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Creating an app on Blockchain technology using JavaScript

Creating an app on Blockchain technology using JavaScript

Thursday, February 15, 2018 by

As Blockchain technology comes into its own, it is becoming increasingly important for software developers and programmers to acquaint themselves with the benefits which blockchain can provide the architects and users of digital platforms and applications.Lisk is an application platform whose Software Development Kit allows users to code in JavaScript to build Blockchai... Read More
Rethinking your mobile app testing tools

Rethinking your mobile app testing tools

Friday, February 09, 2018 by

Using mobile app testing tools, or software QA tools usually tells developers something they don't want to hear - their software is broken somewhere. Over the years, testing apps and software has become more laborious than is should be, but a necessary evil when targeting multiple platforms and devices in today's dizzying world of mobile hardware.Rainforest is on a miss... Read More
DNS security and why mobile app developers should care

DNS security and why mobile app developers should care

Monday, February 05, 2018 by

DNSSEC is a DNS security extension specification for securing information provided by DNS. DNS has been a part of the global internet since the 1980s, but its authentication mechanisms are fairly weak. As a result, DNS is vulnerable to a form of attack called cache poisoning. Cache poisoning is a man-in-the-middle attack that implants false DNS information to redirect e... Read More
Adding a MobilePKI SDK to any mobile app without code

Adding a MobilePKI SDK to any mobile app without code

Friday, February 02, 2018 by

Appdome announces the general availability of “Appdome for Gemalto” - a service that enables codeless integration of Gemalto’s MobilePKI SDK to any mobile app. Available in the platform’s Identity service category, Appdome for Gemalto streamlines the implementation of Gemalto’s MobilePKI solution by eliminating the cost and complexity associated with manual coding. Cust... Read More
Why enterprises will modernize their enterprise apps this year

Why enterprises will modernize their enterprise apps this year

Wednesday, January 24, 2018 by

Sapho and IDG Communications have released the results of a survey targeting 160 IT Directors and Chief Information and Technology Officers at enterprise companies with more than 1,000 employees. The results show an overwhelming number (78%) of respondents planning to upgrade their organization’s enterprise applications this year in an effort to provide employees with b... Read More
App design thinking principles

App design thinking principles

Friday, January 12, 2018 by

Design thinking is fast becoming a key pillar in enterprise digital transformations. And for good reason: the approach promotes a deep understanding of end users; a creative, test-and-learn approach to new ideas; and constant iteration toward optimal outcomes. To many, design thinking is inextricably linked with innovation. After all, IDEO CEO Tim Brown defines design t... Read More
Software testing using Artificial Intelligence

Software testing using Artificial Intelligence

Tuesday, January 02, 2018 by

As the complexity of software continues to increase and release delivery cycles shorten, software testers need to provide quality feedback to developers nearly instantaneously. In this age of continuous testing, companies are adopting a new mantra: Test smarter, not harder. There’s simply no other choice, given the torrential pace of new software launches.  Today, ... Read More
Mendix releases Atlas UI

Mendix releases Atlas UI

Thursday, December 28, 2017 by

Mendix has announced the general availability of Atlas UI. Integrated into its low-code platform, Atlas UI enables developers without front-end development or UI design skills to create engaging, and highly usable user interfaces. With Atlas, an organization's UI/UX team can define a standardized design language to promote design best practices across multiple, autonomo... Read More
Making a mobile game that sticks this season

Making a mobile game that sticks this season

Wednesday, December 27, 2017 by

‘Tis the season to be gaming. With dozens of new titles expected to hit the shelves, app stores and console and PC marketplaces this holiday season, it’s critical that developers level up their strategies for a successful game launch to earn a hefty slice of this year’s holiday gaming sales pie.After building a terrific game, a successful holiday launch hinges on provid... Read More
The user centered revolution is happening now

The user centered revolution is happening now

Tuesday, December 19, 2017 by

It's easy for developers to get caught up into making their own platform, when they should be making the platform for the end target user. Often times, we - as developers - have a tendency to over saturate a product with features and over-complicate the process. Or worse yet - gasp! - we could even create a platform that no one can use intuitively, thus making it harder... Read More
Elliptic Labs to use Snapdragon Neural Processing Engine

Elliptic Labs to use Snapdragon Neural Processing Engine

Wednesday, December 13, 2017 by

Elliptic Labs has announced that its touch-free ultrasound gesture technology is running on the Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 Mobile Platform using the Snapdragon Neural Processing Engine (NPE). Elliptic Labs’ ultrasound virtual sensors are an example of technology leveraging the NPE's machine learning and artificial intelligence optimization tools on the Snapdragon mobile pl... Read More
AI and machine learning make app development and marketing smarter

AI and machine learning make app development and marketing smarter

Wednesday, December 13, 2017 by

Build it and they will come. Those were the good ole days. It used to be good enough to design a great app. Add to that an engaging user experience (UX), positive feedback, a high ranking and word of mouth, and your app was ensured continued success. Nowadays however, mobile consumers are simply overwhelmed by choice. Did you know that if you add up all the apps in the ... Read More
The shifting power dynamics of news on the Web

The shifting power dynamics of news on the Web

Monday, December 11, 2017 by

Over the last several years, control of news on the web has drastically shifted. Social networks and search are increasingly how we find content, and our old loyalties to our favorite publications are giving way to consumption of content from varied and ever changing sources. Large, respectable publishers are still vital to a healthy news industry and indeed a healthy d... Read More
Oracle weighs in on chatbots for enterprise developers

Oracle weighs in on chatbots for enterprise developers

Tuesday, December 05, 2017 by

From self-service to instant payments, the chatbot industry has seen great things from the latest advents in the field of AI. That's why we sat down with Oracle to learn more about how with all these new changes in the messaging industry enterprise can see the value that can be attained by adoption.We recently had a conversation with Suhas Uliyar, Vice President, A... Read More
Building apps for emerging markets

Building apps for emerging markets

Monday, November 27, 2017 by

Internet use is ballooning in emerging economies in South America, Africa and Asia (amongst others). These economies are growing fast, and an explosion in smartphones and mobile internet has generated a vast wave of users venturing online for the first time. However, despite this phenomenal growth, it would be unwise to take this technology growth for granted, or to ass... Read More
DevOps security gets a boost from CA Technologies

DevOps security gets a boost from CA Technologies

Wednesday, November 22, 2017 by

CA Technologies announced new enhancements to CA’s DevOps portfolio that deliver on the promise of faster software development and delivery. New releases in the Continuous Delivery portfolio and CA Digital Experience Monitoring accelerate and automate development and release, improve testing, and provide unprecedented visibility into digital experiences.“As companies in... Read More
Why your app is getting uninstalled and how to prevent it

Why your app is getting uninstalled and how to prevent it

Wednesday, November 22, 2017 by

App developers have a tough job managing the marketing life cycle. Before an app is released, app developers must have plans for user acquisition and they must be agile enough to adapt in those first hectic weeks. But as you gain traction and grow comfortable with how your app is doing, there is a huge worry that looms over you: what if users stop using your app and uni... Read More
Umajin Immerse just launched

Umajin Immerse just launched

Monday, November 20, 2017 by

Umajin Immerse has announced the launch of Umajin Immerse, a development platform that includes 3D, Digital Agents, Augmented Reality (AR), Virtual Reality (VR), offline mapping and simplified and secure provisioning of enterprise data resources. The platform is used to drive innovation and digital transformation for enterprises, allowing rapid deployment of digital pro... Read More
AR mobile ads for games launched by ironSource

AR mobile ads for games launched by ironSource

Monday, November 20, 2017 by

ironSource has recently launched AR ads for their advertising network. As the first network offering AR ads, ironSource is developing a format that showcases the same experience of the game in an ad environment. The AR ads use 3D assets from the original game, and can run on both iOS and Android in-app traffic, within rewarded, video, and display placements. The ads are... Read More
The mobile gaming industry meets blockchain

