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Placed Launches Placed Affiliate to Let Developers Monetize by Sharing App Location Data

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Seattle-based Placed is an analytics service that ties consumers’ smartphone behavior to brand insights, helping companies understand how their customers shop in retail locations, and showcasing to developers how users behave in their apps. Today the company is launching Placed Affiliate, a way for developers to make money by sharing information...
Placed Launches Placed Affiliate to Let Developers Monetize by Sharing App Location Data
Flurry buys Trestle to get into mobile backend market

Hands-on with Jolla's Sailfish OS (video)

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We recently had the chance to spend time with David Greaves and Vesa-Matti Hartikainen of Jolla and take Sailfish OS for a spin. As you might recall, this open source mobile OS builds upon Mer (a fork of MeeGo that includes Qt) and uses the Nemo framework with a...
Hands-on with Jolla's Sailfish OS (video)
Apple devs may get an SDK to create apps for iTV at WWDC

As Geoloqi gets acquired by ESRI, founder Amber Case talks about future of geo-location

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Geo-location just got a bit more more interesting. Geoloqi, a platform that helps developers leverage location in their applications, has been acquired by GIS service, ESRI for an undisclosed sum. While the Portland-based company will be a part of ESRI, its founder, Amber Case, tells us that everything, including products,...
As Geoloqi gets acquired by ESRI, founder Amber Case talks about future of geo-location

Windows Phone 8 clings to secrecy

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Microsoft is accepting requests for the Windows Phone 8 SDK, but only from a select few developers. The rest will have to endure a "cruel" wait. [Read more]...
Windows Phone 8 clings to secrecy

Flurry: 70% of new apps are made for iOS, where developers make 4x more than on Android

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A new report from advertising and analytics company Flurry demonstrates just how dedicated developers still are to Apple’s platforms, with some 7 out of every 10 new apps being made for iOS, versus only 31% for Android in Q1 of 2012. The firm measures the ‘new project starts’ by recording...
Flurry: 70% of new apps are made for iOS, where developers make 4x more than on Android

BlackBerry 10 developer toolkit released in beta, adds Native and WebWorks SDKs for app-building flexibility

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Will BlackBerry 10 be the hallowed OS that heals Waterloo's recent wounds or yet another RIM-shot to highlight its foibles? Only the fickle tide of consumer interest will certainly tell. But while the success and awareness of that new platform undoubtedly rests on the company's shoulders, a great deal...
BlackBerry 10 developer toolkit released in beta, adds Native and WebWorks SDKs for app-building flexibility

Pocket releases "Save for Later" API for app developers

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Content-saving app Pocket announced today a new API, which aims to make it easier for developers to put Pocket’s “Save for Later” capabilities in their apps. The new API includes easy integration and access to features available in the Pocket native app including quick authentication, drop-in Objective-C SDK for iOS...
Pocket releases "Save for Later" API for app developers

Do Not Want: Facebook Testing ‘Want’ Button

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(Photo: Know Your Meme) We don’t know how to quit you, Facebook. But this latest move sure is making it difficult. Inside Facebook reports that the company is testing a plug-in for a “Want” button. Like the “Like” button, a “Want” button would allow Facebook to collect scads upon scads...
Do Not Want: Facebook Testing ‘Want’ Button
Windows Phone 8 software development kit now available for download
Nuance's 'Nina' to add Siri-like features to customer service apps on iOS and Android

Mosoro releases its Bluetooth LE sensors and SDK for VIP appcessory developers

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Since we last heard about Mosoro's Lego-brick sized Bluetooth LE modules, they've changed their names, picked up another member and are now making their way to iOS app developers. The 3D-Motion's got an accelerometer, gyroscope and magnetometer, while the Enviro measures temperature, humidity and barometric pressure. New to the...
Mosoro releases its Bluetooth LE sensors and SDK for VIP appcessory developers

Thanks to @RateItAll's CTO and CEO for telling me what they think of Apple's new SDK/OS 4: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uxiOu7IWjU0

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Thanks to @RateItAll's CTO and CEO for telling me what they think of Apple's new SDK/OS 4: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uxiOu7IWjU0

Flurry courts mobile developers with free crash reporting tool

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As a way to sweeten its mobile analytics product, Flurry Analytics is adding two more services to help mobile developers gauge how they’re attracting new users and how often their app crashes — and it’s adding those features for free. Both iOS and Android developers can use the Flurry SDK and will...
Flurry courts mobile developers with free crash reporting tool

How Vidmind lets companies 'roll their own Netflix' [Video]

