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Appfog buys Nodester to strengthen its Node.js bench

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Appfog, the provider of a multi-language, multi-cloud platform as a service, is buying Nodester to beef up its Node.js capabilities. Company CEO Lucas Carlson said the deal — terms of which were not disclosed — will give the company deeper and broader Node.js support and access to more Node.js developers....
Appfog buys Nodester to strengthen its Node.js bench

Report: 40 percent of mobile clicks are fraud or accidents

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Wonder why mobile monetization is still lagging as Kleiner Perkins partner Mary Meeker helpfully pointed out earlier this year? Well, one reason may be that many of the clicks on mobile ads are useless, the product of an increasing amount of fraud as well as a lot of inadvertent actions,...
Report: 40 percent of mobile clicks are fraud or accidents

Modder Makes SimCity Capable Of Offline Play Which Works Flawlessly

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This SimCity debacle can only be described as an onion. Every time you peel back another layer, you just find yet another bitter layer underneath to make you cry. It all started, as you no doubt know, when EA decided to make the game with an always online requirement. The...
Modder Makes SimCity Capable Of Offline Play Which Works Flawlessly
Kinect in a smartphone? Amazing Cirque du Soleil Chrome experiment reveals the future of web browsers
Codecademy gets Ruby on Rails

New Beta Version of MobileMe Mail From Apple

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Interesting — the layout is much more like the iPad’s Mail than Mac OS X’s. (That’s a good thing.) They’ve added server-side rules and a simple Gmail-esque archiving feature.  ★ ...
New Beta Version of MobileMe Mail From Apple
BII MOBILE INSIGHTS: What Is The Future Of Mobile?

Mailbox's user access queue is a work of frustrating genius

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Much-anticipated iOS email app Mailbox launched a couple of hours ago to positive reviews from the likes of our own Matthew Panzarino, but those of us not lucky enough to get early access have been left at the mercy of perhaps the best way of managing demand and building anticipation...
Mailbox's user access queue is a work of frustrating genius

Just how good is Google Drive’s image recognition?

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Of all the exciting things Google announced at the I/O developer conference this week, one of the sleeper hits was Drive for iOS. “Sleeper” might be too strong a word — attach “for iOS” to anything and it’s going to get attention — but it’s hard for any announcement to...
Just how good is Google Drive’s image recognition?

The Google shutdown parade continues; next up: site-blocking in search

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Reader. Exchange ActiveSync. Voice app for BlackBerry. Google is on a closure tirade in the last few months, and the trend continued with a Monday announcement. The company will discontinue its site-blocking service for Google search results. Soon, users will no longer be able to log into their Google...
The Google shutdown parade continues; next up: site-blocking in search
Parse releases Parse hosting to prove still innovating after Facebook acquisition

Nurph Creates An Instant Chatbox On Any Site

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Chatting has become something of a second nature to a lot of people. It’s cheaper than SMS or telephone, and still covers that mind-blowing distance. However, people have a lot of problems thinking out of the box on this one. Quite literally. There’s always a need for preparation. Installing the...
Nurph Creates An Instant Chatbox On Any Site

500px iOS app back in App Store with mature rating and easier photo reporting after nudity issues

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The 500px app for iOS has returned to the App Store after being removed by Apple for nude content, reports Techcrunch. The app has been saddled with a ‘Mature’ 17+ rating and a button that allows for easy reporting of questionable content. The app had been removed by Apple after...
500px iOS app back in App Store with mature rating and easier photo reporting after nudity issues

Engine Yard now offers Node.js

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Paving the way for more server-side use of JavaScript, platform-as-a-service (PaaS) provider Engine Yard has added the Node.js library to its collection of hosted Web application tools....
Engine Yard now offers Node.js
The Engadget Interview: RIM VP of Enterprise Alan Panezic at MWC 2012 (video)
Apple Zaps Lock Screen Bug With iOS 6.1.3, Also Updates Japanese Maps

Microsoft touts Windows Server 2012, Azure for data center 'cloud OS'

