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Developer-survey-report-from-HackerEarth

Developer survey report from HackerEarth


Monday, May 4, 2020 by

HackerEarth released its first-ever developer survey report titled “Behind the Code: HackerEarth Developer Survey 2020.” The report gives employers and recruiters a look into the minds and motivations of today’s most hard-to-recruit and highly coveted talent and provides developers with insights on upskilling and career development. The survey resul...


Truck-driver-training-app-helps-prevent-food-supply-shortage

Truck driver training app helps prevent food supply shortage


Tuesday, April 28, 2020 by

While the U.S. is still producing plenty of food and other goods, the process of delivering such supplies to consumers has been heavily affected by the coronavirus crisis. Experts warn that labor problems (particularly with the growing shortage of truck drivers) could pose a serious threat to the food supply chain. "We need to train more drivers as quickly as possi...


Free-scholarships-to-Codecademy-Pro-up-for-grabs

Free scholarships to Codecademy Pro up for grabs


Tuesday, March 24, 2020 by

Codecademy is now offering 10,000 scholarships to Codecademy Pro for free to K-12 and college students across the world for the rest of the school year. The scholarships to Codecademy Pro include unlimited Codecademy programming, data science, and mobile development courses (thousands of hours), a community of peers, and paths to help students be successful. The curr...


Appian-creates-free-COVID-19-Response-Management-application

Appian creates free COVID-19 Response Management application


Monday, March 23, 2020 by

Appian announced that it has created a free COVID-19 Response Management application for enterprises and government agencies. True to Appian’s commitment for speed, the application can be fully configured and adopted within two hours. The app establishes a central command center to safeguard the health and safety of employees. It tracks health status, location,...


Linux-Foundation-open-sources-Project-OWL

Linux Foundation open sources Project OWL


Tuesday, March 10, 2020 by

The Linux Foundation announced Project OWL’s IoT device firmware effort will be hosted at the Foundation and is inviting developers worldwide to build mesh network nodes for global emergency communications networks. Project OWL, the winner of Call for Code 2018, is a cloud-based analytics tool that helps facilitate organization, whereabouts, and logistics for disa...


Brainly-appoints-new-Chief-Product-Officer

Brainly appoints new Chief Product Officer


Tuesday, January 28, 2020 by

Brainly recently appointed Rajesh Bysani as its new Chief Product Officer (CPO). While Brainly has succeeded at establishing itself as one of the United States’ leading digital education resources, last school year the platform achieved a major landmark in its global growth: it now reaches 15 million monthly users in the U.S., which means that 20% or one-fifth ...


Code-Cube-can-teach-coding-concepts-to-kids

Code Cube can teach coding concepts to kids


Tuesday, December 17, 2019 by

The cube you see attached to students' wrists with LED images scrolling across the screen and beeping a little ditty? Oh, the students coded that themselves. Pitsco Education's newest creation, Code Cube, is perfect for presenting coding concepts to boys and girls at the upper-elementary level. The wearable tech learning tool offers teachers and students a tr...


React-Native-course-from-Solve.Care-just-concluded

React Native course from Solve.Care just concluded


Tuesday, December 17, 2019 by

Solve.Care Academy has concluded its second React Native course. The course gives young specialists and recent graduates the opportunity to gain professional training and serves to foster new developing talent for Solve.Care’s operational center in Kyiv, Ukraine. Following a rigorous two months of bi-weekly testing and the successful completion of a final exam, th...


Panion-social-app-fights-loneliness-in-Sweden

Panion social app fights loneliness in Sweden


Tuesday, December 17, 2019 by

When Melanie Aronson moved from New York City to Malmö, Sweden 5 years ago, she quickly realized that making friends in this new part of the globe would be very difficult. As an immigrant in the country that continuously ranked number 1 as the hardest place to make new friends, Melanie struggled, and as a researcher at Lund University, focused on integration, she realiz...


Threat-of-quantum-computing-hackathon-to-award-$100,000

Threat of quantum computing hackathon to award $100,000


Monday, November 25, 2019 by

Communique Laboratory Inc. launched its quantum hackathon tackling the threat of quantum computing. Cybersecurity companies, computer science students and hackers have begun challenging the Company’s ‘quantum-safe’ encryption in a $100,000 hackathon.  The Company hosted an innovation celebration event with technology presentations from industry...


Developer-ecosystem-insights-for-Q2-2019-report

Developer ecosystem insights for Q2 2019 report


Monday, November 18, 2019 by

The data from the Developer Economics survey give all the answers in the recently published State of the Developer Nation Q2 2019 report, which - as always-  is now available for free download! What’s new in the developer ecosystem?  The report highlights the latest insights from the developer ecosystem, based on responses from 19,000+ softwar...


