The Microsoft Smart Coffee Raspberry Pi Sample Code by Pierce Boggan demonstrates how to brew coffee at a distance. The Internet of Things example, presents how developers can use Raspberry Pi in C language to call a command via Android and iOS phones.
Microsoft has begun to roll out developer kits for Internet of Things, but it is doing it slowly. API Strategy Conference Early Bird registration ends August 8. Plus meet Breach the hackable web browser, and an Australia Hackathon offers $100k in prizes.
Google Play updates its publishing API. Techcrunch's Disrupt Hackathon to be held September 6/7 in San Francisco. Plus: Rhomobile suite for App development upgraded, and Shiphawk launches API for shipping quotes.