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Kadena-announced-a-multi-protocol-decentralized-exchange

Kadena announced a multi-protocol decentralized exchange


Tuesday, September 29, 2020 by

Kadena announced a multi-protocol decentralized exchange (DEX) named Kadenaswap. Kadenaswap will utilize Kadena’s 20-chain sharded and scalable layer-1 public blockchain with 480,000 transactions per second capability. The company also announced community onboarding initiatives such as offering a free month of gas during October 2020, launching a developer en...


Density-raises-$51M-from-Kleiner-Perkins-to-reopen-buildings-safely

Density raises $51M from Kleiner Perkins to reopen buildings safely


Wednesday, July 29, 2020 by

Density announced it has successfully closed $51 million in Series C funding. The new funding round was led by Kleiner Perkins and includes 01 Advisors, Upfront Ventures, Founders Fund, Ludlow Ventures, Launch, DTA with participation from Alex Rodriguez, LPC Ventures, Julia and Kevin Hartz, Cyan and Scott Banister, and others. Kleiner Perkins Partner, Ilya Fushman,...


Why-you-should-pace-yourself-with-application-modernization

Why you should pace yourself with application modernization


Wednesday, June 17, 2020 by

In business and in life, it’s natural to set goals. Like many of us, you probably establish goals based on what you can accomplish in the short term, while gauging what it will take in terms of resources, assets and time.  But you may also embrace the idea of stretch goals, which help with motivation and permission to be ambitious, sometimes enabling us to...


-The-true-potential-of-blockchain-as-seen-from-Ethan-Beard

The true potential of blockchain as seen from Ethan Beard


Wednesday, May 13, 2020 by

Ripple offers the most advanced blockchain technology for global payments that reaches a trusted, growing network of 300+ financial institutions across 40+ countries and 
six continents. Ripple’s open-source developer platform for money, Xpring, allows both crypto and non-crypto developers to integrate payments into any mobile application—with a wallet, new ...


Adjust-hires-Ville-Mikkola-as-Head-of-CAAF

Adjust hires Ville Mikkola as Head of CAAF


Monday, March 23, 2020 by

Adjust announced a new senior hire to spearhead its Coalition Against Ad Fraud (CAAF). Ville Mikkola joins as Head of CAAF, the industry-wide alliance founded by Adjust to tackle ad fraud.  Ad fraud stands as one of the biggest threats to marketing success, having claimed an estimated $42 billion of ad dollars in 2019. Founded by Adjust in 2017, CAAF is a coalit...


Linux-and-LISH-release-census-for-open-source-security

Linux and LISH release census for open source security


Wednesday, February 19, 2020 by

The Linux Foundation’s Core Infrastructure Initiative (CII) and the Laboratory for Innovation Science at Harvard (LISH), announced the release of ‘Vulnerabilities in the Core,’ a Preliminary Report and Census II of Open Source Software. This Census II analysis and report represent important steps towards understanding and addressing structural and s...


Decentralized-technologies-solve-Illiquidity-problems

Decentralized technologies solve Illiquidity problems


Tuesday, December 17, 2019 by

Illiquidity is one of the major factors affecting global financial markets. Digitizing new assets and finding corresponding buyers and sellers is difficult and costly. Much has been said about the potential for decentralized technologies to solve these problems, but current offerings fundamentally lack the necessary performance guarantees, feature set, and architectural...


Universal-source-code-search-engine-emerges

Universal source code search engine emerges


Friday, November 22, 2019 by

Sourcegraph announced a new collaboration with GitLab, along with the world’s first universal source code search engine. The company has experienced exponential growth fueled by its expanding community of over 10,000 paid developers and tens of thousands of free open source developers who actively use its platform. “GitLab and Sourcegraph are both oriente...


Preview-for-Blockstack

Preview for Blockstack's new smartcontracting language


Tuesday, July 2, 2019 by

Blockstack PBC has released the first preview for its new smart contracting language, Clarity, ahead of its official launch later this year. The new language is designed to empower developers to create reliable smart contracts that reduce the risk of fatal flaws and bugs, which have resulted in well-publicized hacks and widespread damage, prior to launching applications...


Wage-inequality-in-the-tech-industry-report-emerges

Wage inequality in the tech industry report emerges


Friday, March 29, 2019 by

Hired released an in-depth data report looking at wage inequality in the tech industry. In advance of Equal Pay Day (4/2), the report looks at how race, age, industry, roles, LGBTQ+ status, and geographies all impact wage inequality. Hired also released a new micro-documentary that offers a powerful and all-too-relatable look at the gender wage gap. This is all a part o...


