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The-DMV-is-selling-driver-data-and-Eve-Maler-weighs-in

The DMV is selling driver data and Eve Maler weighs in


Tuesday, September 24, 2019 by

Motherboard broke the news on September 6 that Departments of Motor Vehicles (DMVs) around the nation have been making millions by selling drivers’ personally identifiable information to thousands of businesses. Amongst the DMVs customers are insurance agencies, tow companies, data brokers and even private investigators – all who are able to purchase records...


Mobile-user-behavior-is-changing-quickly-says-new-Appnostic-report-

Mobile user behavior is changing quickly says new Appnostic report


Monday, June 3, 2019 by

Mobile Posse in conjunction with Phoenix Marketing International released a study entitled, “The Appnostic Journey: How Changing Behavior is Creating New Opportunities,” that examines the intent and motivations of mobile device users - from the moment they begin the user journey. Consumers unlock their smartphones an average of 70 times a day - and each t...


New-mobile-ads-SDK-lands-from-Verizon-Media-to-replace-Flurry-Ads

New mobile ads SDK lands from Verizon Media to replace Flurry Ads


Tuesday, February 26, 2019 by

Verizon Media launched Verizon Ads recently, a new mobile SDK that is a single and modular SDK for app developers that aims to bring together the best monetization assets of AOL and Yahoo, and can provide access to complete mobile demand across Oath Ad Platforms. The SDK integrated with the IAB Tech Lab Open Measurement SDK. It will replace the Flurry Monetization ...


Join-us-for-a-free-mobile-app-security-threats-webinar-on-Tuesday

Join us for a free mobile app security threats webinar on Tuesday


Friday, December 7, 2018 by

In 2016, a record 3 billion Yahoo accounts were hacked, and Uber reported that hackers stole the information of over 57 million accounts. Then in 2017, 412 million user accounts were taken from Friendfinder’s sites, and 147.9 million consumers were affected by the Equifax Breach. In 2018, Under Armor said that that it's My Fitness Pal app was hacked, affecting...


Twitter-and-KaiOS-take-on-KaiOS-powered-smart-feature-phones

Twitter and KaiOS take on KaiOS-powered smart feature phones


Wednesday, November 21, 2018 by

Imagine you’re a seasoned designer for smartphones working with ever-expanding resources, including memory, CPU speed, and screen resolution. Then, one day, your manager gives you an assignment to work on a device that has less of all this and doesn’t even have a touchscreen! This is what happened to some of the designers at Twitter and KaiOS, all of whom...


Atlassian-acquires-OpsGenie-plus-launches-new-Jira-Ops-product

Atlassian acquires OpsGenie plus launches new Jira Ops product


Tuesday, September 4, 2018 by

Today is an exciting day for Atlassian. At their annual European user conference, Summit Europe, they announced two major pieces of news: the acquisition of OpsGenie and the launch of their latest product, Jira Ops. These two announcements help to demonstrate their strategic focus on the IT market. As IT is being transformed by software, it presents a major opportunity ...


Mobile-games-in-app-advertising-chat-with-Jun-Group

Mobile games in-app advertising chat with Jun Group


Friday, October 13, 2017 by

People are spending an increasing amount of their mobile time in-app. In fact, comScore reports that in 2017, people will spend 87% of their mobile time using applications. A natural corollary to this statistic is the kind of apps that are most popular. Apple reports that the number one app category in the iTunes Store is gaming.A recent study conducted by video technol...


The-HBO-hack-reveals-how-vulnerable-data-is-to-black-hats

The HBO hack reveals how vulnerable data is to black hats


Thursday, August 31, 2017 by

The HBO hack is the latest in a string of high-profile hacks over the last two years (Dropbox, Yahoo!, UK Ministry of Health) where a handful of vulnerable servers were compromised and used to take down and steal information. Studies have shown the next year represent a turning point in the digitization of enterprise content. A recent Forrester study commissioned by Alf...


