Hazelcast is designed to prevent enterprise applications from drowning in data. The open source technology provider closed a $2.5 million series A round today.
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So you’ve got an idea for a “big data” application, but building it seems to be a nightmarish prospect? Continuuity is here to help.
A group of 14 European partners have banded together with €8.4 million to launch a major research initiative called PaaSage.
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Two months into an experiment that caters to the ideals of developers and consumers alike, the social platform App.net has revealed the particulars of how it plans to incentivize the creation of top-notch applications.
MobileSpaces pulls in $3 million from Accel Partners to scale its mobile workspace, which segregates personal and professional applications, and keeps your data safe.
IBM announced its own “bring your own device” manager today, as well as its most recent acquisition, Worklight, which helps companies focus on developing applications for multiple operating systems.
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After a few well-publicized launch mistakes, the much-anticipated Skype for iPad application is finally here.
I’m sure my fellow iPad owners have been there. You’re sitting on the couch chatting with someone on FaceTime and think, “Why the heck can’t I video chat with more than one person?” Well now you can give it a shot.
Facebook is currently working on an HTML5-based web app for mobile Safari designed to circumvent Apple’s App Store, according to a TechCrunch report.
Apple’s App Store, the store in which iPod, iPhone, and iPad users buy and download applications, has surpassed 500,000 approved applications according to a combined estimate by Chomp, 148apps, and Chillingo.
StackMob, a backend development platform for mobile applications — in the vein of the successful Ruby-backend platform Heroku – has announced that it has raised $7.5 million in its first round of funding.
nSphere, a company that aggregates online content, has bought mobile location-based deals company Peekaboo Mobile, it announced today. The company plans on leveraging Peekaboo Mobile’s application to provide local search information to its users.
Earlier today PostUp, a service that claims to aggregates the “world’s best tweeters” announced that it has acquired Twitter iPhone and Blackberry client UberTwitter. In that same announcement, the company changed its name to UberMedia, the company’s third name, as it originally called itself TweetUp.
It looks like smartphone owners are pretty cheap, despite carrying around flashy and often expensive devices.
Startup FitnessKeeper, the parent company of the RunKeeper smartphone app, has raised $1.11 million and will use the money to build out its nine-person operation and dive into the highly competitive world of now-fashionable mobile fitness applications.
Microsoft seems to have a new mantra: When all else fails, shoot for a bigger audience.
MyTown, a mobile check-in game for iPhone and iPod Touch, today announced its global availability. While the company claims global access, it’s really just available in the 29 countries that can access the Apple App Store and Google Places.
Location Labs, a company that helps developers create location-based mobile applications, today announced a partnership with CityGrid Media, a subsidiary of Web giant IAC and supplier of local content and advertising to other sites. The partnership will give Location Labs access to information on more than 15 million local businesses.
Offerpop, a software development company for social media applications, has launched a new marketing app that lets retailers and brands bolster their Twitter and Facebook profiles for maximum impact. Only the Twitter application is currently available to the public, but the company is accepting beta testers for its Facebook version.