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Exploit puts popular web and mobile apps at risk

A new exploit could allow users to bypass security checks in Electron, a popular cross-platform development framework. The exploit, posted by Trustwave, has been patched and developers should update t

Anchor's new app offers everything you need to podcast

Broadcasting app Anchor, which helps anyone record and share audio, is relaunching its app today with a new focus on serving the larger podcaster community. While in the past, Anchor was carving out a

Microsoft to shut down Wunderlist in favor of its new app, To-Do

Microsoft acquired the popular mobile to do list application Wunderlist back in 2015, and now it’s preparing users for its eventual demise with the release of its new application “To-Do,&#

5 Calls debuts what may be the easiest way to call your reps yet

A growing number of political activist websites have popped up in recent days to help those opposed to the Trump administration’s policies and agenda to take action. But a new one, 5 Calls, has

The new Google Voice launches, bringing a modern look, group chat, photo sharing & more

Confirming reports from earlier this month that a Google Voice update was in the works, Google today has launched a refreshed version of its VoIP calling service on mobile and the web. Largely, the up

Microsoft launches StaffHub, a new Office 365 app aimed at shift workers

Microsoft today unveiled the newest addition to its Office 365 suite with the debut of an application for shift workers and management, called StaffHub. The program is aimed at those who don’t

Call to Action lets you phone your Congressperson with just a tap

The U.S. election has inspired more people to become politically involved, and one of the most practical and direct ways to have an impact is to directly call your Congressperson to have your voice he

What Do The App Store, PlayStation 2 And The Roman Empire Have In Common?

If you casually follow tech industry headlines, you might be convinced that the app store model is the bright future of software distribution. So when I say, “I have clear evidence that the app stor

Facebook Open-Sources React Native

At its F8 developer conference in San Francisco today, Facebook announced that it is open-sourcing its React native framework for building native apps. React Native is Facebook's version of its React

Amazon Opens The Doors To Web Apps On Fire TV, Fire TV Stick

Amazon’s living room devices, the Fire TV and Fire TV Stick, can now run web applications. The company announced this morning that it’s allowing web developers to publish their HTML5-power

Sandstorm Wants Web Users To Gain More Control Over The Apps They Use

This open source initiative is aiming to recast the relationship between web users and the underlying infrastructure that serves them content -- by making it easier for web users to run their own serv

Amazon Appstore Now Allows Developers To Charge For HTML5 Web Apps, Promote Them Through “Free App Of The Day”

Amazon is announcing a change to its Appstore today, which will now allow developers building HTML5 (web-based) applications to price those apps to sell, just the same as their natively coded counterp

Amazon Appstore Now Open To Web Apps, With One-Click In-App Purchases In Tow

Amazon today is announcing a significant expansion to its mobile application marketplace, the Amazon Appstore, which will <a target="_blank" href="https://developer.amazon.com/appstore">now be open</a

Opbeat Nets $2.7M From Facebook, Instagram Founders And More To Give Developers A Control Center For “Web Ops”

While it's apparently becoming easier and easier to become a developer -- judging, at least, by the number of "learn to code!" platforms popping up by the month -- the role of a lead developer and eng

Mozilla Opens Its Firefox For Android Marketplace To Developers And Early Adopters

Mozilla just launched the latest Aurora version of <a target="_blank" href="http://www.mozilla.org/en-US/mobile/aurora/">Firefox for Android</a> and with this, the organization is also <a target="_bla

Sign Of The Times: The New York Times Debuts An HTML5 Web App For iPad

The New York Times this morning <a target="_blank" href="http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20121002005602/en/York-Times-Launches-HTML5-Web-App-iPad">announced a new HTML5 web app for iPad</a>, rou

Amazon Web Services Adds Long Requested Web Browser Specification

Amazon Web Services (AWS) <a target="_blank" href="http://aws.typepad.com/aws/2012/08/amazon-s3-cross-origin-resource-sharing.html">added support today</a> for a browser specification that defines way

Russian Money Into French Clouds: App Analytics Platform Capptain Gets $1.5M From Runa Capital

As the world of apps continues to get ever-more crowded, another app analytics startup has picked up a round of investment to expand its business to help app developers figure out what is working, and

Web App Performance Solution Tracelytics Raises $600K From Google Ventures, Battery & Flybridge

Application performance and analytics solution provider <a href="http://www.tracelytics.com/">Tracelytics</a> has just closed a seed round of $600,000 from Battery Ventures, Flybridge Capital Partner

Strobe Launches Game-Changing HTML5 App Platform

Today, <a href="http://www.strobecorp.com/">Strobe Inc.</a> is launching a new platform that helps developers build HTML5-based Web applications for desktops, smartphones and tablets, and centrally ma
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