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Google Launches iOS And Android Apps To Help Developers Manage Their Cloud Platform Resources On The Go

techcrunch.com — If you're in charge of managing apps on Google's Cloud Platform, chances are you are intimately familiar with the inner workings of the web-based Google Developers Console. Until now, that was pretty much the only way to get a quick overview of the health of your system.

Google Brings Its Map-Making Tools To Google Drive

techcrunch.com — Google's My Maps tool has long allowed anybody to create custom maps, but unless you knew it existed, chances are you wouldn't randomly stumble upon it. Starting today, Google is building My Maps right into Google Drive, where it will sit right besides products like Google Docs, Sheets and Slides, as well as lesser-known tools like Google Forms and Drawings.

YouTube Brings 60fps Video Streams To Its Android And iOS Apps

techcrunch.com — Over the last few months, Google's YouTube launched both 60fps video on the desktop and - later - for live video streams. Starting today, you can also watch the service's smooth 60fps videos in its iOS and Android apps.

Engine Yard’s Deis Launches Commercial Support For Its Docker-Based PaaS

techcrunch.com — Earlier this year, cloud orchestration platform Engine Yard acquired Deis, an open-source Platform-as-a-Service project. Engine Yard has long been known for its support service and starting today, the company will also offer businesses the option to buy Deis support. Deis is a Docker- and CoreOS-based platform that aims to give developers access to what is essentially a privately hosted Heroku.

Hipmunk Makes Trip Planning Easier

techcrunch.com — When it comes to booking a business trip or vacation, the actual booking part is easy - what's hard is finding the right combination of flights, hotels and car rentals. If you're anything like me, that means repeatedly doing the same flight and hotel search and maybe screenshotting a few results to share with the people I'm traveling with.

With New Budgeting Tools, AWS Makes It Easier For Developers To Manage Costs

techcrunch.com — Amazon today announced two new tools that make it easier for developers to control their expenses on its AWS cloud computing platform. The first tool, called ' Budgets,' allows AWS users to define a monthly budget for their AWS cost.

Microsoft’s Visual Studio 2015 Will Launch On July 20

techcrunch.com — Microsoft today announced that Visual Studio 2015 (VS 2015), the latest version of the company's integrated development environment, will launch on July 20. This latest version greatly emphasizes cross-platform development, with support for targeting Windows, iOS and Android, in part through its support for the Apache Cordova project and Xamarin 's app development platform.

Meteor Launches Paid Developer Support Subscriptions For Its JavaScript App Platform

techcrunch.com — The Y Combinator-incubated Meteor JavaScript application platform today announced that it has acquired Percolate Studio, a design and engineering shop with a..

GitHub’s Atom Text Editor Hits 1.0, Now Has Over 350,000 Monthly Active Users

techcrunch.com — GitHub's highly extensible Atom text editor hit 1.0 today. The editor release has only been available to the public for about a year now, but it has already been downloaded over 1.3 million times and currently sees about 350,000 active users.

Redis Labs Raises $15M Series B For Its In-Memory, NoSQL Database Service

techcrunch.com — Redis Labs, a company that offers enterprise-grade services around the open-source NoSQL Redis database and memcached object caching system, today announced that it has closed a $15 million Series B funding round led by Bain Capital Ventures and Carmel Ventures. Silicon Valley Bank also participated in this round.
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Jul 02, 2015

So many people are coming and going in tech news lately. Going to do some of that myself... by going offline for the long weekend. #Happy4th

Jul 01, 2015

Google Launches iOS And Android Apps To Help Developers Manage Their Cloud Platform Resources On The Go tcrn.ch/1U93YSQ

Jul 01, 2015

YouTube Brings 60fps Video Streams To Its Android And iOS Apps tcrn.ch/1JqSxjJ

Jun 30, 2015

A few years ago, all consumer startups pivoted until they became photo sharing services. Now it's instant messengers. blog.pushbullet.com/2015/06/30/mee…

Jun 30, 2015

Engine Yard’s Deis Launches Commercial Support For Its Docker-Based PaaS tcrn.ch/1RQN73k

Jun 30, 2015

Google is offering Google Apps customers a 50% discount on the Yubico Security Key. Not a bad deal for $9. googleforwork.blogspot.com/2015/06/a-spec…

Jun 29, 2015

With New Budgeting Tools, AWS Makes It Easier For Developers To Manage Costs tcrn.ch/1eWIJDU

Jun 29, 2015

Microsoft’s Visual Studio 2015 Will Launch On July 20 tcrn.ch/1U0UN6V

Jun 26, 2015

Back in PDX after a great #TCMeetup in Seattle. But maybe we can turn the heat down here? 100F is a bit much...

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