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Zero-day-vulnerability-announced-byMcAfee-at-Defcon

Zero-day 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...


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,&...


New-DevOps-Institute-program

New DevOps Institute program


Tuesday, August 13, 2019 by

DevOps Institue, a global member-based association for advancing the human elements of DevOps, revealed the introduction of its DevOps Institute Ambassador program. The program invites and acknowledges accomplished volunteers from across the globe who are committed to leading and empowering the DevOps Institute member community with the SKIL Framework to advan...


Open-Source-Summit-welcomes-Platform9-experts

Open Source Summit welcomes Platform9 experts


Tuesday, August 13, 2019 by

Platform9 shares best practices for Kubernetes at scale on Bare Metal, with RDBMS, and with serverless apps at Open Source Summit and other industry events in August. Cloud-native experts share tips and practical learnings for Kubernetes in the enterprise, Kubernetes on bare metal or with stateful MySQL databases, and optimizing the cost and performance of Serverless...


SauceCon-2020-open-call-for-speakers

SauceCon 2020 open call for speakers


Friday, August 9, 2019 by

Sauce Labs Inc., the provider of a testing cloud for web and mobile applications, opened the call for speakers for SauceCon 2020. Now entering its fourth year, SauceCon will return to Austin, Texas from April 28-29, 2020, with an additional day of hands-on workshops on April 27. SauceCon brings together the Sauce Labs user community and conti...


Kong-Summit-2019-in-San-Francisco-call-for-speakers

Kong Summit 2019 in San Francisco call for speakers


Monday, August 5, 2019 by

Kong Inc. announced that Kong Summit 2019, the conference focused on building the next era in software, will take place in San Francisco at the Hilton Union Square on October 2-3. The call for speakers is now open until June 16. If you are interested in learning more or applying to speak about topics such as APIs, microservices, service mesh, cloud-native, multi-clou...


The-cloud-infrastructure-startup-war-brewing

The cloud infrastructure startup war brewing


Tuesday, July 30, 2019 by

Cloud infrastructure startups have traditionally faced an uphill battle as they strive to gain footing against market leaders like AWS and Google. As a result, venture investors have tended to shy away from these startups on the assumption that the cloud platforms will eventually eradicate all competition in the market. Eric Anderson, Principal at Scale Venture Partn...


Identifying-company-influencers-to-help-with-automation-projects

Identifying company influencers to help with automation projects


Monday, July 8, 2019 by

Instagram influencers may be all the rage, but it’s time organizations shift the focus away from external influencers to internal ones. And, this isn’t a task for your CMO, rather it’s one the CIO can tackle. CIOs, raise your hand if you already are or have plans to implement automation technology at your organization. If you were to ask this questi...


Why-value-stream-is-important

Why value stream is important


Thursday, June 20, 2019 by

In today’s fast-paced mobile and software development landscape, enterprises are under more pressure than ever to drive value fast to remain competitive. And the primary means to drive that value is increasingly being done through the development of quality software. Leading IT organizations are no longer concentrating simply on how fast they can deliver softwa...


Using-any-app-or-device-to-do-your-job-is-a-growing-trend

Using any app or device to do your job is a growing trend


Tuesday, June 11, 2019 by

The majority of global workers are going rogue with work devices, software and applications despite being aware of the potential business risks involved, according to new research released by Snow Software. The study, which polled 3,000 professionals in the United States, Europe, and Asia Pacific, finds stark contrasts between the mindset of today’s workers and th...


Enterprise-Low-Code-Factory-launches-at-PegaWorld

Enterprise Low Code Factory launches at PegaWorld


Tuesday, June 11, 2019 by

Pegasystems Inc. announced at PegaWorld the launch of Enterprise Low-Code Factory - a centralized dashboard that helps employees quickly create enterprise software that complies with company standards. With tools, training, and other resources, Enterprise Low-Code Factory helps businesses cultivate and scale their own home-grown community of citizen developers while min...


Decentralized-data-delivery-network-arrives-that-uses-edge-computing

Decentralized data delivery network arrives that uses edge computing


Wednesday, June 5, 2019 by

Bluzelle has launched a Data Delivery Network (DDN), taking on global market leaders to meet the increasing demand for data delivery by delivering data more than twenty times faster.  As a leading proponent of edge computing, Bluzelle is using its global network of distributed nodes to push data to the edge, where the customer is. The DDN operates in a similar w...


