Google Maps Now Lets You Save Home, Work Locations

If you’re a regular user of Google Maps, you’ve doubtlessly noticed the My Places tab that appears in the left-hand menu. In case it’s evaded your scope, the My Places tab is an option that allows you to make interactive…

Mozilla Marketplace Now Open To Developers

Last week we brought you news that Mozilla would be opening their new Marketplace to developers at this week’s Mobile World Congress. Today, Mozilla announced that the Marketplace is now live and accepting app submissions. The Mozilla Marketplace is intended…

Mozilla Marketplace Opening To Developers At Mobile World Congress

Mozilla Marketplace Opening To Developers Next Week Mozilla has announced that the new Mozilla Marketplace will be open for developers beginning at this year’s Mobile World Congress. Developers can begin submitting apps in a wide variety of categories at the…

Bing Adds Conduit Apps to Search Results

Conduit, if you don’t know, is the largest global network of browser and mobile app publishers (accounting for 260,000 members and their 250 million users), and now all of the apps in its network are discoverable in Bing. “The move…

Google Chrome Web Store Expands Into 24 New Countries

Google announced that the Chrome Web Store is now available in 24 new countries, after having been available in the U.S. only. “Nine months ago, we launched the Chrome Web Store in the United States,” says product manager Rahul Roy-Chowdhury.…

Web Apps to Get More Useful

Google announced via the Chromium blog that it is working on the Web Intents framework, which will essentially manifest itself as an API that will allow web apps to communicate with one another, similar to how Android apps can. The…

Twitter Announces Web App Redesign

Twitter has just announced on their blog that they are in the process of rolling out the new web interface for mobile devices. For those who access the service through twitter.com on their mobile browsers instead of through an iPhone…

Web Apps Running Slower on Apple Products

Let’s face it: America is too busy to be saddled with any extra tap of the thumb, and launching anything through mobile Safari is groan-worthy.  But is Apple intentionally slowing down web apps launched directly from the home screen?  According…

Rackspace Acquires Cloudkick for Cloud Server Management Apps

Rackspace announced that it has acquired Cloudkick, which creates web apps for cloud-server management. 

Rackspace considers the move a way to better position itself in Silicon Valley, as Cloudkick was originally funded by Y Combinator, and its headquarters is in San Francisco, "making Cloudkick’s headquarters the latest outpost for delivering Fanatical Support and innovation in cloud computing," a representative for Rackspace tells WebProNews.

Google’s Chrome Web Store Rolls Out Today

Google announced the opening of the long-awaited Chrome Web Store today. The store was first announced at Google I/O earlier this year.

A developer preview was made available in August, so developers could upload apps and experiment with packaging, installing, and integrating payments into them. Now the rest of us get to see the fruits of this project.