A Comprehensive Guide to Agile Software Development

With a tremendous change in mobile technology, smartphones and mobile apps are ruling our lives. Calling is not the sole purpose of mobiles anymore. Every small and large business is going mobile by leveraging the benefits of video calling apps, messengers, social media apps and cloud-based apps. 

It is essential to regularly update the mobile apps to fit in the changing needs of the users and the businesses today. Innovation is a must to keep up with the recent trends of the markets and sustain the competitive edge. However, being a complex task, mobile application development requires integration of a range of features to make it a success.

Wikipedia and YouTube Dominate Search Results Globally, a New Study Finds Real Wire Thu, 02/28/2019 - 08:23

San Mateo, February 28, 2019 - Wikipedia retains its crown as the most visible website in Google search results globally based on its performance in organic search in ten countries, including the United States, UK, Germany and France. Second comes YouTube, which also saw the biggest absolute improvement in search performance over the whole of 2018 in all the countries analyzed.

Ecommerce and digital marketing companies battle for the digital consumer in ‘an Amazon world’ Real Wire Thu, 02/28/2019 - 05:50

London, UK – 28 February 2019. The latest E-Commerce and Digital Marketing M&A Market Reports from international technology mergers and acquisitions adviser, Hampleton Partners, reveal that 2018 recorded a $20 billion increase in disclosed e-commerce M&A value compared to 2017, boosted by mega-deals such as Walmart’s ambitious $16 billion purchase of Flipkart and Adobe’s acquisition of Marketo for $4.75 billion.

Why Making Your Business Eco-Friendly Is Not Just Good for the Environment But Also Your Wallet

Environmentally or eco-friendly practices are vital to success in today’s business world, and not just because consumers demand it. Yes, people love to know they’re doing business with a green, morally acceptable organization, but it’s also about sustainability and efficiency.

Adopting an eco-friendly culture will provide many benefits, bigger and better than positive PR. Here are six of the most pertinent rewards a business will receive from going green.

Openwave Mobility Video and Data Management Technology Deployed in 8 out of 10 of the Leading Operator Groups Worldwide

Major North American Operators deploy Openwave Mobility technology as forecasts show that 90% of 5G traffic will be video

REDWOOD CITY, California – February 27th 2019 – Openwave Mobility, the market leader in mobile data traffic management solutions, today announced that its technology has been deployed in 8 out of the 10 largest multi-territory mobile operator groups in the world and now has a footprint of over 2 billion subscribers. This comes hot on the heels of a multi-million USD agreement for mobile traffic management with a leading network operator in North America to deploy mobile acceleration technology to boost subscriber Quality of Experience (QoE). 

Mobile GPS Tracking: A Cost-effective Alternative to GPS Tracking Hardware

​A poorly performing fleet is a massive challenge for any business; mainly if it's a part of the logistics and transportation industry because logistics isn't just a business function that they have to manage, it'is their whole and sole business! Being in the transportation industry isn't a child's play, after all. You have to maintain a large fleet of vehicles, which is a reason for a mild headache even at the best of times.

If you don't know the precise location of every vehicle in your fleet, your business will have to depend on a lot of guesswork. That, as all fleet managers would agree, is a situation best avoided!

Mobile Video Index 2019: Operators Experiencing up to 100% Mobile Video Growth Year-on-Year

REDWOOD CITY, California – February 26th 2019 – Research from Openwave Mobility, the market leader in mobile data traffic management solutions, has found that over the past five years, video on mobile networks has grown on average 50-60% year-on-year (YoY), while in many developing markets, the rate is more than twice this. The findings are part of the latest Mobile Video Index (MVI), now in its third edition. Along with live data from over 30 mobile operators globally, the latest edition of the MVI also features insight from the Mobile Video Industry Council, an industry group that includes BT, EE, Deutsche Telekom, Telefonica, MTS, Telus, KPN, Orange and Vodafone.

Onfido’s Director of Policy, Parker Crockford Named Top 100 Influencer in Identity

FEBRUARY 25, 2019, SAN FRANCISCO: Onfido, the award-winning global identity verification platform, today announced that its Director of Policy, Parker Crockford had been named a 2019 Top 100 Influencer in Identity by One World Identity (OWI), a leading data intelligence company focused on identity, cybersecurity and the data economy.

“The 2019 Top 100 Influencers in Identity is a who’s who of names making a meaningful impact in this important field,” said Travis Jarae, founder and CEO of OWI. “We are proud to recognize the contributions that Parker has made to the identity industry through his work with Onfido.”

Android on the march in business but security a concern, says new research Real Wire Thu, 02/21/2019 - 05:52

BRACKNELL, UK. 21st FEBRUARY 2019 - The use of Android tablets and handhelds are on the rise in business but security remains a concern, according to the latest research from Panasonic Business. On average, 72% of tablets and handheld devices in businesses (excluding mobile telephones) use the Android operating system. And with 60% of device buyers saying Android was still being integrated into their organisations, the number of devices is expected to rise with the majority seeing growth for the next three years.

The top three benefits of Android over other operating systems were said to be flexibility (59%), security (58%) and affordability (52%). 

Unbabel Appoints Amy Kux as Chief Financial Officer

San Francisco, USA: 20 February 2019: A year after raising $23 million in series B funding, AI-powered, human-refined translation platform Unbabel today announced the appointment of Amy Kux to the role of Chief Financial Officer, based in the company’s San Francisco headquarters.

With a proven track record in management and business leadership applied to high-growth international technology start-ups, Kux joins Unbabel from Udemy, where she was Head of Finance. There she was strategic both in raising series D fundraising and opening the company’s Brazil office. Prior to Udemy, she was Head of Finance for next generation content delivery network Cloudflare.