Amazon Machine Learning Will Help Developers With Historical DataAmazon is giving its machine learning capabilities to developers as an Amazon Web Services offering. According to the company, it makes it easier for developers to use historical data to build and deploy predictive models, which can be used for things like detecting problematic transactions, preventing customer churn, and improving customer support.
Old Webmaster Tools API Will Be Shutdown By GoogleBack in September, Google launched an update to its Webmaster Tools API to make it more consistent with other Google APIs. Those using other APIs from the company would find the new one easier to implement, the company said.
YouTube Moving On To HTML5 EmbedsGoogle announced that it is now defaulting to the HTML5 player on the web for YouTube embeds, moving to iframes. Along with this, they're deprecating the "old style" of Flash <object> embeds and their Flash API.
Learn About Android's Material Design If you're developing Android apps these days, you're going to want to understand Material Design, which is the cornerstone of the latest version – 5.0 Lollipop. The subject was discussed at Devoxx 2014, and Google is now sharing that on YouTube.