NEM Group has launched Symbol
Tuesday, March 16, 2021 by Brittany Hainzinger
NEM Group announced the launch of Symbol, its next-generation Proof-of-Stake+ (PoS+) Public Blockchain. Boasting enterprise-grade programmability and security, Symbol from NEM brings cutting edge technical features which can be leveraged by innovative projects building fintech, healthcare and supply chain products at the heart of the new economy. With the launch co...
Ignite incubator program launched from NEM Ventures
Wednesday, January 27, 2021 by Brittany Hainzinger
NEM Ventures has announced the launch of the Ignite virtual incubator program, to provide mentoring and financial support for early-stage blockchain startups. Applications are now open to the first cohort of blockchain projects wishing to gain professional support in preparing for commercialization and fundraising rounds, with support from the NEM ecosystem.
New open source cloud platform in the works after merger
Monday, January 7, 2019 by Richard Harris
Cloudera, Inc., an enterprise data cloud company, announced completion of its merger with Hortonworks. Cloudera will deliver the first enterprise data cloud - unlocking the power of any data, running in any cloud from the Edge to AI, on a 100% open-source data platform. An enterprise data cloud supports both hybrid and multi-cloud deployments, providing enterprises with...
How Cryptocurrencies can change business
Wednesday, February 7, 2018 by Richard Harris
Blockchain and cryptocurrencies are going to change the economic landscape in ways that we cannot begin to understand. Those who treat tokens like stocks - buying and selling for speculative profit - do not represent even a portion of the real potential value. Industry-specific cryptocurrencies like Dentacoin create a new value paradigm that blends an old business ...
A guide for protecting your app with a patent, trademark, or copyright
Tuesday, December 12, 2017 by Bryan Wheelock
Perhaps the only thing harder than taking your idea for a great app from concept to successful reality is watching someone else take your idea for a great app to successful reality. Fortunately, intellectual property law - particularly patent, trademark, and copyright law - provides robust protection for apps, or at least for developers who plan ahead.Utility Patent Pro...
Asmodee Digital unveils Spot It! Duel
Monday, July 3, 2017 by Richard Harris
Asmodee Digital announced the global release of Spot It! Duel - A Dobble Game for iOS and Android. Spot It! Duel brings the quick-paced, addictive symbol-matching fun of Asmodee’s tabletop card game, Spot It! to mobile devices for free.In Spot It! Duel, players match symbols as fast as they can, collecting rewards, Dobble characters and bragging rights along the way. Bu...
What the mobile AR phenomenon has taught us about security
Thursday, October 13, 2016 by Aaron Lint
The extraordinary success of Pokémon Go has been surprising, even in the rapidly changing paradigm of the mobile application space. The game, which allows users to hunt down and capture virtual monsters, uses Augmented Reality (AR) technology to display the creatures in real world locations such as parks, homes, and offices.Pokémon Go has already broken five Guinness Wo...
Embarcadero Releases New C++ Compiler for Windows
Monday, July 18, 2016 by Richard Harris
Embarcadero Technologies has released its latest C++ compiler for Windows which supports developers with a modern, Clang-based tool for Windows. The compiler allows developers to develop software directly with the tool, add support to libraries or test code and find bugs that are only visible when using multiple compilers. The C++ compiler is the foundation and cor...
C++ Developer Tools From JetBrains
Friday, October 2, 2015 by Stuart Parkerson
Many of you are familiar with JetBrains, which provides the development community with a myriad of tools that automates common, repetitive tasks as well as help developers explore and familiarize with code bases faster.JetBrains has tools for a number of environments including Android, iOS, Java, .NET, Ruby, Python, C++, and many more. From IDEs, Code Editing Tools, Iss...
Googles Android M Expands Its Android Auto Platform to the Car
Monday, December 22, 2014 by Richard Harris
Google is expanding its existing version of “Android M” that will be built just for cars. According to sources, drivers can have access to the Internet without having to plug into their smartphones. Google's current Android Autosoftware includes the latest version of its smartphone OS and requires the phone to be plugged in at any compatible car whi...
App ad campaigns for the Christmas season
Saturday, October 25, 2014 by Richard Harris
Have you begun to think about your promotional content for this upcoming holiday season? The time is now to start preparing for this holiday season, and here are some of the key points you need to look at:
1. Promo content
2. Channels to reach out to your audience
3. Your activities schedule
Let’s take a more in-depth look at each of these p...
Microsoft Releases Visual Studio “14” CTP 3 Early Build of .NET Framework vNext
Friday, August 22, 2014 by Stuart Parkerson
Microsoft has released Visual Studio â14â CTP 3 and an early build of the .NET Framework vNext. This CTP includes all the Visual Studio 2013 Update 3 web tooling improvement and ASP.NET vNext alpha 3 runtime packages. It has improved tooling support for ASP.NET vNext, such as support for build configuration and support for unit tests, and it no longer...
How Pebble Converted 135,070 Customized Watchfaces For Pebble OS v2.0
Monday, April 14, 2014 by Martijn Thé
This is the first in a series of technical articles, coding headstarts and white papers, provided by the members of the Pebble software engineering team. The article details what at first appeared to be a daunting challenge faced by the Team in helping a Pebble developer convert the 150,000 v1.0 watch faces that his users had generated tothe newly updated Pebble OS v2.0...
What Every App Developer Needs to Know About the NTIA's Code of Conduct
Tuesday, November 5, 2013 by Adam Grant
Voluntary and Short...Really?
I have come to a recent belief; fewer and fewer things in life seem to be voluntary, even though they say they are and even less are shorter than you think they should be. The National Telecommunications and Information Administration’s (“NTIA”) Short Form Notice Code of Conduct published on July 25, 2013 seems consistent with these belief...
No Gold iPhone 5S For You Until October!
Friday, September 20, 2013 by Richard Harris
This morning the rush of buying the new iPhone 5S is in full swing and AT&T is already reporting that the gold version of the new phone is sold out and the waiting list is going into October.So what's with the gold anyways? Gold is a symbol of prosperity and evidently there are many prosperous people, because the gold rush is on! What I find most interesting is that...
iOS 7 Beta 6 Download Now Available From Apple Dev Center
Thursday, August 15, 2013 by Richard Harris
iOS 7 beta 6 has been released and is ready for downloading. At only 13 megs it's not a huge update, but Apple has let everyone be privy as to what has been changed for this release by with a complete change log, repeated below.
Notes and Known Issues
The following issues relate to using iOS SDK 7.0 to develop code.
The classes in the Ad...
Android more trouble than it's worth
Thursday, November 29, 2012 by Richard Harris
Google is still the champ in the smartphone world. A recent report by Gartner shows Android market share at over 72%. But what good does it do to put your product into a market like that if you can't monetize it right?Users don't buy on Android as muchFirst of all, a little bit of data: until the end of 2011, 200m Android handsets had been activated. By June of this yea...
Android is gaining on Apple for dev revenue earnings
Wednesday, November 28, 2012 by Richard Harris
SAN FRANCISCO -- The mobile video game Kingdoms at War is popular with owners of Apple's (AAPL) iPhone and Google's (GOOG) Android smartphones alike. But for the game's maker, there is a very important difference -- it earns more than double the money on iPhones and iPads than it does on Android devices.The disparity is a weakness for Android, which ...