Apple has a new programming language, Swift, intended to provide modern programming capabilities for Apple application development and streamline the building of applications.
Featured as part of the Xcode 6 IDE (now in a beta release) and introduced this morning, Swift is a language for the Cocoa and Cocoa Touch frameworks for OS X and iOS.
ADW.Launcher developer Ander Webbs has taken to Google+ to share his surprise after finding out his Android app was available in the Nokia Store -- the app store for Nokia X -- seemingly without his permission and without him ever launching the offering there. At first glance it appears Opera, which operates Nokia Store, has jumped the gun by creating an account and uploading the app on his behalf.
The Mozilla security team is proud to be once again sponsoring the Hack-in-the-Box HackWeekDay competition, this time at the Haxpo conference in Amsterdam, 28-30 May 2014. Come learn about Firefox OS, make apps to compete for great prizes and help shape the future of the mobile web.
This HackWeekDay event is the biggest yet, and will actually be run over the course of three separate days. There will daily prizes, and you can compete in as many days as you want:
Malaysia Airlines (MAS) has blamed the software that it used to track its aircraft for its erroneous report to air traffic controllers that MH370 was flying over Cambodian airspace about an hour after it went missing.
MAS explained that it made the deduction based on its ‘flight-following system’ which displayed the aircraft’s predicted position and not its actual location.
If anyone knows a thing or two about avoiding prying eyes, it's John McAfee.
After managing to elude Belizean authorities in an epic real-life murder drama last year, the antivirus pioneer is now looking to help you keep your own communications under wraps. In partnership with Rochester, N.Y.-based startup Etransfr, McAfee's software development company Future Tense Systems on Friday unveiled a new secure messaging app, dubbed Chadder.