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Spring Boot 1.2.1 Released

Spring Boot 1.2.1 is a maintenance update featuring more than 70 bug fixes and a handful of enhancements.

Survey Confirms Apache Spark Traction in Big Data Analytics

Reactive programming company Typesafe today released a survey that confirms the high adoption rate of Apache Spark, an open source Big Data processing framework that improves traditional Hadoop-based analytics.

Wipro Teams with Software AG for IoT Analytics Platform

The red-hot Internet of Things (IoT) development movement associated with Big Data analytics is churning ahead, with Wipro Ltd. and Software AG on Friday announcing a platform for real-time processing of streaming data.

SDKs Emerge for Google's Project Ara Modular Smartphone

Google's ambitious plan to provide cheap, customized smartphones for 6 billion people -- including the 5 billion without one -- is receiving increasing developer support with recent developer conferences and the emergence of SDKs.

MuleSoft Platform Adds Mobile Connectivity Features

MuleSoft Inc. this week upgraded its Anypoint Platform with new features to help developers connect apps with data and services through APIs.

Oracle Issues 169 Security Fixes, 19 for Java

Oracle's latest quarterly Critical Patch Update (CPU), released this week, provided 169 new security vulnerability fixes across Oracle's product lines, including 19 for Java.

Microsoft Grabs R Programming Language Firm in Big Data Move

Microsoft today announced it will acquire Revolution Analytics, a company that provides products and services around the R programming language, a mainstay of Big Data analytics development.

Oracle in the Enterprise: We're Going to Compete on Price

Oracle chairman Larry Ellison unveiled the fifth generation of its engineered systems this week, along with a new aggressive pricing strategy.

Report: 'Mobile Strategist' Role Consolidating Mobile Dev Efforts

A new survey finds 75 percent of companies have created some kind of "mobile strategist" role to consolidate app development efforts as part of an overall enterprise mobility plan.

Salary Info Shows Big Data Paid Off Big Time in 2014

Further confirming what everybody in the IT biz knows, careers site Dice.com released its latest annual salary report today, indicating that Big Data skills pay better than others, with several niches completely dominating the list of top 10 average salaries reported in 2014.

Cloudian Seeks To Smarten Up Big Data

Object storage firm Cloudian Inc. said it wants to turn Big Data into "smart data" with its new HyperStore 5.1 hybrid cloud software, supporting the Amazon S3 cloud and integrating with Apache Hadoop.

Twitter Starts Mobile Developer Road Show

Tomorrow developers from Twitter will pile into a bus and begin a U.S. traveling road show to evangelize the company's new Fabric, a suite of modular, cross-platform mobile development tools.

Qubell Launches Hadoop Development Test Service

Autonomic applications specialist Qubell made a couple of Big Data waves with the introduction of a testing environment along with what it claims to be the "first autonomic application management platform for cloud applications."

Inside a Mobile Game: Development, Revenue Numbers Shared

Eight developers and a year's work results in a mobile game that generates nearly $6 million in about nine months.

Telerik Platform Gets Cloud Mobile Development Updates

The Telerik Platform has been updated with more cloud mobile development features after a year on the market, new owner Progress Software announced yesterday.

IBM Named Hadoop Leader, Launches Big Data Mainframe

IBM's huge investments in Big Data initiatives seem to be paying off, as it was recently named a leader in Hadoop accessibility by a research firm and this week launched a new Hadoop-capable mainframe computer it describes as "one of the most sophisticated computer systems ever built."

Android Overtakes iOS in Apps, Increases Developer Lead

Ever since Apple Inc. launched the smartphone craze, Google Inc. has been struggling to catch up in mobile apps, and it finally did in 2014, according to new data from appFigures.

Survey: IoT Development Gets Down to Business in 2015

Software development tools company Embarcadero Technologies Inc. today announced survey results that indicate 2015 will be a big year for developing business-related Internet of Things (IoT) solutions.

Talend Big Data Integration Platform Adds Storm Support with Hortonworks Agreement

Talend's Big Data integration platform now supports a preview version of Apache Storm for real-time analytics as part of its partnership with enterprise Apache Hadoop vendor Hortonworks.

Supreme Court Asks for Feds' Input on Oracle v. Google Java Copyright Case

The Supreme Court wants the U.S. government to weigh in on the closely watched Google v. Oracle copyright infringement lawsuit the high court has been asked to review.

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