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Editor’s Pick The Strata + Hadoop World conference attracts the biggest names in big data, but it also gives some smaller, emerging players a chance to shine. Here are six promising startups we met at Strata.
REDWOOD CITY, Calif. — Mark Zuckerberg took a dump on HTML5 two years ago. And while it and its tools have evolved, developers are still dealing with that stigma.
“What’s cooler: music or computer programming?” I asked Will.i.am, one of the founding members of the iconic hip hop band Black Eyed Peas. “Coding,” he replied instantly. “By about 10 times. A trillion times.”
Editor’s Pick Want a coffee? Now you can pay in Bitcoin.
The world’s first Bitcoin ATM is opening up for business this morning at a coffee shop in Vancouver, Canada. You can now buy, sell, and trade Bitcoin at a real, physical machine, depositing cash and checks for Bitcoin.
Guest Post Eric Bovim is Managing Director at McBee Strategic
Editor’s Pick “Two years ago, [open-source hardware] sounded like a crazy mangling of apples and oranges,” said Facebook’s Frank Frankovsky. “We’re just at the beginning of open-source’s impact on the hardware business.”
Guest Post The public release of Glass next year with a dedicated app store will create a new and explosive Gold Rush for new business opportunities.
Guest Post Carin van Vuuren is the Chief Marketing Officer at Usablenet.
“Companies everywhere are starting to take the excitement they see in startups and figure out how to put that in their businesses … to not be lame,” said Seligman.
Guest Post Doug Van Kirk is the Director of User Experience at ServiceMax, a provider of field service management software.
Editor's Pick Updated: Oct. 25, 9:45 with information about MacBook Airs and what Apple is doing
Guest Post Developers have a lot of choices when it comes to real-time data. It’s smart to investigate your options to find the right fit for your next app.
Here are a few of the software guys helping to build the next batch of hardware giants.
A Qualcomm executive who publicly dissed Apple’s 64-bit A7 chip has been quietly reassigned — and removed from the company leadership page on its website.
Taiwan’s Fair Trade Commission has fined Samsung $340,000 for an organized campaign of using a ”large number of hired writers and designated employees” to post good reviews and comments about its own products and criticism of competitors’ products.
“If we pull [Rubicon] off … we can do for meta-databases what Oracle did for databases,” said CEO Lew Cirne, continuing, “My goal is for New Relic to outlast me, to go for decades and decades and be a top enterprise company.”
“Version 1 is already on 100 million devices. This is going to increase our market penetration dramatically,” said CEO Lew Cirne.
“We’ll be market leaders in Node within 60 days, I’m sure of it,” said New Relic CEO Lew Cirne in an interview with VentureBeat this week.
Editor’s Pick “We designed this for the common case of whipping through billions of data points,” said New Relic CEO Lew Cirne. “We had to totally change how we collect data to do this.”
The company develops APIs for custom analytics. Today it announced locking up $2.35 million in financing to cement its foothold in current verticals, which includes ad tech, gaming, and the Internet of Things, and go after other verticals.
Hackathon organizers, meet your savior.
Editor's Pick The iOS 7.03 update that Apple released today completely fixes Apple’s iPhone 5S sensor problems.
Sponsored Post An international audience of developers, industry experts, Samsung executives and more will come together in San Francisco from October 27 – 29 for the inaugural Samsung Developers Conference.
Some of Appsee’s tools are everyday business analytics stuff — conversion data, attrition info. But the really cool part is the video play-by-play of what a user does to make the app crash.
Year-old FounderFuel graduate Openera, which I called “the Passbook of files” when it launched in November of 2012, has been bought by LiveQoS, a company focused on data stream compression and management for improved delivery of real-time applications to mobile devices over third-party networks.
A PR rep who is among the first Google Explorers has created a 3D-printed shade for Google Glass that makes it easier to read — and much less obvious to observers.
Editor's Pick URBAN TxT, a Los Angeles program teach young minority kids to build iPhone apps, open-source technologies, and Facebook apps, is raising $100,000 via nonprofit crowdfunding site Razoo to help black and Latino kids avoid gangs, learn to code, and stay in school.
Facebook announced this morning that it is allowing advertisers to target mobile consumers with video ads. Yup, full-video commercials are coming to your Facebook app on both iPhone and Android.
As of this morning, Twitter has the capability to create and store up to 18 quintillion user accounts. Because, of course, 4.3 billion user accounts is just far too few.
When it was first released, Apple’s flashy flagship iPhone 5S outsold the cheaper plastic-bodied iPhone 5C by as much as 500 percent as early adopters rushed to get the latest and greatest. Now, that margin is down to just under 200 percent.
The finalists will present their innovative products or services to an expert panel of judges at our GamesBeat 2013 conference.
Guest Post A few weeks ago my team at MuleSoft created a video describing what it’s like to be a developer at the company, and I noted in the video how developers are like artists. In response, I received numerous questions and comments about it being an interesting metaphor and requests to elaborate on the concept.
Developers love it when kids code games. That’s why Kik Messenger invited NYC Generation Tech to its mobile game jam this weekend.
Apple’s new mobile operating system iOS 7 has been one of the most successful launches in history, reaching a shocking 18 percent adoption rate in just 24 hours and rising to surpass iOS 6 within just a few days.
There’s finally a fix for Apple’s faulty iPhone 5S sensors — provided by a tiny company that develops technology for iPhone developers who need accurate spatial orientation and movement data.
My image of the typical software engineer now includes someone splashing about in a bathtub full of money.
Between the nascent state both of bitcoins and Glass itself, we wonder (read: highly doubt) whether big-box stores and small businesses will be willing to jump aboard this particular tech train.
“Unless you’re developing for wearable now, you’re going to get left in the dust. We actually consider ourselves a wearable-first company,” said CEO Peter Berger.
Sponsored Post New Relic, the San Francisco-based leader in Software Analytics, is set to host their inaugural FutureStack conference in just one week from today. On Oct. 24-25, the Grand Hyatt San Francisco will be transformed by the sounds of 800+ disruptive developers, technologists and creatives, joining together to imagine, build and craft the future of Modern Software.