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How to get the Google Maps web app to run fullscreen with the old icon on iOS 6

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I’ve been lucky enough to have generally decent experiences with Apple’s new Maps app. I’ve had my share of quirks, but the data is definitely ‘right enough’ in my areas for me to use it as my primary mapping tool. But, every once in a while, I still find myself...
How to get the Google Maps web app to run fullscreen with the old icon on iOS 6

A programmer's guide to big data: 12 tools to know

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Over the past year, I’ve seen a lot of startups, projects and tools that aim to bring fairly advanced analytic capabilities to programmers. Sometimes they do this by enabling simple scripts that result in powerful dashboards or processes, while other times they just deliver the data in an easy-to-consume manner...
A programmer's guide to big data: 12 tools to know

Steve Jobs Responds To iPhone SDK Complaints: ‘Intermediate Layers Produce Sub-Standard Apps’

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Over the last few days, the web has been awash with news that Apple has changed its iPhone developer SDK agreement to ban the use of “applications that link to Documented APIs through an intermediary translation or compatibility layer”, which nullifies Adobe’s upcoming Flash-to-iPhone conversion tool and may also ban many...
Steve Jobs Responds To iPhone SDK Complaints: ‘Intermediate Layers Produce Sub-Standard Apps’

Like PhoneGap In The Cloud: Icenium Debuts A New Cross-Platform Mobile App Development Platform (Invites)

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Icenium is a brand-new integrated cloud environment (get it? i-c-e not i-d-e = Icenium) for mobile application development. The service, which is a spin-off product division at Telerik, is just now entering its private beta stage and is in search of developers willing to kick the tires. Initially, Icenium will...
Like PhoneGap In The Cloud: Icenium Debuts A New Cross-Platform Mobile App Development Platform (Invites)

Continuuity takes on $10 million in Series A funding to help accelerate its PaaS big data solution

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Today Continuuity announced that it has secured a $10 million Series A round of funding, led by Battery Ventures and Ignition Partners. Previous investors Data Collective and Amplify Partners and the influential Andreessen Horowitz returned to participate in the new financing. Previously, the company raised a $2.5 million seed round. By now you must have...
Continuuity takes on $10 million in Series A funding to help accelerate its PaaS big data solution

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

What's New in Firefox 10 for Developers

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Mozilla started working on a set of built-in developer tools not long ago. Since then, it's been making considerable progress and, with Firefox 10, the tools are now pretty useful. Firefox 10 debuts a very snazzy looking but also very useful Web Inspector which enables developers to find out more...
What's New in Firefox 10 for Developers

Rulers of the Cloud: Your CEO has a SalesForce.com-Powered TweetDeck, and She's Following You

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Today, we drop another another segment in the Rulers of the Cloud series, focusing on SalesForce.com, the cloud innovator that re-invented the rules of CRM (Customer Relationship Management). SalesForce is growing into a big company, recently announcing over a $1 billion in revenue annual run rate. Yet, the company is...
Rulers of the Cloud: Your CEO has a SalesForce.com-Powered TweetDeck, and She's Following You

YC Alum Chute Raises $2.7 Million to Deliver "Images-Backed-as-a-Service"

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Unlike the plethora of photo sharing apps that have come and gone in the last year, Winter 2012 Y Combinator alumni Chute is solving a major problem in the marketplace. Prior to Chute, each developer and brand wanting to build photo functionality into their app or website was forced to...
YC Alum Chute Raises $2.7 Million to Deliver "Images-Backed-as-a-Service"

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

Firefox adds new developer tools that rival Chrome’s offerings

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Firefox has just added built-in developer tools that rival Chrome’s own offerings. The new tools provide a clean and easy way to inspect elements in a single window. More specifically, it’s now much easier to switch between CSS and HTML elements, unlike Chrome’s view, which seems to mash the two together...
Firefox adds new developer tools that rival Chrome’s offerings

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

Mozilla releases Firefox 10, adds developer tools

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Better add-on support, Mac Java crash fixed Mozilla has released version 10 of its Firefox browser as part of its accelerated six-week build cycle, and has also included a pack of developer tools aimed at simplifying life for website operators.…...
Mozilla releases Firefox 10, adds developer tools

Ouya readies developer tools for Android game console

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The eagerly-awaited Ouya Android-based games console appears to be edging toward reality at last, with the company behind its development showing off the first manufactured development boards. In a website post, the company announced that it is now in advanced EVT (Engineering Verification Testing) and on track to ship...
Ouya readies developer tools for Android game console

AT&T launches new developer APIs to bring voice and text to web and mobile apps

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Today at its developer event on Las Vegas, AT&T announced a number of new developer tools that should grant those working with its technologies and on its platform new creative latitude. The new Call Management API, powered by Tropo and Ericsson, extends where a customer’s phone number can be used: thus,...
AT&T launches new developer APIs to bring voice and text to web and mobile apps

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

Why Microsoft Should Allow Third Parties to Sell WinPhone Apps

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Microsoft has said that it will require applications developers for its upcoming Windows Phone OS to sell their apps exclusively through the company’s official storefront, reversing a long-held strategy of allowing a host of third-party retailers to sell Windows Mobile offerings. It’s a move that’s sure to destroy some of...
Why Microsoft Should Allow Third Parties to Sell WinPhone Apps

Desura readies ‘community-driven’ game distribution platform

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A startup called Desura is getting ready to challenge online game distribution systems like Valve’s fast-growing Steam. The company plans to launch its platform in two months, but today it’s competing as a finalist in the startup competition at our GamesBeat@GDC event in San Francisco. While on-stage, Desura will announce...
Desura readies ‘community-driven’ game distribution platform
Kinect For Windows Arrives In China; SDK Update Brings Improved Sensor Access, Windows 8 Support
Google launches PageSpeed Insights Chrome extension v2.0
Simple Is Now Available To The Public, Cofounder Alex Payne Moves On

Sybase 365 teams with Urban Airship to offer push messaging

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Sybase 365, one of the largest providers of SMS and MMS messaging, is now getting into the push notification business through a partnership with Urban Airship (see disclosure below), which will allow it to offer enterprise customers app-based push messaging. This is yet another sign of the growth of over-the-top...
Sybase 365 teams with Urban Airship to offer push messaging

AdLib – Apple’s secret iPad web framework? – Almost Done

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Curiosity got the best of me, so I loaded the page in Safari on my laptop (and changed Safari’s user agent to mimic the iPad) and got to work with the developer tools. After extracting the JavaScript and de-minifying it, my suspicions were confirmed. Apple was manually reading the...
AdLib – Apple’s secret iPad web framework? – Almost Done

Amazon launches new online store for cloud-based software

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Amazon Web Services is hoping to make it easier for customers to find Web-based software with today’s launch of AWS Marketplace, a new online store where customers can purchase software and pay by the hour or month. The new store features products and services from companies such as Couchbase, Check Point Software,...
Amazon launches new online store for cloud-based software

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
LinkedIn makes a push for more content with new developer tools

Introducing SocketRocket: A WebSocket library for Objective-C

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The WebSocket Protocol is a network protocol designed for the web to enable browsers to have bi-directional communication with a server. WebSockets are also useful in native mobile applications. By using WebSockets, you can reuse existing tools built for the web, just like how most mobile apps reuse HTTP for...
Introducing SocketRocket: A WebSocket library for Objective-C
Square's Atlantic Station Office In Atlanta Is Focusing On Infrastructure
Dell's Project Sputnik pairs Ubuntu with the XPS 13 to help create a developer's dream
Raspberry Pi launches its very own app store
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