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Informa-Tech-announces-GDC-Summer

Informa Tech announces GDC Summer


Monday, March 23, 2020 by

Informa Tech has announced GDC Summer, a three-day celebration of the art, craft, and business of game development, to be held from August 4-6 at the Moscone Center in San Francisco. GDC Summer will be a unique Game Developers Conference experience but will retain the same high level of expert-led talks as the traditional GDC, along with a freestyle two-day expo show fl...


Experience-Center-worldwide-launches-from-Microsoft

Experience Center worldwide launches from Microsoft


Monday, November 18, 2019 by

Microsoft has also reimagined the future of work by creating a blueprint for productivity, efficiency, accessibility, flexibility, and collaboration for organizations in the region. In a world where we can expect more than 40 billion devices generating nearly 80 zettabytes (ZB) of data by 2025, organizations and industries will need to quickly adopt new tec...


Women-Who-Tech-announce-10-finalists

Women Who Tech announce 10 finalists


Thursday, September 5, 2019 by

Women Who Tech announced the 10 finalists for the European-leg of its flagship Women Startup Challenge. The HealthTech startups will pitch their ventures to top investors and compete for an equity-free $50,000 cash grant on 7th October at Paris City Hall, Hôtel de Ville. "By 2040, $25 trillion will be spent annually on healthcare, yet only 9.7% of investor...


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...


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Project OWL wins IBM's 2018 Call for Code Global Challenge


Wednesday, November 28, 2018 by

Project OWL (Organization, Whereabouts, and Logistics), an IoT and software solution that keeps first responders and victims connected in a natural disaster, has won the 2018 Call for Code Global Challenge. Call for Code is a five-year global initiative that is the largest and most ambitious effort bringing together start-up, academic and enterprise developers to solve ...


Women-Who-Tech-announces-top-10-startup-finalists

Women Who Tech announces top 10 startup finalists


Thursday, September 20, 2018 by

Women Who Tech has announced the 10 finalists for its Women Startup Challenge Europe. Hundreds of women-led startups from 35 countries competed to pitch to investors and tech leaders, including Mitchell Baker, Chairwoman and Co-Founder of Mozilla, Jean-Louis Missika, Deputy Mayor of Paris, Fatou Diagne, Partner and Cofounder at Bootstrap Europe, Julien Quintard, Managin...


Retarget-mobile-users-by-remembering-the-day-0-dilemma

Retarget mobile users by remembering the day 0 dilemma


Wednesday, August 22, 2018 by

Imagine you owned a restaurant and hired an agency to help you increase sales. The agency tells you they can drive revenue by as much as 20 percent by changing your menu and training your waiters to upsell wine during the lunch rush. They test the strategy by splitting your tables into two groups. Group A receives the special menu and wine pitch. For Group B, it is busi...


Open-Design-Challenge-launches-to-develop-fitness-app-for-US-Airforce

Open Design Challenge launches to develop fitness app for US Airforce


Friday, August 3, 2018 by

AF CyberWorx is launching its first-ever open design challenge. The online competition is designed to allow people to join from across the nation, bringing together a greater mix of participants from industry, government, and academia. Participants are asked to design and develop a fitness application that could provide health monitoring, personalized fitness coaching, ...


Acumos-AI-Challenge-sponsors-to-give-out-$100k-in-prizes

Acumos AI Challenge sponsors to give out $100k in prizes


Thursday, July 26, 2018 by

AT&T and Tech Mahindra have announced that they will be sponsoring the Acumos AI Challenge, an open source developer competition that seeks innovative artificial intelligence (AI) solutions. Working with The Linux Foundation, the companies encourage students, developers and data scientists to submit their ground-breaking AI solutions for the chance to win prize m...


VC-funding-favors-men-despite-proven-female-founders

VC funding favors men despite proven female founders


Wednesday, May 30, 2018 by

New data reveals that venture capital (VC) investments remain heavily biased toward men - in 2017, companies with all-female founders closed 368 VC deals, compared to 5,588 deals for all-male teams and 1,046 for mixed-gender teams. Women-led startups also received a smaller share of VC dollars, landing just $1.9 billion (2.2%) of the $85 billion in VC investments last y...


The-future-of-Node.js:-Q&A-with-Mark-Hinkle

The future of Node.js: Q&A with Mark Hinkle


Tuesday, April 24, 2018 by

Conceived in 2015, the Node.js Foundation is focused on supporting Node.js and its related modules through an open governance model. Node.js as a technology has gone through a lot of changes in the last few years, and is becoming a staple in the enterprise. It is used across industries to build applications at any scale.Executive Director of the Node.js Foundation, Mark...


A-guide-for-protecting-your-app-with-a-patent,-trademark,-or-copyright

A guide for protecting your app with a patent, trademark, or copyright


Tuesday, December 12, 2017 by

Perhaps the only thing harder than taking your idea for a great app from concept to successful reality is watching someone else take your idea for a great app to successful reality. Fortunately, intellectual property law - particularly patent, trademark, and copyright law - provides robust protection for apps, or at least for developers who plan ahead.Utility Patent Pro...


