Houston ConnectSmart app celebrates 1 year anniversary
Thursday, October 26, 2023 by Freeman Lightner
Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) officials announce how during its first year the Houston ConnectSmart app has made Houston more connected and less congested. Through the Houston ConnectSmart app, commuters receive tailored suggestions to improve their daily travel and have access to transportation tools and services that they cannot find anywhere else.
Kubernetes optimizations land from PerfectScale
Wednesday, October 25, 2023 by Richard Harris
PerfectScale announced that they have successfully closed $7.1 million in seed funding, led by Blumberg Capital with participation from Upwest, Prelude Ventures, K2 Access Fund, Inner Loop Capital, Triangle Tweener Fund, and Firestreak Ventures. The latest investment brings the company’s total funding to nearly $10 million, since its founding in March, 2022.
Is Temu safe, legit, or dangerous: Perspective from an app developer
Wednesday, July 12, 2023 by Richard Harris
Temu is a shopping website, and app chalked full of products from overseas at ridiculously dirt cheap prices. They have almost everything you can imagine too. From laser pointer slingshots to Expresso makers, the entire ecosystem is built around keeping you shopping with a gamified experience, and it gets addicting quickly.
Some of the ADM staff have placed orders an...
Smart contract functionality from Zeitgeist
Thursday, June 22, 2023 by Freeman Lightner
Zeitgeist announced the integration of smart contract functionality to its protocol leveraging Polkadot's recent XCM v3 release. This integration will allow builders and users of the Zeitgeist platform to leverage smart contracts for the automated creation of, participation in, and resolving of prediction markets, in addition to automated liquidity management.
Green Grants Program results revealed by Filecoin Green
Friday, May 12, 2023 by Freeman Lightner
The Green Grants Program provides vital funding for initiatives that promote sustainable economic practices and address environmental and social issues. The Regenerative Finance (ReFi) funding initiative is a significant milestone for Filecoin Green as it moves beyond simply decarbonizing the Filecoin Network and towards providing people, organizations, and humanity wit...
New IoT light detection sensors from L com
Monday, April 10, 2023 by Brittany Hainzinger
L-com announced the expansion of its line of IoT light-detection environmental sensors. The sensors gauge either ambient or ultraviolet light.
The new sensors assist in the use of IoT data collection to make process control more efficient and lower building and process costs. Applications for light-detection sensors include greenhouses, agriculture, solar farms, labs...
The future of crop intelligence is here with Mark 3 from Arable
Wednesday, December 7, 2022 by Richard Harris
Arable has announced the next generation of its award-winning crop intelligence solution. Powered by the all-new Arable Mark 3 in-field sensing device, the solution now includes contextualized crop imagery via Arable Vision. These innovations break new ground in how data can be used to optimize and advance agriculture around the world.
"Agriculture is one o...
Open Finance transformed by Klavi
Monday, August 22, 2022 by Brittany Hainzinger
Klavi has announced that they received $15M USD in capital contribution. The series A round was led by venture capital funds Iporanga Ventures and Parallax Ventures and included GSR Ventures (an investor in several unicorns, including Didi/99). The banking infrastructure provider CIP S.A. and Vivo Ventures, Vivo's Corporate Venture Capital (CVC) launched in April, a...
Mobile mapping solution from ProStar
Thursday, June 23, 2022 by Freeman Lightner
ProStar Holdings Inc. has announced that Utility Mapping (Aust) Pty Ltd in Australia has adopted ProStar's PointMan cloud and mobile mapping solution.
"We have tried other solutions, but after months of testing, PointMan has proven to be the solution that best fits our needs in order to provide superior and consistent underground mapping servi...
Fantom blockchain now supported on Pocket Network
Friday, May 13, 2022 by Brittany Hainzinger
Pocket Network announced it is adding support for Fantom Blockchain, the highly scalable blockchain platform for DeFi, crypto dApps, and enterprise applications.
Officially supporting Fantom within the Pocket Network enables developers to mint Fantom RPC endpoints for their applications directly from the Pocket Portal, enabling node runners too, for the first time, e...
Chill Cowboy Country Club NFT collection lands
Friday, May 13, 2022 by Freeman Lightner
Bold visionaries and entrepreneurs Brian and Brittney Kelley have announced anticipated details about their limited NFT collection, Chill Cowboy Country Club (CCCC), exclusively with Forbes. Uniquely blending futuristic metaverse innovation with one-of-a-kind IRL (in real life) experiences to create an NFT that is truly groundbreaking, the mint date is slated for June w...
