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Flight-to-the-Future-adds-1-million-drone-based-jobs

Flight to the Future adds 1 million drone-based jobs


Tuesday, August 18, 2020 by

Earlier this summer, Aquiline Drones (AD) launched a new employment initiative called Flight to the Future (F2F) to help pilots and the general public re-boot their careers by becoming certified commercial drone operators. This is to fulfill the increasing demand for commercial drone services nationwide.  Now, the organization has announced a massive corporate offi...


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CircleCI now has AWS GovCloud support plus several other updates


Wednesday, February 26, 2020 by

CircleCI announced the availability of AWS GovCloud support among several other updates to their server solution. GovCloud is an AWS service specifically built for U.S. government agencies, defense companies, and other regulated industries such as healthcare, finance, justice/public safety, and energy. As of today, CircleCI server installations on AWS are configured ...


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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...


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Reshape the World Challenge launches to help the selfemployed


Wednesday, April 18, 2018 by

FreshBooks has launched the first Reshape the World Challenge. The Challenge’s goal is to discover and support innovative companies and individuals helping people who work for themselves be more successful. Entrants will compete to show how their new product or service helps the self-employed for a chance to win $30,000 USD in cash prizes and a fully-paid trip to Durham...


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Using common short codes for mobile app marketing


Friday, February 16, 2018 by

App developers know well the difficulties in marketing their apps. But a highly compelling way to advertise their apps in the context to the real world is being overlooked.Common Short Codes provide an easy way for app developers and brands to get consumers to download an app in context with their current, real-world surroundings. Common Short Codes bring integrity and ...


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Solving persistent storage problems for cloud native


Wednesday, October 25, 2017 by

Virtuozzo has announced the availability of Virtuozzo Storage for Kubernetes. The new solution solves persistent storage selection problems for cloud native environments and applications for Kubernetes (K8s) production deployments. A purely software-defined storage solution that runs on commodity hardware, Virtuozzo Storage for Kubernetes provides container-friendly sto...


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Are app store subscription models right for your app


Friday, October 6, 2017 by

While advertising and in-app purchases are the methods of monetization app marketers are probably most familiar with, subscription-based models may be the most overlooked. But subscriptions offer publishers benefits like a predictable, long-term revenue stream, and higher average revenue per user (ARPU) versus ads or IAPs. Subscriptions can also be deeply engaging for u...


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The small business market should be the developers next focus


Tuesday, September 26, 2017 by

Small businesses are more often than not behind the curve when it comes to technology, but how will that change in the future as? That's the question that many enterprise are searching for the answer to.Alex Barnett recently returned to Intuit to head up their Developer Group and he could not be more inspired by the role developers are playing in small business success....


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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...


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Web professionals reporting client growth says GoDaddy


Wednesday, August 16, 2017 by

A survey of web developers and designers finds that the web professional industry continues to boom two decades after the emergence of the Internet. Rapid growth in clients is fueled by the retail and travel industries, according to a new global research study commissioned by GoDaddy.The industry study, conducted in the United States, Germany, United Kingdom, India, Bra...


Everything-you-need-to-know-about-DBaaS

Everything you need to know about DBaaS


Tuesday, August 15, 2017 by

With any business, there comes a constant string of decisions a start-up founder, CTO, or small business owner must make to assure that the technologies they manage are being utilized to their fullest potential. Managing such technologies may have been difficult in the past, but in today's cloud environments, which provide virtually limitless capabilities, the burden is...


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Why Texas Humor selected the Shopgate mobile commerce platform


Thursday, July 20, 2017 by

Shopgate has announced Texas Humor, a clothing brand that emphasizes Texas pride, selected their mobile commerce platform solution to develop an enhanced mobile shopping application for its customer base. The mobile app allows Texas Humor to further connect with customers through advanced features including push notifications, abandoned cart reminders and exclusive mobi...


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DocuSign talks about embedding eSigning into your app


Monday, June 12, 2017 by

DocuSign, an eSignature startup, has a reported $3 billion valuation, more than 100+ million users, and a client roster that includes Microsoft, Salesforce, LinkedIn and SAP. Here Marie Huwe, the VP of Developer Programs and Evangelism at DocuSign, tells us about their API and how developers have influenced their growth and success to date. ADM: What is your role at Doc...


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Growing your business with an app


Tuesday, May 2, 2017 by

There are many different tools available for businesses to use to market and promote their products and services. Social media is one of those major platforms, but the passive nature of these websites and platforms doesn’t always make them the best way to reach customers. Creating a mobile app for your business allows you to directly engage with your consumer base, but ...


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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...


Small-business-and-mobile-apps-insight

Small business and mobile apps insight


Thursday, April 20, 2017 by

Small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) are moving rapidly toward adopting mobile apps in 2017, according to new research from Clutch. They report that 42% of SMBs have built their own mobile app, and the survey indicates that SMBs increasingly view them as a worthwhile tool to improve business operations and return on investment.Two-thirds (67%) of SMBs surveyed said ...


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IBM and the Weather Company just introduced mesh network alerts


Wednesday, February 15, 2017 by

IBM and The Weather Company, an IBM Business, have introduced a new Mesh Network Alerts technology that provides a mobile method of communicating with underserved populations in developing countries to notify of potential severe weather events or disasters - even in areas with limited Internet connection, or cellular networks are disrupted due to an outage. Develop...


