Tag: developers

GitHub launches Android app in beta

GitHub is releasing an Android app in beta today for developers to collaborate together on the go. The GitHub mobile app allows users to address or merge pull requests, file an issue, check and clear notifications, join discussions, and quickly find out when they’re mentioned by other developers. The app will first be available to […]

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Baidu releases PaddlePaddle 2.0 with federated learning tools and more

Baidu’s PaddlePaddle (PArallel Distributed Deep LEarning), a platform originally developed by Baidu scientists for the purpose of applying AI to products internally, was open sourced in September 2016. Since then, it’s grown substantially with respect to the capabilities on offer, to this end today gaining 21 new features intended to “improve usability” and “accelerate [the] […]

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GitHub launches iOS app, Android app coming in 2020

Popular project collaboration tool GitHub today announced a range of upgrades for programmers and developers working together including the launch of a GitHub mobile app for iOS smartphones and iPads. An Android app will be released in early 2020, GitHub VP of engineering Dana Lawson told VentureBeat. GitHub on mobile devices will allow users to […]

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GitHub: Over 80% of repository contributions come from outside the U.S.

GitHub’s annual Octoverse report is out today. It found that Microsoft’s Visual Studio Code or VSCode (19.1K), Azure Docs (14K), and Flutter (13K) were the top open source projects in total contributors on GitHub in the last year, followed by projects like Google’s TensorFlow (9.9K), Kubernetes (6.9K), and the React Native framework created by Facebook. […]

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Two New Samsung Galaxy Book Laptops At SDC 2019

During the Samsung Developer Conference (SDC) in San Jose (California), Samsung has announced three new laptops aimed at “younger millennials” who don’t want to compromise on portability, no matter the task at hand. To address this market, Samsung proposes thin & light and ultralight solutions going from 13.3 to 15.6 inches displays. Advertising Samsung Galaxy […]

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As iOS 13 hits 50% adoption, Android fragmentation keeps getting worse

It’s barely news at this point that Apple’s latest version of iOS is off to a strong start with users — just like iOS 10, iOS 11, and iOS 12, it didn’t take long for at least half of all iOS devices to switch to iOS 13. Apple announced late yesterday that 50% of all […]

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Alexa Presentation Language is now generally available

Following a press event at its Seattle headquarters this morning, Amazon announced that Alexa Presentation Language (APL), the toolset designed to make it easier for developers to create “visually rich” skills for Alexa devices with screens such as Amazon’s Echo Show, Fire TV, Fire Tablet, and Echo Spot, is generally available. Its rollout comes after […]

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Apple Arcade: $4.99 per month is likely for family access to 100 games

Apple’s upcoming subscription gaming service, Apple Arcade, appears to have a price point ahead of its fall launch date: $4.99 per month. According to 9to5Mac, the price was revealed in an App Store API accessible to iOS 13 beta testers, and suggests that Apple will be more aggressive with its game subscriptions than music or news, […]

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Apple Opens First App Design and Accelerator Center in Shanghai, China

Apple has announced the opening of its first Design and Development Accelerator in Shanghai. The Accelerator is aimed at providing Chinese developers with an opportunity to work alongside experts from Apple to polish their app development skills and further improve their app. The company kicked off the Accelerator program with a workshop focused on AR […]

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Amazon brings GPS-based navigation and more music services to Alexa mobile devices

Amazon’s making it easier for original device makers to build fully-featured headphones, wearables, and earbuds powered by Alexa. To this end, the Seattle company today announced in a blog post that the Alexa Mobile Accessory (AMA) Kit — the software stack that enables devices to tap Alexa for music playback, smart home device control, calendar […]

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Oculus Connect 6 promises new chapter for VR/AR on September 25-26

Oculus has firmly established itself as one of the VR industry’s most visionary companies, and its annual Connect conferences are typically one of two times each year when its biggest new initiatives are revealed. Today, the Facebook subsidiary announced that Oculus Connect 6 will be held on September 25 and 26 in San Jose, and […]

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Apollo raises $22 million for GraphQL tools and services

Apollo, a San Francisco-based startup maintaining a family of GraphQL development tools, this morning revealed that it’s secured $22 million in growth funding co-led by Andreessen Horowitz and Matrix Partners, with participation from existing investors Trinity Ventures and Webb Investment Network. This latest round of financing builds on earlier rounds totaling $31.2 million, and brings […]

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