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Upcoming Crypto Software Aims To Protect Enterprise Java Apps

Sunnyvale, Calif.-based whiteCryption this week announced Cryptanium Code Protection for Java, designed to allow enterprise developers to harden Java-based mobile applications.

Facebook Launches Java APIs for Encrypted SD Storage

Dubbed "Conceal," the APIs are designed to encrypt large files on disk, initially for Android smartphones.

Study: Java- and Android-Based Attacks Increased in 2013

According to Cisco's Annual Security Report, Java flaws accounted for 91 percent of all Web-based attacks last year.

IntelliJ IDEA 13 Adds Full Support for Java EE 7, Android Dev

JetBrains released the annual update of its flagship Java integrated development environment (IDE) this week.

Amazon Launches Free Analytics, A/B Testing for iOS and Android Devs

This week Amazon announced the release of Amazon Analytics Server as part of its free, beta Amazon Insights software development kit (SDK).

Windows Phone Preview for Devs Launched

Microsoft has reversed an earlier decision and will now give Windows Phone developers earlier access to operating system updates.

Survey: Enterprise Mobile Dev Slowed by C-Level Concerns

Information technology executives are dragging their feet because of concerns about cost, complexity and security, a recent survey finds.

Salesforce.com Boosts Its Mobile Developer Tools, Adds Mono Support

Salesforce.com today released an upgrade of its recently launched enterprise mobile development platform with four new template packs, including a module that helps developers build apps that can better respond to intermittent connectivity.

Cross-Platform Mobile Dev Platform Icenium Goes Commercial, Gets Cloud Backend

Developer tools and solutions provider Telerik last week released the first commercial version of Icenium.

Google Rolls out New IDE, APIs at Annual Developer Conference

Google kicked off its sixth annual developer conference in San Francisco today and announced a new Android-focused integrated development environment (IDE) and new set of location APIs.

Embarcadero Tool Targets 'Real' Native App Development

Embarcadero Technologies this week announced a tool aimed at helping developers more easily build native apps for different devices such as PCs, tablets and smartphones.

Xamarin Announces Mobile Cloud Testing Service

Xamarin Inc. announced this week a new product called Xamarin Test Cloud at its first Evolve Conference in Austin, Texas.

Salesforce Launches Enterprise Mobile Development Service Platform

Salesforce.com this week launched Salesforce Platform Mobile Services, aimed at letting developers and ISVs use their existing skills and preferred programming environments to port their apps to mobile form factors using the company's cloud service as a conduit.

Kendo UI HTML5 Framework Adds More Server-Side Wrappers

Developer tools and solutions provider Telerik ramped up the enterprise cred of its Kendo UI framework with a new release sporting PHP and JavaServer Pages (JSP) server wrappers.

Java EE IDE MyEclipse Gets an Update

Genuitec LLC, creator of the MyEclipse Java EE integrated development environment (IDE), is planning to announce a new "enterprise anywhere" edition of its flagship dev tool at the EclipseCon conference in Boston.

Android Co-Founder Steps Down

Andy Rubin, senior vice president at Google for mobile and digital content, and co-founder of Android Inc., will be stepping down to join an unspecified project at the company.

IDC's Tablet Market Forecast 2017: Android Will Lead, iOS Just Behind, Windows Under 10 Percent

Research firm IDC is predicting that Android and Apple-based tablets will continue their dominance in the tablet market over the next five years.

NetBeans 7.3 Supports HTML5 and CSS, Adds Nashorn JavaScript Engine

Topping the list of enhancements in NetBeans 7.3 is support for HTML5 and CSS, and a new JavaScript editor and debugger based on the Nashorn project.

Mobile Developer Survey: Opportunities for Windows Phone, BlackBerry

A recent survey of developers shows that, although Android and iOS continue to rule the mobile market, there are still opportunities for other platforms to get in the game and muscle their way into the big leagues.

BlackBerry 10 Launches with 70,000 Apps

BlackBerry has had a tremendous app start for its just-released smartphone, the Z10, with 70,000 apps available at launch in the BlackBerry World store.

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