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Google to bring Chrome OS to Android, Slack’s new User Groups, and Microsoft looking for open-source developers—SD Times news digest: Oct. 30, 2015

Google is planning to bring its personal computer operating system, Chrome OS, to its mobile operating system, Android. According to the Wall Street Journal, the new operating system will be unveiled in 2017, but users can expect a preview of the early version by next year. Sundar Pichai, CEO of Google, recently told analysts that … 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 and Google bicker over vulnerability disclosure, Rust 1.0 alpha, free Visual Studio for GitHub student developers—SD Times news digest: Jan. 12, 2015

Microsoft isn’t happy about Google’s disclosure of a zero-day vulnerability in Windows 8.1, and the company has publicly voiced its displeasure. In a blog post entitled “A Call for Better Coordinated Vulnerability Disclosure,” senior director of Microsoft’s Security Response Center Chris Betz admonished Google for disclosing the vulnerability only two days before Microsoft was scheduled … continue reading

Microsoft updates Windows App Studio and TouchDevelop language

Microsoft has announced a major update to the beta release of Windows App Studio, its Web-based developer tool for creating mobile apps. The most significant changes and additions to Windows App Studio, detailed in a blog post by Emilio Salvador Prieto of the Windows Phone Developer Experience team, are integration with Microsoft’s TouchDevelop programming language, … 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

Microsoft releases OCR Library for Windows Runtime

The Windows App Team announced the release of a Microsoft OCR Library for Windows Runtime, enabling developers to integrate text-recognition capabilities in Windows Phone 8/8.1 and Windows 8.1 apps. Optical character recognition (OCR) software converts images containing text into a digitally readable format. The technology’s inclusion in Windows Runtime, Microsoft’s Windows 8/8.1 application architecture, allows … continue reading

SD Times news digest: August 6, 2014—MongoDB CEO steps down, Microsoft announces Windows 8.1 update, EFF fights patent trolls

MongoDB CEO Max Schireson steps down; ex-BMC Software exec steps up MongoDB’s Max Schireson announced he will step down as CEO in less than a month, and will be replaced by former BMC Software executive Dev Ittycheria. Effective Sept. 3, Schireson will transition into the role of vice chairman and remain with the company full-time. … continue reading

SD Times Blog: Microsoft kills Windows 8.1 while pushing Windows Phone 8.1

Windows Phone 8.1 developer preview released amid abrupt end of support for Window 8.1 desktop and RT … continue reading

Microsoft releases Windows 8.1 and Visual Studio 2013, opens app store to developers

Company is also providing instructions and advice for those looking to upgrade … continue reading

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