.NET 9 set to release at .NET Conf 2024
Friday, February 16, 2024 by Richard Harris
The .NET community is embarking on another exciting annual release cycle with the much-anticipated arrival of .NET 9. Developers are urged to seamlessly transition their applications to the current .NET 8 version while setting their sights on the groundbreaking features that .NET 9 promises to unveil at the .NET Conf 2024, scheduled for the end of this year.
F5 NGINX One SaaS early access opens
Thursday, February 15, 2024 by Brittany Hainzinger
At AppWorld, we are introducing and opening "early access" for NGINX One: a global SaaS offering for deploying, securing, monitoring, scaling, and managing all NGINX instances (whether they are on-prem, in the cloud, or at the edge), and all from a single management interface. It supports all our data plane components - NGINX Plus, NGINX Open Source, NGIN...
AI code personalization tool from Anima
Monday, February 5, 2024 by Brittany Hainzinger
Anima announced AI Code Personalization which leverages generative AI in their code-generation engine. This feature empowers developers to automatically customize the code they produce so it resembles their coding style, significantly saving editing time. Anima’s code personalization is now available in the Anima Figma Plugin and in Figma’s Dev Mode.
Secure software development insights from The Linux Foundation
Monday, February 5, 2024 by Richard Harris
The Linux Foundation published a new report, Maintainer Perspectives on Open Source Software Security, based on a survey of OSS maintainers and core contributors, to understand perspectives on OSS security and the uptake and adoption of security best practices by maintainers, core contributors, end users, and other members of the OSS ecosystem.
AI game development platform modl appoints new leadership
Wednesday, January 31, 2024 by Freeman Lightner
modl.ai announced today the appointment of James Gwertzman as the new Chairman of its Board of Directors. As Chairman of the Board, Gwertzman will play a critical role in advising modl.ai through its next phase of growth and development in the AI and games industry.
"I'm thrilled to join modl.ai’s world-class team of developers and researchers. Game de...
Tech and mobile app predictions from Inflectra for 2024
Wednesday, January 3, 2024 by Richard Harris
The year 2024 is upon us and, with it, some of the biggest changes technology has ever brought to multiple industries. Technological innovations and mobile applications promise to create seismic shifts across countless sectors, from the healthcare industry and manufacturing to military and defense.
Below are five ways developments in technology and mobile application...
Warpath 9.0 updates released from Lilith Games
Wednesday, January 3, 2024 by Freeman Lightner
Competitive military RTS Warpath ignites an all-new Theater of Conquest: Rome in its latest 9.0 update, available to play for free on PC and mobile iOS and Android devices. Lilith Games introduced a 26-day campaign with new Rome-specific Air Force units, new officers Everbloom (Infantry) and Rapier (Tank), and the new Operation Hegemon game mode, followed up by War...
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...
WaveMaker Autocode aims to end development team grunt work
Wednesday, December 27, 2023 by Richard Harris
WaveMaker has been named Major Contender by the global research firm Everest, in its Low-code Application Development Platforms PEAK Matrix Assessment 2023. This validates the strategic investment by WaveMaker in upgrading its technology platform to meet the needs of customers who want to leverage the latest web and mobile technologies along with AI to rapidly mode...
Software delivery lifecycle security predictions from OpsMx
Wednesday, December 20, 2023 by Richard Harris
Heading into 2024, enterprises face mounting security concerns related to data breaches, evolving privacy regulations, and their increasing reliance on the cloud and software service providers. As such, they are under increasing pressure to secure the software delivery lifecycle and better understand where the threats are coming from and what their vulnerabilities are. ...
Open source AI chatbot privacy issues addressed by Sendbird
Tuesday, December 12, 2023 by Richard Harris
Last month Sendbird became the first communications API platform to integrate Llama2, Meta’s open source LLM. By adding support for Llama2, on top of existing ChatGPT and PaLM-2 integrations, Sendbird became the first platform of its kind to offer organizations greater flexibility for their integration of generative AI chatbots. By doing so, companies can choose t...
