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Investing-in-Bitcoin-by-baby-boomers-and-Gen-X-

Investing in Bitcoin by baby boomers and Gen X


Thursday, February 25, 2021 by

Baby boomers and Gen X are piling into Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies, affirms the CEO of one of the world’s largest independent financial advisory and fintech organizations. The observation from Nigel Green, the chief executive and founder of deVere Group comes from a global poll of clients aged over 55 found that 70% of those surveyed are already invested...


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Bitcoin reaches new highs in first part of 2021


Monday, February 15, 2021 by

The Bitcoin price nears $50,000 and will continue to reach new highs in this first quarter of 2021 – but investors should also expect volatility due to increasing regulatory scrutiny. This is the warning from Nigel Green, CEO and founder of deVere Group, one of the world’s largest independent financial advisory and fintech organizations.  It comes...


Database-ecosystem-will-flourish-in-2021

Database ecosystem will flourish in 2021


Thursday, January 7, 2021 by

Related to COVID-19, I think the big stories will revolve around managing remote workforces, cost-cutting by the consolidation of empty buildings, and adapting to changes in consumer behavior. Database ecosystem will flourish in 2021 Despite the fact that IT budgets have been tight in 2020, businesses have adapted to the changed consumer behaviors. As a result, I ...


Automation-is-critical-according-to-CircleCi-2021-predictions

Automation is critical according to CircleCi 2021 predictions


Wednesday, January 6, 2021 by

Expect the uncertainty that we experienced in 2020 to continue. When shelter-in-place orders hit, teams focused on prioritizing foundational systems to make work possible. 2021 will require prioritizing people. Leaders will need to take a close look at their organizations to build resilient teams and avoid burnout. The rollercoaster of 2020 has highlighted the compet...


Arable-Raises-$20M-to-digitize-agriculture

Arable Raises $20M to digitize agriculture


Thursday, October 29, 2020 by

Arable has just successfully closed a $20M Series B to help digitize and optimize decisions from seed breeding to food production. The round is led by Prelude Ventures, and includes new participation by M2O, AVG’s Nassau Street Ventures, and Tridon, as well as investment from Arable’s existing investors including S2G Ventures, Middleland Capital, Ajax Strate...


App-Store-Optimization-for-2021

App Store Optimization for 2021


Wednesday, September 23, 2020 by

So much has changed in 2020, from the way we work to new advancements in mobile technology. App Store Optimization (ASO) has also changed, as the app ecosystem grows and developers continue to compete for downloads. As we’re more than halfway through 2020, it’s important to look to the future and see how ASO will continue to change heading into 2021. New ...


Brands-and-anti-racism-movements

Brands and anti-racism movements


Monday, September 14, 2020 by

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...


Flight-to-the-Future-adds-1-million-drone-based-jobs

Flight to the Future adds 1 million drone-based jobs


Tuesday, August 18, 2020 by

Earlier this summer, Aquiline Drones (AD) launched a new employment initiative called Flight to the Future (F2F) to help pilots and the general public re-boot their careers by becoming certified commercial drone operators. This is to fulfill the increasing demand for commercial drone services nationwide.  Now, the organization has announced a massive corporate offi...


What-you-are-missing-about-DevOps

What you are missing about DevOps


Friday, July 24, 2020 by

DevOps and Kubernetes has challenges but most of them are centered around common misunderstandings or rushing into things too quickly. Kevin Crawley is a Developer Advocate at Containous and offers his thoughts with ADM about how you can overcome many of the challenges, along with some sharing some best practices, and even the solution to the prisoner’s dilemma. ...


Postal.io-redefines-offline-B2B-marketing

Postal.io redefines offline B2B marketing


Tuesday, May 5, 2020 by

Offline sales and marketing engagement is being redefined by Postal.io, particularly in today’s era of social distancing and remote work brought about by the global coronavirus pandemic. Ushering in a new era of capability and control, Postal’s sales and marketing automation platform enables enterprise B2B companies to effectively manage offline marketing pr...


Coronavirus-takes-down-GDC-and-is-impacting-SXSW,-is-E3-next

Coronavirus takes down GDC and is impacting SXSW, is E3 next


Thursday, March 5, 2020 by

San Francisco and the tech industry felt trembles and it wasn’t an earthquake or Godzilla, it was Coronavirus flexing its muscle as the leadership at GDC announced at the end of last week that they were postponing the weeklong Game Developers Conference indefinitely, which was scheduled to kick off March 16. That means that over 30,000 people won’t be attend...


Iowa-caucus-app-woes-from-a-developer-perspective

Iowa caucus app woes from a developer perspective


Friday, February 21, 2020 by

Whether the issues behind the Iowa Democratic Caucus app debacle were specific to UX, connectivity, traffic, or just good ol’ fashioned reluctance to embrace the technology, the ramifications of this mess will be felt for a long time – the hanging chad of the new decade. So are apps out? Absolutely not, but things are going to have to change. Applications...


