Jamie Giggs

Researcher-writer for Business of Apps. Fond of technology, words and creativity. Holds a Bachelor of Arts in English and Journalism from the University of Lincoln.

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Jamie Giggs

In App Development

January 19, 2017

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This post originally featured here on the hedgehog lab blog and was written by Ashish Anand.  Ashish is a Backend Developer with 7 years of experience. He is passionate about learning new technologies, always trying to do a lot of new things and occasionally driving himself to do some crazy stuff. As more and more transactions are being carried out online, growing swathes of personal information – including sensitive financial data – are being sent over networks of varying security, exposing internet users to potential threats from the so-called ‘crackers’. Indeed, it’s becoming so hard to keep information safe, either in storage or in transit, that breaches are now commonplace, with some of the most seemingly safe databases around the world being compromised. As we

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Jamie Giggs

In App Events

January 18, 2017

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Leadbolt is energized for a productive year ahead, and they’re travelling the globe to meet you! Q1 is brimming with exciting events in the mobile industry, and the opportunity to meet face-to-face. To book a meeting at any of the following events, send them an email here. Meet them: Affiliate Summit West – Las Vegas Come say hello at the ‘Meet Market’ event on Sunday, January 15th from noon-6pm. GMASA Jakarta Leadbolt’s Manish Giri of APAC region was just confirmed as a speaker – January 26th. Mobile World Congress in Barcelona is around the corner! Don’t miss your chance to WIN A FREE PASS, on us. For details, visit their blog. …and while technically this is happening in Q2, it’s never too early to plan. See

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Jamie Giggs

In app-events

January 18, 2017

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The Global Mobile App Summit and Awards (GMASA) 2017 will be held at Balai Kartini, Jakarta, on 26th January 2017 to provide a better understanding on the future of the mobile industry. Indonesia’s mobile app industry has been deemed to have a high potential in driving the country’s economy and business, making it a key factor in Indonesia’s position in the global market. GMASA is the biggest event centered around mobile innovations and will be attended by 500 visitors from various backgrounds such as experts and fans of the mobile industry, application developers, marketer, decision makers, investors and the media as well as the managers and executives. Key players from Indonesia’s mobile industry that will present at the summit are Tokopedia, Uber Indonesia, Berrybenka, Facebook,

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MobFox by Matomy is offering Business of Apps’ readers a chance to win a free ticket to Mobile World Congress 2017 in Barcelona. The GSMA Mobile World Congress is the place where mobile leaders network, discuss emerging trends in mobile and learn about new innovations in technology. A few things to note are: Up to ten winners will be selected at random by Matomy The winners will be notified via email The promotion ends January 30th, 2017 What are you waiting for? Don’t miss out on this exciting offer. You can take the survey here.

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Jamie Giggs

In iot

January 10, 2017

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The leading global IoT conference; the IoT Tech Expo will be returning to Olympia, London in just a few weeks (23-24th January) for its 2nd annual event where it will host 2 days of two days of top-level content, discussion, case studies, live demos, workshops and plenty of networking. The event will explore the entire IoT ecosystem, introducing the latest technology innovations across 7 conference tracks including Smart Cities, Connected Industry, Living, Services, Developing for the IoT, Innovations & IoT Technologies and Data & Security, in addition to a vast exhibition of 150+ companies. Over 6,000 delegates are expected to attend, in addition to 200+ industry leading speakers who will be sharing their knowledge and experiences across a range of industries including manufacturing, logistics, transport,

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Jamie Giggs

In App Development

December 22, 2016

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This post originally appeared on hedgehog lab’s blog here. Sarat Pediredla is deeply passionate about technology in general and the potential of mobile, connected devices and Internet of Things. As CEO of hedgehog lab, he is constantly working on steering the company into the future. WHAT do the Ukrainian military and NASA have in common? The answer is that both are using an innovation called HoloLens to grow their capabilities to previously unimagined levels. Source: popularmechanics For the former, that means creating a helmet that gives its tank commanders 360 degree views of the battlefield, while the latter is boosting research through a 3D simulation of Mars based on data from Curiosity rover. As Microsoft itself has described it: “Our vision for holographic computing is to transform

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Jamie Giggs

In App Development

December 21, 2016

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The State of the Developer Nation is a global survey made by developers, for developers. In its 12th edition which is currently live (closing December 28), it’s investigating hot development topics such as popular tools, new technologies, developer skills and salaries. If you’re involved in software development for mobile, IoT, desktop, backend, web dev, augmented/virtual reality, or machine learning and have 15 minutes to invest, this is the survey for you! When you complete the survey you’ll receive a personal scorecard showing how you compare to other developers in your country. What’s more, you’ll also receive a free copy of the report with analysis of key survey findings in your inbox, come February. Last but not least, there is a large list of amazing prizes

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Jamie Giggs

In App Development

December 19, 2016

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This post originally appeared on hedgehog lab’s blog here. Gopal Iyer is responsible for high-quality research content, industry reports and white papers. He is a Doctoral scholar at University of Newcastle and also holds an M.B.A from the Indian Institute of Rural Management. He has almost a decade of experience in consulting tech start-up firms in India. Prior to hedgehog lab, he was associated with AC Nielsen, World Bank, iDiscoveri and Education Initiatives in India. Recognising and coming to understand emerging trends brings a number of benefits. Most crucially, we get an insight into the mechanisms of a fast-changing world and stand to gain from improvements in our own lives, whether it be from increased comfort or efficiency. Amy Webb, CEO of Webbmedia Group, expressed

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Jamie Giggs

In App Development

December 15, 2016

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This post originally featured on the Matomy Blog.  Noam Neumann is the Vice President of Mobile Strategy at Matomy Media Group. Next time you stop by the MobFox site, you may notice a few things – a new logo and a whole new website. If you haven’t seen it yet, visit our site, tell us what you think, and most importantly enjoy it – it’s there for you. So why the makeover? MobFox has always been a driving force, always on the forefront of technology. And while we are constantly tinkering under the hood, developing and improving smarter mediation and monetization tools, our website has not always accurately reflected the powerful technology behind the MobFox platform. But now MobFox has an exterior that finally fits

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Jamie Giggs

In App Advertising

December 14, 2016

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This post originally featured on the Matomy Blog.  Suzanne Kagan is the Content Marketing Manager at Matomy Media Group. She’s been a content marketing specialist for 7+ years, loves travelling, Haribo gummy bears, and writing about anything and everything. A Q&A with Matomy’s Yanay Mizrahi It seems everyone is talking about influencer marketing these days. Just like 2016 was the year of video (and most likely next year), influencer marketing will be a big hit with agencies and brands in 2017. If this marketing lingo is new for you, the simple definition is that influencer marketing utilizes the power of popular figures aka “people of influence” to spread the word about their products or brands to the public. These people can be anyone of influence: athletes, movie stars,

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