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JavaServer Faces 2.3 Gets JCP Approval

The final results of the Public Review Ballot for JSR 372 are in, and the latest JavaServer Faces specification (JSF 2.3) has been approved.

Report Shows Android Threatening Windows for Most Popular OS

StatCounter published new research that shows Android is challenging Windows as the most popular OS used to access the Internet around the world.

JNBridge Adds Support for VS 2017, Turns 15

JNBridge has added support for the new version of Microsoft's Visual Studio tool suite to the latest version of its flagship Java/.NET interoperability solution.

BlueData's Big-Data-as-a-Service Goes Hybrid

BlueData Software Inc. added support for hybrid architectures -- using the AWS cloud -- to the latest release of its Big-Data-as-a-Service software.

Foursquare Launches Pilgrim SDK for Mobile Location Intelligence

Foursquare is opening up its homegrown Pilgrim SDK to let third-party mobile developers build apps that use the company's contextually relevant location intelligence technology.

Research: Cloud Impacts 'Data Management Solutions for Analytics'

The latest Gartner Inc. report about the "Data Management Solutions for Analytics" market is still dominated by big, traditional vendors with on-premises legacy-like solutions, but cloud computing companies are making disruptive headway.

AWS Adds 'Quick Start' Deployment Solutions for Big Data Analytics, More

For enterprises looking to quickly get started with key cloud workloads on the Amazon Web Services cloud, the company has added Quick Start simplified deployment solutions for Big Data analytics and more.

Android Studio 2.3 Improves 'Instant Run' Functionality

The latest edition of the free Android Studio IDE for creating mobile apps with Java continues to build upon the Instant Run functionality for quicker builds of incremental code changes.

Pyze Mobile Intelligence Service Now Supports Xamarin, React Native, More

Pyze Growth Intelligence platform provides services such as behavioral analytics for apps and mobile marketing.

Docker Says Its Open Source Container Technology Now Ready for the Enterprise

Company announces Docker Enterprise Edition, along with rebranded free Community Edition.

Mozilla Partnership Provides No-Cost Firefox Mobile Device Testing

Mozilla is providing one year of free testing of mobile Web sites on the open source Firefox browser in a partnership with BrowserStack, which specializes in cross-browser testing tools.

Analysts: Hadoop Faces Cloud Disruption

Apache Hadoop is headed for the same place as mainframes and data warehouses, Forrester Research Inc. said yesterday, though it has a few years of strong growth left.

IDC: The Mainframe's Central Role in Enterprise 'Digital Transformations'

The mainframe is at an inflection point from which it will either continue as a revenue-supporting machine or emerge as a revenue-generating platform, a new report states.

MeshKit SDK Provides Peer-to-Peer Connectivity for Offline Phones

Open Garden Inc. announced a MeshKit SDK to let third-party developers incorporate peer-to-peer connectivity into their mobile apps for offline scenarios.

SQL Holds Its Own in Lucrative Data Science Field

Contradicting a popular view that sees programming languages such as R, Python and Java as the top tools for data science (which has been dubbed the "The Sexiest Job of the 21st Century"), new research shows SQL holding its own.

Genymobile Takes Android OS to the Cloud

Genymobile, known for its popular Genymotion Android emulator for mobile app development, is now providing an Android operating environment on the Amazon Web Services cloud.

Ivanti Expands Datacenter Security Suite

It provides a "mitigation fabric" for server and hybrid cloud security that expands the company's security coverage from the endpoint to the datacenter,

GitHub Shows How to Get Started with Open Source

The company says: "Participating in open source can be incredibly rewarding, but it's not always obvious how to make your first contribution, start a new project or build an active community."

SDK for iOS Enterprise Apps Coming from SAP

Enterprise software company SAP SE today announced an upcoming SDK for iOS development for the newly rebranded SAP Cloud Platform.

Qualcomm Intros Mobile Virtual Reality Dev Kit

Virtual reality figures prominently in recent 2017 mobile development predictions and trends articles, and the emerging technology is getting a boost with a new VR development kit on tap from Qualcomm Technologies Inc.

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