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.
Dubbed "Conceal," the APIs are designed to encrypt large files on disk, initially for Android smartphones.
According to Cisco's Annual Security Report, Java flaws accounted for 91 percent of all Web-based attacks last year.
JetBrains released the annual update of its flagship Java integrated development environment (IDE) this week.
This week Amazon announced the release of Amazon Analytics Server as part of its free, beta Amazon Insights software development kit (SDK).
Microsoft has reversed an earlier decision and will now give Windows Phone developers earlier access to operating system updates.
Information technology executives are dragging their feet because of concerns about cost, complexity and security, a recent survey finds.
Salesforce.com today released an upgrade of its recently launched enterprise mobile development platform with four new template packs, including a module that helps developers build apps that can better respond to intermittent connectivity.
Developer tools and solutions provider Telerik last week released the first commercial version of Icenium.
Google kicked off its sixth annual developer conference in San Francisco today and announced a new Android-focused integrated development environment (IDE) and new set of location APIs.
Embarcadero Technologies this week announced a tool aimed at helping developers more easily build native apps for different devices such as PCs, tablets and smartphones.
Xamarin Inc. announced this week a new product called Xamarin Test Cloud at its first Evolve Conference in Austin, Texas.
Salesforce.com this week launched Salesforce Platform Mobile Services, aimed at letting developers and ISVs use their existing skills and preferred programming environments to port their apps to mobile form factors using the company's cloud service as a conduit.
Developer tools and solutions provider Telerik ramped up the enterprise cred of its Kendo UI framework with a new release sporting PHP and JavaServer Pages (JSP) server wrappers.
Genuitec LLC, creator of the MyEclipse Java EE integrated development environment (IDE), is planning to announce a new "enterprise anywhere" edition of its flagship dev tool at the EclipseCon conference in Boston.
Andy Rubin, senior vice president at Google for mobile and digital content, and co-founder of Android Inc., will be stepping down to join an unspecified project at the company.
Research firm IDC is predicting that Android and Apple-based tablets will continue their dominance in the tablet market over the next five years.
A recent survey of developers shows that, although Android and iOS continue to rule the mobile market, there are still opportunities for other platforms to get in the game and muscle their way into the big leagues.