Mavin-says-that-social-media-is-an-untapped-user-engagement-tool

Mavin says that social media is an untapped user engagement tool


Friday, May 26, 2017 by

In the race to engage and retain consumers, the app industry continues to lag behind social media, where trending topics and memes continue to win mind share for brands. Today, that changes with the launch of Mavin Motion, the only end-to-end platform enabling apps to capitalize on events and trends as they happen to better engage their audiences over the long-term. Alo...


DevOps-for-Big-Data-with-Pepperdata

DevOps for Big Data with Pepperdata


Wednesday, April 19, 2017 by

Despite huge investments in big data applications, there’s still a bottleneck as developers and operators try to find effective and efficient ways to adjust and correct their big data applications’ code. As a result, companies deploying applications suffer from decreased developer productivity and cluster efficiency - a critical flaw to keep up with today’s big data inf...


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...


Repealing-and-replacing-excel-for-marketers-with-AppsFlyer

Repealing and replacing excel for marketers with AppsFlyer's new Pivot


Monday, March 27, 2017 by

Match Group (the world’s leading provider of dating products, with over 45 brands including Match, OkCupid, Tinder and more) found that they were wasting lots of marketing team time trying to align front-end and back-end data to make spend optimization decisions for their app marketing campaigns. They approached AppsFlyer to develop a tool to he...


App-Camp-For-Girls-looks-to-train-the-next-generation

App Camp For Girls looks to train the next generation


Thursday, March 9, 2017 by

App Camp For Girls, a non-profit organization aimed at correcting the gender imbalance in the software industry, has opened 2017 registration for its popular summer program that teaches girls how to make mobile apps in one week. The program launches its first Chicago camp in 2017, in addition to Portland, Seattle, and Phoenix. This year, the aspiring developers will use...


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Tips for success in today's app market: A chat with Sean Galligan of Yahoo


Wednesday, March 1, 2017 by

As consumers continue to spend more time using mobile apps, app developers and marketers want to better understand this behavior and how to stand out in the crowd. That's why we had a chat with Sean Galligan, Vice President and Industry Lead for the technology, media and telecom categories at Yahoo to share his insights on how marketers can drive adoption of their ...


Android-ad-revenue-beats-iOS-for-the-first-time-in-new-report-from-Smaato

Android ad revenue beats iOS for the first time in new report from Smaato


Thursday, January 12, 2017 by

As apple cuts iPhone production, Android beats iOS in mobile ad revenue for 1st time.Smaato has released its Q3 2016 Global Trends in Mobile Advertising Report. They analyzed data from billions of mobile ad impressions served on its exchange during the third quarter of 2016 and found the extent to which mobile advertising spend is now heavily weighted toward in-app...


Screwdriver.cd-goes-open-source-so-you-can-Continuous-Delivery-at-scale

Screwdriver.cd goes open source so you can Continuous Delivery at scale


Thursday, January 12, 2017 by

Yahoo has announced the open sourcing of Screwdriver.cd, a new streamlined build system designed to enable continuous delivery (CD) to production at scale for dynamic infrastructure, improving product quality and engineering agility. Screwdriver.cd is based on a battle-tested internal product. Over the last five years, Yahoo has employed Screwdriver.cd’s key d...


Being-smart-about-competitor-mobile-ads-could-increase-your-eCPM

Being smart about competitor mobile ads could increase your eCPM


Monday, January 9, 2017 by

You've worked hard to build a cool app with great user engagement, and a market for yourself, but you don't want someone else's poor ad or competitive call to action to mess that up, right? This concern causes some developers to keep advertising blacklist settings on auto-pilot, or avoid ads from competitors altogether, but that's a mistake  -  the odds a...


January-2017-Issue:-Predictions,-Interviews,-and-Insight!

January 2017 Issue: Predictions, Interviews, and Insight!


