The social network giant, Facebook, just acquired a new small company again as a part of its aggressive growth.
The company is the cloud service firm, Parse, a provider of developer tools for apps in different mobile platforms. Facebook announced this acquisition and confirmed it in their blog today. According to TechCrunch, the deal was closed at around $85 million in cash and stock.
With this move of Facebook, it is not only focusing from being a social network but a business service provider as well.
Parse is responsible for the toolbox . . . → Read More: Facebook Acquires Parse for $85 Million in Cash and Stock
Apple Inc’s WWDC or the Worldwide Developers Conference is here again and as like always, there are high anticipations for new products and OS updates on stage.
Wednesday, the Cupertino, California-based company announced that the annual developers conference will happen between June 10 and June 14 in San Francisco, California. The company also announced their press release that the conference will be focusing on sharing the new iOS and OS X to the developers.
Also in the press release, Phil Schiller, worldwide marketing SVP said that “Our developers have had the most prolific and . . . → Read More: Apple Announces WWDC; Developers Expect Introduction of iOS 7 and OS X 10.9
It has been rumored before that the late Steve Jobs has been talking to the CEO of Volkswagen for some project. Some reports suggest that they are designing a car that will revolutionize motoring. But recent reports came out that Volkswagen is going to unveil their latest creation, the iBeetle, in the auto show in Shanghai – the Auto China 2013. This seems to be a clear collaboration of Apple and Volkswagen.
In the reports, the Volkswagen iBeetle will be a special-edition car. It will have a dedicated iPhone dock in the dashboard and an App . . . → Read More: Volkswagen iBeetle, the Collaboration of Apple and German Car Manufacturer
As Google Glass closes to the mainstream sales, it is inevitable that users are going to expect ads could be seen in the Google Glass as what most apps in phones have.
But as Google delivers the Glass to developers, the tech giant is encouraging them to create apps for this wearable gadget without the ads. Yes, Google is banning developers that will serve ads on this new platform.
In the Google Mirror API terms of service, it allows third-party developers to help this technology and build apps, however, Google stresses clearly that developers . . . → Read More: Google Says Glass will not Serve Ads