Articles By Sharon Machlis

Review: The good and bad of FileMaker Pro 11

Review: The good and bad of FileMaker Pro 11

Having parsed and plotted three years worth of pedestrian accident data from my town just because the info was available,...

March 15th, 2010 Sharon Machlis
Ruby on Rails rolls into the enterprise

Ruby on Rails rolls into the enterprise

The New York Times used Ruby on Rails to pull together, analyze and display election results in near real time...

November 19th, 2008 Sharon Machlis
Opinion: Let’s impeach e-voting

Opinion: Let’s impeach e-voting

Were software patches that didn't fix problems but instead changed results applied to electronic voting machines in two Georgia counties?...

September 9th, 2008 Sharon Machlis
Firefox 1.5 beta released

Firefox 1.5 beta released

The Mozilla Foundation Friday released a beta version of Firefox 1.5, the first major upgrade of its popular open-source Web...

September 11th, 2005 Sharon Machlis
Monkey see, Monkey do in Web site performance

Monkey see, Monkey do in Web site performance

Students and developers at Google Inc. have jointly created an open-source tool designed to better predict the effect on real-world...

June 28th, 2004 Sharon Machlis
ETail 2003: Grappling with legacy systems

ETail 2003: Grappling with legacy systems

Computerworld (U.S. online) Legacy systems pose a special challenge to retail and financial companies offering services online, several chief technology...

August 18th, 2003 Sharon Machlis
U.S. government picks next-generation encryption standard

U.S. government picks next-generation encryption standard

The U.S. government has formally adopted its next-generation data encryption standard, aimed at better protecting government data transmission and storage....

December 3rd, 2001 Sharon Machlis
Gartner: Web-driven channel conflicts

Gartner: Web-driven channel conflicts

Channel conflict isn't something companies only need to worry about when they launch their e-commerce initiatives. If not handled properly,...

April 4th, 2001 Sharon Machlis
Dot-coms job cuts hit record in December

Dot-coms job cuts hit record in December

Internet firms have announced 10,459 job cuts so far this month - a 19 per cent rise over November's record...

December 28th, 2000 Sharon Machlis
EarthWeb sells content sites to Internet.com

EarthWeb sells content sites to Internet.com

EarthWeb Inc. said Tuesday it is selling some of its content businesses to Internet.com Corp. to focus solely on IT...

December 28th, 2000 Sharon Machlis