Facebook announced a beta of its free Analytics for Apps tool that provides cross-platform functionality so developers can track metrics across iOS, Android and Web all in one place.
In announcing a new developer preview of Android Wear 2.0, Google indicated the final release of the OS for smartwatches won't happen until early next year.
Less than a year after starting the open source Accelerated Mobile Pages initiative to speed up mobile Web browsing, Google announced "Search Results Are Officially AMP'd."
Adobe added new mobile workflows to its XD design tool so app UX/UI designers working on computers can see instant previews on the actual iOS and Android devices that will be running their apps.
Realm has fully open sourced its mobile database while adding an object server to offer a complete enterprise mobile platform.
Google launched its push into mobile virtual reality, called Daydream, with a new SDK, updated developer site and invitations for select coders to get in on the action early.
In announcing the general availability of the IBM Bluemix Runtime for Swift, the company deemed Apple's young programming language to be "ready for the enterprise."
Who knew that correctly timing push notifications to mobile app users can help developers increase app retention rates and make a lot more money?
Among the host of cloud technology news items coming from Oracle's OpenWorld conference was this tidbit of special interest to "citizen" mobile developers: a new cloud-based, low-code development platform in the making.
Amazon Web Services simplified its API gateway used by cloud developers to provide back-end functionality for mobile and Web apps.
While the relatively young React Native technology continues to evolve and mature with its new "learn once, write anywhere" approach to mobile app development, individual developers are helping Facebook and other major project backers by contributing their own creations to the community.
Improvements to CA Technologies' API management offerings help mobile developers create app back-ends and use open source components, among other new functionality.
Twitter's MoPub announced a new modular software development kit that can reduce the size of mobile apps by letting developers embed code only for specific ad formats they want to use.
Google yesterday bumped up its official IDE for Android development to version 2.2, adding support for the company's new mobile OS, Nougat 7.0, along with a new layout editor and many other enhancements.
The six-year-old SwiftKey Keyboard for Android has been re-architected to leverage cutting-edge neural networking technology to provide improved predictive typing options, TouchType Ltd. announced yesterday.
Mobile analytics company Kochava announced a free version of its campaign measurement and optimization platform.
The Application Developers Alliance released a report that examines competition in the mobile app ecosystem, including iOS- and Android-specific development challenges.
Along with releasing iOS 10, Apple this week introduced Swift Playgrounds, a free iPad app that teaches how to use the company's new Swift programming language to build apps for its flagship mobile operating system.
Apple officially released iOS 10 and -- as developers have known for some time -- the company's flagship mobile operating system comes with a new focus on communication of all kinds.