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GPS-locator-tracking-app-gets-updated-for-fleets-and-more

GPS locator tracking app gets updated for fleets and more


Monday, August 19, 2019 by

Chirp GPS, the leading GPS tracking mobile app for iOS, Android, and the web, has just released version 6.0 with a brand new tracking screen that is causing quite a stir among users - especially those owning businesses. What's the buzz all about? It's the app's ability to show everyone at the same time on the map in real-time, and include all of their log...


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Elastic Stack 7.3 brings maps and more


Monday, August 5, 2019 by

Elastic has delivered Elastic Stack 7.3, which includes some very cool new features such as data frames, anomaly detection, elastic maps, and more. Check out all the highlights of the latest release below. Elastic Stack 7.3 highlights  Data frames: a new feature that allows users to pivot their Elasticsearch data on the fly to create live entity-centric in...


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More AI tools to come from Near's $100M raise


Friday, August 2, 2019 by

Near, the platform that leverages AI to make real-world data actionable, has announced that it has raised $100 million in a new round of funding. The investment comes from London headquartered private equity firm Greater Pacific Capital (GPC). With this fresh investment, Near has raised a total of $134 million to date, including from Sequoia Capital and JP Morgan. Th...


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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...


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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. ...


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Mobile app testing market to be valued at $13.3B by 2026 report says


Monday, May 13, 2019 by

The mobile application testing solution market is anticipated to witness significant revenue growth during the forecast period, owing to rising demand across commercial and corporate sectors. Requirements for regression testing, the need to tackle issues caused due to device diversity, and increasing mobile applications such as m-commerce are the major drivers for the r...


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Apps from maps using location intelligence is a whole new world


Tuesday, March 26, 2019 by

Technically a map is defined as a diagrammatic representation of an area of land or sea showing physical features, cities, roads, etc. As soon as we view a map, we inherently start turning it into information by analyzing its contents and finding patterns, assessing trends, and making decisions about what we are seeing. Creating apps and software that use map informa...


Using-IoT-in-the-office-to-help-employees-be-happy

Using IoT in the office to help employees be happy


Wednesday, March 20, 2019 by

Oulu-based IoT and product development company Haltian, and internationally-operating Nordic software and services company Tieto, have agreed on a multi-annual commercial cooperation concerning Tieto's Empathic Building service. The smart office market is predicted to double in the next five years, and the shared offering of the two companies provides customers with...


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Scarygirl Mission Maybee comes to Zero Latency's Free-Roam VR


Monday, March 18, 2019 by

Dark Slope is bringing the beautifully surreal world of its debut VR experience Scarygirl Mission Maybee to Zero Latency’s arena-scale, free-roam virtual reality venues around the globe. As one of the first experiences to release on Zero Latency’s second-generation VR platform being developed in tandem with technology giants Microsoft, HP, and Intel, Scarygi...


Location-based-mobile-advertising-fraud-is-hard-to-police

Location based mobile advertising fraud is hard to police


Monday, March 18, 2019 by

Mobile ad targeting is a moving target - pun intended, and location data fraud and counterfeiting is a global problem in the advertising ecosystem. Many marketers are unaware of the massive implications that unverified data can have on mobile ad campaigns - it's difficult to geo-target ads that target drive-to-store when the geolocation is wrong or invalid. Locat...


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Esri Developer Summit 2019 recap


Wednesday, March 13, 2019 by

At the 2019 Esri Developer Summit in Palm Springs, CA, presentations and workshops focused on new capabilities for speed, science, and flexibility. Esri president Jack Dangermond opened the conference by recognizing the more than 2,100 developers in attendance for their tireless efforts to build location intelligence apps that make a difference in our world. Whether the...


Personalize-your-marketing-for-better-results-says-Adobe

Personalize your marketing for better results says Adobe


Monday, February 25, 2019 by

According to Adobe’s 2019 Consumer Content Survey, 83 percent of consumers say they’ve received content from brands that aren’t personalized, with more than one-third of consumers saying this happens constantly or frequently. For brands, this is a huge opportunity missed. Especially considering approximately half of those consumers say they’re mo...


