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'This is like getting free hardware,' said a Microsoft graphics program manager.
The move is part of a broader push to make applications run across all devices in the Microsoft universe.
Google Cloud Pub/Sub messaging service can tie together different components of an enterprise cloud application
The new Unity 5 Personal Edition doesn't cost a dime, and developers that make under $100,000 a year won't have to pay royalties, either.
Vulkan, the built-from-scratch OpenGL successor, aims to give game developers far more control over PC hardware, unlocking new levels of performance. Think of it as an open-standard counterpart to Microsoft's Windows-only DirectX 12.
Mozilla and telecom carriers see demand for high-end flip phones, so that's where Mozilla is heading.
Lenovo's website hack points to DNS weakness ... FTC asked to probe Samsung ... Facebook vet starts server analytics biz ... and more
Not satisfied with the new Start menu in Windows 10? Stardock still sees a role for replacements.
Hewlett-Packard lowers outlook ... Visa tech may prep Europe for Apple Pay ... Gemalto says encryption keys are safe ... and more tech news
More than a mere dream, the GNOME-affiliated Sandboxed Applications project is making sandboxed, distro-agnostic software a reality.
The flawed security technique used by Superfish has been found in other software, which has begun a chain reaction of security vulnerabilities.
Spy agencies may have your phone's encryption keys ... Re-engineering 4G for IoT... Hackers are still lurking in U.S. State Dept. network
Facebook is now contributing more to external open source projects and keeping closer tabs on its own open source efforts