User interface squabbles the biggest slowdown for app development, report finds

“Mobilizing the enterprise” – that’s a refrain that large organizations have been hammering home for some time now. For enterprises focusing on getting their apps up and running smoothly on mobile devices, that’s

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: December 11th, 2014 Candice So

Apple and IBM launch 10 apps for the enterprise

Apple Inc. and IBM Corp. have launched the first 10 apps born from a partnership announced this summer, unveiling enterprise-grade apps for businesses in finance, retail, air travel, telecommunications, and so on. Dubbed

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: December 10th, 2014 Candice So

Users uncovering 44 per cent of mobile app issues, survey finds

Developing mobile apps is a hard business. With fierce competition in app stores, a race to push out an app quickly, and the need to revisit the app and update it often, QA

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 23rd, 2014 Candice So


IBM aiming to attract startups and developers with BlueMix

LAS VEGAS – IBM Corp. is in a race to appeal to startups – and on Monday, it made a slew of announcements about its updates to its cloud and mobile development products

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: April 29th, 2014 Candice So

Facebook poised to launch mobile ads network: report

Facebook Inc. will unveil a mobile ad network at its F8 developer conference in San Francisco later this month, reports Re/code. Quoting "multiple sources familiar with the matter" Re/code writer Mike Isaac writes

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: April 21st, 2014 Brian Jackson

What makes an app developer successful: Robleh Jama of Tiny Hearts

When news broke that one of the world’s most successful mobile games - Flappy Bird - was being shut down, it left other game developers and marketers collectively scratching their heads. Why? Well,

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: April 3rd, 2014 Karim Kanji

Mobile apps adding 64,000 jobs to Canadian economy, ICTC finds

Canada’s mobile app economy is growing – and new jobs are growing along with it, to the tune of about 64,100 new positions created across the country since smartphones began to surface on

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: March 4th, 2014 Candice So

Dandy on a race to build crowdsourced app in 60 days

A startup has kicked off an ambitious project to build a mobile app in just 60 days – one that was chosen not by its own developers, but through a community. Working out

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 22nd, 2013 Candice So

Raspberry Pi app encourages children to do ‘real computing’

Leon Brown's solution to the urgent need to get children interested in computer studies again is simple. Make it fun and easy.“Children love to play, watch cartoons and make up stories. What better

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: March 27th, 2012 Nestor Arellano

RIM woos Android developers with free PlayBook

Research in Motion is trying to woo developers by giving a free BlackBerry Playbook tablet to coders who port their Android application for its BlackBerry Tablet OS. The promotion, announced on Twitter by

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 3rd, 2012 Jeremy Kirk