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Using Conversational Analytics to forecast mobile subscriber growth


Thursday, February 21, 2019 by

Vibes announced Conversational Analytics, a new Natural Language Processing (NLP) solution to extract deep consumer insights from the unstructured messaging content in the high volume of data and messages. The solution is a new capability within Vibes Advanced Analytics which together will help marketers see which mobile experiences provide meaningful connecti...


Content-management-systems-are-getting-old

Content management systems are getting old


Friday, February 15, 2019 by

As the role and value of content increase, many companies are finding that their existing content management systems just aren’t cutting it. That’s not surprising as legacy CMSes were built for page-based desktop publishing and are simply too rigid to be adapted for today’s dynamic digital demands. Indeed, maximizing the value of content depends on mov...


American-dating-app-registrations-drop-almost-500-percent

American dating app registrations drop almost 500 percent


Friday, February 15, 2019 by

Liftoff released its third annual dating apps research and analysis. The most comprehensive and longitudinal study of its kind, the data reveals sweeping demographic and regional changes in the world of dating apps that mobile marketers need to know to succeed in 2019. Chief among the insights are the rise of Latin America (LATAM), a drop-off in North America (NAR), and...


Data-science-and-the-currency-of-the-future

Data science and the currency of the future


Wednesday, February 6, 2019 by

A recent study performed by IDC and Seagate forecasted that by 2025, global data will grow to 163 zettabytes. For scale, that’s approximately 1 trillion gigabytes per zettabyte. As the amount of available data grows, businesses are clamoring for larger and larger pieces of the pie. However, when it comes to leveraging data, success doesn’t rest on the quanti...


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The first Kubernetes native IDE lands from Red Hat


Tuesday, February 5, 2019 by

Red Hat, Inc. has announced the general availability of Red Hat CodeReady Workspaces, a Kubernetes-native, browser-based development environment that enables smoother collaboration across the development team. Based on the open source Eclipse Che integrated development environment (IDE) project, CodeReady Workspaces is optimized for Red Hat OpenShift and Red Hat Enterpr...


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Fingerprinting and AI automated tagging patent emerges


Thursday, January 24, 2019 by

Waterline Data announced it has been granted a patent for key aspects of its unique Fingerprinting and automated tagging technology, which provides for faster and easier discovery of the vast amounts of data stored in data warehouses, cloud services and databases across the enterprise. Waterline Data Fingerprinting combines big data analysis, machine learning and human ...


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Garden Guru Bluetooth sensor helps you grow homegrown food


Friday, January 11, 2019 by

Vermont-based AgTech startup Seedsheet has unveiled its newest product, the Garden Guru Sensor, a Bluetooth-enabled sensor that provides users with precise, real-time data to facilitate maximum plant growth and ensure everyone’s gardening experience reaps the benefits of homegrown food.  Seedsheet’s new BTE sensor ensures thriving, full-sized gardens...


Sony-acquires-audio-engineering-company-AudioKinetic

Sony acquires audio engineering company AudioKinetic


Thursday, January 10, 2019 by

Sony Interactive Entertainment (SIE) and Audiokinetic, Inc., a provider of cross-platform audio solutions for the gaming and interactive media industries, announced they have entered into a definitive agreement for SIE to acquire Audiokinetic. With this acquisition, SIE will tap into Audiokinetic’s vast audio engineering expertise, adding significant value to the ...


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...


5-app-development-tips-to-help-you-avoid-disaster

5 app development tips to help you avoid disaster


Wednesday, November 28, 2018 by

Mobile app development: it’s easy and straightforward in the lab, but once your app is deployed to the wild, all bets are off. You need to deliver seamless, fast experiences for users on low-powered devices, in any number of network environments. When it comes to building mobile apps, uncontrollable user behavior can lead you down the path to death by 1000 pape...


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,...


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The new Sprint CTL Chromebook NL7 LTE


Wednesday, November 21, 2018 by

Sprint is working with Google and CTL to create the all-new CTL Chromebook NL7 LTE with Sprint featuring Sprint’s built-in LTE technology. The CTL Chromebook NL7 LTE with Sprint seamlessly integrates with Google’s G Suite for Education as well as G-Suite Basic, Business and Enterprise editions, and allows users to connect virtually anywhere without the need ...


