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Google allows third-party app developers to read your emails

Gmail app developers might be reading your personal emails The Facebook-Cambridge Analytica privacy data scandal had created an unrest when it was discovered that the latter illegally harvested up to 87 million Facebook users’ personal data without their knowledge and consent. Apparently, Facebook allowed thousands of app developers to harvest […]

Microsoft releases Windows 10 SDK Preview Build 17686

Windows 10 SDK preview build 17686 now available for developers Last week, Microsoft had rolled out the Windows 10 SDK preview build 17682. And yesterday, the software giant rolled out the Windows 10 SDK Insider Preview Build 17686 for developers. This newly released SDK doesn’t add anything in the way […]

Apple is working on bringing iOS apps to macOS

Apple to allow users run iOS apps on macOS Craig Federighi, Apple’s Senior Vice President of Software Engineering, announced at Apple’s WWDC (Worldwide Developer Conference) 2018 event in San Jose recently that the Silicon Valley giant is working to bring the best of the iPhone to the Mac platform. Although the […]

GitHub Marketplace is allowing developers to upload apps for free

Developers can now upload apps to the Github Marketplace for free GitHub, a source code management platform, is celebrating first anniversary of its GitHub Marketplace, a developer-focused app store, by opening the marketplace to more developers. It is allowing anyone to list their app along with a free product on […]

Facebook suspends 200 apps for misusing user data

Facebook suspends 200 apps over data misuse investigation In the wake of Cambridge Analytica scandal wherein 87 million Facebook users’ data were collected without their explicit consent, the social media giant has now suspended 200 apps on its platform over uncertainties of misusing user data as part of the first […]

Microsoft offers 95 Percent Revenue Share to Windows App developers

Microsoft is all set to entice more developers (non-game) by dangling higher revenue split in front of them. At Build 2018 conference, Microsoft announced a new developer partnership stake, according to which all the non-game developers would be getting the 95% of the revenue earned from application sales. This step is […]

Sensible Precautions for App Developers

If you’re seriously into developing apps, staying on top of security issues relating to apps is important. Taking sensible precautions to avoid having to redevelop your app to patch a security hole or receiving game-ending negative publicity over a breach of your data stores is critical when you plan to […]

Stack Overflow Releases Developer Survey Results 2018

Android developer language Kotlin has risen in popularity, shows Stack Overflow’s annual survey Stack Overflow published their eight Annual Developer Survey results this year, which saw over 100,000 developers take the 30-minute survey. Stack Overflow, a popular developer community and jobs site, revealed the most-popular, top-earning, and preferred programming languages […]

Android Developer Story: Big Fish Games uses open beta testing to de-risk their game launch

Posted by Kacey Fahey, Developer Marketing, Google Play Based in Seattle, Big Fish Games was founded in 2002. Starting as a game studio, they quickly turned into a major publisher and distributor of casual games. Leading up to the launch of their hit time management game, Cooking Craze, the team […]

Google announces 1.3 lakh scholarships for developers and students in India

Google introduces scholarship to prepare 1.3 lakh Indians for emerging technologies Google on Thursday announced a new scholarship programme in India that will help train 1.3 lakh developers and students across the country. Google, in collaboration with technology learning platform Pluralsight and educational institution Udacity, would help talented developers to […]