Many are trying to find out why women aren't as well represented in tech. Some assume it's lack of interest, others assume a lack of encouragement. Whatever the reasons may be, Swati Mylavarapu has an idea of what can be done to fix the problem, and it starts long before women are even considering careers.
The idea of the no-code developer has been on my mind lately, especially as I continue my – sometimes failing – efforts to learn Python for use on a RaspberryPi device. Rapid application development tools are nothing new, of course, but what is a newer concept is pushing more application development responsibilities out of the IT department to the business users.
The trend toward putting more development responsibility on the shoulders of business users looks to be more than vendor hype. The results of a survey conducted by Intuit show that 68 percent of IT professionals have developed applications with somebody outside of their functional area.
According to its website, Docstoc, the site where users share business documents with co-workers and others, is shutting down on Dec. 1.
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A federal judge has rejected the proposed $324.5 million wage-theft anti-trust settlement in the well-publicized Silicon Valley wage-fixing case, saying the amount is not nearly enough.
The distribution sources for potentially malicious documents are actively working to disable their distribution. But a Dropbox security alert seems to indicate that's making customers mad.
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Square is integrating Intuit's QuickBooks small business accounting software into its Register point-of-sale system, enabling merchants to automatically import transaction data into their QuickBooks customer account.