Why tape is still tops for storing big data

Big data storage demand is giving a new lease on life to a storage technology which only a few years ago was thought to be destined for the landfill: the magnetic tape. First

Share on LinkedIn Share with Google+ Comment on this article Published on: September 29th, 2013 Nestor E. Arellano

Oracle close to phasing out Flash support portal

BOSTON -- Oracle Corp. may soon fully transition away from the much-maligned, Flash-based version of its support portal over to a new HTML edition next week, according to an official blog post on

Share on LinkedIn Share with Google+ Comment on this article Published on: July 6th, 2012 Chris Kanaracus

Adobe sets IE as next target in Flash security work

FRAMINGHAM, MASS. - Adobe plans to tackle Microsoft's Internet Explorer (IE) in its ongoing work to "sandbox" its popular Flash Player within browsers, Adobe's head of security said today.Yesterday, Adobe released a beta

Share on LinkedIn Share with Google+ Comment on this article Published on: February 8th, 2012 Gregg Keizer

Adobe explains ditching Flash for mobile

Adobe Systems said Wednesday it is abandoning the Flash Player in future mobile browsers to focus on HTML5, a decision that immediately ignited concerns among mobile app developers, many of whom are working

Share on LinkedIn Share with Google+ Comment on this article Published on: November 9th, 2011 Matt Hamblen

Google first to patch Flash bug with Chrome update

Google Inc. on Tuesday updated Chrome, patching a flaw in the browser's copy of Flash Player.The move let Chrome beat rival browsers to the punch: Users of Internet Explorer (IE), Firefox, Safari and

Share on LinkedIn Share with Google+ Comment on this article Published on: March 17th, 2011 Gregg Keizer

Adobe offers top 10 list for Flash platform in 2010

Adobe Systems has published a top 10 list of happenings for the Adobe Flash Platform in 2010, while also acknowledging tough times last year due to an ongoing feud with Apple.  Topping the

Share on LinkedIn Share with Google+ Comment on this article Published on: January 4th, 2011 Paul Krill

Microsoft, Adobe CEOs meet to discuss Apple

The chief executive officers of Microsoft and Adobe met recently to discuss how best to deal with their common foe -- Apple -- and whether a Microsoft buyout of Adobe might be in

Share on LinkedIn Share with Google+ Comment on this article Published on: October 7th, 2010 Robert McMillan

Best hold off on HTML5 in Web sites, warns W3C

HTML5, which updates the HTML specification to accommodate modern Web applications, has gained a lot of adherents in vendors like Microsoft, Google, and Apple. But the specification is plain not ready yet for

Share on LinkedIn Share with Google+ Comment on this article Published on: October 6th, 2010 Paul Krill

Silverlight capabilities exceed HTML5, says Microsoft

 While acknowledging the importance of HTML5, Microsoft stressed this week that its Silverlight rich Internet technology extends the Web beyond what HTML5 allows.Standards-based multimedia features offered by HTML5 have taken the spotlight lately

Share on LinkedIn Share with Google+ Comment on this article Published on: September 3rd, 2010 Paul Krill