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AppGyver Claims Native Performance with Drag-and-Drop Mobile App Tool

AppGyver Inc.'s new mobile development tool offers cross-platform capabilities while claiming native performance and the ability to quickly build fully functional apps without writing code.

Big Data Analytics Comes to Mobile Users

Cloud-based marketplace service also offers social collaboration.

Couchbase NoSQL Database Goes Mobile

NoSQL database vendor Couchbase Inc. is seeking to let developers build always-available, data-driven apps for mobile users wherever they are, even when they don't have connectivity to the cloud.

Mobile Development Product Watch 5/20/2014: Cross-Platform Is King

The continuing craze of cross-platform and cloud-based mobile development tools is evident in the latest batch of product releases.

IBM Expands Services for Mobile App Development

IBM today announced an expansion of its MobileFirst application development portfolio and new pre-configured mobile apps for certain vertical industries.

Oracle Adds Critical Patch for Java Cloud Service

Oracle has followed up its quarterly Critical Patch Update (CPU) with an additional security advisory for its Java Cloud Service.

Red Hat Expands Docker Collaboration on App Containerization

Red Hat wants to streamline the process of application delivery and orchestration across bare metal systems, virtual machines and private and public clouds via software containers -- and it's collaborating with Docker to do it.

Red Hat Unveils OpenShift Marketplace

Red Hat today announced the forthcoming launch of a new software marketplace for users of its OpenShift Online public cloud application development and hosting platform.

Apperian Opens Up API for Enterprise Mobility Platform

Apperian Inc. announced an open API for its enterprise mobility management and deployment platform.

Cisco Joins the Business-Oriented Mobile App Development Parade

Hardware and networking power Cisco Systems Inc. this week entered the software development arena as part of its new Enterprise Mobility Services Platform.

Google Developer News Includes New Managed VMs Service

Google Inc. this week is making lots of noise at its Google Platform Live conference, including the introduction of "Managed VMs" designed to help developers using the App Engine cloud service access native resources and run native code.

Continuuity Open Sources Loom Big Data Cluster Management Tool

Continuuity yesterday open sourced its Loom software for managing cloud-based Big Data clusters.

With a New $160 Million, Cloudera Targets Hadoop Community Contributions

Cloudera this week raised $160 million in funding from major investors as it considers an initial public offering, planning to invest much of the money in engineering resources to extend its contributions to the Apache Hadoop community.

Google Announces .NET APIs, Android Apps for Wearables and More

Google this week announced a library of client APIs for the Microsoft .NET Framework, a developer preview for building Android apps for wearable devices and guidance on how to use management tools with the Google Compute Engine cloud service.

Jelastic Updates 'Platform-as-Infrastructure' Solution

Jelastic has updated its namesake Java-and-PHP cloud hosting platform and further combined its PaaS and IaaS capabilities, according to the company.

IBM Offers Watson Supercomputing Power to Develop Mobile Big Data Apps

IBM is offering the power of its Watson supercomputing platform to encourage mobile developers to build Big Data "cognitive computing" apps in a contest announced today.

CloudBees Java PaaS Now on Verizon Cloud

Java Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) provider CloudBees is partnering with Verizon to offer a version of its platform on the new Verizon Cloud.

Oracle Cloud World: Ellison Talks Up Security and Future Cloud Plans

Oracle CEO Larry Ellison made a last-minute appearance at the company's Cloud World event in San Francisco this week, adding some C-level cheerleading to the daylong showcase of Oracle products.

PaaS Provider Apprenda Adds Java Support

The newly launched Apprenda 5.0 also comes with a revamped developer portal and dynamic scaling enhancements.

Amazon Web Services Cuts Prices, Increases Instance Sizes

Amazon Web Services (AWS) announced it is reducing pricing for its S3 and Elastic Block Storage Service (EBS).

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