Many iPhone and iPad users are angry with the color palette on Apple’s new iOS7. Some have even compared it to the Easter bunny on weed. But a few of the color world’s most influential experts like the choices because they fit current design trends towards lightness and harmony.
Game industry leaders say it takes discipline and learning to shift from hands-on coding to running things.
Because “birches” sounds like a naughty word, but birches are trees, and trees are in forests… Get it?!?
DevBeat is now less than a month away, and our sick agenda is jam-packed with hacker-speakers, each more impressive than the last
Sponsored Post The internet is harnessing crowds like never before. Nowhere is this more evident than in the recent crowdfunding movement. Sites like Lending Club, Indiegogo and Kickstarter show just how powerful crowds can be in turning ideas and dreams into reality — sometimes paying dividends at the same time.
We’re looking for an Event Ticket Sales Coordinator to help us drive ticket sales for three upcoming VentureBeat events.
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Sponsored Post The fifth HTML5DevConf the worlds largest web, hybrid app and mobile web conference for developers and designers will be held at Moscone in San Francisco on October 22 -23rd.
Guest Post Paul Gaubil is the chief executive and co-founder of Sensopia, the maker of home improvement app MagicPlan.
Editor's Pick Facebook and Twitter may dominate discussions about mobile native ads, but Airpush says it’s about to steal some of their thunder.
Leaders from the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C), ICANN, the Internet Architecture Board, and other organizations made it clear that the U.S.’s policies and practices in surveillance are harmful to an open web.
Of course, after the year-long trial period ends, Amazon is looking squarely at a bumper crop of more mature startups ready to pay for AWS — and likely reluctant to change their development and business processes to migrate to another service.
Guest Post Aaron Contorer created FP Complete, a commercial Haskell IDE and deployment platform.
Guest Post For the rich app experience that customers have grown accustom to, auto manufacturers need to change how they think about apps. Native apps that reside on smartphones and interact with on-board systems are the answer to what’s been plaguing in-car infotainment systems since they were introduced to the market.
The newest search engine in the world is hidden in the shadows of the Internet, but it shines a light on those shadows that ordinary search engines like Google, Bing, and DuckDuckGo can’t.
You just bought that shiny new iPhone 5S for $700 or so, but before you could get that $40 case on, you drop it right on the hard pavement, and its almost-unbreakable Gorilla glass shatters like your quickly-dying dreams of technological bliss.
Sponsored Post New Relic, the San Francisco-based leader in Saas Application Performance Montoring is hosting its first-ever technology conference, FutureStack, in San Francisco on October 24th-25th. The conference—which is an exploration of the future of Modern Software—is inviting 800+ disruptive developers, technologists and creatives together to help imagine, build and craft the future of software innovation.
“There’s a fine balance between what we ship and the open-source language. We love the open-source distribution model. On the other side, though, we have to really drive open-source into enterprise,” said Zend founder Andi Gutmans.
Editor’s Pick These 4 CEOs are all skilled coders, but they spend little-to-no time actually writing code. The ability to code, however, is an important part of their ability to grow their startups and effectively lead their teams.
It’s not just spit and polish; Firefox OS phones are launching in a smattering of new countries around the world, too.
“Version control is an important aspect of working in software, and with services like GitHub can even be a powerful tool for building your reputation and network within the community,” said Treehouse founder Ryan Carson.
Guest Post Despite Google’s claim that it is merely looking out for the wellbeing of its users by hiding keyword data, Google doesn’t hide the data if you pay for it. That is, if marketers place paid ads in Google Adwords for their keywords, Google will pass along visitor keyword data.
Google launched new cloud-based development tools for iOS developers today, enabling them to connect to cloud services simply, easily, and cheaply. So cheaply, in fact, it’s free.
A week ago, Yahoo got into hot water for offering T-shirts to security researchers who discovered serious holes in its network. Yesterday, Microsoft awarded $100,000 to a vulnerability researcher with Context Information Security who found a new way to bypass Windows 8.1 security.
Software testing service uTest, which analyzes more than 80 million reviews with its mobile app analytics tool Applause, is revealing some attention-grabbing numbers that might make app developers think twice about delaying iOS 7 updates.
Editor’s Pick While ZendCon buzzed about agility, DevOps, and APIs, we wanted to ask IBM about something a bit more accessible: the company’s legal dispute with the CIA and its ongoing feud with Amazon.
“The CIO that doesn’t embrace change … they’re dead,” said Mac Devine, IBM’s cloud CTO. “The ones that do, they’re successful.”
At its developer conference today, Zend is announcing a couple of interesting new directions. The PHP framework-making company is branching out into APIs and continuous delivery.
Guest Post Connected cars are quickly gaining mainstream adoption and consumers are demanding a similar experience in their car as they receive on their smartphones. And for the auto industry, that adds up to a boatload of HTML5.
For our inaugural speaker lineup, we’ve worked hard to get speakers you can really respect, opinionated hackers with fascinating talks, and industry veterans with a lifetime’s worth of career experience to share.
HootSuite is putting some of its recently raised cash to work. The enterprise social media management company turned in a massive $165 million funding round for international expansion, and it’s wasting no time using that money.
We’re thrilled to announce that CEO & Founder of New Relic Lew Cirne will be speaking at DevBeat, taking place November 12-13, 2013, in San Francisco.
Media files that contain DRM (Digital Rights Management) will soon become a regular part of web’s standards thanks to a decision by the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C).
Online database company MongoDB is now the top dog among New York City startups.
Atlassian thinks it’s the perfect matchmaker — but not for romantic mates.
Sponsored Post The renowned Zend PHP Conference – held in Santa Clara, California from October 7-10 – is where developers and IT managers share PHP best practices, learn about emerging PHP technologies, and network with their peers.
We’re thrilled to announce that PHP creator Rasmus Lerdorf will be speaking at DevBeat, taking place November 12-13, 2013, in San Francisco.
Sponsored Post As depicted in the press, the impact of the HTML5 seems to be a battle between whether to develop native or for the Web, the reality being that these days HTML5 and CSS3 (along with the suite of java script solutions that come with CSS3) are actually changing the span of control enjoyed by developers.
Today’s acquisition will put Pivotal in a strong position to offer mobile and Web-based services to enterprise customers.
Guest Post Tomorrow, our smartest systems will instantly and masterfully oversee, optimize, manage and adapt processes that are as critical as they are complex, across a broad spectrum of industries, having taken their cues from the most ready example of a natural supercomputer we have: the human brain.