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Facebook speeds iPhone app dev wih React Native

The React Native framework takes advantaghe of many of iOS'es built-in capabilities

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Microsoft to simplify Azure migration with bigger VM drives

Enterprises can now migrate virtual machines whose OS drives size exceed 127GB

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Google refocuses Dart as a JavaScript helper

Google no longer plans to embed a Dart virtual machine within its Chrome browser

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Facebook engineering tool mimics dodgy network connectivity

Facebook's Augmented Traffic Control (ATC) can simulate network traffic on 2G, Edge, 3G, or LTE networks

HSA spec released, will share workloads among CPUs, GPUs

HSA Foundation's first software and hardware specification could extract more performance, battery from mobile devices

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Airbnb offers a query tool for unlocking massive data sets

Airbnb is known for its home rental services, but check out its tool for opening data warehouses

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IBM helps mobile apps meet accessibility guidelines

The Mobile Accessibility Checker flags potential accessibility issues with mobile apps

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Why computers still struggle to tell the time

As more industries demand sub-second accuracy, computers struggle to maintain precise time. Why? It's complicated.

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Atlassian offers high-volume, Git-based code management

The Stash Data Center can support thousands of developers all submitting their code changes at once

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Ractive aims to bring Web programming to the masses

The Ractive JavaScript library is designed to simplify the process of creating dynamic Web pages

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Google shares code to help server software digest HTTP/2

The software, called gRPC, is based on HTTP/2, an updated standard for transmitting Web pages and apps over the Internet

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IBM brings location awareness to MobileFirst apps

The new features are included with an update of the mobile management and development platform

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IBM brings BlueMix platform services in-house

IBM is launching a series of tools to help ease the process of setting up a hybrid cloud