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Microsoft kicked off its TechEd North America conference with a wide-ranging keynote session that was short on "wow" news but heavy on positioning for Windows Server 2012, Windows Azure and server-side products as key components of what the company is calling "the era of the cloud OS."...
Microsoft touts Windows Server 2012, Azure for data center 'cloud OS'
Apple releases iOS 6.1.3: Lock screen bug squashed, Maps improved

YC-Backed Segment.io Lets Developers Integrate With Multiple Analytics Providers In Hours, Not Weeks

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Segment.io, a Y Combinator-backed analytics startup for developers, offers an easier way for developers to integrate the APIs from multiple analytics providers into their own applications. The service currently supports 20 analytics providers, including those from Google, KISSmetrics, Mixpanel, Chartbeat and more, as well as enterprise providers like HubSpot and...
YC-Backed Segment.io Lets Developers Integrate With Multiple Analytics Providers In Hours, Not Weeks

Microsoft attacks JavaScript scaling with TypeScript

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Microsoft is adding yet another langauge — TypeScript – to a roster that already includes Visual Basic, C# and F#. TypeScript is a superset of JavaScript, a language originally meant to build web pages. The goal is to bring more enterprise class features to JavaScript, the use of which has exploded among...
Microsoft attacks JavaScript scaling with TypeScript

Codecademy expands to server side with new Python courses

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New York-based Codecademy is taking a walk over to the server side. The programming education startup, which last month announced a $10 million round of funding, today said that it is expanding to support server-side languages, the first of which will be Python. “It’s been a pretty serious engineering effort...
Codecademy expands to server side with new Python courses
Synology Diskstation 4.2 update directly streams AirPlay video, dramatically improves Time Machine/AFP

Opera founder sells shares, potentially clearing way for acquisition

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It’s been almost nine months since rumors were flying around about a certain social network seeking to buy Opera, the Norwegian browser company. We still don’t know how much truth there was in that supposed scenario, but we do know that Jon von Tetzchner, Opera’s founder, was not keen on...
Opera founder sells shares, potentially clearing way for acquisition
Meteor fortifies framework with authentication, user account controls

Google Says Goodbye to API Keys with New Geocoding API

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Google has released a new geocoding web service that is sure to bring a smile to map mashup developers working with the Google Maps API. Announced earlier this week on the Google Geo Developers Blog, version 3 of the popular geocoding web service has been released, with several improvements and...
Google Says Goodbye to API Keys with New Geocoding API
Amazon suspends 'SimCity' digital orders as customer complaints surge

Google Launches Maps Engine API To Allow Enterprise Developers To More Easily Create, Share And Publish Custom Maps

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Google’s Maps Engine, its enterprise-focused service for developers who need to be able to create their own maps based on custom data, launched about two years ago and has been available commercially since last year. Today, Google is adding more functionality to the platform by launching an API for Maps...
Google Launches Maps Engine API To Allow Enterprise Developers To More Easily Create, Share And Publish Custom Maps

Yandex Browser Gets Opera's Turbo Tech For 4X Speed Bump On Slow Web Connections

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A small but neat update for Russian search giant Yandex today: it’s released a new version of its Yandex.Browser which incorporates Opera’s Turbo webpage compression technology to speed up internet browsing on slow internet connections such as 3G or public Wi-Fi networks. Yandex says the Turbo mode enabled in its browser supports speeds that...
Yandex Browser Gets Opera's Turbo Tech For 4X Speed Bump On Slow Web Connections

YC's Parse Lets You Run Custom Code For Your Mobile Apps Without Worrying About The Server Stack

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Parse, a Y Combinator-backed startup that makes it easier for mobile developers to handle their back-end infrastructure, is launching Cloud Code — a way to easily write custom code without worrying about servers. “If you’re a social game and you need to calculate the top 10 scores every day for...
YC's Parse Lets You Run Custom Code For Your Mobile Apps Without Worrying About The Server Stack
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