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Tech-program for-teenage-girls-in-the-UK-gets-help-from-Sony

Tech program for teenage girls in the UK gets help from Sony


Tuesday, October 15, 2019 by

InnovateHer is teaming up with Sony’s PlayStation brand to expand its eight week tech program for teenage girls to more locations across the country. The Digital Bootcamp program aims to give girls aged between 12-16 key tech and interpersonal skills whilst encouraging them to consider STEM subjects and careers in tech. Currently, girls make up only 2...


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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...


Sony-acquires-audio-engineering-company-AudioKinetic

Sony acquires audio engineering company AudioKinetic


Thursday, January 10, 2019 by

Sony Interactive Entertainment (SIE) and Audiokinetic, Inc., a provider of cross-platform audio solutions for the gaming and interactive media industries, announced they have entered into a definitive agreement for SIE to acquire Audiokinetic. With this acquisition, SIE will tap into Audiokinetic’s vast audio engineering expertise, adding significant value to the ...


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Tech to expect at CES 2019


Friday, January 4, 2019 by

CES 2019 is almost here, but before the lights come on and the crowds begin to gather, here’s a sneak peek at what Futuresource Consulting expects will be the key tech trends to hit the global consumer electronics stage in January. Headphones will make a big noise Headphones have been making a resurgence over recent years and the category’s ascendance ...


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More companies want fairness to open source license enforcement


Monday, November 12, 2018 by

Red Hat, Inc. has announced that Adobe, Alibaba, Amadeus, Ant Financial, Atlassian, Atos, AT&T, Bandwidth, Etsy, GitHub, Hitachi, NVIDIA, Oath, Renesas, Tencent, and Twitter have joined an ongoing industry effort to combat harsh tactics in open source license enforcement by adopting the GPL Cooperation Commitment. By making this commitment, these 16 corporate leader...


A-designer

A designer's guide to mobile AR and VR


Thursday, August 16, 2018 by

When most people think of 3D user experiences, their mind goes straight to headsets - Oculus Rift for VR, for example, and Hololens for AR. But for designers and developers, that mindset changed dramatically last summer when Google and Apple released their mobile AR platforms - ARCore and ARKit, respectively. Almost overnight, these platforms swung the center of gravity...


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Fortnite to finally release for Android!


Monday, July 30, 2018 by

Over one year from its a initial launch data, and nearly half a year from its iOS launch, Fortnite has finally announced the list of Android devices that will also soon support the popular video game. A full list of supported platforms is provided at the bottom of this article, but suffice it so say that a majority of newer Google, Huawei, Sony, Samsung, and Motorola ph...


EasyPark-and-Fortumo-launch-carrier-billing-for-mobile-parking

EasyPark and Fortumo launch carrier billing for mobile parking


Thursday, April 12, 2018 by

EasyPark Group and mobile technology company Fortumo announced the launch of a direct carrier billing partnership. Drivers in Finland, Norway and Sweden can now conveniently charge their parking to their mobile phone bill through Fortumo.For consumers, paying with carrier billing for parking is very simple. After parking their car, they send a text message to EasyPark w...


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GDC 2018 breaks attendance records


Monday, April 2, 2018 by

The 2018 Game Developers Conference (GDC) ended after a week of networking, learning and inspiration. This year, the event saw a record attendance of 28,000 industry professionals at San Francisco’s Moscone Convention Center from March 19-23. GDC and VRDC will be returning to the Moscone Convention Center on Monday, March 18 to Friday, March 22, 2019. The call for submi...


Ember-talks-about-their-JavaScript-framework

Ember talks about their JavaScript framework


Friday, March 30, 2018 by

The EmberConf, now in their 5th year, recently took place in Portland where all things Ember were talked about during the 3 day event. There was advanced Mirage training, Broccoli.js tutorials, chats about progressive web apps, and lots of talk about Ember.js - especially the new release of 3.0.Tom Dale, a senior staff engineer at LinkedIn, is one of the founders and cr...


