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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.

XRebel 2.0 Features Enhancements for Enterprise Java 

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

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.

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.

Mendix Partners for No-Code App Deployment on Cloud Foundry

Mendix, a rapid application development company, teamed up with Pivotal Software Inc. to deploy cloud-native apps.

Zend Partners with Microsoft, Adds Z-Ray to Azure App Service

Zend's Z-Ray app performance tool will soon be integrated with Microsoft's new Azure App Service, the two companies announced Wednesday.

Open Data Platform Hits Milestone

The Open Data Platform -- formed a couple months ago to advance Hadoop-based Big Data technologies for the enterprise -- has achieved its stated goal to develop a standard "ODP Core" upon which to base projects.

Preview of Eclipse Plugin for Kotlin JVM Language Released

JetBrains has announced the alpha release of an Eclipse plugin for its Kotlin open-source, JVM-targeted programming language.

Talend Sparks Up Big Data Sandbox

Big Data integrator Talend today announced an Apache Spark scenario has been added to its Big Data Sandbox for Cloudera.

Big Data Joins Software-Defined Networking

Server hardware company PSSC Labs is teaming up with Plexxi Inc. -- known for its software-defined networking (SDN) technology -- to offer what they claim is the industry's "first SDN-based converged infrastructure solution for scale-out Big Data."

VMware Releases Security Update for Java Flaw

VMware released a security fix for its products affected by a Java RTE flaw last Thursday.

Jelastic Adds Docker, Windows Container Support to Its Java-Based PaaS/IaaS Platform

Jelastic has released a new version of its namesake PaaS/IaaS platform that includes production-ready Docker containers as well as support for Parallels Containers for Windows.

Open Source Compiler for Java to iOS Released

The first stable release (1.0) of the RoboVM ahead-of-time (AOT) compiler and runtime library for Java is now available.

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