Best Linux Distributions for New Users

Ah, the age-old question…one that holds far more importance than simply pointing out which Linux distribution is a fan-favorite. Why is that?
Let me set the stage: You have a user—one who has, most likely, spent the majority of their time in front of either a Windows or Mac machine—and they’ve…

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Serverless for all developers: bringing Azure Functions to Linux, Mac, planet scale NoSQL, real-time analytics, and p…

With the increased popularity of serverless, we hear from developers from all kinds of backgrounds and preferences. Many of them are building truly impressive serverless applications. The innovative scenarios for which they are using our platform constantly amaze us. Customers have taken notice…

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Cloud, AI top technology trends that ruled BFSI sector in 2017

You are here! Home SCIENCE > Cloud, AI top technology trends that ruled BFSI se… New Delhi, Dec 26 (IANS) Cloud computing and using Artificial Intelligence (AI) to process vast amounts of disparate data were most picked up in 2017 that brought success for the Banking, Financial Services and Insurance (BFSI) sector in India, Microsoft said on Tuesday.

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6 Must-Have Features of the Best Branded Mobile Apps

With consumers spending more time on mobile devices than ever, it’s no longer enough for a business to have a mobile-friendly website. Since 90% of the time spent on smartphones takes place in apps, businesses need their own branded apps if they want to engage with mobile customers.
So, what does…

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The State of Cloud Syncing and Collaboration

Last week Gabe Weatherhead wrote a post explaining how, for him, cloud syncing has become a non-issue. We discussed this recently on the Mac Power Users. It is remarkable how far we’ve come in the last five years concerning syncing data between multiple devices. At this point, I’m using two Macs, two iPads, and an iPhone and I spend very little time thinking about how or why my data is always in sync.

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Tapinator, Inc. (TAPM) Keeps Growing as Mobile Gaming Market Continues to Surge

Company has drawn more than 450 million players to its portfolio of 300+ mobile games, with player life time values (LTVs) exceeding the cost of player acquisition on certain titles TAPM schedules launch of three new full-featured titles in first two quarters of 2018 By 2020, mobile gaming market is expected to account for more than half of the total games market, which hit an estimated $108.9 billion this year.

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Nintendo is 2017’s best gaming company

With so many great games, 2017 had to have some strong development studios and publishers behind it. We deliberated during our GamesBeat Decides podcast to figure out which gaming company made the most of the year. We came up with three finalists, but it was clear which one would be the winner. Sega’s identity has been shifting ever since the company got out of the console-making game in the early 2000s, But 2017 saw Sega find a comfortable place in the game industry.

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