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API-contracts-at-the-heart-of-security-in-42Crunch-release

API contracts at the heart of security in 42Crunch release


Thursday, August 8, 2019 by

42Crunch, the creator of the industry's first API Firewall has released the API security platform with enhanced tools for developers to easily define security in OpenAPI contracts, enabling an agile DevSecOps experience, and providing full visibility into each individual API's security landscape. API security is complex and becomes a bottleneck wh...


Women-are-using-financial-apps-more-than-men-says-Liftoff-report

Women are using financial apps more than men says Liftoff report


Friday, April 12, 2019 by

Liftoff released a new report in partnership with Leanplum uncovering new insights into the world of mobile finance. Specifically, it found that women are more engaged than ever with finance apps, meaning it’s prime time for marketers to double-down on investments in the traditionally underserved demographic. The report also shows the Asia-Pacific region (APAC) co...


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Making mini games for WeChat's platform now possible


Tuesday, March 26, 2019 by

WeChat is now opening up its newest and powerful Mini Games platform, enabling game developers around the world to create hit games on WeChat’s unique ecosystem. Here are the proof points: The Mini Games platform has grown to more than 400 million monthly active users. The 7-day user retention rate of some the most popular Mini Games has already rockete...


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Publishing mobile games with Gismart now possible


Wednesday, March 13, 2019 by

Gismart has added an investment program for mobile app startups to its already established publishing unit. In addition to developing and publishing its own titles, Gismart also acts as a strategic partner for aspiring indie developers. The newly launched investment program highlights Gismart’s commitment to helping independent developers bring their titles to mar...


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Enjin blockchain platform to be used by BREC


Wednesday, January 16, 2019 by

The Blockchain Robotics Engineering Consortium (BREC) has announced they will utilize Enjin’s blockchain platform and ERC-1155 token standard for their upcoming robotic engineering system Makerverse. In addition to a virtual 3D engineering and simulation space, Makerverse will give engineers, enthusiasts, and gamers of all levels the ability to participate in t...


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Independent Games Festival finalists and ceremony at GDC 2019


Friday, January 4, 2019 by

The Independent Games Festival (IGF) has revealed the finalists for its 21st annual awards ceremony. The IGF Awards will take place March 20th, 2019 at 6.30pm PT during the Game Developers Conference 2019, and will be hosted by Meg Jayanth, the award-winning writer of 80 Days, the acclaimed globetrotting interactive storytelling game and former IGF Award winner for Exce...


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Get your hyperlocal news fix with the Patch


Wednesday, November 21, 2018 by

Patch has launched a new app for iOS and Android. The Patch app allows users to subscribe to a personalized newsfeed from multiple cities and towns across the U.S. Following a soft launch earlier this year, the app already has over 233,000 downloads and averages a 4.5-star rating on both the Apple and Android app stores.   “Everyone has a different idea of ...


Open-source-smart-contracts-platform-Qtum-is-now-an-AWS-partner

Open source smart contracts platform Qtum is now an AWS partner


Sunday, October 21, 2018 by

Amazon Web Services' (AWS) China division is partnering with public blockchain project Qtum. The partnership sees the on-demand cloud computing giant working with a cryptocurrency project with a $325 million market capitalization, making it the 29th largest cryptocurrency, to develop blockchain-as-a-service (BaaS) solutions for enterprises and developers. The ...


Preventing-bad-app-reviews-according-to-Poq

Preventing bad app reviews according to Poq


Tuesday, October 16, 2018 by

Poq has released information to developers to help them understand the impacts of negative app reviews, and how to handle them, through a new white paper titled "The Ultimate Guide to Preventing Bad App Reviews". While it's aimed more towards retail-based apps, there is insightful information any developer can use inside the paper. Poq points ...


Postman-survey-finds-66-percent-of-devs-use-APIs-regularly

Postman survey finds 66 percent of devs use APIs regularly


Wednesday, October 3, 2018 by

Postman has released its 2018 State of the API Survey. This year’s survey was sent to the nearly 5 million worldwide members of the Postman community, to better understand the API developers’ workflow, pain points, and perspective for where the API space is headed. Already an essential part of software development for web, IoT, mobile and AI applications,...


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Star Trek Timelines developer Disruptor Beam teams with Tilting Point


Monday, September 24, 2018 by

Disruptor Beam and Tilting Point announced an expanded partnership between the two companies that will enable additional growth of Disruptor Beam's hit free-to-play game, Star Trek Timelines, as well as the co-development of another IP-based character-collection RPG (CCRPG). The deal has an initial value of at least $29 million and follows on the success of an ag...


For-gaming-companies-data-unification-is-critical

For gaming companies data unification is critical


Monday, March 19, 2018 by

When it comes to understanding the entirety of player behavior, one thing that often gets in the way is data fragmentation. Gaming companies often have customer data stored across multiple systems, platforms, and software, resulting in a “siloed” model that fails to create a complete picture of the player journey.The good news is that behavioral analytics technology is ...


