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Google Internet of Things Eddystone 'Beacons', More Open Than Apple 

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Google has added another set of nuts and bolts to the mechanics of the Internet of Things (IoT) with the launch of its Eddystone technology. Named after the Eddystone Lighthouse off of the English coast in the county of Cornwall, Google’s Eddystone is an open source cross-platform Bluetooth LE (BLE) [...]
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Oh goodness, not more DevOps spin is it? A DevOps periodic table of elements? Surely this can't be anything more than another case of DevOps-washing i.e. contrived puff and fluff from a 'tangential vendor' sitting not that close to the core tasks of DevOps who wants to sneak up to the general ...
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The Huawei Way: Chinese Telco Ignites open source Spark

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Chinese telecommunications equipment company Huawei has for some time now expanded its horizons beyond the physical manufacturing of networking equipment. The firm’s operational (and consulting) services have spread its ‘intelligence’ to the point where it now actively contributes to a number of open source projects. Given the firm’s breadth and [...]
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NSA 'NiFi' Big Data Automation Project Out In The Open

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The National Security Agency (NSA) is not perhaps known for its openness and willingness to share. That’s not what it does, essentially -- and of course not why it exists. That being said, it appears that the core spirit of open source collaborative software application development is very much recognized [...]
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Microsoft's 'Any Application' Open Software Strategy Unfolds Further http://onforb.es/1CSgPU6 via @forbes
Microsoft’s developer principal has confirmed that the company’s latest software tools have been released. As such, Visual Studio 2015 and .Net 4.6 are now available for download. In a blog post detailing the news (Microsoft puts its ‘real’ software news in blogs, not press statements) Soma Somasegar explains what the [...]
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What Are 'Micro Apps' -- And Why Do They Matter For Mobile?

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Adrian Bridgwater is a freelance journalist specialising in cross platform software application development as well as all related aspects of software engineering and project management.

Adrian is a regular writer and blogger with Computer Weekly, Dr Dobbs Journal and others covering the application development landscape to detail the movers, shakers and start-ups that make the industry the vibrant place that it is. Previously, Adrian was Editor of software engineering title International Developer for three years.

His journalistic creed is to bring forward-thinking, impartial, technology editorial to a professional (and hobbyist) software audience around the world. His mission is to objectively inform, educate and challenge - and through this champion better coding capabilities and ultimately better software engineering.

Adrian has worked as a freelance technology journalist for nearly two decades. His work has been published in various international publications including the Wall Street Journal, CNET.com, The Register, ComputerWeekly.com, BBC World Service magazines, eWeek Europe, Imagine's Web Designer magazine, Linux User and Developer, Silicon.com, the British Computer Society, Microscope, Heise’s “The H” online, the UAE’s Khaleej Times & Maktoob Business & ITP.net and SYS-CON’s Web Developer Journal and PowerBuilder Developer Journal. He has worked as technology editor for international travel & retail magazines and also produced annual technology industry reviews for UK-based publishers ISC.

In previous commercially focused roles, Adrian directed publicity work for clients including IBM, Microsoft, Compaq, Intel, Motorola, Computer Associates, Ascom, Infonet and RIM. Adrian has also conducted media training and consultancy programmes for companies including Sony-Ericsson, Symbian, IBM, RIM and Kingston Technology.

He is also a published travel and food writer for the BBC and has lived and worked abroad for 10 years in Tanzania, Australia, the United Arab Emirates, Italy and the United States.

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