• What is Google Firebase? A Look at Developing Apps with Custom BaaS Support

    30 days ago - By Business 2 Community

    Imagine a turnkey rental office space. When you lease the space, the infrastructure is already set up: utilities, workstations, phones, WiFi, a security system, and a receptionist. When there's a problem, you don't need your own IT support team-it's built into the lease. All the extras are a phone call away. And when you need to grow, more offices are available.
    Now imagine instead of a company, it's an app. And instead of an office, it's a cloud-based platform with servers, databases, and hosting built-in, along with a host of other features. All of the back-end programming that usually...
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  • Google to charge phone makers for app marketplace access in EU

    Google to charge phone makers for app marketplace access in EU

    30 days ago - By Reuters

    Google will charge phone makers for access to its Google Play app marketplace following the EU's ruling earlier this year that it was abusing its dominant position. Julian Satterthwaite reports.
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