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Microsoft Rides Cloud to a Strong Q3

eWeek - Application Development - 38 min 52 sec ago
Strong demand for the Azure cloud computing platform and business software helps the company beat earnings-per-share estimates.
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Microsoft Extends Ethical, Environmental Policies to Supply Chain

eWeek - Application Development - 54 min 52 sec ago
The Redmond, Wash., software giant tightens its supply chain policies to avoid conflict minerals and promote sustainability across the board.
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LogMeIn's Join.me Online Meeting App Gets New Enterprise Version

eWeek - Application Development - 1 hour 53 min ago
The Join.me enterprise version gets deeper management, security, single sign-on features and more, which are sought by business IT departments for larger teams.
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Daily Tech Briefing: April 24, 2014

eWeek - Application Development - 2 hours 29 min ago
Cisco launches managed security threat services; Nuance unveils PowerShare network cloud-based medical imaging; AT&T to Expand U-verse with GigaPower fiber network to 100 cities; Microsoft is using big data to take environmental issues
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Google Asks Developers to Tighten User Log-In Security Measures

eWeek - Application Development - 2 hours 29 min ago
Google application developers are being urged to upgrade all of their applications to the OAuth 2.0 authorization protocol for Google APIs so that users are better protected when they log in to their accounts.
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Amazon Embraces Docker Virtualization

eWeek - Application Development - 3 hours 15 min ago
Docker containers gain a major new deployment target with support across the Amazon cloud.
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Debunking Nine Myths About New-Gen Email Encryption

eWeek - Application Development - 4 hours 14 min ago
Misperceptions and myths still prevent many companies from deploying encryption. With new-gen encryption, keeping sensitive data protected isn't hard.
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FCC Proposal Angers Net Neutrality Proponents

eWeek - Application Development - 5 hours 32 min ago
FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler says new proposed rules will protect competition, while consumer advocates call them an "insult" to the open Internet.
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Verizon's Strong Q1 Results Don't Tell the Whole Story

eWeek - Application Development - 6 hours 19 min ago
Verizon posted double-digit earnings and profits, thanks to its Vodafone deal, but it lost basic phone users and postpaid growth fell dramatically.
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What Is 'Real-Time' Anyway...?

Java Developer's Journal - 6 hours 34 min ago
So what does real-time mean anyway? An example is, what are referred to as, “hard-real-time systems” [2], where computation must meet stringent timing constraints and one must guarantee that those computations must be completed before specified deadlines. Failure to do so can lead to intolerable system degradation and can in some applications lead to catastrophic loss of life or property. Many safety-critical systems are hard-real-time systems, and include embedded tactical systems for military applications, flight mission control, traffic control, production control, nuclear plant control etc. and in many cases the real-time properties need to be guaranteed and proven - often using techniques such as formal methods [3] for example.

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Cloud Computing: Solving the Next Friction Point

Java Developer's Journal - 7 hours 19 min ago
Today, developers and business units are leading the charge to cloud computing. The primary driver: faster access to computing resources by using the cloud's automated infrastructure provisioning. However, fast access to infrastructure exposes the next friction point: creating, delivering, and operating applications much faster. In his session at 14th Cloud Expo, Bernard Golden, VP of Strategy at ActiveState, will discuss why solving the next friction point is critical for true cloud computing success and how developers and business units can leverage service catalogs, frameworks, and DevOps to achieve the true goal of IT: delivering increased business value through applications.

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10 Communication Apps to Help Reduce Your Wireless Bill

eWeek - Application Development - 7 hours 34 min ago
Some mobile apps could in some cases help users reduce their monthly bills by going with lower-grade services and in others save money on overages.
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Data Governance and Data Discovery

Java Developer's Journal - 7 hours 49 min ago
Most companies only analyze subsets of their business data and fragmented data in several places – there is nothing “big” about that. By freeing IT time and resources, the process of analyzing your data can be streamlined, ensuring that all the data is in the system, complete, and available. With the operations, implementation, and data management outsourced and IT teams being used as dedicated shepherds of data into and out of the system, executives get the smartest data at their fingertips. Business Intelligence is a huge market. It is more important than ever to understand that projects are still built by small teams of BI specialists. The future – and to a great extent uncharted territory – is generated BI applications. With hundreds of applications, each of them is slightly different. We have already seen this happening in different parts of the IT industry. We have witnessed what has happened to operations, even in small teams, and their ability to command large IT infrastructures with hundreds of machines.

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Salesforce Launches a Mayday Button for Enterprise Apps

Devx: Latest Published Articles - 8 hours 44 min ago
Service SOS will allow mobile app users to connect to support instantly.
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Linux Foundation Aims to Prevent Next Heartbleed, Recruits Tech Giants

eWeek - Application Development - 9 hours 39 min ago
IBM, Intel, Cisco, Dell, Facebook, Microsoft and others join the Linux Foundation's Core Infrastructure Initiative to prevent future crises like Heartbleed.
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Moore’s Law Gives Way to Bezos’s Law

Java Developer's Journal - 9 hours 49 min ago
loud providers Google, AWS and Microsoft are doing some spring-cleaning - out with the old, in with the new - when it comes to pricing services. With the latest cuts, here's a news flash: There's a new business model driving cloud that is every bit as exponential in growth -- with order of magnitude improvements to pricing -- as Moore's Law has been to computing. Let's call it "Bezos' Law," and go straight to the math

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Key Data Residency Requirements Global Organizations Need to Understand

Java Developer's Journal - 10 hours 4 min ago
One challenge more and more enterprises are grappling with as they plan to adopt the cloud is data residency & sovereignty. They are finding that if they want to use a cloud service hosted outside of their borders, life can become quite complex. Perhaps it is a result of the often discussed “Snowden Effect,” but no one can deny that countries and regions are putting some strict guidelines in place to ensure privacy of sensitive data that is moving outside of their borders. These three examples are indicative of what I foresee we will be seeing much more of.

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IBM Launches POWER8 Systems, OpenPOWER Roadmap

eWeek - Application Development - 10 hours 19 min ago
IBM aims its new scale-out POWER8 Systems at big data workloads. And the POWER-based OpenPOWER Foundation shows first OEM systems.
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Intralinks Acquires Document Security Firm docTrackr

eWeek - Application Development - 10 hours 49 min ago
Among docTrackr’s technologies are its abilities to protect and track PDF, Word, Excel and PowerPoint documents, no matter where those documents are.
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The New Face of Procurement

Java Developer's Journal - 11 hours 4 min ago
The power of data-driven business networks is increasing, but how do enterprises best leverage that intelligence as they seek new services, products and efficiency? The next BriefingsDirect thought-leader panel discussion focuses on the future of business and how companies can benefit from the new insight and analysis that transparent business networks and processes allow. The power of data-driven business networks and the analytics derived from them are increasing, but how do enterprises best leverage that intelligence as they seek new services, products and efficiency? How do automation and intelligence enter the picture for better matching buyers and sellers?

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