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Microsoft Exec: Putting Me In Charge Has Really Worked Out (MSFT)

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Satya Nadella, the leader of Microsoft's massively important Server and Tools business, sent a letter to the troops today that spelled out how CEO Steve Ballmer's decision to shake up the unit's leadership more than two years ago has paid off.   The letter came on the same day that...
Microsoft Exec: Putting Me In Charge Has Really Worked Out (MSFT)

Live from Google I/O: Mo' screens, mo' goodness

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This morning, we kicked off the 6th annual Google I/O developer conference with over 6,000 developers at Moscone Center in San Francisco, 460 I/O Extended sites in 90 countries, and millions of you around the world who tuned in via our livestream. Over the next three days, we’ll be hosting...
Live from Google I/O: Mo' screens, mo' goodness

Windows Phone 8′s unreleased SDK taken for a spin [video]

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Windows Phone 8 is not out, nor are its developer tools. Microsoft has yet to fully detail the coming refresh to its mobile line. However, that didn’t stop the fine folks over at Windows Phone Central from getting their hands on a copy of Windows Phone 8′s SDK. To get...
Windows Phone 8′s unreleased SDK taken for a spin [video]

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

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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

Six ways to find the right Chrome Extension for you

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With so many Chrome extensions to choose from, exploring the extensions gallery has been like a treasure hunt for me. Over the last few months, I've spent hours checking out new extensions and discovering cool ways to keep up with the latest news or find better deals online. I'd like...
Six ways to find the right Chrome Extension for you
BlackBerry 10 Cascades interface revealed, tools released to developers
Pebble Watchface SDK Now Available, Let's See What This Smart Watch Can Do

Google Announces Rebuilt AdMob Developer Tools With Smarter App Promotion, Local Currency Support

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Mobile app developers using Google’s AdMob ad network will start seeing a new version that has been rebuilt “in a ground up sort of way,” according to Jonathan Alferness, director of product management for mobile ads. The update, which starts rolling out today, also brings AdMob more in line with...
Google Announces Rebuilt AdMob Developer Tools With Smarter App Promotion, Local Currency Support
Amazon Storyteller Wants To Help You Produce Your Next Movie Hit

Google Folds Wallet Support Into Gmail So You Can Send Money As Attachments

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Phew. Google just spent three hours or so showing off new developer tools, APIs, service overhauls, and the occasional gadget, but not everything the search giant rolled out today got a turn under the spotlights at the Moscone Center. Case in point: according to a post on the official Google...
Google Folds Wallet Support Into Gmail So You Can Send Money As Attachments

Firefox 10 adds built-in dev tools

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With major new versions of Firefox and Chrome rolling out every few weeks, it's easy to tune them out. Believe it or not, though, the latest Firefox release actually has a couple of noteworthy new features.First are the new developer tools, which replicate the functionality of the popular Firebug extension...
Firefox 10 adds built-in dev tools
Surprise: You Can Now Download A Free 90-Day Trial Of Windows 8 RTM

CircleCI Raises $1.5M From Eric Ries And Heroku Founders For Platform To Test Web Apps

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CircleCI, a continuous integration platform for web application developers, has announced $1.5 millon in seed funding from a group of individual investors. The investors participating include original Heroku founders and Eric Ries, founder of The Lean Startup, whose company IMVU pioneered many of the techniques that CircleCI has developed into a product...
CircleCI Raises $1.5M From Eric Ries And Heroku Founders For Platform To Test Web Apps

BlackBerry PlayBook now supports Qt in bid to lure disgruntled Nokia developers

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Alec Saunders, RIM VP of developer relations, just announced BlackBerry PlayBook support for the Qt developer framework. Alec was joined on stage by Nokia's Lars Knoll, Qt Chief Architect. Qt is the popular cross-platform application framework that was previously the focus of Nokia's worldwide developer corps. However, when Nokia...
BlackBerry PlayBook now supports Qt in bid to lure disgruntled Nokia developers
App time for Microsoft with Visual Studio, Windows Store
PayPal to developers: Our new mobile payment dev tools don't stink, we promise!

