Stories by Joab Jackson

Red Hat strips down for Docker

Reacting to the surging popularity of the Docker virtualization technology, Red Hat has customized a version of its Linux distribution to run Docker containers.

By Joab Jackson | 06 March, 2015 04:25

Tags: application virtualization, open source, Linux, virtualization, software, Red Hat, operating systems

Google brings app messaging to its Cloud

Closing a gap with other enterprise cloud providers, Google has created a service to facilitate communications across applications that customers build on the company's cloud platform.

By Joab Jackson | 05 March, 2015 10:04

Tags: Enterprise service busses, Google, middleware, software, Enterprise application integration, data integration

Amazon's next cloud conference set for October in Las Vegas

IT professionals with skills in Amazon Web Services will once again swarm Las Vegas come October.

By Joab Jackson | 05 March, 2015 08:16

Tags: business issues, amazon, e-commerce, cloud computing, internet

IBM acquires AlchemyAPI to fatten Watson portfolio

IBM has acquired computing services provider AlchemyAPI to broaden its portfolio of Watson-branded cognitive computing services.

By Joab Jackson | 05 March, 2015 05:31

Tags: business issues, applications, IBM, data mining, software, Mergers and acquisitions

Android users spammed with fake Amazon gift card offers

New malware spreading across Android devices via text messages promises free Amazon gift cards but delivers only spam to everyone on the device's contact list.

By Joab Jackson | 04 March, 2015 06:47

Tags: AdaptiveMobile, security, malware

IBM helps mobile apps meet accessibility guidelines

When creating new mobile applications, developers all too often forget taking the few additional steps to make their programs usable for those with disabilities.

By Joab Jackson | 04 March, 2015 05:12

Tags: Development tools, application development, IBM, software

IBM helps mobile apps meet accessibility guidelines

When creating new mobile applications, developers all too often forget taking the few additional steps to make their programs usable for those with disabilities.

By Joab Jackson | 04 March, 2015 05:12

Tags: Development tools, application development, IBM, software

Why computers still struggle to tell the time

While computers manage many things with extreme precision, they have surprising difficulty keeping track of time.

By Joab Jackson | 03 March, 2015 11:02

Tags: Development tools, application development, software

Atlassian offers high-volume, Git-based code management

To help organizations manage internally built applications more effectively, developer software and services provider Atlassian is offering an enterprise-focused code management service based on the popular open source Git software.

By Joab Jackson | 03 March, 2015 04:23

Tags: Development tools, application development, atlassian, software

Ractive aims to bring Web programming to the masses

The developers of a JavaScript library for building interactive user interfaces are hoping their work will make Web programming more accessible for part-time programmers.

By Joab Jackson | 28 February, 2015 08:34

Tags: Development tools, application development, The Guardian, Web services development, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, software

Google shares code to help server software digest HTTP/2

Potentially offering a boost for web server software worldwide, Google has released as open source a framework for HTTP/2, the newly updated standard for transmitting Web pages and Web applications over the Internet.

By Joab Jackson | 27 February, 2015 08:40

Tags: application development, Web services development, Google, software

Docker introduces orchestration tools for large scale deployments

As adoption of the Docker virtualization container grows, the namesake company behind the open source technology has released three tools for managing large scale deployments.

By Joab Jackson | 27 February, 2015 05:18

Tags: application virtualization, Docker, virtualization, Microsoft

London Underground hums with better data on tracks

Most London Underground riders probably never heard of linear asset management, though they might be glad it exists, if it gets them to their destinations with fewer delays in the future.

By Joab Jackson | 26 February, 2015 14:45

Tags: applications, IBM, enterprise resource planning, software

How IBM analyzes Twitter for the enterprise developer

Capturing public conversations around the world in real time, Twitter could be a valuable source of intelligence for the business world, so IBM is creating new ways to derive potentially valuable information from this massive, sprawling data set.

By Joab Jackson | 25 February, 2015 16:14

Tags: applications, IBM, data mining, software, twitter, data warehousing

IBM brings location awareness to MobileFirst apps

Enterprise apps built with IBM's MobileFirst management and development platform can now be made more aware of their surroundings.

By Joab Jackson | 25 February, 2015 07:28

Tags: Development tools, mobile applications, application development, IBM, software, mobile

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