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Software-developer-salaries-in-2021-continue-to-swell

Software developer salaries in 2021 continue to swell


Monday, March 1, 2021 by

Economic uncertainty from the COVID-19 pandemic brought forth new challenges, drastically altering the needs and expectations of businesses on the IT front. While a tumultuous year for many industries, proprietary data from Hired and Vettery, the largest AI-driven hiring marketplace, found that the tech industry is highly resilient, with continued demand and job growth ...


Arable-Raises-$20M-to-digitize-agriculture

Arable Raises $20M to digitize agriculture


Thursday, October 29, 2020 by

Arable has just successfully closed a $20M Series B to help digitize and optimize decisions from seed breeding to food production. The round is led by Prelude Ventures, and includes new participation by M2O, AVG’s Nassau Street Ventures, and Tridon, as well as investment from Arable’s existing investors including S2G Ventures, Middleland Capital, Ajax Strate...


Brands-and-anti-racism-movements

Brands and anti-racism movements


Monday, September 14, 2020 by

The death of George Floyd, a black Houstonian, has triggered waves of protests across the nation. A situation that has catapulted anti-racial demonstrations to the forefront of public issues. Hopefully, it can cause the critical change that we know is long overdue. While 2020 will go down in history as the year of the global pandemic, the scale and sheer force of these...


How-to-hire-top-technical-talent

How to hire top technical talent


Monday, October 28, 2019 by

We recently spoke with Maria Chung, VP of People at HackerRank about hiring technical talent. HackerRank is a technology hiring platform that is the standard for assessing developer skills for over 1,500+ companies around the world. The current methods for technical interviewing fall flat when it comes to showcasing a candidate’s true skills. By enabling...


IBM-and-Tata-join-governing-council

IBM and Tata join governing council


Tuesday, August 13, 2019 by

Hedera Hashgraph, an enterprise-ready distributed ledger platform, revealed that IBM and Tata Communications have joined the Hedera Governing Council. The Council, which will comprise up to 39 multinational entities from a diverse array of industries, was designed to ensure decentralized and responsible governance for a next-generation Distributed Le...


Independent-Games-Festival-2020-now-accepting-submissions

Independent Games Festival 2020 now accepting submissions


Wednesday, July 31, 2019 by

Informa Tech, the organizers of the Game Developers Conference (GDC) 2020, are now accepting submissions to present lectures, roundtables, and panels for the Core Concepts part of the event, taking place from Wednesday through Friday of the GDC week. Proposals will be open from now until Thursday, August 15th at 11:59 PM PT. GDC 2020 marks the 34th edition of the con...


Mobile-app-testing-market-to-be-valued-at-$13.3B-by-2026-report-says-

Mobile app testing market to be valued at $13.3B by 2026 report says


Monday, May 13, 2019 by

The mobile application testing solution market is anticipated to witness significant revenue growth during the forecast period, owing to rising demand across commercial and corporate sectors. Requirements for regression testing, the need to tackle issues caused due to device diversity, and increasing mobile applications such as m-commerce are the major drivers for the r...


Making-IoT-devices-more-reliable-gets-easier-thanks-to-Silicon-Labs

Making IoT devices more reliable gets easier thanks to Silicon Labs


Monday, April 29, 2019 by

Silicon Labs has introduced the next generation of it's Wireless Gecko platform, Series 2, designed to make Internet of Things (IoT) products more powerful, efficient and reliable. Building on the leading RF and multiprotocol capabilities of the Wireless Gecko portfolio, Series 2 delivers the industry’s most versatile and scalable IoT connectivity platform. Th...


CommunityBridge-gives-better-visibility-into-open-source-code

CommunityBridge gives better visibility into open source code


Monday, March 18, 2019 by

The Linux Foundation has launched CommunityBridge, a platform that aims to empower developers and the individuals and organizations who support them, to advance sustainability, security, and diversity in open source technology. With the help of source{d}, the Linux Foundation will be able to provide the Open Source community with greater visibility into each projec...


Job-skills-developers-need-to-stay-competitive-in-2019

Job skills developers need to stay competitive in 2019


Monday, February 4, 2019 by

Software development is one of the fastest-growing professions as businesses across all industries transform into tech companies. With over 475,000 open computing jobs in the U.S. alone, businesses are facing steep competition for the technical talent they need. HackerRank released its annual 2019 Developer Skills Report, surveying over 71,000 software developers from m...


Wireless-Gecko-portfolio-cuts-WiFi-power-consumption-in-half

Wireless Gecko portfolio cuts WiFi power consumption in half


Monday, January 28, 2019 by

Silicon Labs expands its groundbreaking Wi-Fi portfolio of modules and transceivers, enabling developers to create end node products with best-in-class power efficiency, superior RF blocking performance and advanced security. Designed for the specific needs of IoT applications, the Wireless Gecko portfolio cuts Wi-Fi power consumption in half compared to competitive off...


