Microsoft this week released the first public preview of its Hadoop on Windows Azure service, called HDInsight.
IBM may be looking to acquire a major infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) provider, according to published reports.
Atlassian released to beta a new version of its SourceTree desktop client for the Git and Mercurial distributed version control systems (DVCSes) for Windows.
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.
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.
According to a Microsoft blog, the company is offering $100 per app built for the Windows Store and Windows Phone Store.
Looker Data Sciences Inc. announced a business intelligence (BI) platform powered by a new data modeling language designed to simplify complex analytical SQL queries.
Research firm IDC is predicting that Android and Apple-based tablets will continue their dominance in the tablet market over the next five years.
SpringSource has released updates of the Spring Tool Suite and the Groovy/Grails Tool Suite.
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.
On Monday IBM announced that the company is aligning all of its cloud infrastructure offerings around the open source OpenStack initiative.
Spring for Apache Hadoop integrates the Hadoop framework for data-intensive distributed computing with the Spring Java/J2EE application development framework.
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.
Big Data will transform the security industry as it morphs into "Big Intelligence."
Red Hat Inc. last week announced the contribution of its Hadoop plug-in to the Apache open source community.
Amazon yesterday launched a new app management service aimed at developers wanting to automate the deployment, scaling and modeling of application creation.
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.
It looks like the Java Temporary Caching API (JCache) won't be included in the upcoming release of Java EE 7.