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Ballmer on a quest for apps as Windows 8 approaches

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Ballmer at the Microsoft Surface unveiling earlier this year. The widespread availability of third-party applications for Windows was one of major reasons for the Microsoft operating system’s rise to dominance decades ago. In that light, it’s interesting to see the company starting from scratch, in some ways, as it tries...
Ballmer on a quest for apps as Windows 8 approaches

Nike to open FuelBand API to mix music, movement

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Nike let slip Friday night that it would open up a beta version of an app programming interface (API) for its FuelBand movement tracker. South by Southwest Managers Hack organizer Backplane briefed The Next Web that developers would soon have the option of integrating the FuelBand with their own music...
Nike to open FuelBand API to mix music, movement

Google Planning More Tools For Glass Developers

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Google said on Thursday that it is preparing a broader set of tools for developers to write software for its high-tech eyewear. So far Google has released a relatively limited programming interface, known as the Mirror API. During a technical session on Thursday though, Google said that it is working...
Google Planning More Tools For Glass Developers

Microsoft's answer to Amazon's CloudSearch: Bing on Azure Marketplace

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Microsoft is moving its Bing Search programming interface to the Windows Azure Marketplace and turning it into a paid subscription service....
Microsoft's answer to Amazon's CloudSearch: Bing on Azure Marketplace

Website bug exposes 70,000 Kickstarter ventures that weren't ready for publication

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A software bug on the website of crowd-funding website Kickstarter.com exposed more than 70,000 project ideas that weren't supposed to be made public, according to a published report. The security lapse in a set of data feeds that permits user-submitted ventures to be shared with authorized parties allowed a Wall...
Website bug exposes 70,000 Kickstarter ventures that weren't ready for publication

Congress Wants Answers From Google on Privacy Impact of Glass

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A group of Congress members has sent a letter to Google seeking answers to a range of questions about the privacy implications raised by its Google Glass project. The letter, addressed to CEO Larry Page and signed by eight members of the bipartisan Privacy Caucus, asks Google whether it plans...
Congress Wants Answers From Google on Privacy Impact of Glass

Designer: Mirror API for Glass 'awfully prohibited and closed'

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A limited app-programming interface doesn't deter Toronto-based design firm from dreaming up uses for Google's tech-savvy eyewear. [Read more]...
Designer: Mirror API for Glass 'awfully prohibited and closed'

Microsoft to charge $40-plus for Bing search in outside code

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Microsoft warned Thursday that it would start asking a monthly fee for using its Bing Search app programming interface (API). Apps and devices that use the official code will have to pay a minimum $40 per month for 20,000 searches. Those who need Bing will use the Azure Marketplace Microsoft...
Microsoft to charge $40-plus for Bing search in outside code

The scoop on Google TV

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I wasn't at the announcement today, but I'm very interested in this area, having gotten my TV through a computer for the last four years or so. Google TV sounds interesting, and I will certainly get one. But I had to zoom in on what made it different, so I...
The scoop on Google TV
Another Apple patent rejected by US Patent Office, but its fate is far from certain

PC gaming performance on Windows 8: A hard-data analysis

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In the transition from Windows 7 to Windows 8, Microsoft has implemented scads of changes to improve the operating system's performance and responsiveness. To wit: The DirectX programming interface adds more robust 2D functionality, and in Windows 8 it helps render all desktop windows, and even accelerates the new...
PC gaming performance on Windows 8: A hard-data analysis

US Census Bureau posts its first API, allows smartphone apps for the stat-obsessed

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As much as the US Census Bureau has worked to embrace the digital space, its sea of data has been largely locked away from developers not keen on doing much of the heavy lifting. As of late last week, however, there's now a public app programming interface (API) for...
US Census Bureau posts its first API, allows smartphone apps for the stat-obsessed

New Google Chrome beta lets webcams go plugin-free, video chat gets a lot less Flashy

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Google has been talking up the prospects of integrating WebRTC into Chrome for the past several months. It's now ready to put theory into practice with a fresh beta of the web browser. The upgrade uses WebRTC to let typical microphones and webcams talk to the browser without using...
New Google Chrome beta lets webcams go plugin-free, video chat gets a lot less Flashy

ITC judge postpones ruling on Apple complaint against HTC by 20 days

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At the ITC, Administrative Law Judge E. James Gildea, who issued a preliminary ruling on Friday clearing Apple of infringement of four Samsung patents, has pushed back the deadlines in the investigation of Apple's second ITC complaint against HTC by 20 days. The related complaint was filed last year, and...
ITC judge postpones ruling on Apple complaint against HTC by 20 days
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Google Drive SDK version 2 supports Android and iOS apps, common file tasks

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Virtually every corner of the Google universe is being touched at Google I/O, and that now includes Google Drive. A version 2 update to the Drive SDK gives Android and iOS developers the option of building the cloud storage into their mobile apps, whether it's downloads, uploads or on-the-spot...
Google Drive SDK version 2 supports Android and iOS apps, common file tasks

With this tool, even you can write Android apps

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In this age of app stores for mobile devices, we have hundreds of thousands of choices. Even so, the “perfect” app is one that meets an individual’s specific needs. And in a sea of apps, such a solution may not exist. But could you make it yourself? Perhaps, thanks to...
With this tool, even you can write Android apps

Judge decision could see Android violate key Apple patent

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An examination of a decision in a Chicago court in Apple's lawsuit versus Motorola could see most any Android device face inherent patent violations. Florian Mueller has noticed that Judge Richard Posner interpreted a realtime API (app programming interface) in such a way that Motorola and other Android supporters not...
Judge decision could see Android violate key Apple patent
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