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IBM brings more Watson smarts to developers

Mobile apps can now utilize IBM's voice-to-text and text-to-voice translation services as well as a new set of analytics

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Why 2015 will be the year of microservices

Microservices architecture appeared on the radar in 2014 as a way to accelerate Web and mobile app dev. This year more organizations will realize the benefits

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Are your applications API-ly working together?

Reflecting on (almost) dinosaur-age programming languages and the evolution of application architectural styles, we can note a definite trend toward object-orientation, reusability and isolation. The most recent style, based on APIs...

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Django REST upgrades focus on developers, then users

Version 3.1, due in a few months, will have developer-centric upgrades, while version 3.2 will emphasize improvements for users

BI startup's cloud service makes big data understandable

ClearStory Data's Collaborative Storyboards offers a way to present data in a series of live visualizations

Networking pioneer Bob Metcalfe hails Ethernet network-as-a-service effort

Ethernet inventor Metcalfe calls the work of Metro Ethernet Forum a 'new network paradigm'

Google offers $100,000 cloud credit for startups

Qualified startups will also get tech support via Google Cloud Platform for Startups

Yahoo says it faced $250,000 daily fines for defying U.S. surveillance requests

Yahoo's disclosure about government threats comes amid newly unsealed court documents

Swagger aims to become the de facto standard for APIs

The technology defines an interface to REST APIs for easier discovery and access

Amazon's file sharing service Zocalo now generally available

The service costs $5 per month after a free 30-day trial

Google's search app gets friendlier to bilingual Android users

Queries can now be made in multiple languages without switching settings

Infor goes up against Salesforce.com with SalesLogix acquisition

Infor will tie SalesLogix CRM with its ERP apps as well, says CEO Charles Phillips

Microsoft continues global CRM expansion in battle against Salesforce.com

The company is targeting growth markets, according to one analyst

Microsoft sues Samsung, says it stopped paying for patents

Samsung is requires it to pay licensing fees to Microsoft for the Android phones it sells

Judge rules against Microsoft in email privacy case

The company is compelled to comply with a U.S. warrant for emails held on a server in Ireland, a judge rules

Testbed will help clouds and networks shake hands

The CloudEthernet Forum will use live traffic to help carriers and vendors develop and refine standards for better cloud services

Nginx's Web server update beefs up security and load balancing

Latest commercial version of fast-rising Nginx Web server adds professional features only available to paying customers

Oracle builds on BlueKai acquisition with Data Cloud

Data-as-a-service offering does the heavy lifting when it comes to delivering consumer data, Oracle says

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