Software

Google’s SEO Tools: The Best Way to Understand the Search Engine

Google has always been experimenting with its search algorithms; however, amid all the secrecy, it has always taken the user experience as its top priority. Each algorithm change has taken the SEO professionals a bit further in achieving better search ranking. It all depends on your ability to discover the ways that Google employs while evaluating a website.

Panaya Explores Benefits of Enterprise Agile Delivery at Scale

Hackensack, NJ – May 15, 2018 – Panaya, the leader in SaaS-based testing and Agile delivery platforms, has released a paper on Enterprise Agile Delivery (EAD) that features Forrester’s December 2017 report, The State Of Agile 2017: Agile At Scale. The paper explores Enterprise Agility adoption and growth, which Panaya believes offers key techniques and best practices to help accelerate Agile delivery rollouts and scale Agile and DevOps in the Enterprise. 

Redgate launches first extension for SQL Operations Studio

Cambridge UK, Wednesday, 9 May 2018 - The latest Public Preview release of SQL Operations Studio, the first cross-platform database development tool from Microsoft, has been enhanced with an extension from Redgate Software. Already known as the leading Microsoft tools vendor, Redgate has further developed its hugely popular and free SQL Search tool to integrate with and plug into SQL Operations Studio.                

Aspera sets new standard for SAP user licensing based on authorizations with LicenseControl for SAP® Software

New version 4.0 also facilitates migration to the new S4/HANA world

Aachen/Germany, April 23, 2018 – Aspera, the world's leading provider of SAP license management, today introduced the new version of its LicenseControl for SAP platform. This allows companies to classify their SAP user licenses based on authorizations as well as the user assignment by usage, which is still common practice.

This is increasingly essential for SAP licensing costs, as SAP will soon determine license type and license price by the functions that users could use, instead of their actual usage.

LicenseControl for SAP Version 4.0 offers powerful new features:

2018 European IT & Software Excellence Awards 2018 winners are announced

[London, 20 April 2018] The winners in the European IT & Software Excellence Awards 2018 (www.iteawards.com) - the leading pan-European awards for resellers, ISVs, Solution Providers and Systems Integrators and their vendor and distributor partners – have been revealed at a gala dinner in London on 19 April.

Now in their tenth year, the European IT & Software Excellence Awards 2018 attracted several hundred entries from all over Europe, with 29 countries represented amongst the finalists. The awards were given for IT solutions that get to the heart of customer issues, delivering better business, a clearer understanding of data, and more efficient and profitable outcomes.

8 App Marketing Trends to Watch Out for in 2018

In many ways, 2017 was an exciting year when it comes to mobile apps development and marketing. Mobile apps graduated from being an optional investment to a necessity and now companies cannot simply afford to lose on sizable revenue generated by them. The number of free apps downloaded stands at mind-boggling 254 billion, which is enough to ring some bells. An important question to be asked here is that how is mobile app marketing shape up in the year 2018? Here is a detailed look at the trends to watch out for.

RiskIQ: More than 600 blacklisted Bitcoin Apps found across official app stores

London – January 24 2018 – The world’s top app stores are hosting 661 blacklisted Bitcoin apps which leave users open to hackers, a new investigation by digital threat management leader RiskIQ today reveals.

RiskIQ analysed 18,408 apps across 20 App stores - including Apple, Google Play, SameAPK and APKPlz.

Monitoring 10 of the popular Bitcoin Exchanges in the app title, it found a staggering 661 to be blacklisted by official cyber security vendors (3.6% of total) - but still available for download by users. 

The top stores guilty of hosting these potentially dangerous apps were Google Play (272), ApkFiles (54) and 9Apps (52). 

Lotus Notes and the GDPR conundrum

Many organizations have yet to start the process of migrating their data and applications away from the Lotus Notes platform, and while there are many reasons as to why this is so, probably the two key ones are a truly compelling event that forces the issue and a lack of expertise. This is according to Jon Pyke, CEO, CIMtrek Ltd.

“That compelling event is the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which becomes UK law on 25th May 2018. It is compelling because organizations are expected to create a single view of a customer – leaving data in old Notes databases is likely to render users non-compliant,” stated Jon.

OutSystems Announces New Styles Editor, Finishes 2017 with Flurry of Low-Code Innovation

London - 3rd January, 2018 - OutSystems, provider of the number one low-code development platform, today announced that it delivered six new releases of its flagship development environment in the fourth quarter. OutSystems has added a variety of new and innovative features to the product, further simplifying and accelerating how enterprise software is built. The latest innovation is a styles editor built directly into the visual development environment that dramatically reduces UX development time.

Report: Malicious Apps in Global App Stores Increase, Leading to Emergence of WireX Mobile Botnet

London - Dec. 12, 2017 - Malicious mobile apps are back on the rise, impersonating brands and fooling consumers, according to digital threat management leader RiskIQ, in its Q3 mobile threat landscape report, which analyzed 120 mobile app stores and more than 2 billion daily scanned resources. In listing and analyzing the app stores hosting the most malicious mobile apps and the most prolific developers of malicious apps, the report documents an increase in blacklisted apps over Q2, as well as the continued issues of imitation and trojan apps in official app stores and the emergence of the massive WireX mobile botnet.

Feral apps and Google Play are main sources of blacklisted apps