SendBird-chat-platform-for-developers-adds-$50M-to-their-raise

SendBird chat platform for developers adds $50M to their raise


Wednesday, May 15, 2019 by

SendBird has announced that it has raised an additional $50 million, bringing its total Series B funding round to $102 million. The company extended the round in order to meet the rapidly growing global demand for in-app user-to-user messaging. Tiger Global Management led the extension, with significant participation from the initial Series B lead, ICONIQ Capital. ...


A-world-with-no-passwords-and-how-FIDO2-can-help-make-it-happen

A world with no passwords and how FIDO2 can help make it happen


Monday, May 13, 2019 by

93.2 percent of the overall web browser market has embraced FIDO2: Google Chrome, Microsoft Edge, Apple Safari, Mozilla Firefox, and Opera. The FIDO Alliance is driven by hundreds of global tech leaders across enterprise, payments, telecom, government, and healthcare that have come together in support of the organization’s mission to reduce the world’s re...


-How-hashgraph-is-different-to-blockchain

How hashgraph is different to blockchain


Monday, May 6, 2019 by

Hedera Hashgraph is a company which allows distributed ledger technology (DLT) to move beyond the limitations of blockchain. In simple terms, hashgraph goes further than what blockchain can do, while eliminating many blockchain’s issues. It was founded to provide a new form of distributed consensus. The platform is faster, fairer, more secure, and unrivaled by oth...


New-solutions-to-modernize-app-development-on-GCP

New solutions to modernize app development on GCP


Tuesday, April 16, 2019 by

Atos and CloudBees came together at Google Cloud Next '19 to announce a new partnership that offers a joint solution to help customers modernize their application development practices on Google Cloud Platform (GCP). The solution is an integrated service that makes oversight of the software development environment easy and provides a managed platform ...


Atlassian-to-acquire-AgileCraft-for-$166M

Atlassian to acquire AgileCraft for $166M


Monday, March 25, 2019 by

Atlassian Corporation Plc announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire AgileCraft. AgileCraft helps enterprise organizations build and manage a ‘master plan’ of their most strategic projects and workstreams. Business leaders use AgileCraft to map strategic projects to the distributed work required to deliver them, providing better vis...


Everything-Unity-said-at-GDC-19

Everything Unity said at GDC 19


Thursday, March 21, 2019 by

Unity Technologie's keynote at GDC 19 was filled with new technological breakthroughs and partner announcements that showcased everything that developers need to create, operate and monetize for today and tomorrow. Key partners and customers from Tencent, Activision, Glu Mobile, and NVIDIA joined Unity to set the stage for a week filled with hands-on experiences, op...


Enterprise-grade-low-code-platform-arrives-from-Kony

Enterprise grade low code platform arrives from Kony


Thursday, March 14, 2019 by

Kony Inc has a lot to talk about these days. Along with recently being named a leader in The Forrester Wave: Low-Code Development Platforms for AD&D Professionals, Q1 2019, they also sent notice to us that they launched Kony Quantum, a new brand with enhanced capabilities for its next-generation low-code app development platform that aims to deliver rich digita...


DevOps-skills-needed-for-transformation-found-in-new-report

DevOps skills needed for transformation found in new report


Monday, March 11, 2019 by

DevOps Institute announced the results of the "2019 Upskilling: Enterprise DevOps Skills Report." The report outlines the most valued and in-demand skills needed to achieve DevOps transformation within enterprise IT organizations of all sizes. The research and analysis were conducted by Eveline Oehrlich, former vice president and research director at F...


Teaching-women-in-developing-countries-to-build-apps

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...


Develop-on-the-Mainframe-like-any-other-cloud-platform-with-Zowe

Develop on the Mainframe like any other cloud platform with Zowe


Monday, February 11, 2019 by

The Open Mainframe Project announced that Zowe, an open source software framework for the mainframe that strengthens integration with modern enterprise applications, is now production ready less than six months after launching. Any enterprise or solution developer can access the Zowe 1.0 source code or convenience build and incorporate it into their products or services...


API-standards-are-a-real-problem-says-Smartbear

API standards are a real problem says Smartbear


Thursday, February 7, 2019 by

A new global survey from Smartbear reveals API standardization is the number one technology challenge teams face when developing APIs. The report titled "The State of API 2019 Report" uncovers API standardization as the top challenge facing API teams as they support the continued growth of microservices. The survey prompted more than 3,000 responses from ...


