IBM rolls out cloud data and analytics marketplace targeting developers
IBM has expanded its Cloud Data Services range with over 25 cloud data services and 150 publicly available datasets now available on the IBM Cloud to aid developers in building, deploying and managing web and mobile applications. The services also allow data scientists to ascertain unseen trends using data and analytics in the cloud.
The hybrid cloud services can be implemented across multiple cloud providers. They hinge upon open source technologies, open ecosystems that...
Google debuts new universal app campaigns and performance reports
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The app industry is a huge and growing business which offers a lot of potential, but also a lot of competition. Making the most amazing piece of software won't make a difference to anyone if the app just gets lost in the depths of the vast app stores and never has a chance to gain the userbase it deserves.
Google has debuted new tools - first announced back in May at Google I/O - for creating powerful new...
Couchbase 4.0 unleashed, aims to be more developer-friendly and move NoSQL needle
Couchbase has this week announced general availability of Couchbase Server 4.0 at an event in New York, building on the launch of the N1QL query language and which aims to “direct a lot of features and work towards the developer.”
N1QL, which was announced back in June, is one of the key features in 4.0 and combines SQL with the open standard JSON format, running a NoSQL...
Four core ways that IoT will improve technology
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The Internet of Things (IoT) is just as much a platform as it is a new standard for technological development and integration. Just as the personal computer enabled new use cases and gave end users new ways to be productive and be entertained, IoT will enable a number of digital improvements to the status quo. All these potential improvements and use cases belong to one of four main uses, much in the way...
Apple begins analytics roll-out for App Store
Back at WWDC, Apple promised a new analytics app which can monitor your apps performance in the App Store to help provide deeper insights about what is working and what could do with taking a second-look at what elements can be improved for better success.
Some developers have received emails alerting them to the launch of the 'App Analytics Beta' app which fulfils Apple's promise. It shows how many (potential) customers have opened an app's listing in the store, check in-app purchase sales, create...
Amazon simplifies machine-learning with AWS
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Not content with letting Microsoft grab the headlines this week for cloud news, Amazon has debuted a new 'Machine Learning' service during the AWS Summit in San Francisco which intends to let developers build smart, data-driven applications which can "learn" based on past data.
Machine Learning is a...
Applause updates its analytics tool with new features
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Award-winning mobile analytics tool, Applause, has been updated with a range of new features and enhancements including the addition of global benchmarking. Along with the improvements to the tool's abilities, a fresh new interface has also been debuted with this release.
The company uses 175,000 real-world users in 200 different countries for its comprehensive form of...
Analysing gaming analytics on mobile platforms
We’ve come a long way since the days of Atari. We now have dedicated gaming platforms with powerful processors, graphics and internet connectivity. Someone sitting in their living room in Des Moines, Iowa can be playing against gamers in Canada, England and South Africa.
The overwhelming popularity of video games has created an industry valued at more than 90 billion dollars. That’s a lot...
Google unleashes new features for Android game developers
If you’re an Android game developer, you’ve been given some new features to play with. The latest additions help you to analyse what’s successful and what’s not, monetise, and deliver a 'second screen' gaming experience which helps to make playing Android games with friends a lot more social.
First up is player analytics, to help understand your players behaviour in a similar way to how analytics tools allow you to see what is working and what isn’t in your application. The new...