Monday, January 2, 2017 by

Happy New Year, and welcome to 2017 everyone! The January 2017 issue of App Developer Magazine just hit the shelves, web, and mobile and can now be accessed.This "predictions for 2017" issue is loaded with all kinds of brain-food to help you get excited about what's in store for mobile, and software development in general for this year.Among the most common themes ...


Top-12-software-and-app-development-stories-from-2016

Top 12 software and app development stories from 2016


Saturday, December 31, 2016 by

We are so excited to be entering into our 4th year at App Developer Magazine, and we have you - our loyal followers to thank. Without you none of this would be possible, so thank you for riding along shotgun :)I thought it would be interesting to take a quick look back at the top stories we covered in the app development or software development industry - that got the m...


8-cyber-security-predictions-for-what

8 cyber security predictions for what's to come in Asia-Pacific


Thursday, December 29, 2016 by

Cyber security received heightened interest in 2016 due to a spate of cyber attacks in the region. These included cyber attacks on the database of 55 million voters at the Philippines Commission on Elections (COMELEC), the National Payment Corporation of India (NPCI), US$81 million cyber heist at the Bangladesh Central Bank and the massive data leaks as shown by the Yah...


Veris-Group-steps-up-it

Veris Group steps up it's advanced security game with Endgame


Friday, December 16, 2016 by

Endgame has announced that Veris Group's Adaptive Threat Division (ATD), a provider in adversary simulation and detection services, will utilize Endgame's endpoint detection and response platform to enhance detection, response, and threat hunting capabilities to eliminate security threats faster and with greater accuracy for customers.This partnership leverages Endgame'...


Stopping-the-crashes-inside-your-app

Stopping the crashes inside your app


Wednesday, December 7, 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...


Yahoo-explains-what-communitainment-is-and-how-it

Yahoo explains what communitainment is and how it's mobile's killer app


Tuesday, December 6, 2016 by

Last August, in Flurry’s app usage report, we declared that “Content is King: Again.” That report showed U.S. users’ time spent consuming media in apps had grown from 46 mins/day in 2014 to 96 mins/day in 2015, a whopping 108% year-over-year increase. Curious to clock this year’s usage, we ran the numbers again and found that time spent con...


Learn-to-code-and-fly-a-drone-for-$99-bucks

Learn to code and fly a drone for $99 bucks


Wednesday, November 16, 2016 by

Moms and dads are going to be geeking out with their kiddies this holiday season with the latest Code This Drone Kit that teaches how to code, and how to fly a drone too. Best part is it's priced under $100 and includes the drone.Parrot, the drone maker and Tynker, the leading creative coding platform for kids have teamed up to offer “Code This Drone” kits which no...


3-secrets-of-success-for-news-apps

3 secrets of success for news apps


Tuesday, November 15, 2016 by

The rise of news app Jinri Toutiao (Today’s Headlines) has been big news in the Chinese internet sector. Following on that success, Phoenix News, Tencent, and other traditional portal websites have all made great efforts to develop personalized news aggregator apps. The same thing is happening globally, with distinct trends emerging in different global markets...


Introducing-the-new-Google-Play-Music

Introducing the new Google Play Music


Monday, November 14, 2016 by

Editors note: Submitted by Elias Roman, Lead Product Manager, Google Play Music   Whether reminding you to leave to catch your flight, helping you find pictures of your daughter’s recital, or suggesting the right Smart Reply, Google builds tools that help you make the world of information more accessible and useful. And at Google Play Music, we strive ...


Meet-Dav-Glass,-local-hero-hacker-and-Yahoo-Distinguished-Engineer

Meet Dav Glass, local hero hacker and Yahoo Distinguished Engineer


Thursday, November 10, 2016 by

Dav Glass is a Distinguished Architect for Yahoo, and has been at the company for 10 years. He works with various teams across Yahoo with their NodeJS applications and deployments, as well as other Open Source initiatives to help their developers give away and contribute to Open Source Software. Outside of Yahoo, he also coaches 3 robotics teams at a local High Sch...


