Guest Post Software engineers who are feeding the beast need tools to deliver the next tasty morsel to ravenous end users. So the question you should be asking yourself is, “How well does my team cook”?
Guest Post There are a few hurdles to jump if you’re going to run a subscription-based company. Make sure you familiarize yourself with them first.
A trio of former Yammer executives have launched a new company, dubbed Mode, with seed funding from former boss David Sacks.
“The Industrial Internet is better characterized as a race with the new intelligent machines, not against them,” GE economist write in a new report.
Guest Post We made number of attempts made on elaborate metrics to measure how healthy the teams and clients. No surprise, all story point-based approaches failed miserably, being not able to identify problematic projects.
David Flynn’s next move? A new startup, Primary Data, which will be focused on solving tricky storage problems for software companies.
Here’s one way Chrome OS could finally be useful.
The good news is that software keeps getting better, with fewer than one error per thousand lines of code. The bad news is that both large open-source projects and small proprietary software projects tend to have worse quality than average.
Dell execs hope to settle customer and partner anxiety with talk of their “big data” and cloud software products.
WordPress is giving K-12 teachers and students a helping hand with Classrooms, its new focus on education.
Y Combinator startup FarmLogs closes initial funding for its farm management software.
The startups that have been selected for the first class are far from sexy — unless a “software-defined infrastructure platform for heterogeneous computing” does it for you — but they’re all generating revenues. What they have in common is that they target their products at businesses, not consumers.
Guest Post The current media hype around Big Data has clouded where the real opportunity is: software applications that exploit Big Data.
With the global economic climate expected to improve, Gartner predicts that the “major retardants to IT growth will lift.”
Guest Post Could Eloqua become Oracle’s Autonomy — a failed acquisition that undermines Oracle’s entire foundation?
Guest Post For the past 50 years, companies built and bought software to automate every aspect of their business … but as enterprise software’s use expanded, it grew bloated.
London-based developer community Skills Matter raises $5M to foster software innovation in Europe.
Big changes are afoot in Apple’s executive roster: The company announced today that Scott Forstall (above), the vice president in charge of iOS, and head of retail John Browett are leaving the company.
Reality check: After two acquisitions of companies in a similar space, layoffs are a matter of course.
SweetLabs’ new Pokki app for Windows 8 offers its own version of the Start menu for users who want to check out the new the things Microsoft’s latest OS offers but still want a handy menu on the desktop.
Microsoft signs “ready to manufacture” order for the next version of Office
When Twitter bought mobile A/B testing creator Clutch.io just two months ago, the team behind Clutch promised to open source the components behind both their A/B testing tool, and the company’s mobile development framework.
Everything you need to know about the iconic Silicon Valley company Hewlett Packard you can learn in this chart.
HP’s open source webOS project is on schedule, and one team has already brought it to the popular Galaxy Nexus.
Popular blogging platform Wordpress just released a new plugin to make live-blogging super simple for everyone. Unfortunately, the plugin also makes it unbelievably easy to completely and utterly destroy your entire liveblog without even knowing it.
Ed tech startup rSmart took $10.75 million for its software designed for to help institutions of higher education run more effectively.
Patent trolls cost the U.S. economy almost $30 billion each year. But now Congress has an opportunity to save that money and help innovators sleep a little better at night.
Now that we have survived the bad luck of Friday the 13th, the fireworks and wine-saturated festivities of Bastille Day, and the ides of July, it is time to dive back into the world of venture capital. There was quite a bit of funding news today, although most of it was rather dry. If you need a little something to sweeten these deals, open a bottle of Bordeaux and remember the French motto that wine makes everything better. Or was it Liberty, Equality, and Fraternity?
Sponsored Post Cloud is all the rage in enterprise … so much so that Juniper predicts mobile cloud revenues alone of $39 billion by 2016. But with new file sharing and application management strategies…
Swap chairs for a moment.
The world’s third-most widely used server technology powers the top social site on the planet, a billion hours of streaming video a month, the busiest blog site on the globe, and top content delivery networks like Cloudflare, but no one outside the web development community knows its name.
Sponsored Post You’ve got exactly what a prospective client needs to grow their business: the right service, the right software, or the right product. But how are you going to…
Software company Alt12 has raised $1.26 million in new funding from Aydin Senkut’s Felicis Ventures. The company has three apps; one health-focused, one for expecting parents, and a new social network for kids and parents called Kidfolio, which it launched Tuesday. Alt12 is based in San Francisco, Calif. The full press release is below.