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Fintech-and-developers-get-challenged-by-Finastra-appathon

Fintech and developers get challenged by Finastra appathon


Thursday, July 11, 2019 by

Finastra has issued a challenge to Fintechs and developers with its first-ever public appathon, inviting anyone with a good idea to build an application that solves a common pain point for North American community banks and credit unions, using its FusionFabric.cloud platform. Participants will use Finastra’s US Banking APIs, accessible for free on the FusionFa...


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Acronis gives developers early access to new cyber platform


Monday, April 29, 2019 by

Acronis announced the opening of its core platforms, enabling broad, third-party developer access to the Acronis Cyber Platform to encourage expanded functionality and application integrations while expanding their opportunities in Acronis’ large ecosystem. The Acronis Cyber Platform, which is the foundation of the company’s existing services, features a ...


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UN commission sets cyber security regulations for Europe


Wednesday, January 9, 2019 by

The United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) has confirmed it will integrate the widely used ISA/IEC 62443 series of standards into its forthcoming Common Regulatory Framework on Cybersecurity (CRF). The CRF will serve as an official UN policy position statement for Europe. At its recent annual meeting in Geneva, UNECE’s Working Party on Regulatory...


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Independent Games Festival finalists and ceremony at GDC 2019


Friday, January 4, 2019 by

The Independent Games Festival (IGF) has revealed the finalists for its 21st annual awards ceremony. The IGF Awards will take place March 20th, 2019 at 6.30pm PT during the Game Developers Conference 2019, and will be hosted by Meg Jayanth, the award-winning writer of 80 Days, the acclaimed globetrotting interactive storytelling game and former IGF Award winner for Exce...


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Transforming industries with photo-enabled apps


Monday, December 24, 2018 by

They say a picture’s worth a thousand words, which is probably why there are thousands of mobile apps designed to help users capture, send and discover images of what’s important to them. Ever since the first smartphone slid off the assembly line, photos have been an essential feature of mobile marketing and social media. But while consumer-facing tools have...


Cloud-technology-survey-reveals-a-hybrid-cloud-future

Cloud technology survey reveals a hybrid cloud future


Sunday, December 23, 2018 by

LogicMonitor, a hybrid cloud SaaS-based performance monitoring platform for Enterprise IT, has polled 135 cloud professionals at AWS re:Invent to explore how companies are managing their workloads in the data center and in the cloud. The survey shows more than half of respondents are engaging with multiple public cloud platforms and that 11 percent have hybrid workloads...


Gamification-can-transform-your-software-security-program

Gamification can transform your software security program


Tuesday, December 18, 2018 by

No matter the organization, or indeed their individual circumstances, there is one problem I have identified time and time again over the course of my career: AppSec managers, CISOs, CIOs and cybersecurity experts all over the world are rarely able to positively engage their dev teams on security best practice and training. It’s a source of conflict between teams,...


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Code security gamification company nabs $3.5M in funding


Friday, September 14, 2018 by

Secure application development platform provider Secure Code Warrior announced that it has gained US $3.5 million in funding from two strategic venture capital firms. The financing was led by Washington DC-based Paladin Capital Group, with participation from Sydney-based AirTree Ventures. The initial funding round will allow the company to further expand its rapidly gro...


OfferCraft-and-Swinomish-Casino-launch-new-gamified-campaigns

OfferCraft and Swinomish Casino launch new gamified campaigns


Friday, August 25, 2017 by

OfferCraft has teamed up with Swinomish Casino & Lodge in Anacortes, Washington, to launch weekly gamified offers that customers can play on their website, in email and via social media. And each week, the Swinomish Team offers a live look at each game on Facebook.The games, themed around a movie series, summer holidays and casino amenities and anniversaries, have b...


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Checkmarx acquired Codebashing


Tuesday, July 25, 2017 by

Checkmarx has acquired Codebashing, an application security education company that delivers Game-like AppSec Training for Developers.Traditional secure coding education is ineffective and cannot scale to deliver continuous and across the board secure coding knowledge. Long training courses disrupt the developer’s daily routine and don't address the specific challenge as...


Motorola-and-AI-company-Neurala-are-going-to-make-intelligent-cameras

Motorola and AI company Neurala are going to make intelligent cameras


Friday, July 21, 2017 by

Motorola Solutions announced that it will work with artificial intelligence (AI) company Neurala to develop intelligent cameras for public safety users. The goal is to enable police officers to more efficiently search for objects or persons of interest, such as missing children and suspects.The companies will work together to integrate Neurala’s AI capabilities with Mot...


