Chris KanaracusIDG News Service

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

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US tech spending to see 'solid, steady growth' this year and next, Forrester says

Stability in the federal government is spurring Forrester's confident outlook

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Official urges state to adopt federal Obamacare site, rather than fix one Oracle built

Oracle and Oregon are at loggerheads over the health insurance exchange Cover Oregon

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San Diego's SAP system has tripled workloads for some tasks, report says

SAP's software systems 'work exactly as designed,' a spokesman says

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Salesforce.com takes a cue from Amazon's Mayday with 'SOS' for service

The help feature can be embedded into any native iOS or Android application

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University takes a pass on Oracle after ERP lawsuit settlement

Montclair State will switch to Ellucian in a three-year, US$13 million deal

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Apple-loyal sales reps get updated CRM in Daylite

Marketcircle has released version 5 of its Daylite CRM application for Mac desktops and iOS devices

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Salesforce at 15: Industry disruptor wards off midlife crisis

A look at the cloud software industry pioneer as it heads toward $5 billion in annual sales

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Experts: Avoid big mistakes with Oracle's Exadata

Presenters at the recent Collaborate user conference gave their tips

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Report: Oracle pushes back against Oregon officials over troubled health care site

A strongly worded letter from Oracle's co-president says Cover Oregon's woes are the state's fault

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Oracle identifies products affected by Heartbleed, but work remains on fixes

Oracle also shipped 104 patches as part of a regular quarterly update

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SAP users rattle sabers over charges for user-friendly Fiori apps

Fiori should be included as part of the annual maintenance fees customers already pay, users say

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Oracle legal letter prompts closure of independent JD Edwards help site

'I don't fancy going up against charges from Oracle's legal teams,' webmaster says

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Rimini Street diversifies with cloud services for Workday, Salesforce.com

The move may be a hedge against a negative outcome in Oracle's intellectual-property lawsuit against Rimini

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Salesforce.com to spend nearly $700 million to expand headquarters

The move underscores the cloud software vendor's aggressive growth plans

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Airline hopes gamification can make its Oracle ERP users soar

WestJet's initial gamification project focuses on expense reporting