Friday, December 15, 2017

SOFTWARE

SOFTWARE
An application program (or application for short) is a computer program designed to perform a group of coordinated functions, tasks, or activities for the benefit of the user. wikipedia

by Juergen Urbanski, courtesy GigaOm - T-Systems photo: Flickr / Marshall Astor Food Fetishist Summary: Concerned about proprietary and expensive forks of Hadoop, T-Systems’ Juergen Urbanski explains how to tell if you are buying an open version...

Chipmaker’s media division has 25 Audience Care customer-service employees and plans to expand ‘substantially’ ahead of launch by Todd Spangler, courtesy Variety.com Intel is building out a large call-center operation internally dubbed “Audience Care” for the...

courtesy ScienceDaily June 23, 2013 — A research team headed by Dr. Takashi Nakanishi, a Principal Researcher of the NIMS Organic Materials Group, Polymer Materials Unit, developed a full-colour tunable luminescent liquid material with excellent light...

by Alex Williams, courtesy TechCrunch Data is like oil. It only has a future value just sitting in a big pool. “Pure data,” as my fellow panelists said Friday night at API Days, has not...

by Levi Sumagaysay, courtesy SiliconBeat A day after reporting fourth-quarter profit that beat expectations but sales that didn’t, Oracle is seeing its shares sink. The Merc’s Steve Johnson reported that a mere 1 percent rise in...

By Aaron SouppourisEmail@AaronIsSocial Adobe's new cloud-integrated image editing application Photoshop CC has been pirated within a day of its release. Photoshop CC represents a big step away from standalone software for Adobe, and is only available...

Stratasys Ltd. (SSYS), a maker of printers that can create three-dimensional objects, agree d to buy MakerBot Industries LLC for at least $403 million, acquiring a startup competitor in the nascent industry. Stratasys will initially issue 4.76 million...

Oracle Obtains Judgment in Gray Market Case by Arik Hesseldahl, courtesy AllThingsD Software giant Oracle today obtained a judgment against ServiceKey, a managed service provider, and its CEO, Angela Vines. The judgment, recorded as the result of a...

by Christina Bonnington (courtesy wired.com) Amid the heated chatter surrounding Apple’s big releases at WWDC, something smaller — but nonetheless significant — managed to sneak through. With everyone gushing over iOS 7 and the new Macs,...

Having slung enterprise software companies at Morgan Stanley and bought them at Salesforce.com, I’ve got some perspective on what it takes to sell an enterprise software company. It’s no secret that before you even...

by Jolie O'Dell (courtesy VentureBeat) Seventy million dollars is a drop in the bucket compared to the enormous financial heft of the telecommunications industry. But in the world of startups, that’s still a healthy (in...

Technology is our friend, except when it isn't. by James Fallows (courtesy TheAtlantic) Positive: Big summertime sale on "artisanal software" for the Mac, with logos above. This includes two programs I use all day every...