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The-app-store-is-not-a-monopoly-says-Apple-employees-in-new-survey

The app store is not a monopoly says Apple employees in new survey


Thursday, May 30, 2019 by

Blind is an anonymous social network with thousands of verified employees engaging in discussions about work-related issues and industry trends. Their weekly surveys gather real-time insight into employee sentiment on trending issues, with results broken down by company. The most recent survey asked Is Apple creating a monopoly by only allowing consumers to purcha...


Automation-and-AI-are-augmenting-the-way-we-do-work

Automation and AI are augmenting the way we do work


Monday, September 24, 2018 by

Companies that invest in robotic process automation (RPA) or artificial intelligence (AI) see much higher performance returns especially if they also invest in people. In fact, the very presence of automation in the workplace is making those work environments more ‘human.’ These are the findings of The Augmented Human Enterprise - a major academic study c...


GTC-Japan-yields-huge-new-NVIDIA-announcements

GTC Japan yields huge new NVIDIA announcements


Monday, September 17, 2018 by

At GTC Japan in Tokyo, Jensen Huang, CEO of NVIDIA, announced a host of new technologies and products during his signature keynote speaking event. And in case you missed it, here is a list of all of the new announcements that came out of the event: NVIDIA TensorRT Hyperscale Platform NVIDIA has announced a new AI data center platform delivering an advanced inferen...


Lack-of-AI-automation-is-hurting-corporate-bottom-lines

Lack of AI automation is hurting corporate bottom lines


Monday, August 27, 2018 by

Bigtincan announced the findings of its recent study that evaluated if, and how, sales professionals are using sales enablement and advanced technologies like artificial intelligence (AI). Bigtincan surveyed more than 600 U.S. sales executives, working for organizations with 1,000 or more employees across industries including financial services, real estate, insurance, ...


Stony-Brook-University-gets-$25M-for-new-engineering-program

Stony Brook University gets $25M for new engineering program


Wednesday, August 22, 2018 by

Senate Majority Leader John Flanagan (2nd Senate District) and Chairman of the Senate’s Higher Education Committee Kenneth LaValle (1st Senate District) announced the award of $25 million in funding to Stony Brook University that will enable the university to begin the initial phases for developing a new engineering building on campus. The funding will enable Ston...


AI-social-network-Hibe-launches-using-Oracle-Cloud

AI social network Hibe launches using Oracle Cloud


Friday, August 17, 2018 by

Oracle announced Virtual Artifacts has launched its mobile application network, Hibe, with Oracle Cloud. The company has developed Hibe as a new social network for mobile applications that lets consumers communicate with each other from their social platform of choice. To prepare for rapid growth, Virtual Artifacts invested in Oracle Cloud, including Oracle Autonomous D...


Swace-wants-to-save-social-media-engagement-

Swace wants to save social media engagement


Tuesday, August 7, 2018 by

Social media services platforms are seeing a massive boom in audience growth, but users still don’t like how these platforms use their data to make money. Brand engagement on social networks has steadily decreased, despite greater investments to gain user attention. A new solution is here to disrupt the status quo of social media brand engagement in a completely n...


CARU-refers-Musical.ly-to-FTC

CARU refers Musical.ly to FTC


Monday, April 30, 2018 by

The Children’s Advertising Review Unit has referred The Musical.ly Inc., operator of the Musical.ly mobile application, to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), after the company said it would not comply with CARU’s recommendations regarding children’s privacy.CARU is an investigative unit of the advertising industry’s system of self-regulation. CARU monitors websites and...


NoSQL-database-benchmark-released-by-ArangoDB

NoSQL database benchmark released by ArangoDB


Thursday, February 22, 2018 by

ArangoDB announced the latest findings of its open source NoSQL performance benchmark series. To enable vendors to respond to the results and contribute improvements, the company has published the necessary scripts required to repeat the benchmark. The goal of the benchmark is to measure the performance of each database system when there is no cache used. The benchmark ...


