Elektrobit to develop AR software, Twitter layoffs, and IE critical security update—SD Times news digest: Oct. 14, 2015

Continental announced today that Elektrobit (EB) will build AR Creator, software that it said will enable augmented reality solutions to make driving safer and more enjoyable. Continental develops intelligent technologies for transporting people and goods, and EB is a global supplier of embedded solutions, cloud computing and services in the automotive industry. Continental is now … continue reading

The future of JavaScript is (almost) now

JavaScript is everywhere. Once relegated to an Internet fad, the malleable programming language has evolved along with the Web and now finds itself entrenched in modern browsers, complex Web applications, mobile development, server-side programming, and in emerging platforms like the Internet of Things. Underlying that browser-centric user and developer shift, JavaScript has developed a robust … continue reading

Heroku Enterprise, MapReduce for C, and Microsoft to optimize asm.js—SD Times news digest: Feb. 19, 2015

Salesforce has announced Heroku Enterprise, a new edition of the Heroku cloud application development platform featuring new team collaboration tooling, enhanced access controls and enterprise-grade support. Heroku Enterprise, built for enterprise-scale development, contains several new collaboration and control features for app development in large distributed teams: Shared Application Projects: Enable developer teams, partners and contractors … continue reading

New Watson Developer Cloud services, Microsoft awards HP bug bounty, new developer job search website launched—SD Times news digest: Feb. 5, 2015

IBM has added five new beta services to its Watson Developer Cloud, a cognitive computing platform that has a collection of APIs and SDKs for developers to build applications integrated with the processing capabilities of IBM’s Watson artificial intelligence. Building upon eight existing services, the Watson Developer Cloud’s five new services include speech-to-text translation, text-to-speech … continue reading

Microsoft announces Office 2016, more Spartan details and Windows 10 developer plans

Even after the Windows 10 announcements that redefined the company’s future through an immersive holographic lens, Microsoft isn’t done unveiling new products and strategies. In conjunction with the Office for Windows 10 suite of touch-optimized programs for the full range of Microsoft devices, the company also announced Office 2016, a revamped suite of desktop-specific productivity … continue reading

Microsoft’s next chapter to include new browser, new OS, new devices and holograms

Microsoft is trying to make Windows a game changer, with the announcement of a completely new technology experience. While many companies have been jumping on the virtual reality bandwagon, the company has been secretly dabbling in holographic computing. At its Windows 10 event today, Microsoft introduced HoloLens, an augmented reality headset that allows users to … continue reading

SD Times Blog: Why Internet Explorer should retire

Rumors have floated around for months that Microsoft was finally thinking of dropping the Internet Explorer name. The latest rumors, sources reportedly told ZDNet’s Mary Jo Foley, go a step further. When Windows 10 ships in 2015, sources say, in addition to IE the OS will sport an entirely new browser, codenamed Spartan. Rather than … continue reading

Microsoft launches Microsoft Lumia 535; Hortonworks and New Relic file for IPO—SD Times news digest: November 11, 2014

Microsoft has launched its first Lumia phone without the Nokia branding. Lumia 535 comes with a 5-inch screen, 5-megapixel front-facing camera, a rear-facing camera, and an integrated Microsoft experiences. It comes preloaded with Windows Phone 8.1 and the Lumia Denim Update. “Lumia 535 comes with our ‘5x5x5’ proposition,” said Jo Harlow, corporate vice president for … continue reading

SD Times news digest: November 3, 2014—Mozilla’s developer browser, Windows 8 market share climbs, and the APItools Middleware Contest

Mozilla is creating a developer-dedicated browser. In a vague announcement on The Mozilla Blog, the company teased how it has unleashed the developer tools team on the entire browser to “rethink how Firefox can debug the whole Web.” “We’ve redesigned the browser by looking at it through a completely new filter to put developers’ interests … continue reading

SD Times news digest: Oct. 28, 2014 –New Azure services at TechEd Europe, IBM Cloud OpenStack and data services and WebRTC on IE

Microsoft announces more Azure updates at TechEd Europe Little more than a week following its Azure press event, Microsoft introduced new services including Azure Batch, Azure Operational Insights and Azure Automation at theTechEd Europe conference in Barcelona, Spain. According to a blog post from Microsoft Azure product marketing director Vibhor Kapoor, Azure Batch delivers job … continue reading

SD Times news digest: Sept. 19, 2014—Wolfram’s Tweet-a-Program, Android’s default encryption and virtual reality SDKs

Wolfram launches Tweet-a-Program Stephen Wolfram has announced a new Wolfram Language program, Tweet-a-Program, which allows users to compose a tweet-length Wolfram Language program. Once it’s composed and tweeted to @WolframTaP, the company’s Twitter bot will run the problem in the recently announced Wolfram Cloud and tweet back the result. “In the Wolfram Language, a little … continue reading

SD Times news digest: August 15, 2014—Charging mobile phones with sound, Microsoft talks about rebranding IE

QMUL and Nokia power mobile phones with sound Over the past year, the Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) and Nokia have been working together to develop a nanogenerator that could charge mobile phones with everyday background noise. “Being able to keep mobile devices working for longer or do away with batteries completely by tapping … continue reading

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