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Voice-enabled AI smart art is coming for hotels

Voice-enabled AI smart art is coming for hotels

Friday, September 22, 2017 by

Soundwall and Volara have announced a joint solution that enables hotel guests to make verbal requests of their guest room “smart art” and seamlessly receive the requested service from the hotel. This new enterprise solution is compatible with Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant and other natural language processing platforms and integrates seamlessly into other hotel techno...
ZeroTurnaround launches XRebel Hub performance monitoring tool

ZeroTurnaround launches XRebel Hub performance monitoring tool

Friday, September 22, 2017 by

ZeroTurnaround has launched XRebel Hub, an Application Performance Management (APM) tool built for the development and testing phases of app development. Traditional APM tools focus on the production phase and are often geared to the operations function. The problem with relying solely on this traditional approach is that 80 percent of performance issues make it to prod...
App monetization and choosing the right partner

App monetization and choosing the right partner

Friday, September 22, 2017 by

The process of defining the business model for monetizing your apps and mobile games starts before even a single line of code is written. It's one of the most important considerations that'll shape your future strategy. It's the type of strategic decision that will influence your present and future development. And if you decide to monetize through advertising, choosing...
Cloudflare and Google partner to support developer innovation

Cloudflare and Google partner to support developer innovation

Thursday, September 21, 2017 by

Cloudflare is collaborating with Google Cloud to help support developer innovation on the Cloudflare Apps Platform. The companies will help eligible early-stage startups access the resources needed to quickly launch and scale Cloudflare Apps built on Google Cloud Platform. The Cloudflare Apps Platform enables developers to build applications and distribute them to the m...
FileMaker not for dummies

FileMaker not for dummies

Thursday, September 21, 2017 by

Organizations large and small are looking for cost-effective alternatives that will provide the agility and productivity they need on the path to digitization. Hence the growing popularity of low-code and no-code development platforms. As more vendors come to market with these platforms, it can be tempting to dismiss these as "dumbed down" or amateur app development. Th...
Dashlane enterprise password manage platform launches

Dashlane enterprise password manage platform launches

Wednesday, September 20, 2017 by

Dashlane announces Dashlane Business 2.0, an enterprise password solution backed by a U.S. patented security architecture. Business 2.0 is a password management solution that strengthens organizational password security and reduces unsecure password sharing. The platform provides visibility into whether employees are reusing passwords across personal and work accounts. ...
Freemium sales tips from an expert in SaaS

Freemium sales tips from an expert in SaaS

Wednesday, September 20, 2017 by

Does the no-sales-team approach really work? Many organizations have relied on the "viral" nature of their products to scale their businesses, all supposedly without a sales team. But there is something these multi-billion dollar companies aren't telling you - all-star sales teams sit at the core of their success.Freemium has been billed as a way to generate new revenue...
SaaS adoption is increasing

SaaS adoption is increasing

Tuesday, September 19, 2017 by

Progress has announced findings from its 2017 Data Connectivity Outlook Survey. Progress surveyed 1,200 business and IT professionals in various roles, representing a range of industries across the globe, to capture their views on the impact of the changing landscape of disruptive data sources.Key Findings:- SaaS adoption has increased from 62% to 79% in the last year a...
The impact of AI on the nearshoring market

The impact of AI on the nearshoring market

Tuesday, September 19, 2017 by

Artificial Intelligence solutions, such as machine learning and deep learning algorithms, and chatbots, are fast becoming a business necessity for organizations everywhere, helping them make data-driven predictions to improve business outcomes, enhance customer service and to improve business workflow. But as a nascent and complex technology, it's difficult for companie...
Dell releases REX-Ray V0.10 for container orchestration

Dell releases REX-Ray V0.10 for container orchestration

Monday, September 18, 2017 by

Dell Technologies announced the latest version of REX-Ray, an open source container orchestration engine. Created by {code}, formerly {code} by Dell EMC, REX-Ray v0.10 offers plugins, enabled by the Container Storage Interface (CSI), that implement a pre-release of the CSI 0.1 specification. As a result, major cloud providers and software-based platforms are immediately...
IBM Linux-only mainframe delivers breakthrough security

IBM Linux-only mainframe delivers breakthrough security

Friday, September 15, 2017 by

IBM unveiled their LinuxONE Emperor II, the next generation of its family of Linux-only enterprise systems, which delivers new capabilities aimed at helping organizations rapidly and securely address unpredictable data and transaction growth.A key feature of the new LinuxONE Emperor II, IBM Secure Service Container is an exclusive LinuxONE technology that represents a l...
Behavioral and biometric mobile authentication will end passwords

Behavioral and biometric mobile authentication will end passwords

Friday, September 15, 2017 by

You can say this about passwords: they're incredibly resilient. Not in a bulletproof kind of way but, more precisely, in terms of how long they've been around. According to Robert Svensson in his book "From Hacking to Report Writing: An Introduction to Security and Penetration," the first computer system to use passwords was built by researchers at the Massachusetts Ins...
Carriers team up to provide better mobile authentication

Carriers team up to provide better mobile authentication

Thursday, September 14, 2017 by

Mobile users are faced with the challenge of managing dozens of difficult-to-remember passwords for many applications. Even with the best user practices, hackers can social engineer passwords from users, leaving consumers and enterprises vulnerable to identity theft, bank fraud, fraudulent purchases and data theft.To help tackle this issue, AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile an...
The HTML5 killer you may not know about

