In the News – June 2015

2Apple’s ioS 9 Search API Is Huge For App Developers

On stage at WWDC (World Wide Developer Conference) Apple’s Craig Federighi announced new developer tools to give app makers deeper search powers in iOS 9. The new search API will offer developers deep linking, and their users will be able to more easily conjure search results from within third-party apps with a single tap. The neat part, you do not need a web version counterpart like you currently do with Google’s App Indexing protocol.

Source: http://readwrite.com/2015/06/08/apple-search-api-ios-9-developers-deep-linking

Facebook’s API change severs Microsoft apps from friends’ info

Facebook has rolled out a new API (application programming interface) that has crippled most of the connections Microsoft built into its mobile and desktop apps to link with Facebook calendars, contacts and photos. It’s unclear which side, Microsoft or Facebook, is responsible for the broken connections. Although Facebook gave developers a year to make changes to their apps — to use the new API — the Menlo Park, Calif. company’s new rules made it impossible for the kind of information sharing Microsoft had previously enabled.

Source: http://www.computerworld.com/article/2935627/social-media/facebooks-api-change-severs-microsoft-apps-from-friends-info.html

LogiGear CEO quoted in BloombergBusiness article about Danang Vietnam

Danang is recasting itself as the Singapore of Vietnam, touting a transparent and efficient government. A building boom has transformed the landscape into a budding metropolis, ranked at or near the top of the Vietnam Provincial Competitiveness Index for good
governance and business-friendly policies since 2007. “The high-tech government center is something you don’t find in Hanoi or Ho Chi Minh City,” LogiGear’s Hung Nguyen said. “They have some leeway to do things differently.”

See the full story: http://bloom.bg/1HQRiu5

LogiGear Corporation

LogiGear Corporation provides global solutions for software testing, and offers public and corporate software-testing training programs worldwide through LogiGear University. LogiGear is a leader in the integration of test automation, offshore resources and US project management for fast and cost-effective results. Since 1994, LogiGear has worked with hundreds of companies from the Fortune 500 to early-stage startups, creating unique solutions to exactly meet their needs. With facilities in the US and Vietnam, LogiGear helps companies double their test coverage and improve software quality while reducing testing time and cutting costs.

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LogiGear Corporation provides global solutions for software testing, and offers public and corporate software testing training programs worldwide through LogiGear University. LogiGear is a leader in the integration of test automation, offshore resources and US project management for fast, cost-effective results. Since 1994, LogiGear has worked with Fortune 500 companies to early-stage start-ups in, creating unique solutions to meet their clients’ needs. With facilities in the US and Viet Nam, LogiGear helps companies double their test coverage and improve software quality while reducing testing time and cutting costs.

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