Data scientists get a new solution to help automate machine learning
Thursday, September 5, 2019 by Richard Harris
Foster City-based Aible has launched Aible Advanced, its new solution for data scientists and developers that automates the machine learning process from data-to-impact.
Aible Advanced empowers data scientists with a platform that advances beyond legacy semi-AutoML solutions such as DataRobot to enable data scientists to achieve business impact quickly and efficientl...
Token4Hope charity project releases source code on GitHub
Thursday, September 5, 2019 by Richard Harris
DECENT announces that the Token4Hope charity project is releasing its official source code on GitHub. Implemented together with Wiener Hilfswerk, HumanVenture, and Collective Energy, the pilot stage of Token4Hope is responsible for helping nearly 50 destitute families acquire funds to buy victuals and services through an innovative donation platform. The intent is to he...
Blockchain company DECENT concludes launch ceremony
Friday, August 30, 2019 by Freeman Lightner
DECENT, a blockchain technology company headquartered in Slovakia, announces the conclusion of the launching ceremony for the newly established R&I center for blockchain, named China-CEEC Blockchain Centre of Excellence. The event took place on August 28, 2019, in Beijing, China. In attendance were state officials from both China and Slovakia, and the event fea...
Data science and the currency of the future
Wednesday, February 6, 2019 by Richard Harris
A recent study performed by IDC and Seagate forecasted that by 2025, global data will grow to 163 zettabytes. For scale, that’s approximately 1 trillion gigabytes per zettabyte. As the amount of available data grows, businesses are clamoring for larger and larger pieces of the pie. However, when it comes to leveraging data, success doesn’t rest on the quanti...
Blockchain Pioneers Hackathon 2018 announced
Thursday, May 24, 2018 by Christian Hargrave
Want to code on blockchain and interested in working with DECENT's open-source platform? The Blockchain Pioneers Hackathon has been announced that will span the globe, seeking to connect top talent from around the world with DECENT’s open-source blockchain platform, DCore. The series kicks off in the city of the company’s headquarters, Bratislava, Slovakia and is co-hos...
The mobile gaming industry meets blockchain
Friday, November 17, 2017 by Richard Harris
Dragonfly and DECENT have come together to bring blockchain to the gaming industry. Together, they are set to tackle some common challenges by creating an innovative digital marketplace solution. The mobile gaming industry is evolving rapidly Dragonfly has called on DECENT to help develop a new and fully integrated blockchain-based marketplace.Like the sound of a block...
888 Poker: a new app for a new era
Friday, October 20, 2017 by Richard Harris
After a long time where mobile apps were the only option for real-money online gamblers with an Android device, Google have finally allowed gambling apps to be downloaded from the Google Play Store. This has opened up online casino gaming and poker to a huge new chunk of the internet population and provided a new, supported native app for existing gamblers on Android. O...
Digital content marketplace looks to rival traditional methods
Monday, October 16, 2017 by Christian Hargrave
DECENT has announced the beta launch of its DECENT GO marketplace, a decentralized digital marketplace. DECENT had previously launched their desktop application for DECENT GO at the end of June and are now thrilled with the addition of marketplace functionality. Built on DECENT’s blockchain, the new marketplace promises to offer a better deal for content producers and p...
Are app store subscription models right for your app
Friday, October 6, 2017 by Mark Rosner
While advertising and in-app purchases are the methods of monetization app marketers are probably most familiar with, subscription-based models may be the most overlooked. But subscriptions offer publishers benefits like a predictable, long-term revenue stream, and higher average revenue per user (ARPU) versus ads or IAPs. Subscriptions can also be deeply engaging for u...
5 tips for selling your app in international markets
Friday, January 6, 2017 by Jim Mansfield
What you should know when publishing an app that is targeted for a country outside of the United States.Apps are about as global as the Internet itself, and any successful app developer is smart to look beyond borders for new growth. After all, developers are always on the lookout for new users, particularly high quality and engaged users. They’re also trying to scale t...
Artificial intelligence and app development
Tuesday, November 29, 2016 by Richard Harris
The growth of artificial intelligence and machine learning is driving a whole new class of application possibilities. From chatbots to predictive analytics and more, developers and businesses as a whole should explore ways to utilize their customer and business data to deliver better customer service, new products and reimagine their processes. What went wrong...
5 Reasons Your Daily Scrum is Boring
Wednesday, August 10, 2016 by Ben Day
When you ask someone “what’s Scrum?”, probably 9 times out of 10 they’ll start telling you about the Daily Scrum meeting. Maybe they call it the “standup” or the “daily” or the “daily standup” but they’re talking about that meeting that you’re supposed to have every day if you’re doing Scrum. Oh…and they almost invariably say that that meeting is “boring” or...
The Golden Era for Open APIs is Upon Us
Thursday, March 24, 2016 by Stuart Parkerson
We recently visited with Dave Matter, Chief Product Officer for Marqeta, to discuss how the company’s new payment platform leverages open APIs as well as to learn his thoughts on what’s driving the increased adoption of open APIs. Dave is a product and engineering professional whose specialty is designing, architecting and productizing large-scale financial technology p...
Dual Biometrics Added Security Without Added Hassle
Friday, November 20, 2015 by Bernard Brafman
Our mobile phones are a portable treasure trove of personal information. They often carry a record of where we’ve been through the metadata of our photos and the people we talk to in our call and message logs - not to mention our emails, notes, appointments and a range of other things we store inside different apps. From this data an outline of our entire lives can...
