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Blood Moon 2019: Use Mobile Astronomy Apps to Plan Your Lunar Eclipse Party! – Space.com

Sunday night, Jan. 20, will bring the first celestial spectacle of 2019 for skywatchers all across the Americas: a total eclipse of the moon. This one promises to deliver a deeply reddened eclipsed moon and a lengthy totality. As a bonus, totality will commence before midnight across the continental U.S. and Canada, and Monday is a holiday for many schoolchildren ... Read More »

Salesforce Lightning Platform update targets mobile apps – TechTarget

Salesforce has steered its established low-code development platform for mobile apps into the fast lane. Salesforce Lightning Platform Mobile is aimed at line-of-business experts, citizen developers and administrative staff. It has three components to build applications with the low-code development environment, connect the apps to back-end services and publish them. Mobile Builders features prebuilt JavaScript components for users to assemble ... Read More »

YouTube tweaks its mobile apps for a better viewing experience – Digital Information World

YouTube is currently in the process of updating its mobile app to make navigation through videos more convenient for users. The company announced that the update would be rolled out this week that would allow users to move forward and backward through the videos you are watching with a horizontal sweeping gesture. Additionally, the video will resume where the user ... Read More »

Salesforce Unveils a Speedier Mobile App Dev Platform – eWeek

Aiming to boost the development and faster deployment of mobile applications for business, Salesforce.com has announced a new set of do-it-yourself tools and services collectively referred to as Lightning Platform Mobile. There are three major parts to the Lightning Platform Mobile: Mobile Builders, Mobile Services and an all-new feature called Mobile Publisher. With Mobile Publisher, Salesforce aims to make it ... Read More »

Zimperium Webinar: Protecting Mobile Shopping Apps From… Consumers' Phones! – January 24, 2019 – Business Wire

DALLAS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Zimperium is providing customers, media and the general public with a live webinar in which they will learn about how retailers can protect their customers and organization by securing their mobile apps against threats that stem from consumers’ frequent use of outdated and compromised devices. Zimperium executive Chris Dworkin, GM of in-app security, will lead the session and answer ... Read More »

New Salesforce tools let marketers create mobile apps without developers – Marketing Land

Salesforce’s new Mobile Builder for the Lightning Platform Salesforce is adding on Thursday the ability for marketers and admins to create and publish mobile apps for iOS and Android devices on its Lightning Platform and for its Community Cloud. The new Lightning Platform Mobile offers three tools for this app development platform. Builders, Services and Publisher. Mobile Builders, a “low-code ... Read More »

Baidu bets on world's most-watched TV show to boost app popularity – South China Morning Post

Baidu is looking to attract more users to its flagship mobile app by partnering with the world’s most-watched TV show through the coming Lunar New Year holiday, as the Chinese search engine operator seeks to catch up to its competitors Tencent and Alibaba Group. Baidu will be the exclusive “red packet” partner of state broadcaster China Central Television’s (CCTV) Spring ... Read More »

Airline mobile app usage is on the rise, bike and scooter apps freewheeling – PhocusWire

Airline mobile applications have experienced a 55% in average monthly active users (MAU) between 2016 and 2018, according to a study. The App Annie State of Mobile report reveals the boost in average MAU for the top five airlines mobile apps. In the United States, the top three airline apps by average MAU via smartphones were American Airlines, Southwest Airlines and ... Read More »

Global spend on mobile apps jumps 75% as Irish shoppers buy more with phones – The Irish Times

Consumers spent $101 billion (€88.6 billion) in mobile app stores last year, a 75 per cent increase on 2016, according to a new study. The spend includes paid downloads and in-app purchases and subscriptions but doesn’t include transactions processed outside of the key app stores or from in-app advertising. Overall, global app downloads across iOS, Android and third-party stores in ... Read More »

Creating native mobile apps without writing native code – App Developer Magazine

The evolution of mobile development frameworks and how NativeScript is carving out a new landscape of its own among developers already familiar with Javascript. Native programming can strike fear into the heart of anyone that doesn't know how to write it. While we as programmers understand our limits and capabilities, we still like to brag about the complicated function or ... Read More »