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At the recent IBC broadcasting technology convention in Amsterdam, The Next Web’s Paul Sawers caught up with Danny Peled, CEO of Vidmind, a company that has recently launched a platform allowing broadcasters, or indeed any company, to create their own video on demand (VOD) service. The Vidmind service is delivered...
How Vidmind lets companies 'roll their own Netflix' [Video]
PayPal unveils new Android SDK with multiple in-app payment methods, available to US developers on May 15

Jolla expects Sailfish SDK to reach developers in early Q1 2013

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Developers looking to carry on part of the MeeGo legacy have been wondering when Jolla would publish a usable SDK for Sailfish OS. It hasn't taken long to find out: the company has updated its wiki to tell us that the programming kit arrives early into the first quarter...
Jolla expects Sailfish SDK to reach developers in early Q1 2013
Google makes Android 4.2 SDK and source code available for developers

Canon MREAL Mixed Reality headset hitting US March 1st for $125,000

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This isn't the first we've heard of Canon's Mixed Reality system -- not by a long shot. The company's trotted its augmented reality headset out a few times before. The camera maker did, however, take the opportunity to shed some light on its US plans for the head-mounted display...
Canon MREAL Mixed Reality headset hitting US March 1st for $125,000

Desperately Seeking Developers: RIM Offers Appcelerator's 390,000 Titanium Devs Incentives To Port Apps To BlackBerry 10

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BlackBerry 10 devices are still months away from being launched but RIM is ramping up the noise about its next gen platform — partly to make sure potential customers don’t forget the OS is coming, but also to try to rally developers to its cause so those BB10 devices arrive...
Desperately Seeking Developers: RIM Offers Appcelerator's 390,000 Titanium Devs Incentives To Port Apps To BlackBerry 10

Appvetica turns the iPhone and iPod Touch into a controller for Wii-like iPad gaming

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While there’s no doubt that tablets are becoming a huge market for gaming, the touch screen interface provides a number issues for both gamers, who want a quality experience, and developers who have to adapt to a control-pad-free environment. However, one Polish startup is giving developers the tools to provide...
Appvetica turns the iPhone and iPod Touch into a controller for Wii-like iPad gaming

Physical rewards from companies like Kiip will change the way that apps are developed

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When you hear about winning “rewards” while using apps, you’re probably thinking about badges in Foursquare or points in a game. Companies like Kiip are not only changing the way we’re rewarded inside of games, they are changing the way that developers are thinking about creating apps entirely. The best...
Physical rewards from companies like Kiip will change the way that apps are developed

Minuum Turns To Indiegogo To Fund A New Mobile Software Keyboard For Smartphones And Beyond

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Toronto-based startup Whirlscape believes that taking a keyboard originally designed for a typewriter, turning it digital and calling it a day is the wrong way to go about making the best possible smartphone text entry experience. That’s why the young company from a team of University of Toronto faculty...
Minuum Turns To Indiegogo To Fund A New Mobile Software Keyboard For Smartphones And Beyond

Briefly: PlayBook beta, Technicolor, The Bard's Tale

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Research in Motion (RIM) has released a PlayBook beta for developers. Version 2.1.0 is available to download now. While the BB10 operating system is expected for the PlayBook, RIM promises compatibility for applications developed for the new OS beta release will function in BB10. Improvements have been made in the...
Briefly: PlayBook beta, Technicolor, The Bard's Tale

Heyzap Introduces Ads To Its Mobile Gaming Network

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Heyzap, a Y Combinator-incubated social platform for mobile games, is releasing a software development kit allowing developers and publishers to introduce Heyzap ads to their games. Basically, it’s turning Heyzap’s social network into an ad network too — developers can use it to promote their games in other Heyzap games,...
Heyzap Introduces Ads To Its Mobile Gaming Network
Aviary photo editor launching for Windows Phone

Oracle finally releases first Java Developement Kits for Mac OS X

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When Apple confirmed in 2010 it would no longer be supporting Java for OS X  it announced shortly after an agreement with Oracle to include OS X support in future versions of its OpenJDK Project, providing Java SE 7 implementation on OS X. Over a year later Oracle has now...
Oracle finally releases first Java Developement Kits for Mac OS X

Nine Months From Launch, Chartboost’s Mobile Ad Marketplace Reaches 1 Billion Impressions

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Mobile advertising took off in 2011, as tablets went mainstream and it seemed as if half of the world woke out of a daze to find they were holding some sort of Apple device. Meanwhile, advertisers and developers are increasingly relying on mobile and in-app advertising to boost revenues as...
Nine Months From Launch, Chartboost’s Mobile Ad Marketplace Reaches 1 Billion Impressions

Brainient enhances web video with SDK and a little “Magic”

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Brainient enhances web video with SDK and a little “Magic”
× Just a test of the new info bar. What do you think?