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Low-code app development platforms will be arriving soon

10 hours ago  by Guy Wright
Low-code app development platforms will be arriving soon
The race to bring apps to market faster and faster is driving the emergence of a new programming paradigm – low-code development platforms.

Robo Brain: New robot learning basic skills from YouTube

26 Aug 2014  by Zak Thomas
Robo Brain: New robot learning basic skills from YouTube
Robo Brain began to process information from the Internet last month, and researches behind the project say it is currently working its way through a billion images and much more.

Faith in IT jobs restored to pre-recession levels

26 Aug 2014  by Zak Thomas
Faith in IT jobs restored to pre-recession levels
Two thirds of Giant Group's contractors expect rates to rise, with many also expecting more job opportunities in the financial services sector.

Advice for app developers: Bin the statistics and do what makes sense

26 Aug 2014  by Guy Wright
Advice for app developers: Bin the statistics and do what makes sense
Recent numbers indicate that the most successful apps are created by only a few companies and if you’re basing your app development strategies on numbers alone you are doomed from the start.

A closer look at the issue of the NSA and building spyware into apps

24 Aug 2014  by Guy Wright
A closer look at the issue of the NSA and building spyware into apps
Developers have a lot of issues to consider when producing apps, but one question that doesn’t have a clear answer is how do you build spyware into your software?

How court rulings could impact app developers in a major way

24 Aug 2014  by Guy Wright
How court rulings could impact app developers in a major way
With courts attacking technology providers rather than people who use those technologies, app devs could have to start thinking about possible coding changes.

Fed up with rising energy bills? UK data scientists are here to help

21 Aug 2014  by Jamie Hinks
Fed up with rising energy bills? UK data scientists are here to help
A contest has been set up by SAS that lets data scientists use its tools free of charge to try and solve challenges set out by the government’s Energy Act.

Report: An ‘outside-in’ approach to app development works best

21 Aug 2014  by Guy Wright
Report: An ‘outside-in’ approach to app development works best
A new report from the Apigee Institute shows that large companies are still struggling to successfully deploy apps that are on time, on budget or have the intended business impact.

Uber taxi opens up API to third-party developers... sort of

21 Aug 2014  by Guy Wright
Uber taxi opens up API to third-party developers... sort of
Rideshare company Uber has announced that they are opening their API to third-party developers like American company, United Airlines…but not everything is open yet.

Candy Crush Saga creators feel the pinch as mobile users download fewer smartphone apps

19 Aug 2014  by Sam Pudwell
Candy Crush Saga creators feel the pinch as mobile users download fewer smartphone apps
Almost a third of mobile uers don't download apps in a typical month and the average number of app downloads has fallen from 2.3 to 1.8 in the last 12 months.

Self-driving lorries will roll out on UK roads by 2015

18 Aug 2014  by Alysia Judge
Self-driving lorries will roll out on UK roads by 2015
A proposal has been drafted that could see computerised “road trains” of self-driving lorry convoys placed on British roads by next year. Each set of vehicles will be controlled by just one driver.