Women-Who-Tech-launches-competition-for-women-startup-founders

Women Who Tech launches competition for women startup founders


Monday, December 4, 2017 by

Women Who Tech has announced the launch of Women Startup Challenge: Emerging Tech, a pitch competition to showcase top early-stage women-led technology startups focused on Augmented Reality, Blockchain, IoT, Space and Robotics, Transportation, Biotech, Virtual Reality, Energy, and Agriculture tech. Aimed at closing the gender gap in the tech sector, the startup challeng...


Inmarsat-phone-apps:-Developers-and-satellite-technology

Inmarsat phone apps: Developers and satellite technology


Monday, October 30, 2017 by

Although you may not know it, we often use space satellites to communicate often in our daily lives. From GPS to weather predictions apps, without satellites the information that we have at our finger tips (or more specifically, our mobile phones) would be cut drastically. It follows that along with the constant innovation of mobile technology, satellite technology comp...


$1M-developer-fund-started-by-Clio

$1M developer fund started by Clio


Friday, September 29, 2017 by

Clio has announced a $1 million developer fund supporting the future of technology. As part of the fund, Clio is hosting Launch//Code, a unique developer contest with a $100,000 prize, to find the the most creative, powerful, and useful integrations for Clio."We believe technology will be instrumental in defining the future of the practice of law," said Jack Newton, CEO...


Freemium-sales-tips-from-an-expert-in-SaaS

Freemium sales tips from an expert in SaaS


Wednesday, September 20, 2017 by

Does the no-sales-team approach really work? Many organizations have relied on the "viral" nature of their products to scale their businesses, all supposedly without a sales team. But there is something these multi-billion dollar companies aren't telling you - all-star sales teams sit at the core of their success.Freemium has been billed as a way to generate new revenue...


A-poor-tester-blames-his-tools

A poor tester blames his tools


Friday, August 25, 2017 by

We've all heard that an artist is only as good as his tools. But does that ring true for app testing? The shear number of application testing products may seem overwhelming at first, but finding the most efficient environment for your app can be the difference between success and failure. Asaf Saar is the Director of Product Management at Sauce Labs, a company that deve...


Developers-playing-nice-with-the-platform-approach-to-making-apps

Developers playing nice with the platform approach to making apps


Wednesday, August 16, 2017 by

Kumar manages travel and logistics for a large banking company. He handles the mammoth task of arranging transport for employees who work beyond regular hours, and this takes up considerable time and effort, with back-and-forth messaging and calls. His problem is compounded by the fact that many employees are restricted from carrying personal computing devices (such as ...


Find-angel-investors-in-real-time-with-this-app

Find angel investors in real time with this app


Tuesday, June 27, 2017 by

2UP Technology, Inc., a mobile application developer of peer-to-peer video apps, has announced the launch of “Pitch Investors Live,” a new app that connects entrepreneurs with investors using live video. The app connects entrepreneurs looking to turn their idea into a reality with angel investors who are looking to find great new companies in which to invest. The app is...


How-you-can-automate-your-release-process

How you can automate your release process


Monday, April 24, 2017 by

Rollout helps mobile app developers build and deploy apps quickly and safely by automating the time-consuming manual tasks associated with gradual feature releases. The company recently released ROX by Rollout, which allows developers to gradually release new features, measure the impact and respond in real-time - all without waiting for the next release. We chatted wit...


DevOps-maturity-report-from-Atlassian

DevOps maturity report from Atlassian


Monday, April 17, 2017 by

xMatters, a provider of integration-driven collaboration to proactively resolve issues, and Atlassian Corporation PLC, a provider of team collaboration and productivity software, have announced the results of their DevOps Maturity Survey. To analyze the maturity level of DevOps teams, the survey measured more than 1,000 respondents in five categories, including culture ...


VR-content-company-brings-NFL-Denver-Broncos-closer-to-fans

VR content company brings NFL Denver Broncos closer to fans


Friday, February 3, 2017 by

Laduma a 3D, 360° content company has partnered with the current Super Bowl champions Denver Broncos to give their fans an up-close, behind the scenes, virtual reality experience featuring their sporting heroes. Fans will see their team like never before, from walking out next to them onto the pitch, to soaking up the pre-game atmosphere, they will be truly immersed by ...


Creating-a-tvOS-app-in-30-days

Creating a tvOS app in 30 days


Thursday, January 19, 2017 by

tvOS is still fairly new and with the app store being flooded, it's a fresh, emerging platform to develop new experiences for. This guest post from Carl Williams at YOOX NET-A-PORTER GROUP, walks us through their first time Apple TV app creation experience.   For the past five years men’s style destination MR PORTER has produced videos for its weekly digi...


5-tips-for-selling-your-app-in-international-markets

5 tips for selling your app in international markets


Friday, January 6, 2017 by

What you should know when publishing an app that is targeted for a country outside of the United States.Apps are about as global as the Internet itself, and any successful app developer is smart to look beyond borders for new growth. After all, developers are always on the lookout for new users, particularly high quality and engaged users. They’re also trying to scale t...


