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Software Development News Now – A Weekly Roundup #11

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Happy Friday!

In this week’s roundup we find out another streaming solution acquisition, get ready for the upcoming Windows version and remind ourselves of one of our success stories.

Welcome to Eleventh Weekly Roundup – with several news in the world of IT from Oxagile.

Check out the links from around the network and from us at the Development office.

  • Bubbly, the voice-based social media network, has been acquired by India-based Altruist, which provides telecom services in Europe, Africa, and Asia. In a statement, Bubbly said it has 40 million users in Asia and the Middle East on its voice-based social media platform, as well as 140 million users on BubbleTalk, a voice SMS service.
  • Microsoft is planning to unveil its Windows 8 successor next month at a special press event. Sources familiar with Microsoft’s plans tell The Verge that the software maker is tentatively planning its press event for September 30th to detail upcoming changes to Windows as part of a release codenamed “Threshold.” Meanwhile, here are several obscure Windows tools and tricks not to be overlooked.
  • This week is the anniversary of the search giant going public in 2004 and it’s a good occasion to remind ourselves this success story: In 2011 Google bought our client – an advertising- technology company ‪Admeld‬ Inc. for about $400 million. Now this platform along with ‪DoubleClick‬ is one of the key elements of Google’s online advertising effort.
  • Our company pioneered a tendency to use structured methodologies and principles in the process of software development such as Agile, Scrum, Kanban. Agile Methodologies ensuring short time-to-market figures and iterative approach to software development, particularly fit to win the competition in the dynamic online marketplace. This infographics refers to a framework within which our developers address complex adaptive problems, which productively and creatively help us to deliver products of the highest possible value.

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