Meandering Out Loud

Don Thorp’s Musing, Muttering, and Mischief Along a Random Path

Archive for February, 2008

ActiveX – Resident Evil

I’ve always wondered why ActiveX controls continue to be written. There are cases where you need access to the local machine to provide a useful service, but most things don’t, at least not outside of a sandbox. There will always be security flaws in every type of software, but ActiveX controls seem to be the [...]

CREDANT Gets More Money

I’ve worked at my "day job", CREDANT Technologies, Inc, for almost six years now. I happened to run across an article in the Dallas Business Journal and found out that Credant investors ante up $5M in ‘top-off’ funding round. Not completely surprised, but I definitely wasn’t expecting it.