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This Guy's Startup Is So Hot, He Convinced Archrivals SAP AND Salesforce.com To Invest

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Salesforce.com and SAP have no great love for one another, yet that didn't stop them from both investing in hot San Francisco startup Mulesoft. Today Mulesoft announced a new $37 million round, lead by VC NEA and including both Salesforce and SAP Ventures (SAP's VC arm). Mulesoft is also backed...
This Guy's Startup Is So Hot, He Convinced Archrivals SAP AND Salesforce.com To Invest

Researchers find smishing vulnerability in all recent versions of Android, Google working on a fix

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NC State University researchers have discovered an SMS phishing (smishing) vulnerability in the Android Open Source Project (AOSP) and thus is present in almost all Android versions, including Donut (1.6), Éclair (2.1), Froyo (2.2), Gingerbread (2.3), Ice Cream Sandwich (4.0), and Jelly Bean (4.1). They have tested the flaw on...
Researchers find smishing vulnerability in all recent versions of Android, Google working on a fix

Bootstrap creators leave Twitter for Obvious and GitHub but vow to keep working on open-source project

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Mark Otto and Jacob Thornton (aka @mdo and @fat), who created front-end Web app development toolkit Bootstrap whilst working at Twitter, have decided to leave the social networking company. In a blog post, Otto and Thornton promise that they will both continue to work on the Bootstrap project, which was...
Bootstrap creators leave Twitter for Obvious and GitHub but vow to keep working on open-source project

Android Open Source Project targets Sony Xperia S, wants to get experimental

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The Android Open Source Project has typically (and understandably) been a very Nexus-focused affair -- until now that is. Technical Lead for the AOSP, Jean-Baptiste Queru, announced this week that for a "new challenge" he'd like to target new hardware -- and Sony's Xperia S is the lucky benefactor....
Android Open Source Project targets Sony Xperia S, wants to get experimental

Twitter teams up with GitHub to grow its TwUI open source project

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GitHub has announced on its blog that the company is teaming up with Twitter to further the development of TwUI,  an open source, Core Animation-based UI framework for Mac. TwUI is the same framework that drives Twitter for Mac, and has gotten its fair share of praise as of late. Josh Abernathy of the GitHub for...
Twitter teams up with GitHub to grow its TwUI open source project
HP releasing some webOS 3.0.5 components as 'Community Edition'

Cloudscaling Opens Google Compute Engine APIs To OpenStack, Provides Alternative To Amazon Web Services

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Cloudscaling has opened up the Google Compute Engine (GCE) APIs to OpenStack, allowing customers that use the open, federated cloud to access Google’s vast infrastructure. Cloudscaling, a San Francisco startup, is one of the pioneers in building open, distributed clouds that  in the Amazon Web Services (AWS) style. The company...
Cloudscaling Opens Google Compute Engine APIs To OpenStack, Provides Alternative To Amazon Web Services

Should Hortonworks’ Hadoop foes finally be afraid?

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A little bird alerted me to a series of significant, but unannounced management changes at Hortonworks, the Hadoop startup that Yahoo spun off in June. The biggest is that co-founder Eric Baldeschwieler is no longer CEO but is now CTO. Former COO Rob Bearden is taking over the top executive...
Should Hortonworks’ Hadoop foes finally be afraid?

Ten years in, task/launcher app Quicksilver finally reaches version 1.0

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Quicksilver, the donation-ware utility app that aims to speed up a wide range of the things you do on your Mac, has finally made it out of beta – some ten years after it was first made available. The app is compatible with OS X 10.6 onwards. Quicksilver is best...
Ten years in, task/launcher app Quicksilver finally reaches version 1.0
Eucalyptus Chooses GitHub For Stairway To Amazon

A new kind of summer job: open source coding with Google Summer of Code

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If you’re a university student with CS chops looking to earn real-world experience this summer, consider writing code for a cool open source project with the Google Summer of Code program. Over the past eight years more than 6,000 students have “graduated” from this global program, working with almost 400...
A new kind of summer job: open source coding with Google Summer of Code

webOS governance model announced, more open than Android

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HP has published a blog post that describes the Open webOS governance model. The project will adopt a similar approach to that of the Apache Software Foundation. Code will be developed in public repositories and key community contributors will be able to earn commit privileges. The standard of inclusiveness...
webOS governance model announced, more open than Android

Android 4.2.1 Jelly Bean binaries added to AOSP

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Barely a fortnight after the Android 4.2 binaries were added to the Android Open Source Project database, here comes Android 4.2.1. It appears as if the files have been uploaded for the Nexus 10, Nexus 7, Galaxy Nexus (Verizon model included), but the Nexus 4 is being omitted for...
Android 4.2.1 Jelly Bean binaries added to AOSP

