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RedMonk: Swift, Kotlin Growth Is Slowing

The firm sees little change in the most popular programming languages.

Did Tech Oversell AI?

IBM Watson hasn't improved cancer care — yet.

Amazon Aurora Goes Serverless

The cloud computing service makes it much easier to manage databases with variable or unpredictable workloads.

Google Releases Spring Cloud

The Spring framework meets cloud computing.

Is React Native in Trouble?

Several high-profile users have abandoned the mobile development framework.

Amazon Releases Visual Studio Code Extension for Creating Alexa Skills

Alexa is also coming to a car near you.

Play Store Visits Increase 30%

Google says it wants to help mobile development firms engage more deeply with app users.

Google Releases Dart 2

The company also updated the Dart Web Platform.

Female Developers Win World's Largest Hackathon

The Hajj Hackathon broke a Guinness World Record.

Maybe We Don't Need Quantum Computing After All

A teenaged developer has shown that regular computers can be just as fast for some problems.

Google Releases Android 9 'Pie'

It's a major update to the mobile operating system.

Python Gains Popularity in Tiobe Rankings

The programming language, which is popular for machine learning, could soon break into the top three.

Uber Releases Fusion.js Open Source Web Framework

The tool helps create lightweight Web apps and minimize technical debt.

GitHub Boosts Security

The code hosting site is creating its own version of HaveIBeenPwned.

Siemens Buys Mendix for $700 Million

The low-code development platform maker will remain in Boston and continue operations as normal.

Hottest Freelance Skill: Blockchain

Development skills dominate the list of in-demand freelance capabilities.

Gartner: Top Cloud Computing Firms Account for 73% of Market

Microsoft Azure is the fastest-growing IaaS vendor.

Serverless Inc. Launches Cloud Development Tools

The startup has acquired $10 million in funding.

Microsoft Releases TypeScript 3.0

The biggest change in the update is the new project reference capability.

Cloud Computing Revenues Climb 50%

Amazon Web Services is pulling away from the pack.

Slack Is Buying HipChat and Stride, Will Shutter Both

Enterprise application development teams will soon have fewer choices for collaboration software.

Report: IBM Watson Recommended 'Unsafe and Incorrect' Cancer Treatment

The news could have broader implications for artificial intelligence development if it stokes fears about AI.

Google Cloud Functions Reaches General Availability

The next step will be serverless computing with support for containers.

IBM Releases CloudNativeJS

The open source project offers tools for deploying Node.js applications in containers.

Google Launches Cloud Build Continuous Delivery Platform

Google Cloud Platform is increasing its offerings for DevOps teams.

IBM, Google Unveil Knative Open Source Serverless Project

The project will make it easier to use serverless cloud computing services with Kubernetes.

Quantum Katas Teach Quantum Programming

The tutorials are available for free under an open source license.

Alphabet Revenue Climbs 26% to Beat Estimates

The company's cloud computing business is growing even faster.

More People Search for Python than for Kim Kardashian

The programming language is experiencing a sharp uptick in popularity.

Report: Google Tried to Settle Before $5 Billion Android Fine

EU officials said the settlement attempt did not come quickly enough.

CloudBees Improves Monitoring in DevOptics

The DevOps solution has new features to help enterprise application development teams improve processes.

Google Release Jib Java Containerizer

The open source tool is available through GitHub.

GitHub Adds New Features for Enterprise and Business Cloud Users

Enterprise application development teams will find it easier to search and access open source repositories.

Microsoft Launches Free Version of Teams

The new pricing tier could help the company challenge Slack.

Intel Pays $100K Bounty for New Spectre Variants

Hardware flaws continue to plague the chip maker.

Broadcom Buys CA Technologies for $19 Billion

CA sells cloud computing solutions and developer tools, as well as enterprise and mainframe software.

CodeFights Renamed CodeSignal

The website now creates developer scores that are similar to credit scores.

Apple Reorganizes AI/ML Teams under John Giannandrea

The Google veteran will head the team managing Siri and Core ML.

Lawsuit Alleges Apple iPhone Throttling Violates Hacking Law

Several other groups have also sued the firm, but this line of reasoning is new.

Oasis Labs to Build Blockchain Cloud Computing Platform

The new cloud computing platform will offer high performance, security, privacy and built-in machine learning-based analytics.

Developers Fired for Twitter Feud with Customer

A female game developer who called out players for implicit sexism lost her job — and so did the man who defended her.

Unitary Fund Offers Grants for Quantum Computing Development

The grants could help fund open source projects.

What Went Wrong in the Gentoo Linux Hack

The attack on the GitHub repository could have been much worse.

The App Store Is Turning 10

The digital marketplace that launched the mobile development industry is having an anniversary.

DeepMind AI Beats Humans at Quake III

Developers are getting really good at creating bots that are really good at video games.

Researchers: Your Phone Apps Are Taking Screenshots and Sharing Them

And developers are reading your Gmail.

Facebook Buys Bloomsbury AI

The social media giant is making moves to respond to recent privacy and fake news scandals.

Google Cloud COO Departs

Diane Bryant accepted the cloud computing job just seven months ago.

Micro Focus Sells SUSE for $2.5 Billion

Swedish firm EQT Partners says it plans to expand the open source firm’s product line and hire more developers.

Google Becomes a Platinum Member of the Linux Foundation

Sarah Novotny, Google Cloud's head of open source strategy, will join the foundation's board.

Gentoo Repository Hacked on GitHub

If you have recently downloaded anything from Gentoo's GitHub site, your system might be infected with malicious code.

Apple and Samsung Settle Patent Dispute

The two smartphone makers have decided to bury the hatchet.

Google Wanted to Buy GitHub

Diane Greene revealed her thoughts about Microsoft's acquisition of the code sharing service and about rival cloud computing vendor Amazon Web Services.

DevOps Toolmakers Rake in Funding

CloudBees, Puppet and Codefresh closed large funding rounds.

Eclipse Launches Photon Version of IDE

The release train supports more programming languages, including Rust.

Report: 78% of Containers Live Less than an Hour

Docker is declining in popularity.

GitLab Leaves Azure for Google Cloud Platform

The source code management service appears to be distancing itself from Microsoft.

Tencent Now a Linux Foundation Platinum Member

The Chinese company is bolstering its commitment to open source development.

Oracle Revamps Pricing Model for Java SE

The company is moving from perpetual licenses to a subscription model.

GitHub Says Proposed EU Law Would Cripple Open Source

The code repository service is opposing new copyright legislation.

Microsoft Buys Bonsai

The startup makes artificial intelligence for industrial systems.

Testing Vendors Tricentis, QASymphony Merge

The companies offer testing tools for DevOps and agile software development.

HPE Unveils GreenLake Hybrid Cloud as a Service Offering

The company will manage enterprises' hybrid cloud computing environments for them.

Report: Some Enterprises Aren't Securing their Kubernetes Dashboards

Three hundred container orchestration dashboards running on cloud computing services didn't require any authentication for access.

Mendix Launches First AI-Powered Low-Code Dev Platform

Mendix Assist aims to enable enterprise application development.

Hortonworks Launches Data Platform 3.0

The big data vendor also has some new cloud computing partnerships.

Report: Mozilla Is Making a Voice-Based Browser

Scout could revolutionize the way people browse — and develop content for — the Web.

Oracle Adds More Services to Autonomous Cloud Offerings

Its cloud development platform is among the services getting autonomous capabilities.

Google Cloud Offers Preemptible GPUs at 70% Discount

The cloud computing service is making it very inexpensive to run artificial intelligence, machine learning and analytics workloads.

Facebook Sonar Goes Open Source

The tool helps mobile development pros debug their apps.

Red Hat Launches Fuse 7, Buildah 1.0

The tools help enable DevOps practices and agile software development.

JetBrains Releases State of Developer Ecosystem 2018

Java, JavaScript and Python were the top programming languages.

Linux Foundation Supports Microsoft's GitHub Purchase

Microsoft is also buying a bunch of game development studios.

Google Cancels Project Maven

The company will still work on artificial intelligence projects for the Department of Defense, however.

What's Coming in Visual Studio 2019

The next version of the IDE will include performance improvements, better collaboration and AI-powered capabilities.

MIT Researchers Create Psychopath AI

They trained Norman on a subreddit.

SAP Launches Cloud Blockchain Service

The new cloud computing service will help enterprise application development teams create blockchain applications.

GitLab, BitBucket See Spikes in Usage

Some developers are leaving GitHub after the Microsoft acquisition.

Microsoft Releases .NET Core 2.1

The application development framework is now faster than before.

The Biggest Announcements from Day 1 of WWDC 2018

Apple showed off iOS 12, macOS Mojave, Memoji and more.

Microsoft Buys GitHub

The software maker paid $7.5 billion for the code repository service.

Faces of Open Source Celebrates Noteworthy Developers

A new photography project calls attention to the heroes of the open source movement.

Mary Meeker Delivers 2018 Internet Trends Report

Web developers should take note.

Git Patches Serious Security Vulnerability

Install the updated software now.

Kubernetes Adds Containerd Support

The container orchestration project now works with a runtime other than Docker.

Survey: Companies Complain of Cloud Computing Sticker Shock

Enterprises are migrating to the cloud but keeping some on-premises deployments.

KKR Buys BMC Software

The company offers many different kinds of enterprise software, including development tools.

Call for Code Initiative Asks Devs to Create Disaster Relief Apps

IBM is contributing $30 million to the effort, which includes a coding contest.

Java Will Eliminate Serialization Feature

The change could dramatically improve security in the programming language.

GitLab Adds Push Mirroring to Open Source Edition

An update to the popular version control software also has security and automation improvements.

Slack Adds Actions for Developers

The popular collaboration platform has new integrations with many popular development tools.

IBM to Hire 1,800 AI, Blockchain, IoT Staffers in France

The company is looking for developers with skills in emerging technologies.

Adobe Buys Magento for $1.68 Billion

Adobe is adding e-commerce capabilities to its cloud computing services.

Student Earns $36,337 Bug Bounty for Google App Engine Vulnerability

The young developer stumbled onto a major flaw in the cloud computing service.

Microsoft Buys Semantic Machines

The startup makes conversational AI.

Everyone Can Code Coming to Schools for the Blind and Deaf

Apple's developer education program will offer classes in eight schools.

Senate Votes to Restore Net Neutrality Rules

The measure still faces a long, hard fight before it could become law.

React, Python, JavaScript Top List of Desired Dev Skills

Mobile development, Web development and cloud computing skills are on the list.

Amazon Sumerian Hits General Availability

The cloud computing service helps developers create AR, VR and 3D content.

Tencent Made $3.4 Billion from Mobile Games Last Quarter

Mobile development is paying off in a big way for the Chinese tech giant.

Report: App Store Redesign Promoted App Discovery

Mobile development firms have seen more browsing-related downloads.

Google's Military AI Controversy

Employees are quitting over Project Maven

Facebook Suspends About 200 Apps over Privacy Concerns

The company is investigating whether developers misused data.

Microsoft Announces Windows Developer Awards 2018 Winners

Developers chose the winners by casting votes online.

Google Faces Criticism for Duplex AI App

People are saying the AI is deceptive and terrifying.

Google Buys Velostrata

The Israel-based startup offers cloud migration tools.

Red Hat Previews OpenShift Cloud Functions Serverless Platform

The open source serverless computing tool supports hybrid cloud environments.

Apple Sets July Deadline for iPhone X and iOS 11 Support

Mobile development firms have just a couple of months to update their apps.

Google's Announcements for Developers at I/O

Artificial intelligence and mobile development were key themes at the annual event.

Report: Software Bug Led to Fatal Uber Accident

The vehicle believed a pedestrian was a "false positive."

Microsoft to Pay Developers 95% of Windows Store Revenue

The company also has big plans for its cloud computing services.

Slack Releases goSDL Secure Development Tool

The Web-based tool is available under an open source license.

Amazon Opens Up In-Skill Purchasing for Alexa Skills

Developers now have another way to monetize their voice apps.

Portrait of a Python Developer

The scripting language is now used most frequently for data analysis.

Stack Overflow Debuts Private Websites for Teams

The new subscription service will give enterprise application development teams a way to ask questions and share information about internal code.

Gartner: 77% of CIOs Have No Interest in Blockchain

Only 1 percent of enterprises are currently using the technology.

Zuckerberg Thanks Developers, Asks Them to Stick with Facebook

Everyone at F8 got a free Oculus Go.

Survey: IoT Devs Love AWS, Java

MQTT and Raspbian are also popular among Internet of Things developers.

Mark Zuckerberg to Deliver Keynote at Today's F8 Developer Conference

The Facebook CEO faces more intense scrutiny than in years past.

CoreOS Launches Kubernetes Management Tool

Operator Framework is available under an open source license.

Report: Apple Working on VR/AR Headset

The device reportedly will have an 8K display for each eye.

Amazon, Microsoft Report Cloud Computing Revenue Growth

Azure sales climbed 93 percent; AWS was up 49 percent.

LinkedIn Open Sources CSS Tools

The new tools can speed the performance of CSS at scale.

Chinese Startups Hire Young Women as 'Programmer Motivators'

The companies say it relieves developers' stress to have beautiful women around.

