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Medium acquires rich media embedding API platform Embedly. Medium has acquired Embedly, the provider of technology enabling both publishers and consumers to share content across the web.

Medium acquires rich media embedding API platform Embedly

Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. In a (what else?) Medium post, Embedly cofounder Sean Creeley explained that the company will continue operations as always, servicing its customers: “Embedly will continue to focus on creating the best platform for embedding. The Embedly team will be helping to make embedded media faster, lighter and more robust across platforms.” Medium shared that all 10 Embedly employees will be staying on board, with four relocating to Medium’s San Francisco offices while the rest will stay in Boston to focus on improving its platform.

Android Marshmallow adoption passes 15% after 10 months. Android Nougat may be just around the corner, but everyone is still watching Android Marshmallow slowly grow.

Android Marshmallow adoption passes 15% after 10 months

After taking four months to hit 1 percent adoption, and eight months to pass 10 percent, the latest version of Android took another two months to hit 15 percent adoption, according to Google’s Platform Versions page. Android Marshmallow gained 1.9 percentage points to hit 15.2 percent, though it’s still in fourth place. The latest version of Android typically takes more than a year to become the most-used release, and unless something major happens in the next two months, Marshmallow’s story will be no different. Android Instant Apps arrive in latest Google app beta. Google has released a new beta version of its Android Search app, which it hopes will change the way we interact with apps.

Android Instant Apps arrive in latest Google app beta

The new beta features the Android Instant Apps platform, which enables users to stream apps from the web, rather than download them from the Play Store. First announced at Google I/O earlier this year, the functionality will enable users to try apps out before committing to the install. See also: Google I/O 2016 - As it happened Right now Google is rolling it out with a few select partners, such as Halfbrick’s classic slasher Fruit Ninja. Currently it offers users a demo of the app, which is relatively unstable, but in the future Google plans to roll out full functionality. Users simply need to search the web for an app of their choosing and those featuring a Try Now label are available for streaming. Best Free iPhone Apps: 11 paid iOS apps on sale for free, Aug 1. August is a bittersweet month for many Americans.

Best Free iPhone Apps: 11 paid iOS apps on sale for free, Aug 1

Sure, it’s still summer and you’re still enjoying the weather and the time off if you’re in school. But the arrival of August is also a harsh reminder that the summer break is winding down and before you know it you’ll be back in school, or back to dealing with school for your kids if you have children. Maybe this list of paid iOS apps on sale for free for a limited time will help take your mind off things. MUST SEE: This leaked photo sure makes it look like the iPhone 7 will come in a new color These are paid iPhone and iPad apps that have been made available for free for a limited time by their developers. OWeather Normally $0.99. Alphabet's 2Q Earns Soar Despite Rising 'Moonshot' Losses - World Wide Web on Top Tech News. By Troy Wolverton.

Alphabet's 2Q Earns Soar Despite Rising 'Moonshot' Losses - World Wide Web on Top Tech News

Updated July 29, 2016. Chinese Group to Pay $4.4 Billion for Caesars’ Mobile Games. Why Verizon wants an ailing Yahoo. Sign Up for Our free email newsletters The smartest insight and analysis, from all perspectives, rounded up from around the web: Yahoo, "the front door to the web for an early generation of internet users," is finished as an independent company, said Vindu Goel and Michael de la Merced at The New York Times.

Why Verizon wants an ailing Yahoo

The struggling Silicon Valley pioneer agreed this week to sell its core internet business to Verizon Communications for $4.8 billion. The sale punctuates a stunning fall from grace for Yahoo, which at its peak in January 2000 was valued at more than $125 billion. Google plans to bring web-based VR with its Omnitone project. By: Tech Desk | Updated: July 27, 2016 1:48 pm Google is developing Omnitone to incorporate it in its WebVR projects.

Google plans to bring web-based VR with its Omnitone project

(Representational Image. Forbes Welcome. Is Technology A Disruptor Or An Interrupter? Change is never ending for the contemporary business.

Is Technology A Disruptor Or An Interrupter?

And you can blame technology, says Ben Edwards, vice president at payments company PayPal. Organisations have no choice but to keep pace with the rapidly changing consumers behaviours. But introducing technology that advances the company without interrupting the core business is challenging. Case in point is 1-800-Flowers, a 35-year-old company that started as a single flower shop in New York.

Requiem For The App Revolution. Quinton WallCrunch Network Contributor Quinton Wall is the director of developer relations at Salesforce where he is focused on native mobile application development and the cloud.

Requiem For The App Revolution

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Tools for Professional Learning: Curate, Share, Connect

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