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Harassed game developer driven from home after receiving death threats on Twitter

Brianna Wu, a game developer, and her husband called the police and left their home last night after receiving a credible death threat on Twitter. According to posts on Twitter, Wu, who is the head of development at Giant Spacekat, became a … Continue reading

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Watch the developer become god in this precursor to the Metaverse

Brian Peiris built a live-coding web app for the Oculus Rift that lets you manipulate your virtual 3D environment in real-time. Sure, it’s just a bunch of simple manipulation of geometry for now, but it’s clearly a precursor to where … Continue reading

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‘Game of War’ mobile game developer looking at $3 billion valuation: WSJ

(Reuters) – Machine Zone Inc, the developer of popular mobile game “Game of War: Fire Age,” is in talks with JPMorgan Chase & Co to raise funding that could value the company at more than $ 3 billion, the Wall … Continue reading

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EBay’s Braintree launches developer kit to boost mobile shopping

Braintree, the payments gateway owned by eBay Inc, is trying to remove a hurdle for e-commerce companies by making it easier for customers to pay for products on their smart phones. The company launched a set of tools for software … Continue reading

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Google sets sights beyond smartphones at annual developer conference

By Alexei Oreskovic SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Google Inc , whose Android software reigns as the world’s dominant smartphone operating system, will step up efforts to make inroads into cars, televisions and other devices at its annual developer conference this … Continue reading

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China’s central bank in talks with developer

China’s central bank and one of its largest state lenders hold talks over whether to bail out a defaulting provincial real estate developer Asia homepage

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Android lead says wearable developer tools coming in two weeks

We've got very few details at the moment, but Sundar Pichai is preparing to lead the Android charge into the wearable space. He announced that the company will launch a new wearable SDK for Android at SXSW Interactive. The tools … Continue reading

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‘It has ruined my simple life’ – Vietnamese hit game developer pulls plug on … – South China Morning Post

'It has ruined my simple life' – Vietnamese hit game developer pulls plug on …South China Morning PostFlappy Bird flaps no more. The Vietnamese developer behind the smash-hit free game has pulled his creation from online app stores after announcing … Continue reading

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‘Flappy Bird’ Grounded as Vietnamese Developer Pulls Plug on App – Bloomberg

StarPhoenix 'Flappy Bird' Grounded as Vietnamese Developer Pulls Plug on AppBloombergThat kind of success is sure to spur more interest in programming among Vietnamese, said Esther Nguyen, chief executive of Ho Chi Minh City-based music website Pops Worldwide. Vietnam's digital … Continue reading

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Samsung’s latest developer kit lets you control appliances from your TV

Ever wish you could turn on the air conditioning without leaving the couch? Samsung's new Smart TV SDK 5.0 will give you the luxury of being that lazy. The programming kit gives the TV control over home appliances, including network-savvy … Continue reading

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