3GoPlay subscription platform launches
Thursday, June 2, 2022 by Brittany Hainzinger
Gameloft Business Solutions has announced the launch of 3GoPlay. This new game subscription platform will bring hundreds of the world's best mobile games into the hands of Hutchison users in countries that offer the "All You Can Play" subscription model. This includes critically acclaimed premium titles such as Asphalt Nitro 2, Lego Legacy: Heroe...
Console gaming revenue increases
Thursday, June 2, 2022 by Freeman Lightner
The ongoing year will be a good one for most related to the console-gaming industry. According to the figures presented here by SafeBettingSites.com, Console gaming is set to grow by 8.4% YoY in 2022. Thus, the console gaming segment is set to witness the most significant spurt of growth in the entire gaming industry in 2022.
Console games to bring in $58.6B in 2022
Global gaming revenue to cross $200B
Friday, May 27, 2022 by Freeman Lightner
The video gaming industry is set to cross a significant landmark in 2022. According to the numbers presented here by SafeBettingSites.com, the gaming industry will bring in more than $200 billion in revenues for the first time in 2022. The United States and China would continue to be the biggest gaming markets and account for half of the global revenue.
May Mayhem 2022 kicks off with over $4M in prizes
Tuesday, May 17, 2022 by Richard Harris
Gala, the rapidly growing Web3 entertainment company, and its gaming division, Gala Games, have officially kicked off a month-long reward event called May Mayhem. It started in 2021, the event was designed to grow Gala's user base and to reward as many current players as possible with large prizes in GALA, the official crypto token of the Gala Games Ecosystem.
Game Developers Conference 2022
Tuesday, March 22, 2022 by Richard Harris
The 2022 Game Developers Conference (GDC), the world’s longest-running event for professionals dedicated to the art and science of making games, begins its 36th edition today, in person at the Moscone Convention Center in San Francisco. The week-long conference, which also includes a virtual component, will feature more than 200 exhibitors, over 1,000 speakers, an...
Extension marketplace for Agora lands
Monday, September 20, 2021 by Freeman Lightner
Agora, Inc., a platform for real-time engagement APIs, has announced its Extensions Marketplace at RTE2021, the company’s flagship conference and the world’s largest event exploring real-time engagement (RTE) technologies. The new marketplace features extensions from audio technology company Bose and a real-time content moderation solution from Hive.
Female Esports initiative from Challengermode
Friday, September 10, 2021 by Brittany Hainzinger
Esports platform Challengermode has announced its partnership with the Super Girl Gamer Series to host tournaments across a range of Esports. This forms part of Challengermode’s initiative to support more female-led Esports initiatives to its grassroots Esports platform.
Challengermode and Super Girl Gamer series partner to support a female Esports initiative
What's happening at GDC 2019
Wednesday, March 20, 2019 by Richard Harris
The 2019 Game Developers Conference (GDC) kicks off with its 33rd edition at the Moscone Convention Center in San Francisco. This year, the GDC will again feature a roster of more than a thousand esteemed speakers across a week of lectures, tutorials, roundtable discussions, and networking events.
This year adds a new showcase presentation in the form of th...
Red Hat launches a unified integration platform for cloudnative apps
Monday, February 18, 2019 by Richard Harris
Red Hat, Inc. has announced an expansion of its integrated product portfolio with new components and capabilities for connecting applications, data, and devices across hybrid architectures. The additions are featured in the latest release of Red Hat Integration, and include Red Hat AMQ Online, Red Hat AMQ Streams, new connectors for Red Hat Fuse Online, and end-to-...
Android Studio update fixes over 200 reported bugs, here's what's new
Tuesday, January 15, 2019 by Richard Harris
Google has just announced the release of Android Studio 3.3, an update on Project Marble, which is the Android Studio team’s focus on improving fundamental user-facing features and product polish.
In a recent blog post, Jamal Eason says: "Android Studio 3.3 kicks off the broader quality focus area for the year, which we call Project Marble. Announced at th...
Cloud Private platform is coming soon to IBM CMS
Tuesday, June 26, 2018 by Richard Harris
IBM Cloud Private is set to run on IBM's fully managed, cloud environment. The company wants to help CMS customers extend their capabilities and maximize existing investments by synching with IBM Cloud Private - a new solution based on Kubernetes containers designed to rapidly build, modernize and deploy applications in client-managed environments.
Blockchain Pioneers Hackathon 2018 announced
Thursday, May 24, 2018 by Christian Hargrave
Want to code on blockchain and interested in working with DECENT's open-source platform? The Blockchain Pioneers Hackathon has been announced that will span the globe, seeking to connect top talent from around the world with DECENT’s open-source blockchain platform, DCore. The series kicks off in the city of the company’s headquarters, Bratislava, Slovakia and is co-hos...
