Perhaps foretelling the future of the mobile app experience, Google Inc. has begun the first live testing of its Instant Apps streaming project, which lets users try an app without going through the traditional store download and installation process.
The Free Software Foundation has updated its list of high-priority projects for 2017, with a free mobile OS highlighting the revised portfolio of supported projects.
CenturyLink is combining its global communications expertise with Cloudera's Apache Hadoop-based analytics distribution for a new Big Data-as-a-Service offering.
After starting with a mobile object database designed to replace SQLite, Realm has steadily expanded its portfolio, yesterday announcing the 1.0 edition of a mobile development platform.
After the recent MongoDB debacle in which tens of thousands of unsecured open source databases were hijacked for ransom, security specialists are predicting more of the same for 2017 -- at least until the good guys catch up and things settle down in the second half.
Are you a Python coder looking for a simple way to dip your toes into the artificial intelligence waters? A new open source virtual assistant project may be just what you're looking for.
Syncsort today published the results from its annual "State of the Mainframe" survey, which revealed four key trends for mainframe-based Big Data analytics in 2017.
Google today announced it's buying core components of Twitter's Fabric development platform, including the popular Crashlytics kit for mobile app analytics.
LinkedIn's new report detailing the highest-paying jobs for 2017 is the rare study that doesn't include any developer jobs (or <i>any</i> tech jobs, for that matter) in its top 10 list.
It's not all about the increased revenue associated with Apple's App Store, says app analytics firm App Annie, which points out the benefits of the greater download reach of Google Play in its brand-new 2016 retrospective.
With many online businesses literally living or dying with the whims of Google search -- and with mobile browsing having recently surpassed desktop browsing for the first time -- it's now more important than ever for webmasters to optimize their sites for mobile.
Better streaming analytics, a hot topic in Big Data development right now, is the highlight of more than 1,200 improvements and bug fixes in the new Apache Spark 2.1.
10 years after the debut of the iconic iPhone, Apple Inc. announced record revenue for its App Store and for iOS developers who created its 2.2 million app inventory as it battles Google Inc. for mobile supremacy.
Mobile app intelligence company Apteligent has open sourced its Xamarin component, which helps cross-platform developers monitor app performance and other metrics.
Reports from a Big Data vendor and a data-driven management consultancy both indicate large-scale analytics is finally poised to pay off on its promise in the new year, hindered mainly by that pesky skills shortage.
Thousands of open MongoDB databases have been attacked by hackers who hijack the stored data and demand ransom to return the contents, with more bad actors piling on by the day.
Taking into account quality-of-life factors, CNNMoney ranks mobile devs above professions with 3x higher salaries.
According to salary guides from career firms Robert Half Technology and The Creative Group, mobile designers rank near the top of tech professions expected to see significant salary increases in 2017.
As everybody settles back into the grind after the holidays, here's a list of notable new open source projects that might have been missed amid all the reveling.