The HTML5 killer you may not know about

Thursday, September 14, 2017 by

For years HTML has been the universal language for website construction, and it has been impressively resilient in the face of competing languages thus far. It’s been known to have the best combination of speed, security, responsiveness and compatibility of all programming languages on the market. However, the world is expanding beyond the internet browser to mobile and...
Target Freight Management wins technology patent for FIDA

Target Freight Management wins technology patent for FIDA

Wednesday, September 13, 2017 by

Pittsburgh entrepreneur Mike Wagner is best known for his high-growth company which specializes in optimizing carrier pricing in real-time. Now, Wagner’s Target Freight Management has introduced a new technology to an industry with the announcement of their patent for Freight Innovation Density Analytics - or FIDA.“Nothing in the market today can analyze all the variabl...
DevOps IT salary report reveals shifting employment priorities

DevOps IT salary report reveals shifting employment priorities

Wednesday, September 13, 2017 by

Puppet has released the findings of its fourth annual DevOps Salary Report. The salary report, based on 3,200 responses collected through the 2017 State of DevOps survey, shows how compounding factors, including geographic region, industry and the number of servers managed, are influencing compensation.The report found that IT professionals overseeing the largest enviro...
PacketZoom launches Mobile IQ performance analytics for free

PacketZoom launches Mobile IQ performance analytics for free

Tuesday, September 12, 2017 by

PacketZoom, the company re-defining mobile application performance via in-app mobile networking technology, today announced the launch of Mobile IQ, a free mobile analytics tool that enables app developers to analyze, troubleshoot and control app performance in real-time. Integrated with Mobile ExpresslaneTM as part of the PacketZoom platform, Mobile IQ makes PacketZoom...
What the iPhone X and iOS 11 mean to app developers

What the iPhone X and iOS 11 mean to app developers

Tuesday, September 12, 2017 by

The excitement of Apple launch day always reminds me of the Willy Wonka “opening of the gates”, you know - where the public gets a peek inside Apple's secret factory for a brief moment. But this year the Apple event feels a bit different. Maybe it’s the recent leaks, maybe it’s because we all know Apple is facing a ceiling of innovation they have to punch through - and ...
PagerDuty brings machine learning to management platform

PagerDuty brings machine learning to management platform

Monday, September 11, 2017 by

PagerDuty has introduced new capabilities in machine learning and advanced response automation that enable businesses to orchestrate the right business-wide response to any situation. This is done by eliminating inefficiencies across the digital operations lifecycle, and applying best practices to any operational issue. The updated PagerDuty Digital Operations Managemen...
Preparing for a developer interview

Preparing for a developer interview

Saturday, September 09, 2017 by

Being a genius software engineer won’t get you very far if you can’t get past the interview. Showcasing your technical skill is one thing, but talking about it is a whole other challenge. How can candidates best prepare themselves to talk through skill before heading in? Here are 5 tips to help you prepare for the next tech interview staring you down! 1.) Apply an advan...
Data capturing drones are helping enterprise map the world

Data capturing drones are helping enterprise map the world

Friday, September 08, 2017 by

The world is clamoring for data that only a drone can deliver. Not toy drones for hobbyists. Not military drones. Powerful data-capturing drones that are transforming the way companies operate - offering unparalleled insight from 400 feet.According to the 2017 Drone Industry Trends Report by DroneDeploy, drones’ mapping capabilities are completely redefining old and cre...
Low-code app development considerations

Low-code app development considerations

Friday, September 08, 2017 by

Love them or hate them, low-code platforms have made some notable impacts in the enterprise mobile app software development industry. The simple ease of use and low costs of such platforms at the expense of some creative freedoms has proven to be a revolutionary practice.That's why we sat down and had a chat with the experts to learn more on how low-code fares in the pr...
Providing in-app customer support help from Helpshift

Providing in-app customer support help from Helpshift

Thursday, September 07, 2017 by

In today's hyper-competitive market, a developer must be sure to remove all potential friction points, which can irritate customers, or risk app extinction. Even the best of apps have seen this negative trend over a long period of time due directly to subjects like, customer support, scalability, and poor retention efforts.We had a chat with Abinash Tripathy, co-founder...
Is your app ready for Black Friday?

Is your app ready for Black Friday?

Wednesday, September 06, 2017 by

With the increasing use of mobile devices for online shopping, a major share of every wallet is now going to online retailers. The convenience of shopping anytime; anywhere perfectly suits the busy, on-the-go generation that is giving eCommerce businesses a big boost. Despite this reality, more than 70% of SMBs do not have their websites ready for a sudden rise in traff...
Mirco Focus completes their merger with Hewlett Packard

Mirco Focus completes their merger with Hewlett Packard

Wednesday, September 06, 2017 by

Micro Focus has announced the completion of its merger with Hewlett Packard Enterprise’s (HPE) software business to create a pure-play enterprise software company. This merger brings together the two companies together to form a new, combined company uniquely positioned to help customers maximize existing software investments and embrace innovation in a world of Hybrid ...
Mobile GPS Tracking app Chirp GPS launches 3.0

