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Google Revamps Android App Publishing

The company is switching to a new way for Android developers to publish their mobile apps to the Google Play store, providing several new features to manage the process.

WSO2 Offers Open Source Enterprise Mobility Management

Open source software specialist WSO2 Inc. is boosting its enterprise mobility management capabilities with a new server solution and device cloud.

Box and Mendix Team Up for Enterprise App Development

The new partnership combines the content management functionality of Box with the low-code mobile and Web app development platform from Mendix.

Apple Ships More Developer Betas for Xcode 8.3, iOS 10.3

Apple made available to its developer community a bunch of new beta versions of its software products, including third betas of its upcoming Xcode 8.3 IDE and iOS 10.3.

Appdome Service Simplifies Commercial App SDK Integrations

Appdome, which provides a platform for infusing third-party functionality into mobile apps, has launched a new publisher service providing SDK integration for apps developed by enterprises for commercial use.

Facebook Analytics for Apps Hits 1 Million Milestone, Adds Features

Facebook today announced new functionality in its Analytics for Apps tool for mobile and Web development, while announcing it has now been used in more than 1 million apps, Web sites and bots.

Google Database Service Spans Relational, NoSQL Models

Google launched a public beta for a new global database service that features both the consistency of the relational model and the scaling and data functionality of NoSQL offerings.

With 0.3 Percent Market Share, What's Next for Windows Mobile?

Windows Mobile garnered just 0.3 percent of the smartphone market share in the fourth quarter of 2016, research firm Gartner announced yesterday, leaving developers wondering just what was going to happen to the OS.

Hortonworks Big Data Platform Coming to IBM Storage

The Hortonworks Data Platform will be certified to work with IBM software-defined and file/object storage solutions.

BlackBerry Pivots to Secure Cloud Communications

Former smartphone manufacturer announced it's entering the Communications Platform-as-a-Service market, with an emphasis on security.

Realm Mobile Platform Supports Xamarin, Microsoft Azure

Realm today announced new support for Microsoft technologies in its Realm Mobile Platform, which facilitates the creation of real-time mobile apps with offline functionality.

Oracle Appeals Ruling on Google's Fair Use of Java

Oracle filed an appeal with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, seeking to overturn a federal jury's decision that Google's use of Java in its Android OS constituted fair use

Perfecto Quickens Mobile App Development Feedback

Perfecto Mobile today introduced new tools based on its cloud-based Continuous Quality Lab, aimed at quickening the pace of mobile and Web development efforts.

Research: Mobile Push, Skills Shortage Lead to Development 'Crisis Point'

Enterprise mobility was featured first and foremost in the fourth annual research report on the state of application development from OutSystems, which concluded enterprise development has reached a "crisis point."

Material Design Arrives in Final Android Wear 2.0 SDK

After a longer-than-expected developer preview, Android Wear 2.0 has gone live, with features such as a new system UI based on Material Design guidelines.

Q&A: Creating Modern Client-Side Applications Using TypeScript and Angular

Magenic's Allen Conway offers tips for moving from Angular 1 to Angular 2, what not to do when migrating between the two, his favorite feature of TypeScript and more.

Another New Programming Language, This One for Security

Adding to the existing portfolio of some 700 programming languages is a new release candidate for Scramblecode, a security-oriented offering that encrypts everything from compilation to variables in memory.

Vulnerable Mobile, IoT Code Caused by 'Rush to Release' Says Security Report

Risks also result from an emphasis on end-user convenience over security and organizations' lack of urgency to address threats.

TypeScript Continues Embrace of React Native

TypeScript 2.2 is out in a release candidate that continues its embrace of React Native, another JavaScript variant that's used to create native iOS and Android apps.

Oracle Transfers Ownership of MVC to the Community

After ownership of the Model-View-Controller specification passes to the Java community, long-time contributor Ivar Grimstad will serve as a purely community spec lead for JSR 371, the MVC 1.0 standard.

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