WhatsApp beats Facebook Messenger in OTT messaging
A study by On Device shows that king of social networks in terms of usage, Facebook, isn’t so royally respected when it comes to OTT messaging – beaten by the disruptive WhatsApp.
“There’s never been a better time to do a tech startup“ - Sean Kane, F6S co-founder
DeveloperTech spoke to the co-founder of tech start-up social network, F6S, about how they help these important new companies get on their feet and stand-out amongst competition from larger, more-established businesses.
Firefox 23 is here, kills off <blink> tag at last
Yahoo acquires PlayerScale, preparing “play” into gaming?
It’s been a month of acquisitions, releases, and revamps for Yahoo; as a huge push has been made to stay modern amongst fierce competition. The latest is of gaming infrastructure startup ‘PlayerScale’ – is Yahoo heading for gaming?
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.
Codassium offers real-time “brogramming” with WebRTC
Codassium, an online code platform by Wreally Studios, allows for two parties to conduct a coding session using Mozilla’s “Ace” editor alongside live video chat for increased collaboration.
Twitter introduces updated Cards to help app developers
Twitter Cards, a feature of the micro blogging site which allows tweets to be expanded, has rolled out an extension of its service to include apps, products and photo galleries.
App.net offering more money to developers with incentive program
Remember App.net – Dalton Caldwell’s alternative ‘social network’ which is aiming to put developers at the forefront? Well, the platform has an updated Developer Incentive Program, increasing the total developer payout to $30,000 a month, up from $20,000.
Facebook and Android: Is it a match made in heaven?
Reports abound that Facebook is urging its employees to dump their iPhones and replace them with Android devices in order to get problems with Facebook’s Droid app sorted quickly.
App.net hopes it will pay to develop on its API
Those musing on the business machinations of Dalton Caldwell’s paid-for, developer-friendly social network will have their curiosity satisfied with the “App.net Developer Incentive Program”.