Microsoft is helping developers make cloud-connected games
It's bought startup PlayFab, which offers backend cloud-gaming services.
'Half-Life 3' fan venture 'Project Borealis' is taking shape
Developers say the project is moving ahead smoothly.
Google enables third-party Assistant devices in Japan and the UK
The toolkit is now available in several more countries.
Apple will allow apps built from templates
Novice users and small businesses can now position themselves in the App Store.
Android apps must have 64-bit support by August 2019
Google will also require that apps target Oreo in 2018.
Microsoft offers developers a preview of its quantum computing kit
The kit provides tools for learning how to code for quantum computers.
Amazon's AI camera helps developers harness image recognition
The new edge device will run Ubuntu and use on-board deep learning to power image-based projects.
Facebook's new community tools help you become a mentor
It's also scrapping fees for nonprofit donations.
Third-party Alexa skills can now use notifications
It can also personalize answers based on who's speaking.