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DesignCon-2020-schedule-announced

DesignCon 2020 schedule announced


Friday, November 8, 2019 by

DesignCon announced its 2020 conference schedule presenting 14 newly refined and reorganized tracks covering a broad range of highly technical sessions, boot camps, tutorials, and more to fit the needs of the hardware design engineering community. Hot topics of interest for this year’s programming include signal integrity (SI) and power integrity (PI) for single-m...


SIIA-CODiE-Awards-2020-nominations-are-now-open

SIIA CODiE Awards 2020 nominations are now open


Thursday, November 7, 2019 by

SIIA announced the nomination period for the 35th annual SIIA CODiE Awards. Applications, products and services and other related technologies for use by publishers, information service providers and consumers across the business technology industry are invited to apply between November 4 and January 17. New categories in 2020 Each year SIIA stakeholders, inc...


Digital-change-tips-from-SolarWinds

Digital change tips from SolarWinds


Wednesday, October 30, 2019 by

Successful change management can identify services, users, applications and devices impacted by technology changes. Digital changes typically impact more than one department, so change management shouldn't be left responsible to solely one team, and when businesses are adopting digital solutions, it is important to keep the change management...


How-to-hire-top-technical-talent

How to hire top technical talent


Monday, October 28, 2019 by

We recently spoke with Maria Chung, VP of People at HackerRank about hiring technical talent. HackerRank is a technology hiring platform that is the standard for assessing developer skills for over 1,500+ companies around the world. The current methods for technical interviewing fall flat when it comes to showcasing a candidate’s true skills. By enabling...


7-key-traits-for-leadership-from-Walt-Disney

7 key traits for leadership from Walt Disney


Thursday, October 24, 2019 by

"Walt was a paradox. I've interviewed hundreds of people who knew him. A few described him as a harsh and insensitive taskmaster. Some found him charming one day, then dour and distant the next. Most lived in awe of him. How could one man be remembered so differently by different people who knew him?” says Pat William, Lead Like Walt (Section: Lead with K...


Why-developers-want-to-reduce-complexity

Why developers want to reduce complexity


Thursday, October 24, 2019 by

As enterprise IT and cloud environments become more complex, developers are taking enterprise development strategies into their own hands, adding levels of abstraction and decreasing complexity, according to the newest Cloud Foundry Foundation Global Perception Study. As more large enterprises (60 percent) report hosting their IT infrastructure in an increasingly com...


Machine-learning-platform-for-edge-devices-emerges

Machine learning platform for edge devices emerges


Tuesday, October 15, 2019 by

Qeexo announces the launch of its AutoML product, a one-click, fully automated platform that allows customers to rapidly build machine learning solutions for Edge devices using sensor data. Qeexo has selected the Arm CortexTM-M0-M4 class MCUs as the first hardware targets to be supported by Qeexo AutoML. At launch, Qeexo AutoML will support STMicroelectronics&rsquo...


ABBYY-enhances-machine-learning-technology

ABBYY enhances machine learning technology


Monday, October 14, 2019 by

ABBYY announced FlexiCapture 12 has enhanced machine learning (ML) technology to further improve the accuracy and speed of processing enterprise content. The modern intelligent document processing (IDP) platform delivers a unified platform whether deployed on premise, in the cloud or called by developers using SDK or RESTful APIs. FlexiCapture meets the needs of orga...


Contentstack-lands-$31.5M-in-Series-A-funding

Contentstack lands $31.5M in Series A funding


Wednesday, October 9, 2019 by

Contentstack, the enterprise Digital Experience Platform, has announced $31.5 million in Series A funding led by Insight Partners with participation from existing backers Illuminate Ventures and GingerBread Capital. Teddie Wardi, Managing Director at Insight, will join Contentstack's Board of Managers. The capital will be used to scale ...


Splunk-acquires-software-company-Omnition

Splunk acquires software company Omnition


Friday, September 6, 2019 by

Splunk, a stealth-mode SaaS company that works in distributed tracing and improving monitoring across microservices applications recently acquired SignalFx, and now they have acquired the software company Omnition.  "Today, we’re happy to announce that Splunk has entered a definitive agreement to acquire Omnition, a stealth-mo...


