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Biz Value of AI Will Pass $1 Trillion This Year

The total business value derived from artificial intelligence is going to reach $1.2 trillion this year, industry watchers at Gartner believe, an increase of 70 percent over last year across all enterprise vertical sectors, globally, that the analyst firm covers.

IoT Dev Survey Names AWS Top Cloud Service, Java No. 1 Language

The Amazon Web Services cloud is No. 1 among Internet of Things developers, who prefer to work with Java, says a new survey backed by the Eclipse Foundation.

SQL Server 2016 Service Pack 2 Ships

The second service pack for Microsoft's flagship RDBMS, SQL Server 2016, is now available.

Tools Suite Will Target Commerce-Based Progressive Web Apps

Magento Commerce announced its upcoming Progressive Web Applications Studio, a suite of tools to help developers create business-oriented PWA solutions.

Firms Team Up for No-Code Mobile Anti-Bot SDK Integration

Mobile app integration specialist Appdome has entered a partnership to provide smoother implementation of the F5 Networks Anti-Bot SDK to protect mobile apps.

Apple Open Sources FoundationDB, a Distributed Datastore

Many database developers were thrilled with Apple's decision to open source FoundationDB, a distributed datastore it acquired three years ago.

LinkedIn Wrestles with CSS Performance Drag, Open Sources Homegrown Solutions

Common Web developer wisdom says tweaking the performance of Cascading Style Sheets selectors isn't worth the hassle, but at tremendous scale encountered by popular sites such as LinkedIn, that wisdom can be called into question.

JavaOne Replaced by Oracle Code One

Oracle is billing the change as "an expansion of tracks to include more languages, technologies and developer communities," and plans to include talks on such languages as Go, Rust, Python, JavaScript and R.

Open Source Node.js Hits v10, with Better Security, Performance, More

Enterprises are urged to soon consider upgrading to the new version 10.x release line of the open source Node.js project for server-side JavaScript.

Survey Says: Enterprise Java Jocks Want Cloud-Native, Microservices and Fast Innovation for Jakarta

Designed to help guide the Eclipse Foundation as it prepares to take on the responsibility for the future development of enterprise Java, the worldwide survey reached out to 1,800 Java developers in March.

OutSystems, Kony Lead in Enterprise Mobile Dev Research Report

A new research report from analyst firm Ovum features OutSystems and Kony among the "Market Leaders" in the enterprise mobile application development platform (MADP) space, which is being impacted by the low-code movement and artificial intelligence.

Mode Announces No-Cost Toolkit to Democratize Data Analytics

Mode Analytics, seeking to make the power of data analysis "accessible to everyone," announced a toolkit that it said will be free forever, offering some core capabilities of its business data platform that includes new support for R Notebooks.

Eclipse and Linux Launch Projects to Help IoT Developers

The Eclipse and Linux foundations are offering new projects for developers working on Internet of Things projects.

Apple Reportedly Demands App Takedown Because Name Includes 'JavaScript,' Trademarked by Oracle Corp.

The developer community is up in arms today about a post in which a developer claims Apple is demanding the takedown of an iOS app on the iTunes store because its name features the term "JavaScript," which is trademarked by Oracle Corp.

What's New in Programming Language Popularity: Python vs. Java

New programming language popularity reports are out for April 2018, with one index showing Python on track to upstage perennial No. 1 Java and another showing Perl is "having a hard time."

Couchbase Mobile Goes to the Edge

The database-centric Couchbase Mobile 2.0 is out today with an emphasis on syncing data from the cloud to edge devices.

Lightbend Joins Eclipse Foundation to Support Jakarta EE

Lightbend, the company behind the Scala language and developer of the Reactive Platform, has joined the Eclipse Foundation because, the company said, it is the new home of enterprise Java.

From Windows 3.0 to Windows 10, File Manager Is Reborn

Microsoft has open sourced the original File Manager first introduced with Windows 3.0 in 1990, tweaking it so it runs on Windows 10.

IoT Security Spending Reaching $1.5 Billion This Year and Growing: Gartner

Providing security for IoT devices is getting expensive and will become costlier, according to a Gartner report released in March. IoT security spending will reach $1.5 billion in 2018, up from $1.2 billion in 2017, a 28 percent increase.

Microsoft Opens Up Internal AI Training to Public

Microsoft is mirroring its internal artificial intelligence training courses with a new offering to the public, letting developers earn a certificate to prove expertise in cutting-edge technologies like computer vision, natural language processing/translation and Python-based data science.

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