In a work order posted online, the service is looking for software that synthesizes social-media data and weeds out false positives and sarcasm. Oh, and it has to be IE8 compatible.
The disconnect at many vendors between forward-looking SaaS and cloud computing strategies and their more tactical midmarket plays is, at the very least, a strategic oversight.
Griffin Securities analyzed the more than 2,000 job openings at Microsoft and found that the lion's share of the vacancies are for software engineers.
A new malware for OS X also acts as a reminder to monitor the launch services in OS X as a security precaution.
Security company launches LiveKive, cloud-based storage that lets people sync their computers with the service and share them across different devices.
Software and services may take a back seat at CES 2011, but they're becoming more prevalent--particularly in the mobile space. We predict that cloud will continue to grow, apps will take over, and that video chat will get better.
Xmarks announced that it has been acquired by LastPass and introduced a new premium service that costs $12 per year.
VeriSign to check customer sites for malware and add security seals to some search results.
Yammer's hosted model is built for the future, but Presently's software can be downloaded today.
Watch carefully how Facebook responds to the tizzy over its page-design changes. It could be a case study on how to do software in a cloud-computing future.