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December 11, 2012
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  • EMC, VMware are targeting developers, analysts say
    An initiative by EMC and its VMware subsidiary that aims to bring together Big Data analytics, cloud computing and software development is a means to target developers, industry analysts say. "It looks that EMC has finally admitted it needs a better approach for courting developers and is doing something significant to fix this," said James Staten of Forrester Research. InfoWorld (12/10) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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  Mobile & Wireless 
  • Is C++ best for developing cross-platform mobile apps?
    Some developers are choosing C++ over HTML, Java, JavaScript and Objective-C for creating cross-platform mobile applications, Paul Krill writes. "C++ seems to be best suited for business applications that require sophisticated user interfaces and high-performance client-side calculations/algorithms," says John Thomas of Embarcadero Technologies. InfoWorld/Tech Watch blog (12/10) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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  • Hackers say they breached data at federal agencies
    The Team GhostShell hacker group says it successfully stole databases and other records from the U.S. Defense Department, the European Space Agency, NASA and other organizations in its latest campaign. The purpose of these raids was to demonstrate security failures at the targeted organizations, the group said. InformationWeek (12/10) , ZDNet (12/10) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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    Save the dates and plan to join us at next year's CloudGOV conference on Feb. 12 in Washington, D.C. Learn how Cloud First, FedRAMP, data center consolidation, and mobile strategies will influence agency procurement going forward and see the latest innovations from service providers. Take advantage of leftover budget by considering a sponsorship or saving with early-bird registration. LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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