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AppFog Partners with Rackspace To Support OpenStack

Platform-as-a-Service provider AppFog recently announced it has joined with cloud hoster Rackspace to make it possible for its users to deploy apps on the OpenStack-based Rackspace cloud.

Survey: Android Tablets To Overtake the iPad

A study shows that, although the iPad does hold a healthy lead among those who already own a tablet, those who have yet to buy a tablet device are much more open to Android.

Rackspace Expands Support for the OpenStack Platform

Racskpace announced that as of August 1, its Cloud Servers and its Rackspace Cloud Databases now run on the OpenStack platform.

HP Releases Cloud Object Storage to Public

Hewlett-Packard announced on Wednesday that customers can purchase the company's HP Cloud Object Storage and CDN.

Microsoft: Visual Studio 2012 and .NET 4.5 Coming to Devs Aug. 15

On Wednesday Microsoft announced that Visual Studio 2012 and the .NET Framework 4.5 are build complete and will be released to Microsoft-focused developers starting Aug. 15.

Amazon Releases AWS Cloud Security Practices

Last week the company submitted a 42-page document detailing security policies for Amazon Web Services (AWS).

SQL Server 2008 R2 SP2 Available for Download

Microsoft released SQL Server 2008 R2 Service Pack 2 this week and announced that it's available for download.

Tool Analyzes Open Source Components in Your Java Apps

Sonatype on Wednesday launched a new on-demand service that analyzes the open-source components in Java applications for security, licensing and quality problems.

Sun Veterans Create SDK for Native Java on the iPhone

Codename One is developing a new SDK designed to allow Java developers to create native applications for multiple mobile/tablet platforms.

SQL Server 2012 Developer Training Kit Updated, Service Pack Announced

Microsoft last week updated the SQL Server 2012 Developer Training Kit to "release to manufacturing" status, according to a tweet from the product's Twitter page.

Rackspace Launches SaaS Marketplace

Rackspace launched its Cloud Tools Marketplace this week, which aims to let its customers find and subscribe to any number of SaaS offerings.

DevOps Automation Provider Adds Auto Deployment

On Wednesday DevOps automation company Electric Cloud announced an upcoming new application deployment solution for enterprises, ElectricDeploy.

Acunote Releases Analytics Tool

Agile toolmaker Acunote has expanded the capability of its namesake project management software to include a new analytics tool.

New Analyst Report Rips Agile: Says It's 'Designed To Sell Services,' a 'Developer Rebellion Against Unwanted Tasks'

"The Agile movement is designed to sell services," says analyst firm Voke Inc. in a brand-new report for sale analyzing the movement.

New Component Marketplace for Mobile App Dev Opens

Deutsche Telekom has launched Developer Garden, a marketplace for components for iOS, Android, Windows Phone and HTML5 mobile development.

NetBeans 7.2 Release Candidate Available for Download

This version of the venerable open-source integrated dev environment adds new integration with the JavaFX Scene Builder design tool, support for multiple PHP frameworks and updated support for the Groovy language, among other changes.

Java Exploit Added to BlackHole Toolkit

A well-known hacking tool aimed at Java vulnerabilities appears to have gotten an upgrade designed to exploit a newly-patched security flaw addressed in the Java SE 6 Update 33 and Java SE 7 Update 5.

Rackspace Exec: OpenStack Will Prevail in Fragmented Market

A new survey commissioned by Rackspace shows 86 percent see portability as a key consideration when choosing a cloud service provider.

Google Announces IaaS Cloud Offering

Google announced at its annual Google I/O developer conference that it will offer an Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) cloud.

Google Unveils Android OS 4.1, Tablet & Nexus 'Q,' Offers Project Glass Prototypes at Annual I/O DevCon

Google reached out to developers at its annual I/O event Wednesday with a spate of announcements that included a new version of its Android mobile operating system, a new Google-branded tablet, its first fully home-grown piece of hardware (a sphere!), and a spectacular demonstration of the potential of Project Glass.

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