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Think round! Google gives developers tips on designing apps for smartwatches

Getting developers onboard will be key for the future success of Android Wear, an analyst says.

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Apple unveils Swift, a new programming language for iOS, Mac

Developers at the Apple WWDC event enthusiastically applauded the introduction of the new Swift programming language

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PHP keepers plot radical revision of the language

Future versions of PHP may be compiled, thanks to the influence of Facebook engineers

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Microsoft goes public with browser development plans

A new site from Microsoft shows which Web standards will be supported in Internet Explorer.

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Xamarin hopes to attract more developers with expanded iOS support

The company has also expanded the ability to share code across multiple OSes

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The Couchbase database goes mobile

Couchbase has released a version of its NoSQL database that runs on mobile devices, allowing for offline access of data

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Ubisoft Pirate ships sail onto the Web thanks to Microsoft JavaScript library

The new Web version of Assassin's Creed Pirates relies on Microsoft's Babylon.js library for smooth performance

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Microsoft yanks Azure auto-hosted SharePoint apps service

The company plans to relaunch the program later this year

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Red Hat brings OpenShift closer to the enterprise

An update to the Red Hat OpenShift on-premises software offers more management and administration tools

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Autodesk announces 'Spark' open software platform for 3D printing

The company will also be offering its own 3-D printer

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Platfora update puts Hadoop's power in business users' hands

New features improve data access, visualizations and updated support for Hadoop distributions

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Salesforce.com ties Force.com to Heroku for richer app development

Customers won't need 'ninja developers' anymore to create powerful new types of applications, a Salesforce executive says

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Zend eases API development with Apigility

The PHP-based Apigility handles many of the routine tasks involved in building an API