The effort aims to make it easier for programmers to include social networking functions on websites and Web apps -- and for new social networks to launch.
As part of its devices and services makeover, Microsoft has a new plan for reaching out to top-tier developers of all sizes to get them to take a look at the new and expanded Microsoft toolbox.
Google rumors and leaks pick up speed as Google I/O 2013 arrives this week. Here are some of our predictions for the annual Google developers confab.
Kindlies is a new online tool that connects all your social media and photo sharing services on one site.
The Google co-founder is back on the job as chief executive today. So here's what he should be thinking about.
OpenSocial started out as a way to blend consumer Web application data over the Internet, but it also has use behind the firewall, as Atlassian found.
OpenSocial might not be Facebook's app platform, but it still has some neat apps that are worth giving a whirl, from PollDaddy to Stunt Pilot.
Google's trying to hit Facebook where it hurts, and Facebook is snapping up patents that may make Google's social-media aims harder to achieve.
The Net giant is fostering Web-based gadget development through its acquisition of the casual gaming developer.
Third F8 conference promises a rare look at the company's inner workings for developers and advertisers who use the social network as the basis for their businesses.