Independent Games Sales with Mike Rose of tinyBuild Games at GDC 2015
Tuesday, March 3, 2015 by Richard Harris
I sat in the session with Mike Rose of Tinybuild at GDC which was all about game sales for developers and which platforms are more ideal for launching a game to. It was a packed house as many anxious developers were interested in hearing the comparative numbers across all of the platforms.Mike pointed out first that developing a good game is only half of the battle -kno...
How Ad Mediation Can Boost Your Mobile App Revenue
Friday, February 6, 2015 by Josh Speyer
Ad mediation, the process of managing inventory allocation to buyers, is often misunderstood by developers. Questions range from “why do I need it?” to “how will it help me?” to “can’t I build this myself?” and everything in between. In short, ad mediation allows publishers to better control their ad sales strategy and earn more from their inventory. Th...
Analyzing an App’s Potential Using App Annie
Tuesday, June 3, 2014 by Artyom Dogtiev
Questions such as “How do I find a profitable app” and “How much profit does an app bring” are key when investors are making a decision about adding new apps to their portfolio. The fact is, there is no way to figure out how much income an app makes directly, unless you have access to the app’s sales numbers. In this article, we will show you the best way to get in...
Best Practices for Developers and Publishers for Pitching Your App to the Media
Monday, May 19, 2014 by Artyom Dogtiev
When it comes to putting together a marketing plan for a mobile app promotion, a public relations component is always part of the mix. (Or at least it should be!) The most prominent part of public relations is media pitching: An effort to get your mobile app reviewed on relevant blogs and app review sites. Experience shows us that media relations is one of the most misu...
Android App Developers Need to Check Their Apps for Heartbleed Vulnerability
Thursday, April 24, 2014 by Stuart Parkerson
A report from FireEye, a company that provides a virtual machine-based software security platform protecting companies against cyber attacks, has found that 150 million downloads of Android apps contain OpenSSL libraries vulnerable to Heartbleed.Heartbleed allows attackers to steal sensitive information from vulnerable websites by sending crafted SSL heartbeat mess...
Android Personalization Apps Could Be Key To App Discovery
Monday, March 10, 2014 by Richard Harris
Simon Khalaf, President and CEO of Flurry, has written a recent column on the ongoing change in the discoverability of information as people move away from the web and towards mobile apps for their information.In the old days people would search a term and find websites that would provide that information. Search engines crawled websites and most of...
Unity3D: For Beginners and Professionals
Friday, October 11, 2013 by Jeff Sasmor
More than likely you've already
heard of Unity3D; in fact, there's a
good chance you're already a user.
With more than 1.7 million registered
developers, Unity is on its
way to becoming as ubiquitous as
mobile phones. Users range from
hobbyists, students, and Indie
developers like me, all the way up
to big-name game studios and
companies doing simulation ...
What is Ahead for BlackBerry App Developers
Tuesday, September 24, 2013 by Richard Harris
The recent announcement of BlackBerry laying off 40% of it's people, and selling to a private stockholder for $4.7B might have come as a shock to some people, but if you were watching it at all over the past few months, you knew this was coming. While Apple basks in high volume sales of it's new iphone, and Android continues to be embedded in more devices than you can s...
Niche Apps Are Key To App Developer Success
Wednesday, August 21, 2013 by Stuart Parkerson
Who needs niche marketing, says you. It’s a big world out there with hundreds of millions of smart phone users spending billions of dollars. Emerging foreign markets, new payment options and you are just one of so many app developers who are just kids in a candy store waiting to get their Willy Wonka golden ticket. So who needs a niche? Sorry to bust your bubble, b...
Beginning Game Programming for Teens with Python
Thursday, August 8, 2013 by Richard Harris
Age is no boundary when it comes to programmers, and Julian Meyer who is 13, shows everyone here how it's done. Take a look at this nicely written tutorial on writing a game using Python.There is an argument that some make about why Python is the last language you'll have to learn, and seeing how you can make a decent game so quickly here you might tend to agree.Ju...
Comparing App Development between iOS, Android, and Windows Phone
Wednesday, January 30, 2013 by Richard Harris
There are many developers that spread themselves over multiple mobile platforms. In case you are not one of them and need a comparison between the three major ones, here you go. This article explains some basic differences you'll experience when dealing with iOS, Android, and Windows Phone development.Here is my take on the articleiOS is still the best and most ro...
$20 Indian Android Tablet Have a look
Thursday, November 29, 2012 by Richard Harris
A $20 Android tablet? This thing has to be complete junk! And how about a $2 / mo unlimited data plan? Sound way to good to be true? Maybe not, the results from this $20 tablet might really surprise you.The Ubislate 7ci, also known as the Aakash2, is the latest gadget from Datawind, a Canadian company that's spent seven years trying to find the ideal market for som...
CPA marketing, avoid being dooped
Wednesday, November 28, 2012 by Richard Harris
Even though it’s been around for awhile, CPA marketing draws a lot of attention, especially from newcomers to the industry. It requires very little in terms of start up costs, and it can be extremely profitable.CPAis how merchants measure the cost incurred during the process of converting a site visitor into a paying customer. Using the CPA method, merchants pay markete...
Tough gig making a living as an app developer
Wednesday, November 14, 2012 by Richard Harris
ROSEDALE, Md. — Shawn and Stephanie Grimes spent much of the last two years pursuing their dream of doing research and development for Apple, the world’s most successful corporation.THE iECONOMYA series examining challenges posed by increasingly globalized high-tech industries.More in This Series »GraphicJob Prospects for App WritersRelatedWhat It Takes to Be an Ap...