New-outsourced-app-development-service-launches

New outsourced app development service launches


Friday, January 31, 2020 by

System Soft Technologies (SSTech) announced the formal launch of an application development outsourcing service to help SMBs drive the innovation required to meet the demands of digital transformation. The AppSimpleTM service successfully offered in beta in 2019, supplements and enhances the design, test, and deployment skills and experience of SMBs’ in-house t...


Data-Privacy-Day-2020-is-here

Data Privacy Day 2020 is here


Tuesday, January 28, 2020 by

Data Privacy Day is here, and with the recent implementation of the California Consumer Privacy Act, the timing could not be better to discuss the importance of taking steps to protect sensitive data while also keeping personal data private and secure. Similar to GDPR, CCPA will have a profound impact on data privacy and protection, making this year’s Data Priv...


How-to-get-user-engagement-in-2020

How to get user engagement in 2020


Thursday, January 2, 2020 by

The most difficult challenge for every app developer to overcome is: How do I get my app in front of a customer so that they can engage with it? UA campaigns are notoriously expensive and invariably suffer from diminishing returns. ROAS at the start of a campaign falls somewhere between 200% and 300%, but soon enough it peters out. I can’t tell you how many times ...


Zeroday-vulnerability-announced-byMcAfee-at-Defcon

Zeroday vulnerability announced byMcAfee at Defcon


Monday, August 19, 2019 by

At DEFCON, McAfee has announced the discovery of a zero-day vulnerability in a commonly used Delta industrial control system. The vulnerability found in the Delta enteliBUS Manager could allow malicious actors complete control of the operating system, enabling remote manipulation of access control systems, boiler rooms, temperature control for critical systems and mo...


Learn-makeup-tips-through-an-app

Learn makeup tips through an app


Thursday, July 25, 2019 by

NIYA Beauty has launched in the iOS and Android app stores. Users only need to download the free app and begin browsing through makeup artist portfolios to get started. Once they find the perfect fit, they can book a day and time that works for them. Whether they want to update and refresh their daily makeup routine or be guided through a sultry date night look, NIYA...


Harry-Potter-Wizards-Unite-event-coming-to-the-city-of-Indianapolis

Harry Potter Wizards Unite event coming to the city of Indianapolis


Tuesday, July 2, 2019 by

Niantic, Inc. and WB Games, in collaboration with the City of Indianapolis, announced the first ever real-world event for Harry Potter: Wizards Unite, the hit augmented reality (AR) mobile game played by millions of wizards and witches around the world, will be coming to Indianapolis from August 31 - September 1. The Harry Potter: Wizards Unite Fan Festival will take pl...


RapidAPI-raises-$25M-to-continue-scaling-API-marketplace

RapidAPI raises $25M to continue scaling API marketplace


Thursday, June 20, 2019 by

RapidAPI announced that it has raised $25 million in Series B financing. The funding round is led by M12 (Microsoft’s Venture Fund), with participation from DNS Capital, and existing investors Andreessen Horowitz and Green Bay Capital. The round brings total funding to date to $37.5 million. Since its Series A funding announcement in March 2018, RapidAPI expand...


Making-mini-games-for-WeChat

Making mini games for WeChat's platform now possible


Tuesday, March 26, 2019 by

WeChat is now opening up its newest and powerful Mini Games platform, enabling game developers around the world to create hit games on WeChat’s unique ecosystem. Here are the proof points: The Mini Games platform has grown to more than 400 million monthly active users. The 7-day user retention rate of some the most popular Mini Games has already rockete...


Ethereum-hard-forks

Ethereum hard forks


Friday, March 1, 2019 by

After a recent delay this past January, Ethereum’s Constantinople and Petersburg hard forks just hit at block number 7,280,000. The practice of forks sparks much debate in the industry and many are monitoring these imminent Ethereum hard forks with great anticipation, trepidation, and uncertainty. But what are the implications of Constantinople and Petersb...


Female-gamers-are-an-untapped-market-for-developers

Female gamers are an untapped market for developers


Wednesday, February 27, 2019 by

Here are some fun facts. Women gamers make up 65% of all active gamers and they also play mobile games at a higher rate than men. What's even better for app developers and publishers, is that 79% of those females are more likely to make in-app purchases. Brands want to reach this highly engaged audience, and yet, a large part of the gaming app industry's outp...


Smartphone-sales-globally-hit-$522B-in-2018

Smartphone sales globally hit $522B in 2018


Tuesday, February 26, 2019 by

Global smartphone sales remained strong in 2018 as the premium trend continues to fuel growth. In figures this equates to an increase of five percent ($522 billion). However, the demand for smartphones in 2018 declined by three percent to 1.44 billion units sold worldwide versus 2017. Smartphones represent the majority of the total spend on the global TCG market last ye...