Pluralsight Technology Index Finds High Demand for Java, HTML, C++

JavaScript, blockchain and jQuery also made the list.

Gartner: AI Will Be Worth $1.2 Trillion This Year

Enterprises could gain $3.9 billion in value from artificial intelligence by 2022.

GitLab Releases Open Source Web IDE

The cloud development tool is also part of GitLab 10.7.

Pivotal Goes Public

The company is best known for its Cloud Foundry cloud development platform.

Apple Releases FoundationDB Under Open Source License

The company acquired the distributed database in 2015.

Google Releases Grasshopper Learn-to-Code App

The mobile app teaches novices the basics of programming with JavaScript.

Eclipse, Linux Foundations Launch IoT Tools

The open source community has a new IoT programming language and a new IoT hypervisor.

Docker Releases Enterprise Edition 2.0

The containerization solution now includes a secure version of Kubernetes with commercial support.

An IRS Web App Broke on Tax Day

Everyone has an extra day to file.

Mozilla Announces WebAssembly Studio IDE

The new development tool could spur greater adoption of the WebAssembly standard.

Google Launches 2 New DIY AI Kits

The new tools help makers and students learn about artificial intelligence.

Report: More Than 3,300 Android Apps Are Illegally Collecting Kids' Data

Researchers using an automated tool flagged a host of apps for potential COPPA violations.

CA Technologies Buys DevSecOps Firm SourceClear

SourceClear's technology helps enterprise application development teams find vulnerabilities in open source code that they are using.

W3C WebAuthn Standard to Promote Strong Authentication

The standards body is working with the FIDO Alliance on the project.

Apple Warns Mac Users It Is Phasing out 32-Bit App Support

The company is putting pressure on developers to upgrade their apps.

Gartner: Public Cloud Computing Spending to Rise 21.4% in 2018

IaaS is the fastest-growing segment of the market.

Most Successful Tech Founders Are Older than You Think

The stereotype of the hot young developer starting a wildly successful tech firm is more myth than reality.

Report: 85% of Enterprises Say COBOL Apps Are Strategic

The old-school programming language still plays a huge role in enterprise application development.

Microsoft Open Sources Original File Manager

The code is nearly 30 years old but can compile and run for Windows 10.

Rubrik Launches Cloud Development Platform for Data Management Apps

The tool aims to help enterprise application development teams create new apps for handling their data.

GitLab Adds Google Kubernetes Engine Integration

The new container orchestration support is aimed at helping DevOps teams.

Gartner: IoT Security Spending Will Reach $1.5 Billion in 2018

Microsoft is investing big in IoT as well.

The App Store Is Shrinking

Mobile development firms aren't creating as many new iOS apps, and Apple is getting rid of outdated ones.

Microsoft Launches Professional Program in AI

The training will allow outside developers to take the same classes Microsoft employees take.

Apple Hires Former Google AI and Search Head

The iPhone maker poached John Giannandrea from Google.

Mozilla Unveils Firefox Reality, a Mixed Reality Browser

It's an open source effort to create cross-platform, mixed reality technology.

Shakeups on Google's AI Team

The reorg points to the growing importance of artificial intelligence at Google.

How Atlassian Migrated to Cloud Computing and Microservices

The software and development tool vendor rearchitected its code and moved to AWS.

Developers Must Lock Magic Leap Headsets in Safes

The augmented reality device maker is serious about keeping its secrets.

Microsoft Reorg Eliminates Windows Group

The software giant will focus more on cloud computing and artificial intelligence.

Android Studio 3.1 Improves Support for C++, Kotlin, SQLite

The updated mobile development platform offers incremental improvements over Android Studio 3.0.

Microsoft Adds Private Testing for Windows 10 Apps

The new feature should make it easier to perform beta testing.

Oracle Wins Appeal in Never-Ending Java Copyright Case

The case could have far-reaching implications for software developers, particularly those involved in mobile development.

Facebook Adds Data Misuse Category to Bug Bounty Program

The social network will pay for information about third-party apps that are violating its terms of use.

Linux Foundation Announces Deep Learning Foundation

The new organization's first project is an AI platform created by AT&T and Tech Mahindra.

Report: CI More Common Than CD

DevOps and Agile software development teams favor some practices over others.

Data Scientists Predicted Facebook's Cambridge Analytica Scandal in 2009

Mobile development and data science pioneers foresaw privacy challenges — and the resulting call for regulation.

GitLab Adds GitHub Support

Now developers can use GitLab's CI/CD features with GitHub repositories.

IBM Launches New AI Tools for App Development

The firm is also open sourcing some of its machine learning tech.

GitHub Found 4 Million Vulnerabilities in its Repositories

Only about a third of project owners are fixing the security flaws.

The Open Source Rookies of the Year 2018

This year's winners include projects related to automation, network virtualization, blockchain and more.

What Will the Facebook Scandal Mean for Developers?

There may have been more than one development firm using Facebook data in ways that violated the terms of service.

Google Play Store Adds a 'Try Now' Button for Games

The beta feature could boost downloads.

Oracle Releases Java 10

The update features local-variable type inference, Application Class Data Sharing (CDS) and a root certificate capability.

IBM Launches Cloud Private for Data

The cloud computing platform includes data science, data engineering and app development capabilities.

Android Wear Is Now Wear OS

Google is distancing its wearables platform from its smartphone OS.

GitHub Sounds Alarm on Proposed EU Copyright Rules

The website says it would be impractical to scan uploaded code for copyright violations.

CodeMentor Launches Dev Protocol, a Blockchain Tool for Reputation Management

The platform aims to bring greater meritocracy to software development.

France Sues Google, Apple over App Stores

The country's finance minister says the tech firms are engaging in abusive practices.

Female Microsoft Employees Complained to HR 238 Times in 7 Years

Very few of those incidents resulted in the software developer taking action.

WWDC 2018 Scheduled for June 4-8 in San Jose

Mobile development pros can enter the lottery for tickets through March 22.

Google Working on Alternatives to AMP

Web developers might not need to follow Google's AMP recommendations to be ranked highly in mobile search.

Stack Overflow: Developers Love Kotlin and Rust

Devs love their machine learning tools, but aren't so fond of some mobile development platforms.

How to Measure Development Speed

Report says enterprise application development teams should track mainline branch stability, deploy time and deploy frequency.

Ruby Gains in Popularity Rankings

Java, JavaScript still lead the pack.

JavaFX to Be Decoupled from the JDK

JDK 11 won't include the tool for developing rich Internet apps.

What's New in the Android P Developer Preview

The notch is here to stay.

GitHub Open Sources Tool for Open Source Licensing

Licensed could make it easier to monetize open source projects.

Google Partnering with DoD on AI

Developers who work for the company are said to be less than thrilled about the news.

Microsoft to Integrate Azure Stack and Azure Government

The company is making a serious bid to capture more hybrid cloud computing business.

Sauce Labs Launches Continuous Testing Cloud

The new cloud computing service was designed to support DevOps practices and Agile software development.

CloudBees Gets on Board with Kubernetes

The container orchestration platform continues to grow in popularity.

Biggest DDoS Attack Ever Strikes GitHub

The attack was mitigated within eight minutes.

Amazon Will Pay for Alexa Skills Targeting Kids

It's not clear how Amazon decides how much money it will give developers.

Female Google Software Engineer Files Sexual Harassment Lawsuit

The former employee says the company has a "bro culture."

More Developers Using Go Language at Work

The programming language continues to grow in popularity.

Google Unveils Beta Version of Flutter Mobile Development Framework

The tool supports native, cross-platform rapid development.

Microsoft Releases Quantum Development Kit for Linux and MacOS

The new kit is a whole lot faster than the last one.

Java EE Is Now Jakarta EE

The Eclipse Foundation has a new name for the open source project.

More Smartphones to Feature 'Notch' Design

Mobile development pros that disliked the strange screen shape on the iPhone X are in for more bad news.

Rovio Loses Half Its Value

The mobile development firm was once worth $1 billion.

Bad Coding Leaves 34,200 Ethereum Smart Contracts Vulnerable to Exploit

Smart contracts might not be so smart after all.

Gartner: Smartphone Sales Drop for the First Time Ever

It's unclear whether the declining phone sales will impact the mobile development industry.

Microsoft for Startups to Give Away $500 Million in Cash, Services

Participating companies will get free development tools and cloud computing services.

AI Developers Are Getting Desks Next to Their Bosses

Google, Facebook and even Overstock.com are placing big bets on artificial intelligence.

Chef InSpec 2.0 Speeds DevSecOps

The open source compliance tool has been updated with new cloud computing features.

W3C Publishes 3 WebAssembly Drafts

The standards body is making progress towards WebAssembly specifications.

New iPhone Apps Must Support iPhone X Screen

Beginning in April, Apple will impose more restrictions on iOS developers.

Amazon Revamps Alexa Skills Developer Console

The cloud computing giant is making it easier to create skills for its smart speakers.

Blazor UI Framework Brings .Net to the Browser

The new tool could simplify some Web development.

Demand for Blockchain Developers Skyrockets

Employers have 14 jobs for every blockchain developer in existence.

HackerRank Raises $30 Million in Funding

The developer job site has received $58.2 million in all from investors.

Are Websites Dying?

One CEO believes Google and HTML have led to bad Web design and poor customer experiences.

Google Cloud Adds TPUs

The hardware accelerators are designed for machine learning workloads.

GitHub Identifies Key Open Source Development Trends

Tools that enable cross-platform development are becoming increasingly popular.

Oracle Cloud Becomes More Autonomous

The company's application development tools are getting machine learning capabilities.

Vote for Java EE's New Name

The options are Enterprise Profile or Jakarta EE.

EFF Cofounder John Perry Barlow Dies at Age 70

Some credit Barlow for making the Internet what it is today.

Survey: Developer Ecosystems Need Good Content

More devs want learning opportunities than want to make money.

The Leading Contributors to Open Source, Ranked

Microsoft leads the pack.

CloudBees Buys Codeship

The CEO called it "the most impactful acquisition in CloudBees' history."

Apple Mixup Sends Developers Info on Apps They Don't Own

Developers are worried about the data breach.

Cisco: Cloud Computing to Account for 95% of Data Center Traffic by 2021

Enterprises are moving to the cloud.

March's Pwn2Own Will Have $2 Million Prize Pool

The hacker event will take place March 14-16 in Vancouver, BC.

Smartphone Sales Drop 6.3%

Apple may now be the leading vendor worldwide, depending on which report you believe.

Cloud Computing Spending Climbs 46% in Q4 2017

Microsoft, Google and Alibaba all increased their market share.

How Long Does It Take to Make a Mobile App?

About eight weeks, on average.

IBM Cloud Adds Superfast GPUs

The cloud computing vendor is offering bare-metal servers with Nvidia V100 GPUs.

Google, MobileIron to Partner on SaaS Marketplace

The two will launch an online store offering cloud-based applications to businesses.

Red Hat Acquires CoreOS

The Linux vendors are both heavily involved in Kubernetes.

Learn to Code While You Fly

Code.org has a new partnership with Alaska Airlines.

Microsoft Buys PlayFab, Will Integrate Game Tools Into Azure

Microsoft is adding a game development platform to its cloud computing service.

The Best Places to Work in Tech

Cloud computing, social media and software development firms dominate the list.

Developers Know JavaScript But Prefer Python

They want to learn Go next.

Survey: 87% of Organizations Using Multiple Clouds

A majority use between two and six cloud computing services.

Mendix Development Platform Comes to IBM Cloud

IBM Cloud will offer a low-code cloud development service that integrates with Watson.

IDC Predicts Rise in SaaS Spending

Cloud-based software should see revenues of $100 billion this year.

Electron Framework Contains Critical Vulnerability

If you use the popular framework to create apps, you need to install a patch.

Report: Bug Hunters Make More Than Software Engineers

White hat hackers can make a good living with bug bounties.

Watson and Einstein Get Married

IBM and Salesforce have inked a partnership that will result in more collaboration on cloud computing and AI.

Sundar Pichai: AI Is More Profound Than Fire or Electricity

The Google CEO sat down for an interview with Recode’s Kara Swisher and MSNBC’s Ari Melber.

IBM Annual As-a-Service Revenue Tops $10.3 Billion

The company is earning more than expected with cloud computing.

The Top Freelance Development Skills of 2018

Angular 2 and React Native are at the top of the list.

Security Researcher Earns $112,500 in Android Bug Bounties

Guang Gong found a remote exploit chain that could compromise Pixel phones or other Android devices.

Report: App Downloads Topped 175 Billion in 2017

The mobile development industry generated $86 billion in revenue for the year.

CSSC Outlines Cloud Security Guidelines

Enterprises need to take steps to ensure data protection in the cloud.

Google Launches Cloud AutoML

The cloud computing service allows users to train machine learning models without writing code.

AWS, Google Announce New Cloud Computing Zones

Google is also investing in undersea cables for improved connectivity.

How to Become a Developer When the Only Technology You Own Is a Feature Phone

While living in rural Nigeria, Elvis Chidera learned taught himself Java on a Nokia phone.

New Google Framework Tests Docker Images

The new tool makes it easier for enterprise application development teams to verify the contents of containers.