Invisible-payments-inside-mobile-apps-problem

Invisible payments inside mobile apps problem


Monday, June 19, 2017 by

Have you ever wondered how Uber automatically charges you for your ride without making you pull out your credit card or sign a receipt? "Invisible payments" like these are a growing trend and aside from ride sharing, the technology is now being implemented by companies with Amazon and major restaurant chains. For brands, invisible payments enhance the consumer experienc...


PacketZoom-expands-its-offerings-to-SEA

PacketZoom expands its offerings to SEA


Wednesday, June 14, 2017 by

Slow app speeds are a major problem for Southeast Asia, where a recent Digitimes report found that 3G/4G mobile broadband Internet access was expected to reach just 60% in Southeast Asia in 2017, compared to 81% for the United States and more than 90% for countries such as Japan and South Korea. PacketZoom’s own Mobile Observatory report also found a high number of netw...


AOL-says-you-need-to-diversify-your-ad-strategy

AOL says you need to diversify your ad strategy


Monday, May 22, 2017 by

For mobile developers with scale, performance-based advertising has been a massive revenue opportunity. Performance pricing now accounts for 65 percent of all ad revenue achieved in digital, including desktop and mobile. Advertisers and marketers understand the obvious benefits of cost per install (CPI) campaigns, for example, which comprises more than 25 percent of tod...


OfferCraft-expands-AI-and-Gamification-efforts-into-Asia

OfferCraft expands AI and Gamification efforts into Asia


Thursday, May 18, 2017 by

OfferCraft, a software company that uses artificial intelligence and gamification to better target advertising, is expanding into Asia. Their executives will be doing presentations at the Global Gaming Expo Asia (G2E) from May 16 to 18 at the Venetian Macao Resort Hotel at Stand 961.“We’re thrilled about our Asia debut,” said OfferCraft CEO Aron Ezra. “Our software make...


The-marketing-secrets-of-the-most-popular-apps

The marketing secrets of the most popular apps


Tuesday, April 11, 2017 by

Editors note: Guest submission by Stefan Benndorf, Managing Director & COO, AppLiftThe most successful apps are engaging and well-designed, but that is not the only reason why they’re popular. The Angry Birds and Pokémon GO's of the world owe much of their success to masterful marketing. Americans spend nearly 80 percent of their time on mobile phones in their three...


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Cloud-enabled attendant console at Enterprise Connect 2017


Monday, March 27, 2017 by

At Enterprise Connect 2017, Enghouse Interactive has announced that its TouchPoint Attendant for Microsoft Skype for Business Online is generally available. TouchPoint Attendant is an operator console solution that natively integrates into Microsoft’s Skype for Business. This makes them one of the first consoles to market with support for Skype for Business Online and O...


Gamifying-an-app-can-help-it-stand-out-along-with-these-ideas

Gamifying an app can help it stand out along with these ideas


Thursday, February 23, 2017 by

Editors note: Guest submission by Hunter Jensen, Founder and CEO of Barefoot SolutionsWith more than 4.2 million smartphone apps in the Apple App and Google Play stores, there’s a lot of software that will never pick up the steam needed to become the next Angry Birds, YouTube, or Snapchat. There is good news, though. If you’re considering building an app from scratch or...


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Virtual reality gambling expected to grow 800 percent by 2021


Wednesday, January 25, 2017 by

How virtual reality will transport casino players and their friends to exciting locations for their online gambling experience.With the advances in technology and the corresponding growth in interest from major key players, VR is now in a position where the market can finally take off. Juniper released its study late last year into augmented reality across multi platfor...


There-has-never-been-a-better-time-to-be-a-Salesforce-developer

There has never been a better time to be a Salesforce developer


Tuesday, November 8, 2016 by

Trailhead is Salesforce's interactive learning environment for all app creators, enabling them to master in-demand Salesforce skills through free hands-on training.We spoke with Sarah Franklin, senior vice president of developer relations and general manager of Trailhead at Salesforce, about a report released on the size of and job opportunities in the Salesforce ecosys...


