IBM's huge investments in Big Data initiatives seem to be paying off, as it was recently named a leader in Hadoop accessibility by a research firm and this week launched a new Hadoop-capable mainframe computer it describes as "one of the most sophisticated computer systems ever built."
Ever since Apple Inc. launched the smartphone craze, Google Inc. has been struggling to catch up in mobile apps, and it finally did in 2014, according to new data from appFigures.
Software development tools company Embarcadero Technologies Inc. today announced survey results that indicate 2015 will be a big year for developing business-related Internet of Things (IoT) solutions.
Talend's Big Data integration platform now supports a preview version of Apache Storm for real-time analytics as part of its partnership with enterprise Apache Hadoop vendor Hortonworks.
The Supreme Court wants the U.S. government to weigh in on the closely watched Google v. Oracle copyright infringement lawsuit the high court has been asked to review.
The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) blasted the "outrageous" and "onerous" Apple Developer Agreement in explaining why the civil liberties organization won't have an app on the Apple App Store.
Trade shows, jobs reports, developer surveys and industry analysts all point to connected device development for the Internet of Things as being one of the hottest niches in mobile development for the coming year.
Meet the new year, same as the old year -- at least in terms of what technology niches are most likely to see the largest salary increases for software developers.
Traditional Windows toolmaker Syncfusion has for the first time added Android and iOS controls to its flagship studio product.
It might be a bit early to proclaim 2015 the "Year of WebRTC," but the nascent Web Real-Time Communication technology seems to be gaining significant traction early on.
Applause has provided app quality stats for the health and fitness industry, one of the hottest areas of mobile development, to guide coders.
With the Internet of Things gaining increasing importance in Big Data analytics, AT&T yesterday unveiled several initiatives to help coders simplify development efforts, including a new machine-to-machine (M2M) data service, an IoT connection kit and a cloud-based visual development tool.
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.
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.
Multiple serious vulnerabilities in the Java environment of Google's App Engine have been discovered by researchers.
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