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Interlinking dozens of the cheap, small electronic brains won't break any computing speed records. But it could help teach people how to program tomorrow's computer systems.
How it shakes out will profoundly affect the way we all use computing devices, warns high-profile developer Tim Bray. And should we cede so much control to Apple and Google?
Forget "moon shots" and Billy Idol. Flashiness took a backseat to the expanding world of Android as Google presented a mature mobile operating system and new platforms to use it on.
The microblogging service is introducing a new toolkit for developers building Web-based applications more rapidly in CSS.
Sydney-based artist Grace Kingston has created Here You Are, a study of the culture of Sydney's inner west based on information collated from Facebook.
The ex-president of BitTorrent, the peer-to-peer file-sharing service many associate with piracy, has jumped to the same team as television broadcasters with Flingo, a Shazam for video. And engineers from BitTorrent have joined him.
The social network says if the app doesn't add value to Facebook, the app can't use Facebook's data. As explanations go, it isn't much, especially since it doesn't explain Facebook's cutoff of Vine.
From a consumer perspective, Amazon is going to run away with all e-commerce unless the rest of the Web can figure out shipping. Molly Wood asks why online shipping is still such a tough nut to crack.
After a month in beta, My Robot Nation is expanding its custom robot design service worldwide. It has also worked some kinks out of its system. Now it will get ready to take its offerings to a wide variety of other businesses.
More personal than a gift card, but without requiring all that pesky work: Giftly has a new way to give targeted cash gifts.