Pebble Time Kickstarter raised more than $20M with more than 95K watches pre-sold

Collen Kriel | March 29th

On February 24, Pebble Technology Corp. again took to Kickstarter to crowdfund its latest product, the Pebble Time smartwatch. The Kickstarter campaign came to an end on February 27 and over the course of the month-long campaign ...»

GitHub targeted by massive Chinese DDoS attack

Duncan Riley | March 29th

Git repository hosting service GitHub Inc., has been under a massive distributed denial of service (DDoS) since Thursday with China named as the culprit. GitHub said in a blog post that the DDoS attack was the...»

Microsoft’s Windows 10 Technical Preview coming to many more phones

James Farrell | March 29th

Microsoft has announced that its Windows 10 Technical Preview will be coming to a much greater number of phones, far-outnumbering the few devices the build was available for when first released on February 12th. Commenting...»

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...»