Oracle Gives Early Access to MySQL 5.6, Extends Cloud DB Solutions

Saroj Kar | July 25th

Indicating its continued investment in MySQL, Oracle from Monday onwards is providing early access to MySQL 5.6 features to its developer community to test, deploy and provide feedback. This latest release of the popular open...»

Apple Says No to In-App Links, Forces More Publishers’ Hands

Maria Deutscher | July 25th

In an effort to better capitalize the media companies using the App Store as another channel to reach out users, Apple has taken a number of steps in the past few months, some more controlling than others....»

WP7 Mango RTM? Not So Fast

Steven Hodson | July 25th

It turns out that everyone who had been reporting on this (myself included) got it wrong. From the Windows Phone Developer Team Twitter stream: It was a nice idea while it lasted but my...»

Oracle, Others Expand Linux Cloud Offering Portfolios

Maria Deutscher | July 25th

The Linux cloud management services market is getting more crowded as bigger and bigger players are looking to grow their share of the pie. The latest is Example is Oracle, which acquired KSplice for...»

The Tamagotchi Nature of Social Networks

Tom Foremski | July 25th

A significant part of my day is spent maintaining my profiles on my social networks: Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and now Google+. Some of my time spent in these networks is genuinely useful but a lot of it is spent...»

Flipboard Looks Even More Like Print with New Magazine Ads

Jennefer Almirante | July 25th

Advertising is one of media’s income generating tools.  It gives an opportunity for growth through additional revenue streams, providing data to brands seeking to gain from new forms of market research.  It is also a way to let...»

Comcast Expands Mobile Video Reach, Competes in Movie Delivery

Mellisa Tolentino | July 25th

Comcast, the leading internet and cable tv provider, is embracing the mobile world as it announced its partnership with Elemental Technologies, the leading provider of video processing solutions for content delivery to...»

Sun CEO Endorsed Android’s Use of Java, Both Oracle and Google Slammed in Court

Mellisa Tolentino | July 25th

So here’s the deal.  Oracle filed an infringement case against Google for the use of Java on its Android OS, seeking damages in the billions.  Last week's dramatic development put Google in a bad light...»

Big Data Demands Leading to Greater NoSQL Acceptance by Corporate Developers

Alex Williams | July 25th

NoSQL is gaining acceptance by corporate enterprise developers - arguably even more so than the overall developer community. About 56% of enterprise developers report at least some use of NoSQL and 63% plan to use...»

Today’s Executive Shuffle: SAP and AOL in RIM’s Shadow

Maria Deutscher | July 25th

Business software maker SAP, and the lagging web portal AOL both made some high-rank staffing changes today in an attempt to boost company strategy. SAP appointed Kevin Nix  as the new head of its OnDemand...»