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Google Provides Mobile UX Tips

New hub features in-depth research on exactly what people expect from a mobile experience, company says.

HP Service Brings Machine Learning to Mainstream Developers

Yet another effort to democratize notoriously difficult Big Data analytics was announced yesterday by Hewlett Packard Enterprise, which is providing a machine learning (ML) service to bring that advanced technology to mainstream developers.

Microsoft Touts Upcoming SQL Server 2016, Goes After Oracle

Data professionals might have been expecting a launch date for SQL Server 2016 at the Data Driven event held today in New York City, but what they got was a recap of the flagship database system's capabilities and a full-out assault on rival Oracle Corp.

CloudBees Releases Jenkins-Based CD-as-a-Service

Continuous delivery solutions provider CloudBees has rolled out the first-ever Jenkins-based CD-as-a-Service platform.

Developer Preview of Android N Released Early

To solicit developer feedback for fine-tuning the upcoming Android N release, Google today made a preview of the smartphone OS available earlier than usual in the release cycle.

Nonprofit Dev Group Launches Workforce Initiative To Support Coders

The nonprofit Application Developers Alliance is leading a wide-ranging campaign to increase the size, expertise and understanding of the developer workforce, which it sees as a crucial resource for enterprise success in the digital age.

Developers' No. 1 Worry? Being Replaced by Artificial Intelligence

Developer-related research company Evans Data Corp. is out with new research revealing the fear of being replaced by artificial intelligence is the No. 1 worrisome concern of developers.

MIT Project Becomes Thunkable Drag-and-Drop Mobile Dev Tool

A mobile app development start-up spawned from an open source MIT project has come out with Thunkable, adding to the pantheon of simplified drag-and-drop tools designed to let "anyone" become a coder.

WSO2 Releases New Microservices Framework for Java

Integration middleware maker WSO2 released a lightweight, open source framework for creating Java-based microservices that support container-based deployments.

MapR Upgrades Big Data Platform with Container Features

MapR Technologies today announced its Big Data platform has been upgraded with new features such as persistent storage and integrated resource management for containers.

Microsoft Joins the Eclipse Foundation, Open Sources Team Explorer Everywhere

The Eclipse Foundation welcomed a once-unlikely new member this week, Microsoft, which has been making moves recently to support open source and Java developers.

Microsoft Taking SQL Server to Linux, Launches 2016 Release Candidate and Stretch Database Preview

In the rollup to a big wave of launch activities for SQL Server 2016 this Thursday, Microsoft announced today that it plans to bring its flagship relational database system to the open source Linux platform.

Open Source Parse Dashboard Now Available

An open source Parse Dashboard is now available for mobile developers seeking to transition their projects from the managed back-end service Parse.com, which is being shut down by parent company Facebook next year.

Google Points to Gamers for Mobile App Success Lessons

Google says to look to gamers for app success tips, as they have more experience in improving onboarding, retention, conversion and ultimately the user Lifetime Value.

Big Data Product Watch, 03/03/2016: GraphFrames, DataFlow, Data Funnel, More

Here's a roundup of this week's Big Data news, featuring: an updated platform and new cadence cycle from Hortonworks; GraphFrames, a graph processing library for Apache Spark, from Databricks; the open sourcing of LinkedIn's WhereHows project that provides a repository for metadata; and DMX Data Funnel from Syncsort, for data ingestion.

Keynote Integrates AppDome Security with Its Mobile App Testing Platform

Security functionality from AppDome is being integrated with the Keynote mobile app device testing cloud, the companies announced yesterday.

Twitter Launches Mobile App for Tracking Analytics

Twitter has launched a mobile app that helps developers on the go monitor the performance and stability of their own mobile apps.

Global Survey Sheds Light on Independent Mobile Developers, Who Much Prefer Android

Another "State of ..." developer survey is out, but with a twist -- it's a global survey of more than 1,000 mobile app devs who mostly work by themselves or in very small shops, where Android reigns supreme.

Adobe Aims To Simplify Enterprise App Development

Adobe wants to simplify the process of developing enterprise apps while making them as visually appealing and as easy to use as consumer apps.

Apperian Opens Up Mobile App Management APIs

Apperian Inc., known for its mobile app management (MAM) platform, is now exposing the functionality of that product through open APIs.

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