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The BBC micro:bit coding device for students now comes to India

MUMBAI, INDIA: The micro:bit coding device is now available in India. Measuring 4x5cm, the micro:bit is a hands-on, easy-to-use introduction to the world of technology and is packed with features that provide endless possibilities for creativity. The device is supported

Google announces certification program for mobile web developers

By : CIOL Writers

Google recently launched a certification program for the Mobile Web developers across the world. The Mobile Web Specialist certification program costs $99 in the US, which roughly amounts to Rs 6500. The new program joins Google’s existing set of certification

Google encourages kids to be problem solvers with ‘Code to Learn’ contest

By : Riddhi Sharma

“Love playing games on your phone? Love to video chat with your loved ones? Look around you and you’d be surprised Everything you love has some form of coding behind it”- that is how Google India describes the contest ‘Code

Google unveils ‘ARCore’ SDK to make AR mainstream on Android

By : CIOL Writers

Following in the footsteps of Apple’s ARKit, Google has launched its first augmented-reality software development kit, called ARCore, to help developers start making cool stuff in AR. Google’s foray into AR goes back to Project Tango, launched in 2014 that loaded a

Fynd aims to boost entrepreneurship with open sharing platform, Gofynd.io

MUMBAI, INDIA: In an attempt to share its internal tools and data streams to improve software development and drive entrepreneurship ecosystem, the fashion e-commerce portal, Fynd has launched an open sharing platform, Gofynd.io. Several Silicon Valley based star-ups and other

Indian developers more keen to work on microservices, chatbots and APIs, finds Oracle  

BANGALORE, INDIA: Oracle sees a very vibrant and active software development scenario in India, with developers working on all spectrums of technology. In particular, Oracle finds there’s more developer appetite for cutting edge technologies such as Containers, Chatbots etc. for building

Intel brings AI to PCs with $79 Movidius Neural Compute Stick

By : CIOL Writers

Intel has launched the Movidius Neural Compute Stick, a one-of its-kind a tiny fanless USB-based deep learning device that can be used to learn AI programming at the edge. The device, geared for researchers and developers enables rapid prototyping, validation and deployment

Red Hat acquiring agile and cloud-native development tools provider, Codenvy

USA: Red Hat is set to acquire Codenvy, a provider of cloud-native development tools that enable developers to more easily create modern container-based and cloud-native applications. Historically, software engineers have spent more time each week on administration and other tasks,

NVIDIA to train 100K developers on deep learning in 2017

By : CIOL Writers

NVIDIA plans to train 100,000 developers on deep learning artificial intelligence this year to meet surging demand for expertise in the field of AI. Through its NVIDIA Deep Learning Institute, the chip company will escalate its training by tenfold (compared to 2016)

Google starts ‘Solve for India’ program to energize entrepreneurs and developers in tier II cities

BANGALORE, INDIA: Internet today provides an opportunity to everyone to pursue their passion and create solutions to solve for the real problems of India. For instance, Jaipur based Nishant Patni’s Hello English app has helped 95 lakh Indian natives learn

Facebook launches an AR-powered platform for developers

By : CIOL Writers

At Facebook F8 conference, Mark Zuckerberg unveiled his vision for Augmented Reality (AR). Enabling developers to build AR tools for the camera and bring people together in new ways, Facebook launched an AR-powered platform for developers to encourage augmented reality

Facebook’s F8 developer conference: Everything you need to know

By : CIOL Writers

As expected, Facebook unveiled a slew of new features and updates during its big F8 developer conference, 2017. From an all-new AR developer platform to group chatbots to a new virtual reality experience for its main platform itself, here is a recap of

Slack launches new message menus to boost workflow tools

By : CIOL Writers

Slack, the team chat app which now has over 5 million daily active users, is launching new in-message drop-down menus designed to help its users better connect with apps they need at work. With new message menus, apps integrated with

Apple launches its first App Accelerator in India to foster the developer ecosystem

By : CIOL Writers

Standing true to the promises made by CEO Tim Cook last year, Apple has launched its first App Accelerator in Bangalore. Aimed at supporting engineering talent and accelerate growth in India’s iOS developer community, the accelerator program will provide best

After Android, Google open-sources the iOS Chrome code into Chromium

By : CIOL Writers

After allowing developers to create new mobile browsers through the open-sourced Chromium version for Android, Google has added the iOS Chrome code into Chromium, letting anyone examine, modify, and compile the project. Google has announced that the code for Chrome

Microsoft acquires 3D optimization platform Simplygon

By : CIOL Writers

Barely days after acquiring deep learning startup Maluuba, Microsoft has announced a new purchase- Simplygon, a Swedish startup that develops 3D-optimization solutions for game developers and other industries that need to visualise 3D data. “Simplygon’s technology and talent will strengthen

Flock now allows developers build custom apps & bots on its messaging platform

BANGALORE, INDIA: Team messaging app, Flock releases its platform, FlockOS- a chat operating system onto which developers can now build customized apps, bots and integrations on Flock. They can either use them within their organization, or publish it on Flock’s App Store, making

SAP brings new IoT application services for faster IoT development

BARCELONA, SPAIN: SAP at SAP TechEd Barcelona has introduced SAP HANA Cloud Platform, Internet of Things (IoT) service, application enablement option to help customers and partners achieve fast time to value and develop IoT solutions efficiently. The application enablement option provides Big Data management and services

Facebook Messenger version 1.3 enables advertisers to send messages directly to users

By : CIOL Writers

Facebook has been continuously updating its Messenger platform. After adding end-to-end encryption and video and voice calling feature, the social networking giant has now launched the latest Messenger version 1.3 along with ‘sponsored messages’, Messenger’s first ad services. Aiming to

Android 7.1 Developer Preview now available for Nexus 5X, Nexus 6P and Pixel C

By : CIOL Writers

Google couldn’t have timed it better. Arriving in sync with Pixel release, the Android 7.1 Developer Preview is now available for the Nexus 5X, 6P, and Pixel C. If you’re already enrolled in the Android Beta Program, you should receive