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Car Hack Highlights Security Concerns Topping New IoT Developer Survey

New IoT developer survey shows security -- including car hacks -- is worry No. 1, just as a real-world auto exploit is demonstrated by researchers and a massive vehicle recall is issued.

Salesforce Mobile Dev Tooling, Component Store Now Available

Salesforce today announced tools designed to help anyone -- not just developers -- create mobile apps for its CRM-based platform by using pre-built components assembled with a visual, drag-and-drop approach, along with a new exchange where enterprises can shop for such apps.

Mobile, Web Devs Getting More Database-as-a-Service Options

As nearly all developer products are seemingly getting turned into "X-as-a-Service" offerings, Web and mobile coders are enjoying a growing universe of options from vendors large and small for easily hooking up their apps with back-end databases.

New Target for Mobile App Devs: Plasma Mobile on Linux

KDE community hopes open source mobility platform will join the ranks of iOS, Android and Windows Phone.

New Foundation for Container Interoperability

The Linux Foundation has formed a new organization to advance the state of the art for building cloud native applications and services.

Hortonworks Improves Hadoop Developer Experience

Hortonworks Inc. highlighted an improved experience for Big Data developers in its new open enterprise Apache Hadoop solution, just released to general availability.

Kony Updates Mobile Dev Back-End Platform

New API management, Mobile App Management, analytics and app performance services highlight Kony Inc.'s MobileFabric 6.5 update announced this week.

Logi Analytics Updates Self-Service BI Tool

Logi Analytics Inc. updated its self-service business intelligence (BI) analytics offering for the enterprise rank and file, adding new tools and updating existing components.

R Rises in IEEE Ranking of Top Programming Languages

IEEE Spectrum has followed up last year's report on the top programming languages with a new study that sees R making a big jump in the popularity rankings, presumably coinciding with its status as a Big Data mainstay particularly adept at handling statistics.

Visual Studio 2015 Arrives with Embrace of Android

Microsoft yesterday made the huge new release of Visual Studio 2015 available for download, with an embrace of cross-platform mobile development for Android -- and even iOS -- apps.

WebSphere Liberty Now Java EE 7 Compatible

IBM's WebSphere Application Server (WAS) Liberty profile, v8.5, is now Java EE 7 certified, the company announced this week.

Oracle Issues Quarterly CPU, Fixes Zero Day

Oracle's latest quarterly Critical Patch Update (CPU) comprises 193 fixes for vulnerabilities in Oracle products, including 25 that address Java SE issues.

Syncfusion Invites JavaScript Developers to Play

Syncfusion added a JavaScript Playground to its suite of development offerings, reflecting the company's embrace of new technologies beyond its Windows-centric roots.

Cloudera Tool Provides End-to-End Python for Big Data

Major Hadoop distributor Cloudera Inc. today unveiled a new tool to provide a 100 percent, end-to-end Python stack for advanced Big Data analytics.

Data Intensity Offers One-Stop Shop for Cloud-Based Analytics

Data Intensity LLC today announced cloud-based software designed to serve as a one-stop shop for data analytics and business intelligence.

DataSift Democratizes Social Machine Learning

DataSift, a "human data intelligence" company, yesterday launched a tool that lets developers provide simplified, social-focused machine learning to users throughout an organization. Integrates with Ionic for Hybrid Mobile Development

Appery LLC today announced it has integrated the Ionic SDK into its cross-platform development framework, targeting coders building hybrid mobile apps with Web technologies.

Report Details Most Lucrative Data Skills

Packt Publishing has come out with a new survey detailing the money-making skills that pay off the most in the data science and business intelligence industries. Short answer: R and Python -- and get ready to deal with the Internet of Things.

Mesosphere Aims SDK at Distributed Apps

Cloud computing startup Mesosphere today announced an upcoming software development kit for building distributed applications to run on the company's Datacenter Operating System.

MariaDB Speeds Deployment with Docker, Chef Support

MariaDB Corp. today announced the Summer 2015 release of its open source database distribution, claiming "developer enablement" and speedier app deployment via new support for Docker containers and Chef recipes and cookbooks.

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