100-plus Silicon Prairie startups to follow on Twitter

Original post by DANNY SCHREIBER via Silicon Prairie news With nominations for our inaugural Silicon Prairie Awards in full swing, we wanted to help spark some ideas for companies that might fit in one of our four awards dedicated to startups – Startup of the Year, New Startup of the Year, Consumer Startup of the Year and B2B Startup of the Year. The list below provides an […]

Amazon acquires 3D mapping start-up

Original post by Phahamang Thakudi via ITWeb Amazon has decided to join Google and Apple in the 3D mapping game with its purchase of start-up UpNext, which has spent the past few years developing detailed 3D maps for iOS and Android, Venture Beat writes. The UpNext buy gives Amazon its very own mapping service, which it can include with the Kindle […]

Ten Development Environments That Won’t Go Away

Original post by DON WILLMOTT via DICE If you code for a living, you know the world’s become very much about adapting or dying. But: The truth is that some development technologies just don’t die. In fact, TechRepublic’s Justin James has come up with a list of ten, along with his interesting commentary. COBOL: “There are millions […]

Adfonic Sponsors TechMeetups Apps Hackathon:HTML5 & Cloud, London 20-22 Jul.

How can I best monetise the apps I build?  That’s the question every mobile app developer asks themselves whether thinking about their next project or reviewing the success of what they’ve already got out in the market. To help answer that question Adfonic, the global mobile advertising marketplace, will be supporting the TechMeetups Apps Hackathon […]

Yammer presenting at July TechMeetups

@Microsoft new acquisition @Yammer supports #SiliconRoundabout #TechCity at London’s July #TechMeetups To keep up with the latest trends in Social Networking and the benefits it can bring to organisations, Microsoft acquired early stage (4 years old) company Yammer for $1.2billion last week. Microsoft would integrate Yammer with Sharepoint, its Enterprise collaboration platform already being used […]