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Add FaceTime features to any iOS app, all without learning Objective-C [exclusive]

Heroku Enterprise For Java - A New Play In A Crowded Market

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Heroku has added Java for a new enterprise focused service so companies and IT organizations can build and run Java applications in the cloud. In a press release, Heroku boasts it will allow companies to deploy mission-critical apps in minutes instead of months. That’s quite an assertion but the platform...
Heroku Enterprise For Java - A New Play In A Crowded Market

Making a mobile game in 24 hours

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Could you develop a mobile game in 24 hours? It's not as hard as you think. BlueVia asked some leading games tech companies to provide their expert advice on how to do it• This blog post is written and editorially controlled by BlueVia, sponsor of the Guardian Apps blogTraditionally 'game...
Making a mobile game in 24 hours

Mobile phone reaches 40th anniversary

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Experts hail rapid development of handsets, particularly in internet access - and say there is a lot more innovation to comeMobile phone technology has come a long way since the first mobile phone call was made 40 years ago - but there is a lot more innovation ahead, according to...
Mobile phone reaches 40th anniversary

NPD predicts 2013 will be the year that tablet shipments finally overtake notebooks

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Nowadays, it’s not really a question of whether tablet shipments will surpass notebook shipments, but when. Back in July 2012, NPD forecasted 2016 as the year, but today it’s saying this year will be it. More specifically, NPD estimated tablet shipments will reach more than 240 million units worldwide in...
NPD predicts 2013 will be the year that tablet shipments finally overtake notebooks
Tado aims to be a smarter thermostat than Nest

On the Bright Side, New York's AT&T Customers Have Been World's Guinea Pigs

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(Photo: Josh Hallett) Maybe your AT&T service hasn’t always been everything you’d hoped it would be. But take heart New Yorkers, the lessons the telecommunications giant learned here are being applied all over the world. The city’s vertical density and concentration of high-volume data users has made New York “a...
On the Bright Side, New York's AT&T Customers Have Been World's Guinea Pigs

Mozilla looks back at 2012, finds many of us choosing Do Not Track

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It's been a time of reflection for search engine teams, so why not for web browsers? Mozilla has taken its own trip back through 2012 and found that a surprising number of us have embraced Do Not Track. About 8 percent of desktop users, and 19 percent of Android...
Mozilla looks back at 2012, finds many of us choosing Do Not Track

Peering Into the Patent Portfolio Behind Google Glass

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After the billion-dollar Apple-Samsung patent trial, the value of the intellectual property around mobile devices is a lot less hypothetical than it used to be. One of the areas of rapid development is head-mounted displays — most famously Project Glass, Google’s yet-to-be-released wearable devices that promise to do things like unobtrusively...
Peering Into the Patent Portfolio Behind Google Glass
In One Chart You Can See Why Silicon Valley Is Furious About Current Immigration Policy

Mozilla on Firefox OS: 'Suing us probably doesn't make a lot of sense'

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Director of research Andreas Gal talks Firefox OS, HTML5 and open web standards on mobileiOS and Android have the smartphone market locked up, but they are ripe for disruption by Firefox OS, with its focus on open web standards and HTML5 web-apps says Andreas Gal, director of research at Mozilla."I...
Mozilla on Firefox OS: 'Suing us probably doesn't make a lot of sense'

Mono 3.0 debuts, casting a wider .NET

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Miguel de Icaza, founder of Xamarin and lead developer of the Mono open-source implementation of Microsoft's .NET platform, announced on his blog today that the third major revision of the Mono framework is now available. Mono 3.0 was released on GitHub on October 18. It adds support for some of...
Mono 3.0 debuts, casting a wider .NET
Pivotal: The $105M 'startup' with 1,250 employees from EMC & VMware
Fresh off a successful exit, Citrix Startup Accelerator looks for new investments

Seesmic To Get An App, Sorry Plugin, Store?

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Hot news coming from Seesmic. We should expect to see a new version coming to replace Seesmic for Windows in the next few weeks.Based entirely on Silverlight, the new app will have full plugin capability which can extend the use of Seesmic to whatever developers can dream up. Current examples...
Seesmic To Get An App, Sorry Plugin, Store?

Alibaba CTO: Google has strayed from its 'Don't be evil' motto

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Chinese ecommerce leader Alibaba’s CTO Wang Jian has spoken out against Google and its handling of Android, adding to a growing rift between the two companies that began when a joint smartphone launch from Alibaba and Acer was canceled last week. The open letter (via Techweb) has strong words for...
Alibaba CTO: Google has strayed from its 'Don't be evil' motto

Instructure Launches App Center To Let Teachers, Students Install Third-Party Apps Across Learning Platforms

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Props are owed to companies like Blackboard and Moodle for being early movers in the educational software space, particularly in helping catalyze innovation in learning management systems (LMS). The problem is, of course, they began over a decade ago and there haven’t exactly been a flurry of raving reviews since....
Instructure Launches App Center To Let Teachers, Students Install Third-Party Apps Across Learning Platforms

CTO Answers Crucial Tech Questions For Growing Startups

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The software your company uses can dictate the shareability, flexibility, and accessibility of important information. And, as in most things, what's right for some may not be right for others. We've spoken to Danny Wood, Chief Technology Officer of Jun Group, whose company recently moved from a physical server to cloud-based...
CTO Answers Crucial Tech Questions For Growing Startups
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