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Emergency-preparedness-app-Perci-launches

Emergency preparedness app Perci launches


Monday, January 15, 2024 by

In 2022, about 3.4 million Americans had to leave their homes because of natural disasters. Perci recently launched a comprehensive disaster readiness solution. It helps families plan for emergencies based on where they live and how many people are in their home. Perci App and evacuation vest: An all-in-one emergency preparedness solution 93% of Americans liv...


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Project Planet Young Entreprenuer competition opens


Friday, October 27, 2023 by

Speedemissions, Inc. retail brand emissions testing and safety inspections company, operating nineteen stores in the Atlanta and St. Louis markets, has announced that it is now accepting formal written contributions to its Project Planet Young Entrepreneur competition. Speedemissions, Inc. is now accepting contributions from Pace University students, a...


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Digital twins will aid developers in 2023


Tuesday, January 24, 2023 by

Dr. William Bain is the founder and CEO of ScaleOut Software, which develops software products to provide operational intelligence for live systems using scalable, in-memory computing. Bill earned a Ph.D. in electrical engineering from Rice University. Over a 40-year career focused on parallel computing, he has contributed to advancements at Bell Labs Research, Intel, a...


How-eSIM-iPhone-14-could-be-a-disaster-for-unprepared-carriers

How eSIM iPhone 14 could be a disaster for unprepared carriers


Monday, September 12, 2022 by

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...


NHS-11-attack:-What-we-learned

NHS 11 attack: What we learned


Friday, August 19, 2022 by

Databarracks provides secure Disaster Recovery, Backup, and Business Continuity solutions in the UK. Chris Butler is the Head of Databarracks' Resilience and Continuity Consulting practice, a fellow of the Institute for Leadership and Management, a Member of the Business Continuity Institute, and a Certified Information Security Manager. But...


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SRE hiring trends


Thursday, January 6, 2022 by

Ashley Stirrup, COO at Shoreline.io shares his 2022 predictions about the death of the Runbook, the rising cost of outages and SRE hiring trends. Prediction #1: The death of the Runbook In the coming year, we will see runbooks fuse out. Our team has been surprised in the last few months with how infrequently people have had true Runbooks. Runbooks are a great plac...


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Bluebird Network now hosts two Internet exchanges


Thursday, November 11, 2021 by

Bluebird Network, a communications infrastructure provider with two data centers, and 10,000 route miles of fiber ranked in the top 1% of Internet Service Providers (ISPs) worldwide, is now the host of two internet exchanges within their discrete data centers at polar ends of the company’s digital footprint. These exchanges allow customers to offload traffic, incr...


Most-searched-NFTs-of-2021

Most searched NFTs of 2021


Tuesday, November 2, 2021 by

Everything went digital last year, including art. Throughout 2021 interest in non-fungible tokens (NFTs) increased dramatically, with many celebrities and artists releasing their own series of virtual work. The influx of interest has caused the cost of NFTs to skyrocket and this year the most expensive of all time were sold, demonstrating serious investor appetite. O...


2021-Coding-Week-recap-from-industry-experts

2021 Coding Week recap from industry experts


Monday, September 20, 2021 by

National Coding Week takes place during September 13 - September 19 and it is a great time to engage everyone into coding in a fun and easy way. According to an article from National Today, "92 percent of executives believe American workers are not as skilled as they need to be." National Coding Week is a perfect opportunity for improving your coding skills to...


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Kubernetes operations platform gets more funding


Thursday, September 2, 2021 by

Rafay helps platform teams move beyond traditional Kubernetes cluster management to streamlined Kubernetes operations for modern applications. Rafay Systems Kubernetes operations platform gets $25M in funding Rafay Systems, the platform for Kubernetes Operations, has announced a $25 million Series B funding round led by ForgePoint Capital, with participation from ...


SRE-practitioner-certification-announced-by-DevOps-Institute

SRE practitioner certification announced by DevOps Institute


Monday, July 26, 2021 by

DevOps Institute announced its Site Reliability Engineer (SRE) Practitioner certification. This advanced certification helps candidates validate their deeper application of practices, methods, and tools for advancing site reliability engineering practices at their organizations. The SRE Practitioner certification is tailored for anyone focused on large-scale servic...


Price-of-cloud-services-predicted-to-drop-in-2021

Price of cloud services predicted to drop in 2021


Thursday, January 7, 2021 by

Cloud services will grow at a rate of 40% as companies will drive to replatform in order to be more nimble, cost-effective, and customer-driven. The movement to the cloud will be seen as a “must-have” for every company. Direction and price of cloud services The growth of cloud SaaS offerings will make it easier and cheaper for all companies—large...


