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2011-08-17 08:00:00

WALTHAM, Mass., Aug. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Black Duck Software, the leading global provider of strategy, products and services for automating the management, governance and secure use of open source software, today announced support for the release of the Software Package Data Exchange® (SPDX(TM)) Version 1 open source standard in the Black Duck® Suite. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100629/NE27079LOGO ) SPDX is an industry standard for...

2011-07-19 08:00:00

WALTHAM, Mass., July 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The first half of 2011 continued exceptional growth in all business areas for Black Duck Software, the leading global provider of strategy, products and services for accelerating software development through the managed use of open source software. First-half results included sales growth of 37 percent worldwide, while the company's Asia-Pacific business more than doubled compared to the same period in 2010, reflecting growing global awareness...

2011-06-21 08:00:00

WALTHAM, Mass., June 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Black Duck Software, the leading global provider of strategy, products and services for automating the management, governance and secure use of open source software, today announced that it has been named to the SD Times 100 for the fourth consecutive year. The list recognizes leaders, innovators and influencers in software development. Black Duck was honored in the Tools and Frameworks category, acknowledging the company's software...

2011-06-10 00:00:27

Efemena Timbo creates a revolutionary website aimed at rebuilding a better World. (PRWEB) June 09, 2011 In 2008, Efemena Timbo had an idea, and came up with mykrl.com, "a streamer of news events". Users had great difficulty grasping the innovative idea. Efemena became discouraged, and decided to shutdown the site. In February 2011, Efemena relaunched the website with a different name after shutting it down for months. The website started generating about a 100 views a day among friends....

2011-05-16 08:30:00

WALTHAM, Mass., May 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Black Duck Software, the leading global provider of strategy, products and services for automating the management, governance and secure use of open source software, is proud to announce it has been awarded the prestigious 2011 Innovation Award by the Smaller Business Association of New England (SBANE). Chosen from a field of 185 companies, Black Duck was one of just nine winners recognized by SBANE at the 25th annual New England Innovation...

2011-05-11 10:08:00

GAITHERSBURG, Md., May 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) and Market Connections Inc. today released a joint study on federal agencies' understanding of open source software (OSS) and the role it can play in moving government to cloud computing while also influencing policies. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110419/PH85737LOGO-b ) One key finding: 69 percent of respondents from government contractors say their organizations are already using OSS, versus just...

2011-05-11 08:00:00

WALTHAM, Mass., May 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Black Duck Software, the leading global provider of strategy, products and services for automating the management, governance and secure use of open source software, today announced it has entered into a partnership agreement with Toronto-based Softworx Technology Group to expand the delivery of its software and services in Canada. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100629/NE27079LOGO ) Softworx, a provider of ALM development tools and...

2011-05-03 08:00:00

WALTHAM, Mass., May 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Black Duck Software, the leading global provider of strategy, products and services for automating the management, governance and secure use of open source software, today announced support for the beta release of the Software Package Data Exchange (SPDX) open source standard. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100629/NE27079LOGO ) The standard, under development by the SPDX Working Group of the Linux Foundation, provides a uniform...

2011-05-01 00:09:07

The Business Software Alliance, commonly referred to as the BSA, recently reported that California was one of their top six sources for software piracy tips in 2010. Scott & Scott, LLP, an intellectual property and technology law firm, with a specialized practice area devoted to software license defense, says many of the "Ëœwhistleblowers' are current or former disgruntled IT employees who may be motivated by revenge and the chance to get cash rewards. Southlake, TX (PRWEB)...


Word of the Day
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'