The mobile gaming industry meets blockchain

Friday, November 17, 2017 by

Dragonfly and DECENT have come together to bring blockchain to the gaming industry. Together, they are set to tackle some common challenges by creating an innovative digital marketplace solution. The mobile gaming industry is evolving rapidly Dragonfly has called on DECENT to help develop a new and fully integrated blockchain-based marketplace.Like the sound of a block... Read More
PacketZoom Increasing the network performance for apps in Asia

PacketZoom Increasing the network performance for apps in Asia

Thursday, November 16, 2017 by

PacketZoom, the company re-defining mobile application performance through in-app mobile networking technology, announced today that several mobile applications in Asia have used its app acceleration technology to significantly increase app performance. Apps from Sephora, Inshorts and Netmeds reported speed increases of up to 2x and disconnection rate decreases of over ... Read More
Three key advantages when app and network teams unite

Three key advantages when app and network teams unite

Tuesday, November 14, 2017 by

Customers today no longer tolerate outages or poor application performance. Other companies' comparable offerings are a mere click away, so ensuring optimal performance is one of the most important undertakings for keeping customers happy in the digital age.  Traditionally, network and application teams have been siloed, with each focused just on their own goals an... Read More
MongoDB 3.6 set to release in December 2017

MongoDB 3.6 set to release in December 2017

Thursday, November 09, 2017 by

MongoDB Inc. announced the release of MongoDB 3.6, the latest release of their NoSQL database solution. According to the company, v3.6 of the solution will be made available in early December of 2017.“MongoDB was created by developers, for developers to provide a modern database designed for today’s highly sophisticated applications. This latest release delivers key in... Read More
Chick-fil-A used visual A/B testing to improve mobile experience

Chick-fil-A used visual A/B testing to improve mobile experience

Wednesday, November 08, 2017 by

Mobile visual A/B testing is a process by which enterprises of all sizes are seeing satisfying results, all while companies are simultaneously increasing the value of their mobile presence. We sat down and talked with both Aaron Glazer, the CEO and Co-Founder of Taplytics, and Jay Ramirez, the Mobile Product Manager at Chick-fil-A Corporate, to learn about how the Chick... Read More
The report from 50 billion mobile and web events is here

The report from 50 billion mobile and web events is here

Wednesday, October 25, 2017 by

Mixpanel, Inc. released its first Product Benchmarking Report to determine quantitative benchmark metrics for key moments in the user’s web and mobile journey while seeking to answer the question often asked by marketers and developers, “what’s the best performance standard for our industry?” The findings challenge many commonly held product performance benchmarks while... Read More
Lets talk about QA automation

Lets talk about QA automation

Wednesday, October 25, 2017 by

Automation is making its rounds through the tech industries it seems in recent times. And each time it reaches a new destination we see all new innovation and a breaking down of traditional models. We sat down with Metova's quality assurance experts to learn more from the experts about how automation is making changes in the field and what we can we expect in the future... Read More
Users will pass over apps with bad reviews

Users will pass over apps with bad reviews

Tuesday, October 24, 2017 by

Fifty percent of app users are likely to be dissuaded from downloading an app based on customer reviews that mention bugs and glitches. This, according to a recent survey conducted by QualiTest Group, the world’s second largest pure play QA and independent software testing company. For developers, getting the app to market is often the top consideration, but releasing a... Read More
Optimizing mobile network performance Part 1

Optimizing mobile network performance Part 1

Monday, October 23, 2017 by

What developer doesn’t want their apps to run faster and provide the best possible user experience? Having worked with hundreds of mobile apps, we have seen firsthand the dramatic impact that improved app performance can have on an app’s overall retention, engagement and monetization metrics. But as app developers focus on their core business, very few devote resources ... Read More
Realm 2.0 launches with all new features

Realm 2.0 launches with all new features

Sunday, October 22, 2017 by

Realm has announced Realm Platform 2.0 a significant upgrade to their mobile database solution that makes it easier for developers to build real-time, responsive mobile apps that deliver an improved user experience.The Realm Platform empowers organizations and developers to build mobile apps that offer real-time features like messaging and collaboration that were previo... Read More
Freemium app model remains best option for developers

Freemium app model remains best option for developers

Thursday, October 19, 2017 by

More than 60% of app developers recommend a “freemium” model for monetizing a mobile app, according to a new survey. With the “freemium” model, an app is downloaded for free with the option of in-app purchases and upgrades, appealing to users’ desire to test an app before buying it. The new survey findings come from Clutch, a research and reviews platform for business s... Read More
Progress talks Kendo UI Builder v2

Progress talks Kendo UI Builder v2

Wednesday, October 11, 2017 by

Not all companies are building applications from scratch today, so businesses must take into consideration the investments made in web applications in the past and leverage it as cost-effectively and efficiently as possible.We talked with Tanya O’Connor, Senior Product Marketing Manager, Progress OpenEdge, to learn more about how their new Kendo UI Builder 2.0 wants to ... Read More
How iOS 11 will hurt developer revenue

How iOS 11 will hurt developer revenue

Tuesday, October 10, 2017 by

With the new release of iOS 11, Apple has made a profound change to its Safari browser that is likely to affect users, advertisers, and, most dramatically, publishers. What’s at stake is a previously dependable source of revenue for content providers: third-party cookies. Browsers generate cookies for each URL a user visits, which, until now, could be spun off into thir... Read More
ARCam augmented reality App launched by Cheetah Mobile

ARCam augmented reality App launched by Cheetah Mobile

Tuesday, October 03, 2017 by

Cheetah Mobile Inc. has announced their latest app, ARCam, which allows users to create a 3D moment by inserting augmented reality features into photos and videos. ARCam was built on Apple’s ARKit introduced with iOS 11 and is available now for download at ARCam App Store.“ARCam is a new, streamlined app that allows people to have more fun with their phone camera than e... Read More
The evolution of APMs

The evolution of APMs

Wednesday, September 27, 2017 by

The World Wide Web became publicly available in August of 1991. Within a few years, PCs became an essential household item and short after it was already clear that the existing infrastructure was not made to scale. Web pages featuring "404 error" codes were a common aggravating  flow in the user experience.To help the web scale and ease user frustration, CDN (Cont... Read More
Realm receives investment for their mobile platform

Realm receives investment for their mobile platform

Tuesday, September 26, 2017 by

Realm has announced a strategic investment from Ericsson Ventures, Khosla Ventures and Scale Venture Partners. In addition to the investment, Realm and Ericsson will work together to develop new types of cloud services to improve mobile applications and the network experience.The Realm Mobile Platform empowers organizations and developers to build mobile apps that offer... Read More
RAD platform by WaveMaker udpates

RAD platform by WaveMaker udpates

Monday, September 25, 2017 by

WaveMaker, Inc. has announced its latest software upgrade, WaveMaker 9. 55 percent of visitors spend less than 15 seconds on a website, user-experience-driven engagement becomes extremely crucial. That’s why the WaveMaker 9 upgrade focuses on a simplified and friendly first-time user experience.The upgrade comes with video tutorials and tool run-throughs that onboard fe... Read More
About the explosive growth of mobile video advertising

About the explosive growth of mobile video advertising

Tuesday, September 19, 2017 by

Smaato has released its Q2 2017 Global Trends in Mobile Advertising Report. Smaato conducted an in-depth analysis of the 1.5+ trillion ad impressions delivered on its platform in the second quarter of 2017, and found new data to support the massive growth of video advertising globally, and particularly in-app, which is growing faster over mobile web as a share of digita... Read More
The HTML5 killer you may not know about

The HTML5 killer you may not know about

Thursday, September 14, 2017 by

For years HTML has been the universal language for website construction, and it has been impressively resilient in the face of competing languages thus far. It’s been known to have the best combination of speed, security, responsiveness and compatibility of all programming languages on the market. However, the world is expanding beyond the internet browser to mobile and... Read More
PagerDuty brings machine learning to management platform

PagerDuty brings machine learning to management platform

Monday, September 11, 2017 by

PagerDuty has introduced new capabilities in machine learning and advanced response automation that enable businesses to orchestrate the right business-wide response to any situation. This is done by eliminating inefficiencies across the digital operations lifecycle, and applying best practices to any operational issue. The updated PagerDuty Digital Operations Managemen... Read More
Low-code app development considerations

Low-code app development considerations

Friday, September 08, 2017 by

Love them or hate them, low-code platforms have made some notable impacts in the enterprise mobile app software development industry. The simple ease of use and low costs of such platforms at the expense of some creative freedoms has proven to be a revolutionary practice.That's why we sat down and had a chat with the experts to learn more on how low-code fares in the pr... Read More
Is your app ready for Black Friday?

