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Candy Crush Saga creators feel the pinch as mobile users download fewer smartphone apps

22 hours ago  by Sam Pudwell
Candy Crush Saga creators feel the pinch as mobile users download fewer smartphone apps
Almost a third of mobile uers don't download apps in a typical month and the average number of app downloads has fallen from 2.3 to 1.8 in the last 12 months.

Self-driving lorries will roll out on UK roads by 2015

18 Aug 2014  by Alysia Judge
Self-driving lorries will roll out on UK roads by 2015
A proposal has been drafted that could see computerised “road trains” of self-driving lorry convoys placed on British roads by next year. Each set of vehicles will be controlled by just one driver.

Rackspace debuts ObjectRocket lightning-quick DBaaS for Redis

15 Aug 2014  by Jamie Hinks
Rackspace debuts ObjectRocket lightning-quick DBaaS for Redis
Developers will be able to use ObjectRocket to handle the database side of things whilst they concentrate on the task of building and developing applications.

Uber readies API to help it become the buzzword for private car hire

13 Aug 2014  by Jamie Hinks
Uber readies API to help it become the buzzword for private car hire
Sources report that an API is on the way that will give Uber the chance to put its ride request button in more locations and ultimately become a byword for car journeys.

Facebook debug reduces iOS app crash rate by half

13 Aug 2014  by Barclay Ballard
Facebook debug reduces iOS app crash rate by half
Engineers at the social network have fixed a long-standing fault with the software, despite the difficulty of the app's rapidly changing codebase.

A-Level students plump for coding and software development degrees over all others

11 Aug 2014  by Jamie Hinks
A-Level students plump for coding and software development degrees over all others
A survey carried out by an online social learning platform has found that students are favouring coding and software development as opposed to other degrees.

Unite product development teams with universal access to engineering information

11 Aug 2014  by ITPP in association with IBM
Unite product development teams with universal access to engineering information
In the face of ever growing engineering complexity, development of the next generation of products and systems demands that organisations address inherent engineering challenges.

NASA wants you! *if you’re a data scientist, developer or designer

08 Aug 2014  by Jamie Hinks
NASA wants you! *if you’re a data scientist, developer or designer
A partnership between NASA and [topcoder] has been extended in order to try and use its crowd-sourcing strength to solve various problems that NASA has identified.

Google Fit SDK released - or at least a preview version

08 Aug 2014  by Joe Jejune
Google Fit SDK released - or at least a preview version
Wearables are the next big thing in mobile accessories, and while they remain unproven as an opportunity, generating more hype than real world success, fitness and health is at the forefront.

Swiftkey and Samurai Siege among UK winners at Tabby Awards 2014

06 Aug 2014  by Jamie Hinks
Swiftkey and Samurai Siege among UK winners at Tabby Awards 2014
Four UK companies shared five different awards at the iPad and Android tablet awards that handed out judges prizes as well as a different trophy for users’ choices.

Agile development: Why the big issue is often that tricky first step

06 Aug 2014  by Massoud Marzban
Agile development: Why the big issue is often that tricky first step
We discuss how to overcome the first – and biggest – hurdle when it comes to agile development, and how to better engage with the user.