a new era of capability and control, Postal’s sales and marketing automation platform enables enterprise B2B companies to effectively manage offline marketing pr...


Truck-driver-training-app-helps-prevent-food-supply-shortage

Truck driver training app helps prevent food supply shortage


Tuesday, April 28, 2020 by

While the U.S. is still producing plenty of food and other goods, the process of delivering such supplies to consumers has been heavily affected by the coronavirus crisis. Experts warn that labor problems (particularly with the growing shortage of truck drivers) could pose a serious threat to the food supply chain. "We need to train more drivers as quickly as possi...


Mentorship-Program-from-The-Linux-Foundation-expands

Mentorship Program from The Linux Foundation expands


Friday, April 24, 2020 by

The Linux Foundation announced it’s expanding its Mentorship Program in response to COVID-19 with seed funding from Intel. The Program will grow to support interns who have been displaced as a result of the global pandemic and to give individuals an opportunity to reskill for some of the most sought-after, highly paid careers in the world. Intel is leading fund...


3-Steps-to-manage-work-from-home-assets-as-we-get-back-to-the-office

3 Steps to manage work-from-home assets as we get back to the office


Friday, April 24, 2020 by

Just over the horizon for American businesses and government agencies is the return to the traditional office work environment. But what will companies and agencies do with the new laptops and other devices they put into employee homes in order to keep things going during state-imposed stay-at-home orders? The International Association of IT Asset Managers (IAITAM) ...


How-developers-feel-during-COVID-19-crisis

How developers feel during COVID-19 crisis


Wednesday, April 22, 2020 by

As a developer-focused company, InfluxData is always interested in how the community is doing. During the first two weeks of April, InfluxData conducted an online survey to find out how developers are handling life and work during the COVID-19 pandemic. A total of 324 self-identified software developers/engineers from across the world responded (46% from North America, ...


GPS-tracking-COVID-19-Coronavirus-using-Chirp-app

GPS tracking COVID-19 Coronavirus using Chirp app


Wednesday, April 8, 2020 by

The popular GPS tracking app - Chirp GPS has stepped up their game in the fight against Coronavirus COVID-19. They have enabled a feature in their location sharing app that asks users some simple questions when they launch the app, “Are you infected with COVID-19, are you recovering from COVID-19, are you feeling sick or feeling well?” The results get sen...


Webinar:-What-is-low-code-and-why-should-I-care

Webinar: What is low code and why should I care


Tuesday, April 7, 2020 by

Ashwood Computer and BlueFinity International are jointly hosting a free webinar to demonstrate the many benefits of using low code app development tools to create state of the art, professional mobile apps and to introduce BlueFinity’s low code development platform, Evoke. Research last year from Gartner[i] predicted that by 2024, about two-thirds of applicati...


Keep-kids-busy-with-SugarCoded-by-SmartGurlz

Keep kids busy with SugarCoded by SmartGurlz


Friday, April 3, 2020 by

Are you looking for constructive ways to keep your children stimulated and engaged during the COVID-19 school shutdown? SmartGurlz founder Sharmi Albrechtsen beat out 40,000 other entrepreneurs on ABC's Shark Tank and negotiated with guest "shark" Richard Branson, before closing a deal with Daymond John on her line of groundbreaking toys that use an a...


Xpring-io-and-everything-you-need-to-know

Xpring io and everything you need to know


Wednesday, April 1, 2020 by

In December, Xpring announced the launch of xpring.io, a developer site that includes a wallet, tools, services, and documentation that help developers insert payments in their products. Xpring Wallet The Xpring Wallet now supports Interledger Protocol (ILP) STREAM, which enables developers to participate in the streaming economy by integrating streaming payments ...


Free-scholarships-to-Codecademy-Pro-up-for-grabs

Free scholarships to Codecademy Pro up for grabs


Tuesday, March 24, 2020 by

Codecademy is now offering 10,000 scholarships to Codecademy Pro for free to K-12 and college students across the world for the rest of the school year. The scholarships to Codecademy Pro include unlimited Codecademy programming, data science, and mobile development courses (thousands of hours), a community of peers, and paths to help students be successful. The curr...


Free-COVID-19-application-launches-from-Sygic

Free COVID-19 application launches from Sygic


Tuesday, March 24, 2020 by

The volunteers from global navigation vendor Sygic and other technology companies have developed a mobile application, which aims to slow down the spread of the novel coronavirus. The new application uses GPS and Bluetooth sensors to determine if the user came into contact with an infected person in the last 14 days.  The application Covid-19 for mobile phones w...


Appian-creates-free-COVID-19-Response-Management-application

Appian creates free COVID-19 Response Management application


Monday, March 23, 2020 by

Appian announced that it has created a free COVID-19 Response Management application for enterprises and government agencies. True to Appian’s commitment for speed, the application can be fully configured and adopted within two hours. The app establishes a central command center to safeguard the health and safety of employees. It tracks health status, location,...


Informa-Tech-announces-GDC-Summer

Informa Tech announces GDC Summer


Monday, March 23, 2020 by

Informa Tech has announced GDC Summer, a three-day celebration of the art, craft, and business of game development, to be held from August 4-6 at the Moscone Center in San Francisco. GDC Summer will be a unique Game Developers Conference experience but will retain the same high level of expert-led talks as the traditional GDC, along with a freestyle two-day expo show fl...


FTC-responds-to-COVID-19

FTC responds to COVID 19


Monday, March 23, 2020 by

The FTC is taking a variety of measures to respond to the new and challenging circumstances associated with the COVID-19 coronavirus crisis. The two main priorities, as always, are the health and safety of people, their families, and the entities and individuals who appear before us; and the continuity of our mission to protect consumers and competition. To that end, we...


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...