FoxNext-Games-opens-San-Francisco-studio

FoxNext Games opens San Francisco studio


Thursday, March 15, 2018 by

FoxNext Games continues its expansion with the formation of a new San Francisco-based studio, Fogbank Entertainment. Studio director Daniel Erickson and executive producer Nathan Germick lead the Fogbank team, and have assembled a team of games industry veterans in the fields of art, writing, and creative minds to further the studio’s push into the narrative games space...


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The best and worst of banking apps in 2017


Tuesday, December 12, 2017 by

It’s difficult to remember how frustrating mobile banking was for users just five years ago. Some mobile banking apps would struggle to find the nearest ATM. Depositing checks by capturing an image was considered cutting edge. It was even quite possible your bank didn’t have a smartphone app.Fast forward to today. Now, alerts from banking apps is a feature that we take ...


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Atari games brings Lunar Battle mobile app


Wednesday, October 25, 2017 by

Atari has announced that the new hybrid city-builder and space shooter game Lunar Battle is now available on the App Store and Google Play. Lunar Battle is a new, original Atari title where players crash land into an epic deep space adventure to explore uncharted terrain and conquer the galaxy. This captivating free-to-play city-builder incorporates arcade-style combat ...


Freemium-sales-tips-from-an-expert-in-SaaS

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...


When-Taylor-Swift-crashes-servers

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...


The-first-Bluetooth-Mesh-solution-from-Silicon-Labs-lands

The first Bluetooth Mesh solution from Silicon Labs lands


Wednesday, July 19, 2017 by

To help developers simplify the design of mesh-networked devices for the Internet of Things (IoT) and get to market faster, Silicon Labs introduced a comprehensive suite of software and hardware that supports the new Bluetooth mesh specification. The new Bluetooth mesh solution benefits from the company’s proven mesh networking expertise and includes development tools, ...


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Poker Night in America bets on KamaGames to make their mobile app


Wednesday, June 28, 2017 by

The KamaGames Group, have announced their partnership with Poker Night in America, the high stakes poker television show, that premieres every Monday & Sunday on CBS Sports Network in North America.The partnership will see the release of a standalone branded Poker Night in America app which will leverage the KamaGames technology platform and global liquidity of play...


Why-you-should-make-your-gameplay-fast-(or-game-over!)

Why you should make your gameplay fast (or game over!)


Monday, June 12, 2017 by

Countless mobile game publishers have tried to formulate the winning recipe for successful mobile games. Some of them seem universal and straightforward, while others are controversial or genre-specific. Not surprisingly, the indisputable ingredient that is both fundamental and critical to a mobile game’s success is simply performance. It affects every stage and each co...


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Your SIGNAL 2017 conference briefing


Saturday, May 27, 2017 by

Twilio has a made a whole bunch on announcements at their SIGNAL.2017 conference this year. So if you didn't make it to the conference, here's briefing on some of the major talking points.Twilio launches Functions - A Serverless Environment for Rapidly Building on the Twilio Cloud Communications PlatformFunctions is a serverless environment that empowers developers to f...


Why-you-should-add-voice-and-intelligence-to-your-apps

Why you should add voice and intelligence to your apps


Friday, May 19, 2017 by

SoundHound Inc. is a voice-enabled AI and conversational intelligence provider that has turned sound (voice, music, and more) into understanding and actionable meaning, enabling humans to interact with the things around them in the same way we interact with each other: by speaking naturally to mobile phones, cars, TVs, music speakers, and every other part of the emergin...


Jeremy-Strauser-joins-Lucktastic-as-VP-of-Product

Jeremy Strauser joins Lucktastic as VP of Product


Monday, May 8, 2017 by

Jeremy Strauser has joined Lucktastic, a free app lottery rewards app, as VP of Product. Jeremy brings extensive game and app development experience from leading companies that include Electronic Arts, Zynga, and Topps, where he was responsible for products such as Madden NFL Football, Zynga Poker, Topps Bunt, and Star Wars Card Trader. The announcement was made by Tony...


Free-photo-transforming-SDK-toolkit-gets-updated

Free photo transforming SDK toolkit gets updated


Wednesday, March 15, 2017 by

Kanvas will be adding a new feature to its SDK toolkit (which it made available to the developer community for free in January), allowing users to transform their photos into artwork - for instance, turn that pic of a sunset into a Van Gogh-esque painting. With the new feature, called Kanvas AI Art, a user can simply choose a filter of an artistic style. From here, usin...


Overcoming-the-app-marketing-sticking-point

Overcoming the app marketing sticking point


Monday, February 6, 2017 by

Driving installs is undoubtedly an important metric for any company to track. However success goes beyond just the download. In fact, more than two-thirds of users delete an app within one week of downloading it. Because of this, app developers are tasked with keeping users loyal and engaged over the long-term, which is not guaranteed by the single action of an install....