The-future-of-the-voice-enabled-AI

The future of the voice enabled AI


Friday, August 25, 2017 by

Eventually everything you own will be commanded with text or voice in the future. But specifically we may see that voice has the advantage over it's counterpart due to a more natural feel and simplicity of use. That is why things like Amazon Alexa are starting to take off. Voice recognition has finally got on par with text, and it’s now much faster to say a command than...


Social-media-intelligence-platform-releases-premium-offerings

Social media intelligence platform releases premium offerings


Thursday, May 11, 2017 by

Synthesio, a social media intelligence and social listening tool, has announced Synthesio Plus. This new update, a premium offering, will allow their customers to gain stronger qualitative and quantitative insights out of their social data through utilizing interaction analytics in all aspects of the platform."Everything that we build for our platform is designed to giv...


1APP-launches-a-new-way-to-access-apps

1APP launches a new way to access apps


Monday, December 5, 2016 by

1APP has announced general availability of OneOS, the first cloud-based mobile operating system that enables instant access to native mobile apps without the need to download. By rendering an app as a simple weblink, apps can be instantly accessed, embedded, or shared inside any web-connected environment. Existing apps can be uploaded to the 1APP cloud in a pr...


Insight-Into-How-VISR-Uses-Machine-Learning-to-Monitor-Kids-Social-Media

Insight Into How VISR Uses Machine Learning to Monitor Kids Social Media


Wednesday, May 25, 2016 by

We recently chatted with Robert Reichman, founder and CEO of VISR, a predictive wellness startup to learn about the challenges facing an app publisher in the kids and wellness genres.  The VISR app monitors social media, using data and machine learning to alert parents to issues their kids face online. By analyzing the online activities and interactions of kids - i...


Marmalade-Offers-New-Backend-as-a-Service-for-Cross-Platform-Game-Developers

Marmalade Offers New Backend-as-a-Service for Cross Platform Game Developers


Tuesday, October 20, 2015 by

Marmalade is now offering Marmalade Game Services offering a new backend service powered by GameSparks, a cross platform Backend-as-a-Service (BaaS) provider for games. Through the GameSparks platform and integration via their C++ SDK, Marmalade Game Services allows developers to build the server-side features of their game, offering the ability to connec...


Adobe-Releases-New-No-Code-DPS

Adobe Releases New No Code DPS


Saturday, August 8, 2015 by

Adobe Digital Publishing Solution (DPS) has been updated to offer no code solution in what the company says is in response to “…custom app development spending on the decline…”In a statement concerning the release of the new platform, Nick Bogaty, senior director, head of digital publishing at Adobe, explains Adobe’s move to a no code environment, “Now, the creation of ...


Cross-Channel-Strategies-for-Mobile-App-Publishers

Cross Channel Strategies for Mobile App Publishers


Saturday, April 11, 2015 by

Customers connect and engage with advertisers across many channels, including email, the web, physical locations, social media networks and increasingly, in mobile apps. These channels aren't silos, and users are not channel-specific. People don't only use Facebook, or play Angry Birds, or only read online papers; they increasingly interact with brands across numerous p...


App-Marketing:-What-Channels-Will-Be-Most-Effective-in-2015

App Marketing: What Channels Will Be Most Effective in 2015


Thursday, January 29, 2015 by

At the beginning of each year we all read articles with predictions on pretty much any subject - mobile is no exception. Famous hockey player Wayne Gretzky once said, “A good hockey player plays where the puck is. A great hockey player plays where the puck is going to be.” As a guy who has been a part of an app marketing agency for the last 5 years, I constantly ap...


Next-Generation-Email-Management-Platform-Unveiled-By-Vade-Retro

Next Generation Email Management Platform Unveiled By Vade Retro


Thursday, November 27, 2014 by

Vade Retro, a European based graymail management company recently launched the world's first Graymail Management platform in the United States. The next-generation email management platform was developed to filter out Graymail in the US. Graymail is an email which the user might have subscribed to and does not want to receive further messages. Email has become a to...


