Oracle has added some serious Internet of Things muscle to today's release of Java Card 3.1, with new features to address use cases across markets ranging from telecom and payments to cars and wearables.
Google announced Android Studio 3.3 with a focus on "refinement and quality" over new features, though a host of those have been introduced also.
"Any organization or business that requires recording and/or sharing of digital data through their app can benefit from implementing blockchain in their mobile apps," says one firm.
Simmering tension between the open source community and increasingly dominant cloud platforms came to light with the introduction of the new DocumentDB managed service by Amazon Web Services, which uses open source MongoDB code.
Software developer again topped the list of the 100 best jobs to have in the new year as compiled by U.S. News & World Report, based on salary, job openings, work-life balance and more.
LinkedIn's annual Emerging Jobs report says blockchain developer is the top sought-after position among all occupations, with machine learning skills also in high demand.
Several studies have linked the use of open source software and tutorials with the introduction of security vulnerabilities in production code, but a new one finds the same problem with online coding advice.
New cloud development survey finds different workloads targeting private, hybrid and public cloud platforms, with the latter dominated by mobile apps.
Flutter, Google's new mobile UI framework for creating native mobile apps, is already being targeted for Xamarin development in an open source project on GitHub championed by a handful of developers.
Python continued its rise in the TIOBE index of programming language popularity, clocking in at No. 3 in the January 2019 report and being named programming language of the year for 2018.
The huge open source-centric software development platform and source code repository has unveiled new goodies for the new year: a unified enterprise offering and unlimited private repositories.
On Jan. 5 Coinbase detected a deep chain reorganization on the Ethereum Classic (ETC) blockchain, including a double spend.
Business Intelligence embedded as a feature in applications is growing in importance, according to the 2018 Edition Embedded Business Intelligence Market Study by Dresner Advisory Services.
Microsoft's oft-maligned Visual Basic .NET was the big mover in the December TIOBE index of programming language popularity -- and even TIOBE was surprised.
Mobile SDK replaces TCP with customized UDP to let developers tweak protocol parameters to reduce latency, increase throughput and improved user experiences.
Of the 25 fastest growing jobs, 12 were computer or mathematics-based occupations, with mobile developers, software developers and graphic designers seeing the biggest hiring increases.
Google finally took the wraps off Flutter 1.0, its new approach to cross-platform mobile development nirvana: creating native iOS and Android apps with one codebase.
Kony, a major player in the mobile application development platform space, has added the capability to create Progressive Web Apps with its low-code tooling.