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New Rules Allow Early Adopters to Become Early Investors

Were you one of the first to identify Uber as a game changer? What about being one of the first to use Amazon or Google in the early days?<p>If you had invested in Uber (now valued at $40B) in 2011, you would currently be sitting on a 600x return. Unfortunately, unless you were already very wealthy, …

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ShopKeep Buys Payment Revolution, Adds Payment Processing To Its Point Of Sale Solution

ShopKeep — the NYC-based mobile payments startup founded by a Brooklyn wine shop owner to help other merchants improve their services with iPad-based payment apps and analytics — is growing. The company has acquired another startup, Payment Revolution, and will now offer payment processing as part …

Facebook’s Parse Launches New IoT Service, Debugging Tool And More

Parse, the platform-as-a-service company Facebook acquired in 2013, today revealed a couple of new features at Facebook’s F8 developer conference in San Francisco: Parse for IoT, Enhanced Sessions to improve app security, support for React and a new debugging tool.<p>Out of these, the IoT announcement …

Facebook’s ComponentKit Is A New Framework For Building iOS App Interfaces

At its F8 developer conference, Facebook today announced the launch of ComponentKit, a new Objective-C library the company built to improve the performance of its iOS app. As Facebook notes, ComponentKit uses a functional and declarative approach to building user interfaces that focuses on one-way …

iOS Apps

Amazon Goes After Dropbox, Google, Microsoft With Unlimited Cloud Drive Storage

Last year, Amazon gave a boost to its Prime members when it launched a free, unlimited photo storage for them on Cloud Drive. Today, the company is expanding that service as a paid offering to cover other kinds of content, and to users outside of its loyalty program. Unlimited Cloud Storage will …

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 JavaScript framework for building native mobile applications.<p>Today’s announcement doesn’t come as a …

JavaScript

Google Cloud Launcher Lets Developers Quickly Deploy Over 120 Popular Open-Source Packages

Google and Bitnami are launching a new feature for Google’s Cloud Platform today that makes it easier for developers to deploy over 120 popular open-source applications to its Cloud Platform. In total, Google and Bitnami have packed up over 120 applications, including the likes of WordPress, …

Apps

Facebook Launches 3 New Open-Source Tools For Android Developers

Most of Facebook’s announcements at its F8 developer conference this week were iOS-centric, but today, the company also released three new open source tools for Android developers.<p>The first is a performance segmentation library called Year Class that is meant to help developers quickly figure out …

Connected Car Platform Mojio Raises $8M Series A Round Led By Telekom Capital

Mojio, the Vancouver, Canada-based connected car platform, today announced that it has raised an $8 million Series A round led by Telekom Capital, the investment arm of Deutsche Telekom. This marks Telekom Capital’s first investment from its recently launched 500 million euro global fund.<p>Other …

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