It's official: the Java Platform Standard Edition 8 (Java SE 8) and the latest Java SE Development Kit (JDK 8) are now generally available.
Pivotal Software Inc. today announced the release of a new version of its enterprise Hadoop distribution based on the recently upgraded Apache Hadoop 2.2.
Microsoft announced two new open source SDKs that let Android users access Office 365 data and use SignalR for real-time Web connectivity between clients and servers.
Recognizing that RESTful APIs are becoming the de facto standard for mobile app development, Parasoft announced that its API Testing tool has been upgraded to address that trend.
Typesafe found that 65 percent intend to upgrade to Java SE 8 within the next 24 months.
Xamarin added support for the SAP Mobile Platform to its stable of cross-platform mobile app development tools.
A total of 804 new families or vulnerability variants discovered were targeted at Google's mobile OS platform during the second half of last year.
ZK Spreadsheet 3.0.1 comes with an overhauled API "for simpler usability to perform common user actions," the company says.
The open source Apache Software Foundation this week voted to release a Hadoop upgrade that allows for in-memory caching of data and working with data from different storage classes. It also elevated the Spark Big Data analytics project to top-level status.
IBM is offering the power of its Watson supercomputing platform to encourage mobile developers to build Big Data "cognitive computing" apps in a contest announced today.
Sunnyvale, Calif.-based whiteCryption this week announced Cryptanium Code Protection for Java, designed to allow enterprise developers to harden Java-based mobile applications.
Jelastic has updated its namesake Java-and-PHP cloud hosting platform and further combined its PaaS and IaaS capabilities, according to the company.
Java Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) provider CloudBees is partnering with Verizon to offer a version of its platform on the new Verizon Cloud.
Intel Corp. announced a new platform that seeks to simplify Big Data analytics while improving upon the capabilities of straight Apache Hadoop.
Open source business intelligence and analytics company Pentaho Corporation last week announced native support of two Apache projects: Storm and YARN.
Splunk has announced the general availability of the Splunk Plug-in for Eclipse
The Numerical Algorithms Group (NAG) has just announced an update of more than 100 routines in the NAG Library for Java.
Dubbed "Conceal," the APIs are designed to encrypt large files on disk, initially for Android smartphones.
Adobe on Tuesday released a security update for Adobe Flash Player 126.96.36.199 and earlier for a Flash flaw being actively used in the wild.
Oracle CEO Larry Ellison made a last-minute appearance at the company's Cloud World event in San Francisco this week, adding some C-level cheerleading to the daylong showcase of Oracle products.