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Apple introduces Swift 3 developer preview

Apple has unveiled a developer preview of version 3.0 of its Swift programming language. The new version, which will become generally available later this year, features broader Swift community support, open development and capacity for faster build times.

Report: Huawei developing its own mobile OS

Huawei is developing its own mobile operating system as a "contingency measure" in case Google gets too heavy-handed with its own Android platform, according to a new report from  The Information.

Apple's iOS 10: Five key features developers will love

For Apple, iOS 10 represents "the biggest release ever of the world's most advanced mobile operating system." Here are five things that mobile developers need to know about the latest version.

Apple unveils 'differential privacy' as a weapon against Google's Android

Protecting its customers' privacy is clearly a matter of principle for Apple, but it's increasingly becoming a marketing strategy as well. And privacy has become a crucial battleground in its ongoing fight against Google for mobile users.

Apple's iOS 10 to enable developers to integrate Siri

As expected, Apple announced at WWDC today that it is opening access to Siri to third-party application developers, enabling them to integrate their wares with the ubiquitous personal assistant. And the move will almost surely be a big step forward for iOS.

Apple's WWDC 2016 an iOS watershed for developers

Apple wants to empower developers to deliver a "world-changing" experience through its platforms, a mission the company promoted in its keynote address at this week's Worldwide Developers Conference in San Francisco.

IDC downgrades smartphone forecast for 2016, sees further decline in tablets sales

Latest forecasts from IDC paint an increasingly gloomy picture for small- and large-screen mobile devices after the research company revised downwards its smartphone growth forecast for 2016 and predicted a second year of decline for tablets.

IDC: iPhone shipments to slide 2% this year as worldwide smartphone market slows to a crawl

IDC predicted worldwide smartphone shipments will grow at a sluggish 3.1 percent clip in 2016, revising a previous forecast that had pegged the market to grow at 5.7 percent this year.

Microsoft woos developers with Skype for Business App SDK Preview

Microsoft is enabling developers to integrate instant messaging, audio and video experiences into their custom iOS and Android applications. While its initial focus is to drive "remote advisor" solutions, the SDK could also be a draw to developing for the Office platform, and beyond.  

Android devices fail more frequently than iOS counterparts in Q1 2016, study shows

Apple iOS devices performed more consistently than their Android counterparts during the first quarter of 2016, according to a study from Blancco Technology Group.