Developers have a few weeks to test their apps and comply with the new user interface and specifications before Android 5.0 launches in November.
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Much like the back-end infrastructure for the Open Graph to constructing data centers around the globe, Facebook's preventative measures and protocols have made from scratch in-house.
The BuySecure initiative will implement enhanced payment security measures throughout the federal government, with hopes that the effort will trickle into the private sector.
SAP is lending some of its enterprise muscle to the previously consumer focused Vuzix M100 Smart Glasses, which are geared toward field technicians and warehouse workers.
Google is gunning for a seamless user experience for its payment system and is open to partnerships. Does the company have the focus or skill to tackle Apple Pay?
The chipmaker announced on Thursday at its fiscal third-quarter earnings its restructuring plan, which will lead to a 7 percent drop in global headcount.
SanDisk CEO Sanjay Mehrotra maintained praise for the company's accomplishments, noting that 2014 has still been a record year for the flash memory maker.
The search giant puts up a disappointing third quarter with numerous metrics missing consensus estimates. Expect a lot of consternation about how Google is navigating the mobile shift.
The 45th president of the United States advised Dreamforce attendees about the necessities (and business opportunities) presented by the "age of renewables."
Those waiting for a MacBook Air with Retina Display will have to wait a little longer. The iMac, however, was updated with a Retina 5K display.