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Geekli.st releases API to allow developers to monetize their achievements

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It was only several weeks ago when Geekli.st rolled out of beta and became available to the public and, since then, the company has stayed busy making the service more useful for developers. As you may know, it’s a community developed by programmers for programmers to basically use as their portfolio to...
Geekli.st releases API to allow developers to monetize their achievements

Website Claims Apple Developers Are Trying to Form a Union

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If a labor organization forms and only reporters follow it, is it for real? Earlier today, SiliconBeat reported on a new website called App Developer Union ostensibly launched to organize iOS developers burned by Apple's policies--just days before this year's WWDC. The site also has an accompanying Twitter (@AppDevUnion) and...
Website Claims Apple Developers Are Trying to Form a Union

Pinterest API Documentation Briefly Reappears On New Developer Site

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Remember how over a year ago, everyone was all excited about the forthcoming Pinterest API? CEO Ben Silbermann even teased its release in a March 2012 email to Pinterest users detailing a Terms of Service change. And API documentation even once popped up on the site, only later to lead...
Pinterest API Documentation Briefly Reappears On New Developer Site

Mobile apps news roundup: AppShopper returns, Rebtel publicly launches its Voice Platform and more

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AppShopper returns to the Apple App Store – App discovery service AppShopper, which was pulled from the Apple App Store in December 2012 just like AppGratis recently, returned to the Apple App Store this week. The developers altered the approach of the app so that it doesn’t directly compete with...
Mobile apps news roundup: AppShopper returns, Rebtel publicly launches its Voice Platform and more

Fleksy Gesture Keyboard Demos Leap Motion Controller Compatibility, Introduces iOS SDK For Third-Party Apps

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Fleksy, the keyboard app that doesn’t even require you to look at the screen or hit any actual keys to type, is busy at SXSW this week. The startup is showing off its software working with the Leap Motion Controller to provide gesture-based typing input that works just like...
Fleksy Gesture Keyboard Demos Leap Motion Controller Compatibility, Introduces iOS SDK For Third-Party Apps

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

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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

Latest Update Makes JetPack Add-ons More Powerful

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Mozilla Labs has announced the release of JetPack 0.8, an update to its new, lightweight extensions framework for Firefox. Jetpack lets people use common web tools like HTML, CSS and JavaScript to build Firefox add-ons. The latest release of JetPack brings two new APIs in the fold; the Toolbar API,...
Latest Update Makes JetPack Add-ons More Powerful

Havok's Completely Free 3D Engine For Mobile Game Developers Is Now Available

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Hey, aspiring game developers! Listen up. Way back in March, we outlined Project Anarchy, a new 3D engine from Havok (the same people that built the engine behind some of the world’s biggest games, from Assassin’s Creed to Halo 4) that would be completely free to mobile game developers. At...
Havok's Completely Free 3D Engine For Mobile Game Developers Is Now Available
Facebook replaces Apps and Games Dashboard with App Center, introduces paid app model

Evernote opens API in China, three months after launching localized Yinxiang Biji service

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Evernote is opening up development for its Chinese platform, called Yinxiang Biji, and has begun issuing the API and testing accounts to interested developers. The company’s China GM Amy Gu announced the news at a developer forum hosted by TechNode at Macworld Asia. Yinxiang Biji, which runs on Chinese servers separated...
Evernote opens API in China, three months after launching localized Yinxiang Biji service

Nokia gamifies Windows Phone development with new DVLUP rewards program

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Nokia has launched a new DVLUP program that gives points and rewards to Windows Phone developers, WPCentral reports. “This is a game where developers level up,” Nokia says in a promo video for the program. The whole system sounds very meta, since it’s a gamification of the development process itself....
Nokia gamifies Windows Phone development with new DVLUP rewards program

The Ford Developer Program launches, letting developers create the connected car

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If the connected home is all the rage then the connected car is what’s next. We have seen limited offerings from a number of players, bringing apps like Pandora and Google Maps to the car but the scope has been small compared to the potential. Today at CES in Las...
The Ford Developer Program launches, letting developers create the connected car

After Raising $2.1M, TiKL Opens Their Mobile Chat/Voice Calling API To Developers

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For a company that has somehow stayed mostly off the tech press’ radar, TiKL has had a pretty friggin’ good year. With $0 spent on marketing, their two mobile apps, TiKL Touch To Talk and Talkray, have nabbed a total of 28M downloads. After taking part in Y-Combinator’s Winter 2012...
After Raising $2.1M, TiKL Opens Their Mobile Chat/Voice Calling API To Developers

Havok Announces Project Anarchy, A Totally Free Engine For 3D Mobile Games

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Even if you’ve got no idea what the Havok engine is, you’ve probably seen it in use before. Name a best-selling video game, and the odds that it’s using Havok in one way or another are pretty huge. Halo 4? Check. Assassins Creed? Check. Skyrim, Uncharted, or Call Of Duty?...
Havok Announces Project Anarchy, A Totally Free Engine For 3D Mobile Games

