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Bluetooth-modules-for-business-gets-a-bump-from-ublox

Bluetooth modules for business gets a bump from ublox


Thursday, August 1, 2019 by

u‑blox has announced it acquired Rigado’s Bluetooth modules business in an Asset Purchase Agreement. Rigado is a provider of Edge‑as‑a-Service gateway solutions for Commercial IoT, and began offering certified wireless modules in 2015. This acquisition will allow u‑blox to extend their range of products in the area of Bluetooth low energy, Zigbee and ...


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Three years of edge use case research released


Wednesday, June 26, 2019 by

MobiledgeX has released more than three years of proprietary edge use case research and launches its interactive Edge Navigator tool to kick off industry-wide edge knowledge sharing and collaboration. Following interviews with more than 200 global businesses, the company found multi-player and cloud gaming, V2X communications, and Industrial IoT to be among the most via...


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Learn machine learning easier thanks to Spell


Monday, February 25, 2019 by

Machine learning startup Spell has launched a new collaborative web platform and brand identity designed by Studio Rodrigo, the New York independent design studio, helping to open up the huge potential of artificial intelligence and machine learning to a vast new audience. The launch of the new web interface and online learning portal designed by Studio Rodrigo coinc...


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Marketing experts say data analytics was a good bet


Friday, February 15, 2019 by

Industry analysts and market experts alike have predicted data would play a central role in mobile marketing during 2019. In an effort to better understand its impact, YouAppi has reached out to more than 540 of the world’s top in-house and agency marketers to find out how critical data has become for the brands they represent. A full 98 percent of respondents sai...


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The Taiwan Tech Arena returns to CES 2019


Wednesday, January 9, 2019 by

A new epicenter of advanced consumer technology research and development will take center stage at CES 2019 when the Taiwan Tech Arena returns to CES 2019 to introduce the world to 44 of the most promising Taiwanese technology start-ups in the Taiwan Tech Arena located in the Eureka Park Marketplace in the Sands Expo & Convention Center at Booth #52443. According...


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Get more app advertising revenue with header bidding advertisements


Monday, December 3, 2018 by

An app publisher deciding to monetize using advertisements is making the smart choice is indicated by a recent study that says 76% of all mobile app revenues come from ads. Another factor boosting the advertising potential of apps is the time spent by users in-app. This has made apps the most effective channel to engage users which has enticed advertisers to direct thei...


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OPPO R17 phone releases in style


Tuesday, August 28, 2018 by

OPPO has officially released two new R series phones - OPPO R17 and R17 Pro. With the new product positioning of the R series, OPPO R17 and R17 Pro adopt a number of innovations to bring users a smartphone series that combines artistic design and elegant technologies. Brian Shen, Assistant Vice President of OPPO and Head of Marketing in China, said: “OPPO insis...


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Machine data and SQL database release from Crate.io


Thursday, June 21, 2018 by

Crate.io announced $11 million in series A funding, along with the commercially-available Crate Machine Data Platform and version 3.0 of the open source CrateDB. The new funding was led by Zetta Venture Partners and Deutsche Invest Equity with participation from Mike Chalfen, Momenta Partners and Charlie Songhurst. Existing investors Draper Esprit, Vito Ventures and Sol...


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KaiOS talks smart feature phones and app developers


Wednesday, June 13, 2018 by

KaiOS is a Linux-based mobile operating system built on a fork of Firefox OS that first appeared in 2017 and was developed by KaiOS Technologies Inc. in San Diego. We recently chatted with Tim Metz, Marketing Director at KaiOS Technologies, about KaiOS' emerging operating system for smart feature phones. We discuss why these devices are becoming relevant again, what...


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Alternative Google Play app stores to consider


Tuesday, May 15, 2018 by

Android is open source, and because of that -app developers can build and deploy an APK file anywhere! There are obvious advantages to deploying into the known Android app stores such as Google Play, and Amazon - mostly in the potential number of impressions and installs your app can receive, because Google play comes as the default app store on most Android devices. Pl...


ESNC-to-give-awards-for-using-Galileo-compatible-chipsets

ESNC to give awards for using Galileo compatible chipsets


Wednesday, May 9, 2018 by

Navigation information has become an essential part of our daily lives. Thus, the priorities are shifting from the deployment of infrastructure to service delivery across the globe. This source of positioning data offers a manifold platform for all kinds of solutions.Currently, 95 percent of chipsets on the market are compatible with Galileo, the European Global Satelli...


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App naming best practices


Friday, January 26, 2018 by

Choosing an intriguing and sticky name for your app at times can be the hardest part of the whole development process. You want it to call out to potential users, be unique, yet timeless. When someone is looking in your category for an app, you want it to standout as the best app name amongst the rest. Here are a few recommended dos and don'ts when naming your...