Is your app ready for Black Friday?

Wednesday, September 06, 2017 by

With the increasing use of mobile devices for online shopping, a major share of every wallet is now going to online retailers. The convenience of shopping anytime; anywhere perfectly suits the busy, on-the-go generation that is giving eCommerce businesses a big boost. Despite this reality, more than 70% of SMBs do not have their websites ready for a sudden rise in traff... Read More
CoachGuitar teaches you guitar and lets us look under the hood

CoachGuitar teaches you guitar and lets us look under the hood

Wednesday, September 06, 2017 by

CoachGuitar is a five-year old, France-based company that offers a unique method of teaching guitar enthusiasts of all skill levels how to play their favorite songs. Using the visual guitar teaching app, millions of students from around the globe download video tutorials and learn to play along. With a typical traffic of 2,000-3,000 downloads per day - and even reaching... Read More
Open-Xchange goes distributed with Hazelcast

Open-Xchange goes distributed with Hazelcast

Friday, September 01, 2017 by

Open-Xchange has announced that it has deployed Hazelcast to implement new distributed session storage capabilities for OX customers. Previously, when an OX server was shut down for maintenance, all user sessions on the machine were lost. Users were required to login again. The new distributed session storage capabilities, powered by Hazelcast IMDG, ensure all user sess... Read More
Make better apps to get enterprise users engaged

Make better apps to get enterprise users engaged

Wednesday, August 30, 2017 by

Think about all the big (and little) moments that can make or break your business. Like when managers are prioritizing their spending for the coming year. Or when sales reps are pitching to your biggest client. These moments of engagement are the vital times when employees need instant access to insights that will help them make smarter decisions and perform at the top ... Read More
Kony introduces us to AppPlatform V8

Kony introduces us to AppPlatform V8

Thursday, August 24, 2017 by

Businesses big and small are feeling the mounting pressure of increasing demand by their clients, employees and partners for mobile apps. Many of them struggle to meet this demand. Especially with limited budgets and lack of in-house developer skills, which seem to be the biggest hurdles.To help solve this mobile app dilemma, Kony recently launched its Kony AppPlatform ... Read More
Application performance monitoring and cloud migration

Application performance monitoring and cloud migration

Wednesday, August 23, 2017 by

The IT organization is becoming more and more strategic in helping companies reach their business goals. Companies are using technology as a means to not just expose new opportunities and tap into new markets but find ways to relate to their customer base and drive loyalty. As most of us are well aware, the primary choice for businesses today is to move as much of their... Read More
Slow apps and websites can ruin your reputation

Slow apps and websites can ruin your reputation

Tuesday, August 22, 2017 by

App and web users are growing more demanding and less forgiving, according to the results of a consumer survey from Apica. In a clear call to action for organizations around the world, Apica's survey found that three quarters of respondents expect websites and apps to perform faster than they did three years ago. Apica conducted the survey among internet users in the UK... Read More
W3C Publishing Summit event docket announced

W3C Publishing Summit event docket announced

Friday, August 18, 2017 by

The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) announced the program of its inaugural W3C Publishing Summit to be held 9-10 November 2017 in the San Francisco Bay area, California, featuring keynotes from Internet pioneer and futurist Tim O’Reilly and Adobe CTO Abhay Parasnis.Publishing and the Web interact in innumerable ways. From schools to libraries, from design to production ... Read More
AR experience to be provided as New York Jets team up with Xperiel

AR experience to be provided as New York Jets team up with Xperiel

Friday, August 18, 2017 by

To kick-off the 2017-2018 NFL season, the New York Jets and Xperiel, inventor of the Real World Web (RWW) platform, are announcing a partnership to bring football fans’ favorite in-stadium activities right to their fingertips. Starting on September 24, during the home game against the Miami Dolphins, fans using the New York Jets app will be able to participate in custom... Read More
Developers playing nice with the platform approach to making apps

Developers playing nice with the platform approach to making apps

Wednesday, August 16, 2017 by

Kumar manages travel and logistics for a large banking company. He handles the mammoth task of arranging transport for employees who work beyond regular hours, and this takes up considerable time and effort, with back-and-forth messaging and calls. His problem is compounded by the fact that many employees are restricted from carrying personal computing devices (such as ... Read More
Codeless security integrations by Blackberry and Appdome announced

Codeless security integrations by Blackberry and Appdome announced

Tuesday, August 15, 2017 by

BlackBerry Limited and Appdome, a cloud hub for mobile app integration, announced they are enabling codeless integration of secure voice, video and messaging capabilities. Available under Appdome’s newest service category, Secure Messaging, the BBM Enterprise SDK (software development kit) offers a growing set of secure communications capabilities that mobile app develo... Read More
The mobile printing six best practices for developers

The mobile printing six best practices for developers

Monday, August 14, 2017 by

When creating apps, a developer works hard to ensure optimal functionality and a great user experience - so it's critical that an app is truly the best it can be for its audience. These days, ensuring functionality and engagement means adding mobile print to an app. Mobile printing is an unmet need in many apps: According to an InfoTrends study, 95 percent of consumers ... Read More
Kendo UI Builder v2 is now compatable with Electron Shell framework

Kendo UI Builder v2 is now compatable with Electron Shell framework

Monday, August 07, 2017 by

Progress has announced the latest version of Progress Kendo UI Builder, a responsive web UI toolkit for rapidly delivering beautiful and intuitive web experiences. The new release introduces browser compatibility with Electron Shell, an extended library of built-in templates, the ability to customize screens with Blank View and enhanced data connectivity.“Today, the ult... Read More
Tizen app developer growth is exploding says Hokyu Choi from Samsung

Tizen app developer growth is exploding says Hokyu Choi from Samsung

Thursday, August 03, 2017 by

Ever since Samsung released their own operating system, Tizen OS, into the market back at the beginning of 2012, Samsung has been continuously pushing for the adoption of the mobile OS on their devices. But although Android still dominates a majority share of Samsung devices in many regions, the growth of the Tizen OS is not to be overlooked and still has the potential ... Read More
Helpshift helping top grossing apps with their customer support

Helpshift helping top grossing apps with their customer support

Monday, July 31, 2017 by

Helpshift, the company providing customer support through enterprise-level, in-app customer experiences, has announced that its customer support platform is used by 34 of the top 100 grossing gaming apps, including five of the top 20, as ranked on Apptopia, a provider of mobile app intelligence.“Gaming apps that provide more sophisticated in-app support are more likely ... Read More
Kony gauges the state of apps in the enterprise

Kony gauges the state of apps in the enterprise

Tuesday, July 25, 2017 by

More businesses are realizing the importance of mobile apps, but are discovering deploying and managing apps in their business is not as easy as they had thought. To gauge the state of apps in the enterprise, Kony, Inc., an enterprise mobility and digital applications company, partnered with Wakefield Research. The global survey of more than 1,000 line-of-business execu... Read More
Why apps with subscription models are taking over

Why apps with subscription models are taking over

Monday, July 24, 2017 by

Anybody with a passing acquaintance with the app store, whether on iOS or Android, is fully aware of the vast quantities of apps crammed into every (digital) nook and crevice, with more being released each passing day. For Apple and Google, this competition is great - the more apps there are, the more money they make. But for app developers, more competition means that ... Read More
Why Texas Humor selected the Shopgate mobile commerce platform

