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Two-strategic-advisors-join-Findora

Two strategic advisors join Findora


Friday, August 16, 2019 by

Findora, the cryptographically transparent public blockchain for building decentralized financial applications, has two new strategic advisors; Balaji Srinivasan, former CTO of Coinbase, and Professor Dan Boneh, Head of Stanford Cryptography.  Prior to joining Coinbase, Srinivasan was General Partner at Andreessen Horowitz, and co-founder of Earn.com,&...


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Teaching women in developing countries to build apps


Thursday, February 14, 2019 by

Crowd Machine and the Vital Voices Global Partnership have launched its Women in Application Development initiative on International Day of Women and Girls in Science 2019. The initiative brings together women from nine developing countries to learn how to develop applications using Crowd Machine’s free, online learning platform, Crowd Academy. Crowd Machine en...


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Free mobile maps and traffic tiles for developers from new TomTom SDK


Thursday, September 6, 2018 by

When Google Maps increased the prices developers have to pay for the privlage of using them, many a developer went scurrying to find alternatives because even though there is a bit of "credit" they apply to your account, charges climb very quickly. But at TechCrunch Disrupt SF, TomTom has announced that it will offer free maps and traffic tiles on its ...


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Stony Brook University gets $25M for new engineering program


Wednesday, August 22, 2018 by

Senate Majority Leader John Flanagan (2nd Senate District) and Chairman of the Senate’s Higher Education Committee Kenneth LaValle (1st Senate District) announced the award of $25 million in funding to Stony Brook University that will enable the university to begin the initial phases for developing a new engineering building on campus. The funding will enable Ston...


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Reshape the World Challenge launches to help the selfemployed


Wednesday, April 18, 2018 by

FreshBooks has launched the first Reshape the World Challenge. The Challenge’s goal is to discover and support innovative companies and individuals helping people who work for themselves be more successful. Entrants will compete to show how their new product or service helps the self-employed for a chance to win $30,000 USD in cash prizes and a fully-paid trip to Durham...


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Learning AI to stop the Terminator from taking your job


Tuesday, February 13, 2018 by

For me the mention of AI and machine learning shoots my thoughts right into the “Terminator” movies, and the great struggle to maintain human existence in the year 2029. The film series is based around a giant AI computing superintelligence named “Skynet”, which is essentially in control of the entire Earth, and a legion of robots that want to destroy anything that thre...


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Find angel investors in real time with this app


Tuesday, June 27, 2017 by

2UP Technology, Inc., a mobile application developer of peer-to-peer video apps, has announced the launch of “Pitch Investors Live,” a new app that connects entrepreneurs with investors using live video. The app connects entrepreneurs looking to turn their idea into a reality with angel investors who are looking to find great new companies in which to invest. The app is...


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How you can automate your release process


Monday, April 24, 2017 by

Rollout helps mobile app developers build and deploy apps quickly and safely by automating the time-consuming manual tasks associated with gradual feature releases. The company recently released ROX by Rollout, which allows developers to gradually release new features, measure the impact and respond in real-time - all without waiting for the next release. We chatted wit...


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The advantages and disadvantages of chatbots


Tuesday, October 4, 2016 by

Chatbot developers each have their own set of tools that they use to independently develop their products, which has lead to changes across the industry. The key, however, has been chat apps opening their APIs to allow developers build conversational tools. APIs are constantly improving, adding more and more capabilities. For example, Facebook Messenger’s last upda...


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VMWare, Pinterest, Intel and Others Commit to Make Hiring Practices More Inclusive


Saturday, June 25, 2016 by

As part of the Silicon Valleys Global Entrepreneurship Summit, 30 companies have committed to including more inclusive technology hiring practices as part of the Tech-Inclusion initiative. The companies are pledging to taking the following actions:- Implement and publish company-specific goals to recruit, retain, and advance diversetechnology ta...


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HackHands Founder Gives Insights About hack.summit 2016


Saturday, December 26, 2015 by

HackHands founder Ed Roman sat with us to talk about the second installment of hack.summit(), which debuted last year as the largest-ever Web conference for developers with 64,000 registrants. The event, which is designed to aid non-profits focused on bringing diversity and education to tech, will be organized and promoted by Pluralsight, which recently acquired HackHan...


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Apps World Introduces a New Event in Berlin for 2015


Tuesday, January 13, 2015 by

Apps World is continuing to expand its mobile event brand as it heads to Berlin for 2015 Apps World Germany, bringing together over 150 exhibitors and an expected 6,000 attendees from across the app ecosystem in Europe and beyond. The event offer exhibits and content for developers, mobile marketers, mobile operators, device manufacturers, platform o...