Facebook yesterday announced it was expanding its FbStart program to give a helping hand to more mobile start-up developers.
Apache Cordova, the open source, multi-device mobile development platform, is now part of Microsoft's flagship development IDE, Visual Studio.
IBM today announced an expansion of its MobileFirst application development portfolio and new pre-configured mobile apps for certain vertical industries.
With hybrid app development becoming an increasingly popular option in the mobile arena, a new PhoneGap Developer App has been released to simplify the process.
Perennially chasing Apple and Google in the mobile app development arena, Microsoft is catching up in at least one area: Some Windows Phone developers can now respond to reviews of their apps as part of a recently launched pilot program.
Embarcadero Technologies this week upgraded its cross-platform tool for building natively compiled apps, emphasizing mobile targeting and a well-timed fix to modernize Windows XP applications.
Apperian Inc. announced an open API for its enterprise mobility management and deployment platform.
Shortly after Microsoft proclaimed itself as being "mobile first, cloud first" at its Build conference, IBM further exemplified the growing trend by improving its MobileFirst portfolio, including app development services.
A new study by Flurry Analytics indicates where mobile developers should be expending their resources, as consumer time spent on mobile apps keeps rising while time spent viewing mobile Web browsers has fallen.
Hardware and networking power Cisco Systems Inc. this week entered the software development arena as part of its new Enterprise Mobility Services Platform.
Adobe Systems Inc. announced PhoneGap Enterprise, a set of mobile app development tools positioned as just one part of a broader marketing initiative.
Google this week announced a library of client APIs for the Microsoft .NET Framework, a developer preview for building Android apps for wearable devices and guidance on how to use management tools with the Google Compute Engine cloud service.
HP upgraded its application lifecycle management (ALM) products with a focus on performance testing from the cloud and mobile app testing.
Embarcadero Technologies today announced a new app development platform to help coders build native mobile apps targeting multiple devices with one codebase.
Recognizing that RESTful APIs are becoming the de facto standard for mobile app development, Parasoft announced that its API Testing tool has been upgraded to address that trend.
Xamarin added support for the SAP Mobile Platform to its stable of cross-platform mobile app development tools.
A total of 804 new families or vulnerability variants discovered were targeted at Google's mobile OS platform during the second half of last year.
ZK Spreadsheet 3.0.1 comes with an overhauled API "for simpler usability to perform common user actions," the company says.
Sunnyvale, Calif.-based whiteCryption this week announced Cryptanium Code Protection for Java, designed to allow enterprise developers to harden Java-based mobile applications.