Google has moved the code repository for its Dart

first_imgGoogle has moved the code repository for its Dart programming language and ecosystem onto GitHub.The company also announced it is shutting down the Chrome Dev Editor project, its JavaScript and Dart code editor. Existing pull requests will be merged onto GitHub, and Google will continue development in the form of the Chrome Apps platform, though not specific to Dart. Google announced a major change in its Dart development strategy toward compiling to JavaScript back in March.Yahoo shutters Pipes, Maps and APIsYahoo has announced it will officially shut down Yahoo Pipes, Yahoo Maps, and both the GeoPlanet and PlaceSpotter APIs.The Yahoo Pipes news aggregation platform will shut down on Aug. 30, with the infrastructure itself losing developer support on Sept. 30. Yahoo Maps will shut down as a site, but its functionality will still be used in other Yahoo products such as Flickr. The GeoPlanet and PlaceSpotter APIs will no longer be supported, but their functionality can now be utilized through Yahoo Query Language (YQL) and the BOSS developer suite. More details are available in the Yahoo blog post.Hitachi acquires PentahoHitachi has announces that its acquisition of Pentaho has been completed. The acquisition is meant to extend Hitachi’s data integration, refinement, monitoring, management and orchestration capabilities.Under the terms of the deal, Pentaho will continue to operate as “Pentaho, a Hitachi Data Systems company”; its platform will be continue to be offered independently; and it will integrate into Hitachi’s analytics software.“We are delighted to officially welcome Pentaho to the Hitachi family,” said Kevin Eggleston, senior vice president of social innovation a Hitachi. “Their data analytics, visualization and integration platform is an integral part of our advanced analytics foundation, which is the engine that powers Hitachi Social Innovation solutions.”last_img read more

hree of the four CW pilots that stood out this pil

first_imghree of the four CW pilots that stood out this pilot season, Batwoman, Katy Keene, Nancy Drew and Glamorous, were picked up to series last week. The fourth, Glamorous, the only original concept and only comedy in the bunch, remains in contention. Primetime-Panic Your Complete Guide to Pilots and Straight-to-Series orders See All “We are still looking at Glamorous,” the CW President Mark Pedowitz said during the network’s upfront call Thursday morning. “It is very, very funny. We will take a harder look at it when we go back to Los Angeles.” Glamorous, which hails from Damon Wayans Jr. and his Two Shakes Entertainment, writer Jordon Nardino and CBS TV Studios,  centers on a gender-nonconforming recent high school graduate Ben J. Pierce who lands the gig of a lifetime interning at a cosmetics company whose products he panned on YouTube. “We believe Ben J. Pierce is a star,” Pedowitz said. “It needs some retooling so we can try to move forward with it.” Brooke Shields also stars in the pilot, which was directed by Eva Longoria. Of the three CW pilots that received series orders, Batwoman and Nancy Drew landed on the fall schedule, while Riverdale offshoot Katy Keene is on deck for midseason. Source: deadline.comlast_img read more