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SendBird-raises-$52M

SendBird raises $52M


Tuesday, February 19, 2019 by

SendBird announced the closing of a $52 million series B round of fundraising led by ICONIQ Capital and joined by existing investors, Shasta Ventures, August Capital, Y Combinator, and Funders Club. SendBird will use the funding to rapidly scale the company to fully address today’s $4.2 billion service addressable market for user-to-user messaging services. SendBi...


Red-Hat-launches-a-unified-integration-platform-for-cloud-native-apps

Red Hat launches a unified integration platform for cloud-native apps


Monday, February 18, 2019 by

Red Hat, Inc. has announced an expansion of its integrated product portfolio with new components and capabilities for connecting applications, data, and devices across hybrid architectures. The additions are featured in the latest release of Red Hat Integration, and include Red Hat AMQ Online, Red Hat AMQ Streams, new connectors for Red Hat Fuse Online, and end-to-...


Content-management-systems-are-getting-old

Content management systems are getting old


Friday, February 15, 2019 by

As the role and value of content increase, many companies are finding that their existing content management systems just aren’t cutting it. That’s not surprising as legacy CMSes were built for page-based desktop publishing and are simply too rigid to be adapted for today’s dynamic digital demands. Indeed, maximizing the value of content depends on mov...


Rubrik-just-launched-an-open-source-community

Rubrik just launched an open source community


Wednesday, February 13, 2019 by

Rubrik just announced Rubrik Build, a new 100 percent public, 100 percent Open Source community built around use cases and integrations that consume Rubrik APIs. As part of Rubrik Build, contributors can leverage existing software development kits, tools, and use cases or contribute their own ideas, code, documentation, and feedback. The goal of Rubrik Buil...


RAD-definition-is-changing

RAD definition is changing


Tuesday, February 12, 2019 by

RAD platforms started out as tools for citizen developers without substantial technical knowledge of coding, who could use intuitive “out of the box” features to create applications suited for simple departmental and experimental needs. While these early RAD platforms (not this "rad") brought basic coding capabilities to the masses, the application...


Develop-on-the-Mainframe-like-any-other-cloud-platform-with-Zowe

Develop on the Mainframe like any other cloud platform with Zowe


Monday, February 11, 2019 by

The Open Mainframe Project announced that Zowe, an open source software framework for the mainframe that strengthens integration with modern enterprise applications, is now production ready less than six months after launching. Any enterprise or solution developer can access the Zowe 1.0 source code or convenience build and incorporate it into their products or services...


Why-app-analytics-tools-can-get-your-app-removed

Why app analytics tools can get your app removed


Friday, February 8, 2019 by

Apple has recently started to crack down on developers that aren’t disclosing how they are capturing analytics from their users, as reported by Techcrunch and a few other sources. Analytics that includes everything from taps and swipes, to what screens users are on, length of time inside apps, and more. Some embedded SDK's developer use even record user sessio...


API-standards-are-a-real-problem-says-Smartbear

API standards are a real problem says Smartbear


Thursday, February 7, 2019 by

A new global survey from Smartbear reveals API standardization is the number one technology challenge teams face when developing APIs. The report titled "The State of API 2019 Report" uncovers API standardization as the top challenge facing API teams as they support the continued growth of microservices. The survey prompted more than 3,000 responses from ...


Edge-computing-platform-gets-containers-and-VMs

Edge computing platform gets containers and VMs


Thursday, February 7, 2019 by

StackPath announced the launch of StackPath Edge Computing Containers and Virtual Machines (VMs). StackPath customers can now deploy and manage their own workloads in any StackPath edge node worldwide. This lets them put applications and services closer to their end users than ever by leveraging more geographically-diverse points of presence (PoPs) than centralized publ...


Perforce-to-acquire-Rogue-Wave

Perforce to acquire Rogue Wave


Monday, January 28, 2019 by

Perforce Software backed by Clearlake Capital Group, L.P., announced it has reached a definitive agreement to acquire Rogue Wave Software, an independent provider of cross-platform software developer tools and embedded components. The combination of Perforce and Rogue Wave delivers a full suite of solutions that measurably improves developer productivity while fuelin...


Subscribing-to-publications-with-carrier-billing-made-possible

Subscribing to publications with carrier billing made possible


Tuesday, January 22, 2019 by

The mobile technology company Fortumo has launched PayRead which lets digital publishers identify and charge users through their SIM card, the most widely available digital identity globally. PayRead is integrated with 350 mobile operators whose users can access digital publications through their mobile account identity. Should the reader wish to pay for digital cont...


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, ...