Report: Mobile App Usage Growth Slows

Shopping apps saw more sessions, but other categories like games and sports apps declined.

PowerShell Core Reaches General Availability

The open source scripting language runs on Windows, macOS or Linux.

Which Companies Had the Most Patents in 2017?

IBM led the way again.

A Profile of MDickie, the Best Worst Game Developer

Can his games really be so bad if so many people play them?

71% of IT Decision-Makers Say Lack of Cloud Skills Has Led to Revenue Loss

Demand for people with cloud computing skills is soaring.

IDC Predicts Skyrocketing Sales for Wearables

The good news for the mobile development industry is that full-featured smartwatches could become more popular.

Tiobe Names C Programming Language of the Year

The once-fading programming language has recently made huge gains in popularity.

Cloud Computing Vendors Respond to Meltdown and Spectre

The security vulnerabilities affect nearly every computing device on the planet — and that includes cloud services.

The Fastest-Growing Android SDKs

The popularity of various SDKs points to some trends in mobile development.

Apple Buys Buddybuild

The startup makes mobile development tools.

The Facebook Developers Who Work With Advertisers

The social media giant has 100 engineers working on tools and products for advertisers.

New Board Game Teaches Kanban Principles

Motor City offers a different approach to learning some agile software development techniques.

Source Code for Trump Sites Includes Messages Blaming Obama, Clinton for Errors

Someone is hiding Easter eggs on GOP-related websites.

Museum to Release Source Code for Apple's Lisa OS

The original Lisa cost $10,000, but you can get the code for free.

6 Programming Languages that Saw Big Changes in 2017

Several popular languages gained new features for enterprise, web and mobile development.

AI is Coming to Hyundai and Kia Vehicles

You can see the technology in this January's CES.

How Disney Supports Girls Who Code

Participants get a sneak peak of upcoming Star Wars attractions, as well as hands-on experiences with tech.

Only 17% of Developers Are Using AI or ML, Survey Finds

A majority also aren't implementing continuous delivery.

Google Pushes Developers to Use Newer Android APIs

Mobile development firms have a year to comply with new Google Play rules.

Survey Predicts More Workloads Will Migrate to the Cloud

Cloud computing experts believe Azure and Google Cloud will grow rapidly over the next two years.

Google Will Require All Android Apps to be 64-Bit

The company says 64-bit apps offer better performance.

Apache Kafka on Azure HDInsight Reaches Production Status

Microsoft is also decreasing fees for its big data cloud computing tools.

Forrester: 42% of Enterprises Deploying Agile and DevOps Together

However, it is hard to scale agile software development throughout a large IT organization.

New iOS App Is Controlled by Users' Eyebrows

Will facial recognition be the next big thing in control interfaces?

Apache Releases Hadoop 3.0

It's the first major update for the big data framework since 2013.

The 7 Most In-Demand Programming Languages

These are the languages that can help you get hired.

How TensorFlow Helped Discover 2 Planets

NASA used Google's artificial intelligence software to examine starlight.

W3C Announces HTML 5.2 Specification

And HTML 5.3 is now a public working draft.

C Experiences Sharp Rise in Popularity

C is back.

Google Will Open an AI Lab in China

The company hopes to attract local talent to work on artificial intelligence research.

All Chicago Public School Students Will Learn Swift

The new coding education initiative could spur greater interest in mobile development.

Apple's App Store Now Has Pre-Orders

Developers can start getting paid for apps before they're even released.

CA Study Highlights Problems in Enterprise Application Development

Developers aren't ready to handle AI, IoT, agile or DevOps.

Microsoft Previews Quantum Development Kit

For now, the new quantum computing tools are available for free.

AWS Will Teach Cloud Computing to High School Students

Amazon is expanding its AWS Educate program.

Survey: 76% of Enterprises Have Apps Developed Outside IT

More than a third of survey respondents say citizen developers are faster then enterprise application development teams.

Microsoft Unveils IoT Central

The new SaaS offering is a low-code app development tool.

How to Do DevSecOps, According to Gartner

The analyst firm expects 80 percent of rapid development teams to use DevSecOps by 2021.

Google AI Creates 'AI Child' That Outperforms Human-Made Tools

Machines might be better at creating other machines than humans are.

Code.org Has Raised $12 Million

The money will help fund efforts to teach more young people how to program.

The Best Android Apps of 2017

The mobile development firms behind these apps earned kudos from Google.

Amazon Launches AWS Cloud9 Cloud-Native IDE

The new IDE integrates very tightly with other Amazon services.

Microsoft, SAP Expand Cloud Computing Partnership

SAP S/4 HANA is coming to Azure, and the two companies are using each other's cloud services.

AWS Launches Bare Metal Instances

The cloud computing service made several other announcements during re:Invent.

Report: Developers Need More Security Training

CA Veracode survey suggests developers want to write secure code, but they don't know how.

Tech Giants Collaborate on Open Source License Enforcement

Large companies say more predictability in open source licensing will accelerate innovation.

Facebook AI to Detect Suicidal Posts

The new Facebook feature is reigniting discussions in the developer community about appropriate uses of AI.

Amazon Unveils Sumerian AR/VR Development Platform

The cloud computing service will allow developers to create virtual reality apps in just a couple of hours.

Top 10 Web Application Vulnerabilities

These are the big mistakes that Web developers need to avoid.

Hackers Used Private GitHub Site to Gain Access to Uber Systems

Uber paid the hackers $100,000 and attempted to keep the breach a secret.

Google's Fuschia OS Will Support Swift

Will the new operating system be able to run iOS apps?

Windows Compatibility Pack Allows Devs to Move Code from .NET to .NET Core

The two sets of development tools are becoming more closely aligned.

Metavine Unveils Cloud-Based Blockchain Development Stack

The cloud computing company offers low-code and no-code development tools.

Tencent Is the First Chinese Tech Company Worth More Than $500 Billion

The mobile development firm is known for its games and social networking apps.

What Tools and Technologies Are Java Developers Using Now?

Kotlin, Spring and Intellij IDEA have a lot of fans.

The Programmers Who Sent Men to the Moon

Writing the code that ran the computers of the Apollo mission was an incredibly difficult job.

GitHub Unveils Teletype Code Collaboration Tool

The new open source tool works with the Atom text editor.

Microsoft Launches Visual Studio Tools for AI

The company's IDE is getting better support for collaboration and artificial intelligence.

Who Are the Bug Hunters?

People who earn bug bounties are young and highly educated, and they love a challenge.

Scripting Languages Fall out of Favor

Perl, PHP and Ruby are experiencing popularity declines.

HPE Launches Blockchain-as-a-Service

The beta service will be ready for production enterprise use early next year.

Robotics, Blockchain Top List of In-Demand Freelance Skills

Cloud computing, augmented reality and deep learning were also in the top 10.

Facebook Revamps Buck Build Tool

The open source tool now provides faster compilation times for Android apps.

IBM Launches 20-Qubit Quantum Computing Cloud Service

But the new technology still faces many hurdles before it's ready for widespread use.

40% of Quick Base Users Are Women

No-code development tools appeal to a broad base of citizen developers.

80% of Consumers View AI Positively

People don’t know what artificial intelligence is, but they like it.

Survey: 93% of Developers Evaluate Software

Developers look for good documentation and a clean startup process when evaluating software.

Salesforce, Google Announce Cloud Computing Partnership

Salesforce customers will get free access to G Suite.

Salesforce Launches Low-Code Mobile Development Tool.

It is also upgrading its AI capabilities.

Will AI Replace AI Developers?

Google, Facebook and Microsoft are investing in meta-learning technology.

Synopsys Buys Black Duck for $565 Million

The deal highlights the growing importance of open source code for enterprise application development.

What's Coming for Visual Studio Code in 2018?

The free IDE will promote "happy coding."

IBM Renames Its Cloud Computing Service

Bluemix is dead. Long live IBM Cloud.

Are Capsule Networks the New Neural Networks?

AI expert Geoff Hinton is taking a new approach to computer vision.

Developers Hate Perl

They aren't too crazy about Delphi or VBA either.

Report: AWS Has 35% of IaaS Market

Despite Microsoft's impressive numbers, Amazon continues to dominate cloud computing.

Webalo Launches No-Code IIoT App Dev Tool

No-code mobile development meets the Industrial Internet of Things.

Report: Developers Want Jobs with Work/Life Balance

A high-quality codebase is the second most desirable job trait.

Report: Average US iPhone User Will Spend $88 Per Year on Apps by 2020

Back in 2012, the average spend was only $12.

HPE Launches AI Tools

The company wants to encourage more enterprises to deploy deep learning technology.

Google Releases Android Studio 3.0

The company is also rolling out a preview of Android 8.1 Oreo.

90% of the Public Cloud Runs on Linux

Microsoft is no longer a top contributor to the Linux kernel.

'App of the Day' Increases Downloads by 1747%

When Apple features a game or app in the App Store, downloads skyrocket.

Q3 2017 App Downloads and Revenues Reach Record Highs

The mobile development industry continues to thrive.

Report: AI Specialists Making Up to $500,000

High demand and short supply are leading to skyrocketing paychecks.

Apple and Samsung Are Going Back to Court -- Again

Following a new Supreme Court decision, Samsung wants Apple to give back some of the money the Korean company paid in a patent lawsuit.

The Most Popular Languages, Projects and Tools on GitHub

JavaScript, TensorFlow, Microsoft Visual Studio Code and Kubernetes are very popular on the code sharing site.

AlphaGo Zero Beats the Original AlphaGo 100-0

The new artificial intelligence program relies on reinforcement learning.

Multiple Changes Coming to Google Play

Google is promoting Instant Apps, reducing fees for subscriptions and starting a bug bounty program.

Docker to Include Kubernetes

The container orchestration tool will be integrated with both free and paid versions of Docker.

Report: 88% of Java Apps Include Vulnerable Open Source Code

Enterprises often rely on Java components with known security flaws.

Woz U Will Train Developers and Tech Support Pros

Steve Wozniak wants to offer affordable training for people interested in technical careers.

Tim Cook: Learning to Code Is More Important Than Learning English

The CEO calls on people everywhere to learn basic programming skills.

'Git Bomb' Vulnerability Could Crash Systems

GitHub has released a patch for the flaw.

Grafeas Standardizes Container-Based Software Supply Chains

The open source tool will make it easier to manage applications built on microservices and containers.

AWS, Microsoft Partner on Gluon Machine Learning Library

The two cloud computing giants want to make artificial intelligence more accessible for developers.

Survey: 40% of Developers Skip Testing to Release Faster

Enterprise application development teams are feeling pressured to release code right away.

GitHub Adds Dependency Graph, Security Alerts

The open source hub is making it easier for developers to track dependencies.

Andela Aims to Train 100,000 African Software Developers

The startup trains programmers and places them in contract jobs with large companies.

Java Comes to Azure Functions

Microsoft's serverless computing platform now supports the world's most popular programming language.

Is Kotlin Overtaking Java for Android Development?

Interest in the newer programming language has skyrocketed.

Visual Studio Code Adds Code Folding

The code editor now boasts faster performance.

Twitter Bot Records GitHub Developer Swears

If you've posted profanity on GitHub recently, this bot tweeted about it.

Software Industry Contributes $1.14 Trillion to Economy, Report Says

Ten million people are employed thanks to software development and distribution.

Report: Apple Allowed Uber to Take Screenshots of iPhone Screens

The mobile development team at the ride-sharing service had a special "entitlement."

Dice: iOS Devs Earn More than Android Devs

Mobile development pros in New York see a particularly big bump in pay if they specialize in iOS.

Gartner's 2018 Top Tech Trends

Artificial intelligence and cloud computing aren't going away anytime soon.

Research: Functional Languages Lead to Better Code Quality

The choice of programming language has a small but real effect on code quality.

Walmart Labs Releases Electrode Native

The open source tool helps simplify the process of updating mobile apps.

Oracle Launches New Cloud Development Tools

Many of the new tools support DevOps and Agile software development.

Microsoft Releases Java Debugger for Visual Studio Code

To use it, you'll also need a Red Hat extension.

80% of Enterprises Dissatisfied with Cloud Migration Services

They aren't all that happy about cloud security either.

Hired: Freelance Software Engineers Make More than Full-Timers

Contract developers can make about $71 per hour.

Java Survey Finds Growing Use of IntelliJ IDEA

The Kotlin programming language also has a lot of fans.

An AI God?

A notorious self-driving car engineer has founded a religion based on artificial intelligence.

Google Compute Engine Moves to Per-Second Billing

AWS made a similar move last week.

The Best Open Source Development Tools of 2017

Several popular programming languages and some Microsoft tools made the list.

SUSE Updates Container as a Service Offering

The cloud computing service is based on Kubernetes.

Microsoft Developing a Quantum Computing Language

The quantum computing project could lead to huge advances in artificial intelligence.

Azure Adds Availability Zones to Improve Resiliency

The service uses redundant power, cooling and networking to help prevent cloud computing outages.

GitLab 10 Adds DevOps Features

The platform is far more than just an open source version control system.

Google Cloud Platform Adds More GPUs

The cloud computing service will offer faster performance for artificial intelligence and machine learning workloads.

