Many developers wouldn't dream of developing in Delphi with iOS or Android in mind, but with cross-platform compilers, companies sitting on years of solid code may suddenly find themselves with a second wind.
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Charging users to participate in its social network has meant that App.net doesn't serve ads and won't have to sell user details. But it has now opened up a free tier, meaning almost anyone can join.
Adobe has adopted a start-up structure when it comes to creating teams to develop its newest "Edge" suite, but at the same time is using its clout to effectively give some of its products away for free.
Google has demonstrated its experimental new protocol SPDY running on a mobile, loading web content faster than traditional HTTP
Staff at Griffith university are about to follow the lead of its 120,000 students that have migrated to Google Apps earlier this year.
Unless they're working in an IT-related field, most science academics don't have the time or know-how to code up applications that might help them with tasks such as searching and manipulating data from journals. So what's the answer? How about getting some keen hackers to do it?
More developers are using Mac operating systems than Linux, although Windows maintains its dominance, a new survey has found