Physical exercise prescription apps research findings
Wednesday, February 28, 2024 by Richard Harris
In a context in which physical exercise is considered a key factor in healthy aging, a group of researchers led by the physiotherapist at the Parc Sanitari Pere Virgili health complex Luis Soto, working with experts in digital health at the Universitat Oberta de Catalunya (UOC), examined the mobile applications for exercise available in the leading app stores. Their obj...
SXSW keynote speakers revealed
Monday, February 19, 2024 by Brittany Hainzinger
South by Southwest (SXSW) Conference and Festivals has announced the addition of new Keynotes and a fifth round of Featured Speakers for the 38th edition of its annual Conference, which celebrates the convergence of technology, film, television, and music. SXSW takes place March 8-16, 2024 in Austin, Texas. The Keynotes announced include five-time Olympic gold meda...
Swarm intelligence project DISCOVER US unites US and EU researchers
Friday, February 9, 2024 by Brittany Hainzinger
Launched on 1 January 2024, the Horizon Europe DISCOVER-US project is a 30-month project set to energize EU-US collaborative research around the computing continuum, distributed computing, and swarm intelligence. It will strengthen transatlantic research efforts in this area while reinforcing Europe’s position in cloud-to-edge computing, the Internet of Things (Io...
Cybersecurity performance optimization updates from Logpoint
Friday, February 2, 2024 by Freeman Lightner
Logpoint is releasing new capabilities to its Converged SIEM platform, enhancing threat detection and security operations and streamlining case management. Organizations can focus on essential security matters with the new capabilities by reducing workload, simplifying automation, and freeing up resources.
The new release delivers increased system stability and ...
Enthusiast Gaming Holdings Inc is searching for a CEO
Tuesday, January 16, 2024 by Brittany Hainzinger
Enthusiast Gaming Holdings Inc. announced that Nick Brien has provided notice of his resignation as Chief Executive Officer and Director of the Company, which resignation became effective upon acceptance of the Board of Directors on January 8, 2024.
The Company has appointed the current Chairman of the Board, Adrian Montgomery, as interim CEO. Mr. Montgomery previous...
Critical minerals tech hub S&T could land $40M in funding
Tuesday, January 2, 2024 by Richard Harris
As one of the nation's 31 Tech Hubs, the Critical Minerals and Materials for Advanced Energy Tech Hub, led by Missouri University of Science and Technology, will soon be considered for a range of $40 million to $70 million in federal funding.
The university is currently hosting workshops to strategize on how to make the strongest case possible.
"At our re...
Missouri STEM camps begin registration for summer 2024
Wednesday, December 27, 2023 by Freeman Lightner
Missouri University of Science and Technology opened registration for the 2024 summer camp season on Friday morning, with even more camp options for elementary, middle school and high school students.
Building on its record-breaking 2023 season, S&T is offering many new camps in 2024, including Innovations in STEM, Outdoor World: Urban vs Rural, Mining the Mind, ...
Mobile cramming scheme halted by FTC
Thursday, November 30, 2023 by Richard Harris
The Federal Trade Commission has obtained orders with the four remaining individual defendants and their affiliated companies in a mobile cramming scheme that the agency says bilked consumers out of more than $100 million through bogus charges added to their mobile phone bills.
The proposed settlements with Darcy Michael Wedd and Phwoar, LLC.; Fraser Robert Thompson ...
Hybrid quantum computing collaboration from NVIDIA
Friday, November 17, 2023 by Richard Harris
Terra Quantum, a quantum technology company, announced it is collaborating with NVIDIA to enhance the world of data analytics powered by hybrid quantum computing, with the goal of empowering businesses to achieve unparalleled performance and insights. Jointly, Terra Quantum and NVIDIA established a technical collaboration accelerating the integration of hybrid quan...
Crypto and mobile gaming intersect says adjoe report
Friday, November 17, 2023 by Richard Harris
Adtech solutions provider adjoe unveils insightful data on mobile gaming behaviors among crypto app users.
In this analysis, adjoe utilized first-party data and shared behavioral insights from over 20 million crypto wallet users worldwide, spanning January to July 2023. The study explored users’ time spent in crypto wallets, their interactions with mobile gamin...
AI app store optimization services from SplitMetrics and App Radar
Thursday, November 16, 2023 by Richard Harris
SplitMetrics, an American startup specializing in app growth solutions, has acquired App Radar, an Austrian app marketing and analytics platform in a seven-figure all-cash deal.
