How to Write Code 10-20 Times Faster

Appian CEO and founder Matt Calkins says that their code writing platform is a generational improvement that will literally, according to an independent study, enable developers to write code 10-20 times faster because it takes the code writing out of code writing.

Google Seeks to Transform Education with New Change Center

Last week the Google for Education Transformation Center was announced as a hub and launch pad for school change. Google has long been involved in pushing technology to improve and modernize education, but with the launch of the Center it…

Salesforce Einstein Announced–Artificial Intelligence for Everyone

In a major initiative that has been in the works for two years, Salesforce is integrating artificial intelligence into all of its CRM cloud platforms. It enables any business to use clicks or code to build AI-powered apps that get…

Amazon Is Acquiring Software Company NICE

Amazon announced that Amazon Web Services is acquiring NICE, a software and services provider for high performance and technical computing. NICE will operate under its existing brand and continue to work with its customers and partners ad well as develop…

Mac Users Get Microsoft Office 2016

Microsoft just released Office 2016 for Mac in 139 countries and 16 languages. It includes major updates across the entire suite of apps (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and OneNote). The company says this was its biggest Office for Mac beta…

Forever 21 Accused of Stealing Photoshop, Faces Lawsuit from Adobe

Adobe, makers of Photoshop, Illustrator, Acrobat, and more, is suing clothing retailer Forever 21 for “willful, intentional, and malicious” copyright infringement by using unauthorized copies of its products. Joining Adobe in the suit is Autodesk and Corel. “Plaintiffs are informed…

Software Revenue Rose 4.8% Last Year

The PC market is in a funk, with PC manufacturers scrambling to find a way to make desktop and notebook PCs relevant within the new reality of mobile tablets and smartphones. That doesn’t mean, however, that the software companies providing…

Square Acquires Appointment-Booking Software Maker BookFresh

Square announced on Wednesday that it has acquired BookFresh, makers of appointment booking software. “Sellers use Square for far more than accepting payments: They manage their point of sale with Square Register, run loyalty programs and promotions for customers, and…

Apple Security Flaw Is “As Bad As You Could Imagine”

Apple is performing an emergency software fix this week to correct a security flaw putting both iPhone and Mac users at risk. After it was brought to their attention that hackers could enter systems by email, Apple, Inc. issued an…

These Guys Are Bringing Party Mode Back To Netflix

Netflix subscribers using the Xbox 360 app to watch content were once able to take advantage of something called “Party Mode,” which let them watch movies and TV shows with their friends via Xbox Live. It was a popular way…