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Google App Engine Drops Some High Replication Datastore Prices By Up To 25%

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At Google I/O last week, Google announced that its Google App Engine High Replication Datastore (HRD) – its schemaless object data storage service – currently processes over 4.5 trillion transactions per month, has an uptime of 99.95% and stores over a petabyte of data. Today, the company announced that it...
Google App Engine Drops Some High Replication Datastore Prices By Up To 25%

Off The Schneid

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The almost two year long slump is over. I've led a new venture investment for USV, which closed a few weeks ago and was announced last night. The company is Coinbase and my blog post announcing the investment is on the USV blog. This hiatus, which I've blogged about a...
Off The Schneid

French startup Weemo gets $3M to bring its video collaboration tools to the U.S. (exclusive)

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Sept. 9 - 10, 2013San Francisco, CAEarly Bird Tickets on Sale “Video is the new audio”, we often hear from startup founders who are setting their sights on large businesses. The latest startup in the video collaboration category is Weemo, a company that was founded by French entrepreneur and telecom exec...
French startup Weemo gets $3M to bring its video collaboration tools to the U.S. (exclusive)

Why developers are turning to API services

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As application development increasingly hooks into outside services, tools to manage all those APIs are sprouting up...
Why developers are turning to API services

Unity readies cross platform game development tool for BlackBerry 10 with open beta test

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Unity Technologies will soon extend its cross-platform game development tools with an open beta trial targeting the BlackBerry 10 OS. It is inviting developers to register now to be among the first to get access.Unity's tools can be used to create games simultaneously for a number of different platforms,...
Unity readies cross platform game development tool for BlackBerry 10 with open beta test

Google Makes Email More Interactive With Customizable Gmail Action Buttons

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Google today announced a small but cool update to Gmail. For a number of email, Google will now show action buttons next to email in your inbox that let you take actions without even opening the message. The cool thing about this, however, is that it’s open to developers, who...
Google Makes Email More Interactive With Customizable Gmail Action Buttons

Facebook replaces 'brand resource center' with new website and assets

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Facebook has launched Facebookbrand.com to replace its previous brand resource center. The new site is more visual and offers additional guidance about how to use Facebook’s logos and trademarks in print, film, broadcast and online. The social network redesigned its “f” logo earlier this month, but as of last week...
Facebook replaces 'brand resource center' with new website and assets
Any Google Play developer now has the ability to reply to app reviews

Accel Leads $9.4 Million Round for Affiliate, App Marketing Tracker HasOffers

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HasOffers, a four-year-old company that helps companies track its affiliate marketing programs, has raised their first outside funding — a $9.4 million round led by Accel Partners, along with angels including RealNetworks founder Rob Glaser. The company also offers a service that lets app developers track installs and other engagement...
Accel Leads $9.4 Million Round for Affiliate, App Marketing Tracker HasOffers

Developers clamor for unified dev tools for Microsoft's 3 OSs

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Merging the Windows Phone OS with the Windows and Windows RT OSs could give Microsoft a boost in attracting more developers and, ultimately, improving its market share for smartphones and tablets....
Developers clamor for unified dev tools for Microsoft's 3 OSs
Google CEO Larry Page Wants A Totally Separate World Where Tech Companies Can Conduct Experiments On People (GOOG)
Google shows off Google+ content recommendations for mobile sites on Android & iOS
Now You Can Make An App For Google Glass In Just 15 Minutes (GOOG)

Hacker successfully 'jailbreaks' Google Glass within two hours

www.electronista.com
The Google Glass headset has been rooted, shortly after it has started being issued by the search giant to developers. Jay Freeman, a hacker that goes by "Saurik" and creator of the Cydia app store for jailbroken iPhones and iPads, gained access to a level that he could theoretically prevent...
Hacker successfully 'jailbreaks' Google Glass within two hours

At Google I/O, attendees compete to save the world, virtually

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Google I/O has not officially started, but the developers' show is already seeing some action. Two warring factions, the Resistance and the Enlightenment, are vying for control of various "portals" at key landmarks throughout San Francisco, which are leaking dangerous amounts of radioactive energy, to determine the fate of...
At Google I/O, attendees compete to save the world, virtually

How Siebrand Dijkstra intends to help anyone create an app, whether they can code or not

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Today at the TNW’s conference in Amsterdam, we caught up backstage with Siebrand Dijkstra, current CEO of Appmachine. He is taking part in the live version of TNW’s Academy. Appmachine has a simple premise: Anyone that wants to build an app, should be able to build one. And you shouldn’t need to...
How Siebrand Dijkstra intends to help anyone create an app, whether they can code or not
Tim Cook: We have no religious issue with doing Android apps, but we won't do Chat heads on iOS
From Idea To Development, A Few Hours In At The TechCrunch Disrupt NY Hackathon

Sony PS4 share button the result of one first-party developer's eureka moment

www.engadget.com
To share or not to share was never a question for the creation of the PS4 -- it was always more about the how. Right from the start, Sony's upcoming, next-gen console had been planned with a social networking bent, but as Shuhei Yoshida, the company's head of Worldwide...
Sony PS4 share button the result of one first-party developer's eureka moment

Feds look to make health data more user-friendly to tech developers

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The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services wants health tech developers in Silicon Valley to make greater use of its data to help make advances in the field and aid entrepreneurs in the region....
Feds look to make health data more user-friendly to tech developers
Google Glass and competitor products could hit 9.4m sales by 2016 ... or maybe only 1m
PayPal unveils new Android SDK with multiple in-app payment methods, available to US developers on May 15

Apple's developer portal begins displaying square app icons days before iOS 7 unveiling

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Developers viewing their applications on Apple's official site on Tuesday were surprised to find that their icons are now being displayed with square edges, rather than the usual rounded corners.    ...
Apple's developer portal begins displaying square app icons days before iOS 7 unveiling

Google Checkout for merchants to be retired on November 20th

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Although Google Checkout was rolled into Google Wallet at the end of 2011, it's still been an option for folks who peddle their wares online to collect payments. Come November 20th, however, the service will officially shut down. While Page and Co. recommend US-based merchants switch to the revamped...
Google Checkout for merchants to be retired on November 20th

Google Wallet comes to Gmail so you can pay by sending an email, launches Android API for goods and services

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At its I/O 2013 conference, Google announced two important features regarding Google Wallet. The first is integration with Gmail so you can pay by sending an email. The second is the launch of the Google Wallet Instant Buy Android API, which lets developers integrate payment features into apps for selling...
Google Wallet comes to Gmail so you can pay by sending an email, launches Android API for goods and services
Mass Production of Retina Displays for iPad Mini Expected to Start in June or July

Linux Mint 15 hits the web, begs for 'Olivia' Munn endorsement

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As with previous releases, the newest Mint iteration, "Olivia," comes in two distinct flavors: Cinnamon and MATE. While both have received a bit of polish, it's the fresher Cinnamon that has gotten the most attention. Version 1.8 of the desktop environment has received plenty of bug fixes, along with...
Linux Mint 15 hits the web, begs for 'Olivia' Munn endorsement

Google announces CalDAV and CardDAV APIs now available to all

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Basically, not only is Google keeping CalDAV open, but making CardDAV available to everyone too: googledevelopers.blogspot.com/2013/06/making…— Matt Cutts (@mattcutts) June 05, 2013 Back in March, Google made the announcement that it would be shutting down its CalDAV API, which allows developers to fetch Google calendar data, to the public and...
Google announces CalDAV and CardDAV APIs now available to all
Google rolls out revamped Chrome notifications, available in Windows beta channel now
Google closes Facebook's loophole, bans non-Play Store app updates in Android
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