A new API for the R programming language -- used heavily in Big Data analytics -- heads the list of updates in the new open source Apache Spark 1.4, commercial steward Databricks Inc. announced yesterday.
Apple is open sourcing the latest version of its year-old Swift programming language, the company announced at its World Wide Developer Conference in San Francisco (WWDC) this week.
Like the elephant in the room that crashed the party, MapR Technologies unveiled a new Hadoop distribution among a barrage of MapR news announcements at the ongoing Hadoop Summit, hosted by its archrival Hortonworks Inc. in conjunction with Yahoo.
Progress Software released the latest version of its Corticon BRMS. Dubbed the "Corticon Rules Without Limits System," version 5.5 supports the development of business rules for deployment on both Java and Microsoft .NET Framework platforms.
Teradata Corp., a Big Data analytics vendor, today announced it was throwing development resources at the open source Presto project, which provides a SQL query engine for interactive queries.
Oracle has pushed the target release date of the Java Platform, Enterprise Edition 8 to the first half of 2017. Updates of the target dates for the Java Specification Requests "under the Java EE umbrella" reflecting this change are forthcoming, the company said.
Couchbase announced a new language called N1QL that allows SQL queries over JSON data stored in its NoSQL document-oriented database.
Datameer today announced new data governance capabilities in its native Hadoop offering.
Expanding upon a previous integration pact with IBM and its MobileFirst platform for mobile apps, cross-platform development specialist Xamarin Inc. is now hooking up its tooling with IBM MobileFirst Protect security features.
Narrowing the focus of its predictive analytics efforts, IBM announced new prebuilt solutions targeting different industries.
News that the Justice Department has urged the Supreme Court not to hear the case came as a shock to some.
Salesforce is expanding its Wave Analytics Cloud service by partnering with Big Data players so ordinary business users can easily crunch numbers from a number of new data sources above and beyond the company's traditional CRM base.
At its big I/O conference, Google today introduced the Android Studio v1.3 Preview so mobile developers can begin to play with the new features coming in M, the next version of the Android OS.
Liferay Inc. announced a collection of native mobile components to help enterprises meet the exploding demand for iOS and Android apps.
Add Basho Technologies to the long list of vendors offering simplified Big Data solutions, but with a twist: no Hadoop included, required or recommended.
Imagination Technologies has made the latest version of Java SE 8 available for its MIPS CPU architecture, the company announced.
Just a week after a report from research firm Gartner Inc. found that investment in Hadoop-based Big Data technologies "remains tentative" with poor adoption rates, a survey from Software AG identified "a Big Data paralysis" that's keeping enterprises from realizing the promised benefits of the analytics craze.
An informal survey of mobile developers conducted by the Thomson Reuters news agency found little interest in Microsoft's plan to ease the modification of iOS and Android apps so they'll run on the upcoming Universal Windows Platform.
Open source powerhouse Red Hat Inc. released details of a recent survey that indicates back-end integration is a primary challenges in enterprise mobile app development, almost on par with the perennial problem of security.