HP strengthens backing for OpenStack

Enterprises and service providers looking to investigate private clouds are increasingly checking out the OpenStack open source platform for building cloud infrastructure, which has some big vendors supporting it. Now Hewlett-Packard has doubled

Published on: May 7th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Tibco overhauls BusinessWorks

With new mobile and Web-based applications increasingly in demand organizations are facing pressure to integrate data faster to get new services live as fast as possible. Tibco has released today what it calls

Published on: April 11th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Many still haven’t patched PHP vulnerability, say researchers

Here’s another reminder of how important it is to update everything under your control. Researchers at a security vendor say a public exploit in the popular PHP scripting language used by many companies

Published on: March 20th, 2014 Howard Solomon

HP torques app development tools

Cloud computing in some ways eases the strain on organizations to create new applications -- why develop when almost everything you need is in the cloud? The thing is not everything is in

Published on: March 18th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Don’t look to start ‘an open data business,’ says expert

Everyone loves the four letter “f” word – free. That’s what the open data movement seems to offer at first blush – access to free data from governments, who collect enough of it

Published on: February 6th, 2014 Howard Solomon

French video game maker invests $28M in Quebec City studio

Ubisoft Entertainment S.A., a Paris-based maker of hit video games  such as Assassin’s Creed, Splinter Cell and Just Dance, is investing $28 million to expand its Quebec City studio. The Quebec government is

Published on: January 24th, 2014 Nestor E. Arellano

Obamacare web site off sickbed

HealthCare.gov, the United States’ glitch-plagued insurance-shopping Web, has recovered right on time to meet the December 1 deadline set by the Obama administration to get the site fixed. “HealthCare.gov on Dec. 1 is

Published on: December 2nd, 2013 Nestor E. Arellano

Obamacare Web site woes speak of the problems of IT in government

The Obama administration's failure to deliver a new health insurance website capable of handling the demands of millions of Americans has not only been costly to the President. It may also signal a

Published on: November 4th, 2013 Howard Solomon

Toronto’s IT showcase community takes another step

After several years of planning, Toronto's showcase waterfront redevelopment community for thousands of people is slowly rising and with it the hopes that it will be an intelligent community attracting leading edge businesses.

Published on: September 19th, 2013 Howard Solomon