Mobile GPS Tracking app Chirp GPS launches 3.0

Monday, September 04, 2017 by

Chirp GPS, the professional mobile GPS tracking mobile app and website used by hundreds of thousands of professionals, has announced that the long awaited version 3.0 is now available for download in the Apple app store and Google play store.The update comes after a year in research and development, and through watching how users engaged with Chirp GPS in their daily li...
Build a mobile API ecosystem that is high performing and reliable

Build a mobile API ecosystem that is high performing and reliable

Saturday, September 02, 2017 by

Application Program Interfaces (API's) represent an effective way to build and manage mobile services. By using API's - a set of routines, protocols and tools for building software applications - application developers no longer have to buy technology software or hardware. Instead, they can simply plug into a growing open ecosystem of API-driven services. It is simple t...
Open-Xchange goes distributed with Hazelcast

Open-Xchange goes distributed with Hazelcast

Friday, September 01, 2017 by

Open-Xchange has announced that it has deployed Hazelcast to implement new distributed session storage capabilities for OX customers. Previously, when an OX server was shut down for maintenance, all user sessions on the machine were lost. Users were required to login again. The new distributed session storage capabilities, powered by Hazelcast IMDG, ensure all user sess...
Tips for securing container deployments

Tips for securing container deployments

Friday, September 01, 2017 by

Container deployments are still susceptible to the regular threats that other types of deployments are - including DDoS and cross-site scripting attacks. In fact, hackers often take advantage of compromised containers to scan sensitive data, download malware, or privilegeunauthorized access to any of your containers, hosts or data centers.Fei Huang is the CEO of NeuVect...
The HBO hack reveals how vulnerable data is to black hats

The HBO hack reveals how vulnerable data is to black hats

Thursday, August 31, 2017 by

The HBO hack is the latest in a string of high-profile hacks over the last two years (Dropbox, Yahoo!, UK Ministry of Health) where a handful of vulnerable servers were compromised and used to take down and steal information. Studies have shown the next year represent a turning point in the digitization of enterprise content. A recent Forrester study commissioned by Alf...
Make better apps to get enterprise users engaged

Make better apps to get enterprise users engaged

Wednesday, August 30, 2017 by

Think about all the big (and little) moments that can make or break your business. Like when managers are prioritizing their spending for the coming year. Or when sales reps are pitching to your biggest client. These moments of engagement are the vital times when employees need instant access to insights that will help them make smarter decisions and perform at the top ...
When Taylor Swift crashes servers

When Taylor Swift crashes servers

Wednesday, August 30, 2017 by

Whether it be a new pop star album, release of a new season of a TV show, or a "fight of the century" style hyped up fight, we never quite think about what it takes in technological infrastructure to make all of the magic happen. In particular, with the release of Taylor Swift's latest song, "Look what you made me do," a similar situation arose which had many scrambling...
Analysis reveals app push notifications increase spending by 16 percent

Analysis reveals app push notifications increase spending by 16 percent

Tuesday, August 29, 2017 by

Leanplum, has announced a new Mobile Marketing Trends report, “In-App Purchases Now: Insights to Driving Mobile Revenue,” which uncovers key drivers for increasing in-app purchases. Previous Leanplum data identified that 90% of mobile shopping carts are abandoned without completing a purchase. Leanplum’s latest report, based on data captured by Leanplum from more than 5...
IDERA acquires Sencha to provide web developer tools

IDERA acquires Sencha to provide web developer tools

Tuesday, August 29, 2017 by

IDERA, Inc. has announced an agreement to acquire Sencha, a web application development platform. Sencha will be integrated with Embarcadero, IDERA, Inc.’s developer tools division.Sencha’s Web Application Development Platform empowers companies to design, develop and test cross-platform web applications for desktops, tablets and smartphones. IDERA also noted that "in r...
DH2i launches DxEnterprise v17 for databases and Docker containers

DH2i launches DxEnterprise v17 for databases and Docker containers

Tuesday, August 29, 2017 by

DH2i has announced the release of DxEnterprise v17, a unified Windows and Linux Smart Availability solution for databases and stateful Docker containers. The latest generation of DH2i's software that enables workload and data portability and high availability, DxEnterprise v17, features built-in DR-readiness while ensuring near-zero planned and unplanned downtime-all wh...
Coresystems-SightCall partnership brings AR to field service

Coresystems-SightCall partnership brings AR to field service

Monday, August 28, 2017 by

Coresystems, a provider of cloud-based field service and workforce management software, has announced its partnership with SightCall, a video communications cloud platform. The partnership will bring the augmented reality (AR) functionalities of SightCall’s Video Assistance to Coresystems’ field service solution, allowing for field technicians to leverage augmented remo...
Human assisted AI analytics updates by Pramata in Summer ཌྷ version

Human assisted AI analytics updates by Pramata in Summer '17 version

Saturday, August 26, 2017 by

Pramata, a commercial relationship operations company, has announced its Summer ‘17 Release which features a new suite of applications that leverage machine learning and built-in analytics to gain new insights from customer, partner and supplier data. By combining a software platform and human-assisted artificial intelligence (AI), Pramata customers can now quickly oper...
OfferCraft and Swinomish Casino launch new gamified campaigns

