Amazon is making its Alexa voice service available in developer preview to hobbyists and hardware makers who want to integrate Alexa into connected devices.
Apple is easing up on the rules for submitting apps for Apple Watch, reported AppleInside r.
Hortonworks has added Concurrent's Cascading SDK to its Hadoop distribution. Such helps developers operationalize their data. In addition, Hortonworks will certify, support and deliver Cascading--the most widely used App development framework for data applications on Hadoop.
Whether organizations are building applications to serve their customers or crafting internal-facing business tools, enterprises would be wise to consider those times mobile devices won't be online rather than developing for an unrealistic, always-on world.
Enterprise mobility giant Good Technology announced Oct. 7 a new platform it is calling the Shared Services Framework, hoping enhanced functionality through developer collaboration will help the mobile management company stand out in the increasingly crowded space.