Microsoft, still struggling as a distant No. 3 in the mobile app OS wars, provided statistics about its Windows Phone Store app downloads and offered tips to developers to maximize success.
The recent $30 million in funding announced by Altiscale Inc. highlights the growing trend of offering Hadoop analytics as a service and, on a broader scale, the maturation of the Big Data industry as a whole.
Aerospike Inc. yesterday announced better Hadoop integration, storage and performance improvements and easier installation and deployment of its "world's fastest database" NoSQL offering.
Multiple serious vulnerabilities in the Java environment of Google's App Engine have been discovered by researchers.
Coverity has just released a new report focused on open-source big data projects and the impact of the Internet of Things (IoT) on the quality of those projects.
From traditional coding with Java in the venerable Eclipse IDE, the new normal for Android app development may soon be programming with the young Go language in the brand-new Android Studio.
To offer more Big Data analytics capabilities across its data-based ecosystem, Microsoft is updating various data platform components
A new survey shows problems with UI development cause project delays and cancelations and poor user adoption for apps that do get published.
AWS OpsWorks, the application management service from Amazon Web Services (AWS) Inc., is now available for on-premises servers.
Intel Corp. yesterday introduced its new platform for the Internet of Things (IoT), the growing movement to interconnect intelligent devices and sensors with embedded technology to gather yet more fodder for Big Data analytics initiatives.
For months Google had warned Android developers that the official IDE for programming in Java against its popular mobile OS would eventually become its own Android Studio, supplanting the venerable Eclipse IDE and its Android Developer Tools (ADT) plug-in -- and that day came yesterday.
Besides coding and monetization, a third key component of mobile app success has lately been gaining increasing attention in the development industry: analytics
Docker Machine, Docker Swarm and Docker Compose, along with a new set of open APIs, will provide a platform for multi-container, multi-host distributed applications
Mobile development tool maker AppGyver yesterday introduced a new framework called Supersonic that the company claims achieves the Holy Grail of advanced HTML5-based hybrid apps: performance parity with native apps.
Ongoing security vulnerabilities on the Android mobile platform are still plaguing developers, and the bad guys are even making inroads on iOS attacks, according to a new report from Trend Micro Inc.
Oracle recently announced four new enhancement proposals for Java 9, including a new common logging system for JVM components and a series of control options for finer-grained control of the Hotspot JIT compiler.
Pivotal Software and the Spring Community recently announced the general availability release of the Spring Integration Java DSL.
Red Hat has just released an update of the enterprise edition of its open source OpenShift Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) environment.
This week GitHub announced the release of GitHub Enterprise 2.0, an update of the enterprise edition of its namesake code-hosting platform.
The R statistical programming language is gaining popularity as developers scramble to meet the Big Data skills shortage, with one new report proclaiming it's "on its way to the top 10."