MobilityWare-acquires-Jump-Ramp-Games-including-Lucktastic-brand

MobilityWare acquires Jump Ramp Games including Lucktastic brand


Tuesday, September 3, 2019 by

MobilityWare, the original app developer for the game of Solitaire and creator of many other games, has announced the acquisition of Jump Ramp Games. Jump Ramp is a leader in enabling its clients to understand, engage, and acquire customers within its data-driven Performance Marketing Network. As part of the acquisition, MobilityWare will take over Jump Ramps ...


Theatro-joins-with-Cisco-and-Honeywell

Theatro joins with Cisco and Honeywell


Friday, August 30, 2019 by

Theatro announced that they have joined forces with Cisco and Honeywell to transform the future of retail, hospitality, manufacturing and other markets with large deskless workforces. The investments by these two market leaders will anchor the expansion of its platform interoperability and its market footprint. Theatro’s voice-driven Intelligent Assistant platf...


Blockchain-company-DECENT-concludes-launch-ceremony

Blockchain company DECENT concludes launch ceremony


Friday, August 30, 2019 by

DECENT, a blockchain technology company headquartered in Slovakia, announces the conclusion of the launching ceremony for the newly established R&I center for blockchain, named China-CEEC Blockchain Centre of Excellence. The event took place on August 28, 2019, in Beijing, China. In attendance were state officials from both China and Slovakia, and the event fea...


Temenos-acquires-Kony-and-strengthens-its-leadership-team

Temenos acquires Kony and strengthens its leadership team


Friday, August 30, 2019 by

Temenos, the Switzerland-based banking software company, has agreed to acquire Kony, Inc., the digital banking SaaS company, for $559 million and an earn-out of $21 million, subject to regulatory approvals.     The acquisition enhances Temenos’ scale and capabilities in the US, adds significant digital expertise, and accelerates Temenos Infinity, the b...


Silicon-Labs-and-Allegion-expand-IoT

Silicon Labs and Allegion expand IoT


Tuesday, August 20, 2019 by

Silicon Labs and Allegion have collaborated to further expand Internet of Things (IoT) capabilities to security products for both smart homes and commercial buildings. A growing number of Allegion solutions now use Silicon Labs’ Wireless Gecko IoT portfolio, which supports Zigbee, Bluetooth and Z-Wave connectivity. Allegion is known for its trusted an...


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Developer's dilemma: Toolchain hell


Tuesday, August 13, 2019 by

In 2019, 65 percent of IT professionals say they plan to deliver 10 or more applications (State of Application Development, outsystems, 2019/2020). That data validates something we know. Across industries everywhere, development teams face increasing demands from leadership to increase productivity and, accelerate software delivery. Teams are adopting modern techni...


Exposing-students-to-DOD-science-and-technology

Exposing students to DOD science and technology


Friday, August 9, 2019 by

Naval Facilities Engineering Command Engineering and Expeditionary Warfare Center student interns displayed and discussed their engineering and scientific projects with NAVFAC EXWC scientists, engineers and staff members on Aug. 6, 2019. As part of the Science and Engineering Apprenticeship Program and Naval Research Enterprise Internship Program, 21 students receive...


New-Agile-and-DevOps-capabilities-from-CollabNet

New Agile and DevOps capabilities from CollabNet


Tuesday, August 6, 2019 by

CollabNet VersionOne introduces its latest VersionOne for Agile management and Continuum for DevOps offerings, as well as it’s VS solution that combines both. The releases offer enhanced support for Agile at scale and Agile frameworks such as SAFe, and Value Stream Management. New capabilities of the products make it easier for organizations to unify Agile plan...


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...


Microsoft-Azure-Sphere-certified-processor-coming-in-2020

Microsoft Azure Sphere certified processor coming in 2020


Friday, June 21, 2019 by

NXP Semiconductors N.V. announced a collaboration with Microsoft to deliver a new Microsoft Azure Sphere certified crossover applications processor, as an extension to their popular i.MX 8 high-performance applications processor series. The collaboration will deliver a secure, ultra-efficient, intelligent embedded processor for edge nodes that seamlessly runs Azure Sphe...


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...


Salesforce-and-Tableau-software-become-one

Salesforce and Tableau software become one


Tuesday, June 11, 2019 by

Salesforce has said it will buy Tableau Software for $15.7 billion in an all-stock deal, making it the largest acquisition in the history of the company. This is more than double the $6.5 billion the San Francisco-based cloud giant paid for MuleSoft last year.

 Salesforce will use the acquisition to double down on business intelligence through powerful new data...