Testing-with-feature-flags:-5-steps-to-get-started

Testing with feature flags: 5 steps to get started


Monday, September 14, 2020 by

With the growing popularity of feature flags in the software development industry, many organizations are wondering how to start using them. As the saying goes, “imitation is the sincerest form of flattery,” so the best way to learn how to use feature flags is to look at how other organizations have successfully evolved their continuous delivery system to in...


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Flight to the Future adds 1 million drone-based jobs


Tuesday, August 18, 2020 by

Earlier this summer, Aquiline Drones (AD) launched a new employment initiative called Flight to the Future (F2F) to help pilots and the general public re-boot their careers by becoming certified commercial drone operators. This is to fulfill the increasing demand for commercial drone services nationwide.  Now, the organization has announced a massive corporate offi...


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Coronavirus ripple effect


Tuesday, August 18, 2020 by

COVID-19 has disrupted supply chains around the world. During emergency situations like this one, it’s vital for companies to implement an agile integration strategy to quickly and efficiently onboard new trading partners into their supply chains. However, nearly half (46%) of the businesses surveyed state that this onboarding process typically...


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Linux Foundation open sources Project OWL


Tuesday, March 10, 2020 by

The Linux Foundation announced Project OWL’s IoT device firmware effort will be hosted at the Foundation and is inviting developers worldwide to build mesh network nodes for global emergency communications networks. Project OWL, the winner of Call for Code 2018, is a cloud-based analytics tool that helps facilitate organization, whereabouts, and logistics for disa...


NoSQL-DBaaS,-Couchbase-Cloud-arrives

NoSQL DBaaS, Couchbase Cloud arrives


Tuesday, February 11, 2020 by

Couchbase introduced Couchbase Cloud, a fully-managed Database-as-a-Service (DBaaS). Couchbase Cloud enables enterprises to host their data within their own Virtual Private Cloud (VPC) for greater control and ownership, and pay for only what they use. Customers can now experience best-in-class performance and availability from the most powerful NoSQL database technology...


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Data Privacy Day 2020 is here


Tuesday, January 28, 2020 by

Data Privacy Day is here, and with the recent implementation of the California Consumer Privacy Act, the timing could not be better to discuss the importance of taking steps to protect sensitive data while also keeping personal data private and secure. Similar to GDPR, CCPA will have a profound impact on data privacy and protection, making this year’s Data Priv...


Yellowbrick-Data-launches-Cloud-Data-Warehouses-and-DR-services

Yellowbrick Data launches Cloud Data Warehouses and DR services


Wednesday, October 2, 2019 by

Yellowbrick Data, a provider in enterprise data warehousing, has announced the Yellowbrick Cloud Data Warehouse and the Yellowbrick Cloud Disaster Recovery (Cloud DR) service. The Yellowbrick Cloud Data Warehouse has been operating in enterprise production environments since early 2019, and both new products leverage the power of the Yellowbrick Data Warehouse, the...


Acronis-gives-developers-early-access-to-new-cyber-platform

Acronis gives developers early access to new cyber platform


Monday, April 29, 2019 by

Acronis announced the opening of its core platforms, enabling broad, third-party developer access to the Acronis Cyber Platform to encourage expanded functionality and application integrations while expanding their opportunities in Acronis’ large ecosystem. The Acronis Cyber Platform, which is the foundation of the company’s existing services, features a ...


Esri-Developer-Summit-2019-recap

Esri Developer Summit 2019 recap


Wednesday, March 13, 2019 by

At the 2019 Esri Developer Summit in Palm Springs, CA, presentations and workshops focused on new capabilities for speed, science, and flexibility. Esri president Jack Dangermond opened the conference by recognizing the more than 2,100 developers in attendance for their tireless efforts to build location intelligence apps that make a difference in our world. Whether the...


Prevoty-offers-new-Autonomous-Application-Protection-capabilities

Prevoty offers new Autonomous Application Protection capabilities


Friday, March 1, 2019 by

Imperva announced the expansion of its application security offerings with two new Autonomous Application Protection capabilities. The update extends customers’ visibility into how applications behave and how users interact with sensitive information. With this expanded view across their business assets, customers will have deeper insights to understand and mit...


Mesh-networking-security-from-NeuVector-at-IBM-Think-2019

Mesh networking security from NeuVector at IBM Think 2019


Thursday, February 14, 2019 by

NeuVector announced a new platform integration with the Istio and Linkerd2 service meshes that expands NeuVector’s security capabilities for production Kubernetes deployments. The integration - developed in coordination with IBM Cloud and the Istio open source development team - delivers new capabilities for network visibility and threat detection, even for connec...


Multicloud-strategies-just-got-easier-thanks-to-LiveData

Multicloud strategies just got easier thanks to LiveData


Friday, January 18, 2019 by

WANdisco, the LiveData company, has released the general availability of LiveData for MultiCloud, a new addition to its WANdisco Fusion distributed computing platform for enterprises. Powered by what they call "DConE" - a patented, high-performance consensus technology, LiveData for MultiCloud aims to solve the exponentially growing challenge of keeping d...