The-Long-and-Winding-(Mobile-Media-Buying)-Road

The Long and Winding (Mobile Media Buying) Road


Thursday, November 13, 2014 by

App developers and mobile media buyers have long struggled with the maze that is mobile advertising – and for good reason. Vast amounts of ad space are sprawled out across hundreds of thousands of mobile apps, websites and games. There are several ways to buy media (RTB, ad networks, Google, etc.), numerous types of ads (video ads, rich media, native ads, display a...


Fresvii-Releases-Open-Beta-of-AppSteroid-Mobile-Game-Platform-for-iOS,-Android-and-Unity

Fresvii Releases Open Beta of AppSteroid Mobile Game Platform for iOS, Android and Unity


Tuesday, October 21, 2014 by

Fresvii has announced the open beta for the company’s AppSteroid mobile cloud platform. The AppSteroid SDK version is (0.2.1) for iOS, Android and Unity.Fresvii's AppSteroid is a mobile cloud platform designed for smartphone game developers to facilitate the integration of gaming components, reducing development costs without worrying about game server management. Servi...


Oracle-Updates-Mobile-Suite-for-Enterprise-App-Developement

Oracle Updates Mobile Suite for Enterprise App Developement


Wednesday, July 2, 2014 by

Oracle has announced updates to its Oracle Mobile Suite, the company’s solution for development and deployment of mobile applications across multiple mobile platforms, and works with disparate enterprise systems.The latest release features a new cross device mobile development framework, Oracle Mobile Application Framework (MAF), which can simplify the development ...


Insights-into-the-State-of-the-Mobile-Market-for-Q1-2014

Insights into the State of the Mobile Market for Q1 2014


Thursday, May 15, 2014 by

The mobile market is such a moving target that it’s hard to get a clear picture at any one point in time. However, after the first quarter of this year, the are a number of reports that provide insight, a few of which we overview here.Distimo recently reported that, while Google Play has seen 38 percent growth for the last 6 months, April showed no gains according ...


Kii-Cloud-based-Mobile-Backend-Platform-Now-Available-on-AWS-Marketplace

Kii Cloud based Mobile Backend Platform Now Available on AWS Marketplace


Tuesday, April 29, 2014 by

Kii, a mobile backend-as-a-service (MBaaS) provider, has announced their platform’s availability on the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Marketplace and are now a member of the AWS Partner Network (APN) for enterprises and startup mobile app companies. Developers who are either starting, or currently building their apps, can sign-up for free to access Kii’s full...


Android-App-Developers-Need-to-Check-Their-Apps-for-Heartbleed-Vulnerability-

Android App Developers Need to Check Their Apps for Heartbleed Vulnerability


Thursday, April 24, 2014 by

A report from FireEye, a company that provides a virtual machine-based software security platform protecting companies against cyber attacks, has found that 150 million downloads of Android apps contain OpenSSL libraries vulnerable to Heartbleed.Heartbleed allows attackers to steal sensitive information from vulnerable websites by sending crafted SSL heartbeat mess...


Everything-You-Need-To-Know-About-the-New-Google-Android-Wear-Smart-Watch-OS-Launched-at-the-Game-Developers-Conference

Everything You Need To Know About the New Google Android Wear Smart Watch OS Launched at the Game Developers Conference


Tuesday, March 18, 2014 by

Google likes to be front and center during major developer events and so after announcing new Google Play Services on Monday, on the second day of the GDC they have announced their new Android Wear OS for smart watches and other wearables. And if you want to know everything about the Android Wear from an app developer standpoint, you’ve come to the right place.The Andro...


Facebook-Autoplay-Video-Ads-Help-Mobile-Advertising-Audience-Double-in-First-Quarter-2014

Facebook Autoplay Video Ads Help Mobile Advertising Audience Double in First Quarter 2014


Monday, February 24, 2014 by

Mobile advertising continues to heat up and to help understand the mobile ad market, Citrix has released its Citrix Mobile Analytics Report for the first quarter of 2014. The report provides insight into subscriber behavior and related factors that determine quality of experience for mobile data services. Citrix has discovered that mobile advertisements now...


