With a new software development kit and a $100 million dollar investment fund, Amazon wants third parties to help make the Alexa-controlled smart speaker even smarter.
The company announces integrations from outside developers that let people use features and tools from the likes of Avery and Mailchimp.
When iTunes users on the desktop search for podcasts, they'll find that only Apple's app comes up.
The service works on both iOS and Android and includes everything from speech recognition to voice biometrics, according to Nuance.
The new offerings come from a host of companies, including Universal, Def Jam, and Warner Music.
Automatic Windows updates are fantastic, but they do help us forget to keep our other software up-to-date. FileREX automatically scans your computer for thousands of programs and tells you if they need an update.
The in-vehicle concierge is opening up its previously closed API to new apps. First up, the RelayRides car-sharing service.
Twitter will now provide more details on what specific account information a third-party app is requesting, while apps that want to access your direct messages will again need to permission.
AT&T has prepared a software update which will allow for non-Android Market app installation. While some current devices are expected to receive the update, all future smartphones will be enabled at time of release.
Symantec estimates that hundreds of thousands of applications may have inadvertently leaked "spare keys" that provided advertisers and other third parties access to user accounts.