FTC-cracks-down-on-comprehensive-data-security-for-Utah-company

FTC cracks down on comprehensive data security for Utah company


Thursday, November 14, 2019 by

A Utah-based technology company has agreed to implement a comprehensive data security program to settle Federal Trade Commission allegations that the company failed to put in place reasonable security safeguards, which allowed a hacker to access the personal information of a million consumers. InfoTrax Systems, L.C., provides back-end operation services to multi-leve...


How-to-hire-top-technical-talent

How to hire top technical talent


Monday, October 28, 2019 by

We recently spoke with Maria Chung, VP of People at HackerRank about hiring technical talent. HackerRank is a technology hiring platform that is the standard for assessing developer skills for over 1,500+ companies around the world. The current methods for technical interviewing fall flat when it comes to showcasing a candidate’s true skills. By enabling...


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Robot to interact with guests at Sprint exhibit


Thursday, October 24, 2019 by

CloudMinds Technology Inc. will have its revolutionary XR-1 robot interact with guests at the Sprint exhibit (South Hall #1702) at Mobile World Congress Los Angeles, Oct. 22 to 24. XR-1 is one of the first-ever humanoid robots powered by cloud artificial intelligence, commercial Sprint True Mobile 5G and proprietary vision-controlled grasping technology for service robo...


Open-source-Mixed-Reality-(MR)-application-for-Microsoft-HoloLens

Open source Mixed Reality (MR) application for Microsoft HoloLens


Tuesday, September 3, 2019 by

The President of Feel Physics developed an open-source Mixed Reality (MR) application for Microsoft HoloLens.The interactive app helps students to visualize and intuitively understand the magnetic field. With a Microsoft HoloLens headset on, the app visualizes the magnetic field in 2D or 3D by showing a red-blue bar magnet through the center of compasses needles. Stu...


Exposing-students-to-DOD-science-and-technology

Exposing students to DOD science and technology


Friday, August 9, 2019 by

Naval Facilities Engineering Command Engineering and Expeditionary Warfare Center student interns displayed and discussed their engineering and scientific projects with NAVFAC EXWC scientists, engineers and staff members on Aug. 6, 2019. As part of the Science and Engineering Apprenticeship Program and Naval Research Enterprise Internship Program, 21 students receive...


Automation-Anywhere-acquires-Klevops

Automation Anywhere acquires Klevops


Monday, August 5, 2019 by

Automation Anywhere announced that it has acquired Klevops, a privately-held company based in Paris. With the acquisition, Automation Anywhere fast forwards the RPA category to Attended Automation 2.0, where managers can easily orchestrate workstreams across a team of employees and bots, driving a higher level of employee productivity and improved customer experience. T...


The-top-programming-languages-used-by-US-unicorn-companies

The top programming languages used by US unicorn companies


Thursday, July 18, 2019 by

Coding Dojo has released research into the programming and software development technologies used at the top privately-held startups in the US valued at over $1 billion, otherwise known as “unicorn” companies. This research includes lists of the most common programming languages, frameworks and database technologies across all 25 unicorns and a breakdown of ...


Fintech-and-developers-get-challenged-by-Finastra-appathon

Fintech and developers get challenged by Finastra appathon


Thursday, July 11, 2019 by

Finastra has issued a challenge to Fintechs and developers with its first-ever public appathon, inviting anyone with a good idea to build an application that solves a common pain point for North American community banks and credit unions, using its FusionFabric.cloud platform. Participants will use Finastra’s US Banking APIs, accessible for free on the FusionFa...


Developers-are-invited-to-free-Space-App-Camp

Developers are invited to free Space App Camp


Wednesday, June 5, 2019 by

Huge amounts of data from space are produced daily by the Earth observation (EO) program Copernicus and its Sentinel satellites. This big data from space, including information on our planet’s atmosphere, land, and water, offer countless opportunities in connection with mobile apps. The ESA Space App Camp aims to make EO data and services accessible to a wide r...


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Maker of CryptoFight lands investment from gaming pioneer Calvin Ayre


Monday, May 20, 2019 by

Kronoverse Corp. has secured a lead investment in its seed round from Calvin Ayre, online gaming entrepreneur, and founder of Ayre Group and CoinGeek. The investment comes on the heels of Kronoverse’s groundbreaking announcement last month that it will use the Bitcoin SV [BSV] blockchain to power CryptoFights’ game networking layer. Ayre is a key backer of B...


Using-data-driven-design-for-mobile-games

Using data driven design for mobile games


Tuesday, April 2, 2019 by

Games Guild, a subset of MassDigi, provides marketing support to games that are being created by students and independent developers in the Worcester, MA area and beyond. Specifically, it provides support for MassDigi’s Live Studio. In this Live Studio, students obtain industry experience, acquire their names on a published title, as well as gain credits from Beck...


