FRAMINGHAM – Google will drop support for Microsoft’s Internet Explorer 8 (IE8) for its online apps and services in mid-November, effectively ending support for many users of Windows XP.“Internet Explorer 10 launches on 10/26/2012, and as a result, we will discontinue support for Internet Explorer 8 shortly afterwards, on 11/15/2012,” the company wrote on a Friday blog.… Read More
SAN FRANCISCO – It’s been just about two months since the launch of the first alpha version of Ubuntu Linux 12.10 “Quantal Quetzal,” and that release was followed by two more alpha iterations over the course of the summer. … Read More
SAN FRANCISCO – Apple’s iOS6 mobile operating system looks to be a boon for travelers and other consumers through a feature that stores boarding passes and retail coupons, and airlines and retailers are already gearing up to be involved.The preparation comes just days ahead of Apple’s big product launch.… Read More
The enterprise applications (EA) software market experienced good growth of 18.6% year-on-year (YoY) in the Asia/Pacific excluding Japan (APEJ) region in 1H 2011, finds the latest IDC Asia-Pacific Semiannual Enterprise Applications Tracker. … Read More
IT consultancy Bluefin Solutions has claimed that SAP’s in-memory database, HANA, could cause the biggest paradigm shift since the introduction of IBM’s original PC in the 1980s.
Bluefin’s information architecture and strategy capability lead Ian Brown says HANA has made it possible for a finance director to sit in his office with a box in a cupboard next to him running two billion rows of data.… Read More
Since its establishment as a government anti-piracy group in 2005, the Pilipinas Anti-Piracy Team (PAPT) reports that piracy incidents in the country have gone down by two percentage points, officials from the said coalition announced Wednesday.… Read More
Due to increased awareness about the issue in the Philippines, the statistics for software piracy have remained at a constant 69% —same as last year’s figures, Business Software Alliance (BSA), a group promoting the use of licensed software, reported Wednesday.… Read More
Following the shifting landscape in the AEC (Architecture, Engineering and Construction) industry, a key official from CAD software provider Autodesk recently said new standards and technologies should be adapted by firms in order to gain global competence.… Read More
IP foundation, an advocate of affordable and accessible healthcare, is the recent beneficiary of CRM licenses from Salesforce.com Foundation’s 1% product donation program.
Through Salesforce.com’s cloud computing applications, IP foundation says, their healthcare service division, Family Vaccine and Specialty Clinics (FVSC), will be able to integrate record management and service delivery by building a patient registry and database—which is currently done manually—from three years’ worth of operations.… Read More