US-tech-companies-with-customers-in-Europe-should-worry-about-Brexit

US tech companies with customers in Europe should worry about Brexit


Friday, November 16, 2018 by

The terms of the impending exit of the UK from the European Union have yet to be resolved, which leaves many American software companies doing business in the EU in a state of confusion. With March 29, 2019, looming - the official date of withdrawal - the chance of a "hard" Brexit increases, in which the UK fully leaves the European Union and its taxes and tra...


ARena-Space-VR-parks-coming-to-America

ARena Space VR parks coming to America


Wednesday, November 14, 2018 by

At the international exhibition IAAPA Attractions Expo, the virtual reality provider ARena Space will present the format of the new generation VR park. The event will be held in the world capital of theme parks, in the city of Orlando (USA). IAAPA Attraction Expo is the largest event for employees in the entertainment sector, where companies from all over the world demo...


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IoT edge developers can now test drive Greenwave's AXON Predict


Monday, November 5, 2018 by

Greenwave Systems, Inc. announced the availability of its Edge Developer Portal. The portal gives free access to a fully-functional trial version of AXON Predict, the company's edge analytics solution, along with supporting resources. The AXON Predict portal offers IoT edge developers a quick and efficient way to connect, process and benefit from critical data flowi...


New-startup-pairs-Android-developers-to-businesses

New startup pairs Android developers to businesses


Friday, November 2, 2018 by

The driving force in smartphone technology is the app – everyone loves to use them, and every business wants their own. But the average mobile app costs up to $25,000 when developed by a reputable company. That puts the full-function app out of reach for many small businesses. Now, a new website unites vetted Android Developers with those business owners to ...


The-differences-between-web-apps-and-native-apps

The differences between web apps and native apps


Thursday, October 18, 2018 by

Even in 2018, years past the origional question, the debate rages on across the land, in office spaces and conference rooms every day - should we build a full-blown native mobile app, or is distributing over the web good enough? By now everyone knows the “mobile-first” mentality because statistics like 50% of web searches being done from a mobile dev...


Data-warehousing-company-Snowflake-garners-$450M-in-funding

Data warehousing company Snowflake garners $450M in funding


Tuesday, October 16, 2018 by

Snowflake Computing says it has closed $450 million in additional growth funding led by Sequoia Capital. The remainder of Snowflake’s existing investors also participated: Altimeter Capital, Capital One Growth Ventures, ICONIQ Capital, Madrona Venture Group, Redpoint Ventures, Sutter Hill Ventures and Wing Ventures. New investor Meritech Capital also joined t...


Simplifying-digital-transformation-with-VANTIQ-Modelo-3.0

Simplifying digital transformation with VANTIQ Modelo 3.0


Friday, October 12, 2018 by

VANTIQ announced new capabilities in its VANTIQ Modelo application development platform that help companies gain maximum value from their event-driven, real-time business application initiatives that span from cloud to edge. VANTIQ Modelo 3.0 users can quickly build and deploy cloud-to-edge business applications that deliver improved business agility. "Digi...


iOS-12-development-tips-from-a-highly-rated-instructor

iOS 12 development tips from a highly rated instructor


Thursday, October 11, 2018 by

While this year’s iOS update was not accompanied by visual overhauls, the latest version of the most advanced mobile operating system is designed to make everyday tasks on iPhone and iPad faster and more responsive. If you are a developer, you’re in luck. Some of the latest features deliver faster ways to get things done by providing the ability for any a...


Areas-threatened-by-Hurricane-Michael-get-a-free-GPS-tracking-app

Areas threatened by Hurricane Michael get a free GPS tracking app


Tuesday, October 9, 2018 by

Chirp GPS, the mobile GPS tracking company has released an update to their family, friends, and fleet tracking app today to help people prepare for the imminent threat that Hurricane Michael poses to Florida and surrounding states, as the storm grows closer and strengthens into a devastating category three Hurricane. The new update allows Chirp GPS to activate the ap...


Blockchain-IoT-can-work-to-your-advantage

Blockchain IoT can work to your advantage


Friday, October 5, 2018 by

Why do the words Blockchain and IoT still sound terrifying to some businesses? Maybe it's because Blockchain terminology was made mainstream by Bitcoin, or perhaps it's that IoT sounds immediate security alarms. According to IBM, using Blockchain in asset management, customs declarations, supply chain networks, commercial property leasing, and countless more ...