Women-Corporate-Directors-heading-to-Silicon-Valley-in-May

Women Corporate Directors heading to Silicon Valley in May


Wednesday, January 30, 2019 by

Eight months after California passed a law mandating a minimum number of women directors for boards of public companies based in the state, WomenCorporateDirectors (WCD) is holding its annual WCD Global Institute – “Harnessing the Transformative Power of Technology” – in Silicon Valley. The first time the Institute will be held on the West Coast,...


Game-developer-tips-and-insight-for-2019

Game developer tips and insight for 2019


Thursday, January 24, 2019 by

2019 offers promising new opportunities for game developers to reach new markets. But how can developers best capture diverse users’ attention and loyalty? Webpals Mobile, a performance-driven mobile-app user acquisition company, recently conducted a study comparing advertising driving gaming app downloads in the United States and Asia. Drawing on insights from th...


Blockchain-development-with-strong-APIs

Blockchain development with strong APIs


Monday, January 21, 2019 by

2018 was the year of blockchain “pilot” projects - where companies began to truly explore all of the possibilities of the technology. For example, in PwC’s 2018 survey of 600 executives, 84 percent said their organizations had at least some involvement with blockchain technology - but only 15 percent reported having gone live. As we jump into 2019, ...


The-difference-5G-will-make-to-your-apps

The difference 5G will make to your apps


Friday, January 11, 2019 by

Since 5G will allow for higher volumes of data to be processed at much faster speeds, new technologies like public edge platforms are emerging as necessary tools to help developers reduce latency and enable their software to function as desired. With this new era of computing, the ability for developers to deploy code securely, reliably, and quickly to the edge of the n...


Disruption-survey-reveals-attitudes-of-businesses

Disruption survey reveals attitudes of businesses


Thursday, January 10, 2019 by

Analysis of the latest research on how business views technology disruption conducted by Futurum has been analyzed by a company called Savoy Stewart, and the results are interesting. Technology disruption is defined as ‘technology that displaces an established technology and shakes up the industry or creates a completely new industry’. It was discovered t...


Implementing-AI-technology-while-overcoming-legacy-systems

Implementing AI technology while overcoming legacy systems


Friday, January 4, 2019 by

Legacy software is not great. That may not be a fair position to take on all legacy software, but it’s a fairly safe starting point for most of it. Typical legacy software is difficult for users to work with, prone to issues and glitches, and worst of all, doesn’t play nicely with other systems. Again: legacy software is not great. There are a number o...


Commercial-vs-open-source-for-app-monitoring

Commercial vs open source for app monitoring


Wednesday, January 2, 2019 by

In 2019 you might already be asking yourself, "Should we go with open source or commercial monitoring for our growing cloud application?” This question is as old as open source software itself, but with the rapid growth of cloud-native applications (software that utilizes services and infrastructure provided by cloud providers like Amazon EC2, Azure, IBM...


Transforming-industries-with-photo-enabled-apps

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...


Software-architecture-in-2019

Software architecture in 2019


Wednesday, December 12, 2018 by

Software is increasingly becoming more complex, and dealing with the changes happening in the software industry every day is something all developers, especially software architects, need to pay attention to. While software architecture isn't anything new - the speed of mobile undoubtedly has put critical elements of creating software outside of the main focus fo...


AimBrain-joins-the-ForgeRock-Trust-Network-with-biometric-solutions

AimBrain joins the ForgeRock Trust Network with biometric solutions


Thursday, December 6, 2018 by

AimBrain announced its place on the ForgeRock Trust Network, which recently celebrated the traction made by the end of its first year. ForgeRock Trust Network is a global partner programme designed to provide organizations with access to a comprehensive range of authentication, risk and fraud management, identity proofing and identity enrichment solutions, all of which ...


AIOps-and-why-IT-should-care

AIOps and why IT should care


Thursday, November 29, 2018 by

For years, industry leaders have rightfully evangelized the massive benefits of digital transformation. Abandoning outdated legacy systems and processes in favor of cloud-enabled ones helps produce greater insights, lowers operating costs, and streamlines operations for faster time-to-market of new products or services and a better overall customer experience. Already, ...


OneSignal-hits-850,000+-push-notifications-per-second

OneSignal hits 850,000+ push notifications per second


Wednesday, November 21, 2018 by

OneSignal set a new throughput record with their push notification service, delivering 850,000+ notifications per second - more than twice the competition. OneSignal sends 4 billion push notifications per day, up 25% since September. OneSignal is used by 550,000+ developers and marketing teams including many Fortune 500 companies. On election day, push notificatio...