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Coverity Integrates Kalistick Cloud, Ups Java Support in New Dev Test Platform Release

Coverity Development Testing Platform 7.5 comes with a new cloud-based QA tool, new analysis algorithms focused on Java and C# codebases, and expanded Java Web app security coverage, among other enhancements.

Up To $15,000 in Incentives Offered To Amazon Fire Smartphone Developers

Amazon.com Inc. is offering up to 1.5 million in Amazon Coins to developers who build qualifying apps optimized for the company's new Fire smartphone.

ZeroTurnaround Launches 'Interactive' Java Profiler, XRebel

XRebel 1.0 is designed to allow Java developers to find and fix problems as they code.

Appmethod Targets C++ Android Developers in New Release

The Embarcadero Technologies cross-platform mobile development tool gets C++ support in addition to Object Pascal.

Amazon Woos Mobile Developers Ahead of Smartphone Launch

Just before the expected launch of an Amazon smartphone, the company sought to attract mobile developers to its platform by reporting strong Appstore growth and app monetization opportunities.

After Policy Change, Bitcoin Apps Back in Apple Store

After Apple Inc. reversed its App Store ban on virtual currency functionality, the first bitcoin-based iOS wallet app is on the market.

VMware Updates Big Data Extensions

VMware Inc. on Friday updated its vSphere Big Data Extensions (BDE), adding support for Hadoop 2, along with other enhancements.

Salesforce.com Hopes Wear Is a Fit for Mobile Developers

Company targets wearable devices with new developer pack, claiming industry first.

Zing Upgrades Runtime for Java with JVM 'Warm Up' Fix, Support for AWS

Azul Systems this week released an update of its Zing runtime for Java that extends production support for new server-grade Amazon Web Services (AWS) instances.

Jelastic Adds Ruby Support to Platform-as-Infrastructure Update

Java/PHP-based Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) provider Jelastic has wrapped its arms around Ruby developers with the latest release of its evolving "Platform-as-Infrastructure" (PaI) environment.

With Docker 1.0 Release, an Open Source Container Engine Becomes a Platform

Docker, Inc. announced its first milestone release this week, along with a new program of enterprise support designed to turn the popular packing tool into a full-fledged open platform for building, shipping and running distributed applications.

Jaspersoft Group Releases JavaScript Framework

TIBCO software today announced the release a new JavaScript framework for embedding visualizations and reports in applications.

Big Data Rivals Battle with Security Acquisitions

Rival Big Data companies Cloudera and Hortonworks continue to battle for Hadoop distribution supremacy, most recently concentrating on shoring up their respective security capabilities.

Google Preps Developers for the New Mobile: Wearables

Designing mobile apps for the emerging class of wearable devices -- with their display and resource constraints -- demands even more careful thinking about information and actions presented to users.

MapR Opens Big Data App Gallery

Apple has its App Store, Google has its Google Play and now MapR Technologies Inc. has its App Gallery for Big Data applications that work with the company's Apache Hadoop distribution.

Red Hat Updates Software Collections

Red Hat on Wednesday released the first point update of its suite of dynamic languages, open source databases and Web development tools known as Software Collections.

Apple Unveils New iOS 8 SDK and Programming Language

Apple made waves at its Worldwide Developers Conference with the release of a huge mobile SDK for its new iOS 8 and a new programming language called Swift.

Apache Spark Big Data Tool Gets Better SQL Support in Major New Release

One of the hottest open source projects in the Big Data/Hadoop ecosystem was upgraded with new SQL functionality and more as the Apache Software Foundation announced the release of Apache Spark 1.0.

Open Source Neo4j Adds Built-In ETL to Java-Based Graph Database

The latest Neo4j open-source NoSQL graph database adds built-in ETL, new functionality for easily mapping tabular data into Neo4j from CSV files, and a faster data loader, among other changes.

HP Updates Vertica Big Data Analytics Platform

HP yesterday announced an update of its Vertica Analytics Platform, with speedier queries, improved resource allocation and enhanced SQL-on-Hadoop functionality.

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