My ZDNet colleague Ed Bott has exposed some icky practices at Oracle regarding their monetization of the end-user JRE install. Here's a better Java option for you to check out and some considerations for the future that the industry might want to look at.
Fedora Linux's developers are considering replacing MySQL with MariaDB. That, in turn, might lead to Red Hat abandoning MySQL for MariaDB.
A journal's fee doesn't correlate strongly with its influence. To prevent predatory publishing, a new cost effectiveness tool can help authors decide where to publish their work.
CA CEO says company needs to "do more to accelerate innovation, gain market share and better differentiate our solutions in the marketplace."
Forget the search giant's war with Wall Street over expectations--there's plenty of interest in Google's latest quarterly results.
Google says that it is restructuring Motorola Mobility and it inherited a product pipeline to work through. Can Google get Motorola humming once it gets the pipeline?
Throughout human history new inventions have been intended to lighten workloads and make life easier. While machinery developments such as the steam engine have facilitated travel and industry – not to...
AMD tumbles to the end of the 2012 fiscal year with yet another poor result for its fourth quarter.
Overall, IBM weathered sluggish IT spending well. Software revenue was up 3 percent; services sales fell 2 percent and systems and technology sales fell 1 percent.
UPDATED: Following a struggle with Wall Street over estimates last week, Google posted fourth quarter earnings on Tuesday after the bell.
Rumors are circulating that Dell is the focus of a buyout. Would that fundamentally change the company's position and help it to break free from its reliance on the PC industry?
This morning MIT's website was hacked and defaced, with its nameservers changed. The site credited hacker FBI informant Sabu (LulzSec); the site autoplayed The Star Spangled Banner and stated "R.I.P Aaron Swartz."
The shift from PCs to post-PC devices is a lot more than just replacing desktops and notebooks with smartphones and tablets; it's a shift in how we interact with technology. This will have a significant effect on how the PC evolves over the coming years.
Still no word on when existing Windows Phone users will get the Windows Phone 7.8. But the developer kit for 7.8 is available now.
PC shipments have been slipping worldwide, and that could spell bad things for supply chain partners this year.
'The only way to learn about entrepreneurship is by doing it.'
Red Hat recently acquired ManageIQ, an enterprise cloud management company, and now the Raleigh, North Carolina-based company is integrating its administrative services with its Linux-based cloud systems.
In what is expected to be a strong December quarter, Apple has three major questions to answer: Can it keep its iPhone momentum going; can it recover its crumbling share price; and can it continue to ride the waves of the lucrative Chinese market?
Large enterprises are hopping on the bring your own device bandwagon with a caveat: Employees are expected to pick up most of the costs.