Erlang 18.0 released
Version 18.0 of the Erlang/OTP programming language has been released, including new features, improvements and bug fixes.

Released under the Apache 2.0 license, Erlang 18.0 extends time functionality, including a new Time API and “time warp” mode for altering behavior during system time changes. Erlang 18.0 also enables the “eager check I/O” feature by default, and it adds enhanced support for maps.

The full list of release notes is available here.

Red Hat and Samsung partner on mobile
Red Hat and Samsung have announced a strategic alliance to deliver the next generation of mobile solutions for the enterprise. The two companies plan to deliver business applications; tools and resources for developers; support services; and business collaboration.

“Effective and successful enterprise mobility strategies take into account both platforms and devices, and how they come together to help enable powerful end-to-end mobile solutions,” said Craig Muzilla, senior VP of application platforms business at Red Hat. “We believe deeply in the power of collaboration, and we’re excited to join with Samsung in not only delivering a new generation of mobile solutions for the enterprise, but in empowering customers to achieve new levels of innovation in mobile.”