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.
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Developers can now incorporate Twitter's Digits white-label login offering to their mobile applications' companion websites, following the release of Digits login for web.
With the availability of open-source MaxScale, database firm MariaDB thinks the middleware will have a big impact on developers and database admins.
Software development and marketing efforts look set to be the main beneficiaries of a multimillion dollar investment, according to Riak database creator Basho.
The challenge that developers face when developing programmatic access to services and applications is that creating and documenting rational APIs is difficult. Apigee has packaged up all the needed skills into a product called Apigee Edge.
Microsoft is making more organizational changes aimed at getting more software developers to write for its platforms.
Microsoft's Enhanced Mitigation Experience Toolkit (EMET) tightens the security screws in Windows and applications. It's set up for enterprise deployment and management.
Together with the launch of updated custom Android software PrivatOS, the handset maker has revealed a new store dedicated to security and privacy applications.
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.
The internet of things could be very helpful to organizations or bury them under the weight of operational data from a herd of devices, their software, and their applications. Glassbeam believes its SCALAR is the tool that will make sense of it all.
Agile is the ultimate bureaucracy buster -- and has already been proven in the software space. Time to spread the gospel.
CA Technologies plans to deliver more software-as-a-service-based applications, as it is seeing more demand for them than on-premises applications.
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.
The 14th annual conference of international research networks last month was the scene of some startling demonstrations of the future of open-source networking.
Microsoft is preparing to release a preview of a new version of its Azure SQL database before year-end which is aimed at simplifying the move of database applications to the cloud.
New York officials say that developers working with digital currency will not need to obtain a license in the state -- but who will?
GE will also open up its Predix software platform to developers and users in 2015 as it aims to add intelligence to industrial gear.
Software as a Service offerings -- such as SalesForce.com, Office356, Microsoft Dynamics and AthenaHealth -- hold out the promise of replacing enterprise applications and serving as platforms for future development. While the promise can be fulfilled, organizations have to take some responsibility too.
Samsung's copious software add-ons and UI tweaks mean that the Galaxy Tab S delivers a particular kind of Android experience. We have a few issues with some of these extras, but the slimline Galaxy Tab S is still a very impressive tablet.
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