Playable NFT graphical novel Quantum Noesis lands
Monday, May 2, 2022 by Brittany Hainzinger
EVI (short for Electronic Virtual Intelligence) is on the verge of achieving sentience as the first true general Artificial Intelligence. But there are powerful forces at work to destroy her!
To safeguard the Noesis Network, EVI has gamified part of her security, transforming vulnerabilities in the code into audiovisual puzzles that are easier for the human mind to g...
NFT collection raises funds for environmental initiatives
Monday, April 18, 2022 by Brittany Hainzinger
The decline in marine biodiversity has propelled activists to seek new ways to shed light on such urgent issues. Ocean Collective, a global network of filmmakers will be collaborating with blockchain partner Polygon Studios and production company Eyeforce to launch digital artwork in the form of NFTs, which depicts animals from the IUCN Red List of Endangered Species. T...
Blockchain platform aims to avoid environmental destruction
Wednesday, March 23, 2022 by Brittany Hainzinger
Nature’s Vault, a GreenTech platform designed to accelerate the funding of impact investments combating climate change and ecosystem damage, today announced its seed funding round, Board and Advisors, and an expected first tokenization project to monetize the preservation of in-ground gold deposits avoiding the environmental impact of physical mining.
Kinetica as a service is now available on Azure
Tuesday, October 26, 2021 by Christian Hargrave
Kinetica, the database for time and space, is now easily accessible as a service on Microsoft Azure, giving organizations real-time contextual analysis and location intelligence on massive data sets with reduced computing infrastructure and lower costs.
Organizations across industries rely on Kinetica's vectorized database to analyze data from sensors and ma...
env0 automates Infrastructure as Code to streamline cloud management
Monday, April 19, 2021 by Brittany Hainzinger
env0 highlighted continued adoption of the company's cloud infrastructure automation platform by organizations globally as users leverage env0 to streamline Terraform, Terragrunt, and IaC Git workflows. Ratings by entities using and analyzing the platform's CD pipeline automation, powerful role-based access control and governance of IaC deployments reveal the si...
Applitools announced free virtual event
Monday, April 5, 2021 by Brittany Hainzinger
Applitools announced “Future of Testing: Mobile,” a free, live-streamed virtual event dedicated to the current trends and innovations shaping mobile test automation. The event takes place on April 8, 2021 starting at 9am Pacific Time.
Throughout the last year, thousands of live participants have joined host Joe Colantonio and thought leaders from around t...
Infrastructure as code announced by env0
Monday, March 15, 2021 by Brittany Hainzinger
env0 announced the company’s enterprise-grade Infrastructure as Code (IaC) automation platform featuring self-hosted agents, SAML (Security Assertion Mark-up Language) authentication support and SOC2 Type 2 certification. The enhanced platform delivers production proven remote-run workflow management and a new security framework to empower user deployments and dir...
Mobile edge computing predictions for 2021 from FogHorn
Wednesday, January 6, 2021 by Brittany Hainzinger
Today, many warehouse and logistics operations are under pressure to significantly reduce order-to-delivery timelines, driven by increasing consumer demand and expectations. To help organizations meet these vastly accelerated timelines and improve operational visibility, industrial mobile devices, equipped with specialized applications, will make it possible to track an...
Brands and anti-racism movements
Monday, September 14, 2020 by Jenna Jackson
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...
Breakthrough in voice biometric optimization comes with IDVoice 2.11
Monday, January 27, 2020 by Freeman Lightner
ID R&D announced the newest release of its voice biometric solution, IDVoiceTM version 2.11. This release delivers a breakthrough in voice biometric optimization with an AI-based SDK of under 1MB, enabling voice biometrics to be implemented on the edge - from chips to IoT devices - for a new era of security and personalization in the voice-enabled UX.
Misty Robotics has announced the general availability of Misty II
Friday, November 8, 2019 by Richard Harris
Misty Robotics announced the general availability of Misty II, the first professional-grade platform robot. Misty Robotics is opening the world of robots to all software developers as well as educators and researchers comfortable with code by removing existing barriers in the market. The company believes that platform robots are the missing link to accelerating the use ...
Silicon Labs Series 2 mesh networking modules are out now
Thursday, September 26, 2019 by Freeman Lightner
Silicon Labs has launched a new portfolio of highly integrated, secure Wireless Gecko modules that reduce development cost and complexity, making it easier to add robust mesh networking connectivity to a wide range of Internet of Things (IoT) products. The new MGM210x and BGM210x Series 2 modules support leading mesh protocols (Zigbee, Thread, and Bluetoo...
