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Spotlight: Google unveils tools for Bluetooth low-energy beacons

Google launched Tuesday Eddystone, an open format for Bluetooth low-energy beacons that provides cross-platform support and improved security, as well as other tools to utilize beacons.

Amazon API Gateway aims to make app back-end creation easier

Amazon Web Services joined a growing number of companies trying to make it easier to create and manage APIs.

Spotlight: Oracle scores temporary victory in API dispute with Google

Oracle has won a victory, albeit temporary, with the Supreme Court over an API dispute it's been having with Google. Oracle believes it owns copyright over Java-based APIs and is currently suing...

Microservices architecture offers security risks and benefits, NGINX exec says

It's no secret that microservices as a way to build and deploy applications is gaining a lot of interest from businesses of all sizes. In some ways, it feels like the next natural evolution of software and services development. But when it comes to security, there are differences in how dev and ops teams need to approach microservices.

Akana unveils DevOps-like automation for API lifecycle

API-focused Akana released new features in its API Management platform that are meant to bring DevOps-like automation to the entire API lifecycle.

APIs: Critical to devs, but business needs to be aware of them too

It's a software world. Ask anybody. We're driven by apps on our computers, mobile devices — heck, even our cars run on software these days. But as an InformationWeek article pointed out, the prevalence of software really isn't anything new. The difference today is the API.

Cisco wants to help you add voice calling, SMS to your apps

Cisco announced today that it plans to buy Tropo, the Twilio competitor that makes it easy to drop voice calling and SMS functionality into apps. Cisco said the combined companies will deliver a "collaboration platform as a service."

WaveMaker aims to unify publishing, sharing, consuming of APIs

Picture it: You build an API for an application project, only to discover shortly after that the API already exists--possibly even two, three or more times. It's a waste of time and resources, but keeping track of the hundreds (or thousands) of APIs scattered throughout the organization is, at best, a difficult task.

Infographic: Security is main obstacle for mobile app success

Security is the main obstacle for companies looking to compete in the mobile app economy, according to a survey of 1,425 senior IT and business leaders by Vanson Bourne on behalf of CA Technologies.

News Scan: Supremes want Obama's view on Oracle-Google row; SOTI MobiControl 12 launched; more

Check out the hottest mobile IT news for Jan. 13, including a Supreme Court battle for Google and Oracle, the latest offering from SOTI, another funding round for App Annie, still a pulse in PC's veins and why analysts expect a surge in the biometrics market.