January 6, 2010

Windows 7 Accelerating Corporate PC Purchasing

While previous surveys showed that corporate IT buyers were postponing their purchases in anticipation of the release of Windows 7, the latest survey shows just the opposite. For the coming

Enterprise Mobile Cloud Computing

This report explains why more cloud-based applications will soon be available to mobile workers and how that will benefit large enterprises. It provides forecasts for traditional mobile cloud applications, new

IDC’s Top Ten Predictions for 2010

The study’s top predictions for the year include: 1. Growth will return to the IT industry, as spending levels increase by 3.2%. 2. Telecommunications spending will increase by 3%. 3.

Google Chrome Passes Apple Safari, Barely

From the ‘WebKit Browser’ files: The latest December 2009 data from Net Application gives Chrome an incremental lead over Safari. According to Net Applications, Chrome has a 4.63 percent share

Parsing XML with Hpricot, a Gem of a Ruby Gem

Jason Gilmore writes: I recently completed a project that involved parsing a large number of XML documents. Although XML is often touted as being “human readable,” it’s not exactly something

The Future of Authentication for Online Services

Companies that adopt stronger authentication methods can alleviate these worries and reduce the risk of doing business online. In sectors like higher education and healthcare, where patient records and student

Google Releases Java ‘Convenience’ APIs

Gavin Clarke at The Register reported that the “library includes new collection types for Multimap, Multiset, and Bitmap, a MapMaker builder for concurrent hash maps, and an Ordering collection Google