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Facebook Woos More Mobile Start-Up Developers with Helping-Hand Program

Facebook yesterday announced it was expanding its FbStart program to give a helping hand to more mobile start-up developers.

Concurrent Announces Upgrade to Cascading Big Data Development Framework

Concurrent Inc. today announced an upgrade of its Cascading development framework for building Big Data applications, offering more choices for working with the Apache Hadoop ecosystem.

Visual Studio Now Supports Cross-Platform Mobile Development with Apache Cordova

Apache Cordova, the open source, multi-device mobile development platform, is now part of Microsoft's flagship development IDE, Visual Studio.

Splice Machine's 'Only Hadoop RDBMS' Released as Beta

Splice Machine Inc. today announced the public beta of what it claims to be "the only Hadoop RDBMS" on the market, capable of supporting real-time applications while natively supporting Apache Hadoop.

Spring Integration 4.0 Goes Live

The latest version of the extension of the Spring programming model that supports Enterprise Integration Patterns is compatible with Spring Framework 4.0.

Zend Launches Free Apigility API Builder for PHP

Zend today announced the general availability of Apigility 1.0, the first release of its new API builder for PHP.

GitHub's Atom: An Open Source Text Editor for a Polyglot World

Online-code-hosting platform provider GitHub on Tuesday released to open source its Atom text editor for developers.

Java ME 8 Released

Oracle has announced the general availability (GA) of the Java Platform Micro Edition 8 (Java ME 8), the latest version of embedded Java aimed at devices.

Atlassian Confluence 5.5 Adds Dedicated Task View

Enterprise software toolmaker Atlassian this week released the latest version of its content and team collaboration platform.

Docker Adds Open Governance Board

This new board would provide input to the Docker project leadership "on a broad range of topics," the company said.

Cloudera and MongoDB Enter Big Data Partnership

Cloudera Inc. and MongoDB Inc. yesterday announced a strategic partnership to integrate their Big Data technologies.

IBM Expands Services for Mobile App Development

IBM today announced an expansion of its MobileFirst application development portfolio and new pre-configured mobile apps for certain vertical industries.

PhoneGap Tool Streamlines Testing Code Changes on Devices

With hybrid app development becoming an increasingly popular option in the mobile arena, a new PhoneGap Developer App has been released to simplify the process.

Hortonworks Partners with Concurrent for Hadoop Development

Hortonworks and Concurrent are partnering to make Hadoop development easier and quicker by combining the former's Hadoop data platform with the latter's Cascading application development framework.

Scala 2.11 Goes Live

Typesafe, the chief commercial backer of the open source Scala project, has announced the final release of Scala 2.11.

Typesafe Releases First Implementation of 'Reactive Streams' Spec

Akka is Typesafe's asynchronous, event-driven middleware implemented in Scala.

Oracle Adds Critical Patch for Java Cloud Service

Oracle has followed up its quarterly Critical Patch Update (CPU) with an additional security advisory for its Java Cloud Service.

Syncfusion Expands JavaScript Libraries for Mobile Development

Development tool maker Syncfusion Inc. recently updated its Essential Studio 2014 suite of tools with 27 new JavaScript libraries aimed at mobile app developers.

Apache Hive Updated with SQL-on-Hadoop Features

Hortonworks yesterday announced a new version of Apache Hive, the open source data warehouse software running on top of Hadoop, with new SQL query features and performance improvements.

Microsoft Tests Letting Mobile App Developers Respond to Reviews

Perennially chasing Apple and Google in the mobile app development arena, Microsoft is catching up in at least one area: Some Windows Phone developers can now respond to reviews of their apps as part of a recently launched pilot program.

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