February 11, 2010

IT Workers to Receive Slight Pay Increases in 2010

According to the 2010 salary report from Computer Economics, the median IT salary will rise just 1.8 percent this year, well below the 2.7 percent rate of inflation. That’s the lowest rate of growth in five years. However, for developers the news looks slightly brighter. The researchers predict that developers

Startup IntelliFactory Rolls Out WebSharper Platform

Microsoft’s Tech Days Paris began this week, and programming languages and web apps are major themes. During a demo talk at the show, Don Syme, principal researcher at Microsoft Research, Cambridge, will focus on F# (a Microsoft-developed language), Robert Pickering will talk about quotations, and Adam Granicz, founder of the

How Google Buzz is Disruptive: Open Data Standards

Yesterday, Google unveiled Buzz, its social networking feed for Gmail that competes with Twitter and Facebook. Unlike its competitors, however, Google is taking an open, standardized approach to social networking data. In other words, developers will be able to use Google Buzz data in their own applications–services that analyze Buzz