Kanvas-SDK-availability-for-developers-means-more-face-tracking-apps-are-coming

Kanvas SDK availability for developers means more face tracking apps are coming


Wednesday, January 11, 2017 by

Kanvas SDK to offer developers Plug & Play access to a suite of mixed media technology.   AOL announced plans for Kanvas, its mobile platform for creativity, to open its platform with a new software development toolkit. The SDK will serve as a creative suite for the masses, offering four unique products to the developer community.    The...


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Rocky Balboa is back in a new app from Tapinator to celebrate 40 years


Thursday, December 8, 2016 by

Tapinator just launched ROCKY, a free iOS game created in conjunction with MGM Interactive, to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the iconic Academy Award-winning film. ROCKY, the ultimate underdog story of a fighter who rises up from the slums of Philadelphia to go the distance against the heavyweight champion of the world, made its first appearance on movie screen...


Here-is-the-second-round-of-Q3-Mobile-First-Insights-from-Opera-Mediaworks

Here is the second round of Q3 Mobile First Insights from Opera Mediaworks


Monday, December 5, 2016 by

Opera Mediaworks decided to take a closer look at what it means to be mobile first and which next-gen media company might be the next “unicorns”.Opera Mediaworks gathered insights into which apps are attracting new users and rising in the rankings, which ones are retaining and engaging users, and identified the most promising apps they have seen emerge on their platform...


Why-Consumer-Apps-Give-More-Insight-Than-Business-Apps

Why Consumer Apps Give More Insight Than Business Apps


Thursday, September 29, 2016 by

I’ve been using a smartphone since the Palm Treo came out in 2002 – now fourteen years later, my phone is absolutely integral to the way I do things: cook, travel, navigate, go out to eat, go to the movies, exercise. As the saying goes, “There’s an app for that.”What about these consumer apps is so compelling? Why do smartphone users use 26.7 apps per month on average? ...


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USS Enterprise NCC-1701 Comes to Star Trek Timelines Game in Honor of 50th Anniversary


Friday, September 2, 2016 by

The team at Disruptor Beam, a game company full of devoted Star Trek fans, just revealed  plans for their celebration of Star Trek’s 50th anniversary with Star Trek Timelines. In honor of the milestone event, Disruptor Beam has added a limited edition version of the iconic USS Enterprise NCC-1701 to the game, is running a special in-game event for players and is pa...


Creator-of-LureDeals-Talks-About-Capitalizing-on-Pokemon-Go-Traffic

Creator of LureDeals Talks About Capitalizing on Pokemon Go Traffic


Saturday, August 27, 2016 by

Britt White is a former hog wrestling world champion, but most recently gained notoriety for Lure Deals, which provides marketing opportunities for Pokémon GO. He has been a part of the Austin tech community for a few years now and runs TKM Labs, a digital agency and virtual reality firm focused on tackling industry specific issues utilizing VR and AR across areas like ...


10-Gotchas-Apple-Developers-Should-Know-About-in-iOS-10

10 Gotchas Apple Developers Should Know About in iOS 10


Monday, August 22, 2016 by

With the release of iOS 10 looming (Apple just released beta 7), developers everywhere should be evaluating their code to see if there are any gotcha's coming. Each iOS release comes with it’s own set of benefits for the end-user but there always seems to be that ‘uh-oh’ moment for developers.So I've taken a bit of time to point out a few of the "gotchas" that you shoul...


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Silicon Labs Releases New Multiband Wireless SoC for IoT


Thursday, July 7, 2016 by

As part of its Wireless Gecko portfolio, Silicon Labs has released new multiband, multiprotocol wireless system-on-chip (SoC) devices for the Internet of Things (IoT) market. The new multiband Wireless Gecko SoCs enable developers to use the same multiprotocol device for operation in 2.4 GHz and multiple sub-GHz bands.The multiband Wireless Gecko SoCs are designed to su...


MediaTek-Targets-Android-Developers-with-New-Helio-X20-IoT-Development-Board

MediaTek Targets Android Developers with New Helio X20 IoT Development Board


Wednesday, June 29, 2016 by

Targeting Android IoT developers, MediaTek has introduced a new Helio X20 Development Board, based on MediaTek’s Helio X20 mobile processor, offering a development board using Tri-Cluster deca-core structure  and ARM Cortex-A72 technology. The MediaTek Helio X20 is based on the Linaro 96 Boards standard, featuring ARM Cortex-A72 cores within a tri-cluster...


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Upcoming STAR Software Application Testing Conferences for 2016


Monday, April 18, 2016 by

The STAR conferences series will be held at three locations in North America this year focusing on software testing and quality improvement. The event covers the latest software testing technologies, concepts and tools covering the spectrum from established practices to emerging trends in test techniques, test management, test automation, mobile testing, agile testing, ...