Chris KanaracusIDG News Service

Chris Kanaracus covers enterprise software and general technology breaking news for the IDG News Service.

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Salesforce.com CEO Benioff says company landing more big deals

Former Oracle sales executive Keith Block is having a big impact for Salesforce.com, Benioff says

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Auditor: Warning signs in massive, Accenture-led Oracle ERP project

Project costs have ballooned to more than US$670 million

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SAP, BMW research project will connect drivers with real-time offers and services

The prototype was announced in conjunction with the Mobile World Congress event in Barcelona

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Ex-Microsoft architect's startup focuses on SaaS integration

Azuqua wants to make it easy for business users to build automated processes

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Dell to resell, implement NetSuite's cloud ERP software

Dell will 'own' the relationship with NetSuite customers, NetSuite CEO Zach Nelson says

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Oracle buys Blue Kai, gains massive consumer data mart

Analyst: BlueKai's mobile data management capabilities are its 'crown jewel'

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Study: Companies that go all-in with SaaS can save big

Computer Economics compared heavy cloud users' IT spending with industry benchmark data

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FinancialForce.com repositions itself as the latest cloud ERP player

The joint venture between Salesforce.com and Unit 4 heads to battle with NetSuite, SAP and others

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Oracle merging its marketing software into a tighter-knit suite

The vendor has built up its Marketing Cloud through a series of acquisitions

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Microsoft marshals marketing, service, social for Dynamics CRM, aims anew at Salesforce.com

Pricing details for the new modules will be announced at the Convergence conference next month

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Oracle, Rimini Street both claim victory after judge's ruling on copyright

The long-running dispute over third-party support services still doesn't have a trial date

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Intel wants to be the 'operating system' for big data

The new Intel Data Platform features the latest version of its Hadoop distribution

Toyota recalling nearly 2 million Priuses due to software glitch

The software issues could cause a loss of power in the popular hybrid vehicles

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SAP user group says members will pull back on IT spending growth this year

Despite SAP's hype, HANA is not yet a major priority for German-speaking SAP User Group members

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Oracle software on Microsoft Azure gets a general availability date

Pricing for use of Oracle's database and other products will also kick in upon March 12's GA launch