Kong-Brain-and-Kong-Immunity-launches-powered-by-AI-and-ML

Kong Brain and Kong Immunity launches powered by AI and ML


Thursday, January 17, 2019 by

Kong Inc. has launched Kong Brain and Kong Immunity for its Kong Enterprise API platform. Powered by artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning, the new, advanced features will help automate the entire API and service development lifecycle from pre-production to post-production to provide organizations with an intelligent, end-to-end API solution. By automating p...


App-developer-and-software-jobs-might-be-declining-says-new-report

App developer and software jobs might be declining says new report


Thursday, January 17, 2019 by

If your title is app developer, or work if you work in the software development field and are starting to feel like the Jedi are dying off - you might be on to something. According to a new report put out by Freelancer.com, the software developer job title, and a few others including app developer, and app designer, have seen a dramatic decrease in popularity since l...


Creating-native-mobile-apps-without-writing-native-code

Creating native mobile apps without writing native code


Wednesday, January 16, 2019 by

Native programming can strike fear into the heart of anyone that doesn't know how to write it. While we as programmers understand our limits and capabilities, we still like to brag about the complicated function or route we just wrote. But just drop the words "Objective C, or Android Java" into the next conversation you have with fellow programmers and see...


Android-Studio-update-fixes-over-200-reported-bugs,-here

Android Studio update fixes over 200 reported bugs, here's what's new


Tuesday, January 15, 2019 by

Google has just announced the release of Android Studio 3.3, an update on Project Marble, which is the Android Studio team’s focus on improving fundamental user-facing features and product polish. In a recent blog post, Jamal Eason says: "Android Studio 3.3 kicks off the broader quality focus area for the year, which we call Project Marble. Announced at th...


Garden-Guru-Bluetooth-sensor-helps-you-grow-homegrown-food

Garden Guru Bluetooth sensor helps you grow homegrown food


Friday, January 11, 2019 by

Vermont-based AgTech startup Seedsheet has unveiled its newest product, the Garden Guru Sensor, a Bluetooth-enabled sensor that provides users with precise, real-time data to facilitate maximum plant growth and ensure everyone’s gardening experience reaps the benefits of homegrown food.  Seedsheet’s new BTE sensor ensures thriving, full-sized gardens...


How-the-US-Government-shutdown-could-effect-your-app

How the US Government shutdown could effect your app


Friday, January 11, 2019 by

The impacts of the US Government being offline are obvious to the daily operations of the National parks, security agencies, and other federally funded offices. But it doesn't stop there. Techcrunch recently reported how this shutdown (close to the longest running in history), is affecting IPO ready companies, and Karen Hao, a reporter for MIT Technology Review rece...


No-call-registry-won

No-call registry won't stop robo-calls from finding you


Wednesday, January 9, 2019 by

Progress in the fight to block robocalls has been slow or non-existent, a new survey finds.  Approximately half of consumers who signed up for the National Do Not Call Registry (49%) say they receive the same number of robocalls, and 19% say they receive more robocalls since signing up. The findings come from a recent survey by Clutch, the leading B2B research, ...


Skuid-joins-MuleSoft-to-help-enterprises-create-better-apps

Skuid joins MuleSoft to help enterprises create better apps


Wednesday, January 9, 2019 by

Skuid, a no-code cloud application platform, announced it has joined the MuleSoft Technology Partner Program so enterprises can create even better business applications. With Skuid and MuleSoft, customers can deliver highly usable business applications that unlock customer’s data across the enterprise and enhance user experiences to drive business productivity all...


Corona-labs-goes-open-source-and-developers-are-nervous

Corona labs goes open source and developers are nervous


Tuesday, January 8, 2019 by

Corona Labs, which provides a free cross-platform mobile development tool used to create 2D applications, has announced that after years of planning, the Corona game engine will finally be released as an open-source project. Corona Labs expects that by making their engine an open-source project, issues like adaptation to sudden market changes, updates, and requirements ...


Kubernetes-project-showing-strong-signs-of-maturity

Kubernetes project showing strong signs of maturity


Wednesday, January 2, 2019 by

As the Kubernetes project nears 2 million lines of code (including all languages and generated files), the 4-year-old open source project is showing many signs of maturity, according to an analysis by source{d}, a company enabling Machine Learning for large-scale code analysis. The velocity of commits for the core Kubernetes project seems to be slowing down as the co...


Decentralized-exchange-system-launched-by-Totle

Decentralized exchange system launched by Totle


Wednesday, December 26, 2018 by

Totle, a startup backed by TechCrunch founder Michael Arrington's crypto-fund Arrington XRP amongst others, has announced the launch of a first-of-its-kind solution for the fragmented decentralized trading and exchange ecosystem. The Totle Movement platform provides a solution for the lack of liquidity hampering cryptocurrency markets and DApp economies by supportin...


