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Salesforce.com courts Microsoft .NET developers with new tools

New toolkits go further than the existing API access Salesforce.com had provided

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Microsoft's 'Rethink' highlights the best of its Web

Microsoft launches "Rethink," an archive and showcase for the websites that will fool you into thinking that they're native apps.

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New API will simplify Google Drive integration with Android apps, says Google

Developers can now test a preview of the Java-based Drive Android API.

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Twitter now requires encrypted API communication

Third party Twitter apps must now converse with Twitter through the SSL protocol

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Unity adds PlayStation Vita to cross-platform development suite

The addition lowers the bar for developing games for the portable console

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Mobile apps no pot of gold for developers

Just a small fraction of consumer mobile apps will bring financial success to their developers by 2018.

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Amazon makes it easier to submit mobile apps with new developer portal

The company's Appstore has become a relevant alternative to Google's Play store, according to one analyst

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MIT's new algorithm could solve thorny optimization problems

Mathematicians introduce a formula that reduces the time it takes to calculate the best path through a network

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GitHub cranks delivery speeds, adds analytics

The world's most popular Git hosted service now has page analytics and improved security

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State fining Deloitte $15,000 per day over glitchy computer system

The state of Florida is also withholding $3 million in payments to the systems integrator

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Mozilla advises webmasters to implement X-Frame-Options security header

The header can easily solve many security problems, a Mozilla security engineer said

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SAP courts developers with new license, tools, open-source contributions

SAP's HANA in-memory platform figures prominently in the new announcements, which include the long-awaited launch of River

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Xamarin lets Windows developers write apps for Google Glass

The company takes advantage of Google's recently released development kit

Joyent polishes Node.js with commercial support package

Joyent promises to help solve tricky Node.js issues, no matter where they occur.

Ruby on Rails security updates patch XSS, DoS vulnerabilities

The updates also strengthen the protection for a vulnerability patched in January