application programming interface (API)

Attorneys general from 37 states sue Google over 'unlawful Play Store monopoly'
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Policy & legislation

Attorneys general from 37 states sue Google over 'unlawful Play Store monopoly'

Lawsuit claims that the tech giant allegedly paid off Samsung and app developers too
8 Jul 2021
How to code a weather app in React
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software development

How to code a weather app in React

Ace your next technical interview with this versatile starter project
1 Jul 2021
Amazon to shut down Prime Now quick delivery app
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e commerce

Amazon to shut down Prime Now quick delivery app

The service will be killed off by the end of the year, with its 'fast delivery' options added to Amazon's main app and website
21 May 2021
Google defeats Oracle in decade-long API copyright feud
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Policy & legislation

Google defeats Oracle in decade-long API copyright feud

The Supreme Court ruling has been declared a “victory for the entire software industry”
6 Apr 2021
VMware buys Mesh7 in cloud security push
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cloud security

VMware buys Mesh7 in cloud security push

The move will better enable VMware to monitor cloud application traffic between virtual machines
19 Mar 2021
Facebook reveals wrist-based hardware for augmented reality
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augmented reality (AR)

Facebook reveals wrist-based hardware for augmented reality

The social network is working on a wearable prototype that uses haptic technology
19 Mar 2021
Google follows Apple by halving its Play Store fee to 15%
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Google Android

Google follows Apple by halving its Play Store fee to 15%

The reduction applies to the first $1 million of revenue a developer earns each year
17 Mar 2021
Google launches Flutter 2 for cross-platform app development
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software development

Google launches Flutter 2 for cross-platform app development

Mobile developers can now use the same codebase across iOS, Android, desktop, web, and smart devices
4 Mar 2021
UK antitrust court blocks Epic's case against Apple
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Policy & legislation

UK antitrust court blocks Epic's case against Apple

However, the Competition Appeal Tribunal has ruled that the game developer's case against Google can move forward
24 Feb 2021
90% of businesses experienced API security vulnerabilities in 2020
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application programming interface (API)

90% of businesses experienced API security vulnerabilities in 2020

Report finds that more than a quarter of organizations haven't yet launched an API security strategy
5 Feb 2021
Apple iOS 14.3 launch brings privacy labels for all apps
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privacy

Apple iOS 14.3 launch brings privacy labels for all apps

App Store now requires developers to disclose how user data is managed
15 Dec 2020
Hyperlink InfoSystem partners with Salesforce on vaccine management platform
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application programming interface (API)

Hyperlink InfoSystem partners with Salesforce on vaccine management platform

The tool will help define strategies for public distribution of COVID-19 vaccine
20 Nov 2020
Twilio acquires CRM startup Segment for £2.45 billion
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mergers and acquisitions

Twilio acquires CRM startup Segment for £2.45 billion

The company says the deal will help it to achieve its vision of becoming the world’s leading customer engagement platform
12 Oct 2020
COVID-19 contact-tracing apps are finally spreading across the US
application programming interface (API)

COVID-19 contact-tracing apps are finally spreading across the US

COVID-19 contact-tracing apps now cover about 21% of the US population
5 Oct 2020
Google expands no-code tools and automation for "citizen developers"
cloud computing

Google expands no-code tools and automation for "citizen developers"

Google Cloud reveals Business Application Platform launches, including API management, process automation, and no-code tools
8 Sep 2020
England starts trial of new COVID-19 contact-tracing app
application programming interface (API)

England starts trial of new COVID-19 contact-tracing app

The Apple-Google tech replaces a now scrapped centralised app
13 Aug 2020
Infermedica raises $10.25 million in Series A funding
communications

Infermedica raises $10.25 million in Series A funding

Funding will be used to enhance platform features and clinical decision support analysis
6 Aug 2020
Virginia becomes first state to use Google and Apple’s contact-tracing API
iOS

Virginia becomes first state to use Google and Apple’s contact-tracing API

Virginia may soon be followed by North Dakota, Alabama and South Carolina
5 Aug 2020
Apple is the latest to strip racist undertones from coding
application programming interface (API)

Apple is the latest to strip racist undertones from coding

Apple will no longer use terms like “master” and “slave” in its coding, products or APIs
17 Jul 2020
Postman closes $150M Series C on $2B valuation
application programming interface (API)

Postman closes $150M Series C on $2B valuation

Insight Partners leads Series C investment round, with CRV and Nexus Venture Partners joining
11 Jun 2020
The creator of Task Manager shares handy tips 26 years after its debut
application programming interface (API)

The creator of Task Manager shares handy tips 26 years after its debut

David Plummer has taken to Reddit with a handy guide for the application killer
29 May 2020
Apple buys Dark Sky weather app and leaves Android users in the cold
application programming interface (API)

Apple buys Dark Sky weather app and leaves Android users in the cold

App creators and Android users alike scramble to find a replacement
1 Apr 2020
Nylas announces free scheduling tool for health care providers
application programming interface (API)

Nylas announces free scheduling tool for health care providers

Nylas is offering scheduling solution free to health care providers administering services to coronavirus patients
30 Mar 2020