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AT&T and IBM Unveil Joint Enterprise Cloud Services

IBM and AT&T said they are getting together to offer their shared customers cloud services that use IBM's compute and storage infrastructure, and network connectivity provided by AT&T.

Survey: Biggest Agile Challenge Is Communication

A new survey indicates that while software development projects using the Agile methodology are doing OK, they could be doing better, with communication reported as the biggest impediment to success.

CloudBees Offers New One-Click Services, Google App Engine Support

CloudBees recently announced two new services and news that its implementation of the Jenkins continuous integration (CI) server has been extended to Google's App Engine.

Mobile Security Authentication Firm PhoneFactor Acquired by Microsoft

According to an announcement made yesterday, Microsoft has acquired PhoneFactor, a provider of mobile-based authentication solutions.

Oracle Affirms Cloud Commitment at OpenWorld

Oracle has announced at its OpenWorld conference in San Francisco that it's adding to its product line new online storage services.

Microsoft Unveils Javascript Tool TypeScript

Microsoft revealed on Monday its TypeScript, an open-source programming language with the goal of making it easier to use JavaScript to build large-scale applications.

AMD & Oracle Team Up on OpenJDK 'Sumatra' for Heterogeneous Computing

Project Sumatra was officially announced on Sunday evening during the opening keynote presentations for the annual JavaOne conference in San Francisco.

Researchers Discover Yet Another Java Zero-Day Issue

Researchers have discovered a "critical" zero-day issue with Oracle's Java plugin. This marks the second time in less than a month that researchers have found an issue with Java.

Oracle Offers Stripped Down ADF Java EE Framework

Oracle has released a stripped down and free (to develop and deploy) version of its Application Development Framework (ADF) called ADF Essentials.

Oracle Pushes Embedded Java with New Products

Oracle announced Tuesday two new products aimed at Java developers working in the mobile-and-embedded space.

Linux-Based MeeGo Attempts Comeback with Jolla Smartphone

Nokia may have left MeeGo for Microsoft, but that didn't mean MeeGo had to die.

Xamarin Adds SDK for Azure Mobile Compatibility

Xamarin, the company behind MonoTouch and Mono for Android has added a new client SDK that leverages Windows Azure Mobile Services for connecting to Microsoft's backend cloud offering.

Flaw Exposes Oracle Database Passwords

A vulnerability in Oracle Database 11g Releases 1 and 2 could allow an attacker to remotely steal information located on the database, including user passwords.

MarkLogic NoSQL Database for Big Data Adds Java, REST APIs

MarkLogic has upgraded its enterprise NoSQL database offering, adding Java and REST APIs.

Heroku's New Enterprise Cloud Service for Java

Salesforce unveiled a new Heroku-based enterprise cloud service for Java at its annual Dreamforce conference, underway this week in San Francisco.

Facebook Going Native on Android

Facebook recently decided to go native for iOS devices after the company said it found that HTML 5 doesn't work well for apps with the scale of Facebook.

Amazon Web Services Adds SQL Server to Virtual Private Cloud

Amazon Web Services (AWS) announced that its Virtual Private Cloud (VPC) service is now supporting Amazon RDS for SQL Server.

Microsoft Officially Launches .NET Framework 4.5 and Visual Studio 2012

Microsoft broadcasted a live launch event for .NET Framework 4.5 and Visual Studio 2012 on Wednesday.

Java Community Process Merges Executive Committees

The Java Community Process will combine the Executive Committees overseeing Java Standard Edition (SE), Java Enterprise Edition (EE), and the Java Micro Edition (ME) into a single body.

Java-Based Apache Wicket Gets an Update

The Apache Software Foundation (ASF) has released an update of its Wicket Web application framework.

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