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Apple teams up with W3C, Google, Facebook, & others for new Web Platform developer resource

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A new website recently launched by the W3C in partnership with a number of the biggest tech companies aims to be the ultimate resource for developers looking for information on HTML5, CSS3, and a number of other open web standards. Accessible at webplatform.org, the new site includes documents, forums,...
Apple teams up with W3C, Google, Facebook, & others for new Web Platform developer resource

And Now We Play The Waiting Game: Facebook (Finally) Files Its Form S-1 for IPO

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If you were like me this morning, you woke up early wondering if Facebook was eager enough to file their intent to go public at 9am EST. Sadly, here on the west coast, at 6am, there wasn’t a peep about it. My Twitter stream wasn’t flooded with people retweeting...
And Now We Play The Waiting Game: Facebook (Finally) Files Its Form S-1 for IPO

The Makers Of Farmville Accounted For 12% Of Facebook's Revenue Last Year

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Zynga accounted for 12 percent of Facebook's revenue in 2011, according to the company's S-1 filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. That revenue comes from direct advertising purchased by Zynga and also by taking a share of each transaction for a virtual good, according to the filing. Zynga's...
The Makers Of Farmville Accounted For 12% Of Facebook's Revenue Last Year

Google teams up with W3C, Apple, Facebook, & others for new Web Platform developer resource

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A new website recently launched by the W3C in partnership with a number of the biggest tech companies aims to be the ultimate resource for developers looking for information on HTML5, CSS3, and a number of other open web standards. Accessible at webplatform.org, the new site includes documents, forums, chat, and tutorials,...
Google teams up with W3C, Apple, Facebook, & others for new Web Platform developer resource

Dear Mark Zuckerberg

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Mark, On June 13, 2012, at 4:30 p.m., I attended a meeting at Facebook HQ in Menlo Park, California. In addition to myself, the meeting was attended by executives at Facebook with the following titles: “VP, Engineering & Products”, “VP, Partnerships”,“VP, Corporate & Business Development”, and “Director, Developer Relations/Open Graph”....
Dear Mark Zuckerberg

More On The Layoffs At GREE's U.S. Offices: The Internal Memo

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Here’s some more background on the GREE layoffs that happened yesterday. The $3.9 billion Japanese mobile gaming company announced some restructuring yesterday that will move much of the platform team back to its headquarters in Tokyo. The company’s consolidating a couple of teams in the U.S. to focus on publishing...
More On The Layoffs At GREE's U.S. Offices: The Internal Memo

Google I/O attendees will see their every move recorded in real time

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During Google I/O this week, visitors to the Moscone Center will have their every movement tracked, but it's not as creepy as it sounds. Google's Cloud Platform Developer Relations team is spearheading a project called the Data Sensing Lab, which utilizes a network of Arduino sensors to collect ambient...
Google I/O attendees will see their every move recorded in real time

Facebook career postings: legal, mobile, data centers and more

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Facebook added mobile and data center jobs, among others to its Careers page this week. Interestingly, the company is looking for two mobile app analysts — one to analyze Facebook’s iOS app and another for Android. On LinkedIn, Facebook posted positions for various legal positions, as well as other account staff. Posts added this...
Facebook career postings: legal, mobile, data centers and more

Splashtop ships for Tegra 3-based Android hardware

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Android platform developer Splashtop has just released its Splashtop THD ($7, Android Market) app, meant exclusively for NVIDIA Tegra 3-powered tablets such as the ASUS Transformer Prime. The software lets users stream audio or video from their PCs and Macs to the tablet, including using nearly any desktop program, such...
Splashtop ships for Tegra 3-based Android hardware

First porn app for Google Glass runs smack into new ban on sexually explicit content

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Seattle-based adult app marketplace Mikandi is getting lots of attention — and downloads — for releasing the first-ever pornography app for Google Glass. But a new ban on sexually explicit content on the the high-tech specs is putting the app’s future in jeopardy. Mikandi unveiled “Tits & Glass,” today, calling it the world’s...
First porn app for Google Glass runs smack into new ban on sexually explicit content

IPO filing says that Zynga accounted for 12% of Facebook’s revenue in 2011

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As expected, Facebook has filed its S-1 paperwork to go public. In the paperwork filed today, Facebook unveiled just how important Zynga’s relationship is to their overall success and profitability. Here’s the secton of the S-1 filing that references Facebook’s financial relationship with Zynga: We currently generate significant revenue as...
IPO filing says that Zynga accounted for 12% of Facebook’s revenue in 2011
Google dominates 'most inDemand employer' list globally, considered desirable by students, software engineers, and more
Google Bans Adult Content From Glass, But Porn Always Finds A Way

A fresh look at iOS 7 on the iPad [Gallery]

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Control Center iPad iOS 7, Game Center and Notification Center below It appears that some developers have been posting iOS 7 on iPad (emulator) usage shots on the web. Aside from Apple’s somewhat hidden official images, there aren’t any other official images of the iPad running iOS that are public. We’d...
A fresh look at iOS 7 on the iPad [Gallery]
Google bans porn apps literally hours after 'Tits and Glass' app launches

