Showing posts from March 10, 2015

The Java Development Kit (JDK) 8, Update 40 (JDK 8u40) in our mobile-driven world.

Beyond its complexities for the young beginners, and the ramping-up of growing powerful alternatives, Java continues and will continue to shape the digital industry. 
We live henceforth in a data-driven world, where the proliferation of mobile devices, apps and technologies and the Internet of Things drive all the excitements.
Therefore is proud to note that, the release of the Java Development Kit (JDK) 8, Update 40 (JDK 8u40), brings improvements to performance, scalability and administration, making it easier for Java developers, partners and IT decision makers to innovate faster in a simple. also recalls that, the release also includes new updates to JavaFX. Full release notes can be found here.

Personalized mobile campaigns for Apple’s Passbook and Google Wallet in Adobe Marketing Cloud.

The maturation and the sophistication within Adobe Marketing Cloud, continues. This time, Vibes and Adobe are bringing together a new mobile solution with the goal to help marketers create a closed-loop experience for mobile campaigns.
For those who unfamiliar, recalls that, Adobe Marketing Cloud can provide a comprehensive and integrated set of capabilities that span analytics, web and app experience management, testing and targeting, advertising, video, audience management, social engagement and campaign orchestration.
When it comes to Vibes’ technology, it can power campaigns across all mobile channels, including mobile wallet, SMS and push messaging, enabling brands to personalize, distribute and manage digital content (loyalty cards, coupons, etc.) for consumers. 
Henceforth the integration can allow digital marketers to create and manage campaigns for mobile wallet, SMS and push messaging seamlessly from a single platform. Vibes will also complement two solutions…

The general availability of MySQL Cluster 7.4., in our data-driven world.

Focusing on performance, scalability and ease of use, the new release is welcome among developers community. recalls that MySQL Cluster 7.4 available for download herebrings improved performance, high availability, and advanced management capabilities to meet the proliferation of data in our digital age.

Connected Cars in our data-driven world.

In our modern society the car is one of our most ordinary companions with which, we have progressively access to growing number of value added services.
Thanks to mobile operating systems like Android and iOS, embarked progressively within the cars, a set of data points such as infotainment, location, speed, fuel consumption, carbon output, mechanical wear and tear, music selection, distance from home, and more are generated in real-time and accessible anywhere and anytime. 
Meaning that, opportunities and potentialities are endless, when it comes to Connected Cars. In fact, it is obvious that, connected cars will create new business models and will provide unmatched opportunities for current businesses to greatly improve their service offerings. 
Beyond a set of concerns related to: privacy, technology maturity, and lack of technical skills to build these systems, areas like targeted marketing, fleet management, event planning, city planning, insurance, and auto repair will benefit imme…

Security updates for OS X, iOS, and Apple TV to address multiple vulnerabilities.

Image recalls that, Apple has released security updates for OS X, iOS, and Apple TV to address multiple vulnerabilities, one of which may allow an attacker to decrypt secure communications between vulnerable clients and servers (FREAK). Updates available include: Xcode 6.2 for OS X Mavericks v10.9.4 or laterSecurity Update 2015-002 for OS X Mountain Lion v10.8.5, OS X Mavericks v10.9.5, and OS X Yosemite v10.10.2Apple TV 7.1 for Apple TV 3rd generation and lateriOS 8.2 for iPhone 4s and later, iPod touch (5th generation) and later, and iPad 2 and laterTherefore, encourages users and administrators to review Apple security updates HT204427, HT204413, HT204426, and HT204423, and apply the necessary updates.

Commercial drone: industry segments, technology issues, applications and trends.

Indeed, we are still at the early stage when it comes to market, but it is more and more exciting to see that, the utilization of drones, for commercial applications has a great potential to be explored and exploited. 
Drones have created and will create innovative business opportunities in many industries: video capture and public safety; Agriculture and energy; firefighting, law enforcement, border patrol and commercial media.
Encouraging to seeing that, growing number of Companies, universities, and government agencies are in the game. 
Beyond a set of concerns related to regulatory policy, public perception, and safety/privacy, the Commercial drone industry drives lot of positive excitements.
The Tractica report examines the market trends and technology issues surrounding the commercial drone industry and presents an analysis of the drivers and inhibitors of market development, the regulatory landscape, business models, and supply chain considerations.