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APPLICATION DEVELOPMENT: New JavaScript-Based Language Brings The Speed. The list of languages compiling to JavaScript is about to welcome newcomer Imba, a speedy language for the Web. Currently in a late-beta stage, Imba is the brainchild of developer Sindre Aarsaether, of Oslo, who sees tags and selectors in the language as a key differentiator. Read more

REACT JAVASCRIPT LIBRARY: Adopts Universal JavaScript, Drops Java From Rendering Pipeline. To decrease the time users spent waiting, Netflix has removed the Java server-based renderer and reduced the amount of HTML sent down the wire. In a post describing the change, Kristofer Baxter, said that by not rendering pieces of the app that the user will never see (among other changes), they’ve been able to speed up the time til interaction by 70%. Read more

JERRYSCRIPT: Another JavaScript Engine For Embedded Devices. JerryScript is a lightweight JavaScript interpreter intended to run on a very constrained devices such as microcontrollers and proclaims itself as “A JavaScript engine for the Internet of Things”. Read more

ANDROID NEWS: Chromium Team Shows Improved Input Responsiveness On Some Sites That Rely Heavily On JavaScript Timers. A dedicated app typically provides a better experience than a mobile site, but there are still plenty of instances where we end up inside the Android version of Chrome. Heck, that’s one of the major benefits of owning a smartphone—the entire web is accessible to you throughout most of the day. Read more


RESEARCH SURVEY: Most Apple Devices Lack Proper Security For The Enterprise. Nearly half of all U.S. employees use at least one Apple device at work, but most of those gadgets lack common security protocols required by many enterprises, according to a new survey commissioned by Centrify, a company that sells enterprise security and management software for Apple products. Read more

CHECK POINT SOFTWARE SECURITY REPORT: Enterprise BYOD May Be A Double-Edge Sword. Check Point Software recently released its 2015 security report which found that mobile devices have become the biggest threat for today’s enterprises. I like the fact that more vendors are doing their own studies and sharing the findings. Cybersecurity has so many facets that it’s very challenging for IT departments to understand where to focus their energy, so surveys like this help. Read more

DOWNLOAD: Hype Cycle for Enterprise Mobile Security. Mobile technologies are changing the rules of enterprise IT security. The new 2015 Gartner Report on Enterprise Mobile Security* is a comprehensive review of critical trends driving mobile security decisions in today’s enterprises. Read more

WINDOWS 10: Microsoft May Offer Some Patch Notes To Enterprises. IT administrators may get more information than originally planned about Windows 10 patches, as Microsoft ponders how much to tell business customers about modifications to the new OS. Read more


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