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The-Game-of-the-Year-winner-is-God-of-War-announced-at-GDC-19

The Game of the Year winner is God of War announced at GDC 19


Friday, March 22, 2019 by

Sony Santa Monica & Sony Interactive Entertainment’s epic reimagining of the intense action/adventure series, God of War, was honored with the prize for Game of the Year at the 19th annual Game Developers Choice Awards (GDCA) ceremony during the 2019 Game Developers Conference (GDC) at the Moscone Convention Center in San Francisco. Sony’s God of War tel...


Pi-record-now-at-31.4-trillion-digits-in-2019-thanks-to-Google-Compute

Pi record now at 31.4 trillion digits in 2019 thanks to Google Compute


Thursday, March 14, 2019 by

It's March 14th which means it's Pi Day! 3.14 - which is a convenient equal to the first 3 digits of pi, get it? Pi day started in 1988, but as crazy as Pi Day itself sounds, in 2009 the U.S. House of Representatives passed a non-binding resolution that recognizes March 14th as Pi Day too. You can celebrate Pi Day by having a slice of pie, having a debate ...


App-localization-done-right

App localization done right


Thursday, December 27, 2018 by

Mobile devices are everywhere, and so are the apps that run on them. Vast numbers of smartphones mean vast numbers of users – and irrespective of the language they speak or where they live, these users demand a wide range of specialized applications. If you’re a mobile app developer, you may have already considered adapting your product to other markets. ...


Top-ranking-mobile-games-earn-10X-what-other-games-do

Top ranking mobile games earn 10X what other games do


Monday, October 29, 2018 by

A report from Mobvista-owned GameAnalytics has shown yet again just how competitive the mobile games industry is, with a minority of top-performing titles capturing a disproportionate slice of the $70 billion forecast to be spent on mobile games in 2018. The report, titled "Mobile Gaming Benchmarks", is GameAnalytics’ second global anal...


Using-GraphQL-for-building-internal-apps-quickly

Using GraphQL for building internal apps quickly


Wednesday, August 8, 2018 by

The transition from IT’s role in organizations, from a mere horizontal function to one of a strategic advantage, is playing out the world over. However, most change management techniques behind these efforts tend to disproportionately focus on end-user facing software - often at the cost of intra-organization or internal applications (apps). Internal apps prope...


Making-a-mobile-game-that-sticks-this-season

Making a mobile game that sticks this season


Wednesday, December 27, 2017 by

‘Tis the season to be gaming. With dozens of new titles expected to hit the shelves, app stores and console and PC marketplaces this holiday season, it’s critical that developers level up their strategies for a successful game launch to earn a hefty slice of this year’s holiday gaming sales pie.After building a terrific game, a successful holiday launch hinges on provid...


Avocarrot-Unified-SSP-for-mobile-is-launched-from-Glispa

Avocarrot Unified SSP for mobile is launched from Glispa


Monday, July 17, 2017 by

Following the announcement of its fourth strategic acquisition, Glispa Global Group, a mobile ad tech company, unveils its newest product offering, Avocarrot, the full-service monetization platform which serves all types of mobile in-app advertising, both programmatic and performance-based. The new platform offers full transparency, control, and ease of use to boost and...


How-to-earn-more-revenue-from-your-Android-apps

How to earn more revenue from your Android apps


Wednesday, May 3, 2017 by

When you hear that Android app revenues are set to top iOS revenue in 2017 and that global app revenue is also set to reach $102 billion by 2020, you can be forgiven for thinking that everyone in the app economy is smiling to the bank. However, according to Vision Mobile, 64 per cent of Android app developers are operating under a ‘poverty threshold’ of $500 per month i...


Kinetica-launches-in-database-analytics-via-user-defined-functions

Kinetica launches in-database analytics via user-defined functions


Wednesday, January 25, 2017 by

Kinetica has announced the availability of in-database analytics via user-defined functions (UDFs). This brand new capability makes the parallel processing power of the GPU accessible to custom analytics functions deployed within Kinetica. This opens the opportunity for machine learning/artificial intelligence libraries such as TensorFlow, BIDMach, Caffe, and Torch to r...


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Yahoo explains what communitainment is and how it's mobile's killer app


Tuesday, December 6, 2016 by

Last August, in Flurry’s app usage report, we declared that “Content is King: Again.” That report showed U.S. users’ time spent consuming media in apps had grown from 46 mins/day in 2014 to 96 mins/day in 2015, a whopping 108% year-over-year increase. Curious to clock this year’s usage, we ran the numbers again and found that time spent con...


