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Gamer's habits changed during lockdown


Monday, June 14, 2021 by

PickFu (a qualitative feedback tool), has run a series of surveys regarding the effect that Covid-19 has had on gaming behaviors. When looking at the data, they found an interesting pattern regarding the effects of Covid-19 restrictions and the hours spent gaming throughout the day. They also were able to pinpoint the main reasons why people have turned to gaming during...


Gaming-is-a-full-time-job-study-shows

Gaming is a full time job study shows


Monday, February 15, 2021 by

With approximately 32 million gamers in the UK and growing, experts at GamblingDeals.com wanted to uncover just how much time gamers spend playing and which areas of their life may be affected as a result. GamblingDeals.com surveyed 7,933 gamers asking them to reveal their favoured gaming device, hours spent gaming, and hours spent sleeping. PlayStation places fir...


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Adjust joins TikTok for business marketing program


Thursday, February 4, 2021 by

Following another banner year for TikTok, app marketing platform Adjust announced it has joined the TikTok For Business Marketing Partner Program. As a mobile measurement partner, Adjust will help advertisers create, optimize, target, and measure their ad campaigns on the leading destination for short-form mobile video. The partnership includes an integration for Adj...


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The future of AI in 2021


Wednesday, January 20, 2021 by

Greg Rice, Lead Software Engineer, Cognizant Softvision “Death, Taxes and our reliance on Comma Separated Values will continue to be pervasive in the lives of software product engineers everywhere. While some have feared that CSV’s will be phased out, with many people wanting different formats considering their remote work status, we can all rest easy. CS...


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Why online selling models will be crucial in 2021


Saturday, January 9, 2021 by

In order to keep up with modern customer demands, manufacturers of complex goods need to get out of the dark ages by quickly digitalizing and moving to a customer-driven, online selling model. Why online selling models will be crucial in 2021 Those who don't will be unable to survive this coming year let alone compete in the future. There is one critical lynch...


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Moving to the cloud and staying there predictions for 2021


Wednesday, January 6, 2021 by

Organizations everywhere are escalating their use of analytics systems but are challenged with the need for event-data platforms that can perform real-time data wrangling. In 2021 organizations will demand intelligent data platforms that can consume static and streaming data from a variety of sources in any format, size, or velocity; Wrangle the data (enrich and ma...


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Serve images in next-gen formats as the browser war rages on


Wednesday, December 2, 2020 by

The browser wars are far from over, with an invisible battle going on underneath the hood every time we access a website - the victims are innovation and customer satisfaction. That biggest battle is the fight over the next-gen file formats and codecs for images and videos, the key elements that make up any modern online experience, and most web traffic today. Despit...


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Apps selling data can monetize in safer ways


Wednesday, October 28, 2020 by

Your data is everywhere. You give it away, knowing and unknowingly, all of the time. The most ubiquitous and nefarious, of these applications that harvest data are often with you all the time; they live on your smartphone. The wide availability of insights on consumer behaviors has given rise to a robust data economy that now subsidizes costs so people can have apps and...


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Cryptocurrency during COVID19


Friday, October 9, 2020 by

Overbit, a Bitcoin derivatives trading platform founded in 2017 and launched in 2019, conducted a recent survey of 2,500 traders, in 90 countries, on 5 different continents. They commissioned their commercial ads and offer trading solutions for retail clients and institutions across the globe. Overbit’s platform features low latency connectivity, superior liqui...


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TikTok ban effects


Tuesday, August 25, 2020 by

As you'll know, President Donald Trump signed an executive order to effectively ban TikTok in the US by mid-September, causing waves of panic amongst the TikTok community. With top creators able to charge thousands for brand collaborations and sponsored posts, 777 broke down the numbers to present to you the biggest potential losers. The top 10 U.S creators wh...


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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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Businesses and end users experiencing app fatigue


Thursday, June 18, 2020 by

When I began drafting this article, it was before COVID-19 really took hold and spurred the “2 years of digital transformation in 2 months”, as Microsoft’s Satya Nadella has said. With that context, everything that I believed was amplified 100x. The lasting effects of the pandemic are going to change the way that many businesses operate, where we work ...


