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ASP.NET Sees Further Enhancement In Visual Studio 2013 Preview ASP.NET Sees Further Enhancement In Visual Studio 2013 Preview

For a while now, developers have been able to test drive the latest Visual Studio as part of the Visual Studio 2013 Preview. Like any good preview, Microsoft has been constantly improving it as developers give them feedback, including some …

New App Pays You To Look At Your Phone New App Pays You To Look At Your Phone

Your smartphone has become an extension of you. That fact has even led to the rise of a new branch of studies in evolution, one that examines how we use modern technology to adapt and extend ourselves and our brains. …

App Translations Boost Online Sales App Translations Boost Online Sales

A recent study from an online translation firm, determined that most applications developed anywhere in the world are written in English even when the developers are not from English speaking countries. 40% of the surveyed translations were general business applications, …

Jelly Bean Is Finally On More Android Devices Than Gingerbread Jelly Bean Is Finally On More Android Devices Than Gingerbread

Over the last year, we’ve seen Android 2.3, or Gingerbread, slowly lose its majority share of Android distribution. Android 4.0, or Ice Cream Sandwich, helped start the decline of Gingerbread, but it was Android 4.1/4.2, or Jelly Bean, that really …

Chrysler Recalls Nearly 800,000 Vehicles For Airbag, Head-Restraint Flaws Chrysler Recalls Nearly 800,000 Vehicles For Airbag, Head-Restraint Flaws

Car manufacturer Chrysler Group this week issued two recalls for nearly 800,000 vehicles over airbag and head-restraint system flaws. One recall involves 282,000 minivans that have flawed airbag-control software. The software is programmed to deploy side airbags on the opposite …

Facebook Makes Running Mobile App Install Ads Easier Facebook Makes Running Mobile App Install Ads Easier
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Facebook announced that it has a new way for developers to gets started with mobile app install ads. They can now do so by just copying and pasting their app’s Google Play or Apple App Store URL into the Ads …

Google Launches Website Satisfaction Surveys For Webmasters Google Launches Website Satisfaction Surveys For Webmasters

Google announced the launch of a new tool for webmasters called Website Satisfaction Surveys, which can be used to collect feedback from website visitors. When the webmaster pastes a snippet of code provided by Google into their HTML, the page …

Microsoft Adds Native 3D Printer API To Windows 8.1 Microsoft Adds Native 3D Printer API To Windows 8.1
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Windows 8.1 is fixing a lot of the problems people had with Microsoft’s newest operating system last November, but it’s also adding a lot of really cool features. Case in point – a native 3D printing API. So, how big …

You Can Now Apply To Pay $400 For The New Kinect For Windows Sensor You Can Now Apply To Pay $400 For The New Kinect For Windows Sensor

Microsoft is really onto something with the Kinect. Sure, it’s not that great for games, but developers are doing some amazing things with it in the application space. It’s only going to get more amazing next year as the new …

Oracle Will Make Java Security A Priority Going Forward Oracle Will Make Java Security A Priority Going Forward

To say Java is vulnerable to exploits would be the understatement of the year. In the first two months of 2013, the software was hit with three zero-day exploits. Oracle eventually fixed all of these exploits, but Oracle should have …

Google Webmaster Tools API To Soon Let You Retrieve ‘Search Queries’ And ‘Backlinks’ Data Google Webmaster Tools API To Soon Let You Retrieve ‘Search Queries’ And ‘Backlinks’ Data
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Today’s Webmaster Help video from Google includes something of an announcement. Matt Cutts reveals that the company is working on some upcoming changes to the Webmaster Tools API. The video is a response to the user-submitted question: Can you tell …

Flash Pro For Creative Cloud Gets Major Update Flash Pro For Creative Cloud Gets Major Update
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In early May, Adobe said that it was moving its creative suite exclusively to Creative Cloud so that it could provide faster updates. It turns out developers and artists didn’t have to wait long after all as Adobe has released …

JavaScript Is Encroaching On The C Family’s Turf JavaScript Is Encroaching On The C Family’s Turf

The C family of languages is incredibly popular if you go by the TIOBE Programming Community Index. That has not changed going into June 2013, but one language is creeping up fast. TIOBE Software reports that JavaScript has made its …

Cumulus Networks Emerges From Stealth With Cumulus Linux Cumulus Networks Emerges From Stealth With Cumulus Linux

Cumulus Networks has now launched after operating in stealth mode for about three years, and revealed Cumulus Linux for datacenter networking. In fact, the company calls it “the first true, full-featured Linux operating system for datacenter networking”. The company was …

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 …