Oracle releases Java patch but users not yet safe

Oracle releases Java patch but users not yet safe

Following a United States Department of Homeland Security warning to computer users to disable their Java plug-ins due to a...

January 14th, 2013

Oracle invests in PaaS firm

Oracle invests in PaaS firm

The IT industry’s biggest companies continue to expand their cloud computing offerings as the idea of putting almost everything non-critical...

November 16th, 2012 Howard Solomon

Apple popularity boosts Objective-C language

Apple popularity boosts Objective-C language

SAN FRANCISCO -- Thanks to the popularity of Apple's iPad and iPhone mobile devices, the Objective-C language has overtaken C++...

July 6th, 2012 Paul Krill

How to make PHP apps scale

How to make PHP apps scale

SAN FRANCISCO -- The power of PHP and an RDBMS is the ability to nail the major features of an application...

May 25th, 2012 andrew oliver

Report: C beating Java as most popular language

Report: C beating Java as most popular language

SAN FRANCISCO -- The C language, which displaced Java as the most popular language in the Tiobe Programming Community monthly...

May 11th, 2012 Paul Krill

New platform helps port COBOL apps to clouds

New platform helps port COBOL apps to clouds

BOSTON -- A new development platform announced last week by startup Heirloom Computing will allow companies to move legacy applications...

April 13th, 2012 Chris Kanaracus

Polar gets $6 million investment in MediaEverywhere

Polar gets $6 million investment in MediaEverywhere

Polar Mobile Group Inc. yesterday announced a $6 million cash infusion from investors into MediaEverywhere, a new product the company...

January 24th, 2012 brian bloom

The future of COBOL: Why it won’t go away soon

The future of COBOL: Why it won’t go away soon

COBOL has a certain seniority in the IT world. Nobody can get it to retire—and nobody can find a replacement...

January 10th, 2012 brian bloom

Oracle gears Netbeans for better user interfaces

Oracle gears Netbeans for better user interfaces

NEW YORK -- With its newly updated NetBeans Java IDE (integrated developer environment), Oracle has focused on updating the tools...

January 6th, 2012 joab jackson