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Hadoop on Windows Azure Moves Forward in Microsoft's Embrace of Big Data

Microsoft this week released the first public preview of its Hadoop on Windows Azure service, called HDInsight.

IBM Seeking Acquisition of IaaS Provider

IBM may be looking to acquire a major infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) provider, according to published reports.

New Desktop Client for Git and Mercurial on Windows

Atlassian released to beta a new version of its SourceTree desktop client for the Git and Mercurial distributed version control systems (DVCSes) for Windows.

Forrester Study Reveals Disconnect Between Business and Software Development

Companies are increasingly depending on custom software development projects to give them a competitive edge, but business leaders are still frustrated with the results of such initiatives, a new Forrester Consulting study concludes.

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.

Microsoft Offering Developers $100 per App Creation

According to a Microsoft blog, the company is offering $100 per app built for the Windows Store and Windows Phone Store.

Web Coding Pioneer Unveils 'Sequel to SQL' BI Tool

Looker Data Sciences Inc. announced a business intelligence (BI) platform powered by a new data modeling language designed to simplify complex analytical SQL queries.

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.

Tool Suites for Spring, Groovy/Grails Updated

SpringSource has released updates of the Spring Tool Suite and the Groovy/Grails Tool Suite.

Big Data Product Watch 3/4/13: Helping Hands for Hadoop

Even hardware giants are jumping on the Big Data bandwagon, with Intel and EMC announcing their own Hadoop distributions among a flurry of other announcements.

IBM's Cloud Offerings Officially Go OpenStack

On Monday IBM announced that the company is aligning all of its cloud infrastructure offerings around the open source OpenStack initiative.

Game Closure SDK Helps Devs Create HTML 5 Games

Game Closure recently released a new SDK that allows development solely in JavaScript, with near-native performance.

Spring for Apache Hadoop Goes Live

Spring for Apache Hadoop integrates the Hadoop framework for data-intensive distributed computing with the Spring Java/J2EE application development framework.

Java/.NET Integrator Adds Mono Support

Java/.NET interoperability solutions provider JNBridge LLC released JNBridgePro 7.0 with new support for the open source implementation of the Microsoft .NET Framework known as Mono.

RSA Keynote: Big Data Will Become 'Big Intelligence'

Big Data will transform the security industry as it morphs into "Big Intelligence."

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.

Red Hat Embraces Big Data, Contributes Hadoop Plug-In

Red Hat Inc. last week announced the contribution of its Hadoop plug-in to the Apache open source community.

App Management Added to Amazon Web Services

Amazon yesterday launched a new app management service aimed at developers wanting to automate the deployment, scaling and modeling of application creation.

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.

No JCache in Java EE 7

It looks like the Java Temporary Caching API (JCache) won't be included in the upcoming release of Java EE 7.

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