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Facebook hosted a develop conference in San Francisco Wednesday, its first such effort in three years. The event included not only new user-facing features in the giant social network, but a range of initiatives that should entice developers to look at Facebook with a new pair of money-tinted glasses.
Singly has announced the open beta of its app connection platform. The platform consists of two main components (i.e. the App Fabric SDK and the Data Fabric infrastructure). The App Fabric simplifies social data sharing and shortens time to enable functionality such as friend finding and login across multiple apps. The Data Fabric allows developers to integrate features like synching, data querying, intelligent indexing, instant push, archiving, and more.
Two current certainties fight for our attention in technology headlines on a daily basis: data growth and data analysis. Humans, machines, and seemingly every other aspect of this world constantly create data that we can now capture (e.g. big data). However, without the ability to combine data sets, analyze its content, and construct meaningful conclusions; our ever-expanding ability to capture data is meaningless (e.g. data analysis). Now that we can collect data and analyze its meaning, an increased need to share data arises. Emergent One is working to provide a solution for companies that have data and no way to share it.