Guest Post Although Target has done a good job on its mobile app, it still comes up a bit short in the areas of location, user context, and personalization.
In the three months since Google announced it was shutting down Reader, Feedly has tripled its userbase from four million to 12 million. In other words, Google killing its RSS platform has been a truly wonderful thing for Feedly.
Want to plug database and caching stats into your New Relic dash? No problem, thanks to a new API and two SDKs (Ruby and Java) as well as a UI builder to keep your dashboard clean and your process fast.
"File system as a service" startup Filepicker.io has rebranded as Ink and announced the close of its $1.8 million seed round from Andreessen Horowitz and Highland Capital Partners.
Guest Post The mobile gaming industry has grown up. Digi-Capital reports that online and mobile games made up 49 percent or $31 billion of the entire gaming industry in 2012.
Guest Post Most of the connected-car news over the past couple weeks has focused on Google's buy-up of social driving app Waze, but here are a few other innovations worth keeping an eye on.
It's interesting to see the Linux Foundation focusing specifically on women and socially-conscious developers in particular. This focus mirrors some of the most interesting trends in development in the real world.
I'm sure you're happy to know that deep neural networks perform signiﬁcantly better than shallow networks. But you might be thrilled to learn that Microsoft has doubled the speed at which it can translate what you say into text ... while also improving accuracy.
Social coding site GitHub has just launched Repository Next, a new design for repos that puts the focus on content, speed, and everyday use.
"Imagine I'm relaxing on the beach and get a notification saying the servers are down. I open up Binary, fix a couple lines of code, push the changes, and get back to playing with the dogs on the beach," says creator Darshan Shankar.
"It's like a giant game of Risk," Prince says as he talks about trying to put servers in Turkey, which is hard, and settling for Bulgaria, which is the gateway to the country.
Success almost killed Dawlat's iOS business. That -- and the fact that Apple wasn't "getting a piece."
With apps on just about every platform, Evernote knows a thing or two about app development. Here's some wisdom from the company's CTO.
The SmartWatch SDK has for a while enabled developers to create apps for the device, which launched in 2012, but today's Open SmartWatch update will let them build and flash alternative firmware to the SmartWatch.
In the digital dating world, one of the hottest new entrants is Tinder. And fellow dating app OKCupid developed a little crush.
Guest Post With the limited screen sizes and the sometimes flaky connections of smartphones, designing for mobile requires extra attention to detail. And HotelTonight is a great example of how to do one detail -- error messaging -- right.
All the unnecessary trouble and bother over this silly little NSA unconstitutionally spying on Americans thing would be gone and forgotten in a moment, if only -- silly us -- we knew how to count.
Steve Jobs was very upfront about the fact that good artists copy, and great artists steal. According to former Palm CEO -- and Apple SVP -- Jon Rubinstein, the company Steve started is still a great artist.
A new study by by cloud optimization company Newvem checked 61,545 Amazon Web Services instances which total a yearly spend of over $157 million. The good news is that cloud users are getting much more savvy about security, utilization, and optimization.
But there's still room to improve -- a lot of room.
With over 300,000 mobile developers building 900,000 apps for the iOS apps store, you would think that occasionally someone would want to sell or buy an app.