Salesforce.com is giving customers and partners access to a new set of tools and services for building mobile applications on its cloud platform.
Oracle has rolled out a series of upgrades and new features for the PPM (project portfolio management) software suite it gained through the 2008 acquisition of Primavera.
SAP has spent the past year wooing entrepreneurs around the world in hopes they'll be entranced enough by its much-hyped HANA in-memory database to build products and even entire companies around the technology. On Friday, SAP brought the road show to Cambridge, Massachusetts, home of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a vibrant community of tech entrepreneurs.
Worldwide spending on IT products and services will grow 4.1 percent this year to roughly $3.8 trillion, according to new forecast figures released by analyst firm Gartner.
The case involves SAP's Financial Fusion software, which is used for online banking and other purposes.
Some U.S. taxpayers may have to wait a bit longer than usual to get their refunds, due to problems that recently cropped up with Intuit's tax-preparation software.
G2 Crowd is hoping to help companies pick software with a new Yelp-like review site of business applications.
Oracle isn't done releasing patches for Java SE this month, as another batch will arrive on February 19, according to a company blog post.
Zoho's cloud-based customer relationship management application continues to expand in features.
Hewlett-Packard will continue to evaluate potential divestitures of underperforming parts of its business, and the process could get messy, the company warned its investors in its annual 10-K document, which was filed in late December.
There's no question that SAP's HANA hype will continue throughout 2013, but in order for sales to keep rising, SAP may need to pull off a few things.
The feud between Autonomy founder Mike Lynch and Hewlett-Packard's leadership over alleged accounting fraud at the software vendor has intensified, with Lynch declaring his innocence in an open letter to the company's board and HP quickly returning fire.
IBM is extending billions in credit along with an app to help secure financing, apparently to motivate SMBs to buy its products and services.
Small businesses now have a way to make closer connections with customers
Marc Benioff is hardly the only person predicting that Windows 8 may be in trouble, and his claim serves Salesforce.com well since its software is cloud-delivered to multiple platforms and devices.