Stories by By Heather Havenstein

Facebook opens part of its platform

It's only been a year since Facebook opened its platform to allow developers to build third party applications on the site, but the fast-moving Web 2.0 world has now prompted the social network to open source portions of its code, primarily to ward off rivals like Google and MySpace, according to industry observers.

Teradata believes timing is right for split from NCR

NCR has announced plans to spin-off its Teradata data warehousing subsidiary as an independent company. Bob Fair, vice president of business strategy and the chief marketing officer at Teradata, spoke with Computerworld about the factors behind the decision.