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Google releases Android Studio 2.2 Preview with a new layout designer

April was a bumper month for Android Studio releases. First came the release of Android Studio 2.0 and then only a couple of weeks later Google unleashed Android Studio 2.1 with support for Android N. Now at Google I/O 2016 the search giant has released a preview of Android Studio 2.2.<p>As you …

Android News

iOS 9 first look: here's what's new in Apple's public beta

Look and feel<p>Visually, iOS 9 doesn't look much different than iOS 8, and an untrained eye will have difficulty telling them apart at first. Apple has largely been tweaking and refining the look of iOS since version 7’s major revamp two years ago, and iOS 9 does include some small changes. The most …

It's time to uninstall Adobe's Flash from your Mac - here's how

The recent tidal wave of critical vulnerabilities in Adobe's Flash Player has prompted many security professionals to call for the much-maligned …

Start A Fire

Build an API under 30 lines of code with Python and Flask

Hello everyone. Now a days developers need to perform many jobs. Like web development, database development, API development and so on. Some …

Why Product Thinking is the next big thing in UX Design

<i>Life’s too short to build something nobody wants…</i><p>When thinking of User Experience, we often think of a simple, beautiful, and easy to use feature-set …

Product Management

The hack that took down a global spyware vendor

At the end of last month, Hacking Team seemed untouchable. The company occupied a controversial niche in the security space, contracting out surveillance software to law enforcement agencies around the world. If your phone got stuck with a wiretapping implant, there's a good chance it came from …

Here's the BBC's Micro:bit, Raspberry Pi competitor

The BBC announced the BBC Micro:bit, a new pocket-sized computer inspired by the classic BBC Micro, back in March. Now it (along with a roll call of significant partners) has unveiled the final design and spilled some more details.<p>The project is a collaboration between the broadcaster and partners …

Raspberry Pi

Hooks, The App That Lets You Get A Notification For Almost Anything, Lands On Android And Apple Watch

Hooks, the app that sends you push notifications triggered by things that are important to you, has a new version for Android, as well as the now almost obligatory Apple Watch app. Previously, the latest version of Hooks was iOS only.<p>Apple’s smartwatch platform seems particularly suited to a …

PubNub Gets Another $20M To Scale Up Its Low-Latency Messaging Network

PubNub, a startup out of San Francisco that has built a data network focused on messaging for apps, IoT hardware and other low-latency services, has raised another $20 million in a Series C round of funding. It seems that 20 million is the magic number for PubNub at the moment: the company — which …

Apps

Lenovo wants you to decide if it should build this retro ThinkPad

IBM's original boxy, black ThinkPads, exemplified by the seminal 1994 700c model, are beloved by laptop design aficionados. But would such a style (in a much thinner package, of course) fly in today's market? Lenovo's VP of design, David Hill wants to find out, so he showed off a "Time Machine" …

20 amazing cliffside beaches around the world | CNN Travel

I fear for the future my friends.... still cool #cool #gif #awesome

Inside the race to create the next generation of satellite internet

Is the sky big enough for two multi-billion dollar satellite internet projects? In the next two years, we’ll find out if entrepreneurs driven by human betterment—one looking up at the heavens and humanity’s future, the other looking down to the earth’s neediest—can share a shot at creating the next …

Space Travel

Why We Speak

An evolutionary biologist argues that humans started talking because they needed to negotiate.<p>Sometime around 120,000 years ago in the desert near Oued Djebbana, in what is modern-day northern Algeria, a human acquired some small seashells. The shells were from a species known as <i>Nassarius</i> …

Hunter Gatherers

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Telenav Takes On Google With New OpenStreetMap-Based Offline Navigation SDK

Telenav has made a large investment in the crowdsourced OpenStreetMap (OSM) project and currently employs the project’s founder Steve Coast. With the help of this, the company hopes to take on Google’s mapping services for both mainstream users and developers.<p>Telenav’s involvement has given the OSM …

Over 1 million New York City buildings and addresses imported to OpenStreetMap

Over the past year, our data team has worked with the OpenStreetMap community to do a full import of building footprints released as part of New York …

An Interactive Timeline Highlighting the Use of OpenStreetMap Across the World Over the Past 10 Years

Mapping platform Mapbox is celebrating the 10th anniversary open-source collaborative map project OpenStreetMap (previously) with the creation of an …

Amazon review data

Amazon product data<p><b>Julian McAuley</b>, UCSD<p>New - Q/A data!<p>See our newly-released Q/A data (described in our WWW 2016 paper)!<p>Description<p>This dataset …

Owler Releases New APIs to Expose Startup Business Data

Business information service Owler has launched an API suite that opens up the startup’s dataset of over 10 million companies so that developers can …

Senrio

Yahoo releases massive Flickr dataset, and a supercomputer steps up to analyze it

In case you missed this like I did (I blame a Structure hangover), Yahoo released last week a huge dataset Flickr images and videos. Called the Yahoo …

Download Your Personal Search History

Google has added a feature to let users download their entire search history, including searches from email accounts and queries made on Google Maps. …