Posts made in July, 2015

Google Acquires Startup Pixate to Boost Mobile Design

By on Jul 30, 2015 in Mobile Design | 0 comments

Google Inc. acquired mobile-application service Pixate, bolstering the search giant’s design team. No terms of the deal were disclosed, said Winnie King, a spokeswoman for Google. Pixate helps developers more quickly and easily design and build their applications on Android and Apple Inc. mobile devices, according to its website. Google said it would be adding to the lineup of services through Pixate. “We’re thrilled to announce that Pixate has joined Google!” Google said on its website. “Pixate adds to our ongoing effort to develop new design and prototyping tools.” Article source:...

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Mobile’s Hargrove Engineers + Constructor’s cracks Engineering News Record’s …

By on Jul 29, 2015 in Mobile Design | 0 comments

Engineering News Record has ranked Mobile’s Hargrove Engineers + Constructors among the top five firms nationally in the pulp and paper sector and the top 10 in pharmaceuticals and chemicals. Wes Teague, Hargrove’s corporate pulp and paper leader, said the top five ranking recognizes teammates’ efforts to “provide the technical, design and project support needed for our clients.” “The Hargrove team consists of a strong group of technical and professional staff including process discipline engineers experienced in the special needs of the pulp and paper industry. As we celebrate our 20th anniversary, we look forward to expanding these relationships for theArticle source:...

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How to build a unified mobile strategy for the wearable age

By on Jul 29, 2015 in Mobility Strategy | 0 comments

The mobile revolution continues to drive consumer interest and appeal, especially as wearables begin to enjoy more widespread adoption with devices such as the newly released Apple Watch. Upon initial thoughts, the Apple Watch may seem like another consumer gadget. CIOs know better, though. In business IT, the trend toward wearables is just part of the necessary push to a ‘unified digital enterprise.’ From an IT perspective, the key to corporate success is to understand the landscape of the unified enterprise in the digital environment. While wearables are the hot topic now, they are only part of an overallArticle source:...

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YouTube Unveils New Mobile App Design With Emphasis On User Subscriptions

By on Jul 28, 2015 in Mobile Design | 0 comments

The YouTube app just got a makeover. Google’s online video site officially updated the design of its mobile app on July 23, 2015 to better enable video and subscription discovery. At her keynote speech during VidCon, YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki outlined all the new features and elements of the re-designed app. For starters, the app’s re-worked editing and capture tools now help users trim video clips, add filters and music, and upload videos directly to YouTube, all from within the mobile experience. The YouTube app now also supports full screen playback of vertical videos, and boasts threeArticle source:...

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