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@ThingsExpo | The Evolution of the 'Internet Of Things' (#IoT)

Java Developer's Journal - Mon, 09/15/2014 - 21:00
The Internet of Things is not new. Historically, smart businesses have used its basic concept of leveraging data to drive better decision making and have capitalized on those insights to realize additional revenue opportunities. So, what has changed to make the Internet of Things one of the hottest topics in tech? In his session at Internet of @ThingsExpo, Chris Gray, Director, Embedded and Internet of Things, will discuss the underlying factors that are driving the economics of intelligent systems. Discover how hardware commoditization, the ubiquitous nature of connectivity, and the emergence of Big Data and analysis are providing the pull to meet customer expectations of a widely connected, multi-dimensional universe of people, things, and information.

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Categories: Java, Media

Open Types in OData v4 with ASP.NET Web API

ASP.NET News - Mon, 09/15/2014 - 20:48
In OData v4, an open type is a stuctured type that contains dynamic properties, in addition to any properties that are declared in the type definition. Open types let you add flexibility to your da...
Categories: .NET

Daily Tech Briefing: Sept. 15, 2014

eWeek - Application Development - Mon, 09/15/2014 - 20:30
Feds threatened Yahoo with $250K-a-day fine over user data; How to get an iPhone 6 from the Big 4 wireless carriers; Cisco focuses on railroads with new IoT solution; and more.
Categories: Media

Apple iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus Preorders Top 4 Million

eWeek - Application Development - Mon, 09/15/2014 - 20:25
The iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus smartphones already topped 4 million preorders within 24 hours of the preorder process being opened, according to Apple
Categories: Media

Brocade Bolsters NFV Platform With Vistapointe Buy

eWeek - Application Development - Mon, 09/15/2014 - 19:45
Vistapointe's technologies will give mobile network operators greater insight into subscriber data traffic data.
Categories: Media

Microsoft Snaps Up Minecraft for $2.5 Billion

eWeek - Application Development - Mon, 09/15/2014 - 18:59
It's official. The software giant is acquiring Mojang, the software developer behind the popular multiplatform Minecraft game.
Categories: Media

How IBM Helps Drive Public Safety With Big Data

eWeek - Application Development - Mon, 09/15/2014 - 18:25
Cities and police forces are turning to IBM to help them analyze and prevent crimes and emergencies, rather than responding to them after the fact.
Categories: Media

WordPress Resets 100,000 Passwords After Google Account Leak

eWeek - Application Development - Mon, 09/15/2014 - 18:05
The impact of Google's password leak of 5 million user accounts spreads to WordPress.
Categories: Media

iPhone 6 Is More Than an iPhone 5S Refresh

eWeek - Application Development - Mon, 09/15/2014 - 17:35
eWEEK looks at the iPhone 6's key features to determine just how big of an upgrade it is over last year's model.
Categories: Media

The Product Owner Role in Sprint Retrospective

Scrum Expert - Mon, 09/15/2014 - 17:03
The sprint retrospective in an important moment in the Scrum approach where the team think about its software development process and tries to improve it. As on of the three Scrum roles, the product owner has to play its part in this activity. In this blog post, Roman Pichler explains how product owner can play an active role during the retrospective meetings. The sprint retrospective meetings takes place at the end of the sprint after the sprint review meeting and should produce improvement measures. The product owner has to take ...
Categories: Agile

Morris Medical Monday: Pain Relief for Medical Device Compliance Management

Polarion Software - Mon, 09/15/2014 - 17:02
Polarion Consultant Daniel Morris muses about a medical technology breakthroughs and the devices development that happens as a result.
Categories: Vendor

Using a Local NuGet Server for Efficient Component Distribution

Devx: Latest Published Articles - Mon, 09/15/2014 - 16:37
Learn to use a local NuGet server as an efficient distribution mechanism for your components across the enterprise.
Categories: Media

Survey: More than 90% of Enterprises Happy with Big Data Projects

Devx: Latest Published Articles - Mon, 09/15/2014 - 15:24
Companies say they are seeing business benefits and improved customer experiences.
Categories: Media

Gartner: 75% of Mobile Apps Will Have Security Vulnerabilities in 2015

Devx: Latest Published Articles - Mon, 09/15/2014 - 15:21
Enterprise IT and mobile development teams need to pay more attention to security, says the report.
Categories: Media

Ruckus Wireless Launches Smart WiFi Mobile Application

eWeek - Application Development - Mon, 09/15/2014 - 14:00
The Swipe app makes it possible to remotely manage or troubleshoot existing APs by reducing errors in configuration and log updates.
Categories: Media

Unitrends Introduces Free Backup Capacity, Storage Reporting Tools

eWeek - Application Development - Mon, 09/15/2014 - 13:30
The free tool automatically synthesizes vast quantities of storage data and summarizes findings in detailed reports.
Categories: Media

Mobile Ad Metrics Improve, Thanks to Smart Video Ads

eWeek - Application Development - Mon, 09/15/2014 - 13:00
Unit engagement rates and video completion rates are higher on the Google Android platform than on Apple iOS for all format types.
Categories: Media

Oracle Introduces New Cloud Solutions for Transportation and Global Trade Management

Oracle Database News - Mon, 09/15/2014 - 13:00
Oracle Introduces New Cloud Solutions for Transportation and Global Trade ManagementOracle Transportation Management Cloud and Oracle Global Trade Management Cloud offer modern best-in-class transportation, customs, and trade compliance management services REDWOOD SHORES, Calif. – September 15, 2014News Summary

Until now companies looking for best-in-class transportation management and global trade management solutions who preferred a cloud solution to manage their complex, dynamic logistics and trade operations have been faced with a difficult choice - compromise on capability to get cloud, or compromise on cloud to get capability. To eliminate this difficult decision, Oracle has released Oracle Transportation Management Cloud and Oracle Global Trade Management Cloud.

