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Google appears ready to enter the smartwatch market. Can it challenge Apple's dominance?

Apple currently dominates the smartwatch market segment, but a rumored Google-developed Android Wear smartwatch could change the game.

Facebook unveils SDK for Swift beta

The company this month announced the Facebook SDK for Swift beta, which enables developers to integrate their iOS mobile apps with services on the social network.

Do bulk discounts for virtual goods work?

A new economics study conducted by the University of Chicago indicated volume discounts usually fail to persuade mobile gamers to make purchases.

Rumors continue to indicate Apple Watch 2's September arrival

Rumors persist that a new version of the Apple smartwatch, the Apple Watch 2, could be released in September.   

Enhanced UI, multi-window support and other features developers should know about Android Nougat

It's official, the next Google mobile operating system will be "Android Nougat," and the developer preview is already available.

Nintendo ramps up smart device development team

Count Nintendo among the companies on the lookout for mobile developers with smart device experience.   

Survey: IoT market to gain 6M developers over next 4 years

A new Evans Data Corp. survey of software developers indicated there has been a 14 percent year-over-year increase in development for mobile devices, which has led to smartphones being the most commonly connected IoT platform.

Google, Udacity partner for Android Basics Nanodegree program

The program, which is offered by online courses provider Udacity, requires no programming experience, making it a valuable option for beginners who are interested in learning the basics of Android app development.

A Google-manufactured Android phone could give Android development more appeal

If Google creates its own Android phone, it could avoid fragmentation and become more appealing for developers to consider creating Android apps.

Microsoft's acquisition of Wand Labs could spell a new era for conversational intelligence

The acquisition could allow Microsoft to progress with its "Conversation as a Platform" goals and break new ground in conversational and machine intelligence. However, it also means Wand will shut down its service and PlugIn API.