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Google Launches Google Maps Engine API Google Launches Google Maps Engine API

Google has announced the launch of the Google Maps Engine API, which lets developers use Maps Engine in their own apps for the first time. Last year, Google relaunched Google Earth Builder as Google Maps Engine. “Maps Engine lets organizations …

Google Analytics Gets Content Experiments API Google Analytics Gets Content Experiments API
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Google announced today that is launching a Content Experiments API for Google Analytics. This is a tool developers can use to test site content with programmatic optimization, and turn Google Analytics into an A/B testing platform. “By utilizing our multi-armed …

Mozilla Engineer Gives Google Tech Talk On Release Engineering Mozilla Engineer Gives Google Tech Talk On Release Engineering

Mozilla Director of Release Engineering recently gave a Google Tech Talk, which Google has now made available for viewing. “The build and release process used to be a pain point at Mozilla, but now makes the company and community more …

Google Launches Mobile Backend Starter Google Launches Mobile Backend Starter
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At Google I/O, Google showed off its new Mobile Backend Starter, which helps businesses get their mobile apps up and running on Google App Engine. Today, Google officially announced the tool. Mobile Backend Starter was shown in the session “From …

Apple’s WWDC Gets Its Own App with Session Videos Apple’s WWDC Gets Its Own App with Session Videos

Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference kicks off in exactly one week from today, and Apple has just released a new app that not only helps those who are attending the event but also provides content for those who can’t make it. …

Want Extended Support For Flash Player? Update To Version 11.7 Want Extended Support For Flash Player? Update To Version 11.7
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Not everybody can update to the latest and greatest versions of software all the time. That’s especially true for those in work settings when it comes to software like Flash or Java. In the case of the former, the extended …

Amazon Launches ‘Login With Amazon’ For Websites And Apps Amazon Launches ‘Login With Amazon’ For Websites And Apps
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Amazon announced a new Login with Amazon service for websites, apps and games, which lets users login using their Amazon accounts. The company says it reduces sign-in friction and can drive higher customer engagement and conversions. Obviously the feature would …

Google Is Adding In-App Payments To Chrome Via Google Wallet Google Is Adding In-App Payments To Chrome Via Google Wallet

The latest Chrome build includes in-app payments for Chrome packaged apps in a move that brings Google Wallet integration right to the browser. Google’s François Beaufort said in a Google+ post (via TheNextWeb): Chrome is about to support In app …

Google Talks About The End Of Google Checkout Google Talks About The End Of Google Checkout
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Google announced that it would shut down Google Checkout in favor of Google Wallet back in 2011. This week, the company announced that in six months Google checkout will be officially dead to merchants. With that, the company has shared …

Chrome Beta Gets Faster, Adds Notifications Chrome Beta Gets Faster, Adds Notifications

Google Chrome already holds the distinction of being one of the fastest, if not the fastest, browsers around. Now Google is working to make it even faster with the latest update to its Chrome beta client. Google announced that Chrome …

Share Dialog Comes To Facebook For iOS SDK Share Dialog Comes To Facebook For iOS SDK

At its Mobile Developer Conference in April, Facebook announced that it would be pushing Open Graph in a big way on mobile going forward. Part of those plans involved the Share Dialog – a tool that allows users to share …

Google Announces ‘Open Bidder’ Real-Time Bidding Platform Google Announces ‘Open Bidder’ Real-Time Bidding Platform

Google introduced a new real-time bidding platform called Open Bidder at Google I/O. It’s currently in beta status, and requires users to apply for testing. It’s described as a customizable toolkit for building real-time bidding applications, and combines Google Cloud …

Want To Learn More About Google Glass? Watch These Videos Want To Learn More About Google Glass? Watch These Videos

As Google I/O was wrapping up on Friday, Google was busy uploading the first of its developer videos to its YouTube channel. As part of the first wave, Google Glass developers who couldn’t make it to I/O got a chance …

Google Shows You How To Use Its Knowledge Graph Data In Your Own Apps Google Shows You How To Use Its Knowledge Graph Data In Your Own Apps

In one of many interesting Google I/O sessions, Google shows developers how to tap into Freebase, the open core of its Knowledge Graph, to enhance their own apps with Knowledge Graph data. The session takes a look at the Freebase …

Want To Develop For Google Glass? Watch These Videos Want To Develop For Google Glass? Watch These Videos

Google Glass may have been announced at last year’s Google I/O, but it didn’t get a proper introduction until this year’s I/O. Google devoted a number of sessions for the new hardware on Thursday, and Google has made some of …

Don’t Miss These Google+ Talks From Google I/O Don’t Miss These Google+ Talks From Google I/O

Google announced a slew of new features (41 actually) for Google+ at Google I/O, including a new redesign. As you might imagine, this has implications for businesses, publishers and developers alike. With that, you would probably do well to check …

Glass Developer Kit Is In The Works At Google Glass Developer Kit Is In The Works At Google
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Google Glass Explorers have been busy developing apps for the device with the Mirror API that launched alongside the hardware. Developers may have found themselves running into some limitations, but that will be fixed in the future. During the Developing …

Google Compute Engine Availability Opened Up Google Compute Engine Availability Opened Up

Last year at Google I/O, Google unveiled Compute Engine. Today, the company announced they’re making it available for anyone to start using. They’re also adding the following new features: Sub-hour billing charges for instances in one-minute increments with a ten-minute minimum, …

Here’s Everything You Need To Know About Google Play Game Services Here’s Everything You Need To Know About Google Play Game Services

During today’s Google I/O keynote, the company announced Google Play game services – a series of APIs that help developers add more features and value to their Android and iOS games. Much like Apple’s Game Center or Xbox Live, Google …

Google Play Services Brings More Google APIs To Apps [Google I/O 2013] Google Play Services Brings More Google APIs To Apps [Google I/O 2013]

At Google I/O 2013, Hugo Barra, Product Management, Android announced an update to Google Play Services, a service that allows developers to integrate Google services, like Maps, into their third party apps. These updates bring more APIs to Google Play …

Looks Like We’ll Be Seeing Android 4.3 At Google I/O Looks Like We’ll Be Seeing Android 4.3 At Google I/O

UPDATE: Nothing to see here, folks. The only big Android announcement during the keynote is that Google will start selling a Galaxy S4 equipped with stock Android (4.2) via its Play store. At Google I/O 2012, Google introduced the world …