Serverless-computing-with-StackPath

Serverless computing with StackPath's EdgeEngine


Friday, December 21, 2018 by

StackPath, a company that provides secure edge services, has released StackPath EdgeEngine, a simple yet powerful serverless computing service that lets developers run code at the cloud’s edge without a server, virtual machine, or container. StackPath EdgeEngine is built on the Chrome V8 JavaScript engine and lets StackPath customers simply compose or paste scr...


JavaScript-API-edition-of-Dynamsoft

JavaScript API edition of Dynamsoft's barcode SDK released


Tuesday, December 18, 2018 by

Dynamsoft has updated its Barcode Reader Software Development Kit as a pure JavaScript API Edition, based on WebAssembly, to enable cross-browser and cross-platform online barcode scanning.   These new features will empower developers with new conveniences for users. Users can scan barcodes in real-time from a browser using their smartphone without requiring an a...


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,...


Kublr-updates-to-1.11

Kublr updates to 1.11


Monday, December 17, 2018 by

Kublr’s version 1.11 brings new automation and control improvements for deploying Kubernetes clusters in multiple environments. In the cloud, Kublr provides fine-grained controls that enable deployment of Kubernetes on top of existing infrastructures. Customers in highly regulated industries have asked for the ability to deploy Kubernetes on top of existing virtua...


Good-AI-starts-with-good-data

Good AI starts with good data


Monday, December 10, 2018 by

Nowadays, it seems like every company is doing something with AI - or if they’re not, they’d like to be. The technology promises to improve the way we work and live, and industries ranging from manufacturing to retail, to inspections, and everything in between are grappling to build their own AI solutions. But where to begin? I like to say that AI is like...


AimBrain-joins-the-ForgeRock-Trust-Network-with-biometric-solutions

AimBrain joins the ForgeRock Trust Network with biometric solutions


Thursday, December 6, 2018 by

AimBrain announced its place on the ForgeRock Trust Network, which recently celebrated the traction made by the end of its first year. ForgeRock Trust Network is a global partner programme designed to provide organizations with access to a comprehensive range of authentication, risk and fraud management, identity proofing and identity enrichment solutions, all of which ...


What-does-the-Kubernetes-privilege-escalation-flaw-mean

What does the Kubernetes privilege escalation flaw mean


Tuesday, December 4, 2018 by

Bringing together powerful applications into containerized services that are open source can have their drawbacks, as recently discovered by the RedHat issued a critical Security Advisory and patches for CVE-2018-1002105, a privilege escalation flaw impacting Kubernetes. Sumo Logic CSO, George Gerchow weighs in: "The Kubernetes vulnerability is a huge deal, even...


Project-OWL-wins-IBM

Project OWL wins IBM's 2018 Call for Code Global Challenge


Wednesday, November 28, 2018 by

Project OWL (Organization, Whereabouts, and Logistics), an IoT and software solution that keeps first responders and victims connected in a natural disaster, has won the 2018 Call for Code Global Challenge. Call for Code is a five-year global initiative that is the largest and most ambitious effort bringing together start-up, academic and enterprise developers to solve ...


StackCommerce-celebrates-$100M-in-payouts-to-creators

StackCommerce celebrates $100M in payouts to creators


Wednesday, November 28, 2018 by

StackCommerce announced that it reached a financial milestone of $100 million in total payouts to its creator network comprised of publishers and brands. Founded in 2011, StackCommerce got its start by connecting niche, tech-focused content sites and their readers with highly relevant tech products through commerce content. The company expanded into the men’s l...


Diffusion-data-streaming-platform-gets-an-update

Diffusion data streaming platform gets an update


Friday, November 23, 2018 by

Push Technology released new functionality in their Diffusion Intelligent Data Platform to increase security authentication and authorization handling, facilitate easy transitioning from REST-based applications to streaming data applications, simplify development of multi-user and collaborative applications, and enhance data compression for large payload distribution ap...


Speeding-up-SaaS-deployments-with-Platform.sh

Speeding up SaaS deployments with Platform.sh


Friday, November 23, 2018 by

Organizations spend an inordinate amount of time and resources developing and maintaining infrastructure, which distracts from what should be their core focus: providing customers with valuable and engaging applications and digital experiences. Platform.sh allows companies to direct their attention towards accomplishing this primary goal by relieving them of the burden ...


Machine-learning-data-science-platform-drops-by-SnapLogic

Machine learning data science platform drops by SnapLogic


Tuesday, November 20, 2018 by

SnapLogic announced SnapLogic Data Science, a new self-service solution to accelerate the development and deployment of machine learning with minimal coding. Through SnapLogic’s drag-and-drop interface, data engineers, data scientists, and IT/DevOps teams can use SnapLogic Data Science to manage and control the entire machine learning lifecycle - including data ac...