Many may be partially right to adjudge that jobs in artificial intelligence are machine learning fetch handsome salaries, but to write off mobile developers' jobs would be a folly. In tech jobs, mobile application developers are in high demand now.From booking tickets to calling a cab or buying groceries, there are apps catering to and customised for all segments of the society. And rightly so, mobile application development, be it Android or iOS, is the hottest skill right now given the amount of mobile apps we use on a day-to-day basis.It is hardly a surprise that companies are investing significantly in developing apps and even less surprising that they are willing to pay for the talent irrespective of their degree.Close Let us take the case of M Vellaiyan*. Vellaiyan, 24, is an engineering graduate college from a college in a village in Coimbatore. When asked for the college name, he quips, "My college is one of the few hundred colleges and so little known that … [Read more...] about Mobile app development could be the hottest tech job right now
BARCLAYS customers have experienced problems logging into their mobile banking accounts for the second time in a week. An update reported at 09:14 today on the bank's mobile banking service status page says: "We're sorry if you're having trouble logging in to our Mobile Banking app – we're working to fix this." Customers on Twitter reported problems being able to login from around 08:00 continuing into the morning. Some customers said that when they logged in on the app, they saw a white screen with the Barclays logo, which didn't give them any option to put in their username and password. Barclays said the problem wasn't an outage, but admitted its app was running slower than usual. This afternoon its service status page reports that the issues are resolved and the complaints on social media have also died down.Hi Rachael, I've checked our status page and there's no issue I'm aware of. What happens when you try to log into the app? I'd like to get this sorted for you. … [Read more...] about Barclays’ mobile app down as glitch leaves customers locked out of accounts
You're going to host a party, but you have no clue where to begin. There's a lot to take into consideration during the planning process, including the guest list, food and drinks, decorations and games. Get your event off to a good start by using these apps that can help you plan every step of the way. Check out these party-planning apps to throw a bash your guests will be talking about for the rest of the year. Best all-in-one party planner Pro Party Planner Screenshot by Katie Conner/CNET Pro Party Planner (download for iOS) serves as your event planner.Once you know how many guests are coming, create a task list to get everything done before the big day. The feature also lets you set reminders, so you won't fall behind. You'll need to set a budget and start building your shopping list for the party. Track your budget for food, decorations and party favors.Manage guests attending by sending them invitations and checking off RSVPs. If … [Read more...] about Best party-planning apps for hosting an amazing event in 2019
Uber is in talks with Bengaluru-based bike rental startup Bounce to list its two-wheelers on the Uber India app, sources told Mint. This comes at a time when the ride-hailing giant is eyeing an expansion in this domestic segment.Of late, Uber has been looking to venture beyond four-wheelers to increase commute options on its app. Bounce thus comes into the picture as it provides two-wheelers that can be picked-up and dropped anywhere within the city by customers.A source told the paper that talks are underway and a pilot service will be launched in Bengaluru without any financial agreements. Earlier in May, Uber launched a similar pilot in the city with micro-mobility platform service Yulu.Close In October, Uber tied up with the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) to offer public transport and real-time information to commuters through its app. The launch, which sought to plug last-mile connectivity gap in the metro network, made Delhi the second city in the Asia-Pacific region to … [Read more...] about Uber in talks with bike rental startup Bounce to list two-wheelers on its app: Report
More than 1,500 complaints of unwanted sexual approaches, many targeting children, have been made against popular social networking apps in Apple's App Store, in contrast to what Apple prominently markets as a "safe and trusted place," according to a Washington Post investigation. The complaints about popular social media platforms that connect strangers in video conversations, known as "random chat apps," serve as digital cries for help. "A man who is sick in the head and disgusting decided to show some things that shouldn't have been shown," read one review of the app Monkey in September. Another one from last month warned, "This is a lawsuit waiting to happen. Predators are all over this site." Using a machine learning algorithm to identify App Store reviews containing reports of unwanted sexual content, racism and bullying, The Post sifted through more than 130,000 reviews of six random chat apps, all but one of which were ranked in the top 100 for social networking by Apple … [Read more...] about Apple says its App Store is ‘a safe and trusted place.’ We found 1,500 reports of unwanted sexual behavior on six apps, some targeting minors.