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IBM Voices Support for PaaS at Cloud Forum

IBM emphasized Platform as a Service (PaaS) as the next frontier for enterprise cloud computing at its annual Cloud Innovation Forum in New York last week.

Program Seeks to Measure Agile Effectiveness

Rally Software is teaming with the Software Engineering Institute at Carnegie Mellon University to form a research program to formally measure the effectiveness of Agile practices in software development

Survey: Google Pays Devs the Best, but Facebook Catching Up

A recent salary report has some good news for software engineers.

New JNBridge Interoperability Kit Uses LINQ with HBase and Hadoop

JNBridge last week released another in its evolving series of free interoperability kits.

Survey: Developer Tablet Interest Shifting to Android

A study by Evans Data shows that 73 percent of developers worldwide are either writing apps for tablets or plan to within six months.

Google Upgrades Android Developer Console

Google has revamped its Google Play Developer Console, featuring changes to publishing flow, user feedback, language support and more granular statistics.

Precog Launches Beta Platform Aimed at Big Data Developers

Precog recently announced the launch of its big data infrastructure platform in public beta, aiming to simplify the capture, storage and analysis of large amounts of data by developers through the use of cloud-based APIs.

RIM Counting on BlackBerry 10 To Make It Relevant Again

RIM announced yesterday that its app store, BlackBerry App World, is taking applications.

Alfresco ECM Launches Open Cloud API for Mobile Apps

Alfresco has released a new open API for its cloud-based Enterprise Content Management (ECM) platform, Alfresco in the Cloud.

Security: Is Android Becoming the Windows of Mobile?

Android has seen the number of Trojans targeting the platform nearly triple in just the last three months.

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.

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