A survey of software developers reveals widespread use of open source solutions, but lack of effective policies and integration have many worried.
Officials in the UK now suggest that a cyberattack from purported White House e-mail accounts actually originated from China, and the perpetrator used a hoax e-mail address that resembled a White House account.
Microsoft outlined desktop virtualization tips that IT pros and developers can use to test the compatibility of their Web sites on a single PC.
Oracle has released software aimed at letting organizations build private clouds by adding elasticity to their applications via a clustered file system.
A survey by ALM provider Serena Software indicates that dev organizations are shifting focus from cost cutting to improving application delivery.
IBM made several announcements at its Lotusphere 2011 event, including some upcoming social networking improvements plus the debut of a new cloud-based productivity suite called LotusLive Symphony.
State governments are facing critical IT personnel shortages due to budget constraints and an aging workforce heading for retirement, according to a recent report by the National Association of State Chief Information Officers.
Hewlett-Packard Co. launches portfolio of private cloud services, hardware and software and announces plans to jump into public cloud hosting.
The Document Foundation today released LibreOffice 3.3, calling it the first "stable release" of the free, open source productivity suite.
Going Agile shifts the focus of gathering application requirements from detailed specifications to user stories, and that's the biggest obstacle to success, according to a recent survey of companies making the leap.
Microsoft has opened a test site for Web developers that shows off promising yet unstable HTML 5 code.
Microsoft announced that the Standard version of Windows Small Business Server 2011 has been rolled out to hardware manufacturers.
Billing it as the first database for the cloud, Salesforce.com announced Database.com, targeted at next-generation enterprise apps.
Google makes three announcements about its consumer Web efforts.
In this year's "50 Best Careers" list, four IT-related jobs made the cut: computer software engineer, computer support specialist, computer systems analyst, and network architect.
Microsoft questions the use of overseas data centers in GSA deal.
The General Services Administration is moving e-mail and collaboration tools to the cloud, becoming the first federal agency to move e-mail to a cloud-based system agencywide, GSA officials said.
Microsoft says its security team is looking into an elevation-of-privilege exploit affecting Windows-based systems.
Novell announced it will be sold to Attachmate, a business software company based in Seattle, for $6.10 per share.
Microsoft's new white paper explains the organizational and standards-based underpinnings of its cloud security efforts.