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Low-code development meets fine-grained security

With rapid application development platforms like Intuit QuickBase, role-based access controls are just a few clicks away

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Microsoft makes applications smarter with Project Oxford updates

The suite's natural language understanding service has entered public beta

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Microsoft to pay up to $15K for bugs in two Visual Studio tools

Microsoft has started a three-month bug bounty program for two tools that are part of Visual Studio 2015.

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Zend paves new path to get PHP applications on the Web

Zend's Expressive microframework enables development of applications with PSR-7 HTTP specification

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Google graveyard: What Google has killed off in 2015

Here’s a look back at what Google this year has offed, or announced plans to off

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Skype's real-time speech translation is going live for all

Microsoft pushes its Skype real-time voice-translation app out of preview with support for six spoken languages within the next few weeks

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How to choose the best mobile development environment

Native vs web apps vs hybrid. If you're still engaged in this debate, this guide will get you up to speed quick


4 ways APIs will help grow a data-driven business

REST APIs can have a deeper impact and use than simply powering the interactions between your back end and front end. There are several ways they can impact your business.


Nginx Web server goes dynamic, adds monitoring

Nginx users can finally modify servers, and the new Amplify service will let them monitor vital statistics, complete with alerts

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Google, Mozilla, Microsoft browsers will dump RC4 encryption

The decision to remove RC4 from IE, Edge, Chrome, and Firefox is final nail in the coffin for the vulnerable cryptographic algorithm

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Google, Amazon push Flash closer to extinction

In the name of Internet security, Google and Amazon join the movement to stop Flash ads from displaying

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Who can stop malware? It starts with advertisers

Malware masquerading as advertising is a growing problem, and the ad industry must figure out how to weed out scammers from legitimate companies

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Kill Flash? Be careful what you wish for

The death of Flash will impact more than a few enterprise IT solutions, with nasty repercussions for admins

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8 essential add-ons for Google Docs and Sheets

Give Google's cloud-based office apps some extra oomph with these eight essential add-ons

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Sick of Flash security holes? HTML5 has its own

Web browsers and HTML5 technologies bring their own weaknesses to the world of Internet apps

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Soon everyone will be annotating the Web

As Web pages become apps, they will also become collaborative spaces where anyone can annotate -- and the rules of engagement will take a while to work themselves out

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Top 10 new features in ASP.Net 5

ASP.Net vNext makes it easier to build leaner, faster, cloud-optimized Web applications, and it lets you do so on Windows, Linux, or Mac OS X

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Kubernetes hits 1.0, and Google gives it away

Google's container orchestration system is now a community project -- good reason for Google to try to make an open hybrid cloud system with it

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