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TapSafe warranty app launches at CES


Monday, January 15, 2018 by

TapSafe, a new warranty app and platform, will help consumers find, identify and protect all of their connected devices. The new product, developed by AmTrust Innovation, the products and services innovation arm of AmTrust Financial, allows users to buy warranty protection and technical support for any connected devices. Nearly three-quarters (74%) of US households have...


Audio-Control-API-announced-by-Sony

Audio Control API announced by Sony


Friday, December 22, 2017 by

Today Sony released their first ever Audio Control API, enabling developers to work with compatible Sony devices on their smart home automation apps.The Audio Control API, which is a derivative of the Scalar API, opens up the possibility to control Sony’s latest home cinema equipment, allowing developers, or home automation enthusiasts to control parameters like power, ...


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Mobile games inapp advertising chat with Jun Group


Friday, October 13, 2017 by

People are spending an increasing amount of their mobile time in-app. In fact, comScore reports that in 2017, people will spend 87% of their mobile time using applications. A natural corollary to this statistic is the kind of apps that are most popular. Apple reports that the number one app category in the iTunes Store is gaming.A recent study conducted by video technol...


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Androids failing at double the rate of iPhones


Thursday, September 14, 2017 by

As the two main players in the mobile space, the Android and iOS operating systems are at constant odds with one another for market share and performance. In the second quarter of 2017, Android devices struggled to keep pace with the performance of iPhones. In fact, Android devices had a failure rate worldwide of 25 percent - that is more than double the failure rate of...


Adopting-DevOps-should-be-a-top-priority-for-you-right-now

Adopting DevOps should be a top priority for you right now


Wednesday, June 14, 2017 by

As DevOps becomes more mainstream, there has been a rush for companies to implement it and agile workflows. DevOps as a buzzword isn't going away anytime soon, but are companies truly "doing DevOps" to the best of their ability? Sacha Labourey, founder and CEO of CloudBees, a hub of enterprise Jenkins and DevOps, discusses the difference between companies claiming to do...


The-biggest-delays-in-digital-transformation-initiatives

The biggest delays in digital transformation initiatives


Tuesday, March 14, 2017 by

We recently caught up with Robert Reeves, co-founder and CTO of Datical, a provider of database release automation solutions, on the findings of a recent survey - conducted by IDG and commissioned by Datical - that reveal the biggest delays in digital transformation initiatives. ADM: When on the road to digital transformation, what causes the biggest speed bumps?Reeves:...


What-we-learned-at-GDC-2017,-and-dates-for-GDC-2018-announced

What we learned at GDC 2017, and dates for GDC 2018 announced


Monday, March 13, 2017 by

The 2017 Game Developers Conference (GDC), the world’s largest and longest-running event serving professionals dedicated to the art and science of making games, concluded a successful week of networking, learning and inspiration. In total, the conference hosted more than 26,000 professional attendees, 500 lectures, panels, tutorials and roundtable discussions, and ...


AirMap-secures-$26M-to-become-the-air-traffic-controller-for-drones

AirMap secures $26M to become the air traffic controller for drones


Saturday, February 25, 2017 by

AirMap announced a $26 million Series B funding round led by Microsoft Ventures, with additional participation from Airbus Ventures, Qualcomm Ventures (the investment arm of Qualcomm Incorporated), Rakuten, Sony, Yuneec, and existing investors General Catalyst and Lux Capital. The new investment brings their total funding to more than $43 million. The Series B fund...


OPPO-announces-unveiling-5X-smartphone-photography-tech

OPPO announces unveiling 5X smartphone photography tech


Tuesday, February 21, 2017 by

OPPO is set to announce its latest achievement at the Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2017, a 5x smartphone photography technology that with give users unprecedented ability to capture highly detailed images.Sky Li, OPPO Vice President and Managing Director of International Mobile Business, said, “OPPO’s relentless pursuit of perfection without compromise has given birth to...


