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Brant DeBow

Chief Technology Officer

Brant DeBow is BiTE’s co-founder and CTO. He knows pretty much everything there is to know about Behavior Driven Development, and is a highly sought after speaker on the competitive advantage of new technologies. He’s an amazing teacher and a pretty good indoor skydiver.

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Android instability

Android instability Ben Evans with a blog post of something he first phrased in the Cubed podcast – a contrast of ecosystems from the point of view of PC vs Android vendors. Amongst Android vendors, only Samsung is making money and they have to feel awfully unsure about what the next 2-3 years could bring …

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comScore Reports December 2013 U.S. Smartphone Subscriber Market Share

comScore Reports December 2013 U.S. Smartphone Subscriber Market Share Android saw its share dip slightly (-.3%) but remained on top with a 51.5% share. Apple gained 1.2% and stayed in second place at 41.8%. Third-place BlackBerry declined .4% to 3.4%, narrowly beating Microsoft’s 3.1% share that declined by .2%. Nokia closed out the top-five list with …

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Android Platform Distribution Numbers

Android Platform Distribution Numbers The rollout of the KitKat update by carriers and device manufacturers continues to be slow at 1.8%. The latest numbers reveals that the adaption rate of Jelly Bean, which was first released back in July 2012, increased from 59.1% to 60.7%.  


Mobile app developers’ interest in HTML5 is slipping

Mobile app developers’ interest in HTML5 is slipping Appcelerator and IDC found the number of developers who said they were very interested in building apps on HTML5 had fallen to 59.9 percent. This was the lowest level since Appcelerator began tracking the specification in April 2011. “Interest in HTML5 peaked in July 2012 at 72.7 …

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Apple ends 2013 with 41.8% US smartphone share, Samsung hits 26.1%; Android back to losing share

Apple ends 2013 with 41.8% US smartphone share, Samsung hits 26.1%; Android back to losing share comScore’s latest results are in and it’s mostly a continuation of what we’ve been seeing: Apple and Samsung gained share. Everyone else lost or was flat iOS gained 1.2 percentage points of share, Android dropped (and has been dropping …

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inessential.com: Azure Takes Over

inessential.com: Azure Takes Over This is a great reaction from Brent Simmons (the Nixon who went to China – he’s an old guard Apple guy who actually promote Azure for Microsoft). It’s in line with what we said: cloud services is a field Microsoft can really compete in well and is and will be a …

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The Galaxy Gear 2 will be unveiled in London in March or April and look nothing like the original

The Galaxy Gear 2 will be unveiled in London in March or April and look nothing like the original Samsung is said to be preparing to unveil the successor to the Gear in either March or April at an event in London. Said watch will have a flexible OLED screen, and it will look “totally …

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Microsoft paying Android users to use Bing

Microsoft paying Android users to use Bing The “Bing Rewards” program was launched in Q3 2010 and offered to give people virtual currency that they could then convert to gift cards or charitable donations simply for using Bing. Recently, that program was extended to Android and iOS. One has to ask: Why does Microsoft continue to compete …

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