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UCaaS adoption gaining ground as enterprises turning to the cloud


Tuesday, February 7, 2017 by

More than half (51%) of businesses are expected to adopt cloud Unified Communications (UCaaS/Hosted PBX) by 2020, surpassing premise-based PBX as businesses of all sizes shift to the cloud for unified communications, team collaboration and contact center services, according to the 2nd Annual BroadSoft, Inc. survey of global telecom providers and industry leaders.The Bro...


Mobiquity-and-Insert-come-together-to-help-with-inapp-engagement

Mobiquity and Insert come together to help with inapp engagement


Wednesday, December 21, 2016 by

Mobiquity and Insert just formed a new partnership to deliver real-time, in-app personalization to mobile users. The partnership brings together Mobiquity's end-to-end mobile services with Insert's technology for rapidly deploying in-app engagement features, allowing app owners and mobile marketers to develop more meaningful customer relationships.As enterprise brands i...


Appio-is-enabling-small-business-to-compete-like-never-before

Appio is enabling small business to compete like never before


Tuesday, December 20, 2016 by

Appio, a new startup out of Boston run by parent company LaunchByte, is looking to sweeping small business owners off their feet. They have developed a product to help traditional small business owners stay afloat and thrive in the rapidly growing tech ecosystem that surrounds them.Most small business owners have a dream to be successful and branch out until they are no...


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How revenue recycling can help you improve capital and fund growth


Tuesday, October 4, 2016 by

Almost all app developers face a common financial challenge: Keeping cash flowing during the time between launch of a new app and payout of revenue by the app stores and platform holders.This period of time is referred to in the app economy as the “funding gap.” It’s common in many different industries, especially among manufacturers that have to shell out capital to pa...


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New Canvas 8 App Wants Your Data


Thursday, August 4, 2016 by

Gartner estimates U.S. businesses spend $35 Billion each year filing and retrieving paperwork, McKinsey estimates that 45 percent of work can be automated. To address this, Canvas is announcing a comprehensive refresh to its App and updates to its cloud-based mobile platform with Canvas 8 - simplifying how businesses collect, share and learn from the data they use every...


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VMWare, Pinterest, Intel and Others Commit to Make Hiring Practices More Inclusive


Saturday, June 25, 2016 by

As part of the Silicon Valleys Global Entrepreneurship Summit, 30 companies have committed to including more inclusive technology hiring practices as part of the Tech-Inclusion initiative. The companies are pledging to taking the following actions:- Implement and publish company-specific goals to recruit, retain, and advance diversetechnology ta...


Are-Your-Mobile-Apps-Ready-for-2016

Are Your Mobile Apps Ready for 2016


Wednesday, February 10, 2016 by

Mobile devices became the shopper’s device of choice for browsing and buying this holiday season, with mobile accounting for 57.2 percent of all online traffic and 36.2 percent of all online sales – respective increases of 15.2 and 30 percent over 2014, according to IBM Watson Trend. With another holiday shopping season behind us and companies working hard to ...


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US Dominates in Numbers of Top App Publishers


Monday, January 11, 2016 by

A recent report by ACT | The App Association shows that the US still reigns supreme for the top app publishers. The annual report, titled the “State of the App Economy,” is in its fourth year.According to the report, the $120 billion mobile app market is still being led by U.S.companies, the vast majority of which are startups or small businesses. The low barrier of ent...


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Top Five Ways to Get Your Apps Ready for Windows 10


Friday, July 10, 2015 by

With the full release of Windows 10 right around the corner, now’s the time to ensure your app is ready for Microsoft’s biggest release ever. And here’s how you can do it.Expect Big Consumer Adoption Rates for Windows 10Microsoft expects that Windows 10 will see huge adoption rates by its millions of worldwide customers, from home users to small business and large enter...


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New York High School Kids Get Intensive Training in App Programming


Thursday, August 7, 2014 by

It’s a great idea, kids in high school learning to code. Ask any app developer if they would have preferred World Literature or JavaScript 101 and you can guess the answer.The training is being provided by The Flatiron School which has announced a coding conservatory for motivated high school students. Flatiron After School, mirrored off of existing adult curr...


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Developers May Have Opportunity to Launch Apps with Android or Windows Device OEMs


Monday, May 19, 2014 by

SweetLabs has launched a new app install platform consisting of cloud-based services and client-side software to help manufacturers of any Android or Windows device (“OEMs”) better monetize and differentiate their products through apps.The app install platform is a product of the app solutions SweetLabs has provided to users and developers over the years. Thei...


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Spirent Offers New SaaS Vulnerability Scanning and Load Testing Platform


Tuesday, May 6, 2014 by

Spirent Communications, a provider of network, devices and application testing solutions, has launched ArmorHub, a cloud-based vulnerability scanning service for website owners, application developers, and API managers.ArmorHub, together with Blitz.io, delivers a set of cloud-based services for security assessment and load testing offered as a subscription-based Softwar...


How-to-Make-Business-Apps-Without-the-Need-to-Code

How to Make Business Apps Without the Need to Code


Tuesday, May 6, 2014 by

Today over 90% of Americans who own a smartphone while close to half own a tablet. These mobile devices have become the de facto standard devices used in virtually all aspects of our lives today displacing our dependence on laptop and desktop computers.  There is, however, a major dilemma taking place in this transition which we have witnessed before. When the IBM ...


Constant Contact promotion


Friday, November 23, 2012 by

Hope you all had a great Thanksgiving. Constant Contact has just provided small business owners one more reason to say Thanks.On Monday only, people signing up for any constant contact tool will get 40% off the next 3 months! This is a great opportunity to spread the word to your customers and prospects about constant contact and your integration,while gaining reve...