Nancy Dunetz, who teaches English as a second language in New York City, sat down in the school staff room to check her e-mail. One of the messages in her inbox was from an acquaintance she'd been corresponding with since their 50th high school reunion last year.
As if there weren't enough tussling in the technology world, two software giants are duking it out over - get this - bean counting. Internet-search giant Google recently cut a deal with Intuit, the 800-pound accounting software gorilla.
The typical business today is awash in e-mail, from the critical to the mundane to the absolutely worthless.
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It's been a long time -- all the way back to the dawn of desktop computing in the early 1980s -- since software coders have had as much fun as they're having right now. But today, browser-based applications are where the action is. A killer app no longer requires hundreds of drones slaving away on millions of lines of code. Three or four engineers and a steady supply of Red Bull is all it takes to rapidly turn a midnight brainstorm into a website so hot it melts the servers.
NEW YORK (CNN/Money) - A cyber crime task force has arrested several people in a number of countries for hacking into the computer systems of Valve Software, stealing and ultimately releasing the source code for "Half Life 2," one of the gaming industry's most anticipated titles.
Search the Web for small-business accounting software and you'll find dozens of titles. With so many choices, purchasing the right software for your small-business can be a knuckle-biting experience. But it doesn't have to be.