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What is Native and How Does it Benefit Your Mobile App?

Building an app? Deciding whether or not to write “native” code will be the first technical choice you make. This single decision affects everything that follows, from whom you can hire to customer satisfaction to first-year revenue. It’s not always crystal-clear what tech teams mean when discussing native and since we often get asked to […]

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The Machine Learning Revolution

What is Machine Learning? Machine learning is the branch of artificial intelligence (AI) that deals with computers learning from data without explicit programming. As such, it is an ideal type of AI for extracting new meaningful insights from datasets. Machine learning has allowed advances in many other fields of computer science such as computer vision, […]

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Using Tech to Change the Shopping Experience

When was the last time you went shopping? Really think about it. What did you buy? How long did it take you to make a purchase? Are you satisfied with what you bought? Raizlabs recently competed in Virtual2Reality Innovation Challenge powered by Discover Global Network, which challenged teams to create a secure shopping experience. A […]

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Innovation in the Workplace

We hear “innovation” thrown around a lot in the tech industry. By definition, innovation means a new idea, product, or method that creates value. To many, it’s important that they work in an environment that encourages innovation, but it’s not so easy to find in the workplace, along with other desirable factors like collaboration styles, […]

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Friday Thoughts: The Lost Art of Picking Up the Phone

As a tech company, we’re constantly downloading and rating new apps. Which have the best features, the greatest user experience, and make our lives easier? It’s a constant competition to decide what we’re going to incorporate into our day-to-day activities and of course, apps that make things more efficient tend to win. But we don’t […]

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Open Source: What You Need to Know

Client projects are time-consuming. Whether we’re working to develop a web or mobile app or another sort of technology, like a Virtual Reality (VR) or an Internet of Things (IoT) product, we’re constantly working to ensure that we’re making the best use of our time to build the best products possible. One of the tools […]

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The Benefits of Working with an Onshore Team

It’s a question that our team faces often: “Why is it better to work with your team, when I could work with an offshore team?” We understand why offshore teams seem attractive for the labor and time-intensive work done at a lower cost. What should be taken into account, however, are all the advantages to […]

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