Why Texas Humor selected the Shopgate mobile commerce platform

Thursday, July 20, 2017 by

Shopgate has announced Texas Humor, a clothing brand that emphasizes Texas pride, selected their mobile commerce platform solution to develop an enhanced mobile shopping application for its customer base. The mobile app allows Texas Humor to further connect with customers through advanced features including push notifications, abandoned cart reminders and exclusive mobi... Read More
Stop masking your crappy apps

Stop masking your crappy apps

Wednesday, July 19, 2017 by

This may come as a surprise, but the “close door” button in an elevator does absolutely nothing to make the door shut faster. It’s purely a psychological ploy to ease the minds of impatient riders. It tricks them into thinking that they’re speeding up their ride when in reality it is solely designed to calm their nerves during unwanted seconds spent waiting.Developers h... Read More
Sports and Entertainment Digital Accelerator for SportsTech launches

Sports and Entertainment Digital Accelerator for SportsTech launches

Tuesday, July 18, 2017 by

Built.io, provider of a Digital Fan Experience Platform, and BeyondCurious, a digital transformation consultancy, has announced a joint offering for the SportsTech world: the Sports & Entertainment Digital Accelerator. The Digital Accelerator program helps sports teams transform their venue, team and fan experiences through innovative use of digital technology.Under... Read More
Avocarrot Unified SSP for mobile is launched from Glispa

Avocarrot Unified SSP for mobile is launched from Glispa

Monday, July 17, 2017 by

Following the announcement of its fourth strategic acquisition, Glispa Global Group, a mobile ad tech company, unveils its newest product offering, Avocarrot, the full-service monetization platform which serves all types of mobile in-app advertising, both programmatic and performance-based. The new platform offers full transparency, control, and ease of use to boost and... Read More
PartCycle uses AI to help buyers find used auto parts

PartCycle uses AI to help buyers find used auto parts

Saturday, July 15, 2017 by

PartCycle Technologies announces “Inventory A.I.”, an industry-first innovation developed to clearly communicate part descriptions and provide accurate quality ratings on used auto parts sold through the PartCycle Marketplace.Most used parts sourcing solutions available today only display raw notes made when an automotive recycler enters a part into their inventory mana... Read More
Box Elements for developers powers content experiences in their apps

Box Elements for developers powers content experiences in their apps

Friday, July 14, 2017 by

Box, Inc., a cloud content management company, has introduced Box Elements, a new set of tools for businesses of all sizes to bring their content experience into any application built with their Platform. The first set of tools, UI Elements, is generally available and includes four pre-built, customizable components of their user interface. The company also announced th... Read More
Bottr.me aims to simplify the way we work with personal AI bots

Bottr.me aims to simplify the way we work with personal AI bots

Thursday, July 13, 2017 by

Bottr.me, a chat bot creation tool, has received backing from 500 Startups, Purvi Capital, Google MD Rajan Anandan and Abhishek Gupta from TLabs.  Launched in private beta earlier this year as a way to create one’s very own smart AI based virtual avatar, this startup wants to fundamentally change the way we create and consume information and services online. B... Read More
Apperian announces new security capabilities

Apperian announces new security capabilities

Monday, July 03, 2017 by

Apperian, an Arxan company and provider of mobile application management (MAM) and security solutions, has announced several platform enhancements, which increase the security of enterprise mobile app data. These updates take advantage of native device capabilities, multiple industry protocols and additional password controls, to provide a solution for distributing secu... Read More
10 years after the iPhone launch here is how people feel now

10 years after the iPhone launch here is how people feel now

Thursday, June 29, 2017 by

To coincide with the 10th anniversary of the launch of iPhone, Axway has published results from a survey that examines the role that smartphones play in enhancing consumer lives with improved services and experiences, and how consumers would like to see the smartphone evolve in future. The survey of 1,200 U.S. consumers found that consumers value data security and priva... Read More
App Verify SDK gets update for new iOS capabilities

App Verify SDK gets update for new iOS capabilities

Wednesday, June 21, 2017 by

TeleSign, an end-to-end communications platform as a service (CPaaS), has announced new iOS capabilities for its mobile app verification service, App Verify. App Verify for iOS is a lightweight software development kit (SDK) that enables mobile app developers to streamline the onboarding account verification process to assist with increasing conversions and providing id... Read More
PacketZoom expands its offerings to SEA

PacketZoom expands its offerings to SEA

Wednesday, June 14, 2017 by

Slow app speeds are a major problem for Southeast Asia, where a recent Digitimes report found that 3G/4G mobile broadband Internet access was expected to reach just 60% in Southeast Asia in 2017, compared to 81% for the United States and more than 90% for countries such as Japan and South Korea. PacketZoom’s own Mobile Observatory report also found a high number of netw... Read More
The mobile ad fraud pandemic and what developers should know

The mobile ad fraud pandemic and what developers should know

Tuesday, June 13, 2017 by

Mobile ad fraud is a big concern in the mobile space. Unfortunately, we have seen this before in ad tech - players looking to make a quick buck by following revenue via monetizing it in an illegal way. Mobile ad fraud has created a dark ripple in the space, resulting in a lot of mistrust. The challenge is that fraud is widespread, and fraudsters are getting more and mor... Read More
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... Read More
PacketZoom speeds up Photofy app by nearly 2x

PacketZoom speeds up Photofy app by nearly 2x

Friday, June 09, 2017 by

Performance is a crucial contributor to a dependable mobile app user experience. While stunning visuals attract customers by making a great first impression, a long-lasting relationship depends on the quality of each encounter, which is heavily influenced by how an app performs. According to Compuware research, most consumers expect mobile apps to launch within two seco... Read More
AtScale unveils their new 5.5 platform update

AtScale unveils their new 5.5 platform update

Wednesday, June 07, 2017 by

The adoption of the data lake over the past few years has proven that enterprises want a way to store vast amounts of raw data in its native format until needed for consumption. New database platforms like Hadoop or Google BigQuery have provided affordable solutions to let enterprises store data. However, when this data is not put to use, Data Lakes became Data Swamps. ... Read More
AOL launches Smart Yield beta

AOL launches Smart Yield beta

Monday, June 05, 2017 by

AOL has announced the beta launch of Smart Yield, a mobile-first solution that solves the challenge of leveling the demand bidding playing field for mobile publishers. By creating a unified auction, Smart Yield provides advertisers with the inventory they want and mobile publishers and app developers with the opportunity to gain the highest possible yield for each impre... Read More
Almost all users abandon apps with bugs and glitches

Almost all users abandon apps with bugs and glitches

Wednesday, May 31, 2017 by

88% of app users abandon apps due to finding bugs and glitches. This, according to a recent survey conducted by QualiTest Group, the world's second largest pure play QA and independent software testing company. The survey also revealed that: - Nearly 8 in every 10 users notice glitches and bugs in the apps that they use.- Over 50% of users indicated that they would aban... Read More
SEP has acquired CardBoard

SEP has acquired CardBoard

Tuesday, May 30, 2017 by

Carmel-based software product design and development company, Software Engineering Professionals (SEP), has acquired CardBoard, a collaborative design and story mapping tool. The product was previously owned by DevJam, a Minneapolis-based product development company that pragmatically uses agile/lean methods to their customers and clients advantage. The acquisition will... Read More
What VR developers need to know when creating educational apps

What VR developers need to know when creating educational apps

Thursday, May 25, 2017 by

From dissecting frogs without the guilty consciousnesses, taking a history class in ancient Rome, or swimming with marine animals in the Galapagos islands, VR is offering modern students a more authentic and immersive learning experience, in which they can interact with dimensional environments and place themselves in different times and locations.While the initial hype... Read More
Route the Internet faster with Argo from Cloudflare

