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Is Windows 10 Playing Fair - Mozilla Thinks Not
Jul 31 | Janet Swift
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Windows 10 is free if you upgrade from Windows 7 or 8.1, which makes it very attractive to the huge base of existing Windows users. But now the complaints are beginning to be heard.

July Week 4
Jul 31 | Editor
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Feeling overwhelmed by too much news? If you need to know what's important for the developer, you can rely on  I Programmer to sift through all the news, uncover the most relevant stories and deliver the highlights each week.

JerryScript - Another JavaScript Engine For Embedded Devices
Jul 31 | Harry Fairhead
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JerryScript is a lightweight JavaScript interpreter intended to run on a very constrained devices such as microcontrollers and proclaims itself as "A JavaScript engine for the Internet of Things".

Sneak Peek At DEVintersection Europe
Jul 30 | Kay Ewbank
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The DEVintersection conference covering the intersection of tools, technologies, platforms and solutions will run in Europe for the first time this year, with coverage of technologies including ASP.NET 5, Visual Studio 2015, AngularJS, Azure, and IoT.

Windows 10 SDK And Tools - Almost There!
Jul 30 | Mike James
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If you are a Microsoft programmer the wait for the tools needed to easily create UWAs (Universal Windows 10 Apps) is almost over. Although lower key, the SDK and Tools were launched along with Windows 10.

Windows 10 - The Trojan Horse
Jul 29 | Mike James
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Microsoft has launched Windows 10 and you can see it as not so much an operating system but a Trojan horse designed to get Microsoft into your computing life. 

Buddy Your Social Robot Has An SDK
Jul 29 | Lucy Black
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Buddy is a social robot that is poised to become a valued family member in many home across the globe. Developers are being encouraged to get involved by purchasing the special edition that includes the SDK.

Devpost Reveals Student Hacker Preferences
Jul 29 | Janet Swift
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Devpost is the new name of ChallengePost and has released its first Student Hacker Report which provides some interesting insights into the tools and technologies used in its hackathons.

AI Researchers Call For Ban On Autonomous Weapons
Jul 28 | Mike James
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AI and robotics have been making headline-grabbing progress recently and high profile people have started to worry in public about the future. Now we have over 1000 signatures on a letter urging a ban on autonomous weapons. 

Amazon Aurora Made Available
Jul 28 | Kay Ewbank
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Amazon has made its high performance MySQL-compatible database available to all customers.

Google Restricts Autocomplete API
Jul 27 | Ian Elliot
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As the world argues over SDKs and copyright, Google has decided to make clear that its APIs are for it to control. If you have discovered how to use the Autocomplete API then it is time to find another way to do the same job. Google is going to stop you using the unpublished API on August 10th. 

Unity Connect Amsterdam 2015
Jul 27 | Alex Armstrong
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A conference organized jointly by Sharepoint Connect and IT Unity will take place 12-14 October at the Meervaart Theatre. The Early Bird offer expires on July 31st so book now to save €100 off your registration and be entered in a draw to win a Surface Pro 4.

New Portal For IBM Open Source Projects
Jul 27 | Lucy Black
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IBM has just launched developerWorksOpen to enable developers to collaborate using its open sourced technologies. It is poised to provide new tools, in particular with regards to mobile.

Golden Goose Award To Hubel & Wiesel
Jul 26 | Mike James
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If you studied AI, psychology or neuroscience the names Hubel and Wiesel will be part of your background. They discovered the way neurons act as feature detectors and provided the backdrop for our first understanding of the way the brain works. 

Robocup 2015 Winners
Jul 25 | Lucy Black
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A total of 175 robot teams from 47 different countries and regions took part in this year's RoboCup held in the eastern Chinese city of Hefei. Teams from Japan, China, Iran, the USA and Australia proved to be the best at robot soccer at this event.

July Week 3
Jul 24 | Editor
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Summer distractions make it hard to keep focused on the news feeds. So, let us do it for you. Simply consult our weekly digest of news, book reviews and articles to keep you up to speed. This one covers July 16-22.

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