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Upwork taps PacketZoom to speed up content delivery
Thursday, March 16, 2017 by Christian Hargrave
Upwork (formerly Elance-oDesk) a global freelancing platform recently selected PacketZoom to enhance their existing Web CDN and speed up its dynamic content and API calls. Upwork has more than 12 million registered freelancers internationally with many of them leveraging the mobile app to lookup for projects when on the go."Upwork mobile apps were built to allow our com...
The workforequity model as expounded by Loom
Wednesday, March 15, 2017 by Richard Harris
Critics of companies offering the “work-for-equity” model accuse them of being exploitative; in their minds, “work-for-equity” = work for free. Supporters of the model point to its opportunities for developers to gain a more significant business stake in something they believe in. No matter where you stand, there’s something everyone can agree on: the issue is polarizin...
Why app developers are choosing to freelance
Tuesday, January 31, 2017 by Richard Harris
Freelancing is increasingly becoming a career path that people are pursuing, and not only that, is one that could be leading to statistically higher work satisfaction than the traditional employment situation for many people globally. 50% of freelancers say there’s no amount of money you could pay them to take a traditional job, according to a study done by Freelancing ...
Toptal Purchases Skillbridge Technology Hiring Platform
Friday, April 22, 2016 by Richard Harris
Toptal has acquired the Skillbridge platform which offers an on-demand technology hiring platform. The acquisition of Skillbridge move Toptal beyond working with freelance developers and designers to also represent technology consultants, accountants, statisticians and other specialists in areas such as market research, financial modeling, and due diligence. The Sk...
Hiring is Hard: The Search for an Elite Mobile Developer
Friday, October 16, 2015 by Breanden Beneschott
Mobile growth is staggering. The number of people accessing the Internet through their smartphones has more than doubled over the last five years. That means twice as many people downloading and using mobile apps as well. For most growth-minded businesses, it’s almost a crime at this point to not have a mobile app, or at the very least a mobile-friendly website.But you’...
Finding the Right Custom Software Development Firm
Monday, December 8, 2014 by Joshua Philips
In the custom software development process, goals tend to evolve dramatically. The application you initially set out to develop often looks very different from the one you end up with, precisely because you learn more about what you need and the best way to accomplish it at every step of the development process. Even at the very beginning, as you select a software ...