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Wednesday 13 August, 2014 NEW YORK -- Pearson, the world’s leading learning company, is partnering with Programmr, a pioneer in online coding technology, to create the next-generation of interactive platforms for learning how to code, using just a web browser. The partnership reflects Pearson's and Programmr's shared commitment to make learning to code as easy as possible for users of all ages. “We believe that this interactive ‘learn by doing’ approach will lead to grasping the content faster, resulting in better learning outcomes.” Each “Learning Lab” seamlessly integrates Programmr’s programming lab technology into Pearson’s web-based learning platform that includes screencast videos, graphics, and interactive assessment; all embedded within an instructional text written by Pearson’s best-selling professional technical authors. Readers will be able to learn theor... (more)

Denmark Trying to Prevent Wave of Foreclosures as Home Prices Decline, Reports iNVEZZ in a New Article

Monday 25 March, 2013 Today, investor portal iNVEZZ reported in a news article that representatives from the Danish mortgage industry were going to meet with the government in the hope of preventing a wave of foreclosures likely to happen this year. The article also looks at the property investment conditions in Denmark which in recent years have deteriorated with house prices dropping down to 2005 levels. In its new article, iNVEZZ reports that the Association of Danish Mortgage Banks and the Mortgage Bankers’ Federation were due to start talks with Business Minister Annette Vil... (more)

Catalyst unveils the latest evolution of Retail Technology

Friday 16 May, 2014 The CatLook product suite re-energises the shopping experience for customers and drives sales and consumer loyalty for the retailer. With consumers increasingly browsing and purchasing items online or on mobile devices, fashion, clothing and beauty retailers are now facing more and more competition from these newly established virtual stores. CatLook from Catalyst is the first fully integrated range of technologies to give the competitive advantage back to the whole high street as well as prestige retailers and boutiques. Critically CatLook will also help retail... (more)

The Apache Software Foundation Announces Apache™ Olingo™ as a Top-Level Project

Monday 7 April, 2014 Open Source, generic Java client and server library implementation of the OData (Open Data Protocol) standard for interoperable querying and sharing of data across applications in enterprise, Cloud, and mobile environments Forest Hill, MD –07 April 2014– The Apache Software Foundation (ASF), the all-volunteer developers, stewards, and incubators of more than 170 Open Source projects and initiatives, announced today that Apache™ Olingo™ has graduated from the Apache Incubator to become a Top-Level Project (TLP), signifying that the project's community and produc... (more)

The Apache Software Foundation Announces Apache™ Cassandra™ v2.0

Wednesday 4 September, 2013 Highly-performant, Open Source Big Data distributed database in use at Adobe, CERN, Comcast, eBay, GoDaddy, HP, IBM, Instagram, Netflix, Plaxo, and Sony, among others, to create modern, data-driven applications Forest Hill, MD –4 September 2013– The Apache Software Foundation (ASF), the all-volunteer developers, stewards, and incubators of nearly 150 Open Source projects and initiatives, today announced Apache Cassandra v2.0, the latest version of the highly-scalable, Big Data distributed database. Apache Cassandra powers massive data sets quickly and reli... (more)