developer program

developer program

Apple unleashes OS X Mountain Lion Preview to Mac Developer Program

www.engadget.com
You may still be purring your way through our in-depth preview, but Mountain Lion is now officially out of the bag, with Apple releasing a preview version of its latest OS X to the members-only Developer Program. If you're up to date on those $99/year dues, you can head...
Apple unleashes OS X Mountain Lion Preview to Mac Developer Program

Apple warns developers who manipulate App Store rankings

news.cnet.com
The company says that developers who artificially manipulate App Store rankings or work with third parties to do so will have their Apple Developer Program membership revoked....
Apple warns developers who manipulate App Store rankings

Apple to Developers: Don't Mess With Our App Store Rankings

www.readwriteweb.com
Apple really does not like it when you mess with its finely tuned systems. Especially when it is the company's cash cow iOS platform. In a short statement yesterday, Apple warned developers to not game the rankings system in its App Store, threatening the loss of Apple Developer Program membership...
Apple to Developers: Don't Mess With Our App Store Rankings

Apple warns developers not to manipulate App Store rankings, or risk a ban

thenextweb.com
After some buzz around the manipulation of App Store rankings, largely stemming from a thread in the Touch Arcade forums, Apple has posted a warning to developers not to cross the line when promoting their apps. The line that they draw is ‘manipulating App Store rankings’ and a clear consequence...
Apple warns developers not to manipulate App Store rankings, or risk a ban

Apple warns developers not to manipulate their app rankings

venturebeat.com
In a sign of trouble in the App Store, Apple has warned app developers not to manipulate their rankings in the top charts by using third-party marketing services. The warning addresses rumors that have suggested that “bot farms” or “water armies” in places such as China are offering to boost...
Apple warns developers not to manipulate their app rankings

Apple Warns Developers Not to Manipulate App Store Rankings

www.macrumors.com
Yesterday, a TouchArcade thread was posted that warned about fraudulent App promotion services that guarantee Top 25 rankings for a modest fee. According to the poster, these services utilize automated scripts or bots to artificially boost free app rankings into the Top charts. At least one company denied the...
Apple Warns Developers Not to Manipulate App Store Rankings
Apple’s OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion: iMessage on Mac, Notification Center and more

Leap, the 'pocket Kinect' for PC attracts 26,000 interested developers

betanews.com
In May, San Francisco startup Leap Motion announced Leap, its pocket-sized 3D sensor designed to bring Kinect-like controls to notebook computers. At the time, the company said there would be "thousands" of free developer kits for interested developers who wanted to participate in the developer program. Today, the company...
Leap, the 'pocket Kinect' for PC attracts 26,000 interested developers
Sony renames PlayStation Suite to PlayStation Mobile, HTC is first third-party hardware partner

GM joins Ford on infotainment platform for app developers

www.pcworld.com
LAS VEGAS--Hours after Ford announced Monday it would be the first automaker to open its in-vehicle infotainment app platform to third-party developers General Motors jumped on the same bandwagon. GM says it will also open its new in-vehicle infotainment systems to third-party app developers. GM plans to offer developers...
GM joins Ford on infotainment platform for app developers

Apple Has Declared War On Developers Who Cheat Their App's Ratings (AAPL)

www.businessinsider.com
Now that there are more than a 500,000 apps available in the Apple app store, and companies are spending tens of thousands of dollars to advertise apps, transparency around sales and quality is important. As such, Apple has issued strong warnings against using download bots or similar methods for...
Apple Has Declared War On Developers Who Cheat Their App's Ratings (AAPL)

Nokia has already sent 17,000 smartphones to developers to boost the Windows Phone ecosystem

thenextweb.com
Recognising that it needs to seed devices to developers to spur app development for its Windows Phone devices, Nokia has declared that it has already given out 17,000 smartphones to creatives, sending 68% of the total devices it said it would hand out at last year’s Nokia World. Nokia’s Senior...
Nokia has already sent 17,000 smartphones to developers to boost the Windows Phone ecosystem

App developers forced to submit Retina Display screenshots

www.appleinsider.com
Apple on Tuesday notified members of its iOS Developer Program that they will be required to provide high-resolution, Retina Display compatible screenshots when initially submitting or updating an app through iTunes Connect....
App developers forced to submit Retina Display screenshots
Philips opens wireless multi-Hue lightbulb to app developers

Philips Debuts Open APIs And An iOS SDK For Hue Connected Lighting System

techcrunch.com
Philips Hue is a lighting system that changes the definition of what your standard home lighting setup is, and now there’s an official developer program for the innovative Wi-Fi-connected bridge and bulbs, so that third-party apps and hardware can pick up what Philips has started. To be clear, people have...
Philips Debuts Open APIs And An iOS SDK For Hue Connected Lighting System

