Articles By Todd R Weiss

What’s the big deal about Hadoop?

What’s the big deal about Hadoop?

FRAMINGHAM, Mass. - Hadoop is all the rage, it seems. With more than 150 enterprises of various sizes using it --...

February 14th, 2012 Todd R Weiss
Emerging ERP Apps Stores Could Change ERP Buying

Emerging ERP Apps Stores Could Change ERP Buying

A new wave of online ERP "app stores," set up much like other online software and music one-stop shops, are...

August 17th, 2011 Todd R Weiss
Census to track open source software

Census to track open source software

How much open source software does your shop actually use?Although many IT shops can reel off statistics on the number...

December 12th, 2007 Todd R Weiss
Second California lawsuit against e-voting systems vendor

Second California lawsuit against e-voting systems vendor

The city of San Francisco has sued e-voting vendor Election Systems & Software (ES&S), a day after the California Secretary...

November 22nd, 2007 Todd R Weiss
IBM joins OpenOffice.org to widen its reach

IBM joins OpenOffice.org to widen its reach

IBM has gotten so much from the OpenOffice.org office suite to enhance its own products that the company has decided...

September 10th, 2007 Todd R Weiss
Linux community split on Microsoft patent claims

Linux community split on Microsoft patent claims

The Linux community is splitting -- right down the middle, at this point -- over Microsoft Corp.'s controversial claims that...

June 24th, 2007 Todd R Weiss
Dell confirms it will offer Linux on PCs, laptops

Dell confirms it will offer Linux on PCs, laptops

COMMENT ON THIS ARTICLEAfter floating the possibility last month that it might begin selling some of its laptops and desktop...

March 29th, 2007 Todd R Weiss
Red Cross pumped IT resources into DST work

Red Cross pumped IT resources into DST work

COMMENT ON THIS ARTICLEFRAMINGHAM- Platelets that help blood to clot have only a five-day shelf life, so every hour counts...

March 19th, 2007 Todd R Weiss
Big Blue unveils OS-agnostic apps

Big Blue unveils OS-agnostic apps

COMMENT ON THIS ARTICLEIBM thinks it may have finally found a better way to offer Linux on the desktop for...

February 12th, 2007 Todd R Weiss
Second Life looks toward open source

Second Life looks toward open source

COMMENT ON THIS ARTICLEThe 3-D virtual online community of Second Life is teaming up with the real-world open-source software development...

February 1st, 2007 Todd R Weiss