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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Oracle's new in-memory database option could spark unanticipated costs, expert warns

The new option is reportedly enabled by default in the update to Database 12c

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US Social Security Administration spent nearly $300M on IT project 'boondoggle,' lawmakers say

The SSA may have also tried to temporarily keep a damaging report on the project secret, a House committee alleges

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Salesforce.com launches Sales Reach for real-time selling and marketing

Salespeople can track prospects closer than ever before

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Oracle ships nearly 60 mobile apps for JD Edwards

The apps are available at no additional cost to licensed customers

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Oracle builds on BlueKai acquisition with Data Cloud

Let us do the heavy lifting when it comes to delivering consumer data, Oracle says

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Teradata acquires assets of Hadapt, Revelytix for big data

The deals give Teradata SQL querying and metadata management for Hadoop

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Salesforce.com's trademark infringement anything but social, lawsuit claims

StrongView Systems wants an injunction against Salesforce.com's use of the Social Studio brand name

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SAP CEO McDermott talks Oracle, Hana and life in Germany

Oracle is 'three years behind' Hana with its in-memory database option, McDermott says

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NetSuite buys Venda to boost e-commerce, European presence

Venda's technology will be aligned with NetSuite's SuiteCommerce platform

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Oracle ties its social intelligence apps to LinkedIn

Oracle also announced a series of enhancements to its marketing cloud software family

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Bank of America illegally copied $300 million in software, alleges Tibco lawsuit

A Bank of America spokesman denied wrongdoing with regard to Tibco's software

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Oracle hopes to make SQL a lingua franca for big data

Big Data SQL is set to ship within the next couple of months

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SAP's Q2: The big questions

Hana, cloud revenue and the future of SAP's Simple Suite will come up for scrutiny during this week's earnings calls

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Oracle to release 115 security patches

Java SE and Fusion Middleware alone will receive nearly 50 fixes in Tuesday's update

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Oracle gives sneak peek at its plans for OpenWorld

Database 12c, the cloud and big data will be three areas of focus