API security risks report exposes Netflix and Wordpress
Monday, November 27, 2023 by Richard Harris
Wallarm, the end-to-end API and app security company, announced the release of its Q3-2023 Wallarm API ThreatStats report. The quarterly report details the surge in threats centered around APIs and uncovers critical vulnerabilities, like injections and API data leaks, that have recently impacted leading firms, including Netflix, VMware, and SAP.
The new report i...
Mobile gaming cross platform Pley brings games to the web
Tuesday, November 21, 2023 by Richard Harris
Pley, the cross-platform solution that makes mobile games playable on the web, announced a partnership with Tilting Point to distribute its farming simulation game Homesteads: Dream Farm. Pley’s complete solution has enabled Tilting Point and game developer Enixan to port and distribute the title on Pley’s "native web" browser platform, e...
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...
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...
Red Hat AI revealed at KubeCon 2023
Friday, November 10, 2023 by Richard Harris
At KubeCon 2023 Red Hat made a number of announcements for its hybrid cloud portfolio, including the general availability of Red Hat Device Edge and Red Hat OpenShift 4.14; new certified plug-ins for the Backstage community; and Red Hat’s vision for AI and automation.
Red Hat Device Edge is now generally available
Red Hat Device Edge aggregates an enterprise...
Automated incident management solution updates from PagerDuty
Thursday, November 9, 2023 by Freeman Lightner
PagerDuty, Inc. recently announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Jeli, Inc. to transform operations with an enterprise-grade, all-in-one incident management solution. Adding Jeli’s capabilities to the PagerDuty Operations Cloud will further strengthen its value as a system of action, going beyond response to drive long-la...
Standards based operator cloud demonstration at Network X
Friday, October 27, 2023 by Freeman Lightner
The CloudCO demonstration to be led by the Broadband Forum at this year’s Network X will show how network operators can unlock network efficiencies and new service delivery from a disaggregated and virtualized software-defined broadband network.
CloudCO’s service delivery automation focus is fundamental for operators to help reduce their operational costs...
GraphQL API launches from Point One Navigation
Thursday, October 19, 2023 by Richard Harris
Point One Navigation announced the public launch of its GraphQL API, delivering instant integration and unprecedented observability into precision location for GNSS-powered devices.
The GraphQL API radically simplifies development, eliminating the need for vendor libraries, intermediate data stores, or working with convoluted networks of REST endpoints. Developers bu...
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...
Detect hard coded secrets with new capabilities from Cycode
Thursday, August 10, 2023 by Freeman Lightner
Cycode announced the expansion of its hard-coded secrets detection in cloud-based workplaces, as well as a collaboration with Azure DevOps pipelines to ensure end-to-end supply chain integrity and a new IDE plug-in for seamless integration with VS Code.
Building upon its existing code-to-cloud coverage, Cycode now extends its secrets scanning capabilities to encompas...
State of Mobile Experience report from Embrace
Monday, July 31, 2023 by Richard Harris
Embrace released the State of Mobile Experience report detailing mobile end users' and builders' perspectives on performance issues and app experiences. The three-part study combines input from mobile engineers at industry-leading companies and app users and rich data from Embrace's mobile experience engineering platform. The insights reveal how ap...
App Builder new controls in Blazor and more launch in Ultimate 23.1
Friday, July 21, 2023 by Richard Harris
Infragistics announced the launch of Infragistics Ultimate 23.1. This latest iteration of Infragistics Ultimate, the company's flagship UX and UI product, introduces significant enhancements in three key areas: App Builder, next-generation visualization experiences, and new controls in Blazor and Web Components. With Ultimate 23.1, developers can expedite project de...
Multiplayer solution for game developers from Coherence
Tuesday, July 18, 2023 by Richard Harris
Coherence has announced their revolutionary network engine that redefines "effortless" for multiplayer connectivity is available now. Coherence is the first network engine that a designer can use with zero need for coding, offering a powerful set of tools that allows developers to have working multiplayer prototypes running in a matter of minutes. It is o...