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Clubhouse user increase surpasses 100k


Wednesday, April 1, 2020 by

Clubhouse announced that its registered user base has increased from 30,000 to 100,000 since September 2019. Customers include the fastest-growing organizations like Dataiku, Glitch, LaunchDarkly and Scale AI. Software project management tools are either too simple and do not scale as teams grow or they are overly complex to the point where the only choice is to adop...


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Coronavirus takes down GDC and is impacting SXSW, is E3 next


Thursday, March 5, 2020 by

San Francisco and the tech industry felt trembles and it wasn’t an earthquake or Godzilla, it was Coronavirus flexing its muscle as the leadership at GDC announced at the end of last week that they were postponing the weeklong Game Developers Conference indefinitely, which was scheduled to kick off March 16. That means that over 30,000 people won’t be attend...


-Spark-AR-gets-new-tools

Spark AR gets new tools


Wednesday, December 4, 2019 by

Spark AR is releasing some of the most-requested creator tools and capabilities — Target Tracking, Native Slider, Actions and Templates for Spark Studio — for Instagram. Since Spark AR opened publishing on Instagram earlier this year, we’ve seen an amazing response from our creator community. These new tools and capabilities offer more options for c...


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The rise of microservices with Anypoint Service Mesh


Wednesday, October 16, 2019 by

MuleSoft has announced Anypoint Service Mesh, a new solution that dramatically simplifies how companies can discover, manage and secure microservices. Anypoint Service Mesh brings security and reliability to any microservices-based application, regardless of language or deployment model, freeing developers from custom code. Customers can also now publish and discov...


Athereum-launches-from-AVA-Labs

Athereum launches from AVA Labs


Wednesday, October 16, 2019 by

AVA, a new decentralized platform, has today announced the launch of Athereum, the first proof-of-concept deployment of its subnetworks functionality. Emin Gün Sirer, Co-Founder and CEO of AVA Labs, made the announcement on stage at Devcon 5, the latest iteration of the world’s largest annual gathering of open-source blockchain developers.  "...


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Global study on disconnected consumer experiences


Wednesday, October 16, 2019 by

MuleSoft has released a new global study that reveals four out of five consumers continue to receive disconnected experiences from organizations. As a result of this continued frustration, consumers are more willing than ever to seek out new service providers that can deliver connected, personalized experiences. Based on the findings from the Customer Experience and the...


App-by-Appix-engages-audiences

App by Appix engages audiences


Monday, October 14, 2019 by

APPIX, a new audience engagement, and lighting effects tool, recently got the chance to prove their expertise at creating memorable moments on The Mixtape Tour with New Kids On The Block, which saw the iconic 80’s and 90’s act reuniting in large-scale venues throughout North America. The tour included 55 concerts and grossed $53.2 million while selling over ...


Women-Who-Tech-announce-10-finalists

Women Who Tech announce 10 finalists


Thursday, September 5, 2019 by

Women Who Tech announced the 10 finalists for the European-leg of its flagship Women Startup Challenge. The HealthTech startups will pitch their ventures to top investors and compete for an equity-free $50,000 cash grant on 7th October at Paris City Hall, Hôtel de Ville. "By 2040, $25 trillion will be spent annually on healthcare, yet only 9.7% of investor...


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GitLab Commit 2019 schedule released


Wednesday, August 28, 2019 by

GitLab announced initial programming and speakers for 2019 GitLab Commit Brooklyn, taking place September 17 in Brooklyn, NY. GitLab Commit, GitLab's inaugural user event, will bring together the GitLab community to connect, learn, and inspire. Speakers will showcase the power of DevOps in action through strategy and technology discussions, lessons learned, behin...


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Hot Wheels Infinite Loop mobile game released


Friday, August 23, 2019 by

Mattel, Inc. released the Hot Wheels Infinite Loop, a new digital racing game that brings the legendary Hot Wheels catalog to mobile devices for the ultimate smash-and-crash speed competition. With an introduction timed to Gamescom, Europe’s leading trade fair for digital games culture held in Cologne, Germany, Hot Wheels Infinite Loo...


How-to-create-effects-like-Game-of-Thrones

How to create effects like Game of Thrones


Friday, August 16, 2019 by

Red Giant is once again taking on what is arguably one of the greatest TV series ever made with the latest edition of its popular YouTube tutorial series, Cheap Tricks, diving into the mind-blowing visual effects of Game of Thrones. In part one of the series, Action Movie Dad Dan “Hashi” Hashimoto demonstrates how to create magic fire effects like the many s...


