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HTML5 lovers rejoice: Famo.us to make its platform free for developers

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Remember Famo.us, the San Francisco-based start-up that wowed us with its ultra-brisk HTML5 and javascript demo at the Disrupt conference last year? Yeah, the same one that was co-founded by Steve Newcomb, one of the technology guys behind Powerset (now part of Microsoft’s Bing) and the same person who got...
HTML5 lovers rejoice: Famo.us to make its platform free for developers

Verivo to help developers make mobile apps enterprise-ready

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Development platform vendor Verivo Software wants to provide the back end for mobile enterprise apps to make it easier for corporate programmers to add features such as off-line access and authentication....
Verivo to help developers make mobile apps enterprise-ready

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)

NVIDIA details how its Jetson development kit creates smart, seeing cars

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Developing a high-end in-car infotainment system can present challenges that don't exist in other platforms -- you're juggling core car systems, a myriad of sensors and media playback in a testbed on wheels. NVIDIA has just explained how it's uniting those elements with its new, lengthily-titled Jetson Automotive Development...
NVIDIA details how its Jetson development kit creates smart, seeing cars

Zipline Games rolls dice on new Slots Tycoon app

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Slot machine giant International Game Technology last month indicated that it planned to push its newly-acquired Double Down Interactive unit deeper into mobile gaming, diversifying the Seattle unit beyond its base of Facebook-oriented games. “It is all about mobile, mobile, mobile for us in the Double Down area,” noted CEO Patti Hart....
Zipline Games rolls dice on new Slots Tycoon app
Cloud 9 browser-based development environment gets tricked out

Quirky Raises $6 Million For Social Product Development Platform

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Quirky, a social network for product development, has raised $6 million in Series A funding
 led by RRE Ventures, with Village Ventures, Contour Venture Partners, Lowercase Capital and a small group of angel investors participating in the round. Prior to the closing of this round, Quirky had raised $1.6 million...
Quirky Raises $6 Million For Social Product Development Platform
Yahoo Open Sources Its Apple App Store Killer

Kaltura nabs $25m from Mitsui, ORIX, Intel and more to grow its open source video platform globally

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Kaltura, the open source video platform that’s powering Wikipedia’s new HTML5 player, has announced a new $25 million funding round from new investors which include Mitsui & Co. Global Investment and ORIX Ventures, with participating from existing investors which include Nexus Venture Partners, Intel Capital, .406 Ventures and Avalon Ventures....
Kaltura nabs $25m from Mitsui, ORIX, Intel and more to grow its open source video platform globally

SAP builds out HANA platform and ecosystem

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Anyone remotely within the orbit of SAP lately knows that its number-one focus is the HANA in-memory database and development platform. At this week's Sapphire conference in Orlando, the vendor sought to show the progress it is making in both building out HANA's capabilities as well as attracting developers...
SAP builds out HANA platform and ecosystem

Let Developers Choose Their Tools, Apple

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(A note from Harry: Here’s a “letter to the editor” from Kevin Miller, CEO of Scotland-based RunRev. His company makes a HyperCard-like development platform; one of its investors is Mike Markkula, who funded the creation of the Apple II and later served as Apple’s CEO.) In recent weeks, there has...
Let Developers Choose Their Tools, Apple
5,000 developers say HTML5 is real, it's now, and yeah, it's also the future

Appcelerator Launches "Innovation Fund" To Help Startups Speed Up Mobile App Development

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Appcelerator is all about speeding the development of rich, native mobile apps. One way Appcelerator does this is with Titanium, its next-gen mobile app development platform. But now it’s looking to accelerate app development* by helping other startups focused on features, capabilities, or verticals that it’s not focused on itself....
Appcelerator Launches "Innovation Fund" To Help Startups Speed Up Mobile App Development

New Platform Helps Port COBOL Apps to Amazon, Rackspace and Other Clouds

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A new development platform announced Thursday by startup Heirloom Computing will allow companies to move legacy applications written in the venerable, but......
New Platform Helps Port COBOL Apps to Amazon, Rackspace and Other Clouds

CollabNet acquires Danube for worldwide Scrum development

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CollabNet is expanding its cloud-based software development tools today with the acquisition of Danube, a company that sells software for Scrum project management. Scrum is a method for managing development that breaks a project down into multi-week sprints. It’s particularly suited to projects where the customer’s needs are changing or...
CollabNet acquires Danube for worldwide Scrum development
Google takes back one of its few losses in the Oracle patent trial

IBM Buys HTML5 App Development Company WorkLight For $70M To Expand Mobile Enterprise Services