AI app testing automation from Applitools and Preflight
Monday, July 3, 2023 by Brittany Hainzinger
Applitools announced the acquisition of Preflight, a cutting-edge test automation platform specializing in low-code test automation. With this strategic acquisition, Applitools expands its platform and strengthens its position as the testing platform of the future, infusing AI into key parts of the testing lifecycle.
With Preflight’s low-code testing solution, ...
HQS Quantum Simulations strengthens management teams
Wednesday, June 21, 2023 by Brittany Hainzinger
HQS Quantum Simulations receives further capital injection and strengthens its management team. The TRUMPF Group's corporate venture capital unit, Trumpf Venture II GmbH, joins the company as a new one-million-euro investor. HQS Quantum Simulations had already closed on a Series A financing round last year. Michael Bolle has also been part of the Advisory Board sinc...
BadInternetBills site launches to oppose bills in Congress
Friday, May 26, 2023 by Freeman Lightner
Fight for the Future has recently announced the launch of badinternetbills.com, in response to a slew of bills targeting free expression and end-to-end encryption. It is a home base for people to take action against the numerous misguided bills making their way through Congress, all congregated on one easy-to-use site.
According to Fight for the Future, "De...
Clean dirty data with Data Prep from Versium
Friday, May 26, 2023 by Richard Harris
Research shows that bad data costs U.S. businesses more than $3 trillion per year dragging down the performance of marketing campaigns and ROI. Versium announced the launch of its new Data Prep product, a solution that empowers marketers to quickly fix massive amounts of data at scale so it can be deployed more effectively in all data-driven marketing activiti...
Warning to app developers from dating app founder
Thursday, May 25, 2023 by Freeman Lightner
Leading consensual non-monogamy (CNM) app 3Fun, is the victim of an attempted trademark infringement extortion plot that has included the temporary removal of the app from the iOS App Store. This unexpected disruption has greatly impacted 3Fun's business, as it loses new and current iOS users and risks losing its high ranking in the App Store.
The extortion plot ...
Telepresence robot market accelerating
Monday, May 8, 2023 by Richard Harris
The global telepresence robot market is expected to reach a valuation of $1.6 billion U.S by the end of 2033, expanding at an exceptional CAGR of 17% during the assessment period (2023 to 2033). Rising demand for telepresence robots from the healthcare industry is expected to drive market growth opportunities over the next 10 years.
A telepresence robot is a smartpho...
Standalone 5G network rolled out from Cellcom and Parallel Wireless
Friday, May 5, 2023 by Richard Harris
Cellcom and Parallel Wireless announced the launch of their first-of-a-kind pilot, which will demonstrate the deployment of autonomous 5G SA core sites in Israel. This launch follows January's direct announcements of Cellcom's plans to establish a cloud-based 5G SA network.
Cellcom, the leading cellular provider in Israel, and Parallel Wireless have chosen to...
Will automation replace developers
Monday, April 24, 2023 by Richard Harris
Richard Whitehead discusses automation, the steps your organization can take to implement autonomous processes and the main barriers companies face, what role full and partial automation will play in the future, some critical skills IT managers need to have when working with automation, how you can improve availability and support with AIOps, and more below.
ADM: Do ...
Huawei and Samsung see drop in market shares
Tuesday, February 21, 2023 by Brittany Hainzinger
A popular mobile operating system, Android, has over 2.8 billion active users, and most prefer Samsung devices. Although the South Korean smartphone manufacturer remains an absolute leader in the market, both in terms of revenue and users, there have been changes in the market shares of top Android players.
According to data presented by CasinosEnLigne.com, Samsung, ...
VCs will fly to quality in 2023
Tuesday, January 24, 2023 by Richard Harris
Andrew Lau, CEO, and co-founder of Jellyfish discusses his predictions for VCs in 2023, including why the days of easy money and endless budgets will come to an end, how the doors are opening for startups to recruit talent that has long been out of reach, and that firms will be deploying heavily once more by the second half of 2023.
VCs will fly to qua...