Oracle Releases Java SE 9 and Java EE 8

Modular Java is here at last.

Puppet Buys Distelli

The automation vendor has acquired more tools to support agile software development and DevOps.

IBM Open Sources WebSphere Liberty

Open Liberty supports microservices development.

Oracle's Plan to Beat AWS

The company plans to compete aggressively on cloud computing prices.

iOS 11 Brings Changes to App Store

Mobile development firms are getting more space to advertise their wares.

Malicious Modules Found in Python Repository

Python developers may have unknowingly incorporated the malicious code into their projects.

Modern Software Development Strategies Lead to 70% Higher Profit Growth, Report Says

Enterprises that have modernized their application development experience tangible business benefits.

Atom Becomes an IDE

The GitHub code editor is getting a host of new features.

Oracle Joins Cloud Native Computing Foundation

Support for Kubernetes continues to grow.

The Eclipse Foundation Will Take Over Java EE

The platform may get a new name.

What Developers Need to Know About the iPhone X

The new screen size will bring some headaches for the mobile development industry, but the AI capabilities offer new opportunities.

Linus Torvalds Wants to Get Young Hackers 'On Our Side'

The Linux creator is also in favor of corporate involvement in open source development.

GM Donates $255,000 to Black Girls Code

The organization will launch a chapter in Detroit.

Python Named Fastest-Growing Programming Language

Developers are asking a lot of questions about Python on Stack Overflow.

Java, C, C++ Continue to Dominate Language Rankings

While Java isn't as popular as it once was, it will be difficult for other programming languages to overtake it.

Red Hat Debuts Open Source AWX, Ansible Tower 3.2

The firm is updating its DevOps configuration management tools.

Java to Get Twice-Yearly Releases

OpenJDK builds will move to a GPL license.

IBM, MIT Announce $240 Million AI Lab

The new facility will be located in Cambridge.

ComScore: App Discovery Is Waning

However, mobile users are becoming more open to push notifications.

Microsoft, Huawei Ink Cloud Computing Deal

Microsoft could expand its reach in China.

Putin: 'Whoever Leads in AI Will Rule the World'

Elon Musk says artificial intelligence will lead to World War III.

Report: Nearly 60% of Custom Enterprise Apps Created Outside IT Department

"Citizen developers" are becoming increasingly important for enterprise application development.

IDC: Wearable Device Market Grew 10.3%

Mobile development firms might want to consider making apps for smartwatches.

CloudBees Boosts DevOps Capabilities in Jenkins

The continuous integration server is getting better at supporting collaboration.

Google Launches Android AR SDK

ARCore will enable mobile development firms to add augmented reality features to Android apps.

Skype Gets a Real-Time Code Editor

The Skype Interviews feature could make it much easier to conduct long-distance technical interviews.

Apple Shows Off Crop of AR Apps

IKEA, Food Network, the Walking Dead and others have augmented reality apps ready to launch when Apple releases iOS 11 next month.

VMware Expands Its Cloud Computing, Container Partnerships

The company is working with AWS, Google and Pivotal on new projects.

Apple, Accenture Announce Mobile Development Partnership

The two companies will help enterprises build iOS apps.

Infighting Leads to New Node.js Fork

The popular open source project's leadership is finding it difficult to get along with each other.

Report: 73% of IT Managers Looking to Hire Developers

DevOps and cloud computing skills are also in high demand.

Samsung Heir Gets 5-Year Prison Sentence

Lee Jae-yong was found guilty of bribery, embezzlement, illegally transferring assets overseas, concealing criminal proceeds and perjury.

Google Adds a Firewall to App Engine

Developers can now block or allow access to the cloud development platform based on IP addresses.

Gartner Predicts Strong Market for Smartwatches

Bluetooth headsets will also experience significant sales growth.

Unity Game Engine Has Remote Vulnerability

If you use the Unity engine, it's time to update.

Red Hat, Microsoft Expand Partnership

The former foes are working together on containers, cloud computing and development tools.

Google Announces Android Oreo

Instant Apps could be the most significant change in Android 8.0 for mobile development firms.

Oracle Wants to Give Java EE to a Foundation

The change would make James Gosling very happy.

Go, Scala Are Highest Paying Languages in the US

Worldwide, Clojure and Rust top the list.

Code Quality Platform Codacy Raises $5.1 Million

The tool helps shrink delivery cycles by automating code reviews.

Visual Studio, Eclipse Top List of Popular IDEs

Android Studio was a distant third.

High School Student Earns $10,000 for Discovering Bug in Google App Engine

The vulnerability in Google's cloud computing service could have led to data leaks.

Red Hat Updates Development Tools

The 2.0 version of the DevSuite includes a new container tool and offers better integration with other Red Hat software.

Study Finds IoT Skills Gap

Enterprise application development teams need more big data analytics and embedded development expertise.

DeepMind AI Can't Beat Starcraft II — But It Can Dream

The company is working with video game developers to advance artificial intelligence.

AWS Joins CNCF Kubernetes Group

The move comes as a surprise because the cloud computing leader doesn't currently have a Kubernetes service.

Parent Sues Disney over Mobile App Tracking

The outcome of the case could affect the use of advertising SDKs in children's apps.

Agile Tool Vendors CollabNet, VersionOne Merge

The combined company will still be called CollabNet.

Google Fires Software Engineer Who Wrote Controversial Memo

James Damore is considering legal action against his former employer.

JetBrains Rider Offers an Alternative to Visual Studio

The new IDE supports C# and other Microsoft programming languages.

Survey Finds Limited Benefit from Partial DevOps Adoption

The study recommends an "all-in approach" to DevOps.

Java, C Drop in Tiobe Popularity Rankings

The two languages are the least popular they have ever been.

Google Play Downranking Buggy Apps

Mobile development firms have new incentive to make sure their Android apps aren't crashing often.

VR Tops List of Fastest-Growing Job Skills

Artificial intelligence skills like natural language processing and neural networks also ranked high.

Survey Details Benefits of Low-Code Platforms

The tools are speeding the process of development.

Samsung Still Dominates the Smartphone Market

Smartphone sales continue to rise.

Apple Forecasts Strong iPhone Sales for the Coming Quarter

An expected release of new hardware in September could be a boon for the mobile development industry.

Visual Studio Mobile Center Adds CodePush Capabilities

The tool will simplify app updates for mobile development firms.

Facebook Acquires Ozlo AI Startup

Ozlo's conversational capabilities will become part of Messenger.

Microsoft's Plan to Build an AI Cloud

The cloud computing vendor is building out its FPGA capabilities.

Apple Pulls VPN Apps from Chinese App Store

The decision will make it more difficult for Chinese iPhone users to evade censorship laws.

AWS Maintains Sizable Lead in Cloud Computing Market

The biggest cloud computing vendors are growing their market share at the expense of smaller firms.

Report: Execs Prefer Third-Party Firms for Mobile Development

But apps created by external vendors are not meeting expectations.

Microsoft Azure Launches Lightweight Container Service

Azure Container Instances does not require an orchestration solution.

IEEE Spectrum Ranks Python as Top Programming Language

C and Java also received very high scores in the index.

Microsoft to Release AI-Based Bug Finder This Summer

The fuzzing service attempts to find security vulnerabilities that haven't been previously detected.

Zuckerberg, Musk Argue Over AI Threat

The two tech CEOs are polar opposites in their views on artificial intelligence.

Machine Learning, Data Science Offer Top Dev Pay, LinkedIn Says

Developers in these fields are also less experienced than other types of developers.

Beijing Lays Out Plan to Become AI Development Leader

Will our robot overlords be speaking Chinese?

Cloud Computing Helps Microsoft Double Its Quarterly Profits

The software giant's quarterly earnings easily beat analyst expectations.

Report Identifies Top Mobile Development Security Mistakes

Android and iOS apps have different types of vulnerabilities.

Open Container Initiative Releases 1.0 Specifications

The group now has industry standards for Linux-based containers.

Elon Musk Advocates for AI Regulation

The CEO painted doomsday pictures of killer robots roaming the streets.

Tiobe: Go Now a Top 10 Language

A year ago, the Google-backed language ranked 55th.

Dev Bootcamp Goes out of Business

Is this the beginning of a trend for learn-to-code schools?

IDC: Cloud Computing, Mobile Lead to Increases in IT Spending

Software spending will also be strong.

Amazon Plans Alexa Dev Days

Because 15,000 apps aren't enough.

Oracle Unveils Open Source Container Tools

The tools address security and performance issues.

Google's DeepMind Opens Canadian Office

The artificial intelligence unit is closely affiliated with the University of Alberta.

Samsung Announces Record-Setting Profits

The Korean firm had quarterly income of 14 trillion won.

Gartner Predicts Decline in Device Shipments

PC shipments will fall, but smartphone sales will increase slightly, the market researchers say.

Report: EU Considering Another Huge Fine for Google

This antitrust action concerns the Android operating system.

Baidu Buys AI Startup Kitt.ai

The Chinese search giant is building a chatbot development platform.

Intel Announces IoT Layoffs

One hundred forty workers in California and Ireland will need new jobs.

DeepMind's Use of Patient Data Ruled Illegal

The ruling could impact other developers using health data to train artificial intelligence apps.

Cloud Computing Leads to Layoffs at Microsoft

The sales team is getting a shakeup as the company delivers more software through the cloud.

Microsoft Buys Cloudyn

The startup offers cloud computing monitoring and budgeting tools.

Eclipse Foundation Releases Oxygen Train

The open source IDE now has updated programming language support and better container security features.

Java Community Approves Modularity Proposal

Java 9 is back on track for delivery this fall.

Report: Global App Economy to be Worth $6.3 Trillion by 2021

The average mobile user contributes $.80 per hour to the app economy.

More Than 60% of People Believe Humans Will Love AI by 2050

A majority believe artificial intelligence will make life better.

Google Calls for New Cloud Data Regulations

The Web giant says existing laws are outdated.

The Most Popular Android SDKs

More mobile development firms are using the Firebase SDK.

IBM Debuts Microservices Builder

The tool simplifies the process of building apps based on microservices application architecture.

DHS Contest Seeks AI for Identifying Weapons in Airports

First place wins $500,000.

Apple Reportedly Cleaning Clone Apps out of App Store

Hundreds of thousands of iOS apps have been removed.

Mobile Gaming Sessions Decline, Revenue Increases

Time spent with games remains about the same.

Survey: Python Now Most Popular Development Tool

Git, Visual Studio and Eclipse are next on the list.

The NSA Launches a Public Github Page

The intelligence agency is letting the open source community in on some of its secrets.

Google Releases 2 More Computer Vision Tools

The company’s machine learning tools are getting better at object recognition.

Coders Who Use Spaces Instead of Tabs Make More Money

The strange effect holds true across countries and development platforms.

AWS, Azure Top Magic Quadrant for IaaS

Google, Alibaba, IBM and Oracle all trail the cloud computing leaders.

IBM Bluemix to Connect with BMW CarData

The cloud development platform will soon have access to data from connected cars.

Report: Amazon Wants to Buy Slack

The rumored price tag is $9 billion.

Android Excellence Program Spotlights Top Apps and Games

The curated collection will update quarterly.

Open Source Community Brings Visual Studio Code to Chromebook, Raspberry Pi

The IDE now runs on ARM hardware.

Atlassian Rolls Out DevOps Bundle

DevOps and agile software development teams can now easily adopt all of Atlassian's team tools.

Google Finalizes Android O APIs

Mobile development firms can start updating their apps for the new OS.

Junior Data Scientist Glut Leads to Dip in Pay

Data scientist salaries are still among the highest in IT.

Google Play May Penalize Incentivized Installs, Ratings, Reviews

The company doesn't want mobile development firms to attempt to manipulate app placement in the store.

Cisco: IoT Will Account for Half of All Connected Devices by 2021

Connected homes will likely drive much of that growth.

Azure Thwarts 1.5 Million Cyberattacks Per Day

Keeping Microsoft's cloud computing service secure is a costly endeavor.

Google Announces Spinnaker 1.0 Continuous Delivery Tool

The open source project supports multiple cloud computing services.

Google Increases Top Android Bug Bounty to $200,000

The company wants to focus more attention on finding TrustZone, Verified Boot and Android kernel exploits.

WWDC 2017: Apple's Announcements for Developers

The company is revamping the App Store and making incremental improvements to its operating systems.

Microsoft Updates Cognitive Toolkit

The open source artificial intelligence (AI) tools were formerly known as the Computational Network Toolkit.

GitHub Survey Highlights Gender Imbalance in Open Source

The report also revealed that poor documentation plagues the open source community.

Everything You Ever Needed to Know about Vim in a Keyboard Overlay

Helpful tool makes it easier to get to know the complicated text editor.

Report: Android Users Download More, Spend Less

Android device owners still seem to be more cost-conscious than iPhone owners.

GitHub Goes Down One Day After Setting Goal of 'No Outages'

The latest downtime at the popular code repository had unfortunate timing.

Apple Has Paid $70 Billion to Mobile Developers

App downloads continue to grow.

Andy Rubin's Company Unveils Essential Phone

No word on when the device will actually go on sale.