Route the Internet faster with Argo from Cloudflare

Monday, May 22, 2017 by

Cloudflare has announced Argo, a service that intelligently routes traffic across the Internet for a faster, more reliable, and more secure online experience.The Internet is inherently unreliable. Its massive collection of networks from different providers experiences delays and outages all the time. Internet users experience these problems as slowness reaching websites... Read More
How app developers are failing in user engagement

How app developers are failing in user engagement

Thursday, May 18, 2017 by

Editors note: Paul Brody is the Chief Product Officer at CleverTapIn the app world, do or die comes down to how well you engage your users, and if abysmal click-throughs and open rates are any indication, most apps aren't doing that very well. But it's not the fault of the product developers, nor is it an issue with the marketing department. It's how the two work, or to... Read More
Wifi vs Bluetooth vs BLE, choosing the right IoT tech

Wifi vs Bluetooth vs BLE, choosing the right IoT tech

Tuesday, May 16, 2017 by

Internet-of-Things (IoT) devices are increasing in popularity and availability - think Amazon Alexa, smart thermostats & light bulbs, Internet-connected garage door openers, GoPro cameras, and so on. One thing these products have in common is that they communicate wirelessly with either a mobile device, the Internet, or both. As these devices become smarter and gene... Read More
Andrew LeCates from FileMaker discusses version 16

Andrew LeCates from FileMaker discusses version 16

Tuesday, May 16, 2017 by

FileMaker, an Apple subsidiary that helps developers make custom apps, has recently released their platform's 16th iteration. The updates have enhanced previous versions with improvements that both professional and first-time developers can use to create, share, and run custom apps.Some of their new updates include a new Layout Objects window, scalability up to 500 simu... Read More
Explaining RCS and how it could kill the need for some apps

Explaining RCS and how it could kill the need for some apps

Friday, May 12, 2017 by

Throughout the past 20 years, we've become well acquainted with the traditional text message. We've seen it evolve from a method of communicating with friends and family, to a way for consumers to interact with businesses in order to receive updates and relevant information. As 4 billion people worldwide use SMS, this traditional method of communication continues to evo... Read More
AppOnboard raises $4M in a seed round

AppOnboard raises $4M in a seed round

Wednesday, May 10, 2017 by

The app economy is larger than ever - mobile revenues grew 40 percent in 2016 with app developers grossing $37 billion, excluding any advertising revenue. Roughly half of that goes back in the ecosystem for User Acquisition (UA) - or paying for downloads.AppOnboard Inc, mobile app demo maker, has raised $4M from Troy Capital Partners, London Venture Partners (“LVP) and ... Read More
Jeremy Strauser joins Lucktastic as VP of Product

Jeremy Strauser joins Lucktastic as VP of Product

Monday, May 08, 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... Read More
WhatsApp went down last night: How pushing updates can be risky

WhatsApp went down last night: How pushing updates can be risky

Thursday, May 04, 2017 by

Last night's WhatsApp outage freaked out users of the globally popular app. Dynatrace's Dave Anderson sheds some light on the issue, and shows just how fragile the process of continuously releasing new features is, when millions rely on your service.You’ve got to feel for WhatsApp today - they’ve got one of the toughest jobs in the world. One in seven people on the plan... Read More
Bringing LEGO minifigures to life using AR and emotion recognition

Bringing LEGO minifigures to life using AR and emotion recognition

Wednesday, May 03, 2017 by

Goran Vuksic, an iOS developer for Tattoodo, has made a unique new application that is helping make childhood dreams come alive. The app uses emotional AI and Augmented Reality SDK's that help transform miniature LEGO characters into interactive models. The project responds to a user's facial features by analyzing and projecting the user's current mood onto the LEGO cha... Read More
Monetizing apps without alienating users: A chat with Receptiv

Monetizing apps without alienating users: A chat with Receptiv

Wednesday, May 03, 2017 by

We recently sat down with Receptiv, the company formerly known as MediaBrix, to learn more about how they work with app developers monetize their products. Receptiv is an in-app mobile video ad platform that connects brands to app users to increase ad performance. Founded as MediaBrix in 2011 and named an Adweek Top Mobile Innovator, they are available via both programm... Read More
The intersection of AR, IoT, and Apps in the legal realm

The intersection of AR, IoT, and Apps in the legal realm

Thursday, April 27, 2017 by

In 2007 the Apple gave us the iPhone and Apps became the rage. While the term “Internet for things” was first coined 1999 by Kevin Ashton (one of the founders of the original Auto-ID Center at MIT), in 2013 the Global Standards Initiative on Internet of Things defined the term as “the infrastructure of the information society.” AR, or Augmented Reality, unlike virtual r... Read More
Language translation app by Reverso hits 6.0

Language translation app by Reverso hits 6.0

Monday, April 24, 2017 by

Reverso, a developer of translation tools and solutions, has unveiled Reverso Context 6.0 - the latest version of their mobile translation and language learning app with a number of improvements to help its five million users discover new words and phrases in context. Their platform specializes in tapping the power of Big Data and AI to help users better understand word... Read More
How you can automate your release process

How you can automate your release process

Monday, April 24, 2017 by

Rollout helps mobile app developers build and deploy apps quickly and safely by automating the time-consuming manual tasks associated with gradual feature releases. The company recently released ROX by Rollout, which allows developers to gradually release new features, measure the impact and respond in real-time - all without waiting for the next release. We chatted wit... Read More
The marketing secrets of the most popular apps

The marketing secrets of the most popular apps

Tuesday, April 11, 2017 by

Editors note: Guest submission by Stefan Benndorf, Managing Director & COO, AppLiftThe most successful apps are engaging and well-designed, but that is not the only reason why they’re popular. The Angry Birds and Pokémon GO's of the world owe much of their success to masterful marketing. Americans spend nearly 80 percent of their time on mobile phones in their three... Read More
Selling your app and what you should know

Selling your app and what you should know

Monday, April 10, 2017 by

The app market has changed significantly over the last few years. Google Play, for example, had 600,000 apps in 2012. Now it has more than 3 million. Despite this, a report from Nielsen suggests that users only use 27 apps per month. As a result, it is increasingly difficult for developers and app owners to maintain engagement and to successfully monetize their apps.Acc... Read More
Jenkins Blue Ocean helps DevOps adopt continuous delivery

Jenkins Blue Ocean helps DevOps adopt continuous delivery

Friday, April 07, 2017 by

The Jenkins project, comprised of a community of practitioners using Jenkins, has released (1.0) and general availability of Blue Ocean, its dramatic new UX implementation. The anticipated launch of Blue Ocean brings a new user experience to Jenkins based on a personalized, modern design that allows users to graphically create, visualize and diagnose continuous delivery... Read More
AppDynamics Developer Toolkit release for Spring is here

AppDynamics Developer Toolkit release for Spring is here

Thursday, April 06, 2017 by

AppDynamics, a Cisco company and a application intelligence company, is planning on a Spring ‘17 release, including the AppDynamics Developer Toolkit and major updates to Enterprise iQ and Business iQ. The new releases are aimed at giving application teams better abilities to deliver impactful customer experiences.In our digital-first world, where quality and performanc... Read More
Pentana 5.1 released by Ideagen

Pentana 5.1 released by Ideagen

Wednesday, April 05, 2017 by

Ideagen updated their audit automation software, Pentana 5.1. The updated platform comes with further enhancements to the core internal audit functions, an enhanced Windows and Web user experience and enterprise risk management capability.Ben Dorks, Chief Customer Officer at Ideagen, said: “With each release of Pentana we seek to further address the needs of internal au... Read More
The contextual UX and why it matters

The contextual UX and why it matters

Tuesday, April 04, 2017 by

Editors note: Guest submission by Holger Fritzinger, Vice President, Head of Solution Management Mobile Apps & Platform at SAP AGIn a report from Forrester Research, Maximizing the Impact of Digital Transformation, the analyst firm shares that 82 percent of respondents believe mobile is the face of digital transformation. Enterprises look at mobile as an integral pa... Read More
OMYO and Blingby team up to make live stream marketing a reality

