Microsoft's Azure opens path to creating API portals. Facebook to hold its first hackathon in Africa.
Cloud CRM giant Salesforce.com has created a $100 million venture capital fund that will invest in companies building apps for its Salesforce1 Platform.
Locator Centric offers an API to improve product visibility. Looking beyond the claim that Azure is bigger than Amazon Web Services. Plus: Parse releases SDK for PHP.
The new API was discovered hiding in the code for the most recent release of Microsoft's smartphone platform.
Microsoft wants developers to write universal apps, not apps that are limited to use only on a single form factor.