Google and Netflix team up to launch a new open source canary analysis tool

Google and Netflix today announced the launch of Kayenta, a new open source project that aims bring the canary analysis tools Netflix developed internally to a wider audience. Kayenta is integrated in

With $10M in funding, Mabl brings machine learning to software testing

Mabl, a startup that's coming out of stealth today, uses machine learning to make functional testing for developers as easy as possible. Mabl users don't have to write extensive (and often brittle) te

Instagram launches an alpha testing program on iOS and Android

Are you an early adopter? Okay, but are you a really early adopter who likes to test new, experimental things even if it means you’ll experience crashes and bugs? Then you may be interested to k

Crunch Report | Tinder is using AI to get you hooked up

Tinder tests a new feature that uses AI to suggest who to "super like," BlackBerry will pay Nokia $137 million over a contract dispute and Alibaba is looking to acquire technology and talent from Visu

Skype’s new ‘Interviews’ feature lets you test candidates using a real-time code editor

Skype recently introduced a feature designed to cement its place among business users who aren’t as interested in things like emoji reactions or “Stories.” It now supports conductin

Crunch Report | Elon Musk’s Tunnel Vision Gets Rendered

Elon Musk shows off a video about his tunnel boring company, The Boring Company, a self-driving Apple test vehicle is spotted in the wild and Cloudera and Carvana each price their IPO at $15; one does

Facebook lifts the veil on its mobile device testing lab

Earlier this week, Facebook gave a small group of reporters a tour of its Prineville, OR data center. In the process, the company also showed off its mobile device lab for testing on physical devices

On-screen guidance startup WalkMe raised $50M led by Insight, now valued around $400M

As more people and businesses shift to digital platforms to get things done, a cloud-based platform for making interfaces easier to navigate continues to grow. WalkMe, which helps guide people throu

Testlio raises $6.25M to expand its testing-as-a-service empire

Mobile testing startup Testlio today announced it raised a $6.25 million round of funding led by Altos Ventures and Vertex Ventures. The company is aiming to make it easy to do QA for mobile app devel

Apptimize Brings Reliable A/B Testing To Native iOS & Android Apps

As we shift more of our computing to mobile devices and applications, there's also a need for a new crop of tools that help developers better build, design and test their creations, which are also spe

Xamarin Launches Test Cloud Automated Mobile UI Testing Platform, Acquires Mobile Test Company LessPainful

Xamarin, the company behind the cross-platform mobile development platform with the same name, today announced that it has recently acquired the Danish mobile testing startup LessPainful. LessPainful

Cisimple Exits Beta, Makes Mobile App Building, Testing & Deployment…Well, Simple

<a target="_blank" href="https://www.cisimple.com/">Cisimple</a> a startup that helps automate the build, testing and deployment process for mobile applications, is today exiting its beta and making

Try-Before-You-Buy App Demo Platform AppSurfer Lets You Test Apps On Facebook; Debuts An Android App Of Its Own

<a target="_blank" href="http://www.appsurfer.com/">AppSurfer</a>, an Indian startup working to bring Android applications to the browser so users can "try before they buy," is <a target="_blank" href

Y Combinator-Backed Terascore Launches To Help Teachers Bring Testing Online

Teachers and students have suffered through the same model of educational testing for years. Sure, the SAT has changed -- it's now out of a possible 2,400 points, not 1,600 -- but both standardized te

Cisimple Launches A Hosted Continuous Delivery Platform For Mobile: Makes Building, Testing And Deployment Easier On Developers

<a target="_blank" href="https://www.cisimple.com/">Cisimple</a> is a new development platform, launching today, which automates the build, testing and deployment process for mobile applications. The

Cloud-Based Mobile App Testing & Monitoring Platform Perfecto Mobile Raises $15 Million Series C

Boston and Israel-based <a target="_blank" href="http://www.perfectomobile.com/">Perfecto</a><a target="_blank" href="http://www.perfectomobile.com/"> </a><a target="_blank" href="http://www.perfect

UTest Acquires Apphance In 7-Figure Deal As Mobile Developer Tools Consolidate

Some consolidation in the area of companies that offer tools to mobile developers, specifically in the area of quality testing -- a must-have for developers working in the highly fragmented world of s

Twitter Strengthens Its Mobile Platform: Buys A/B App Tester Clutch.io, Shutting Down Service In November

Have the API wars around Twitter opened on a new front? Today comes news that the social networking site has made another acquisition: Clutch.io, a specialist in A/B testing for mobile apps. The news

AppThwack Takes On Android Fragmentation With New Automated Testing Service

Android development doesn't always have to <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2012/05/11/this-is-what-developing-for-android-looks-like/">look like this</a>. Smaller developers without their own in-

Video: Smartphone Test Robot Simulates Countless Flicking And Tapping

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/12/robot_smartphone.jpg" /> Tokyo-based Japan Novel Corp. is offering a robot that can simulate the process of flicking and tapping on a sm
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