The agreement creates the industry’s largest platform providing AI-powered services including paid user acquisition (UA), app store optimization (ASO), conversion rate optimization...
Productivity app downloads are on the rise says Softonic
Friday, November 10, 2023 by Richard Harris
Softonic.com, the secure software distributor, recently revealed new data that suggests a surge in interest for niche productivity apps.
The data, extracted from Softonic’s own user metrics, reveals a snapshot of the most popular applications and the changes in their download numbers from January to September this year compared to the same period in ...
Sustainable home design app from Powerhaus
Tuesday, November 7, 2023 by Brittany Hainzinger
In a move towards sustainable housing, Powerhaus Engineering recently unveiled Australia's first energy-efficiency home design app at the 2023 Australian Architecture Conference. This revolutionary app will allow architects and designers to configure the energy rating of their building plans with real-time performance feedback, making sustainable design for new hous...
You can now use Google Clouds BigQuery with Velotix
Monday, October 30, 2023 by Richard Harris
Velotix announced an integration with Google Cloud’s BigQuery, a serverless enterprise data warehouse, to provide AI-driven data protection and access management for sensitive data stored in Google Cloud. The Velotix data security platform governs and controls compliant access to data throughout the data access lifecycle to provide maximum data utilization wi...
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...
Improve software quality and release speed with Katalon
Thursday, October 26, 2023 by Richard Harris
Katalon, the quality management platform, and Deloitte Canada announced a new initiative to foster improvement in software quality and expedite software release velocity. Globally recognized for its leadership in quality engineering, Deloitte will work with Katalon to roll out strategic co-innovation initiatives to help mutual clients optimize their testing practices, l...
App Builder Design contest from Infragistics
Tuesday, October 24, 2023 by Freeman Lightner
Infragistics, the provider of tools and solutions for app design and development, has announced a new App Builder Design Contest where developers, designers and non-designers alike can unleash their creativity and win prizes. The competition provides participants with free access to the App Builder drag & drop tool, which allows designers and developers to...
Mobile gaming ad platform AdInMo expands product team
Monday, October 23, 2023 by Richard Harris
AdInMo has expanded its product team with the appointment of Samuel Siqueira as Director of Data Science and Meraj Kunarajah as Strategic Advisor. Both come from DSP MediaMath and boast years of adtech and buy-side expertise.
The appointments are timed perfectly as AdInMo’s platform pulls further ahead to enrich both its targeting and pioneering audience insigh...
User engagement promotion from Honeygain and JumpTask
Tuesday, October 17, 2023 by Freeman Lightner
Honeygain and JumpTask announced their most recent collaboration, "JumpTask Achievements." Aimed at promoting user engagement and participation through inventive gamified experiences, this new release is an exciting extension of their ongoing partnership.
"Our collaboration with JumpTask exemplifies our mission to make every interaction count. Jum...
Game Development World Championship 2023 Winter Season
Thursday, October 12, 2023 by Freeman Lightner
The Game Development World Championship (GDWC) has opened the 2023 Winter Season for submissions. Games can be submitted until the end of the year. Winners will be announced in February 2024.
Winter Season breaks records with the biggest prize pool in GDWC history, totaling over $660,000 in value. Prizes are spread across 12 award categories and range from swag &...
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...
SQL server modernization solution from SUSE and DH2i
Friday, June 23, 2023 by Freeman Lightner
DH2i is partnering with SUSE to offer the simplest route to Microsoft SQL Server container modernization. By combining DH2i's DxEnterprise Smart High Availability Clustering software with Rancher by SUSE, organizations can seamlessly migrate both physical and virtual SQL Server databases to availability groups in Kubernetes within minutes. This collaboration em...
Developers invited to Epson US Innovation Challenge
Wednesday, June 21, 2023 by Richard Harris
Offering an attractive ecosystem of over tens of millions of printers and scanners sold across more than 150 countries, Epson announced it will be hosting its second U.S.-based "Epson Innovation Challenge," offering developers a unique opportunity to partner with a trusted brand with global reach. Held in San Francisco, San Jose and remotely from July 12-...
The Interchain Foundation advances the Cosmos ecosystem
Thursday, May 25, 2023 by Brittany Hainzinger
The Interchain Foundation (ICF) successfully stewarded the launch of the Interchain NFT standard (ICS-721), an application-layer protocol allowing NFT interoperability between chains in the interchain, the Cosmos ecosystem, and soon the Ethereum, Near and Polkadot ecosystems. Developed by Bianjie, a long-term technical contributor to Cosmos, the Interchain NFT...
