Software

Geeks Win Millions for Teaching Computers to Battle Each Other
Computers

Geeks Win Millions for Teaching Computers to Battle Each Other

A software program dubbed "Mayhem" was poised to win the final round of a three-year contest to teach computers to launch and defend against cyber attacks.
Oracle to Buy NetSuite in $9.3 Billion Deal
oracle

Oracle to Buy NetSuite in $9.3 Billion Deal

Oracle has also acquired companies such as Textura and Opower to increase its competitiveness in the cloud market.
Zenefits Fined by Tennessee Regulators in First Settlement on Licensing
Zenefits

Zenefits Fined by Tennessee Regulators in First Settlement on Licensing

Software startup Zenefits must pay the state $62,500 for violating insurance requirements, officials said on Monday.
BlackBerry Ditches Classic Model Smartphone
BlackBerry

BlackBerry Ditches Classic Model Smartphone

The company launched the Classic less than two years ago hoping it would resonate with customers yearning for a physical keyboard in a world of touchscreens.
Good Software Is Essential, Even for the Penny-Pinching Start-Up
Software

Good Software Is Essential, Even for the Penny-Pinching Start-Up

The Softmaker Office Suite, WorkflowMax and Socedo are just a few programs you'll need when starting your business -- and they won't break your bank.
Pratik Dholakiya
Meet the Entrepreneur Whose Startup Raised $24 Million Thanks in Part to Mark Zuckerberg
Entrepreneurs

Meet the Entrepreneur Whose Startup Raised $24 Million Thanks in Part to Mark Zuckerberg

Jeremy Johnson is the CEO and co-founder of Andela, a company that trains software developers in Africa and was the first investment for the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative.
Nina Zipkin
The Reason Software Companies Are Better Companies
Startup Success Stories

The Reason Software Companies Are Better Companies

The most successful ones have one thing in common: they are data-driven.
Alexander Maasik
Have You Accidentally Become a Software Company?
Software

Have You Accidentally Become a Software Company?

Without realizing it, your business may have changed -- and that can be a good thing.
Joel Basgall
How to Make Money in Software (No Matter What Company You Run)
Growth Strategies

How to Make Money in Software (No Matter What Company You Run)

Software investments do pay off -- as long as you approach them the right way.
Joel Basgall
You Need to Become a Software Company... or Die
Software

You Need to Become a Software Company... or Die

Every business -- no matter what you produce -- should also be in the software business
Joel Basgall
How This Company Is Driving Down Energy Bills
Saving Money

How This Company Is Driving Down Energy Bills

An innovative analytics service promises to give you new power.
Matt Villano
Google and Red Hat Found a Dangerous, Widespread Bug
Software

Google and Red Hat Found a Dangerous, Widespread Bug

The bug, which dates back to 2008, affects hundreds of thousands of devices and programs that use software derived from the GNU free-software project.
A Look Inside An Unlikely Journey: From Olympic Skier and NFL Player to Tech Entrepreneur
Jeremy Bloom

A Look Inside An Unlikely Journey: From Olympic Skier and NFL Player to Tech Entrepreneur

When Jeremy Bloom told his Wharton professor he wanted to launch a software company, his teacher told him to, 'Go lose somebody else's money first.'
Catherine Clifford
Patents

Get a Software Patent to Protect Yourself, But Be Prepared for a Frustrating Process

Creating innovative software and getting a patent for it do not line up very well in this day and age. Here are eight reasons why the two are such different worlds.
Martin Zwilling