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Virtualization Magazine on Ulitzer As a rapidly increasing number of developers are tapping into the cloud and moving away from traditional enterprise offerings, VMware is also taking appropriate steps on the home front with respect to its vCloud platform. Its cloud initiative has become more developer friendly with the recent release of software development kits (SDKs) for Java and Python intended to promote apps for its cloud interface. The company also announced that open-source client libraries and tools were available for vCloud, including the libcloud Python library and jclouds, a framework supporting Java development across clouds from multiple providers. Other opensource integration tools such as Ant, a Java build tool, and Apache Maven, a software project management tool, have been adapted for use with the vCloud API via the jclouds plugin. These libraries ... (more)

Microsoft Comes Up with First App for Rival Google’s Android

Microsoft has released an application called Tag that is compatible with Google's Android Operating System , a prime competitor of its Windows mobile. The free software available from Android Market turns any phone’s built-in camera into a mobile barcode reader which lets you gain instant access to Websites, videos, reviews, schedules, contact information, social networks, discounts and promotions . Though this is the first time that Microsoft is delivering an app for Android, it has an established tradition of making software for outside mobile companies. In December 2008 it pro... (more)

Open Source Playing Key Role in Cloud Adoption

A report by Black Duck Software, provider of products and services for aiding software development through managed use of open source, says that open source projects are helping in the adoption of cloud computing. According to the press release, cloud computing frameworks and platforms designed to support integration with cloud services, scalability in private and public clouds, and manage and store cloud data are growing rapidly and include well-known open source projects such as Hadoop, Eucalyptus, Hyperic, deltaCloud, OpenStack and OpenECP. The research based on the analysis ... (more)

Google Adds to Its Wave Team, Announces Fresh Code Release Plans

Mergers & Acquisitions on Ulitzer After Google ‘s $10 million Friday acquisition of Applejet, Aaron Iba, AppJet’s CEO has announced that their service would reopen to the public as opensource. Applejet is the developer of EtherPad , a document collaboration service like Google Docs with some enhanced features notably one that displays document updates to all users in real time. With the MIT-led EtherPad team working side by side with the Google Wave development group, Wave is better poised to become a much improved office suite version of Google docs. Etherpad’s users who were n... (more)

AdMob Announces New Open Source SDK for Palm

Mobile advertising network, AdMob has always been quick to seize happening platforms like iPhone and Android to serve up their ads. Now that Palm has announced that their smartphone sales rose 134% to 823,000 units during the latest quarter, AdMob was quick to catch on and has announced support for Palm ‘s webOS as well. It has launched a new open source SDK to integrate its CPC text ads and CPM banner ads on Palm Pre and Pixi. It is already working with several developers – including Delicious Morsel and Byte Sequencing – to incorporate AdMob’s new Palm ad unit into their applic... (more)