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Report Blasts Mobile Devs for Ignoring Known Security Flaws

Mobile app developers failed to fix Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) vulnerabilities that were identified some five months ago, McAfee Labs said in its latest threat report.

Google Open Sources Tool for Running C Code in Hadoop

The venerable C programming language isn't going away, as shown by Google's open sourcing of a framework to let Big Data devs run native C code in Hadoop: MapReduce for C.

Docker Releases Container Orchestration Bundle for Download

Docker Inc., the chief commercial supporter of the open source Docker Project, has made its new container orchestration bundle available for download.

Apache HBase 1.0 Release Features API Reorg

The Apache Software Foundation signed off on version 1.0 of HBase, the "Hadoop database," after seven years of development.

Survey: Enterprise Devs Enjoy Mobile App 'Gold Rush'

It's all about enterprise apps in the mobile development arena these days, the latest study from VisionMobile Ltd. indicates.

Eclipse Foundation Reaches Out with Bug Fix Contest

Ahead of its 2015 "Mars" release train, the organization is reaching out to its community with a bug fix contest.

Spark Continues Big Data Ascension

Any doubts about the skyrocketing rise of Apache Spark technology in the Big Data ecosystem were put to rest at a recent conference, where it almost stole the show.

Yahoo Debuts Developer Suite in Move to Mobile

In its voyage to becoming a "mobile-first company" under the direction of new CEO Marissa Mayer, Yahoo! Inc. announced a new Mobile Developer Suite at an inaugural developer conference underway in San Francisco.

Oracle Unveils 'New Approach' to Democratizing Big Data

The latest major vendor to try its hand at "democratizing" Big Data is Oracle, which today announced a quartet of new products designed "to enable Hadoop, NoSQL, and SQL technologies to work together and be deployed securely in any model -- whether public cloud, private cloud or an on-premises infrastructure."

Microsoft Updates Azure Data Services with Open Source View

Microsoft today announced updates to several Big Data-related services on its Azure cloud platform, exhibiting a continuation of its new direction toward openness and interoperability.

Pivotal Goes Open Source on Big Data

The company is open sourcing its Big Data platform, helping to found an Open Data Platform to promote technologies based on open source software, and is joining with Hortonworks Inc. to further Apache Hadoop capabilities.

Datameer Aims Hadoop Service at Department-Level Users

Datameer Inc. has introduced what it calls the first enterprise-grade Big Data analytics platform targeting department-specific deployments.

Scala.js 0.6.0 Released: 'No Longer Experimental'

Scala.js, the open-source Scala to JavaScript compiler, is no longer "experimental," say the project's maintainers.

JET Update Amps Garbage Collection

Excelsior has shipped an updated version of its flagship Java optimizer and native code generator, called JET ("Just Enough Time").

Open Source Node.js To Get its Own Foundation

Node.js, the popular open-source, server-side JavaScript runtime project, will soon be governed by an independent foundation.

MarkLogic Cites Developer Benefits in NoSQL Upgrade

Enterprise NoSQL database platform vendor MarkLogic Corp. cited "massive enhancements for developers" in the latest version of its flagship database.

More No-Coding-Required Mobile Dev Tools Arrive

Mobile dev tools keep emerging to solve that pesky "coding is hard" problem.

Microsoft Continues Open Sourcing of .NET

Extending a process started last year, Microsoft yesterday announced it has open sourced its CoreCLR execution engine for the .NET Framework.

BlueData Adds Tachyon In-Memory Option to Big Data Platform

Big Data specialist BlueData Software Inc. added Tachyon to its EPIC private cloud platform as a speedy in-memory distributed file system option.

Lavastorm Democratizing Big Data Analytics in Face of Skills Shortage

Lavastorm Analytics is the latest company seeking to "democratize" Big Data analytics in the face of a lack of data scientists, developers and others with advanced statistical and analytics skills.

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