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LinkedIn open sources Gradle plugin for Hadoop devs

If you're writing Hadoop jobs using Gradle as your build system, you'll likely want to check out this plugin. 

Creators of Apache Kafka get serious about helping enterprises stream data

A couple of engineers who initially built the technology behind Apache Kafka while at LinkedIn have brought in new funding to help drive their startup, Confluent.

IU researchers map entire global economy, forecast large-scale industrial evolution

"We're not only trying to give everyone a 'map,' or a large-scale picture of all the sectors of the economy, but also a 'weather forecast' and 'tools,'" Ahn said in a statement to the press. "So users will not only know where they can find jobs but also predict bright spots on the horizon – the emerging markets – and acquire the skills, or tools, they will need to get where they want to go."

LinkedIn's Pinot Analytics goes open source

Last fall, LinkedIn introduced Pinot and hopes to make it open source, which FierceBigData reported on at that time. Last week, the Pinot as open source became a reality. LinkedIn also open sourced Burrow, a "new method for monitoring Kafka consumers."

LinkedIn contest aims to help turn site into one-stop-career-shop

Social media site LinkedIn has its sights set on becoming a one-stop-shop for all things work and career related. That means turning the website into a gigantic database of potential job openings, networking opportunities, training and education resources for every individual and company member.

Clarizen unveils new enterprise productivity apps

After launching a major overhaul of its mobile app platform earlier this year, project management software provider Clarizen unveiled Tuesday new enterprise apps for its Clarizen Apps Marketplace.

Spotlight: Android users get their own LinkedIn Job Search app

LinkedIn on Thursday unveiled its Job Search app for Android, similar to its iOS counterpart launched last year.

LinkedIn open sources Cubert

LinkedIn uses a framework called Cubert (a nod to the Rubik's Cube) to organize data, speed queries and preserve CPU resources. This week LinkedIn open sourced Cubert. Here's what you need to know and where to find everything you need to use it. 

LinkedIn pins its big data problems to Pinot

This week, Praveen Neppalli Naga, Engineering Manager at LinkedIn, announced Pinot is "the de facto distributed real-time analytics infrastructure at LinkedIn." Further, there are plans to eventually open source Pinot for public use.

News Scan: Free iPhone app to encrypt voice calls; LinkedIn redesigns mobile profile app; more

Check out the hottest mobile IT news for Wednesday, July 30, including Open Whisper Systems unveiling free app to encrypt voice calls on iPhones, LinkedIn's redesign of mobile app, Alcatel-Lucent taking pole position in the small cell gear market share, greenhouse gas emissions from charging mobile devices to double in the next five years and enterprise mobility solutions market to grow at 23 percent CAGR.