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The app called Guardian leverages Microsoft Windows Azure cloud services and Bing Maps APIs to enable a "track me" feature. It also has an SOS function that sends out distress messages via SMS, e-mail, or Facebook.
Want to know what Microsoft thinks enterprises want? Look at the APIs in each generation of Windows to read the architectural tea leaves
Microsoft has revealed that Windows Phone 8 will have a 'common core' with the desktop OS, plus NFC and multicore support – but it won't run on current Windows Phone 7 handsets
Developers should refrain from using any non-sanctioned APIs in their Windows 8 Metro-style apps, Microsoft has said.Developer experience manager John Hazen said on Thursday that using APIs not offered as part of the Metro software development kit (SDK) could undermine consumer confidence and make the apps break.
HTCdev team members Jad Boniface and Michael Ludden tell ZDNet UK why manufacturers are rushing to open up their Android UIs for modification and why HTC's Windows Phone users no longer see Sense
Most businesses have the need to perform crucial business processing on a scheduled basis. CodeSchedule allows .NET developers to easily...
The companies aim to drive open-source virtualisation in the enterprise by creating products based on kernel-based virtual machine technology
The company has added a function to Chrome that alerts users with a pop-up warning if they are downloading a malicious Windows application
The new tool set allows developers to create apps for a range of devices that can plug directly into the mobile operator's APIs for services such as sending or receiving text messages
The company has lifted the lid on its new handset and mobile platform, which will offer developers the option to access the APIs of many of the new features introduced in WebOS 2.0
The company has released third-party dev tools for its Windows Phone 7, providing developers with updated features and APIs
Microsoft today warned that hackers are using rigged QuickTime media files to exploit an unpatched vulnerability in DirectShow, the APIs used by Windows programs for multimedia support.The company has activated its security response process to deal with the zero-day attacks has issued a pre-patch advisory with workarounds and a one-click "fix it" feature to enable the mitigations.
Vodafone is to offer its network APIs to developers in the hope of attracting applications that will run across different mobile operating systems
The software giant has released details of how it will comply with a 2004 EU antitrust decision, which includes a promise not to sue non-commercial implementations of its products
Microsoft has revealed more information on changes to the Vista kernel as part of the release of Service Pack 1, but has denied that the enhancements amount to an "upgrade" or "re-engineering".
Microsoft made available for download a first Community Technology Preview (CTP) test build of a toolkit for building applications and Web sites incorporating Windows Live services using Visual Studio, as well as a couple more beta of programming interfaces for Windows Live. But unlike Google, Microsoft is doing very little to toot its own developer horn on the Web services front.
There's been a lot of talk lately about various Web platform vendors opening up their programming interfaces in order to make their offerings more readily customizable and programmable. Yet Microsoft, which has opened up to developers, a bunch of its Windows Live APIs, is not part of these conversations. Why?
This week on the Dan & David Show, we discuss the impact of Safari for Windows and opening up the iPhone to Web developers via the Safari engine. It's a good move for Apple despite the lack of support for creating native Mac OS X applications.
So far Cringley's track record on Apple hasn't been good, but this is one prediction that I think may have merit because what he's really talking about is using Apple's 1997 patent exchange agreement with Microsoft to allow Apple to update and use Sun's WABI code for the Windows/XP APIs - thereby enabling Windows applications to run without Windows licensing or Windows overheads.
When Marc Lucovsky, one of Microsoft's top Windows architects, jumped ship and joined Google a couple of years ago, nobody (including Lucovsky) was willing to say what his new role would be inside Redmond's search rival. Now we know what Lucovsky is doing (thanks to former Microsoft chief blogger Robert Scoble).
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