Hazelcast Jet 0.6 promises better processing speeds
Wednesday, April 18, 2018 by Richard Harris
Hazelcast has announced the 0.6 release of Hazelcast Jet - an application embeddable, stream and batch processing engine. New functionality in Hazelcast Jet 0.6 includes a simplified high-level Java API, enhanced job management capabilities which enable computation elasticity and Spring integration.In its 0.5 release, Hazelcast Jet launched its Pipeline API. In Hazelcas...
Mobile website or mobile app, the changing tides
Tuesday, April 17, 2018 by Richard Harris
Programming with native mobile languages has been the keystone way of producing a rock-solid mobile app since the beginning of the mobile app stores, and there’s good reason. After-all, programming as close to the hardware layer as possible is usually your safest bet, and using the language the manufacture fully supports will get that job done with less headaches.But in...
Enterprise AI tools launched by Paperspace
Thursday, March 22, 2018 by Christian Hargrave
Paperspace has announced the launch of Gradient to put the power of artificial intelligence into the hands of every developer. With Gradient, AI and Machine Learning developers of all levels can tap into a dedicated cloud of AI solutions for building, training and deploying machine learning applications.“There’s no denying that AI is the future of every industry, but to...
Shared data machine learning PaaS kicks off from Cloudera
Tuesday, March 13, 2018 by Richard Harris
Cloudera, Inc. announced Cloudera Altus with SDX, a machine learning and analytics Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS), built with a shared data catalog providing the business context of that data. Altus supports a variety of high-value business use cases that require applying multiple data analysis capabilities and approaches together. SDX makes it possible for those analytic...
Third Party Interface standards released by GSA
Monday, March 12, 2018 by Christian Hargrave
The Gaming Standards Association (GSA) has created a new specification, the TPI (Third-Party Interface) Standard, streamlining Remote Gaming Servers to iGaming platform interfaces, and breaking down barriers to entry for more game content suppliers.From a highly technical perspective, GSA’s TPI Standard is based on JSON, HTTP/REST, and WebSocket technology. It describes...
New dinobot combiner makes his debut in Transformers: Earth Wars
Wednesday, September 27, 2017 by Richard Harris
Hasbro Inc. recently revealed Volcanicus, a brand new Dinobot Combiner that is making its debut appearance in Transformers: Earth Wars, a combat strategy mobile game available for free from Backflip Studios and Space Ape Games on the App Store and Google Play.Volcanicus and the Predacon Combiner, Predaking, are part of Transformers: Earth Wars’ Combiners Saga storyline,...
When Taylor Swift crashes servers
Wednesday, August 30, 2017 by Richard Harris
Whether it be a new pop star album, release of a new season of a TV show, or a "fight of the century" style hyped up fight, we never quite think about what it takes in technological infrastructure to make all of the magic happen. In particular, with the release of Taylor Swift's latest song, "Look what you made me do," a similar situation arose which had many scrambling...
Memery launches a new drone video app called Dragonfly
Tuesday, June 27, 2017 by Richard Harris
Memery a provider of location based video apps, announces the launch of Dragonfly, a complete solution for drone video. While the company has also added Darren Liccardo, former DJI executive and drone technology expert, to its advisory board. Available now on the App Store the launch kicks off the Try Dragonfly in July promotional event. For the next month Dra...
Ways you can protect yourself on the Internet
Thursday, February 23, 2017 by Richard Harris
Editors note: Guest submission by Anas Baig, a Digital Marketer & Security Enthusiast.Anyone can fall victim to hacking, and this fact is as evident as the shining sun. Every time you go online, you are, by default, vulnerable to cyber attacks. Hackers can steal your credit card info, social security number, username and passwords, or even render your PC completely ...
F5 Networks kicks off their new Global Campaign
Saturday, February 18, 2017 by Richard Harris
F5 Networks has launched a global brand campaign across an array of channels. The “We Make Apps Go: Faster. Smarter. Safer.” campaign takes a content-first approach to reach C-level technology decision makers globally. It represents a strategic shift for F5, which historically has marketed to technical audiences and specifically, network architects. The campaign’s conte...
How Acyclica is helping Las Vegas become a smart city, just in time for CES
Monday, January 2, 2017 by Christian Hargrave
As the annual CES show traffic builds in Las Vegas, the city and the Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada are betting big on new technology to make their streets smarter and to allow traffic to move more efficiently. In partnership with Acyclica, Las Vegas is heading the charge with their smart city initiatives by installing a traffic-monitoring sy...
Google Developer Group's DevFest Season Kicks Off
Friday, September 2, 2016 by Stuart Parkerson
The Google Developer Group kicked off its annual DevFest season on September 1, offering a series of developer community-run events which will be happening over a three month period.Google Developer Group (GDG) chapters from around the world will host #DevFest16 events which bring together local developers to exchange knowledge, share ideas, and forecast the future of d...