Bitcoin-donations-helping-software-students

Bitcoin donations helping software students


Friday, January 11, 2019 by

Holberton School New Haven, a two-year program training software engineers, announced a $10,000 Bitcoin donation from Scroll Network’s co-founder Nathan Pitruzzello which will be used to help qualifying students offset living expenses while attending the two-year program. Holberton is among the first schools using Blockchain to store academic certifications to ass...


AI-for-cybersecurity-

AI for cybersecurity


Tuesday, November 27, 2018 by

As organizations struggle to deal with the growing sophistication of hackers and the influx in data breaches, it's becoming clear that AI could be a critical tool for automatically defending applications from cyber attacks - but there are challenges to overcome. Ivan Novikov, the CEO of AI security company Wallarm, offers some insight below on how AI can be utilized...


US-tech-companies-with-customers-in-Europe-should-worry-about-Brexit

US tech companies with customers in Europe should worry about Brexit


Friday, November 16, 2018 by

The terms of the impending exit of the UK from the European Union have yet to be resolved, which leaves many American software companies doing business in the EU in a state of confusion. With March 29, 2019, looming - the official date of withdrawal - the chance of a "hard" Brexit increases, in which the UK fully leaves the European Union and its taxes and tra...


AI-driven-database-platform-Travelsify-raises-5M

AI driven database platform Travelsify raises 5M


Friday, September 28, 2018 by

Travelsify has closed 5 million in a new funding round, led by AccorHotels, with participation from existing investors. Founded in April 2016, the startup raised more than 8 million to date and created a unique AI-driven database of more than 1 million Hotel DNA, Restaurant DNA, and Vacation Rental DNA worldwide. Travelsify will use the capital to help hospitality gr...


Agile-failure-is-common-but-this-can-help

Agile failure is common but this can help


Monday, August 27, 2018 by

With the closing “ding” of the New York Stock Exchange, CA Technologies, the first software company to break $1 billion in revenue in 1989, confirmed that it would no longer be an independent company. Broadcom, a massive global semiconductor company, closed the deal at $18.9 billion, touting that its newfound ownership would bring diversity to its “mis...


Information-security-event-Black-Hat-USA-celebrates-21-years

Information security event Black Hat USA celebrates 21 years


Tuesday, August 14, 2018 by

Black Hat has highlighted their 2018 event programming and new initiatives that will help make Black Hat USA 2018 its most successful show to date. The event welcomed nearly 19,000 of the most security-savvy professionals across the InfoSec spectrum - spanning academia, world-class researchers, and leaders in the public and private sectors. The event’s robust line...


Game-Developers-Conference-is-now-accepting-submissions

Game Developers Conference is now accepting submissions


Monday, July 23, 2018 by

UBM Tech Game Network, the organizers of the Game Developers Conference (GDC) 2019, are accepting submissions to present lectures, roundtables, panels and tutorials from now until Thursday, August 16th at 11:59 PM PT. This will be the 33rd edition of GDC, the world’s largest and longest-running event for game developers, and organizers are keen to feature cutting-...


VC-funding-favors-men-despite-proven-female-founders

VC funding favors men despite proven female founders


Wednesday, May 30, 2018 by

New data reveals that venture capital (VC) investments remain heavily biased toward men - in 2017, companies with all-female founders closed 368 VC deals, compared to 5,588 deals for all-male teams and 1,046 for mixed-gender teams. Women-led startups also received a smaller share of VC dollars, landing just $1.9 billion (2.2%) of the $85 billion in VC investments last y...


GDC-2018-is-better-than-ever

GDC 2018 is better than ever


Tuesday, March 20, 2018 by

The 2018 Game Developers Conference (GDC) kicked off its 32nd edition at the Moscone Convention Center in San Francisco. Adding to GDC’s lineup of lectures, tutorials, roundtable discussions and networking events, GDC 2018 will feature the Vision Track, a series of mini-keynotes designed to provoke and inspire, which will be presented by speakers including Supercell’s C...


Progressive-web-apps-vs-native-apps:-Showdown-in-2018

Progressive web apps vs native apps: Showdown in 2018


Thursday, March 1, 2018 by

Apps have become an integral part of any brand's digital marketing efforts. You'd be hard-pressed to find a company that hasn't, at the very least, thought about developing an app. It would be even more difficult to find a company willing to deny the tremendous impact that an app can have on a brand's engagement and customer experience.   Given th...


Tech-Superwomen-Summit-2018-announces-their-lineup

Tech Superwomen Summit 2018 announces their lineup


Tuesday, February 27, 2018 by

Tech By Superwomen announced its second Tech Superwomen Summit (TSWS18), happening May 3-4, 2018 at the City View at Metreon in San Francisco. The Summit is committed to helping enable greater diversity in the tech space, bringing women and men together to speak about the roles of responsibility, accountability and highlights paths forward to transform tech culture and ...


NVIDIA-urges-congressional-committee-to-embrace-AI

NVIDIA urges congressional committee to embrace AI


Thursday, February 22, 2018 by

Artificial intelligence represents the biggest technological and economic shift in our lifetime, NVIDIA’s Ian Buck told a U.S. Congressional committee recently. In testimony before a hearing of the House of Representatives Subcommittee on Information Technology, Buck, vice president and general manager of our Tesla business, said the federal government should increase r...