Software-flight-recorder-tech-expands-to-U.S.

Software flight recorder tech expands to U.S.


Tuesday, March 5, 2019 by

Every year, trillions of dollars are lost due to software failures ($1.7 trillion in 2017 alone), and large, publicly traded companies lose billions in shareholder value on the first day that a failure is made public. Gartner estimates that network downtime alone can cost up to $5,600 per minute. With increasing complexity in software development, rapid testing and prod...


Nuweba-emerges-from-stealth-and-opens-beta-program

Nuweba emerges from stealth and opens beta program


Wednesday, February 20, 2019 by

Nuweba opened its beta program and announced a seed funding round of $4.8 million dollars led by Magma Partners and Target Global among other investors. Serverless technology is the most exciting development since the rise of the cloud, freeing developers to focus their time and expertise on perfecting their applications and business logic without worrying about infr...


Peoplebased-attribution-gets-an-holistic-view-from-AppsFlyer

Peoplebased attribution gets an holistic view from AppsFlyer


Tuesday, February 19, 2019 by

AppsFlyer says it has expanded people-based attribution on its platform to provide one holistic view of the customer journey across multiple touchpoints, connected devices, digital platforms, and media channels. They are using their giant insights data collection from 8.4 billion of the world’s connected devices to advance in people-based attribution. It will...


Hothead-games-wants-to-make-your-mobile-game-a-hit-too

Hothead games wants to make your mobile game a hit too


Thursday, January 24, 2019 by

Hothead Games announced that it has launched a new publishing division to help third-party game developers turn their mobile games into hits. The company is currently accepting submissions and offering financial assistance for games in various stages of development that will benefit from Hothead’s expertise in analytics, marketing, monetization, and gameplay mecha...


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...


How-to-make-testing-apps-easier-using-HeadSpin

How to make testing apps easier using HeadSpin


Tuesday, January 8, 2019 by

New device launches are exciting for consumers, but a lot happens behind the scenes. New devices mean new device-OS configurations. App developers have to scramble to understand how their apps will perform under new circumstances. This cannot be taken for granted, because a few seconds of additional app load time means millions of lost revenue. New device launches put a...


App-localization-done-right

App localization done right


Thursday, December 27, 2018 by

Mobile devices are everywhere, and so are the apps that run on them. Vast numbers of smartphones mean vast numbers of users – and irrespective of the language they speak or where they live, these users demand a wide range of specialized applications. If you’re a mobile app developer, you may have already considered adapting your product to other markets. ...


Good-AI-starts-with-good-data

Good AI starts with good data


Monday, December 10, 2018 by

Nowadays, it seems like every company is doing something with AI - or if they’re not, they’d like to be. The technology promises to improve the way we work and live, and industries ranging from manufacturing to retail, to inspections, and everything in between are grappling to build their own AI solutions. But where to begin? I like to say that AI is like...


How-Pycom-wants-to-help-IoT-developers

How Pycom wants to help IoT developers


Tuesday, December 4, 2018 by

Although IoT development is increasingly on the rise, challenges still exist in the development and manufacturing process that prevents a streamlined workflow for developers. In this interview, Fred de Haro, CEO, and co-founder at Pycom discusses the company’s new consumer-focused developer offering, and shares insight into the current challenges developers are...


Apple-Search-Ads-support-from-Appbi

Apple Search Ads support from Appbi


Friday, November 9, 2018 by

Apple Search Ads is Apple’s proprietary ad platform that offers iOS mobile app publishers a way to get their app found through app store specific searches. It’s reported that 65 - 80 percent of all app installs happen after a search through the app store. So understanding the challenges with being discovered through searches in the app store is a big deal. ...


Document-signing-API-from-HelloSign-opens-rift-for-disruption

Document signing API from HelloSign opens rift for disruption


Friday, October 19, 2018 by

The corporate world has came a long way from the days without computers. Today, however, many business processes can’t even be done without the assistance of some sort of machine. In fact, adopting new technologies that make businesses more efficient and secure is causing an arms race amongst the big names. It’s only natural then that the old pen and pa...


Tidelift-surpasses-$1M-to-pay-open-source-software-maintainers

Tidelift surpasses $1M to pay open source software maintainers


Friday, September 21, 2018 by

Tidelift announced that it has surpassed one million dollars committed via its platform to pay open source software maintainers to provide professional assurances for their projects, as momentum behind this new approach to professional open source continues to build. Over 100 packages are already on the Tidelift platform, with maintainers getting paid to provide support...