OfferCraft and Swinomish Casino launch new gamified campaigns

Friday, August 25, 2017 by

OfferCraft has teamed up with Swinomish Casino & Lodge in Anacortes, Washington, to launch weekly gamified offers that customers can play on their website, in email and via social media. And each week, the Swinomish Team offers a live look at each game on Facebook.The games, themed around a movie series, summer holidays and casino amenities and anniversaries, have b...
A poor tester blames his tools

A poor tester blames his tools

Friday, August 25, 2017 by

We've all heard that an artist is only as good as his tools. But does that ring true for app testing? The shear number of application testing products may seem overwhelming at first, but finding the most efficient environment for your app can be the difference between success and failure. Asaf Saar is the Director of Product Management at Sauce Labs, a company that deve...
Making the DevOps DNS Connection

Making the DevOps DNS Connection

Friday, August 25, 2017 by

What is DevOps and why has the DevOps model become so popular? It is an approach to development that saves money and increases efficiency. It results in faster development cycles, fewer errors, and not as many pricy code fixes post-deployment. In contrast to the previous Waterfall model, DevOps aims for continuous development and deployment. To achieve this, organizatio...
The future of the voice enabled AI

The future of the voice enabled AI

Friday, August 25, 2017 by

Eventually everything you own will be commanded with text or voice in the future. But specifically we may see that voice has the advantage over it's counterpart due to a more natural feel and simplicity of use. That is why things like Amazon Alexa are starting to take off. Voice recognition has finally got on par with text, and it’s now much faster to say a command than...
Kony introduces us to AppPlatform V8

Kony introduces us to AppPlatform V8

Thursday, August 24, 2017 by

Businesses big and small are feeling the mounting pressure of increasing demand by their clients, employees and partners for mobile apps. Many of them struggle to meet this demand. Especially with limited budgets and lack of in-house developer skills, which seem to be the biggest hurdles.To help solve this mobile app dilemma, Kony recently launched its Kony AppPlatform ...
Feedback by BugReplay announced for Google Chrome

Feedback by BugReplay announced for Google Chrome

Wednesday, August 23, 2017 by

BugReplay has announced the availability of “Feedback by BugReplay,” a bug reporting tool that helps users quickly and accurately submit detailed bug reports about website problems to customer support teams. Downloadable as a Google Chrome extension, Feedback creates a synchronized screen recording of a website user’s actions, network traffic, JavaScript logs and other ...
Apttus Incentive Compensation Management is now generally available

Apttus Incentive Compensation Management is now generally available

Wednesday, August 23, 2017 by

Apttus, a Quote-to-Cash solution provider, has announced the general availability of its Incentive Compensation Management (ICM) solution. ICM is an enterprise solution that enables organizations to design and execute strategic sales incentive programs (commissions, bonuses, SPIFFs, contests, etc.) that align the behaviors of sales representatives and partner sellers wi...
IBM announces blockchain integration with bigbox food supply chains

IBM announces blockchain integration with bigbox food supply chains

Wednesday, August 23, 2017 by

A group of companies across the global food supply chain have announced a major blockchain collaboration with IBM intended to further strengthen consumer confidence in the global food system. The consortium includes Dole, Driscoll’s, Golden State Foods, Kroger, McCormick and Company, McLane Company, Nestlé, Tyson Foods, Unilever and Walmart, who will work with IBM to id...
Application performance monitoring and cloud migration

Application performance monitoring and cloud migration

Wednesday, August 23, 2017 by

The IT organization is becoming more and more strategic in helping companies reach their business goals. Companies are using technology as a means to not just expose new opportunities and tap into new markets but find ways to relate to their customer base and drive loyalty. As most of us are well aware, the primary choice for businesses today is to move as much of their...
Quest launches Toad Edge toolset for MySQL

Quest launches Toad Edge toolset for MySQL

Tuesday, August 22, 2017 by

Quest Software, a global systems management and security software provider, has announced the availability of Toad Edge, a new commercial database toolset that makes it easy for development teams and database administrators (DBAs) to develop and manage next-generation open source database environments. With the first release supporting MySQL, Toad Edge saves time, minim...
$40 million genomics accelerator introduced by Helix and Illumina

$40 million genomics accelerator introduced by Helix and Illumina

Tuesday, August 22, 2017 by

Helix, a personal genomics company, has announced a collaboration with Illumina Accelerator, a business accelerator focused solely on creating an innovation ecosystem for the genomics industry. Together, the organizations will partner with entrepreneurs to foster and accelerate innovation and development of DNA-driven products and insights for consumers. Interested star...
IT pros think their job will get harder in next 3 years

IT pros think their job will get harder in next 3 years

Tuesday, August 22, 2017 by

ManageEngine, a real-time IT management company and creators of ServiceDesk Plus has announced the results of its IT Service Management Future Readiness survey. The report, which was conducted in collaboration with ITSM.tools, consisted of ten questions that focused on the opportunities and challenges ITSM will see in the future. It was presented to ITSM professionals a...
Live call routing feature released by VictorOps using Twilio functions

Live call routing feature released by VictorOps using Twilio functions

Tuesday, August 22, 2017 by

VictorOps, a real-time incident management company for DevOps teams, announced the successful implementation of Live Call Routing, a new feature for critical incident management. Live Call Routing is built using Twilio Functions, a serverless environment for building and running communications applications via the Twilio Platform. With Live Call Routing, VictorOps users...
Google Cloud Speech API now supports 30 more languages