Is-Your-Brand-Developing-a-ChatBot-Strategy

Is Your Brand Developing a ChatBot Strategy


Friday, June 17, 2016 by

Marketers and Customer Service professionals are now paying a lot of attention to ChatBots. Whereas the web, mobile marketing and smartphone apps were at one point the “next big thing”, ChatBots are now becoming a pervasive part of a brand’s digital toolkit.“Bots”, as they’re known, are being talked about as the next evolution of messaging interaction between brands and...


Face-off:-Analytics-as-Apps-vs-Analytics-as-Code

Face-off: Analytics-as-Apps vs Analytics-as-Code


Tuesday, October 20, 2015 by

All Hail Point-and-Click Apps!A few years ago consumerization of everything was the rage. The belief was that enterprises would become more productive by rethinking every one of their processes and applying consumer principles to them. Setting up a new datacenter might be like scheduling your laundry service via your phone.Not surprisingly, data analytics were swept up ...


Logentries-Releases-Docker-Dashboards-for-DevOps-and-New-Puppet-Community-Pack

Logentries Releases Docker Dashboards for DevOps and New Puppet Community Pack


Monday, October 12, 2015 by

Logentries has released a new Docker dashboard which offers new elastic logging enhancements to enable users to analyze Docker log data using dynamic time-slice views to identify rare events and outlier issues. The company has also released a new Puppet Log Analyzer which monitors Puppet configuration changes with out-of-the-box queries, dashboards and alerting tools.Do...


Continuous-Delivery-Drives-Business-Advantage:-Six-Leading-Edge-Companies

Continuous Delivery Drives Business Advantage: Six Leading Edge Companies


Thursday, July 9, 2015 by

Several years ago, the application lifecycle process known as continuous delivery was a new concept being tried by a small group of early adopters. Things have changed. Now, continuous delivery, or CD, is a practice that companies big and small are not only trying out, but embracing as part of a new, faster moving, on-demand business culture. We’re now hearing the ...


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...


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deltaDNA Unveils New deltaCrunch Training Game


Saturday, December 13, 2014 by

deltaDNA just unveiled deltaCrunch, a new Match3 game. The deltaCrunch new Match3 is a training game available within the deltaDNA platform. The training game has been designed for developers as a training aide in best practice for game personalization and analytics. deltaDNA is an analytics and game personalization platform.Mark Robinson, CEO, deltaDNA indica...


Turkey-Plucker-Thanksgiving-Holiday-App

Turkey Plucker Thanksgiving Holiday App


Sunday, November 2, 2014 by

Have some hilarious fun plucking the turkey or cutting it up with Turkey Plucker by Moonbeam Development! This Thanksgiving holiday themed game is all about seeing how fast you can pluck the feathers from a turkey to get em' ready for Thanksgiving dinner! Use your fingers to pull them feathers off as fast as you can, and challenge others by sharing your h...


Slice-Opens-API-to-Web-Developers

Slice Opens API to Web Developers


Thursday, September 11, 2014 by

Slice, a company that organizes online shopping data from e-receipts, has today opened its API to web developers. Slice’s proprietary technology unboxes all the data in e-receipts and makes it actionable for both consumers and Slice partners. Originally developed at Stanford, Slice¹s machine-learning technology automatically identifies e-receipts within i...


An-Artist-Transitions-from-Console-to-Mobile-Games:-Lessons-Learned

An Artist Transitions from Console to Mobile Games: Lessons Learned


Friday, August 22, 2014 by

Before joining Kiwi Inc., I spent the first five years of my career working on AAA console games. In more than two years since I’ve been with Kiwi, I have learned a lot about the differences between each platform. Previous experiences with projects like Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 were instrumental to helping me gain a bearing in the games industry, but ultimately offered...


Medialets-Launches-Servo-Total-Attribution-Attribution-and-Monetization-Platform

Medialets Launches Servo Total Attribution Attribution and Monetization Platform


Wednesday, August 20, 2014 by

Medialets’ Servo Total Attribution has received several updates to provide developers, publishers and advertisers a look into the value of every mobile impression in their campaigns, connecting view-throughs, click-throughs, and other media events directly to each slice of downstream conversion activity across any mobile app, mobile browser, and back again, on every mod...


Sprint-to-Expand-Mobile-App-Enterprise-Solution-Footprint

Sprint to Expand Mobile App Enterprise Solution Footprint


Thursday, August 14, 2014 by

Sprint is a launching a new ad campaign to promote its revamped suite of enterprise mobile solutions. The company announced the campaign this week, saying “Sprint helps businesses adapt more quickly to this changing environment, and take full advantage of their potential, with a new business brand and multi-million dollar marketing campaign which focuses on how technolo...


