Topic: app

Report: New plans for Facebook Messenger

Facebook continues to drum up new ideas and plans for its platform. This time, the company wants to turn Messenger into an “Everything App,” but the biggest change with this plan is that it will turn Messenger into an app that pays for things, according to Forbes. Now code found inside Messenger suggests Facebook plans … continue reading

R programming language news, Todoist 9, and Red Hat’s fourth quarter and fiscal year results—SD Times news digest: March 23, 2016

The R programming language is getting some attention this week. The R Consortium has announced funding for seven community projects as well as the formation of two technical working groups designed to advance the language. “The R Consortium is proud to support initiatives that will positively impact many R users, including community events, training, packages … continue reading

Kony updates Kony Visualizer, high school girls win Meteor scholarship, and Google adds new section to transparency report—SD Times news digest: March 16, 2016

Kony, a mobile development company, today announced an update to Kony Visualizer, the visual application design and development part of Kony’s Mobility Platform. The new release of the cloud-based Kony Visualizer 7.0 includes updates to simplify and accelerate the mobile app development process, allowing users to build connected, omnichannel apps for phone, tablet, Web or … continue reading

The State of Go, Microsoft confirms SwiftKey acquisition, and Sailfish OS to power Turing Phone—SD Times news digest: Feb. 3, 2016

A slideshow that describes “The State of Go” was created to show where the programming language is as of February 2016. Some highlights include all of the Go releases. Go 1.4 is one year old, Go 1.6’s release candidate was released on Jan. 28, and Go 1.6 will be released sometime this month. Most of … continue reading

Google Cardboard SDKs now support spatial audio

Humans are constantly engaged in sound, and with mobile devices and virtual reality headsets becoming increasingly popular, sound is becoming more immersive. Today, the Cardboard SDKs for Android and Unity support spatial audio so developers can create immersive audio experiences in virtual reality apps, according to Nathan Martz, product manager for Google Cardboard. Users will … continue reading

Sencha GXT 4 now covers Java developers building Web apps

For developers who use tools to build desktop applications, there’s Sencha’s announcement of the availability of Sencha GXT 4, which now allows them to extend their desktop applications to tablet devices with little to no modification to the existing application codebase. Sencha GXT 4 is a comprehensive Java framework for building feature-rich applications, which Java … continue reading

Dell Services announces major IT release, and Bluemix makes it easy to debug applications—SD Times News Digest: Oct. 9, 2015

Dell Services has announced Robotic Process Automation (RPA) solution, which works with the company’s Automated Full-Time Equivalent (AFTE) and AFTE Command Center. It will help customers increase speed and accuracy in business processes. AFTEs are “robots,” or software agents, that are programmed to perform repeatable and repetitive tasks, freeing up employees who were otherwise doing … continue reading

Protecting humankind from AI, a new Project Ara MDK, and a Windows Phone app developer contest—SD Times news digest: Jan. 13, 2015

Members of the Future of Life Institute, a “research and outreach organization working to mitigate existential risks facing humanity,” has signed an open letter pledging to protect humankind from the dangers of artificial intelligence. The signatories, including Stephen Hawking and Elon Musk, consist of programmers, scientists, and artificial intelligence researchers from universities and tech giants … continue reading

Microsoft now accepts Bitcoin and acquires HockeyApp, and Mozilla’s Firefox.html experiment—SD Times news digest: Dec. 11, 2014

Microsoft is now accepting Bitcoin as a payment method for buying apps and games for Windows, Windows Phone and Xbox. Starting today, customers can use the BitPay payment processor to trade in the digital currency at current market value for funds in their Microsoft account. More information is available a in a blog post from … continue reading

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