Google Cloud Speech API now supports 30 more languages

Tuesday, August 22, 2017 by

Google has recently updated their Cloud Speech API to better improve their search recognition abilities. The new updates further extend their language support to help their customers utilizeAI in all new ways. From voice-activated commands and data analytics to call center routing, the applications of AI enabled speech recognition are virtually endless.Here's what the n...
Mobile SDKs: What they really do to your mobile app

Mobile SDKs: What they really do to your mobile app

Friday, August 18, 2017 by

Mobile SDKs; love them or hate them, they're here to stay. They provide our apps with all sorts of functionality that would be incredibly time consuming to build, and they give us another means to monetize our apps. Third party SDKs are in fact, quite popular. According to a study done by SafeDK, on average each Android app uses nearly 18 third party SDKs. That number i...
3 new tools released by Red Hat

3 new tools released by Red Hat

Friday, August 18, 2017 by

Red Hat has released all new developer tools, available on multiple platforms. This collection of tools has been assembled into an easy-to-use installer to help software developers quickly and easily put together a development environment to create containerized enterprise Java apps by installing OpenShift on their desktop. The Developer Tools Installer will automatical...
Web professionals reporting client growth says GoDaddy

Web professionals reporting client growth says GoDaddy

Wednesday, August 16, 2017 by

A survey of web developers and designers finds that the web professional industry continues to boom two decades after the emergence of the Internet. Rapid growth in clients is fueled by the retail and travel industries, according to a new global research study commissioned by GoDaddy.The industry study, conducted in the United States, Germany, United Kingdom, India, Bra...
Developers playing nice with the platform approach to making apps

Developers playing nice with the platform approach to making apps

Wednesday, August 16, 2017 by

Kumar manages travel and logistics for a large banking company. He handles the mammoth task of arranging transport for employees who work beyond regular hours, and this takes up considerable time and effort, with back-and-forth messaging and calls. His problem is compounded by the fact that many employees are restricted from carrying personal computing devices (such as ...
Codeless security integrations by Blackberry and Appdome announced

Codeless security integrations by Blackberry and Appdome announced

Tuesday, August 15, 2017 by

BlackBerry Limited and Appdome, a cloud hub for mobile app integration, announced they are enabling codeless integration of secure voice, video and messaging capabilities. Available under Appdome’s newest service category, Secure Messaging, the BBM Enterprise SDK (software development kit) offers a growing set of secure communications capabilities that mobile app develo...
Xojo 2017 cross platform tool updates are now available

Xojo 2017 cross platform tool updates are now available

Tuesday, August 15, 2017 by

Xojo, Inc., a company helping developers create native cross-platform applications, has announced the availability of Xojo 2017 Release 2. Xojo is a rapid application development tool for making apps for the desktop (macOS, Windows and Linux), web, iOS, and Raspberry Pi. In addition to over 250 improvements, this release focuses on enhancements to 64-bit support, Linux ...
Everything you need to know about DBaaS

Everything you need to know about DBaaS

Tuesday, August 15, 2017 by

With any business, there comes a constant string of decisions a start-up founder, CTO, or small business owner must make to assure that the technologies they manage are being utilized to their fullest potential. Managing such technologies may have been difficult in the past, but in today's cloud environments, which provide virtually limitless capabilities, the burden is...
The mobile printing six best practices for developers

The mobile printing six best practices for developers

Monday, August 14, 2017 by

When creating apps, a developer works hard to ensure optimal functionality and a great user experience - so it's critical that an app is truly the best it can be for its audience. These days, ensuring functionality and engagement means adding mobile print to an app. Mobile printing is an unmet need in many apps: According to an InfoTrends study, 95 percent of consumers ...
Veracode announced two new key integrations

Veracode announced two new key integrations

Friday, August 11, 2017 by

Veracode, a software security company acquired by CA Technologies, has announced the Veracode HPE Application Lifecycle Manager (ALM) Flaw Synchronizer Plug-in, which empowers development and QA/release engineers to fix security vulnerabilities early in the Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC). The company also announced an enhanced integration to the Veracode Applicat...
How event automation is helping equip marketers to convert

How event automation is helping equip marketers to convert

Friday, August 11, 2017 by

A new survey from Certain, a provider of enterprise event automation, reveals that despite technology advances, many marketers still struggle to capitalize on leads generated following in-person events. Events continue to be rated the number one most effective B2B marketing tactic because of their high returns. However, data from Certain’s survey (pulled from over 150 m...
5 Agile practices to keep pace with digital transformation

5 Agile practices to keep pace with digital transformation

Friday, August 11, 2017 by

Disruptive, continuous change is now the norm. Online companies like Uber, Airbnb and Netflix have transformed the transportation, hospitality and entertainment industries with disruptive technologies and services that couldn’t have been conceived just ten years ago.However, enterprise organizations have been slower to respond. While customer facing web and mobile appli...
IBM breaks image recognition software speed record

IBM breaks image recognition software speed record

Thursday, August 10, 2017 by

IBM Research has unveiled new deep learning software that has enabled record-breaking image recognition capabilities - and is releasing a beta of the software for AI developers to build more accurate AI models and deliver better predictions.The software and new record represents a milestone in making Deep Learning much more practical at scale. Namely, IBM researchers ha...
Vungle SDK to be released on the Amazon Fire tablet