GDC-says-HTC-Vive-outpaces-Oculus-Rift-as-the-most-popular-VR---AR-platform

GDC says HTC Vive outpaces Oculus Rift as the most popular VR - AR platform


Thursday, January 12, 2017 by

The Game Developers Conference (GDC) has released the results of the fifth annual State of the Industry Survey, revealing trends in the games industry ahead of GDC 2017 this February.  Here are some of the many learnings from the survey of more than 4,500 game developers who have attended GDC in the last three years.Game Makers are feeling optim...


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VR gaming growth to explode by 2020


Monday, January 9, 2017 by

Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Virtual Reality in Gaming Market 2016-2020" report to their offering.The report forecasts the global VR in gaming market to grow at a compound annual growth rate(CAGR) of 84.4% during the period 2016-2020.The report covers the present scenario and the growth prospects of the global VR in gaming market for 20...


Iris-Scanning-and-the-Future-of-Mobile-Security

Iris Scanning and the Future of Mobile Security


Wednesday, September 14, 2016 by

The promise of iris scan technology has been shown in sci-fi movies for decades. Various governments use it to secure borders, defense facilities, banks use it to authenticate high value transactions, secure access to safes and vaults. Recent advancements in the evolving mobile biometrics field has brought iris recognition technology to our hands – to our mobi...


How-Software-Defined-Networking-Is-Changing-App-Development

How Software Defined Networking Is Changing App Development


Thursday, September 8, 2016 by

Midokura is a global software innovator in network virtualization founded in 2010. The co-founders began their careers building distributed systems for the world’s preeminent e-commerce website: Amazon.com. Recognizing that companies around the world faced similar challenges and needed networking infrastructure not found in conventional networking, they applied th...


Report-Highlights-How-Cyber-Criminals-Move-Their-Infrastructure-to-Avoid-Detection

Report Highlights How Cyber Criminals Move Their Infrastructure to Avoid Detection


Thursday, March 10, 2016 by

Damballa just released its Q1 2016 State of Infections Report highlighting exactly how cyber criminals evade detection. The report dives deep into how cyber criminals move their infrastructure and conceal their tracks to avoid detection.The study cited an example of how the criminals behind the Pony Loader malware are able to propagate widely and remain undetected by co...


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Why OpenGarden's FireChat Android App Has Adopted ANT


Wednesday, February 24, 2016 by

We recently visited with the OpenGarden development team to talk about their FireChat app, which enables communication among very large groups, in real-time. The app utilizes ANT, an ultra low power (ULP) wireless networking protocol that enables direct connections between many popular products/devices on the market. ANT can be found in everything from fitness sensors t...


SOTI-MobiControl-13.0-Release-Offers-Greater-Mobile-Device-Management-Functionality

SOTI MobiControl 13.0 Release Offers Greater Mobile Device Management Functionality


Monday, January 18, 2016 by

SOTI has introduced SOTI MobiControl 13.0, the latest version of SOTI’s MobiControl enterprise mobility management solution. This latest iteration of the product offers greater integration with any device form factor, more consistent user experiences across all devices, and the ability to help companies support the next-generation Internet of Things (IoT) connected devi...


Why-3D-Touch-is-Going-to-Change-the-Way-We-Interact-with-Mobile

Why 3D Touch is Going to Change the Way We Interact with Mobile


Wednesday, December 30, 2015 by

We recently visited with Michael Wass of Shinobicontrols to discuss the impact of 3D Touch on mobile app development. Shinobicontrols creates interactive UI controls for iOS and Android developers.ADM: Why is 3D touch going to change the way we interact with mobile?Wass: 3D Touch solves a lot of problems with mobile, and a lot of the inherent problems with iOS. Much of ...