Report: 42% of People Say They Can't Live Without Mobile Apps

Nearly half of those surveyed would rather lose their pants than their phones.

Cheating Runs Rampant in College Coding Classes

At elite universities, a growing number of computer science students are getting caught violating academic codes.

83% of Orgs Benefit from Cloud and DevOps Together, Study Says

CA Technologies finds tangible business benefits from combining cloud computing with DevOps approaches.

Google, IBM, Lyft Launch Istio Open Source Microservices Platform

The tool helps manage applications in containerized microservices environments.

Red Hat Buys Codenvy

The open source software vendor is adding to its lineup of development tools.

Google AI Beats Best Human Go Player

AlphaGo continues its winning streak.

Report: Software Vulnerabilities Climb 30%

Those vulnerabilities were involved in a lot of data breaches during the first quarter.

Toyota Announces Blockchain Push

The distributed ledger technology could help bring autonomous vehicles to the road.

AWS Launches Training and Certification Portal

The website aims to make it easier for developers and IT professionals to improve their cloud computing skills.

Google I/O Attendees Get Google Free Home Speaker, Cloud Computing Credits

The company wants to compete with Amazon in IoT.

GitHub Launches Marketplace for Development Tools

The store will sell tools to assist with DevOps, agile software development, project management and more.

Don't Ask an AI to Paint Your House

There are some things that artificial intelligence still cannot do well — like naming paint colors.

Play Awards 2017 Winners

Google says these are the best Android apps of the year.

Native GitHub Integration Comes to the Atom Text Editor

The change could increase productivity for developers who use Atom.

Developer News from Google I/O

Artificial intelligence, mobile development, virtual reality and cloud computing were hot topics at the event.

VMware Buys Apteligent

The startup makes tools for mobile development and analytics.

Pirated Software Compounds Ransomware Attack in China

Government institutions, schools and large companies throughout the country have fallen victim to the attack.

TIBCO, Apple Make Data Science Acquisitions

TIBCO bought Statistica; Apple bought Lattice.io.

Puppet Unveils Lumogon, Cloud Discovery

The DevOps tool maker is tackling containers and cloud computing infrastructure.

Android O to Improve Update Process

The mobile development industry is hoping that Google has found a solution to its Android fragmentation problem.

Survey: Half of Enterprises Struggle to Link Agile, DevOps to Business Outcomes

Companies are using IT-related metrics to determine the value of their DevOps and agile software development efforts.

Microsoft Courts Developers at Build 2017

The company showed off AI tech, a new database and Visual Studio for Mac.

NVIDIA to Train 100,000 AI Developers

Enterprises are looking for freelancers with artificial intelligence skills.

Google's OSS-Fuzz Finds 1,000 Bugs in 5 Months

The project uncovered flaws in popular open source projects like LibreOffice and Wireshark.

Amazon Launches the Echo Show

Just when you got used to not having a home phone, Amazon rolls out a home IoT device that makes calls.

Rumor: Google May Be Developing a New OS Called Fuchsia

Will the new platform compete with Android?

Microsoft Funds AI Startups Agolo and Bonsai

Bonsai makes development tools for AI management.

Apple App Analytics Now Has Discovery Data

It's getting easier for mobile development firms to see how users are finding their apps.

Cyberattack Exploits Software Update Process

The WilySupply cyberespionage campaign delivered malware alongside software updates.

Red Hat Announces Ansible Integration

The new capabilities will improve the company's support for DevOps.

Infosys to Hire 10,000 US IT Workers

The new employees will work on artificial intelligence, machine learning, cloud computing and big data projects.

Red Hat Launches OpenShift.io

The new cloud development platform helps create containerized applications.

Apple Reports Q2 2017 Earnings

IPhone sales were down slightly, but the App Store continues to do well.

Report: 33% of Organizations to Deploy Cloud Workloads Next Year

Sixty-seven percent have seen internal workloads move to the cloud.

Researchers Discover Vulnerability in 1600+ Android Apps

Some mobile development firms are not securing ports properly.

Report: Facebook Used AI to Target Insecure Teens

A report in The Australian is generating major controversy for the social network.

Mobile App Downloads Increased 15% in Q1

Consumers spent $15 billion on apps.

The 3 Biggest Clouds Report Earnings

AWS is generating $14 billion per year.

Ne-Yo Invests in a Coding School

Students only pay tuition to the Holberton School after they get jobs.

Enterprise Mobile Goals: Productivity and New Revenue Opportunities

Executives are looking to mobile development teams to help boost the bottom line.

Oracle Adds AI Capabilities to Cloud Computing Offerings

The enterprise software company is only the latest to jump on the machine learning bandwagon.

Linux Foundation Announces EdgeX Foundry IoT Project

The open source effort will focus on Internet of Things standards.

Oracle Proposes Hardware Acceleration for Java Streams

Project Trinity could speed up bulk data processing.

How Uber Tried to Trick Apple

The ride-sharing service's mobile development team violated App Store rules—and they got caught.

3 More Microsoft AI APIs Reach General Availability

The software giant is also incorporating AI capabilities into SQL Server.

AWS Unveils New Cloud Development Tools

The cloud computing service added 1,000 new development features over the past year.

Programming Language Popularity Varies by Time of Day

Coders are looking for information on Microsoft tech during the day, but Web frameworks and Haskell dominate at night.

Intel Cancels Developer Forum

The chip maker may hold several smaller events for developers.

Facebook F8 Conference Focuses on AR, VR

The social network also released some new open source tools for Web and mobile development.

Visual Studio 2008 Support to End April 10, 2018

Microsoft will no longer offer security fixes after that date.

Hack, ActionScript, Clojure Now Top-50 Programming Languages

Java is still number one.

Qualcomm Must Pay BlackBerry $814.9 Million

An arbitration decision sent the smartphone maker's stock price higher.

Microsoft Begins Rollout of Windows 10 Creator Update

The distribution process will take several weeks.

U.S. Denying H-1B Visas for Entry-Level Developers

Foreign developers will need to prove that they have special skills in order to come to the U.S.

Ray Offers an Alternative to Spark

The new open source project could speed up machine learning.

Gartner: Device Spend to Increase 2% in 2017

More than half of the spending will be for mobile devices.

Security Researcher Calls Tizen 'The Worst Code I've Ever Seen'

Samsung's IoT operating system is said to have many security vulnerabilities.

Samsung Expects 50% Profit Increase

The Korean smartphone maker seems to have recovered from the Galaxy Note 7 recall and its corruption scandal.

Microsoft Updates .NET Framework

.NET Framework 4.7 offers tools for high-resolution screens, touch input and stylus use.

Canonical Drops Smartphones, Unity Desktop

The company will focus on cloud computing and the IoT.

Super-Fast GPUs Coming to IBM Bluemix

Nvidia's Tesla P100 will only be available on bare-metal.

Jenkins Gets a New Interface Called Blue Ocean

The new interface makes it easier for agile software development teams to visualize continuous delivery pipelines.

Amazon Will Refund More Than $70 Million in Kids' In-App Purchases

The company has reached a settlement with the FTC.

Scrum.org and DevOps Institute Launch ScrumOps Effort

The two organizations say Scrum and DevOps can play well together.

Microsoft to Shut Down CodePlex

The software giant is throwing its support behind GitHub.

Apple Launches App Accelerator for Indian Developers

Mobile development pros in India can get one-on-one feedback from Apple engineers.

Microsoft Opens IoT & AI Insider Lab in Germany

The facility will help developers bring their products to market.

Report: Android App Revenue Likely to Surpass iOS App Revenue This Year

But Apple's App Store will still be the single most lucrative app store.

Cyberespionage Campaign Targets Open Source Developers

If you post to GitHub, be on alert for phishing emails.

Which Are the Best Low-Code Mobile Development Tools?

Forrester says Kony, OutSystems, Mendix and Salesforce are leading the pack.

Apple Quietly Updates iPad, iOS

It's also time to sign up for Apple's Worldwide Developer Conference (WWDC).

Atlassian Posts LocalStack to GitHub

The local version of an AWS stack simplifies cloud development and testing.

Should Developers Be Wary of AI?

A closer look at Elon Musk's attitudes toward artificial intelligence.

Google Play Spotlights Free App of the Week

Paid Android apps are offered for free for a limited time.

CERT Publishes C++ Coding Standards

The new document explains best practices for secure development in the C++ programming language.

GitLab Enterprise 9 Adds Monitoring, Management Features

The open source code repository is expanding its capabilities.

Stack Overflow Survey: Half of Developers Have Less than 5 Years Professional Experience

And more than half of developers say they are underpaid.

Google Releases Android O Developer Preview

Only developers with select phones can access the new OS for now.

Swift, TypeScript, Go, Rust Rise in RedMonk Language Rankings

The list ranks programming languages based on their popularity on GitHub.

Indie Games Get a Home on the App Store

Apple is making it easier for small mobile development firms to market their games.

IBM Debuts Cloud-Based Blockchain Service

IBM Blockchain is available through the Bluemix cloud development platform.

GitLab Buys Gitter, Takes It Open Source

GitLab says it wants to be "the most popular SaaS solution for public repositories."

Dev Recruiters Say 4-Year Degrees Are Becoming Less Important

Employers are happy to hire developers who attended coding bootcamp or junior college.

Microsoft Launches Minecraft AI Contest

PhD researchers could qualify for $20,000 grants.

Free AWS Credits for Alexa Developers

If you have an Alexa skill, you could get an extra $100 per month in free cloud computing services.

Report: More Than 33% of Devs, Other Tech Workers Underpaid

In addition, 7 percent will be due for a salary raise and promotion within six months.

Facebook Tells Devs Not to Sell User Data to the Cops

The social network says its data can't be used for surveillance.

Glitch Promises a Friendly Development Community

The coding website supports Node.js.

Levi's/Google Smart Jackets Go On Sale This Fall

It's not clear how third-party developers will be able to use the wearable.

Google App Engine Now Supports All Programming Languages

The cloud development platform is becoming more open.

Swift Now a Top 10 Programming Language

The Apple-backed mobile development language has experienced a very rapid rise.

Google Cloud Adds Kaggle, SAP HANA Support

The cloud computing platform is adding to its big data and machine learning capabilities.

WikiLeaks Docs Reveal CIA Coding Practices

Experts say these tips don't seem all that secret or all that helpful.

Visual Studio 2017 Hits General Availability

The IDE features improved cloud development, microservices, mobile development and containerization capabilities.

IBM and Salesforce Partner on AI

Einstein and Watson will work together.

CA Technologies Buys Veracode for $614 Million

The acquisition will broaden CA's lineup of DevOps and security tools.

IBM Releases Quantum Computing API

The new tool makes it easier for developers to work with the company's fledgling quantum cloud computing service.

Java 9 Arriving July 27

New features include modularization, a read-eval-print loop, ahead-of-time compilation and memory improvements for strings storage.

Docker Adds Enterprise Edition

The Community Edition will have two different channels—one for dev and one for ops.

GitHub Launches Hosted Enterprise Version

Now organizations can use the paid version of the service in the cloud through GitHub.com.

Samsung Head Indicted for Bribery

The smartphone maker's leader was caught up in a corruption investigation.

S3 Outage Knocks Websites Offline

Amazon's cloud computing service experience several hours of downtime on Tuesday.

SAP Shifts Mobile, Cloud Development Strategy

The enterprise software giant is rolling out some new mobile development tools.

WSJ Says Apple Will Release $1K iPhone with Curved Screen

Will Apple abandon Lightning for USB-C?

Black Duck Names 2016 Open Source Rookies of the Year

This year's winners are related to blockchain, big data, machine learning, DevOps, security and cloud computing.

DeepCoder AI Writes Programs Using Existing Code Snippets

Researchers uses big data analysis techniques to create an inductive program synthesis system.

Google Play Revamps App Publishing Process

The Android app store is adding a validation step and easier staged rollouts.

CloudBees Rolls Out Jenkins Enterprise DevOps Tool

The solution enables enterprise-scale continuous delivery.

Google Cloud Platform Adds GPU Support

Google's cloud computing service is getting better support for machine learning and compute-intensive workloads.

Survey: 57% Say IoT Progress Is Slower Than Expected

Researchers found that 21 percent of respondents believe the Internet of Things (IoT) has had a major impact on their businesses.

Kubernetes Comes to Azure Container Service

The container management service is now generally available.

Court Ruling on SAP Licenses Could Have Far-Reaching Implications

Enterprises could owe license fees for every customer that comes into indirect contact with SAP data.

Report: Docker, AWS Lead in the Cloud

RightScale's cloud computing survey shows a decline in hybrid and private cloud.

WWDC Coming to San Jose June 5–9

Registration begins March 27.

BlackBerry's Smartphone Market Share Drops to 0%

Android leads with 81.7 percent of the market.

Microsoft, KPMG to Open Blockchain Nodes in Frankfurt and Singapore

A research facility in New York will follow.

BlackBerry Launches Communications Platform as a Service

The BBM Enterprise SDK helps enterprise application development teams integrate secure communications into their apps.

Only 10%-12% of New App Users Remain Active After 7 Days, Report Says

However, apps are getting better at retaining users than they used to be.

Oracle and Google Heading Back to Court

The lawsuit over Android's use of Java APIs still isn't dead.

