Microsoft Build: More capabilities for Azure cloud platform

SAN FRANCSICO – Microsoft continues to strengthen its Azure cloud service platform for hosting and developing applications, adding new management features so users can better keep track of costs and dozens of other

Share on LinkedIn Share with Google+ Comment on this article Published on: April 3rd, 2014 Howard Solomon

Microsoft Build: Something for everyone

SAN FRANCISCO – The heart of any ecosystem are developers. If they aren’t happy they won’t build applications, and without applications buyers have no reason to invest in a platform. At its annual

Share on LinkedIn Share with Google+ Comment on this article Published on: April 2nd, 2014 Howard Solomon

App security full of holes: Report

You work hard to develop useful and secure applications for your organization or customers, but sometimes it seems like you’re running in quicksand. A recent study by Cenzic Inc., a maker of software

Share on LinkedIn Share with Google+ Comment on this article Published on: March 24th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Google to release SDK for Android wearables

If you had any doubt that wearable technology is here to stay, it may be time to reconsider. At the recent South by Southwest conference in Austin, Sundar Pichai -- Google’s SVP for

Share on LinkedIn Share with Google+ Comment on this article Published on: March 18th, 2014 Sean Carruthers

HP torques app development tools

Cloud computing in some ways eases the strain on organizations to create new applications -- why develop when almost everything you need is in the cloud? The thing is not everything is in

Share on LinkedIn Share with Google+ Comment on this article Published on: March 18th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Canadian mobile app industry continues to grow: Study

Software developers creating mobile applications generated $1.7 billion in revenue last year according to a new study of the size of the app industry here. The Information and Communications Council report, released Monday,

Share on LinkedIn Share with Google+ Comment on this article Published on: March 3rd, 2014 Howard Solomon

IBM pushes developers to think mobile for Watson

IBM is ratcheting up the attention it is putting on its Watson cognitive computing platform to put a mobile like to its capabilities. It announced this week the Watson Mobile Developer Challenge to

Share on LinkedIn Share with Google+ Comment on this article Published on: February 28th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Royal Bank app uses augmented reality to find ATMs, branches

Location-based mobile services are supposed to be a boon for smart phone users (and for carriers who get some data revenue): Just open a map and query for what you want. However, the

Share on LinkedIn Share with Google+ Comment on this article Published on: February 20th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Shaky mobile apps kill customer engagement

Have you launched smartphone and tablet apps that generated more customer complaints than sales? Has your call center been inundated by customer irritation rather than excitement? Such unhappy outcomes occur when companies fail

Share on LinkedIn Share with Google+ Comment on this article Published on: February 18th, 2014 Yogi Schulz