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IBM just announced the purchase of WorkLight, an Israeli startup that provides a mobile app development and infrastructure software. IBM says the acquisition will help expand the enterprise mobile capabilities it offers to clients. Financial terms were not disclosed but we’ve heard that the acquisition price is around $70 million,...
IBM Buys HTML5 App Development Company WorkLight For $70M To Expand Mobile Enterprise Services

Facebook's Mobile Development Tool Parse Will Strengthen App-Developer Ties

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In a Facebook “whiteboard” session today at the company’s headquarters it introduced press and analysts to its recently acquired mobile app development platform Parse and its former CEO Ilya Sukhar (who heads the Parse unit of Facebook now). Sukhar seems like he could be Mark... Please visit Marketing Land for...
Facebook's Mobile Development Tool Parse Will Strengthen App-Developer Ties

Appcelerator raises $3m more from Presidio for app development platform

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Exclusive - Appcelerator, the US company behind popular cross-platform iOS, Android and Web app development solution Titanium, has received an extra capital injection to the tune of $3 million, The Next Web has learned. The company recently raised $16 million in Series C funding, but has expanded the financing round...
Appcelerator raises $3m more from Presidio for app development platform
Former Oracle, SAP Execs Land $5.5M For DIY App Development Platform AnyPresence

Parse announces new hosting product less than 2 weeks after Facebook acquisition

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Parse, the cloud-based app development platform Facebook agreed to acquire in late April, today announced its latest product: Parse Hosting. Parse Hosting enables developers to create a web presence for their app without having to manage their own servers or turn to another third party. Previously, Parse offered ways for...
Parse announces new hosting product less than 2 weeks after Facebook acquisition

Firebase gets $5.6M to launch its paid product and fire up its base

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Firebase, the San Francisco startup with a real-time development platform, will use $5.6 million in fresh funding to launch the commercial (paid) version of its tool, to hire staff and to build the community around its service. The Series A funding comes from Flybridge and Union Square Ventures. The company’s claim...
Firebase gets $5.6M to launch its paid product and fire up its base

Rubinstein Interview: With webOS Transition Under Way, It Was Time to Leave HP

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Asa Mathat | AllThingsD.com On the heels of the news of his departure from HP Friday, Apple veteran and onetime Palm head Jon Rubinstein spoke with AllThingsD about the move and the fate of Palm’s webOS. Why leave Hewlett-Packard now? A few months before we shipped the TouchPad, I told...
Rubinstein Interview: With webOS Transition Under Way, It Was Time to Leave HP
Building Smarter Apps

Crossrider’s Cross-Browser Extension Development Platform Comes Out Of Beta

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The reinvigorated competition in the browser market over the last few years has definitely been a boon for users, but having a number of browsers with very high user numbers makes life a bit harder for developers who want to write extensions. Crossrider, which is coming out of beta today,...
Crossrider’s Cross-Browser Extension Development Platform Comes Out Of Beta

Appcelerator introduces private cloud services to court bigger developers, enterprise clients

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Mobile app development platform Appcelerator has expanded its cloud services offerings. Developers working with Appcelerator can now opt to have their own private, dedicated, cloud service servers that can be set up either virtually or at their own premises. Appcelerator introduced cloud services to its product lineup earlier this year, giving...
Appcelerator introduces private cloud services to court bigger developers, enterprise clients
Shoutem Launches Development Platform To Make HTML5 Mobile Apps Look Native

Infor Prepares to Roll out 'Mongoose' Development Platform

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Infor is moving into the PaaS (platform as a service) market with an offering called Mongoose that is based on its long-standing internal IDE (integrated......
Infor Prepares to Roll out 'Mongoose' Development Platform

Nokia Confirms It's Looking At HQ Sale, May Lease It Back, No Plans To Leave Finland

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As Nokia continues to downsize its operations to conserve cash, the handset maker is looking to sell its global headquarters in Espoo, Finland for a price of up to $387 million (€300 million). The news was first reported by the Finnish-language Helsingen Sanomat, with the real-estate price estimate coming from Ilta-Sanomat....
Nokia Confirms It's Looking At HQ Sale, May Lease It Back, No Plans To Leave Finland

SAP Plans to Dominate Enterprise Mobile Apps with HTML5 and New Partnerships

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One of the largest software companies in the world just made a series of moves that could make it one of the most powerful enterprise mobile developers in the world. Hidden within SAP's Hana database platform announcement yesterday was the fact that the company signed three strategic partnerships with leading...
SAP Plans to Dominate Enterprise Mobile Apps with HTML5 and New Partnerships
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