Google sells out of Nexus One developer phone

Developers have bought up the entire stock of the Nexus One, says Google's Tim Bray, calling the device 'a little too popular'.

UK government fancies itself as an iPhone developer

The UK government has spent tens of thousands of pounds on developing iPhone apps, the BBC has revealed.

Facebook apps to need permission before using profile data

Facebook's really keen on privacy these days, and it's now rolled out a feature requiring outside applications and websites to make it clear to users which parts of their profiles are being shared.

Facebook wants credits, not dollars

Facebook and social game developer CrowdStar have signed a potentially lucrative deal for the exclusive use of Credits as a virtual currency.

Do developers prefer Android or Apple?

Do developers prefer working with Android's open ecosystem, or are they more interested in submitting programs to Apple's lucrative app store?

Google showcases Chrome web store

Google is showcasing its newly-minted Chrome web store at the 2010 I/O conference in San Francisco.

Epic blames piracy for the decline of PC gaming

Epic boss Mike Capps believes rampant software piracy is to blame for the noticeable decline of PC gaming and the rise of the console as a lucrative platform.

Apple may face anti-trust investigation

The Federal Trade Commission and Department of Justice are considering investigating Apple over anti-trust concerns relating to mobile devices - they just need to decide which of them will handle the investigation.

Let the gaming begin!

With the show floor now open at GDC 2010, it's game on for show attendees.

EFF slams Apple over draconian licensing restrictions

The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) has harshly criticized Apple for imposing a draconian licensing agreement on developers.

Adobe touts Flash 10.1 at Mobile World Congress

Adobe has confirmed that a beta version of Flash Player 10.1 has officially been made available to content providers and mobile developers - with general availability of the platform expected during the first half of 2010.

UK journalist claims consumers should pay more for mobile apps

A UK journalist has opined that consumers should be paying more - not less - for mobile applications.