How-Will-Pokemon-Go-Change-the-Way-Developers-Build-Apps

How Will Pokemon Go Change the Way Developers Build Apps


Tuesday, August 23, 2016 by

Guest Submission by TJ VanToll, developer advocate for Progress It seems like everyone is playing Pokémon Go, the Pokémon collecting application that took the world’s mobile devices by storm. While the gaming phenomenon is all the rage among individual users who have got to catch ‘em all, the app’s innovative combo of GPS and augmented reality (AR) technologie...


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G2G3 Launches New DevOps Simulation Training


Sunday, April 17, 2016 by

G2G3 is introducing a new DevOps simulation training program which focuses on the people aspects of change, highlighting how taking an immersive approach to learning how to overcome long standing business habits that can present a challenge for DevOps implementation. The DevOps simulations are a form of experiential learning that involve putting people into a reali...


Six-Steps-to-Increased-App-User-Engagement

Six Steps to Increased App User Engagement


Thursday, February 25, 2016 by

Driving and increasing app user engagement is a challenge for every app developer, but there’s a fine line between bombarding users with ads and messages and providing them what they need, when they want it. Mobile device proliferation in the past several years puts the smartphone at the center of the technology universe. For many, smartphones are the go-to device ...


New-Salesforce-App-Cloud-Offers-Platform-for-Building-Connected-Apps

New Salesforce App Cloud Offers Platform for Building Connected Apps


Monday, September 28, 2015 by

Salesforce has released the Salesforce App Cloud offered as a Platform as a Service (PaaS), which offers new Salesforce platform services such as Force, Heroku Enterprise and Lightning with new shared identity, data and network services to create connected apps. The new App Cloud provides the ability to build, scale and deploy mobile, web and wearable apps in a uni...


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Build Self-Learning Predictive Apps with New Predictive Cloud


Monday, September 28, 2015 by

InsideSales.com has launched the Predictive Cloud, an open cloud based platform that enables developers to build predictive apps. Powered by a self-learning predictive engine, the Predictive Cloud taps into the intelligence gathered from analyzing nearly 100 billion interactions. InsideSales.com expects the Predictive Cloud to be used in a number of instances inclu...


Mobile-Developers-Can-Put-on-Their-Boogie-shoes-With-Boogio-Wearable-SDK-for-Footware

Mobile Developers Can Put on Their Boogie shoes With Boogio Wearable SDK for Footware


Tuesday, September 2, 2014 by

Boogio is a recent startup that plans on turning any shoe into a smart shoe. For developers who want to get involved, the company is offering preorders of the Boogio Beta developer kits priced $189.00 USD. Boogio is promoting its new platform as the world's first wearable device that can sense gravitational forces, inner balance, and 3D movement of the feet in real...


Knetik-Media-Launches-Knetik-Cloud-for-Game-Platform-Services

Knetik Media Launches Knetik Cloud for Game Platform Services


Tuesday, March 18, 2014 by

Knetik Media is launching the Knetik Cloud which will offer content publishers the ability to save money and time while expanding the breadth of user engagement. The cloud service will organize, manage and deliver content on a platform that is multi-device aware and multi-lingual capable.The Knetik Cloud enhances the user experience through an advanced gamification enga...


Mobile-Gaming-Under-Transformation:-The-Profile-of-Gamers-is-Rapidly-Changing

Mobile Gaming Under Transformation: The Profile of Gamers is Rapidly Changing


Friday, March 14, 2014 by

A new Ericsson ConsumerLab report shows that the world of games is being transformed and this transformation is being driven largely by a wave of new devices, more stable internet access and ever-increasing interest.The report shows that the profiles of gamers is changing encompassing nearly all demographics. Immersion, socialization and rewards are the key dr...


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Nokia DVLUP Program Offers Window’s App Developers Chance to Win Swag


Wednesday, November 13, 2013 by

Weird name, cool prizes. If you developing for Windows Phone you might as well get as much swag as possible and you might just do so with new announcements from DVLUP, the developer loyalty program from Nokia. DVLUP uses a gamification model to create a competitive environment to build Windows Phone apps. Developers can earn badges and experience points (known as “XP”)...


How-to-engage-your-app-users

How to engage your app users


Friday, December 7, 2012 by

Here is an interesting statistic,  Flurry reports after 30 days of the initial download, 54% of the users will open the app again. But after 90 days, the percentage of users still using the app falls drastically to 35%.That means that overall your app won't be used much after the first launch if you aren't doing the right things in the app to keep users i...