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Google Provides Mobile UX Tips

New hub features in-depth research on exactly what people expect from a mobile experience, company says.

Google Points to Gamers for Mobile App Success Lessons

Google says to look to gamers for app success tips, as they have more experience in improving onboarding, retention, conversion and ultimately the user Lifetime Value.

Keynote Integrates AppDome Security with Its Mobile App Testing Platform

Security functionality from AppDome is being integrated with the Keynote mobile app device testing cloud, the companies announced yesterday.

Twitter Launches Mobile App for Tracking Analytics

Twitter has launched a mobile app that helps developers on the go monitor the performance and stability of their own mobile apps.

Global Survey Sheds Light on Independent Mobile Developers, Who Much Prefer Android

Another "State of ..." developer survey is out, but with a twist -- it's a global survey of more than 1,000 mobile app devs who mostly work by themselves or in very small shops, where Android reigns supreme.

Adobe Aims To Simplify Enterprise App Development

Adobe wants to simplify the process of developing enterprise apps while making them as visually appealing and as easy to use as consumer apps.

Apperian Opens Up Mobile App Management APIs

Apperian Inc., known for its mobile app management (MAM) platform, is now exposing the functionality of that product through open APIs.

Mobile Dev Survey: The Suits Are Taking Over

The business types are increasingly taking over the direction of enterprise mobile development initiatives, indicates a new survey from Red Hat Inc.

Mobile Dev Success: All About that MBaaS

New reports from mobile app development organizations show how Mobile Back-end-as-a-Service is crucial to enterprise mobility success, especially when using rapid application development or low-code tools.

Report: Developers Can Cash in on IoT E-commerce

Developer research company VisionMobile published a study indicating the confluence of the Internet of Things and e-commerce provides a vast new source of untapped potential revenue for coders seeking to make money off their creations.

Twitter Offers Mobile App Dev Tips

Twitter started the new year by sharing some of the hard-won tips and advice it has gleaned from its own development of mobile apps for the iOS and Android platforms.

Compuware Taking Mainframe to Agile/DevOps Mainstream

That gray-haired guy in the corner who does all the COBOL stuff is going to retire soon. Then what do you do?

Startup Uses JavaScript for Cloud-Based, Native Mobile Apps

Startup Synchro Labs launched a platform for using JavaScript and the Node.js framework to create cloud-based, native mobile apps for the enterprise, targeting the replacement of legacy intranet apps.

Google Releases Cloud Vision API for Understanding Image Content

Google released its homegrown Cloud Vision API to help developers create applications with sophisticated image recognition technology that powers Google Photos.

Docker Announces Universal Control Plane Beta, First Hardware Signing System

The Docker Universal Control Plane (UCP) 1.0 is now available as a public beta.

Study Investigates Millionaire Mobile App Developers

How many millionaire mobile app developers are out there? New research seeking to answer that question reportedly dispels some "myths" about the profitability of mobile app development, contradicting other studies that paint a bleak picture of developer income levels.

Dev Shop Offers Stats To Prove Android Coding Costs More than iOS

Independent dev shop Infinium Inc. has published numbers from its own experience to back up its belief that Android development takes longer than equivalent iOS development and is thus more expensive.

Concurrent Adds Spark Support to Big Data App Management Solution

Concurrent has added support for Apache Spark technology to its Big Data application performance management solution, becoming the latest in a long line of vendors embracing the ever-popular open source analytics project.

Study: iOS App Store Provides Revenue, Google Play Has Download Reach

Mobile developers wondering which of the two major app stores to target may find some guidance in a recent survey from App Annie, which indicated Apple's App Store generates more revenue for devs while the Google Play store for Android apps provides more download volume.

App Analytics Tool Predicts User Behavior

Web and mobile app analytics company Localytics announced a new tool that uses machine learning to predict user behavior in an effort to reduce churn and boost customer conversions.

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