With Fabric, Twitter wants to be developers’ new best friend

Collen Kriel | October 23rd

At Flight on October 22, their first developer conference in four years, Twitter announced an app development platform called Fabric. Twitter is aiming to become the first stop...»

Microsoft promises enterprise-grade security features for Windows 10

Mike Wheatley | October 23rd

Microsoft Corp is stepping up its efforts to entice enterprises to adopt its up-and-coming Windows 10 operating system, providing details of a range of new security features that'll be built into...»

Skyscanner buys Distinction, says the future of travel booking is in mobile

Collen Kriel | October 23rd

Skyscanner, a veteran in the travel search market, has acquired Distinction a mobile app development company based in Budapest. The 30-strong team of web developers and designers will continue to be based in Budapest and will form Skyscanner’s...»

Google launches ‘Inbox’ –and it looks like the future of email

Collen Kriel | October 23rd

Google have announced on their official Gmail Blog, the launch of a new email app called ‘Inbox’. Google invigorated webmail when they launched Gmail back in 2004 and now they are doing...»

Lufthansa quits computers, outsources IT operations to IBM

Mike Wheatley | October 23rd

IBM Corp has just bagged its biggest new customer of the year in the shape of Germany's flagship air carrier Lufthansa AG. The airline has just agreed to sell its IT...»

NIST drafts hypervisor security recommendations

Mike Wheatley | October 23rd

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has released a draft publication laying out the basics of hypervisor security. SP800-125a was published earlier this week, and is now open for public comment. ...»

Catch a case of Google Glass addiction, like this guy

Mellisa Tolentino | October 22nd

This week’s Smart Health roundup features a new technology addiction, a yoga mat that tells you if you’re doing the right poses, and a seat cushion that checks more than your posture.


Study reveals Google Glass addiction


When it comes to structured vs. unstructured data, MarkLogic says you can have it all | #BigDataNYC

Maria Deutscher | October 22nd

The term NoSQL typically refers to a category of databases that address unstructured information more effectively than traditional  relational models, but MarkLogic Inc. wants it to take on an entirely different meaning. “We don't like to be be...»

CRASH Report: Agile and Waterfall two great tastes that go great together

Saroj Kar | October 22nd

CAST software, which develops an Application Intelligence Platform (AIP) for analyzing the structural quality of software, released its third biennial CAST Research on Application Software Health (CRASH) report on agile development. The report...»

3 Apps with creative uses for your camera

Eric David | October 22nd

Mobile apps have made the smartphone a day planner, a gaming system, a calculator, and a documentation tool, to name just a few capabilities. And now, with some innovative technology and creative use of your phone's camera, there are even apps...»