Vungle SDK to be released on the Amazon Fire tablet

Tuesday, August 08, 2017 by

Vungle, a marketing platform for in-app video ads, has announced the upcoming release of a software developer kit (SDK) for Amazon's popular Fire tablets. Vungle, working together with Amazon Appstore, will bring its user acquisition and monetization platform to Fire tablets.According to analyst firm IDC, adoption of Amazon devices increased 1,200 percent year over year...
NoSQL databases can now use Hackolade's CLI

NoSQL databases can now use Hackolade's CLI

Tuesday, August 08, 2017 by

With GDPR quickly approaching, Hackolade has announced its Command Line Interface (CLI) to help companies with the pending GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) regulatory compliance (scheduled for May 25, 2018), along with overall corporate data governance needs. The CLI is currently available for the following NoSQL databases: MongoDB, Couchbase, DynamoDB, and Azu...
NodeSource integrates with AppDynamics

NodeSource integrates with AppDynamics

Monday, August 07, 2017 by

NodeSource, the Node.js company, has announced that its flagship product N|Solid will integrate with AppDynamics, an application intelligence product. This collaboration will allow customers of both products to benefit from the Node.js telemetry provided by N|Solid, which reduces downtimes and helps companies achieve faster time-to-market for their Node.js applications....
Kendo UI Builder v2 is now compatable with Electron Shell framework

Kendo UI Builder v2 is now compatable with Electron Shell framework

Monday, August 07, 2017 by

Progress has announced the latest version of Progress Kendo UI Builder, a responsive web UI toolkit for rapidly delivering beautiful and intuitive web experiences. The new release introduces browser compatibility with Electron Shell, an extended library of built-in templates, the ability to customize screens with Blank View and enhanced data connectivity.“Today, the ult...
How in-memory computing is driving digital transformation technologies

How in-memory computing is driving digital transformation technologies

Monday, August 07, 2017 by

It increasingly seems that every business wants to become a data-driven software company. The success of Airbnb, Alibaba, Netflix and many others has CEOs, CIOs, and CDOs jumping on the digital transformation bandwagon and imagining all the possible ways they can leverage their intellectual property and unique data to deliver a service instead of just shipping products....
iOS 11 developer tips to maximize your opportunities

iOS 11 developer tips to maximize your opportunities

Friday, August 04, 2017 by

One decade after the launch of the first iPhone, Apple is set to introduce the latest iOS. Deemed by the tech behemoth as the world's most advanced mobile operating system, iOS 11, still in public beta test, is packed with capabilities designed to help developers create cohesive and immersive user experiences. Following are new features and long-anticipated upgrades inc...
How mobile app testing has changed

How mobile app testing has changed

Friday, August 04, 2017 by

Technologies are rapidly evolving and ways of testing them are changing too. But one thing remains true - product quality must be high. Therefore, it is important to have a clear vision on how you will guarantee that your product is working as planned. Depending on the project, you can build your own testing team, hire professional consultants or do a combination of bot...
Developers are most wary of these technologies being hacked

Developers are most wary of these technologies being hacked

Wednesday, August 02, 2017 by

In a new survey by Netsparker Ltd., a provider of web applications security, developers agreed that the government and financial services are the two sectors most vulnerable to hacking and that smart home IoT is the most vulnerable technology.Propeller Insights conducted the recent survey of U.S.-based software developers for Netsparker from July 5-7, 2017.Government mo...
Game developers can now use StratusCore's Virtual Studio platform

Game developers can now use StratusCore's Virtual Studio platform

Wednesday, August 02, 2017 by

StratusCore, a content production technology company, has announced significant enhancements to its cloud-based Virtual Studio platform that allows digital artists and creative studios to create content in a more cost-effective way with on-demand access to an expanded range of software tools, compute and collaboration.StratusCore’s Virtual Studio is a pre- to post-produ...
Missouri ranks 27th in key measures of strength in data-driven economy

Missouri ranks 27th in key measures of strength in data-driven economy

Wednesday, August 02, 2017 by

As data scientists and civic and business leaders across the country marshal the power of data and analytics to grow the economy and address societal challenges, Missouri ranks 27th in how well-prepared it is for success in this new data-driven environment, according to a new analysis by the Center for Data Innovation.The Center, a data-policy think tank affiliated with...
PagerDuty expands into APAC regions along with new Australia IT report

PagerDuty expands into APAC regions along with new Australia IT report

Tuesday, August 01, 2017 by

PagerDuty, a provider of digital operations management, has announced the launch of its local team in Sydney, Australia. The global expansion will help the company further grow its presence in the Asia-Pacific region and address the increasing need for digital operations management software. The company also announced the appointment of David Wall, former head of APAC s...
How AI rendering is supercharging performance with NVIDIA

How AI rendering is supercharging performance with NVIDIA

Tuesday, August 01, 2017 by

NVIDIA has announced that it is bringing the power of artificial intelligence to rendering with the launch of NVIDIA OptiX 5.0 SDK with powerful new ray-tracing capabilities.Running OptiX 5.0 on the NVIDIA DGX Station - the company’s recently introduced deskside AI workstation - will give designers, artists and other content-creation professionals the rendering capabili...
The evolving role of the Network Engineer

