What do a former mafia hitman, a couple about to be married and some Vegas partiers have in common? They have no idea why so many nerds were in town this past week.
The patent application describes the backend for an e-wallet system that would let people securely pay for items on the go via their mobile phones.
With the buy, the social network unveils a new strategy in mobile: selling backend services to app developers.
Google issues several statements about the recent Android data leak scares, advising users to hold tight while a security patch is rolled out globally.
The printer-pausing problem in OS X 10.6.8 may be fixed by replacing the print system's backend file which your printer is using.
Backend changes for Facebook's coders means everyone visiting Facebook.com will get all its social networking goodies, regardless of their phone's brains or brawn.
BlazeDS is messaging software for getting data from enterprise applications or databases to Flex-built Flash Web applications.
Celtix project, started by Iona and hosted by ObjectWeb, will create freely available, Java standards-based integration server.
Online investment page Lycos Finance, a site operated by Spanish Web network Terra Lycos, introduced a new natural language search tool this week. The tool lets Web visitors ask basic questions and retrieve financial information, including research and analysis. The backend technology is powered by iPhrase Technologies, which also provides its tools to Yahoo Finance and TD Waterhouse. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. "iPhrase (technology) quickly retrieves the precise, critical data our users need to make important decisions regarding the market and their investments," said J. Stan Hjartberg, executive producer of Lycos Finance at Terra Lycos.
Resonate, a software start-up, will announce a new management tool intended to bridge the gap between commercial Web sites and the backend systems that support them.