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By 2020 you'll be watching sports with AR over 5G report says


Thursday, February 21, 2019 by

Nearly two-thirds (63%) of the world’s largest network operators plan to use augmented reality (AR), virtual reality (VR) or a hybrid of these technologies, supported by 5G, to offer richer viewing experiences to fans, both at sports stadiums and watching at home. Promising speeds up to tens of times faster and lower latency than 4G, 5G opens up the possibilities ...


In-app-mobile-ad-spending-is-taking-a-quarter-of-media-budgets

In app mobile ad spending is taking a quarter of media budgets


Tuesday, February 5, 2019 by

A new study from PubMatic and Forrester reveals that media professionals opt for programmatic buys, via programmatic direct and open exchange, over direct buys for in-app inventory. Buyers also cite targeting capabilities and inventory quality as the top criteria for choosing programmatic in-app publishing partners. The report was a commissioned study conducted by Fo...


Hothead-games-wants-to-make-your-mobile-game-a-hit-too

Hothead games wants to make your mobile game a hit too


Thursday, January 24, 2019 by

Hothead Games announced that it has launched a new publishing division to help third-party game developers turn their mobile games into hits. The company is currently accepting submissions and offering financial assistance for games in various stages of development that will benefit from Hothead’s expertise in analytics, marketing, monetization, and gameplay mecha...


5-rules-of-monetizing-like-a-mobile-game-developer

5 rules of monetizing like a mobile game developer


Wednesday, January 9, 2019 by

Mobile game developers are some of the most successful monetizers and marketers in recent history. Need proof? Mobile gaming revenue accounted for nearly 82% of all app revenue in 2017 and will surpass $100 billion by 2021. The formula for success for mobile game developers is simple: easy payments, a finely-tuned monetization strategy, and great customer support. Bu...


Tech-to-expect-at-CES-2019

Tech to expect at CES 2019


Friday, January 4, 2019 by

CES 2019 is almost here, but before the lights come on and the crowds begin to gather, here’s a sneak peek at what Futuresource Consulting expects will be the key tech trends to hit the global consumer electronics stage in January. Headphones will make a big noise Headphones have been making a resurgence over recent years and the category’s ascendance ...


Blockchain-remakes-of-popular-Atari-games-in-the-works

Blockchain remakes of popular Atari games in the works


Monday, December 24, 2018 by

Atari, an iconic consumer brand and interactive entertainment producer, announces that it has entered into a license agreement with Animoca Brands Limited, a subsidiary of Animoca Brands Corporation Limited (listed on ASX: "AB1"). The Agreement grants Animoca Brands the rights to produce and publish blockchain versions of the popular Atari mobile game titles R...


Mobile-app-ad-spending-predicted-to-hit-$64B-by-2020

Mobile app ad spending predicted to hit $64B by 2020


Thursday, December 20, 2018 by

The app advertising market is poised to grow at a rapid pace over the coming years, surging 136% from $27.1 billion in 2017 to $64.1 billion in 2020, according to a new market research study by AppsFlyer, the leading mobile attribution company. The new report projects that mobile app marketing spend will grow at an average year-over-year rate of 34%. Growth is foreca...


Header-bidding-is-fake-news-according-to-app-advertising-expert

Header bidding is fake news according to app advertising expert


Wednesday, December 19, 2018 by

Some mobile ad / marketing companies have announced they now offer "header bidding" for their mobile advertisers and publishers. But Freddy Friedman, the CPO at Smaato, says it's fake news and header bidding doesn't really exist yet. He says what they are really offering is mediated auctions, not "real" header bidding. We recently spoke ...


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,...


iOS-project-management-tips

iOS project management tips


Sunday, December 2, 2018 by

If you are creating an app for iOS here's a tip - get organized! Sure, sure - you write super clean code and are diligent with your in-line documentation. But as programmers, we tend to not be the best at conveying important parts of projects to others that could save loads of time (and money), when other team members are involved. That's where team management s...


Testing-your-app-for-the-holidays

Testing your app for the holidays


Tuesday, November 27, 2018 by

It’s almost the most wonderful time of the year and retailers of all sizes have already been busy preparing - and in some cases bracing - for the upcoming surge in traffic that is expected to hit their websites and mobile shopping apps this holiday season. Salesforce is predicting that mobile devices will drive 68 percent of all holiday shopping traffic this year,...


Naughty-or-Nice-app-Christmas-anomaly-redo

Naughty or Nice app Christmas anomaly redo


Friday, November 23, 2018 by

The Santa Naughty or Nice Scan game, app, or whatever word you use to describe it, was first created and published in 2011 by Moonbeam Development. It was an instant hit, and it's now grown into a favorite app kids and parents download and use every year as leverage with their kids, or just to celebrate some sort of holiday tradition. O...