IBM ready to get serious about the API market
At this year’s IBM Impact 2013 conference in Las Vegas; the second largest employer in the US unveiled an API Management Platform to extend the company’s huge software presence.
Google releases Android Studio, more new developer tools
Not stopping at a brand-new IDE, new testing features were announced by Google to help perform “staged rollouts” and beta tests with select users all from within Play’s Developer Console.
Google Maps gets new design, new APIs
Probably Mountain View’s most well-known, well-loved product (perhaps after that search engine thing), Google Maps, has had a complete overhaul in user interface alongside brand-new APIs for you developers to play with! Let’s take a look.
How Google I/O is completing the ‘Circle’ for its ecosystem
Heading into Mountain View’s biggest conference of the year, Sundar Pichai, head of Android at Google, warned the public the annual keynote would focus on developers rather than consumers. Whilst true, there is plenty coming this year for both sides to enjoy.
PayPal to unleash new Android SDK for in-app payments
Whilst in-app purchases become ever more popular, mainly from the rise of the “freemium” model, PayPal wants to get a slice of the pie on Android.
Startup Dekko moves from OS to AR with $3.2 million funding
Last year Dekko had big plans to turn the real-world into an Operating System, full of applications which blend reality with technology, a Google glass without the glasses.
Will Google revolutionise gaming with ‘Play Games’?
Dear developers; have you ever dreamt of creating games with full matchmaking, chat, and achievements / leaderboards for your users to brag about? We hereby present ‘Play Games’.
Will Google I/O offer the best slice of the pie?
It’s only a week away! Google’s annual developer conference I/O will be here to (hopefully) display some of the best advancements from Mountain View over the year to come. Evangelists will hope to see new updates to Android, Chrome OS, and the whole host of web apps in-between.
Use Facebook in-app actions to target specific users
Along with Facebook’s latest SDK update, developers can now target users who perform specific actions in-app through a new targeting field which seeks out your existing customers from their ‘App User ID’ to further help reach the people desired.
Brits aren’t interested in Google Glass because of lack of style, research shows
Although many fellow British journalists cannot wait to get their hands on the eyewear augmenting information in our lives courtesy of Google and partners, not everyone appears to share the same amount of enthusiasm – and the cause appears to be lack of style.