The cloud and retail giant is preparing to expand its voice-activated assistant's capabilities with the launch of a beta software development kit to help outsiders to build apps.
Showing results 1 to 20 of 1,566
The author of the popular free email encryption software used by whistleblower Edward Snowden has finally received a six-figure pay day after more than 17 years of maintaining the code on diminishing donations.
Under Armour, thanks to its acquisitions of three fitness app firms -- including MyFitnessPal, has amassed a lot of athlete data. But will that data help its core business?
As we look at how software will be evolving, traditional PC applications and mobile apps have some substantial differences, key among them the depth and flexibility traditional applications offer that are often an anathema to mobile users.
The platform for developing internet-of-things analytics apps combines Wipro's support services with Software AG's streaming analytics product suite.
Apple doesn't attend the CES, but was in the news this week. Apple offers an unlocked iPhone, a theory behind the buggy software of late, and a CEO predicts Apple Watch will be a killer.
It looks like Apple has a serious problem when it comes to software quality, and it is something that the company needs to address if it wants to avoid a backlash.
A Pacific Crest survey highlights how Microsoft stands to gain over the next three years, CIOs are seeing software price increases and decreases in maintenance and prepackaged apps are on the way.
If you're willing to look, there are some excellent tech gadgets and gifts out there that don't require a second mortgage.
Under the auspices of a 'more personal' experience, Twitter has announced that it will collect information on other apps installed on smartphones, unless users opt out.
Ahead of the launch of the Apple Watch, due sometime early next year, Apple has made WatchKit available to developers who want to create apps for the new platform.
IBM's reinvented email and collaboration software, dubbed Verse, comes with a Watson option where you can ask a question and get an email answer. Here's what I'd really want Watson to do for me.
In a bid to shore up security under the gaze of the FTC, Snapchat has decided a ban on all third-party apps is the best solution.
Looking to snap up a new PC, tablet or free downloads? Check out this selection of the best deals we've seen so far.
Sponsored by Sap
Swarovski produces over 200,000 variations of lose crystals. Now through a new mobile app, customers can visualize and interact with the entire collection.
Australian software development firm Readify is moving to acquire local user experience design company Folk, plugging a chunk of its AU$7 million capital-raising effort into the partner agency.
A new version of the Enhanced Mitigation Experience Toolkit mostly improves compatibility with applications software, and specifically with Java and Chrome.
Apple's iOS 8 includes support for advanced text input software. Matthew has six alternatives installed, so take a look to see which might work best for you.
Workday is aiming to make user experience a competitive advantage with frequent updates of the interface across its apps.
Can Google's Inbox app make my life easier? Sure, but the real test is to throw a few hundred messages at it and see what happens.
The best of ZDNet, delivered
- 1 33 ways to improve your iPhone's battery life
- 2 Perfectly legal ways you can still get Windows 7 cheap (or even free)
- 3 How much does an iPhone 6 really cost? (Hint: It's way more than $199)
- 4 Seven privacy settings you should change immediately in iOS 8
- 5 So you have an app idea and want to make a bajillion bucks