Avoid Shady Social Media Gurus, Hire Through Facebook’s Revamped Preferred Marketing Developer Program

techcrunch.com
Facebook doesn’t want your company to get burned by scam artist “social media experts”, so today it expanded its Preferred Developer Consultant program into the new Preferred Marketing Developer program which offers certifications for expertise in Pages, ads, app development, and Insights. In February we got the scoop that Facebook...
Avoid Shady Social Media Gurus, Hire Through Facebook’s Revamped Preferred Marketing Developer Program

Sony's PlayStation Mobile Developer Program officially kicks off, SDK ready for prime time

www.engadget.com
After unveiling plans for PlayStation Mobile last summer, opening the storefront and letting its software development kit marinate in beta for roughly a year, Sony has finally given the dev platform the "go" (no, not that one) for launch. Developers eager to create games and apps for PlayStation-certified Android...
Sony's PlayStation Mobile Developer Program officially kicks off, SDK ready for prime time

Start using Passbook on iOS 6 with a few simple steps

9to5mac.com
During Apple’s WWDC keynote that took place earlier this month, VP of iOS Software Scott Forstall unveiled a new app called Passbook that allows customers to keep track a number of various types of stubs, including boarding passes, loyalty cards, movie tickets, and coupons. The app has been included...
Start using Passbook on iOS 6 with a few simple steps

AT&T officially releases Watson speech API, gives devs a bit of babel fish for their apps

www.engadget.com
Ma Bell's been hard at work on its Watson speech recognition system for years, and 2012 has seen the tech show up in an automobile and a real-time translator app. Months after announcing it would grant Watson's skills to the developer masses, AT&T has made good on its promise...
AT&T officially releases Watson speech API, gives devs a bit of babel fish for their apps

Apple releases iOS 6 to the masses, now available over-the-air to iOS 5 users

9to5mac.com
We’re sure many of you are anxiously waiting for the iPhone 5 to hit your doorstep in the coming days (or weeks—depending on when you ordered). In the mean time, the folks at Apple have something to calm your nerves: as anticipated, the hard-working men and women of Cupertino...
Apple releases iOS 6 to the masses, now available over-the-air to iOS 5 users

Developer joy turns to frustration as India is added, then removed, from paid Google Play app list

thenextweb.com
Developers in India can be forgiven for being confused as to their options with Android after Google added and removed the country from its list of markets where developers are eligible to sell paid apps in the Google Play store. The 24-hour rollercoaster began yesterday when local media — including...
Developer joy turns to frustration as India is added, then removed, from paid Google Play app list
Mercedes-Benz, Bosch And HDI Create New Accelerator With Startupbootcamp Berlin
Apple Offering 150 Free WWDC Tickets to Student Developers

Apple Promises A Crack Down On Those Who Manipulate App Store Rankings

paidcontent.org
It took one allegation of download bots on a message board, very little in the way of actual confessions, and a whole lot of murmurs, but Apple (NSDQ: AAPL) is showing that it will respond swiftly if anyone starts messing with its App Store. But further investigation into the...
Apple Promises A Crack Down On Those Who Manipulate App Store Rankings
App Store updated within iOS 6: new search result layout, Genius recommendations turned on and more

Apple Releases OS X Mountain Lion Developer Preview 3

www.macrumors.com
Just over a month after the arrival of the previous build, Apple today seeded registered members of the Mac Developer Program with the third developer preview version of OS X Mountain Lion. The new version arrives as Build 12A178q, up from the earlier 12A154q version. Changes included in the new...
Apple Releases OS X Mountain Lion Developer Preview 3

'Leaked' iPhone 5 Shown Booting Up to Developer Program Error Screen

www.macrumors.com
M.I.C. Gadget reports on photos and a video that have surfaced on Chinese site Vgooo.com [Google translation] claiming to show an iPhone 5 that boots to a screen warning that the device is not associated with a registered developer account. Several apparent features of the device do, however, call its...
'Leaked' iPhone 5 Shown Booting Up to Developer Program Error Screen

Roundup of iOS 6 Launch Day News and Reviews

www.macrumors.com
It's been a busy day with today's launch of iOS 6 and associated news, so we thought we take the opportunity to provide a roundup of today's stories to help those who might have missed something get caught up. With the public release of iOS 6, a number of reviews...
Roundup of iOS 6 Launch Day News and Reviews
Ford Launches Open Developer Program To Let Mobile Apps Interface With Its Cars

To Modernize The Checkbook, Zipmark Launches Developer Platform For Mobile Payments

techcrunch.com
Following its recent raise of $2 million in seed funding, the still invite-only mobile payments startup Zipmark is today announcing the launch of its developer program and API. The New York-based company, founded in 2010 by Citigroup alum Jay Bhattacharya and CTO Jake Howerton, leverages the existing check processing network...
To Modernize The Checkbook, Zipmark Launches Developer Platform For Mobile Payments
× Just a test of the new info bar. What do you think?