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Bango launches Mobile Money wallet in Google Play with MTN Ghana


Wednesday, January 17, 2018 by

Bango just partnered with MTN Ghana to launch operator payments in Google Play. What this means is MTN Ghana subscribers can now pay for the wealth of content and services from Google Play with one-click, charging their MTN Mobile Money account.MTN Ghana is part of the MTN Group, which has over 200 million subscribers across 22 countries in Africa. From today on, s...


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Smart mobile marketing during the holidays


Tuesday, November 21, 2017 by

The holiday season is often glorified as the “App Developers’ days”, with dream conditions to send people to the app store and download new apps. The numbers don’t lie. 2016 was the best year yet for apps, with over half a million dollars being spend on mobile apps over the holiday - a 52% increase from the year prior (Sensor Tower). This holiday bump can be attributed ...


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When Taylor Swift crashes servers


Wednesday, August 30, 2017 by

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...


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Missouri ranks 27th in key measures of strength in datadriven economy


Wednesday, August 2, 2017 by

As data scientists and civic and business leaders across the country marshal the power of data and analytics to grow the economy and address societal challenges, Missouri ranks 27th in how well-prepared it is for success in this new data-driven environment, according to a new analysis by the Center for Data Innovation.The Center, a data-policy think tank affiliated with...


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All eyes on Mobile World Conference 2017


Wednesday, February 22, 2017 by

As all eyes turn to the Mobile World Conference (MWC) in Barcelona this month (27 February - 4 March, 2017), Ovum’s analyst team have gathered their views regarding what they expect to see at the world’s largest and most highly regarded mobile industry event.A key theme, which recurs throughout the report is the belief that MWC 2017 will mark a further shift in the evol...


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Features to include in your social media app


Monday, February 6, 2017 by

When considering a development strategy for your social media app, it’s important to think about the features you want to include. A common assumption that some “appreneurs” make is that loading up the app with lots of features right upon launch will help the app go viral. It won’t. Here’s why. You might be thinking: “If I have more features at the outset, the...


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3 reasons low code software is helping IT departments be superheroes


Thursday, December 1, 2016 by

Although we’ve long since entered the digital age, many organizations remain saddled with legacy IT systems, unable to keep up with the growing and ever-changing demands of the business. Not only that, with resources stretched, many IT departments are left with no choice but to prioritize day-to-day management over business innovation. And yet despite considerable chall...


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Creating a delegated development program using low code software


Monday, November 21, 2016 by

How often does someone from HR, finance, marketing or another business unit come to you with a request to develop a new business application? There’s an ever-growing collection of these open requests that you just can’t find the time to develop. Fortunately, instead of being a roadblock to these requests, you can leverage cloud-based low-code dev...


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Seven Keys to Obtaining Meaningful Patent Protection for Your Mobile App


Friday, September 16, 2016 by

You’ve come up with a brilliant idea for a mobile app that will deliver disruptive technology. You’ve sketched out a rough storyboard of your user interface and user experience. You’ve outlined the algorithms and architecture you need to implement your idea and satisfied yourself that your app is technically feasible. You are ready to finalize you...


Looking-at-the-Future-of-.NET

Looking at the Future of .NET


Friday, August 12, 2016 by

Exciting times lie ahead for .NET developers. Earlier this year during Build, Microsoft’s biggest developer event, clear roadmaps were given on the future of .NET and C#. Microsoft is re-positioning .NET to be a platform that can be written anywhere and run anywhere, which is a big departure from its long history of proprietary technologies.   Microsof...


How-Yahoo!-JAPAN-Is-Solving-Indoor-Navigation-and-Search-Challenges-for-Yahoo!-Maps-Users

How Yahoo! JAPAN Is Solving Indoor Navigation and Search Challenges for Yahoo! Maps Users


Wednesday, June 22, 2016 by

It is easy to get lost in a Tokyo train station. Tokyo’s Shinjuku station, for example, handles 3.6 million passengers a day across hundreds of thousands of square meters of platforms, concourses and malls. It’s the biggest station in the world and is followed closely by three of Tokyo’s other train stations.In recent years, the stations have been redeveloped with premi...


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Qualcomm Releases New Snapdragon Wear 1100 Processor for Smart Wearables


Wednesday, June 8, 2016 by

Qualcomm has released a new Qualcomm Snapdragon Wear 1100 processor for the targeted-purpose wearables segments such as connected kid and elderly watches, fitness trackers, smart headsets, and wearable accessories. The Snapdragon Wear 1100 processor joins the Snapdragon Wear 2100 processor, which is designed for multi-purpose wearables.Snapdragon Wear 1100 provides the ...


