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Go 1.7 Features Compiler Speedups

Google yesterday announced Go 1.7, the latest edition of its open source programming language, with compiler improvements among a host of new features.

Talend Says Data Integration Research Signals Open Source Milestone

Companies often take to the newswires to trumpet being featured in Gartner "Magic Quadrant" research, but Talend just did it with a twist, claiming its inclusion in a new data integration report marks a milestone for the open source movement.

React Native Comes to Ubuntu Developers

Canonical Ltd. announced that its Ubuntu Linux distribution now supports React Native, the new-age, open source, JavaScript-based technology used to create native iOS and Android mobile apps.

Hortonworks DataFlow Taps More Apache Tech for Streaming Analytics

Hortonworks today announced its Big Data streaming analytics tool, DataFlow, is now at version 2.0, sporting the integration of several more technology projects under the Apache Software Foundation umbrella.

Here Are the 9 Open Source Projects Recently Funded by Mozilla

Mozilla, the open source champion that makes the Firefox Web browser, announced that it has funded nine community projects to the tune of $585,000 in the second quarter of this year as part of a new support program.

Red Hat Integrates Help Sites in Free Developer Program

Open source champion Red Hat Inc. has integrated two self-support sites -- Stack Overflow and JBoss Developer forums -- with its free developer program, giving coders more choices to seek help with their programming problems.

What's New in the Open Source Atom and Visual Studio Code Editors

Both the Visual Studio Code and Atom open source code editors, which share Electron-based technology roots, have come out with updates this week.

Xamarin Extends Cross-Platform Reach

Xamarin, the cross-platform mobile app development tool recently acquired by Microsoft, can now share code across more of those platforms with its new support of .NET Standard Libraries.

Mesosphere Embraces Big Data for 'Container 2.0' Era

Mesosphere today announced several partnerships with Big Data vendors to bring their wares to its open source DC/OS distributed operating system and advance the possibilities of container technology in the new era of "Container 2.0."

LaunchKit Mobile Dev Tools Open Sourced in Google Buyout

Small start-up LaunchKit has open sourced its suite of namesake mobile development tools after being acquired by Google.

Go Leads Strong Big Data Showing in IEEE Programming Language Ranking

No dramatic surprises are found in the latest ranking of programming languages by IEEE, which reported that Go is leading the ascending trend of Big Data-related languages that dominate the findings.

Cloudera Adds SQL Workload Optimizer to Enterprise Big Data Offering

The latest update to Cloudera's enterprise Big Data solution includes a new tool, Cloudera Navigator Optimizer, which helps offload SQL workloads to Hadoop for more efficient analytics processing.

Splice Machine Open Sources Dual-Engine Big Data Technology

Splice Machine today announced the open sourcing of its Big Data database technology that seeks to leverage the best of the SQL/RDBMS and NoSQL/Hadoop worlds.

Free SQL-on-Hadoop Videos Highlight Academic Big Data Analytics Project

Through its developerWorks site, IBM is helping spread the word about an academic-based project that provides free videos on numerous data analytics concepts, such as the recently published "Introducing SQL on Hadoop" presentation.

LinkedIn Open Sources Tech for Mobile, Big Data and Java

With open source sensibilities aligned with its new owner, Microsoft, the business-oriented social media site this week contributed technology for building iOS view layouts, analyzing Big Data and detecting URLs with a Java library.

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