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Android goes bing, the App Store goes transparent, and one technology CEO goes to the Land of Questionable Metaphors.
The changes and clarifications Apple made to its App Store policies this week have elicited mostly positive reactions. Adobe and Google, both affected by restrictions Apple put in place earlier this year, have voiced enthusiasm on their respective blogs.
In a move straight out of the "never say never" bin, Apple has released an official set of guidelines to help app developers understand the App Store approval process. The company also announced the formation of a board to which developers can appeal a rejection.
Twitter has nearly finished migrating to a new authentication protocol, called OAuth.
Resize is a simple, $5 Safari Extension that lets Web developers quickly view Websites at different resolutions.
In typical Apple fashion, the Snow Leopard Graphics Update earlier this week was light on details. Macworld discovered that if you game on a recent Mac, this update is anything but light.
As HTML5 enhances the Web, so too will it bring new vulnerabilities, security experts warn.
Apple is now offering Single Lab Day Passes to members of its Mac Developer Program. The $99 pass allows access to one of Apple's compatibility labs for a day.
The developer who created the Web-based jailbreaking tool has now unleashed Flash for iOS devices.
Australian company Nolobe announced Thursday the release of Interarchy 10, the newest version of its long-running FTP client.
The three-day conference aimed at IT professionals and Apple developers normally costs $899. But early-bird registration is available for $699. And organizers announced that the discounted registration will run through August 9 while spaces at the conference last.
Skype on Wednesday announced Mac and Windows support for its new SkypeKit SDK, which was previously only available on Linux.
It's a day of quotes—many of them ill-advised—here at remainders central. Everything from Apple responding to Psystar (ha, thought you'd heard the last of those guys, huh?), AT&T promising to improve their data network (don't laugh!), and a developer taking on Steve Jobs (uh oh).
The FMTouch Enterprise subscription service lets developers ship their FileMaker solutions to the iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad.
Adobe is sending the final version of Flash Player 10.1 to its mobile partners.