Top Programming Languages Face Shrinking Popularity, Tiobe Says

Java and C usage appears to be diminishing.

Report: DevOps Increases Productivity by 51%

67% of firms using agile software development saw an improvement in customer experience.

Visual Studio 2017 Arriving March 7

Microsoft is planning a two-day launch event.

Azure Drops Prices, Adds IP Protection

Microsoft's cloud computing service is fighting hard for enterprise business.

Report: Software Security Bugs Continue to Rise

Critical vulnerabilities accounted for 24 percent of those discovered in 2016.

Registration Begins for Facebook's F8 Conference

The annual event will take place April 18–19 in San Jose.

Continuous Delivery Comes to Visual Studio

The new extension for Microsoft's IDE integrates with the Azure cloud computing service.

Researcher: iOS Apps Are Handling TLS Certificates Incorrectly

Mobile development firms should double-check their use of encryption to make sure they are safeguarding user data.

NSA Contractor Accused of Stealing 75% of NSA Hacking Tools

The contractor worked for the agency's TAO hacker group.

Microsoft Unveils Git Virtual File System

The tool solves the problems with storing really large files in Git.

Report: 85% of Enterprises Surveyed Increasing Their Use of Jenkins

More than half of the enterprises practicing continuous delivery use the open source automation server.

AWS Grows 47%, Generates $14.2 Billion

Profits for the cloud computing service hit $3.53 billion.

GitLab Loses 6 Hours of Data After Spam Attack

The code-hosting website also suffered more than three hours of downtime.

Facebook, Oculus Execs Must Pay $500 Million in VR Lawsuit

It could have been much worse for the social network.

Microsoft Fixes Bugs, Improves Performance in Core Development Tools

.NET and ASP.NET have received an update

App Store Sales Climb 43%

Apple's Services revenue grew 18 percent.

Code Cards Helps Developers Boost Skills

The website offers flashcards with programming information.

Super Mario Run Has Earned More Than $50 Million

More than 5 percent of people who download the game unlock the full content.

Node.js Foundation Launches Certified Developer Program

The cert test for the popular open source JavaScript framework will become available next quarter.

Microsoft, Google Clouds Show Strong Growth

Android is also a big money-earner for Google.

Hugo Barra to Head Facebook's VR Efforts

Barra will replace former Oculus CEO Brendan Iribe.

Trump Doesn't Want to Give Up His Android Phone

The new president is still tweeting from an unsecured device.

Cisco Buys AppDynamics for $3.7 Billion

The application intelligence company had been headed for an IPO.

Google Announces I/O Dates in a Puzzle

It looks like the event will be held May 17-19 at the Shoreline Amphitheater.

iOS 10.3 Will Let Devs Respond to Reviews

Mobile development pros have been clamoring for the feature, which is already available on Android.

Google Begins Live Testing of Instant Apps

For now, mobile development firms still have to apply if they want to be part of the program.

Oracle Lets Go of Sun Employees

Software developers who worked on Solaris are being laid off.

Google ASI Program Boosts Security for 250,000 Apps

More than 90,000 mobile development pros have participated in the program.

Oracle Buys Apiary

Apiary's technology will be incorporated into Oracle's API Integration Cloud.

Google Buys Fabric from Twitter

The mobile development platform will merge with Google's Firebase.

Report: Mobile Development Revenue Climbs 40%

Downloads and time in apps also increased in 2016.

Zuckerberg Outlines VR Plans in Court

The Facebook CEO testified in a lawsuit related to Oculus Rift.

Nadella, Rometty Talk up AI

The CEOs say artificial intelligence shouldn't replace human beings.

Brexit Leads to Increase in UK App Store Prices

Mobile development firms must now charge at least £0.99 for their iOS apps.

China Requires App Stores to Register with Government

Official say they are hoping to slow the spread of malware.

Samsung Leaders Face Investigation, Arrest

A bribery scandal is enveloping the beleaguered smartphone maker.

Yahoo Open Sources Screwdriver for Continuous Delivery

The tool could help enterprises using DevOps or agile software development approaches.

Flurry: Mobile App Usage Growth Is Slowing

Meanwhile, Apple will face antitrust charges.

DevOps and Agile Work Better Together, Report Says

If you're implementing agile software development techniques, you might want to consider also using DevOps strategies.

Report: AI Beats Professional Poker Players

Competing groups are teaching artificial intelligence to play Texas Hold 'Em.

Deloitte: 300 Million Smartphones to Feature Machine Learning in 2017

The analyst firm made several predictions that could affect the mobile development industry.

GM Donates $250,000 to Girls Who Code

The grant will fund after-school programs.

Beam Becomes a Top-Level Apache Project

The open source tool can help organizations process batch and streaming data at the same time.

TruffleHog Searches for Secret Keys in Git Repositories

Now would be a good time to double-check that you haven't accidentally included cryptographic keys in GitHub repositories.

Report: IoT Market to Hit $1.29 Trillion by 2020

China and the U.S. are leading the way in Internet of Things spending.

Mandatory Programming Class Increases Computer Science Diversity at Harvey Mudd

More than half of the CS graduates at the California college are women.

App Store Generated $20 Billion for Mobile Development Firms in 2016

Apple's take was $8.5 billion.

Report Finds Growing Use of Voice Interfaces

PC and mobile device sales are stagnating, but consumers want head mounted displays, virtual personal assistant speakers and wearables.

Gitea Offers Self-Hosted Git

The MIT-licensed project is currently available on GitHub.

Google and Fiat Chrysler Bring Android to Cars

The two companies are also working together on self-driving technology.

Lenovo Announces Smart Assistant, Smart Glasses

The manufacturer is launching several new IoT products at CES.

Team Collaboration Competition Heats Up

Microsoft offers test drives, Slack adds new integrations, and Flock launches an OS.

CISQ to Create Technical Debt Measure

The organization wants to standardize the way organizations calculate their technical debt.

Echo Was Amazon's Best-Selling Product for the Holidays

The IoT device could also be the key to a murder case.

Apple Dominates Holiday Device Activations

Forty-four percent of U.S. devices activated the week before Christmas were made by Apple.

Apple Publishes an AI Research Paper

The article discusses a new way of training computer vision systems.

Java Users Ask for REST, HTTP/2 Support

The next version of Java EE will focus on cloud computing and microservices.

Apple Extends ATS Deadline

Mobile development firms have a little bit longer to meet the new security requirements.

Cyanogen Stops Updating Its Alternative Version of Android

The open source version of the Android alternative will still be available.

Report: 50% of Developers Say Security Testing Slows Development

Enterprise application development teams struggle to secure apps while meeting deadlines.

Windows Containers Come to Amazon EC2

The cloud computing service is adding Docker support for Windows instances.

BlackBerry Posts a Surprise Profit

The once-great smartphone maker isn't dead yet.

Survey: 73% of Enterprises Have Adopted Some DevOps Practices

Testing creates a bottleneck for many enterprise application development teams.

Mark Zuckerberg Shows Off His Jarvis AI

The system is very similar to Amazon's Alexa.

Super Mario Run Breaks Download Records

However, the new mobile game is getting a lot of bad ratings.

Microsoft Releases MS MARCO AI Training Tool

The open source data set includes 100,000 questions and answers that are useful for machine learning.

Netflix Open Sources Conductor Microservices Orchestrator

The tool helps manage workflows and processes in a cloud computing environment.

Lebanese Hackathon Aims to Aid Syrian Refugees

Mobile development pros and IoT developers created new tools to help Syrians in crisis.

1 Billion Yahoo Accounts Breached by Hackers

A string of security incidents highlights weaknesses in Yahoo's security.

Google Launches Android Things IoT Platform

The company's mobile development platform is coming to the Internet of Things.

Microsoft Releases IoT Developer Tools for Cortana

The software giant is opening up its AI-powered virtual assistant to hardware and software developers.

Google Open Sources Embedding Projector Machine Learning Tool

The tool makes it easier for developers to visualize machine learning data.

High Availability Comes to Puppet

The DevOps tool is adding features to appeal to enterprises.

Microsoft Build to Be Held May 10-12 in Seattle

The company is consolidating and renaming some of its other events.

Player Spent $1 Million on Mobile Game

He stole the money from his employer.

FitBit Acquires Pebble's Software, Devs

The smartwatch maker is closing its doors.

iOS Developers Must Improve App Security by Dec. 31 — Or Else

Only 3 percent of apps currently meet Apple's security requirements.

Supreme Court Rules in Samsung's Favor in iPhone Patent Lawsuit

The lower court will have to reconsider its $399 million damage award.

Gartner: One Third of Users Abandon Their Wearables

Consumers quickly tire of their shiny new toys.

Python Rises, C Falls in Popularity Rankings

Artificial intelligence could be contributing to Python's popularity.

Alphabet to Open Source DeepMind AI

The company hopes to further research into artificial intelligence.

Code.org Kicks Off Third Annual Hour of Code Initiative

This year's event has a sports theme.

Google Unveils OSS-Fuzz Continuous Testing for Open Source

For now, only large open source projects can use the service.

AWS Adds More Services for Developers

The cloud computing services is adding more DevOps support.

Google Releases App Maker Low-Code Development Tool

The tool can help create basic apps to meet enterprise needs.

AWS Adds 3 AI Services

The cloud computing giant will add more artificial intelligence capabilities next year.

AWS Expands Partner Program

The cloud computing service has new programs related to VMware, Amazon Echo and IoT.

Facebook Adds Instant Games to Messenger

Interested developers can apply to be part of the program.

Google Offers 10,000 Scholarships for EU Android Devs

The scholarships will pay for Udacity classes.

Obama Awards Presidential Medal of Freedom to Computer Scientists

Margaret H. Hamilton and Rear Admiral Grace Hopper both received the award.

Red Hat Releases Developer Toolset 6, Software Collections 2.3

The two packages give Linux developers all the tools they need to create great applications.

Startup Connects West African Developers with US Companies

Andela has connected more than 100 developers with jobs.

AWS Slashes Storage Prices

The cloud computing vendor also announced it is using the MXNet deep learning framework.

IBM Rolls Out Watson IoT Consulting Solutions

The company has specific offerings for the automotive, electronics and insurance industries.

DoD, HackerOne Launch 'Hack the Army' Program

The Department of Defense is now offering bug bounties.

Microsoft to Shut Down Azure DataMarket

The cloud computing service also made several other announcements.

Alibaba's Cloud Computing Unit Expands Global Reach

The Chinese firm is opening four new data centers.

Apple Offers Free Coding Classes for a Week

Free development instruction is coming to an Apple Store near you.

Microsoft Joins the Linux Foundation

And Google has joined the .NET Foundation.

Eclipse Che IDE Expands Support for Docker, Language Server Protocol, OpenShift

The open source cloud development tool is also getting better support for PHP.

OpenAI, Microsoft Azure Work Together on Artificial Intelligence

The research organizations will run its experiments on Microsoft's cloud computing infrastructure.

AWS to Slash Cloud Computing Prices Again

EC2 is getting a price reduction for the holidays.

Report: Apple Working on AR Glasses

The iPhone maker is said to be considering a push into wearables.

Facebook Improves Support for Bot Developers

More than 33,000 bots already run on the social network's Messenger platform.

Visual Studio for Mac to Arrive This Week

Microsoft is adding more cross-platform capabilities to its development tools.

Microsoft Adds In-Memory Capabilities to Azure SQL Premium

The cloud computing service is boosting performance without boosting prices.

Google Responds to EU's Android Antitrust Charges

The company says, "Android hasn't hurt competition, it's expanded it."

IBM Project Intu Enables Embodied Cognition for AI

Watson artificial intelligence is coming to a robot near you.

Google to Release Assistant SDK Next Month

The tool will allow mobile development firms to connect Google Assistant to their apps.

Survey: APIs Increase Profits 13.5%

Research shows that enterprises creating APIs experience a number of benefits.

Java, C Still Most Popular Programming Languages

Haskell, Objective-C and Swift are all increasing in popularity.

Survey: Half of Developers Creating Mobile Apps

The mobile development industry now includes 12 million app builders.

Fake Apps Flood the App Store

Counterfeit retail apps are trying to attract holiday shoppers.

Microsoft Teams Offers Features for Developers

The Slack competitor supports DevOps and Agile software development.

98% of Developers Use Open Source Tools

Developers don't want to work for employers unless they use updated tools.

Survey: 1 in 5 Enterprises Release Software More than Once Per Day

DevOps and agile software development practices are speeding enterprise application development.

More Mobile Internet Users than Desktop Users, Report Says

Web developers have more reasons than ever to design their sites and Web apps for smartphone and tablet users.

Report: Only 20% of Enterprises Integrate Security Testing in App Development Processes

Firms hope that agile software development methodologies will improve security.

Tablet Shipments Drop Nearly 15%

The mobile development industry could see fewer app users with large screens.

Apple Adds Touch Bar Support to Xcode IDE

The company's development tools now support its new MacBook Pro hardware.

Google AIs Create Their Own Encryption

Neural nets were able to create novel encryption methods that other neural nets weren't able to crack.

Mozilla Is Working on a New Browser Engine Called Quantum

The open source project builds on Gecko, Servo and Rust.