Real-world-AI-trained-for-business-launched-by-Aible

Real world AI trained for business launched by Aible


Friday, March 22, 2019 by

Aible launched a Real World AI -  trained for business impact, not accuracy. Aible lets business users create custom AI based on real cost-benefit tradeoffs and operational constraints. This innovation shows business users the expected business impact of the AI before deploying it. Aible makes AI accessible to anyone with knowledge of their business, no data s...


VR-gaming-with-computer-vision-assisted-audio-coming

VR gaming with computer vision assisted audio coming


Thursday, March 21, 2019 by

In a paper to be presented at the IEEE VR Conference in Osaka Japan, researchers detail how they developed a computer-vision system that takes two images from off-the-shelf 360° cameras and uses AI to understand the acoustics of the user’s environment. This allows spatial audio to intelligently adapt to the user’s environment and produce a more immersive...


Popular-RPA-launches-free-version-for-devs,-SMBs,-and-students

Popular RPA launches free version for devs, SMBs, and students


Monday, March 11, 2019 by

Automation Anywhere has eliminated the barriers to RPA adoption (Robotic Process Automation) for small businesses, developers and students, by providing unfettered access to the only true digital workforce platform. Beginning now, users of the Community Edition will have access to the full suite of Automation Anywhere products, including RPA, IQ Bot (AI), Bot Insig...


Cloud-computing-development-jobs-are-suddenly-everywhere

Cloud computing development jobs are suddenly everywhere


Wednesday, February 20, 2019 by

According to a recent LinkedIn study, cloud computing is the most in-demand hard skill of 2019. In just the past year in fact, job postings that included the terms “cloud computing” or “cloud engineer” have spiked to 27%. It’s powering the rapid adoption of server virtualization, then storage virtualization, followed by network virtualizati...


Lightning-Platform-Mobile-from-Salesforce-aims-to-futureproof-apps

Lightning Platform Mobile from Salesforce aims to futureproof apps


Thursday, January 24, 2019 by

Adding another lego to the wall between native programmers and low-code app builders, Salesforce has just announced the new Lightning Platform Mobile, a set of tools and services that aim to empower business users to build quick, connected and future-proofed mobile apps.   Consumers today expect their mobile experiences to be immersive and easy-to-use. But with a...


Blockchain-development-with-strong-APIs

Blockchain development with strong APIs


Monday, January 21, 2019 by

2018 was the year of blockchain “pilot” projects - where companies began to truly explore all of the possibilities of the technology. For example, in PwC’s 2018 survey of 600 executives, 84 percent said their organizations had at least some involvement with blockchain technology - but only 15 percent reported having gone live. As we jump into 2019, ...


Enjin-blockchain-platform-to-be-used-by-BREC

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...


Bitcoin-donations-helping-software-students

Bitcoin donations helping software students


Friday, January 11, 2019 by

Holberton School New Haven, a two-year program training software engineers, announced a $10,000 Bitcoin donation from Scroll Network’s co-founder Nathan Pitruzzello which will be used to help qualifying students offset living expenses while attending the two-year program. Holberton is among the first schools using Blockchain to store academic certifications to ass...


Gamification-can-transform-your-software-security-program

Gamification can transform your software security program


Tuesday, December 18, 2018 by

No matter the organization, or indeed their individual circumstances, there is one problem I have identified time and time again over the course of my career: AppSec managers, CISOs, CIOs and cybersecurity experts all over the world are rarely able to positively engage their dev teams on security best practice and training. It’s a source of conflict between teams,...


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The new Sprint CTL Chromebook NL7 LTE


Wednesday, November 21, 2018 by

Sprint is working with Google and CTL to create the all-new CTL Chromebook NL7 LTE with Sprint featuring Sprint’s built-in LTE technology. The CTL Chromebook NL7 LTE with Sprint seamlessly integrates with Google’s G Suite for Education as well as G-Suite Basic, Business and Enterprise editions, and allows users to connect virtually anywhere without the need ...


GitHub-Actions-and-other-announcements-from-GitHub-Universe

GitHub Actions and other announcements from GitHub Universe


Wednesday, October 17, 2018 by

GitHub, the soon to be acquired by Microsoft company, has always been known for its source code repository capabilities for developers. But why just store the code on a platform when you can run it too?  At its annual developer conference, GitHub Universe, they announced Actions, which is essentially a way to help automate your development workflows. Actions use...


National-Coding-Week-is-here

National Coding Week is here


Monday, September 17, 2018 by

National Coding Week is upon us. That's why we thought it would be great to compile some quotes from industry experts to talk about what they think is most important about learning how to coding - a question seen through many different lenses. “Today, software drives business. So, if an organization wants to excel, it needs to become a software-powered jugg...


Best-GPS-tracking-app

Best GPS tracking app


Thursday, August 23, 2018 by

When the freedom of Summer has come to an end for millions of students starting School, kids fret about what a new year brings, but parents, rejoice! However worry at the same time because despite their best preparation to ready kids to start the year - it’s just part of being a parent to be concerned about everything, especially knowing the location of their kids...