Software

How can companies be free of security vulnerabilities? They could ferret out all the flaws in their computer products and patch them. They could prevent flaws from being exploited by shutting down systems. Of course, neither is good for business or the budget. That's the view...

Google Inc.'s Gmail e-mail service is down for an undetermined number of users, and while the outage has been partially fixed, some people could be locked out of their accounts for many more hours. In its latest update about the problem, posted at around 9:30 a.m....

Janet Marchibroda, chief executive officer of the eHealth Initiative, will leave the organization she has led since its founding to become chief healthcare officer at IBM. Marchibroda was recognized in 2005 as one of the Top 25 Women in Healthcare by Modern Healthcare magazine and in...

Prepare to enter the doldrums, because it may be the only way to get to recovery. In opening the Fusion 2009 CEO-CIO Symposium Wednesday evening, Gartner Vice President and Distinguished Analyst Jorge Lopez gave more than 100 information technology leaders tips on how to read cloaked...

Here is some crisp strategic thinking I picked up this morning on software as a service from an innovative CIO in manufacturing. He considers CRM, HR, and probably e-mail as ready to be delivered via SaaS. Consider how vital those three pieces -- sales, people,...

On March 2, 2009, the U.S. Supreme Court granted a writ of certiorari in Reed Elsevier, Inc. v. Muchnik This case presents a potentially crucial issue for copyright owners seeking to enforce their rights in court: Must a copyright owner obtain a copyright registration before...

Salesforce.com reaches record quarterly revenues of $290 million despite the recession, and marks more than $1 billion in revenue for the entire year, according to financial results for its fiscal fourth quarter ended Jan. 31. The cloud computing CRM specialist posted net profits of $13.75...