Microsoft-Acquires-Havok-3D-Physics-Platform-from-Intel

Microsoft Acquires Havok 3D Physics Platform from Intel


Sunday, October 11, 2015 by

Microsoft has acquired Havok, a provider of a leading 3D real time physics creator, from Intel. The Havok acquisition strengthens Microsoft’s existing tools and platform components for developers, including DirectX 12, Visual Studio, and Microsoft Azure.Havok has offices in Dublin (Ireland), San Francisco, Seoul, Tokyo, Shanghai, and Germany. Havok’s cross-platform tech...


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Unity Launches New Virtual and Augmented Reality Summit


Monday, August 17, 2015 by

Unity Technologies is launching a new Vision Virtual and Augmented Reality Summit, a conference focusing on the development of Virtual and Augmented Reality products across industries. The purpose of the event is to bring together artists, engineers, programmers, designers, musicians, directors and producers, hardware manufacturers, researchers and other innovators...


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Autodesk Releases New Stingray 3D Game Engine


Monday, August 10, 2015 by

Game developers will be able to take a test drive of Autodesk’s new Stingray game engine beginning on August 19, 2015.The new game engine is built on the Bitsquid engine, which Autodesk purchased in 2014, offering a new platform for making 3D games. The engine supports a number of industry-standard game development workflows and includes connectivity to Autodesk’s 3D an...


Samsung-Galaxy-S6-Helps-Android-Reclaim-US-Market-Share

Samsung Galaxy S6 Helps Android Reclaim US Market Share


Wednesday, July 1, 2015 by

Samsung’s first month of Galaxy S6 sales has helped Android reclaim market share in the US, where it has increased by 2.8 percentage points to 64.9% for the three months ending in May 2015, according to the latest smartphone sales data from Kantar Worldpanel ComTech. That improvement has not been matched in Europe’s “big five” mobile markets (Great Britain, Germany...


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Sony SmartEyeglass Developer Edition SED E1 Now Available


Thursday, April 9, 2015 by

Sony’s SmartEyeglass Developer Edition SED-E1 is now available for sale in ten different countries including the US. The eyeglasses enable  augmented reality and hands-free use cases made possible through Sony’s holographic waveguide technology, which enables super thin augmented reality lenses with high transparency and excellent brightness.Developers can create a...


New-Version-of-IncrediBuild-Released-for-Game-Acceleration-and-Multi-platform-Development

New Version of IncrediBuild Released for Game Acceleration and Multi platform Development


Wednesday, March 4, 2015 by

IncrediBuild, a provider of software development and continuous delivery acceleration technology, has released IncrediBuild 6.1 with enhancements for accelerating multiplatform development including support for Xbox and Playstation SDKs and additional QT acceleration.IncrediBuild harnesses unutilized processing power across networks, speeding the code build and other co...


iOS-Takes-Down-Android-as-Q4-Numbers-Show-iPhone-6-Best-selling-Phone-in-US

iOS Takes Down Android as Q4 Numbers Show iPhone 6 Best selling Phone in US


Saturday, February 14, 2015 by

Kantar Worldpanel ComTech has released its latest smartphone sales data for the fourth quarter of 2014, showing that Apple’s share of sales grew across the US, Europe and China during the holiday period.The data shows that in the US, Apple iOS overtook Android for the first time Q4 2012, but not by much (0.1% margin). Throughout the holiday quarter, the iPhone 6 was the...


Sony-Releases-Latest-Version-of-SmartEyeglass-SDK-Developer-Preview-with-New-AR-Rendering-API

Sony Releases Latest Version of SmartEyeglass SDK Developer Preview with New AR Rendering API


Monday, December 29, 2014 by

Sony has released a new version of its Developer Preview of the SmartEyeglass SDK which includes a new AR (Augmented Reality) rendering API. That means developers can now render text and graphics which will stay overlaid onto fixed real-world positions when seen through SmartEyeglass. If the user turns to look in another direction, the text and graphics will stay overla...