New-Microsoft-Sharks-Cove-Development-Board-Not-Another-Slice-of-Pi

New Microsoft Sharks Cove Development Board Not Another Slice of Pi


Thursday, July 31, 2014 by

Microsoft has announced they are taking preorders for the Sharks Cove development board, a “Windows compatible hardware development board” designed to facilitate development of software and drivers for mobile devices that run Windows, such as phones, tablets and similar System on a Chip (SoC) platforms.Priced at $299, Microsoft predicts board that will find a home with ...


Why-Developers-Should-Hop-on-Board-the-Edutainment-Train-Before-it-Leaves-the-station

Why Developers Should Hop on Board the Edutainment Train Before it Leaves the station


Tuesday, July 1, 2014 by

Ten years ago, educators, and game makers hotly debated the validity of ‘edutainment’ for kids’.  Accusations leveled against technology companies were that entertaining educational games compromised the habits of mind (study analysis, reflection, contemplation and deliberation) and the experts questioned the balance of fun versus educational content.The debate has ...


Mind-=-Blown!-Flappy-Bird-Has-Been-Removed-By-The-Developer-As-Promised

Mind = Blown! Flappy Bird Has Been Removed By The Developer As Promised


Sunday, February 9, 2014 by

"I felt a great disturbance in the Force, as if millions of voices suddenly cried out in terror and were suddenly silenced. I fear something terrible has happened." Obi-Wan Star Wars IVAs we posted yesterday, the top app "Flappy Bird" has been removed from the app store seemingly never to return by the developer who created it. I am not sure what to say to this oth...


Facebook-Is-Testing-a-New-Way-to-Help-App-Developers-Monetize

Facebook Is Testing a New Way to Help App Developers Monetize


Wednesday, January 22, 2014 by

The world is not enough for Facebook. At least, not its current slice of the world’s ad revenue. In a post that just appeared on the Facebook developer blog, it appears that the social network giant is taking steps to analyze the potential for expanding its reach by delivering ads to third party apps.At least that’s what it sounds like to me. But I’ll let you decide for...


The-November-Issue-of-App-Developer-Magazine-Is-Here!

The November Issue of App Developer Magazine Is Here!


Friday, November 1, 2013 by

The November Issue of ADM is here and available on our website and in mobile newsstands now! There is a wealth of information in this issue for any app developer (big or small) to take advantage of during the Fall and Winter seasons. It contains 12 featured articles in all, plus our regular monthly news sections, industry spotlight, app showcase, and a hi...


It’s-a-Strange-Marriage-Between-Two-Fierce-Rivals-as-Facebook-and-Google-Join-Forces

It’s a Strange Marriage Between Two Fierce Rivals as Facebook and Google Join Forces


Wednesday, October 23, 2013 by

Show me the money! You hear that a lot on our website and it’s what drives the mobile economy. Companies might compete hard in the mobilesphere, but if there is a way to make money working with a rival, they might not be thrilled about it, but more cash is more cash. Google and Facebook are doing just that with the announcement that DoubleClick Bid Manager has joined w...


Is-the-smartwatch-the-next-big-thing-for-app-developers

Is the smartwatch the next big thing for app developers


Sunday, March 24, 2013 by

A watch that just keeps time seems like something from the wild west, after all if you are going to wear a piece of tech you might as well make the most of it right? That is the stance LG, Motorola, Sony, Apple, Google, and others are taking anyway - and it might just pay off with some exciting preliminary prototypes being leaked around the web.So what exactly is a...


Microsoft-and-Apple-arguing-over-fees

Microsoft and Apple arguing over fees


Monday, December 10, 2012 by

The future of the SkyDrive app by Microsoft might be in jeopardy for iOS users because Microsoft and Apple have locked horns over Apple wanting 30% of Microsoft's take when people purchase additional space inside the app while using an iOS device.This goes back to the early argument developers had over the seemingly generous slice of a developers revenue being taken by ...


Tough-gig-making-a-living-as-an-app-developer

Tough gig making a living as an app developer


Wednesday, November 14, 2012 by

ROSEDALE, Md. — Shawn and Stephanie Grimes spent much of the last two years pursuing their dream of doing research and development for Apple, the world’s most successful corporation.THE iECONOMYA series examining challenges posed by increasingly globalized high-tech industries.More in This Series »GraphicJob Prospects for App WritersRelatedWhat It Takes to Be an Ap...