Sqoot loses sponsors following misogynistic description of their API jam event

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What looked like a storm in a teacup on Twitter for Sqoot, ‘the daily deal API that helps developers add incremental value’, turned out to be a bad decision that cost them a sponsor for their API Jam event in Boston later this month. Unwisely Sqoot listed “women” as one...
Sqoot loses sponsors following misogynistic description of their API jam event
Google Glass's first porn app pulled hours after release

Facebook career postings: engineering, D.C., marketing, more

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Engineering positions, a public policy manager job in Washington, D.C., as well as marketing and account staff positions were posted this week on Facebook’s Careers page. On LinkedIn, Facebook posted positions for various account management and sales staff. Posts added this week on Facebook’s Careers Page: Hardware Systems Engineer Hardware Systems Engineer (Austin) Power Engineer...
Facebook career postings: engineering, D.C., marketing, more

Facebook launches its "I'm Voting App" with CNN

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When the globe flocks to the Internet for its communicating needs, it’s only a matter of time before all of the things we do in our daily lives gets translated. While you can’t vote for a US President on the Web, yet, you can share your intent to vote on...
Facebook launches its "I'm Voting App" with CNN
Icenium taps the cloud for cross-platform hybrid app development

Zynga Makes Up 12 Percent of Facebook’s Revenue

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Everyone likes to talk about how dependent Zynga is on Facebook, but that relationship cuts both ways. In the social network’s S-1 filing, Facebook says that Zynga accounted for 12 percent of its revenue in 2011, through a combination of virtual goods payments and advertising. “If the use of Zynga...
Zynga Makes Up 12 Percent of Facebook’s Revenue

Facebook hires: head of policy, analysts, client partners, engineers, more

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Facebook appears to have hired a head of policy, France, and about two dozen other employees according to listings removed from its careers page, as well as LinkedIn updates. New hires, according to LinkedIn: Aravind Anbudurai, Software Engineer - former Software Development Engineer, IC-1 at Yahoo Edward Ohrns, Sales/Advertising - former Cust Svc II Rep at PSCU Mark...
Facebook hires: head of policy, analysts, client partners, engineers, more

Twitter Now Auto-Parses Hashtags, URLS & More

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Twitter announced yesterday that it would begin offering parsed and structured data via its API that will likely lead to a slew of new Twitter tools and ways of extracting information from tweets. Until now, Twitter developers had to work with individual tweets on their own, pulling out hashtags, @...
Twitter Now Auto-Parses Hashtags, URLS & More

Live by the platform, die by the platform: Facebook grabs more control of its data

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Third party apps are important to the Facebook phenomenon — they keep users inside Facebook’s web no matter where they are. Even beyond the addition of new data, a developer ecosystem establishes Facebook as a platform instead of a service, and provides the attractive possibility for a developer to gain traction and...
Live by the platform, die by the platform: Facebook grabs more control of its data

Android platform developer: five-month wait for OS update is "reasonable"

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Sony recently updated its Tablet S product from Android 3 to Android 4. The latest version of Android, codenamed Ice Cream Sandwich (ICS), was released in November. According to Jean-Baptiste Queru, an Android platform engineer at Google, the five-month wait is “very reasonable,” in light of the complexity involved...
Android platform developer: five-month wait for OS update is "reasonable"

Facebook code hints that hashtags could be coming to the service

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References to hashtags in Facebook’s code suggest the social network could be working on bringing the feature — popular on Twitter, Instagram and Tumblr — to its own platform. Developer Tom Waddington from Cut Out + Keep, who has discovered a number of unreleased Facebook features in the past, today pointed us...
Facebook code hints that hashtags could be coming to the service

At I/O, Google Will Be Tracking Things Like Nose Level And Air Quality With Hundreds Of Arduino-Based Sensors

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If you’re attending Google I/O this week, you will be a part of an experiment from the Google Cloud Platform Developer Relations team. On its blog today, the team outlined its plan to gather a bunch of environmental information happening around you as you meander around the Moscone Center. In...
At I/O, Google Will Be Tracking Things Like Nose Level And Air Quality With Hundreds Of Arduino-Based Sensors

Facebook depends on Zynga for 12% of revenue

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Facebook officially filed its IPO today and the documents reveal that the social network’s $3.71 billion revenue in 2011 has been dependent largely on its successful partnership with Zynga. Although Facebook generates a majority of its revenue from advertising, Zynga is responsible for almost all of the network’s “Payments” revenue,...
Facebook depends on Zynga for 12% of revenue

Highlighter, 20MM release free interactive sociology book

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Do you remember hitting ye olde campus bookstore back in your college days and getting sticker-shock from the final tally on your books? Yep, it’s expensive. Educational nonprofit 20 Million Minds Foundation (20MM) and publishing platform developer Highlighter announced their partnership on a new book for fall, Introduction to Sociology....
Highlighter, 20MM release free interactive sociology book

Google announces Android’s Platform Development Kit, its SDK for hardware creators

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Google has announced the launch of a platform developer kit (PDK) that allows hardware creators to build on the Android platform. the announcement was made today during its I/O conference. More to follow, please refresh for updates....
Google announces Android’s Platform Development Kit, its SDK for hardware creators
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