April 15, 2014
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Perl's Popularity Hits a New Low

C is still number one on the Tiobe Index.

Apple Formalizes Ad Identifier Rules

Mobile development firms that don't comply could have their apps rejected from the App Store.

Google Play, App Engine Get Heartbleed Patches

Some other Google cloud computing services are still vulnerable to the bug.

Android Gets Continual App Scanning

The new feature will find malicious apps that have been sideloaded onto devices.

Robin Seggelmann—The Developer Behind the Heartbleed Flaw

The German programmer says he did not introduce the vulnerability deliberately.

NASA Releases Catalog of Free Code for 1,000 Apps

The agency plans to set up an online repository sometime next year.

Number of Female Developers Hits All-Time High

Nearly one in five software developers are women.

Developers Rush to Handle Heartbleed

Most of the major Linux distributions have issued patches for the security vulnerability.

Google Delays I/O Conference Registration

You'll have to wait a week to sign up.

Finance App Revenue Climbs Sharply

Games remain the most lucrative app category overall.

Visual Studio Online Hits General Availability

The cloud-based IDE now promises 99.9 percent uptime.

Apple Announces Dates for WWDC: June 2-6

Like Google, the company will hold a lottery for tickets this year.

Microsoft Open Sources .NET

The former open source opponent has created a foundation to shepherd its development framework.

Microsoft Introduces Universal Windows Apps

The same code can run on Windows PCs, tablets and phones.

JavaFX—Analysts Express Doubts about Its Future

Is the open source RIA tool on its way out?

Flurry: Mobile App Usage Increases as Mobile Web Decreases

Games remain the most popular type of mobile app.

Study: Android Apps Crash Less Often than iOS Apps

Having the newest version of an OS can help prevent many crashes.

Google Play Revises Developer Policies

The new rules crack down on deceptive practices used by some in the mobile development industry.

Facebook, Twitter, Google, LinkedIn Collaborate on WebScaleSQL

The Web firms are working on getting MySQL to scale up and out.

Oracle Releases NetBeans 8.0

The IDE offers a host of new features, as well as support for Java 8.

Facebook Buys Oculus for $2 Billion

The social network is betting that virtual reality will be the next big platform.

Cisco's $1 Billion Cloud Plan

The networking giant wants to build a "global intercloud" that could power the Internet of Things.

Report: 79% of iOS App Revenue Comes from In-App Purchases

The percentage is even higher in China and Japan.

Facebook Releases Programming Language Called 'Hack'

Hack is a lot like PHP but adds better security and productivity enhancements.

Report: Female Developers Are Paid as Much as Men

While the development industry is still dominated by men, some say it has become more welcoming to women.

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