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No More Java Support for XP, But It Still Works on the OS, Oracle Says

The reports of the death of Oracle's support for Java on Windows XP have, apparently, been greatly exaggerated -- or, rather, misunderstood.

GraphLab Makes Big Data Machine Learning More Accessible

Seattle-based start-up GraphLab Inc. today emerged from stealth mode with a new platform designed to make large-scale machine learning more accessible to data scientists and developers everywhere.

Apple Launches Swift Blog as New Language Gains Traction

Apple Inc. on Friday launched a blog for its new Swift programming language, amid signs it's gaining traction in the iOS and Mac OS developer communities.

IBM, Microsoft, Red Hat, Others Collaborate on Google Kubernetes Docker Containers

IBM, Microsoft, and Red Hat, has announced plans to jointly support Google's open source manager for Docker containers, k

Amazon Unveils New Mobile SDK and Services

Company continues full-court press to attract mobile developers at New York conference with introduction of new SDK along with data management and analytics services.

Microsoft Partners with Perfecto Mobile for Visual Studio App Testing

Microsoft and Perfecto Mobile strengthen their partnership, offering new mobile app testing features for Visual Studio and Microsoft Azure users.

Report: Firms Luring Developers with Customized Bonus Plans

More companies are resorting to customized bonus plans to attract developers in a tight market, according to the July report from careers site Dice.com.

Survey: Hadoop Limitations and Variety of Big Data Types Impede Analysis

The big problem with Big Data isn't big volume, it's the big variety of data types, according to a survey of data scientists released by Paradigm4 Inc. this week.

New Oracle Framework Targets Cross-Platform Mobile Developers

Oracle Corp. yesterday unveiled a new Mobile Application Framework to simplify cross-platform app development for smartphones and tablets.

DataStax Does Big Data with Spark, Hadoop Integration

DataStax today introduced an upgrade to its Cassandra NoSQL database offering that sports new Big Data capabilities via integration with Apache Spark and Hadoop.

Google Simplifies Mobile Back-End Development

Google Inc. today announced new features to help Android developers connect their mobile apps to a cloud-based back-end platform.

Codio Cloud-Based IDE Emerges from Beta

The Codio cloud-based development platform yesterday emerged from beta status, letting programmers write and execute code for free using just a Web browser.

Luna: The 2014 Eclipse Release Train Features 76 Projects

The Eclipse Foundation today announced the ninth annual synchronized launch of multiple Eclipse projects and project upgrades known as the Release Train.

RainStor Upgrades Big Data Archive App for Hadoop 2.0

Big Data database provider RainStor Inc. today released a new version of its software that includes an archive application for storing data long-term on Hadoop 2.0.

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.

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