New GitHub Marketplace Showcases Integrators, Speeds Development

GitHub earlier this week launched GitHub Marketplace, featuring apps from more than a dozen integrators, at the GitHub Satellite conference. The platform allows developers to review and purchase new tools that do everything from helping to manage projects, to automating code building, testing code quality, or monitoring the impact of code changes. The marketplace allows [...]

Instagram Snaps Up Rivals’ Users

Instagram on Wednesday announced that it had reached a milestone of 700 million members while enjoying the fastest-ever growth rate in the company's history. The network has grown by more than 100 million members in the last four months, Instagram reported, although it took six months to accomplish its previous 100 million member increase. The [...]

Android at the Wheel: Google Aims for One Vehicle Ecosystem

Google showcased the next phase of its automotive strategy at its I/Oconference earlier this week, and announced partnerships with Volvo and Audi, which unveiled concept vehicles running its new automotive operating system. Embedded Android for Automotive is an entirely new system rather than an update to the Android Auto that Google launched three years ago. [...]

Apple May Be Prepping Siri for Smart Home Duty

Odds appear good that Apple will be joining Amazon and Google in the smart speaker competition with a Siri-powered device it plans to introduce at its World Wide Developers Conference next month, according to MacRumors, which cited a report by Ming-Chi Kuo of KGI Securities. The new home-AI product will have excellent acoustics with one [...]