Mobile Application Testing – 01 Synergy

April 4th, 2012 by Rahul No comments »

01 Synergy offers a complete and comprehensive range of Mobile Application testing services from Unit Testing to User Acceptance Testing. Complexities across handset makers, carriers, locations and operating systems has made building bug-free mobile apps really difficult.

Our areas of expertise include:

  • Requirements Capture and Analysis
  • Test Planning
  • Test case Design
  • Test Execution
  • Defect Tracking & Management
  • Reporting
  • Test Metrics

01 Synergy offers a wide range of Mobile Application testing services, including:

  • Functional Testing
  • Security Testing
  • Load & Performance Testing
  • Localization Testing
  • Usability Testing

Our QA professionals can help you with all your Mobile App testing projects,  including:

  • iOS Application Testing (iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch)
  • Android Application Testing
  • BlackBerry Application Testing
  • Windows Phone 7 Application Testing

01 Synergy is here to help, if you have a need to discuss Mobile application testing, agile testing, do count on us to help. Visit us online at www.01sqa.com or send us a mail here: mobile.testing@01synergy.com

Property Management Software Company Announces System Upgrades

February 27th, 2015 by Amrinder No comments »

Rentec Direct, leaders in property management software, announces new system upgrades will take place Friday, Feb. 27th that will be ready to access the following day. Rentec Direct is performing network and hardware upgrades to the back-office system to improve user experience and assist clients with their software needs.

Rentec Direct offers cloud-based property management software for customers worldwide who seek complete, professional and secure solutions for managing rental properties.

To protect client’s valuable data during the upgrade, the company announced a scheduled maintenance mode will occur on Friday, Feb. 27th at 10:00 PM Pacific. The company estimates the upgrade should take approximately 4 hours to implement the new features.

As part of the upgrade, Rentec Direct is moving the back-office systems to a distributed platform so it can be accessed faster from more locations around the United States and the world, meaning faster speeds for clients. The server’s hosting back-office systems are being upgraded to an instantly upgradable platform which will make future upgrades more seamless.

The system upgrade will feature the latest enterprise class hardware for storing data and serving the data to a client’s web browser. This means faster and more reliable servers with even better fail-over, fault-tolerance, and backup capabilities.

In order to continually take strong proactive measures to protect users data, Rentec ensures that the data centers hosting Rentec subscriber data are ISO 27001 certified and third-party verified.

Source:http://www.virtual-strategy.com/2015/02/27/property-management-software-company-announces-system-upgrades#axzz3Sw24Kn1I

Artist Thomas Kvam Uses Facial Recognition Software To Track Alleged American War Criminals

February 27th, 2015 by Amrinder No comments »

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Thomas Kvam is not one to shy away from controversy. His 22-minute animated film, Eurobeing (2006), shows an artist sporting an armband evocative of fascist attire, with the word “jihad” inscribed on his forehead. The painting he is working on at his easel is, as the fictional protagonist claims, “an invisible picture of Muhammad” (see Texas “Draw the Prophet” Contest is Shameless Muslim-Baiting, The Secret Islamic Devotional Art That Depicts Muhammad).

A more recent work by the Norwegian artist, The Chosen Five (2015), is centered on a picture of five American soldiers which shows the men posing, smiling, while pointing at a burnt corpse on the ground. The carbonized matter on the photo’s bottom left is hardly recognizable as human remains, but the faces of the five are clearly distinguishable. The artist now wants to use facial recognition software to find out who they are.

The piece is currently on view at the Kunstnernes Hus in Oslo, Norway as part of the exhibition “The Shadow of War: Political Art in Norway 1914–2014.” The digital search takes place throughout the show’s duration, until March 29. The artist enlarged each of the men’s faces to life-size dimensions. Biometric information of the soldiers’ facial features feeds back to a computer attached to each of the blown-up photographs, following a facial recognition search process that has now become standard practice in professional profiling.

“I’m letting the internet search for them,” Kvam continued. “When I find their social media profiles, I can identify them.” However, he doesn’t want to know the search results before the end of the exhibition. While this process could raise questions about the nature of public shaming, the artist has other things in mind for the so-called “chosen five”: “My intention is to locate them, then develop the next part of the project, and then confront them with the picture,” the Munich based artist told artnet News.

But exposing the soldiers’ identity is only partially the point of this work. Kvam utilizes the surveillance potential of social media and the internet the same way governments do. Considering the relative low impact Edward Snowdens’s revelations on the NSA’s surveillance practices has had on the way we use the Internet, this reversal could inject some missing subversion into the matter, by demonstrating how individuals can use the same technology for political activism.

Kvam’s merging of art and activism also evokes relevant questions on the use of such images in the media—or rather, as he claims, the fallacy of the lack thereof. While ISIS releases videos of beheadings as propaganda, images such as the one he used never reach the public, due to what he refers to as “journalistic self-censorship,”—especially, as the artist stresses, considering the huge strain the leaking of the pictures from Abu Ghraib has been on American warfare.

But where did Kvam get the image in the first place? The photo, and thousands more, originated from a now-defunct website initiated by Chris Wilson in 2004 who, in a twisted claim of patriotism, gave access codes for his porn site to American troops deployed in Iraq and Afghanistan in exchange for pictures showing them in combat areas.

The pictures uploaded there soon became increasingly disturbing, gory, and dehumanizing. The website was eventually removed from the internet in 2006 under obscenity law, and Wilso, arrested.

But the website’s name, nowthatsfuckedup.com, was rarely mentioned in any of the media coverage of the case, and mainstream media shied away from publishing the images. Indeed, very few potentially damaging images ever made it to the front page. “U.S soldiers used pictures of disfigured Iraqi corpses in exchange for pornography at the same time as photographs of flag-draped coffins of dead American soldiers were officially banned in American media,” He writes in an artist statement.

Kvam started downloading the website in 2005: “At that point, it comprised thousands of pictures and related blog entries, scattered over a particularly shambolic website, which turned my attempt to preserve nowthatsfuckedup.com for posterity into a limited, yet representative sample.”

In 2011, Kvam published the book nowthatsfuckedup/Krieg dem Kriege with collected documentation from the website. “This book is to my knowledge all that remains of the website—as a result, it is both archive and reference document,” he says.

Source:http://news.artnet.com/art-world/artist-thomas-kvam-uses-facial-recognition-software-to-track-alleged-american-war-criminals-269618

Mike Corkery: Deltek Targets Talent Mgmt Software Market with HRsmart Acquisition

February 27th, 2015 by Amrinder No comments »

Deltek has agreed to purchase talent management software company HRsmart for an undisclosed amount in a push to expand offerings for human resource organizations.

HRsmart developed a cloud-based unified platform designed to help enterprise clients manage talent recruitment, development and retention programs, Deltek said Thursday.

Mike Corkery, Deltek president and CEO, said the company seeks to add the HRsmart product to Deltek’s human capital management portfolio through the acquisition.

The companies expect to wrap up the transaction over the next few weeks.

Deltek works with approximately 18,000 professional services and government contractors to help them manage business operations with enterprise technology.

Source:http://www.govconwire.com/2015/02/mike-corkery-deltek-targets-talent-mgmt-software-market-with-hrsmart-acquisition/

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