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IBM Goes Mobile with Watson

For two years, IBM has provided the cognitive computing capabilities of its Watson Analytics service via a Web interface, and now it's gone mobile.

Netflix Hollow: Java Tools for Managing In-Memory Datasets

Netflix has announced a new Java library and toolkit for managing small- to medium-sized in-memory datasets that are disseminated from a single organization to multiple users for read-only access.

10 Trends Shaping Mobile Development in 2017

Here's a look at 10 trends that will affect mobile app developers in the coming year, including augmented and virtual reality, artificial intelligence, serverless and streaming apps and more.

Realm Mobile Database Taps IBM's Watson To Demo New Pro Edition

To highlight the capabilities of its new namesake Realm Mobile Platform Professional Edition, the mobile database specialist tapped in to the cognitive computing power of IBM's Watson technology for a demonstration of sophisticated image processing capabilities.

Amazon Cloud Adds C# Support to Lambda Service

Amazon Web Services announced that its AWS Lambda tool -- providing serverless functionality for projects such as app back-end services -- now supports Microsoft's C# programming language.

IBM Adds DevOps Toolchains to Bluemix Cloud

IBM unveiled a new DevOps offering for its cloud-based Bluemix app development platform, simplifying the process of setting up toolchains for automated coding, deployment and operations pipelines.

JNBridgePro 8.0 Enables Cross-Platform Overrides for Extending Frameworks

Java/.NET interoperability solutions provider JNBridge today released a new version of its flagship product.

Respect and the Agile Workplace (a.k.a. 5 Failings of Your Humble Agile Architect)

Who needs respect? It's more important to be right! And to be right, you have to be heard. So go ahead and talk over your colleagues. It's for the betterment of the project. Am I right?

MapR Boosts Big Data Streaming in Open Source Ecosystem Pack

New Big Data streaming capabilities were highlighted by MapR Technologies in its new Ecosystem Pack, which helps developers keep current with all of the fast-changing components of the company's Converged Data Platform.

SurveyMonkey Shuttering App Analytics Service

Facing low customer interest in its SurveyMonkey Intelligence mobile app analytics service, the online survey specialist is closing it down Jan. 31, 2017.

Google Unveils Low-Code App Maker for Corporate Suite

Google today entered the low-code dev tool market with App Maker, targeting business users who want to create apps to work with G Suite, the company's counterpart to Microsoft Office.

Oracle Withdraws 2 Java EE JSRs, May Transfer MVC Spec

Oracle Corp. has notified the Java community officially of its intention to withdraw the Java Specification Requests (JSRs) for the Java EE Management API 2.0 (JSR 373) and JMS 2.1 (JSR 368).

Amazon Cloud Updates Mobile Hub for Enterprise Apps

Amazon Web Services updated its tool for creating corporate apps that use existing user directories and hook into other apps and systems such as customer relationship management, sales management, accounting and customer service tools.

Scala Overhauls Compiler, Aligns with Java 8, in Latest Release

The 2.12 release of Scala, the type-safe programming language for the Java Virtual Machine (JVM), comes with a completely overhauled compiler, which allows the language to fully leverage the VM features in Java 8, the Scala team at Lightbend announced.

Amazon Simplifies Big Data Queries of Cloud Data with SQL

The new Amazon Athena tool from Amazon Web Services enables serverless queries of large amounts of data stored in Amazon Simple Storage Service, obviating the need to spin up Hadoop clusters or set up data warehouses.

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