Deferring to other makers, Microsoft will discontinue its own software providing access from Microsoft .Net applications to Oracle databases.
Google's I/O conference kicks off with giveaways, promos and a push for more Web-based development.
Project intends to explore new ways to extend and personalize the Web via Firefox browser add-ons.
Company's AppStore works with AppLogic platform to distribute cloud apps on a pay-per-use basis.
A panel of women software developers ponder issues of imbalance and possible solutions in this male-dominated profession.
Bad economy or not, Microsoft remains bullish on its Silverlight plug-in technology for rich Internet applications.
Both Linux and Windows Servers are experiencing downturns in the sluggish economy, analysts say.
Microsoft will tout at the Mix09 conference in Las Vegas this week its planned Silverlight 3 rich Internet application.
Google has put out a casting call for developers to show off their Google-based apps.
Moonlight 1.0, an open source implementation of Microsoft's Silverlight rich media application platform, was announced...