Axway-just-released-AMPLIFY-so-you-can-run-and-scale-API-enabled-services

Axway just released AMPLIFY so you can run and scale API-enabled services


Thursday, November 3, 2016 by

Axway, a catalyst for transformation, has introduced Axway AMPLIFY, a new data integration and engagement platform that empowers organizations to unlock business value from a vast array of data sources to transform the customer experience. Developers, architects and administrators can use AMPLIFY for everything they need to power their unique inventions, from apps, conn...


Survey-reveals-enterprises-gamble-on-customer-satisfaction

Survey reveals enterprises gamble on customer satisfaction


Sunday, October 30, 2016 by

VoltDB has announced the results of a new survey examining the attitudes, perceptions and realities of transactional data consistency for enterprise leaders and developers. The survey, conducted by independent panel research firm Research Now, uncovers the state of transactional consistency in the enterprise and which customer experience compromises organizations are wi...


Databricks-adds-deep-learning-support-to-its-cloud-based-Apache-Spark-platform

Databricks adds deep learning support to its cloud-based Apache Spark platform


Sunday, October 30, 2016 by

Databricks, the company founded by the creators of the Apache Spark project, has announced the addition of deep learning support to its cloud-based Apache Spark platform. This enhancement adds GPU support and integrates popular deep learning libraries to the Databricks' big data platform, extending its capabilities to enable the rapid development of deep learning models...


Yahoo-Mobile-Developer-Suite-adds-two-new-key-ingredients

Yahoo Mobile Developer Suite adds two new key ingredients


Thursday, October 27, 2016 by

Flurry Analytics has announced the availability of two advancements to the Yahoo Mobile Developer Suite, Crash Analytics 2.0 and Revenue Analytics.Crash Analytics provides developers information about application crashes, exceptions and errors log, all in real time. This functionality is vital for determining the root cause of any issues quickly, while keeping apps runn...


JFrog-talks-about-Artifactory-and-Bintray-for-DevOps-and-developers

JFrog talks about Artifactory and Bintray for DevOps and developers


Wednesday, October 5, 2016 by

JFrog provides infrastructure for software build, management and delivery in open-source, on-premise and SaaS cloud solutions. Their technology helps enterprises accelerate software development cycles by changing the way developers and DevOps teams manage their binary artifacts. We sat down with Shlomi Ben Haim, CEO of JFrog, to find out more about the company, and to g...


New-Flurry-Report:-Mobile-Trends-from-Latest-Apple-News

New Flurry Report: Mobile Trends from Latest Apple News


Sunday, September 11, 2016 by

Following the Apple event this week, Flurry from Yahoo released new data points on mobile trends that tie to several of the morning’s big announcements:Gaming Apps (Super Mario and Pokémon Go for Apple devices):Games were the only app category to see a decrease in growth 2015 (-1%, compared to the overall growth across all categories at 58%)This isn't to say that games ...


Latin-American-App-Users-Up-for-Grabs-by-Android-Developers-and-Hardware-Makers

Latin American App Users Up for Grabs by Android Developers and Hardware Makers


Friday, August 5, 2016 by

Editors note: Contributed by Chris Klotzbach, Director at Flurry from Yahoo and Lali Kesiraju, Marketing and Analytics Manager With the 2016 Rio Olympics starting today, we decided to take a look at smartphone and app growth in Latin America. Though the region has been slower to adopt mobile apps in years past, largely a result of limited high-speed data connectivi...


Four-Key-Considerations-to-Get-Past-App-Replacement

Four Key Considerations to Get Past App Replacement


Wednesday, July 20, 2016 by

Today, with over three million mobile apps available for consumers, app replacement - the deletion of an app due to alternative options - has become a major issue for developers looking to increase, let alone maintain, retention. In fact, according Yahoo’s research, nearly 50% of smartphone dominant users replace apps on a weekly basis. Furthermore, most apps are d...