The-importance-of-diversity-in-developer-recruitment

The importance of diversity in developer recruitment


Wednesday, January 3, 2018 by

Talk of diversity in tech is nothing new, but many leaders in the space are still unsure how to approach it. Here’s why it’s important to a tech company's success and the lessons we've learned along the way to becoming a diverse workforce.Diversity builds stronger teams.In today’s world where knowledge is more commoditized every day, tech workers need more than just tec...


Device-testing-in-the-cloud-empowers-developers--and-ad-fraudsters-

Device testing in the cloud empowers developers and ad fraudsters


Friday, December 8, 2017 by

Cloud technology has been a game-changer for many industries. It has reduced IT costs, made updating and upgrading systems much easier, allowed businesses to scale operations quickly, and it has enabled flexible work collaboration. The cloud also has major implications on how digital ads are tested and served to millions of people globally. The opportunity to seamlessly...


Diversity-of-thought-is-key-to-successful-dev-teams

Diversity of thought is key to successful dev teams


Wednesday, November 29, 2017 by

Could a philosophy graduate be your next CTO? If the latest trend in developer talent is anything to go by, the traditional route to developer success could soon be blown wide open.The typical view of “engineers” creating tomorrow’s technology today is of hoodie-wearing Ivy League computer science graduate geniuses, toiling away on code. That stereotype is not without j...


Navy-participates-in-STEM-event-during-Hispanic-heritage-month

Navy participates in STEM event during Hispanic heritage month


Wednesday, October 18, 2017 by

Sailors and support personnel of Navy Recruiting District San Antonio, Navy City Outreach Southwest Region and the Navy's diversity office participated Oct. 3 and 4 in Student Leadership Day and Latina Day during this week's observance of Hispanic Engineering, Science and Technology Week on the campus of the University of Texas-Rio Grande Valley.The educational conferen...


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...


VMware-CodeHouse-increases-the-representation-of-women-in-tech

VMware CodeHouse increases the representation of women in tech


Monday, July 17, 2017 by

VMware CodeHouse is a three-day coding experience where the brightest female engineering students from top universities across the U.S. come together to harness the power of collective thought and compete to develop the strongest solutions for increasing the representation of women in technology. We recently spoke with Laura Greenwald, VMware's Global Head of Talent Acq...


Open-Source-Summit-North-America-announces-additional-keynote-speakers

Open Source Summit North America announces additional keynote speakers


Friday, July 14, 2017 by

The Linux Foundation has announced additional keynote speakers for Open Source Summit North America, taking place September 11-14 in Los Angeles, CA.The Linux Foundation Open Source Summit is the premier open source technical conference in North America, gathering 2,000 developers, operators and community leadership professionals to collaborate, share information and l...


Why-runtime-application-selfprotection-is-critical-for-app-security

Why runtime application selfprotection is critical for app security


Tuesday, June 20, 2017 by

Today most of us go about implementing security from the outside in. The common practice is to start by defining a perimeter and trying to defend it with various security tools. Even though perimeters have been porous for more than a decade, we still can’t give up this notion that if we build a better wall we can keep our enterprises safer.Certainly that is where most e...


The-power-of-community-in-DevOps

The power of community in DevOps


Thursday, June 1, 2017 by

We interviewed Jason Hand, a DevOps evangelist for for VictorOps, to learn about how much the community surrounding a technology can be either a supreme advantage over your competitors or the hindrance that will bring your project to a screeching halt. Collaboration can be a double edged sword and requires a constant effort on all fronts to prove successful. Like a cog ...


Game-Developers-Choice-Awards-game-of-the-year-goes-to..

Game Developers Choice Awards game of the year goes to..


Friday, March 3, 2017 by

Blizzard Entertainment’s popular and stylish multiplayer shooter, Overwatch, was honored with the prize for Game of the Year at this year's 17th annual Game Developers Choice Awards (GDCA) ceremony during the 2017 Game Developers Conference (GDC) at the Moscone Center in San Francisco. Overwatch’s carefully calibrated balance and polished gameplay mechanics also earned ...


AirMap-secures-$26M-to-become-the-air-traffic-controller-for-drones

AirMap secures $26M to become the air traffic controller for drones


Saturday, February 25, 2017 by

AirMap announced a $26 million Series B funding round led by Microsoft Ventures, with additional participation from Airbus Ventures, Qualcomm Ventures (the investment arm of Qualcomm Incorporated), Rakuten, Sony, Yuneec, and existing investors General Catalyst and Lux Capital. The new investment brings their total funding to more than $43 million. The Series B fund...


Salesforce-Trailhead-turned-this-future-lawyer-into-a-citizen-developer

Salesforce Trailhead turned this future lawyer into a citizen developer


Tuesday, January 17, 2017 by

This week, we spoke with Krystal Carter, President, Chief Cloud Enthusiast, Danny Kay Cloud, about how she went from aspirations to being an attorney to owning her own cloud consulting company, and her advice for others looking to kick-start their career in the digital economy. Prior to working in tech what did you do for a living? What made you want to switch care...