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Imagination Technologies launches Kickstarter for IoT dev kit

Imagination Technologies – a well-known U.K.-based IP licensing company – turned to crowdfunding to gain support for its Internet of Things development kit, according to an article at TechCrunch.

IBM Cloud expands services, includes connection to streaming Twitter data

IBM Cloud Services announced two new features for developers last week: Active Deploy and Event Hub services on IBM Bluemix. Active Deploy enables developers to update cloud-based apps with no service disruption. Event Hub is in beta and aggregates multiple event streams while also keeping the data organized separately.

IBM's Compose to launch 2 new databases

IBM's Compose launched two new open-source database offerings yesterday: CoreOS etcd and RabbitMQ for developers who are building web and mobile apps. The company said the new services complement Compose's existing offerings which include MongoDB, Elasticsearch, Redis, PostgreSQL and RethinkDB.

Java developers better at finding and fixing problems, study reveals

A news study finds that Java developers are doing a good job at diagnosing, fixing and testing performance issues.

Big Blue buys into IoT in a big way

IBM has been embracing the Internet of Things in a big way. In its latest move, Big Blue is launching a community for IoT developers to help them connect devices to the cloud and to harness data generated from those devices.

News Scan: Is the Internet of Things over-hyped?; Attention IT managers: Mainframers need your love too; More.

The top news stories for June 30, 2015.

App developers feel overwhelmed by IoT data

I came across an interesting survey about app developers and the Internet of Things. Close to one-third of 675 app developers surveyed by Harbor Research feel "overwhelmed" by the data generated by the Internet of Things.  

News Scan: Republicans file bill to stop net neutrality rules; Alan Turing notebook sells at auction for $1 million; More

The top news stories for April 14, 2015.

Software-defined businesses need software-defined IT departments

Pivotal's Michael Cote argues that the growing adoption of cloud and custom software should drive big changes in the way IT departments look and run. 

News Scan: States scramble to block Radio Shack selling customer data; One-in-five websites revealed to have vulnerabilities; More

The top news stories for March 26, 2015.