Chris KanaracusU.S. Correspondent, IDG News Service

Chris Kanaracus covers enterprise software and general technology breaking news for the IDG News Service, and is based in Boston.

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HCM software is 'all about the people,' Larry Ellison says

Oracle is in fierce competition with the likes of SAP and Workday in the human capital management market

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The future of Dynamics in a Nadella-led Microsoft

More acquisitions, an increased cloud push and better connections to the rest of Microsoft's products may be on tap

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ThoughtSpot promises Google-like BI experience

The startup has developed an in-memory database and BI appliance

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SAP lays out its strategy for growth, with HANA at the forefront

The HANA in-memory computing platform will figure into everything SAP does, executives say

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Autonomy accounting errors in financial report revisions

Former Autonomy CEO Mike Lynch has denied HP's claims of accounting fraud

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Ex-network engineer faces prison after admitting he sabotaged employer's system

Ricky Joe Mitchell deleted EnerVest's phone accounts and backup data after learning he was about to be fired

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Gartner: Today's on-premises ERP systems will soon get the 'legacy' label

All of those customizations have resulted in systems that are 'arthritic,' Gartner says

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VoltDB looks to gain ground in crowded in-memory database market

VoltDB's new 4.0 release boosts the database's analytic workload capabilities

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Oracle broadens legal fight against third-party Solaris support providers

StratisCom is the latest provider to be named in an Oracle lawsuit.

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SDL looks to battle Oracle, Salesforce.com in 'customer experience'

SDL's Customer Experience Cloud combines Web content management, social analytics and more

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Salesforce.com courts Microsoft .NET developers with new tools

New toolkits go further than the existing API access Salesforce.com had provided

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Workday rolls out revamped, HTML5-powered user experience

The cloud-based HCM (human capital management) and financial software vendor focused on simplicity with the overhaul

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Judge partially dismisses Oracle lawsuit against Solaris support providers

But several other Oracle claims, including for copyright infringement and unfair competition, remain in play

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Supreme Court rejects SAP appeal of $391 million patent suit award

The long-running dispute between Versata Software and SAP centers on patents for pricing software

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Officials: Two people used fake credit cards that may be linked to Target data breach

Police didn't say if the pair were directly involved in the data breach or merely purchased stolen card information.