How-the-US-Government-shutdown-could-effect-your-app

How the US Government shutdown could effect your app


Friday, January 11, 2019 by

The impacts of the US Government being offline are obvious to the daily operations of the National parks, security agencies, and other federally funded offices. But it doesn't stop there. Techcrunch recently reported how this shutdown (close to the longest running in history), is affecting IPO ready companies, and Karen Hao, a reporter for MIT Technology Review rece...


This-DDoS-report-could-help-you-avoid-a-security-disaster

This DDoS report could help you avoid a security disaster


Thursday, January 10, 2019 by

MazeBolt Technologies, the company offering DDoS threat assessment, has released ”The State of DDoS Protection Report,” the first global independent report about DDoS mitigation effectiveness. ”Since DDoS mitigation started in the late 1990s, enterprises have had little to no visibility on how effective their DDoS mitigation actually is,” said...


PCE-Supercluster-now-offered-by-Illumio

PCE Supercluster now offered by Illumio


Tuesday, January 8, 2019 by

Illumio, a cybersecurity company delivering micro-segmentation, announced full availability of PCE Supercluster designed for enterprise-scale real-time application dependency mapping and micro-segmentation deployments. PCE Supercluster, which is currently in use by some of the largest organizations in the world, makes Illumio the first company to offer a micro-segmentat...


Mesmerizing-Titanic-virtual-reality-game-coming-to-PlayStation

Mesmerizing Titanic virtual reality game coming to PlayStation


Wednesday, December 26, 2018 by

Titanic VR is launching on Playstation (PSVR). The highly realistic game’s graphics and characterization are based on real-life people who were on the ship.  The game's developer, Immersive VR Education (IVRE), created 800 characters, while also providing various facts on-screen about the RMS Titanic and its sinking. The sinking of the Titanic is ...


Gamification-can-transform-your-software-security-program

Gamification can transform your software security program


Tuesday, December 18, 2018 by

No matter the organization, or indeed their individual circumstances, there is one problem I have identified time and time again over the course of my career: AppSec managers, CISOs, CIOs and cybersecurity experts all over the world are rarely able to positively engage their dev teams on security best practice and training. It’s a source of conflict between teams,...


Rapid-app-development-platform-BlueFinity-gets-AI-chatbots

Rapid app development platform BlueFinity gets AI chatbots


Thursday, December 13, 2018 by

BlueFinity International has introduced new features and enhancements to Evoke, its rapid app development platform (RAD) - making the tool even easier to use for companies looking to create professional looking, full function business apps for multiple devices more quickly and cost-effectively. Evoke enables companies to cost-effectively create web, hybrid and native ap...


iOS-project-management-tips

iOS project management tips


Sunday, December 2, 2018 by

If you are creating an app for iOS here's a tip - get organized! Sure, sure - you write super clean code and are diligent with your in-line documentation. But as programmers, we tend to not be the best at conveying important parts of projects to others that could save loads of time (and money), when other team members are involved. That's where team management s...


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Project OWL wins IBM's 2018 Call for Code Global Challenge


Wednesday, November 28, 2018 by

Project OWL (Organization, Whereabouts, and Logistics), an IoT and software solution that keeps first responders and victims connected in a natural disaster, has won the 2018 Call for Code Global Challenge. Call for Code is a five-year global initiative that is the largest and most ambitious effort bringing together start-up, academic and enterprise developers to solve ...


5-app-development-tips-to-help-you-avoid-disaster

5 app development tips to help you avoid disaster


Wednesday, November 28, 2018 by

Mobile app development: it’s easy and straightforward in the lab, but once your app is deployed to the wild, all bets are off. You need to deliver seamless, fast experiences for users on low-powered devices, in any number of network environments. When it comes to building mobile apps, uncontrollable user behavior can lead you down the path to death by 1000 pape...


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Areas threatened by Hurricane Michael get a free GPS tracking app


Tuesday, October 9, 2018 by

Chirp GPS, the mobile GPS tracking company has released an update to their family, friends, and fleet tracking app today to help people prepare for the imminent threat that Hurricane Michael poses to Florida and surrounding states, as the storm grows closer and strengthens into a devastating category three Hurricane. The new update allows Chirp GPS to activate the ap...


Presidential-Alerts-and-the-future-of-mobile-communication

Presidential Alerts and the future of mobile communication


Thursday, October 4, 2018 by

FEMA has sent their first emergency test message to all of the mobile devices throughout the United States. They reported every American who owns a smartphone - which is about 75% of the population, should have received the test alert. In total the message went out to a total of 225 million devices right around 1:18 PM CST reading "Presiden...