Jolla releases Sailfish OS SDK for Mac, Windows and Linux

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Jolla has released the Software Development Kit (SDK) for its Linux-based Sailfish mobile operating system. The SDK has been made available for Mac, Windows and Linux (32-bit and 64-bit) with its release paving the way for interested developers to create native applications for Jolla's forthcoming handsets. The Sailfish OS also...
Jolla releases Sailfish OS SDK for Mac, Windows and Linux

Web payment enabler Stripe begins testing European waters with limited UK beta

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Stripe, the red hot US startup that gives developers an easy way to handle online transactions, has launched a limited beta service in the UK, as it begins to test the water in Europe ahead of a future expansion beyond North America. The company, which enables websites to take payments...
Web payment enabler Stripe begins testing European waters with limited UK beta

Facebook takes SDK 3.0 for Android out of beta, brings native login and better API support

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Android developers seeking to piggyback on Facebook's social network hooks should find that job easier now that its SDK 3.0 is out of beta. Facebook announced that the beta was downloaded over 80,000 times already in six weeks, and brings a slew of new features to the platform. Just...
Facebook takes SDK 3.0 for Android out of beta, brings native login and better API support
Twilio and Microsoft partner to bring cloud communications to Azure developers

Mozilla launches Persona beta: A Web-wide alternative to logging in via Facebook or Twitter

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Mozilla is today launching its Persona login initiative in beta, following a year’s worth a work and a name change from BrowserID. Before we dive in, if the name “Persona” confuses you, it’s because “Personas” was once the name of Firefox’s customizable theming tool, which is now being renamed to something else. Phew. Now that Mozilla’s Persona...
Mozilla launches Persona beta: A Web-wide alternative to logging in via Facebook or Twitter

More Google spurning: Yandex to offer an alternative Android app store

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Russian search and Internet services giant Yandex is on a roll today. First, it announced the release of a custom Internet browser, and the company seems poised to set off a few more alarm clocks over at the Googleplex. Yandex is today announcing that it will soon offer an alternative...
More Google spurning: Yandex to offer an alternative Android app store
Apple's WWDC Sells Out In 2 Minutes - Many Developers Left Out Again

LinkedIn Launches Ads API, Enabling Custom Tools For Large-Scale Campaigns

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LinkedIn is announcing a new Ads API, which could bring more large-scale social marketing campaigns to the professional networking site. In a blog post that the company plans to publish on its marketing website later today, Marketing Solutions Lead Jen Weedn writes that API access has been one of the...
LinkedIn Launches Ads API, Enabling Custom Tools For Large-Scale Campaigns

Magisto Opens Up Its API, Letting Third-Party Developers Build Automatic Video Editing Into Their Apps

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First, Magisto launched a cloud-based video-editing platform for the web, which allowed users to upload their content and have it automatically stitched together into wonderful, watchable videos. Then it brought that capability to iOS and Android devices, which helped users make viewable content out of usually crappy mobile videos. But...
Magisto Opens Up Its API, Letting Third-Party Developers Build Automatic Video Editing Into Their Apps
Google analytics goes mobile with alerts and real-time data
Kickfolio Becomes App.io, Raises $1 Million+ To Bring Mobile Apps To The Browser, And Now, The Facebook News Feed, Too

10 Internet of Things Blogs To Keep An Eye On

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Everyday objects with their own IP addresses may soon be the norm. This communication of objects with the Web is the latest version of a still-idyllic new vision of technology that claims it will improve our lives. Yet we're at such an early stage of development of the Internet of...
10 Internet of Things Blogs To Keep An Eye On

Microsoft opens commercial licensing for Kinect for Windows applications

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Microsoft on Wednesday launched its Kinect for Windows commercial program, allowing businesses to build for-profit applications and solutions using Microsoft's popular free-space interface. More than 300 companies are already developing their own solutions using Kinect for Windows, Microsoft said on Wednesday, including United Health Group, American Express, Mattel, Telefonica,...
Microsoft opens commercial licensing for Kinect for Windows applications

Firefox OS dev phones appear, with Telefonica as the driving force

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Europe is not exactly packed with mobile phone manufacturers these days, with the big players in that space now residing in the U.S. and the Far East. Nokia’s still around to some extent and Jolla may or may not gain traction, but there’s not much else round these parts anymore...
Firefox OS dev phones appear, with Telefonica as the driving force

NYC announces fourth BigApps 2013 competition, featuring $150K in prizes and 350 new data sets

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New York mayor Bloomberg has announced the city’s fourth annual BigApps 2013, a contest which calls upon developers to build Web and mobile apps using open city data. The competition will launch tonight at the massive 31,164-member New York Tech Meetup. The city has shared that the competition will feature $150,000 in...
NYC announces fourth BigApps 2013 competition, featuring $150K in prizes and 350 new data sets

Pocket Change launches as universal mobile rewards currency, serves over 10m users across 300+ apps

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If you’re an app developer, one of the things you might worry about is finding ways to keep your users engaged and interested in coming back for more. How can you engage them and keep them happy? Pocket Change aims to help developers reward user engagement by being their universal mobile...
Pocket Change launches as universal mobile rewards currency, serves over 10m users across 300+ apps
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