Google kicked off its sixth annual developer conference in San Francisco today and announced a new Android-focused integrated development environment (IDE) and new set of location APIs.
Embarcadero Technologies this week announced a tool aimed at helping developers more easily build native apps for different devices such as PCs, tablets and smartphones.
Xamarin Inc. announced this week a new product called Xamarin Test Cloud at its first Evolve Conference in Austin, Texas.
Salesforce.com this week launched Salesforce Platform Mobile Services, aimed at letting developers and ISVs use their existing skills and preferred programming environments to port their apps to mobile form factors using the company's cloud service as a conduit.
Developer tools and solutions provider Telerik ramped up the enterprise cred of its Kendo UI framework with a new release sporting PHP and JavaServer Pages (JSP) server wrappers.
Genuitec LLC, creator of the MyEclipse Java EE integrated development environment (IDE), is planning to announce a new "enterprise anywhere" edition of its flagship dev tool at the EclipseCon conference in Boston.
Andy Rubin, senior vice president at Google for mobile and digital content, and co-founder of Android Inc., will be stepping down to join an unspecified project at the company.
Research firm IDC is predicting that Android and Apple-based tablets will continue their dominance in the tablet market over the next five years.
A recent survey of developers shows that, although Android and iOS continue to rule the mobile market, there are still opportunities for other platforms to get in the game and muscle their way into the big leagues.
BlackBerry has had a tremendous app start for its just-released smartphone, the Z10, with 70,000 apps available at launch in the BlackBerry World store.
Codename One today announced the first release of its flagship software development kit (SDK) for Java developers building mobile applications.
An assessment and threat report on the state of mobile computing was recently released by the Cloud Security Alliance (CSA).
Embarcadero Technologies today unveiled a new development platform designed to allow C++ developers to target multiple devices, including desktops, laptops and tablets.
Research in Motion (RIM) has announced the launch date of the BlackBerry 10.
The Web site Tech in Asia reported on statistics from Beijing-based Analysys International, which show Android with a 90.1 percent market share in China as of Q3 2012.
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Monetization of the Android app market is generally following an upward trend: each successive release of the platform tends to be more profitable for developers than the last.
Microsoft released a phone-focused version of the .NET Framework this week as well as the Windows Phone 8 SDK.