You-Dream-It,-We-Build-It-Competition-Offers-Up-$50k-To-App-Developers

You Dream It, We Build It Competition Offers Up $50k To App Developers


Monday, February 24, 2014 by

Ice House, a global design and development firm today announced its official North American debut and its partnership with LAUNCH Festival (San Francisco, Feb 24-26) in the $50,000 ‘You Dream It, We Build It’ competition. Ice House is the global design and development services specialist in applied mobile technologies with portfolio expertise in micro-location, geo-fen...


Chupamobile-Announces-Winners-of-2013-Developer-Competition

Chupamobile Announces Winners of 2013 Developer Competition


Saturday, February 15, 2014 by

Chupamobile has announced the winners of its 2013 Developer Competition. The winners were chosen from a number of submissions to Chupamobile’s online marketplace where developers buy and sell app source code packages and components for a variety of mobile development languages and frameworks.Winning the top prize of $20,000 was PWD – Password Manager. An iOS projec...


Opera-Reports-Android-Edges-Out-iOS-for-Mobile-Phone-App-Ad-Impressions

Opera Reports Android Edges Out iOS for Mobile Phone App Ad Impressions


Thursday, January 23, 2014 by

Opera Mediaworks has a issued its fourth quarter report on mobile advertising showing that the year as a whole saw a significant increase in the mobile ad market.  On its platform alone, Opera Mediaworks has seen a significant increase in global ad traffic year over year reaching over 425 million consumers, while serving over 60 billion impressions a month.Dri...


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...


Crytek-Selects-Live-Gamer-to-Power-Micro-Transactions-and-Payments-for-GFACE-and-Warface

Crytek Selects Live Gamer to Power Micro Transactions and Payments for GFACE and Warface


Wednesday, January 15, 2014 by

Live Gamer Elements platform offers Crytek advanced monetization tools and global payments for its gamer social network and acclaimed first-person-shooterLive Gamer, Inc., “LGI” (www.livegamer.com), a provider of digital commerce solutions for the interactive entertainment industry, has completed a white-label integration of its Elements™ platform with Crytek’s Warface ...


MAZ-Unveils-a-Study-Showing-How-Users-Share-Content-From-Tablets

MAZ Unveils a Study Showing How Users Share Content From Tablets


Tuesday, December 10, 2013 by

MAZ, whose publishing platform powers over 600 apps on the Apple App Store, Google Play and Amazon Appstore, unveiled a study today showing how users are sharing content from tablets. Apps created with MAZ include a unique feature called Clippings that allows users to "cut out" anything that they see on the screen to save or share via email or social media.The most inte...


NARR8-Announces-A-Cross-Platform-Publishing-Application-For-Interactive-Content

NARR8 Announces A Cross Platform Publishing Application For Interactive Content


Wednesday, September 18, 2013 by

NARR8, a digital publisher of interactive motion books, announces today the launch of its free-to-use, cross-platform publishing application on the Facebook App Center, bringing its explosive interactive content to the world's most popular social network. NARR8's motion comics, graphics novels and educational periodicals will be available to read on Facebook via the App...


Facebook-Entices-Gaming-App-Developers-With-Cross-Platform-Unity3D-SDK

Facebook Entices Gaming App Developers With Cross Platform Unity3D SDK


Friday, August 30, 2013 by

The big hits keep coming at Unity’s Unite Developer Vancouver, Canada with Facebook’s announcement of its new cross-platform SDK for Unity games. Web, iOS, and Android gaming app developers can now use Facebook's social and identity features to enhance their gaming experience. The formidable partnership between the world’s largest gaming platform in terms of developers...


Facebook-Home:-A-Trojan-Horse-for-Future-Changes

Facebook Home: A Trojan Horse for Future Changes


Wednesday, April 10, 2013 by

As an app developer watching the Facebook Home platform roll out to the public, there is an underground river of questions I have as it pertains to the overall concept itself. Things like, will there eventually be a Facebook app store that could diminish the overall Android Play store? Will there be a VoIP part of the device? What about all of the Facebook Games al...