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11 technologies developers should explore now

From machine learning to digital twins, opportunities abound in emerging (and converging) tech trends

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Oracle floats Java hardware acceleration proposal

Project Trinity would enhance Streams with data processing hardware features for greater efficiency

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Facebook diversifies VR development with JavaScript framework React VR

Facebook extends the React family of development tools to VR, diversifying and expanding VR development to the large JavaScript community.

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NoSQL grudge match: MongoDB vs. Couchbase Server

Which document database? From ease of installation and backup flexibility to index design and query capabilities, a few key differences point the way

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Docker wants to help put old enterprise apps into containers

Docker is offering enterprises an easier on-ramp to using containers with a new consulting program aimed at taking a legacy application and migrating it to a container in five days.

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Facebook beats Apple to the punch with AR announcement

Facebook’s Camera Effects Platform is more than an ante in the Snapchat competition. SLAM promises to bring 3D AR to every smartphone.

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StorageOS jumps on the 'storage for Docker' bandwagon

Where Docker add-on vendors have failed, StorageOS wants to succeed.

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Tap the power of Google's Go language

Learn the key concepts to programming in Go, a concise, simple, safe, and fast compiled language with powerful concurrency features

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Facebook's Caffe2 AI tools come to iPhone, Android, and Raspberry Pi

New intelligence can be added to mobile devices like the iPhone, Android devices, and low-power computers like Raspberry Pi with Facebook's new open-source Caffe2 deep-learning framework.

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5 Open Source companies to watch in 2017

A look at 5 recently funded open source-oriented enterprise networking and IT startups, focused on everything from switching and programming to product management and databases.

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The rising security risk of the citizen developer

Citizen developers may help enterprises to develop apps more quickly, but what is this new breed of developer going to do to enterprise security?

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Secrets of bimodal IT success: Tiger teams, skunkworks and the camel’s nose

How IT departments are keeping the lights on while creating innovative development teams.

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Why you should (sometimes) let software run your business

Your company’s processes and operations may not work the way your software wants them to. Which needs to change: your business or your software?

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Containers are growing up

Microsoft’s purchase of Deis shows that as container runtimes standardize, the real value is higher up the stack

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Can AI and ML slay the healthcare ransomware dragon?

Healthcare is well known as “low-hanging fruit” for ransomware attacks. But according to some experts, artificial intelligence and machine learning, as part of a “layered” security program, can make them a much more difficult target.

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Slack apps can now use drop-down menus

Apps that integrate with Slack can now include drop-down menus in the messages that they post to the service, as part of a push to improve the interactivity of third-party integrations.

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DevOps—The path to sustainable competitive advantages

DevOps strategies can help companies deliver digital experiences quickly. This speed brings organizations closer to their customer and more in tune with their needs.

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Microsoft acquires Deis to boost its Kubernetes chops

Microsoft is acquiring Deis, a company that makes tools to work with the Kubernetes open-source container orchestration system. The deal, announced Monday, marks Microsoft’s continued interest in container orchestration.

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