AI Grant aims to fund the unfundable to advance AI and solve hard problems

Artificial intelligence-focused investment funds are a dime a dozen these days. Everyone knows there's money to be made from AI, but to capture value, good VCs know they need to back products and not

Microsoft now lets iOS developers deploy, run and test their apps directly from Windows

If you’re an iOS developer, then Microsoft’s Xamarin already allowed you to develop your iOS applications in C# with the help of tools like Xamarin.iOS for Visual Studio. Until now, though

Xamarin launches major update to its cross-platform development tools

Xamarin, the cross-platform development platform Microsoft recently acquired, is holding its annual developer conference today. No developer conference would be complete without a large number of anno

Xamarin CEO Nat Friedman on getting acquired by Microsoft

Microsoft announced in February its plans to acquire the cross-platform development platform Xamarin; the deal closed about two weeks ago. Even though the ink on the contracts has barely dried, Micros

Thanks to Microsoft, small teams can now get Xamarin’s IDE and core tools for free

Microsoft acquired the cross-platform iOS, Android and OS X development service Xamarin last month, and the new acquisition is already at the center of attention at Microsoft's annual Build developer

Microsoft Is Buying Mobile Cross-Platform Development Company Xamarin

Microsoft announced today that it has acquired Xamarin, a company that allows developers to build fully native apps across several platforms from a single shared code base. Microsoft and Xamarin hav

Xamarin Now Gives Developers A More Integrated Cross-Platform Development Experience

Xamarin, the C#-centric cross-platform mobile app development platform, is launching version 4 of its service today. With this update, the company is launching a number of new features across its port

Xamarin Hires Its First CFO As It Eyes International Expansion, IPO

The cross-platform developer tools service Xamarin today announced that it has hired Bryan Morris, the former VP of Finance at Ooyala and CFO of LiveRamp, as the first CFO in the company's history. Un

Xamarin Launches App Monitoring Service, Improved Test Cloud And A Fast Android Emulator

Xamarin, the C#-centric cross-platform app development service, is hosting its second annual Evolve developer conference today. The company is using this occasion to release a large number of updates

Cross-Platform Development Platform Xamarin Raises $54M Series C

Xamarin, the popular service for building cross-platform native applications, today announced that it has raised a $54 million Series C round led by a combination of new and existing investors. As far

Xamarin 3 Launches With UI Design Tool For iOS Apps, Cross-Platform Interface API And More

Xamarin has long been one of the most popular tools for building cross-platform mobile applications and today, the company is taking a major step forward by launching version 3.0 of its service. The

Android vs. iOS Development: Fight!

The eternal startup question "Android or iOS first?" grows ever thornier, with <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2013/11/14/gartner-456m-phones-sold-in-q3-55-smartphone-android-at-82-share-samsung-

Xamarin Raises $16M Series B Round Led By Lead Edge Capital, Passes 20,000 Paid Developer Seats

Xamarin, the cross-platform development platform for native apps for iOS, Android, OS X and Windows, today announced that it has closed an opportunistic $16 million Series B round led by Lead Edge Cap

Xamarin Launches Test Cloud Automated Mobile UI Testing Platform, Acquires Mobile Test Company LessPainful

Xamarin, the company behind the cross-platform mobile development platform with the same name, today announced that it has recently acquired the Danish mobile testing startup LessPainful. LessPainful

How The Portland Trail Blazers Went Mobile

It's almost 2013 and you'd think that at this point every NBA team has probably had its own official mobile app for a few years now, but that's not exactly the case. The Portland Trail Blazers, for ex

Microsoft .NET for Mobile Company Xamarin Gets $12 Million In Series A Funding

<a target="_blank" href="http://xamarin.com/">Xamarin</a>, makers of cross-platform frameworks for building mobile applications, today announced a $12 million round of funding from Charles River Ventu