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IBM Bluemix Local promises developers quick fix on hybrid cloud app building


IBM has launched a new hybrid cloud system that could make application building a lot quicker for enterprises – without compromising security.

New Mendix system replaces programme writing with system modeling in the cloud


Development system maker Mendix claims its new system can speed application development by replacing the programme writing with application modeling.

Game development and the cloud

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One important aspect of cloud technology is how ubiquitous it is. It allows my international development team to work online from anywhere in the world.

Microsoft releases Office 2016 for ‘mobile-first, cloud-first world’

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Microsoft has promised to ‘re-invent productivity and business processes’ for the mobile and cloud-first world, with its new Office 2016 for Windows.

How the cloud enables the Bistip social marketplace to scale efficiently

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BCN has partnered with the Cloud South East Asia event to interview some of its speakers. In this interview we speak to Rohit Kanwar, CEO of Indonesian social marketplace service Bistip.

Google and Alcatel announce content delivery network upgrades to cloud services


Two major content delivery network (CDN) technology announcements have highlighted the strategic importance of CDN in delivering content without lag and latency.

The FT discusses app and cloud strategy

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BCN caught up with Christy Ross, Head of Application and Publishing Services, Technology at the Financial Times, to get some insight into the company’s approach to digital publishing, mobile apps and the cloud.

IBM doubles down on developers and open source

IBM is launching a cloud-based open source platform and putting its own tech at the core of it

IBM launched developerWorks Open this week, a platform being aimed at developers looking to develop open source solutions in collaboration with IBM using the company’s technology as a foundation.

Google buys Pixate to strengthen mobile app prototyping, design

Google acquired mobile design and prototyping firm Pixate this week

Google quietly acquired Pixate for an undisclosed sum this week. The company, which offers a platform that helps developers and design and prototype mobile apps, may help Google bolster the UX of its own apps while helping it expand the range of services already offered to developers.

Software AG and sys integrator arvato to partner on app integration

Software AG and arvato are partnering on application integration for the retail sector

Software AG and systems integrator arvato Systems announced a partnership this week that will see the two companies jointly develop application integration offerings for the retail and digital commerce sectors.