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Facebook Adds New Tags For Publishers To Increase Likes, Follows Facebook Adds New Tags For Publishers To Increase Likes, Follows

Facebook announced the launch of two new Open Graph tags for publishers and journalists (OG:Publisher and OG:Author). These allow publishers and story authors to get more organic likes and follows. “As mentioned in our documentation, media publishers should include Open …

Repair Toolbox Launches New Version Of SQL Server Repair Tool Repair Toolbox Launches New Version Of SQL Server Repair Tool

Repair Toolbox has released a new version of SQL Server Repair Toolbox based on new a new data recovery engine. The solution uses multiple algorithms and multi-pass file processing “to recover as much data as possible.” Repair Toolbox senior product …

Google Kills Chrome Frame, Its IE Chrome-ifying Tool Google Kills Chrome Frame, Its IE Chrome-ifying Tool
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Google announced today that it is retiring Chrome Frame, its way of “chrome-ifying Internet Explorer”. It was a way to let developers get around the not-modern-enough IE of 2009. The plug-in left beta in 2011. Apparently Google considers Microsoft’s browser …

VMEdu Looks To Fill IT Certification Gap With MyITstudy VMEdu Looks To Fill IT Certification Gap With MyITstudy

VMEdu announced that it is entering the IT certification training market with the launch of MyITstudy. The program offers training for ITIL, Microsoft and CompTIA currently, but they plan to add Cisco, RedHat, Citrix and ISC2 courses in the near …

Google Adds Capabilities To BigQuery Google Adds Capabilities To BigQuery

Google announced a new update to BigQuery today, with the ability to run queries that return large numbers of rows and save them as a new table. The update also adds window functions, like the ability to take advantage of …

Facebook Launches Local Currency Payments API, Sets Date For Facebook Credits Death Facebook Launches Local Currency Payments API, Sets Date For Facebook Credits Death

About a year ago, Facebook announced that it was launching subscription payments and local currency support for in-app payments while getting rid of Facebook Credits. In March, the company previewed local currency payments for game developers. Today, Facebook announced that …

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 Fran├žois 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 …