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CEO of Manage Mike Ng Discusses the Evolution of Mobile Advertising


Tuesday, May 31, 2016 by

We recently chatted with Mike Ng, CEO of Manage, to discuss the mobile advertising marketplace and the changes undergoing the industry.ADM: I understand Manage has been around for about 5 years as a mobile DSP. How has the company evolved over the years? Ng: When Manage was founded 5 years ago, we decided to focus primarily on mobile in-app marketing. We were one o...


Endless-Possibilities-with-Geomagnetic-Indoor-Positioning

Endless Possibilities with Geomagnetic Indoor Positioning


Tuesday, May 17, 2016 by

If you’ve written or used commercial-grade GPS apps, you know they’re no longer limited to basic driving directions. Today, tons of cool apps put your phone's location awareness to good use - you can code a whole range of apps, from finding nearby restaurants to hailing taxis. And these apps work well - as long as the mobile user is outside. However, once you cross...


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New Developer Workforce Initiative to Support the Global Development Work Force


Friday, April 22, 2016 by

The Application Developers Alliance has launched the Developer Workforce Initiative to provide resources and support that will engage, educate and help grow the global developer labor force. Initial corporate supporters of the initiative include Apcera, AT&T, Built.io, Ericsson, Facebook, Ford, Google, Intel, and MapR.The Developer Workforce Initiative includes a nu...


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Dell Goes Back to the Future With Product Releases at Dell World 2015


Wednesday, October 21, 2015 by

With the announcement of the EMC purchase a brief week ago, Dell is flexing its new found muscles at its annual Dell World conference, with announcements of expansion of Dell products and the new future that the EMC acquisition represents.At its opening night ceremony, all of Dell’s products and services were on exhibit and the theme of a future centric strategy was no ...


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Mobile Marketing Insights with Adobe Target's Drew Burns


Monday, July 20, 2015 by

We recently visited with Drew Burns, senior product marketing manager for Adobe Target, who works to evangelize the practice of iterative testing and content targeting in the digital marketing world. The subject of our chat was how to unlock the full potential of A/B testing to help mobile developers with their marketing efforts.ADM: What exactly is A/B testing? We know...


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Qt Releases New Version of Its Cross Platform Development Environment


Wednesday, July 15, 2015 by

The newly released Qt 5.5 offers new functionality for the Qt cross platform development environment as well as a more simplified product offering structure. Among the top aspects of the release is the company’s preparation for Windows 10 functionality once it is officially released by Microsoft. Qt is currently running on top of the new WinRT APIs on Windows 8 and...


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Qt 5.5 Release Includes Windows 10 Support and New IoT Functionality


Friday, July 3, 2015 by

Qt has released Qt 5.5, the latest version of its cross-platform application and user interface (UI) development framework. Qt offers a C++ based framework of libraries and tools that enables the development of interactive and cross-platform applications and devices. This latest version extends support for multimedia and graphics creation with 3D capabilities as well as...


Mobile-Monetization:-Three-Key-Considerations

Mobile Monetization: Three Key Considerations


Wednesday, May 27, 2015 by

Mobile is no longer an accessory, but an essential part of everyday life. Smartphone adoption rates are expected to triple over the next five years, meaning more than six billion people will own a smartphone by 2020. Global mobile internet spend has already overtaken other media platforms this year, so savvy businesses aren’t just ensuring they have a mobile app or webs...


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Localizing Your App to Drive Store Rankings and Global Growth


Wednesday, May 13, 2015 by

When was the last time you downloaded an app written in Bengali? Or Japanese? If you’re a native English speaker, the answer is probably - and understandably - never. Though of course there are apps out there that are written in these languages and more, but not in English. And if English is your only language, this means that those apps are not available to you in any ...


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How Apple Indoor Maps and Positioning Caters High Visitor Volume Facilities


Friday, February 27, 2015 by

One thing you can depend on, Apple is going to pack all kinds of goodies into its technology that offer the potential to transform the functionality of these devices and transform how you communicate with your customers. A case in point is Apple’s Indoor Positioning functionality, which Apple has updated for iOS 8 to provide facility owners with indoor latitude, longitu...


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Let’s Get Ready to Rumble! How WWE Used Phunware’s Location Aware Technology Platform to Engage Fans at WrestleMania 30 in New Orleans


Monday, December 22, 2014 by

For World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE), it’s all about giving fans the most cutting edge experience possible. At this year’s WrestleMania 30 in New Orleans, WWE was able to do just that in a new, meaningful, and decidedly interactive way.WWE hosted three WrestleMania-related events in New Orleans: WrestleMania Axxess (an event featuring autograph signings, live matches...