Google Reducing Play Store Fees for Small Developers

Google is following Apple’s lead, cutting its Play Store fees in half for developers that earn less than $1 million per year.

Apple Lowers App Store Fees to 15% For Small Devs

Amid ongoing pressure regarding its App Store policies, Apple has unveiled its App Store Small Business Program, with 15% commissions for small devs.

Apple Needs Fortnite More Than Fortnite Needs Apple

Tim Sweeney, CEO of Epic Games, feels that Fortnite is large enough and scaled enough and that Apple needs Fortnite more than Fortnite needs Apple… and Google too for that matter.

Apple Will Eventually Fall Apart If It Doesn’t Back Down

As long as the company continues to rely on other people’s money to make its bottom line it’s going to turn slodgy, slow, bureaucratic, and I think it will eventually fall apart.

Apple CEO: Competition For Developers Is A ‘Street Fight’

Apple CEO Tim Cook explains to a clueless congressman who tossed a barrage of leading questions at him how Apple is in a ‘street fight’ for both developers and customers.

Amazon Launches Underground, a New App with “Actually Free” Apps

Amazon has just announced a new Android app store called Amazon Underground, and the company promises “over ten thousand dollars in apps, games, and in-app items that are actually free.” It looks like Amazon is picking up the tab on…

Facebook’s FbStart Program Helps Asia Pacific Developers

Facebook launched FbStart in April of 2014 to help startups take off by offering them developer tools and services for free. The company partnered with a number of third-party service providers to do so. Facebook has given periodic updates on…

Apple’s WWDC Gets Underway June 8

Apple’s annual Worldwide Developers Conference will start on June 8 this year, and run through June 12. Per usual, the event will be held in San Francisco. Apple touts that there will be more sessions streamed to developers this year…

Wow, There Are A Lot Of Services Using Yelp Data

Yelp just announced a pretty significant milestone. It now has over 100,000 developers using its API to integrate its data into their products. Regardless of whether or not consumers actually turn to the Yelp app or Yelp.com to find business…

Mozilla Launches Firefox Developer Edition

Earlier this month, Mozilla teased an upcoming version of Firefox specifically for developers. It’s now released Firefox Developer Edition. The browser replaces the Aurora channel in the Firefox Release process, and features will land in Developer Edition every six weeks,…

Mozilla Teases Browser For Developers [#Fx10]

Mozilla has a new browser specifically dedicated to developers coming out soon. It will be unveiled on November 10th. Mozilla teased it with a brief video on Monday: “When building for the Web, developers tend to use a myriad of…

Uber Launches API, Affiliate Program for Developers

Uber thinks that “any app with a map is a potential Uber API partner” – so with that in mind, the on-demand car company is opening the Uber API to all developers. Uber is launching the API with eleven flagship…

Apple’s WWDC Dates Announced: June 2-6

Apple has just announced the dates for its annual Worldwide Developers Conference, and the long-running event will take place this year from June 2nd to the 6th. It’ll take place in San Francisco’s Moscone West, per usual. “We have the…

Linux 3.13 Kernel Officially Released

The latest Linux kernel was officially released this week, bringing several new features with the start of the new year. Linux 3.13 can now be compiled and installed freely. Updates in 3.13 includes nftables, a packet filtering framework meant to…

Microsoft to Ease Indie Publishing Restrictions For Xbox One

Sony exited this year’s E3 with much of the next-generation console momentum on its side. Not only was the company’s PlayStation 4 announced to be $100 less than Microsoft’s Xbox One, but gamers also praised Sony for simply not putting…

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,…

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.…

Unity Game Engine to End Flash Support

It appears that Apple has been right all along that Flash is not the future of the web. Unity this week announced that it will be phasing out support for Adobe Flash development. Unity is a multi-platform game engine that…

Apple’s WWDC Kicks Off June 10th, To Focus on ‘Future of iOS and OS X’

Apple has just announced that it’s annual Worldwide Developers Conference will begin this year on June 10th and run through June 14th. It’ll take place at San francisco’s Moscone West. Tickets go on sale tomorrow, April 25th, at 10 am…

Google Drive SDK Team Answers Your Questions

Are you one of the many developers that create apps for Google Drive? If so, you’re in luck. The development team behind the SDK recently held a hangout to answer the questions that developers have posed to them on Google+.…