GitHub’s Atom Reaches A Million Users

GitHub announced on Monday that Atom, its hackable text editor, has reached a million active users. “That’s three times the number of active users we had under a year ago at the one-year anniversary of Atom becoming completely open source,”…

Google’s Pinterest-Like Image Search Hits Desktop

At the end of November, Google debuted a new Image Search feature that seemed to suggest the company is trying to turn image search into more of a Pinterest-like offering. You can star and bookmark images from the search from…

110 Years of Live Video Watched on Periscope Apps Each Day After Just 1 Year

Periscope, Twitter’s popular live-streaming service, turned one year old on Saturday. The company announced that it has surpassed 200 million broadcasts and that 110 years of video are watched live every day in its Android and iOS apps. That doesn’t…

Oculus Rift Ships, SDK Updated

Facebook’s Oculus announced pre-orders for the Oculus Rift virtual reality device in January for $599. The company just announced that shipping to over 20 countries and regions is now underway. Kickstarter units are shipping today while the first pre-ordered Rifts…

Google API Console Launched, Separate From Cloud Console

Google announced the introduction of the Google API Console to give developers a better and more streamlined experience compared to existing Cloud Console. Console.cloud.google.com will stay the same, pointing to Cloud Console, which includes all Google Cloud Platform services. The…

Office 365 Connectors Now Available to All

Microsoft announced Office 365 Connectors in limited preview back in the fall, but is now opening the offering up to all customers. Connectors are available now, spanning services like MailChimp, Asana, GitHub, Stack Overflow, Aha, Zendesk, Salesforce, Twitter and UserVoice.…

GoDaddy Hits AppDirect For Office 365 Domain Offerings

GoDaddy announced that it is now live on AppDirect so small businesses can add custom domain names when purchasing Office 365 in AppDirect-powered marketplaces. With the news, service providers and VARs on AppDirect can provide domain names and email addresses…

Square Starts Offering Loans Through Square Capital

Square launched Square Capital in 2014 as a cash advance program for eligible businesses. The program gave businesses quick (the next business day) access to thousands of dollars, with great flexibility in payback. Payback came out as a percentage of…

Google Redesigns AdWords Interface

As more searches now take place on smartphones than on computers around the world, Google announced it is redesigning the user interface of its fifteen-year-old AdWords product to better reflect today’s multi-screen world. The changes are aimed at businesses of…

Facebook Video Metrics Get Daily Breakdowns

Facebook is adding new daily breakdowns of metrics for videos to give Page owners a better understanding of how their videos are performing on a specific day. According to the company, this has been one of the most requested features.…