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US Girl Scouts could earn a software developer patch

Makes a change from all those cookies

Thu Apr 18 2013, 10:44

Google brings Map Maker to UK

Allows users to contribute to and improve Google Maps

Thu Apr 11 2013, 12:55

Google Chrome 27 Beta now available, promises faster web browsing

Boasts added HTML5 features for web developers

Fri Apr 05 2013, 11:30

Google forks Webkit to create Blink rendering engine

Wants to focus on its own codebase

Thu Apr 04 2013, 13:00

Chinese search engine Baidu has a Google Glass contender in the works

Baidu Eye is in the prototype stage

Wed Apr 03 2013, 15:30

ARM says Android and Windows will not support OpenGL

Developers to continue with OpenGL ES

Thu Mar 28 2013, 10:05

Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg has political ambitions

Lining up to liberalise the US immigration and visa system

Tue Mar 26 2013, 13:09

Nvidia says CUDA will be used to showcase new developer features

But expects other languages to follow

Mon Mar 25 2013, 10:55

Kobo Arc gets an Android 4.1 Jelly Bean upgrade

Available now for customers to upgrade over WiFi

Fri Mar 22 2013, 13:28

Linkedin is back up and running after service outage

Updated Still in the dark as to why

Wed Mar 20 2013, 12:56

Nuance updates Dragon Naturallyspeaking 12 for Windows 8

Delivers enhanced support for Microsoft Office and Internet Explorer

Tue Mar 19 2013, 14:48

Microsoft updates its Skype app for Windows Phone 8

Adds HD video support for smartphones

Tue Mar 19 2013, 11:35

Digg is building an RSS reader to replace Google Reader

Plans integration with social networks like Facebook, Twitter and Reddit

Fri Mar 15 2013, 13:00

Outlook and Hotmail are back online

Microsoft says downtime was due to a temperature spike in its datacentre

Thu Mar 14 2013, 13:00

Microsoft's Outlook and Hotmail email services are down

Updated Microsoft has no idea why

Wed Mar 13 2013, 10:39

Microsoft releases Office Developer Tools for Visual Studio 2012

Tries to get more apps on the Office Store

Tue Mar 05 2013, 17:32

Facebook to unveil News Feed revamp at 7 March event

Expect it to be full of complaints from users who liked it the old way

Mon Mar 04 2013, 12:10

Facebook integrates Rovi Video for metadata access

Rovi will become more social as a result

Tue Apr 16 2013, 15:37

Extended support for Windows XP ends in 365 days

Any time in this next year is probably a good time to shift to Windows 7

Mon Apr 08 2013, 00:01

Linkedin integrates Facebook-style 'mention' feature

Provides hyperlinks to people and companies in updates and conversations

Thu Apr 04 2013, 16:12

Microsoft finally launches Skydrive 3.0 for iOS

Adds support for the iPhone 5 and iPad Mini

Thu Apr 04 2013, 10:50

Intel releases OpenCL SDK for upcoming Haswell chips

Can't resist the power of the GPU any longer

Wed Apr 03 2013, 15:20

Google Keep hands-on review

Our thoughts after using Google's Evernote rival

Tue Mar 26 2013, 18:00

Google adds Instagram-style photo filters to iPhone, not Android

Google+ app users can now also use animated GIFs as profile images

Tue Mar 26 2013, 12:38

Apple buys Wifislam to add indoor location services to Maps

WiFi startup reportedly cost Apple $20m

Mon Mar 25 2013, 10:45

BBC will broadcast an iPlayer-only TV series

Has commissioned six BBC Three dramas

Fri Mar 22 2013, 10:50

Pinterest gets a redesign and three more features

Has a simpler and cleaner layout

Wed Mar 20 2013, 12:14

Spotify removes five song cap on users in the UK

10 hour monthly music streaming limit still applies

Tue Mar 19 2013, 13:27

Microsoft updates its Kinect for Windows SDK

SDK 1.7 brings 3D body scanning features and automatically recognised gestures

Mon Mar 18 2013, 15:53

Netflix will reward cloud computing whizkids with $100,000 in prizes

$10,000 each for ten ideas that improve cloud computing for everyone

Fri Mar 15 2013, 10:39

Google Reader closure sparks rage across the web

Users take to Twitter to protest 1 July shutdown

Thu Mar 14 2013, 11:26

Apple’s Phil Schiller has a dig at Android's security flaws

Tweets F-Secure report that highlights Android security worries

Fri Mar 08 2013, 11:39

Nuance revamps its NINA virtual assistant technology

Brings the service to the web with text support

Tue Mar 05 2013, 13:00

Google open sources Zopfli compression algorithm

Smaller file sizes but more CPU cycles

Fri Mar 01 2013, 14:37

Mozilla Towtruck project offers real-time web browser collaboration

Allows web developers to add customisable Skype-like voice and chat tools

Mon Apr 15 2013, 17:00

Open source 3D patches appear for Nvidia's Tegra SoC

Follows on from 2D release last year

Fri Apr 05 2013, 16:26

Adobe unveils Anywhere collaborative cloud tool for video software

Allows multiple people to work on the same projects simultaneously

Thu Apr 04 2013, 14:10

Samsung and Mozilla to develop next Android web browser engine

Will take advantage of multi-core processors

Wed Apr 03 2013, 17:19

Yahoo Mail integrates Dropbox

Enables users to send large attachments

Wed Apr 03 2013, 10:24

Digg says its Google Reader replacement will be simple, fast and social

Has upped its game due to user response

Tue Mar 26 2013, 14:00

Microsoft updates Windows 8 Mail, Calendar and People apps

Removes support for Google's Exchange Activesync

Tue Mar 26 2013, 11:14

AMD thinks most programmers will not use CUDA or OpenCL

Familiarity breeds aversion

Mon Mar 25 2013, 10:27

Amazon to challenge Spotify with a music streaming service

Is in talks with music labels

Wed Mar 20 2013, 14:40

Adobe confirms CTO Kevin Lynch is joining Apple

Updated Lynch will report to Apple SVP Bob Mansfield by the end of the week

Wed Mar 20 2013, 11:50

Virtual talking head could be the next digital personal assistant

Zoe's realistic human emotions look to replace texting with face messaging

Tue Mar 19 2013, 12:35

Sky adds 4OD to On Demand TV service

The service will be available from Monday

Fri Mar 15 2013, 14:22

Mozilla previews Firefox OS simulator 3.0

Adds screen rotation and push feed support

Thu Mar 14 2013, 14:20

Intel releases an early build of Android 4.2.2 for x86 chips

Admits it is buggy

Wed Mar 13 2013, 16:30

Microsoft brings Android support to Windows Azure Mobile Services

Lets Android developers use its cloud

Wed Mar 06 2013, 17:18

Google releases Android 4.2.2 AOSP binaries for Nexus devices

Should help third party ROM developers

Mon Mar 04 2013, 13:02
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