August 25, 2016
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Computer Scientist Seymour Papert Dead at 88
Papert helped create the Logo programming language, One Laptop Per Child and Lego …

Study: Subscriptions Becoming Very Common for Mobile Apps
The mobile development industry also relies heavily on ads.

Report: Apple's App Store to Add Recommendations
The move could help mobile development firms increase their downloads.

Report: 29% of Americans to Own Wearables by 2021
Wearable sales are forecasted to climb to $9.8 billion.

Samsung Reports Highest Profits in 2 Years
The company sold a lot more smartphones than Apple did in the most recent quarter.

iPhone, iPad Sales Decline Sharply
Apple's revenue and profits dropped, but beat analyst expectations.

Cyanogen Lays Off Staff
Despite reports to the contrary, the mobile development company insists it isn't pivoting …

Wire Open Sources Secure Messaging App
Having access to the code will make it easier for developers to add secure messaging to …

Verizon to Buy Yahoo
The deal is worth about $4.83 billion.

Machine Learning Comes to Comic Books
Google is making it easier to read comics on smartphones.

RedMonk: JavaScript Remains Most Popular Programming Language
The top five on this list of programming languages have stayed the same since January 2015.

Windows 10 Update Will Include Developer Mode
Microsoft wants to make its operating system more developer-friendly.

Firefox to Begin Phasing Out Flash Support in August
Web developers should think about replacing Flash content on their websites with HTML5.

Google Launches AMP for Ads
The initiative aims to help the mobile development industry speed ad delivery.

Survey Finds Strong Support for Python
The programming language is used for many big data projects.

Facebook Offers Improved Ad Targeting
Mobile development firms can now target their ads at people who actually use mobile apps.

Splice Machine Releases Open Source Big Data Tool
The company's dual engine RDBMS leverages Hadoop and Spark.

Facebook Releases 54 Open Source Projects in 6 Months
Many of those projects are development tools.

Microsoft Launches Professional Degree Program
The first course of study available focuses on data science.

Google Hit with More EU Antitrust Charges
The latest accusations involve the company's search and advertising businesses.

Amazon Buys Cloud9
The cloud development startup will continue to offer its service for developers, while …

Stack Overflow Releases 2016 Developer Survey Data
More than two-thirds of developers are at least partially self-taught.

IoT Leads to Increase in Assembly Language Development
Objective-C popularity is dropping sharply.

Developers Are Top Hiring Priority for 2016
The IT industry added 74,000 jobs in June.

Report: Bug Finders Spot Only 2% of Vulnerabilities
A new paper from university researchers says the tools are basically useless.

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