OMYO and Blingby team up to make live stream marketing a reality

Tuesday, March 21, 2017 by

Research shows that 74% of consumers said there was a connection between watching a video on social media and their purchasing decision-making process. What if there were a better way for marketers to capitalize on such a trend? Imagine watching a Maroon5 video online and you are really liking Adam Levine’s jacket - and while watching the video, you point your cur... Read More
Enterprise mobility is a team sport

Enterprise mobility is a team sport

Friday, March 03, 2017 by

Sports teams - from youth to the pros - are comprised of many individuals with various skill sets and talents. Yet when you hear championship teams and elite caliber athletes talk about success, their stories always boil down to a single commonality: the importance of the team. As Michael Jordan once famously said, “talent wins games, but teamwork and intelligence win c... Read More
Docker for the Enterprise launched with a Certification Program

Docker for the Enterprise launched with a Certification Program

Friday, March 03, 2017 by

Docker has announced their Enterprise Edition (EE), a new commercial platform for enterprise development and IT ops teams that build, run, and operate business-critical applications in production at scale across the software supply chain. Comprised of a container runtime, with integrated and multi-tenant orchestration, security and management in addition to an ecosystem... Read More
Mobile UX is just as important as functionality

Mobile UX is just as important as functionality

Thursday, March 02, 2017 by

Editors note: Guest submission by Daniel AssoulineWhen building new software or apps, many developers make the mistake of prioritizing functionality over user experience. But user experience is just as important - if not even more important than functionality in any software, app or product. Take security software, for example. By focusing on the functionality, it can p... Read More
How to increase app revenue by using analytics

How to increase app revenue by using analytics

Wednesday, March 01, 2017 by

Editors note: Guest submission by Mark Rosner, CRO of AppLovinYou wouldn’t create a website without at least one line of code for Google Analytics. So why would you create an app without it? Analytics might seem like an obvious element to incorporate into app development, but I’m still shocked that I regularly meet developers who don’t use analytics at all, or bare... Read More
Add bots to your app for free with Instabot

Add bots to your app for free with Instabot

Wednesday, March 01, 2017 by

ROKO Labs has announced Instabot, a free tool that helps mobile app creators add a bot to their app in less than a day.Instabot empowers mobile app developers to create and integrate conversational bots into their existing apps, based on three key components:- Create unique bots using a simple three-tier, conversation tree-based process that gathers information from you... Read More
Mobile and IoT security gets a boost from new PN80T chipset

Mobile and IoT security gets a boost from new PN80T chipset

Tuesday, February 28, 2017 by

NXP Semiconductors N.V. has unveiled its new PN80T embedded Secure Element (SE) and NFC solution. It is the Industry’s first 40nm SE and is designed to ease development and implementation of an extended range of secure applications for any platform including smartphones, wearables, and the Internet of Things (IoT).A user experience built around NFC use casesThe new PN80... Read More
4 proven ways to reduce churn with a mobile app

4 proven ways to reduce churn with a mobile app

Thursday, February 23, 2017 by

Have you read all of the 23,000 articles out there about reducing churn?There are some really great ideas about how to improve your onboarding, how to communicate better, how to segment better. Even how to save customers right before they click the “cancel” button.The underlying problem that these tactics address is the same. Users churn because they don&rsq... Read More
BroadSoft's bMobile gets AI and Apple Callkit

BroadSoft's bMobile gets AI and Apple Callkit

Wednesday, February 22, 2017 by

BroadSoft, Inc. has announced two significant enhancements to its bMobile advanced mobility solution: Artificial intelligence capabilities and Apple CallKit support for BroadSoft Business UC-One mobile apps that provide business users with a superior mobile user experience over any device, network or location and unlocks new revenue opportunities for Mobile Operators.A ... Read More
Explaining the app development process to clients

Explaining the app development process to clients

Monday, February 20, 2017 by

Revenue from mobile apps is expected to reach $70 Billion in 2017. Yet, developing a successful mobile application is not an easy task. As a developer, you understand the mobile app development process, but may struggle to explain it to your clients. This misunderstanding creates challenges in the development process itself, and can even cause an unsuccessful deployment... Read More
$10B enterprise CDN and application delivery market upended

$10B enterprise CDN and application delivery market upended

Sunday, February 19, 2017 by

Instart Logic, a technology company, has announced its “Application Services Platform,” a set of speed, mobility and security technologies designed to optimize digital revenue. It also announced a new business model designed to disrupt the $10 billion content and application delivery markets, including Akamai. Beginning immediately Instart Logic will deliver enterp... Read More
Mobile app advertising is killing adult usage

Mobile app advertising is killing adult usage

Saturday, February 18, 2017 by

63 percent of adults avoid mobile apps because of too many adverts, or when asked to pay for the app or extra features. This is the finding of an independent study of 600 mobile app users in the UK and US, commissioned by Tutela, the Wireless Analytics Monetisation (WAM) firm. Users are up to four times more likely to favor apps collecting mobile usage statist... Read More
Hubble is expanding into the SAP environment

Hubble is expanding into the SAP environment

Thursday, February 16, 2017 by

Hubble has announced the beginning of their expansion into the SAP environment, extending its CPM suite capabilities beyond Oracle and JD Edwards Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) solutions. Community Coffee Company LLC, the largest family-owned and operated retail coffee brand in America, will begin implementing Hubble's solutions with all-new SAP integration. La... Read More
Vungle mobile video ads platform hits $300 million in annual revenue

Vungle mobile video ads platform hits $300 million in annual revenue

Wednesday, February 15, 2017 by

Following a year of significant global expansion and customer momentum, Vungle, a marketing platform for in-app video ads, has announced record company growth, reaching a $300 million annual revenue run rate (ARR), a milestone very few companies have reached in the ad-tech industry. The company has also significantly increased adoption of its software development kit (S... Read More
Code your own network: The changing face of telco

Code your own network: The changing face of telco

Wednesday, February 15, 2017 by

There is a transformation occurring in enterprise communications with developers at the center. The developer community is driven by a vision to offer creative applications of communications within their apps and services that deliver a unique user experience. Unfortunately, innovating with traditional telecom carriers has been historically difficult. Dependence on an o... Read More
IBM and the Weather Company just introduced mesh network alerts

IBM and the Weather Company just introduced mesh network alerts

Wednesday, February 15, 2017 by

IBM and The Weather Company, an IBM Business, have introduced a new Mesh Network Alerts technology that provides a mobile method of communicating with underserved populations in developing countries to notify of potential severe weather events or disasters - even in areas with limited Internet connection, or cellular networks are disrupted due to an outage. Develop... Read More
The A to Z of low-code app development

The A to Z of low-code app development

Friday, February 10, 2017 by

As we enter 2017, we are seeing low-code app development take root across larger enterprises and smaller businesses alike. In 2016, big players like Google, Microsoft, Oracle, and Salesforce staked their claim in this market segment. Enter 2017, and we can expect the new entrants, along with incumbents such as WaveMaker, Mendix and OutSystems, to beg... Read More
Inclusive Development gets open source tools from IBM

Inclusive Development gets open source tools from IBM

Thursday, February 09, 2017 by

Editors note: Submitted by Moe Kraft, Accessibility Transformation Lead, IBM Accessibility ResearchIBM is embarking on a new era of open source accessibility by releasing tooling, samples and design patterns to help streamline the development of inclusive web and mobile applications.They have recently released two new projects on the developerWorks/open community, AccPr... Read More
Women are the most serious about mobile dating apps

Women are the most serious about mobile dating apps

Wednesday, February 08, 2017 by

Liftoff has released an infographic (below) illuminating trends in mobile dating behavior. The data shows that North Americans are the most “swipe-happy” when it comes to mobile dating apps, with women in general being the most profitable users. The infographic also showcases trends around engagement and examines geographical differences between North America, Euro... Read More
UCaaS adoption gaining ground as enterprises turning to the cloud

