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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.

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.

XRebel 2.0 Features Enhancements for Enterprise Java 

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

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.

Microsoft Reveals Visual Studio 2015 Editions and Pricing, Drops Ultimate Tier

This week Microsoft announced the editions that will be available for Visual Studio 2015, as well as their costs.

Kendo UI HTML5 Framework Updated for Responsive Design

Telerik is enhancing its Kendo UI framework with a new set of features that address the growing demand for tools for responsive design.

Metanautix Aims Low with Big Data Tool

As Big Data is democratized into "just data," vendors such as Metanautix Inc. and Datameer Inc. are providing tools to lower the bar for individual access to large-scale analytics.

WaveMaker Launches Intra-Enterprise DevPortal

WaveMaker launched a developer portal designed to "foster an API focus in the development of apps that can be repurposed and shared interdepartmentally within the enterprise."

Windows 10 SDK Available as Preview

Developers enrolled in the Windows Insider Program can now download a preview version of the Windows 10 Software Development Kit.

Facebook Releases React Native for Building Native Mobile Apps in JavaScript

The highly anticipated React Native project from Facebook has been officially open sourced and released, possibly heralding a sea wave change in mobile UI app development practices.

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