Now, Oracle’s industry-leading enterprise-class transportation and global trade management solutions are available in the cloud or via the more traditional on-premise model. The newly offered cloud option enables customers of all sizes to quickly deploy and benefit from these transformative applications. Available via Oracle Cloud, the new offerings deliver enterprise-class transportation and customs and trade compliance management services via a single, unified platform that ensures reliability, scalability, and security.

News Facts Further extending its commitment to providing innovation for today’s global supply chains, Oracle announced the availability of Oracle Transportation Management and Oracle Global Trade Management via Oracle Cloud. Oracle Transportation Management Cloud and Oracle Global Trade Management Cloud provide comprehensive solutions for transportation and global trade management functionality in a single, unified platform. As part of Oracle Cloud, the new solutions help customers of any size quickly and easily support business growth and market expansion by allowing reduced transportation costs, increased operational efficiency, improved customer service, decreased supply chain lead times, and mitigated supply chain and trade compliance risk. Oracle Transportation Management Cloud and Oracle Global Trade Management Cloud provide financial flexibility, predictable costs, and no up-front investment in hardware or software licenses, affording more companies access to the same capabilities that larger organizations have benefited from for years. By enabling reduced information technology and supply chain costs, the solutions can give customers a competitive advantage by enabling them to focus on innovation and new revenue channels. Rapidly deployable in a phased manner by Oracle Consulting or specialized partners in Oracle PartnerNetwork, Oracle Transportation Management and Oracle Global Trade Management on Oracle Cloud will enable customers to achieve rapid time to value. As part of the industry’s most complete enterprise-class cloud, customers and partners can also benefit from the latest product innovations and improvements via automated product and platform upgrades. Supporting Quote “Oracle Transportation Management and Oracle Global Trade Management have long demonstrated their ability to deliver strong ROI and enhanced customer experiences, and are recognized as industry-leading solutions," said Derek Gittoes, vice president, Value Chain Execution Product Strategy, Oracle. “With this announcement, companies can now leverage the advantages of cloud to achieve these same benefits without compromise, while also accelerating deployment timelines, reducing IT capital costs, and controlling their long-term cost of ownership. This announcement is further proof of Oracle’s strategic commitment to deliver a complete suite of industry-leading supply chain solutions on the cloud.”Supporting Resources Oracle Transportation Management Cloud Oracle Global Trade Management Cloud Data Sheet: Oracle Transportation Management Data Sheet: Oracle Global Trade Management Gartner Magic Quadrant for Transportation Management SystemsAbout Oracle

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Categories: Database, Vendor

.NET In The Know

The more .NET developers we meet, the more we grow to appreciate what true craftsmen they are, whether behind the keyboard or behind the lens.  Keep up the great work and thanks for all you do for .NET.

Nikhilesh Singh

ncover_mvp_nikhilesh_singh_twitterNikhilesh Singh is a programmer by profession and photographer by hobby. He has been part of team building software solutions for more than 13  years and has loved learning, sharing, caring, mentoring and managing teams. He is a Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist and Professional Developer and has built both thick as well as thin client solutions. He is passionate about honing skills to be a better software craftsman, be it using awesome tools like NCover or reading and watching Uncle Bob’s articles and webcasts. He loves to learn about functional programming and has been pursuing it quite a lot lately. When not coding, you will find him with his tripod and camera photographing his beautiful surroundings or participating in webcasts. You can follow him on Twitter at @nikhilsingh.

Hector Romano

ncover_mvp_andrew_hector_romano_twitterHector Romano, based in beautiful Buenos Aires, is a developer who has a love for creativity and enjoys experimenting with various techniques and patterns such as MVC and MVVM in web fields, as well as using service-oriented architecture (SOA) and aspect oriented (AOP) programming architecture. He has various Microsoft certifications to his credit and also enjoys using Agile development methodologies like SCRUM. He has a particular spot in his heart for developing database software, creating interconnections for different platforms and working in languages ​​using web services. Learn more about him by following him on twitter @RomanoTulioHec.

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Categories: Vendor

Micro Focus Will Merge With the Attachmate Group

Software Development Tools Directory - Mon, 09/15/2014 - 09:44
Micro Focus International announced that it has reached agreement on the terms of a merger with the Attachmate Group. The Enlarged Group will be a leading global infrastructure software company with combined revenues of $1.4 billion*, Underlying ...
Categories: Vendor