Token4Hope charity project releases source code on GitHub
Thursday, September 5, 2019 by Richard Harris
DECENT announces that the Token4Hope charity project is releasing its official source code on GitHub. Implemented together with Wiener Hilfswerk, HumanVenture, and Collective Energy, the pilot stage of Token4Hope is responsible for helping nearly 50 destitute families acquire funds to buy victuals and services through an innovative donation platform. The intent is to he...
Edge computing solution for industrial mobile devices arrives
Friday, March 29, 2019 by Richard Harris
FogHorn released Lightning Mobile, an edge computing solution built specifically for industrial mobile devices.
According to GSMA Intelligence, Industrial IoT connections will overtake consumer IoT connections in 2023, increasing more than five-fold to 13.8 billion in 2025. This is driven by a number of factors, including the emergence of LTE-M, NB-IoT, and...
InfluxData steps up speaking engagements
Wednesday, May 9, 2018 by Christian Hargrave
Metrics, events, and other time-based data are being generated at an exponential rate, as there is a growing requirement for analyzing today’s complex environments in today’s age of instrumentation. The InfluxData Platform provides a comprehensive set of tools and services to accumulate metrics and events data, analyze the data, and act on the data via powerful visualiz...
The blockchain network to track and authenticate jewelry
Friday, April 27, 2018 by Christian Hargrave
IBM and a consortium of gold and diamond businesses announced the first cross-industry initiative to use blockchain to trace the provenance of finished pieces of jewelry across the supply chain for increased transparency.Asahi Refining (precious metals refiner), Helzberg Diamonds (U.S. jewelry retailer), LeachGarner (precious metals supplier), The Richline Group (global...
Lets talk about QA automation
Wednesday, October 25, 2017 by Richard Harris
Automation is making its rounds through the tech industries it seems in recent times. And each time it reaches a new destination we see all new innovation and a breaking down of traditional models. We sat down with Metova's quality assurance experts to learn more from the experts about how automation is making changes in the field and what we can we expect in the future...
5G opponents launch statewide media campaign
Sunday, September 17, 2017 by Christian Hargrave
A coalition of California environmental, health and community groups, "California Alliance for Safer Technology," announces the launch of a radio and social media campaign to raise awareness of pending legislation eliminating local control over placement of wireless antennas in communities throughout California. The campaign, in San Diego, San Francisco and Los Angeles,...
Google ARCore SDK releases Unreal Engine support
Friday, September 1, 2017 by Richard Harris
Google has announced ARCore, bringing augmented reality (AR) functionality to Android smartphones. Developers can immediately get started with Google’s developer preview of ARCore, which also includes Unreal Engine support. ARCore enables AR development across Android ecosystem, giving developers the ability to make compelling AR experiences without the need for any add...
Feedback by BugReplay announced for Google Chrome
Wednesday, August 23, 2017 by Richard Harris
Adopting DevOps should be a top priority for you right now
Wednesday, June 14, 2017 by Richard Harris
As DevOps becomes more mainstream, there has been a rush for companies to implement it and agile workflows. DevOps as a buzzword isn't going away anytime soon, but are companies truly "doing DevOps" to the best of their ability? Sacha Labourey, founder and CEO of CloudBees, a hub of enterprise Jenkins and DevOps, discusses the difference between companies claiming to do...
The smart home effect on IIoT facilities
Wednesday, May 10, 2017 by Saar Yoskovitz
The backbone of many science fiction plots just a few short years ago - smart machines, homes and cities - are now all around us thanks to the Internet of Things (IoT). Fitbits track and analyze physical attributes from stairs climbed to quality of sleep. By simply saying “Alexa,” Amazon Echo can deliver you with today’s weather forecast or play your favorite music as y...
IBM is building a quantum computing system
Wednesday, March 8, 2017 by Richard Harris
IBM announced an industry-first initiative to build commercially available universal quantum computing systems. “IBM Q” quantum systems and services will be delivered via the IBM Cloud platform. While technologies that currently run on classical computers, such as Watson, can help find patterns and insights buried in vast amounts of existing data, quantum co...
Boundless: The first complete supported open GIS platform
Friday, November 18, 2016 by Richard Harris
Eighty percent of data in the world today includes a location component. However, because of the issues associated with proprietary GIS solutions, many organizations are unable to tap into this data and gain valuable insights. Boundless is the first open source GIS solution of its kind, delivering the ultimate open GIS ecosystem, comprised of a unique combination...