Day One at GDC, Sleep Late and Prosper
Monday, March 2, 2015 by Stuart Parkerson
Very excited about my first time to attend the Game Developers Conference. I flew into San Francisco Sunday afternoon so that I would be able to get up bright and early to hit the ground running for GDC the next morning, even signing in early late Sunday afternoon. Had a light dinner and was in bed early, all access press pass clutched in my hand – ready to hit the grou...
A New 11 Part Series on How to Monetize Your App
Sunday, February 8, 2015 by Stuart Parkerson
One thing that we can all agree on is that there is no universal agreement on the best way to make money with an app. You can go the upfront paid route, the freemium model with in-app purchases, the freemium model use advertising, or some hybrid approach. You can launch on iOS or Android or Amazon or Windows or some combination of those platforms. You can tak...
DeveloperWeek 2015 to Kicks Off in San Francisco with Over 60 Events Spread Throughout the Bay Area
Friday, February 6, 2015 by Richard Harris
It's time for DeveloperWeek 2015, one of San Francisco’s largest developer centric events featuring more than 60 week-long events including the DeveloperWeek 2015 Conference & Expo, Accelerate 2015 (1,000+ attendee hackathon) GirlDevWeek Events, Robotics Dev Summit, DevOps Summit, 1,000+ attendee tech hiring mixer, and 60+ city-wide workshops, open houses, drink-ups...
App Developer Magazine Definitive Guide to the Top Mobile App Developer Conferences for 2015
Monday, January 5, 2015 by Stuart Parkerson
You would think that we would be able to stop and take a breath as we close out 2014, but noooo; I’ll be on an early Southwest flight to Las Vegas to catch the first three events of the year – ATT Developer’s Conference, AppNation and CES – all the first full week of January 2105. It’s going to be a crazy year for sure!I really haven’t even thought about my conference s...
Heroku Release Heroku Button: A Simple HTML or Markdown Snippet
Friday, August 8, 2014 by Stuart Parkerson
Heroku has released the Heroku Button, a simple HTML or Markdown snippet that can be added to READMEs, blog posts and other places where code lives. Clicking a Heroku Button will take you through a guided process to configure and deploy an app running the source code referenced by the button.How it WorksWhen you see a Heroku Button in a README, in documentation or ...
App Promotion Via Podcasts
Monday, July 21, 2014 by Artyom Dogtiev
It was the summer of 2005 when Apple introduced iTunes version 4.9 to support a new phenomena of that day - Podcasts. The novelty of Podcasts gave people an entirely new channel to listen to. It covered various topics in order to satisfy their hobby of recorded radio broadcasts without having to listen to them at a specific time.Suddenly, people could subscribe to a spe...
HTML5 Developers Conference Kicks Off May 19
Tuesday, May 13, 2014 by Stuart Parkerson
The HTML5 Developers Conference will kick off on May 19 in San Francisco at the Hyatt Regency at 5 Embarcadero Center. The main conference will be held on May 22 and separate training courses will be offered on May 19, 20, 21 and 23. Tickets start at $135 and go up based on the number of courses registered.The event focuses on mobile web cross platform technol...
Facebook F8 Developer Conference Kicks Off
Tuesday, April 29, 2014 by Stuart Parkerson
Hot on the heels of its First Quarter 2014 report last week, Facebook is hosting its F8 annual developer conference this week in San Francisco.There will be a lot for Mark Zuckerberg to talk about in his keynote as Facebook’s Q1 report shows the company is taking a deep dive into driving its mobile revenues.To understand why mobile is so important, take a look at these ...
Weekly Roundup: 1b Apps on Metaps, Apple Arrives in Brazil, HP Access Catalog, Glass Etiquette, Amazon Coins, And Mobile Privacy
Saturday, February 22, 2014 by Richard Harris
Developer Week Kicks Off In San Francisco
Tuesday, February 18, 2014 by Stuart Parkerson
Do you think the folks in San Francisco get tired of developers? I mean really, Apps World just ended, the Game Developers Conference is just around the corner, so is Microsoft Build, Apple’s WWDC, and on and on!This week, the hits just keep coming with the arrival of the Developer Week 2014 Conference running this week through Friday. Of course, the eve...
Samsung Makes Play for App Developers at Conference, But Will Developers Experience a Major Payne or Mo Money
Wednesday, October 30, 2013 by Stuart Parkerson
Listen to me now and here me later! It was a great Saturday
Night Live skit with Dana Carvey and Kevin Nealon poking fun at Arnold
Schwarzenegger and the muscle man phenomenon. Why the SNL reference? Samsung is
showing developers love at its first developer’s conference this week in San
Francisco, but will they follow through on their support efforts as they relate