The evolving role of the Network Engineer

Monday, July 31, 2017 by

Many network engineers still struggle to manage key IT workflows manually, including network troubleshooting, documentation, change management, and cybersecurity. Managing these workflows is becoming increasingly difficult, and the issue is only expected to escalate as networks grow and become more complex with the move towards software-defined networking (SDN) and clou...
The future of cybersecurity in machine learning

The future of cybersecurity in machine learning

Sunday, July 30, 2017 by

McAfee, a cybersecurity company, has announced several new innovations that expand machine learning and automation capabilities to strengthen human-machine teams. Plus, McAfee announces support of OpenDXL.com, a new, independent collaboration portal that offers forums and free apps, giving OpenDXL users easy access to ideas and resources available for application integr...
How developers can break the IoT language barrier

How developers can break the IoT language barrier

Saturday, July 29, 2017 by

Relationships aren’t successful when only one person is talking. A true relationship is a real, two-way conversation with both people initiating informal interactions. However, to get to a level of informality, you need context. Now imagine this relationship with your technology. When your basement floods, the home owner is alerted about the flood by a connected device,...
Adobe will be stopping updates for Flash by 2021

Adobe will be stopping updates for Flash by 2021

Friday, July 28, 2017 by

Adobe has announced its plans to stop updating and distributing Flash Player at the end of 2020. As open web standards like WebGL and HTML5 rapidly advanced to offer many of the web game development capabilities provided by Flash, it became clear that Flash's lifespan was limited.As a result, Facebook has partnered with game developers to support their HTML5 efforts, he...
Why Tricentis acquired Flood IO

Why Tricentis acquired Flood IO

Friday, July 28, 2017 by

Flood's breakthrough technology frees load testing from resource-intensive performance labs and "shifts it left" with a simplified and highly-scalable approach. Together, Tricentis and Flood are transforming load testing for today's lean, fast-paced delivery pipelines. Transforming Load Testing for DevOps and AgileFlood lets DevOps teams test how their applications...
Omni-channel insights launch for phone call analytics platform DialogTech

Omni-channel insights launch for phone call analytics platform DialogTech

Wednesday, July 26, 2017 by

DialogTech, a provider of marketing analytics for phone calls, has announced the launch of Dashboard Insights. Businesses and agencies can now access and visualize DialogTech’s call analytics data however they choose to gain the right insights into how phone calls from digital advertising, website interactions and offline marketing drive appointments, customers and reve...
Vue.js framework steamrolling at VueConf this year

Vue.js framework steamrolling at VueConf this year

Wednesday, July 26, 2017 by

VueConf, the first ever international conference dedicated solely to the Vue.js framework that took place on June 21-23, 2017 in Wrocław, was a major success. With 320 attendees flying in from 35 countries, VueConf has definitely proved that Vue is no longer just a blip on the framework map, but a mature technology adopted by leading businesses worldwide, such as Adobe ...
Checkmarx acquired Codebashing

Checkmarx acquired Codebashing

Tuesday, July 25, 2017 by

Checkmarx has acquired Codebashing, an application security education company that delivers Game-like AppSec Training for Developers.Traditional secure coding education is ineffective and cannot scale to deliver continuous and across the board secure coding knowledge. Long training courses disrupt the developer’s daily routine and don't address the specific challenge as...
New Giant Gecko MCU microcontrollers aim to help complex IoT apps

New Giant Gecko MCU microcontrollers aim to help complex IoT apps

Tuesday, July 25, 2017 by

Silicon Labs has expanded its energy-friendly EFM32 Gecko portfolio with industrial-strength microcontrollers (MCUs) delivering better performance, more features and lower power. The new EFM32GG11 Giant Gecko MCU family offers an improved feature set available in the low-power MCU market, targeting smart metering, asset tracking, industrial/building automation, wearable...
Neural processing engine inside new app provides driver assistance

Neural processing engine inside new app provides driver assistance

Tuesday, July 25, 2017 by

Nexar has launched the first driving safety application leveraging the Qualcomm Snapdragon Neural Processing Engine (NPE) SDK. The Nexar app will now be able to provide advanced driver-assistance systems (ADAS), including unprecedented real-time forward-collision warnings and other life-saving features, to hundreds of millions of vehicles whose drivers own Android phone...
Actiance announces ISV Developer Program

Actiance announces ISV Developer Program

Monday, July 24, 2017 by

Actiance has announced its ISV Developer Program. The new partner program will expand Actiance’s compliance and archiving platform, providing customers with more powerful solutions to help them stay compliant with regulatory mandates set by FINRA, SEC, IIROC, FCA, GDPR, and MiFID II, and others, as well as gain valuable insights from the communications data they collect...
This native SDK helps you boost your mobile audience

This native SDK helps you boost your mobile audience

Saturday, July 22, 2017 by

Spot.IM, a technology startup that builds global communities around the web, has announced the launch of its native Software Development Kit (SDK), enabling publishers of all sizes to significantly boost audience engagement, drive traffic, and earn meaningful revenue across mobile apps. By making Spot.IM's community solutions available to the public in a native SDK, iOS...
IBM Watson Analytics to improve the student retention rates at SCSU

IBM Watson Analytics to improve the student retention rates at SCSU

Friday, July 21, 2017 by

Low student retention rates continue to challenge many colleges and universities across the U.S. The National Student Clearinghouse Research Center reported this summer that for all students who started college in the U.S. in the fall of 2015, only 61.1 percent returned to their original school for the fall semester of 2016. Studies show that college freshman who r...
Motorola and AI company Neurala are going to make intelligent cameras

