The two companies say the partnership will allow business users to create prototype apps in mere minutes.
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Zero Day Weekly: Active Microsoft zero-day, Oracle kills Java, D-Link snafu, more DHS cyber-negligence
A collection of notable security news items for the week ending April 17, 2015. Covers enterprise, controversies, application and mobile security, malware, reports and more.
The compromised website is redirecting all traffic to a Nuclear Exploit Kit targeting vulnerabilities in Adobe Flash, Oracle Java and Microsoft Silverlight software.
Google Chrome, Oracle Solaris and Gentoo Linux all beat Microsoft's Internet Explorer in having the most vulnerabilities last year, according to Secunia, while IBM software took 40 percent of the Top 20 places.
For years, Oracle has tormented Windows users by bundling adware with its Java installer for Windows PCs. Now Oracle has begun including the same adware as part of a default installation of Java for the Mac, using the same deceptive techniques.
Five new services have been added to the Watson Developer Cloud.
Can software code, and application programming interfaces in particular, be copyrighted? That is the question.
A petition filed by the Electronic Frontier Foundation on behalf of 77 computing luminaries has called on the US Supreme Court to overturn a decision that ruled Oracle could copyright parts of the Java API.
Oracle's stewardship has been good for the MySQL database argues Percona CEO Peter Zaitsev.
Oracle has a large number of fixes lined up for Tuesday, including 25 for Java SE, while Microsoft and Adobe have patches due then too.
Open-source Java-based tool Jenkins and the continuous-delivery technique it embodies seem to be on the rise. That can only strengthen the hand of the developer in business, according to CloudBees CEO Sacha Labourey.
'You’ll be right at home if you live, breathe and occasionally dream in Java, Objective-C or Swift,' quipped Twitter's director of developer and platform relations.
New analysis from IBM highlights how organisations are using so-called citizen developers and other alternatives to narrow the skills gap.
UPDATED. Reports indicate that users in Russia who attempt to download and install Java are being told that a government embargo forbids it.
IBM was hoping to build a mobile developer ecosystem for Watson, but that takes time. It's quite possible that Watson can piggyback on Apple's iOS developer base.
Today's quarterly update affects over 100 versions of 44 products including the Oracle database, Java and PeopleSoft Enterprise.
A statement by an Oracle executive affirms that Java 7 and updates to it should continue to work on Windows XP. Java 8 is a different story.
Opposition ICT spokesperson Clare Curran claims more than 40,000 New Zealand government computers are still running Windows XP.
UPDATED. The regularly scheduled quarterly security updates for Java on July 15 will not include updates for Windows XP, which is now formally unsupported by Oracle.
With the move, IBM is in the middle of a series of partnerships and announcements as automakers race to offer better in-cockpit services, but playing to its integrator core strengths.
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