How-to-Create-an-Effective-App-Startup-Pitch-Deck

How to Create an Effective App Startup Pitch Deck


Tuesday, June 14, 2016 by

ROKO Labs has created a new infographic, How to Create an Effective Pitch Deck for Startups, that provides an informal roadmap showing the path to app pitching success for entrepreneurs.The infographic is the result of the company’s participation in the App Idea Awards where company representatives helped review 600 pitch decks that were submitted. The company...


Walmart

Walmart's Lab 415C Hosts Open Call for New Technology


Thursday, May 5, 2016 by

Walmart’s Lab 415-C program has announced that it is hosting a new opportunity for technology companies to meet with Walmart technologists and leadership to pitch innovative solutions and technology for retail, logistics, big data, security and social media.The event, “Technology Innovation Open Call”, will be held on Oct. 6, 2016. The submission deadline to participate...


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Pocket Gamer Connects Vancouver Game Developer Conference is June 28 and 29


Wednesday, May 4, 2016 by

Pocket Gamer Connects Vancouver is a mobile gaming conference offering five tracks covering global strategy, monetization, future technologies, funding/deal making and indie survival. The event will be held on June 28 – 29 at the Vancouver Convention Centre.The conference offers access to more than 100 speakers from the mobile games and technology industry. It provides ...


App-Idea-Awards-Announce-Finalists

App Idea Awards Announce Finalists


Thursday, April 21, 2016 by

The App Idea Award is a contest that lets app entrepreneurs compete for the chance to get their app created for free. The awards have released the names of the six finalists who will compete for $70,000 in app design and development costs. The winner will be announced on at the May 3 in New York, where the six finalists will pitch judges from leading venture capita...


TechCrunch

TechCrunch's Startup Battlefield Applications Open Through 2-29


Saturday, February 27, 2016 by

Startup Battlefield is TechCrunch’s premiere startup launch competition, and the next one is at TechCrunch Disrupt NYC, May 9-11th. The companies selected to compete will pitch on-stage in front of some of the biggest names in tech. Applications are open through 2/29.Last year, our judges included partners from Sequoia, Kleiner Perkins, Founder Collective and SV An...


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Google Creates Tech Entrepreneur Nanodegree to Help Indies Learn to Scale


Monday, November 9, 2015 by

Google has partnered with Udacity to create a new Tech Entrepreneur Nanodegree which is designed to help indie app publishers learn what it takes to design, validate, prototype, monetize, and market app ideas from the ground up and grow them into a scalable business.The program takes 4-7 months to complete and offers access to industry app veterans to provide students w...


Amazon-Paying-Android-Developers-on-Per-Minute-User-Basis

Amazon Paying Android Developers on Per Minute User Basis


Friday, August 28, 2015 by

Amazon has launched the Amazon Underground which offers a new monetization model for developers, paying them on a per-minute-played basis in exchange for the developer waiving normal download or in-app fees. The pitch is the opportunity for a publisher to have guaranteed revenue for every Android user. Any developer can submit their app to be included in the progra...


Apps-that-Stick:-A-29-Step-Plan-for-a-Killer-Launch

Apps that Stick: A 29 Step Plan for a Killer Launch


Thursday, June 18, 2015 by

Hey while you’re chugging that beer Friday back you may want to think about this head-spinning number: To date App Store developers have earned a cumulative $25 billion from the sale of apps and games.That a big pie, do you have what it takes to get your proper slice?Also, there’s a science to coding an app and there is definitely a science to marketing apps. Finding yo...


Next-TechCrunch-Disrupt-Startup-Battlefield-Slated-for-May-5-7-in-NYC

Next TechCrunch Disrupt Startup Battlefield Slated for May 5 7 in NYC


Thursday, February 26, 2015 by

Startup Battlefield is TechCrunch’s premiere startup launch competition and the next one will be held at TechCrunch Disrupt NYC, May 5-7. The companies selected to compete will pitch on-stage in front of some of the biggest names in tech and compete for a $50,000 prize.Last year, judges included partners from Sequoia, Kleiner Perkins, Founder Collective and SV Angel. Co...


Hired.com-Reinvents-the-Recruiting-Process-for-Software-Developers-and-DevOps-Engineers

Hired.com Reinvents the Recruiting Process for Software Developers and DevOps Engineers


Thursday, February 12, 2015 by

It sounds like a simple idea - matching top developer talent with top companies - curating both sides so that each is assured that they are getting exactly the match they are looking for. And it’s interesting that no-one has come up with an approach in the way that Hired.com has done. So what is unique about their platform? Before discussing how Hired.com matches c...


Six-Things-App-Developers-Need-To-Know-about-ASO

Six Things App Developers Need To Know about ASO


Monday, November 3, 2014 by

The good news is that the mobile app market is skyrocketing - which is great for app marketers and consumers alike. The not-so-great news is that seemingly everyone wants in on the action. It’s become an uphill battle for businesses to get their apps noticed. However, with the right strategies, it is a battle you can win.With so many apps out there, to succeed in the mo...