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A Wallet on Your Wrist – Merging Contactless Payments and the Internet of Things

Internet of Things and Contactless Payments technology

The Internet of Things (IoT) is reshaping the way we interact with the modern world. But there’s another trend that’s gaining traction just as quickly: contactless payments. As the name implies, contactless payments are a way for customers and merchants to make transactions with little to no physical interaction. Rather than having to slide a credit card into a point of sale (POS) terminal, the customer can simply bring their card (or other device) within a certain range of the terminal to process the transaction. Contactless payments are faster and offer a higher level of convenience than traditional card or cash-based payment systems.

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Bring Your Apps Into the Third Dimension with 3D Touch

Apple 3D Touch technology potential for mobile application development

With the release of the iPhone 6s and 6s Plus, Apple has added a new dimension of interactivity to smartphones. 3D Touch is a pressure detection system that adds an extra layer of input to users and mobile app developers. By measuring varying amounts of force applied by the user’s fingers, Apple has made it possible to design apps with intuitive multi-layered interfaces. This opens up the potential for games and apps that support full three-dimensional interfaces without the user having to lift a finger.

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Ukraine: Top Outsourcing Destinations

Pros and Cons of Outsourcing to Ukraine

Ukraine is hard to ignore when it comes to IT, since it boasts no less than 75,000 skilled developers and over 2,000 startups. The Ukrainian IT industry passed the $1 Billion mark a couple of years ago – valued at $5 billion now – and has continued to thrive despite some hardship. The country’s strong education system and on the job training are ranked slightly below Israel’s. This factor, coupled with a sizeable IT outsourcing market, is why Ukraine will maintain strong growth potential in the years to come.

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How Internet Of Things Will Transform Online Gaming

Internet of Things in Game Development Industry

Hot off the heels of “the Cloud” is the tech world’s next big buzzword: the Internet of Things. The Internet of Things promises to transform the way we live by connecting sensors, appliances, and other electronics to each other through local networks and the Internet at large. It’s a way for individuals, businesses, and governments to automatically and seamlessly share and collect data on an unprecedented scale. For gaming operators, it’s an opportunity to engage with players through a promising and highly-rewarding channel. (more…)

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Bringing Banking into the 21st Century with Enterprise Application Development

Online Banking and Financial App Development

Financial services have undergone a huge shift in a relatively short time. Driven by the growth of the World Wide Web and high-speed computing, banks have been forced into leveraging modern software and the Internet to manage highly sensitive data between customers, investors, and employees. While almost all modern banks have implemented some form of back-end application, many of these systems are old or outdated, leaving the bank and its stakeholders vulnerable to data theft or fraud.

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