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Google open sources PDF software library

The PDF application will be used in Google's Chrome browser, replacing a closed-source component.

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WibiData launches big-data platform for personalized retail

WibiRetail represents the new wave of applications that take advantage of Hadoop

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Google engineer: We need more Web programming languages

The creator behind Google Dart showed developers at QCon some other nascent Web development languages

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Mobile app data collection poses risks for enterprises, Gartner says

Consumer data collected through mobile devices should be considered a full 'citizen' of companies' data infrastructure

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Progress puts money behind Node.js with Modulus buy

The Modulus Platform gives Progress an entry into the growing market for enterprise Node.js

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Amazon hopes developers will help make Fire TV a winner

The company will present its case to developers in London on June 14

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SAP going full steam ahead on Hana, the cloud and 'simple' software

Many pledges to customers are made, but much work remains for SAP

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Think round! Google gives developers tips on designing apps for smartwatches

Getting developers onboard will be key for the future success of Android Wear, an analyst says.

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Apple unveils Swift, a new programming language for iOS, Mac

Developers at the Apple WWDC event enthusiastically applauded the introduction of the new Swift programming language

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PHP keepers plot radical revision of the language

Future versions of PHP may be compiled, thanks to the influence of Facebook engineers

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Microsoft goes public with browser development plans

A new site from Microsoft shows which Web standards will be supported in Internet Explorer.

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Xamarin hopes to attract more developers with expanded iOS support

The company has also expanded the ability to share code across multiple OSes

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The Couchbase database goes mobile

Couchbase has released a version of its NoSQL database that runs on mobile devices, allowing for offline access of data