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Oracle Sets Date for Java 9 Release

Oracle has set Sept. 22, 2016, as the official General Availability (GA) release date for Java 9, with the Feature Complete release coming in mid-December.

Pivotal Releases Hadoop Distribution Based on Open Data Platform

Pivotal Software released its first Apache Hadoop distribution based on the controversial Open Data Platform, a controversial new industry consortium designed to further standardized Big Data initiatives.

CA Release Automation Now Integrated with JFrog Artifactory

CA Technologies has integrated its Release Automation solution with JFrog's Artifactory binary repository management system, the two companies announced.

NativeScript Launch Highlights Telerik Mobile Upgrades

Telerik upgraded its mobile development portfolio this week, highlighted by the official launch of the open source NativeScript project designed to create native cross-platform apps via JavaScript.

Microsoft Unveils New Big Data Products for the Azure Cloud

During the opening keynote address of its Build developer conference, Microsoft unveiled a data warehouse for the Azure cloud, along with "elastic databases" and a data lake.

Google Offers Mobile App UX Tips for More Conversions

Continuing its emphasis on mobility, the search giant published a guide to increase conversions via best-practice UX tips.

Apache Advances Parquet Columnar Storage Project

Will Apache Parquet be the "next big thing" in the Big Data/Hadoop ecosystem?

Mobile Report: Native Development Trails Web, Hybrid

The latest mobile development survey from OutSystems sheds further light on how companies are addressing the increasing importance of creating mobile apps, a business priority reaching "critical" status this year.

Atlassian Stash 3.8 Adds Support for AWS

The latest release of Atlassian's Stash, a Git-based distributed version control system (DVCS), now supports deployments on Amazon Web Services (AWS), the company announced this week.

Appcelerator Ties Mobile App Platform to Box Cloud Storage

Appcelerator is teaming up to integrate the data and security functionality of Box Inc.'s file-sharing and storage service with its mobile app development platform.

Lavastorm Adds Transparency, Collaboration to Big Data Analytics

In a somewhat different take on democratizing Big Data, Lavastorm Analytics yesterday announced it was adding transparency and collaboration to analytics projects.

MapR Blasts Open Data Platform

MapR Technologies declined to join the young Open Data Platform consortium to further Big Data efforts and today penned a blog post explaining why.

Kony Adds Performance Analytics to Mobile Platform

The Kony mobile app development platform is getting new performance analytics capabilities via a partnership with SOASTA.

Survey: Structured RDBMS Data Still Reigns

Despite all the Big Data hype, a new survey of database deployments shows traditional, structured relational database management systems still rule the corporate world.

Google Emphasizing Site 'Mobile-Friendliness' Starting Next Week

Businesses can thrive or fail according to the whims of Google's site-ranking algorithms, and "mobile-friendliness" is about to become a more important factor in mobile search results, putting webmasters and mobile developers on high alert.

Oracle Releases 14 Java Security Patches, Last Patch Update for Java 7

Oracle's latest quarterly Critical Patch Update (CPU) includes 98 fixes for vulnerabilities in Oracle products.

Google Expands Access to Big Data Tool

Google Inc. today announced its Cloud Dataflow tool for Big Data analytics is being moved to beta status, making it available to more developers.

Startup Seeks To Smooth the Dev/Designer Relationship

Startup company Sympli today previewed a cloud-based tool to ease the often "tense" relationship between mobile developers and designers that can result from today's fast release cadences.

XRebel 2.0 Features Enhancements for Enterprise Java 

ZeroTurnaround has announced the general availability of version 2.0 of its lightweight Java profiler, XRebel.

Eclipse IoT Launches Machine to Machine Communication Platform

The Eclipse Foundation has announced the release of Eclipse OM2M 0.8, a standardized service platform for machine-to-machine (M2M) communications.

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