Android 4.0.4 rears its head again, this time over at AOSP

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It hasn't made its official open-source debut yet, but Android 4.0.4 should be hitting the repositories very soon. Leaks of the next Ice Cream sandwich update have been circulating since early February, and Moto's Xoom was given the first taste today. Now Jean-Baptiste Queru, an engineer on the mobile...
Android 4.0.4 rears its head again, this time over at AOSP
OpenStack faces the terrible twos

Oracle Wants To Help You Find Meaning On Twitter (ORCL)

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Oracle today joined the crowded market of companies sifting through data, blogs and Twitter streams to discover stuff. The database giant released Oracle Endeca Information Discovery. It came from its purchase of Endeca Technologies last fall. Information Discovery is a big data product, meaning it can grab data from...
Oracle Wants To Help You Find Meaning On Twitter (ORCL)

IBM Just Threw What Could Be A Knock-Out Punch At VMware (VMW, IBM)

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IBM last week said that it was going to use a cloud technology called OpenStack in a big, big way. This has major implications for the cloud industry and could really hurt one player in particularly--VMware. All of the cloud infrastructure IBM builds for itself and for customers will now...
IBM Just Threw What Could Be A Knock-Out Punch At VMware (VMW, IBM)

Multi-user support within Jelly Bean found, not very functional yet

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Folks, we’ve always dreamed of a day where we can have multiple user accounts on our tablet. That day looks to finally be here, as a user on the XDA Developers forum found multiple-user account support within a recent build of Jelly Bean on the Android Open Source Project. The...
Multi-user support within Jelly Bean found, not very functional yet
We're witnessing the rise of the graph in big data
Google makes Android 4.2 SDK and source code available for developers
Open Source Gaming Backend OpenKit Plans Private Beta Launch Tomorrow, Raises Another $100K

Farewell, Camino: Development on Mac browser officially halted

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Camino, the OS X browser that famously does things "the Mac way," has been discontinued after ten years of development. The announcement was made by project leader Stuart Morgan via the Camino blog: After a decade-long run, Camino is no longer being developed, and we encourage all users to...
Farewell, Camino: Development on Mac browser officially halted
How to build a developer community from scratch

How the Apple-Samsung case could push OEMs closer to Google and stock Android

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You’ve probably heard by now that Samsung took a real thrashing at the hands of Apple’s crack legal team late last week. In addition to the physical design patents, the jury found that Samsung’s TouchWiz interface was ripping off the iOS look and feel, known as trade dress. Samsung made...
How the Apple-Samsung case could push OEMs closer to Google and stock Android

ReadWrite's Mission: To Map The Programmable World

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Howdy. I'm new around here, as you may have heard. And as the site's editor-in-chief, I'm delighted to join the community of readers, writers, thinkers, tinkerers, and creators who have flocked to ReadWrite over the past decade. It's a natural reflex to ask, "Who's this new guy, and what's he...
ReadWrite's Mission: To Map The Programmable World

35 Fresh JavaScript/jQuery Tools and Resources

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  It’s time for more JavaScript and jQuery goodies here on Noupe. Today we are featuring fresh JavaScript Development Frameworks, code optimization and minimization tools, reference tables, compatibility issues, common coding errors, image manipulation techniques and graph solutions. Please feel free to submit further resources in the comments to this...
35 Fresh JavaScript/jQuery Tools and Resources
The Jolla 'Other Half' is the Nokia version of an Android smartphone, sort of

Graph Database Company Neo Technology Raises $11 Million Series B

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Today Neo Technology, makers of the NoSQL graph database Neo4j announced that it has raised a $11 million series B led by Sunstone Capital with participation from previous investors such as Fidelity Growth Partners Europe and Conor Venture Partners. The company, founded in Sweden in 2007, previously raised a $10.6...
Graph Database Company Neo Technology Raises $11 Million Series B

Anatomy of a security fix: Postgres launches massive update to address vulnerability

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It’s the kind of call any software vendor — or open source project — dreads: A large customer (in this case NTT) flagged a vulnerability in PostgreSQL, the popular open-source database also known as Postgres. That happened March 12. The  next step for the Postgres community (and it is a...
Anatomy of a security fix: Postgres launches massive update to address vulnerability

Amazon's Cloud Is So Big It Would Take You 37,000 Years To Count All The Files It Holds (AMZN)

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Here's a mind-blowing stat about Amazon's cloud. Its storage cloud, Amazon S3, is now storing 1 trillion objects, writes Amazon’s Jeff Barr on the AWS blog. That's 1,000,000,000,000 files, images or other bits of data and that's equivalent to: 42 objects for every person on Earth 3.3 objects for every...
Amazon's Cloud Is So Big It Would Take You 37,000 Years To Count All The Files It Holds (AMZN)
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