Category: Software

Microsoft, once considered a stodgy software maker, has outperformed tech unicorns since 2015

In November 2015, tech investor Marc Andreessen weighed in on a hot debateabout whether Silicon Valley’s start-ups were frothy from all the cash propping up so-called unicorns, or venture-backed companies valued at $1 billion or more. Andreessen noted at a Fortune conference that the whole class of billion-dollar start-ups, headlined by Uber and Airbnb, was “worth half of Microsoft, ” and

Google severs Huawei access to Android software

US tech giant Google said on Sunday it was pulling Huawei’s license to use its mobile phone operating system Android, forcing the Chinese company to rely on an open source version of the software. New Huawei smartphones will no longer have access to services such as Gmail, maps and YouTube as well as security updates.

The Golden Rules Of Software Development (Part 2 of 3)

Making good software isn’t hard. But in the race to generate more revenue, businesses sometimes lose sight of what’s important. In fact, sticking to a few basic rules can help you grow your bottom line. In this three-part series, I explain how the golden rules of software development will help you create software people love

Tesla pushes battery software update after recent fires

Tesla is pushing out a software update to all Model S and X cars following two recent high-profile battery fires. The automaker said it’s issuing the update “out of an abundance of caution.” The over-the-air update will change some of the settings in the cars’ battery management software related to charging and thermal controls, though