Twitter unveils a new API platform, roadmap and vision for its developer community

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Twitter traditionally has had a rocky relationship with its developer group. The social media platform is making an attempt to reset developer relations but once more with the unveiling of its imaginative and prescient for the Twitter API platform and, for the primary time, publishing its public road map of what it has deliberate. The apparent goal here is to be more transparent about what the social platform has in store for developers, which includes a unification of its API platform along with the launching of new APIs and endpoints for developers.…

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Stories Search makes Snapchat a real-time YouTube

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Snapchat is shifting from a social network limited to content shared by people you follow to an ephemeral, real-time database of what’s going on now everywhere. It started as a social network that was limited to content being shared by people you follow but now it is increasing its dimensions. It is now trying to become a platform where you can follow a real-time database of what goes on around the world. Today the company announced ‘Search for stories’ and this feature is surely going to give YouTube and Twitter…

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IBM and Red Hat collaborate to accelerate cloud adoption using OpenStack

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IBM announced a collaboration with open source software solutions provider Red Hat that will provide the hybrid cloud infrastructure to help customers efficiently run cloud applications using OpenStack APIs. Under this collaboration, IBM and Red Hat plan to jointly market and sell the new offerings for private cloud deployments, including workload migrations, disaster recovery, capacity expansion, and data center consolidation. The strategic collaboration between IBM and Red Hat is designed to enable clients to more easily adopt open source products and OpenStack cloud software while preserving their existing investments and creating…

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Ubuntu abandons its phone efforts, set to switch back to GNOME

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Six years after making Unity the default user interface on Ubuntu desktops, Canonical, the maker of Ubuntu is giving up on the project and will switch the default Ubuntu desktop back to GNOME next year. Canonical is also ending development of Ubuntu software for phones and tablets, spelling doom for the goal of creating a converged experience with phones acting as desktops when docked with the right equipment.”The choice, ultimately, is to invest in the areas which are contributing to the growth of the company,” Mark Shuttleworth, founder of Canonical writes in a blog post. Ubuntu is one of…

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Apple Patents MagSafe to USB-C Adapter

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Apple has filed a patent for a MagSafe to USB-C adapter that could be used to power its notebooks and provide the breakaway protection users have come to appreciate. Despite Apple’s pivot away from the breakaway charging cable, people still love it — since it doesn’t cause your laptop to crash to the ground when you trip over the cable — and the option to choose between USB-C and MagSafe would be great. One of the big complaints with Apple’s new line of MacBook Pros has been the loss of…

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Eight most influential Women in the Tech Scene

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Its still considered a man’s world, a Male dominated arena. However, the global technology industry has plenty of women in leading roles. Many of the influential women have invested in innovate companies both locally and abroad in a bid to change the several perceptions on women in technology. As of now, Women are playing some major roles in the tech scene as opposed the previous perceptions. From roles in the financial and HR departments, women have taken senior posts in tech giant companies and have as well created a voice…

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Digital transformation sets tech firms as agents of change

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IT has moved from the basement to the boardroom, and is now a strategic part of every company’s business. Whether it’s the internet of things (IoT), cloud computing, mobility, big data, analytics or something else, there is always a new technology for technology firms and chief digital information officers (CDIO) to grapple with. With digital technologies proliferating and advancing at a rapid clip, it is important to consider the role of the chief digital information officers in leading change. The rapidly evolving digital landscape has opened up a significant new role for…

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Apple Music on Android catches up with iOS

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Apple’s subscription streaming service, Apple Music, rolled out a major (ver. 2.0) release to Android users today, introducing a new design that largely brings the app to parity with its iOS counterpart. The update includes a visual makeover, which organizes content into a few main sections – Library, For You, Browse, and Radio – as on iOS. However, it’s clear that Apple Music for Android is not a priority for Apple, despite its seeming intentions to compete with rival services like Spotify or the now on-demand Pandora, for instance. In…

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The Popular Social Media is no longer social, chat Bots are taking over

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The rise of social bots has thrown up a wide range of new issues in the social media world. Chat bots have become a common part of online interaction for major consumer companies and celebrities. The popular networking scene is slowly turning out to be unsocial as robots are taking over the communications with users disguising themselves as humans. As technology develops, robots as well improve their interactions with humans trying to emulate and possibly alter their behavior. Currently, celebrities are using Twitter, Instagram and Snapchat to lend a personal…

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Microsoft and Adobe Launch Joint Customer Experience Offerings

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Adobe and Microsoft have teamed up to offer a set of joint enterprise solutions designed to help companies improve the customer experience for their clients. The agreement includes Adobe Experience Cloud, Microsoft Azure, Dynamics 365 and Power BI. The tech firms also plan to collaborate on an industry standard to define and unify the language for marketing, sales and services data needed to deliver digital experiences consistently at scale. The new integrations will help businesses better align their sales and marketing efforts, and create compelling, personalized and consistent experiences for…

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