Topic: yahoo

Analyst Watch: Ten reasons why open-source software will eat the world

I recently attended Facebook’s F8 developer conference in San Francisco, where I had a revelation on why it is going to be impossible to succeed as a technology vendor in the long run without deeply embracing open source. Of the many great presentations I listened to, I was most captivated by the ones that explained … continue reading

Oracle debuts Data-as-a-Service, Microsoft won’t invest in Cyanogen, and Samsung Business appears—SD Times news digest: March 16, 2015

Oracle has introduced Oracle Data as a Service (DaaS) for Customer Intelligence at the South by Southwest conference in Austin. Oracle DaaS for Customer Intelligence is designed to unify social and enterprise service channels and unstructured data sources through the Oracle Data Cloud. It can also perform semantic analysis and natural language processing on the … continue reading

Google’s Cloud Security Scanner, Yahoo’s mobile developer suite, and io.js 1.3—SD Times news digest: Feb. 20, 2015

Google has announced the release of its Cloud Security Scanner into beta. The new tool is designed to help developers scan for two common vulnerabilities: cross-site scripting and mixed content. According to the company, there was a need for the scanner because other security scanners are often hard to set up, not well suited for … continue reading

SD Times Blog: A fresh crop of open-source projects

How about that open-source software from Microsoft, eh? What is going on with the world when the biggest news in open source is from Microsoft? While we sip our coffee and think wistfully of closed-source projects past, we figured we’d take this moment to update you on some of the other open-source announcements made this … continue reading

Yahoo’s Flurry acquisition to bear fruit in February

When developers and users think of Yahoo, they can be forgiven for feeling forsaken. At times in its past, this nearly 20-year-old Internet company has closed down online services and products that it hasn’t found to be lucrative. Those users and developers who based their products on these now-shuttered services (GeoCities, Yahoo Video, Astrid, Upcoming, … continue reading

Top 5 projects trending on GitHub this week

#1: Material design for Bootstrap This week’s top project is an easy way to use the new Material Design guidelines by Google in Bootstrap 3-based applications. Just include the theme right after the Bootstrap CSS and add JavaScript at the end of the document, and the theme converts everything to Material Design style. Developed by … continue reading

Weather by design: How Yahoo built an award-winning Android app

SD Times got an exclusive video interview with app creators Albert Song and Alex Hanuska at AnDevCon … continue reading

U.S. Department of Justice announces new disclosure deal with tech companies

Companies such as Apple, Google, Facebook, Microsoft and Yahoo can now disclose NSA data requests, eventually … continue reading

CES: The gadgets, the gizmos

From chips to wearables to celebrities, all manner of technology popped up on stage and the show floor … continue reading

Eight top tech companies team up to urge reform for government surveillance

Group aims to change policies and practices for monitoring around the world … continue reading

SD Times Blog: Lavabit, Silent Circle, Kim Dotcom and the ongoing saga of encrypted e-mail

Since Snowden revealed PRISM, Lavabit and Silent Circle have shut down amid NSA pressure, and Kim Dotcom joined the party … continue reading

Yahoo pours JavaScript users a Mojito

The company has released its open-source framework for mobile client-server applications … continue reading

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