Blackboard’s work to support open source

Blackboard's work to support open source

Blackboard Launches Open Source Services Group (via PR Newswire) Company Will Support Both Commercial & Open Source Systems WASHINGTON, March 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Blackboard Inc. today announced the launch of Blackboard Education Open Source Services, a new effort to support clients using open source education… (more…)

IT job market “anemic”?

IT job market “anemic”?

Conflicting Reports on IT Job Market’s Health (via Dice News in Tech) Two tech groups are reporting a slowing job market for technology professionals, but a third survey – from Robert Half Technology — reports the opposite. According to TechServe Alliance, an association of IT and engineering staffing and solutions… (more…)

Good news for coders and software developers

Good news for coders and software developers

Goodbye, Sysadmins; Hello, Software Developers (via SBWire) Calgary, AB — (SBWIRE) — 12/03/2013 — Here’s the good news for coders and software developers: The emergence of the cloud has made their skills and capabilities more valuable than ever. The big trend for 2014 and beyond is that big companies will… (more…)

Essential Android Apps for Tourists

Essential Android Apps for Tourists

Travel app purchase one of biggest acquisitions yet of a Colombian tech company (via Today Colombia) A Colombian app company that helps backpackers find a place to stay was recently acquired by the world’s largest youth travel agency, the CEO revealed to Colombia Reports. WeHostels, which splits its operations and nine employees between New York… […]