How open sourced software helped build Prism

Over the last week there has been no shortage of online articles, blogs and tweets about Prism, the program used by the United States National Security Agency for collection data in real time

Published on: June 13th, 2013 Nestor E. Arellano

Tablet Wars: what piques developers

Chances are if you're looking for the hottest third-party applications for tablet devices you'll find them on the iPad or an Android-powered device, according to a recent survey. Appcelerator, makers of cross-platform app

Published on: January 26th, 2011 Ian Paul

Random Hacks of Kindness weekend set for developers

Developers in cities worldwide will gather to build software for disaster risk management and response as part of another "Random Hacks of Kindness" event on December 4-5, Google said.Google, Microsoft, The World Bank,

Published on: November 23rd, 2010 Paul Krill

IBM, Eclipse focus on OSGi modularity

OSGi, which is intended to provide modularity for Java, is the focus of efforts afoot at IBM and the Eclipse Foundation, with IBM leveraging OSGi in its application server and Eclipse using it

Published on: March 5th, 2010 Paul Krill

Adobe offers smartphone access to workflow apps

Business users of Adobe LiveCycle workspace will now be able to access and act on "task lists" for their projects on mobile devices. Adobe execs say this new capability, announced Monday at Adobe

Published on: October 5th, 2009 Joaquim P. Menezes

Mobile developers debate framework and Web approaches

Mobile software development  proponents debated on Thursday the merits of framework and Web approaches to combat the fragmentation developers face when building applications for the multitude of handheld phones.The proponents, serving on a

Published on: August 14th, 2009 Paul Krill

Group cries foul over Outlook

The co-founder of an Australian software company is fronting a worldwide campaign to “fix” e-mail standards compliance problems with Microsoft Corp.’s Outlook client, but one Canadian e-mail marketer is wondering what the fuss

Published on: July 2nd, 2009 Dave Webb

Launch an intranet before it

With more than half of organizations in the Western world now using intranet-based blogs, wikis and discussion forums, according to Prescient Digital Media Ltd. CEO Toby Ward. He says companies that have lagged

Published on: July 1st, 2009 Rafael Ruffolo

Sun upgrades NetBeans IDE

Sun Microsystems Inc. has released an updated version of NetBeans Integrated Development Environment, adding integrated support for the company’s open source hosting site Project Kenai.Connecting NetBeans IDE 6.7 and Kenai will allow developers

Published on: June 29th, 2009 ComputerWorld Canada staff