Palantir CEO: The Most Important Software Company In The World

Alex Karp, co-founder, and CEO of Palantir Technologies Inc. says his company will become the most important software company in the world.

VMWare & Nvidia Partner To Democratize AI

Patrick Gelsinger, CEO of VMWare, announced just before this year’s huge virtual VMworld 2020 conference a partnership with Nvidia that will bring on the democratization of AI.

Social Media Pulse Model Predicts Tweet Explosions

“When you notice patterns over time, you have a suspicion that there’s an underlying reason why they happen — and maybe we can encode that in a model so that with just a little bit of data we can predict…

Outsourcing The Development Of Your App? Google Has Some Advice For You.

Google has a new Outsourcing Playbook available for companies who are outsourcing the development of an Android app. The guide explores topics like pitfalls to avoid, things to do to make the app successful, and how to choose a software…

Twitter Has A New Dashboard for Developers

Twitter’s Fabric developer kits have been around for about a year and a half at this point, but in the early months of 2016, Twitter is giving developers some helpful components for using Fabric. In February, the company introduced the…

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…

Twitter’s Crashlytics Gets Velocity Alerts

Twitter’s Crashlytics announced the launch of Velocity Alerts, which are designed to alert app developers about the most critical issues happening in their apps so they know when they really need to take action ASAP. For the alerts, they combine…

GitHub Launches Podcast for Community Projects

GitHub announced a new podcast called the GitHub Community Cast to give developers a chance to learn more about various projects. The first one, for example, features an interview with Andy Miller from CMS the Grav project as well as…

GitHub Announces New Code Review Tools

GitHub announced the addition of new features to make code review faster and more flexible. These include ways to find what you’re looking for more quickly, the ability to view comments with more context, and the ability to pick up…

Google Gives Game App Developers New Ad Formats, Targeting

At the Games Developers Conference, Google announced some new features for AdWords and AdMob to make it easier for developers to reach the right users and do so at scale. These include the ability to let users try apps before…

Facebook Launches Parse Server Dashboard

As you know, Facebook announced in January that it’s shutting down Parse, its cloud-based platform for cross-platform apps, which lets developers create rich social apps integrated with Facebook across platforms like iOS, Android, HTML5, etc. Parse is to be fully…

Google Launches Analytics for Cast App Developers

Google announced the launch of analytics for Google Cast applications, enabling developers of such apps to see how many devices have access to them, how many sessions said devices initiate, and how long those sessions play media. This can all…

Facebook Announces Nearly 30 F8 Developer Meetups Around the World

Facebook announced 27 F8 meetups around the world to coincide with F8, its annual developer event, which will take place on April 12 and 13. These will feature a live streams of the opening day keynote and time for developers…

Microsoft Buys Xamarin To Help Developers Build Apps On Any Device

Microsoft announced that it will acquire Xamarin to “empower more developers to build apps on any device.” Xamarin is a mobile app development and creation software provider that is already in use by over 15,000 companies including Microsoft, Foursquare, Kellogg’s,…

Twitter Launches Fabric Mobile App

Twitter launched its developer platform Fabric in 2014, and today gave developers a dedicated Fabric mobile app for both iOS and Android. With the app, developers can keep an eye on what’s happening with their own apps and get notifications…

Adobe Launches ColdFusion 2016

Adobe just launched ColdFusion 2016, the latest version of the solution for developing and deploying web and mobile apps. In an email, a representative for Adobe told WebProNews, “ColdFusion 2016 contains an all-new API management tool that allows ColdFusion Enterprise…

This Mac App Developer Platform is Now Free

OS X app development and distribution platform DevMate is now free, makers MacPaw announced. The suite gives indie developers and Mac software vendors tools to sell apps outside the Mac App store. The suite includes tools for licensing, crash reporting,…

Android Studio Adds App Indexing Testing and Validation

On Friday, Google announced Android Studio 2.0 (Beta), the latest release of its official Android IDE. Among the new features are some helpful additions for app indexing, which became a ranking signal in search results last year. “Adding App Indexing…

Yahoo Reveals Agenda For Mobile Developer Conference

About a year ago, Yahoo held its first ever developer conference in San Francisco. In December, the company announced the next one. The Yahoo Mobile Developer Conference will be held on February 18 at The Masonic in San Francisco. Today,…

Twitter On How To Monetize Your Mobile App

Last month, Twitter announced the launch of a new “playbook” for app developers. It includes what Twitter describes as a series of how-to guides that walk developers through the process of building an app. A spokesperson for the company tells…