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Infographic: What a long, strange trip it's been for mobile backend

Mobile back-end technology had its roots in Web 1.0 back in the 1990s and Web 2.0 in the 2000s. Then, in the early years of this decade came application program interfaces, mobile backend as a service and API management. These are evolving into microservices, explained Appcelerator in an infographic.

Appcelerator reworks mBaaS and PaaS tech, introduces tiered delivery model

Appcelerator today announced the release of Arrow, a rebranding of some of its mobile backend-as-a-service offerings with a few new features. The relaunch will include a tiered payment plan that the company hopes will resonate with independent developers and startups.

25% of IT's budget will go to mobile apps by 2017, predicts IDC

2015 is just around the corner, and as more organizations prepare for the new year, they also are preparing their IT budgets.  Research firm IDC recently released budget predictions for 2015 and beyond, and specifically predicts that one-fourth of enterprises' IT budgets will be reserved for development and deployment of mobile applications by 2017.

Enterprises expect number of new mobile applications to surpass desktop applications

Enterprises expect the number of new mobile applications to surpass the number of new desktop applications, according to a survey of 770 C-level executives and IT professionals conducted by Appcelerator, a mobile app development platform provider.

RIM, Appcelerator team on incentives for BlackBerry 10 developers

Research In Motion is teaming with mobile development platform Appcelerator to offer incentives including financial rewards, free services and testing hardware to mobile software developers who build apps for the device maker's forthcoming BlackBerry 10 operating system revamp.

AT&T integrates APIs into Appcelerator developer platform

AT&T Mobility will offer application programming interfaces for its speech, messaging and payment services via the Appcelerator Titanium developer platform,  TechCrunch  reports.

Survey: Developers believe mobile-first startup could topple Facebook

Two-thirds of mobile developers believe a mobile-first social startup could disrupt Facebook's dominance over the social networking segment, according to a new survey conducted by Appcelerator and research firm IDC.

Appcelerator, Geoloqi team for location-triggered push notifications

Appcelerator is upgrading its Titanium 2.0 application development platform to incorporate Geoloqi's real-time location services API and toolkit, enabling iOS and Android developers to build new

Appcelerator expands cloud capabilities with Cocoafish buy

Cross-platform development solutions provider Appcelerator has acquired mobile app infrastructure firm Cocoafish. Financial details were not disclosed. Cocoafish offers more than 25 cloud-based

Appcelerator: Developers hot for Kindle Fire, Windows Phone

Mobile application developers express significant interest in writing for Amazon.com's Android-powered Kindle Fire tablet and Microsoft's (NASDAQ:MSFT) Windows Phone operating system, but enthusiasm