Why this app maker targeted Windows Phone first, and what happened after that

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Christopher Ross views the mobile world a little differently than most entrepreneurs. He worked at Microsoft for the better part of a decade, in positions including U.S. enterprise sales director, responsible for Windows and Office deployment and adoption. He started his own technology consulting business in 2010 and was later...
Why this app maker targeted Windows Phone first, and what happened after that

Editing web pages in Windows 7 and accessing old websites with IE10

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Chris has upgraded to Windows 7 and complains that he can no longer edit HTML files in Notepad, while Steve has upgraded to Internet Explorer 10, and his wife can no longer access the old NHS site she needs for her job...I run a big, rather busy website, and need...
Editing web pages in Windows 7 and accessing old websites with IE10
Facebook goes mobile-first with its latest developer tools
WordPress 3.4 'Green' update now available: preview theme changes, embed tweets, and add HTML to captions

Firefox 16 Launches With Safari-Like Reader Mode On Android, New Developer Tools On Desktop

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Mozilla is launching Firefox 16 today. While this version of the browser only introduces a few new features for consumers, developers can look forward to using Firefox’s new Developer Command Line. The Command Line, says the Firefox team, “provides easy keyboard control over Firefox Developer Tools and is intuitive, completing...
Firefox 16 Launches With Safari-Like Reader Mode On Android, New Developer Tools On Desktop
Simple Is Now Available To The Public, Cofounder Alex Payne Moves On
Live notes, observations from Google's I/O 2013 keynote

Lost in yesterday’s Windows hubbub: the Windows Server 8 beta is now live

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Yesterday, somewhat obfuscated by the huge wave of Windows 8 news, Microsoft released the Windows Server 8 beta. The final product will likley not be known by that name, the ’8′ in Windows Server 8 being a mere placeholder for the time being. We expect that the final product will be called...
Lost in yesterday’s Windows hubbub: the Windows Server 8 beta is now live

King.com Buys Fabrication Games as it Pushes Onto Mobile, Eyes Possible 2013 IPO

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Swedish gaming company King.com just acquired Stockholm-based developer Fabrication Games in a big push to expand onto Android and iOS this year. With the deal, King.com picks up Fabrication’s talent, games and developer tools. Terms weren’t disclosed, but I would assume the acquisition is priced in the talent-range. Fabrication had...
King.com Buys Fabrication Games as it Pushes Onto Mobile, Eyes Possible 2013 IPO

Aviary focuses on Windows 8 with new AMD partnership

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Aviary, the photo-editing toolkit, and chipmaker AMD announced today they’re partnering to give Windows 8 users and developers a better, faster set of photo-editing tools and features. AMD Ventures put an undisclosed amount into the software startup, which enabled the development of Aviary’s new Windows 8 SDK that will...
Aviary focuses on Windows 8 with new AMD partnership
LinkedIn makes a push for more content with new developer tools

Chute Gets $2.7M for User-Generated Media Developer Tools

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Chute, which helps publishers and developers coordinate user-generated photo and video uploads, has raised $2.7 million from investors including Freestyle Capital, USVP, Battery Ventures, Salesforce and Klout CEO Joe Fernandez. The company offers infrastructure services for media uploads — so Web sites and mobile apps use Chute’s APIs, SDKs and...
Chute Gets $2.7M for User-Generated Media Developer Tools
Google upgrades Android emulator with better performance and hardware support

Analytic.ly Provides Real-Time and Historical Twitter Analysis

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For brands, developers and curious users, PeopleBrowsr is rolling out an interesting new tool. Analytic.ly helps people and companies “visualize, study and measure” Twitter conversations happening all over the web through general and custom reports and graphs. Topics and trends are stored and indexed, so researchers (be they corporate...
Analytic.ly Provides Real-Time and Historical Twitter Analysis
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