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Android Security Continues to Challenge Mobile Developers

Ongoing security vulnerabilities on the Android mobile platform are still plaguing developers, and the bad guys are even making inroads on iOS attacks, according to a new report from Trend Micro Inc.

Oracle Unveils New Java 9 Proposals

Oracle recently announced four new enhancement proposals for Java 9, including a new common logging system for JVM components and a series of control options for finer-grained control of the Hotspot JIT compiler.

Spring Integration Java DSL Goes Live

Pivotal Software and the Spring Community recently announced the general availability release of the Spring Integration Java DSL.

Red Hat Updates OpenShift Enterprise

Red Hat has just released an update of the enterprise edition of its open source OpenShift Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) environment.

GitHub Launches Enterprise Edition into the Cloud

This week GitHub announced the release of GitHub Enterprise 2.0, an update of the enterprise edition of its namesake code-hosting platform.

R Programming Language Rides Crest of Big Data Wave

The R statistical programming language is gaining popularity as developers scramble to meet the Big Data skills shortage, with one new report proclaiming it's "on its way to the top 10."

Microsoft Open Sourcing .NET Components, Releasing Visual Studio Tools

Microsoft today announced it's "open-sourcing the full .NET server core stack and introducing a new free and fully featured edition of Visual Studio."

Mobile Predictions: JavaScript Talent Needed for Web Composition Trend

Facing a crucible of providing more sophisticated apps in shorter cycles, mobile front-end developers will be forced to rely on composition -- using prebuilt code components instead of coding all functionality from scratch, according to predictions from analyst firm Forrester Research Inc.

JRebel 6 Release Adds Javeleon Tech 2

Java toolmaker ZeroTurnaround has announced the general availability of the first major release of its flagship JRebel Java Virtual Machine (JVM) plugin in two years.

Java Security Containers in the Microsoft Cloud

Waratek Locker is a containerized Runtime Application Self-Protection (RASP) product that provides security monitoring, policy enforcement and attack blocking from within the Java Virtual Machine (JVM).

Self-Service BI Promise Unfulfilled, Study Indicates

More than seven years on, the self-service business intelligence promise of putting advanced analytics into the hands of more users still has a long way to go, according to a new study from Logi Analytics.

Microsoft Launches Plugin for IntelliJ Java IDE and Android Studio

The Microsoft Open Technologies group has released an initial preview of a new plugin for JetBrains' IntelliJ IDEA Java IDE and the open-source Android Studio IDE.

HP Mobile Center Targets App Testing

The new HP Mobile Center integrates with the company's application lifecycle management (ALM) tools to provide on-premises mobile app testing in real-world networking conditions on actual devices.

Zend Enhances Z-Ray, Intros New Patterns for Docker, Puppet, Bamboo

Zend Technologies this week unveiled new versions of Z-Ray and integrations with Docker, Puppet, and Bamboo.

Sencha App Platform Adds Desktop, Android Features

With app management platforms proliferating in the new mobile-first era, Sencha Inc. has added some new twists to its offering such as including desktop applications in the mix and addressing the "Android fragmentation" problem with its Web-based cross-platform approach.

IBM Goes Big on Data in the Cloud

At its Insight 2014 conference this week in Las Vegas, IBM Corp. announced a host of cloud-based, data-related products and services to put high-power analytics in the hands of more developers, business users and others who don't have advanced data science skills.

Splunk and Hunk Get Big Data Updates

Splunk Inc. yesterday announced new versions of its machine data and Big Data offerings, Splunk and Hunk, designed to provide powerful analytics capabilities to more users.

Infragistics Updates Ultimate Toolkit

Cross-platform UI toolmaker Infragistics has released an update of its Ultimate toolkit that includes new and expanded features aimed at developers building "Microsoft Office-inspired," touch-enabled, high-performance business apps.

Survey Shows Big Disconnect Between Mobile Devs, Bosses

The latest mobile development survey from Appcelerator Inc. shows a "sometimes dramatic" disconnect between the realities of coders on the front lines compared with those of IT decision makers, especially concerning the areas of project ownership and tools used.

eBay Open Sources Big Data Tool

E-commerce giant puts faster query speeds, SQL functionality and Multidimensional Online Analytical Processing (MOLAP) into its distributed analytics engine and open sources it as project Kylin.

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