Valve will offer HTC Vive dev kits for free to select developers

Kyt Dotson | March 27th

In order to get its new virtual reality (VR) device out onto the market as quickly as possible, Valve will be offering free development kits for the upcoming HTC Vive to a small handful of developers. Valve Corporation and...»

Talon broadens client support in new version of enterprise file-sharing app

Paul Gillin | March 27th

Talon Storage Solutions, Inc. has extended its MobileFast file-sharing application to support Android and Windows Phone clients as part of a broad set of enhancements announced this week. Previously, the platform only supported Apple iOS client...»

HTC One M9 vs. Galaxy S6 vs. iPhone 6

Mellisa Tolentino | March 27th

The HTC One M9 went on sale at midnight, which means there’s another flagship device to choose from. Which flagship device will you be purchasing? Is it Apple’s iPhone 6 from last year? Samsung’s Galaxy S6, which...»

BlackBerry’s turnaround remains on track with surprise quarterly profit

Mike Wheatley | March 27th

When John Chen took over as BlackBerry CEO a little over 20 months ago, the company was caught in a seemingly irreversible death spiral, hemorrhaging cash all over the place. Many analysts were predicting the...»

Epic Games reveals three more Unreal dev grant winners

Eric David | March 27th

Earlier this year, Epic Games announced that it would be giving out grants to worthy developers using Unreal Engine 4 for...»

Roost smart battery integrates with Facebook’s Parse IoT

Mellisa Tolentino | March 27th

This week’s Smart DevOps roundup features the integration between a smart battery and an Internet of Things (IoT) platform, the acquisition of an open source project to help developers create IoT solutions and a new OpenJDK-based Java platform...»

Facebook helping iOS devs by open-sourcing its React Native framework

Eric David | March 27th

Developers looking to make the leap from web to mobile apps often have a tough road ahead of them, as the two formats can have very different requirements and code structures. Facebook is looking to make this...»

Report: Slack raises up to $160 million Series E on a $2.76 billion valuation

Duncan Riley | March 27th

Enterprise messaging platform provider Slack Technologies Inc. is said to have raised up to $160 million Series E on a $2.76 billion valuation. The round hasn't been officially confirmed by the company, however The Wall Street Journal...»

Microsoft rolls out new Azure Site Recovery and Backup tools

Mike Wheatley | March 27th

Microsoft has launched a couple of new features for its Azure Site Recovery and Backup services. First up is Azure Site Recovery, which has been given the ability to enable “protection and disaster recovery” for...»

Google makes Cloud Platform installs easy with Cloud Launcher

Duncan Riley | March 27th

Google Inc. announced a handy new feature for its Cloud Platform Thursday that will make life a lot easier for first timers or those looking to save time: the Cloud Launcher. The launcher offers easy installation of over 120...»