Google to showcase superior Android apps and games

Google wants to reward its best developers by featuring their applications on Android. The company announced Android Excellence, a new collection in the Google Play Store that will showcase apps and games. The solutions that make it into Android Excellence will have to display the best user experiences, best Android practices, best design, technical performance,…

GitHub releases 2017 Open Source Survey

As open-source software continues to become a critical part of the software industry, GitHub wants to ensure the community understands the pervasive landscape. The organization recently released an open set of data designed to help researchers, data enthusiasts and open-source members comprehend the overall needs of the community. Some of the major findings highlight how valued documentation…

DevOps and cloud work better together

Over the past couple of years, businesses have been turning to methodologies like DevOps and cloud development to drive agility. However, a newly released study from CA Technologies reveals if companies really want to boost their software delivery performance, they should combine DevOps with cloud-based tools and delivery mechanisms. “Today, being built to succeed means…

Red Hat to acquire developer workspaces provider Codenvy

Red Hat is adding the developer tools and containerized workspaces provider Codenvy to its portfolio. The company has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Codenvy. As part of the acquisition, Red Hat will add Codency to its existing portfolio of developer and application platform tools. “Thanks to the increasing push towards digital transformation and the…

Check Point discovers new attack vector through media player subtitles

Malicious hackers will find any way to deliver a cyberattack. This week, Check Point Software researchers discovered a new method for perpetrators, one which is threatening millions of users: Attacking by subtitles. According to Check Point’s research, the new possible attack vector delivers the cyberattack through movie subtitles that are loaded by the user’s media…

Apache Beam 2.0 released

The Apache Beam team has announced the first stable release of the project, version 2.0. Apache Beam is an advanced unified programming model designed for batch and streaming data processing. In addition to this being the first stable release of the project, the team says this is also the third most important milestone for the…

The best free photo editor 2016

The best free photo editor With phone cameras now ubiquitous, we’re taking and sharing more photos than ever. But even the best phone camera is likely to produce a dud or two, and even the best shot could stand to be better. Photo editing, then, shouldn’t be the sole reserve of those who can afford…

Best free video editors for Android

Introduction Your phone may be great at shooting videos, but it’s probably not so smart at editing them – even the simplest clean-up tasks will usually require a little help. If you’ve got some heavy-duty editing in mind then transferring your footage to a desktop PC will doubtless give you access to a larger screen…