Motorola and AI company Neurala are going to make intelligent cameras

Friday, July 21, 2017 by

Motorola Solutions announced that it will work with artificial intelligence (AI) company Neurala to develop intelligent cameras for public safety users. The goal is to enable police officers to more efficiently search for objects or persons of interest, such as missing children and suspects.The companies will work together to integrate Neurala’s AI capabilities with Mot...
CA says you are probably missing out on the benefits of continuous testing

CA says you are probably missing out on the benefits of continuous testing

Friday, July 21, 2017 by

Results from a CA Technologies global study reveal that while 75 percent of organizations highlight continuous testing as critical or important, only a minority of survey respondents have made exceptional progress acquiring the necessary knowledge and key enablers to drive digital transformation. The 20 percent of survey respondents identified as continuous testing ‘Lea...
Appy Pie App Sheets feature

Appy Pie App Sheets feature

Friday, July 21, 2017 by

Appy Pie, a cloud-based mobile application builder platform just announced the launch of its App Sheets feature, which allows business owners to link all of their Google Spreadsheets and Forms into an app to modify in real-time. Appy Pie’s newest feature allows users to have access to their Google Spreadsheets or Forms directly from the Appy Pie app to instantly add, mo...
InnoVault lets you embed end-to-end data security encryption to apps

InnoVault lets you embed end-to-end data security encryption to apps

Friday, July 21, 2017 by

Tozny, which has built a secure, privacy-preserving and password-free mobile authentication system, has announced the launch of InnoVault, an easy-to-use toolkit allowing developers to embed end-to-end data security encryption capabilities into their websites, apps, or software. As a result, developers can now raise the level of their data security and privacy managemen...
Software developers are easy targets for hackers study finds

Software developers are easy targets for hackers study finds

Thursday, July 20, 2017 by

Netsparker Ltd., a company in the web applications security industry, has released survey results showing that most software developers make themselves easy targets for hackers, even when they are behind a corporate firewall. The primary reason is not that their web server software is out of date, however. Instead, it is largely the result of developers running vulnerab...
Helium launches low-power long-range solution for IoT devices

Helium launches low-power long-range solution for IoT devices

Thursday, July 20, 2017 by

Helium, a provider of IoT connectivity, announced the launch of its latest product suite, a comprehensive low-power, long-range solution for IoT devices. The new offering streamlines the ability to prototype, deploy and scale a long-range wireless network that connects thousands of end devices, giving companies a simple way to intelligently and securely deliver data fro...
SoftNAS gets a speed bump and lower costs

SoftNAS gets a speed bump and lower costs

Thursday, July 20, 2017 by

SoftNAS released their newest release of Cloud NAS with up to 400 percent faster cloud object storage performance. Now customers can replace expensive, aging hardware-based storage and on-premises NAS, SAN and file servers with limitless, durable and available cloud object storage. Common use cases now possible in the cloud with the Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) include...
Why Texas Humor selected the Shopgate mobile commerce platform

Why Texas Humor selected the Shopgate mobile commerce platform

Thursday, July 20, 2017 by

Shopgate has announced Texas Humor, a clothing brand that emphasizes Texas pride, selected their mobile commerce platform solution to develop an enhanced mobile shopping application for its customer base. The mobile app allows Texas Humor to further connect with customers through advanced features including push notifications, abandoned cart reminders and exclusive mobi...
The first Bluetooth Mesh solution from Silicon Labs lands

The first Bluetooth Mesh solution from Silicon Labs lands

Wednesday, July 19, 2017 by

To help developers simplify the design of mesh-networked devices for the Internet of Things (IoT) and get to market faster, Silicon Labs introduced a comprehensive suite of software and hardware that supports the new Bluetooth mesh specification. The new Bluetooth mesh solution benefits from the company’s proven mesh networking expertise and includes development tools, ...
Stop masking your crappy apps

Stop masking your crappy apps

Wednesday, July 19, 2017 by

This may come as a surprise, but the “close door” button in an elevator does absolutely nothing to make the door shut faster. It’s purely a psychological ploy to ease the minds of impatient riders. It tricks them into thinking that they’re speeding up their ride when in reality it is solely designed to calm their nerves during unwanted seconds spent waiting.Developers h...
5,000 developers and professionals responded in Skill Up 2017

5,000 developers and professionals responded in Skill Up 2017

Wednesday, July 19, 2017 by

Nearly 5,000 developers and tech professionals across the world responded to Packt’s third annual Skill Up survey to share their thoughts on the latest tech tools and trends, and how they work and learn. Skill Up 2017 also investigated wider questions about the tech industry - from its status and value in organizations and industry, through to urgent issues around diver...
Blueprint now integrates with CA Agile Requirements Designer

Blueprint now integrates with CA Agile Requirements Designer

Tuesday, July 18, 2017 by

Blueprint has announced the integration of its Blueprint solution with CA Agile Requirements Designer (CA ARD) from CA Technologies. Blueprint Storyteller is an agile planning solution for large-scale enterprise transformation, and Agile Requirements Designer is an end-to-end requirements design, test design automation, and automated test case design tool. The integrati...

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