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Oracle updates Java Development Kit 7

New ideas are percolating in the Java cafeteria

Thu Sep 12 2013, 17:35

Raspberry Pi picked to save the endangered rhino

Kenyan animals get a virtual safety net

Tue Sep 10 2013, 09:56

Spotify takes on Apple and Google with Connect service

Syncs audio across smartphones, tablets and home audio devices

Tue Sep 03 2013, 11:13

Vine hits 40 million registered users in battle against Instagram

Doesn't say how many are active

Wed Aug 21 2013, 11:08

iOS 7 nears release as beta 6 arrives on developers' iPhones and iPads

Could see final release on 20 September

Fri Aug 16 2013, 10:22

Elon Musk proposes a Hyperloop link between Los Angeles and San Francisco

Cars and people to travel at 760 miles per hour

Tue Aug 13 2013, 10:35

Netflix rival launches iOS and Android apps

£2.99 a month streaming service also coming to consoles and Smart TVs very soon

Thu Aug 08 2013, 16:36

Twitter rolls out improved login verification for iOS and Android apps

No mobile phone number required

Wed Aug 07 2013, 09:48

Twitter updates Windows 8 app with support for multiple accounts

Also adds the ability to pin accounts and lists to the home screen

Fri Aug 02 2013, 11:32

Isohunt is blocked in Italy by court order

Likely to get blocked in the UK too

Thu Aug 01 2013, 12:25

Youview gains 160,000 customers in three months, says Talktalk

Thanks to rolling contracts that don't require yearly subscriptions

Thu Jul 25 2013, 14:35

SkySQL brings atomic writes to MariaDB for Fusion IO arrays

Should improve write endurance

Tue Jul 23 2013, 13:31

Google rolls out Maps 2.0 for iOS with support for iPad

Brings indoor mapping to Apple gadgets

Wed Jul 17 2013, 11:09

Raspberry Pi and Spotify are powering Volvo’s Twitter Jukebox

Allows people to tweet songs to be played at the Goodwood festival

Fri Jul 12 2013, 13:46

Instagram adds embed codes to video and images

More cat pictures and hipster selfies everywhere

Thu Jul 11 2013, 12:15

BBC cans 3D TV trial due to viewer lack of interest

Two year trial won't be continued

Mon Jul 08 2013, 12:10

Unity announces support for Microsoft's Xbox One and Windows Phone

Popular games engine comes to Microsoft

Fri Jun 28 2013, 15:45

Intel shows off online virtual shopping service [Video]

Will revolutionise online shopping, apparently

Thu Sep 12 2013, 10:25

Rovi launches Divx 10 with HEVC support

First to deliver HEVC standard videos

Thu Sep 05 2013, 09:00

Foxconn sells display patents to Google

Put ‘em on the glass

Tue Aug 27 2013, 10:44

Instagram bans third party apps from using ‘insta’ and ‘gram’ in names

Says it could suggest it endorses third party apps when it doesn’t

Tue Aug 20 2013, 11:17

Will US patent trolls soon be making their way to the UK?

Column Recent US anti-trolling action could push cases to Europe

Thu Aug 15 2013, 16:00

Raspberry Pi used to make holographic Death Star

The Force is strong with POV globe

Mon Aug 12 2013, 16:42

Instagram takes another shot at Vine with video import feature

Video no longer limited to in-app shooting

Thu Aug 08 2013, 15:19

Linkedin accused of sexism after removing ads featuring female web developers

They were too attractive to be real engineers, social network claimed

Mon Aug 05 2013, 14:08

Hackers target Google Code developer website to spread malware

Firm urges businesses to update their security protocols

Thu Aug 01 2013, 16:00

Facebook to spam users’ news feeds with 15 second TV ads

Said to earn £1.3m a day

Wed Jul 31 2013, 13:32

Microsoft changes its mind on self publishing for the Xbox One

More details to come at Gamescon

Thu Jul 25 2013, 13:23

Apple’s developer website is hit by a security vulnerability

Warns users about website overhaul

Mon Jul 22 2013, 10:50

Apple is in talks to buy Microsoft Kinect sensor creator Primesense

Updated Reportedly offered $280m for the company

Tue Jul 16 2013, 11:45

Twitter video app Vine is coming to Windows Phone 8

Still no word on Instagram

Fri Jul 12 2013, 11:25

Google gives Android Maps app an overhaul

Its discovery and navigation features will be coming soon to iOS devices

Wed Jul 10 2013, 11:45

Intel brings Linux support to System Studio Extended

Lets embedded Linux developers optimise for its chips

Tue Jul 02 2013, 12:45

Facebook plans a beta testing programme for its Android smartphone users

Users will help improve the app before general release

Fri Jun 28 2013, 11:11

Windows 8.1 RTM hits two million downloads in 24 hours

Microsoft also claims three quarters of enterprises have moved from XP to modern desktops

Wed Sep 11 2013, 20:30

Microsoft swallows Nokia: The best Twitter reactions

Ecstatic, upset, shocked and indifferent

Tue Sep 03 2013, 12:49

A third of all Blackberry apps come from one developer

Raises questions about developer interest in Blackberry 10

Thu Aug 22 2013, 10:33

Microsoft to bring Skype app to 'front and centre' of Windows 8.1

Aims to bring a 'one experience' approach to apps and services

Fri Aug 16 2013, 11:45

A third of top iPad apps are not on Android

A fifth are not optimised for Google's operating system and its hardware

Thu Aug 15 2013, 15:00

Google pledges 79 more patents to the open source community

More weapons against patent trolls

Fri Aug 09 2013, 16:10

Amazon launches digital download service for video games and software in UK

No more waiting by the post box

Wed Aug 07 2013, 14:45

Google works on touch commands for its Chrome web browser

Swipe right or left to go forward or back

Mon Aug 05 2013, 12:25

Google Play store adds TV shows for high prices

Costs £20 to stream eight episodes of Breaking Bad season five in HD

Thu Aug 01 2013, 14:05

Nvidia buys compiler developer The Portland Group

Bolsters CUDA compiler team

Tue Jul 30 2013, 15:25

LG inks deal with Sky to bring Now TV to its Smart TV lineup

No need for a set-top box

Thu Jul 25 2013, 12:55

Google updates Chrome app for faster page loading on iPad and iPhone

Brings better integration with other Google apps such as Maps and Drive

Thu Jul 18 2013, 11:15

Netflix and Lovefilm competitor launches in UK from £2.99 a month

Offers a hybrid of TV and movie rental with unlimited subscription streaming

Fri Jul 12 2013, 15:00

Microsoft announces a major company reorganisation

To innovate faster around OS, Apps, Cloud, and Devices

Thu Jul 11 2013, 16:35

Intel and Samsung offer app developers $200,000 prize to develop Tizen apps

Still might not be enough

Wed Jul 10 2013, 11:22

Microsoft launches web based Xbox Music to challenge Spotify

Browser version available only for Xbox Music Pass subscribers

Mon Jul 01 2013, 12:25
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