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Volvo wants to use holograms to sell cars

Volvo is teaming up with Microsoft to use its HoloLens technology to show cars to prospective customers. HoloLens using augmented reality to add digital images to the real world.

MIT Media Lab celebrates 30 with Martha Stewart, magicians and visionaries

MIT's Media Lab celebrated its 30th anniversary with tech visionaries including Marvin Minsky, Alan Kay and Danny Hillis.

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Microsoft releases iOS-to-Windows app maker Windows Bridge to open source

Also called "Project Islandwood," the development environment is Microsoft's bid to accelerate Windows app development by bringing in popular apps from other platforms.



5 things Apple is doing to please developers

Version 2.0 of Swift and upgraded frameworks for Watch apps are on the way

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Apple frees casual iOS developers of membership requirement

Pro developers only have to pay $99 a year to develop for OS X, iOS and Apple Watch


As open source code, Apple's Swift language could take flight

Open sourcing Swift might bring Apple a larger group of developers writing in the programming language.

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Instagram engineer delves into emoji madness

The company's engineers did painstaking work to allow users to search by emoji.

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Instagram gives Apple Watch developers a hand

Instagram has shared some of the code it used to create its own Apple Watch app.


Think Retro: How HyperCard inspired a generation of future developers

Some of today's app developers credit HyperCard for their love of programming.