ByteDance offering pay to Meta VR developers
Monday, April 24, 2023 by Brittany Hainzinger
TikTok parent ByteDance is offering to pay developers who have made virtual-reality software for Meta to bring their apps to its own fast-growing Pico headsets.
This is just one clear sign of the increased competition between the two companies in the VR space, one that Mark Zuckerberg claims will become the next major computing platform. ByteDance has offered so...
Compile CUDA Quantum with Qristal from Quantum Brilliance
Wednesday, March 29, 2023 by Richard Harris
Quantum Brilliance has released a new version of its open-source Qristal software able to compile quantum programs written in CUDA Quantum, NVIDIA's newly announced open-source programming model.
Announced at NVIDIA GTC, a global AI conference, Quantum Brilliance's new release of Qristal heralds a major step forward in hybrid quantum-classical computing.
Data driven enterprises and operations will move forward in 2023
Thursday, January 26, 2023 by Freeman Lightner
This is a telling data point: in a recent survey, organizations that were more concerned about the effects of a possible recession were more likely to be planning bigger IT spending than those who were less concerned.
What opportunities are emerging that will move data-driven enterprises and operations forward in the year 2023?
Just 30% of companies with 'no p...
Unicorn Academy AR education platform from STTE
Tuesday, December 27, 2022 by Brittany Hainzinger
Success Through Technology Education (STTE) Foundation and Geenee AR, has announced the launch of Unicorn Academy, the first-ever augmented reality (AR) education program focused on advancing youth entrepreneurship.
Unicorn Academy is geared toward students in grades 8-12 who are curious about entrepreneurship and want to develop the fundamental skills needed to laun...
The future of crop intelligence is here with Mark 3 from Arable
Wednesday, December 7, 2022 by Richard Harris
Arable has announced the next generation of its award-winning crop intelligence solution. Powered by the all-new Arable Mark 3 in-field sensing device, the solution now includes contextualized crop imagery via Arable Vision. These innovations break new ground in how data can be used to optimize and advance agriculture around the world.
"Agriculture is one o...
P3 USAS 2022 times and location
Wednesday, November 16, 2022 by Freeman Lightner
P3 Network will host the P3 U.S. Africa Summit (P3-USAS) in Washington, D.C., on December 13 and 14. African dignitaries, US government officials, CEOs, and private enterprises will attend, establishing cross-country dialogue and lasting partnerships.
The two-day event is expected to take place at the Waldorf Astoria in Washington DC on December 13-14, 2022 via a ser...
$50M in funding raised by Theorycraft Games
Wednesday, October 19, 2022 by Brittany Hainzinger
Theorycraft Games has announced an additional $50 million raised in Series B funding, led by Makers Fund with participation from NEA and a16z. Theorycraft Games will use this raise to continue building out the most talent-dense team in games and to ensure they can keep making deep, 10,000-hour games that are just better when played with friends, like the company’s...
TripActions has selected ReleaseHub
Monday, October 3, 2022 by Richard Harris
ReleaseHub has announced that TripActions has selected ReleaseHub to provide its developers with ephemeral, full-stack staging environments that can be spun up and down on demand.
Switching to ReleaseHub’s on-demand staging environments will allow TripActions to stand up and tear down identical production-like environments instantly, eliminating common delays t...
How eSIM iPhone 14 could be a disaster for unprepared carriers
Monday, September 12, 2022 by Richard Harris
The news that Apple has launched an eSIM-only iPhone 14 model in the US is an eSIM turning point in the mobile carrier industry, essentially signaling the start of a new era of digital connectivity competition, says GlobalData.
According to the leading data and analytics company, the consequences are many and varied, as the eSIM-only smartphone model represents myria...
Idle Miner Tycoon game passes 150M downloads
Monday, September 12, 2022 by Richard Harris
Idle Miner Tycoon has reached a new milestone in its storied history. The title, which revolutionized the idle genre upon its release in 2016, has officially surpassed the 150 million download threshold. The downloads represent the accumulated totals from both the Google Play Store and Apple App Store and demonstrate the title’s impressive longevity in an inc...
Web3 and NFTs are just the beginning of a vast metaverse says Wursta
Wednesday, September 7, 2022 by Richard Harris
Alex Wykoff, Director of Product, Web3 at WRST Collabs talks all about Wursta and their web3 team, why they chose to enter the NFT realm, how NFTs ignite brand engagement, what that process looks like, and the different ways brands will leverage web3. Wykoff also shares how society is starting to become more comfortable with NFTs, different ways...