HP, Dell, Lenovo, Acer, Asus Building Windows VR Headsets

The manufacturers are working on low-cost tethered headsets with advanced motion tracking abilities.

Microsoft Announces Surface Studio, Windows 10 Creators Update

The software giant is targeting creative professionals with a Windows update and new hardware.

Google Hosts Dart Developer Conference

The company uses the JavaScript variant for a lot of internal projects.

Apple Reports First Profit Decline in 15 Years

Sales of iPhones and other gear fell 8 percent.

Report Outlines Steps for Increasing the Number of Women Developers

Change needs to start in schools.

Microsoft Updates CNTK Artificial Intelligence Tools

The deep learning toolkit makes it easier for developers to harness the power of AI.

AI Correctly Predicts 79% of Human Rights Verdicts

The artificial intelligence technology is unlikely to replace human judges.

DoD Expands Hack the Pentagon Program

The pilot program identified more than a hundred serious bugs.

Microsoft's Cloud Reaches $13 Billion Annual Run Rate

The company's Q1 earnings beat expectations.

LeEco Launches in the U.S.

The Chinese company makes smartphones, smart TVs, VR headsets and even Android bikes.

Disney Launches an Open Source Program

Developers can now use and contribute to Disney's computer animation technology.

Microsoft Speech Recognition Achieves Human Parity

The AI technology is as good as humans at transcribing speech.

Microsoft Visual Studio to End Support for UML

The company says no one is using the legacy modeling language.

Microsoft's P Language Could Spur IoT Development

The company has released the programming language under an open source license.

Linux Foundation Launches JavaScript Foundation

The new organization will oversee jQuery, Appium, Node-RED and many other projects.

Report: Cloud Developer Population Tops 5.4 Million

Cloud development environments are particularly popular in the Asia-Pacific region.

Gitless Attempts to Make Git Easier to Use

A new open source project tries to address some common criticisms of the popular version control system.

Facebook Unveils Yarn JavaScript Package Manager

The open source tool is a replacement for npm.

Go Language Jumps in Popularity

The Google-backed language is on track to become Tiobe's Programming Language of the Year.

Huawei Invests $1 Million into AI Partnership with UC Berkeley

The two organizations will focus on deep learning, reinforcement learning, machine learning, natural language processing and computer vision.

IoT Standards Groups Merge

The AllSeen Alliance will become part of the Open Connectivity Foundation.

Report: 85% of Developers Have VR Projects or Will Soon

Those surveyed believe virtual reality will transform entertainment, education and media.

French Developer Sues Apple Over App Store Rules

Nexedi says that iOS needs better support for HTML5.

Gartner: Device Shipments Declining

Sales of PCs, smartphones and tablets are falling as markets mature.

The NBA Holds a Hackathon

Teams of developers were challenged to find new ways to crunch stats.

Samsung Buys AI Startup Viv

Viv was founded by the team behind Siri.

Google Releases a Flood of New Hardware

Smartphones, VR hardware, an IoT home automation hub and more.

Hackers Release Source Code for IoT Botnet

The Mirai botnet was recently used to launch an enormous DDoS attack on KrebsOnSecurity.

Report: Europe Set to Fine Google in Android Antitrust Case

Antitrust regulators say Google must stop requiring mobile manufacturers and carriers to pre-install the Play Store and Google Search.

Google Delays Android Wear 2.0 Until Next Year

In the meantime, it has released a third developer preview.

Facebook F8 Conference Scheduled for April 18-19

The annual development conference will be held in San Jose.

No New Trial in Oracle v. Google Java Copyright Case

The judge says the prior decision in Google's favor will stand.

The End of an Era for BlackBerry

The Canadian company will no longer make phones.

Microsoft Unveils Project Springfield Fuzz Testing Tool

The project incorporates artificial intelligence capabilities.

Google Using AI to Control Internet-Beaming Balloons

Machine learning is helping Project Loon succeed.

Snapchat Unveils Spectacles

The social media company is changing its name to Snap.

Microsoft Launches TypeScript 2.0

The JavaScript replacement is becoming more usable.

Google Releases Daydream VR SDK

Devices for the virtual reality platform will be available later this fall.

The Best Open Source Application Development Tools of 2016

JavaScript frameworks, machine learning tools and big data tools dominate the list.

IBM Opens Its 48th Cloud Computing Data Center

The new facility is located near Oslo, Norway.

Report: 85% of Users Annoyed by Third-Party App Features

Think twice before adding third-party ads, news, video or tracking software to your apps and websites.

Google Releases Android Studio 2.2

The IDE is getting faster and smarter.

Java 9 Delayed until July 2017

Java EE 8 will also likely ship next year.

Mobile Development Pros Detail Pros, Cons of iOS, Android

Developers say the mobile market is "very competitive."

Google Releases Angular 2.0

The popular JavaScript framework now offers faster performance.

Many iPhone 7 Models Sold Out

Supplies will be extremely limited when the device goes on sale Friday.

Android Marshmallow Now on 18.7% of Devices

Fragmentation continues to plague the Android mobile development platform.

Apple Releases iOS 10

At first the update was bricking some iPhones.

Developers Cite Lack of Communication, Clear Objectives as Top Wearable App Challenges

Developing for multiple platforms is also an obstacle.

Fitness Tracker Sales Rise as Smartwatches Decline

Fitbit remains the top wearables vendor.

Google DeepMind Improves AI Speech Capabilities

The Google AI has learned how to speak by mimicking human voices.

Julia, Go, Kotlin, Assembly Make Surprising Popularity Gains

Java still dominates the top of the Tiobe chart.

Raspberry Pi Launches Starter Kit

The low-cost development board just passed 10 million in sales.

Apple Unveils iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus

The App Store has served more than 140 billion app downloads.

Microsoft Open Sources Pieces of Bing

The newly released code includes a just-in-time compiler.

Intel Buys Movidius to Power VR, AI, IoT

Movidius's processors will be used to enhance Intel's RealSense computer vision technology.

OpenOffice Developers Consider Shuttering the Project

Too few developers are still working on the open source office productivity suite.

ComScore: Americans Spend Half Their Digital Media Time with Apps

Mobile devices account for 68 percent of online time.

Google Opens Early Access Program to All Developers

Mobile development firms can now submit their apps for consideration in the popular program.

Apple to Clean Out the App Store

Apps that don't meet current guidelines will have thirty days to clean up their act.

Baidu Open Sources PaddlePaddle Machine Learning Framework

The tool is said to be easy to train because of its reliance on Python libraries.

HPE Launches Haven OnDemand Combinations

The new cloud computing service makes it easy to add artificial intelligence to apps.

Mark Zuckerberg Plans to Unveil AI Soon

The Facebook CEO has been working on an artificial intelligence assistant designed to function like Jarvis from Iron Man.

Report: Chinese and Russian Devs Are the Most Talented

The U.S. and India have the most programmers.

Google Ignition Cuts JavaScript Code by 25-50%

The new JavaScript interpreter can reduce memory use and increase speed for the Chrome browser.

C# 7.0 Will Offer Tuples and Pattern Matching

The object-oriented language for the .NET framework is getting faster and simpler.

Survey: Mobile Development Pros Prefer Biometrics for Security

Encryption and NFC also ranked as important mobile security tools.

How Apple Quietly Embraced AI

Artificial intelligence is embedded in Apple's products, but the company hasn't been very vocal about the technology—until now.

iOS Mobile Web Debugging Comes to Visual Studio Code

Mobile development pros can now debug iOS mobile Web apps from PCs.

Report: Google to Release Daydream VR Service within Weeks

The company is said to be working on the project with Hulu and YouTube content creators.

Google Releases Android Nougat 7.0

The mobile development platform has more than 250 new features.

Qt Debuts Qt Lite

The cross-platform application development framework will support more devices, including wearables and the Internet of Things.

Google to Discontinue Chrome Apps for Windows, Mac, Linux

The company plans to continue supporting Chrome OS.

Survey: 59% of Mobile Developers Have Created Fewer Than 5 Apps

The majority of mobile development pros haven't yet created a wearable app.

Study: People Ignore Up to 90% of Software Security Warnings

Developers need to time warnings so that they don't interrupt people in the middle of doing something else.

Android Captures 86.2% of Smartphone Market, Gartner Says

Sales of high-end Android smartphones are climbing.

Google Releases Go 1.7

The new version of the programming language is much faster than before.

Intel Announces Project Alloy VR Plans

The chip maker is promoting virtual reality as the next big thing to happen to PCs.

Android Developers Get Improved Google Play Console

The updates should make it easier to read and respond to app reviews.

NSF Project Researches Computer-Aided Programming

In the not-too-distant future, computers will be helping write code.

Google Is Building a New OS Called Fuchsia

Little is known about the new GitHub project.

Google Play Store Now Uncoupled from Google+

Users no longer need a Google+ account to leave reviews for mobile development firms on Google Play.

Russia Fines Google $6.75 Million for Android App Bundling

The company is in trouble for requiring device makers to install Google apps as a pre-condition for installing the Android OS.

Google App Engine Improves Its Python Support

The Google App Engine Flexible Environment now supports Python 3.4 and 2.7.

Forecast: App Store to Include 5 Million Apps by 2020

The mobile development industry is putting out a lot more games than other types of apps.

Oracle Unveils New Goals for JVM

The Java Virtual Machine will continue to support many languages and will offer better support for microservices architecture.

C Language Drops to Lowest Popularity Rating

SQL developers are the biggest complainers, while Objective-C devs are the least likely to rant.

Pokémon Go Generates $200 Million in Its First Month

The hit game is setting records in the mobile development industry.

Android Widens Its Lead over iOS in Developer Mindshare, Report Says

More mobile development pros are targeting Google's platform.

Apple Launches Bug Bounty Program with Top Payouts of $200K

You'll need an invitation if you want to participate in the program.

MIT Researchers Unveil Interactive Dynamic Video

The new technology lets viewers "touch" objects in videos.

App Store Developers Earned $50 Billion in July

Pokémon Go sales helped set a record.

Kaspersky to Offer Bug Bounties through HackerOne

The company has set aside $50,000 for the program.

HoloLens Sales Now Open to General Public

If you live in the U.S. or Canada, you can buy five HoloLens devices from the Microsoft Store.

Computer Scientist Seymour Papert Dead at 88

Papert helped create the Logo programming language, One Laptop Per Child and Lego Mindstorms.

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 to apps.

Wire Open Sources Secure Messaging App

Having access to the code will make it easier for developers to add secure messaging to other apps.

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 also working on tools for AWS.

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.

Microsoft's Project Malmo AI Now Available on GitHub

The project brings artificial intelligence algorithms to the world of Minecraft.

Samsung Reports Best Quarter in Two Years

Strong sales of the Galaxy S7 smartphone contributed to a $7 billion operating profit.

BlackBerry Halts Production of Classic Smartphone

Say goodbye to the physical keyboard.

Report: 85 Million Android Devices Infected with Malware

The group behind HummingBad makes $300,000 per month from their scheme.

iOS Users Spend More than Android Users on In-App Purchases

iOS users are also more likely to make in-app purchases.

Spotify Says Apple Is Being Anticompetitive

The streaming service says that Apple is trying to steer customers to Apple Music instead.

Dell Gives Up on Android Tablets

It won't be updating existing Venue devices.

Rogue Wave Updates Zend Framework

The open source development tool now supports PHP 7.

Microsoft to Update Windows 10 Aug. 2

Those who haven't installed the OS yet have one more month of free upgrades.

Google Wants to Teach Kids to Code with Project Bloks

The effort will allow children to create and program their own electronic toys.

Microsoft, Red Hat, Codenvy Collaborate on Language Server Protocol

The effort hopes to enable IDEs to support any programming language.

Report: Google to Release a New Smartphone

The Google-branded phone could be available for purchase by the end of next year.

Samsung Launches Creative Square Mobile Development Incubator

The smartphone maker will invest up to $85,000 in mobile startups.

Eclipse Ships Neon Train

The foundation's annual release train includes 84 projects and 69 million lines of code.

Apple Intentionally Unencrypts iOS 10 Kernel

It's an unusual moment of transparency for the iPhone maker.

Libarchive Flaw Puts Other Software at Risk

Lots of other applications rely on the popular libarchive code.

Report: Coding Boot Camps to Grow 74% This Year

The average camp costs $11,451.

Twitter Buys Magic Pony

The social networking firm is adding to its machine learning capabilities.

Android Bug Bounty Program Paid out $550,000 Last Year

Google is increasing payouts for Android security vulnerabilities.

Report: App-Install Ads to Generate $5.5 Billion in Revenue This Year

App-install ads are responsible for a quarter of mobile ad revenue in the U.S.

Beijing Orders Apple to Stop Selling Some iPhone Models

China is an important market for Apple and the mobile development industry.

GitHub Warns of Account Compromise

Someone has been trying to break into GitHub accounts.

Samsung Buys Joyent

The Korean smartphone maker plans to let the cloud computing provider continue operating independently.

German University Student Tricks Government Devs into Running Bad Code

More than 17,000 different domains ran the student's code.

Swift Playground Will Teach Coding to Kids

Apple wants to start recruiting the next generation of developers while they're young.