Unity-2019.1-gets-over-300-improvements

Unity 2019.1 gets over 300 improvements


Thursday, April 18, 2019 by

Fresh off the heels of a successful and exciting (as always) Game Developers Conference (GDC 2019), Unity Technologies launch Unity 2019.1. Unity 2019.1 includes almost 300 new features and improvements, including powerful, production-ready versions of the Lightweight Render Pipeline, the Burst Compiler, and the Shader Graph, which is helping creators and teams of all s...


Wage-inequality-in-the-tech-industry-report-emerges

Wage inequality in the tech industry report emerges


Friday, March 29, 2019 by

Hired released an in-depth data report looking at wage inequality in the tech industry. In advance of Equal Pay Day (4/2), the report looks at how race, age, industry, roles, LGBTQ+ status, and geographies all impact wage inequality. Hired also released a new micro-documentary that offers a powerful and all-too-relatable look at the gender wage gap. This is all a part o...


Bidalgo-expands-into-London

Bidalgo expands into London


Thursday, March 28, 2019 by

Bidalgo has expanded to London to help app marketers in the region achieve growth quickly, easily and profitably. The London office will be managed by Oliver Gold, who was recently hired as Bidalgo’s UK Country Manager. With 16 years of experience in digital media, Mr. Gold will oversee all UK operations for the company, including the development of strategic b...


F5-Acquires-NGINX

F5 Acquires NGINX


Thursday, March 14, 2019 by

F5 Networks, Inc. and NGINX announced a definitive agreement under which F5 will acquire all issued and outstanding shares of privately held NGINX for a total enterprise value of approximately $670 million, subject to certain adjustments. “By bringing F5’s world-class application security and rich application services portfolio for improving per...


Zinier-gets-$22M-to-transform-field-service-management-with-automation

Zinier gets $22M to transform field service management with automation


Monday, March 11, 2019 by

Zinier has raised $22 million in Series B funding to accelerate global growth and expand its platform to meet the growing needs of field service organizations. Returning investor Accel led the round, along with Founders Fund, Nokia-backed NGP Capital, Qualcomm Ventures LLC and returning France-based investor Newfund. The investment coincides with the field service in...


Adam-Murguia-announced-as-Studio-Art-Director-for-TFG

Adam Murguia announced as Studio Art Director for TFG


Wednesday, March 6, 2019 by

TFG, the mobile gaming company founded in 2011, announced Adam Murguia as its new Studio Art Director. Adam is well known as the creative leader behind the iconic ‘League of Legends’ franchise at Riot Games and will begin his tenure at TFG in the company’s São Paulo, Brazil office. Later this year he will return to San Francisco to lead the comp...


SendBird-raises-$52M

SendBird raises $52M


Tuesday, February 19, 2019 by

SendBird announced the closing of a $52 million series B round of fundraising led by ICONIQ Capital and joined by existing investors, Shasta Ventures, August Capital, Y Combinator, and Funders Club. SendBird will use the funding to rapidly scale the company to fully address today’s $4.2 billion service addressable market for user-to-user messaging services. SendBi...


Snowflake-bursting-at-the-seams-as-Netflix-hops-on

Snowflake bursting at the seams as Netflix hops on


Thursday, February 14, 2019 by

Snowflake Computing announced another year of exponential growth - but it comes alongside some interesting numbers for cloud adoption as well. The company’s 2019 financial year, which ended January 31, delivered a multitude of successes and recognition from its customers, venture capital firms and industry experts. Snowflake’s unique cloud-built arch...


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...


American-AI-Initiative-launches

American AI Initiative launches


Wednesday, February 13, 2019 by

The Center for Data Innovation has welcomed the White House executive order launching the American AI Initiative. The Center issued the following statement from its director, Daniel Castro. Ensuring American leadership in artificial intelligence is critical for U.S. competitiveness. Accelerating the development and adoption of AI holds the potential to increase produ...


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,...


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...


Speeding-up-SaaS-deployments-with-Platform.sh

Speeding up SaaS deployments with Platform.sh


Friday, November 23, 2018 by

Organizations spend an inordinate amount of time and resources developing and maintaining infrastructure, which distracts from what should be their core focus: providing customers with valuable and engaging applications and digital experiences. Platform.sh allows companies to direct their attention towards accomplishing this primary goal by relieving them of the burden ...