Phil Pead at Progress Exchange 2014. (Image: Progress Software).

Published: October 8th, 2014


Progress Software to help partners get up to date

ORLANDO – If Progress Software Corp. is trying to mobilize its partners to do one thing, it’s to modernize. That was one of the key themes coming out of this year’s Progress Exchange,

Published on: October 7th, 2014 Candice So

Hackers turning to Microsoft Office to attack users

It may have been a while since you’ve seen the viruses that once were a risk to Microsoft Word and Excel users in the 1990s. As threatening flaws in the programming language for

Published on: July 8th, 2014 Candice So

Wanted: Linux professionals

About 77  per cent of hiring managers say finding Linux talent is a priority this year,  up from 70 per cent last year, and there’s “explosive demand” around the world for people with

Published on: March 6th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Computer fossils that refuse to go away

Consider the abacus. Developed perhaps as long as 4,500 years ago, this handy gadget served the mathematical needs of merchants and accountants until the development of mechanical calculating machines in the 19th century.

Published on: May 11th, 2012 Josh Fruhlinger

Microsoft loves PHP. Yes, seriously

There has in the past been a wide chasm between perspectives regarding commercial software and Free and Open Source Software (FOSS).  On the one side, FOSS is about the sharing of ideas and

Published on: October 26th, 2010 ITBusiness Staff

HTML 5 adaption raises new security issues

When it comes to new security issues, the security team for the Firefox browser have the new version of the Web HyperText Markup Language, HTML 5, foremost on the mind. "Web apps are

Published on: August 24th, 2010 Joab Jackson

Why HTML still isn’t the perfect Web language

Last week I applauded the decline of Flash and other proprietary RIA (rich Internet application) platforms, particularly with HTML5 promising improved support for interactivity and multimedia. Not everyone agreed with me. And like

Published on: May 18th, 2010 Neil McAllister