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Mobile Business Users Incur Highest Malware Risk

eWeek - Application Development - Wed, 02/03/2016 - 14:30
A new report from Allot Communications revealed that youth and Millennials are also at high risk, with 65 percent of these people using potentially risky mobile apps every day.
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Unified Communications Adoption Slowed by Cost, Maintenance

eWeek - Application Development - Wed, 02/03/2016 - 14:00
IT leaders said that relying on best-of-breed communication and collaboration tools is more important than adopting tools from the same vendor.
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Bimodal IT and Automating IT Stack | @DevOpsSummit #DevOps #Microservices

Java Developer's Journal - Wed, 02/03/2016 - 12:00
In the Bimodal model we find two areas of IT - the traditional kind where the main concern is keeping the lights on and the IT focusing on agility and speed, where everything needs to be faster. Today companies are investing in new technologies and processes to emulate their most agile competitors. Gone are the days of waterfall development and releases only every few months. Today's IT and the business it powers demands performance akin to a supercar - everything needs to be faster, every screw is tuned over and over again to gain maximum speed and agility; to edge out competitors. With new technologies and approaches come new software packages, technologies and processes.

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Categories: Java, Media

Salesforce Says Latest Apps Let Users Run Business on Mobile Devices

eWeek - Application Development - Wed, 02/03/2016 - 05:25
Salesforce.com is introducing new and updated products that are designed to enable businesses to run their sales operations entirely on mobile devices.
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U.S., EU Agree on Privacy Shield to Maintain Transatlantic Data Flow

eWeek - Application Development - Wed, 02/03/2016 - 05:21
NEWS ANALYSIS: There are stumbling blocks, however, to a signed agreement, as European privacy advocates are wary of the agreement and European privacy agencies are already looking to file a challenge to it.
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Cisco Gets a Win in Patent Dispute With Arista

eWeek - Application Development - Wed, 02/03/2016 - 05:20
The ITC ruled that Arista violated three Cisco patents, a decision that could help lead to Arista being banned from selling some of its products.
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Docker 1.10 Designed to Bolster Container Security

eWeek - Application Development - Wed, 02/03/2016 - 05:18
The upcoming Docker 1.10 open-source container engine will include a default seccomp profile, providing improved security controls.
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WebSocket Technology | @DevOpsSummit #DevOps #APM #Microservices

Java Developer's Journal - Wed, 02/03/2016 - 04:15
Providing a full-duplex communication channel over a single TCP connection, WebSocket is the most efficient protocol for real-time responses over the web. If you’re utilizing WebSocket technology, performance testing will boil down to simulating the bi-directional nature of your application. Introduced with HTML5, the WebSocket protocol allows for more interaction between a browser and website, facilitating real-time applications and live content. WebSocket technology creates a persistent connection between the client and server, circumventing the requirement for a client-initiated HTTP request to trigger a server response. Providing a full-duplex communication channel over a single TCP connection, WebSocket is the most efficient protocol for real-time responses over the web.

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Categories: Java, Media

[session] Offline-First Apps with PouchDB and Cloudant By @BradleyHolt | @CloudExpo #Cloud

Java Developer's Journal - Wed, 02/03/2016 - 03:00
It's easy to assume that your app will run on a fast and reliable network. The reality for your app's users, though, is often a slow, unreliable network with spotty coverage. What happens when the network doesn't work, or when the device is in airplane mode? You get unhappy, frustrated users. An offline-first app is an app that works, without error, when there is no network connection.

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Categories: Java, Media

Yahoo Reports Earnings, Will Trim 15 Percent of Workforce

eWeek - Application Development - Wed, 02/03/2016 - 02:55
About 1,700 of 11,000 full-time employees will lose their jobs over the next several months as the company becomes smaller and more focused.
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Google Impresses Market With Huge Increase in Revenue, Earnings

eWeek - Application Development - Wed, 02/03/2016 - 01:00
Google's earnings soared on its core search advertising business in fiscal 2015, but "moonshot" ventures continue to lose big money.
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Apple Working on No-Touch Display for Hovering Fingers

eWeek - Application Development - Wed, 02/03/2016 - 00:00
A patent application by Apple points to a method that lets a display screen read a user's intent when hovering a finger over the display.
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RingCentral, Pexip Introduce Cloud-Based Collaboration Offerings

eWeek - Application Development - Tue, 02/02/2016 - 22:35
RingCentral's Global Office UCaaS solution is aimed at multinationals, while Pexip's new Dynamic Hybrid Cloud IaaS protects against capacity issues.
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Samsung S7 Smartphones to Make Debut at Galaxy Unpacked 2016 Event

eWeek - Application Development - Tue, 02/02/2016 - 22:05
Samsung to debut S7 smartphones at its Galaxy Unpacked 2016 event Feb. 21; ex-AMD and Apple CPU architect Keller heads to Tesla; the FCC OKs limited testing of LTE-U by Qualcomm and Verizon; and there's more.
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Weekly Top 10: From FinServ to Scaling By @Anders_Wallgren | @DevOpsSummit #DevOps

Latest News from AJAX & RIA Journal - Tue, 02/02/2016 - 22:00
From scaling Agile to creating a DevOps culture, there was plenty to take in as the software innovation community continues to band together to push industries forward. In fact, we are seeing the rise of FinTech and FinServ in this week’s posts – a vertical market that has been gaining a larger share of DevOps and IT news coverage in recent months. Read on to learn how software continues to impact the financial world and more on IoT, the Cloud and Continuous Delivery.

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Ex-CIA Chief Tells CIOs Not to Rely on Government for Security

eWeek - Application Development - Tue, 02/02/2016 - 21:54
Gen. Michael Hayden tells CIOs: "This [cyberspace] is the largest ungoverned space in recorded human history. There is no rule of law up here."
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IBM Buys Aperto, Takes Watson to India

eWeek - Application Development - Tue, 02/02/2016 - 21:15
IBM announces plans to acquire German digital marketing firm Aperto, as it also launches Watson in India with an emerging ecosystem.
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2016 DevOps Predictions By @TheEbizWizard | @DevOpsSummit #DevOps

Latest News from AJAX & RIA Journal - Tue, 02/02/2016 - 21:00
The principles, processes and tools that are core to the existing DevOps movement will expand beyond traditional development and operations teams. Non-technical teams are often in silos too, so can also get value from the benefits DevOps provides to software teams, including a high-trust open culture, creating and validating hypotheses, measurement, shortened feedback loops and enhanced collaboration; all of these lead to high velocity organizations regardless of type. Approaches and tools like pull-requests and ChatOps are no longer just for technical teams anymore – any modern organization can reap benefits from DevOps approaches.

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AMD Unveils Virtualized GPUs, New Quiet Chips

eWeek - Application Development - Tue, 02/02/2016 - 21:00
The new offerings are aimed at such industry segments as gaming PCs, virtual desktop environments and cloud computing.
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Success of Streaming Music Pushes RIAA to Change Award Policies

eWeek - Application Development - Tue, 02/02/2016 - 20:55
The RIAA is now including streaming audio and video streams in determining Gold and Platinum album sales for musical artists.
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