Blockchain-projects-will-be-quietly-abandoned-says-GlobalData

Blockchain projects will be quietly abandoned says GlobalData


Friday, June 1, 2018 by

Are you starting a new blockchain project but already thinking of calling it quits? New research from GlobalData says many of the early blockchain projects will either be quietly shelved in favor of more traditional approaches or they will evolve in a way which reduces their dependence on blockchain technology in 2018.GlobalData's Thematic Research report, ‘Blockchain -...


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...


GPU-based-servers-can-help-solve-Big-Data-energy-woes

GPU based servers can help solve Big Data energy woes


Tuesday, May 22, 2018 by

Big data keeps getting bigger, and companies may think they are reducing their carbon footprint by moving to the Cloud but this move could actually be making things worse for the environment. With each new data center created for big cloud providers, tens of thousands of new racks need to be installed, which translates into a further strain on energy resources.  &n...


Predicting-future-IT-outages-using-AI

Predicting future IT outages using AI


Monday, May 21, 2018 by

FixStream, an artificial intelligence company for IT, has introduced an advanced version of its product, an AIOps platform to predict business application issues across an enterprise’s entire hybrid IT stack. With new Machine Learning (ML) algorithms, advanced multi-layer correlation from business transactions to application services and infrastructure, FixStream can ra...


Revenue-leakage-and-how-devs-can-tackle-it

Revenue leakage and how devs can tackle it


Monday, May 21, 2018 by

Revenue leakage is unnoticed leakage of money from your company. Industry estimates are that 3-5% of revenue is leaked annually due to errors and process gaps, and the negative impact compounds in industries where there is a recurring revenue stream over multiple years. That is a huge chunk of the revenue pie that developers have the capability of fixing. We spoke to th...


Alternative-Google-Play-app-stores-to-consider

Alternative Google Play app stores to consider


Tuesday, May 15, 2018 by

Android is open source, and because of that -app developers can build and deploy an APK file anywhere! There are obvious advantages to deploying into the known Android app stores such as Google Play, and Amazon - mostly in the potential number of impressions and installs your app can receive, because Google play comes as the default app store on most Android devices. Pl...


Mobile-financing-app-hits-$1B-milestone

Mobile financing app hits $1B milestone


Thursday, February 1, 2018 by

Handle Financial has announced that more than $1 billion dollars in bills have been paid through Prism, its popular mobile app dedicated to helping consumers take control of their finances. The milestone comes as Prism’s biller network continues to expand. As a financial management tool that allows users to automate tracking bills and account balances, enable mobile rem...


Why-enterprises-will-modernize-their-enterprise-apps-this-year

Why enterprises will modernize their enterprise apps this year


Wednesday, January 24, 2018 by

Sapho and IDG Communications have released the results of a survey targeting 160 IT Directors and Chief Information and Technology Officers at enterprise companies with more than 1,000 employees. The results show an overwhelming number (78%) of respondents planning to upgrade their organization’s enterprise applications this year in an effort to provide employees with b...


How-AI-is-transforming-business

How AI is transforming business


Friday, December 29, 2017 by

Businesses are drowning in a deluge of data. Within the torrent of information are bits that, once analyzed, can help people make the best decisions for their company, but it’s impossible to manually comb through and digest the raw data before the next wave arrives. Artificial intelligence (AI) offers one of the best solutions to finding the relevant data and forging it...


The-user-centered-revolution-is-happening-now

The user centered revolution is happening now


Tuesday, December 19, 2017 by

It's easy for developers to get caught up into making their own platform, when they should be making the platform for the end target user. Often times, we - as developers - have a tendency to over saturate a product with features and over-complicate the process. Or worse yet - gasp! - we could even create a platform that no one can use intuitively, thus making it harder...


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...


Mobile-apps-are-key-to-success-in-retail

Mobile apps are key to success in retail


Wednesday, November 29, 2017 by

Apps are the preeminent way for retailers to reach your customers. Whether you are getting consumers to your app, measuring their engagement, encouraging purchases, analyzing their sentiment or expanding to new markets, app data will fuel your mobile success and thereby your company’s success. From competitive benchmarking to international expansion, App Annie has ...


Smart-mobile-marketing-during-the-holidays

Smart mobile marketing during the holidays


Tuesday, November 21, 2017 by

The holiday season is often glorified as the “App Developers’ days”, with dream conditions to send people to the app store and download new apps. The numbers don’t lie. 2016 was the best year yet for apps, with over half a million dollars being spend on mobile apps over the holiday - a 52% increase from the year prior (Sensor Tower). This holiday bump can be attributed ...