UCaaS adoption gaining ground as enterprises turning to the cloud

Tuesday, February 07, 2017 by

More than half (51%) of businesses are expected to adopt cloud Unified Communications (UCaaS/Hosted PBX) by 2020, surpassing premise-based PBX as businesses of all sizes shift to the cloud for unified communications, team collaboration and contact center services, according to the 2nd Annual BroadSoft, Inc. survey of global telecom providers and industry leaders.The Bro... Read More
Drag and drop app building platform now includes VR/AR elements

Drag and drop app building platform now includes VR/AR elements

Sunday, February 05, 2017 by

Appy Pie, a cloud-based mobile application builder platform, has announced the integration of their newest virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) features into their no-code platform, allowing small and medium sized businesses (SMBs) to easily integrate immersive technology into their apps, further enhancing the user experience. That means that there is nothing... Read More
Sencha Test 2.0 launches for comprehensive testing of Ext JS apps

Sencha Test 2.0 launches for comprehensive testing of Ext JS apps

Wednesday, February 01, 2017 by

Organizations are under increasing pressure to deliver applications to market quickly without compromising quality. With competition only growing more fierce by the day, the necessity for expedients that help produce well written programs is apparent. But lets be honest, there are a lot of hurdles to jump to get the best possible ROI. Perhaps most important of these hur... Read More
Why MicroApps are an emerging development trend to watch in 2017

Why MicroApps are an emerging development trend to watch in 2017

Monday, January 30, 2017 by

With SMEs(Small and Medium-sized Enterprises) emerging every day, the apps world has seen a swift growth in the enterprise apps category. MicroApps help users restructure, streamline, and in turn manage a crucial business processes. MicroApps provide a highly focused, task-based functionality that let users access the app, interact and then close the app all with maximu... Read More
Vidyo.io CPaaS launches so developers can embed video conferencing

Vidyo.io CPaaS launches so developers can embed video conferencing

Thursday, January 26, 2017 by

Vidyo Launches Vidyo.io CPaaS for developers to easily embed multiparty video conferencing into web, mobile, and native apps.Vidyo has announced the launch and general availability of its Vidyo.io Communications Platform-as-a-Service (CPaaS), which lets application developers and enterprises quickly and easily embed high-quality, reliable, scalable, multiparty video col... Read More
Hazelcast is now available as a tile on Pivotal Cloud Foundry (PCF)

Hazelcast is now available as a tile on Pivotal Cloud Foundry (PCF)

Wednesday, January 25, 2017 by

Hazelcast, an open source in-memory data grid (IMDG), is now available as a Tile on Pivotal Cloud Foundry (PCF). Their newest tile for PCF 1.2 is an on-demand service broker that dynamically creates and scales their clusters without pre-provisioning blocks of VMs (virtual machines). The Tile integrates with Cloud Foundry to provide a frictionless user experience, requir... Read More
Bugsee emerges from stealth to make finding bugs in mobile apps easier

Bugsee emerges from stealth to make finding bugs in mobile apps easier

Tuesday, January 24, 2017 by

New bug fixing tool allows app developers to spend more time improving functionality and user experience and less time logging, explaining and fixing buggy apps.Bugsee announced its corporate launch and the general availability of its bug reporting and crash analytics tool for mobile app developers. Bugsee is the only bug reporting solution that continuously captures vi... Read More
MobileBridge and Zapp RideShare team up to change the way people commute

MobileBridge and Zapp RideShare team up to change the way people commute

Friday, January 20, 2017 by

Innovative electric ride share company climbs aboard leading mobile engagement platform to power advanced customer engagement via mobile channel. Zapp’s company mission is to change the way people commute around cities, college campuses and tourist areas while reducing carbon emissions with economical, low speed, electric rental vehicles. Zapp RideShare currently rents ... Read More
Creating a tvOS app in 30 days

Creating a tvOS app in 30 days

Thursday, January 19, 2017 by

tvOS is still fairly new and with the app store being flooded, it's a fresh, emerging platform to develop new experiences for. This guest post from Carl Williams at YOOX NET-A-PORTER GROUP, walks us through their first time Apple TV app creation experience.   For the past five years men’s style destination MR PORTER has produced videos for its weekly digi... Read More
App intelligence with bad performance destroys engagement

App intelligence with bad performance destroys engagement

Thursday, January 19, 2017 by

Application intelligence is a given in todays digital world. App consumers have come to expect that Netflix will fill the post-binge void with insightful viewing recommendations, Facebook will never run out of friend suggestions, banks will alert them to unusual credit card activity, and Pandora will always know the perfect song to play next.But while users may have the... Read More
Check intrusive ads at the door: How app marketers can use native

Check intrusive ads at the door: How app marketers can use native

Monday, January 16, 2017 by

The mobile app space isn’t an easy place to be these days. With more and more apps filling the stores, it’s getting harder to find consumers to download your app – and even more challenging to retain them. App marketers are struggling to drive downloads from traditional display advertising with paltry results and budgets are wasted on impressions that yield no... Read More
Artificial Intelligence: 5 key attributes of all modern AI systems

Artificial Intelligence: 5 key attributes of all modern AI systems

Thursday, January 05, 2017 by

What are the common attributes that all modern Artificial Intelligence systems share? Former NASA Deputy Chief of AI at the Ames Research Center, Monte Zweben tells us.   A technology industry veteran, Monte Zweben's early career was spent with the NASA Ames Research Center as the Deputy Chief of the Artificial Intelligence Branch, where he won the prestigio... Read More
HP Enterprise opens up about StormRunner Load and DevOps in the cloud

HP Enterprise opens up about StormRunner Load and DevOps in the cloud

Tuesday, January 03, 2017 by

HP Enterprise recently announced the availability of HPE StormRunner Load on the AWS Marketplace. StormRunner Load is one of the first solutions to support SaaS Subscriptions on AWS Marketplace, and will help developers strengthen the quality and delivery of applications via a simple, intuitive and highly scalable platform.    In-short, it's a a cl... Read More
Xceligent integrates with ClientLook CRM

Xceligent integrates with ClientLook CRM

Friday, December 23, 2016 by

Xceligent announced that its open product platform has been integrated into ClientLook, a client relationship manager (CRM) solution designed for commercial real estate professionals.This launch is part of Xceligent's continued roll out of its uniquely-designed open source platform, which enables clients and partners to license its comprehensive set of leasing intellige... Read More
VRTrek Library to help developers reduce VR latency

VRTrek Library to help developers reduce VR latency

Thursday, December 22, 2016 by

Latency is one of the biggest challenges in the burgeoning Virtual Reality (VR) industry. While wearing a VR Head Mounted Display (HMD), people notice even the smallest of delays between what's displayed at the screen and what the brain expects. Until now, there has not been a professional latency measurement tool that works across different HMDs and applications.Basema... Read More
Sky Sports partners with GameOn to bring chatbots to Premier League

Sky Sports partners with GameOn to bring chatbots to Premier League

Friday, December 16, 2016 by

GameOn, mobile engagement platform for fans, has announced a partnership with Sky Sports to bring a Soccer Saturday Chatbot to its English Premier League coverage. Nicknamed the "Jeff Bot" after Jeff Stelling, the enigmatic host of the famed Gillette Soccer Saturday show, it will feature his real-time game commentary and respond to natural language requests from fa... Read More
What's so tricky about Android security anyway?

What's so tricky about Android security anyway?

