Apple App Store Growing Fast, Paid $20 Billion to App Developers in 2016

The Apple App Store has paid out over $20 billion to developers in 2016, which is an increase of over 40% over 2015, according to Apple. They also said that January 1, 2017 had the highest dollar volume of app…

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…

New Amazon F1 Instance Reduces Capital-Intensive and Time-Consuming Steps in App Development

Amazon’s is making news about lots of interesting things at its AWS re:Invent 2016 conference currently underway in Las Vegas, and their just announced AWS F1 Instance is no exception. “Today we are launching a developer preview of the new…

Microsoft Democratizing AI with Cognitive Toolkit Release

Microsoft is changing folks, it’s no longer the hated technology company that hoards power and technology. Today, Microsoft released to developers an updated version of the Microsoft Cognitive Toolkit that uses deep learning so that computers, using huge data sets,…

Google+ Upgrades to a core Google Apps for Work Service

The Google Apps Team has announced on their blog that starting today, Google+ is considered a core Google Apps for Work service when used within a domain or corporate intranet. This gives Google+ the same level of technical support as…

Amazon Kinesis Analytics Announced for AWS Developers

Amazon Web Services (AWS) is making available Amazon Kinesis Analytics, enabling continuous querying of streaming data using standard SQL. This allows developers to create SQL queries on live and continuous data for real-time analysis. No new programming skills are needed.…

Snap a Photo and Find Related Items on Pinterest

Pinterest is on the cutting edge of visual recognition technology which matches images with other similar images accurately enough to show related items next to images that have no text at all. Coming soon is a feature that will allow…

Google Launches New Android Feature ‘Nearby’

Google launched a cool… and I think very useful feature to Android today called Nearby. Nearby uses Bluetooth to seek out nearby beacons that are connected to Android apps on your phone. Developers of ecommerce or in-store related apps are…

Watch F8 Live Right Here Via Facebook’s Official Stream

Facebook’s F8 developer conference begins today in San Francisco, but you don’t have to be there to see the opening keynote from Mark Zuckerberg or some of its stand-out sessions. You can view these right from the player below beginning…

Search Bing For Code, Edit It Right In Search Results

Bing has teamed up with HackerRank on a new way to search code and see it run in a live coded editor within Bing’s search results. Rather than looking through sites like Stackoverflow, Stackexchange, and blogs, you can search from…