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Boeing Scientist Patents Force Field Tech That Blocks Shock Waves

eWeek - Application Development - Fri, 03/27/2015 - 04:19
NEWS ANALYSIS: This isn't an impenetrable force field seen so often in science fiction, but rather is designed to reduce the force of destructive explosive shock waves.
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Integrate Network Services By @LMacVittie | @DevOpsSummit [#DevOps]

Latest News from AJAX & RIA Journal - Fri, 03/27/2015 - 01:15
Polymorphism is a concept central to object-oriented programming. The notion of polymorphism is used to extend the capabilities of a basic object, like a mammal, to specific implementations, like cats or dogs or honey badgers, even though they don't care about such technical distinctions. A good example of this is cats and dogs, which are both of the type "mammal" but that "speak" in a different voice.

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Categories: Media, RIA

Startup Rubrik Aiming to Erase Backup, Recovery Software

eWeek - Application Development - Fri, 03/27/2015 - 01:00
New converged data management provider bills itself as "the industry's first solution to eliminate backup software."
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Google Simplifies Cloud App Deployment With Cloud Launcher

eWeek - Application Development - Fri, 03/27/2015 - 00:25
More than 120 popular open-source applications can now be deployed on Google Compute Engine with just a few clicks.
Categories: Media

Neo Smartpen N2 Lets You 'Write' on Your Smartphone Screen

eWeek - Application Development - Fri, 03/27/2015 - 00:05
REVIEW: Despite some annoying drawbacks, NeoLAB Convergence's Neo smartpen N2 proves that such a digital input device could be very useful when used with a smartphone.
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Smart Glasses - The Internet's Portal By @KyleSamani | @ThingsExpo [#IoT]

Java Developer's Journal - Thu, 03/26/2015 - 23:45
We've seen entire industries disrupted by the Internet including newspapers, magazines, encyclopedias, libraries, travel agents, music, taxis, hotels, the Yellow Pages and more. All of these industries were predicated on controlling proprietary information flows. When the Internet brought the marginal cost of communication and information transfer to $0, the old business models failed and new ones emerged that took advantage of a fundamentally new way to communicate.

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Categories: Java, Media

Microsoft Releases Band SDK Preview for iOS

eWeek - Application Development - Thu, 03/26/2015 - 22:30
A month after releasing software development kits for Windows Phone and Android, Microsoft lets iOS developers take a crack at its wearable.
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Positive Technology Disruption By @ABridgwater | @CloudExpo [#IoT #Cloud]

Java Developer's Journal - Thu, 03/26/2015 - 22:15
The list of ‘new paradigm’ technologies that now surrounds us appears to be at an all time high. From cloud computing and Big Data analytics to Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) and the Internet of Things (IoT), today we have to deal with what the industry likes to call ‘paradigm shifts’ at every level of IT. This is disruption; of course, we understand that – change is almost always disruptive.

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Categories: Java, Media

James Casey VP of Engineering at @Chef | @DevOpsSummit [#DevOps]

Latest News from AJAX & RIA Journal - Thu, 03/26/2015 - 22:00
Chef announced that James Casey has been appointed Vice President of Engineering. Casey has more than a decade of experience managing engineering and operations for CERN and is a three-year Chef veteran. Casey brings deep expertise in DevOps practices, as well as an innate understanding of the needs of Chef customers and the community. Casey will oversee the quality and cadence of product development for Chef's engineering and operations teams, and will report to Chef CEO Barry Crist.

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Azure Virtual Machines Get Sprinkled With Salt

eWeek - Application Development - Thu, 03/26/2015 - 21:45
SaltStack comes to Microsoft Azure as the software giant supersizes operating system drive size limits on virtual machines.
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Daily Video: Microsoft Asks U.S. Government for Surveillance Reform

eWeek - Application Development - Thu, 03/26/2015 - 21:17
Microsoft petitions U.S. Government for surveillance reform; Intel's upcoming Xeon Phi will include 384GB of DDR4 memory; Millennials like their privacy, but give it away freely; and there's more.
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Amazon Takes All Wraps Off, Offers Sky's-the-Limit Storage

eWeek - Application Development - Thu, 03/26/2015 - 20:36
After a free three-month trial, users will pay either $1 or $5 per month for unlimited storage of anything digital they can name.
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GE Fleet Monitoring & Diagnostic Center Saves Customers $70 Million

eWeek - Application Development - Thu, 03/26/2015 - 20:30
The Atlanta-based facility features a team of more than 50 engineers who analyze over 35,000 operational alarms per year.
Categories: Media

IT Operations Modernization By @Dana_Gardner | @CloudExpo [#Cloud]

Java Developer's Journal - Thu, 03/26/2015 - 20:30
Exelon Corporation employs technology and process improvements to optimize their IT operations, manage a merger and acquisition transition, and to bring outsourced IT operations back in-house. To learn more about how this leading energy provider in the US, with a family of companies having $23.5 billion in annual revenue, accomplishes these goals we're joined by Jason Thomas, Manager of Service, Asset and Release Management at Exelon. The discussion is moderated by me, Dana Gardner, Principal Analyst at Interarbor Solutions.

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Categories: Java, Media

HTC One M9 Smartphones Available by Preorder Starting March 27

eWeek - Application Development - Thu, 03/26/2015 - 20:20
AT&T and T-Mobile customers can sign up starting March 27 to preorder and get immediate delivery of one of the newly redesigned HTC One M9 smartphones.
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Database Pioneer Michael Stonebraker Wins Turing Award

eWeek - Application Development - Thu, 03/26/2015 - 20:15
The ACM recognized Michael Stonebraker with the A.M. Turing Award for his contributions to the database field.
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PhishMe Raises $13M for Phishing Awareness Technology

eWeek - Application Development - Thu, 03/26/2015 - 20:15
PhishMe aims to help organizations train their employees to identify potential phishing risks. Founder Rohyt Belani believes users are the real key to security.
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Solgenia to Exhibit at @CloudExpo NY & Silicon Valley | @Solgenia_Corp [#Cloud]

Latest News from AJAX & RIA Journal - Thu, 03/26/2015 - 20:00
SYS-CON Events announced today that Solgenia will exhibit at SYS-CON's 16th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on June 9-11, 2015, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY, and the 17th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on November 3–5, 2015, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. Solgenia is the global market leader in Cloud Collaboration and Cloud Infrastructure software solutions. Designed to “Bridge the Gap” between Personal and Professional Social, Mobile and Cloud user experiences, our solutions help large and medium-sized organizations dramatically improve productivity, reduce collaboration costs, and increase the overall enterprise value by bringing collaboration and infrastructure solutions to the Cloud. Based on innovative patented technologies that support Private, Public and Hybrid Cloud models, all our products offer ease of use, platform neutrality and mobile ubiquity. Solgenia products and solutions are used by 3500 plus companies worldwide.

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Comparing the HTC One M9, Samsung Galaxy S6 Side by Side

eWeek - Application Development - Thu, 03/26/2015 - 19:40
The HTC One M9 and the Samsung Galaxy S6 are both solid Android smartphones. Here's a comparison of the two to help buyers determine which one is best for them.
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Neo4j 2.2 NoSQL Graph Database Released

Software Development Tools Directory - Thu, 03/26/2015 - 18:21
Neo Technology has announced the immediate availability of Neo4j 2.2, with major updates allowing organizations to derive maximum value from their data relationships. Enhancements in Neo4j 2.2 include significantly improved read and write perform ...
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