How-a-brain-training-app-helps-Tom-Brady-play-faster

How a brain training app helps Tom Brady play faster


Wednesday, January 30, 2019 by

Despite recurring suggestions that he has peaked and that the Brady era will soon see its final sunset, New England Patriots’ Quarterback Tom Brady keeps pulling out the critical wins. How does he do it year after year, while seeming to defy the effects of aging? Like most sports, football is a game of decision-based movements - with continuous demands for the ...


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App developer and software jobs might be declining says new report


Thursday, January 17, 2019 by

If your title is app developer, or work if you work in the software development field and are starting to feel like the Jedi are dying off - you might be on to something. According to a new report put out by Freelancer.com, the software developer job title, and a few others including app developer, and app designer, have seen a dramatic decrease in popularity since l...


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Python programmers get enhanced development tools from Qt


Wednesday, January 2, 2019 by

Qt introduces Qt for Python to substantially simplify the creation of innovative and immersive user interfaces for Python applications. With Qt for Python, developers can quickly and easily visualize the massive amounts of data tied to their Python development projects, in addition to gaining access to Qt’s world-class professional support services and large globa...


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. ...


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Apple is about to share your email address with the Republic of Korea


Thursday, December 20, 2018 by

Got a game in the Apple app store and have it set to publish across the entire swath of countries the app store supports? Then your developer email address is about to be shared with the Korean Government due to a change in Korean law. What law changed exactly, we aren't sure yet. But what we do know is almost every developer chooses to distribute in all cou...


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Retro gaming talk with Matthew Thomas of Storytellers Entertainment


Tuesday, November 20, 2018 by

Storytellers Entertainment, an emerging game studio, seeks to revive fantasy retro gaming with its serialized fantasy based, solo-RPG. Matthew Thomas and Bill Munns are the creative heads behind their game “Imperium Omni”. Matthew grew up in Southern California, where he went to college at age 16 later on, and earned a degree in Computer Programming ...


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The changes in iOS 12 for developers


Monday, October 1, 2018 by

It's here, iOS 12 - Apple's latest operating system, and it's chalked full of changes in everything from the user experience to under the programming hood. Along with the new OS, Apple has also released a new round of hardware, most notably with bigger screen sizes, a faster A12 chip, and the new Apple watch series 4. We've all seen the key note int...


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Digital therapy app proven to reduce chronic back pain by 40 percent


Monday, September 24, 2018 by

Boston based digital therapy startup, Kaia Health, has launched a new app that uses AI and motion tracking technology to personalize treatment programs to manage and treat chronic low back pain (LBP) which has been shown in clinical studies to reduce chronic back pain by 40% - and "could save the US economy billions each year." Created by Kaia Health the mo...


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Change human body features from head to toe with this app


Wednesday, June 13, 2018 by

Manipulating video in real time is difficult - especially if you are editing features of the human body such as making someone taller, or more skinny. LIKE - the video creation and social app just released a new feature that is touted as the first augmented reality and artificial intelligence mobile video effect, called Shaping Magic. The new feature, available for free...


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Unity 2018.1 has the biggest upgrades since the start of the company


Thursday, May 3, 2018 by

Unity Technologies announced that Unity 2018.1 is now available. Unity 2018.1 is a major upgrade which introduces the start of several innovations, including the Scriptable Render Pipelines and the C# Job System, which make it easier and faster to achieve beautiful graphics and high-end performance.“With Unity 2018.1 we are introducing one of the largest upgrades in the...


Applitools-raises-$31M-to-advance-visual-AI

Applitools raises $31M to advance visual AI


Tuesday, April 24, 2018 by

Applitools has announced it has raised $31 million in Series C funding led by OpenView, the expansion stage venture firm, with participation from its existing investors Sierra Ventures, Magma Venture Partners, iAngels, and La Maison. Applitools will use this investment to fuel market expansion of its Artificial Intelligence (AI) Powered Visual Testing and Monitoring sol...


For-gaming-companies-data-unification-is-critical

For gaming companies data unification is critical


Monday, March 19, 2018 by

When it comes to understanding the entirety of player behavior, one thing that often gets in the way is data fragmentation. Gaming companies often have customer data stored across multiple systems, platforms, and software, resulting in a “siloed” model that fails to create a complete picture of the player journey.The good news is that behavioral analytics technology is ...