JackBe's Enterprise Mashup Markup Language to become an open spec initially supported by Adobe, Bank of America, Capgemini, Hinchcliffe & Co., Hewlett-Packard, Intel, Kapow Technologies ProgrammableWeb, Synteractive and Xignite.
Bank of America is a founding member of group aimed at forging enerprise mashup interoperability.
FluidHtml is a new markup language that lets Web developers generate Flash on Web sites without running the browser plug-in.
Adobe Systems is adding components and services that will make it easier for developers to extend their Flash-based applications across various social networks and mobile platforms.
Application lifecycle management supplier MKS Inc. yesterday released a new version of its flagship ALM platform adding test-management capabilities to the suite.
Microsoft on Thursday announced that it had commenced an invitation-only public technical preview of Microsoft Office Web Apps.
In a bid to attract more developers to its Berkeley DB open-source embeddable database, Oracle released two upgraded versions with new APIs for simplifying application development and for the first time, support for Microsoft's C# and .NET Framework.
Oracle released the first major update of its flagship database in two years with an upgrade focused on server consolidation, improved storage and extended data warehouse performance.
New JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 5 boasts extended services architecture and integration with Amazon's EC2.
On the heels of agreeing to be acquired by VMware, SpringSource extends cloud offerings.
Microsoft's loss in a patent dispute with Toronto-based i4i LP has resulted in a judge's order for Redmond to stop selling Microsoft Word in U.S. markets.
Maintaining that Scrum Agile development methodologies have not gained substantial traction with enterprises, Danube Technologies is attempting to address major shortcomings of past efforts.
After upping its offer by 50 percent, Micro Focus closes Borland deal.
Looking to expand the reach of its popular QuickBooks software, Inuit this week has launched an open source effort.
IBM today said it has agreed to acquire SPSS, a leading provider of real-time predictive analytics software, for $1.2 billion.
Expression Blend 3 suite promises to allow closer collaboration among developers and designers.
Microsoft's VP of the .NET Developer Platform group opens up on a wide range of topics, from debugging Silverlight apps to Silverlight's security model.
Microsoft took the wraps off version 3 of its Silverlight framework for developing rich interactive applications (RIAs)and its Expression Studio Web and graphics design suite.
Microsoft continues to investigate a new vulnerability revealed at the top of the week regarding an ActiveX control component in Internet Explorer.