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."
Aviary, the startup that makes photo tools for developers, has just released a new version of Peacock, its formerly retired suite of tools for advanced image editing.
Over on the company blog, we read that Aviary gave the guy who …
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.