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Latest Windows 10 SDK preview helps developers build cooler photo apps

New APIs let developers build apps that can take HDR photos and integrate with Windows 10's face recognition feature

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Google Cloud Platform provides a home for cloud code

Google Cloud Platform users can now store their code in the same environment in which it is run

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GitHub updates text editing for the modern era

The GitHub online repository has a text editor designed to replace the venerable but decades-old Emacs and Vi

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Unity CEO has game development platform's bugs on his mind

Unity promises to become really fast at fixing bugs in its platform for building games

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Some Google App Engine languages may not get updates

Google is upgrading its App Engine, and current users of Java and Python may face some turbulence

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Facebook enhances C++ with parallel programming tool

Facebook's Folly Futures provides an easy way to do parallel programming in C++

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Microsoft, Google, Mozilla team to build a faster Web

Web Assembly will provide a standardized way to compile Web applications before they run, in order to speed their performance

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Can GitHub really be worth $2 billion?

It's reportedly seeking $200 million in its next round of funding

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Facebook tool could help devs pinpoint elusive memory leaks

Infer is a free static analysis debugger Facebook has used internally and has now released as open source

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Unity lays groundwork for more VR games with latest upgrade

The company has added native support for the Oculus Rift, and more are on the way

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Apple frees casual iOS developers of membership requirement

Pro developers only have to pay $99 a year to develop for OS X, iOS and Apple Watch

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As open source code, Apple's Swift language could take flight

Open sourcing Swift might bring Apple a larger group of developers writing in the programming language.

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Progress brings Logi Analytics to its enterprise customers

The Progress OpenEdge Analytics360 packages the Logi Analytics business intelligence software for enterprise use