Developer News from WWDC 2016

Apple is opening up Siri to outside developers.

The FTC Weighs in on IoT

Several government agencies want to be involved in the IoT regulation conversation.

Cake Joins the .NET Foundation

The same developers will continue working on the open source project.

Microsoft Updates Xamarin Mobile Development Tools

The cross-platform development tools now feature a long list of improvements.

People Aren't Downloading Apps Like They Used To

New report holds bad news for the mobile development industry.

Apple Revamps App Store

The company is making changes to revenue sharing and adding search ads.

Google to Certify Mobile Development Agencies

Firms that create Android apps or Web apps can apply to the program.

Microsoft Offers Bug Bounties for .NET Core and ASP.NET Core RC2 Vulnerabilities

Both tools are currently beta releases.

Python, Perl, Scala Increase in Popularity

Ruby dropped back down to tenth place on the Tiobe Index.

OwnCloud Closes; Founder Launches Nextcloud

Frank Karlitschek has forked his own cloud computing project.

Tor Developer Resigns After Sex Abuse Allegations

Jacob Appelbaum has been accused of “serious, public allegations of sexual mistreatment.”

Windows 10 Usage Doubles in 6 Months

But more than half of all PCs are still running Windows 7.

App Store, iCloud Back Online After Hours-Long Outage

Downtime cuts into revenue for the mobile development industry.

What Mary Meeker's 2016 Internet Report Means for Developers

Messaging, Android, online advertising and voice recognition are on the rise.

Microsoft Touts Windows as Universal VR/AR Platform

Any manufacturer can now build Windows Holographic devices.

What Developers Should Know About Drones

All these new drones are going to need software.

Report: App Retention Drops Sharply After First Day

Only 25 percent of users will open an app the day after they download it.

Twitter Open Sources Heron Real-Time Processing Engine

Heron offers an alternative to Apache Storm.

Google Triumphs in Android Copyright Battle

Oracle may appeal.

Google Pressures Manufacturers, Carriers to Update Android

The move could address some of the fragmentation problems in the mobile development industry.

Report: 61% of Asia-Pacific Software Unlicensed

Developers lost $19.1 billion due to piracy in the region.

42 Is a Coding School with No Tuition and No Teachers

Only 1,000 out of the 80,000 who applied got in.

Bing Could Get a Bot

All the big technology companies are getting into the bot game.

Report: Android Apps Fail Nearly Twice as Often as iOS Apps

The mobile development industry is seeing a big discrepancy between the two major platforms when it comes to crashes.

Android N and More from Google I/O

The company announced several new tools for the mobile development industry.

Gradle Adds Kotlin Support

Mobile development firms have a new language option for Android build automation.

Firefox Beats Microsoft Browsers, But Chrome Dominates

This is the first time Firefox has had greater market share than Internet Explorer.

Play Store 6.7 Improves Beta Testing Features

Mobile development firms should find it easier to get users involved in testing.

Report: Google Faces €3 Billion Fine

Additional fines related to Android could still be forthcoming.

Report: Apple Is Speeding Up the App Review Process

Faster reviews generate more revenue for Apple.

Facebook Open Sources Capture the Flag Hacking Platform

The tool can help run security education games.

IPDF, W3C Mull Merger

The groups have been collaborating for three years already.

Report: App Store Search Glitch Caused 10% Drop in Downloads

Some apps lost more than half of their daily downloads.

Report Highlights Importance of In-App Video Ad Length

Younger people like shorter ads.

Siri Creators Demo New AI Platform

Viv can interact with a lot of different Web and mobile services.

Oracle and Google Head Back to Court

This time the trial will decide whether Android's use of Java APIs count as "fair use."

App Store Suffers Major Search Glitch

The problem could impact downloads and revenues for the mobile development industry.

SkinTrack Turns Your Skin into a Touchscreen

The technology could provide a new user interface for smartwatches.

Who Takes Free Online Coding Classes?

A lot of self-taught developers are young men who want to start their own businesses.

IBM Launches Quantum Computing Cloud Service

For now, the service is intended for research purposes only.

10-Year-Old Earns $10,000 Bug Bounty

A Finnish boy hacked Instagram, despite not being old enough for an account.

Qualcomm Unveils Deep Learning SDK

Mobile development firms will be able to use the Neural Processing Engine SDK to create applications with machine learning capabilities.

Report Finds High Revenue Potential for In-App Video Ads

Mobile gamers are very willing to watch video ads in exchange for in-game rewards.

Craig Wright Claims to be Bitcoin Inventor

Plenty of doubt remains.

FTC Extends Android Antitrust Probe

Google faces a similar investigation in Europe.

IEEE Computer Society Names Grady Booch as Computer Pioneer

The IBM researcher was one of the creators of the UML.

Apple Reports First Sales Decline in 13 Years

The slowdown in iPhone sales could be significant for the mobile development industry.

Microsoft Unveils More Azure IoT Tools

The company has released previews of its Azure IoT Hub and Azure IoT Gateway SDK.

U.S. Launches Cyberattacks on ISIS

“We are dropping cyberbombs,” said one official.

Rumor: Is Google Play Coming to Chromebooks?

The mobile development industry could soon have a larger market for Android apps.

U.S. Internet Ad Revenue Climbs 20%

The mobile development industry is responsible for an increasing share of those ad dollars.

What's on the Schedule for Google I/O 2016?

An early look at the agenda for the development conference reveals a lot of focus on VR.

Meteor Unveils Apollo GraphQL-Based Data Stack

The new tool is based on Facebook's GraphQL language.

Atom Text Editor Gets New Windows Features

GitHub's text editor also has better tab switching and crash recovery.

Europe Charges Google with Antitrust Violations

Regulators say Android unfairly favors Google services.

Apple WWDC 2016 to Take Place June 13-17

Siri was the first to break the news.

IBM to Offer IoT Development Class on Coursera

Students need to have a basic understanding of Python and JavaScript, and they need to have a Raspberry Pi.

Android N Could Support VR

The latest developer preview includes some references to virtual reality features.

Report: Apple Considering Paid Search for App Store

Paid search could have a huge impact on the mobile development industry.

What's New in Android N Developer Preview 2

The update includes the Vulkan API.

Study: 1.9% of Mobile Gamers Made a Purchase in February

The mobile development industry makes most of its money from a very small group of customers.

Highlights from F8 2016, Day One

Chatbots, a 360-degree VR camera, development tools and more.

Work Begins on HTML5.1

The new Web specifications are being developed on GitHub.

Facebook to Fund Dev Bootcamp Scholarships

The scholarships will be available to women and minorities.

Visual Basic Popularity Plummets

The Microsoft language could soon be out of the top ten.

Bing Gets Code Search, IDE Features

The new feature lets developers edit and run code without first opening an IDE.

Chatbot and Live Chat APIs Coming to Facebook

The social network will announce both development tools at its upcoming F8 conference.

Warning: Check Your RubyGems

RubyGems.org detected a security vulnerability that could have led to file tampering.

Windows 10 Preview with Bash Support Now Available

Developers can now use the Ubuntu Linux on Windows feature announced at the Build conference.

Report: Average iPhone User Spent $35 on Apps Last Year

They spent most of that money on games.

SAP Runs Hackathons for Soccer-Playing Refugees

Young participants had the opportunity to work alongside SAP developers.

The Taliban Made an Android App

The app was available on Google Play for two days.

DoD Invites Researchers to 'Hack the Pentagon'

The U.S. Dept. of Defense will now pay bug bounties.

Supermodel Karlie Kloss Starts a Coding Camp for Girls

The world-famous model has been learning Ruby on Rails.

Microsoft Shifts Focus Away from Windows Phone

The company insists that it isn't abandoning its mobile development platform.

Report: Ubuntu Coming to Windows

Microsoft is expected to announce the news during its Build development conference.

Git 2.8 Adds Security, Productivity Features

The update also fixes a number of bugs from the last version.

Oculus Rift VR Headsets Begin Shipping

So far, developers have released 30 pieces of software for the device.

U.S. Justice Dept. Breaks iPhone Encryption Without Apple's Help

The feds dropped their lawsuit against the smartphone maker.

What's Planned for Microsoft Build 2016

The annual development conference kicks off later this week.

Google Announces Android Experiments I/O Challenge

Winners of the coding contest will get a trip to the annual I/O conference.

Microsoft Shuts Down AI Chatbot After Offensive Tweets

The artificial intelligence experiment lasted less than 24 hours.

Node.js Comes to Google App Engine

Google has a new partnership with NodeSource.

Survey: JavaScript Named Most Popular Development Technology

The React framework made big gains in popularity as well.

Developers Create Algorithm to Identify Drunk Tweets

Machine learning is tackling the question of when and where people drink too much.

Report: Desktop Development Still More Popular Than Cloud, Mobile Development

Developers who target cloud computing environments make the most money.

App Annie Buys AppScotch

This is App Annie's third major acquisition in two years.

Google Offers $100,000 for Successful Chromebook Hack

The company has never paid a bug bounty for persistent compromise of a Chromebook in guest mode.

Google Launches Mobile Development Design Portal

The company wants mobile development firms to create better user experiences for mobile.

Microsoft Testing Minecraft-Based AI Platform

The company plans to open source Project AIX this summer.

LinkedIn Recruits Developers with a Programming Puzzle

Solving the puzzle doesn't guarantee you a job.

Google Unexpectedly Releases Developer Preview of Android N

Multi-window support is one of the most anticipated features of the update.

Researchers: New Framework Reduces Page Load Times up to 34%

The framework tracks dependencies and schedules when objects load.

Cisco Invests $150 Million in App Development for Spark Communications Platform

The cloud-based tool delivers unified communications (UC) capabilities.

Mobile Development Firm Supercell Reports $2.326 Billion in Revenue

All that money came from just three games.

Ruby, Assembly, Groovy, Python Make Popularity Gains

Java and C are still at the top of the chart.

WSO2 Releases Microservices Framework for Java

The tool supports container-ready application deployments.

E-mail Inventor Ray Tomlinson Dies at 74

He also came up with the idea to use of the @ symbol in e-mail addresses.

Survey: Globally 55% of Developers Make $1,000 Per Month

On average, apps bring in less than $6,000 per month.

IDC Predicts Slower Growth for the Smartphone Market

2015 could be the last year of double-digit growth.

Turing Award Goes to Public-Key Cryptography Inventors

Whitfield Diffie and Martin E. Hellman have received the "Nobel Prize of Computing."

Google Play Refreshes Developer Program Policy Center

The Android app store has updated and expanded some rules.

Demand for Swift Developers Climbs 600%

Web development skills are also in high demand.

Remembering Development Pioneer Jerry Lawson

One of the earliest black computer engineers, Lawson invented a lot of video game features that are standard today.

Raspberry Pi 3 Offers 50% Faster Performance

The IoT development board has a better processor plus support for Wi-Fi and Bluetooth.

Austin, San Francisco Top Developer Salary Survey

When you factor in the cost of living, software engineers earn the most in Austin, Texas.

Microsoft Cancels Project Astoria

It is no longer building a bridge to port Android apps to Windows.

Microsoft Buys Xamarin

Xamarin makes cross-platform mobile development tools.

App Users Who Make One In-App Purchase 6X More Likely to Make Another

Quick purchasers are nine times more likely to make another purchase.

JavaScript, Java Top RedMonk Ratings

The analyst firm's programming language list hasn't changed a lot since last time.

Linux Foundation Launches Zephyr IoT OS

The open source operating system could become standard for the Internet of Things.

Report: Mobile App Revenue to hit $51 Billion This Year

By 2020, the mobile development industry could be worth $101 billion.

W3C Launches Web Authentication Working Group

The standards group is tackling cybersecurity.

Survey: Android Is Most Popular Mobile Development Platform

Java and HTML5 top list of popular programming languages.

Palantir Buys, Shuts Down Kimono Labs

125,000 developers and data scientists used Kimono's cloud computing services.

Facebook Has Paid $4.3 Million in Bug Bounties

Researchers from India, Egypt, and Trinidad and Tobago find the most bugs with the social networking service.

Adobe Creative Cloud Bug Deletes Files

Only Mac users are affected by the problem with the cloud computing service.

Pwn2Own Hacking Contest to Be Held March 16-17

There was some concern that the annual event might be canceled.

Autodesk Moves to Subscription Pricing

Yet another software developer is embracing cloud computing.

Port iOS Apps to Windows in 5 Minutes

A Microsoft MVP shows how it's done.

Apple Releases Swift Benchmarking Tools Under an Open Source License

The Swift Benchmarking Suite includes 75 tools for testing the mobile development language.

Amazon Releases Lumberyard Gaming Engine

There's a hidden reference to zombies in the service terms.

Android Studio Gets New Features for 2.0 Release

The mobile development tool is getting Instant Run and a variety of other enhancements.

Windows 10 Boosts Windows Store Sales

This year's holiday transactions were double last year's.

MIT Processor Will Enable Local AI on Smartphones

Hardware is getting better at enabling machine learning.

Report: Google Working on a New VR Headset

Like Cardboard, the new device will require a smartphone to work.

Firefox OS Is Dead

Mozilla will stop supporting its smartphone operating system.

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