Zend Launches PHP Subscription
Aimed at cloud-based applications, the Zend Unlimited Subscription allows customers as many instances as they want without the need to calculate licensing.
HP Unveils Mini Tower Desktop PC
The sub-$600 Pro 3130 is targeted to professionals and knowledge workers in small to midsize companies with expansion options for power users.
American Airlines Goes iPhone But Flunks Alphabet
American Airlines has rolled out a new iPhone app that promises to offer everything (except on-time arrivals) from E-check-ins to seat assignments to monitoring upgrades but the, uh, fly in the ointment seems to be that it won't let you log in unless your American Advantage membership number contains at least one letter. The problem is, many don't.
The Return of Business ByDesign and the Future of On-Demand ERP
It's tough being SAP's Business ByDesign in an unforgiving market. Having been launched and then pulled back, redesigned and then offered back to a market that is a little more jaded and a lot more cautious... the ByD team is facing an almost unprecedented quantity of challenge, skepticism, and even ridicule.
8Coupons Offers Local Marketing Solution
The online coupon aggregator 8Coupons offers a make-it-yourself mobile coupon platform that enables businesses to generate and send promotions in near real time.
North Social Helps Users Tap Facebook Fan Pages
Say hello to yet another tool that SMBs can use to get into the Facebook game. This one's called North Social, and it lets users create a professional, customizable Facebook fan page within minutes, and without any coding or web publishing expertise.
Sourcefire Slams Open Source IDS Suricata
Matt Olney expressed disappointment with the Open Information Security Foundation's efforts, and touted Razorback, Sourcefire's open source analysis and detection engine, as truly innovative.
Privacy Gets A Senate Hearing
A recent Senate hearing showed some well-informed congressman making intelligent comments about the problem of privacy and the Internet today. But while the attention to privacy was promising, any actual privacy legislation out of Congress would probably make privacy issues worse, not better.
Microsoft Stock 'Inexpensive' As Big Upgrade Cycle Looms
With 84% of global PCs still running XP/Vista and 63% of Office users still on versions from 2003 or earlier, Microsoft is looking at some serious growth potential over the next couple of years, says enterprise software analyst Brent Thill.
FCC Approves First 4G LTE Phone
The Federal Communications Commission has recently approved some of the first devices to use Long Term Evolution 4G technology, including a phone and a laptop dongle.
Sprint Updating EVO 4G To Android 2.2
Sprint on Thursday announced that it will be the first wireless carrier in the U.S. to distribute Android 2.2 Froyo to the HTC EVO 4G starting on August 3.
The Cellular Network - Not Just For Cell Phones
When most of us think of our cellular network, we immediately think of cell phones. That is why we fork over big bucks to the carriers each month right? They keep us connected without tying us down to a physical location. Today though there is so much more using cellular networks that have nothing to do with voice communication at all.
The Cloud's Proliferating Open Source APIs
In June, Red Hat moved its Deltacloud open source project into the Apache Software Foundation's incubator. In July, Rackspace made its Cloud Files code open source and will collaborate with partners in the OpenStack project. The Open Cloud Standards Incubator at the DMTF is producing another set. Isn't this just too much open source?
Army Plans Private Cloud
APC2, the Army Private Cloud, will be a cornerstone of a broader data center consolidation initiative that aims to reduce the number of Army data centers from 200 to less than 20.
GAO Launches Mobile Website
Responding to the growing trend of accessing content on mobile devices, the Government Accountability Office reports are now accessible to BlackBerry, iPhone, Android and other mobile device users.
Amazon Launches $139 Wi-Fi Kindle
The Wi-Fi only electronic reader and a $189 third generation model of the original Kindle with Wi-Fi and 3G are Amazon's latest bid to spur digital book sales.
Radio Shack Revenues Top $1 Billion
An emphasis on mobile products, including a successful wireless kiosk program in Target stores, helped drive $53 million in profits for the second quarter.
Google Ramping Games Business
Discussions with online gaming companies and a job listing for a games project manager suggest Google is prepping its Facebook-competing social network.