Monday, December 12, 2016 by

Android authentication can be a tricky business because it can help identify the user, but it can also open the door to hackers at the same time. It all comes down to the device administrator access which comes with a lot of benefits like. Device administrator access provides complete device management access rights that include creating and managing poli... Read More
Loggly gets AWS DevOps competency status

Loggly gets AWS DevOps competency status

Friday, December 09, 2016 by

Loggly has announced that it has achieved Amazon Web Services (AWS) DevOps Competency status. This designation recognizes Loggly for providing effective solutions helping businesses access, manage and analyze log data across the entire application stack on AWS. Achieving the AWS DevOps Competency differentiates Loggly as an AWS Partner Network (APN) member that has... Read More
Work out with Neymar Jr. in NABUFIT's latest app update

Work out with Neymar Jr. in NABUFIT's latest app update

Thursday, December 08, 2016 by

NABUFIT Global Inc. has announced the debut of its workout routines and videos of Neymar Jr. in its app. Additional exercise videos will be released throughout calendar 2017. Also - the Company released its premium version of the app where users can subscribe for 12 months for the price of 8 months. They are expanding their business model from subscription to include ad... Read More
Hazelcast teams with Azul to deliver SLA assurance for java-based businesses

Hazelcast teams with Azul to deliver SLA assurance for java-based businesses

Wednesday, December 07, 2016 by

Azul Systems (Azul) has announced that it has partnered with Hazelcast to ensure explicit Service Level Agreement (SLA) assurance for Java-based in-memory computing applications. By combining Zing plus Hazelcast Enterprise, Java-based businesses are now able to deliver consistent in-memory application performance without the risk of performance-robbing Java runtime arti... Read More
Stopping the crashes inside your app

Stopping the crashes inside your app

Wednesday, December 07, 2016 by

If you are a mobile app developer (and we'll take a wild guess and say you probably are, or are at least linked to the industry in some way), then your apps have most likely been downloaded, used a bit – crashed – and then users deleted it.We can confidently say this is the norm for many apps because:Various market studies (like this one from Crittercism) ha... Read More
ZOTAC just released the ZOTAC VR GO backpack with 2 hours playtime

ZOTAC just released the ZOTAC VR GO backpack with 2 hours playtime

Monday, December 05, 2016 by

ZOTAC International has introduced an entirely new way to experience immersive VR with the ZOTAC VR GO backpack. Since making the impact at Computex 2016 with the first ever mobile VR experience, ZOTAC has improved the design, performance, and endurance of the original backpack.The ZOTAC VR GO is designed for a truly mobile VR experience. From hardware to comfort, every... Read More
CA Identity Suite now includes integration with CA Privileged Access Manager

CA Identity Suite now includes integration with CA Privileged Access Manager

Thursday, December 01, 2016 by

CA Technologies has announced a new release of CA Identity Suite that includes integration with CA Privileged Access Manager for governance of privileged accounts and new, flexible deployment options for agility, speed and ease-of-use in identity management and access governance helping to save time and save money. Privileged User Governance Helps Mitigate Insider ... Read More
3 reasons low code software is helping IT departments be superheroes

3 reasons low code software is helping IT departments be superheroes

Thursday, December 01, 2016 by

Although we’ve long since entered the digital age, many organizations remain saddled with legacy IT systems, unable to keep up with the growing and ever-changing demands of the business. Not only that, with resources stretched, many IT departments are left with no choice but to prioritize day-to-day management over business innovation. And yet despite considerable chall... Read More
How Apple's mandatory iOS App Transport Security (ATS) change will affect you

How Apple's mandatory iOS App Transport Security (ATS) change will affect you

Wednesday, November 30, 2016 by

Major changes are ahead for the mobile industry and as per the usual, Apple holds the keys to all major requirements and changes. In 2015 Apple released iOS 9 and introduced the App Transport Security (ATS) security feature which requires an app to connect to web services over a secure HTTPS connection rather than an HTTP connection. When this feature was released it wa... Read More
Sencha opens up about SenchaCon, developer challenges, and platform updates

Sencha opens up about SenchaCon, developer challenges, and platform updates

Tuesday, November 29, 2016 by

Sencha, a company that provides developers with frameworks, tools and services to help them build cross-platform web application experiences, recently held its sixth user conference SenchaCon, the largest universal application event in the world. We caught up with Sencha’s CEO Art Landro to learn more about two announcements the company made at SenchaCon: an enhanc... Read More
Virtual Desktop Infrastructure: The way forward in government mobility

Virtual Desktop Infrastructure: The way forward in government mobility

Monday, November 28, 2016 by

Advances in technology are rapid and can be hard to keep up with, especially for large organizations. The federal government relies heavily on IT to accomplish its tasks and there is increasing demand for access to information from any location, in any geography, meaning that for federal agencies, improved mobility and mobile data security are imperative for m... Read More
3 approaches to end user experience monitoring

3 approaches to end user experience monitoring

Tuesday, November 22, 2016 by

The volume of transactions running through websites and mobile apps make customer-facing applications crucial to online businesses. If these applications perform well for their users, they generate revenue for the business. If they don’t, they affect the credibility of the business, which in turn affects the overall revenue. It is therefore imperative that bus... Read More
Quovo creates a comprehensive API Suite for FinTech

Quovo creates a comprehensive API Suite for FinTech

Monday, November 21, 2016 by

Quovo has announced the launch of its Account Authentication API. This RESTful API allows developers to instantly connect to financial accounts and verify key account data, helping to confirm account ownership, facilitate payments and cash transfers, and streamline the process of opening and funding new accounts. Together with Quovo's flagship Aggregation API, the Quovo... Read More
Multi-Tenant vs. Single Tenant: Choosing the right DBaaS Data Store from the start

Multi-Tenant vs. Single Tenant: Choosing the right DBaaS Data Store from the start

Thursday, November 17, 2016 by

The Database-as-a-Service (DBaaS) model is an attractive option for rapid deployment of managed database assets in the cloud. If you’re thinking of using a DBaaS to power your cloud-based application’s database, you’ll want to understand the pros and cons of multi-tenant versus single-tenant datastores for housing your data. Both approaches have merit and by understandi... Read More
Why search has become the backbone of mobile apps

Why search has become the backbone of mobile apps

Thursday, November 17, 2016 by

Elasticsearch is an open source distributed full text search engine built on top of Apache Lucene. We recently connected with Gaurav Gupta, VP of Products for Elastic, the company behind Elasticsearch to chat about how search is being used to significantly boost both user adoption and improve the bottom line. He also shared with us what he believes are the thr... Read More
Should you buy or build a mobile app for your business?

Should you buy or build a mobile app for your business?

Friday, November 11, 2016 by

The question of whether a company should Buy or Build a mobile app for their business is often portrayed as a binary choice between picking an off-the-shelf app/solution, or building a custom solution from scratch, using an in-house developer team or contracted 3rd party.    The Build vs Buy landscape has many more options. Organizations looking to adopt a m... Read More
What is offline-first application design anyway

What is offline-first application design anyway

Wednesday, November 09, 2016 by

Offline first application development is the latest iteration of progressive enhancement in application development. It means creating applications to work without internet access in the most resource constrained environments like underground train stations or in remote places abroad. Features can be added to make the applications more robust once internet access is ava... Read More
Just what is the DroneDeploy app market?

Just what is the DroneDeploy app market?

Monday, November 07, 2016 by

PwC has predicted the global market for commercial drone technology to reach as much as $127 billion by 2020, and the FAA believes at least 543,000 drones will be in civilian hands by 2020. Developers will play a critical role in helping business adopt drones on every job site - whether it’s to monitor construction sites, improve farming methods, verify insurance claims... Read More
Intel Security Enhances Unified Defense Architecture

Intel Security Enhances Unified Defense Architecture

Thursday, November 03, 2016 by

Intel Security has announced an enhanced unified defense architecture designed to empower organizations to more effectively protect a new digital economy of trust, time and money. No longer is our economy a physical one, but one of connected networks and systems where cybercriminals have put us on the defensive. This new second economy, has put us in a world where ... Read More
7 hurdles in IoT mobile app development

7 hurdles in IoT mobile app development

Thursday, November 03, 2016 by

For manufacturers interested in developing connected products for the Internet of Things (IoT), mobile app development represents entirely new and unknown territory. And even experienced mobile app developers find that the IoT poses all kinds of new challenges.Before embarking on any connected-product project, it’s crucial to understand why IoT mobile apps are different... Read More

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